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Ph.D Thesis




I am an Associate Professor and the Acting Chair at the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati . Earlier I was a DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellow at the Inter University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Pune, India (2014 - 2017), before that a Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Pune, India (2012 - 2014) and prior to that an Integrated PhD student at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, obtaining a Masters in Physics and a Doctorate in Astrophysics from the Department of Physics in 2007 and 2012 respectively. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Physics (Hons.) from St.Xavier's College, University of Calcutta in 2004.

My broad area of research is Theoretical Astrophysics focusing on

  • Modelling and Simulation as applied to dynamics of galaxies, galaxy formation and evolution studies: Role of Dark Matter
  • Application of Bayesian Statistics, Machine Learning and Data Science in galaxy astrophysics
  • Gravitation: Alternative Theories

A short presentation giving a glimpse my research area given can be found here.

I am also a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Indian Academy of Sciences and the Chair, Working Group for Gender Equity, Astronomical Society of India

Contact Details

Arunima Banerjee

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati
C/o Sree Rama Engineering College (Transit Campus)
Rami Reddy Nagar, Karakambadi Road
Mangalam (P.O.) Tirupati -517507
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
Phone: +91 (0877) 2500 446

Last updated on September 2, 2022
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