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Department of Earth and Space Sciences
     
Jagadheep D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
 
Office
Tel:+91-471-2568526
Fax:+91-471-2568462
Email:jagadheep@iist.ac.in













Education
  • 2004 – 2007 Ph.D., Astronomy, Cornell University.
  • 2000 – 2004 M.S., Astronomy, Cornell University.
  • 1996 – 2000 B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (India).

Experience

Observing Experience:

  • Arecibo radio telescope, Green Bank telescope, Effelsberg radio telescope, Very Large array, MERLIN VLBI facility, Heinrich-Hertz submillimeter telescope, IRAM 30 m telescope, APEX telescope, James Clerk Maxwell telescope,  Submillimeter Array, Gemini-South telescope.

Employment:

  • 2011 -  Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.
  • 2009 – 2011    SMA fellow, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii.
  • 2007 – 2009 Postdoctoral fellow, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie, Bonn (Germany).

Research Work / Area
  • Observational astronomy, High-mass star formation, Astrochemistry, Astronomical masers, Galactic Structure,Radio Astronomy Instrumentation.

Teaching Interest
  • Fall 2003 – Teaching Assistant for Astro 410
  • Spring 2002 – Teaching Assistant for Astro 102
  • Fall 2001 – Teaching Assistant for Astro 101
  • Spring 2000 – Teaching Assistant for EC 201
Professional Membership:
  • 2008 –   Member, ATLASGAL team (PI: F. Schuller).
  • 2005 –   Member, CORNISH survey team (PI: M. Hoare).
  • 2004 –   Member, American Astronomical Society.
Professional Service:
  • Referee for Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • Referee for New Astronomy
Refereed Publications:
  1. J. D. Pandian, F. Wyrowski, & K. M. Menten, “Physical Conditions around 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers – I: Ammonia”, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, submitted.
  2. A. Sanchez-Monge, J. D. Pandian, & D. Kurtz, “Searching for new hypercompact HII regions”, 2011, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 739, 9.
  3. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian, Y. Xu, K. M. Menten, & P. F. Goldsmith, “The Arecibo Methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey – IV: Accurate Astrometry and Source Morphologies”, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 730, 55.
  4. S. B. Zhang, J. Yang, Y. Xu, J. D. Pandian, K. M. Menten, & C. Henkel, “Early phase of massive star formation: A case study of the infrared dark cloud G084.81–1.09”, 2011, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 193, 10.
  5. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian, Y. Xu, K. M. Menten, & P. F. Goldsmith, “Spectral Energy Distributions of 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers”, 2010, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 522, A8.
  6. Y. W. Wu, Y. Xu, J. D. Pandian, J. Yang, C. Henkel, K. M. Menten, & S. B. Zhang, “Ammonia and CO observations toward low-luminosity 6.7-GHz methanol masers”, 2010, Astrophysical Journal, 720, 392.
  7. J. D. Pandian, K. M. Menten, & P. F. Goldsmith, “The Arecibo Methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey – III: Distances and Luminosities”, 2009, Astrophysical Journal, 706, 1609.
  8. Y. Xu, M. A. Voronkov, J. D. Pandian, J. J. Li, A. M. Sobolev, A. Brunthaler, B. Ritter, & K. M. Menten, “Absolute positions of 6.7 GHz methanol masers”, 2009, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 507, 1117.
  9. J. D. Pandian, S. Leurini, K. M. Menten, A. Belloche, & P. F. Goldsmith, “Detection of 6.7 GHz methanol abosrption towards hot corinos”, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 489, 1175.
  10. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian, & P. F. Goldsmith, “Resolving distance ambiguities towards 6.7 GHz methanol masers”, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 486, 191.
  11. Y. Xu, J. J. Li, K. Hachisuka, J. D. Pandian, K. M. Menten, & C. Henkel, “A high-sensitivity 6.7 GHz methanol maser survey towards H2O sources”, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 485, 729.
  12. P. F. Goldsmith, J. D. Pandian, & A. A. Deshpande, “A Search for 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers in M33”, 2008, Astrophysical Journal, 680, 1132.
  13. J. D. Pandian, & P. F. Goldsmith, “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey – II: Statistical and Multi-wavelength Counterpart Analysis”, 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 669, 435.
  14. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey – I: Data”, 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 656, 255.
  15. J. D. Pandian, L. Baker, G. Cortes, P. F. Goldsmith, R. Ganesan, J. Hagen, L. Locke, A. A. Deshpande, N. Wadefalk, & S. Weinreb, “The Low-Noise 6 to 8 GHz Receiver Using MMIC Amplifiers on the 305-m Arecibo Radio Telescope”, 2006, IEEE Microwave Magazine, 7, 74.
