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Supriya Chakrabarti

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Professor Supriya Chakrabarti, PhDProfessor and Associate Dean Kennedy College of Sciences

Research Interests

Space experiments, Hyperspectral imaging from UV to near IR, Lidar.

Exoplanet, Interstellar medium, Planetary atmosphere, Instrumentation.

Education

  • Ph D, (1982), University of California, Berkeley -
  • MS, (1980), University of California, Berkeley -
  • BS, (1975), University of Calcutta - Calcutta, India
  • Other: BE, (1975), University of Calcutta -

Awards and Honors

  • NASA group achievement award (1999), Scholarship/Research - NASA
  • NASA group achievement - EUVE project team (1993), Scholarship/Research - NASA

Publications

  • Geddes, G., Douglas, E., Finn, S.C., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S. (2016) "Inverting OII 83.4 nm dayglow profiles using Markov chain radiative transfer," Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 121:11 pp. 11,249–11,260
  • Howe, G.A., Hewawasam, K., Douglas, E.S., Martel, J., Li, Z., Strahler, A., Schaaf, C., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S. (2015) "Capabilities and performance of dual-wavelength Echidna® lidar," Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 9:1 pp. 095979–095979
  • Cahoy, K.L., Belikov, R., Stapelfeldt, K.R., Chakrabarti, S., Trauger, J.T., Serabyn, E., McElwain, M.W., Pong, C.M., Brugarolas, P. (2015) "Enabling Technologies for Characterizing Exoplanet Systems with Exo-C," 225:
  • Douglas, E.S., Hewasawam, K., Mendillo, C.B., Cahoy, K.L., Cook, T., Finn, S.C., Howe, G.A., Kuchner, M.J., Lewis, N.K., Marinan, A.D., Chakrabarti, S. (2015) "End-to-end simulation of high-contrast imaging systems: methods and results for the PICTURE mission family," pp. 96051A–96051A
  • Stapelfeldt, K.R., Dekens, F.G., Brenner, M.P., Warfield, K.R., Belikov, R., Brugarolas, P.B., Bryden, G., Cahoy, K.L., Chakrabarti, S., Dubovitsky, S., others, . (2015) "Exo-C: a probe-scale space observatory for direct imaging and spectroscopy of extrasolar planetary systems," pp. 96050T–96050T
  • Douglas, E.S., Martel, J., Li, Z., Howe, G., Hewawasam, K., Marshall, R., Schaaf, C.L., Cook, T., Newnham, G.J., Strahler, A., Chakrabarti, S. (2015) "Finding leaves in the forest: The dual-wavelength echidna lidar," Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE 12:4 pp. 776–780
  • Laskar, F.I., Pallamraju, D., Veenadhari, B., Lakshmi, T.V., Reddy, M.A., Chakrabarti, S. (2015) "Gravity waves in the thermosphere: Solar activity dependence," Advances in Space Research 55:6 pp. 1651–1659
  • Hicks, B.A., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T. (2015) "Interferometric nulling limits with tip-tilt-piston deformable mirrors and a pinhole spatial filter array," Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems 1:1 pp. 019001–019001
  • Cook, T., Cahoy, K., Chakrabarti, S., Douglas, E., Finn, S.C., Kuchner, M., Lewis, N., Marinan, A., Martel, J., Mawet, D., others, . (2015) "Planetary Imaging Concept Testbed Using a Recoverable Experiment–Coronagraph (PICTURE C)," Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems 1:4 pp. 044001–044001
  • Stephan, A.W., Finn, S.C., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S., Budzien, S.A. (2015) "The Limb-Imaging Ionospheric and Thermospheric Extreme-Ultraviolet Spectrograph (LITES) on the ISS," 1: pp. 10903
  • Mendillo, C.B., Brown, J., Martel, J., Howe, G.A., Hewasawam, K., Finn, S.C., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S., Douglas, E.S., Mawet, D., others, . (2015) "The low-order wavefront sensor for the PICTURE-C mission," pp. 960519–960519
  • Oram, K., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S., Hicks, B. (2014) "Characterization of the Performance of MANIC, a Monolithic Achromatic Nulling Interference Coronagraph," 224:
  • Danowski, M.E., Cook, T., Gordon, K.D., Chakrabarti, S., Lawton, B.L., Misselt, K.A. (2014) "Enigmatic Extinction: An Investigation of the 2175Å Extinction Bump in M101," 224:
  • Hewawasam, K., Maguire, R., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T., Baumgardner, J. (2014) "HiT&MIS: Instrumentation for Auroral and Ionospheric Airglow Studies," 1: pp. 4000
  • Stephan, A.W., Budzien, S.A., Finn, S.C., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S., Powell, S.P., Psiaki, M.L. (2014) "Ionospheric imaging using merged ultraviolet airglow and radio occultation data," pp. 92220M–92220M
  • Cook, T., Cahoy, K.L., Lewis, N., Swain, M.R., Finn, S.C., Mendillo, C.B., Chakrabarti, S., Martel, J., Douglas, E.S. (2014) "Planetary Imaging Concept Testbed Using a Recoverable Experiment-Coronagraph," 224:
  • Mendillo, C.B., Douglas, E.S., Finn, S.C., Hicks, B., Martel, J., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S. (2014) "Recent Contrast Measurements Made Using the PICTURE Visible Nulling Coronagraph," 224:
  • Douglas, E.S., Mendillo, C.B., Hicks, B., Cook, T., Martel, J., Finn, S., Polidan, R.S., Chakrabarti, S. (2014) "Status of the PICTURE Sounding Rocket to Image the Epsilon Eridani Circumstellar Environment," 224:
  • Finn, S., Stephan, A., Cook, T., Martel, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2014) "The Limb-imaging Ionospheric and Thermospheric Extreme-ultraviolet Spectrograph (LITES)," 1: pp. 4091
  • Pallamraju, D., Baumgardner, J., Singh, R., Laskar, F., Mendillo, C., Cook, T., Lockwood, S., Narayanan, R., Pant, T., Chakrabarti, S. (2014) "Daytime wave characteristics in the mesosphere lower thermosphere region: Results from the Balloon-borne Investigations of Regional-atmospheric Dynamics experiment," Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 119:3 pp. 2229-2242
  • Pallamraju, D., Laskar, F.I., Singh, R.P., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2013) "MISE: A multiwavelength imaging spectrograph using echelle grating for daytime optical aeronomy investigations," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics
  • Hicks, B., Oram, K., Lewis, N., Mendillo, C., Bierden, P., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S. (2013) "Direct imaging of exoplanetary systems with a monolithic multispectral camera," Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 8864:
  • Laskar, F., Pallamraju, D., Lakshmi, T., Reddy, M., Pathan, B., Chakrabarti, S. (2013) "Investigations on vertical coupling of atmospheric regions using combined multiwavelength optical dayglow, magnetic, and radio measurements," Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics 118:7 pp. 4618-4627
  • Li, Z., Douglas, E., Strahler, A., Schaaf, C., Yang, X., Wang, Z., Yao, T., Zhao, F., Saenz, E., Paynter, I., Woodcock, C., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T., Martel, J., Howe, G., Jupp, D., Culvenor, D., Newnham, G., Lovell, J. (2013) "Separating leaves from trunks and branches with dual-wavelength terrestrial lidar scanning," International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) pp. 3383-3386
