KHANAPARA, RI BHOI: A workshop on Popularization of Plasma Physics has been organized by the Department of Physics, University of Science and Technology Meghalaya in collaboration with Centre of Plasma Physics - Institute for Plasma Research (CPP-IPR) on January 11, 2022. The workshop was organized to celebrate the 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' in blended mode and was participated by students and teachers alike.
Speaking at the workshop, senior scientist from CPP-IPR Dr TK Borthakur gave a brief overview of different research conducted in plasma physics. He also highlighted the contribution of the founder director Prof. S. Bujarbaruah in popularising plasma research in North East region. The resource person of the workshop, Dr. Rakesh Moulick, Scientific Officer D, CPP- IPR, under DAE, Government of India presented his talk on the topic 'Fundamental of Plasma Physics'. Dr. Ngangom Aomoa, Scientific officer D, CPP- IPR gave a talk on 'Experimental Plasma Physics' where he focused on different experimental application of plasma.
Earlier, Dr. Sanchita Roy, Head of the Department of Physics, briefly introduced about the Department of physics, USTM, as well as the importance of such kind of workshop to develop the keen interest in the area of plasma physics among students and faculty members. The programme ended with a demonstration on the production of laboratory plasma, stated a press release.