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Dr. Amar Kakad

Dr. Amar Kakad
Professor E
H.Q Panvel
Email: 
amar.kakad@iigm.res.in
Contact Number: 
91-22-27484072
Academic Record: 
  • B.Sc, Amravati University, 1997
  • M.Sc., Amravati University, 1999
  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, affiliated with University of Mumbai, 2005
Research Area: 
  • Plasma wave processes in space and astrophysical plasmas
  • Computer simulation of space plasma processes 
Professional Appointments: 
  • Visiting Researcher, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Japan. (October -November 2016)
  • Visiting Researcher, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Japan. (February -March 2016)
  • Visiting Scientist, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa. (March 2014)
  • JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Japan. (September 2011 - September 2013
  • Visiting Scientist, University of the Western Cape, Bellville and University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. (November 2009 - December 2009)
Scientific Honours: 
  • URSI Young Scientist Award 2008: An international award, administered by the International Union of Radio Science
  • AP-RASC Young Scientist Award 2010: An international award, administered by the Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference
  • JSPS fellowship (2011-13): A prestigious postdoctoral fellowship, administered by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) at Kyoto University, Japan
  • BOYSCAT fellowship (2009-10): A prestigious BOYSCAST (Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science & Technology) fellowship, administered by the Ministry of Science of Technology, Govt. of India