Dr. P. S. Goyal

Faculty Name: Dr. P. S. Goyal
Faculty of 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

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. V. K. Aswal and P. S. Goyal, “Selective counterion condensation in ionic micellar solutions”, Phys. Rev. E 67, 051401 (2003)
  5. 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)

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

Personal Website and Social Media

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