Dr Vikas M Shelar

Dr. Vikas Shelar

Assistant Professor and Academic Registrar|Department of Physics


Dr Vikas Shelar has been an Assistant Professor (Regular) at the Department of Physics and the Academic Registrar for the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences in RUAS since November 2019. He joined the Department of Physics as an Assistant Professor in 2015 and became its Head in 2018. His PhD degree is from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) (2013).

Overall, he has gathered 14 years of professional experience which includes 7 years in Teaching and 7 years in Research. He has taken up modules like Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Instrumentation and Experimental Physics, Engineering Physics, Applied Physics, Spectroscopy and MATLAB. He has been a thesis advisor to undergraduates and postgraduate (MS) aspirants. He played a principal role in the development of Doppler Weather Radar algorithms for software at ISRO. He successfully analysed data from DWR and TRMM NASA. Similarly, his contribution was instrumental in the setting up of the experimental facility for supersonic jet flow visualisation using PLIF in the Aerospace Engineering Department of IISc.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D

    National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK)

  • M.Sc. (Physics-Spectroscopy)

    Karnataka University

  • B.Sc.

    Karnataka University

Experience

Total years of Experience :

14 Years

Academic Experience :

  1. lecturer in the department of Physics — SCSM Pre-university science college, Dharwad, Karnataka — 7 Months (15th July 2005 to 15th February 2006)
  2. lecturer in the department of Physics — K.N.S Institute of Technology, Bangalore — 1 Year (30th Aug-2007 to 5th July-2008) 
  3. Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore — 2 Years 6 Months (3rd July-2015 to 31st January 2018)
  4. HOD & Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore — 1 Year 9 Months (1st February-2018 to 31st
    October 2019)
  5. Academic Registrar, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Assistant Professor in Department of Physics — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore — (1st November-2019 to till date)

Research and Industry Experience:

  1. Junior Research Fellow (JRF) — Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), ISRAD, Bangalore-560 058. (August 2006-August 2007), Project title: Development of Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) data products and data analysis” 
  2. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) — National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal-575025. (August 2012-march 2013), Project title: Laser Shock Peening of Stainless Steel welded parts”
  3. Research Associate(RA) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) — Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore-560 012. (September 2013-June 2015), Project title: Installation of NO and OH PLIF imaging in Supersonic and Hypersonic flow facility”
  4. Research Scholar — National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK). (June 2008-June 2013), Project title: Studies on laser induced fluorescence in subsonic and supersonic jet using ketone tracers”

Research Interest

Non-Intrusive laser based flow visualization/​Laser Spectroscopy/​Nano Science and Technology/​Nonlinear Optics

Research Expertise

Lasers/​Spectroscopic techniques/​Nonlinear Optical characterization

Keywords

  • laser based flow visualization
  • Laser Spectroscopy
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Spectroscopic techniques

Ph.D. Dissertation:

Studies on laser induced fluorescence in subsonic and supersonic jet using ketone tracers” 2013

