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Prof. Prakash Chandra Agarwal

Designation : Principal, RIE Bhubaneswar, Professor of Physics
Date of Birth : 4th February, 1966
Phone No. : +91-9413694744
E-mail : pcagca@yahoo.com
Academic Qualification : M.Sc, M.Phil (PHYSICS), D.C.A., Ph.D., B.Ed., G.A.T.E.-1986, N.E.T. (CSIR-UGC joint JRF Exam-Physics)-1987, One year certificate course in German Language, NET (UGC-Education)-2017, M.A. (P) in Education

Experience

  • Administrative experience
    • Principal, RIE, Bhubaneswar, w.e.f. 03/07/2017
    • Dean of Instruction, RIE, Ajmer 12/05/2013-06/06/2016
    • Head, DESM, RIE, Ajmer 25/03/2013-24/03/2016
  • 25 Years of Teaching Experience including teaching of
    • UG Physics – 25 years
    • PG Physics – 5 years
    • M.Ed.-3 yrs
    • UG Computer Sciences – 4 years
    • B.Ed. CCM/Pedagogy  Classes – 15 years
  • 25 Years of Research Experience in Educational Research & Training.
    • 35 Research papers published in international/national journals   
    • In addition to these, presented 39 research papers in 33 international/national conferences/ seminars/ symposium
    • 3 Research Projects completed as Investigator
    • 07 books co-authored
    • 10 Articles Published
    • Referee of International and National Research Journals from 20 years
    • Guiding M.Ed., M. Phil. and Ph.D. students.
    • Ph.D. Guide at Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer.
    • Ph.D. Guide at IIS University Jaipur
    • Ph. D. Guide at Kota University Kota, Rajasthan
    • Worked as a member in organizing committee of 6 national/ international  conferences
    • Worked as member of organizing committee in 10 international/national conferences/seminars.
    • Delivered 05 keynote addresses in international/national conferences/seminars.
    • Chaired a number of sessions in various international/national conferences/seminars.
  • Experience of Development, Training and Extension Services
    25 Years of Experience of Teacher Training, Extension, Book and TLM (Teaching Learning Material) Development

    • Coordinated more than 25 Teachers' Training programmes.
    • Worked in 120 Research & Development, Training and Extension programmes, Development and Review of Textbooks, Evaluation of Textbooks, Development of package on CCE, Item development, psychometric analysis and technologies used for conducting  National Achievement Surveys, Nurturance of NTS Awardees, All India Competition in Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for Schools and Teacher Education Institutions etc. at N.C.E.R.T. (in last 15 years) as Resource Person, Coordinator, Participant, Subject Expert.
    • 30 Major Works towards Research & Development, Training and Extension work, Curriculum design, Development and Review of textbooks, teacher manuals, teacher handbooks, question banks, training packages for projects of UNICEF including that for Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas etc. and Consultancy services other than N.C.E.R.T.  (in last 15 years)
    • Coordinated Orientation programmes of MTs on use of New textbooks of NCERT (face to face mode) following NCF-2005 in 13-phases each phase of 4-days duration. (9 phases during June 4-Oct 4, 2008 and 4 phases during May 12-June 12, 2008).
    • Coordinated a 21-days refresher course for PGTs of Physics of JNVs during May 8-28, 2007.
    • Participated as Resource Person in District level and state level consultation meet on New National Policy on Education
  • Professional training:
    • Attended three weeks training programme on National Assessment Test Design and Psychometric Methods held at Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America.
    • Participated in two phases (22-days) in orientation programme as a member of National Resource Group organized by Curriculum group, NCERT.
    • Attended in two phases four weeks Capacity Building Programme for SCERT and SIE Faculty in Conducting Achievement Surveys, DEME, NCERT in collaboration with SSA-TC Fund-TSA at NIE campus, New Delhi.
  • Other related information
    • 25 Years of Experience of Working on Computer
    • 5 Years of Experience for Editorial Work (for magazines, journals and conference proceedings)
    • Convened National Rural Teachers’ Meet during Dec. 11-14, 2007.
