Advanced Energy Technology Group
Center for Energy Research
S. S. Harilal
Assistant Project Scientist

Ph.D., Cochin University of Science & Technology, 1998.

Tel: (858) 534-7829
Fax: (858) 822-2120

Mailing Address:
University of California, San Diego
361 EBU-II
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0438
La Jolla, CA 92093-0438


Dr. Harilal received his Ph.D. in Photonics in 1998 from the Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi India. From 1999-2001 he was Alexander von Humboldt fellow at the Institute fuer Experimentalphysik at Ruhr Univeristaet, Bochum. He is currently pursuing research on high power laser-material interactions.

Research and Academic Interests:

Laser and Plasma spectroscopy, Laser plasma x-ray sources, Laser-matter interaction, Colliding plasmas, Plasma spectroscopy, Laser induced photothermal phenomena.

Dr. Harilal also has served as Lecturer in Physics at Sree Narayana College.

Professional Distinctions:

  • Alexander von Humbolt fellow