Chitkara University’s Tapas Sharma Attended Global Nuclear Astrophysics Workshop

Published on January 3, 2024 | 177 views

In a notable academic endeavour, Tapas Sharma, a distinguished researcher from Chitkara School of Engineering & Technology, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, played an active role in the School-cum-workshop in Low Energy Nuclear Astrophysics (SLENA-23) hosted at the esteemed Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kolkata.

During this engaging workshop, Tapas Sharma presented his extensive research on the escalating levels of radioactive elements in the atmosphere, soil, and water, shedding light on their potential ramifications for human health. Notably, he delved into groundbreaking developments in gas and semiconductor detectors specifically designed for experiments conducted at both the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) and the Facility for Research in Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics (FRENA). Mr. Sharma’s articulate discussions resonated globally, capturing the attention of scientists who expressed keen interest in collaborating and potentially visiting Chitkara University to share their expertise with the student community.

The event comprised dedicated sessions exploring nuclear reactions within the expansive field of Low Energy Nuclear Astrophysics. Drawing participants from various corners of the globe, including the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, and, of course, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, the workshop served as a melting pot of diverse insights and perspectives.

Tapas Sharma’s active participation not only showcased the depth of research capabilities at Chitkara University but also solidified the institution’s global standing in the field of nuclear physics. His insightful contributions have opened avenues for potential collaborations and knowledge exchange, reinforcing the commitment of Chitkara University to pushing the boundaries of academic excellence and fostering global connections.