Hansraj College

University of Delhi

NAAC Grade A+ with CGPA 3.62

Prof. (Dr.) Namrata Soni

Professor | Department of Physics
Contact (Off.): +91-11-27667458

Email Address : ndsoni[at]hrc[dot]du[dot]ac[dot]in

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  • PhD , 2008 , Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi
  • MSc Physics (GOLD MEDALIST) , 2003 , Hansraj College, University of Delhi
  • Professor at Hansraj College, University of Delhi (March 2021-Till date)
  • Associate Professor at Hansraj College, University of Delhi (August 2017- March 2021)
  • Assistant Professor at Hansraj College, University of Delhi (October 2006- August 2017)
  • Lecturer at Kalindi College, University of Delhi  ( August 2006- October 2006)
  • Lecturer at Hansraj College, University of Delhi (August 2005-August 2006)

 

Taught following papers at undergraduate level:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electronic Devices: Physics and Applications
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Advanced Mathematical Physics -1

Guided undergraduate students for following projects and advanced practical’s:

  • Project on Dielectric properties measurement” (2009-2010) 
  • Project on “ Phase shift oscillator” (2010-2011)
  • Project on “To construct A 741 & 555 IC Tester” (2011-2012)
  • Project on “Fourier Analysis using an OP amp Filter” (2012-2013)
  • Project  on “Testing Printer port (using  electronics circuit and C language programming”(2013-2014)
  • Project  on “ Theory of Errors” (2015-2016)
  •  Project  on “To construct basic Function generator” (2016-17)
  • Project  on “To quantify sugar concentration” (2016-17; interdisciplinary one)
  • Project  on “To study RC network response” (2016-17)
  • Project  on “To find the dielectric constant of a glass” (2016-17; interdisciplinary one). 

Administrative Assignments (2009 onwards till date)

AY: 2020-2021

  • Convener -College workload committee: Science
  • Member -College Apex Committee
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Departmental Timetable Committee
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme 
  • Convener- Dr Sama Day Care Advisory Board
  • Convener-HCAS committee
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Infrastructure Committee

AY: 2019-2020

  • Convener College Timetable Committee- Science 
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme
  • Member College Finance Committee
  • Convener- Dr Sama Day Care Advisory Board
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Infrastructure Committee
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Administrative Committee 

?AY: 2018-2019

  • Convener College Timetable Committee- Science
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme 
  • Member College Finance Committee
  • Convener- Dr Sama Day Care Advisory Board
  • Member College Purchase Committee
  • Convener –Department Administrative Committee
  • In charge  Physics – Department Admission Committee 
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Infrastructure Committee
  • Member- Department Monitoring Committee
  • Superintendent- Department Practical Examination 
  • Teacher in charge: Department of Physics and Electronics

AY: 2017-2018

  • Member : Portal and IT Enabling Committee
  • Member: Environment Awareness Committee- Haritima 
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme
  • Convener: Physics and Electronics Departmental Society- Lumen
  • Convener- Dr Sama Day Care Advisory Board 
  • Convener- Canteen committee for the program Sankalp se Siddhi, Hansraj College
  • Member-stage organization committee for Annual prize distribution function
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Infrastructure Committee

AY: 2016-2017

  • Convener: Environment Awareness Committee- Haritima 
  • Member- Women Development Cell
  • Member- College Timetable Committee
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Infrastructure Committee 
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme
  • Member- Physics and Electronics Department Timetable Committee

AY: 2015-2016

  • Convener College Timetable Committee- Science
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme 
  • Deputy Coordinator of CEC, Hansraj College (Nov-Dec 2016)
  • Member- Environment awareness Committee
  • Member- Department Infrastructure Committee 
  • Member- Departmental Society

AY: 2014-2015

  • Convener College Timetable Committee- Science
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme 
  • Member –Moderation Committee: Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
  • Member- Department Infrastructure Committee
  • Member- Departmental Society

AY: 2013-2014

  • Member Infrastructural Committee 
  • Co convener College Science Timetable committee (July-December 2013 and January –June 2014)
  • Convener college Science Timetable committee (July- December 2014)
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Departments for Star College Scheme 
  • Superintendent- College Theory examination (November-December 2014)
  • Superintendent- Department’s Practical Examination (Nov-2013, April – 2014)

AY: 2012-2013

  • Member of Department Infrastructural Committee
  • Co- convener College Science Timetable committee ( January –June , 2013)
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Department for Star College Scheme

AY: 2011-2012

  • Member Department Time Table workload committee 
  • Coordinator of Physics and Electronics Department for Inspire program organized by Hansraj College.

