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PAST Ph.D THESES

Doctoral dissertations from the Joint Astronomy Programme

S.No. Name of the Student Year of Joining
Research Supervisor  Thesis Title
1. K. S. Balasubramaniam 1982 J. C. Bhattacharyya, IIA Stokes Polarimetry and the Measurement of Vector Magnetic Fields in Solar Active Regions.
2. Dipankar Bhattacharya 1982 G. Srinivasan, RRI The Influence of Pulsars on Supernova Remnants.
3. Lakshmi Saripalli 1982 Gopal-Krishna, TIFR A Study of Giant Radio Galaxies.
4. Prashant Goswami 1982 K. P. Sinha, IISc A Unified Geometrical Framework for Gauge Symmetries.
5. K. Indulekha 1983 S. Ramadurai, IISc Magnetic Braking as a Solution to the Angular Momentum Problem of Elliptical Galaxies.
6. Smita Shanbhag 1983 Ajit K. Kembhavi, TIFR Effect of a QSO on its Host Galaxy.
7. Subhash N. Karbelkar 1983 Rajaram Nityananda, RRI Statistical Methods of Phase- Reconstruction in Speckle Interferometry.
8. Tapasi Ghosh 1983 Pramesh Rao, Gopal-Krishna, TIFR Low Frequency Variability of the Compact Extragalactic Radio Sources.
9. Joydeep Bagchi 1984 Vijay Kapahi, TIFR A Study of Radio Emissions from Clusters of Galaxies: cD Galaxies and the Very Steep Spectrum Sources.
10. Nimesh A. Patel 1984 V. Radhakrishnan, RRI A Study of Circumstellar Silicon Monoxide Masers.
11. S. Sridhar 1984 Rajaram Nityananda, RRI Some Exact Analytic Models of Time Dependent Collisionless Stellar Systems.
12. T. K. Sridharan 1985 V. Radhakrishan, RRI A Study of the Cometary Globules in the Gum Nebula.
13. B. Ramesh 1986 V. Radhakrishnan, RRI A Study of the Kinematics Of the Local Dark Clouds.
14. Sydney D'Silva 1986 Arnab Rai Choudhuri, IISc Dynamics of Magnetic Flux Tubes in the ConvectionZone of the Sun.
15. Y. Divakara Mayya 1986 T. P. Prabhu, IIA Star Formation in Giant Extragalactic H II Regions.
16. Monica Valluri 1987 Chanda J. Jog, IISc A Study of the Environmental Influences on Spiral Galaxies in Clusters.
17. R. T. Gangadhara 1987 Vinod Krishan, IIA Nonlinear Propagation of Intense Electromagnetic Waves in Quasar and Pulsar Plasmas.
18. Somnath Bharadwaj 1988 Rajaram Nityananda, RRI The Perturbative Evolution of Cosmological Correlations.
19. Mausumi Dikpati 1989 Arnab Rai Choudhuri, IISc The Evolution of Weak Diffuse Magnetic Fields of the Sun and the Heating of the Quiet Corona.
20. Mousumi Das 1989 Chanda J. Jog, IISc Formation, Internal Support and Starbursts in Molecular Clouds.
21. Nimisha G. Kantharia 1990 K. R. Anatharamaiah, RRI High Rydberg State Recombination Lines from Interstellar Carbon:An Observational Study.
22. R. D. Prabhu 1990 Vinod Krishan, IIA Exploring Inverse Cascade in Astrophysical Turbulence.
23. Charu Ratnam 1991 R. Cowsik, IIA Distribution of Dark Matter in the Galaxy.
24. S. Paul Kaspar Rajaguru 1991 Siraj S. Hasan, IIA Radiative Transfer and the Dynamics of Small-scale Magnetic Structures on the Sun.
25. R. Srikanth 1991 Jagdev Singh, IIA Studies on the Solar Chromospheric Network.
26. Sushan Konar 1991 Dipankar Bhattacharya, RRI Evolution of the Magnetic Field in Accreting Neutron Stars.
27. Mehdi Jahan-Miri 1991 G. Srinivasan, RRI The Evolution of the Magnetic Fields of Neutron Stars: The Role of the Superfluid States in Their Interiors.
28. C. H. Ishwara-Chandra 1992 Vijay Kapahi, D. J. Saikia, TIFR Orientation and Environmental Effects in Radio Galaxies and Quasars.
29. Divya Oberoi 1993 Pramesh Rao, TIFR Tomography of the Solar Wind using Interplanetary Scintillations.
30. Ashish Gajanan Asgekar 1994 Avinash A. Deshpande, RRI Single-pulse Studies of Pulsars at Decameter Wavelengths.
31. Dharam Vir Lal 1994 Prajval Shastri, IIA Seyfert Galaxies: Nuclear Radio Structure and Unification.
32. Bhaswati Mookerjea 1995 S. K. Ghosh, TIFR Balloon-borne Far Infrared Observations of Galactic Star Forming Regions.
33. Subhabrata Majumdar 1996 Pijushpani Bhattacharjee, IIA Probing Our Universe with Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect.
34. Sudip Bhattacharyya 1996 Bhaskar Datta, Pijushpani Bhattacharjee, IIA Temperature Profiles and Spectra of Accretion Disks around Rapidly Rotating Neutron Stars.
35. R. Niruj Mohan 1996 K.R. Anantharamaiah, Biman Nath, RRI Radio Recombination line study of ionized gas in nearby starburst galaxies
36. S. Ambika 1998 M. Parthasarathy, IIA Chemical composition of selected metal poor stars
37. A. Chaitra 1998 Chanda J. Jog, IISc Vertical scale height distribution of stars and gas in disk galaxies
37. V. Girish 1998 S. Seetha, ISRO Search for Northern hemisphere rapidly oscillating Ap stars
38. G. A. Shanmugha Sundaram 1998 K.R. Subhramanian, IIA Imaging and spectral studies of solar type-I noise storms at metric wavelengths
39. Poonam Chandra 1999 Alak R. Ray, TIFR Circumstellar interaction of young supernovae with inputs from radio and X-ray wavebands
40. Rana Vikram Ranjit 1999 K.P. Singh, TIFR X-ray studies of cataclysmic variables
41. Anand Hota 1999 D.J.Saikia, TIFR A Radio Study of Gas Loss Processes in Nearby Galaxies
42. Malay Kumar Nayak 1999 Rajat K. Chaudhuri, IIA Theoretical Investigation of Relativistic Effects in Heavy Atoms and Polar Molecules
43. L. Resmi 2000 Dipankar Bhattacharya, RRI
44. Kanak Saha 2001 Chanda J. Jog, IISc
45. Bhaswati Bhattacharya 2002 Yeshwant Gupta, NCRA