Undergraduate Degree:

  • M.Sc. (Hons) Physics
  • B.E. (Hons) Electronics and Communications from BITS Pilani, 2019

Research Interests:

  • Planetary Magnetosphere
  • Planetary Lightning
  • Payload Instrumentation


  • Winner of People’s Choice Award in the Three Minute Thesis Competition held at UTSA in Spring 2022.
  • Winner of the prestigious “Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology” (FINESST-21) grant.


V. R. Dinesh Kumar, Jayesh P. Pabari, Kinsuk Acharyya, C.T. Russell, “Venus lightning: Estimation of charge and dimensions of charge regions for lightning initiation“, Icarus, Volume 365, 2021, 114473, ISSN 0019-1035

Fun Facts: I can speak 5 languages and I am currently learning 2 more.

Dissertation Advisor: Stephen Fuselier