National/​international Conference Papers: 23

  1. Raveendra Melavanki, Chandana S R, Vikas M Shelar, Kusuma M S, Ashwini K, Farhana Aziz, Study of bimolecular quenching reactions of boronic acid derivative by fluorescence behavior in THF and DW binary mixtures, 2020 International Conference on Advanced Materials Science and Applications (ICAMSA-2020), Department of Physics, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India, 3 – 4, September 2020.
  2. Sai Keerthi Somayajula, A. T. Sriram, and Vikas M. Shelar, Study of Argon and Xenon gas properties on DC-glow discharge plasma, 2020 First International Conference on Advances in Physical Sciences and Materials (ICAPSM 2020), SNS college of Technology, Coimbatore, India, 13 – 14, August 2020.
  3. Kalpana Sharma, Raveendra Melavanki, Basappa Chanabasappa Yallur, N R Patil, Vikas M. Shelar and Diksha Singh, Optical characterization of chalcone doped PMMA thin films for photonic applications using spectroscopic technique of drop casting method, Fourth International Conference on Advances in Materials Science, 2020 (ICAMS-2020), PostGraduate Department of Physics, of Raje Ramrao College, Jath, Maharashtra, India, 20 – 21 January 2020, PP24, pp-102.
  4. M. Mishra, Vikas M Shelar, S. Shet, P. K. Rath,A suitable RNG for simulation of experimental Nuclear Physics, 64th DAE-BRNS Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Department of Physics, Lucknow University, Lucknow, U.P.- 226007, India, December 23 – 27, 2019.
  5. P. K. Rath, N. L. Singh, N. N. Deshmukh, Vikas M Shelar, Development of a sophisticated prototype detection system for fission measurement, 4 th International Conference on MANAGEMENT, SCIENCES, ENGINEERING & APPLICATIONS” (ICMSEA-2019), Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), R.Sitapur, Odisha 761211, India, December 19 – 21, 2019.
  6. S. Vaijayanthimala, Kalpana Sharma, Raveendra Melavankia, P. Bhavya, Meghana U., Suma B. and Vikas M Shelar, Role of solvent polarity on fluorescence quenching of 3MOCE in binary solvent mixtures, International Conference on Advances in Materials Research, (ICAMR-2019), Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (RUAS), Bengaluru-560054, India, July 25- 27, 2019.
  7. Manjushree, Ravikumar B. S. and Vikas M. Shelar, Synthesis, Characterization and thermal conductivity studyof ZnO nanofluid, International conference on advanced ceramics and nanomaterials for sustainable development (ACeND), Christ University, India, 19 – 21 September 2018, pp-124.
  8. S. K. Karthick, Vikas M. Shelar, G. Jagadeesh and K.P.J. Reddy, Studies on mixing in the supersonic gaseous ejector using acetone PLIF, National Shock Wave Symposium on (NSSW4), 25 – 26th February 2016, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India.
  9. Biswajit Medhi, Vikas Shelar, G. M. Hegde, K.P.J. Reddy, D. Roy and R.M. Vasu, Quantitative flow visualization by wavefront reconstruction: a focal stack approach, 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), 19 ‑24 July 2015, Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  10. R. Sriram, Vikas Shelar, Srisha M. V. Rao and G. Jagadeesh, Investigations on supersonic turbulent wall jet using acetone PLIF and PIV, 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), 19 ‑24 July 2015, Dan Panorama, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  11. Vikas M. Shelar, G. Jagadeesh and K.P.J. Reddy, Effect of oxygen quenching on acetone PLIF imaging of supersonic jet, National Shock Wave Symposium on (NSSW3), 21 – 22nd February 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