  • Yang, X., Schaaf, C., Strahler, A., Li, Z., Wang, Z., Yao, T., Zhao, F., Saenz, E., Paynter, I., Douglas, E., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T., Martel, J., Howe, G., Woodcock, C., Jupp, D., Culvenor, D., Newnham, G., Lovell, J. (2013) "Studying canopy structure through 3-D reconstruction of point clouds from full-waveform terrestrial lidar," International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) pp. 3375-3378
  • Douglas, E.S., Smith, S.M., Stephan, A.W., Cashman, L., Bishop, R.L., Budzien, S.A., Christensen, A.B., Hecht, J.H., Chakrabarti, S. (2012) "Evaluation of ionospheric densities using coincident OII 83.4 nm airglow and the Millstone Hill radar," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 117:5
  • Mendillo, C.B., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T.A., Hicks, B.A., Lane, B.F. (2012) "Flight demonstration of a milliarcsecond pointing system for direct exoplanet imaging," Applied Optics 51:29 pp. 7069-7079
  • Chakrabarti, S., Jokiaho, O.P., Baumgardner, J., Cook, T., Martel, J., Galand, M. (2012) "High-throughput and multislit imaging spectrograph for extended sources," Optical Engineering 51:1
  • Arridge, C.S., Agnor, C.B., Andre, N., Baines, K.H., Fletcher, L.N., Gautier, D., Hofstadter, M.D., Jones, G.H., Lamy, L., Langevin, Y., Mousis, O., Nettelmann, N., Russell, C.T., Stallard, T., Tiscareno, M.S., Tobie, G., Bacon, A., Chaloner, C., Guest, M., Kemble, S., Peacocke, L., Achilleos, N., Andert, T.P., Banfield, D., Barabash, S., Barthelemy, M., Bertucci, C., Brandt, P., Cecconi, B., Chakrabarti, S., Cheng, A.F., Christensen, U., Christou, A., Coates, A.J., Collinson, G., Cooper, J.F., Courtin, R., Dougherty, M.K., Ebert, R.W., Entradas, M., Fazakerley, A.N., Fortney, J.J., Galand, M., Gustin, J., Hedman, M., Helled, R., Henri, P., Hess, S., Holme, R., Karatekin, O., Krupp, N., Leisner, J., Martin-Torres, J., Masters, A., Melin, H., Miller, S., Muller-Wodarg, I., Noyelles, B., Paranicas, C., de Pater, I., Patzold, M., Prange, R., Quemerais, E., Roussos, E., Rymer, A.M., Sanchez-Lavega, A., Saur, J., Sayanagi, K.M., Schenk, P., Schubert, G., Sergis, N., Sohl, F., Sittler Jr., E.C., Teanby, N.A., Tellmann, S., Turtle, E.P., Vinatier, S., Wahlund, J.E., Zarka, P. (2012) "Uranus Pathfinder: Exploring the origins and evolution of Ice Giant planets," Experimental Astronomy 33:2-3 pp. 753-791
  • Marshall, R.A., Smith, S., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2011) "Continuous ground-based multiwavelength airglow measurements," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 116:11
  • Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S., Solomon, S.C. (2011) "On deriving incident auroral particle fluxes in the daytime using combined ground-based optical and radar measurements," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 116:4
  • Marshall, R.A., Bortnik, J., Lehtinen, N., Chakrabarti, S. (2011) "Optical signatures of lightning-induced electron precipitation," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 116:8
  • Lanchester, B., Jokiaho, O.P., Galand, M., Ivchenko, N., Lummerzheim, D., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2011) "Separating and quantifying ionospheric responses to proton and electron precipitation over Svalbard," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 116:9
  • Jayasinghe, C., Chakrabarti, S., Schulz, M.J., Shanov, V. (2011) "Spinning yarn from long carbon nanotube arrays," Journal of Materials Research 26:5 pp. 645-651
  • Das, U., Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S. (2010) "Effect of an X-class solar flare on the OI 630 nm dayglow emissions," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 115:8
  • Jayasinghe, C., Li, W., Song, Y., Abot, J.L., Shanov, V.N., Fialkova, S., Yarmolenko, S., Sundaramurthy, S., Chen, Y., Cho, W., Chakrabarti, S., Li, G., Yun, Y., Schulz, M.J. (2010) "Nanotube responsive materials," MRS Bulletin 35:9 pp. 682-692
  • Hicks, B., Cook, T., Lane, B., Chakrabarti, S. (2010) "OPD measurement and dispersion reduction in a monolithic interferometer," Optics Express 18:16 pp. 17542-17547
  • Pallamraju, D., Das, U., Chakrabarti, S. (2010) "Short- and long-timescale thermospheric variability as observed from OI 630.0 nm dayglow emissions from low latitudes," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 115:6
  • Li, G., Chakrabarti, S., Schulz, M., Shanov, V. (2010) "The effect of substrate positions in chemical vapor deposition reactor on the growth of carbon nanotube arrays," Carbon 48:7 pp. 2111-2115
  • Cook, T.A., Hicks, B.A., Jung, P.G., Chakrabarti, S. (2009) "Far-ultraviolet astronomical narrowband imaging," Applied Optics 48:10 pp. 1936-1942
  • Lewis, N.K., Cook, T.A., Wilton, K.P., Chakrabarti, S., France, K., Gordon, K.D. (2009) "Far-ultraviolet dust albedo measurements in the upper scorpius cloud using the spinr sounding rocket experiment," Astrophysical Journal Letters 706:1 pp. 306-318
  • Li, G., Chakrabarti, S., Schulz, M., Shanov, V. (2009) "Growth of aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes copper substrates by chemical vapor deposition," Journal of Materials Research 24:9 pp. 2813-2820
  • Hicks, B., Cook, T., Lane, B., Chakrabarti, S. (2009) "Monolithic achromatic nulling interference coronagraph: Design and performance," Applied Optics 48:26 pp. 4963-4977
  • Ghoshal, T., Biswas, S., Kar, S., Dev, A., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2008) "Direct synthesis of ZnO nanowire arrays on Zn foil by a simple thermal evaporation process," Nanotechnology 19:6
  • Gong, K., Chakrabarti, S., Dai, L. (2008) "Electrochemistry at carbon nanotube electrodes: Is the nanotube tip more active than the sidewall?," Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 47:29 pp. 5446-5450
  • Chakrabarti, S., Gong, K., Dai, L. (2008) "Structural evaluation along the nanotube length for super-long vertically aligned double-walled carbon nanotube arrays," Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112:22 pp. 8136-8139
  • Honda, Y., Takeshige, M., Shiozaki, H., Kitamura, T., Yoshikawa, K., Chakrabarti, S., Suekane, O., Pan, L., Nakayama, Y., Yamagata, M., Ishikawa, M. (2008) "Vertically aligned double-walled carbon nanotube electrode prepared by transfer methodology for electric double layer capacitor," Journal of Power Sources 185:2 pp. 1580-1584
  • Biswas, S., Ghoshal, T., Kar, S., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2008) "ZnS nanowire arrays: Synthesis, optical and field emission properties," Crystal Growth and Design 8:7 pp. 2171-2176
  • Pan, L., Konishi, Y., Tanaka, H., Chakrabarti, S., Hokushin, S., Akita, S., Nakayama, Y. (2007) "Effect of MgO coating on field emission of a stand-alone carbon nanotube," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures 25:5 pp. 1581-1583
  • Biswas, S., Kar, S., Ghoshal, T., Ashok, V.D., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2007) "Fabrication of GaN nanowires and nanoribbons by a catalyst assisted vapor-liquid-solid process," Materials Research Bulletin 42:3 pp. 428-436
