IIA Past Graduate Students (From 1990)

Sl no Name Photograph Year of PhD Supervisor PhD Thesis title Present Details
1. G.C.Anupama   Nov,1990 T. P. Prabhu Studies of Classical and Recurrent Novae Professor (Dean)
Indian Institute of Astrophysics,
2. Maiyya Divakara Feb,1993 T. P. Prabhu Star Formation in Giant Extragalactic H II Regions Investigador Titular "B"
Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica Optica y Electronica, Luis Enrique Erro 1, Tonantzintla, Apdo Postal 51 y 216, 72840 Puebla, Pue., MEXICO
PHONE: +52-22-472011/472044(Ext.1317); FAX: +52-22-472231
3. R.T. Gangadhara   Apr, 1993 Vinod Krishan Nonlinear Propagation of Intense Electromagnetic Waves in Quasar and Pulsar Plasmas Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Sujan Kumar Sengupta
Jul, 1996 A. Peraiah Transfer of Polarized Radiation in Astrophysical Context Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
5. M.Dikpati 1996 P.Venkatakrishnan The Evolution of Weak Diffuse Magnetic Fields of the Sun and the Heating of the Quiet Corona Scientist II
High Altitude Observatory
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Boulder, Colorado USA 80307
6. Annapurani Subramanian Apr,1996 Ram Sagar Studies of Star Clusters and Stellar Evolution Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
7. Uma Gorti   Mar,1996 H. C. Bhatt Studies of Proto Stars and Young Stellar Objects Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Berkeley, USA.
8. B.Eswar Reddy   Aug,1996 M. Parthasarathy Studies of Post-AGB Stars and Proto-planetary Nebulae Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics

9. Dipankar Banerjee Dec,1996 S. S. Hasan Magnetohydrodynamic Phenomena in Solar Atmosphere Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics

10. R. D. Prabhu 1997 V. Krishan Exploring Inverse Cascade Scenarios in Astrophysical Turbulence Research Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
University of Vermont
VT- 05405
11. R. Ramesh   1998 R. Cowsik Multi Frequency Observations of the Outer Solar Corona with the Gauribidanur Radioheliograph Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics

12. Charu Ratnam   1998 R. Cowsik Distribution of Dark Matter in the Galaxy Deceased
13. A. V. Thampan   1999 B. Datta Luminosities of Disk Accreting Non Magnetic Neutron Stars SISSA, Via Beirut 2-4, 34014 Trieste, ITALY.

14. Gajendra Pandey   Sep,1999 N. K. Rao Investigations of Hydrogen Deficient Stars and Related Objects Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
15. S.P.K.Rajaguru   Jun,1999 S. S. Hasan Radiative Transfer and the Dynamics of Small-scale Magnetic Structures on the Sun

Associate Professor

Indian Institute of Astrophysics



Apr,1998 Jagdev Singh Studies on the Solar Chromospheric Network Postdoctoral Fellow
C. V. Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore - 560 080, India
17. V.Krishnakumar Aug,1998 P.Venkatakrishnan High Angular Resolution Imaging of Sun Senior Scientist
(Adaptive Optics - Vision science), Alcon Research Inc,
Orlando, USA, FL 32765, Ph : 407-513-8975 (Work), 407-365-4586 (home)

18. Swara Ravindranath   Jun,1999 T. P. Prabhu A Study of Star Formation in Nearby Starburst Galaxies Assistant Professor (Scientist E)
Inter - University Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune. (swara[At]iucaa.ernet.in)
19. Angom Dilip Kumar Singh Aug,1998 B. P. Das A Study of the Electric Dipole Moment of Atoms Reader
Room No - 468, Physical Research Laboratory, Navarangapura,
Ahmedabad 380 009 INDIA
Phone : 90 - 079 - 630 2129

