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Dr BLESSON MATHEW

MSc, PhD, Post-Doc
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PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS
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CENTRAL CAMPUS

Name Programme Institution Year of Passing
Others Post-Doc Physical Research Laboratory 2012
PhD PhD University of Calicut 2011
PG MSc Cochin University of Science and Technology 2003
Degree BSc Mahatma Gandhi University 2000
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1 A Statistical Search for Star?Planet Interaction in the Ultraviolet Using GALEX The Astronomical Journal 09-Apr-2020 159 / 5 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEWSREEJA S KARTHA
Title of Article A Statistical Search for Star?Planet Interaction in the Ultraviolet Using GALEX
Name of Journal The Astronomical Journal
Volume No 159
Issue No 5
Page No
URL https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab7d3b
Date of Publication 09-Apr-2020
2 Analysis of Membership Probability in Nearby Young Moving Groups with Gaia DR2 The Astronomical Journal 23-Mar-2020 159 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) UJJWAL KRISHNAN,BLESSON MATHEWSREEJA S KARTHA
Title of Article Analysis of Membership Probability in Nearby Young Moving Groups with Gaia DR2
Name of Journal The Astronomical Journal
Volume No 159
Issue No 4
Page No
URL https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab76d6
Date of Publication 23-Mar-2020
3 On the Mass Accretion Rate and Infrared Excess in Herbig Ae/Be Stars The Astronomical Journal 02-Apr-2019 157 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) ARUN ROY,BLESSON MATHEW,UJJWAL KRISHNAN,PAUL K TSREEJA S KARTHA
Title of Article On the Mass Accretion Rate and Infrared Excess in Herbig Ae/Be Stars
Name of Journal The Astronomical Journal
Volume No 157
Issue No 4
Page No
URL https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/ab0ca1
Date of Publication 02-Apr-2019
4 Properties and Occurrence Rates for Kepler Exoplanet Candidates as a Function of Host Star Metallicity from the DR25 Catalog The Astronomical Journal 25-Oct-2018 156 / 5 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,NARANG, MAYANK,MANOJ, P.,FURLAN, E.,MORDASINI, C.,HENNING, THOMAS,BANYAL, RAVINDER K.,SIVARANI, T.BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Properties and Occurrence Rates for Kepler Exoplanet Candidates as a Function of Host Star Metallicity from the DR25 Catalog
Name of Journal The Astronomical Journal
Volume No 156
Issue No 5
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URL https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/1538-3881
Date of Publication 25-Oct-2018
5 Excitation Mechanism of O I Lines in Herbig Ae/Be Stars The Astrophysical Journal 10-Apr-2018 857 / 1 /

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Author Name (s) PAUL K TBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Excitation Mechanism of O I Lines in Herbig Ae/Be Stars
Name of Journal The Astrophysical Journal
Volume No 857
Issue No 1
Page No
URL https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0004-637X
Date of Publication 10-Apr-2018
6 Determination of the size of the dust torus in H0507+164 through optical and infrared monitoring Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 01-Apr-2018 475 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,AMITKUMAR MANDAL,RAKSHIT SUVENDU,KURIAN KSHEMA S.,STALIN C. S.,HOENIG, SEBASTIAN,GANDHI POSHAK,SAGAR RAM,PANDGE M. B.BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Determination of the size of the dust torus in H0507+164 through optical and infrared monitoring
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Volume No 475
Issue No 4
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URL https://academic.oup.com/mnras
Date of Publication 01-Apr-2018
7 Determination of the size of the dust torus in H0507+164 through optical and infrared monitoring Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 01-Jan-2018 in press / yet to get /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,KUMAR MANDAL, AMIT,RAKSHIT, SUVENDU, KURIAN, KSHAMA S.,STALIN, C. S.,HOENIG, SEBASTIAN,GANDHI, POSHAK, SAGAR, RAM,PANDGE, M. B.BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Determination of the size of the dust torus in H0507+164 through optical and infrared monitoring
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
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Date of Publication 01-Jan-2018
8 Astrometry: The Foundation for Observational Astronomy Mapana - Journal of Sciences 01-Jan-2018 17 / 1 /

