Talks and Seminars, on a wide variety of topics, are organized regularly, inviting both in-house and external speakers from reputed institutions. The weekly colloquia and seminars are held on Tuesdays (Colloquia) and Wednesdays (Seminar). Apart from these scheduled lectures, several academic and popular lectures are organized whenever an opportunity presents itself.




The Study of Localized Solutions in Laser-¬≠Plasma System
Ms. Deepa Verma, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 21st August 2017 (Monday)         Time : 11.00 AM           Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Is there a Life on Mars ???
Dr. S. M. Ahmed, Central Instruments Laboratory, University of Hyderabad
Date : 18th August 2017 (Friday)             Time : 03.30 PM                  Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Studies in Non-Neutral Plasmas using Particle-in-Cell Simulations
Mr. Meghraj Sengupta, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 18th August 2017 (Friday)             Time : 11.30 AM                  Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR




Investigation of Particle swarm optimization for multidisciplinary problems
Mr. Ritesh Sugandhi, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 09th August 2017 (Wednesday)      Time : 03.30 PM                   Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Fluid simulation of electron beam driven wakefield in a cold plasma
Mr. Ratan Kumar Bera, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 09th August 2017 (Wednesday)           Time : 11.00 AM                  Venue : Seminar Hall. IPR



Studies of magnetically constricted anode plasma source
Mr. Samirsinh Chauhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 07th August 2017 (Monday)            Time : 11.00 AM                  Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



High Ampacity High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) Bi-directional Cable Thermal Characteristics in Practical Utility Applications
Dr. Subrata Pradhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 03rd August 2017 (Thursday)         Time : 03.30 PM                    Venue : Seminar Hall. IPR



Heat transfer from an impinging jet in presence of inlet oscillations
Dr. Harekrishna Yadav, IIT, Mumbai
Date : 28th July 2017 (Friday)                Time : 03.30 PM           Venue : Seminar Hall. IPR



Magnetic Shear Stabilized Multiple Instabilities In Convective Fluid Plasma Transport Scenario
Dr. J. K. Atul, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 27th July 2017 (Thursday)           Time : 03.30 PM             Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Particle-in-Cell Simulations of Fast Electron Time Scale Phenomena
Mr. Chandrasekhar Shukla, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 25th July 2017 (Tuesday)          Time : 11.00 AM             Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Study on Plasma Shaping and Control in Steady State Superconducting Tokamak (SST-1)
Mr. Subrata Jana, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 21st July 2017 (Friday)                 Time : 10.30 AM                   Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Synchronization Dynamics Between Two Coupled Glow Discharge Plasma sources
Mr. Neeraj Chaubey, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 4th July 2017 (Tuesday)                 Time : 11:00 AM            Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of Microphysics in Atmospheric Clouds
Dr. Chandra Shekhar Pant, IIT Mumbai
Date : 3rd July 2017 (Monday)             Time : 11.30 AM          Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Experimental studies on collective phenomena in dusty plasmas
Mr. Mangilal Choudhary, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 23rd June 2017 (Friday)                   Time :   03.30 PM           Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Carbon nanotubes influencing ampacity enhancement of graphite by virtue of significant improvement in electrical conductivity in arc plasma treated graphite disk
Dr. Subrata Pradhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 14th June 2017 (Wednesday)            Time : 03.30 PM          Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Yukawa Liquids Under External Forcing: A Molecular Dynamics Study
Mr. Harish Charan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 13th June 2017 (Tuesday)                Time : 03.30 PM           Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Deformation and fracture of metallic single crystals
Dr. Sunil Rawat, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
Date : 9th June 2017 (Friday)                     Time : 03.30 PM             Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Collective plasma structures with kinetic nonlinearity: their coherence, interaction and stability
Mr. Debraj Mandal, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 29th May 2017 (Monday)              Time : 03.30 PM             Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



The study of the dynamics of delay coupled nonlinear oscillators and some model applications
Ms. Bhumika Thakur, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 22nd May 2017 (Monday)              Time : 03.00 PM              Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



