4-5 October 2021
Online (NCRA, Pune)
Asia/Kolkata timezone

Programme

                                                     All  recorded sessions can be viewed at  

Day 1 session 1: https://youtu.be/rWM1azFKjzA

Day 1 Session 2 : https://youtu.be/H8JS7HEr_RM


Day 2 Session 1 : https://youtu.be/A70L7UicA64

Day 2 Session 2: https://youtu.be/ZJkyx0r1OJ8

 

Date

Day #1    Session #1   4th October 2021 

  09:30 to 13:00 IST  (04:00 to 07:30 UTC) 

Time (IST)

Topic 

 Speaker/s      (Chair : Poonam Chandra) 

 09:30

 Inauguration

  Ratan Tata and S. Ramakrishnan

 09:40

 Welcome & Overview talk

  Yashwant Gupta

 10:00

 Conceiving and building the GMRT

  S. Ananthakrishnan

 10:30

 Design, construction and maintenance of GMRT   antennas

  A. Ashtikar

11:00

Break  (15 mins)

 

 11:15

 Early GMRT electronics I 

  T.L. Venkatasubramani

 11:45

 Early GMRT electronics II 

  M.R. Sankararaman

 12:15

 Remembering Govind Swarup

  G. Srinivasan

 12:45                               End of Day #1  Session #1   
 

 Day #1   Session #2   4th October 2021 

   16:00 to 19:30 IST  (10:30 to 14:00 UTC)

Time (IST)

Topic 

Speaker/s      (Chair : Preeti Kharb) 

 16:00

 Twenty years of science with the GMRT : an   overview 

  Jayaram Chengalur

 16:30

 Two decades of transients with the GMRT

  Poonam Chandra

 17:00

 Pulsar science with the GMRT over the years

  Bhaswati Bhattacharyya

17:30

Break (15 mins)

 

 17:45

 Upgraded GMRT : Front-end electronics &   signal transport systems

  S. Suresh Kumar

 18:15

 Upgraded GMRT : Back-end electronics

  Ajith Kumar B.

 18:45 

 Release #1 :

 Release of GMRT continuum images from   archival observations

  Yogesh Wadadekar

 19:15                  End of Day #1 Session #2   
     

Date

Day #2   Session #1   5th October 2021

   09:30 to 13:00 IST  (04:00 to 07:30 UTC) 

Time (IST)

Topic    

   Speaker/s      (Chair : Bhal Chandra Joshi) 

 09:30

 GMRT time allocation and usage over  the years

  Dipankar Bhattacharya

 10:00

 Tracing atomic hydrogen in distant galaxies with   the GMRT 

  Aditya Chowdhury

 10:30  Upgrading the GMRT servo system   Shailendra Bagde

 11:00

Break  (10 minutes) 

 
 11:10

 Upgraded GMRT : monitor & control system hardware

  Raj Uprade

 11:25

 Next generation monitor & control software for   the GMRT

  Jitendra Kodilkar

 11:40

 GMRT control room : improved user experience

  Santaji Katore

 11:55

 Identifying and mitigating RFI from the GMRT   neighbourhood

  Pravin Raybole

 12:10

 Upgraded GMRT :  Real-time RFI mitigation in   the back-end system

  Kaushal Buch

 12:25

 Outreach activities at the GMRT

    Yogesh Wadadekar
 12:40

 Release #2 :   

 Release of imaging pipeline for uGMRT

  Ruta Kale

                End of Day #2  Session #1   
 

 Day #2   Session #2   5th October 2021

   16:00 to 19:30 IST  (10:30 to 14:00 UTC)

 Time   (IST)

                Topic 

  Speaker/s      (Chair : Yogesh Wadadekar)

 16:00

 The impact of GMRT on our knowledge of diffuse   emission and radio galaxies in clusters

  Tiziana Venturi

 16:30

 Continuum Surveys and Deep Fields with the GMRT

  Ishwara Chandra C. H.

 17:00

 Release #3 :

 PINTA : pipeline for pulsar observations  and   INPTA data release 1a

  Bhal Chandra Joshi

 17:30

Break  (10 mins) 

 
 17:40

 Panel discussion #1 

 Theme  :  "Impact of GMRT over 2 decades"

 Panelists : Marc Verheijen, Tiziana Venturi, Huib Intema, L. Resmi, Maura McLaughlin

  Moderator : Rajaram Nityananda

 18:25

 Panel discussion #2 : 

 Theme :  "GMRT : future prospects"

 Panelists : Jacqueline van Gorkom, Reinout van Weeren, Jason Hessels, Preeti Kharb, Russ Taylor

  Moderator : Dipankar Bhattacharya

 19:10 

  Closing Comments 

  Jayaram Chengalur
                 End of Day #2  Session #2   
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