  • Chakrabarti, S., Kume, H., Pan, L., Nagasaka, T., Nakayama, Y. (2007) "Number of walls controlled synthesis of millimeter-long vertically aligned brushlike carbon nanotubes," Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111:5 pp. 1929-1934
  • Chakrabarti, S., Pan, L., Tanaka, H., Hokushin, S., Nakayama, Y. (2007) "Stable field emission property of patterned MgO coated carbon nanotube arrays," Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers 46:7 A pp. 4364-4369
  • Mandal, S., Chakrabarti, S., Das, S.K., Ghatak, S. (2007) "Synthesis of low expansion ceramics in lithia-alumina-silica system with zirconia additive using the powder precursor in the form of hydroxyhydrogel," Ceramics International 33:2 pp. 123-132
  • Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S. (2006) "Contributions of imaging Echelle spectrographs to daytime optical aeronomy," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 68:13 pp. 1459-1471
  • Chakrabarti, S., Nagasaka, T., Yoshikawa, Y., Pan, L., Nakayama, Y. (2006) "Growth of super long aligned brush-like carbon nanotubes," Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 2: Letters 45:24-28 pp. 0-0
  • Mandal, S., Chakrabarti, S., Ghatak, S., Das, S.K. (2006) "Low expansive glass-ceramic material produced from blast furnace slag and china clay," Industrial Ceramics 26:1 pp. 53-59
  • Kar, S., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2006) "Morphology dependent field emission from In2O3 nanostructures," Nanotechnology 17:12 pp. 3058-3062
  • Dev, A., Kar, S., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2006) "Optical and field emission properties of ZnO nanorod arrays synthesized on zinc foils by the solvothermal route," Nanotechnology 17:5 pp. 1533-1540
  • Galand, M., Chakrabarti, S. (2006) "Proton aurora observed from the ground," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 68:13 pp. 1488-1501
  • Dev, A., Panda, S.K., Kar, S., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2006) "Surfactant-assisted route to synthesize well-aligned ZnO nanorod arrays on sol-gel-derived ZnO thin films," Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110:29 pp. 14266-14272
  • Lewis, N.K., Cook, T.A., Chakrabarti, S. (2005) "A study of far-ultraviolet extinction in the upper scorpius cloud using the spinr sounding rocket experiment," Astrophysical Journal Letters 619:1 I pp. 357-367
  • Chakrabarti, S., Mandal, S.K., Chaudhuri, S. (2005) "Cobalt doped -Fe2O3 nanoparticles: Synthesis and magnetic properties," Nanotechnology 16:4 pp. 506-511
  • Chakrabarti, S., Kar, S., Dev, A., Chaudhuri, S. (2005) "Enhancement of UV luminescence in sol-gel prepared ZnO thin films by incorporation of Mg," Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science 202:3 pp. 441-448
  • Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S. (2005) "First ground-based measurements of OI 6300 daytime aurora over Boston in response to the 30 October 2003 geomagnetic storm," Geophysical Research Letters 32:3 pp. 1-4
  • Dev, A., Chakrabarti, S., Kar, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2005) "Optical properties of Mg0.05Zn0.95O/SiO2 nanocomposite films prepared by sol-gel technique," Journal of Nanoparticle Research 7:2-3 pp. 195-201
  • Das, S., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2005) "Optical transmission and photoluminescence studies of ZnO-MgO nanocomposite thin films," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 38:22 pp. 4021-4026
  • Panda, S.K., Chakrabarti, S., Ganguly, A., Chaudhuri, S. (2005) "Photoluminescence and Raman study of CdS-Al 2O 3 nanocomposite films prepared by sol-gel techniques," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 5:3 pp. 459-465
  • Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S., Nambissan, P.M. (2005) "Positron annihilation lifetime changes across the structural phase transition in nanocrystalline Fe 2O 3," Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 71:6
  • Mandal, S., Chakrabarti, S., Ghatak, S., Das, S.K. (2005) "Ultra low and negative expansion glass-ceramic materials produced from pyrophyllite and blast furnace slag," Bulletin of Materials Science 28:5 pp. 437-443
  • Chakrabarti, S., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2004) "Excitonic and defect related transitions in ZnO-SiO2 nanocomposites synthesized by sol-gel technique," Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research 201:9 pp. 2134-2142
  • Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S., Doe, R., Pedersen, T. (2004) "First ground-based OI 630 nm optical measurements of daytime cusplike and F-region auroral precipitation," Geophysical Research Letters 31:8 pp. 0-4
  • Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S., Valladares, C.E. (2004) "Magnetic storm-induced enhancement in neutral composition at low latitudes as inferred by O(1D) dayglow measurements from Chile," Annales Geophysicae 22:9 pp. 3241-3250
  • Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2004) "Microstructural and photoluminescent characterization of one-dimensional ZnO nanostructures prepared by catalyst-assisted vapour-liquid-solid technique," Materials Chemistry and Physics 87:1 pp. 196-200
  • Panda, S.K., Chakrabarti, S., Satpati, B., Satyam, P.V., Chaudhuri, S. (2004) "Optical and microstructural characterization of CdS-ZnO nanocomposite thin films prepared by sol-gel technique," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 37:4 pp. 628-633
  • Chakrabarti, S., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2004) "Optical properties of -Fe 2O 3 nanoparticles dispersed on sol-gel silica spheres," Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 24:3-4 pp. 333-342
  • Mandal, S., Chakrabarti, S., Ghatak, S. (2004) "Preparation and characterization of a powder precursor, consisting of oxides of Li-Al-Si in the form of hydroxyhydrogel for synthesis of -spodumene ceramics," Ceramics International 30:3 pp. 357-367
  • Mandal, S., Chakrabarti, S., Das, S., Ghatak, S. (2004) "Sintering characteristics of in situ formed low expansion ceramics from a powder precursor in the form of hydroxy hydrogel," Ceramics International 30:8 pp. 2147-2155
  • Galand, M., Baumgardner, J., Pallamraju, D., Chakrabarti, S., Lovhaug, U.P., Lummerzheim, D., Lanchester, B.S., Rees, M.H. (2004) "Spectral imaging of proton aurora and twilight at Troms , Norway," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 109:A7
  • Chakrabarti, S., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2004) "Substrate dependence of preferred orientation in sol-gel-derived zinc oxide films," Materials Letters 58:30 pp. 3952-3957
  • Guha, P., Chakrabarti, S., Chaudhuri, S. (2004) "Synthesis of -Ga2O3 nanowire from elemental Ga metal and its photoluminescence study," Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 23:1-2 pp. 81-85
  • Lapington, J.S., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T., Gsell, J.C., Gsell, V.T. (2003) "A position sensitive detector for SPIDR - A mission to map the cosmic web," Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 513:1-2 SPEC. ISS. pp. 159-162
