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Dr. Dinesh Shetty

Visiting Professor of Physics

MAK B-4-223
Department of Physics
Tel: 616-331-8997
Fax: 616-331-3740
Email: shettyd@gvsu.edu


Education
  • Ph.D. University of Mumbai, India, 1999.
  • M.S. University of Mumbai (Bombay), India, 1993. 
  • B.S., University of Mumbai (Bombay), India, 1991.

Professional Experience
  • Visiting Professor of Physics, Grand Valley State University, Aug. 2012  - Present.
  • Term Faculty, Western Michigan University, 2010 - 2011.
  • Research Associate, Western Michigan University, 2008 - 2010.
  • Research Associate, Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University, 2001 – 2008.
  • INFN Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Italy, 1999 – 2001.

Teaching at GVSU 
  • PHY 220 General Physics I, Fall 2012 - Present.

Research Interest

My research interest is in the following areas of experimental nuclear physics:
  • Physics of exotic nuclei using beams of rare-isotope nuclei.
  • Heavy-ion reactions, structure of neutron stars and nuclear symmetry energy.
  • Fusion & Fission reaction studies.

Selected Publications
  1. Nuclear Symmetry energy: An experimental overview. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, Pramana 75, 259 (2010).
  2. Effective mass and the nuclear caloric curve . D.V. Shetty, G.A. Souliotis, S. Galanopoulos, S.J. Yennello, Phys. Rev. C 79, 034603 (2009).
  3. Nuclear expansion and symmetry energy of hot nuclei. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, G.A. Souliotis, S. Galanopoulos, Z. Kohley, S.N. Soisson, B.C. Stein, S. Wuenschel, Journal of Physics G 36, 075103 (2009).
  4. Density dependence of the symmetry energy and the nuclear equation of state: A dynamical and statistical model perspective. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, G.A. Souliotis, Phys. Rev. C 76, 024606 (2007).
  5. Density dependence of the symmetry energy and the equation of state of isospin asymmetric nuclear matter. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, G.A. Souliotis, Phys. Rev. C 75, 034602 (2007).
  6. Constraining the density dependence of the symmetry energy in the nuclear equation of state using heavy ion beams. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, G.A. Souliotis, Nucl. Instrum. B261, 990 (2007).
  7. Symmetry energy in the equation of state of asymmetric nuclear matter. S.J. Yennello, D.V. Shetty, G.A. Souliotis, American Institute of Physics CP884, 351, (2007).
  8. Symmetry energy and the isoscaling properties of the fragments produced in 40Ar, 40Ca + 58Fe, 58Ni reactions at 25, 33, 45 and 53 MeV/nucleon. J. Iglio, D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, G.A. Souliotis, M. Jandel, A. Keksis, S. Soisson, B. Stein, S. Wuenschel, and A. Botvina, Phys. Rev. C 74, 024605 (2006).
  9. Heavy-residue isoscaling as a probe of the symmetry energy of hot fragments. G.A. Souliotis, D.V. Shetty, A. Keksis, E. Bell, M. Jandel, M. Veselsky, and S.J. Yennello, Phys. Rev. C 73, 024606 (2006).
  10. Fragment yield distribution and the influence of neutron composition and excitation energy in multifragmentation reaction. D.V. Shetty, A.S. Botvina, S.J. Yennello, G.A. Souliotis, E. Bell, A. Keksis, Phys. Rev. C 71, 024602 (2005).
