Chiranjib Konar has obtained his Ph.D. degree in observational astrophysics from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India. He serves as a radio astronomer. His Ph.D. thesis work was done with the extensive use of the radio data from the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), Khodad, Pune, India, and the Very Large Array, Socorro, NM, USA. His work extends also to X-ray wavelengths with the use of XMM-Newton telescope data. His research interests lie in theoretical and observational aspects of radio galaxies, episodic radio galaxies, AGN accretion, particle acceleration in the lobes of radio galaxies, interaction between radio lobe and ambient medium, and AGN feedback. Konar is currently working in the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA).
Biography Updated on 4 February 2013