Complete CV

Research Interests

Space weather, solar flares, waves in magnetized media, computational magneto hydrodynamics, dynamo theory, helioseismology

Academic Background

2015 Sep - present: Reader at Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India
2014 Jun - 2015 Sep: Post Doctoral researcher at Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Oslo, NORWAY
2012 Mar - 2014 Mar: Post Doctoral researcher at High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, CO, USA
2009 Aug - 2011 July: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Astrophysics group, NORDITA, Stockholm, Sweden
2008, May - 2009 July: Visiting Fellow at Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, TIFR, Mumbai, India
2007, Nov-2008, May: IISc Research Associate at Dept of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
2003, Aug-2007, Aug: PhD, Dept of Physics, Indian Institute of Science
2000--2003 Master's Degree in Science (M.S), Dept of Physics, Indian Institute of Science

Publications (submitted)

  • "Testing Alfven wave propagation in a realistic set-up of the solar atmosphere", Chatterjee, P. 2018, GAFD (submitted) (arXiv:1806.08166)

      Publications in peer reviewed journals (selected)

    1. "Applying the weighted horizontal magnetic gradient method to a simulated flaring Active Region", Korsos, M., Chatterjee, P. & Erdelyi, R. 2018, ApJ, 857, 103 DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aab891 (arXiv:1804.10351)
    2. "Strong nonlocality variations in a spherical mean-field dynamo", Brandenburg, A. & Chatterjee, P. 2018, Astronomische Nachrichten, 339, 118, DOI:10.1002/asna.201813472 (arXiv:1802.04231)
    3. "Modeling Repeatedly Flaring Delta Sunspots", Chatterjee, P., Hansteen, V & Carlsson, M 2016, Phys. Rev. Lett., 116, 101101 (arXiv:1601.00749 )
    4. "Simulation of homologous and cannibalistic CMEs produced by emerging a twisted flux rope into the Corona", Chatterjee, P. & Fan. Y 2013, ApJ, 778, L8 (arXiv:1309.4785 )
    5. "Spontaneous chiral parity breaking by hydromagnetic buoyancy", Chatterjee, P., Mitra, D., Brandenburg, A. & Rheinhardt, M. 2011, Phys. Rev. E, 84, 025403(R), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.025403 (arXiv:1011.1251)
    6. "Alpha effect due to buoyancy instability of a magnetic layer", Chatterjee, P., Mitra, D., Rheinhardt, M. & Brandenburg, A. 2011, A & A, 534, A46, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201016108 (arXiv:1011.1218)
    7. "Magnetic helicity fluxes in interface and flux transport dynamos", Chatterjee, P., Guerrero, G. & Brandenburg, A. 2011, A & A. 525, 5 (arXiv:1005.5335)
    8. "Reynolds stress and heat flux in spherical shell convection,'' Kapyla, P. J., Korpi, M. J., Guerrero, G., Brandenburg, A. & Chatterjee, P. 2010, A & A, 531, 162 (arXiv:1010.1250)
    9. "Turbulent transport in hydromagnetic flows", Brandenburg, A., Chatterjee, P., Del Sordo, F., Hubbard, A., Kapyla, P. J. & Rheinhardt, M. 2010, Physica Scripta T142, 014028 (arXiv:1004.5380)
    10. "Solar flows and their effect on frequencies of acoustic modes", Chatterjee, P. & Antia, H. M. 2009, ApJ, 707, 208
    11. "Why does the Solar Torsional Oscillations Precede the Sunspot Cycle?", Chakraborty, S, Choudhuri, A. R. & Chatterjee, P. 2008, Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 041102

    Invited Talks

    1. "The importance of studying space weather modeling", National Astronomical Observatories China (NAOC) colloquium, 28 Dec, 2017, Beijing, China
    2. "Modeling of repeatedly flaring active regions", 4th Asia-Pecific solar physics meeting, 4-7 Nov 2017, Kyoto university, Kyoto, Japan
    3. "Computational Space weather in India: Data-Model synergies", NCRA Colloquium, 13 Sep 2016, Pune, India
    4. "A new twist to numerical simulations of solar flares", EWASS 2016, 4-8 July, 2016, Athens, Greece
    5. "Modeling of Repeatedly flaring delta sunspots", Solar waves and dynamics meeting IBUKS 2016, 13-17 June, 2016, KU Leuven, Belgium
    6. "Mystery of repeatedly flaring delta sunspots", 34th Annual meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, 10-13 May 2016, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India
    7. "Modelling of the solar torsional oscillations and how well they compare with observations", ISSI workshop on solar cycle, Bern, 10-15 Nov, 2013
    8. "Models of Solar torsional oscillations", IAU symposium 286, Comparative Magnetic Minima, Mendoza, Argentina, 3-7 Oct 2011

    Conference Proceedings (recent)

    1. "The Sun's Interior Structure and Dynamics, and the Solar Cycle", Broomhall, A.-M., Chatterjee, P., Howe, R., Norton, A. A. & Thompson, M. J. Space Science Reviews, 186, 191
    2. "Formations of hot cores in pre-CME coronal flux ropes and their role in the onset of eruptions", Y. Fan & P. Chatterjee, in the Solar Physics Division meeting 2013, Bozeman, Montana, 8-11 July 2013
    3. "Modelling of delta Sunspots with a focus on multiple eruptions", P. Chatterjee in the Solar Physics Division meeting 2013, Bozeman, Montana, 8-11 July 2013
    4. "What do p-modes tell us about banana cells?", P. Chatterjee, in Proceedings GONG 2010 - SoHO 24: A new era of seismology of the Sun and solar-like stars, June 27 - July 2, 2010 Aix-en-Provence, France (arXiv:1010.4204)