Dr. P. T. Jayachandran

Dr Jayachandran

Department Chair, Professor, Principal Investigator, Canadian High Arctic Ionospheric Network

B.Sc. (Calicut), M.Sc. (Andhra), Ph.D. (Andhra)
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Dr. Jayachandran's research focus is on the Solar Wind – Magnetosphere – Ionosphere (SW-M-I) System. Together with his research collaborators, they measure the ionosphere to understand the coupling between the Solar Wind-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere , using a number of ground-based radio and optical instruments located in the Canadian Arctic.  He is the Principal Investigator of the Canadian High Arctic Ionospheric Network (CHAIN) and a member of different Canadian and International Satellite Missions.  He is also the current Chair of Commission G and H of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI)-Canadian National Committee (CNC).