The Astronomical Society of India was established in 1972 and has grown to become the prime association of professional astronomers in India. The society has close to 1000 members. The objectives of the society are the promotion of Astronomy and related branches of science in India. The society organizes scientific meetings and supports the popularization of Astronomy and other similar activities.
ASI Zubin Kembhavi Award for 2019
The 2019 ASI Zubin Kembhavi Award for “Observational and Instrumentation work in Astronomy and allied fields” will be awarded to “Team GMRT” for the successful design and implementation of a major upgrade to the GMRT observatory during 38th annual meeting of the ASI hosted by Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Tirupati, Transit Campus during 13 - 17 February, 2020.
Justice Oak Award for the year 2019
The Justice Oak Best Thesis Presentation for the year 2019 will be awarded to Dr. Saurabh Singh.
Dr. Saurabh did his Ph.D from Raman Research Institute (RRI) & Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Joint Astronomy Programme under the supervision of Prof. Ravi Subrahmanyan (RRI), Prof. N. Udaya Shankar (RRI), Prof. Shiv Sethi (RRI), Prof. Chanda J. Jog (IISc) he is presently a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University, Canada.
(Posted on 23nrd January 2020)
ASI Laxminarayana & Nagalaxmi Modali Award for 2019
ASI Laxminarayana & Nagalaxmi Modali Award for 2019 will be presented to Dr. Abhishek Kumar Srivastava during the 38th annual meeting of ASI to be held at Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Tirupati, Transit Campus during 13 - 17 February, 2020. Dr. Abhishek Kumar Srivastava is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India.
(Posted on 22nd January 2020)
ASI 2020 scheduled for 13-17 Feb, 2020
The 38th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) will be hosted by IISER, Tirupati from 13 - 17 February 2020.
The meeting will be open to all ASI members, as well as Researchers and Students in Astronomy & Astrophysics or related areas, affiliated to Research Institutions/Universities/Colleges.
Please find more details from ASI 2020 website.
(Posted on 14th Sept 2019)