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Dr Moncy V John

Guest Professor

School of Pure & Applied Physics

Mahatma Gandhi University
Kottayam – 686 560, India

Tel:Mobile Phone 09447059964

E-mail moncyjohn@yahoo.co.uk




B.Sc. Physics (main) Catholicate College, 1975-78    Pathanamthitta

M.Sc. Physics M.A.College, 1978-80Kothamangalam

M.Phil. Physics Calicut University, 1980-82 Calicut

Advisor Prof. T.N. Vasudevan

Title Low Dimensional Magnetic Critical Phenomena

Ph.D. Cosmology Cochin University of     Science & Technology 1995-2000

Advisor Prof. K. Babu Joseph

Title:  Studies on a New Cosmological Model with Complex Metric


Teaching Experience:

Jr. Lecturer Goverment College Kasaragod, Kerala, 1982-83

Lecturer St. Thomas College Kozhencherry, 1983-2002

Reader St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry 2002-2008

Associate Professor St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry 2008-2014

Visiting Professor SPAP, M.G.University Kottayam 2016-17

Courses taught at Post Graduate level

  1. Mathematical Physics
  2. Advanced Quantum Mechancis
  3. Classical Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics
  4. Nuclear Physics
  5. Solid State Physics


Areas of Specialization Theoretical Physics, Cosmology

Current Areas of Research Cosmology, Foundations of Quantum Mechanics


Research Experience:

Research Scholar (part-time) Cochin University of       Science and Technology 1995-2000

Visiting Associate   Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics    (IUCAA), Pune 1997-2009

Research Guide St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry 2009-2014

Ph.D. Produced:

Kiran Mathew, Studies on the Experimental and the Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Trajectory Formulations, Mahatma Gandhi University (2017)

List of Publications:

  1. Moncy V. John and K. Babu Joseph, A modified Ozer-Taha type cosmo- logical model Physics Letters B 387,466 (1996)
  2. Moncy V. John and K. Babu Joseph, A low matter density decaying vacuumcosmology from complex metric Classical and Quantum Gravity 14, 1115(1997)
  3. Moncy V. John and K. Babu Joseph Generalised Chen-Wu type cosmolog-ical model Physical Review D 61, 08730 (2000)
  4. Sivakumar, Moncy V. John and K. Babu Joseph, Stochastic evolution of cosmological parameters in the early universe Pramana J. Phys. 56, 477(2001)
  5. Moncy V. John and J.V. Narlikar, Comparison of Cosmological modelsusing Bayesian theory Physical Review D 65, 043506 (2002)
  6. Moncy V. John ,Modified de Broglie-Bohm approach to quantum mechanics Foundations of Physics Letters 15, 329 (2002)
  7. Moncy V. John, C. Sivakumar and K. Babu Joseph, Classical stochastic approach to cosmology revisited Pramana J. Phys. 60, 1 (2003)
  8. Moncy V. John, Cosmographic evaluation of deceleration parameter using type Ia supernova data The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) 614, 1 (2004)
  9. Moncy V. John, Cosmography, decelerating past and cosmological models: Learning the Bayesian way The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ) 630, 667 (2005)
  10. Moncy V. John, Was there a decelerating past for the universe? AIP Conf. Proc. 822:, 34 (2006)
  11. Moncy V. John, Probability and Complex Quantum Trajectories Annals of Physics 324, 220 (2008)
  12. Moncy V. John, Bayesian model-independent evaluation of expansion rates of the universe Astrophysics and Space Science 330, 7 (2010)
  13. Moncy V. John, Probability and complex quantum trajectories: Finding the missing links Annals of Physics 325, 2132 (2010)
  14. Moncy V. John and Kiran Mathew, Coherent States and Modified de Broglie-bohm Complex Quantum Trajectories Foundations of Physics 43, 859 (2013)
  15. Moncy V. John, Exact Classical Correspondence in Quantum Cosmology, Gravitation and Cosmology, 21, 208 (2015)
  16. Kiran Mathew and Moncy V. John, Tunneling in energy eigenstates and complex quantum trajectories, Studies:Math. Found., 2, 403 (2015)
  17. Kiran Mathew and Moncy V. John, Interfering Quantum Trajectories Without Which-way Information Foundations of Physics 873 (2017)


Published Books, Book Chapters:

Moncy V. John, Prapanchakkazhchakal (Malayalam) DC Books, Kottayam (2008)

Moncy V. John, Modified de Broglian mechanics and dynamical origin of quantum probability, Contributed chapter in ‘Quantum Trajectories’ Ed.

Pratim Chattaraj (IIT, Kharagpur) Publishers: Taylor and Francis (2010)

Moncy V. John, Quantum Bhouthikatha (Sasthram Ethra Lalitham Series),DC Books, Kottayam (2012).

International Conferences attended:

15th triennial meeting of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (IAGRG XV), 16-21 December 1997, IUCAA, Pune.

Vth International Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology (ICGC-2004), 5-10 January 2004, Kochi,

1st Crisis in Cosmology Conference (CCC-1), 23-25 June 2005, Moncao, Portugal.

CCP6 Workshop on Quantum Trajectories, 12-14 July 2010, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK.