About me

Myself Kantepalli Sasikumar Raja, currently working as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (Sponsored by Centre National D’études Spatiales (CNES), Toulouse, France) at Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France 1 April 2019 to till date. I am working with Dr. Milan Maksimovic.

Research Experience:

  • Post Doctoral Fellow (offered by National Centre for Space Studies (CNES), French Government Space Agency, France) at Observatoire de Paris (Paris Observatory), Meudon, France, from 1 January 2019 to till date. Mentor: Dr. Milan Maksimovic.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India, from 23 July 2018 to 30 November 2018. Mentor: Prof. Janardhan Padmanabhan.
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India, from 28 April 2015 to 27 June 2018. Mentor: Prof. Prasad Subramanian.
  • National Post Doctoral Fellow (offered by Science and Engineering Research Board, Dept. of Science and Technology, India) at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India from 28 April 2016 to 27 April 2018. Mentor: Prof. Prasad Subramanian.
  • Visiting Fellow to National Astronomical Observatories, Beijing, China as a part of SCOSTEP Visiting Scholar program from 25 December 2016 to 5 March 2017. Mentor: Prof. Yihua Yan
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India, from 28 April 2015 to 27 April 2016. Mentor: Prof. Prasad Subramanian.
  • Post Doctoral Researcher at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India, from 1 November 2014 to 27 April 2015. Mentor: Prof. R. Ramesh.
  • (Pre-Ph.D.) Worked as a Research Trainee at CREST Campus, Hosakota of Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore during May 2007-August 2008. Mainly my work is, operate the Himalayan Chandra Telescope and carry out the observations of desired celestial objects. Mentor: Prof. T. P. Prabhu and Prof. Padmakar Singh Parihar.

Education:

  • Integrated M.Tech-Ph.D (Technology) from Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India, and University of Calcutta, India. The title of the thesis was `Radio Polarization Studies of the Solar Corona at Low-frequencies’ and completed under the guidance of Prof. R. Ramesh during 2008-2010.
  • M.Sc in Physics and Electronics from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India in 2006
  • B.Sc in Maths, Physics, and Chemistry from Sri Venkateswara University, India in 2004
  • Intermediate from Intermediate Board of Education, Andhra Pradesh, India in 2001
  • SSC from Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh, India in 1999