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  • Dr Bidya Binay Karak

  • Assistant Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology BHU, Varanasi
Publications 2009 - 2024

Publications

  • 44
    Journal Articles
  • 1
    Book Chapter
  • 5
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 3
    Review
  • 4
    Projects
  • 1
  • 19
  • 14
  • 1

Citations / H-Index

1259 Citations
21 h-index
1366 Citations

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Expertise

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Astrophysics, Stellar and Solar Physics; Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and its applications, dynamo theory, astrophysical fluids, turbulence, convection, magnetic field, sunspot, solar and stellar cycles, nonlinear and chaotic behaviors of astrophysical objects.

Personal Information

Dr Bidya Binay Karak

Male
Department of Physics Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India - 221005


Experience

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Physics

    Indian Institute of Technology BHU, Varanasi


Qualification

  • PhD

    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • MS

    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • BSc

    Bankura Christian College


Honours and Awards

2021

Humboldt Research Fellowship

the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2019

INSA Medal for Young Scientists

Indian National Science Academy, Gov. of India.

2018

Ramanujan Fellowship

Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Gov. of India.

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2021

Humboldt Research Fellowship

the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2019

INSA Medal for Young Scientists

Indian National Science Academy, Gov. of India.

2018

Ramanujan Fellowship

Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Gov. of India.

2018

Chandrasekhar Fellowship

Indian Institute of Astrophysics

2016

Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowship

UCAR and NASA Living With a Star program

2015

Best Paper Award

Asia-Pacific Solar Physics Meeting (APSPM)

2015

Thomas Metcalf Lecturer and SPD Travel Award

American Astronomical Society (AAS) Solar Physics Division (SPD)

2015

Kumari L A Meera Memorial Medal for the best thesis

Theoretical Physics, Indian Institute of Science

2013

Justice Oak best thesis award

Astronomical Society of India (ASI).

2013

NORDITA Fellowship

NORDITA, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics

2012

Editor suggestion

Our paper: Choudhuri & Karak, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 171103 has been selected as “Editor suggestion” in Physical Review Letters and also highlighted in “Physics”.

2008

Research Fellowship

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India

2003

National Merit Scholarship

West Bengal Higher Secondary exams

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2021

International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Life

2020

Astronomical Society of India (ASI)

Life

2021

International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Life

2020

Astronomical Society of India (ASI)

Life

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Research Projects

Exploring the origin and dynamics of magnetic cycles of low main sequence stars

Funding Agency : DST

On understanding the solar activity and preparing for space weather prediction using a state-of-art dynamo model

Funding Agency : ISRO

Multiple reversals of the Sun’s polar-fields and their physical causes

Funding Agency : DST

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Exploring the origin and dynamics of magnetic cycles of low main sequence stars

Funding Agency : DST

On understanding the solar activity and preparing for space weather prediction using a state-of-art dynamo model

Funding Agency : ISRO

Multiple reversals of the Sun’s polar-fields and their physical causes

Funding Agency : DST

What Determines The Dynamo Effectivity Of Solar Active Regions?", led by Prof. K. Petrovay, sponsor

Funding Agency : ISSI Bern

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