  16. S. Stanimirovic, M. Putman, C. Heiles, J. E. Goldston, G. Peek, P. F. Goldsmith, B. Koo, M. Krco, J. Lee, J. Mock, E. Muller, J. D. Pandian, A. Parsons, Y. Tang, & D. Werthimer, “First results from the Arecibo Galactic HI survey: the disk/halo interface region in the outer Galaxy”, 2006, Astrophysical Journal, 653, 1210.
  17. Conference presentations:
  18. J. D. Pandian, T. Troost, F. Wyrowski, J. P. Williams, F. Schuller, & K. M. Menten, “Fragmentation of Cold Atlasgal Dust Clumps”, American Astronomical Society Meeting 217, 2011.
  19. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian, Y. Xu, K. M. Menten, & P. F. Goldsmith, “6.7 GHz Methanol Masers: Signposts of Rapidly Accreting Massive Stars”, Great Barriers in High-Mass Star Formation, 2010.
  20. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian, Y. Xu, K. M. Menten, & P. F. Goldsmith, “Spectral Energy Distributions of 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers”, Millimeter and SUbmillimeter Astronomy at High Angular Resolution, 2009.
  21. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian, Y. Xu, K. M. Menten, & P. F. Goldsmith, “Spectral Energy Distributions of 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers”, American Astronomical Society Meeting 215, 2009.
  22. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian & P. F. Goldsmith, “Probing Galactic Structure using 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers”, American Astronomical Society Meeting 211, 2008.
  23. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian & P. F. Goldsmith, “Probing Galactic Structure using 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers”, Massive Star Formation: Observations confront theory, 2007.
  24. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey”, IAU Symposium 242: “Astrophysical masers and their Environments”, 2007.
  25. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “Deducing the Link Between 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers and Massive Star Formation”, Science with ALMA: a new era for Astrophysics, 2006.
  26. J. D. Pandian, E. Momjian & P. F. Goldsmith, “Resolving the Kinematic Distance Ambiguity Towards 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers”, American Astronomical Meeting 208, 2006.
  27. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey”, American Astronomical Meeting 207, 2006.
  28. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “6.7 GHz Methanol Masers Discovered in an Unbiased Arecibo Survey of the Galactic Plane”, IAU Symposium 227: “Massive Star Birth: A Crossroads of Astrophysics”, 2005.
  29. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “Initial Results from the Arecibo Galactic Plane Methanol Maser Survey”, American Astronomical Society Meeting 205, 2005.
  30. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith & A. A. Deshpande, “Initial Results from the Arecibo Galactic Plane Methanol Maser Survey”, Diffuse Matter in the Galaxy: Observations Confront Theory – A meeting in honor of the 65th birthday of Carl Heiles, 2004.
  31. J. D. Pandian, P. F. Goldsmith, L. Baker, G. Cortes, R. Ganesan, L. S. Wray, N. Wadefalk & S. Weinreb, “A New Low-Noise Broadband Receiver for Methanol Maser Studies using the Arecibo 305m Radio Telescope”, American Astronomical Society Meeting 204, 2004.
  32. Jagadheep D. & D. Jalihal, “G.722.1: A NewWideband Codec at 24 and 32 Kbps”, National Conference on Communications, New Delhi, 2001
  1. Nov. 2010  “Insights on high-mass star formation from 6.7 GHz methanol masers” Raman Research Institute colloquium.
  2. Jul. 2009   “6.7 GHz methanol masers and massive star formation” Jet Propulsion Laboratory astrophysics colloquium.
  3. Aug. 2006   “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey” Radio and Geo-Astronomy lunch talk at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
  4. Apr. 2006   “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey” Arecibo Observatory colloquium.
  5. Feb. 2006   “The Arecibo methanol Maser Galactic Plane Survey” Raman Research Institute colloquium.
  6. Jun. 2002   “6.7 GHz methanol masers: Tracers of Star Formation” Arecibo Observatory colloquium.
  7. Jun. 2005   “Stars: their birth, life and death” Southern Cayuga Central School.
  8. Nov. 2004   “Stars: their birth, life and death” Fuertes Observatory.
  9. Feb. 2004   “The Motions of Stars and Planets in the Night Sky” Fuertes Observatory.
  • 2009 – 2011-Submillimeter Array postdoctoral fellowship (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii).
  • 2007 – 2009-Postdoctoral fellowship at Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomieu.
  • 2005 – Eleanor Norton York Prize in Astronomy for graduate students Department of Astronomy, Cornell University.
  • 2005 – International Astronomical Union Travel Grant IAU Symposium 227, Acireale, Italy.
  • 2005 – Cornell Graduate School Conference Travel Grant IAU Symposium 227, Acireale, Italy.
  • 2000 – 2001   Cornell University Graduate Student Fellow.
  • 1993 – 2000   National Talent Search Scholar awarded by the National Council of Education, Research and Training.