  • Mukhopadhyay, T.K., Das, M., Ghosh, S., Chakrabarti, S., Ghatak, S. (2003) "Microstructure and thermo mechanical properties of a talc doped stoneware composition containing illitic clay," Ceramics International 29:5 pp. 587-597
  • Chakrabarti, S., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2003) "Photoluminescence of ZnO nanocrystallines confined in sol-gel silica matrix," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 36:2 pp. 146-151
  • Chakrabarti, S., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2003) "Preparation of hydroxide-free magnesium oxide films by an alkoxide-free sol-gel technique," Materials Letters 57:29 pp. 4483-4492
  • Cook, T.A., Gsell, V.J., Golub, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2003) "SPINR - A wide-field ultraviolet spectral imaging system," Astrophysical Journal Letters 585:2 I pp. 1177-1190
  • Chakrabarti, S., Mandal, S.K., Nath, B.K., Das, D., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2003) "Synthesis of -Fe2 O3 nanoparticles coated on silica spheres: Structural and magnetic properties," European Physical Journal B 34:2 pp. 163-171
  • Chakrabarti, S., Das, D., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S. (2003) "Tailoring of room temperature excitonic luminescence in sol-gel zinc oxide-silica nanocomposite films," Thin Solid Films 441:1-2 pp. 228-237
  • Chakrabarti, S., Ganguli, D., Chaudhuri, S., Pal, A.K. (2002) "Crystalline magnesium oxide films on soda lime glass by sol-gel processing," Materials Letters 54:2-3 pp. 120-123
  • Ghosh, S., Das, M., Chakrabarti, S., Ghatak, S. (2002) "Development of ceramic tiles from common clay and blast furnace slag," Ceramics International 28:4 pp. 393-400
  • Galand, M., Lummerzheim, D., Stephan, A.W., Bush, B.C., Chakrabarti, S. (2002) "Electron and proton aurora observed spectroscopically in the far ultraviolet," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 107:A7
  • Pallamraju, D., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2002) "HIRISE: A ground-based high-resolution imaging spectrograph using echelle grating for measuring daytime airglow/auroral emissions," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 64:12-14 pp. 1581-1587
  • Kamalabadi, F., Bust, G., Dymond, K., Gonzalez, S., Bernhardt, P., Chakrabarti, S., Cotton, D., Stephan, A., McCoy, R., Budzien, S., Thonnard, S. (2002) "Tomographic studies of aeronomic phenomena using radio and UV techniques," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 64:12-14 pp. 1573-1580
  • Stephan, A.W., Chakrabarti, S., Dymond, K.F., Budzien, S.A., Thonnard, S.E., McCoy, R.P. (2001) "Far ultraviolet equatorial aurora during geomagnetic storms as observed by the Low-Resolution Airglow and Aurora Spectrograph," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 106:A12 pp. 30323-30330
  • Chakrabarti, S., Pallamraju, D., Baumgardner, J., Vaillancourt, J. (2001) "HiTIES: A High Throughput Imaging Echelle Spectrogragh for ground-based visible airglow and auroral studies," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 106:A12 pp. 30337-30348
  • Stephan, S.G., Chakrabarti, S., Vickers, J., Cook, T., Cotton, D. (2001) "Interplanetary H Ly observations from a sounding rocket," Astrophysical Journal Letters 559:1 PART 1 pp. 491-500
  • Pallamraju, D., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S., Pedersen, T.R. (2001) "Simultaneous ground based observations of an auroral arc in daytime/twilighttime O I 630.0 nm emission and by incoherent scatter radar," Journal of Geophysical Research A: Space Physics 106:4 pp. 5543-5549
  • Pallamraju, D., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S. (2000) "A multiwavelength investigation of the Ring effect in the day sky spectrum," Geophysical Research Letters 27:13 pp. 1875-1878
  • Stephan, A.W., Chakrabarti, S., Cotton, D.M. (2000) "Evidence of ENA precipitation in the EUV dayglow," Geophysical Research Letters 27:18 pp. 2865-2868
  • Cotton, D.M., Stephan, A., Cook, T., Vickers, J., Taylor, V., Chakrabarti, S. (2000) "Tomographic extreme-ultraviolet spectrographs: TESS," Applied Optics 39:22 pp. 3991-3999
  • Kamalabadi, F., Karl, W.C., Semeter, J.L., Cotton, D.M., Cook, T.A., Chakrabarti, S. (1999) "A statistical framework for space-based EUV ionospheric tomography," Radio Science 34:2 pp. 437-447
  • Nakamura, M., Yamashita, K., Yoshikawa, I., Shiomi, K., Yamazaki, A., Sasaki, S., Takizawa, Y., Hirahara, M., Miyake, W., Saito, Y., Chakrabarti, S. (1999) "Helium observation in the Martian ionosphere by an X-ray ultraviolet scanner on Mars orbiter NOZOMI," Earth, Planets and Space 51:1 pp. 61-70
  • Barbieri, C., Fornasier, S., Lazzarin, M., Marchi, S., Rampazzi, F., Verani, S., Cremonese, G., Ragazzoni, R., Dolci, M., Benn, C.R., Mendillo, M., Baumgardner, J., Chakrabarti, S., Wilson, J. (1999) "LUNAM 2000 (lunar atmosphere mission)," Earth, Moon and Planets 85-86: pp. 487-495
  • Vickers, J.S., Chakrabarti, S. (1999) "Silicon-anode detector with integrated electronics for microchannel-plate imaging detectors," Review of Scientific Instruments 70:7 pp. 2912-2916
  • Chakrabarti, S. (1998) "Ground based spectroscopic studies of sunlit airglow and aurora," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 60:14 pp. 1403-1423
  • Bernhardt, P.A., Dymond, K.F., Picone, J.M., Cotton, D.M., Chakrabarti, S., Cook, T.A., Vickers, J.S. (1997) "Improved radio tomography of the ionosphere using EUV/optical measurements from satellites," Radio Science 32:5 pp. 1965-1972
  • Biswas, A., Chakrabarti, S., Acharya, H.N. (1997) "Preparation and characterisation of monolithic Pr-doped silica glasses by a sol-gel method," Materials Science and Engineering B 49:3 pp. 191-196
  • Sahu, J., Biswas, A., Chakrabarti, S., Acharya, H.N. (1996) "Studies on Nd-doped colloidopolymeric silica xerogel," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 197:2-3 pp. 129-135
  • Krasnopolsky, V.A., Bowyer, S., Chakrabarti, S., Gladstone, G.R., McDonald, J.S. (1994) "First Measurement of Helium on Mars: Implications for the Problem of Radiogenic Gases on the Terrestrial Planets," Icarus 109:2 pp. 337-351
  • Chakrabarti, S., Sahu, J., Chakraborty, M., Acharya, H.N. (1994) "Monophasic silica glasses with large neodymia concentration," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 180:1 pp. 96-101
  • Chakrabarti, S., Cotton, D.M., Vickers, J.S., Bush, B.C. (1994) "Self-compensating, all-reflection interferometer," Applied Optics 33:13 pp. 2596-2607
  • Cotton, D.M., Cook, T., Chakrabarti, S. (1994) "Single-element imaging spectrograph," Applied Optics 33:10 pp. 1958-1962
  • Chakrabarti, S., Gladstone, G.R., Tobiska, W.K., Schmidtke, G., Doll, H., Gerard, J.C. (1993) "A first look at the ASSI ultraviolet results," Advances in Space Research 13:1 pp. 247-254
  • Chakrabarti, S., Cotton, D.M., Gladstone, G.R., Tobiska, W.K. (1993) "A preliminary analysis of atomic oxygen dayglow using solar EUV measurements from ASSI," Advances in Space Research 13:1 pp. 261-269
