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Space Radiation Workshop-2022 Agenda

8:00AM - 8:20AM

Welcome Address

8:20AM - 8:40AM

To Boldly Go

John Allen, NASA HQ, USA
8:40AM - 9:00AM

Cosmic Thunderstorms and the Threat They Pose

Ronald Turner NASA's Institute for Advanced Concepts, USA
9:00AM - 9:30AM

Space weather studies by the GRAPES-3 muon telescope

Prof. Sunil Gupta, EX-Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
9:30AM - 10:00AM

Space Radiation and Solar Energetic Particles

Dr. Natchimuthuk Gopalswamy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
10:00AM - 10:20AM

Space Radiation and Plasma Effects on Satellites and Aviation

Dr. Yihua Zheng, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
10:20AM - 11:00AM

Participants Introduction
11:00AM - 11:30AM


11:30AM - 1:30PM

Workshop: Introduction to AI & ML Tools && Hands-on session on AI/ML

Anirudh Koul, Frontier Development Lab, USA

Subhamoy Chatterjee, SWRI, USA
7:00PM - 7:15PM

Sources of Cosmic Rays

Dr. Prasad Subramanian, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India
7:15PM - 7:30PM

Solar Cycle 25 Uptdate

Dr. Lisa Upton, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
7:30PM - 8:00PM

An Overview of Galactic Cosmic Rays: Physics, Biology, and Risks

Dr. Tony Slaba, NASA Langley Research Center, USA
8:00AM - 8:30AM

Technology and our Star: A Cosmic Forecast

Dr. Madhulika Guhathakurta, NASA HQ, USA
8:30AM - 9:00AM

Aerospace radiation monitoring from the surface to LEO

Dr. Kent Tobiska, Space Environment Technologies, USA
9:00AM - 9:30AM

Crew Exposure to Cosmic Radiation

Group Captain Pradeep Nigam (Retd) , Laminaar Aviation, India
9:30 AM - 9:40PM

The Moon to Mars (M2M) Space Weather Analysis Office

Dr. Yaireska Collado-Vega, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
9:40AM - 9:50AM

Sensitive Study of Cosmic Ray Flux Variation with Space Weather and Geo- magnetic Disturbances

Ms. Arfa Mubashir, Georgia State University, USA
9:50AM - 10:00AM

Effect of South Atlantic Anomaly on radiation belt particles

Mr. Pankaj Soni, Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, India
10:00AM - 10:30AM

The Earth’ s Radiation belts : Observations, Modeling, and Forecasting

Dr. Ankush Bhaskar, ISRO Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, India
10:30AM - 11:00AM

Measuring radiation environment at GEO and geotail

Mr. P.T. Srikar, ISRO U.R. Rao Satellite Center, India
11:00AM - 11:30AM


11:30AM - 1:30PM

Exploring Radiation Data Portal

Dr. Viacheslav M Sadykov, Georgia State University, USA | Dr. Irina Kitiashvili, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
7:00PM - 7:30PM

Gaganyaan - The Indian human space flight programme

Dr. Unnikrishnan Nair, ISRO Human Space Flight Centre, India
7:30PM - 8:00PM

Space Radiation and Human Space Exploration

Dr. Edward Semones, NASA Johnson Space Center, USA
8:00PM - 8:15PM

Common Q & A session

8:00AM - 8:30AM

Space Radiation and Biology

Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya, NASA HQ, USA
8:30AM - 9:00AM

Origins of life: An experimental perspective

Dr. Sudha Rajamani, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India
9:00AM - 9:15AM

Stratospheric Microbiology and Insights for Mars Exploration

Dr. David Smith, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
9:15AM - 9:30AM

Astrobiology Balloon Experiment II

Dr. Yogesh Shouche, National Center for Cell Science, India
9:30AM - 10:00AM

Radiation impact on human performance on ISS (space radiation and human health, including Mark and Scott Kelly's experiment)

Dr. Janapriya Saha, NASA Johnson Space Center, USA
10:00AM - 10:20AM

Enabling the Scalable Use of In-Space Data to Model the Risk of Radiation and Other Spaceflight Environmental Factors

Mr Graham Mackintosh, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, USA
10:20AM - 10:40AM

Space radiation impact on human space flight to the Moon, Mars, and beyond

Dr. Lauren Sanders, Blue Marble Space Institute, USA
10:40AM - 11:30AM


11:30AM - 12:00PM

Science with Low-cost Balloons at Indian Centre for Space Physics

Dr. Sandip Chakrabarti, Indian Centre for Space Physics, India
12:00PM - 12:30PM

Test, Evaluation and Data storage of the Payloads in ICSP balloon program

Mr Debashis Bhowmick, Indian Center of Space Physics, India
12:30AM - 1:00PM

Low Altitude Ballooning: Meteorology, Dynamics and Ozone

Dr. Manish Naja, Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, India
1:00AM - 1:30PM

Building Mobile Phone based Space Radiation Sensors and Flying Them on Suborbital Flights

Mr. Dennis Wingo, Skycorp Inc, USA
7:00PM - 8:00PM

US-India Space Exploration Dialogue

Dr. Anil Bhardwaj, Physical Research Laboratory, India | Dr. Dibyendu Nandi, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India | Dr. Tirtha Pratim Das, ISRO HQ, India | Dr. Nandita Srivastava, Physical Research Laboratory, India | Dr. Natchimuthuk Gopalswamy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA | Dr. David Sibeck, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA | Dr. S. Seetha, Raman Research Institute, India (Moderator) | Dr. Madhulika Guhathakurta, NASA HQ/GSFC USA (Moderator) | | | | | | | |
8:00AM - 8:20AM

Space Situational Awareness

Dr. Anil kumar, ISRO, India
8:20AM - 8:40AM

Space Situational Awareness - A Perspective from NASA Science

Dr. Jesse Woodroffe, NASA HQ, USA
8:40AM - 9:00AM

A Collaborative Space Traffic Management Ecosystem

Dr. David Murakami, NASA Ames Research Center
9:00AM - 9:30AM

Case for Space - Opportunities for new space industry and Start Ups

Mr. Sunil Nagaraj, Ubiquity Venture Capital, USA
9:30AM - 10:00AM

Top Ten Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs (and the solutions)

Mr. Mohanjit Jolly, Iron Pillar, USA
10:00AM - 10:15AM

Overview of IUSSTF opportunities

Dr. Nandini Kannan, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, India-US
10:15AM - 11:00AM

The Frontier Development Lab (FDL) Applied AI/ML for Space and Earth Science

Mr. Bill Diamond, The SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA - USA

The Sun and ML

Mr. James Parr, Trillium Techechnologies, US |
11:00AM - 11:30PM

A conversation with an Astronaut/Scientist and human solar cosmic ray detector

John Grunsfeld, Astronaut, Former Associate Administrator NASA science mission Directorate, USA
11:30PM - 12:00PM

Parker Solar Probe: Ushering a New Frontier in Space Exploration

Dr. Nour E. Raouafi, The Jhons Hopkins Applied Physics Labora
12:00PM - 12:15PM

Looking back at the Event

Mr. Hemil Modi,NASA Ames/STC | Dr. Dipankar Banerjee, ARIES, | Dr. Prasad Subramanian, IISER Pune
12:15PM - 12:30PM

Way Forward and Closing Session

Dr. Madhulika Guhathakurta, NASA HQ/GSFC