Dr. Tessy Chacko P.

HOD& Associate ProfessorDepartment of Physics 

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Contact Details

Address: Parel House, Elamkulam Lane,
Sreekariyam, Trivandrum

Mobile: 9447864252

Email: tessyparel@yahoo.com

 

Academic Qualifications
  1. M Sc. Physics - M G University, Kottayam - 1986
  2. M Phil. Physics - Kerala University, Trivandrum - 2002
  3. Ph D. Physics - Kerala University, Trivandrum - 2007
Positions held in St. Xavier's College
  • College Vice Principal
  • Public Relations Officer
  • IQAC Coordinator
  • PTA Executive Member
  • NAAC Joint Coordinator
  • Coordinator - Scholar Support Programme
  • Coordinator - Women's Studies Cell
  • Staff Council Member
  • Secretary - Staff Club 

Total Teaching Experience
  • 29 years of experience
  • Department of Physics - Nimalagiri College, Thalassery - 1986-87
  • Department of Physics - St Xavier’s College, Thumba - 1988 onwards

Area of Specialization

Atmospheric Physics

Areas of Interest
  • Space Physics
  • Geophysics

Memberships

Life member, ISCA

Publications
  1. Temperature mapping, thermal diffusivity and sub soil heat flux at Kariavattom of Kerala, Earth Planet Science (2002)
  2. Estimation of sub soil temperature using air temperature, Indian J. Radio Space Phys. (2005)
  3. Rainfall Prediction using soil and air temperature in a tropical station, American Institute of Physics, Proceedings (2007)
  4. Thermal diffusivity of soil in iso-hyperthermic temperature regime by Harmonic Analysis, Indian J. Radio space Phys (2008)
  5. Analysis of thermal wave in solid medium, AIP conference proceedings (2017)
Seminars and Conferences
  1. Temperature mapping and thermal properties of subsoil at Kariavattom, Proc.13th Kerala Science Congress Thrissur (2001)
  2. Estimation of monsoon rainfall using Pre-monsoon soil and air temperature, Proc. National Workshop on Drought management in plantation crops. Thrissur, Kerala (2005)
  3. Drought management and subsoil temperature studies, Proc. National Symposium on role of meteorology in National development, TROPMET, Pune (2006)
  4. Estimation of soil moisture at various depths, Proc. National Seminar on post-tsunami changes on marine system. Neyyor, Tamil Nadu (2006)
  5. Water resources management and soil moisture studies, Proc. 4th Indian Environmental Congress, Kollam, Kerala (2006)
  6. Estimation of soil moisture at various depths, Proc. National Seminar on post-tsunami changes on marine system. Neyyor, Tamil Nadu (2006)
  7. Regional rainfall forecasting – A statistical approach, Proc. National conference on scientific and legal challenges of global warming, Kanpur ( 2008)
  8. Soil temperature Studies by Fourier Technique, Proc. National Seminar on emerging tends in environment and development, Thiruvananthapuram , Kerala (2009)
  9. Thermal Profile of laterite soil in a tropical region, Proc. 97th Indian Science Congress, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala (2010)
  10. Thermal behavior of laterite soil, Proc. 25th Kerala Science Congress 2013
  11. Quantification soil moisture using surface data, Proc. National Seminar on New Frontiers in Physics - Scope and Challenges at St Xaviers College, Trivandrum 2014
  12. Estimation of sub-soil moisture under crop, Proc. National Seminar on New Frontiers in Physics- Scope and Challenges at St Xaviers College, Trivandrum 2014
  13. Analysis of thermal wave in solid medium, Proc. National Seminar on Optics, NIT, Calicut (2017)
Awards
  1. Best Poster Award in 4th Indian Environmental Congress, Kollam 2006
  2. Best Paper Award in International Symposium on Study of Rainfall rate and Radio wave Propagation Salem, Jan 2007
Minor Projects

Thermal Profile of Laterite Soil - Project Co-Ordinator