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Girjesh R Gupta

Reader
Udaipur Solar Observatory
Physical Research Laboratory
E-mail: girjesh AT prl.res.in
Telephone: +91-294-2457218

Research Interests

  • Heating of solar corona and transition region
  • Propagation and dissipation of MHD waves in the solar atmosphere
  • Small-scale transients in the solar atmosphere
  • Solar spectroscopy
  • Imaging and spectroscopic instrumentation

Academic Qualifications

  • 2011    Ph.D. Physics,    I.I.A., Bangalore under JAP Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • 2005    M.Sc. Physics,    Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • 2003    B.Sc. Physics,    University of Mumbai, India

Professional Experience

  • Reader         Physical Research Laboratory    Oct 2018--Present
  • Rutherford Fellow     University of Cambridge       March 2018--Sept 2018
  • DST-INSPIRE Faculty    IUCAA, Pune            Sept 2013--March 2018
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow   MPS, Goettingen          Aug 2011--Aug 2013

Awards

  • Awarded Rutherford Fellowship 2018 tenable at the University of Cambridge by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for 23 months.
  • Awarded the Parvez Guzdar Young Scientist Award 2017 instituted by the Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Bhat, Gandhinagar.
  • Awarded the Justice Oak Best Thesis Award for the year 2011 by Astronomical Society of India (ASI) at 32nd meeting of ASI, 20--22 March, 2014, IISER, Mohali.
  • Awarded INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, 2013 (Session-I).
  • Awarded best poster presentation in 'From the Heliosphere into the Sun' conference, 2012, Physikzentrum, Bad Honnef, Germany.
  • Awarded best poster presentation in the meeting of Astronomical Society of India-2009.
  • Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (NET-JRF Dec-2004) conducted by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India.
  • Qualified National Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2005) in Physics with all India rank 13th and percentile 99.61.
  • Qualified National Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2005) in Physical Sciences with percentile 97.25.

Recent Publications

  1. Exploring the damping of Alfvén waves along a long off-limb coronal loop, up to 1.4 Rsun
    Gupta, G. R., Del Zanna, G., Mason, H. E., 2019, A&A, In press, arXiv:1905.08194
  2. Observation and Modeling of Chromospheric Evaporation in a Coronal Loop Related to Active Region Transient Brightening
    Gupta, G. R., Sarkar, A., Tripathi, D., 2018, ApJ, 857, 137, arXiv:1803.11172
  3. Direct observations of different sunspot waves influenced by umbral flashes
    Sharma, A., Gupta, G. R., Tripathi, D., Kashyap, V., Pathak, A., 2017, ApJ, 850, 206, arXiv:1710.08438
  4. Spectroscopic evidence of Alfvén wave damping in the off-limb solar corona
    Gupta, G. R., 2017, ApJ, 836, 4, arXiv:1612.09551

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Contact

Address : Udaipur Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory, Dewali, Badi Road, Udaipur 313 004, Rajasthan, India
Office Phone : +91-294-2457218
Fax : +91-294-2457202
Email ID : girjesh AT prl.res.in
Web Page : https://www.prl.res.in/~girjesh