Dr Rajesh Gopal
Associate Professor,
Dept of Physics,
CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore
E-mail ID: rajesh.g@cmrit.ac.in
Mobile No: +91-8884339217


Oct 2013-present : Associate Professor, CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore
August 2011-September 2013 : Post Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
August 2008 - July 2011 : Post Doctoral Fellow, Bose Institute, Kolkata
August 2006- July 2008 : Post Doctoral Fellow, IUCAA, Pune
June 2002-July 2006 : Senior Research Fellow, Raman Research Institute(RRI), Bangalore
August 1999- June 2002 : Junior Research Fellow, Harishchandra Research Institute(HRI), Allahabad
July 1995- July 1999 : B.Tech Undergraduate student in Engineering Physics, IIT Bombay

Courses taught

Engineering Physics, Engineering Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Applied Mathematics

Highlight : Secured All India Rank (AIR) 825 in IIT JEE 1995

Areas of Interest in Research

Astrophysics and Cosmology


  • Template-based classification of SDSS-GALEX point sources, Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy, (2018)
  • Solving the relativistic MHD equation for the propagation of the phase transition front
    in a neutron star , Journal of Physics G : Nuclear and Particle Physics (2012)
  • Magnetic fields and Sunyaev Zeldovich effect in galaxy clusters , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (2010)
  • Cosmic magnetic fields: Origin and effects, Bulletin of Astronomical Society of India, (2008)
  • Tangled magnetic fields and CMBR signal from reionisation epoch, Physical Review D (2005)
  • Generation of magnetic field in the pre-recombination era, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society (2005)
  • Large-Scale Magnetic fields:Density Power Spectrum in Redshift Space, Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy (2003)