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Prof. R. V. Reddy


Professor G
Upper Atmospheric Studies Division




Room No: 209
Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
Plot No. 5, Sector 18, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra – 410 218
Email: vreddy@iigs.iigm.res.in
Phone: +91-22-2748 4019+91-22-2748 4019, 27480761
Fax : +91-22-2748 0762


Academic Record:

  • Ph. D. (Plasma Physics), University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, A.P., India (1989)


  • Research Associate, Department of Applied Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1989 -1990
  • BOYSCAST Fellowship, Govt. Of India, 1991-92 to visit Theory and Computer Simulation Centre, National Institute for Fusion Science, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Visiting Scientist, The Mathematical Institute, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK, 1995.
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Durban, Westville, Durban, South Africa, 2000.
  • Post doctoral Fellow, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA, 2001-2003.
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban, South Africa, 2003.
  • Fellow, Indian Geophysical Union, 2009.
  • Life Member of Plasma Science Society of India
  • Life Member of Indian Geophysical Union

Research Interests:

  • Magnetospheric Physics and Space Weather: Theory and Numerical Simulations

Selected Publications in Refereed Journals:

  • Reddy R. V., G. S. Lakhina, N. Singh and R. Bharuthram, Spiky parallel electrostatic ion cyclotron and ion acoustic waves, Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 9, 25-29, doi:10.5194/npg-9-25-2002, 2002.
  • Galsgaard, K., Reddy R. V. and G. J. Rickard, Energy Release Sites in Magnetic Fields Containing Single or Multiple Nulls, Solar Phys., 176, 299-325, doi:10.1023/A:1004932005518, 1997.
  • Reddy R. V., and G. S. Lakhina, Shear flow Instabilities in the Earth's Magnetotail, Ann. Geophysicae, 14, 786-793, doi:10.1007/s00585-996-0786-z, 1996.
  • Reddy R. V., K. Watanabe, T. Watanabe and T. Sato, Impulsive Alfven Coupling between the Fully-Ionized Plasma and the Weakly - Ionized Plasma, J. Phys. Soc. Japan, 64, 124-135, 1995 (link to journal site).
  • Reddy R. V., G. S. Lakhina and F. Verheest, Ion acoustic Double layers and solitons in multispecies auroral beam plasmas, Planet. Space Sci., 40, 1055 -1062, doi:10.1016/0032-0633(92)90034-L, 1992.

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