Events

CESSI lectures and colloquium

12 Sep 2018

CESSI Seminar: Low Latitude Electrodynamics: Some New Understandings
Speaker: Dr Debrup Hui, IIG, Navi Mumbai, India
Venue: CESSI, Research Complex
Time: 12:45 PM


6 June 2018

CESSI Colloquium: Hyperbolicity of Relativistic Fluids
Speaker: Dr David Hilditch, Technical University of Lisbon
Venue: CESSI, Research Complex
Time: 3:00 pm


23 March 2018

Public Outreach: The Square Root of a Sonnet (Drama)
Directed by: Prakash Belawadi
Venue: Science City mini auditorium
Time: 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM


24 March 2018

Public Outreach: The Square Root of a Sonnet (Drama)
Directed by: Prakash Belawadi
Venue: LHC 107, IISER Kolkata
Time: 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM


07 March 2018

CESSI Colloquium: Science with AstroSat
Speaker: Dipankar Bhattacharya
Venue: LHC, G-06
Time: 4:15 pm




18 February 2018

WORKSHOP: Solar-Stellar Magnetism: Past, Present and Future
Venue: B.M. Birla Auditorium, Jaipur, India
Click here for details



30-31 January 2018

CESSI and Promote Science Activities: Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 6.00 - 7.15 pm
Venue: G06, Lecture Hall Complex

6.00 pm: Introduction to the Event (Dibyendu Nandi)
6.10 pm: Eclipse and Social Psyche (Soumitro Banerjee)
6.40 pm: What is a Super-Blue-Blood Moon Eclipse? (Promote Science)
7.00 pm: Planning for the 31 January 2018 Eclipse (Promote Science)

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 5.15 - 8.00 pm
Venue: Student Activities Center Rooftop
Tea will be provided in-situ

Click here for details




16 January 2018
CESSI Seminar Series: Design and development of a satellite based gamma-ray burst polarimeter called SPHiNX
Speaker: Nirmal Kumar Iyer, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: CESSI Laboratory, RC 124, IISER Kolkata




12 January 2018
CESSI Seminar Series: LIGO's second observing run & the dawn of multi-messenger astronomy
Speaker: Deep Chatterjee, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: CESSI Laboratory, RC 124, IISER Kolkata




5 January 2018
CESSI Colloquia Series: The Effect of Magnetic Fields on the Column Density Probability Distribution Function in Star Forming Molecular Clouds
Speaker: Sayantan Auddy, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Western Ontario, Canada
Time: 11:00 am
Venue: CESSI Laboratory, RC 124, IISER Kolkata




3 January 2018
CESSI Seminar Series: An Application of Data-Assimilation to Solar Physics
Speaker: Dr. Dhrubaditya Mitra, NORDITA, Stockholm
Time: 12:00 pm
Venue: CESSI Laboratory, RC 124, IISER Kolkata




18-19 December, 2017
Conference: Contemporary Trends in Optics 2017
Venue: G06, LHC, IISER Kolkata
Website: Contemporary Trends in Optics 2017

8 November 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: What do Numerical Simulations tell us about Solar-Stellar Magnetic Fields?
Speaker: Laurène Jouve, IRAP, University of Toulouse
Time: 12.00 PM
Venue: CESSI Laboratory, RC 124, IISER Kolkata




2 November 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: Turbulence and Magnetic Fields in Galaxies
Speaker: Anvar Shukurov, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Newcastle University, UK
Time: 3.00 PM
Venue: CESSI Laboratory, RC 124, IISER Kolkata



24 October 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: Extreme Spacetimes with Numerical Relativity
Speaker: David Hilditch, University of Jena, Germany
Time: 4.15 PM
Venue: CESSI LAB, RC, IISER Kolkata


18 Oct, 2017
CESSI Seminar: Investigating Non-natural Plasmas with Particle-in-Cell Simulation
Speaker: Dr. Meghraj Sengupta(Institute for Plasma Research)
Time: 11:30 AM
Venue: CESSI LAB, RC, IISER Kolkata

11 Oct, 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: Effect of Relativistic Jet Feedback from Massive Black Hole Gas on Host Galaxies
Speaker: Dr. Dipanjan Mukherjee (Australian National University)
Time: 12.00 PM
Venue: CESSI LAB, RC, IISER Kolkata

3 Oct, 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: The Beginning of Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Speaker: Dr. Sanjit Mitra (IUCAA, Pune)
Time: 3.00 PM
Venue: CESSI LAB, RC, IISER Kolkata


13 September 2017
Promote Science presents a one-day workshop on 'The Physics of Gravitational Waves and LIGO'
CESSI personnel Lekhshmi Madhu, Maitraya K Bhattacharyya and Amar Deo Chandra are a part of this effort
Venue: Serampore College
For more information click here.

19 April, 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: Effect of Active Region Dynamics on Solar Flare Trigger
Speaker: Dr. Sreejith Padinhatteeri (Manipal University)
Time: 12.00 PM
Venue: CESSI LAB, RC, IISER Kolkata

24-26 March, 2017
Workshop: Space Astronomy and Telescope Making
Venue: Auditorium, RC, IISER Kolkata
Space Astronomy and Telescope Making Workshop

6 March, 2017
CESSI Colloquia Series: The Science of Space Weather
Speaker: Judy Karpen (Chief NASA Space Weather Laboratory Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA)
Time: 12.00 PM
Venue: G05, LHC, IISER Kolkata

30 January, 2017
CESSI Lecture: Basics of Optical Astronomy
Speaker: Prof. A.N. Ramaprakash (IUCAA, Pune), Time: 05:00 PM Venue: CESSI Lab

1 December, 2016
CESSI Seminar: Kodaikanal Digitised data archive and long term study of the sun
Speaker: Dipankar Banerjee (IIA, Bangalore), Time: 04.30 PM Venue: CESSI Lab

23 November, 2016
CESSI Seminar: Dynamical imprint of Dark Matter & Interstellar gas on the spiral structure in disk galaxies
Speaker: Soumavo Ghosh (IISc, Bangalore), Time: 2:30 PM Venue: CESSI Lab

17 to 21 October, 2016
International Astronomical Union Symposium 328 will be held at
Maresias, SP, Brazil
(http://www.sab-astro.org.br/IAUS328/)

10 to 13 May, 2016
ASI, 2016: The 34th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India will be held at
the Kashmir University, Srinagar from May 10 to 13, 2016.
(http://www.astron­soc.in/)


20 April, 2016
CESSI Colloquium: Extreme Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of the Solar Corona and its Energetic Events
Speaker: Abhishek Srivastava (IIT-BHU), Time: 11.00 AM Venue: CESSI Lab


19 April, 2016
CESSI Colloquium: The Quiet Thunder of Gravity in the Cosmos
Speaker: Rana Adhikari (Caltech), Time: 4.00 PM, Venue: LHC Room 107

5 March, 2016
DPS day, 2016: Department of Physical Sciences, IISER Kolkata is organizing
departmental day, on 5 March, 2016, Saturday.
(http://calendar.iiserkol.ac.in/view_event/271933/)


24 to 29 January, 2016
Science for Space Weather Conference: SSW Conference along with
the school 'Introduction to Space Weather: Concepts and Tools' is to be held at
Goa, India from 24 to 29, January, 2016.
(http://www.cessi.in/ssw/index.html)

9 January, 2016
Prof. H. M. Antia from TIFR will give a lecture on 'Helioseismic Inversions' at CESSI
Lab.

8 January, 2016
Mr. Soumitro Hazra shall defend his doctoral thesis at the CESSI Lab. The defense shall begin at 2:30 PM.