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Dr. Amit Garg

Dr. Amit Garg (Associate Professor) specializes in laser material interaction and Science Education. He has published 55 research papers, 10 books, attended many International conferences abroad, chaired technical session , jury member for INSPIRE programme, reviewer of six international journals and fellow of SPIE, USA. He is the Principal investigator of a Innovative project funded by Delhi University with 5 completed research projects, faculty adviser of SPIE student chapter. He has been awarded Meritorious Teacher’s Award (2012-13) with a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- of Directorate of Higher Education, Government of NCT of Delhi, recipient of second Prize of Rs.40000/- by Ministry of Earth Sciences, GOI  for his book Tsunami Lahron Ka Kehar with biographical profile published in Who’s Who in the World.

Title  Dr. First Name  Amit Last Name Garg Photograph
Designation Associate Professor  
Department Electronics

Address
(Campus)



(Residence)

Acharya Narendra Dev College
Govind Puri,
Kalkaji
New Delhi-110019.
E-63, New Multan Nagar, New Delhi-56,India

Phone Number
(Campus)

911126412547 Ext.225

Fax

911126294540

Email

amit_andc@yahoo.co.in
Education Subject Institution
Ph.D

Electronics

(Laser induced damage studies in semiconductors and phosphate glasses)

Dept. of Electronic Science, Univ. of Delhi, South Campus
 M.Sc. Electronics Dept. of Electronic Science, Univ. of Delhi, South Campus
 B.Sc.(H) Electronics  Hansraj College, Univ. of Delhi
Research Interests/ Specialization
Science Education, Laser-material interaction, low cost medical devices, thin films and their applications
Teaching Experience

18 years 5 months

Undergraduate:

  • B.Sc(H) Electronics Part I- Engineering Materials, Semiconductor and Solid State Devices, Electronics Practical
  • B.Sc(H) Electronics Part II- Analog Electronics-I, Analog Electronics-II, Operational Amplifiers & Analog Computation, Numerical Analysis, Electronics Practical
  • B.Sc(H) Electronics Part III-  Microprocessor and Microcontrollers,I.C Technology, Electrical Machines
  • B.Sc(H) Computer Science / BIS Semester I - Analog Electronics, Electronics Practical
  • B.Sc(H) Computer Science / BIS, BIT Semester II - Digital Electronics, Electronics Practical
  • B.Sc(H) Computer Science / BIS, BIT Semester III - Computer System Architecture
  • B.Sc(H) Physics Part II - Computer Fundamentals and Programming
  • B.Sc(H) Computer Science Part III - System Analysis and Design, DBMS
  • B.Sc (H) Biomedical Science Part I - Computer Applications to BMS - Qualifying paper
  • B.Sc (Programme) Part I - Electronics Practical

Post-graduate:

  • PGDCA - Computer System Organization, C and Data Structures
  • M.Sc (Informatics) - Microprocessor

PG Diploma in Electonic Instrumentation, M.Sc (Electronics), M.Tech (Microwave) - Workshop Practical 

Scholarships/Awards
  1. Recipient of the Meritorious Teachers' Award of the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of NCT of Delhi for the year 2012-13. Received cash award of Rs. 1,00,000/- on this occasion from Smt. Sheila Dixit, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Delhi in the august presence of Dr. A.K. Walia, Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education.
  2. Tsunami Lahron Ka Kehar, awarded second Prize of Rs.40000/- by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India under Original book  writing scheme in Hindi 2011
  3. The methodology adopted in one of our papers on promotion of undergraduate research Promoting Science at School Level through hands-on Experiments has been appreciated and published in Global talent newsletter published from Barcelona under new models of learning. It is a digital Daily Science and Innovation newsletter.
  4. Study of Hall Effect using LabVIEW, Rohit Gambhir, Anshul Vinay Parmar, Migmar Dolma, Amit Garg, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra, selected as the III best paper in VI Mantra 2008, The Virtual Instrumentation contest for Science and Engineering Education,   National Instruments, USA.  

