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Godfrey Louis

  • Ph.D
  • Emeritus Professor
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology
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Research interests

Experimental Solid State physicsAstrobiologyRed rain of Kerala

About

Prof. Dr. Godfrey Louis is currently Emeritus Professor, in the Department of Physics, Cochin University of Science and Technology Kochi, India. During 2009-13 period he served as the Pro Vice Chancellor of this University. He is an experimental solid state physicist and astrobiologist. He is known worldwide for his work on the Red Rain of Kerala which proposes that particles which caused red colour to the rainwater are cells of highly extremophilic microbes of extraterrestrial origin.

Co-authors (66)

  • PROSCOVIA AYUBU
  • Noeline Kusemererwa
  • Tumwebaze Thomas
  • Mircea Chipara

Publications (5)

  • Analysis of Spray Pyrolysed Copper Zinc Sulfide Thin Films using Photoluminescence

    • Jubimol J
    • Sreejith M
    • Kartha C
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  • Cause of Cambrian Explosion - Terrestrial or Cosmic?

    • Steele E
    • Al-Mufti S
    • Augustyn K
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  • Reply to editorial and commentaries on Steele, Al-Mufti, Augustyn, Chandrajith, Coghlan, Coulson et al. (2018) "Cause of Cambrian explosion - Terrestrial or Cosmic?"

    • Steele E
    • Al-Mufti S
    • Augustyn K
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  • Study on ammonia gas sensing property of hydrothermally synthesized pure ZnO nanorods

    • V.S. S
    • Madhusoodanan K
    • Rajan S
    • et al.
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  • Photoluminescence Based Investigations Of Precursor Related Impacts On Silver Doped ZnO Thin Films

    • J J
    • D.R D
    • C S R
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Professional experience

Emeritus Professor

Cochin University of Science and Technology

October 2017 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Cochin University of Science and Technology Faculty of Social Sciences

July 2016 - June 2017(a year)

Professor and Dean of Faculty of Science

Cochin University of Science and Technology

May 2013 - May 2016(3 years)

Professor and Pro Vice Chancellor

Cochin University of Science and Technology

May 2009 - May 2013(4 years)

Professor and Head, Department of Physics

Cochin University of Science and Technology

November 2007 - May 2009(2 years)

Professor, Department of Physics

Cochin University of Science and Technology

October 2006 - November 2007(a year)

Lecturer and then Reader

School of Pure and Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University

February 1987 - October 2006(20 years)

Lecturer

St Pauls College

June 1985 - February 1987(2 years)

Lecturer

Union Christian College

September 1981 - June 1985(4 years)