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Universal Journal of Lasers, Optics, Photonics & Sensors

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Editor Biography

J.V. Yakhmi

Elected Member, Asia Pacific Academy of Materials


Prof. (Dr.) J.V. Yakhmi (b. 1946), has spent a research career of 45 years at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. At the time of his retirement in 2010, he was:

  • Associate Director of Physics Group, BARC
  • Head of Technical Physics & Prototype Engineering Division;
  • Adviser to the Chairman, AEC;
  • Chairman of the Basic Sciences Committee of BRNS (DAE);
  • Program Director, Spectroscopy, Synchrotron and Functional Materials, BARC

Later, during 2012 - 2016, he served as DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow at the Homi Bhabha National Institute - a Deemed University of DAE at Mumbai. Simultaneously, during 2012-2015, he worked as Chairman, Atomic Energy Education Society, Mumbai, which runs 31 Schools and Junior Colleges across India.

A 1975 Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from Mumbai University, his focus of research has been on the topics related magnetism, superconductivity and soft matter. He is credited with the establishment of a program on the use of molecular materials for fabrication of Molecular Magnets, Sensors, Bio-sensors, and Organic Electronic Devices at BARC. He has published 388 papers in peer-reviewed International journals and 67 Review articles in Journals/Books, and edited/written 8 books. He has a U.S. and European patent on Artificial Heart, and has a Google Scholar h-Index of 49. Besides, he has delivered 417 Invited Lectures of which 150 were delivered in reputed International labs abroad and 48 at International conferences.

He is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (India), and an elected Member of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials. He is a winner of the triennial MRS-ICSC Superconductivity and Materials Science Award (Senior) by MRSI, Distinguished Alumni Award by Kurukshetra University, and the IIS Gold Medal by  University of Tokyo.

Other Writing Skills

(a) Writing Urdu poetry, as a hobby. Published 2 books of own poems (ghazals) titled ‘Izhaar’ in 2004, and ‘Ehsaas’ in 2014,     AND 10 ghazals , 6 shers. All are listed at:

(b) Writing on social issues. Till now published 38 popular articles, 33 Letters to the Editors, and 163 Comments on Articles published by other authors, in newspaper/newsletters published in India/abroad.

 These have been published in: Times of India, The Hindu, Indian Express, Telegraph (Kolkata), DNA, Mumbai Mirror, Asian Age, Free Press Journal, The Tribune (Chandigarh), Daily Post (Chandigarh), Yashobhoomi (Hindi, Mumbai), Pioneer, Deccan Chronicle, Deccan Herald, New Indian Express, CSR-Today, Moneylife, NDTV, The Statesman;
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Chronicle Vitae, The Conversation, MEDIUM (USA), L.A. Review of Books, Science News, The Guardian, Telegraph (UK), Inside Higher Ed, StreetsBlog USA, EdSource, LA Curbed, Pasadena Star News, Nautilus, NYT, Knowledge-Wharton, STATnews, Harvard Business Review, KQED, South China Morning Post, Undark,            BikePortland, Pacific Standard Magazine, Aeon, The Japan Times, Huffington Post (UK), Thrive Global, Washington Post, Thin Difference, Raptitude, The Times (UK), and The Epoch Times

  • DAE-Raja Ramanna Fellow, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai
  • Chairman, Atomic Energy Education Society (DAE), Mumbai
  • Chairman, Basic Sciences Committee, BRNS (DAE), Mumbai
  • Associate Director, Physics Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Head, Technical Physics & Prototype Engineering Division, BARC
  • Program Director, Spectroscopy, Synchrotron and Functional Materials, BARC

Research Interest

  • Physics
  • Atomic Energy Education
  • Technical Physics & Prototype
  • Spectroscopy, Synchrotron & Functional Materials