2nd BINA Workshop

from Tuesday, 9 October 2018 (09:00) to Friday, 12 October 2018 (18:00)
Royal Observatory of Belgium (Meridian Room)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
9 Oct 2018
10 Oct 2018
11 Oct 2018
12 Oct 2018
AM
08:30 --- Start of day 1 (Meridian Room opens) ---
09:00
Registration (until 09:45) (Meridian Room)
09:45
Opening ceremony (until 10:30) (Meridian Room)
09:45 Welcome - Dr Ronald Van der Linden (Royal Observatory of Belgium)   (Meridian Room)
09:55 Belgo-Indian Network for Astronomy & Astrophysics (BINA) - Dr Santosh Joshi (ARIES, Nainital)   (Meridian Room)
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10:05 The Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) - Ms Margarida Freire (Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO))   (Meridian Room)
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10:15 Advanced Mechanical & Optical Systems (AMOS) - Dr Xavier Verians (Advanced Mechanical & Optical Systems (AMOS))   (Meridian Room)
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10:30
1. Instrumentation of the Indo-Belgian Telescopes (until 11:10) (Meridian Room)
10:30 Astrophysics and exoplanets with a 4-m class telescope - Dr Ignasi Ribas (Institut de Ciencies de l'Espai (CSIC) & IEEC)   (Meridian Room)
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11:10 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
11:40
1. Instrumentation of the Indo-Belgian Telescopes (until 13:00) (Meridian Room)
11:40 The far-reaching impact of surveys carried out with 4m-class telescopes - Dr Anna Pasquali (Astronomisches Rechen-Institut)   (Meridian Room)
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12:20 Performance of the instruments on 3.6-m Devasthal Optical Telescope - Dr Amitesh Omar (ARIES)   (Meridian Room)
09:00 --- Start of day 2 (Meridian Room opens) ---
09:30
1. Instrumentation of the Indo-Belgian Telescopes (until 09:50) (Meridian Room)
09:30 A sharp future for the 3.6-m Devasthal Optical Telescope? The power of adaptive optics for medium size telescopes - Dr Gilles Orban de Xivry (University of Liège)   (Meridian Room)
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09:50
2. Data & Science with the Indo-Belgian telescopes (until 10:50) (Meridian Room)
09:50 Solar system studies with the Indo-Belgian Telescopes - Dr Shashikiran Ganesh (Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India)   (Meridian Room)
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10:30 Size estimation of orbital debris using a zenith-pointing telescope - Mr Bikram Pradhan (University of Liège)   (Meridian Room)
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10:50
2. Data & Science with the Indo-Belgian telescopes (until 11:30) (Meridian Room)
10:50 Scientific potential of Indo-Belgian 3.6 m DOT and ILMT in the field of Galactic Astronomy - Prof. Ram Sagar (Indian Institute of Astrophysics)   (Meridian Room)
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11:30 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
11:50
2. Data & Science with the Indo-Belgian telescopes (until 13:10) (Meridian Room)
11:50 Optical characterization and radial velocity monitoring of exoplanet and eclipsing binary candidates - Dr Yogesh Joshi (Scientist ARIES)   (Meridian Room)
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12:10 Eclipse mapping of Algol-type systems with oscillating $\delta$ Scuti type components - Dr Patricia Lampens (Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België)   (Meridian Room)
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12:30 Light curve parameters of Cepheid and RR Lyrae variables at multiple wavelengths: theory vs. observations - Prof. Harinder P. Singh (University of Delhi)   (Meridian Room)
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12:50 Rotation rates of pre-main sequence stars - Dr Soumen Mondal (S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences)   (Meridian Room)
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09:00 --- Start of day 3 (Meridian room opens) ---
09:30
3. Data & Science with other telescopes of interest (until 10:10) (Meridian Room)
09:30 Study of small bodies of the Solar System with small and large telescopes - Dr Emmanuel Jehin (STAR Institute - University of Liège)   (Meridian Room)
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10:10
3. Data & Science with other telescopes of interest (until 11:10) (Meridian Room)
10:10 Galactic sources at low radio frequency - Prof. Anandmayee Tej (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India)   (Meridian Room)
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10:50 Application of Convolutional Neural Networks for Stellar Spectral Classification - Dr Kaushal Sharma (Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics)   (Meridian Room)
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11:10 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
11:30
3. Data & Science with other telescopes of interest (until 12:50) (Meridian Room)
11:30 Evolution of magnetic activities on active solar-type stars: starspot modulation, surface differential rotation, and flares - Dr Subhajeet Karmakar (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES))   (Meridian Room)
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11:50 Three years of AstroSat: India's first mission dedicated to astronomy - Girish V (ISRO)   (Meridian Room)
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12:10 The ultraviolet imaging telescope on-board AstroSat: recent results - Dr Stalin Chelliah Subramonian (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore)   (Meridian Room)
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12:30 Spectroscopic view on the pulsating A-type stars HD 73045 and HD 118660 - Dr Eugene Semenko (Special Astrophysical Observatory, Nizhnii Arkhyz, Russia)   (Meridian Room)
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09:00 --- Start of day 4 (Meridian room opens) ---
09:30
3. Data & Science with other telescopes of interest (until 11:10) (Meridian Room)
09:30 Stellar and galactic studies with the 2-m Himalayan Chandra Telescope - Prof. Aruna Goswami (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore)   (Meridian Room)
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09:50 Spectroscopic studies of carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars - Prof. Aruna Goswami (Associate professor)   (Meridian Room)
10:10 Probing the Galactic s-process nucleosynthesis using metal-deficient Barium stars - Ms Shejeelammal J (Student)   (Meridian Room)
