"... if you want to find the secrets of the universe,
think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration..."

- Nikola Tesla

Young Astronomers' Meet

With an intent of bringing together the Astronomy & Astrophysics community of India, the Young Astronomers' Meet was first organized by NCRA/IUCAA in the Spring of 1992. Over the years it has been organized by various institutes of India setting a foundation for interactions over diverse topics and sowing the seeds for nationwide collaboration. This year YAM is hosted by Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad in the month of September. It is a 5 day programme where students will present their research work via talk or poster. There would also be one invited talk each day by an expert. Interested PhD students (only those who would not have submitted their thesis until 24 Sep 2018) can apply online in any of the fields mentioned below. There is no registration fee for YAM-2018.

The following topics will be covered in the Conference:

  1. Astronomical Instrumentation
  2. Sun and Planetary Science
  3. Exoplanets
  4. Stellar Astrophysics
  5. Extragalactic Astrophysics and IGM
  6. Galactic Physics and ISM
  7. Cosmology
  8. General Relativity and Gravitational Waves
  9. High Energy Astrophysics

Contact Us

Local Organizing Committee

E-mail: yam2018[At]prl[Dot]res[Dot]in

Telephone: +91-79-2631-4507/4617

Social Media Handle: www.facebook.com/yam2018/

Physical Research Laboratory
Navarangpura, Ahmedabad - 380009
Important Dates
Registration Begins 15 April, 2018
Registration Ends 23 May, 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline 23 May, 2018
Announcement of Participants 15 June, 2018
Meeting Dates 24-28 September, 2018