Complete CV

Research Interests

Space weather, solar flares, 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)

  • "Flare predictability by Weighted horizontal magnetic gradient method: Case study of simulated Active Region structure", Korsos, M., Chatterjee, P. & Erdelyi, R 2017, ApJ

      Publications in peer reviewed journals (recent)

    1. "Modeling Repeatedly Flaring Delta Sunspots", Chatterjee, P., Hansteen, V & Carlsson, M 2016, Phys. Rev. Lett., 116, 101101 (arXiv:1601.00749 )
    2. "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 )
    3. "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)
    4. "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)
    5. "Magnetic helicity fluxes in interface and flux transport dynamos", Chatterjee, P., Guerrero, G. & Brandenburg, A. 2011, A & A. 525, 5 (arXiv:1005.5335)
    6. "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)
    7. "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)
    8. "Solar flows and their effect on frequencies of acoustic modes", Chatterjee, P. & Antia, H. M. 2009, ApJ, 707, 208
    9. "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. "Computational Space weather in India: Data-Model synergies", NCRA Colloquium, 13 Sep 2016, Pune, India
    2. "A new twist to numerical simulations of solar flares", EWASS 2016, 4-8 July, 2016, Athens, Greece
    3. "Modeling of Repeatedly flaring delta sunspots", Solar waves and dynamics meeting IBUKS 2016, 13-17 June, 2016, KU Leuven, Belgium
    4. "Mystery of repeatedly flaring delta sunspots", 34th Annual meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, 10-13 May 2016, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India
    5. "Modelling of the solar torsional oscillations and how well they compare with observations", ISSI workshop on solar cycle, Bern, 10-15 Nov, 2013
    6. "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)