DR. R HARISH
M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph. D.
Areas of teaching and research interests:
Teaching – Engineering Physics and Mathematical Physics
Research – Theories of light, Nuclear core disruptive accidents, Doppler broadening, nonlinear dynamics and chaos
Dr. Harish obtained his M.Sc. (Physics) from Karnataka University, Dharwad, M.Tech. (Solid State Tech) from IIT Madras, Chennai and Ph.D. (Physics) from University of Madras. Later he underwent a one-year orientation post-graduate training in Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai; then joined Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Centre, Department of Atomic Energy, Kalpakkam as Scientific Officer, where he worked as a reactor physicist specializing in nuclear core safety.
He was also a faculty member of the post-graduate training school of DAE, and visiting fellow at Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany. He was also a worked as Deputy General Manager, Tata Consulting Engineers co-ordinating large projects and has also worked on research and development areas related to fossil-fired power plants and renewable energy. He was a member of a team of international consultants appointed by the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria to analyze core safety aspects of the Russian BN800 reactor.