The link is

http://www.en.globaltalentnews.com/reflection/tribunes/5364/New-ways-to- communicate-and-learn-science.html

Research/ Academic Projects
Completed Projects
  1. Investigating Science Hands-on to Promote Innovation and Research at the Under-graduate Level of three year duration from February 2009- March 2012 funded by UGC of Rs. 10,54,300/-
  2. Mentor, Innovative Student Project 2011 , “Development of Phototherapy Blanket for treatment of Jaundice in Infants ” of one year duration for Rs.1,00,000/- , Inovation and  Entrepreneurship Development Centre(IEDC), National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST).
  3. Mentor, Innovative Student Project 2010 , “Low Cost Glucometer” of one year duration for Rs.1,00,000/- , Innovation and  Entrepreneurship Development Centre(IEDC), National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST).
  4. University of Delhi funded Innovation projects from Colleges  GLUCOSE DETECTION – a BIOSENSING APPROACH of one year duration for Rs. 10,00,000/-
  5. University of Delhi funded Innovation projects from Colleges  Mobile Phone as a real time sensor based undergraduate laboratory of one year duration for Rs. 10,00,000/-

Ongoing Project

                    University of Delhi funded Innovation projects from Colleges  Development of low cost computer controlled science laboratory using sensors and open source hardware and software tools of one year duration for Rs. 10,00,000/

Publications (Last Five Years)
In Indexed/Peer Reviewed Journals
Year of Publication Title Journal Co-author/s
2012 Changing students perspective towards Science using sensors and data acquisition systems International Journal of Electronic and Electrical engineering, Volume 5, Number 2, Page no. 111-114 Dhruv Dosad, Prabhav Pushkar,Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2012 Development of low cost optical fiber kit to promote Fiber-Optics at the school level SPIE Volume No 8481, 84810X Phalguni Mathur, Parveen Kumar Jha, Deepak Kumar, Ajay Acharya, Sahil Srivastava, Pulkit Saxena, Vishal Dhingra
2011 Investigating material removal mechanisms during laser ablation of InSb SPIE Volume No.801, page 80010A-1-12 Avinashi Kapoor, K.N. Tripathi, S.K. Bansal
2011 Polarization Studies in a Computer based Laboratory Latin-American Journal of Physics Education, Vol. 5, No. 1,  Page 114-118, 2011 Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2011 Innovating spectrometry studies at undergraduate level using a linear CCD array SPIE Volume No.8129, , page 81290H-1-10 Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2011 Laser based study of geometrical optics at school level SPIE Volume No.8129, page 81290M-1 -10 Vishal Dhingra, Reena Sharma, Avdesh Kumar Singh, Deepak Joshi, Kanika Sandhu, Pratik Chakravarty, Purnima Wadhawan, Vaibhav Sharma, Zameer Khan
2011 Polarization studies using Jones’ calculus in under-graduate optics laboratory SPIE Volume No.8001, page 80013R-1-9 Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2010 Computer Assisted Magnetism Studies Latin American Journal of Physics Education, Vol. 4, No. 3, Sept. 2010, Page 523-528 Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2010 Automating Energy Band-Gap Measurements in Semiconductors Using LabVIEW European Journal of Physics Education, Vol.1, No. 1, Page 5-17 Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2009 An Automated Physics laboratory    International Journal on Hands-on Science, Portugal,Volume 2, Number 4  Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2009 An Inexpensive Hall Effect Setup  Physics Education  Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
Conferences Publications
Year of Publication Title Journal Co-author/s
2013 Automating Physical Chemistry Laboratory using sensors and data acquisition systems, CRSSI, BHU 15th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-15), 1st -3rd  February 2013, Banaras Hindu University Rambir, Sachin Kumar, Amita, Pankaj Khanna, Vishal Dhingra
2013 Glucose Detection- a biosensing approach National Conference On Redefining Science Teaching: Future of Education, 7-9th March, 2013,  University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi – 110 021 Animesh Kar, Gunjan, Harsh Bishen, Raj Keshri, Deepak Kumar, Rajender, Durgesh Kumar, Kapil Joshi, Dikshant hans, Rajesh Choudhary, Arijit Chowdhuri
2013 Mobile Phone as a real time sensor based undergraduate laboratory National Conference On Redefining Science Teaching: Future of Education, 7-9th March, 2013,  University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi – 110 021 Amit Verma, Dhruv Dosad, Hemant Adhikari, Rakhi Bisht, Prabhav Pushkar,  Kamal Kishore, Sandeep Yadav, Sachin Kumar, Rambir, Amita, Vishal Dhingra ,  Pankaj Khanna
2012 Integrating Electronics in transforming Chemistry laboratory an enthralling experience for students Academic Congress: Enabling the Young: Redefining Education, September 6 - 7,   2012, University of Delhi Sachin Kumar, Rambir, Amita, Pankaj Khanna, Vishal Dhingra
2012 Initiatives taken by undergraduates in promoting science at the school level Academic Congress: Enabling the Young: Redefining Education, September 6 - 7,2012, University of Delhi Phalguni Mathur, Parveen Kumar Jha, Pratik Chakravarty, Kanika Sandhu,  Vishal Dhingra
2011 CCD based diffraction studies in the undergraduate optics laboratory Convergence of Optics and Electronics COE 2011, March 26 – 27, 2011, Science City, Kolkata, Page no. 146-152 Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra, Purnima Wadhawan, Kanika Sandhu
2011 Measurement of Planck’s constant using Radiation Law Convergence of Optics and Electronics COE 2011, March 26 – 27, 2011, Science City, Kolkata, Page no. 85-93 Ankit Mittal, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra, Purnima Wadhawan, Kanika Sandhu
2011 Innovations in teaching communication electronics through computer interfacing National Conference on Excellence in Higher Education,April 1-3, 2011, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi(IIT-D) Dharmendra Kumar Mahato, Komal, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2010 Measuring Noise Levels in Delhi The 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST-2010) Science Communication Without Frontiers, New Delhi, Page 699 Ankit Mittal, Reena Sharma. Vishal Dhingra
2010 Promoting Science at School Level through hands-on Experiments The 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST-2010) Science Communication Without Frontiers, New Delhi, Page 417 Avdesh Kumar Singh, Zameer Khan, Vaibhav Sharma, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2010 Investigating recycling methodologies adopted by Photovoltaic industry National Conference on Sustainable Management of E-waste, December 14-15 2010, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, Dwarka, Delhi, Page no. 32-39 Ankit Mittal, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra, Aritra Chatterjee, Pratik Chakravarty
2010 Understanding Global Warming through Physical Parameters Measurement International Conference On Global Warming, Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Secular Spirituality-2010, , 09 – 11, September, 2010:Santhigiri Ashram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerela Ankit Mittal, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2010

