Editorial Team

Advisory Board

  • Dr. J. V. Yakhmi

           Ex. Associate Director, Physics Group, BARC

           J V Yakhmi

Prof. (Dr.) J.V. Yakhmi (b. 1946), has spent a research career of 45 years at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. At the time of his retirement in 2010, he was:

  • Associate Director of Physics Group, BARC
  • Head of Technical Physics & Prototype Engineering Division;
  • Adviser to the Chairman, AEC;
  • Chairman of the Basic Sciences Committee of BRNS (DAE);
  • and Program Director, Spectroscopy, Synchrotron and Functional Materials, BARC

Later, during 2012 - 2016, he served as DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow at the Homi Bhabha  National Institute - a Deemed University of DAE at Mumbai. Simultaneously, during 2012-2015, he worked as Chairman, Atomic Energy Education Society, Mumbai, which runs 31 Schools and Junior Colleges across India.

A 1975 Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from Mumbai University, his focus of research has been on the topics related to magnetism, superconductivity, molecular electronics, biosensors and soft matter. He has published 450 research articles/reviews in international journals/books, and has written/edited 10 books, and has a Google Scholar h-Index of 52, with over 10,000 citations.

Superconducting Materials and Their Applications’, a single-author book written by him has been published by Institute of Physics Publishing (IOP Science, UK) in February 2021. Another book, “Biomedical Nanotechnology: An introduction”, written by Uma Maheswari Krishnan and J.V. Yakhmi is under publication by Jenny Stanford Publishing, Singapore, and will appear in 2022.

Dr. Yakhmi has a U.S. and European patent on Artificial Heart, and he has been listed among world’s top 2 per cent most-cited scientists, by Stanford University in 2020, and again in 2021. He has delivered 425 Invited Lectures of which 150 were delivered in reputed international labs abroad, and 48 at international conferences.

He is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, and an elected Member of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials. He is a winner of the triennial MRS-ICSC Superconductivity and Materials Science Award (Senior) by Materials Research Society of India, Distinguished Alumni Award by Kurukshetra University, and the IIS Gold Medal by University of Tokyo.

  • Dr. Govind Prasad Kotiyal

           Chairman, MRSI Mumbai Chapter

           G P Kotiyal

General Editor

  • Dr. Manoj S Shekhawat

           Bikaner Technical University

           Bikaner (Raj.) India

 Production Editor

  • Dr. Sudhir Bhardwaj

           Bikaner Technical University, Bikaner

Section Editors

  • Dr. S. Abdul Khader

          Maharanis Science College for Women, Mysuru

  • Dr. Mahendra Vyas

           Bikaner Technical University, Bikaner

  • Dr. Bhuvneshwer Suthar

           Govt. Dungar College, Bikaner

Copy Editors

  • Dr. Preeti Naruka, BTU, Bikaner
  • Dr. Shivangi Bissa, BTU, Bikaner