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Dr. Navin Chandra Joshi

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics

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Degree Specialization University/Institute Name, Year
Ph.D. Physics / Solar Physics Kumaun University, Nainital, 2012
M.Sc. Physics / Astrophysics Kumaun University, Nainital, 2006

Research Interests

  • Investigation of the triggering mechanism of solar eruptions using multiwavelength observations.
  • Magnetic reconnection and it's observational signature.
  • Identification of pre-eruptive magnetic conditions for confined and eruptive solar eruptions.
  • Investigating Interaction mechanisms and various plausible causal link between sympathetic solar events.
  • Dynamics and evolution of the solar magnetic field and it's role to trigger solar jets.

Current Courses Taught / Teaching Interest

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics  BSP502
  • Electrodynamics  19MSP301
  • Satellite Communication and Remote Sensing 20MSPGE201
  • Electricity and Magnetism  20BSPH202
  • Classical Mechanics 20MSP103
  • Quantum Mechanics 20MSP105

Academic Experience / Industrial Experience

  • Thorough academician and researcher with over 8 years of experience in reputed institutions in India and abroad.
  • Working with the SRM University since 8th June 2020.

Selected Publications/Working Papers

  • Evolutionary stages and triggering process of a complex eruptive flare with circular and parallel ribbons, Navin Chandra Joshi, Bhuwan Joshi, Prabir K. Mirta, 2020, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (in press).
  • Sequential Lid Removal in a Triple-Decker Chain of CME-Producing Solar Eruptions, Navin Chandra JoshiAlphonse C. Sterling, Ronald L. Moore, Bhuwan Joshi, 2020, The Astrophysical Journal, 901, 38.
  • Generalisation of the Magnetic Field Configuration of typical and atypical Confined Flares, Navin Chandra Joshi, Xiaoshuai Zhu, Brigitte Schmieder, Guillaume Aulanier, Miho Janvier, Bhuwan Joshi, Tetsuya Magara, Ramesh Chandra, Satoshi Inoue, 2019, The Astrophysical Journal, 871, 165.
  • Flux Rope Breaking and Formation of a Rotating Blowout Jet, Navin Chandra Joshi, Naoto Nishizuka, Boris Filippov, Tetsuya Magara, Andrey G. Tlatov, 2018, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476, 1286.
  • Onset of a Large Ejective Solar Eruption from a Typical Coronal-Jet-Base Field Configuration, Navin Chandra JoshiAlphonse C. Sterling, Ronald L. Moore, Tetsuya Magara, Young-Jae Moon, 2017, Astrophysical journal, 845, 26.
  • Investigation of Recurrent EUV Jets from Highly Dynamic Magnetic Field Region, Navin Chandra Joshi, Ramesh Chandra, Yang Guo, Tetsuya Magara, Ivan Zhelyazkov, Young-Jae Moon, Wahab Uddin, 2017, Astrophysics and Space Science, 362, 10. (Article selected by the Editor for the cover page of this issue.)
  • Interaction of Two Filament Channels of Different Chiralities, Navin Chandra Joshi, Boris Filippov, Brigitte Schmieder,Tetsuya Magara, Y.-J. Moon, Wahab Uddin, 2016, The Astrophysical Journal, 825, 123.
  • Chain Reconnections observed in Sympathetic Eruptions, Navin Chandra Joshi, Brigitte Schmieder, Tetsuya Magara, YangGuo, Guillaume Aulanier, 
    2016, The Astrophysical Journal, 820, 126.
  • The Role of Erupting Sigmoid in Triggering a Flare with Parallel and Large–Scale Quasi–Circular Ribbons, Navin ChandraJoshi, Chang Liu, Xudong Sun, Haimin Wang, Tetsuya Magara, Y.-J. Moon, 2015, The Astrophysical Journal, 812, 50.
  • Formation of a rotating jet during the filament eruption on 2013 April 10–11, B. Filippov, A. K. Srivastava, B. N. Dwivedi, S.Masson, G. Aulanier, Navin Chandra Joshi, W. Uddin, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451, 1117.
  • MHD Seismology of a loop-like Filament Tube by Observed Kink Waves, Vaibhav Pant, Abhishek K Srivastava, Dipankar Banerjee, Marcel Goossens, Peng-Fei Chen, Navin Chandra Joshi, Yu-Hao Zhou, 2015, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 15, 1713.
  • Formation of Compound Flux Rope by The Merging of Two Filament Channels, Associated Dynamics and its Stability, Navin Chandra Joshi, Tetsuya Magara, Satoshi Inoue, 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, 795, 4.
  • Confined Partial Filament Eruption and its Reformation within a Stable Magnetic Flux Rope, Navin Chandra Joshi,Abhishek Kumar Srivastava, Boris Filippov, Pradeep Kayshap, Wahab Uddin, Ramesh Chandra, Debi Prasad Choudhary,B.N. Dwivedi, 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, 787, 11.
  • Homologous flare-CME events and their metric type II radio burst association, S. Yashiro, N. Gopalswamy, P. Mäkelä, S. Akiyama, W. Uddin, A.K. Srivastava, Navin Chandra Joshi, R. Chandra, P.K. Manoharan, K. Mahalakshmi, V.C. Dwivedi, R. Jain, A.K. Awasthi, N.V. Nitta, M. J. Aschwanden, D. P. Choudhary, 2014, Advances in Space Research, 54, 1941.