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10:30 Probing high-mass star-formation in the outflow source G12.42+0.50 - Prof. Anandmayee Tej (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India)   (Meridian Room)
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10:50 High-mass star formation toward the southern infrared bubble S10 - Prof. Anandmayee Tej (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India)   (Meridian Room)
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11:10 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
11:30
3. Data & Science with other telescopes of interest (until 13:10) (Meridian Room)
11:30 Optical and X-ray observations of three candidate polars: RX J0859.1+0537, RX J0749.1-0549, and RX J0649.8-0737 - Ms ARTI JOSHI (Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciencES (ARIES))   (Meridian Room)
11:50 Ground-based photometric survey to search for the pulsational variability in Ap and Am Stars - Dr Santosh Joshi (ARIES, Nainital)   (Meridian Room)
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12:10 The spectroscopic survey of southern oEA stars - Dr David Mkrtichian (NARIT)   (Meridian Room)
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12:30 Prospects for radio observations of Particle-Accelerating Colliding-Wind Binaries with the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope - Dr Michaël De Becker (STAR, Liège University)   (Meridian Room)
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12:50 Understanding physical properties of M-dwarfs: near-infrared (HK band) spectroscopic studies - Dr Soumen Mondal (S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences)   (Meridian Room)
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PM
13:00 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
1. Instrumentation of the Indo-Belgian Telescopes (until 16:10) (Meridian Room)
14:30 Current and future science instruments for the 3.6-m Devasthal Optical Telescope - Prof. Anamparambu Ramaprakash (IUCAA)   (Meridian Room)
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15:10 10 years of HERMES at the 1.2-m Mercator telescope - Prof. Hans Van Winckel (KU Leuven)   (Meridian Room)
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15:50 Upgrading HERMES: an improved fiber link and a new wavelength calibrator - Dr Gert Raskin (KU Leuven)   (Meridian Room)
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16:10 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
16:30
1. Instrumentation of the Indo-Belgian Telescopes (until 18:10) (Meridian Room)
16:30 The High Resolution Spectrograph of the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences - Dr Jeewan Pandey (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences)   (Meridian Room)
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17:10 Round table discussion   (Meridian Room)
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18:10 --- End of day 1 (Meridian Room closes) ---
13:10 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
2. Data & Science with the Indo-Belgian telescopes (until 15:10) (Meridian Room)
14:30 Instabilities and mass-loss in massive stars - Dr Abhay Pratap Yadav (University of Goettingen, Germany)   (Meridian Room)
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14:50 Accurate estimation of effective temperature and metallicity of asteroseismic targets with BINA telescopes - Prof. Anwesh Mazumdar (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education)   (Meridian Room)
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15:10
2. Data & Science with the Indo-Belgian telescopes (until 16:20) (Meridian Room)
15:10 The diversity of Active Galactic Nuclei variability: Some highlights and challenges - Prof. GOPAL KRISHNA (ARIES, Nainital)   (Meridian Room)
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15:40 Complex X-ray/ultraviolet/optical variabilities of the Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 4593 - Dr SACHINDRA NAIK (PHYSICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY, AHMEDABAD, INDIA)   (Meridian Room)
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16:00 Multi-wavelength studies of Zwicky's Nonet - Mr BIJU KG (WMO Arts \& Science college, Muttil, Kerala, India-673122)   (Meridian Room)
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16:20 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
16:40
2. Data & Science with the Indo-Belgian telescopes (until 18:00) (Meridian Room)
16:40 Multi-wavelength studies of giant radio galaxies - Mr Pratik Dabhade (IUCAA)   (Meridian Room)
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17:00 Strong lensing studies with the 3.6-m Devasthal Optical Telescope: opportunities and challenges - Dr Dominique Sluse (STAR Institute (U. Liège))   (Meridian Room)
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17:20 REMAP: REverberation Mapping of AGN Program at the 2m Himalayan Chandra Telescope - Mr Amit Kumar Mandal (Indian Institute of Astrophysics, CHRIST(Deemed to be University), Bangalore)   (Meridian Room)
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17:40 Observations of galaxy collisions and prediction of parameters of resulting galaxies - Mr Rajesh Kumar Dubey (Researcher and Principal)   (Meridian Room)
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18:00 --- End of day 2 (Meridian room closes) ---
12:50 --- Workshop picture ---
13:10 --- Lunch break ---
14:30 --- Social events ---
19:30 --- Workshop dinner ---
22:30 --- End of day 3 ---
13:10 --- Lunch break ---
14:30
3. Data & Science with other telescopes of interest (until 15:50) (Meridian Room)
14:30 Multi-wavelength extragalactic astronomy - Prof. Maarten Baes (Universiteit Gent)   (Meridian Room)
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15:10 DustKING - the story continues: dust attenuation in NGC628 - Ms Marjorie Decleir (Universiteit Gent)   (Meridian Room)
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15:30 Multi-wavelength variability and quasi-periodic oscillations in blazars - Dr Alok Chandra Gupta (ARIES, Nainital, India)   (Meridian Room)
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15:50 --- Coffee/Tea break ---
16:10
4. Workshop summary (until 16:50) (Meridian Room)
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16:50
Closing ceremony (until 17:00) (Meridian Room)
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17:00 --- End of day 4 (Meridian room closes) ---