  • Tobiska, W.K., Chakrabarti, S., Schmidtke, G., Doll, H. (1993) "Comparative solar EUV flux for the San Marco ASSI," Advances in Space Research 13:1 pp. 255-259
  • Krasnopolsky, V.A., Chakrabarti, S., Gladstone, G.R. (1993) "Helium in the martian atmosphere," Journal of Geophysical Research 98:E8 pp. 15-15
  • Chakrabarti, S. (1993) "Microstructure of puffed silica xerogel," Journal of Materials Science Letters 12:12 pp. 913-914
  • Herrero, F.A., Chakrabarti, S. (1993) "Preface," Advances in Space Research 13:1 pp. 163
  • Chakrabarti, S., Sahu, J., Biswas, A., Acharya, H.N. (1992) "Influence of anion on the synthesis of gel-derived zircon," Journal of Materials Science Letters 11:16 pp. 1124-1126
  • Chakrabarti, S., Sahu, J., Biswas, A., Acharya, H.N. (1992) "Relationship between weight loss and shrinkage during gel drying," Journal of Materials Science Letters 11:11 pp. 763-766
  • Schmidtke, G., Doll, H., Wita, C., Chakrabarti, S. (1991) "Solar EUV/UV and equatorial airglow measurements from San Marco-5," Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics 53:8 pp. 781-785
  • Chakrabarti, S., Pramanik, P. (1990) "Binary silicate gels using tetraethyl orthosilicate and weak acid salts," Journal of Materials Science Letters 9:10 pp. 1135-1136
  • Chakrabarti, S., Maskara, S.L. (1990) "Performance evaluation of high-speed concatenated codes of low complexity," Electronics Letters 26:21 pp. 1799-1800
  • Pramanik, P., Biswas, S., Chakrabarti, S., Raul, B.K., Chopra, K.L. (1990) "Rare-earth based superconductors by organic carbonate coprecipitation," Materials Research Bulletin 25:7 pp. 877-880
  • Chakrabarti, S., Bush, B., Cotton, D., Gladstone, G.R., Link, R., Barbee Jr., T.W. (1990) "Remote sensing of the thermosphere, plasmasphere, and exosphere," IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 37:1 pt 2 pp. 1274-1279
  • Herrick, W.D., Penegor, G.T., Cotton, D.M., Kaplan, G.C., Chakrabarti, S. (1990) "Use of a personal computer for the real-time reception and analysis of data from a sounding rocket experiment," IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 37:1 pt 2 pp. 1264-1273
  • Siegmund, O.H., Chakrabarti, S., Cotton, D.M., Lampton, M. (1989) "Position sensitive detector for EUV remote sensing," IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 36:1 pt 1 pp. 916-920
  • Chakrabarti, S., Marchant, W.T., Kaplan, G.C., Dobson, C.A., Jernigan, J.G., Lampton, M.L., Malina, R.F. (1989) "Telescience at the university of California, Berkeley," Acta Astronautica 19:6-7 pp. 467-472
  • Chakrabarti, S. (1987) "The extreme and far ultraviolet environment at shuttle altitudes," Advances in Space Research 7:5 pp. 195-202
  • Chakrabarti, S., Paul, A. (1986) "CERAMIC PIGMENTS AND ENAMELS THROUGH SOLUTION ROUTE: ZIRCON-BASED INORGANIC PIGMENTS THROUGH SOL-GEL TECHNIQUE.," Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society 45:1 pp. 7-13
  • Chakrabarti, S., Green, J.C., Chiu, Y.T., Robinson, R.M., Swenson, G.R., Evans, D.S. (1986) "Imaging of ionospheric plasma outflow in the magnetosphere: Verification of a new concept," Advances in Space Research 6:3 pp. 215-220
  • Chiu, Y.T., Robinson, R.M., Swenson, G.R., Chakrabarti, S., Evans, D.S. (1986) "Imaging the outflow of ionospheric ions into the magnetosphere," Nature 322:6078 pp. 441-444
  • Monchick, L., Linevsky, M.J., Meng, C.I., Favin, S., Chakrabarti, S., Paresce, F. (1985) "Some auroral properties from far ultraviolet observations," Planetary and Space Science 33:2 pp. 175-181
  • Abreu, V.J., Dalgarno, A., Yee, J.H., Chakrabarti, S., Solomon, S.C. (1984) "OI 989-A TROPICAL NIGHTGLOW.," Geophysical Research Letters 11:6 pp. 569-571
  • Chakrabarti, S., Paul, A. (1984) "OXIDE GLASSES BY LOW TEMPERATURE POLYMERISATION.," Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society 43:1 pp. 6-10
  • Chakrabarti, S., Kimble, R., Bowyer, S. (1984) "SPECTROSCOPY OF THE EUV (350-1400 A) NIGHTGLOW.," Journal of Geophysical Research 89:A7 pp. 5660-5664
  • Paresce, F., Chakrabarti, S., Kimble, R., Bowyer, S. (1983) "300- TO 900-A SPECTRUM OF A NIGHTSIDE AURORA.," Journal of Geophysical Research 88:A12 pp. 10247-10252
  • Chakrabarti, S., Bowyer, S. (1983) "A study of the atmosphere and ionosphere using satellite observations of 300-1400 Ang airglow.,"
  • Chakrabarti, S., Paresce, F., Bowyer, S., Kimble, R., Kumar, S. (1983) "EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET DAY AIRGLOW.," Journal of Geophysical Research 88:A6 pp. 4898-4904
  • Paresce, F., Chakrabarti, S., Boywer, S., Kimble, R. (1983) "EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRUM OF DAYSIDE AND NIGHTSIDE AURORAE: 800-1400 A.," Journal of Geophysical Research 88:A6 pp. 4905-4910
  • Kumar, S., Chakrabarti, S., Paresce, F., Bowyer, S. (1983) "O** plus 834-A DAYGLOW: SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS AND INTERPRETATION WITH A RADIATION TRANSFER MODEL.," Journal of Geophysical Research 88:A11 pp. 9271-9279
  • Chakrabarti, S., Paresce, F., Bowyer, S., Chiu, Y.T., Aikin, A. (1982) "Plasmaspheric helium ion distribution from satellite observations of He II 304-A.," Geophysical Research Letters 9:2 pp. 151-154
  • Chakrabarti, S. (1980) "COMPUTER AIDED CALIBRATION OF EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET INSTRUMENTS.," Space science instrumentation 5:2 pp. 151-160
  • Chakrabarti, S. (1980) "RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF AN EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET SPECTROMETER FOR SPACE RESEARCH.," Space science instrumentation 5:2 pp. 137-150

Presentations

  • - Titan Aeronomy Workshop,
  • Further Comparison of RAIDS observations to radar-fed model of OII 83.4 nm emission - CEDAR summer workshop, 2012
  • DWEL: A Dual-Wavelength Echidna Lidar for Ground-Based Forest Scanning, 2012
  • Some thoughts on University-based India-US Space Science Experimentation - Panel Review on Space Situational Awareness, Space Weather and Space Debris Research, Associated Event, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 2012
  • Three approaches to Compressive Sensing for Hyperspectral Imagery Applications - Panel Review on Space Situational Awareness, Space Weather and Space Debris Research, Associated Event, 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 2012
  • Extrasolar Planets, Interstellar Dust, Atmospheres and Forests: What do they have in common?: All are topics studied by our research group - find out how - Graduate Seminar, September 2012 - Lowell, MA
  • A simplified UV spectrograph for atmospheric studies of terrestrial planets - International Symposium on Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets: Observations & Modeling, July 2012 - Ahmedabad, India
  • Research at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: possible collaborations in India, July 2012 - New Delhi, India
  • UMass Lowell: Excellent, Distinctive, Vibrant - Come Join Us, July 2012 - India
