Dr. Subbaiah KV

Adjunct Faculty



    Subbaiah KV conducts research in nuclear physics and publishes research results in high quality peer reviewed national and international science journals.


    • Guides and teaches PhD students.
    • Represents MCNS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education at various national and international conferences, symposiums and conducts collaborative research with other leading research institutes and universities.
    • Participates in science outreach.
    • Is the radiation safety officer for MCNS.


Subject Semester / Year
Radiation Physics


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Physics Madras University 1987
MSc (Master of Science) Physics Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi 1974
BSc Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi 1972


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu Scientific Officer Research and Development. Expertised in the development of Monte Carlo programs for solving radiation and reactor physics problems. 22 years
Safety Research Institute Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu Head, Radiation safety and Analysis section Was involved in establishing the Nuclear experimental laboratory, guiding students for PhD program and teaching at training institutes on Radiation shielding. 13 years


Area of Interest

Development of computer codes for Nuclear and Radiation Safety Applications. Development of tools for imaging, Research and Development of Monte Carlo methods for Radiation Dosimetry, Design of beam flattening devices for LINACs and interactive radiation treatment planning system. Special interest now is the development of suitable beam modulators for ion therapy cyclotrons.

Area of Expertise

Development of numerical solution to Radiation Transport problems for both charged and uncharged particles. Computing methods in Radiation Physics. Expert in the development of Radiation Shielding Design and Reactor Physics Analyses codes. Developed standard computer codes and deposited them in RSICC, USA.

Area of Research

Development of Monte Carlo code for evaluation of criticality of fissile systems. Neutron Activation Analysis.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member Secretary of Safety Research Institute Scientific Committee (SRISC).
  • Member of Safety Committee for medical and industrial Radiation applications (SCMIRA).
  • Member of Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Facilities/Working Gropup-6 (FRFCF/WG-6).
  • Member of Safety Committee for medical and industrial Radiation applications (SCMIRA).
  • Member of Task Group for Evaluation of Neutron Contribution in Medical Electron Accelerator (NCMEA).
  • Life Member. Indian Society of Radiation Physics (ISRP).