A Journey through the Deep Space towards the Origin of the Universe
Dr. Ashok Ambastha engaged the Btech students in a beautiful session on a Journey through space towards the origin of the Universe.
Dr. Ambastha is a Professor at the Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory, Udaipur. He is an internally renounced scientist. He has over 98 research publications in national and international journals and 4 books dealing with the following subjects:
Astrophysics: Spiral Structure of disk galaxies and galactic dynamics
Plasma Physics: Computer experiments on charged particle motions in magnetic mirrors
Solar Physics: Solar oscillations (helioseismology), Energetic transients (flares, CMEs), Velocity and magnetic fields in active regions, stability and eruption of prominences.
Total solar eclipse Expeditions: 1995 Kalpi (India), 1999 Isfahan (Iran); 2001 Lusaka (Zambia), 2006 Antalya (Iran), 2009 Anji (China)
Dr. Ambastha is recipient of many awards, and to name a few:
“Enrico Fermi” Young Fellow, 1978, Varenna School, Italian Physical Society
NRC-NASA Senior Resident Research Associateship, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville (USA), 1992-93