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Prerak Garg

Research Assistant - PhD Astronomy

  • Mathura, UP
  • 6 years

Available From: Available

    Candidate's About

    The Research Assistant - PhD Astronomy position involves conducting advanced research in the field of astronomy under the guidance of experienced faculty members. Responsibilities include data analysis, computer modeling, and contributing to scientific publications, with the aim of advancing knowledge in astrophysics and cosmology.

    Work & Experience

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    Research Assistant Prof Desika Narayanan

    University of Florida
    Aug 17 - PRESENT

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    • Ph.D. Thesis: Modeled Nebular Emission in Cosmological Galaxy Formation Simulations:
    • Developed a comprehensive software pipeline to model stellar emission in simulated galaxies generated using large-scale computer simulations of the universe.
    • Integrated the pipeline into powderday, a high-level wrapper written mostly in Python (using NumPy, Astropy, SciPy, Scikit, and Panda...
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    Summer Internship

    Vacation Students Programme
    May 16 - Jun 16
    • Participated in the Vacation Students Programme as a summer intern.
    • Assisted in ongoing research projects, working under the supervision of a senior researcher.
    • Conducted literature reviews and collected data for the project.
    • Conducted experiments and carried out data analysis.
    • Assisted in preparing research papers and presentations.
    • Participated in ...
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    Software Developer

    VO India
    Jul 14 - May 15

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    • Worked as a software developer at VO India.
    • Developed and implemented software solutions for clients as per their requirements.
    • Wrote clean, maintainable, and efficient code using programming languages such as Java, Python, and C++.
    • Participated in code review sessions and provided constructive feedback to team members.
    • Collaborated with other developers, qu...
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    Virtual Observatory - India, IUCAA

    Prof Ajit Kembhavi
    Jan 14 - May 14

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    • Participated in the Virtual Observatory - India Internship program, working under the supervision of IUCAA Prof Ajit Kembhavi.
    • Assisted in ongoing research projects related to virtual observatory.
    • Conducted literature reviews and collected data for the project.
    • Developed and implemented software tools and applications for data analysis and visualization.
    • Par...
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    Education

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    Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology

    Vellore Institute of Technology
    2010 - 2014
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    Master of Science in Physics

    Savitribai Phule Pune University
    2015 - 2017
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    PhD in Astronomy

    University of Florida
    2017 - 2023

    Achievements

    • In February 2008, I received a certificate of merit for achieving 93 percentile in the Cyber Olympiad of 2007.
    • I was awarded the UF Grinter Fellowship from August 2017 to 2020. This fellowship provided me with a $2000 annual stipend for three years, in recognition of my exceptional qualities as a new graduate student.