20. T.Sivarani   Mar,2000 M. Parthasarathy A and F stars with circumstellar dust Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Michigan State University, USA.
21. S.G.Bhargavi   Mar,2001 R. Cowsik An Investigation into the Nature of Sources Associated with the Gamma Ray Burst Phenomena visiting scientist/project consultant
Indian Space Research Organisation, Bangalore
22. Pavan Chakraborthy   Feb,2001 R. Vasundhara Investigations of Dust from Selected Comets Lecturer
Assam University
23. Sonjoy Majumder Mar,2001 B. P. Das Study of Atomic and Molecular Many Body Processes in Astrophysics Reader
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras ,
Chennai- 600 036
24. Rajesh K.Nayak   2000 C.V.Vishveshwara Some Rotational Effects in Black Hole Spacetimes Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata. rajesh[At]phys.utb.edu,
25. K.Sankara Subramanian   Aug,2000 P.Venkatakrishnan Solar polarimetry: techniques and applications Scientist D
ISRO Statellite Centre,Bangalore
26. Mangala Sharma Jul,2002 T. P. Prabhu Effects of the Poor Cluster Environment on Galaxies Postdoctoral Fellow
Astrophysical Institute,
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy,
Ohio University,
Athens, OH 45701
27. R.Sridharan   Jul,2001 P.Venkatakrishnan Techniques for Achieving Higher Spatial Resolution Postdoctoral Fellow
Space Telescope Science Institute (StScI,
Baltimore, USA)
28. K. P. Geetha   May,2001 B. P. Das Relativistic many-body studies of Parity Non-Conservation (PNC) in heavy atomic ions Postdoctoral Fellow
Hirao Laboratory
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656
Department of Applied Chemistry

29. D. Suresh   2004 R. Cowsik Measurement of the Casimir-Polder Force at Sub-micro Distance Scales using an Atomic Beam  
30. Dharam Vir Lal   Apr,2001 Prajval Shastry Seyfert Galaxies: Nuclear Radio Structure and Unification Postdoctoral Fellow
Max - Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany.
31. G. Rajalakshmi   May,2004 R. Cowsik Torsion Balance Investigation of the Casimir Effect  
32. B.S.Ramachandra   Mar,2003 C.V.Vishveshwara Black Holes in Cosmological Background  
33. Sudip Bhattacharyya 2002 B. Datta and P. Bhattacharjee Temperature Profiles and Spectra of Accretion Disks Around Rapidly Rotating Neutron Stars Reader ,
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India.
Email (sudip[At]tifr.res.in)

