Title

Prof..

First Name

Avinash

Last Name

Khare

Photograph

Designation

Professor

 

Department

Physics and Astrophysics

Address       (Campus)

Department of Physics and Astrophysics

University of Delhi, Delhi-7

    (Residence)

C-20 (29/31), University Apts Chhatra Marg, Delhi University, Delhi-7

Phone No    (Campus)

 

(Residence)optional

 

Mobile

9868968446

Fax

011 2766 7061

Email

akhare@physics.du.ac.in

Web-Page

 

Education

Course

Institution

Year

Details

Ph.D.

Physical Research lab

Ahmedabad

1985

Thesis topic: Instabilities and Turbulence in Mirror Machines

M.Sc.

APS University, Rewa

1981

Subjects: Physics

B.Sc. (Hon)

Hindu College, Delhi University

1979

Subjects: Physics

Career Profile

Organisation / Institution

Designation

Duration

Role

Delhi University, Delhi

 

Tata Institute of Fundamental

Research Mumbai

Professor

 

Professor (Adj.)

From April 2005.

2007-2009

Research and teaching

 

Research

Foreign

 

Centre of Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, NASA Huntsville, Al USA.

 

Columbia University New York USA

 

University of Iowa, Iowa city USA

 

 

 

University of California San Diego. USA

 

 

International Centre of Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy

 

 

JET, Culham lab, University of Oxford, UK

 

 

 

Professor, Scientist

 

 

 

Research Scientist

 

Research Scientist       with rank of Associate Professor

 

 

 

Scientist

 

 

 

Associate

 

 

 

 

Research Scientist

 

 

2008 – 2009

 

 

 

2004- 2005

 

 

2001- 2003.

 

 

 

 

1995

 

 

 

1992, 1996, 1998

 

 

 

1986-1989

 

 

Research

 

 

 

Research

 

 

Research and teaching

 

 

 

 

Research

 

 

 

Research

 

 

 

 

Research

India

 

Institute for Plasma Research Bhat Gandhinagar

 

Institute for Plasma Research Bhat Gandhinagar

 

Institute for Plasma Research Bhat Gandhinagar.

 

Institute for Plasma Research Bhat Gandhinagar

 

 

Associate Professor II

 

 

Associate Professor I

 

 

Fellow

 

 

Research Associate

 

 

1998-2003

 

 

1993-1998

 

 

1987-1993

 

 

1985-1987

 

 

Research

 

 

Research

 

 

Research

 

 

Research

Research Interests / Specialization

·          Fusion Plasmas, Tokamak physics (equilibrium, confinement, transport and turbulence physics)

·          Non Neutral Plasmas.

·          Rocket/space propulsion

·          Laser plasma interaction

·          Astrophysics, Gravitational Collapse, Formations of Stars, Planets.

·          Dusty Plasmas and complex Plasmas, Solid-liquid phase Transitions, melting physics, Liquid-Vapor phase transition, Critical point phenomenon, Renormalization theory.

·          Phase transition and simulations of Euler fluids.

·          Non Archimedean Algebra, Computer algorithms 

Teaching Experience ( Subjects/Courses Taught)

University of Delhi

Statistical Mechanics

Electromagnetic Theory

M Sc Electronics lab (Previous)

Plasma Physics

University of Iowa

Modern Astronomy

Introductory Astronomy Lab

Classical Mechanics

Institute for Plasma Research

Mathematical Physics

Statistical Mechanics

Plasma Physics

Honors & Awards

(1) Recipient of "Homi Bhabha Young Scientist Fellowship award" (1993-95).

(2) Associate of International Centre of   Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Trieste Italy.

(3) My paper “ Micro-propulsion in space via dust plasma thruster” was reviewed in “Research High lights” section of Nature 2007.

(4) Associate IUCAA, Pune

(5) Vice-President, Plasma Science Society of India (2000-2002).

(6) Awarded Theoretical Physics Seminar Circuit Project of the Department of Science     

       and technology 1998-2002.