Investigating Cellular Respiration Using Oxygen Sensor in Dry Peas

National Symposium on Chemistry in Biology: The Future of Life Sciences Purnima Wadhawan, Subuhi Rafiq, Amit Garg, Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2010 Teaching Basics of Signal Acquisition and Reconstruction Third National Conference on Mathematical Techniques: Emerging Paradigms for Electronics and IT Industries (MATEIT-2010) Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra

2009

Selected amongst the top 20 papers

Optical Pedagogy for Fringe Measurement and Analysis using LabVIEW A National Level Technical Paper Contest, VI MANTRA 2009, organized by National Instruments, Texas Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra,Rama Nayal
2009 Innovations in Teaching Physics of Sound The 6th International Conference on Hands-on Science (HSCI 2009), Science for All : Quest for Excellence Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra, Avdesh Kumar, Zameer Khan
2009 Development of an Automated Undergraduate Optics Laboratory using LabVIEW Education & Training in Optics & Photonics (ETOP), North Wales, U.K Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra
2009 Development of a PC based Optical Power Meter Proceedings of International Conference on Trends in Optics and Photonics (IConTOP) Reena Sharma, Vishal Dhingra, Nazim Ali, Rohit Gambhir
Participation in Corporate Life

 Curriculum Development

  1. Involved in making the syllabus of B.Sc (H) Computer Science for Analog Electronics
  2.  Member of the committee for the proposed change in B.Sc(H) Electronics syllabus