Subhabrata Majumdar

Jun,2001 Pijush Bhattacharjee Probing Our Universe with Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect Fellow
Dept. of Astronomy and Astrophysics, TIFR, India
E-mail (subha[At]cita.utoronto.ca)
35. P. Manoj   Feb,2004 H. C. Bhatt Star Formation: Circumstellar Environment around Young Stellar Objects Institute of Astron. & Astrophysics, Taiwan.
36. Preeti Kharb 2004 Prajval Shastry A Pc-scale Study of Radio-loud AGN: The Fanaroff-Riley Divide & Unification Post-Doctoral Fellow
Rochester Institute of Technology.
Office: (585) 475-5665
Fax: (585) 475-5988
54 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
37. Geetanjali Gauba   Aug,2003 M.Partha Sarathy Study of Hot Post-AGB Stars Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
38. C. Kathiravan   2006 K.R.Subramanian   Fellow
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
39. Maheshwar Gopinathan   2005 H.C.Bhatt Galactic Star Forming Regions and Young Stellar Objects Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
40. G. A. Shanmuga Sundaram   2005 K. R. Subramanian Imaging and spectral studies of solar type-I noise storms at metric wavelengths  
41. S.Ambika   Jul,2004 M. Parthasarathy Chemical Composition of Selected Metal Poor Stars  
42. K. V. P. Latha   Submitted B. P. Das Many-body theory of Electric Dipole Moments and it's Implications for the Standard Model of Particle Physics.(submitted)  
43. R.K.Banyal   Oct,2005 B. R. Prasad Data Storage and Retrieval using Photorefractive Crystals (Holographic Memories) Scientist C
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
44. P. Shalima   Aug,2005 J. Murthy Studies of Interstellar Dust Post Doctoral Fellow
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
45. M. Nayak   Aug,2005 R. Choudhury    
46. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo Sep,2005 B. P. Das Coupled-Cluster Theory of Parity Nonconservation in Atoms Postdoctoral Fellow
Max - Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Germany.
E-MAIL : gkrsahoo[At]yahoo.com
47. Reji Mathew C. Thomas   Feb 2007 R. T. Gangadhara Emission of Radiation in Pulsar Magnetosphere owing to charged Particle Acceleration Post Doctoral Fellow
NCRA, Pune
E mail:mathew002007[At]gmail.com
48. Malay Maiti 2008 S. K. Sengupta Theoretical and Obervational Study of Sub Stellar Mass Object -
49. M. Sampoorna 2008 K.N. Nagendra Polarized Line Formation in Turbulent and Scattering Media Chandrasekhar Post-doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Astrophysics
50. H. S. Nataraj 2009 B. P. Das Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron & its Cosmological Implications Assistant Professor
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
E-MAIL : hnrajfph[At]iitr.ac.in
51. MATHEW, BLESSON July, 2010 Annapurni Subramaniam Study of Emission-line stars In Young Open Clusters Post Doctoral Fellow
PRL Ahamedabad, India
52. Tapan Mishra 2010 B. P. Das Quantum Phase Transition in Mixture of Ultracold Atoms Post Doctoral Fellow
Department of Physics
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
email: tapan at physics.georgetown.edu
53. KARNATAKI, ABHAY September, 2010 Jayant Murthy Studies of diffuse Ultraviolet Radiation. Email : abhay.physics[At]gmail.com
54. Nagaraju Krishnappa 2010 K. E. Rangarajan Spectropolarimetry of Active regions on Sun Post Doctoral Fellow
Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Phone(O): +49 5556 979 217
Phone(R): +49 5556 979 249
Mobile : +49 15783581622
55. G. Vigeesh 2010 S. S. Hasan Structure, dynamics and heating in magnetized region of solar atmosphere Post Doctoral Fellow IIA, Bangalore
56. SINGH, VEERESH 2011 Prajwal Shastri Multiwavelength Study of Active Galaxies and their Unification Schemes -
57. GIRJESH R. GUPTA 2011 Dipankar Banerjee On the Nature of Propagating MHD Waves in the Solar Atmosphere Post Doctoral Fellow
Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research
37191 Katlenburg-Lindau
E-mail: gupta[At]mps.mpg.de
Phone(O): +49 5556 979 445
Phone(R): +49 5556 979 137
Mobile : +49 15782726163
58. RUMPA CHOUDHURY 2011 H. C. Bhat Young Stellar Objects (YSOs), Triggered Star Formation Post Doctoral Fellow
University of cologne
59. RAMYA S. 2011 T. P. Prabhu Study of Star formation in Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxies Post Doctoral Fellow.