AY: 2010-2011

  • Member Department Time Table workload committee 
  • Convener of Departmental Society Lumen

AY: 2009-2010

  • Member of Departmental Society Lumen 

Thesis Title: “Development of TeO2+y thin films for sensor applications”

1. Completed Innovation project titled "Development of an Eco-Friendly, Efficient, Portable Lighting Source Utilizing a Renewable Energy Source and a Solid State Lighting Solution- Solar LED Bulb (HR 206), as project investigator under innovation project scheme, University of Delhi 2013-2015.

2. Completed Innovation project titled "Emergency Management Solutions: Design of Solar based Eco-Friendly, efficient, and Portable lighting/Power, water conditioning and Thermo-electric Solutions", as project investigator under innovation project scheme, University of Delhi 2015-2016.

Book:  “ Tensors Concepts and Applications with Scilab Programs” (October 2019) (ISBN: 9789386768599)  Publisher: I K International Pvt Ltd.

E Chapters: 1. Maxwell’s equation, (virtual learning Environment, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi). (ISBN -978-93-85611-82-7)(ISSN 2349-154X, Published in April 2014).

                   2. Ampere’s circuital law, (virtual learning Environment, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi). (ISBN -978-93-85611-82-7)(ISSN 2349-154X, Published in April 2014).

                   3. Circuit analysis, (virtual learning Environment, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi).(ISBN -978-93-85611-82-7) (ISSN 2349-154X Published in April 2014).

                   4. Analysis of AC circuits, (virtual learning Environment, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi). (ISBN -978-93-85611-82-7)(ISSN 2349-154X, Published in April 2014).

                    5. AC Bridges, (virtual learning Environment, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi). (ISBN -978-93-85611-82-7)(ISSN 2349-154X Published in April 2014).

                    6.  Errors and Iterative methods, (virtual learning Environment, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi).(ISBN- 978-93-85611-86-5)(ISSN 2349-154X, Published in August 2015).

                    7. Solution of Algebraic and Transcendental Equation I, (VLE, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi). (ISBN- 978-93-85611-86-5) (ISSN 2349-154X, Published in August 2015).

                    8. Solution of Algebraic and Transcendental Equation Il, (VLE, Inst. of Lifelong learning, University of Delhi, Delhi).(ISBN- 978-93-85611-86-5)(ISSN 2349-154X, Published in August 2015).

 

  1. A Mathematical Reflection of COVID-19 and Vaccination Acceptance in India. Jyoti Bhola, Ashutosh Yadav, Ishita Srivastva, Utcarsh  Mathur  and Namrata Dewan Soni, Asian Pacific Journal of Health Science, 2021 ,8(3), 150-157 (In UGC care 1).
  2. Trajectory of Corona Epidemic in India: An initial phase predictive mathematical model and the present status. Jyoti Bhola, Vandana Revathi Venkateswaran, Monika Koul and Namrata Dewan Soni, Ann. Biost. & Biometric App., 4(2), 2021, pp. 1-9.
  3. A Study on Use of Mathematical Programs for Design of Electronic Circuits in Cybernetic-Physical Learning Environment. Namrata Dewan Soni, Jyoti Bhola and Mona Bhatnagar.  International Journal of Information and Education Technology, (Scopus Source Id:  21100921050) (2021). Available: http://www.ijiet.org/show-157-1820-1.html
  4. कोरोना महामारी के दौरान शिक्षण में डिजिटल विकास, Jyoti Bhola and Namrata Dewan Soni, Samsamyik Srijan, 11(21), 2021, pp. 105-107.
  5. Enhanced Properties of SAW Device Based on Beryllium Oxide Thin Films, Namrata Dewan Soni and Jyoti Bhola, Crystals, 11 (2021) 332. (Scopus Source Id:  21100316020) (Impact factor: 2.404)
  6. SAW propagation characteristics of TeO3/3C-SiC/LiNbO3 layered structure, Namrata D. Soni, Mater. Res. Express,  5 (2018) 046309.(ISSN- 2053-1591) (Scopus Source Id:  21100432452) (Impact factor: 1.929)
  7. “Conduction mechanism in amorphous rf-sputtered TeO2+y thin films”, Namrata Dewan and Vinay Gupta, Mater. Res. Express, 2 (2015) 086301.(ISSN- 2053-1591) (Scopus Source Id: 21100432452) (Impact factor: 1.9229)
  8. “Anomalous elastic properties of rf sputtered amorphous TeO2+x thin film for temperature stable SAW device applications”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta,  IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 55(3) (2008), 552-558 , Impact factor: 2.812)
  9.  “Theoretical studies on TeO2/ZnO/diamond layered structure for zero TCD SAW devices”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta, Semiconductor Science and Technology, 23(8) (2008) 85002.1-6. (ISSN: 0925-9635)( Impact factor: 2.361)
  10.  “Comparative studies on TeO2 and TeO3 thin film for  g-ray sensor application”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta, Sensors and Actuators A 147(1) (2008) 115-20. (ISSN-0924-4247) ( Impact factor: 2.904) 
  11.  “Influence of temperature stability on the sensing properties of SAW NOx sensor”, Namrata Dewan, S P Singh, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta, Sensors and Actuators B Vol: 124 (2), 329-335 (2007). (ISSN-0925-4005) (Impact factor: 7.1)
  12. “Growth of amorphous TeOx (2 ≤ x ≤ 3) thin film by radio frequency sputtering”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, R S Katiyar and Vinay Gupta, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol: 101, 084910 (2007). (ISSN-0021-8979 (Print) 1089-7550 (Online)) ( Impact factor: 2.286)
  13. “Properties of crystalline g-TeO2 thin film”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta, Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol: 305, 237-241 (2007). (ISSN- 0022-0248) ( Impact factor: 1.632)
  14.  “Influence of gamma-radiation doses on the properties of TeOx: (x = 2-3) thin film”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol: 102, 044906 (2007). (Also linked in Sept.2007 issue of Virtual J. Nanoscale Sc.& Tech) (ISSN- 0021-8979 (Print) 1089-7550 (Online))( Impact factor: 2.21)
  15. “Temperature compensated devices using thin TeO2 layer with negative TCD”, Namrata Dewan, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta, IEEE Electron Device Letters Vol: 27, NO. 9, 752-754 (2006). (ISSN- ISSN 0741-3106) (Impact factor: 4.221)
  16.  “Temperature stable LiNbO3 based Surface Acoustic Wave device with diode sputtered amorphous TeO2 over-layer”, Namrata Dewan, Monika Tomar, K Sreenivas, Vinay Gupta,Applied Physics Letters, Vol: 86, 223508(2005). ( ISSN-0003-6951 (Print) 1077-3118) (Impact factor: 3.595)

