Last Updated :2023/09/06

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima Astrophysical Science Center, Assistant Professor
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I am Avinash Singh and I work in the domain of observational astronomy and astrophysics. I primarily work on investigating transients like core-collapse supernovae, superluminous-supernovae etc.My hobbies are photography, astrophotography, sports etc.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2020/09/21, 2021/03, Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital, Research Associate - I
  • 2020/01/11, 2020/09/02, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, Post Doctoral Researcher

Educational Backgrounds

  • Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Department of Physics, PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics, India, 2014, 2020
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering, India, 2009, 2013

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Astronomy;Astronomy

Research Keywords

  • Supernovae, Core-Collapse Supernovae, Superluminous Supernovae, Time-Domain Astronomy

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, English on Physics
  2. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, English Seminar for Globalization A

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Photometric calibrations and characterization of the 4K x 4K CCD imager, the first-light axial port instrument for the 3.6m DOT, JOURNAL OF ASTROPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY, 43(1), 202206
  2. SN 2020jfo: A Short-plateau Type II Supernova from a Low-mass Progenitor, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 930(1), 20220501
  3. Investigating the Observational Properties of Type Ib Supernova SN 2017iro, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 927(1), 20220301
  4. ★, SN~2018hna: 1987A-like supernova with a signature of shock breakout, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 882(L15), 201909
  5. ★, Observational signatures of circumstellar interaction and 56Ni-mixing in the Type II Supernova 2016gfy, The Astrophysical Journal, 882(68), 201909
  6. ★, ASASSN-14dq: A fast-declining type II-P Supernova in a low-luminosity host galaxy, Monthly Notices of The Royal Astronomical Society, 480(2475), 201810
  7. ASASSN-16fp (SN 2016coi): A transitional supernova between Type Ic and broad-lined Ic, Monthly Notices of The Royal Astronomical Society, 201801
  8. The Fast, Luminous Ultraviolet Transient AT2018cow: Extreme Supernova, or Disruption of a Star by an Intermediate-Mass Black Hole?, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 484(1031), 201903
  9. SN 2016B a.k.a ASASSN-16ab: a transitional type II supernova, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society, 201906
  10. On the observational behaviour of the highly polarized Type IIn supernova SN 2017hcc, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society, 488(3089), 201909
  11. SN 2017gmr: An energetic Type II-P supernova with asymmetries, The Astrophysical Journal, 885(43), 201911
  12. GROWTH on GW190425: Searching thousands of square degrees to identify an optical or infrared counterpart to a binary neutron star merger with the Zwicky Transient Facility and Palomar Gattini IR, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 885(L19), 201911
  13. Flash ionization signatures in the Type Ibn supernova SN 2019uo, The Astrophysical Journal, 889(2), 202002
  14. Discovery and Rapid Follow-up Observations of the Unusual Type II SN 2018ivc in NGC 1068, The Astrophysical Journal, 895(31), 202003
  15. Optical studies of two stripped envelope supernovae - SN 2015ap (Type Ib) and SN 2016P (Type Ic), Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society, 497(3770), 202007
  16. Kilonova Luminosity Function Constraints Based on Zwicky Transient Facility Searches for 13 Neutron Star Merger Triggers during O3, The Astrophysical Journal, 905(145), 202012
  17. SN 2020ank - a bright and fast-evolving H-deficient superluminous supernova, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society, 502(1678), 202102
  18. SN~2017hpa: A carbon-rich type Ia supernova, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society, 503(896), 202102
  19. Photometric, polarimetric, and spectroscopic studies of the luminous, slow-decaying Type Ib SN 2012au, MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 507(1), 1229-1253, 202110
  20. Intermediate luminosity type lax supernova 2019muj with narrow absorption lines: Long-lasting radiation associated with a possible bound remnant predicted by the weak deflagration model, PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 73(5), 1295-1314, 202110
  21. SN 2020sck: Deflagration in a Carbon-Oxygen White Dwarf, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 925(2), 20220201