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Curriculum Vitae


Education

M.Sc. in Physics (Major), Astronomy and Astrophysics (Specialization)                                                                                      Sept 2022 - Present
Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India


B.Sc. in Physics                                                                                                                                                                                           Jul 2019 – May 2022
Fergusson College (Autonomous), Pune, India
C.G.P.A - 9.15
Co-curricular Activities
 
Member, Coordinator (Astro Club, Fergusson College)                                                                                                                         Sept 2019 – May 2022 
  • Organized workshops, exhibitions, and talks in Physics and Astronomy. 
  • Coordinated 'Frontiers in Physics XIII and XIV,' a National Student Seminar series. 
  • Social outreach: Organized hands-on Astronomy sessions for school students.
  • Poster presentations at various events.
 Workshops and Courses Attended
 
  • Raman Memorial Conference (RMC), SPPU, Pune, India                                                                                                                01 Mar 2024 - 02 Mar 2024
  • MARLAM 2022, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD                                                                                                         12 Oct 2022 - 12 Oct 2023
  • Realm Of Radio, Astro Club, Fergusson College Pune, India                                                                                                    13 Apr 2021 – 16 Apr 2021
  • H1 line detection, Green Bank Observatory, West Virginia), Remote mode                                                                            03 Sept 2020 – 05 Sept 202

Observation Proposals

Accepted:
  • Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), Cycle-42: Principal investigator with total observation time of 11 hours.
  • Expanded Very Large Array (EVLA), Proposal Code: VLA/23A-264: Principal investigator with total observation time of 1 hour.

Submitted:
  • James Webb Space telescope (JWST), Cycle 2- GO
 
 

Technical Skills

Language                           : Python, C, LaTeX, Fortran
OS                                       : Windo
ws, Linux
Productivity Tools            : MS Office, Slack, Google Docs
Astronomical software’s : DS9, Qfitsvie
w, GIST, pPXF, CASA, TOPCAT
Awards and Honors
 
1. Best poster award under postgraduate category, "Quantifying AGN feedback in a Voorwerp galaxy, NGC5972", RMC 2024.
2. Runner up at poster exhibition. " Multimessenger Astronomy: X-rays and Gamma rays", Annual Poster Exhibition, Fergusson College, Pune, 2022.
Publications
1. Arshi Ali, Biny Sebastian, Darshan Kakkad, Silpa Sasikumar, Preeti Kharb, Christopher P. O’Dea, Mainak Singha, Stefi Baum, Omkar Bait, Sravani Vaddi, and Sushma Kurapati, Quantifying AGN feedback in a Voorwerp galaxy, NGC 5972, 2024, in preparation.
2. Biny Sebastian, Anderson Caproni, Preeti Kharb, Nayana A.J., Arshi Ali, K., Rubinur, Christopher P. O’Dea, Stefi Baum, Sumana Nandi, A VLBA-uGMRT search for candidate binary black holes: Study of six X-shaped radio galaxies with double-peaked emission line, 2024, MNRAS.tmp. doi:10.1093/mnras/stae546.
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