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M.V. Sunil Krishna
M.V. Sunil Krishna Assistant Professor sunilfph[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285335
Areas of Interest
  • Space Physics, Optical Aeronomy, Physics of Aurora and Airglow, Ionospheric Physics
  • Space Weather, High energetic particle precipitation, Effects of extreme space weather
  • Mesospheric Sodium, Modeling of metal layer chemistry & airglow, Ozone
  • Mesospheric dynamics and chemistry, Atmospheric Waves
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20102011Post Doctoral FellowPhysical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad
2011On GoingAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Physics, IIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Lloyd V. Berkner Travel FellowshipAmerican Geophysical Union, USA2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.Sc.Physics, Chemistry, MathematicsSri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur2000
M.Sc.PhysicsSri Venkateswara University, Tirupati2002
M.Phil.PhysicsUniversity of Hyderabad2004
Ph.D.PhysicsIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2010
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20122016ConvenerReports & Website Committee
20142016MemberDepartmental Administrative Committee
2016Till dateCoordinator, M.Sc. PhysicsDepartment of Physics
20142016O.C.Atmospheric Physics Laboratory
20122014Deputy O.C.Computer Lab, Department of Physics
20112012Faculty AdvisorPhysics Association
20112014Deputy O.CAtmospheric Physics Laboratory
20122013Faculty AdvisorCOGNIZANCE - 2013
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
26th IUGG General AssemblyPrague, Czech RepublicIUGG22-06-2015
17 th National Space Science SymposiumSri Venkateswara University, TirupatiISRO14-02-2012
American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingSan Francisco, USAAGU09-12-2013
18th National Space Science SymposiumDibrugarhISRO29-12-2014
39th COSPAR Scientific AssemblyInfosys Campus, MysoreISRO, ESA14-07-2012
American Geophysical Union Fall MeetingSan Francisco, CA, USAAGU05-12-2011
SCOSTEP's STP-12 Scientific MeetingBerlin, GermanyDFG, DLR12-07-2010
COSPAR Scientific AssemblyBremen, GermanyEuropean Space Agency18-07-2010
16 th National Space Science SymposiumRajkotISRO24-02-2010
COSPAR Capacity building workshop on Lunar and Planetary surface ScienceHarbin, ChinaCOSPAR04-09-2009
Radio and Environment Sciences: National Seminar,National Physical Laboratory, New DelhiNPL22-04-2009
DST SERC School on Atmospheric and Space SciencesAndhra University, VisakhapatnamDST08-09-2008
Workshop on Modeling of Planetary AtmospheresPhysical Research Laboratory, AhmedabadPRL18-12-2006
14 th National Space Science SymposiumAndhra University, VisakhapatnamISRO09-02-2006
Memberships
  • Committee on Space Research, Associate
  • European Geophysical Union, Member
  • Indian Physics Association, Life Member
  • American Geophysical Union, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Advanced Atmospheric PhysicsPH-603M.Sc.Spring
Physics of Earth's AtmospherePH-512M.Sc I Int. M.Sc. IVSpring
Physics - IIPH-201B.Tech ECEAutumn
Physics of Earth's AtmospherePH-512Int M.Sc. and M.Sc.Spring
Weather ForecastingPH-629M.Sc.Autumn
Computational Techniques and ProgrammingPHN-707M.TechAutumn
Computational PhysicsPHN-511Integrated M.Sc.Autumn
Solar Terrestrial PhysicsPH-622M.Sc.Spring
Physics - IPH-101B.TechSpring
Physics - IIPH-201B.TechSpring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Study of sodium and atomic oxygen airglow emissionMr. Tikemani BagA2011
Atmospheric & Space PhysicsGaurav BhartiO2013
Refereed Journal Papers

Articles in Journals

 

  1. Study of atomic oxygen greenline dayglow emission in thermosphere during geomagnetic storm conditions, T. Bag, V. Singh, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, J. Adv. Space. Res., 59, 302-310, 2017.

 

  1. Modeling of Na airglow emission and first results on the nocturnal variation at a mid-latitude, T. Bag, M.V. Sunil Krishna, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 10945-10958, 2015.

 

  1. Effect of severe geomagnetic storm conditions on atomic oxygen greenline dayglow emission in mesosphere, T. Bag, M.V. Sunil Krishna, Shilpa Gahlot, and V. Singh, J. Adv. Space. Res., 53, 1255-1264, 2014.

 

  1. An analytical approach to estimate the atomic oxygen density from greenline dayglow emission in thermosphere at 250 km, Thirupathaiah, P, V. Singh, M.V. Sunil Krishna, Ind. J. Radio. Space., 42, 219-228, 2013.

