Faculty Profile

Dr. Pinky Dureja is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics. She is the senior most faculty in the department with over thirty years of experience. She did her graduation, post-graduation, M.Phil and Ph.d from University of Delhi and was a merit scholarship holder throuhgout. She has four publications to her credit in the renowned journals of Physics. She has worked as Chairperson of Sexual Harassment Committee, Secretary of Staff Council, Convener of Cultural Society and has also been in the Monitoring Committee of internal assessment. In addition, she has been actively involved in several administrative duties of the college.

Educational Qualification

B.Sc (H) Physics, University of Delhi (1978)

M.Sc (Physics), University of Delhi (1980)

M.Phil (Physics), University of Delhi (1981)

PhD (Physics), University of Delhi (1986)

Academic awards and distinctions

1. B.Sc (H) Physics – University Rank 5

2. Awarded Academic Scholarship for graduate and post graduate programme.

3. Awarded UGC Academic Scholarship for M.Phil and PhD

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Neutron and Reactor Physics

Subjects Taught

Mathematical Physics

Electricity & Magnetism


Thermal Physics


Modern Physics

Publications Profile

  1. "Frequency Distribution Function for Benzene" in Journal of Chemical Physics, 77(4), 2213 (1982)
  2. "Study of Pulsed Fast Neutrons in an Infinite Iron Assembly" in Pramana, a Journal of Physics, Volume 22, Numbers 3 and 4 (1984)
  3. "A Time Dependent Study of Fast Neutrons in Iron" in Nuclear Science and Engineering, Volume 89, No 4, 366 (1985)
  4. "Diffusion of Fast Neutrons in Iron" in Nuclear Science and Engineering, Volume 96, No 6, 282 (1986)
Conference Participation / Presentations

  1. "Use of Separable Kernel in the Study of Neutron Transport in Benzene, Water, Berryllium and Graphite" at “Radiation Physics” held in Patiala University in October 1981
  2. "Study of Neutron Diffusion and Thermalization in Benzene" at “The Neutron and its Applications” held in Cambridge in September 1982
Administrative Assignments

  1. Chairperson of Sexual Harassment Committee (Constituted by the University of Delhi) from 2001 to 2011.
  2. Represented the College in several meetings and seminars organized by the National Commission for Women.
  3. In the committee of courses for Physical Sciences for two years to appoint paper setters from 2014 to 2016.
  4. Staff Council Secretary for two consecutive years (2007 – 2009).
  5. Coordinator of the Physics Department for three years.
  6. Convener of the Cultural Society for three years (2000 -2002 and 2004 – 2005) and its member for many years. Organized Fetcha-Fest and Tide (College Festival).
  7. Associated with Rangayan for several years, organized drama workshop culminating in the production of two plays.
  8. Member of Purchase, Time Table, Discipline, Fee Concession, Common-Room (Girls) committee etc. for many years.
  9. Have been involved actively in Paper Setting and Evaluation of theory as well as practical papers.