Jessy Jose


Associate Professor

Department of Physics, IISER Tirupati


Phone: +91 877 2500 247

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Research Interests

Observational Astrophysics, Star and planet formation, High mass star forming regions in the Milky Way, Young brown dwarfs and free-floating planetary mass objects in the solar neighborhood

Educational and Professional Career

  • Ph.D (March, 2012): Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciencES (ARIES), Nainital

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Dec, 2011 - Sept, 2014): Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Oct, 2014 - Sept, 2017): Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA), Peking University, Beijing

  • Assistant Professor (Sept, 2017 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati

  • Associate Professor (July, 2022 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati

Honours and Awards

  • Outstanding post-doctoral fellow, Peking University, 2016

  • Start up Research Grant, SERB, DST, Govt. of India, 2019

  • POWER Grant, SERB, DST, Govt. of India, 2022

Selected Publications

  • Damian Belinda; Jose Jessy; Samal M. R., Moraux E.; Das S. R., Patra S.; "Testing the role of environmental effects on the Initial Mass Function of low mass stars" , Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society , 2021; arXiv:2101.08804.

  • Das Swagat R.; Jose Jessy; Samal M. R.; Zhang S.; Panwar N.; "Testing the star formation scaling relations in the clumps of the North American and Pelican nebulae cloud complex " , Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society , 500, 3123 (2021).

  • Jose Jessy; Biller B. A.; Albert L.; Dubber S.; Allers K. A.; Herczeg G. J.; et al.; "A Novel Survey for Young Substellar Objects with the W-band Filter. II. The Coolest and Lowest Mass Members of the Serpens-South Star-forming Region" , Astrophysical Journal , 892, 122 (2020).

  • Guo Zhen; Herczeg G. J.; Jose Jessy; Fu J.; Chiang P.; et al.; "Star-Disk Interactions in Multiband Photometric Monitoring of the Classical T Tauri Star GI Tau" , Astrophysical Journal , 852, 56 (2018).

  • Jose Jessy; Herczeg G. J.; Samal M. R.; Fang Q.; et al.; "The Low-mass Population in the Young Cluster Stock 8: Stellar Properties and Initial Mass Function" , Astrophysical Journal , 836, 98 (2017).

  • Jose Jessy; Kim J. S.; Herczeg G. J.; Samal M. R.; et al.; "Star Formation in W3-AFGL 333: Young Stellar Content, Properties, and Roles of External Feedback", Astrophysical Journal , 822, 49 (2016).

  • Samal M. R.; Ojha D. K.; Jose Jessy; Zavagno A.; et al.; "Star formation in the filament of S254-S258 OB complex: a cluster in the process of being created ", Astronomy And Astrophysics , 581, 5 (2015).


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