Amritsar, June 12, 2020: The SciRox-Science club of Guru Nanak Dev University is organizing Virtual Conference on Astrophysics, AstroRetreat’ 20, on 13th of June, 2020. Astro-Retreat is co-organized by the Stellar Universe.
This Virtual conference is an online learning experience that will provide opportunity to the student to present their knowledge and Experience in Astrophysics and Cosmology. The virtual event will consist of 13 oral audio-visual presentations and 26 Postersfrom the students at Undergraduate to PhD level including two invited talks by Dr. Avinash Deshpande (IUCAA & IIT Kanpur) and Dr. JasjeetSingh Bagla (IISER,Mohali). This one day event will be held completely online so that participants from anywhere with internet access can participate.
AstroRetreat is focused on the scientific topics classified into the tracks includes : Relativity and Gravitation, Cosmology, High Energy Physics, Quantum Mechanics and Applications, Instrumentations and Methods in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics, Astrobiology and Astrochemistry, Fundamental Astronomy and Space Physics.
Patrons of the Conference, Dr. Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Sarbjot Singh Behl, Dean Academic Affairs, Dr. Hardeep Singh, Dean Students’ Welfare will inaugurate the online conference. “We have received a total of 365 national as well as international registrations and have drafted a Proper Schedule for the smooth conduct of this online event which the students can check from the conference website” said Dr. Bindiya Arora, Convener& Mentor, SciRox of the University.
The conference is divided into different sessions and will be chaired by Mr. Saurabh (Stellar Universe), Ms. Ishita Pushkarna (Department of Physics,GNDU), Dr. Bindiya Arora (Convener, SciRox,GNDU), Ms. Simranpreet Kaur (Department of Physics, GNDU), Mr. RishabhNakra (Department of Physics,GNDU), Mr. Shankar Dutt (Australian National University), Ms. PriyamvadaKameshwar (Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi) and Mr. Abhijeet Singh (Department of Physics, GNDU).“We are looking for creative ways to replicate this experience online.Participants will be able to present their ideas and experiences in Astrophysics through this platform and also we are excited to explore virtual coffee and lunch breaks and other ways to engage” said Dr. Venus Singh Mithu, Mentor, SciRox, GNDU.