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Next Update On : 01/05/2017
Last Updated On : 26/03/2017

Gurudatt Gaur

Present Position Assistant Professor
Contact No. +91-79-30514366
Email gurudatt.gaur@iar.ac.in
Ph.D. Physics (IPR, Gandhinagar, 2013)
Post Graduation Physics (AMU, Aligarh 2005)
Work Experience 4 Years
Additional Responsibilities Coordinator (Industry Academia Relations)

Current Research Interests

My research interests involve various aspects of gravitational wave astronomy: detection of gravitational waves, methods of parameter estimation, test of General Relativity, detector characterization. Plasma physics: plasma and fluid turbulence, magnetic reconnection and phenomena in plasma astrophysics.

Other interests : different numerical methods/algorithms for the simulation of computational fluid dynamics problems, computational magnetohydrodynamics, particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations, molecular dynamics simulations, parallel and grid computing.

Awards/Honours

  • Visiting Associate at Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India.
  • 2016 Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for the observation of gravitational waves.
  • Research Fellowship from Department of Atomic Energy, India (September 2006 – August 2012) to carry out PhD. work at IPR, Gandhinagar, India.

Memberships

  • IndIGO-LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC).
  • Indian Initiative in Gravitational Wave Observations (IndIGO) Consortium.
  • Association of Asia Pacific physical Societies – Division of Plasma Physics (AAPPS – DPP).
  • Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI).

Latest Five Publications

Additional Information

  • Referee of Physics of Plasmas.
  • Convener of the Conference on Recent Trends in Physical Sciences (CRPPS – 2016).
  • Member: Board of Studies, Academic Council.

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