  12. Rajkumar Y., Vikas S., Ankush Nayak Neeta Magaji, Ramesh Kumar B., Udupa K. R.,Umesh G., Udaya Bhat K., A study on laser shock peening of 316 stainless steel weldments,11th International Conference on High Nitrogen Steels and Interstitial Alloys (HNS 2012) GRT Grand Hotel, Chennai, India September 27 – 29, 2012.
  13. Shelar Vikas M., Umesh G., Hegde G. M., Jagadeesh G. and Reddy K. P. J., Quantitative density imaging of subsonic jet using Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence of MEK, International Conference on Optical Engineering (ICOE 2012) VTU,Belgavi, July 26 – 28, 2012.
  14. Shelar Vikas M., Hegde G. M., Jagadeesh G., Reddy K. P. J., G. Umesh, Planar laser induced fluorescence of acetone for turbulent gas flow visualization from subsonic ejector, 3nd International Conference On Current Developments In Atomic, Molecular, Optical & Nano Physics” CDAMOP 2011, University of Delhi, Delhi. December 14 – 16, 2011.
  15. Manjunatha K.B., Dileep R., Shelar Vikas M, G. Umesh, M. N. Satyanarayan and B. Ramachandra Bhat, Third-Order nonlinear optical properties and optical switching of Palladium (I) Complex, International Conference on Light, 23 ‑25 May 2011, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India.
  16. Shelar Vikas M., Sharath N., Umesh G., Hegde G, Jagadeesh G., Reddy K. P. J., Ramachandran G., Oxygen quenching studies of laser induced fluorescence from Acetone and Methyl Ethyl Ketone in argon bath gas, 2nd DAE-BRNS Symposium on Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, Karnatak University Dharwad, Dharwad, Feb. 22 – 25, 2011.
  17. K.B.Manjunatha, Dileep R., Shelar Vikas M., G. Umesh, M. N. Satyanarayan and B. Ramachandra Bhat, Third-Order nonlinear optical properties of Palladium (I) complex Photonics –2010, International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India, December 11 – 15, 2010.
  18. K. B. Manjunatha, Dileep R., Shelar Vikas M., G. Umesh, M. N. Satyanarayan and B. Ramachandra Bhat, Nonlinear optical properties of Thiolato complex of Ruthenium in solution and PMMA matrix using single beam Z‑scan technique, NLS-19, RRCAT, Indore, Dec. 1 – 4, 2010.
  19. K.B.Manjunatha, Dileep R., Shelar Vikas M, Hidayath Ulla, G. Umesh, M. N. Satyanarayan and B. Ramachandra Bhat, Nonlinear refractive index and reverse saturable absorption of Thiolato complexes of Ruthenium , Photonics –2010 , International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India, December 11- 15, 2010.
  20. Sujaya C, H. D. Shashikala, Shelar Vikas M., G. Umesh, Yogesha S., A.C. Hedge, Microhardness and corrosion behaviour of pulsed laser deposited Al2O3 coatings on Ti-6Al-4V, Titanium and Inconel, International Conference on Recent Trendsin Materials and Characterization — RETMAC 2010, NITK, Surathkal, India, February 14 – 15, 2010.
  21. K.B.Manjunatha, Shelar Vikas Manohar, Seetharam Shettigar, G. Umesh, M. N. Sathyanarayan, Third-Order Nonlinear optical and optical power limiting studies on Amino Substituted Chalcones, International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials and Characterization — RETMAC 2010, NITK, Surathkal, India, February 14 – 15, 2010.
  22. K.B.Manjunatha, Dileep R., Shelar Vikas M., G. Umesh, M. N. Satyanarayan and B. Ramachandra Bhat, Third-Order nonlinear optical properties and optical switching of Palladium (I) Complex, Optics’11. NIT Calicut, May 23- 25, 2011.
  23. G.Viswanathan and Vikas Shelar, Precipitation measurements in Tropical Southern India-Case studies using Doppler weather radar Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, 07443, 2007.

