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Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering

Dr. Siddharth Savyasachi Malu
Associate Professor

Room No. 501, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 946
Email: siddharth [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • CMB high precision observations
  • Designing Radio Telescope for detecting diffuse emission
  • Mapping of SZE at higher angular resolution
Dr. Abhirup Datta
Associate Professor

Room No. 502, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 948
Email: abhirup.datta [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Observational Cosmology - 21cm Cosmology
  • Radio Astronomy – Aperture Synthesis
  • Galaxy Clusters – Large Scale structures
  • X-ray Astronomy – Shocks in Galaxy Clusters
  • Atmospheric Corruptions to Astronomical Observations
  • Synergy between Study of Ionosphere and Radio Astronomical Observations
Dr. Bhargav Vaidya
Assistant Professor

Room No. 401, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 538
Email: bvaidya [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Computational Astrophysics
  • Magneto-hydro-dynamics and Radiative Transfer
  • Particle Acceleration and Non-thermal emission in AGN jets
  • Theoretical Star Formation : Accretion Disk and Jet Physics
  • Interstellar Medium : Shock Induced Chemistry
  • Astrophysical Code Development
Dr. Suman Majumdar
Assistant Professor

Room No. 401, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 863
Email: suman.majumdar [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Epoch of reionization
  • 21-cm cosmology
  • Simulations of reionization
  • Cosmological N-body simulations
  • Statistical tools for cosmology
  • Large scale structures
Dr. Manoneeta Chakraborty
DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow

Room No. 502, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 839
Email: manoneeta [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • X-ray binaries
  • Neutron star
  • Black holes
  • Magnetars
  • Accretion physics
  • Pulsars
  • Burst physics
Dr. Avinash Deshpande
Adjunct Faculty

Room No. 502, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 536
Email: desh [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Neutron stars
  • Pulsars
  • Transients
  • The Galaxy and Interstellar medium
  • Instrumentation and Signal processing
Dr. Hari Hablani
Visiting Professor

Room No. 402, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 537
Email: hbhablani [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Spaceflight vehicles guidance, navigation and control
  • Satellites-based navigation of flight vehicles
  • Spacecraft attitude and orbit estimation and control
  • Multi-body flexible spacecraft attitude dynamics and control
  • Satellites payloads motion and control
  • Image motion compensation, navigation and registration
  • Remote sensing of land, ocean, atmosphere and space
Dr. Saurabh Das
DST INSPIRE Faculty Fellow

Room No. 401, Manganese Building
Contact : +91-7324-306 870
Email: saurabh.das [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Satellite communication and navigation
  • Radiowave propagation through atmosphere and ionosphere
  • Radar meteorology
  • GNSS and Microwave remote sensing
  • Machine learning applications to atmospheric science