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Outreach

Page Last Updated: 10th Apr 2024

One of the VLT Unit telescopes with its yellow lasers firing up the sky in night.

Talks & Presentations

NYRIA Workshop, Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille

       Illumination Tests of MICADO FCU                                                                       14/11/2023

Knowform LLP (Invited)

Vedantu (Invited)

 

Equinox Astrophysics Program, Naxxatra Club (Invited)

Science Club, College of Engineering, Pune (Invited)

Astro Club, Fergusson College, Pune (Contributed)

  • Effects of CMEs on Earth’s Thermosphere                                                            12/06/2020

  • Basics of Observational Astronomy                                                                        10/12/2019

  • Introduction to Asteroid Hunting                                                                            06/07/2019

Poster Presentations:

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune

Fergusson College, Pune

Talks

Teaching and Mentoring

Königstuhl State Observatory (LSW), Universität Heidelberg, Germany

  • Tutor of the MVAstro1.2: Astro-Lab I & II course

  • Taught more than 100 MSc and PhD students how to operate a 0.7m class telescope for taking astronomical observations during the Astro‑Lab.

  • Duration: WS 2022-23, SS 2023, WS 2023-24.

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

  • Mentor of the “Eclipsing Binaries” group in the Krittika Summer Projects 2.0

  • Responsible for exposing and guiding mentees to learn the physics of eclipsing binaries and to analyze the time‑dependent variation in the photometric data from TESS to estimate the absolute parameters of component stars using dedicated physical eclipsing binaries models and Bayesian techniques.

  • Duration: 07/2021 - 10/2021

Curiosity Space India, Pune, India

  • Teaching Assistant

  • Taught introductory astronomy courses to more than 80 high school students.

  • Duration: 12/2020 ‑ 03/2021

Mentoring
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