Assistant Professor

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Shwetha received master degree from Osmania University in 2008, M.Tech. degree from University of Hyderabad in 2011, Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad in 2016. She also worked as Research Associate in Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research till 2020. Later she moved to Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science and worked as Assistant Professor till 2022. She joined in Anurag University in Sep 2022. She has received Gold medal from Osmania University and Academic Excellence Award from IIT Hyderabad. She is an Associate fellow in Telangana Academy of Sciences.

Research Interests

She has been working on Density functional theory calculations in the various fields
High pressure structure phase transition
Magnetic materials
2D materials
Heterostructure etc

Teaching Interests

She taught Applied Physics for undergraduate students and Electronic structure theory and Numerical methods for Ph.D. students

Selected Publications

  1. G. Shwetha, Sharat Chandra, N.V. Chandra Shekar, S. Kalavathi, Existence of spin-polarized Dirac cone in Sc2CrB6: A DFT study, Physica B: Condensed Matter 624, 413369 (2022).
  2. B. Anuroopa, V. K. Sharma, G. Shwetha, and V. Kanchana, A Quasi two-dimensional metallic state of CaHCl driven by La doping studied from first principles theory, Materials today Communications 26, 101830 (2021).
  3. A. N. Arpita Aparajita, G. Shwetha, N. R Sanjay Kumar, V. Srihari, N. V Chandra Shekar, S. Kalavathi, Study of Group 5B Transition Metal Monoborides under High Pressure, Journal of Physical and chemistry of Solids 146, 109603 (2020).
  4. G. Shwetha, A. N. Arpita Aparajita, Sharat Chandra, N. V. Chandra Shekar and S Kalavathi, Bond length anomaly in TiB2 at high pressure: first principles calculations, Materials Research Express 6, 026531, (2019)
  5. G. Shwetha and V. Kanchana, Impurity induced cross luminescence in KMgCl3: an ab initio study, Journal of Physics condensed matter 31, 115501 (2019).
  6. Balmukund Shukla, G. Shwetha, N. R. Sanjay Kumar, N. V. Chandra Shekar, Phase transition and compressibility study of UOs2 under pressure, Journal of Nuclear Materials 511, 312 (2018).
  7. M. Sekar, N.V. Chandra Shekar, S. Appalakondaiah, G. Shwetha, G. Vaitheeswaran and V. Kanchana, Structural stability of ultra-incompressible Mo2B: A combined experimental and theoretical study, J. of Alloys and Compounds 654, 554 (2016).
  8. G. Shwetha, V. Kanchana and G. Vaitheeswaran, Optical properties of orthovanadates, and periodates studied from first principles theory, Materials Chemistry and Physics 163, 376 (2015).
  9. G. Shwetha, V. Kanchana, K. Ramesh Babu, G. Vaitheeswaran and M. C. Valsakumar, High-pressure structural stability and optical properties of scheelite-type ZrGeO4 and HfGeO4 X- ray phosphor hosts, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 4325 (2014).
  10. G. Shwetha and V. Kanchana, Optical isotropy in structurally anisotropic halide scintillators:Ab initio study, Phys. Rev. B 86, 115209 (2012).

Selected Awards and Honors

External Profile Links

  • 2017-2020, Research Associate in Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Tamil Nadu
  • 2016, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Telangana
  • 2011, Matste of Technology (M.Tech.), University of Hyderabad, Telangana
  • 2008, Master of Science in Physics (M.Sc.) from Osmania University, Telangana
  • 2006, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc), Osmania University, Telangana
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