Assistant Professor Grade-II

Physics and Astronomy






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Assistant Professor Grade-II

Physics and Astronomy

Joined in Mar 2020

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 Department of Physics and Astronomy, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Astrophysics : Study of Massive Stars
    University of Göttingen, Germany
  2. M.Sc
    Jointly by University of Innsbruck (Austria), University of Rome (Italy) and University of Göttingen (Germany)
  3. M.Sc
    Rani Durgavati University Jabalpur, India


Teaching Experience
  • Mathematical Physics, Mechanics and Properties of Matter, Thermodynamics,  Government Model College Shahpura, Dindori,  Sep 2018 - Dec 2019
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Pulsations in Stars,  Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital,  Dec 2019 - Mar 2020
  • Instabilities and Mass-loss of Stars,  University of Göttingen, Germany,  Aug 2016 - Sep 2017

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Areas of Interest
Stellar Astrophysics


Study of instability and outburst in luminous blue variables (LBVs).

 Science & Engineering Research Board(SERB)

 Principal Investigator

 36 months



 Continuing Education

Multidisciplinary Approach to Understand the Mysteries of our Universe

 Physics and Astronomy


 17 Jul 2023 - 21 Jul 2023



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Total Publications: 8
S. Joshi, O. Trust, E. Semenko, P., P. Lampens, P. D. Cat, L. Vermeylen, D., R., S. Mathur, R., D. Mkrtichian, A. Goswami, M. Cuntz, A. P. Yadav, M. Sarkar, B., F. K. Aliçavus, M., M., P., I. Savanov, A. Jorissen, E. Jurua, E. Avvakumova, E., N., M., S. Chowdhury, O., I. Yakunin, B. Letarte, and D. Karinkuzhi, "Study of chemically peculiar stars – I. High-resolution spectroscopy and K2 photometry of Am stars in the region of M44", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.510, no.4, pp.5854–5871, Oxford University Press 2022, 10.1093/mnras/stab3158 Article
A. Aryan, S. B. Pandey, W. Zheng, A. Filippenko, J. Vinko, R. Ouchi, I. Shivvers, H. Yuk, S. Kumar, S. Stegman, G. Halevi, T. Ross, C. Gould, S. Yunus, R. Baer, A. Degraw, K. Maeda, D. Bhattacharya, A. Kumar, R. Gupta, A. P. Yadav, D., K. Misra, and S., "Progenitor mass constraints for the type Ib intermediate-luminosity SN 2015ap and the highly extinguished SN 2016bau", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.505, no.2, pp.2530 - 2547, Oxford University Press, August 2021, 10.1093/mnras/stab1379 Article
A. P. Yadav, S. Joshi, and W. Glatzel, "Instabilities and pulsations in models of the B-type supergiant k-Cassiopeiae (HD 2905)", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.500, pp.5515–5523, Oxford University Press 2020, 10.1093/mnras/staa3611 Article
S. B. Saikia, C., S., A. Reiners, R. Cameron, S., P. Petit, J. Warnecke, and A. P. Yadav, "Chromospheric activity catalogue of 4454 cool stars: questioning the active branch of stellar activity cycles", Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol.616, no.a108, EDP Sciences, August 2018, 10.1051/0004-6361/201629518 Article
A. P. Yadav, S H. K. Biavatti, and W. Glatzel, "Strange mode instabilities and mass loss in evolved massive primordial stars", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.475, no.4, pp.4881 - 4890, Oxford University Press, February 2018, 10.1093/mnras/sty092 Article

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A. P. Yadav and W. Glatzel, "Instability, finite amplitude pulsation and mass-loss in models of massive OB-type stars", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.471, no.3, pp.3245-3260, Oxford University Press, July 2017, 10.1093/mnras/stx1808 Article
A. P. Yadav and W. Glatzel, "Strange mode instability driven finite amplitude pulsations and mass loss in models of massive zero age main sequence stars", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.465, no.1, pp.234-241, Oxford University Press, October 2016, 10.1093/mnras/stw2734 Article
A. P. Yadav and W. Glatzel, "Stability analysis, non-linear pulsations and mass loss of models for 55 Cygni (HD 198478)", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol.457, no.4, pp.4330 - 4339, Oxford University Press, January 2016, 10.1093/mnras/stw236 Article

 Courses Taught

  • PH1001 : Physics - I {Theory}
  • PH1002 : Physics - II {Theory}
  • PH2007 : Electrostatics and Magnetostatics {Theory}
  • PH4001 : Mathematical Methods in Physics {Theory}
  • PH6117 : Introduction To Astrophysics {Theory}
  • PH1070 : Physics Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [3]

 Subharthi Dasgupta

Enrolled: Jul 2022



Instability and mass-loss in luminous blue variables

 Sugyan Parida

Enrolled: Jul 2022




 Gobinda Das

Enrolled: Jul 2023




PG Dissertation
  • Manas Ranjan Muduli (419PH2119), "Study of Internal Properties and Effect of Chemical Composition on Pulsational Variabilities in Models of d Scuti Pulsators Discovered Under Nainital-Cape Survey" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Mukesh Sahoo (419PH2125), "Stellar Pulsation: Construction of models and study of pulsation in B-type supergiant HD 50064" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Khitish Kumar Rout (420PH2062), "Study of Wolf-Rayet Stars" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Sugyan Parida (420PH2161), "INSTABILITIES AND PULSATIONS IN PRIMORDIAL STARS" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2021-22 Spring
  • Abantika Bose (421PH2113), "ANALYSIS OF VARIABILITY OF Be STARS USING TESS" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
  • Krittika Roy (421PH2128), "Study of BLAP stars" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring
  • Shreya Ghosh (421PH2183), "Study of Massive Stars of R136 region of NGC 2070 star cluster" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2022-23 Spring

 Awards and Honours

No Awards/Honours Found....