Advances in Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology (AAPCOS)

from Monday, October 12, 2015 (9:00 AM) to Saturday, October 17, 2015 (6:00 PM)
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Oct 12, 2015
Oct 13, 2015
Oct 14, 2015
Oct 15, 2015
Oct 16, 2015
Oct 17, 2015
AM
9:00 AM
Registration (until 9:45 AM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:50 AM
Welcome Address by Prof. Ajit Kumar Mohanty, Director, SINP (until 10:00 AM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:00 AM Lecture 1: Dark Matter Detection-I - Prof. Victor Zacek   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:15 AM --- Tea ---
11:45 AM Lecture 2: Low background technologies in underground physics-I - Prof. Ivan Stekl (Czech Technical University in Prague)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:00 AM Lecture 6: Dark Matter Theory-II - Prof. Paolo Gondolo (University of Utah)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:15 AM --- Tea ---
11:45 AM Lecture 7: Dark Matter Detection-III - Prof. Viktor Zacek   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:00 AM
Registration (until 9:30 AM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:30 AM
Inauguration (until 9:50 AM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:50 AM Trends in Dark Matter Physics - Prof. Paolo Gondolo (University of Utah)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:35 AM Supernova Remnants: The Cosmic-ray Accelerators in the Milky Way - Prof. Tülün Ergin (TUBITAK UZAY)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:20 AM --- Tea ---
11:50 AM Cosmology in the Post Planck era - Prof. Tarun Souradeep (IUCAA, Pune)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:00 AM A geometric approach to moduli stabilization in a higher curvature braneworld - Prof. Soumitra Sengupta (IACS, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:45 AM If There is Heaven on Earth - Prof. Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya (HRI, Allahabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:30 AM Probing the Universe with Cosmic Neutral Hydrogen - Prof. Tirthankar Roy Choudhury (NCRA-TIFR, Pune)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:55 AM --- Tea ---
11:10 AM Indirect dark-matter searches with gamma-rays experiments : status and future plans from KeV to TeV - Prof. Aldo Morselli (INFN)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:55 AM Many facets of neutron stars: Astrosat and beyond - Prof. Biswajit Paul (RRI, Bangalore)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:00 AM Direct Dark Matter Searches: Threshold detectors and new techniques - Prof. Viktor Zacek (Université de Montreal)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:45 AM Searching for Baryons - Prof. Subhabrata Majumdar (TIFR, Mumbai)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:30 AM Some theoretical aspects of magnetars - Prof. Monika Sinha (Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:55 AM --- Tea ---
11:10 AM Thermonuclear flame propagation on neutron stars - Prof. Sudip Bhattacharyya (TIFR, Mumbai)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:55 AM Double Beta Decay - Prof. Ivan Stekl (Czech Technical University in Prague)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:00 AM LZ: A 2nd Generation Dark Matter Direct Search Experiment - Prof. Mani Tripathi (UC Davis)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
9:45 AM Cosmic Accelerators with H.E.S.S. - Dr Nachiketa Chakraborty (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Kernphysik)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:30 AM General relativistic viscous accretion disc and generation of bipolar jets - Prof. Indranil Chattopadhyay (ARIES, Nainital)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
10:55 AM --- Tea ---
11:10 AM Nucleosynthesis in neutron star crust - Prof. Sarmistha Banik (BITS Pilani, Hyderabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:35 AM Nonthermal Two Component Dark Matter Model for Fermi-LAT $\gamma$-ray excess and 3.55 keV X-ray Line - Anirban Biswas (HRI, Allahabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
11:55 AM To Lambda or not to Lambda? - Prof. Supratik Pal (ISI, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
PM
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM Lecture 3: Dark Matter Theory-I - Prof. Paolo Gondolo (University of Utah)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
3:15 PM Lecture 4: Low background technologies in underground physics-II - Prof. Ivan Stekl (Czech Technical University in Prague)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:30 PM --- Tea ---
5:00 PM Lecture 5: Dark Matter Detection-II - Prof. Viktor Zacek   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
1:00 PM
Closing (until 1:05 PM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
1:05 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Outreach Programme on Different Aspects of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology (until 6:30 PM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:00 PM Collider to Cosmology- mini bang to the big bang - Prof. Bikash Sinha (VECC, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:30 PM Neutrinos in Astrophysics and Cosmology - Prof. Palash Baran Pal (SINP, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
3:15 PM Search for Dark Matter in the sky - Prof. Aldo Morselli (INFN)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:00 PM --- Tea ---
4:15 PM ASTROSAT and beyond: Some science and technology prospects - Prof. Biswajit Paul (RRI, Bangalore)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:00 PM Dark Energy of the Universe - Prof. Probir Roy (CAPSS, Bose Institute, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:45 PM Square Kilometre Array: Exploring the Universe with the world's largest radio telescope - Prof. Tirthankar Roy Choudhury (NCRA-TIFR, Pune)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