    • 20 Years of Experience for Evaluation/assessment work of different universities
    • Coordinated Nurturance Programme for National Talent Search Awardees
    • 3 Month Field visit to school (Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Thanwala, Distt: Nagaur)
    • Contributed in design and execution of third State Level Science Quiz (1988) conducted by Department of Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan Jaipur
    • Worked as hostel warden of Sarojini Girls Hostel on campus at RIE, Bhubaneswar.
    • Worked as member of Steering committee of State Achievement Survey of Punjab State.
    • Contributed in design and execution of third State Level Science Quiz (1988) conducted by Department of Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
    • Worked as a Project Evaluator in “13th National Children Science Congress” held at KIIT, Bhubaneswar, organized by DST, Govt. of India, Dec. 27-31, 2005.
  • Affiliation with the professional bodies/Institutions/societies etc.
    • Member of International Disordered-Systems Associates Society (INDIAS)
    • Member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers
    • Member of Rajasthan Physics Association, Centre for Development of Physics Education, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
    • Was External Member of Board of Studies (Physics) for 2 years at M.G.S. University, Bikaner, Rajasthan
    • Was Internal Member of Board of Studies (Education) for 2 years at M.D.S. University, Ajmer. Rajasthan
    • As Member of Resource Material Development and Teacher Training Team in Vidya Bhawan Education Resource Centre Jaipur, Vidya Bhawan Society Udaipur, Rajasthan and CERP, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
    • Member of Board of Studies (Education) Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Research Publications

  • Kaur M, Agarwal P C and Kaur S (2017) Laser second-harmonic generation from an overdense plasma slab, Laser and Particle Beams, 35, 379-385, Cambridge University Press.
  • Agarwal P C et. al. (2016) Low percolation threshold and electrical transport in polyvinyl  chloride'/ multiwalled carbon nano tube composites, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, American Scientific Publishers Valencia, California, USA, Accepted.
  • Agarwal PC (2014) Uniform Circular Motion, School Science, March 2014, Vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 10-16, Published by NCERT, New Delhi.
  • Agarwal PC (2012) Motion in Two and Three Dimensions, School Science, June 2012, Vol. 50, n0.2, pp. 43-51, Published by NCERT, New Delhi.
  • Agarwal P C (2011) Computation and analysis of vibrational dynamics of metallic glasses using mathematical modeling and simulation”, International conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing (AMOC-2011) held at I.I.T., Roorkee during Dec. 5-7, 2011 in e-proceedings.
  • Agarwal P C (2008), Influence of topology on vibrational dynamics of Pd-based bulk metallic glasses, Computational Materials Science 42, 619-624, Elsevier B.V. 
  • Agarwal P C and Vasishtha G (2008), Dense Random Cluster Packing in Metallic Glasses and their Structures, Solid State Physics vol.53, 625-626, Ed. Meenakshi Sunder, A.K. Rajarajan and G.P. Kothiyal, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.
  • Agarwal P C (2007), Dynamics of bulk metallic glasses and their topological ordering, Materials Science Research Journal 1, 47-67, Nova Publishers, USA.
  • Agarwal P C (2006) Phonon dispersion in bulk metallic glass Zr55Cu30Al10Ni15, J. Non-Cryst. Solids  352, 3196-3199. Elsevier B.V. 
  • Agarwal P C (2006) Phonon dispersion in Zr-Ti-Cu-Ni-Be bulk metallic glasses, Physica B 381, 239-245.Elsevier B.V.
  • Agarwal P C (2006) Physics Teaching and Learning using computer technology, proceedings of the International Conf. on Physics for World and Society, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
  • Agarwal P C (2005) Dynamics of a bulk metallic glass Cu60Zr20Hf10Ti10, Materials Science & Engineering A 404, 301-304. Elsevier B.V. 
  • Agarwal P C (2005) Metallic Glasses and Their Applications, Bulletin of Orissa Physical Society, vol. XII, Feb. 2005, p. 89-94.
  • Agarwal P C  (2005) Use of computer technology in helping students learn Physics: computer simulations’, published in the Souvenir, XX Annual Convention of Indian Association of Physics Teachers and National Symposium on Impact of Information Technology on Physics Education, held at R.D. Women’s Autonomous PG College, Bhubaneswar, India, Oct. 21-23, p. 36-39.