  • Multiwavelength diagnostics of the precursor and main phases of an M1.8 flare on 2011 April 22, K. Awasthi, R. Jain, Poona D. Gadhiya, M. J. Aschwanden, W. Uddin, A. K. Srivastava, R. Chandra, N. Gopalswamy, N.V. Nitta, S. Yashiro, P. K. Manoharan, D. P. Choudhary, Navin Chandra Joshi, V. C. Dwivedi, K. Mahalakshmi, 2014, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 437, 2249.
  • Study of Failed Coronal Mass Ejection Core Associated with Asymmetric Filament Eruption, Navin Chandra Joshi,Abhishek K. Srivastava, Boris Filippov, Wahab Uddin, Pradeep Kayshap, Ramesh Chandra, 2013, The Astrophysical Journal, 771, 65.
  • Multiwavelength Study of Eruptive Events on January 23, 2012 Associated with a Major Solar Energetic Particle Event, Navin Chandra Joshi, W. Uddin, A.K. Srivastava, R. Chandra, N. Gopalswamy, P.K. Manoharan, M.J. Aschwanden, D.P.Choudhary, R. Jain, N.V. Nitta, H. Xie, S. Yashiro, S. Akiyama, P. Mäkelä, P. Kayshap, A.K. Awasthi, V.C. Dwivedi, K.Mahalakshmi, 2013, Advances in Space Research, 52, 1. 
  • Observational Evidence of Sausage-pinch Instability in Solar Corona by SDO/AIA, K. Srivastava, R. Erdélyi, DurgeshTripathi, V. Fedun, Navin Chandra Joshi, P. Kayshap, 2013, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 765, L42.
  • SDO/AIA Observations of a Partially Erupting Prominence, 2013, Durgesh Tripathi, Katharine K. Reeves, Sarah E. Gibson, Abhishek K. Srivastava, Navin Chandra Joshi, The Astrophysical Journal, 778, 142.       
  • Height of Shock Formation in the Solar Corona Inferred from Observations of type II Radio Bursts and Coronal MassEjections, N. Gopalswamy, H. Xie, P. Mäkelä, S. Yashiro, S. Akiyama, W. Uddin. A. K. Srivastava, Navin Chandra Joshi, R.Chandra, P. K. Manoharan, K. Mahalakshmi, V. C. Dwivedi, R. Jain, A. K. Awasthi, N. V. Nitta, M. J. Aschwanden, D. P.Choudhary, 2013, Advances in Space Research, 51, 1981.
  • Flux Emergence, Flux Imbalance, Magnetic Free Energy and Solar Flares, Debi Prasad Choudhary, Sanjay Gosain, NatGopalswamy, P. K. Manoharan, R. Chandra, W. Uddin, A. K. Srivastava, S. Yashiro, Navin Chandra Joshi, P. Kayshap, V. C.Dwivedi, K. Mahalakshmi, E. Elamathi, Max Norris, A. K. Awasthi, R. Jain, 2013, Advances in Space Research, 52, 1561.
  • Solar Energetic Particle Events during the Rise Phases of Solar Cycles 23 and 24, R. Chandra, N. Gopalswamy, P. Mäkelä, H.Xie, S. Yashiro, S. Akiyama, W. Uddin, A. K. Srivastava, Navin Chandra Joshi, R. Jain, A. K. Awasthi, P. K. Manoharan, K.Mahalakshmi, V. C. Dwivedi, D. P. Choudhary, N. V. Nitta, 2013, Advances in Space Research, 52, 2102.
  • Relationship between Interplanetary Field/Plasma Parameters with Geomagnetic Indices and their Behavior duringIntense Geomagnetic Storms, Navin Chandra Joshi, Neeraj Singh Bankoti, Seema Pande, Bimal Pande, Kavita Pandey,2011, New Astronomy, 16, 366.
  • Asymmetric Behavior of Different Solar Activity Features over Solar Cycles 20–23, Neeraj Singh Bankoti, Navin ChandraJoshi, Bimal Pande, Seema Pande, Wahab Uddin, Kavita Pandey, 2011, New Astronomy, 16, 269.
  • Correlative study of different solar activity features with all India homogeneous rainfall during 1963–2006, Neeraj SinghBankoti, Navin Chandra Joshi, Seema Pande, Bimal Pande, Kavita Pandey, 2011, Quaternary International, 229, 8.
  • Statistical Analysis of Soft X–ray Solar Flares during Solar Cycles 21, 22 and 23, Navin Chandra Joshi, Neeraj Singh Bankoti,Seema Pande, Bimal Pande, Wahab Uddin, Kavita Pandey, 2010, New Astronomy, 15, 538.
  • North–South Asymmetry of Different Solar Activity Features during Solar Cycle 23, Neeraj Singh Bankoti, Navin ChandraJoshi, Seema Pande, Bimal Pande, Kavita Pandey, 2010, New Astronomy, 15, 561.   
  • Study of Distribution and Asymmetry of Solar Active Prominences during Solar Cycle 23, Navin Chandra Joshi, NeerajSingh Bankoti, Seema Pande, Bimal Pande, Kavita Pandey, 2009, Solar Physics, 260, 451.

Other Information


  • Lifetime membership of Plasma Society of India (PSSI) [Membership No. LM 1597].
  • Lifetime membership of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) [Membership No. L2268].

Post-Doctoral Research

  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Udaipur Solar Observatory, Physical Research Laboratory, Udaipur, India (05/2018 - 06/2020).
  • Research Professor at Kyung Hee University, South Korea (03/2016 - 02/2018).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Kyung Hee University, South Korea (04/2014 - 02/2016).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital, Uttarakhand, India (09/2011-04/2014).
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