  • Thoughts on Student-focused Experimental Studies of the Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere - Workshop on Space Science Education and Technology, July 2012 - Trivandrum, India
  • Direct Imaging Studies of Exoplanet from Suborbital Platforms: Current Work and Future Plans, March 2012 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Effect of compositional variations on the seasonal variability in the oxygen daytime optical emissions over mid-latitudes - Proceedings of International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy, March 2012 - Paracas, Peru
  • Investigations on vertical coupling using multi-wavelength daytime optical emissions from low-latitudes - Proceedings of International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy, March 2012 - Paracas, Peru
  • The Search for habitable Planets Beyond Our Solar System, February 2012
  • Exoplanet Studies using Direct Imaging at Boston University: Current Work and Future Plans, January 2012 - Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, India
  • Scientific Space Exploration with an active role for students, January 2012 - Trivandrum, India
  • Solution for Kolkata: A proposal for community-focused engineering at HIT, January 2012 - Kolkata, India
  • Student focused Experimental Space research, January 2012 - India
  • Examples of Space Technology and their role in Hands-on Education - To His Excellency Governor of West Bengal, January 2012 - Kolkata, India
  • An Introduction to DWEL and its applications, December 2011
  • Project CLEAN: Calcutta's Locale for Environmentally Aware Neighbors, December 2011 - India
  • Untangling daytime ionospheric remote sensing: RAIDS contributions to solving an old problem - 8th Conference on Space Weather, 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 2011 - Seattle, WA
  • Sounding Rockets for Astrophysical Studies at Boston University: Science, Technology Development and Hands-on Education - Physics Department Colloquium, November 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Ionosphere - Thermosphere Interactions at High-Latitudes During Varying Geomagnetic Conditions - AOGS2010, July 2010 - Hyderabad
  • The Response of Neutral and Electrodynamical Variations on the Oxygen Dayglow Emissions over Low- and Mid-Latitudes - AOGS2010, July 2010 - Hyderabad
  • Some Thoughts on Re-Invigorating Space Science and Technology at UCF - FSI Committee, May 2010
  • Ground-based Round-the-Clock Imaging Spectroscopic Studies of the Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere, May 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • The BIRD balloon Experiment for Space Weather Effects on the Ionosphere - Colloquium at the School of Social Sciences, March 2010 - Delhi, India
  • Experimental Exoplanet Studies at Boston University: Current Work and Future Plans - Physics Department Colloquium, March 2010
  • Coordinated Ground - and space-based Imaging Spectroscopic Observations of Space Weather Effects on the Ionosphere - National Space Science Symposium - 2010, February 2010 - Rajkot, India
  • Ultraviolet Aurora on Jupiter: A Magnetic Connection with the Sun and the Medicean Moons - Galileo's Medicean Moons: Their Impact on 400 Years of Discovery, IAU Symposium No. 269, January 2010 - Padova, Italy
  • Effect of an X-class Flare Seen in the Neutral Oxygen Dayglow Emissions - AOGS2009, August 2009 - Singapore
  • On Deriving Incident Particle Energies Using Combined Optical and Radar Measurements - AOGS2009, August 2009 - Singapore
  • Short and Long Term Wave Dynamics as Derived From Daytime Airglow Observations from Low-Latitudes - AOGS2009, August 2009 - Singapore
  • Hands-on Space Experiments from Cradle to Grave: The Sounding Rocket Program at Boston, May 2009 - Kolkata, India
  • Round-the-Clock Imaging Spectroscopic Observations of Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere from Ground, May 2009 - Sibpur, India
  • Towards the Development of a Forecasting toll for Equatorial Spread F (ESF) using Optical Means - Physics Department Colloquium, August 2008 - Kolkata, India
  • Scientific Space Exploration 50 years after Sputnik I: Is there a Role for Students - IEEE Kolkata Afternoon-2008, July 2008 - Kolkata, India
  • Comparison of compositional variability in the upper atmosphere as obtained from the ground based daytime OI 630.0nm emissions in low latitudes and TIMEGCM simulations during a geomagnetic storm - National Space Science Symposium, February 2008 - Ooty
  • Towards the Development of an Optical Diagnostic for Forecasting Equatorial Spread-F (ESF) - Space Plasma Physics Seminar, February 2008
  • What is a Planet and How Do You Image One? - Assembly, November 2007 - Weston, MA
  • An Attempt to Image an Exoplanet from a Sounding Rocket, August 2007 - India
  • Daytime ground-based HIRISE observations of aurora and cross polar cap arcs, IUGG, July 2007 - Peruguia, Italy
  • A Sounding Rocket Experiment to Image and Extrasolar Planet around Epsilon Eridani, June 2007
  • Sounding Rockets in Space Science and Technology Education: The BU Experience - Annual Meeting of the New England Chapter of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, February 2007
  • Investigation of ESF Triggers Using Balloon and Ground Based Diagnostics - International Living With a Star Symposium, 2006 - Goa, India
  • Ionosphere Thermosphere interactions during varying geomagnetic conditions - Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, 2006 - Beijing, China
  • An Attempt to Directly Image an Extrasolar Planet from a Sounding Rocket, June 2006 - Moscow, Russia
  • The Role of Sounding Rocket Experiments in Space Science and Technology Education at Boston University - UNIVERSAT-06 Conference, June 2006 - Moscow, Russia
  • An Imaging Spectrograph for Solar-Terrestrial Interactions Studies, March 2006 - India
  • PICTURE: A Sounding Rocket Experiment for Direct Imaging of an Extrasolar Planet, March 2006 - Udaipur, India
  • Round-the-Clock Ground-based Imaging Spectroscopic Studies of the Solar-Terrestrial Interactions, March 2006 - Bangalore, India
  • Observations of Daytime Aurora Using Ground-Based HIRISE Technique from Sondrestromfjord in Greenland - STP-11 meeting, March 2006 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Ultraviolet Aurora on Jupiter: A Magnetic Connection with the Sun and the Medicean Moons - Galileo's Medicean Moons: Their Impact on 400 Years of Discovery, IAU Symposium No. 269, January 2006 - Padova, Italy
  • PICTURE: A Sounding Rocket Experiment for Direct Imaging of an Extrasolar Planet, January 2006 - Dorking, Surrey, UK
  • Aurora on the Earth and on Solar System Bodies - AOGS2005, 2005 - Singapore
  • Round the Clock Ground-based Observations of Space Weather Effects on the Thermosphere and Ionosphere Using Imaging Spectroscopy - AOGS2005, 2005 - Singapore
  • Solar Wind-Ionosphere-Thermosphere interactions as measured by daytime OI 630.0nm emissions obtained from Sondrestomfjord, Greenland by the High Resolution Imaging Spectrograph (HIRISE) - IAGA 2005, July 2005 - Toulouse, France
