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Dr. Gopi K. Seemala

Dr. Gopi K. Seemala
Associate Professor
H.Q. Panvel
Contact Number: 
91-22-2748 4056
Academic Record: 
  • B.Sc. (Bachelor’s degree) (Physics, Electronics & Mathematics)  Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India. 1996-1999
  • M.Sc. (Master’s degree) Electronics  Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India. 1999-2001
  • Qualified in GATE-ECE 2001 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering | Electronics and Communication Engineering) conducted by Government of India.
  • Doctorate in Physics (Ph.D.) received from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India in May 2007. (2002-2007),  Ph.D. Supervisor: Prof. P.V.S. Rama Rao.
    Thesis entitled “Studies on spatial and temporal characteristics of TEC and L-band scintillations and their possible impact on GPS based Navigation Systems in the Indian sector.”
Research Area: 
  • Study of ionospheric dynamics, density variations and irregularities using various ground based and satellite borne instruments; Lithosphere-Ionosphere coupling; Space Weather effects, applications to GNSS aided navigation (SBAS) and error mitigation.
Professional Appointments: 
  • Guest Researcher, NICT program (May 2012 –  October, 2013,  1 year, 6 months )
    Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Japan.
  • Associate Professor, temporary position (October 2011 – March 2012, 6 months)
    KL University, Vijayawada, India
  • Research Scientist (October 2009 – September 2011, 2 years)
    Institute for Scientific Research, Boston College, Boston, U.S.A. 
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (November 2007 – September 2009, 2 years)
    Institute for Scientific Research, Boston College, Boston, U.S.A. 
  • Senior Research Fellow, CSIR, Govt. of India (April 2005- March 2007, 2 years)
    Supervisor: Prof. P.V.S. Rama Rao, Physics Dept, Andhra University.
  • Junior Research Fellow, CSIR, Govt. of India (Feb. 2002- March 2005, 3 years)
    Supervisor: Prof. P.V.S. Rama Rao, Physics Dept, Andhra University.
Scientific Honours: 
  • Senior Research Fellowship (2005) from Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2007) from Boston College, USA.
  • Excellence award (2011) from Boston College, USA.
  • Guest Researcher award (2012) from Foreign Researcher Invitation program, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan.
  1. Kapil Chandan, Gopi K. Seemala, DJ Shetti, and R Acharya (2022), Reckoning ionospheric scintillation S4 from ROTI over Indian region, Advances in Space Research 69 (2), 915-925.
  2. K. Jeeva, Gopi K. Seemala, C. Selvaraj, Gopalsingh Rathod, A.K. Kamra, A.K. Sinha (2021). Responses of various types of antennas to the globally distributed air-earth current monitored at Maitri, Antarctica, Polar Science, 2021, 100657, ISSN 1873-9652, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polar.2021.100657.
  3. Daniel Okoh, Gopi Seemala, Babatunde Rabiu, John Bosco Habarulema, Shuanggen Jin, Kazuo Shiokawa, Yuichi Otsuka, Malini Aggarwal, Jean Uwamahoro, Patrick Mgufeni, Bolaji Segun, Ronke Obafaye, Nada Ellahony, Chinelo Okonkwo, Mpho Tshisaphungo, Dadaso Shetti; (2019)  A Neural Network based Model of the GNSS TEC over Africa using COSMIC and Ground observations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124. doi.org/10.1029/2019JA027065.
  4. Okoh, D. I., Seemala, G. K., Rabiu, A. B., Uwamahoro, J., Habarulema, J. B., & Aggarwal, M. (2018). A Hybrid Regression-Neural Network (HR-NN) method for forecasting the solar activity. JGR Space Weather, 16. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018SW001907.
  5. C.D. Reddy, and G. K. Seemala (2015), Two-mode ionospheric response and Rayleigh wave group velocity distribution reckoned from GPS measurement following Mw 7.8 Nepal earthquake on 25 April 2015, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 120, doi: 10.1002/2015JA02150

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