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Programme Schedule

Venue: Chandrashekhar Auditorium

Posters: The list of posters may be found here.
Abstracts: The abstract booklet may be found here.
Volunteers: Microphone managers may be found here.

Monday, February 03, 2020
9:15 - 09:30Welcome and remarks by the Director IUCAA
Session 1: Facilities for Solar Astronomy
ChairP. Venkatakrishnan
09:30 - 10:00S. Sankarsubramanian Science Capabilities of Aditya-L1 Mission
10:00 - 10:30Sreejith Paddinhatteri Solar Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (SUIT) onboard ADITYA-L1
10:30 - 11:00Toshi Shimizu The Solar-C_EUVST mission and future strategy in Japan
11:00 - 11:30Break & Posters Outside auditorium
11:30 - 12:00Sarah Gibson Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere
12:00 - 12:30Laurent Dolla Giant Formation Flying Coronagraph to Study the Low and Middle Solar Corona
12:30 - 13:00Andreas Lagg Sunrise -3: High-resolution exploration of the solar atmospheric stratification
13:00 - 14:30Lunch Break Chittaranjan
ChairPrasad Subramanian
14:30 - 15:00Zhong Liu [Remote] Ground Based Solar Telescopes in China
15:00 - 15:30Siraj Hasan National Large Solar Telescope
15:30 - 16:00Shibu Mathew Multi-Application Solar Telescope: Updates
16:00 - 16:30Giulio Del Zanna Unveiling the mysteries of the solar corona and wind with Solar Orbiter and DKIST
16:30 - 17:30Break & Posters Outside auditorium
Public Lecture at IUCAA: Chandrashekhar auditorium
ChairSomak Raychaudhury
17:30 - 18:30 Arnab Rai Choudhuri How the Saha Ionization Equation was Discovered
19:30 - 21:30Reception and dinner at JW Marriott

Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Session 2: Solar Magnetic Field: Generation, evolution and impact on irradiance
ChairK. Subramanian
09:30 - 10:15Dibyendu Nandi (YCA Award Lecture) Solar-Stellar Magnetic Fields: Their Origin and Impacts
10:15 - 10:30Bidya Binay Karak Bipolar magnetic region tilts and Babcock-Leighton dynamo
10:30 - 10:45Gopal Hazra What is the influence of sun-like magnetic cycle on exoplanetary atmospheric escape?
10:45 - 11:00Aleksandr Kutsenko Magnetic energy variations in emerging active regions
11:00 - 11:30BreakOutside auditorium
ChairMaarit Kaepylae
11:30 - 12:00Junwei Zhao [Remote] Updates on Studies of the Suns Interior Meridional Circulation and the Suns Far-side Imaging
12:00 - 12:15Paul Rajaguru How reliable are the helioseismic measurements of meridional flow in the deep-interior?
12:15 - 12:30B. Lekshmi Solar Cycle Variation of Large Scale Plasma Flows
12:30 - 12:45Prantika Bhowmik Prediction of Sunspot Cycle 25 -- next decade of Solar variability
12:45 - 14:15Lunch BreakChittaranjan
Session 3: MHD Processes in the Solar Atmosphere - magnetic coupling
ChairHelen Mason
14:15 - 14:45Girjesh Gupta Observations and Modelling of Chromospheric Evaporation During Solar Microflares
14:45 - 15:00Yamini Study of the Plasma Flows in Various Magnetic Structures in the Solar Atmosphere
15:00 - 15:15Jongchul Chae A Comprehensive View of Three-minute Umbral Oscillations
15:15 - 15:30Avyarthana Ghosh Formation, Evolution and Dynamics of Transequatorial Loops
15:30 - 16:00BreakOutside auditorium
ChairBhola Dwivedi
16:00 - 16:30Michael S. Wheatland Challenges in coronal magnetic field modeling
16:30 - 16:45Iulia Chifu Coronal magnetic field evolution over the cycle 24.
16:45 - 17:00Ramit Bhattacharyya On Three Dimensional Nulls
17:00 - 18:30Break & PostersOutside auditorium
Public Lecture at IISER-Pune
18:30 - 19:30S M Chitre How well do we know our Sun?
19:30 - 21:30Dinner at Chittaranjan, IUCAA

Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Chair Dipankar Banerjee
09:30 - 09:45Marcel Goossens Compression and Vorticity in waves
09:45 - 10:00Aishawnnya Sharma Amplitude modulation of MHD waves observed in fan loops
10:00 - 10:45 Masumi Shimojo (YCA Runner-up) Study of solar X-ray jets based on multi-wavelength observations
10:45 - 11:15 Break
ChairMark Cheung
11:15 - 11:45Yang Guo [Remote] From Nonlinear Force-free Field Models to Data-driven Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations
11:45 - 12:00Abhishek Rajhans Modelling of Hi-C Brightenings
12:00 - 12:15Kamlesh Bora Development of numerical model based on the Hall-Magnetohydrodynamics
12:15 - 12:30Juhyung Kang The physical nature of spiral wave patterns in sunspots
12:30 - 12:45Heesu Yang Vortex Formations and Its Associated Surges in a Sunspot Light Bridge
13:00 - 14:30Lunch BreakChittaranjan
Session 4: Flares, CMEs, Space Weather
ChairKiyoshi Ichimoto
15:15 - 15:30Subramanian Athiray FOXSI sounding rocket flights and Solar microflare observations
15:30 - 15:45Yeon-Han Kim The He I D3 and 10830 observations of a C5.4 flare on 2017 September 07 in NOAA AR 12673
15:45 - 16:15Satoshi Inoue Data-Constrained Magnetohydrodynamic Modeling of Solar Eruptions
16:15 - 16:30P. Vemareddy Time Evolution of Helicity flux from Eruptive and Non-Eruptive Active Regions
16:30 - 18:30Break & Posters Outside auditorium
18:30 - 20:00Cultural programme: Chandrashekhar auditorium
20:00 - 22:30Conference Dinner at Director's residence, IUCAA

Thursday, February 06, 2020
Chair Kyung-Suk Cho
09:30 - 10:00Ryun Young Kwon The three-dimensional properties of coronal shock waves derived from coronagraphic images
10:00 - 10:15N. Vasantharaju The critical decay index and kinematics of solar prominence eruptions
10:15 - 10:30Sudheer Mishra MHD Instabilities and Dynamics of Solar Prominences and Their Response in the Upper Solar Atmosphere and Interplanetary Space
10:30 - 10:45Ramesh Chandra SDO, RHESSI, and H-alpha Observations of prominence eruption during an M-class Solar Flare
10:45 - 11:00Sanchita Pal Magnetic cloud flux erosion mediated via reconnection with the ambient solar wind
11:00 - 11:30BreakOutside auditorium
ChairJongchul Chae
11:30 - 11:45Satabdwa Majumdar 3D kinematics of slow and fast CMEs in solar cycle 23 and 24: A preparatory study for the ADITYA L1 mission
11:45 - 12:00Roksoon Kim CME-CME interaction near the Earth
12:00 - 12:15Ranadeep Sarkar On the Prediction of Magnetic Field Vectors of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections at 1 AU
12:15 - 12:30Surajit Mondal Estimation of the CME magnetic field at high coronal heights using low frequency radio observations
Session 5: Origin and Acceleration of Solar Wind
ChairYoshinori Suematsu
12:30 - 13:00Aveek Sarkar Towards understanding the Heliosphere -- some challenges and efforts
13:00 - 14:30Lunch BreakChittaranjan
14:30 - 15:00 Takuma Matsumoto Importance of compressibility in the solar wind found in recent MHD simulations
15:00 - 15:15Chin-Chun Wu An empirical formula for the solar wind speed at the inner heliosphere
15:15 - 15:30Vishal Upendran Solar wind prediction using deep learning
15:30 - 16:30Break & PostersOutside auditorium
Chair S. Ananthakrishnan
16:30 - 17:00Jiansen He [Remote] Encounter of Parker Solar Probe with a near-Sun comet-like object during its perihelion passage
17:00 - 17:30Nour E. Raouafi [Remote] Parker Solar Probe: Breaking New Boundaries in Space Exploration
17:30 - 17:45Chia-Hsien Lin Examining the EUV intensity in the open magnetic field regions associated with coronal holes
17:45 - 18:00Jungjoon Seough Wave excitations relevant to solar wind evolution
Special Lecture at IUCAA: Chandrashekhar auditorium
ChairArnab Rai Choudhuri
18:30 - 19:30Kazunari Shibata Extraordinary Activity of Magnetized Plasmas in the Sun, Stars, and Galaxies
19:30 - 21:30Dinner at Chittaranjan, IUCAA

Friday, February 07, 2020
Session 6: Big Data Challenge for Solar Physics
ChairChia-Hsein Lin
09:30 - 10:00Mark Cheung Machine Learning in Solar Physics: Principles & Applications
10:00 - 10:15Shamik Bhattacharya Supervised convolutional neural networks for classification of flaring and nonflaring active regions using line-of-sight magnetograms
10:15 - 10:30 Divya Oberoi Solar radio imaging – The dawn of a new era
10:30 - 11:00BreakOutside auditorium
ChairAveek Sarkar
11:00 - 11:30Xin Huang [Remote] Solar flare forecasting models from the perspective of machine learning: past, present and future
11:30 - 11:45Kyuhyoun Cho Application of the Filtered Backprojection Algorithm to the Solar Rotational Tomography
11:45 - 12:00Andreas Lagg European Solar Telescope: Recent Progress
Session 7: Public Outreach Session
ChairAyumi Asai
12:00 - 12:30Kentaro Yaji Communicating Solar Astronomy in Hinode Era
12:30 - 13:00Helen Mason Solar Science Outreach in the UK and India
13:00 - 13:30Award Ceremony
13:30 - 14:30Lunch Break
Public Lecture at IISER-Pune
18:30 - 19:30Sarah Gibson Space Weather and Space Climate