Electronics Engineering Department

Email: psgoyal@mes.ac.in


  • Post Doctral Fellow
    1982: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Ph.D.
    1979: University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • BARC Training School
    1968: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
  • B.Sc. (Hons.)
    1967: Physics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Research and Consultancy

  • Use of Neutrons in Study of Structure and Dynamics of Materials
  • Neutron Beam Instrumentation for Characterization of Materials
  • Study of Soft Matter such as Polymers, Micelles, Microemulsions
  • Study of Molecular Solids and Ferroelectric Materials
  • Nanomaterials such as Ferrofluids


Boron Rubber India for Development of Materials for Shielding Nuclear Radiations


Applied Physics, Smart Materials and Structure, Protein Crystallography and Advanced Instruments for Biotechnology

Important Publications

  • P. S. Goyal, S. V. G. Menon, B. A. Dasannacharya and P. Thiyagarajan, “SANS study of structure and inter-micellar interactions in Triton X-100”, Phys. Rev. E 51, 21308 (1995). more…
  • Soma De, V. K. Aswal, P. S. Goyal and S. Bhattacharya, “Role of spacer chain length in dimeric micellar organization : SANS study”, J. Phys. Chem, 100, 11664 (1996) more…
  • V. K. Aswal, P. S. Goyal and R. Thiyagarajan, “Small-angle scattering and viscosity studies of CTAB / NaSal viscoelastic micellar solutions”, J. Phys. Chem. B 102, 2469 (1998) more…
  • V. K. Aswal and P. S. Goyal, “Selective counterion condensation in ionic micellar solutions”, Phys. Rev. E 67, 051401 (2003) more…
  • S. Kanungo, Janaky Narayanan, V. K. Aswal, J. Bellare and P. S. Goyal, “Study of Core-Shell Structure of CsDS micelles using SAXS and SANS”, J. Molecular Liquids 175, 38 (2012). more…

Awards and Recognitions

  • Visiting scientist at JINR, Dubna, USSR and Rutherford Appleton, Oxford, UK
  • IAEA Expert at KAERI (South Korea), AERE (Bangladesh) and AEA (Indonesia)
  • Guest Editor, Current Science (Special Issue on Soft Matter, 2001)
  • MRSI Medal (1997) from Materials Research Society of India
  • Member Editorial Board: Neutron News (1989-1998)
  • Recognized Post Graduate and PhD Guide University of Mumbai
  • Regular referee for major International Journals, these include Phys. Rev., J. Phys. Cond. Matter, Chem. Phys. Lett., J. Phys. Chem., Langmuir, Pramana, Solid State Comm. Etc.
  • Examined about 10 Ph.D. Thesis from various universities

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