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Dr. S. Sripathi

Dr. S. Sripathi
Professor E
H.Q. Panvel
Contact Number: 
91-22-2748 4186
Academic Record: 
  • B.Sc (Math, Phy, Chem) Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupati, AP, India 1992-1995
  • M.Sc (Physics with electronics)Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupati, AP, India.1995-1997
  • M.Tech (Atmospheric Sciences)Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupati, AP, India.1997-1999
  • Ph.D   (Space Physics), National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Gadanki, 2002-2007
  • PhD Title: VHF radar studies of E region plasma irregularities at low latitude (2007)
  • PhD work: Did PhD Thesis work using MST radar observations at National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL) which is affiliated to Sri Venkateswara (S V) University, Tirupati, ISRO, AP, Tirupati. 
Research Area: 
  • Atmosphere-Ionosphere coupling, Equatorial plasma irregularities and their instabilities, Active radio experiments such as Ionosondes, HF and VHF radar principles and its data processing, Investigation of E and F region plasma irregularities at equatorial and Low latitudes, GPS TEC and scintillations, Radio Occultation, Space Weather, Solar wind-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere coupling, Geomagnetic storms, Lithosphere-Atmosphere-Ionosphere coupling and investigation of low latitude ionosphere using physics based ionospheric models  
Professional Appointments: 
  • Visiting ICTP, Italy under its associate membership program
Scientific Honours: 
  • AGU Basu Early Career Award in Sun-Earth Systems Science (2009)
  • Recipient of ICTP regular associateship (2015)
  • Invited to deliver a lecture in AGU 2009, USA.
  • Delivered an invited lecture in Regional Conference on Radio Science (RCRS) in 2017.
  • Served as co-convener of PS-3 session in National Space Science Symposium during 29 January - 01 February 2014 at Dibrugarh University in India.
  • Best reviewer award (2017) from JASTP for best reviewing 
  • Reviewer for many journals of Earth and Space Sciences
  • Life Member, Indian Radio Science Society which is a part of URSI 
  • Member of Project Monitoring Committee (PMC) of STP15 workshop
  • Worked in ISRO’s GAGAN and CAWSES projects
  1. Singh, R., & Sripathi, S. (2021). The role of storm-time electrodynamics in the dawn and dusk sectors across equatorial and low-latitude ionosphere during December 19–21, 2015. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126, e2020JA029072.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA029072.
  2. Gurav, O. B., R. N. Ghodpage, P. T. Patil, S. Sripathi, A. K. Sharma, A. Taori and D. J. Shetti, Occurrence climatology of equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) using optical observations over Kolhapur, India during solar cycle-24, Annals of Geophysics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-8068 Published: Dec 29, 2020
  3. Kumar, A. et al. (2021). Evidence for the significant differences in response times of equatorial ionization anomaly crest corresponding to plasma fountains during daytime and post-sunset hours. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126, e2020JA028628.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028628
  4. Gurav, O. B., S .Sripathi and R. Ghodpage, Radio and optical investigations of storm time evolution of post-midnight equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) and their drifts over Indian sector, Advances in Space Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2020.09.021, 2020. 
  5. Patrick, M., S. Sripathi, M. O.Yenca, and Y. H. Kim, Modeling total electron content derived from radio occultation measurements by COSMIC satellites over the African region, Ann. Geophys., 38, 1203–1215, 2020, https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-38-1203-2020

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