Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
University of Groningen
I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, working on radio-interferometric data simulations aimed at developing observing strategies for imaging the Epoch of Reionization (EoR) with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). My supervisor is Prof. Leon Koopmans.
Before this, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics & Electronics at Rhodes University in South Africa, working on wide-band, widefield, full-polarization radio-interferometric calibration techniques to facilitate high dynamic range imaging. My supervisor was Prof. Oleg Smirnov.
I obtained my PhD in Astronomy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the USA. The title of my PhD thesis was ''Radio-Polarimetric Observations of Gravitational Lenses''. My advisor was Prof. Athol Kemball of the Department of Astronomy and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA).
I obtained my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in India.
Here is my CV.
My areas of interest are:
- Advanced data analysis methods and algorithms
- Radio interferometry
- Radio-interferometric calibration and imaging
- High dynamic range imaging
- Radio-interferometric data simulations
- Epoch of Reionization
- Gravitational lensing
- Computational methods
- Statistical methods
- Image processing
- Signal processing
- Medical imaging
- Remote sensing