 

1. “SAW field and Acousto-optical Interaction in ZnO/AlN/Sapphire Structure”, Proc. Of  IEEE held at Germany (21-25 Aug. 2016) (Poster presentation) (Electronic ISBN: 978-1-5090-1871-0, Print on Demand(PoD) ISBN: 978-1-5090-1872-7).

2. “Temperature coefficient of elastic constants of sputtered TeO2 thin film for zero TCD SAW devices”, Proc. of IEEE –UFFC Intl. conf. (oral presentation) held at Rotterdam, Netherlands (18th – 21st September 2005), pp - 1311. (ISBN 0-7803-9382-1)

  • Resource person in One day Performance enrichment Programme in Physics held on 15th September 2015, organised by Kulachi Hansraj Model School for science under the aegis of DAVCAE.
  • Resource person- DU pre-entrance summer school-2018, Delhi University of Delhi.

 Professional development activities :(such as participation/ coordination in seminars, conferences, short term training courses, talks, lectures, membership of associations, dissemination and general articles, etc) (2009 onwards- till date)  

AY: 2020-2021

  • Participated in a two week online Faculty Development Programme on “Transformation in Higher Education: Issues and Road Ahead” during 28th September- 12th October, 2020 organized by MHRFDC, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
  • Participated in one day Webinar on “Promotional Avenues for Teachers in Higher education: CAS Regulations -2018” held on 5th September 2020 organized by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, SGTB Khalsa college, University of Delhi.
  • Convened an online training programme for non-teaching staff of the university on “ICT skills for office management” held on 21st -22nd  January 2021 organized by IQAC, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
  • Convened a webinar on “Stress management” held on 28th -29th January 2021 organized by IQAC, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.

AY: 2019-2020

  • Participated in one day National seminar on “Draft New Education Policy, 2019” held on 10th August 2019 organized by MHRFDC, Hansraj College, University of Delhi. 
  • Coordinated a week in Faculty Induction Programme held from June17th-July 16th 2019 organised by Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
  • Member of organizing committee in “National Conference on Advanced materials: Theory and Applications”, organized by Department of Physics, Hansraj College, University of Delhi during 26-28 September 2019.
  • Member of Organizing team in National leadership summit “Excellence in Higher Education: Current Challenges and the Road Ahead” held on 6th-7th December, 2019 at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. 
  • Attended one week Faculty Development Programme on “ICT in Education and Cyber Security” held on July 10-16, 2019 organised by Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre, Hansraj College, Delhi University.
  • Participated in one day webinar on “Teachers and Technology: The Road Ahead” held on 25th April 2020 organized by MHRFDC, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
  • Coordinated three days webinar on “Stress management” held on 1st-3rd May 2020 organized by MHRFDC, Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
  • Convene a one week online student activity on “Covid -19: Awareness Program” during 13th May - 18th May 2020 under the aegis of DBT – Star College Scheme
  • Attended a webinar series on “’Quality Assurance in Higher Education : Practices And Issues” during May 4th – 8th 2020, under PARAMARSH, a UGC scheme for mentoring NAAC accreditation aspirant institutions to promote quality assurance in higher education
  • Participated in one day Webinar on “Quest for Quality: ranking and Accreditation” held on 23rd May 2020 organized by IQAC, Hansraj college. 