The Cosmic Fluid: Chiral Instability and all that
Dr. Abhishek Atreya, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
Date : 11th May 2017 (Thursday)            Time : 03.30 PM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Dynamics of a confined dust fluid in sheared flow of streaming plasma
Mr. Modhuchandra Laishram, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 9th May 2017 (Tuesday)            Time : 03.00 PM          Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Laser photo-detachment based negative ion diagnostics development - Status update
Dr. Bidyut Kumar Das, ITER-India, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 8th May 2017 (Monday)             Time : 03.00 PM          Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Diagnostics of Electrostatic Discharges and Postulations for Arc Mitigation Techniques on Satellite Solar Panels
Ms. R. S. Joshi, FCIPT, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 4th May 2017 (Thursday)           Time : 04.00 PM          Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Role of MHD waves and small-scale transients in the heating of solar corona
Dr. Girjesh Gupta, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune
Date : 4th May 2017 (Thursday)          Time : 11.30 AM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



A Novel Method of Producing Single Walled Reduced Diameter Silicon Carbide Nano Tubes (SiCNT) with Arc Plasma Treatment
Dr. Subrata Pradhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date: 17th April 2017 (Monday)           Time : 03.30 PM   Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Plasma Instruments and Wave Detection in Space
Dr. Vipin K. Yadav, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO, Thiruvananthapuram
Date : 12th April 2017 (Wednesday)       Time : 11.30 AM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



"New concepts in 1st order transitions" and "Studies on magnetic transitions"
Prof. Praveen Chaddah, Ex-Director of the UGC-DAE Consortium
Date : 5th April 2017 (Wednesday)  and 6th April 2017 (Thursday)   Time : 03.30 PM      Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Towards a Sustainable Energy Future: A New Hybrid Fusion-Fission Reactor
Dr. Mike Cassidy, CEO, Apollo Fusion, Inc.,
Date : 3rd April 2017 (Monday)        Time : 11.00 AM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Doping-induced super-lattice-like structure in the isotopic Mg11B2 bulk superconductor for fusion applications
Dr. Subrata Pradhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 23rd March 2017 (Thursday)        Time : 03.30 PM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Ion-flow driven instabilities in sheath-presheath of low temperature plasma
Mr. Vara Prasad Kella, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 20th February 2017 (Monday)    Time : 02.30 PM           Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Experimental studies on collective phenomena in dusty plasmas
Mr. Mangilal Choudhary, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 8th February 2017 (Wednesday)     Time : 11.00 AM        Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Nonlinear excitations in flowing complex plasmas
Ms. Surabhi Jaiswal, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 2nd February 2017 (Thursday)       Time : 02.00 PM      Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR




Formation of collisional sheath in multicomponent plasma
Dr. Rakesh Moulick, Centre of Plasma Physics-IPR, Sonapur, Assam
Date : 27th January 2017 (Friday)         Time : 03.30 PM          Venue : Seminar hall, IPR



Shear flows in 2D strongly coupled fluids: A theoretical and computational study
Ms. Akanksha Gupta, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 27th January 2017 (Friday)          Time : 02.00 PM         Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Growth Dynamics and Plasmonic response of Silver nanoparticles deposited on nanodots/nanorippled templates
Dr. Mukul Bhatnagar, FCIPT, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 25th January 2017 (Wednesday)    Time : 03.30 PM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR




Irradiation induced structural and electrical modification in graphene
Dr. Sunil Kumar, Inter University Accelerator Centre (IUAC), New Delhi
Date : 20th January 2017 (Friday)         Time : 03.30 PM          Venue : Seminar hall, IPR



Growth Dynamics and Plasmonic response of Silver nanoparticles deposited on nanodots/nanorippled templates
Mr. Mukul Bhatnagar, FCIPT, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 13th January 2017 (Friday)        Time : 03.30 PM            Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



3D Monte-Carlo simulation of Aditya tokamak Scrape-off layer plasma transport with toroidally discontinuous limiters
Mr. Bibhu Prasad Sahoo, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date: 12th January 2017 (Thursday)        Time: 2.30 PM             Venue: Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Low edge safety factor disruptions in the Compact Toroidal Hybrid: Operation in the low-q regime, passive disruption avoidance and the nature of MHD precursors
Dr. M.D.Pandya, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Date : 10th January 2017 (Tuesday)        Time : 11.30 AM           Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Circularly Polarized Light from Magnetized Current Filaments: implications to Gamma Ray Bursts
Dr. Ujjwal Sinha, GoLP/IPFN, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusao Nuclear, Insituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Date : 06th January 2017 (Friday)                Time : 3.30 PM          Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR


Numerical simulation of nitrogen plasma torch using finite volume techniques
Dr.Kailash Chandra Meher, FCIPT, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 05th January 2017 (Thursday)        Time : 2.00 PM         Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Spectroscopic Diagnosis of Magnetic and Electric Field and Plasma Properties in a Relativistic Electron Beam Diode
Dr. Subir Biswas, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel     (Dr. Parvez Guzdar award talk)
Date : 04th January 2017 (Wednesday)       Time : 3.30 PM            Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