60. Ananta Charan Pradhan April, 2011 Jayant Murthy Gas and Dust in the Magellanic Clouds Post Doctoral Visiting Scientist, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
61. BHARAT KUMAR YERRA August, 2011 B. Eswar Reddy Study of Li-Rich K Gaints Post Doctoral Fellow
ARIES , Nainital.
62. VYAS A March, 2012 B. Raghavendra Prasad Astronomical Adaptive Optics Advanced Optical Imaging Group,
University College,
63. SUMANGALA RAO S. April, 2012 Sunetra Giridhar Spectroscopic Investigation of Post AGB & related objects -
64. Madhulita Das April, 2012 R. K. Chaudhuri Applications of Relativistic Coupled Cluster Methods to Atomic systems Neheru Post Doctoral Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.
65. ANUSHA L. S. April,2012 K. N. Nagendra Advanced numerical methods for polarized line radiative transfer Max Plank Institute for Solar System Research,
66. SUBRAMANIAN, SMITHA July, 2012 Annapurni Subramaniam Stellar Populations in the Magellanic Clouds Post Doctoral Fellow
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
66. AMIT SHUKLA May 2013 T. P. Prabhu Radiation mechanism of very high energy gamma ray sources. Post Doctoral Fellow
66. ROOPASHREE M. B. May 2013 PRASAD B. R. -
67. CHANDRASHEKHAR K. August 2013 Dipankar Banerjee Small-scale Transient events in the Solar Corona. Research associate at the Centre for Excellence in Space Science(CESSI-IISER), Kolkata, India
68. Arya Dhar August 2013 Bhanu Pratap Das Novel Quantum Phases in Ultracold Atoms in Optical Superlattices Research Interest Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland.
69. Dinesh Kumar April 2014 R. T. Gangadhara Geometry of Emission Region in Pulsars and Stokes Parameters -
70. S. Krishna Prasad June 2014 Jagdev singh
Dipankar Banerjee
Spectroscopic studies of coronal structures Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Qqeen's University, Belsast, UK.
71. Prashant Mohan October 2014 Arun Mangalam Models for observational signatures of black holes Post-Doctoral Fellow, ARIES, Nainital.
72. Bala Sudhakara Arumala Reddy October 2014 Sunetra Giridhar Abundance Patterns of Old Open Clusters as Tracers of Galactic Chemical Evolution. Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Texas. Austin, USA.
73. Ramya P. December 2014 Bacham Eswar Reddy Study of stellar streams in the Galaxy -
74. Rathna Kumar S. December 2014 Stalin C. S. Determination of Hubble constant through monitoring of gravitationally lensed quasars -
75. Hema B. P. January 2015 Gajendra Pandey Observational Studies of Hydrogen Deficient Stars for Investigating Their Evolutionary Connections. Postdoctoral Fellow
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.
76. Lakshmi Pradeep Chitta March 2015 R. Kariyappa Small scale magnetic features in the solar atmosphere. Postdoctoral Fellow
Max - Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), Germany.
77. Smitha H. N. March 2015 K. N. Nagendra Analysis of the Second Solar Spectrum. Postdoctoral Fellow
Max - Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), Germany.
78. Sasikumar Raja Kantepalli April 2015 R. Ramesh Radio Polarization Studies of Solar Corona at Low-frequencies. Postdoctoral Fellow
IISER, Pune.
79. Indu G April 2015 Annapurni Subramaniam The Structure, Kinematics and Evolution of the Magellanic Clouds.  
80. Subramania A. July 2015 P. Sreekumar Study of lunar surface chemistry using Swept Charge Devices. Postdoctoral Fellow
Manipal Center for Natural Science(MCNS), Manipal.
81. Manpreet Singh July 2015 B. P. Das Theoretical studies of ultracold atoms in optical lattices and superlattices. Postdoctoral Fellow
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.
82. Arun Surya August 2015 S.K.Saha Image Retrieval in Astronomical Interferometers Affected by Atmospheric Turbulence.  
83. Anantha CH. October 2015 T.Sivarani High Resolution Fiber Fed Echelle Spectrograph: Calibration and Characterisation for Precise Radial Velocities and Chemical Abundances.  
84. Drisya K. November 2015 Aruna Goswami Studies on Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor (CEMP) stars Postdoctoral Fellow
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore.
85. Samyaday Choudhury January 2016 Annapurni Subramaniam Study of Evolved Stellar Populations in the Magellanic Clouds  