  • PICTURE: A Sounding Rocket Experiment for Direct Imaging of an Extrasolar Planet, June 2005 - Trivandrum, India
  • PICTURE: A Sounding Rocket Experiment for Direct Imaging of Epsilon Eridani b, June 2005 - Bangalore, India
  • Psst! Want to know how we are going to take a picture of planet far beyond Pluto? - Multicultural Community Weekend, March 2005
  • PICTURE: A Rocket Experiment for Direct Imaging of an Extrasolar Planet - Dartmouth College Plasma Physics Seminar Series, February 2005
  • HIRISE Observations of daytime aurora over Boston from ground in response to the magnetic disturbance of October 30, 2003 as corroborated by the TIMED measurements from Space - COSPAR 2004, 2004
  • PICTURE: A Concept for Low Cost Imaging of Extrasolar Giant Planets, July 2004 - Mumbai, India
  • Energetic electrons on Titan - Titan Aeronomy Workshop, January 2004 - Observatoire de Paris, France
  • SPIDR: A Small Explorer Mission to Study WHIM - Physics and Astronomy Department Colloquium, September 2003
  • Proton aurora over Tromso: Optical signature and associated ionospheric perturbations - 30th Annueal European Meeting on Atmospheric Studies, August 2003 - Svalbard, Norway
  • Use of Tomography for Spectral Imaging in the SPIDR Mission - Astrotomography, 25th meeting of the IAU, Joint Discussion 9, July 2003 - Sydney, Australia
  • SPIDR -- Spectral Imaging in the Far Ultraviolet - Astrophysics of Dust, P1.54, May 2003 - Estes Park, CO
  • SPIDR: A Boston Area Satellite Mission to Study WHIM - Awards Banquet for the department of Physics and Applied Physics, April 2003 - Lowell, MA
  • SPIDR: A Boston Area Small Explorer Mission - Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston, March 2003
  • SPIDR: A NASA Small Satellite Mission in Development - CRAM, March 2003 - Concord, MA
  • The Scientific Objectives and Technical Details of the SPIDR Mission, March 2003 - Los Angeles, CA
  • An Introduction to the SPIDR mission - Indian Institute of Science, January 2003 - Bangalore, India
  • Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium studies by SPIDR - Soft X-ray emission from clusters of galaxies and related phenomena conference, December 2002 - Huntsville, AL
  • A Brief overview of the SPIDR Small Explorer Mission - Structure and Evolution of the Universe Subcommittee (SEUS), December 2002 - NASA Headquarters
  • SPIDR: A NASA Small Explorer Mission - AIAA New England Section, November 2002 - Boston, MA
  • Far UV Imaging Spectroscopy of extended sources at BU - Remote-sensing of Planetary Auroral Emissions Focusing on Jupiter and Saturn (LAM2002), November 2002 - Marseilles, France
  • Imaging Spectroscopy of Planetary Aurora in the Ultraviolet - Remote-sensing of Planetary Auroral Emissions Focusing on Jupiter and Saturn (LAM2002), November 2002 - Marseilles, France
  • First observations of sunlit cusp in OI 630.0nm emissions using ground-based HIRISE instrument from Sondrestromfjord - 34th Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Scientific Assembly, October 2002 - Houston, TX
  • A Proposed Search for Baryonic Dark matter at Low Redshift - Joint Center for Space Physics and Institute for Astrophysical Research Colloquium, September 2002
  • Spectroscopy and Photometry of the IGM's Diffuse Radiation (SPIDR): A NASA Small Explorer Mission - SMEX Kick-off Meeting, August 2002 - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Proton Aurora Campaign at Tromso, Norway - Coupling Energetics and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) Workshop, June 2002 - Boulder, CO
  • Spectroscopy and Photometry of the IGM's Diffuse Radiation (SPIDR): A Small Explorer Mission, June 2002 - NASA Headquarters
  • PCRF Coral Reef Sensor Design - Developing a Space Based Sensor to Map and Monitor Coral Reefs Conference, April 2001 - Sata Fe, NM
  • The SPIDR Mission: An Example of Modern Space Science and Engineering - Guest Lecture in Modern Space Science and Engineering, April 2001
  • The SPIDR Mission: A Perfect match between science and technology - Charles Stark Draper Laboratory's Significant Educational Event, March 2001
  • Electron and Proton Aurora Observed Spectroscopically in the Far Ultraviolet - European Geophysical Society (EGS), XXVI General Assembly, March 2001 - Nice, France
  • A Proposed Mission to Search for Baryonic Dark Matter at Low Redshift - Department of Physics Colloquium, February 2001
  • If you build it, will it fly in space? - CRAM, December 2000 - Concord, MA
  • Specifications for Space based Coral Reef Monitoring Sensor - Remote Sensing of the Littoral Marine Environment, Linnean Society, December 2000 - London, England
  • A Proposed Search for Baryonic Dark Matter at Low Redshift - Joint Center for Space Physics and Institute for Astrophysical Research Colloquium, November 2000
  • Observation of the Perturbed Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere using EUV and Visible Dayglow, November 2000
  • Solar System Auroral Processes - Comparative aeronomy in the solar system, February 2000 - Yosemite, California
  • A High Throughput EUV Spectrograph for C/NOFS (HiTEC), October 1999 - Hanscom Field
  • Boston University in Space - AIAA Conference, September 1999 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • TERRIERS: A Satellite Mission for Ionospheric Remote Sensing, July 1999 - Wilmington, MA
  • TERRIERS: A Satellite Developed by Student and Young Professionals - Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium Seminar Series, March 1999
  • TERRIERS: Hands-on Space Experiments by Students and Young Professionals - National Space Society, Boston Chapter, February 1999
  • A High Throughput EUV Spectrograph for C/NOFS (HiTEC), January 1999 - Hanscom Field
  • Instrumentation and Techniques for Imaging Spectroscopy of Extended Objects in the Ultraviolet - Indian Institute of Astrophysics, October 1998 - Bangalore, India
  • The TERRIERS Mission - Sixth Huntsville Modeling Workshop, October 1998
  • Instrumentation and Techniques for Diffuse UV Spectroscopy - UV-Optical Space Astrophysics Beyond HST, August 1998 - Boulder, CO
  • Student-led Sounding Rocket Experiment at BU: Systems Engineering Meets Astrophysics - Mass Space Grant Consortium Seminar, May 1998
  • Student-led Sounding Rocket Experiment at BU: Systems Engineering Meets Astrophysics - ECE Graduate Seminar, April 1998
  • Extreme and Far Ultraviolet Experiments: Spacebased Photon Counting Through Open Windows - ECE Colloquium, January 1998
  • Mapping and Monitoring the Health and Vitality of Coral Reefs from satellite: A Biospheric Approach - Third International Conference Life Support and BIosphere Science, January 1998
  • A Concept for studying the Star Formation Life Cycle - Colloquium at Laboratory D'Astronomie Spatiale, October 1997 - Marseille, France
  • Techniques and technologies Associated with the TERRIERS mission - Colloquium at Laboratory D'Astronomie Spatiale, October 1997 - Marseille, France
  • A Spacebased Low Cost Sensor: A System Overview - Conference on Complexity: Biospheres, Cultures and Evolution, Aix-en-Provence, October 1997