National Journal Papers: 01

  1. Vishal G. Krishnan and Vikas M. Shelar, Influence of physical parameters of silicon solar cells on the quantum efficiency and I‑V characteristics, RUAS-SASTech Journal, 17(2), 21 – 24 (2018).

International Journal Papers: 12

  1. Sai Keerthi Somayajula, A. T. Sriram, and Vikas M. Shelar, Study of Argon and Xenon gas properties on DC-glow discharge plasma, Journal of Physics (IOP). CS (Accepted)
  2. Kalpana Sharma, Raveendra Melavanki, Basappa C Yallur, N R Patil, Vikas M. Shelar and Diksha Singh, Jones Rosario, Qurban Hussaini, Mohan. A and Arun Varma Thampan Optical characterization of chalcone doped PMMA thin films for photonic applications using spectroscopic technique of drop casting method, Macromol. Symp. 2020, 392, 2000165. (DOI:10.1002/masy.202000165) (Wiley Impact factor‑0.68 Scopus-Q3)
  3. Raveendra Melavanki, S. Vaijayanthimala, Basappa Chanabasappa Yallur, Vikas M. Shelar, Diksha Singh, Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni and N R Patil, Preparation and optical parameter characterization of two aldehyde derivative thin films for photonic applications by drop casting method, Luminescence. 2020; 1 – 10. (Wiley Impact factor- 1.691, ScopusQ2), (DOI: 10.1002/bio.3800)
  4. Muttannavar, V. T., Raveendra, Melavanki, Kalpana, Sharma, Vaijayanthimalal, S., Vikas M., Shelar, Patil, S. S. and Naik L. R. , Effect of preferential solvation and bimolecular quenching reactions on 3OCE in acetonitrile and 1,4‐dioxane binary mixtures by optical absorption and fluorescence studies, Luminescence, 1 – 9,(2019)
  5. Kalpana, Sharma, Raveendra, Melavanki, S. S., Patil, Raviraj Kusanur, N. R.,Patil and Vikas M. Shelar Spectroscopic behavior, FMO, NLO and NBO analysis of two novel Aryl Boronic Acid derivatives: Experimental and Theoretical Insights Journal of Molecular Structure 1181, 474- 487(Elsevier Impact factor‑2.01, Scopus), 0.1016/j.molstruc.2018.12.086(2018).
  6. Vikas. M. Shelar, Shrisha Rao M.V.,G. M.Hegde, G.Umesh, G. Jagadeesh, K. P. J.Reddy, Acetone Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence for Supersonic Flow Visualization in Air and Nitrogen Jet, Int. Journal of Mechanical and Materials Eng.,9(28), 1 – 7 (2014).
  7. V. M. Shelar, G. M. Hegde, G.Umesh, G. Jagadeesh and K. P. J. Reddy, Gas phase oxygen quenching studies of ketone tracers for laser induced fluorescence applications in nitrogen bath gas, Spect. Lett., 47(1), 12- 18(2014).
  8. K. B. Manjunatha , Vikas M. Shelar, R. Dileep , G. Umesh , M. N. Satyanarayan , B. Ramachandra Bhat, Third-Order Nonlinear Optical, Optical Power Limiting, and All-Optical Switching Studies on Palladium Complexes, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry Vol. 44(2),282 – 290, (2014).
  9. Vikas M. Shelar, Gopalkrishna M. Hegde, Govindarao Umesh, Gopalan Jagadeesh and Reddy K. P. J., Visualization of coherent structures in turbulent subsonic jet using planar laser induced fluorescence of acetone, Eur. Phys. J. of Appl. Phys., 62,31102(2013).
  10. Vikas M. S., Umesh G., Hegde G. M.,Jagadeesh G. and Reddy K. P. J., Quantitative density imaging of subsonic jet using Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence of MEK,IEEE (2012)(doi:10.1109/ICOE.2012.6409583)
  11. Manjunatha K.B., Dileep R., Shelar Vikas M., G. Umesh, M. N. Satyanarayan and B. Ramachandra Bhat, Third-Order nonlinear optical properties and optical switching of Palladium (I) Complex, AIP Int. Proc. 1391, 706 – 708 (2011).
  12. Direk Khajonrat, Chandrasekar V, Viswanathan G, Shelar V„ Simultaneous radar observations of tropical cyclones by space-based and ground-based radar, IEEE Int. Proc., 23 – 28 July 2007, 3899 – 3902.

Magazine Article:

  1. Rashtriya vignyan din mattu raman parinama, Kannada Sourabh, vol. 2, Issue. 1 February 2018

  1. MHRD fellowship for Pursuing PhD
  2. Played key role in the development of Doppler Weather Radar algorithms for software in ISRO. Successfully analyzed the data from DWR and TRMM NASA.
  3. Played an important role in the setting up of the experimental facility for supersonic jet flow visualization using PLIF in Aerospace Engineering Department IISc

  • National Shock Wave Society from 2013

    Life Member