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Dr. Pushpalatha H L

Professor  & HoD

Department of Physics

Research Area

  • Thin films
  • Solar cells
  • Super capacitors

Bio

Dr. Pushpalatha H L is working as Professor & Head in the  Department of Physics at Cambridge Institute of Technology. She has published 13 papers in International/National journals and presented more than 10 papers in various International and National conferences/seminars and  has got a guideship under VTU.

She holds a B.Sc. degree in PME and  M.Sc. degree in Physics from University of Mysore and obtained Ph.D. under University of Mysore in 2016. She has organized and  participated in various workshops and faculty development programs. She has organized induction programmes. She has taken part in various academic activities like VTU LIC member, question paper setter, Moderator, evaluator etc. She has got involved in various administrative activities.

She has around 20 years of teaching experience and is associated with Cambridge Institute of Technology from 2018.

She is a life member of ISTE and IACG. 

Academic Degrees

  • Completed Ph.D., University of Mysore, 2016
  • M.Sc, Physics, University of Mysore, 1999
  • B.Sc., PME, University of Mysore, 1997

Awards and Honors

  • First Prize in Oral Presentation on “XPS analysis of CdS thin films synthesized by photochemical deposition”, in 19th National Seminar on Crystal growth, VIT, Vellore, 12-14 March 15.
  • Her thesis entitled “Growth and characterization of thin films of CdS on insulating glass substrates by photochemical deposition technique” was selected and presented for “Dr. R GOPALAKRISHNAN NATIONAL AWARD FOR BEST THESIS IN CRYSTAL GROWTH” in XXI National Seminar on Crystal Growth and Applications, at PG and Research Department of Physics, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu from 6th to 8th March 2017.
  • “NPTEL Online Certification Elite + Silver” certificate is awarded for successfully completing the course Solar Photovoltaics fundamentals, Technology and Applications from Jul-Sep 2019.
  • “NPTEL Online Certification” certificate is awarded for successfully completing the course Semiconductors and Optoelectronics from Jan-Apr 2018.
  • Online Certification Course: “Elite NPTEL Online Certification” certificate is awarded for successfully completing the course Solid State Physics from Jul-Oct 2018.

Webinars

Organized

  • National Webinar on “Two Dimensional Materials for Diverse Applications” on 23rd May 2020 by Pratap Vishnoi, Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.
  • E-Quiz on Engg. Physics dated 17th June 2020 for one day. 1000 participants (faculty + students) had taken up the quiz from various institutions in and around the state.

Attended

  • Attended webinar on “Post lockdown COVID surge – Learn how to be safe and healthy” held on 1st July 2020 by Dr. Nishanth and team, Cambridge Covid 19 team.
  • Attended webinar on “Vedic Mathematics, Aptitude and Logical Reasoning” on 29th June 2020, organized by Department of Basic Sciences, Cambridge Institute of Technology.
  • Attended “Three day webinar on Funding Opportunities – Proposals and research projects for faculty” held from 18-20 June 2020 at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru under the aegis of IIC and IQAC in association with NAFEMS.
  • Attended webinar on “Cancer in female: Awareness, Screening and Prevention” held on 17th June 2020 at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.
  • One Day Webinar on “GRAPHENE – The Future Material” held on 18th May 2020 at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.
  • Attended webinar on “ COVID-19 Pandemic management in Current and post scenario” held on 16th May 2020, organized by Department of Basic Sciences, Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.
  • Attended an online Faculty Development Programme on “Contemporary Tools and Techniques for Teachers and Researchers in Higher Education: Experience of using Virtual Classrooms” held on 9th May 2020 at Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

Publication

  • Narayana Swamy T N,   Pushpalatha H L, Ganesha R, “Chemically Deposited   CdS1-XSeX Thin Films and Characterization” International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 11, No. 01, pp 50-55, 2018.
  • Narayana Swamy T N, Pushpalatha H L, Ganesha R, “Chemically bath deposition of CdSe and its photoelectrochemical performance”, Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences, Vol.7, No.2, (2017), 211-222.
  • Narayana Swamy T N, Pushpalatha H L, Ganesha R, “Synthesis of CdSe Thin Film by Chemical Bath Deposition and Characterization”, International Journal Engineering Science and Innovative Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 1, (2017), 41-49.
  • T.N. Narayana Swamy, A.R. Shelka, A.C. Lokhande, H.L. Pushpalatha, C.D. Lokhande, R. Ganesha, “(Photo) Electrochemical studies of chemically deposited h-CdS thin films”, Optika (Elsevier)138 (2017), 192-199.
  • Narayana Swamy T N, Pushpalatha H L, Ganesha R, “Chemically deposited CdS thin film and its photoelectric performance”, Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences, Vol.7, No.1, (2016), 1119-130.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha and R. Ganesha, “Deposition of cadmium sulphide thin flims by Photochemical deposition and characterization”, Journal of Nano and Electronic Physics, Vol.7, No. 1, (2015) 01008 (3pp).
  • H.L. Pushpalatha and R. Ganesha, “X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic studies of CdS semiconductor thin films deposited by photochemical deposition”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp 2171-2175, 2014-15.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha and R. Ganesha, “Growth and characterization of CdS thin films by photochemical and chemical bath deposition”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 7, No. 01, pp 185-189, 2014-15.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha and R. Ganesha, “Characterization of CdS thin films deposited by the novel technique: Photochemical deposition using two different cadmium sources”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp 3419-3422, Aug-Sep 2014.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha, S. Bellappa, T.N. Narayana swamy and R. Ganesha, “Structural and optical properties of CdS thin film obtained by chemical bath deposition and effect of annealing”, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol. 52, pp 545-549, 2014.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha, S. Bellappa, T.N. Narayana swamy and R. Ganesha, “Annealing studies of CdS thin films grown by chemical bath deposition”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp 2009-2012, May-June 2014.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha, S. Bellappa, T.N. Narayana swamy and R. Ganesha, “Deposition and characterization of CdS thin films by chemical bath deposition”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp 2005-2008, May-June 2014.
  • H.L. Pushpalatha, S. Bellappa and R. Ganesha, “Structural and morphological studies of CdS thin films grown by photochemical deposition”, International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp 1998-2001, May-June 2014.