KAGRA detector: Large-Scale Cryogenic Gravitational Wave Telescope
Dr. Rahul Kumar, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR), University of Tokyo
Date : 28th December 2016 (Wednesday)        Time : 11.00 AM      Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Strongly coupled 2D Yukawa liquids under external forcing: A molecular dynamics study
Mr. Harish Charan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 23rd December, 2016 (Friday)       Time : 3:30 PM            Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Non-inductive current drive by ETG turbulence in tokamaks and cylindrical devices
Dr. Rameswar Singh, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 19th December 2016 (Monday)    Time : 03.00 PM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Studies of magnetically constricted anode plasma source
Mr. Samirsinh Chauhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 16th December 2016 (Friday)    Time : 11.30 AM         Venue :        Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Plasma discharges for the ambient processing and detection of materials
Prof. James Bradley, Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool, UK
Date : 14th December 2016 (Wednesday)           Time : 03.30 PM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



The Journey Leading to India Joining ITER
Dr. Ravi B. Grover, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai
Date :  9th December 2016 (Friday)     Time :  03.00 PM            Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



The Study of Localized Solutions in Laser-Plasma System
Ms. Deepa Verma, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 5th December 2016 (Monday)       Time : 11.00 AM             Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Studies in Non-Neutral Plasmas using Particle-in-Cell Simulations
Mr. Meghraj Sengupta, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 2nd December 2016 (Friday)          Time : 02.00 PM             Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



On first observation of multiple current free potential structures in HeX device at IPR
Mr. Soumen Ghosh, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 30th November 2016 (Wednesday)       Time : 04.00 PM       Venue :  Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Particle-in-Cell Simulations of Fast Electron Time Scale Phenomena
Mr. Chandrasekhar Shukla, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 16th November 2016 (Wednesday)      Time : 03.30 PM        Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Investigation on the flow distribution within the rod bundle of AHWR
Dr. Mohit P Sharma, DGFS PhD, HBNI, BARC, Mumbai, India
Date : 08th November 2016 (Tuesday)      Time :         03.30 PM              Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Slow Wave Characteristics of Metamaterial Loaded Helical Guide
Mr. Dushyant Kumar Sharma, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 04th November 2016 (Friday)        Time :   11.00 AM            Venue :  Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Synchronization Dynamics Between Two Coupled Glow Discharge Plasma sources
Mr. Neeraj Chaubey, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 04th November 2016 (Friday)        Time :         03.30 PM           Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR


Direct Measurement of Plasma Potential using Laser Heated Emissive Probes
Dr. Payal H. Pandit, Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhinagar
Date: 04th October 2016 (Tuesday)      Time :         03.30 PM           Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Synthesis of polyaniline-Au nanocomposite thin films by plasma-based techniques for flexible self-powered photodetectors
Dr. Tapan Barman, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, Assam
Date: 26th September 2016 (Monday)      Time :         03.30 PM            Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Excitation of Nonlinear Coherent Structures in Flowing Complex Plasmas
Ms. Surabhi Jaiswal, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date: 23rd September 2016 (Friday)       Time :         11.00 AM          Venue: Seminar Hall, IPR



Linear and nonlinear global gyrokinetic study of microinstabilities and development of tools for EM-GLOGYSTO
Mr. Aditya Krishna Swamy, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 14 September 2016 (Wednesday)    Time : 10.00 AM            Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Development of a Sub-nanosecond Impulse Generator for High Frequency E.M. Excitations
Mr. G. Veda Prakash, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :  05 September 2016 (Monday)         Time :   10:00 AM        Venue :  Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Study of waves and instabilities in IMPED plasma
Dr. Sayak Bose, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 30 August, 2016 (Tuesday)              Time : 11.00 AM          Venue : Committee Room 3, (New Building), IPR



Collective phenomena in strongly coupled dusty plasma medium
Mr. Vikram Singh Dharodi, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 24th August 2016 (Wednesday)        Time : 11.00 AM          Venue : Committee Room 4, (New Building), IPR