12:35 PM Dark Energy: An Observational Perspective - Prof. Ujjaini Alam (ISI, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM How well can gravitational wave observations of coalescing binaries involving neutron stars constrain the neutron star equation of state? - Prof. Sukanta Bose (IUCAA, Pune)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:45 PM Neutrino Oscillation: past, present and future - Prof. Srubabati Goswami (Physical Research Laboratory)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
3:30 PM --- Tea ---
3:45 PM Supermassive Black Holes and their Host Dark Matter Halos - Prof. Suchetana Chatterjee (Presidency University)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:10 PM Non-directional and directional detection of dark matter in universal bound states - Dr Ranjan Laha (Stanford University)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:35 PM Cosmology : Understanding Early and Late Universe - Prof. B. C. Paul (NBU, Siliguri)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:00 PM Hints for a TeV scale $W_R$ at the LHC and constraints on leptogenesis - Chandan Hati (PRL, Ahmedabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:25 PM
Parallel (until 6:35 PM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:25 PM Gravity mediated Preheating - Dr Debaprasad Maity (IIT Guwahati)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:25 PM Thermodynamical Interpretation of Geometrical Variables Associated with Null Surfaces - Mr Sumanta Chakraborty (IUCAA)   (Lecture Hall I)
5:50 PM Bounds on IDM from the electroweak vacuum metastability - Najimuddin Khan (Indian Institute of Technology Indore)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:50 PM Inflationary predictions and moduli masses - Kumar Das (Saha Institute Of Nuclear Physics)   (Lecture Hall I)
6:05 PM Consequences of Pilgrim Dark Energy in $f(T, T_G)$ cosmology - Dr Surajit Chattopadhyay (PCMT, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
6:05 PM EVIDENCE FOR HIGH DENSITY EARLY UNIVERSE FROM ELEMENTARY PARTICLE PHYSICAL DATA - Prof. Girish T.E (Department of Physics ,UniversityCollege.Trivandrum 695034 India)   (Lecture Hall I)
6:20 PM The Space-time of Dark-matter - Dipanjan Dey (IIT Kanpur)   (Lecture Hall I)
12:40 PM Neutron Star Research in the SKA-Era - Prof. Sushan Konar (NCRA-TIFR, Pune)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
1:05 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM Very High Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy from Hanle - Prof. Varsha R. Chitnis (TIFR, Mumbai)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:30 PM
Pijush turns 60 (until 6:30 PM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:30 PM Introduction   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:40 PM The Quantum and the Continuum : Einstein's Dichotomous Legacies - Prof. Parthasarathi Majumdar (RKMVU, Belur)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
3:10 PM NA - Prof. Naba K. Mondal (TIFR, Mumbai)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
3:40 PM Detecting Supernova Neutrinos by Iron and Lead Detectors - Prof. Kamales Kar (RKMVU, Belur)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:10 PM --- Tea ---
4:30 PM Reminiscence Talks   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
6:00 PM Talk - Prof. Pijushpani Bhattacharjee (SINP, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
7:00 PM --- Conference Dinner ---
12:40 PM Role of backreaction in an accelerating universe - Prof. Archan S. Majumdar (SNBNCBS, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
1:05 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM The Highest Energy Neutrinos: Status and Questions - Prof. Raj Gandhi (HRI, Allahabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
2:45 PM The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) - Prof. B. S. Acharya (TIFR, Mumbai)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
3:30 PM --- Tea ---
3:45 PM How does the Higgs potential survive inflation ? - Prof. Subhendra Mohanty (Physical Research Laboratory)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:30 PM 7 keV sterile neutrino dark matter in U(1)_R-lepton number model - Prof. Sourov Roy (IACS, Kolkata)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
4:55 PM Direct Dark Matter Searches and future prospects - Prof. Venktesh Singh (BHU, Varanasi)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:20 PM
Parallel (until 6:55 PM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:20 PM Entropy Functional and Second Law in Curvature Squared Gravity - Dr Srijit Bhattacharjee (IIT Gandhinagar)   (Lecture Hall I)
5:20 PM Two neutrino double electron capture measurement using pixel detectors - Dr Joshy M. jose (Czech Technical University in Prague)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:40 PM Impact of sterile neutrinos on CP measurements at DUNE - Mehedi Masud (HRI)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
5:45 PM HIgher spins as saviour of Quantum Universe - Dr Rudranil Basu (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune)   (Lecture Hall I)
5:55 PM The Direct Detection of Boosted Dark Matter at High Energies and PeV events at IceCube - Aritra Gupta (HRI, Allahabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
6:10 PM Exploring Octant and CP violation at DUNE in presence of Reactor Experiments - Debajyoti Dutta (HRI, Allahabad)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
6:10 PM The k-essence scalar field in the context of Supernova Ia observations - Arka Moulik (RKMVU, Belur)   (Lecture Hall I)
6:25 PM Exploring Non Standard Physics in Long-Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiments - Sabya Sachi Chatterjee (Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar)   (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
12:40 PM
Concluding Session (until 1:00 PM) (Meghnad Saha Auditorium)
1:00 PM --- Lunch & Closing ---