Planex Workshop – PRL Ahmedabad

For creating awareness amongst students and research scholars, particularly in the Universities and other Research Laboratories and Academic Institutions and to attract bright talented students to take up research work in the challenging area of Planetary Sciences and Exploration, the PLANEX program of ISRO has been organizing workshops and training programmes periodically. The 15th Workshop in this series is planned to be held during 4-10 January 2015 on the theme “Mars and Moon : Remote Sensing and Analogue Studies” at Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad. As a part of the workshop, they plan to organize a one day field trip to a Mars analogue site in Gujarat.

The workshop will consist of lectures by experts, group discussions, tutorials, team project work and presentations by participants. Based on the performance at the workshop, interested and highly motivated participants will be offered the opportunities for further intensive training in specialized fields in Planetary Sciences under the PLANEX program.

See Also: More such winter/summer schools

Who can apply: Final year BE/B.Tech/M.Tech students of Mechanical and Geoinformatics/Remote Sensing specializations and M.Sc students in Physics and Earth/Planetary/Space Sciences, as well as Research Scholars working towards their PhD degree may apply. Applications from Post-Doctoral Fellows and Teachers/Lecturers (below 35 years) will also be considered.

Location: Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad

Duration: January 4-10, 2015

Stipend: Selected participants (about 35) will be provided travel support (Sleeper class by train or Bus), accommodation and boarding for the duration of the workshop.

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The last date to apply is October 10, 2014.

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