Accredited at “A++” grade (highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27.07.2017) by NAAC and Conferred “University with Potential for Excellence” status by UGC

Department :  Physics

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Name:Dr. Bikramjit Singh Bajwa
Areas of Interest / SpecializationEnvironmental Radioactivity study; Uranium distribution studies in water & soil; Indoor Radon, Thoron and their progenies distribution in dwellings; Radiation Physics, Seismotectonics
Best Ten Publications:1.Soil gas radon- thoron monitoring in Dharamsala area of North-West Himalayas, India using solid state nuclear track detectors. Journal of Earth System Science (JESS), 122, No.5, 2013. Gulshan Kumar, Arvind Kumar, Vivek Walia, Jitender Kumar, Tsanyao Frank Yang, Surinder Singh and Bikramjit Singh Bajwa. 2.Radiological assessment of natural and fallout radioactivity in soil of Chamba and Dharamshala areas of Himachal Pradesh,India. J. of Radioanal. Nucl. Chem, 2012. 291:769-776. S.V.Bara, S. Chinnaesakki, V.Arora, S.J.Sartandel, R.M. Tripathi, B.S.Bajwa & V.D. Puranik 3.Indoor inhalation dose estimates due to radon and thoron in some areas of South-Western Punjab, India. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Aug; 151 (1): 112-116, 2012. Sanjeev Kumar, Surinder Singh, Bikramjit Singh Bajwa, Bhupinder Singh, Arvind D. Sabharwal and K. P. Eappen. 4. Assessment of natural radioactivity in soil samples and comparison of direct and in direct measurements of environmental air kerma rate. Jour. of Radioanaly.& Nucl. Chem, 289(3) : 885-892. S. Chinnaesakki, M. Chopra, S.Kumar, S.V. Bara, R.M. Tripathi, V.D. Puranik , V. Arora and B. S. Bajwa 5. In-situ measurements of radon levels in water and soil and exhalation rate in areas of Malwa belt of Punjab (India). Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 47(4), 1 - 10, 2011. S. Kumar, S.Singh, B.S.Bajwa and A. Sabharwal. 6.Integrated indoor radon/thoron exposure studies in some areas of South-western Punjab, India, using twin-cup dosimetry. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 2011. Sanjeev Kumar, Surinder Singh and B.S. Bajwa, Bhupinder Singh. 7. Soil-gas radon/helium surveys in some neotectonic areas of NW Himalayas foothills, India. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. (NHESS) 10, 1221 - 1227, 2010. S. Mahajan, V. Walia, B.S. Bajwa, A. Kumar, S. Singh, N. Seth, S. Dhar, G.S. Gill, and T.F. Yang. 8.Radon monitoring in soil-gas and groundwater for earthquake prediction studies in North West Himalayas, India. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Journal,Vol..21,No.4,685-695,2010.Arvind Kumar, Surinder Singh, Sandeep Mahajan, Bikramjit Singh Bajwa, Sunil Dhar 9.Earthquake precursory studies at Amritsar Punjab,India using radon measurement techniques. International Journal of Physical sciences, 7(42), 5669-5677, 2012. Arvind Kumar, Vivekl Walia, Surinder Singh, B.S.Bajwa, Sandeep Mahajan,Sunil Dhar and T.F. Yang 10.Measurent of radon concentration in groundwater samples of tectonically active areas of Himachal Pradesh, NW Himalayas, India. Radiation Protection and Environment, Vol. 34, No.1, 2011. Vishal Arora, Bikramjit Singh Bajwa and Surinder Singh.
Awards and Honours: a. Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship Award : Post-Doc Fellowship awarded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK through the University Grant Commission (UGC), India. ( at Kingston University, London) b. ICTP's TRIL Programme Post - Doc Fellowship Award: Post-Doc fellow of the UNESCO, under the ICTP's TRIL Programme Fellowship at ITALIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH, ROME , ITALY for ONE year. c. Guest Scientist visit at the Institute of Radiation Protection, GSF National Research Center, Germany under the DST- DAAD program.