Professor Avinash Khare
Contact No: 03592-251067 / 251073
Name: Avinash Khare (K. Avinash). Married, Spouse name: Varsha Khare
Education qualification: PhD (Plasma Physics) 1984, Physical Research Lab, Ahmedabad.
Fields of specialization: Plasma Physics, Nuclear energy, Rocket Propulsion Technology
Employment (India): From 2005 till date: Professor, Deptt. of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi, From 2006: Professor (Adj) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
Employment (Overseas): 1986-89 Univ of Oxford U. K. , 2003-04 University of Columbia New York, USA, 2006-2008 Research Scientist , IGPP, University of Calif. Riverside , USA from 2008 2018, Research Professor, CSPAR, University of Alabama, Huntsville, Huntsville Al USA,
H index: 33, Journal Publications: 161 papers (Int. refereed Journals)
Physical review letters and Astrophysical Journal publications: 17
International Research Project: Principle Investigator on NASA 2010-2014 Heliospheric Physics
Consultancy: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) 2009-2010 Thruster Technology
Awards And Honours: Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Delhi, Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (NASI), Allahabad, Fellow,Indian Academy of Sciences, Banglore, INSA Biren Roy Memorial award 2017, President, Plasma Science Society of India (2010-2012), Recipient, Homi Bhabha Fellowship award (1993-95), Chairman, International advisory Committee (IAC) of the International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas (ICPDP), Chairman, of the 2014 ICPDP-06 (was held in Delhi in 2014, 3-7 March), Member COSPAR organizing committee, Member, International program committee Asia Pacific Fusion Association conference, Member, International advisory committee Plasma College, AS International center of theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy, Member IUPAP, Associate Editor, Journal of Plasma Physics (Cambridge, U.K.), Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Physics, A & B (1998-2002), Vice-President, Plasma Science Society of India (2000-2002), Associate, IUCAA, Pune 2006-2008.Member INSA Teacher award committee, Member INSA award committee, Member INSPIRE Committee, Member UGC-FRP committee, Member, Sectional committee for Physics.
Administrative: Member,Governing council IUCAA Pune, Head, Department of Physics May – July 2018, Dean, faculty of Technology, Delhi university, Member, Academic council JNU, Member, Academic council DU (16-17), Member, GB St. Stephens College, Chairman, Academic and Technical Training Program: Institute for Plasma Research 1995-98.,Member ICC Delhi Univ, Chairman, Managing Committee International Students House Univ. of Delhi 2015-Onwards, Chairman, Managing Committee VKRV Hostel Univ. of Delhi 2015-Onwards EC Nominee Managing Committee V.K.R.V. Rao Hostel Univ. of Delhi 2015 Onwards, University representative Governing body, Maharishi Valmiki college of education, University of Delhi, Convener of committee of various committee from time to time in the Department of , Physics, Delhi Univ. Worked for Hindu Swayam Sevek Sangh from 2001-2004 while in Iowa City USA (gave lectures in Hindu shat Darshan and other religious activities)