  • Gupta M, Agarwal P C, Sharma K S and Dass L (1999) Superconducting properties of metallic glass Ca70Mg30 through Ashcroft’s pseudopotential, Physica Status Solidi (b) 211, 731-735.
  • Agarwal P C and Azez K A (1999) Application of linear potential for the prediction of bulk modulus of binary metallic glasses, Condensed Matter Physics, (ed.) Bal Krishna Agarwal and Hari Prakash (New Delhi & London: Narosa Publishing House), 219-222.
  • Agarwal P C, Mehrotra D R and Mathur R K (1999) Calculation of Superconducting state properties of metallic glass Mg70Zn30 using linear potential, Condensed Matter Physics, (ed.) Bal Krishna Agarwal and Hari Prakash (New Delhi & London: Narosa Publishing House), 63-66.
  • Gupta M, Agarwal P C, Sharma K S and Dass L (1997) Computation of form factors for the metallic glass Ca70Mg30 from Ashcroft’s potential, The Physics of Disordered Materials, (ed.) M P Saksena, N S Saxena and D Bhandari, (New Delhi: NISCOM, CSIR) 99-101.
  • Agarwal P C, Gupta M, Sharma K S and Dass L (1997) Superconducting properties of metallic glass Mg70Zn30 through Veljkovic & Slavic’s pseudopotential, The Physics of Disordered Materials, (ed.) M P Saksena, N S Saxena and D Bhandari, (New Delhi: NISCOM, CSIR) 102-105.
  • Sharma K S, Sharma R, Gupta M, Agarwal P C and Dass L (1997) Application of linear potential for the prediction of superconducting properties of Ca70Mg30 glass, The Physics of Disordered Materials, (ed.) M P Saksena, N S Saxena and D Bhandari, (New Delhi: NISCOM, CSIR) 95-98.
  • Agarwal P C (1997) Calculation of pair correlation function and phonon dispersion in binary and ternary metallic glasses, 84th Indian Science Congress, New Delhi, 30.
  • Agarwal P C, Gupta M and Dass L (1996) Effect of dieletric screening on superconducting state parameters of metallic glass Ca70Mg30, DAE-SSP Symposium 39C, 294.
  • Agarwal P C, Gupta M and Dass L (1996) Bulk modulus pseudopotential in metallic glasses, Materials Science Forum 223-224, 99-104.
  • Surya A K, Agarwal P C and Dass L (1996) Study of traps in lissamine green B dye, Ind. J. of Pure & Appl.  Physics 34, 89-91.
  • Agarwal P C (1994) Photovoltaic Cells, School Science, vol. XXXII, no.3, Sept.,        pp. 14-15     Published by NCERT, New Delhi.
  • Agarwal P C (1994) Theoretical investigations of compressibility of metallic glass Ca70Mg30, 81st Indian Science Congress, Jaipur, 19.
  • Agarwal P C and Kachhava C M (1993) Theoretical investigations of elastic constants in metallic glasses, The Physics of Disordered Materials, (ed.) S K Srivastava (Allahabad & Indore: Indias Publications) 106-108.
  • Agarwal P C, Azez K A and Kachhava C M (1993) Dielectric screening and phonon dispersion in metallic glasses, Physica Status Solidi (b) 178, 303-310.
  • Agarwal P C and Kachhava C M (1993) Dielectric screening and phonon dispersion in metallic glass Ca70Mg30, Ind. J. of Pure & Appl. Physics 31, 528-530.
  • Agarwal P C and Kachhava C M (1993) Phonon frequencies in metallic glasses, Physica Status Solidi (b) 179, 365-371.
  • Agarwal P C, Azez K A and Kachhava C M (1992) Dielectric screening and elastic and thermodynamic properties of metallic glasses, Acta Physica Hungarica, 72, 180-190.
  • Agarwal P C and Kachhava C M (1992) Phonon dispersion in ternary metallic glass Pd77.5Si16.5Cu6, Physica Status Solidi (b) 170,  K87-91.
  • Agarwal P.C., Azez K.A. and Kachhava C.M. (1992) Dynamics of metallic glass Cu57Zr43, Acta Physica Hungarica, 71, 233-238.
