Souvik Bose

Doctoral Research Fellow - Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 13 Svein Rosselands hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1029 Blindern 0315 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

Radiative Transfer, Stellar Atmospheres, Spectropolarimetric inversions, Forward modeling, Spicules in the solar chromosphere and transition region, Long term evolution of the Solar Mean Magnetic field, Coupling of the Solar atmosphere- Photosphere to the Corona.

Courses taught

1. AST2210- Observational Astronomy

2. AST5210- Stellar Atmospheres I


Well versed in solar physics related instrumentation, master's thesis on: High Precision Full Stokes polarimetry of the sun as a star, Image processing, data analysis.


  • Ph.D. research fellow 
  • European Space Agency (ESA) Science Planner, IRIS team, Lockheed Martin.

Positions held

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Kiepenheuer Institut fur Sonnenphysik.
  • Master of Technology- Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India
  • Space Exploration Researcher, NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL)
Tags: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Swedish Solar Telescope (SST), Solar Chromosphere, Solar Dynamics Observatory, IRIS


  • Rouppe van der Voort, Luc; De Pontieu, Bart Walter; Carlsson, Mats; de la Cruz Rodriguez, Jaime; Bose, Souvik; Chintzoglou, Georgios; Drews, Ainar; Froment, Clara; Gošić, Milan; Graham, David R.; Hansteen, Viggo; de Jorge Henriques, Vasco Manuel; Jafarzadeh, Shahin; Joshi, Jayant; Kleint, Lucia; Kohutova, Petra; Leifsen, Torben; Martinez-Sykora, Juan; Nóbrega Siverio, Daniel Elias; Ortiz, Ada; Mendes Domingos Pereira, Tiago; Popovas, Andrius; Quintero Noda, Carlos; Sainz Dalda, Alberto; Scharmer, Göran B.; Schmit, Donald; Scullion, Eamon; Skogsrud, Håkon; Szydlarski, Mikolaj Marcin; Timmons, R.; Vissers, Gregal Joan Maria; Woods, M. M. & Zacharias, Pia (2020). High-resolution observations of the solar photosphere, chromosphere, and transition region: A database of coordinated IRIS and SST observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics.  ISSN 0004-6361.  641 . doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/202038732 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bose, Souvik; de Jorge Henriques, Vasco Manuel; Joshi, Jayant & Rouppe van der Voort, Luc (2019). Characterization and formation of on-disk spicules in the Ca II K and Mg II k spectral lines. Astronomy and Astrophysics.  ISSN 0004-6361.  631 . doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201936617 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bose, Souvik; de Jorge Henriques, Vasco Manuel; Rouppe van der Voort, Luc & Mendes Domingos Pereira, Tiago (2019). Semi-empirical model atmospheres for the chromosphere of the sunspot penumbra and umbral flashes. Astronomy and Astrophysics.  ISSN 0004-6361.  627 . doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201935289 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bose, Souvik & Nagaraju, K (2018). On the Variability of the Solar Mean Magnetic Field: Contributions from Various Magnetic Features on the Surface of the Sun. Astrophysical Journal (ApJ).  ISSN 0004-637X.  862(1) . doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaccf1 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bose, Souvik & Nagaraju, K (2018). Role of the background regimes towards the Solar Mean Magnetic Field (SMMF). Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union.  ISSN 1743-9213.  13, s 85- 86 . doi: 10.1017/S1743921318001758

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  • Bose, Souvik (2019). Expanding the Capabilities of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
  • Bose, Souvik (2019). How might we expand the capabilities of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory using Machine Learning?.
  • Bose, Souvik; Henriques, Vasco; Joshi, Jayant & Rouppe van der Voort, L. H. M. (2019). Characterization and formation of Ca II K and Mg II k spectra of spicules.
  • Bose, Souvik (2018). Role of the background regimes towards the Solar Mean Magnetic Field (SMMF).
  • Bose, Souvik; Henriques, V. M. J.; Carlsson, Mats & Pereira, Tiago Mendes Domingos (2018). Semi-empirical model atmospheres for the upper chromosphere/lower transition region of a sunspot and its immediate surroundings.

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Published Dec. 18, 2017 10:33 AM - Last modified Jan. 2, 2020 10:15 AM