(7) Merit scholarship of the board of secondary education Bhopal (M.P)

 

Publications (LAST FIVE YEARS)

Books / Monographs

Year of Publication

Title

Publisher

Co-Author

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Indexed/ Peer Reviewed Journals

Year of Publication

Title

Journal

Co-Author

(1) 2004

 

 

(2) 2004

 

 

 

(3) 2004

 

(4) 2004

 

(5) 2005

 

(6) 2006

 

 

(7) 2006

 

 

(8) 2006

 

 

 

(9) 2006

 

 

 

 

 

(10) 2007

 

 

 

(11) 2007

 

(12) 2007

 

(13) 2007

 

(14) 2007

 

(15) 2007

 

 

 

(16) 2007

 

 

 

 

(17) 2009

 

 

 

 

(18) 2009

 

   

Nonlinear interaction of compressional waves in 2D plasma crystal.

Theory of second harmonic generation in Plasma Crystals.

Sheath Diagnostic using particles in dusty plasmas

Probe induced voids in dusty plasmas

Reverse shear bifurcations in Tokamaks

Equation of state for “electrostatic pressure” in dusty plasmas

Gravitational equlibrium and Mass-limit for dust clouds

Dynamics of self gravitating dust clouds and the formation of Planetesimals

A basic study of Zonal flows

 

 

A mean field theory of critical phenomenon for mutual repelling particles in complex plasmas

Theory of charges dust clouds: Equlibrium

An energy principle for charged dust clouds

Magnetic structures in Heliosheath

Micro propulsion in space via dust-plasma thruster

Generalization of Nonlinear fluid model for void formation in dusty plasmas.

Measurement of the ion drag force in a collisionless plasma with strong ion-grain coupling 

Four fluid model and Numerical simulations of magnetic structures in Heliosheath

 

 

Critical Point and Sound waves in complex plasmas

 

Phys. Rev. Lett

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

 

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

 

New Journal of Physics

 

Physics Letters A

 

 

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion

 

 

 

Physical Review letter

 

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

Geophysical Research Letters

Physics of Plasmas

 

Plasma physics and controlled fusion,

 

 

Physics of Plasmas

 

 

 

Astrophysical Journal

 

 

 

Physics of Plasmas

V. Nosenko, K, J. Goree and B. Liu

 

Single author

 

 

B. Liu, J. Goree,

 

 

 

E. Thomas, R. Merlino

 

R. Srinivasan

Single author

 

P. K. Shukla

 

B. J. Bengt and P. K. Shukla

 

 

A. Sen, V. Sokolov, X. Wei

Single author

 

Single author

Single author

G.P. Zank

G. P. Zank

C.S.Ng, A. Bhattacharjee, S. Hu, Z.W.Ma

V. Nosenko, S. Khrapak and G. Morfill

S. Cox, S. Dastgeer and G. P. Zank

 

G. Morfill and S. Khrapak

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference  Presentations

 

(1)    Invited talk “Gravitational Collapse in dust clouds”, 21st National Symposium on Plasma science and Technology,  Jaipur 19-22 December 2006.

(2)    Invited Talk “ Magnetic structures in heliosheath” 2008 Huntsville Workshop: The Physical Processes for energy and Plasma transport across Magnetic Boundaries, 26-31 October 2008, Huntsville Al USA.

(3)    Invited Talk “four fluid model and simulations of magnetic structures in the heliosheath” Voyager in heliosheath: Observations, models, and plasma physics, 9-14 January, 2009, Sheraton Kauai, Hawaii USA.

 

Total Publication Profile optional

 

In Indexed/ Peer Reviewed Journals   128 Papers in Peer Reviewed/refereed International Journals (Click to see the pub list)

 

 

 

 

 

Public Service / University Service / Consulting Activity

(1) Referee for Physics of Plasmas, Physical Review A, Journal of Plasma physics

 

(2) Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Physics, A & B (1998-2002).

(3) Organized “Visitors Program 2006”, “Visitors Program 2007 and “Visitors Program 2008”.

(4) Organized UGC-ASC Refresher Course in Physics and Electronics at Department of Physics and Astrophysics University of Delhi, 9-31 March 2007.

(5) Convener of committee of “Theoretical Physics Seminar Circuit” in the Department of Physics, Delhi Univ.

(6) Member of Governing council of several collages of Delhi University.

 

Professional Societies Memberships

Life member of “Plasma Science Society of India

Hobbies

Music: Western Classical, Indian Classical, film music (old and new), folk,

Sports: Football, Karate (3 years training), Long distance running, finished half Delhi marathon (21 km) 2006.

Film appreciation