Study of Clusters using Mass Spectrometry, Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging technique
Dr. Arvind Kumar Saxena, Max-Planck Center for Attosecond Science, POSTECH, South Korea
Date : 05th August 2016 (Friday)            Time :         10.30 AM          Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Neutronics Benchmark Studies for the Tritium Breeding Blankets
Mr. Shrichand Jakhar, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 11th July 2016 (Monday)      Time :         11.00 AM        Venue :  Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Compact Pulsed Power using Liquid Dielectrics
Mr. G. Veda Prakash, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 28th June 2016 (Tuesday)     Time :   11:00 AM             Venue :  Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Secondary Instabilities in the Dynamics of Farley Buneman Fluctuations
Dr. J. K. Atul, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, India
Date : 14th June 2016 (Tuesday)     Time :         03:30 PM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Plasma parameters and instability during thin film deposition
Dr. Gopikishan Sabavath, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
Date : 25th May 2016 (Wednesday)       Time : 03:30 PM       Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Studies on Helium Cooled Plasma Facing Components for tokamak based Fusion Reactor Applications
Mr. Sandeep Rimza, DGFS- Scholar, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 17th May 2016 (Tuesday)        Time : 10.00 AM         Venue : Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Realization of the Cryoline System for ITER
Mr. Satish Badgujar, ITER Organization, France
Date : 29th April 2016 (Friday)          Time : 03.30 PM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Application of meshless methods to the computation of fixed boundary equilibria and current-hole simulation in tokamak
Dr. Dinesh Nath, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Date : 22nd April 2016 (Friday)         Time : 03.30 PM              Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Exploring strong coupling phenomena in classical many body systems: from dusty plasma to colloids
Dr. Manis Chaudhuri, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA
Date : 19th April 2016 (Tuesday)        Time : 11.00 AM          Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Study of Localized Potential Structure and Heating in Expanding Helicon Plasma
Mr. Soumen Ghosh, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 17th March 2016 (Thursday)     Time :         11.00 AM     Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Collective phenomena in strongly coupled dusty plasma medium
Mr. Vikram Singh Dharodi, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 15th March 2016 (Tuesday)      Time :         02.30 PM     Venue : Committee Room 3 (New Building), IPR




Status of gyrokinetic simulation studies in NFRI
Dr. Jae Min Kwon, National Fusion Research Institute (NFRI), South Korea
Date : 15th March 2016 (Tuesday)         Time :    04.00 PM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Influence of zonal flows on dynamical processes in tokamak plasmas: Results from turbulence simulations
Dr. Hogun Jhang, National Fusion Research Institute (NFRI), South Korea
Date : 14th March 2016 (Monday)          Time :    04.00 PM          Venue :  Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Slow Wave Characteristics of Metamaterial Loaded Helical Guide
Mr. Dushyant Kumar Sharma, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :        25th February 2016 (Thursday)     Time :         03.30 PM           Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



High Performance Computing (HPC) ‚Äď Applications in Computational Physics
Dr. Nitya Hariharan, Intel Technology Private Ltd, Bangalore
Date :         05th February 2016 (Friday)   Time :         11.00 AM           Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Design and Analysis of Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DRA) for Wideband Applications
Dr. Jitendra Kumar, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Rajasthan
Date :         27th January 2016 (Wednesday)    Time :         03.30 PM    Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Experimental Study of Plasma Oscillations in IMPED
Mr. Sayak Bose, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :         18th January 2016 (Monday)      Time :         11.00 AM   Venue :         Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Global Gyrokinetic Study of Electromagnetic Microinstabilities in Tokamak Plasmas
Mr. Aditya Krishna Swamy, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :         01st January 2016 (Friday)     Time :         11.30 AM   Venue :         Committee Room 3 (New Building), IPR



X-ray Irradiation of Finite Systems : Modeling the Nanoplasma Dynamics
Dr. Vikrant Saxena, Centre for Free Electron Laser Science, Germany
Date :   30th December 2015 (Wednesday)   Time :      02.00 PM   Venue :    Seminar Hall, IPR



Geodesic acoustic modes with poloidal mode couplings ad infinitum
Dr. Rameswar Singh, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas, France
Date :   30th December 2015 (Wednesday)     Time :    10.30 AM     Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Influence of Structure of Stainless Steels on Plasma Nitriding and Nitrocarburizing for Improving Hardness and Corrosion Resistance
Ms. Alphonsa Joseph, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :         18th December 2015 (Friday)    Time :         04.00 PM   Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR




