In-House Scientific Meeting, April 09, 2010

Scientific Programme:

09:30 S. S. Hasan Opening Remarks
Session I Solar Physics
09:35-09:50 S. P. Rajaguru Waves in solar magnetic flux concentrations: spectropolarimetry, seismology and numerical simulations.
09:50-10:05 B. Ravindra A dual Fabry-Perot based narrow band imager for the National Large Solar Telescope
10:05-10:20 Girjesh Gupta Results from the 2009 – Solar Eclipse observations.
10:20-10:35 S. P. Bagare NLST site characterization.
10:35-10:50 Dipankar Banerjee Solar Physics from small satellites and Aditya.
Coffee Break
Session II Stars and Galaxies
11:10-11:20 Annapurni S. RR Lyrae stars in the inner LMC: where did they form?
11:20-11:30 C. Muthumariappan Optical-IR study of 21 micron proto-planetary nebulae.
11:30-11:40 Margarita S. In search for IMBHs in globular Clusters.
11:40-11:55 G. Pandey Key research programs of the stellar spectroscopy group.
11:55-12:10 C. S. Stalin Highlights of research activities in AGN.
12:10-12:25 P. S. Parihar Summary of recent studies on galactic star formation and young stars.
12:25-12:35 C. Muthumariappan Recent activities at VBO.
12:35-14:00 Poster Viewing/Lunch
Session III Astrophysical Theory and Fundamental Physics
14:00-14:15 B.P.Das Overview of the scientific activities for 2009-10.
14:15-14:35 L. S. Anusha Modeling linear polarization of the solar Ca I 4227 A line.
14:35-14:55 A. Mangalam A self-consistent model of black hole mass and spin evolution.
14:55-15:05 Arya Dhar Novel quantum phases in ultra cold atoms in one dimensional optical lattices.
15:05-15:15 Ramesh Pandey Electric dipole moment of the electron.
Session IV Astronomical Instrumentation
15:15-15:30 M. S. Sundararajan An overview of activities of Electronics
15:30-15:45 P. K. Mahesh An overview of activities of Mechanical
15:45-16:00 J. P. Lancelot An overview of activities in Photonics division.
16:00-16:15 A. Vyas Efficient & improved wave front sensing techniques in AO
16:15-16:30 V. Chinnappan Real time wavefront measurement and correction under MATLAB and labview platforms.
Concluding Session
16:30-16:35 S. S. Hasan Presentation of awards
16:35 Group Photograph / High Tea




  1. A new method for identifying the G-band bright points on sun.
    Sabyasachi Nayak* and K. E. Rangarajan.
    *Project student at IIA from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa Campus.
  2. Long-term variations in the growth and decay of sunspot groups.
    J. Javaraiah.
  3. Uniqueness of the Sun as a star : Clues for absence of super earths in the solar system.
    Hiremath, K. M.
  4. Coronal mass ejections and sunspots - solar cycle perspective.
    K. B. Ramesh.
  5. Analysis of the coronal green line profiles.
    K. P. Raju and T. Chandrasekhar*
    *Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.
  6. Tauvex Project Status.
    Tauvex team
  7. Model of quasi-periodic light curves from black hole systems.
    Prashanth Mohan and A.Mangalam.
  8. National Large Solar Telescope
    NLST team.
  9. IIA Library: a) Beyond Books & Journals
    b) Preserving Science @ IIA Archives

    Christina Birdie, P.Prabahar & B.S. Mohan


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