Dr. Mahesh N. R.

Guest Lecturer - Department of Physics 

Dr. Mahesh N. R.


Contact Details

Address: Mahesh Bhavan, Ambalathuvila,
Pottayilkada, Arayoor PO,
Thiruvanathapuram-695122, India

Mobile: 9895744279

Email: mahesh.nr@live.in


Academic Qualifications
  1. B Sc. Physics - University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India - 2002
  2. M Sc. Physics - Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India - 2005 - Thesis Title - Glitches in Crab Pulsar, an Analytical Study
  3. Ph D. Physics - Anna University, Chennai, India - 2015 - Thesis Title - Acoustic Metamaterial Based Frequency Selective Devices For Low Frequency Applications
Positions held in St. Xavier's College

Member - Research Committee - 2015 onwards

Positions held outside St. Xavier's College

Research Fellow - Naval Research Board, India - Jun 2008 to Oct 2009

Total Teaching Experience

Department of Physics - St Xavier’s College, Thumba - 01 Sep 2015 onwards

Research Interests
  • Acoustic metamaterials
  • Phononic bandgap structures
  • Electromagnetic metamaterials
  • Photonic Crystal Fibers
  • Optic Micro Ring Resonator
  • Electric and magnetic resonance in dielectric materials
  • Numerical modelling in Acoustics and Electromagnetics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

Journal Articles Published
  1. Mahesh, NR & Prita Nair 2012, Passive acoustic tunable structure based on single negative metamaterials, ActaAcustica united with Acustica, vol.98, pp. 827-831. (ISSN : 1610-1928)
  2. Mahesh, NR & Prita Nair 2014, Design and analysis of an acoustic demultiplexer exploiting negative density, modulus and extra-ordinary transmission of membrane-based acoustic metamaterial, Applied Physics A, vol. 116, pp.1495-1500. (ISSN : 0947-8396)
Conference Papers
  1. Mahesh, NR & Prita Nair 2011, Experimental and theoretical investigation of acoustic metamaterial with negative bulk modulus, Proceedings of the Comsol Multiphysics International Conference, Bangalore, 4-5 November 2011.
  2. Mahesh, NR & Prita Nair 2013, Low frequency narrow bandwidth acoustic filters based on acoustic metamaterials, Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Naval Materials, Chennai, 22-23 February 2013, pp. 155-161.
Invited Talk

Acoustic metamaterial based denoising filters and demultiplexers for low frequency operations, 3rd Annual World Congress of Advanced Materials -2014 (WCAM-2014), Chongqing, China, 6-9 June 2014.

Other Honours

Invited to several international events as invited speaker