Sports/Community and Extension Services 

  1. Convener, Sports Committee 2004-2006
  2. Convener of sports 2000-2002
  3. President of Sports 1998-2000 
  4. Convener of cricket 1997

Cultural/ extra curricular activity

  • Member, Annual Events Organizing Committee, 2006 

Administrative Assignments

  1.  Bursar of the College from July 2008
  2.  Teacher in charge 1999-2001, 2006-08
  3.  Staff Council Secretary 1998-2000
  4.  Convener, Workload & Time Table Committee, 2002-04, 2006-08
  5.  Member, Proctorial Committee, 2002-04, 2008-10
  6.  Member, Examination Committee 2004-2006
  7.  Member, Earned Leave (EL) Encashment Committee 2007
  8.  Election Officer of Student Council Elections in 2006, 2007
  9.  Convener, Electronics Club 2006-2008
  10.  Teacher Representative in Governing Body May 2007-08 for one year
  11.  Auction Officer in the auction of College Vehicles - 2007

Any Other

  1. Special Invitee in the 5th meeting of the committee to suggest Means for Strengthening Infrastructure for the Under-Graduate Programme, University of Delhi
  2.  Member, Maintenance Committee 2000-2002
  3.  Member, Faculty Programs Advisory group, 2004-06
  4.  Member, Professional Networking Committee, 2004-06
  5.  Member, Assets and Infrastructure Maintenance Committee, 2004-06, 2008-09
  6.  Member, IT Development Committee, 2006-08


Professional Societies Memberships
  • Optical Society of India
  •  SPIE
Workshops Conducted
  1.  Convener, SPIE workshop on Innovative pedagogies for Modern Optics and Photonics , 10-11 October 2013.
  2. Convener, Workshop on Scilab and its Application for college teachers of University of Delhi, 10th- 11th March 2011 at Acharya Narendra dev College in association with FOSSEE group, IIT- Bombay
  3. Convener, Workshop on Digital Holography organized at Acharya Narendra Dev College under University of Delhi SPIE Student Chapter at ANDC, 15-16 February 2011 in association with IIT-D
  4. Convener, Workshop on Thin Films and Their Applications Digital Holography organized at Acharya Narendra Dev College under University of Delhi SPIE Student Chapter at ANDC, 24-25 February 2012 in association with Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi
  5. Convener, Electrawork 2006,2008,2009
Other Academic Contributions
  1.  Jury Member for National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC)-2012, 2013 under INNOVATION IN SCIENCE PURSUIT FOR INSPIRED RESEARCH (INSPIRE) programme, Department of Science and Technology
  2. Session Chair, International Scientific and Program Committee, International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, May 3-7, 2011, Braga, Portugal
  3. Faculty Adviser, University of Delhi at Acharya Narendra Dev College SPIE Student Chapter
  4. Team Leader- eLSI Robotics initiative of IIT, Bombay
  5. Invited talk in Three Days Workshop for PGT Physics Teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya, 04th-06th October, 2010 at Kendriya Vidyalaya , Sector 3, Rohini
  6. Member, Advisory Board, Innovation and  Entrepreneurship Development Centre(IEDC) at Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi
  7. Superviser to B.Tech and M.Sc(Electronics) students for Summer Training projects
  8. Mentor, ELITE Summer Fellowships
  9. Member, International Scientific and Program Committee, International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, May 3-7, 2011, Braga, Portugal 
  10. Member, Advisory Committee, Conference on Convergence of Optics and Electronics, COE 2011, Joint Conference organized by SPIE student chapters of JIS College of Engineering and University of Calcutta, March 26-27,2011, Science City, Kolkata, India 
  11. Offered appointment as Course Writer in Physics & Electronics at  ILLL (Institute of Life Long Learning), University of Delhi, Delhi -110007 on deputation basis for one year in 2007-08 
  12.  Invited talk in CEP course at Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC), DRDO, Delhi on "Laser Material Interaction" 
  13.  Speaker (Science talks) on All India Radio (AIR)

