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Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sinha

Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sinha
H.Q Panvel
Contact Number: 
91-22-2748 4145
Academic Record: 
  • B.Sc. (Phys Hons), Bhagalpur University, Bihar
  • M.Sc. (Physics), Sambalpur University, Orissa
  • Post M.Sc. Associateship (Physics), Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
  • GATE (Physics), DoE, HRD ministry
  • Ph.D. (Physics), Mumbai University
Research Area: 
  • Geomagnetic Pulsations, Magnetosphere - ionosphere coupling
  • Magnetospheric storms and substorms, High latitude-Low latitude coupling
  • Schumann Resonances
Professional Appointments: 
  • Kyoto University, Japan    EPIC symposium
  • Univ. of Leicester, RSPP Group, UK - PPARC Post-doctoral Fellowship
  • Sapporo, Japan - IUGG meeting
  • Bulgaria Academy of Sciences, Sofia - Indo-Bulgarian bilateral project
  • Toulouse, France - IAGA meeting
  • Dept. of communication, Lancaster University, UK - Training in Riometer data analysis 
  • Melbourne, Australia - IUGG meeting
  • Brisbane, Australia - AOGS meeting
  • IPER, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow - Indo-Russian bilateral project
  • San Francisco, USA - AGU Fall meeting
Scientific Honours: 
  • Was awarded Post-doctoral research feollowship by University of Leicester, United Kingdom during 2003-2004.
  • Honoured with the certificate of excellence in Space Science from Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia for my role in the DST sponsored Indo-Bulgarian project "Studies of ULF waves using satellite data from Interball satellite and ground magnetometers" in the year 2005
  • Lifetime Member of Indian Geophysical Union
  • Was nominated as Fellow of Indian Geophysical Union during IGU-2014 general assembly held at Hyderabad, India during 8-12 January, 2014.
  • Was nominated a member of Research Recommendation Committee (Physics) by the Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University in 2016.
  • Co-convener of the session"ST12-31: Observation, Theory and Modeling of ULF, ELF and VLF Waves in Geospace, and general session on magnetosphere” in AOGS meeting to be held at Singapore during 2-7 August, 2015.
  • Co-convener of the session "ST23-03: ULF, ELF and VLF Wave Probes of the Magnetosphere and Ionosphere" in AOGS-2013 meeting held at Brisbane, Australia during 24-28 June, 2013.
  • Chaired the session D5-AM2  in AOGS-2013 meeting held at Brisbane, Australia during 24-28 June, 2013.
  • Our paper "Role of ionosphere in modulating Pi2 pulsations" by N. Thomas, G. Vichare, A. K. Sinha and B. Jayashree got the best paper award in NSSS-2014 held at Dibrugarh, Assam (India)
  • Our paper “Variations of frequency and power of Schumann Resonance observed at Indian stations” by S. Hazra, A. K. Sinha, B. M. Pathan, and R. Rajaram got the best poster award in National Space Science Symposium – 2008 held at Ooty (India) during Feb 26-29, 2008.
  • Qualified the Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination held in December, 1990 in Physical Sciences.
  • Qualified the GATE-1988 in Physical Sciences.
  • I was Honoured by well known NGO 'Ashirvaad' for my contribution in promoting Rajbhasa as official language on 9th November 2009.
  • Under my leadership as RajbhasaAdhikari the institute got the President of India award for implementation of Rajbhasa (Hindi) as official language in the institute for two consecutive years i.e. 2009 and 2010.