Self-organized dust Rotation in an unmagnetized DC Glow Discharge
Ms. Manjit Kaur, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :         11th December 2015 (Friday)    Time :         03.30 PM   Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Study of Thermal, Electrical and Fluid Dynamic Behaviour of Arc Plasma Devices
Dr. Kailash Chandra Meher, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
Date :         8th December 2015 (Tuesday)     Time :         03.30 PM    Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Overview of Comparison of Plasma­Wall Interactions (PWI) in Tungsten and Carbon First Wall Tokamaks
Dr. P. N. Maya, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :         6th November 2015 (Friday)        Time :         03.30 PM     Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Experiments and numerical simulations to estimate the accuracy of probe assisted laser photo-detachment for negative ion density and temperature measurements
Dr. Nishant Sirse, Dublin City University, Ireland
Date : 4th November 2015 (Wednesday)        Time : 04.00 PM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR


Development of Coating for Hot Corrosion Resistance of AISI 304 Stainless Steel and High Temperature Oxidation Resistance of Inconel 718
Dr. Prashant Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Date :         7th October 2015 (Wednesday)     Time :         11.00 AM   Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Temperature and Magnetic Field Induced Effects on Functional Magnetic Materials
Dr. Archana Lakhani, Scientist, UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Indore
Date :         7th September 2015 (Monday)    Time : 3.30 PM        Venue : Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR




Studies on Quench Characteristics of Superconducting Magnets of SST-1
Mr. Aashoo Sharma, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :         7th September 2015 (Monday)   Time :         11.00 AM     Venue : Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR




Investigation of Granular and Cognitive Complex Systems
Dr. Dattatray Shinde, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
Date :        21st August 2015 (Friday)      Time : 02.00 PM       Venue : Committee Room 3 (New Building), IPR



Technology Leadership
Dr. A. Sivathanu Pillai, ex CMD  BrahMos
Date :        10th August 2015 (Monday)       Time : 03.30 PM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Localized Heating and Non-Uniform Potentials in Expanding Helicon Plasma
Mr. Soumen Ghosh, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :        3rd August 2015 (Monday)     Time : 03.30 PM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Study of Toxic Elements in Environmental Samples Collected from Industrial Area using Spectroscopic Techniques
Dr. Rohit Kumar, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Date : 27th July 2015 (Monday)      Time : 03.30 PM          Venue : VC Room, IPR



Highlights of 15th Conference on Plasma Facing Materials and Components for Fusion Applications (PFMC15)
Dr. P. N. Maya, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 3rd July 2015 (Friday)          Time : 03.30 PM          Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Studies on Helium Cooled Plasma Facing Components (PFC) for tokamak based Fusion Reactor Applications
Mr. Sandeep Rimza, DGFS- Scholar, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 19th June 2015 (Friday)      Time : 03.30 PM            Venue :  Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Towards Steady State Operations: Ongoing initiatives in contemporary Tokamak & Stellarator devices
Dr. Subrata Pradhan, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :        11th June 2015 (Thursday)    Time : 03.00 PM         Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR



Precursor Material for High Temperature Application  
Dr. Arvind Saxena, Director, Defence Materials Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE), Kanpur
Date : 11th June 2015 (Thursday)     Time : 11.00 AM         Venue: Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Experimental Study of Plasma Oscillation
Mr. Sayak Bose, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date: 29th May, 2015 (Friday)    Time : 3:30 pm               Venue: Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Poloidal Dust Rotation in Toroidally Symmetric Structure in DC Glow Discharge
Ms. Manjit Kaur, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date: 29th May, 2015 (Friday)     Time: 2:00 pm    Venue: Committee Room 3 (New Building), IPR



Current R&D Activities at the Florida State University Center for Advanced Power Systems in Superconducting Power Devices
Dr. Pamidi Sastry, Principal Investigator and Lead Scientist of Superconductivity and Cryogenics Laboratory, Center for Advanced Power Systems, Florida State University, USA
Date: 18th May 2015, (Monday)    Time : 03.30 PM     Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR




Glimpse of TIFAC activities
Prof. Prabhat Ranjan, Executive Director, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Delhi
Date :        8th May 2015, (Friday)     Time :         04.00 PM    Venue :         Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Global Gyrokinetic Studies of Electromagnetic Microinstabilities in Tokamaks
Mr. Aditya Krishna Swamy, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date :        1st May 2015, (Friday)                Time :         03.00 PM        Venue : Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Development of a cesium coated dusty negative hydrogen ion source
Dr. Bharat Kakati, Centre of Plasma Physics-Institute for Plasma Research, Sonapur, Assam
Date :        01st May 2015, (Friday)                Time :         03.00 PM        Venue : Committee Room 3 (New Building), IPR



