3rd IUCAA sponsored Workshop on Astronomical Data Analysis – WADA 2019

Hosted by Department of Physics, J. B. College, Jorhat, Assam

In association with Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Assam

Dates: 17 – 19 September, 2019

The workshop is intended for graduate and post-graduate students, research scholars and faculty members who are working in the area of astronomy and astrophysics and plan to analyse astronomical/AstroSat data. The number of participants for the workshop will be limited to 50. The primary focus of the workshop is to introduce the participants to the various instruments on board AstroSat, their working principles and analyse the scientific data obtained from these instruments. The program will cover a mixture of practical hands-on data analysis sessions under the supervision of experts and will also include relevant science talks and complementary skills training. Priority will be given to hands-on sessions of data-analysis. The outside participants will be provided free accommodation during this workshop.

Jagannath Barooah College is a premier institution of higher education located in Jorhat, a city with a rich cultural heritage and glorious historical background in the upper part of the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam. Since its inception in 1930, the college has already marched a long way and has celebrated its “Platinum Jubilee” in the year 2005. From 1931 to 1948, the college was affiliated to Calcutta University, West Bengal and from 1948 to 1965 to Gauhati University, Assam. Since the establishment of Dibrugarh University, Assam in 1965, the college has been affiliated to this University. The institution has already been reaccredited by NAAC and awarded “A” grade on the basis of its performance in the field of higher education. Recently, University Grants Commission granted the autonomous status to this institution.

Interested candidates may apply by sending an application in prescribed format on or before 17th August, 2019

There is no registration fee.

Application form can be downloaded HERE.

Workshop flyer can be downloaded HERE.

Sponsored By

IUCAA, Pune

Hosted by

Department of Physics, Jagannath Barooah College, Assam

In association with

Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Assam