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Dr. Deepa M (Ph.D)

Assistant Professor



Deepa  joined MCC as Assistant Professor in Physics. She had her post-graduation in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Madras. Deepa obtained PhD from Kerala University for the research work carried out at the CSIR-National National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST) Trivandrum. Her research interest is in the area of materials science especially in the synthesis and characterization of functional materials for application in electronic devices  and environmental issues.

Important Publications

  1. Pyrochlore type semiconducting ceramic oxides in Ca – Ce – Ti – M – O system(M = Nb or Ta) – structure, microstructure and electrical properties
    Deepa, P.Prabhakar Rao, A.N Radhakrishnan, K.S.Sibi, Peter Koshy Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 44, Issue 7, 1 July 2009, Pages 1481-1488
  2. New NTC ceramics in Ca-Ce-Nb-M-O (M = Mo or W) system
    Deepa, P. Prabhakar Rao, S.Sumi, A.N. Radhakrishnan, Peter Koshy Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Volume 93, Issue 6, June 2010, Pages 1576 – 1579.
  3. Structural and Electrical properties of Nonstoichiometric Semiconducting Pyrochlores in Ca-Ce-Ti-Nb-O system
    Deepa, P. Prabhakar Rao, S. Sumi, M.R. Chandran and Peter Koshy Materials Chemistry and Physics Vol. 127, Issues 1-2, 16 May 2011, Page162.
  4. Order–disorder phase transformations in quaternary pyrochlore oxide system: Investigated by X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopic techniques
    A.N. Radhakrishnan, P. Prabhakar Rao, K.S. Sibi, M. Deepa, Peter Koshy Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Volume 182, Issue 8, August 2009, Pages 2312 – 2318
  5. Novel powellite-based red-emitting phosphors: CaLa1-xNbMoO8:xEu3+ for white light emitting diodes
    MariyamThomas, P.PrabhakarRao, M.Deepa, M.R.Chandran, PeterKoshy, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Volume 182, 2009 Pages 203–207.


Design and development of environment friendly vanadium Oxide based inorganic pigments for coloring applications
Funded by :UGC
Sanctioned amount :4,30,000/-
(2015 to 2017)