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Jojo Panakal

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  • Associate Professor (Reader)
  • Fatima Mata National COllege, Kollam, India
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About

Born on May31, 1966 in Nayarambalam, Kerala, INDIA Resident of PANAKAL, 40-Janayugam Nagar, Kadappakkada, Kollam-691 008 Phone +91-474-2764024(R)/2768282 (Lab) Mobile: +60-123650420 /105210420 E-mail: jojo@fatimacollege.net or jojo@jojopanakal.com URL : www.jojopanakal.com Career Profile: •Associate Professor (Visiting) in the Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA since June 30, 2010. •Reader (Associate Professor) in Physics at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, Kerala, INDIA since June 3, 2005. •Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Physics at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, Kerala, INDIA from June 3, 2000 to June 2, 2006 •Lecturer in Physics at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, Kerala, INDIA from Nov. 2, 1993 to June 2, 2000. •Senior Scientific assistant (National Superconductivity Programme of Government of India) at Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Delhi, INDIA from November 9, 1992 to March 31, 1993 •Senior Research Fellow (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India) at Department of Applied Physics, Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, INDIA from December 1, 1991 to July 31,1992 •Junior Research Fellow (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India) at Department of Applied Physics, Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, INDIA from December 1, 1989 -November 30, 1991 Education •Ph.D. (Applied Physics) from Aligarh Muslim University, India. Thesis title: "Study of radon and its progeny using etched track detectors and microanalysis of uranium” under the guidance of Prof: Rajendra Prasad Date of award: 19/04/1994 •M.Phil.(Applied Physics) with specialization in Applied Nuclear Physics from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. Date of award: 30/03/1991 •M. Sc. (Physics) with specialization in Electronics from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. Date of award: May 1988 . M. S. (Education Management) currently doing at Alagappa University, Karaikudi Research Profile Total number of ISI/Scopus Publications : 21+ Total number of citations : 80+ h-index (As on November 2010) : 4 g-index (As on November 2010) : 5 Research Interests •Environmental radiation and its sources; mainly due to radon & its progeny •Health effects of radon & its progeny especially on lung tissues and their risk evaluation. •Indoor radon, their sources and its mitigation methods, dosimeters etc. •Heavy ion interactions with dielectrics •Super conducting thin wires and Medical & Biophysics Supervision of Master, M.Phil and Doctoral Research. • Recognized Research guide for doctoral research for : 1. University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram,INDIA(Since 23/8/2006) 2. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, INDIA(Since 10/11/2006) 3. Bharathiar Univeristy, Coimbatore, INDIA(Since 3/1/2008) 4. University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Since 30/06/2010) Ph Ds Completed : 2 (University of Kerala) M Phils : 3 (2 Kerala University + 1 Alagappa University) •Supervises four full time students and five part time scholars for Ph.D. Research Projects Undertaken 1.Completed a three-year research project sponsored by Science Technology and Environment Committee, Government of Kerala. Title: “Microanalysis of Uranium in water samples collected from the south west coast of Kerala.” August 1, 1995 to July 31, 1998. 2 Completed a two-year research project sponsored by the University Grants Commission of India. Title: ‘A study of  and  radioactivity levels in the building materials used along the south west coast of Kerala’ August 1, 1990 to July 31, 1992. 3 Completed a major research project entitled “Extensive inhalation and external gamma radiation dosimetric studies for assessing effects of low and chronic radiation exposures on the health of human populations in the Monazite bearing areas in Kollam and Alleppy Districts, Kerala” in collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay with a financial outlay of Rs 49,50,000/- Februaly 1, 2006 to April 30, 2009. 4 Another three year Research project entitled Ingestion Dosimetry for Assessment of individual dose to the population in the HBRA has been started with funding from Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy for Rs.43,29,600/- from April 1, 2009 5 A three year research project entitled Development of coast effective and sensitive Thermo luminescent Detectors for environmental radiation study has been started by Science Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala as a Co Investigator. 6 A two year research project entitled Synthesis and Characterization of nano crystalline TiO2 powder/films by hydrothermal method has been just started funded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi as a Co Investigator. 7 A Project entitled Development of High Temperature Superconducting microcircuits using pulsed laser deposition has been submitted to Science Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala. 8. A project entitled: Assessment of radio nuclide transfer factor in edible flora using electrically cooled HPGe detector, has been submitted to University of Malaya (University Malaya Research Grant) for funding.

Recent publications

  • Measurement of Radon Exhalation Rate from building materials used in the southwest coastal region of India

    • Pereira C
    • Vaidyan V
    • Jojo P
    • et al.
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  • Microanalysis of Uranium in water samples collected from the south west coast of Kerala.”

    • P J Jojo
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Professional experience

Associate Professor (Reader)

Fatima Mata National COllege, Kollam, India

June 2011 - Present

Associate Professor

University Malaya

June 2010 - June 2011(a year)

Associate Professor

Fatima Mata National COllege, Kollam, India

November 1993 - June 2010(17 years)

Education

Ph D

Aligarh Muslim University

September 1990 - September 1992(2 years)

M Phil

Aligarh Muslim University

September 1989 - September 1990(a year)

M Sc

Mahatma gandhi university

May 1986 - May 1988(2 years)

B Sc

Mahatma gandhi university

May 1983 - March 1986(3 years)

Co-authors (85)

  • M. A.Padmanabha Rao Rao
  • Mircea Chipara

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