Editor and Reviewer

  1. Editorial Reviewer Board member Optics and Lasers in Engineering by Elsevier Inc., USA
  2. Editorial Reviewer Board member American Journal of Optics and Photonics published by Science Publishing Group, USA
  3. Editorial Reviewer Board of The Science Education Review (SER), Australia.
  4. Editorial Reviewer Board of Computer Application in Engineering Education published by John Wiley & Sons.
  5. Editorial Reviewer Board of IJoES-International Journal of Engineering Sciences, India.
  6. Editorial Reviewer Board of International Research Journal of Engineering Science, Technology and Innovation (IRJESTI)
  7. Editorial Reviewer Board of European Journal of Physics Education
  8. Offered Associate Editorship of Journal of Physics Students, 
  9. Biographical profile published in Who’s Who in the World, 26th Ed., 2009, published by Marquis Who’sWho, NJ, USA

  

Books: 

  1. Tsunami Lahron Ka Kehar, Vidyarthi Prakashan
  2. 71+10 New Science Projects, Pustak Mahal
  3.  Electronics and Computer quiz book, Pustak Mahal
Conferences Attended:
  1. Attended two days Robotics workshop conducted by IIT, Bombat , 24-25 September 2013, Cluster Innovation Centre , University of Delhi
  2. Attended two day Academic Congress ‘Enabling the Young: Redefining Education’ , September 6-7, 2012, University of Delhi
  3. Attended one day Engineering & Science Innovation Summit 2012 organized by National Instruments, India on 18th April 2012 , Fortune Inn Grazia, Noida
  4. Paper presentation “Investigating material removal mechanisms during laser ablation of InSb” and “Polarization studies using Jones’ calculus in under-graduate optics laboratory”, International
  5. Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, May 3-7, 2011, Braga, Portugal
  6. Attended  3rd International conference on ‘Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical & Nano Physics’ CDAMOP 2011 ,  December 14-16, 2011, University of Delhi.
  7. Paper presentation ‘Measuring Noise Levels in Delhi’ , The 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST-2010) Science Communication Without Frontiers, New Delhi , 06th-10th December 2010.
  8. Attended National Instruments One Day seminar “HOD Conclave on Experiential Education - An approach for enhancing engineering and science education”, Park Plaza on 11th June 2010.
  9. Attended Two Day workshop on “Application of FOSS in Science Teaching and Research.” organized by Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi, in collaboration with
  10. NRCFOSS-Anna University, Chennai (A unit of Dept. of Information Technology, Govt. of India) on April 14-15, 2010.
  11. Attended Two Day workshop on “Managing RTI Issues in Educational Institutions”, organized by Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi during 10th -11th February 2010.
  12. Paper presentation “Development of an Automated Undergraduate Optics Laboratory using LabVIEW”, in Education & Training in Optics & Photonics (ETOP) 2009, North Wales, U.K., 5th- 7th July 2009.
  13. Attended National Instruments “Data Acquisition Conference 09”, New Delhi, 9th October 2009.
  14. Attended seminar on “MATLAB & Simulink for Engineering Education” organized by Mathworks, India at The Park – Mantra Hall, New Delhi, 25th November 2009.
  15. Paper presentation “Development of a PC based Optical Power Meter”, in International Conference on Trends in Optics and Photonics (IConTOP), Kolkata, 2nd - 4th March 2009.
  16. Attended Workshop on “Partial Reconfiguration” organized by XILINX Inc. USA at IIT, Delhi under University Professors Training Programme, 10-11th January 2008
  17. Paper presentation  “Multiple Pulse Laser Induced Damage in Mercury Cadmium Telluride and Cadmium Telluride with 1.06m Laser in Picosecond Regime”   in Boulder Damage Symposium XXXV, NIST in Boulder, Colorado, USA, 22-24 September, 2003
  18. Paper presentation  “Multiple pulse high fluence picosecond laser irradiation of Si & Ge at 1.06m wavelength”  in National Laser Symposium (NLS-4) at BARC, Mumbai, 10-13 January, 2005
  19. Paper presentation  “Laser induced exit surface damage morphology in yttrium aluminium phosphate”  in XXVI annual conference on Electron Microscopy and Allied Fields in Shimla, 16-18 April, 2003