Deputy Head (Admin) : Prof. Nandita Srivastava USO Outreach Programme
Deputy Head (Tech) : Prof. Shibu K Mathew
Research activities of the observatory encompass study of solar activity and solar origin of space weather.
- Global and Local Helioseismology
- Solar Magnetohydrodynamics(MHD)
- Multi-wavelength investigations of solar eruptive phenomena
- Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and their spaceweather consequences
- Solar Instrumentation
Solar Optical Telescopes : 50 cm aperture Multi-Application Solar Telescope (MAST), Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG) telescope
Laboratories for developing state-of-the-art instrumentation, Library, Mechanical workshop, Computer Center etc.
Ph.D. Courses Offered