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Department of Physics organized educational visit to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), Kakrapar site, Gujarat on December 16, 2017.

Department of Physics organized educational visit to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), Kakrapar site, Gujarat on December 16, 2017. 46 students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics Semester IV and VI along with three faculty members Dr. Jaymin Ray, Dr. Kinjal Patel and Mr. Vishva Jain visited the site. Shri. H. M. Parmar and Shri. Solanki (Experts from NPCIL) provided Technical information about the site at training center. Shri. Altaf Patel and Shri. B. N. Vankar (Experts from NPCIL) explained in details about plant. They elaborate the detail working of the Reactor Building (RB) - 1 & 2, Turbine Building (TB) - 1 & 2, Service Building, Pump House, Natural Draft Cooling Tower (NDCT) - 1 & 2, Induced Draft Cooling Tower (IDCT) - 1 & 2, 220 KV Switch yard and Ware House during visit. Students had actively engage with the expert from NPCIL and learn about the latest research and technologies used in Nuclear science. Experts also gave the information about electric power generation using nuclear power and distribution through seven numbers of 220KV lines and that connecting to the Gujarat electricity board grid network.

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Hands-on training program on "Basic Electrical Circuit Components and its Application in Device Fabrication" October 14, 2017

Department of Physics organized Hands on training program on "Hands Basic Electrical Circuit Components and its Application in Device Fabrication" by Dr. Jaymin Ray and Mr. Vishva Jain on October 14, 2017 at Department of Physics from 9:30 AM onwards. Dr. Jaymin Ray and Mr. Vishva Jain, faculties from Department of Physics, UTU organized and gave hands on training to students in the program.

Total 20 students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Physics participated in the training program. Students understand use of basic electrical components in daily used appliances. Students also made LED series and extension board in the program. The hands-on training enhances their knowledge in electrical components and ability to work in group.

"Paper Presentation at International Conference on "Recent Innovation in Science and Workshop on Spectroscopy & its perspectives" in Mahesana, Gujarat on 15th -16th Sept. 2017"

"Participation in "Hands-on Training Workshop on Fabrication & Characterization of GaN-based LED" during September 11-15, 2017"

"Guest lecture on elementary particles and their properties by Dr. Ajay K. Rai" September 23, 2017

Department of Physics organized an expert lecture of Dr. Ajay K. Rai on September 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM onwards. Dr. Ajay K. Rai, Assistant Professor at Department of Physics, S. V. National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat delivered an expert talk on "Elementary particles and their properties". Students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Physics attended the lecture. The lecture inspired students and also encourage them to perceive research in particle physics.

"Expert lecture on "Double Slit Experiments" and "Introduction to Robotics" organized by Department of Physics" September 15, 2017.

Department of Physics organized an expert lecture of Mr. Jayesh Jariwala and Mr. Haresh Ghoniya on September 15, 2017 from 11:00 AM onwards. Students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Physics attended these lectures. Mr. Jayesh Jariwala, Assistant Professor at CGPIT, UTU delivered an expert talk on "Double Slit Experiments". Mr. Haresh Ghoniya, Assistant Professor at CGPIT, UTU delivered an expert talk on "Introduction to Robotics"

"Temprano-2017 Freshers" September 2017

"Poster making competition organized by Department of Physics on September 2, 2017"

Department of Physics organized Poster making competition on September 2, 2017. Students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics participated and made posters on various topics such as LASER, Thermodynamics: laws and vocabulary, Nanotechnology, Think, Nuclear Science etc. the event. Miss. Krupa Faldu (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem V), Mr. Vinayak Mull and Mr. Yuvrajsinh Mahida (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem I) got first price in the competition. Miss. Kesha Patel and Mr. Yash Soni (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem III) got second price in the competition. Miss. Vishakha Shrimali, Miss. Anitakumari Lor and Miss. Khyatikumari Chaudhari (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem I) got third price in the competition.

"Seminar on Radiation - A fact of life and DAE - Social benefits organised on September 1, 2017 "

Department of Physics and Mathematics jointly organized a seminar on Indian Nuclear Power Program, Radiation - A fact of life and DAE - Societal benefits at Jatin Desai Hall on September 1, 2017, with the aim to draw the attention of student community towards Nuclear Power as safe, economical, environmentally benign, long term source of electrical energy and to remove the misconceptions about radiation from their mind. Total 150 students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Physics and Integrated M. Sc. Mathematics along with faculty members attended this lecture. The Seminar consisted of two lectures. The first lecture on "Indian Nuclear Power program" was delivered by Shri R K Dubey, STO (M), Kakrapar Gujarat Site. He covered the topics such as Global Energy scenario, Need of nuclear power, Three Stage Indian Nuclear Power program, functioning of a Nuclear Power Station, Radiological & Safety features of a Nuclear Power Station and Waste Management. Dr. A. K. Patra, Head, Environmental Survey Laboratory (ESL), Kakrapar Gujarat Site delivered a lecture on "Radiation- A Fact of Life, Environment Impact Assessment around Kakrapar Gujarat Site and DAE-Societal benefits".

"Best out of Waste making competition organized at Department of Physics" August 26, 2017

Department of Physics organizes making of Best out of Waste competition on August 26, 2017. Students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Physics participated and demonstrated static and working models such as flower pots and bowls, hydraulic jack, mini fountain etc. in the event. Dr. Mukesh Patel (Course Co-ordinator, Department of Mathematics, UTU) judges the models and declare winners. Miss. Asma Shaikh, Mr. Vinayak Mull and Mr. Yuvrajsinh Mahida (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem I), got first price in the competition. Miss. Krupa Faldu, Miss. Harshita Gohil and Miss. Mayuri Gohil (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem V) got Second price in competition. Mr. Yuvraj Parmar and Rajal Verma (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem III) got third price in the competition. Mr. Yash Soni (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem III), Mr. Abhishek Bed and Mr. Smit Dungrani (Students, Int. M.Sc. Sem I) got complementary price in the event.

Lecture on 'Physics: in daily life' followed by the 'Ideas of making Best from Waste' by Mr. Vikas Patel. August 19, 2017

Mr. Vikas Patel, faculty member at Department of Physics, UTU delivered the special lecture on 'Physics: in daily life' followed by 'the ideas of making Best from Waste' on August 19, 2017 from 8-30 AM to 10-00 AM. Total 87 students of Integrated M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc. Physics attended this lecture and learn about creating useful items such as water level indicator, water cooler, electromagnetic waves generation using pencils and Light Emitting Diodes (LED), wave generation using straw, Preparation of demo model using matchbox and valve tube etc. from the unwanted or waste items. From this lecture, students understand how basic laws of physics can be applied in routine life.

'Janmashtami Celebration at Department of Physics, Uka Tarsadia University' on August 14, 2017.

Department of Physics along with Department of Chemistry and Department of Mathematics, UTU celebrated Janmashtami on August 14, 2017. Students along with faculty members do worship of lord Krishna. On this occasion, rangoli competition, nail art competition, matki decoration competition were organized. All students actively participated in the competitions.