Dr Debbijoy Bhattacharya

Dr Debbijoy Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

Physics

Group: Astronomy & Astrophysics

My Name is Dr Debbijoy Bhattacharya, my profilePage is. I am aAssistant Professorin Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS).
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Debbijoy Bhattacharya is Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS).

    He:

    • Conducts independent research in astrophysics.
    • Publishes research results in high quality peer reviewed National and International science journals.
    • Guides, teaches and trains PhD students.
    • Represent MCNS, Manipal University at various national and international science conferences, symposiums and meetings.
    • Conducts collaborative research with other leading national and international research institutes and universities.
    • Participates in science outreach program. 
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Basic Astrophysics, Error analysis, Computational Physics
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
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  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Astronomy and Astrophysics
    Institute
    :
    ISRO Satellite Centre and Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
    Year of passing
    :
    2009
    Degree
    :
    MSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Electronics
    Institute
    :
    Banaras Hindu University
    Year of passing
    :
    2002
    Degree
    :
    BSc
    Specialisation
    :
    Physics (Hons)
    Institute
    :
    University of Calcutta
    Year of passing
    :
    2000
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS)
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
    Designation
    :
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2011-2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
    Designation
    :
    Research Associate
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2009-2011
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Debbijoy Bhattacharya is Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS).

    He:

    • Conducts independent research in astrophysics.
    • Publishes research results in high quality peer reviewed National and International science journals.
    • Guides, teaches and trains PhD students.
    • Represent MCNS, Manipal University at various national and international science conferences, symposiums and meetings.
    • Conducts collaborative research with other leading national and international research institutes and universities.
    • Participates in science outreach program. 
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Basic Astrophysics, Error analysis, Computational Physics
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Astronomy and Astrophysics ISRO Satellite Centre and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) 2009
    MSc Electronics Banaras Hindu University 2002
    BSc Physics (Hons) University of Calcutta 2000
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS) Assistant Professor
    Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2011-2012
    Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Research Associate 2009-2011
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Astronomy and Astrophysics
    Areas of expertise
    :
    High Energy Astrophysics
    Areas of research
    :
    High energy diffuse emissions, active galaxies, SED modelling, dynamics of accretion disk, spin of black hole, x-ray binaries, x-ray and gamma-ray spectral and timing study of astrophysical objects, construct and modelling of broadband spectral energy distribution of active galaxies utilising multi-wavelength observations
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Associate in the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR).
    • Member (from 2011) of the National group working on future space based astronomy instruments “beyond ASTROSAT” expected to be launched in 2014.
    • Member of the National group working on the utilisation of the scientific data from first Indian astronomical satellite “ASTROSAT”.
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Astronomy and Astrophysics
    Areas of expertise High Energy Astrophysics
    Areas of research High energy diffuse emissions, active galaxies, SED modelling, dynamics of accretion disk, spin of black hole, x-ray binaries, x-ray and gamma-ray spectral and timing study of astrophysical objects, construct and modelling of broadband spectral energy distribution of active galaxies utilising multi-wavelength observations
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Associate in the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR).
    • Member (from 2011) of the National group working on future space based astronomy instruments “beyond ASTROSAT” expected to be launched in 2014.
    • Member of the National group working on the utilisation of the scientific data from first Indian astronomical satellite “ASTROSAT”.