Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Desk
Prof. Shashi Kumar Dhiman
Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur (HP)
Prof. Shashi Kumar Dhiman is Vice Chancellor and, was Founder Vice-Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur. He is Professor of Physics in Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, completed his Doctorate of Philosophy in Nuclear Sciences. He has published over a hundred and fifty research papers and review articles in peer refereed International and National Research Journals of Physics and astronomy and guided fifty four research scholars for their Ph.D. and M.Phil degrees, Acted as Principal Investigator/Project Co-ordinator for many research projects.
He also held permanent teaching and research faculty position in Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and, was Director, University Institute of Information Technology, H.P. University, Shimla, and Chairman, Department of Physics, Visitor’s (The President of India) Nominee, Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Arunachal Pradesh. He has been member, Governing Council, Board of Governor, Scientific Advisory Committee, Accelerator User’s Committee, Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC) (An Autonomous Centre of University Grants Commission) New Delhi. He has been Member, Regional Committee, North West Region All India Council of Technical Education, Chandigarh, Chairman, Board of Studies UG and PG in Physics, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. Member, Board of Studies in Physics for UG, PG and Research degrees, Kashmir University, Kashmir, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, Central University of Jammu, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari, Bihar. He has visited many Universities and Institutions of higher learning in India and foreign countries including, Institute of Nuclear Theory, University of Washington, Seattle U.S.A. as Visiting Professor, The University Birmingham United Kingdom as Visiting Scientist.
Current Research Interest
Development of Nuclear Density Functional Theories based on effective field theories–Relativistic and Non-relativistic: Atomic Nuclei, Hypernuclei and Compact Stars of Astrophysical Interest, Computational Physics, Quantum Computation and Information Sciences.