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Praveen Patil
Praveen Patil
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Home: India
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About Me

I am a Physics Teacher and free software enthusiast. Working as a Lecturer in Physics since last 12 years at Govindram Seksaria Science College Belgaum, India.

Involvement in Free Software

Using Free Software and ExpEYES for classroom and laboratory demonstrations for 11th and 12 grade. Maintaining a blog for ExpEYES ExpEYES Blog. Involved in FOSS training programs for science teachers. Worked as a member of committee for “Development of ICT Curriculum for students and teachers” @ CIET-NCERT, New Delhi.

Developing new physics experiments with low cost apparatus with ExpEYES and python. Developed plugins for ExpEYES in python for doing various mechanics and sound experiments.

Talks & Workshops

  • Talk at FOSSASIA 2015 at NUS, Singapore
  • Talk and workshop at RMLL-2014 "Exploring Phenomena of Sound Waves and Electromagnetic Induction with ExpEYES : An Open Source Portable Science Lab"
  • "ExpEYES : An Open Source Portable Science Lab" at FOSSASIA -2014 held at Nortan Universuty, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Workshop on "Innovative Physics Experiments with ExpEYES",at Carmel College, Nuvem Goa
  • ExpEYES workshop at Jansons Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
  • Workshop on "Free Software for Physics Teachers and Experiments with ExpEYES" at G S S College, Belgaum, Karnataka
  • Resource person for ‘UGC Sponsored State Level Workshop’ on “Experiments for Young Engineers and Scientists–ExpEYES” on November 15 - 16, 2013 Organized by Department of Physics & Electronics P.V.K.N. Govt. Degree College, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.

ExpEYES Project


Upcoming Event

Fedora-21 Release Party - Belgaum [[3]]

Date: 5th March 2015

Place: Jain College of Engineering, Belgaum

Events Organised

PyBelgaum - Local Python Conference Belgaum [[4]]

Date : 28th Feb 2015 - 1st March 2015

Place: Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum

Software Freedom Day - Belgaum [[5]]

Date: 20th September 2014

Place: G S Science College, Belgaum.


Email: praveenkumar103 AT

Address: Shrirang, Plot No 6 Vrindavan Layout Vidyanagar Angol Belgaum 590006

Karnataka State INDIA