  •  Agarwal P C and Kachhava C M (1992) Phonon dispersion in metallic glass Mg70Zn30, Physica B 179, 43-47.
  • Azez K A, Agarwal P C and Kachhava C M (1991) Compressibility of liquid metals, Acta Physica Hungarica, 71, 15-19.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops/Symposia

S. No Title of the Paper presented Title of Conference/ Seminar etc. Date(s) of the event Organized by Whether International/National/State/Regional/Institute Level
1 Recent trends in photovoltaic Technology National Conference on Innovative Trends in Physics and Futuristic Engineering -Vision 2030 (ITPFE- 2017) Jan.20-21, 2017 Manda College Bikaner in association with Indian Association of Physics Teachers (RC-6) National
2 Relation of sustainable development with science education and human needs and greed by P.C. Agarwal and I.B. Agarwal

 

National Conference on Science Education, Sponsored by NCERT, New Delhi Nov. 24-26, 2016 RIE, Ajmer National
3 A study of working style of different types of institutes and attitude of entrant science students of class XI by P.C. Agarwal and I.B. Agarwal National Conference on Science Education, Sponsored by NCERT, New Delhi Nov. 24-26, 2016 RIE, Ajmer National
4 ShikshameinSwayattata by I.B. Agarwal, A.K. Gupta and P.C. Agarwal National Seminar on Autonomy in Education,
Sponsored by RUCTA(R) and ShaikshikaManthanSansthan, Jaipur
Nov. 19, 2016 Govt. Girls College, Ajmer National
5 Delivered a talk  on How to understand Physics through Experiments on Oct. 8, 2016. National Workshop on Innovative Experiments of Physics for Engineers (IEPE-2016) Sponsored by TEQIP- II in association with IAPT, RC-6. October 7-8, 2016. Govt. Women Engineering College, Ajmer National
6. Weak localization and electron-electron interaction in Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes
ABSTRACT ID: B1347
4th International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2015) Dec.    08-11, 2015 IIT, Guwahati International
7. Magnetotransport Properties of Disordered Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes
Abstract ID: 915
International Conference on Condensed Matter & Applied Physics (ICC-2015) October 30-31, 2015 Department of Physics, Govt. Engineering College, Bikaner International
8. A study of effectiveness of constructivist approach versus traditional teacher centered approach in Regional Seminar cum Meet on Science Education February 28, 2015 RIE Ajmer Regional
9. Role of parents in the development of social competency among adolescents Adolescence Education : Status and Its Future Perspectives Feb 4&5, 2015 RIE Ajmer National
10. Global Achievement Surveys of Science Learners at School Level: A Critical Review in context of India The impact of globalization on economic, political and socio-cultural domains of India March 23-25, 2012 VSP Shramjeevi College, Rajasthan VidyapeethKul, Ajmer National
11. Evaluation in higher education: a change is needed National Conference on Management & Accountability in Higher Education, Jan. 08-09, 2011 Government College, Ajmer National
12. Journey from metallic glasses to Bulk metallic glasses: development, applications and structure National conference on emerging technologies and applications (ETA2010), Feb. 6, 2010. Baldev Ram Mirdha Inst. of Technology, Jaipur National
13. Bulk Metallic Glasses: Emerging Materials-Development, Structural Science and Technological Applications 11th International Conference of the International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS XI). Feb. 20-22, 2010 Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Allahabad University, Allahabad International
14. Activities on Newton’s Third Law Seminar and Workshop on Laboratory Innovations, March 5-6, 2010. IAPT RC-Rajasthan and Centre for Development of Physics Education, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur National
15. Icosahedral and Dense Random Cluster Packing Structres in Bulk Metallic Glasse and their vibrational spectra 96th Indian Science Congress Association, , India Jan.3-7, 2009 North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong National
16. Workrd as a resource person International Seminar on Constructivist Pedagogy in Teacher Education Oct. 24-26, 2008 Regional Institute of Education, Mysore, International
17. Connection between vibrational dynamics and topological order in bulk metallic glasses International Conference on Condensed Matter Physics (ICCMP-2007) held at Jaipur during Nov. 25-28, 2007 University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, University of Bikaner, Bikaner and Engineering College, Bikaner. International
