Bidya Binay Karak

Research Associate
Department of Physics
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore, India



Presently at
AlbaNova Univ. Center Roslagstullsbacken 23 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden

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Telephone Numbers: +46729146227

Academic Qualification:

Academic Qualification:

PhD, Dept. of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Sept. 2009-2013; thesis submitted in Nov.2012)
M.S., Dept. of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Aug. 2006-Sept.2009)
B.Sc., Physics, Bankura Christian College (University of Burdwan), Bankura, West Bengal (Aug. 2003-Aug. 2006).
(Click here for the complete CV.)

Research Interests:

Magneto-Hydrodynamics and its application in Sun and other stars, Astrophysical Fluids and Turbulence, Astrophysical Magnetic Fields, Sunspot and Solar cycle, Nonlinear and Chaotic behaviours of Astrophysical Objects, Waves and Oscillations in solar corona. Presently I am modelling the solar cycle irregularities using Mean-field Dynamo Models.

Present research summary and publications: Click here

Recent achievements/awards: Our paper has been selected as "Editors' suggestion" in Physical Review Letters Click here, and also highligthed in "Physics" Click here
Received Nordita Fellowship 2013-2015 in Theoretical Physics.

Research publications: International Journals and Conference proceedings, Citations

Media report of our works: Why Sun won't forget Calcutta - City physicist rates memory,
Indians shed light on Sun's 'vows of silence'

Ph.D. Supervisor: Prof. Arnab Rai Choudhuri

See my PhD thesis on "Theoretical study of the solar magnetic cycle and its irregularities"

Collaborators: I am interested to work in any interesting (theoretical, computational or observational) problem in solar physics. I have already collaborated with following people at different institutes during my PhD period and I would like to do so in future.

Prof. Steven Tomczyk, Prof. Kristof Petrovay, Prof. Sami K. Solanki, Dr. Sanja Danilovic, Dr. Dibyendu Nandi, Dr. Banibrata Mukhopadhyay, Mr. Jayanta Dutta

Recent talks and posters: Click here

Photo gallery: Click here
Other links: JAP, Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, Solar Observer, Solar Dynamics Observatory , Dynamo simulation using SURYA

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