Workshop on cosmic rays, space weather and atmospheric science

Auditorium (GRAPES-3)



    • 09:30 10:00
      • 09:30
        Opening remarks by the Director and Dean, TIFR and others 30m
    • 10:00 11:00
      Space Weather: I
      • 10:00
        Summary of the Atmospheric & Space Research activities at SPL and their relevance in the context of CRL's activities 20m
        Speaker: Dr K. Rajeev (VSSC, ISRO)
      • 10:20
        Overview of GRAPES-3 space weather studies 20m
        Speaker: P.K. Mohanty (TIFR)
      • 10:40
        Joint observation of space weather phenomena with Akeno and GRAPES-3 muon telescopes 20m
        Speaker: TOSHIYUKI NONAKA (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo)
    • 11:00 11:30
      Tea Break 30m
    • 11:30 13:00
      Space Weather: II
      • 11:30
        Probing interplanetary and magnetospheric disturbances using cosmic rays 20m
        Speaker: Dr Ankush Bhaskar (VSSC, ISRO)
      • 11:50
        GRAPES-3 observation in identification of near-Earth effects of CMEs 20m
        Speaker: Arun Babu Kollamparambil Paul (Department of Physics, St. Albert's College (Autonomous), Cochin, Kerala, India)
      • 12:10
        Two solar cycle measurements of solar diurnal anisotropy with GRAPES-3 15m
        Speaker: Meeran Zuberi (Aligarh Muslim University)
      • 12:25
        In-situ measurements from Aditya-L1 25m
        Speaker: Dr Srikar (URSC, ISRO)
      • 12:50
        Discussion on space weather 10m
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch Break 1h
    • 14:00 16:00
      Atmospheric Science
      • 14:00
        Measurement of thunderstorm potential using muons 20m
        Speaker: Dr Hari Haran B (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
      • 14:20
        Thunderstorm-Induced Muon Events (TIMEs) variation at GRAPES-3 experiment 20m
        Speaker: Dr Pranaba Nayak (TIFR)
      • 14:40
        Understanding clouds using Satellite Data 20m
        Speaker: Dr V Sathiyamoorthy (VSSC, ISRO)
      • 15:00
        Potential GRAPES-3 applications: Atmosphere-Ionosphere Perspective 20m
        Speaker: Dr Tarun Pant (VSSC, ISRO)
      • 15:20
        Overview of Atmospheric Science Experiments from TIFR Balloon Facility, Hyderabad 20m
        Speaker: Prof. Devendra Ojha (TIFR)
      • 15:40
        Atmospheric electricity studies at IITM Pune 20m
        Speaker: Dr Sunil Pawar (IITM, Pune)
    • 16:00 16:30
      Tea Break 30m
    • 16:30 18:00
      Tour: Visit to scintillator fabrication facility in Raj Bhavan Campus
    • 09:30 11:00
      Astroparticle Physics
      • 09:30
        Cosmic ray measurements by GRAPES-3 in TeV-PeV energies 30m
        Speaker: Rameez Mohamed (TIFR)
      • 10:00
        Gamma ray studies by GRAPES-3 in TeV-PeV energies 30m
      • 10:30
        Plan for muon telescope expansion at GRAPES-3 and physics implications 15m
        Speaker: AKITOSHI OSHIMA
      • 10:45
        Poster presentations 15m
    • 11:00 11:30
      Tea Break 30m
    • 11:30 13:00
      Radiation Detectors and Electronics
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch Break 1h
    • 14:00 15:00
      Expression of interest on CRL Facility and activities
      • 14:00
        Geomagentic storm studies - Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Mumbai 10m
        Speaker: Prof. Geeta Vichare (IIG, Mumbai)
      • 14:10
        CME studies - Mumbai University 10m
        Speaker: Dr Anil Raghav (Mumbai University)
      • 14:20
        Plan for a radio array at GRAPES-3 10m
        Speaker: Pankaj Jain (I.I.T. Kanpur)
      • 14:30
        Mini scintillator array at DEI, Agra 10m
        Speaker: Dr Sonali Bhatnagar (Dayalbagh Educational Institute)
      • 14:40
        Starting cosmic ray research at AMITY, Noida 10m
        Speaker: Bibhuti Parida (Amity University, Noida)
      • 14:50
        Interest on GRAPES-3 air shower physics, Tezpur University 10m
        Speaker: Moon Moon Devi (Tezpur University)
    • 15:00 15:45
      Panel Discussion
    • 15:45 16:00
      Vote of Thanks
    • 16:00 16:30
      Tea Break 30m
    • 16:30 18:00
      Tour: Visit to the GRAPES-3 laboratory