Dr. Thirupathaiah Pothura

Dr. Thirupathaiah Pothuraju

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

B.Sc. (PCM), Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana 

M.Sc. (Physics), Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana 

Ph.D (Atmospheric Physics), Department of Physics, I.I.T. Roorkee, Uttarakhand 

Post-Doc, Planetary Sciences Division, Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad, Department of Space, Government of India.

 

Area of Specialization

Atmospheric and Space Physics;  Ionospheric Studies; Airglow and Aurora;  Space weather: solar flares, geomagnetic storms and CMEs;  Planetary atmospheres: Earth, Mars and Venus; Atmospheric Dynamics: Gravity waves, Winds.

 

Research & Publications: -

 International level:

Received the prestigious "Outstanding Research Paper Award for Young Scientists - 2016" from International Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), France.

Received "COSPAR Travel Fellowship" to attend 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey in 2016

National level:

Selected as "UGC-Dr. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow" in 2017.

Received "PRL-Postdoctoral Fellowship" from Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad, Department of Space, Government of India from 2014 to 2016.

Received "Junior Research Fellowship" from MHRD, Government of India from 2009 to 2011.

Received "Senior Research Fellowship" from MHRD, Government of Inida from 2011 to 2014.

Received "ISRO Student Program Fellowship" to participate in 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly in 2012.

 

Research & Publications:-

International Journals:

Thirupathaiah, M. V. Sunil Krishna, and Vir Singh, Effect of solar activity on the latitudinal variation of peak emission rate of 557.7nm dayglow emission under equinox conditions, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 77, 209-218, 2012. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jastp.2012.01.004)

Maneesha Dharwan, P. Thirupathaiah and Vir Singh, A study of 732.0 nm dayglow emission at the equator under varying atomic oxygen density conditions for equinox and solstice cases, Earth and Space Science, 1,18-31, 2014. (doi:10.1002/2014EA000019)

Thirupathaiahand Vir Singh, An updated model of atomic oxygen redline dayglow emission, Advances in Space Research, 54, 939-945, 2014. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117714003135)

A. Haider, I. S. Batista, M. A. Abdu, A. M. Santos, Siddhi Y. Shah, andP. Thirupathaiah, Flare X-ray photochemistry of the E region ionosphere of Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 6870-6888, 2016. (doi: 10.1002/2016JA022435)

National Journals:

Thirupathaiah, Vir Singh, and M. V. Sunil Krishna, An analytical approach to estimate atomic oxygen density from greenline dayglow emission in thermosphere at 250 km, Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics, 42, 219-228, 2013. (http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/20912/1/IJRSP%2042%284%29%20219-228.pdf)

Thirupathaiah, Maneesha Dharwan and Vir Singh, An updated model of O+(2P) 732.0 nm dayglow emission, Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics, 44, 7-13, 2015. (http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/31322/1/IJRSP%2044%281%29%207-13.pdf)

 

International Conferences:

A. Haider, I. S. Batista, M. A. Abdu,P. Thirupathaiahand S. Y. Shah, Effects of X-ray flares on the ionosphere and human exploration to Mars, 14th Annual Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), Singapore during 6-11 August 2017.

Kumar, S. Mishra, D. P. Karanam,P. Thirupathaiah, and S. A. Haider, An improved Retarding Potential Analyzer (RPA) for future Mars missions, 14th Annual Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), Singapore during 6-11 August 2017.

Thirupathaiah and S. A. Haider, Effects of solar zenith angles on CO Cameron band emission intensities in the dayside atmosphere of Mars: MEX/SPICAM observations, 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey during 30 July - 7 August 2016.

A. Haider, I. S. Batista, M. A. Abdu, A. M. Santos, S. Y. Shah andP. Thirupathaiah, Effects of X-Ray flares on the aeronomy of Mars: simultaneous measurements of ionospheric effects of X-Ray flares on Earth and Mars, 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey during 30 July - 7 August 2016.

Vir Singh and P. Thirupathaiah, Model study of peak emission rate of atomic oxygen redline dayglow emission, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting held at San Francisco (USA) during December 9-13, 2013.

Vir Singh and P. Thirupathaiah, Seasonal variation of peak emission rate of redline dayglow emission, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly held at Narayana Murthy Centre of Excellence (Infosys Training Centre), Mysore (India) during July 14-22, 2012.

V. Sunil Krishna andP. Thirupathaiah, A comparative study of model and empirical calculations of OI 557.7 nm peak emission rate, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly held at Narayana Murthy Centre of Excellence (Infosys Training Centre), Mysore (India) during July 14-22, 2012.

 

National Conferences:

Thirupathaiahand S. A. Haider, CO Cameron bands in the dayglow of Mars: Modeling and Observations, 19th National Space Science Symposium held at Space Physical Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) during February 9-12, 2016.

Thirupathaiahand Vir Singh, Annual variation of peak emission rate of OII 732.0 nm dayglow emission under high solar activity conditions, 18th National Space Science Symposium held at Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (Assam) during January 29-February 1, 2014.

Vir Singh, P. Thirupathaiah, M.V. Sunil Krishna, Tikemani Bag, Maneesha Dharwan, An analytical approach to estimate the atomic oxygen density from greenline dayglow emission in thermosphere at 250 km, National Conference on Advances in Physics, Department of Physics, IIT Roorkee during February 25-26, 2012.

Thirupathaiah, Vir Singh, M. V. Sunil Krishna, and Tikemani Bag, Estimation of atomic oxygen density from greenline dayglow emission in thermosphere above 200 km, 17th National Space Science Symposium held at S. V. University, Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) during February 14-17, 2012.

V. Sunil Krishna, Maneesha Dharwan,P. Thirupathaiah, and Vir Singh, A study of latitudinal variation of greenline dayglow emission with solar activity, 17th National Space Science Symposium held at S. V. University, Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) during February 14-17, 2012.

Vir Singh, M. V. Sunil Krishna and P. Thirupathaiah, Morphological study of 844.6 nm dayglow emission, 16th National Space Science Symposium held at Saurashtra University, Rajkot (Gujarat) during February 24-27, 2010.