 

  1. Effect of solar activity on peak emission rate of 557.7 nm dayglow emission under equinox conditions, Thirupathiah, P., M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 77, 209-218, 2012.

 

  1. Heating of ambient electrons in thermosphere under varying solar activity conditions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, Sandeep Kaur, and V. Singh, Ind. J. Radio. Space, 40, 130-136, 2011.

 

  1. Solar influence on redline dayglow emission under equinox conditions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 73, 499-506, 2011.

 

  1. Morphology of 8446 A dayglow emission, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, J. Adv. Space. Res., 46, 81-88, 2010.

 

  1. Modeling of redline dayglow emissions, V. Singh, A.K. Upadhayaya, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, J. Hung. Met. Serv., 114, 217-227, 2010.

 

  1. Effect of solar activity on the morphology of 7320 A dayglow emission, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh., Ann. Geophys., 27, 4089-4096, 2009.

 

  1. Effect of temperature dependent rate coefficient of reaction N(A)+O on proton heating efficiency in auroral region, V. Singh, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, Ind. J. Radio. Space., 39, 71-73, 2009.

 

  1. Testing of solar2000 EUV flux model between 900-1350 A using greenline dayglow emission, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh., Ind. J. Radio. Space., 38, 37-41, 2009.

 

Conference Papers

 

  1. Storm time variation of radiative cooling by nitric oxide emission, 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and Gaurav Bharti, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

  1. Mesospheric sodium airglow emission, 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Tikemani Bag, M.V. Sunil Krishna, 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

  1. SABER/TIMED observation of infrared cooling over Asian sector, Gaurav Bharti, M.V. Sunil Krishna, 19th National Space Science Symposium, Trivandrum, 9-12 February, 2016.

 

  1. Signature of geomagnetic storm on equatorial ionization anomaly, Tikemani Bag, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, 19th Space Science Symposium, Trivandrum, 9-12 February, 2016.

 

  1. Connection between neutral densities and geomagnetic activity, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and Tikemani Bag, 26th IUGG General Assembly, Prague, Czech Republic, 22 June-2 July, 2015.

 

  1. Effect of severe geomagnetic conditions on greenline dayglow emissions, Tikemani Bag, Gaurav Bharti, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, 18th National Space Science Symposium, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, 29 Feb-1 March, 2014.

 

  1. Effect of severe geomagnetic disturbances on the atomic oxygen airglow emissions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and Tikemani Bag., AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 9-13 December, 2013.

 

  1. A comparative study of model and empirical calculations on the atomic oxygen greenline dayglow emission, M.V. Sunil Krishna, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Mysore, 14-22 July, 2012.

 

  1. Estimation of atomic oxygen density from greenline dayglow emission in thermosphere above 200 km, P. Thirupathaiah, Tikemani Bag, V. Singh, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, 17th National Space Science Symposium, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, 14-17 February, 2012.

 

  1. A study of latitudinal variation of greenline dayglow emission with solar activity, M.V. Sunil Krishna, Maneesha Dharwan, P. Thirupathaiah, 17th National Space Science Symposium, 14-17 February, 2012.

 

  1. Heating of ambient electrons in thermosphere under varying solar activity conditions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 5-9 December, 2011.

 

  1. Response of redline dayglow emission under varying solar activity conditions, V. Singh, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA 13-17 December, 2010.

 

  1. Modeling of 557.7 nm dayglow emission under varying solar activity conditions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Bremen, Germany, 18-25 July, 2010.

 

  1. Morphology of redline dayglow emission under varying solar activity conditions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, SCOSTEP’s STP-12 Symposium, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Berlin, Germany, 12-16 July, 2010.

 

  1. Morphological study of 844.6 nm dayglow emission, V. Singh, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, 16th National Space Symposium, Saurashtra University, Rajkot 24-27 February, 2010.

 

  1. Effect of solar activity on the 732.0 nm airglow emission, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, 16th National Space Science Symposium, Saurashtra University, 24-27 February, 2010.

 

  1. Polar thermospheric heating under proton precipitation, V. Singh, and M.V. Sunil Krishna, IAGA General Assembly, Sopron, Hungary, 23-30 August, 2009.

 

  1. Effect of varying solar activity on 844.6 nm and 732.0 nm dayglow emissions, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, Radio and Environment Sciences, National Seminar, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, 22-23 April, 2009.

 

  1. Testing of solar2000 EUV flux model between 950 and 1175 A wavelength region using greenline dayglow emission, M.V. Sunil Krishna, and V. Singh, 15th National Space Science Symposium, Radio Astronomy Center, 26-29 February, 2008.

 

  1. Relative study of 5577 A and 630 A dayglow emissions, V. Singh and M.V. Sunil Krishna, 14th National Space Science Symposium, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, 9-11 February, 2006.