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Jayasimha Vijaykumar Bagalkote

Institute/organization: Seibersdorf Laboratories

Working field: Radiation Hardness Assurance and Microdosimetry

ESR number: 5

Nationality: Indian

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Professional profile


  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Electronics and Communications Engineering (1999-2003)
    - Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (India).

  • International Master in Information Technology (2005-2006)
    - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa (Italy).

Current work

  • Investigations on Space Radiation and its effects in Electronic Components using methods of Microdosimetry.

  • FLUKA and GEANT simulations to investigate shielding-performance of different materials and geometries in energetic electron environment.

  • Participations in meetings, conferences, etc

  • e2-RAD project meeting : Participation in e2-RAD (Energetic Electrons Radiation Assessment Study) meeting at ESA/ESTEC Noordwijk, on 17 September 2013.

  • Radiation protection training : Radiation protection training and safe use of radiation sources at Seibersdorf Laboratories on 19 September, 2013.

  • FLUKA course : Intensive workshop with lectures and exercises on FLUKA simulations at Dresden, Germany. 7 - 11 October 2013.

  • ARDENT Mid-term review meeting : Meeting with fellow ESR's and project members. Lectures on Microdosimetry and Nanodosimetry by invited experts. 14 - 18 October 2013.

  • Publications

    Not yet. I am currently working on a paper to present shielding-design issues for Jovian environment


  • Languages : Kannada (mother tongue), English (Fluent), Hindi (Fluent), French (Intermediate), Italian(Intermediate), Portuguese(beginner)

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    My interests

    I enjoy playing (and watching) tennis and cricket, listening to music, reading novels, cooking and eating good food.