  • TERRIERS: A Satellite Developed by Students and Young Professionals - Food for Thought, October 1997
  • A Concept for Studying Stellar Life-Cycle in the Ultraviolet - Physics Colloquium, October 1997
  • Dayside Optical Aeronomy - CEDAR workshop, June 1997
  • So You Want to be a Rocket Scientist? - CTY Award Ceremony, June 1997
  • TERRIERS: Boston University's Student Satellite Mission for Multi-wavelength Tomographic study of the Ionosphere, May 1997
  • ASCENT: The other BU SMEX Mission - BU Star formation seminar, April 1997
  • TERRIERS: Multispectral Ionospheric Tomography from a Small Satellite, April 1997
  • TERRIERS: A Student-led Satellite Mission for Multi-wavelength Ionospheric Tomography from Extreme ultraviolet to radio Wavelengths, March 1997
  • A Spacebased Low Cost Sensor: A System Overview - Conference of Tropical Seas Satellite Mission for Biospheric Studies on Coral Reefs, January 1997 - Santa Monica, CA
  • TERRIERS: A Student-Led Satellite Mission for Multi-wavelength Ionospheric Tomography, January 1997 - Canada
  • TERRIERS: The Other STEDI Program - Colloquium at LASP, October 1996
  • The TERRIERS Program - CSSP meeting, June 1996
  • TERRIERS: A Satellite of the Students, for the Students and Being Built by the Students at BU - Astronomy Department Open Night, April 1996
  • Space Physics and Astrophysics in the Ultraviolet: Challenges and Rewards, April 1996
  • The TERRIERS Mission - Cat Scan of the Upper Atmosphere - Draper Laboratory technical seminar series, February 1996
  • Extreme Ultraviolet Aeronomy: Where we are, where we are headed, February 1996 - Ahmedabad, India
  • Multispectral Tomography of the Law Latitude Ionosphere from Space - Physical Research Laboratory Colloquium, February 1996 - Ahmedabad, India
  • Tomography of the Ionosphere from EUV to Radio - A Snapshot of the TERRIERS Mission, October 1995 - Bedford, MA
  • TERRIERS Mission: Ionospheric Cat Scan from Extreme UV to Radio, September 1995
  • The TERRIERS Mission: Cat Scan of the Ionosphere from a Small Satellite, March 1995
  • A Proposed Instrument for PLANET-B, 1994 - University of Tokyo
  • Astronet: a Tool-set for Simultaneous, Multi-site Observations of Astronomical Objects - AISRP workshop III, 1994
  • Detection of Hellium on Mars and its Implications, 1994 - San Antonio
  • First Measurement of Hellium on Mars by EUVE - ISAS, 1994 - Sagamiharo, Japan
  • UV Sensor Development at BU, 1994 - Andover, MA
  • Rocket Observations of OI FUV Emissions and their Interpretations, 1993 - Center for Astrophysics, Harvard University
  • Remote Sensing of Atomic Oxygen in the Ultraviolet, 1991 - Department of Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University
  • Remote Sensing of Thermospheric Atomic Oxygen - The BEARS Experiment, 1991 - Center for Space Physics Colloquium, Boston University
  • A First Look at the ASSI Ultraviolet Results - COSPAR meeting, 1990
  • A Preliminary Analysis of Atomic Oxygen Dayglow Using Solar EUV Measurements from ASSI - COSPAR meeting, 1990
  • Prospects for Imaging the Magnetosphere in the Extreme and Far Ultraviolet - Plasma Physics Seminar, 1990 - University of California, Berkeley
  • Prospects for Exospheric Imaging in the Extreme Ultraviolet - AGU Fall meeting, 1989
  • Restoring Sensing of Atmospheric Oxygen from a Sounding Rocket - XXXIX International Astronautical Congress, 1988 - Bangalore, India
  • Telescience at the University of California, Berkeley - XXXIX International Astronautical Congress, 1988 - Bangalore, India
  • Observations of the Aurora in the Extreme and Far Ultraviolet - IAGA meeting, 1987 - Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Extreme and Far Ultraviolet Aeronomy - What Physicists Do Lecture Series, 1987 - Sonoma State University
  • The Extreme and Far Ultraviolet Environment at Shuttle Altitudes - COSPAR, 1986 - Toulouse, France
  • Summary of EUV Airgloq Measurements from STP78-1 - Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory Seminar, 1986 - Palo Alto, CA
  • Status Report on the 2-D Imaging Detector Development at Berkeley - Summer CEDAR Workshop, July 1986 - Boulder, CO
  • Theoretical Modeling of Polar Cap Extreme Ultraviolet Emissions - Fifth Scientific Assembly of the International Assembly of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, August 1985 - Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Investigation of Vehicle Glow in the Far Ultraviolet - Workshop on Spacecraft Glow, May 1985 - Huntsville, Alabama
  • EUV Aeronomy at Berkeley - California Space Institute's Annual Meeting, May 1984 - San Diego, CA
  • The Extreme Ultraviolet Airglow Spectrum from the Berkeley EUV Spectrometer Aboard the STP78-1 Satellite - Fifth West Coast X-Ray Astrophysics Conference, 1980
  • Reliability Analysis of a Satellite Instrument - COMPSAC Meeting, 1978 - Chicago, IL
  • A Satellite-borne Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrometer for Space Research - First West Coast High Energy Astrophysics Conference, 1977 - California

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Vickers, J.S., Chakrabarti, S."Single-photon imaging with bi-linear charge coupled array," 5,693,946 United States

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • AIRTECH -- Airdrop Innovative Research and Technologies (2015), Grant - US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center
    Sherwood, J.A., Amirkhizi, A.V., Chakrabarti, S., Driscoll, S.B., Hansen, C.J., Nagarajan, R., Niezrecki, C., Willis, D.J.
  • Science Program Around Communication Engineering with High Achieving Undergraduate Cadres (SPACE HAUC): UMass Lowell's Undergraduate Science Instrument Project (2016), Grant - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Chakrabarti, S. (Principal)
  • A Research Program for Ground-Based Round-the-Clock Observation of Auroral Emissions (2012), Grant -
    Chakrabarti, S. (Principal)
  • RES: Endorsement of the Planet Imaging Coronagraphic Technology Using Reconfigura (2013), Grant -
    Chakrabarti, S. (Principal)
  • CEDAR: HiT&MIS - Continuation of CEDAR: Quantitiative Assessment of Proton Aurora (2012), Grant -
    Chakrabarti, S. (Principal)
  • Planet imaging Coronographic technology using a reconfigurable experimental base (2012), Grant - NASA
  • UMass Lowell's Participation in Boston University's DWEL Program (2012), Contract - CMNWLTH SCI AND IND RES ORG (CSIRO)
    Chakrabarti, S. (Principal)
  • Rocketborne exoplanet and debris Disk imaging (REDDIE) (2012), Grant - NASA
  • Development of dual wavelength, ground based, Echidna Lidar for structural characterization and virtual reconstruction of forest canopies (2009), Grant - NSF
  • Research based program for ground based round the clock observation of auroral emissions. (2012), Sponsored Research - ONR
    Chakrabarti, S.
  • RAPID: Limb imaging Ionospheric and thermospheric EUV spectrograph (LITES) (2011), Grant - NSF
  • CEDAR: Quantitative Assessment of proton aurora using state of the art models (2010), Grant - NSF
    Chakrabarti, S.