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Titus K Mathew

Professor and Head of Department

Phone: +91484257740

Email: titus@cusat.ac.in


The primary research interests comprise Gravitation and Cosmology. The main areas of our research are, Emergent Gravity paradigm, Recent acceleration of the Universe, Dark energy model and Neutrino Physics. Alternative theories of gravity is another current area. I am acting as the coordinator of the Inter-University Center for Kerala Legacy on Astronomy and Mathematics (IUCKLAM), also one of the coordinators of the IUCAA Center for Astronomy Research and Development (ICARD), CUSAT. I am currently holding the position of the Honorary director of Centre for Particle Physics, CUSAT.

I have taught both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In recent years I have taught Gravitation, Cosmology, Astrophysics, Statistical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, some parts of Mathematical Physics.

Ph.D Students:
1. Praseetha P
2. Athira Sasidharan
3. Paxy George

M.Sc Project Students

1. Chinthak Murali
2. Shejeelammal
3. KShama Sara Kurian.

 

List of recent publications.

1.

Bulk viscous matter and recent acceleration of the Universe
Athira Sasidharan, Titus K. Mathew. Nov 19, 2014.
e-Print: arXiv:1411.5154 [gr-qc] |

2.

Cosmology and thermodynamics of FRW universe with bulk viscous stiff fluid
Titus K Mathew, Aswathy M B, Manoj M. Jun 9, 2014.
Published in Eur. Phys. J. C74 (2014) 3188, 10 pp
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-014-3188-5
e-Print: arXiv:1406.2089 [gr-qc] | PDF

3.

Holographic dark energy and generalized second law
Titus K. Mathew, P. Praseetha (Cochin U.). 2014. 14 pp.
Published in Mod.Phys.Lett. A29 (2014) 6, 1450023
DOI: 10.1142/S0217732314500230 e-Print: arXiv:1311.4661 [gr-qc] | PDF

4.

Entropy of holographic dark energy and the generalized second law
P. Praseetha, Titus K. Mathew (Cochin U.). Jan 31, 2014. 15 pp.
Published in Class.Quant.Grav. 31 (2014) 185012
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/31/18/185012
e-Print: arXiv:1401.8117 [gr-qc] | PDF

 

 

5.

Interacting modified holographic Ricci dark energy model and statefinder diagnosis in flat universe
Praseetha Pankunni, Titus K. Mathew (Cochin U.). Sep 12, 2013. 27 pp.
Published in Int.J.Mod.Phys. D23 (2014) 1450024
DOI: 10.1142/S0218271814500242
e-Print: arXiv:1309.3136 [astro-ph.CO] | PDF

6.

Cosmological horizon entropy and generalized second law for flat Friedmann universe
Titus K. Mathew, Aiswarya R, Vidya K. Soman (Cochin U.). Jun 12, 2013. 15 pp.
Published in Eur.Phys.J. C73 (2013) 2619
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-013-2619-z
e-Print: arXiv:1306.2714 [astro-ph.CO] | PDF

 

7.

Modified holographic Ricci dark energy model and statefinder diagnosis in flat universe
Titus K. Mathew, Jishnu Suresh, Divya Divakaran (Cochin U.). Jul 2012. 14 pp.
Published in Int.J.Mod.Phys. D22 (2013) 1350056
DOI: 10.1142/S0218271813500569
e-Print: arXiv:1207.5886 [astro-ph.CO] | PDF

8.

Decaying Holographic Dark Energy and Emergence of Friedmann Universe
Titus K. Mathew. Dec 2011. 9 pp.
e-Print: arXiv:1112.1472 [astro-ph.CO] | PDF