Apurba Bera

Research Scholar
Email: apurba [at] ncra.tifr.res.in
Phone: +91 - 20 - 25719459
Extn: 9459
Office: F257
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus,
Pune 411 007
Maharashtra, INDIA

Main Research Areas: High-redshift galaxies; HI 21cm and radio continuum stacking; Redshift evolution of the star formation rate and the HI mass function.


Apurba Bera obtained an Integrated M.Sc. degree in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur), in 2015. Following this, he joined NCRA-TIFR. He is currently carrying out his doctoral research under the supervision of Jayaram N. Chengalur.

Research description:

Selected publications:

(1) FRB Event Rate Predictions for the Ooty Wide Field Array (S. Bhattacharyya, A. Bera, S. Bharadwaj, N. D. R. Bhat, J. N. Chengalur 2016, JApA, 38, 17)

(2) On modelling the Fast Radio Burst population and event rate predictions (A. Bera et al. 2016, MNRAS, 457, 2530)

(3) The effect of non-Gaussianity on error predictions for the Epoch of Reionization (EoR) 21-cm power spectrum (R. Mondal, S. Bharadwaj, S. Mondal, A. Bera, A Acharyya, 2015, MNRAS, 449, L41)