AY: 2018-2019

  • Attended a two weeks (multi-disciplinary) Faculty Development Programme on “Bhasha, Sahitya Media and Paryavaran” held from 10 December 2018 to 23 December 2018 organised by Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre, Hansraj College, University of Delhi and faculty of Arts, University of Delhi.

AY: 2017-2018

  • Participated in one day faculty development programme held on October 4th,2017 organized at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. 
  • Participated in one day DBT sponsored workshop on “Biologically Inspired Learning: neural Networks and artificial Intelligence” held on September 27th,2017 organized at Hansraj College, University of Delhi.  
  • Coordinated the ozone day celebration held at Hansraj College o 16th September 2017.
  • Was member of organizing committee in the DBT sponsored Faculty Development workshop “Introduction to Scilab” held on September 22-23, 2017.
  • Participated in three days DBT sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “Digital Literacy: An introduction to ICT skills” held on September 15th- 17th, 2017 organized at Hansraj College, Delhi University. 
  • Organized lectures for students and teachers during the academic year 2017-18
  • Dark Matter by Prof Amitabh Mukherjee on 26th September 2017
  • CMOS and VLSI technology by Dr Harsupreet Kaur on 26th September 2017
  • Lecture by Professor Ajoy Ghatak on 12th April 2018.
  • Member- Criterion II, SSR NAAC Committee 

AY: 2016-2017

  • Organized a faculty development workshop on “Embedded Systems and Synthesis of Nano materials” sponsored by DBT star college scheme in association with IQAC, Hansraj College, held on January 6-7, 2017. 
  • Participated in the seminar on “Radiation Hazards and Monitoring:- Techniques and Materials” organized by Physics Society Lumen held on 10th April 2017.
  • Organized a seminar on “Management skills in office Administration- Practices and advances” during 22nd – 23rd November 2016.
  • Organized and participated in DBT sponsored Seminar on “ Physics of Stars” held on 1st April 2016.

AY: 2015-2016

  • Participated in the workshop on LATEX organized by Department of Mathematics, Hansraj College on 9th April 2016.
  • Participated in the DBT sponsored  workshop on Characterization of materials by X ray Diffraction organized by Department of Physics and Electronics, Hansraj College on 23rd -24th Feb, 2016.
  • Organized a DBT sponsored  workshop on “Embedded Systems” at  Hansraj College on 15th  -16th Jan, 2016.
  • Participated in in a Seminar on “Uchattar shiksha main takniqi shabdawali ki Bhumika” organized by scientific and Techinical Terminology at Hansraj College on 23rd-24th July 2015.
  •  Participated in one week workshop on “Integrating ICT in Teaching and Learning”, sponsored by Department of Biotechnology held on 11th -18th December 2015, at Hansraj College University of Delhi. 
  • Attended one week workshop on Teaching methods held from 3rd March 2016 -9th March 2016, organized by CPDHE University of Delhi.

AY: 2013-2014

  •  Has convened the DBT sponsored workshop on “Functional Analysis and troubling of Electronic Devices for Biotechnology and Biomedical Applications” held on March 12th – 14th, 2014 at Department of Physics and Electronics, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi. 
  •  Has organised the DBT sponsored workshop on “ Applications of  Lasers in Biotechnology” held on December 16th – 17th, 2013 at Department of Physics and Electronics, Hansraj College, Delhi University.
  • Has Coordinated Students educational visit to National Physics Laboratory (NPL) as team leader on 27th September 2013.

AY: 2012-2013

  • Attended a two day workshop on “Introduction to Robotics” conducted on 24th, 25th September 2013 at Cluster Innovation centre, University of Delhi. 
  • Was Resource person and train the students who participated in Inspire program organized by college to make dc motor.

AY: 2010-2011

  •  Associate member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

AY: 2009-2010

  • Associate member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • Coordinated and hold the annual NGPE exam (at National level) for the undergraduate science students conducted by IAPT at Hansraj College (2007-2018)
  • Attended orientation program OR 61 (3rd Oct- 31st Oct 2009) organized by CPDHE, University of Delhi.
  • Attended a month long Refresher Course in Physics held from (22nd Sep to 17th   Oct 2014) organized by ASC JNU.

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