Professional Experience

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India
Associate Professor October 2010 – Present date
Reader April 2007 – September 2010
Scientist C June 2004 – March 2007
Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Postdoctoral Fellow March 2002 –March 2004
Fellowship granted by the (F.W.O.) or Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders (Belgium). Project title: ‘Solar drivers of space weather’.
Postdoctoral Fellow March 2000 – February 2002
Two year fellowship granted by the research council of the Katholic University of Leuven on a research proposal written by Dipankar Banerjee, working at the Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Belgium. Continuing on the SOHO project.
Armagh Observatory, Armagh, United Kingdom
Postdoctoral Fellow September 1997 – February 2000
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) fellowship of the United Kingdom, worked at Armagh Observatory, studying the dynamics of solar atmosphere using data from the SOHO satellite (The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory), a NASA/ESA project. Data analysis and theoretical modelling.
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India
Research Assistant December 1996 – September 1997
Indo-US project between Indian Institute of Astrophysics and Harvard Smithsonian Institute (be- tween submission of PhD thesis and defence).
Belur Vidyamandir, Ramakrishna Mission Degree College, Calcutta, India
Teaching Assistant October 1989 – July 1990



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