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Prof. Aruna Goswami
Email : aruna@iiap.res.in
Tel (O) 8022541265


Thesis Title

  • Studies on the formation of elements during the explosive stages of stellar evolution

Research Interest

  • Nucleosynthesis, Chemical Evolution of the Galaxy, Stellar Archeology
  • Stellar Spectroscopy: Variable stars, Metal-poor Stars, Hd stars, F-G supergiants, peculier stars, Binaries, Pulsating Stars
  • Chemical composition and kinematics of carbon stars, barium stars, CH stars, AGBs, CEMP stars
  • Late stages of stellar evolution

Sponsored/External Projects

  • Title: BELGO:INDIAN Network for Astronomy & Astrophysics – BINA-2

    PI (Belgium): Peter De Cat; PI (India): S. Joshi; Co-PI (India): Aruna Goswami and 7 others from different research institutes of India, DST/INT/Bel09/2017 (2020 - 2023)
  • Title: Indo-Thai Collaboration for Studying Pulsating Variables at Different Evolutionary Stages

    PI (India): Aruna Goswami; PI (Thailand): Dr. David Mkrtichian; ( Co-I: 2+2 ) DST, International Bilateral Cooperation Division,
    DST/INT/Thai/P-16/2019 (2019-2022)
  • Title: Galactic:evolution of neutron-capture elements: Insight from chemical analysis of carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars

    PI, DST SERB (EMR/2016/005283)

  • Title: Estimation of surface chemical compositions of CEMP stars and AGB nucleosynthesis

    PI, DST Project SR/S2/HEP-010/2013 (May 2014 - June, 2017)

  • Title: Determination and modeling of chemical composition of metal-poor stars and observational constraints for Galactic chemical evolution

    PI, DST Project SR/S2/HEP-09/2007 (2008 – 2011)

  • Title: Production and evolution of heavy and intermediate mass elements in the Galaxy

    PI (India), CSIR/CNRS bi-lateral co-operation programme 19(207)/CNRS/98-ISTAD (1999 - 2000)

  • Title: Investigation of role of nucleosynthesis during explosive stages of stellar evolution

    PI, DST Project SE/OY/P-09/92 (Jan 1994 -Jul 1996)


  • Life member of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI)
  • Member of TMT International Science Development Team (ISDT)
  • Member of Monaka Specrtoscopic Explorer (MSE) Sceince Team
  • Active member of International Astronomical Union (IAU)
  • Life Fellow of Indian Social Science Acadmey (ISSA)


  • Drisya Karinkuzhi (2015)
  • Upakul Mahanta (2017)
  • Shejeelammal J.
  • Meenakshi Purandardas
  • Partha Pratim Goswami

Publications list of Aruna Goswami