Preparing nanotube bundles by plasma method: approach for evaluation and application
Dr. B. B. Nayak, Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhubaneswar
Date: 09th April 2015 (Thursday)        Time    : 3:00 pm        Venue : Seminar hall, IPR



Biased Electrode Experiments in ADITYA tokamak
Mr. Pravesh Dhyani, Institute for Plasma Research
Date: 09th April 2015 (Thursday)        Time: 11:30am        Venue: Committee Room 4 (New Building), IPR



Study of surface flashover of insulator in gases at high pressure
Mr. Somesh Vinayak Tewari, Accelerator and Pulse Power Division, BARC, Trombay
Date: 27th March 2015 (Friday)        Time    : 03:30 PM        Venue : Seminar hall, IPR



Extreme events in excitable systems
Prof. Ulrike Feudel, Universität Oldenburg
Date : 19th March 2015 (Thursday)        Time :  10:30 A.M.        Venue :  Committee Room: 3, New Building, IPR


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Compact pulsed power using liquid dielectrics
Mr. G. Veda Prakash, Institute for Plasma Research
Date : 11th March 2015, Wednesday         Time : 10:00 A.M.        Venue :  Committee Room: 4, New Building, IPR



Experimental investigation on cogenerated dusty plasma
Dr. Sanjib Sarkar, Department of Physics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Date :    05th March 2015, Thursday        Time :    10.00 AM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Plasma diagnostics of DC planar magnetron glow discharge
Dr. Partha Saikia, CPP-IPR, Sonapur, Assam
Date :         04th March 2015, Wednesday        Time :         02.15 PM        Venue : Committee 3, New Building - IPR


Polarization Spectra from PIC Simulations of Collisionless Shocks
Dr. Ujjwal Sinha, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Date :  16th February 2015, Monday                Committee Room: 3, New Building at 11 AM


Microscopic Origin of Shear Relaxation in a Model Viscoelastic Liquid
Dr. Ashwin Joy, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
Date : 11th February 2015, Wednesday                Time :    10.00 AM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Ion-beam induced nanostructuring of Si: Fundamentals and some applications
Dr. Tanmoy Basu, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
Date :  5th January 2015, Monday        Time :    03.30 PM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



ITER Assembly Approach, Planning and Current Status
Mr. Vijay Bedakihale, ITER Organization, France
Date :  17th December 2014, Wednesday        Time :    03.00 PM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Global Gyrokinetic Simulations of Intrinsic Torque Reversal and Kelvin-Helmoltz Instability with the GTS Particle-in-Cell Code
Dr. Stephane Ethier, Deputy Head, Computational Plasma Physics Group, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Date : 15th December 2014, Monday        Time : 11.00 AM        Venue : Seminar Hall, IPR


Geodesic acoustic modes
Dr. Rameswar Singh, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
Date :  2nd December 2014, Tuesday        Time :    11.00 AM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Safety Management in Research and Development (R&D) Organisation
Shri S.G.Belokar, General Manager (Safety, Health & Environment), Heavy Water Board, Mumbai
Date:  21st November 2014, Friday        Time:  2.30 PM        Venue: Seminar Hall, IPR



Synthetic Genetic Oscillators, Quorum sensing and Multistability
Dr. Syaml Kumar Dana, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, Kolkata
Date : 7th November 2014, Friday        Time :         04.00 PM        Venue :         Seminar Hall, IPR



Design and developmental aspect of high power ultra-wideband 3dB hybrid coupler for the ICRF heating in tokamak
Mr. Rana Pratap Yadav, DGFS Research Scholar, Institute for Plasma Research
Date : 9th October 2014, Thursday        Time :    10.00 AM        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR



Development of Atomic Oxygen (AO) facility and its effects on Spacecraft Surface Charging
Dr. Noor Danish Ahrar Mundari, HOD of Electrical Electronics Engineering, Arni University, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date: 10th September 2014, Wednesday   Venue: New Building Committee Room No.1, IPR   Time:   10.30 AM    



Neutral Beam Current Drive Experiments on ASDEX Upgrade‚Äď A Status Report
Dr. Christian Hopf, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching bei Munich, Germany
Date : 4th September 2014, Thursday        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR     Time :    03.30 PM                              



Dissociation Electron Attachment in Condensed Phase
Dr. Daly Davis, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai
Date : 3rd September 2014, Wednesday        Venue :  Seminar Hall, IPR     Time :    03.30 PM