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Dr. Nidhi Gaur

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D  Physics : “Analytical models & Numerical simulations  to study solar wind turbulence”, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, 2015.
  • M.Sc (Hons) Physics, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 2008.
  • B.Sc (Hons)  Physics, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 2006.

Work Experience

  • 1st August  2016-Till Date :  Working as Assistant Professor in K R Mangalam University, Sohna Road, Gurgaon.
  • August 2015 – July 2016 : Worked as Assistant Professor (guest) in Govt College for Girls (Sec 14 , Gurgaon.


I have done my undergraduate (B.Sc Hons) and post graduate studies

(M.Sc Hons.) in Physics at the Department of Physics, Punjab University, Chandigarh. I have completed Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.

Interest Area(s)

  • Turbulence and wave-wave interactions in solar wind
  • Role of waves and instabilities in space plasma
  • Study the nonlinear processes by developing models based on waves and instability


  • Research work focuses on understanding the phenomenon of turbulence in space plasmas by studying several nonlinear processes. Precise topic of research is “Analytical models & Numerical simulations  to study solar wind turbulence.”
  • 15 publications in international journals of repute.

Conferences/ Symposiums

  • 50th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, Abingdon, Oxford, U.K.

Professional Projects / Professional Achievements

  • Member- AGU(American Geophysical Union)
  • Qualified CSIR/NET-JRF , 2008.
  • M.Sc Physics with distinction.


  1. R. P. Sharma, Sachin Kumar, Nidhi Sharma, H. D. Singh and Sanjay Kumar, “Numerical simulations to study solar wind turbulence”, Phys. Plasmas 18, 022904 (2011).
  2. Nidhi Gaur, Navin Kumar Dwivedi and R. P. Sharma, “Nonlinear dynamics of Landau damped kinetic Alfvén waves”, Astrophysics and Space Science 342, 407 (2012).
  3. Nidhi Gaur and R. P. Sharma, “Nonlinear evolution of kinetic Alfvén wave and turbulent spectra: Effect of initial conditions”, Astrophysics and Space Science 350, 573 (2014).
  4. R.P.Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Nonlinear simplified model to study localization of kinetic Alfvén wave”, Phys. Plasmas 21, 042302 (2014).
  5. R.P.Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Nonlinear Interaction of 3D Kinetic Alfvén Wave and Whistler Wave in Solar Wind Plasmas”, J. Geophys. Res. 119,1  (2014).
  6. Swati Sharma, R. P. Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Localization of circularly polarized dispersive Alfvén wave and effect on solar wind turbulence”, J. Geophys. Res. 119, 1435 (2014).
  7. R. P. Sharma, Swati Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Nonlinear coupling of left and right handed circularly polarized dispersive Alfvén wave”, Phys. Plasmas 21, 072307-1 (2014).
  8. R. P. Sharma, Saba Hussain and Nidhi Gaur, “Numerical Simulation to study the transient self focusing of laser beam in plasma”, in Phys. Plasmas. 22, 022107 (2015).
  9. Motilal rinawa, Nidhi Gaur and R. P. Sharma, “Non linear effects associated with inertial Alfvén wave in low beta plasmas”, in Phys. Plasmas. 22, 022310 (2015).
  10. Nidhi Gaur and R. P. Sharma, “Non linear effects associated with Kinetic Alfvén Wave”, in J. Geophys. Res. 120, 2397 (2015).
  11. R. P. Sharma, Swati Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Right-handed Circularly Polarized Dispersive Alfvén Wave: Localization and Turbulence in Solar Wind”, in J. Geophys (2015).
  12. K.V. Modi, R. P. Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Spectrum of finite frequency pump kinetic Alfvén wave in solar wind”, in Solar Physics 291.229 (2015).
  13. Swati Sharma, Nidhi Gaur & R. P. Sharma, Nonlinear effects related to circularly polarized dispersive Alfvén waves in Phys. Plasmas 23, 092121 (2016).
  14. Swati Sharma, R. P. Sharma and Nidhi Gaur, “Temporal Evolution of Circularly Polarized Dispersive Alfvén Wave and Effect on Solar Wind Turbulence”, Astrophys Space Sci 361: 28 (2016).
  15. Pradeep Kumar Gupta, Swati Sharma, Nidhi Gaur, Ram Kishor Singh, R. P. Sharma and R. Uma “Laser Pulse compression and intensity enhancement in Plasma”, Phys. Plasmas 23, 093122 (2016).