School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) | Physics

Teaching and Research

The Division of Physics at VIT Chennai is engaged to nurture the inquisitive nature of students in various fields of Basic Physics as well as Applied Physics with state-of-the-art experimental facilities. The faculty members, with their knowledge and expertise in diverse fields of Physics, encourage and motivate students to gain wisdom along with pursuing high quality research in plethora of topics which are interdisciplinary and of social & technological importance. Collaborations with national and international universities and institutes are synonymous with the Division of Physics.Our research scholars visit collaborative laboratories under joint research programs. The Division of Physics also encourages undergraduate students to do research with flexibility from early stage in their career. The vibrant research environment enables the faculty and scholars enjoy a host of opportunities for research


The faculty members have the exposure and scope to carry out original research contributing genuinely towards the enhancement of academic standards and industry requirement. The faculty members have been awarded various prestigious fellowships such as AAAPT (Asian African Association for Plasma Training & Research) fellowship, Royal Society London – DST award, COE (Centre Of Excellence) fellowship by Japanese Government, ICTP –TRIL fellowship, INSA SR fellowship, KRF & BK 21 fellowships by South Korean Govt., Marie Curie Fellowship, PSSI fellowship, DST- SERC Young Scientist fellowship, Young woman Physicist by Govt. of Tamilnadu, Outstanding Faculty in Science by VIFA,Achievement award by International Organization of scientific Research and development (IOSRD), Global Arch of Excellence Award, Bharat Excellence Award, Leading Educationist of India Award, Young Scientist fellowship (YSFS) by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) & DST, National Postdoctoral Fellowship by DST, National Merit Scholarship by Government of India, OSU Arts and Science Doctoral Student Excellence Award by Oklahoma State University, USA etc..,