86. Sajal Kumar Dhara January 2016 B. Ravindra Study of Evolution of Magnetic Inhomogeneity on the Sun using narrow band Imaging. Postdoctoral Fellow
Udaipur Solar Observatory, Rajasthan (PRL, Ahmedabad)
87. Vaidehi Sharan Paliya March 2016 Stalin C. S. General physical characteristics of Gamma-ray emitting Beamed AGNs in Fermi era. Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Clemson University, SC, USA
88. Avijeet Prasad May 2016 Arun Mangalam Magnetic Helicity and Force-Free Properties of Astrophysical Magnetic Fields. Postdoctoral Fellow
Udaipur Solar Observatory, Rajasthan (PRL, Ahmedabad)
89. Sindhuja G. June 2016 Jagdev Singh Study of solar chromosphere: Variation of Calcium K line profiles with solar cycle Postdoctoral Fellow
PRL, Ahmedabad
90. Tarun Kumar Sharma July 2016 P. S. Parihar Development of Instruments for Astronomical site Characterization and their Application. -.
91. Kishore Kumar P. July 2016 C. Kathiravan Development of a Broadband Radio Spectropolarimeter for Solar Observations. NIT Suratkal.
92. Supriya H. D. October 2016 B. Ravindra Exploration of the depth dependent magnetic fields in the solar atmosphere through polarimetric studies Postdoctoral Fellow
Udaipur Solar Observatory, Rajasthan (PRL, Ahmedabad)
93. Sowmya K. December 2016 K. N. Nagendra Scattering polarization as a tool to diagnose the magnetic structuring of the chromosphere, transition region and corona Postdoctoral Fellow
Udaipur Solar Observatory, Rajasthan (PRL, Ahmedabad)
94. Sangeetha C. R. January 2017 S. P. Rajaguru Magnetoconvective Flows and Waves in the Lower Solar Atmosphere. Postdoctoral Fellow
Inter - University Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune.
95. Shubham Srivastav May 2017 G. C. Anupama Observational Studies of Low Redshift Supernovae -
96. Tanmoy Samanta May 2017 Dipankar Banerjee On the coupling between lower upper atmosphere of the Sun Post Doctoral Fellow,
Peking University, China
97. Hariharan K. June 2017 R. Ramesh Solar Radio Observations at low frequencies with high spectral and temporal resolution Post Doctoral Fellow,
NCRA, Pune
98. Vidya G. July 2017 Pravabati Chingangbam Geometrical and topological properties of CMB polarization fields.
99. Sreejith A. G. September 2017 Jayant Murthy Studies of earth's atmosphere from space and near space. Post Doctoral Fellow,
Space Research Institute, Graz, Austria.
100. Susmitha Rani Antony December 2017 T. Sivarani Study of stellar relics from the early galaxy.
101. Honey M. January 2018 Mousumi Das Evolution of Low Surface Brightness Galaxies.
102. Avinash Surendran February 2018 P. S. Parihar Development of a Scalable Generic Platform for Adaptive Optics Real Time Control. Post Doctoral Fellow,
IUCAA, Pune.
103. Vaibhav Pant June 2018 Dipankar Banerjee Dynamics of coronal transients as seen from space observations. Post Doctoral Fellow,
Center of mathematical Plasma Astrophysics (CmPA), KU Leuven, Belgium
104. Srinivasa Prasannaa.V. June 2018 B. P. Das The Search for the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron (eEDM) in Mercury Halides Using the Relativistic Coupled Cluster Theory Post Doctoral Fellow,
PRL, Ahmedabad.
105. Mageshwaran T. July 2018 Arun Mangalam Physics of tidal disruption events around black holes. Post Doctoral Fellow,
TIFR, Mumbai.
106. Joice Mathew August 2018 Jayant Murthy Ultra Violet Space Instrumentation and Studies of Astronomical Objects.
107. Mugundhan V. November 2018 R Ramesh Design of Digital Receivers For Low Frequency Radio Astronomy. Digital Applications Engineer
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.
108. Sarpotdar Mayuresh nandkumar November 2018 Jayant Murthy Development of UV Astronomical Instruments for Balloon and Space Payloads. Sr. Engineer (Embedded Systems)
Faststream Technologies, Bangalore.
109. Joby P. K. January 2019 Pravabati Chingangbam Confronting Physics of the Early Universe with Cosmological Observations.
110. Deshmukh Prasanna Gajanan February 2019 Padmakar Parihar Primary Mirror Control system for Segmented Mirror Telescope. Project Engineer - I
India-TMT Coordination Centre (ITCC),
Indian Institute of Astrophysics,
II Block, Koramangala,
Bangalore 560 034, INDIA.
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