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The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) is a premier national research institutedevoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics. The Institute’s head quarters is located at Koramangala, Bangalore. The Institute operates observatories and laboratories at the following

1. Vainu Bappu Observatory, Kavalur

2. Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Kodaikanal

3. Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle

4. Gauribidanur Radio Observatory, Gauribidanur

5. Center for Research and Education in Science & Technology, Hosakote

Detailed information of the research being pursued at IIA can be obtained from https://www.iiap.res.in/


Professor Annapurni Subramaniam
Sun & Solar Systems Studies

Professor S. P. Rajaguru
Professor B. Eswar Reddy
Chairperson:GC-II:Stellar & Galactic Astronomy
Professor Sivarani Thirupathi
Chairperson:GC-III:Theoretical Astrophysics
Professor Pravabati Chingangbam
Administrative Officer
Shripathi. K
Head:Systems Engineering Group
Dr. Nagabhushana S.
Dr. Arumugam Pitchai
Chairman:Board Of Graduate Studies
Professor Maheswar Gopinathan
Central Public Information Officer
Mr. P. M. M. Kemkar
(E-mail: cpio@iiap.res.in)
First Appellate Authority, RTI
Professor R. Ramesh
Vigilance Officer
Professor C. S. Stalin
IIA-SCOPE (Science Communication, Public outreach and Education) Committee:
Chairman, Public Outreach : Dr. Chrisphin Karthick
Chairman, Science Communication : Dr. Niruj Mohan Ramanujam

Last updated on: February 20, 2024