Lijo T. George

Visiting Fellow
Email: ltg [at]
Phone: 020-2571 9295
Extn: 9295
Office: 218D
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus,
Pune 411 007
Maharashtra, INDIA

Main Research Areas: Radio halos and relics; Galaxy Cluster Formation; Machine/Deep Learning in Astronomy


Lijo obtained a B.Sc. in Physics from Delhi University in 2008 followed by an M.Sc. in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, in 2010. He then moved to the Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, for his doctoral research, on the topic of radio halo and radio relic emission in merging galaxy clusters. He completed his Ph.D. in 2017, and then joined NCRA-TIFR as a Visiting Fellow.

Research description:

Selected publications:

1. Twin radio relics in a near-by low-mass galaxy cluster Abell 168 (K. S. Dwarakanath, V. Parekh, R. Kale & L. T. George 2018, MNRAS, 477, 957)

2. A study of halo and relic radio emission in merging clusters using the Murchison Widefield Array (L. T. George et al. 2017, MNRAS, 467, 936)

3. An analysis of the halo and relic radio emission from Abell 3376 from Murchison Widefield Array observations (L. T. George et al. 2015, MNRAS, 451, 4207)