  11. Symmetry energy and the isospin dependent equation of state. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, A.S. Botvina, G.A. Souliotis, M. Jandel, E. Bell, A. Keksis, S. Soisson, B. Stein, J. Iglio, Phys. Rev. C 70, 011601(R) (2004).
  12. Mid-rapidity emission in 124Sn, 124Xe + 124Sn, 112Sn reactions at 28 MeV/nucleon. D.V. Shetty, A. Keksis, E. Martin, A. Ruangma, G.A. Souliotis, M. Veselsky, E. Winchester, S.J. Yennello, K. Hagel, Y.G. Ma, A. Makeev, N. Marie, M. Murray, J.B. Natowitz, L. Qin, P. Smith, R. Wada, J. Wang, M. Cinausero, E. Fioretto, G. Prete, D. Fabris, M. Lunardon, G. Nebbia, V. Rizzi, G. Viesti, J. Cibor, Z. Majka, P. Staszel, R. Alfaro, A. Martinez-Davalos, A. Menchaca-Rocha, Y. El Masri, T. Keutgen, Nucl. Phys. A 734, E100 (2004).
  13. Energy dependence of the isotopic composition in nuclear multifragmentation. D.V. Shetty, S.J. Yennello, E. Martin, A. Keksis, G.A. Souliotis, Phys. Rev. C 68, 021602(R) (2003).
  14. Intermediate mass fragments and isospin dependence in 124Sn, 124Xe + 124Sn, 112Sn reactions at 28 MeV/nucleon. D.V. Shetty, A. Keksis, E. Martin, A. Ruangma, G.A. Souliotis, M. Veselsky, E. Winchester, S.J. Yennello, K. Hagel, Y.G. Ma, A. Makeev, N. Marie, M. Murray, J.B. Natowitz, L. Qin, P. Smith, R. Wada, J. Wang, M. Cinausero, E. Fioretto, G. Prete, D. Fabris, M. Lunardon, G. Nebbia, V. Rizzi, G. Viesti, J. Cibor, Z. Majka, P. Staszel, R. Alfaro, A. Martinez-Davalos, A. Menchaca-Rocha, Y. El Masri, T. Keutgen, Phys. Rev. C 68, 054605 (2003).
  15. Isotopic scaling of heavy projectile residues from the collisions of 25 MeV/nucleon 86Kr with 124Sn, 112Sn and 64Ni, 58Ni. G.A. Souliotis, D.V. Shetty, M. Veselsky, G. Chubarian, L. Trache, A. Keksis, E. Martin, S.J. Yennello, Phys. Rev. C 68, 024605 (2003).
  16. Fission of target-like fragments populated in the multinucleon transfer reactions of 340 MeV 28Si on 232Th. A. Saxena, D. Fabris, G. Prete, D.V. Shetty, G. Viesti, B.K. Nayak, D.C. Biswas, R.K. Choudhury, S.S. Kapoor, M. Barbui, E. Fioretto, M. Cinausero, M. Lunardon, S. Moretto, G. Nebbia, S. Pesente, A.M. Samant, A. Brondi, G. LaRana, R. Moro, E. Vardaci, A. Ordine, N. Gelli, F. Lucarelli, Phys. Rev. C 65, 064601 (2002).
  17. Some aspects of heavy ion fusion-fission dynamics. D.V. Shetty, R.K. Choudhury, B.K. Nayak, D.M. Nadkarni, S.S. Kapoor, Pramana 53, 521 (1999).
  18. Suppression of collective spin excitations for high K states in heavy ion induced fission reactions. D.V. Shetty, R.K. Choudhury, B.K. Nayak, D.M. Nadkarni, S.S. Kapoor, Phys. Rev. C 60, 061601(R) (1999).
  19. Emission angle dependence of fission fragment spin in 12C, 16O and 19F + 232Th reactions. D.V. Shetty, R.K. Choudhury, B.K. Nayak, D.M. Nadkarni, S.S. Kapoor, Phys. Rev. C 58, 616(R) (1998).
  20. Investigation of fusion l distributions at near and sub-barrier energies through fission fragment gamma ray multiplicity measurements. D.V. Shetty, R.K. Choudhury, B.K. Nayak, D.M. Nadkarni, S.S. Kapoor, Phys. Rev. C 56, 868 (1997).

Professional Service
  • Referees for IOP and EPJ journals.
  • Professional Affiliations: American Physical Society Sigma Xi.

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