Dr. Radhika D.
Dr. Radhika D. has worked at ISRO Satellite Centre Bengaluru on a temporary employment as a Research fellow. She has pursued her Ph.D. from ISRO Satellite Centre (now known as U R Rao Satellite Centre) Bengaluru and University of Calicut Kerala. She has research experience of 9.5 years and academic experience of 2 years.
Following her Masters degree, Dr. Radhika D. qualified for UGC-NET Lectureship (twice), UGC-JRF and GATE-Physics. She then joined ISRO Satellite Centre where she worked immensely on the Scanning sky monitor (SSM) payload of India’s 1 st multi-wavelength Astronomical Observatory “AstroSat”.
As part of her Ph.D. she studied the characteristics of several outbursting Black Hole binaries under the guidance of Dr. S. Seetha and in collaboration with Dr. Anuj Nandi. She has also been a visiting post doc at Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, and at ISRO Satellite Centre.
During her current tenure, along-with academic activities, she is pursuing her research on Black Hole sources. She is also the PI/Co-I for the observational proposals to ISRO- AstroSat for studying Black Hole sources.
She is well versed with data reduction and `spectro-temporal' analysis of multi-mission observations, and has expertise in interpretation of the results. She has also presented her work in several national and international conferences held at India and abroad (INAF Milan, PMO Nanjing).
As of date, she has 8 publications in peer reviewed international journals, and 4 in non- refereed journals.