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.
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
Visiting ICTP, Italy under its associate membership program
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
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.
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
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
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.
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