Dr. Sumana nandi

Assistant Professor



    Research , Teaching


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D. Physics (Astrophysics) Aryabhata Reseacrh Institue of Observational Sciences (ARIES) 2013
MSc Physics Visva bharati University 2005
BSc (Hons) Physics ( Hons), mathematics, Chemistry Visva Bharati University 2003


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
National centre for radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of fundamental Research (Pune) National Post doctoral fellow Researcher 2 years
Indian Institute of Astrophysics ( Bangalore) Post doctoral fellow Researcher 1.5 Yeras
KTH Royal Institute of Technology Oskar Klein Centre ( Sweden) Post- Doctoral Fellow Researcher 2 years
Gent University ( Belgium) BELSPO fellow Researcher 1.5 years


Area of Interest

Active galatic Nucli (AGN), relativivistic jets, Radio galaxies, Binary black holes

Area of Expertise

Radio Astronomy, Experience in observation and data analysis techniques form national and international telescopes like GMRT, VLA, VLBA, VLBI-EVN, HCT

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Awards and Fellowships:

  1.  National Postdoctoral fellowship (DST, SERB)
  2. Wenner-Green foreign postdoctoral fellowship KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  3. BELSPO fellowship, co-funded by the Maric curic action of the European Commission.
  4.  Reference for the peer-reviewed international journal reviewed research proposals for national / International telescope.

“Double-peaked Lines, Dual VLBI Components, and Precessing Jets in J1328+2751”

23/02/2021 S. Nandi A. Caproni P. Kharb B. Sebastian R. Roy

The Astrophysical Journal. Page:178; Vol: 908(2)

“Tracing the Evolution of Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies into Radio Galaxies with Low Frequency Radio Observations

02/06/2021 S. Nandi M. Das K.S.Dwarakanath

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page: 5746-5762; Vol: 503.

The peculiar WAT NGC 2329 with Seyfert/FR I-like radio lobes

03/07/2021 S. Das P. Kharb R. Morganti S. Nandi

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page: 4416-4427; Vol: 504(3)

The central core of NGC 1052. Accretion and jets in a low luminosity AGN

02/07/2021 S. Falocco J. Larsson S. Nandi

Astronomy & Astrophysics. Page: 4416-4427; Vol: 504(3)

A low-frequency study of recently identified double-double radio galaxies

03/07/2019 S. Nand D.J. Saikia R. Roy P. Dabhade Y. Wadadekar J. Larsson M. Baes H.C. Chandola M. Singh

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page:5158-5170; Vol: 486(4)

A (likely) X-ray jet from NGC6217 observed by XMM-Newton

05/12/2017 S. Falocco J. Larsson S. Nandi

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page: 2280-2288; Vol: 472

Tale of J1328+2752: a misaligned double-double radio galaxy hosted by a binary black-hole?''

04/05/2017 M. Jamrozy R. Roy J. Larsson D.J. Saikia M. Baes M. Singh

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. Page: L56-L60; Vol: 467(1)

Discovery of a Red Quasar with Recurrent Activity

10/06/2014 Nandi S Roy R Saikia D. J. Singh M Chandola H. C Baes M Joshi R Gentile G. Patgiri M

The Astrophysical Journal. Page: 16; Vol: 789(1)

SN 2007uy - metamorphosis of an aspheric Type Ib explosion

30/07/2013 R. Roy, B. Kumar, J. R. Maund, P. Schady, E. F. Olivares, D. Malesani,4 G. Leloudas, S. Nandi, N. Tanvir, D. Milisavljevic, J. Hjorth, K. Misra, B. Kumar, S. B. Pandey, R. Sagar and H. C. Chandola

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page:2032–2050; Vol:434

“Double-double radio galaxies from the FIRST survey”

21/07/2012 Nandi S. Saikia D. J.

Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India. Page:121-137; Vol:40

Rejuvenated radio galaxies J0041+3224 and J1835+6204: how long can the quiescent phase of nuclear activity last?

01/08/2012 Konar C., Hardcastle M. J., Jamrozy M., Croston J. H., Nandi S. M. Singh

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page:1061-107611. Vol: 424

A low-frequency study of two asymmetric large radio galaxies

04/04/2012 A. Pirya S. Nandi D. J. Saikia M. Singh S Nandi N.V. Verkhodanova

Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India. Page:547-562; Vol: 39

A study of giant radio galaxies at RATAN-600

01/04/2012 M.Khabibullina O.V. Verkhodanov M. Singh A Pyria S Nandi N.V. Verkhodanova

Astrophysical Bulletin. Page: 717-182; Vol: 66

A second set of RATAN-600 observations of giant radio galaxies

05/05/2011 Khabibullina M. L Singh M Verkhodanova N. V C. H. Ishwara-Chandra C. Konar

Astronomy Reports. Page:392-399; Vol: 55

A radio study of the double-double radio galaxy 3C293

21/06/2011 S. A. Joshi D. J. Saikia C. H. Ishwara-Chandra C. Konar Verkhodanova N. V

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page: 1397-1404; Vol: 414

A multifrequency study of the large radio galaxies 3C46 and 3C452

01/05/2010 S. Nandi S.Pal M. Singh

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Page: 433-441; Vol:1

Radio spectra of giant radio galaxies from RATAN-600 da

02/07/2010 Khabibullina M. L Verkhodanov O. V Singh M Pirya A Verkhodanova N. V

Astronomy Reports. Page: 571-577; Vol: 54