18. Phonon frequencies in a Pr-based bulk metallic glass     International Conference on Condensed Matter Physics (ICCMP-2007) held at Jaipur during Nov. 25-28, 2007 Nov. 25-28, 2007 University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, University of Bikaner, Bikaner and Engineering College, Bikaner. International
19. Theoretical study of phonon frequencies in bulk metallic glass (Zr0.59Ti0.06Cu0.22Ni0.13)85.7Al14.3
(by P.C. Agarwal)
National Conference on Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (CMMP06), Jan. 19-21, 2006 Department of Physics, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India National
20. Physics Teaching and Learning using computer technology (by P.C. Agarwal) International Conference on Physics for World and Society, celebration of world year of physics-2005, Dec 2-4, 2005 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and Engineering College, Bikaner, India International
21. Phonon dispersion in bulk metallic glass Zr48Nb8Cu12Fei8Be24 International Conference on Physics for World and Society, celebration of world year of physics-2005, Dec 2-4, 2005 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and Engineering College, Bikaner, India International
22. Study of surface modified indium tin oxide thin films using X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) (by R.R. Koireng& P.C. Agarwal) International Conference on Physics for World and Society, celebration of world year of physics-2005, Dec 2-4, 2005 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur and Engineering College, Bikaner, India International
23. Charge injection and transport in blue organic light emitting based lithium tetra(8- hydroxy-quinolinato) Boron Complex (by R.R. Koireng& P.C. Agarwal) Thirteenth national seminar on ferroelectrics and dielectrics (NSFD-XIII), Nov. 23-25, 2004 Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, Delhi National
24. Participated in the seminar National Seminar on Radioisotopes and Radiation Technology Nov.21-22, 2002 Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India National
25. Elastic constants of metallic glasses using a force constant model National Symposium on ‘Current Trends in Physics Feb. 12-14, 2001 Department of Physics Dayanand College, Ajmer National
26. Computation of form factors of Ashcroft’s empty core potential of binary metallic glasses and a ternary metallic glass National Symposium on ‘Current Trends in Physics’, Feb. 12-14, 2001 Department of Physics, Dayanand College, Ajmer National
27. Pressure dependence of superconducting state properties of binary metallic glasses International Conference on Advanced Materials, Dec. 26-28, 2000 Department of Physics, CCS University Meerut, India International
28. The dark forward current in polysilicon p-n junction solar cells with large surface recombination velocities (by D.R. Mehrotra, R.K. Mathur and P.C. Agarwal) National Seminar on recent developments in electronic materials and microwave electronics, Sept. 3-5, 1998 Department of Physics, Dungar College, Bikaner, India National
29. Calculation of pair correlation function and phonon dispersion in binary and ternary metallic glasses (by P.C. Agarwal) 84th Indian Science Congress Association Jan.3-8, 1997 Delhi University, Delhi, India National
30. Low frequency dielectric studies and AC conductivity of Lissamine Green B Dye (by A.K. Surya, P.C. Agarwal and LachhmanDass) International Conference on the Physics of Disordered Materials, , India Jan. 27-29, 1997 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur International
31. Role of traps in Victoria blue R Dye (by A.K. Surya, P.C. Agarwal and LachhmanDass) International Conference on the Physics of Disordered Materials, , India Jan. 27-29, 1997 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur International
32 Theoretical investigation of bulk modulus in metallic glasses (by P.C. Agarwal) 81st Indian Science Congress Association Jan.3-8, 1994 University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India National
33 Dielectric screening and elastic and thermodynamic properties of metallic glass Ca70Mg30 23rd National Seminar on Crystallography, March 23-25, 1992 Malviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur National
34 Dielectric screening and phonon dispersion in metallic glass Ca70Mg30 2nd National Conference on Disordered Materials, Dec. 21-23, 1991 Department of Physics, HBTI, Kanpur National
35 Dielectric screening and electrical resistivity of liquid metals (by K.A. Azez, P.C. Agarwal & C.M. Kachhava) International Workshop on Physics of Materials Jan. 22-31, 1990 Department of Physics, Barakatullah University, Bhopal International
36 Dielectric screening and phonon frequencies in metallic glasses National Conference on Disordered Materials, Oct. 18-21, 1989 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur National