1 Golden Jubilee seminar
As part of Golden jubilee celebrations a seminar on “Nano Photonics and Devices” was organized on 19th January 2016. Dr. N. V. Unnikrishnan, Professor Emeritus, M. G. university was the resource person.The Function was presided over by the Principal Dr. D. Latheesh. The felicitations were offered by Dr. A. Mohanankumar, covener, seminar committee and Dr. C. Unnikrishnan, Convener, Golden Jubilee committee.
2Guidance class for grow bag cultivation
Smt. Poornima Yadav, Assistant Professor, Agricultural University, Vellayani visited the Department for promoting the grow bag cultivation by the students on 25th January 2016.
3General Alumni meeting
A general meeting of the former students of the Department was organized on 26th January 2016.
4Seminar on “Nano- Myth and Reality”
A one day seminar on Nano science was organized on 29th January 2016. Dr. R. Raveendran, Principal, S. N. College, Varkala was the resource person.
5 Awareness programme on Energy Conservation &ManagementFor kudumbasree unit, Sasthamcotta& Students, Departmenrt of Physics
An awareness programme on energy conservation and management was organized for Kudumbasree unit, Sasthamcotta panchayath and students ,Department of Physics on 19th February 2016
6 Prof. T. Vijayakumari Amma memorial All Kerala Inter Collegiate Physics quiz competition
An inter collegiate quiz competition “Prof. T. Vijayakumari Amma memorial All Kerala Inter Collegiate Physics quiz competition” was organized on 9thMarch 2016 in memory of the former faculty Prof. T. Vijayakumari Amma by the Prof. T. Vijayakumari foundation. colleges participated in the event from all over Kerala. Mar Ivanios College Trivandrum secured the first prize, Mannam Memorial NSS, Kottiyam and St. Cyril’s College Adoor secured the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. Participation certificates were issued to all the participants. Cash prize, Memento and certificates were issued to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places in the competition.
7 wall magazine
The group Lumiere (Akhil P, Vaisakh M, Amaljith A, Sreeram Jayan, Sanjay S, Darsana M. S, and Anusree C) published the second edition of the wall magazine “Curiosity” on 29th June 2016. The theme was “Gravitational waves”.
8 Workshop on Experimental Physics
As part of the extension activities, the Department has been organizing a workshop on experimental physics for the higher secondary students for the last few years. The current year programme was held on 30th June 2016. Sixty students from ten different schools participated in this programme. Participation certificates were issued and the feedback was recorded.
9 Study Tour
One -day visit to Planetarium and V. S. S. C was organized for second semester students on 5th July 2016. During this programme they also visited the zoo and shankumugham beach at Thiruvananthapuram.