Gujarat National Law University
{Accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC}...Leader in Legal Education, Research and Professional Training
Faculty Detail
Thomas Mathew
(Ph.D. (Science), M.Phil., B.Ed., M.Sc., B.Sc. Hons.)
Registrar & Professor of Science and Technology
Phone : (+91) - 79-23276611/23276612
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Fax : (+91) - 79-23276613
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Conferences/ Seminar Attended / Participation / Papers Presented :

Conference(s) Attended / Participated:

  • Participated in the International Conference on "Themes of Higher Education: Prospects of Gujarat" held on 25.11.2010 and 26.11.2010, organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education, Govt. of Gujarat and Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar held at PDPU.
  • Participated and presented a paper in the "XIX All India Forensic Science Conference" organized by "DFS, MHA, New Delhi" and "DFS, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar" from 18th to 20th January, 2009 at Nirma University Campus, Ahmedabad.
  • Attended the International Conference on "Challenges for Solar Cycle - 24" held at Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad during 22/01/2007 - 25/01/2007.
  • Participated in the one day seminar on "Microwave and its Applications" held on 21/01/2007 at Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad, organized by Department of Physics, Gujarat University.
  • Participated in the XX - Gujarat Science Congress - 2006 held on 26/03/2006 at Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad, jointly organized by Gujarat University and Gujarat Science Academy, Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in the paper presentation competition under the State Level Event "Technodyssey" held at Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad on 21/10/2005 - 22/10/2005, organized by IEEE student branch, NIT.
  • Participated in the IAPT IYP Seminar held at Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad on 04/09/2005, organized by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), Regional Council (4B).
  • Secretary of the Organizing Committee of the GNLU-GW University Law School & US INDIA Business Council IPR Symposium on Contemporary IPR Issues and Sustainable Development: A Way Forward for Cooperation between Stakeholders of Developing and Developed Countries, 10-11 December, 2012.
  • Coordinator of the Global Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference 2011 Organizing Secretariat, 26-27 November, 2011.
  • Co-coordinator of the Special Lecture Series organized by the GNLU Centre for Sports Law.
  • Participated in the First GNLU International Conference on Trade & Competition Law, 5-6 March, 2011.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on Emerging Issues in the Indian Legal Industry: The Road Ahead, 5 September, 2010.

Training Programme / Workshop / Short-term courses :

WorkShop Attended / Short-Term Courses :

  • Participated in the 8th Refresher Course of UGC conducted by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad in the subject of Computer (Physics), during the period 03/06/2013 to 23/06/2013 and obtained Grade A.
  • 6th International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) International School on "RF Heating and Current Drive in Plasmas" organized by Institute for Plasma Research and ITER-India during 2-6 December, 2012.
  • "Climate Change Science" organized by Indian Centre for Climate and Societal Impacts Research (ICCSIR), Ahmedabad on 29.01.2011.
  • Participated in the 5th Refresher Course of UGC conducted by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad in the subject of Environmental Studies (Physics), during the period 31/05/2010 to 20/06/2010 and obtained Grade A.
  • Participated in the 62nd Orientation Programme of UGC conducted by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad during the period 01/06/2009 to 28/06/2009 and obtained Grade A.
  • "Light Scattering: It's Applications in Astrophysics and Other Fields" Sponsored by "Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune" and "Gujarat Council on Science and Technology, Gandhinagar" held on 7th - 8th November, 2008 at Gujarat Arts and Science College, Ahmedabad.
  • "National Meeting on Oceansat-II Utilization Projects" held at Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad during 8 - 9 August, 2007.
  • Regional Teacher Training Programme on International Humanitarian Law organized jointly by the Gujarat National Law University and the International Committee of the Red Cross, during 19/07/2006 - 21/07/2006.
  • Summer training program conducted at the "Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad", for the period 15/5/2000 to 30/6/2000.

Publication(s) / Book(s) :

Publication / Books:

  • Dielectric Properties of some edible and medicinal oils at microwave frequency {Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences; Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 953 - 957, 2009; ISSN: 1715 - 9997}.

Research / Area of Interest :

Areas of General Interest:

  • Microwave Remote Sensing
  • Microwave
  • Forensic Science
  • Environmental Science

Honours/Membership :

  • Life member of Indian Meteorological Society (IMS), New Delhi
  • Life member of Astronautical Society of India (ASI), Bangalore
  • Life member of Ocean Society of India (OSI), Kochi.
  • Life member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Dehradun.
  • Life member of Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI), Ahmedabad.
  • Life member of Indian Physics Association (IPA), Mumbai.
  • Life member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), Kanpur.
  • Life member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata.
  • Life member of Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG), Ahmedabad.

Teaching / Academic Experience :

  • Dr. Mathew has been serving this University since inception i.e. year 2004.
  • Before joining GNLU, has worked in reputed institutions like St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Dr. Mathew has experience in designing and conducting courses related to Science and Technology and networking and coordination with various experts, governmental agencies and academic/research institutions in India.

Awards Received / Achievements :

  • Excellent Faculty Award for the year 2010-2011 by Gujarat National Law University.
  • Received "Roll of Honour" from J.G. College of Education, Ahmedabad for valuable contribution in Academic/Social activities on 11.03.2007.
  • Prof. K.M. Kotadia Gold Medal for standing first in the subject of Physics in M.Sc., in the Gujarat University, in the academic year 2000-2001.
  • The Shimati Parvati Ramanathan Prize for standing first among the Xavierites in the Gujarat University T.Y. B.Sc. (Physics) Exam in the academic year 1999-2000.
  • The Shri Harigopal Chhabildas Bhatia Prize for standing first among the Xavierites in the Gujarat University T.Y. B.Sc. (Physics) Exam in the academic year 1999-2000.
  • The Jose Aguinaga Prize-II for standing first in college T.Y. B.Sc. (Physics) Exams in the academic year 1998-1999.
  • The Apian Andreas Parmar Prize for commendable applications to studies in the academic year 1997-1998.

Last Updated : 17-05-2017