July 24, 2009 2:20:34 am
Jaydeep Sanjay Belapure,a student of University of pune and resident of Chinchwad,has been selected for three years PhD studies in Astrophysics at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS),Munich,Germany,with full scholarship.
Belapure is the only Indian among the 15 shortlisted from the total 40 who gave interviews.
Belapure has done MSc in Physics with specialisation in Astrophysics from Department of Physics,University of Pune.
He has also received Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) fellowship from Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore,from second year BSC till MSc.
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Belapure has carried out several research projects at many leading research institutes in India. He,along with other colleagues,has also presented research papers in national conferences.
In Max Planck Institute,his topic of research will be Astro-plasmaphysics. As 99 per cent of the visible universe is in plasma state (considered as the fourth state of matter),he plans to study some of the astrophysical plasmas.
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