The Research Centre in Physics was started in November 1999 and functions as one of the Regional Research Centers of the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. Active research  is going on in the field of thin film gas sensors and solar energy materials. The centre has a good number of research publications of international repute to their credit. Presently five scholars are pursuing their work for the doctoral degree. The centre has produced two Ph.D.s so far.

Research Highlights

  •  Faculty and research scholars have published 50 research papers in peer reviewed journals during last 5 years.
  •  Dr. Riju C Issac has obtained patent in 2014 (Title: Tunable converging gamma ray beam, No. WO 2014006427 A1).

 Research Guides

  •   Dr.Boben Thomas,  Area of Specialization- Gas Sensors
  •   Dr.Benoy M D, Area of Specialization-Thin films


  • X-ray Diffractometer
  • Impedance Analyser
  • Pulsed Nd:YAG laser
  • Vacuum Coating Units
  • Spin Coating Facility
  • Spray coating facility
  • Gas Sensor test facility



Contact us
  • Mar Athanasius College
  • Kothamangalam College P.O.
  • Kothamangalam. Kerala,- 686 666
  • 0485 - 2822512, 0485 - 2822378, 0485 - 2851055, 0485 - 2822326
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