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Author Name (s) PAUL K TBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Astrometry: The Foundation for Observational Astronomy
Name of Journal Mapana - Journal of Sciences
Volume No 17
Issue No 1
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URL http://journals.christuniversity.in/index.php/mapana/issue/view/250
Date of Publication 01-Jan-2018
9 Discovery of a Possible Symbiotic Binary in the Large Magellanic Cloud Research Notes of the AAS 01-Dec-2017 1 / 1 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,WARREN A. REID,MENNICKENT R. E. ,BANERJEE D. P. K.BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Discovery of a Possible Symbiotic Binary in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Name of Journal Research Notes of the AAS
Volume No 1
Issue No 1
Page No
URL http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/2515-5172
Date of Publication 01-Dec-2017
10 NIR properties of Be stars in star clusters in the Magellanic Clouds New Astronomy 01-Oct-2017 56 / /

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Author Name (s) PAUL K T,SHRUTHI S BHATBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article NIR properties of Be stars in star clusters in the Magellanic Clouds
Name of Journal New Astronomy
Volume No 56
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URL https://www.journals.elsevier.com/new-astronomy/
Date of Publication 01-Oct-2017
11 The Curious Case of PDS 11: A Nearby, >10 Myr Old, Classical T Tauri Binary System The Astronomical journal 01-May-2017 153 / 5 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,MANOJ, P.,BHATT, B. C.,SAHU, D. K. ,MAHESWAR, G. ,MUNEER, S. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article The Curious Case of PDS 11: A Nearby, >10 Myr Old, Classical T Tauri Binary System
Name of Journal The Astronomical journal
Volume No 153
Issue No 5
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URL http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/1538-3881
Date of Publication 01-May-2017
12 Spectroscopic study of Be-shell stars: 4 Her and 88 Her Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA) 01-May-2016 16 / 5 /

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Author Name (s) SHRUTHI S BHAT,PAUL K TBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Spectroscopic study of Be-shell stars: 4 Her and 88 Her
Name of Journal Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA)
Volume No 16
Issue No 5
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URL http://www.raa-journal.org/raa/index.php/raa
Date of Publication 01-May-2016
13 Optical/IR studies of Be stars in NGC 6834 with emphasis on two specific stars Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics 01-Sep-2014 14 / 9 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,VARRICATT, W. P. ,SUBRAMANIAM, A. ,ASHOK, N. M.,BANERJEE, D. P. K.BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Optical/IR studies of Be stars in NGC 6834 with emphasis on two specific stars
Name of Journal Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume No 14
Issue No 9
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URL http://www.raa-journal.org/raa/index.php/raa
Date of Publication 01-Sep-2014
14 Studies of the Be Star X Persei during a Bright Infrared Phase The Astronomical journal 01-Jun-2013 145 / 6 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,BANERJEE, D. P. K.,NAIK, S.,ASHOK, N. M. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Studies of the Be Star X Persei during a Bright Infrared Phase
Name of Journal The Astronomical journal
Volume No 145
Issue No 6
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URL http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/1538-3881
Date of Publication 01-Jun-2013
15 Infrared studies of the Be star X Per Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) 01-Jul-2012 423 / 3 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,BANERJEE, D. P. K. ,NAIK, S. ,ASHOK, N. M. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Infrared studies of the Be star X Per
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
Volume No 423
Issue No 3
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URL https://academic.oup.com/mnras
Date of Publication 01-Jul-2012
16 The A-X Infrared Bands of Aluminum Oxide in Stars: Search and New Detections The Astrophysical Journal Letters 01-Jul-2012 753 / 1 /

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Author Name (s) BANERJEE, D. P. K. ,VARRICATT, W. P. ,BLESSON MATHEW,LAUNILA, O. ,ASHOK, N. M. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article The A-X Infrared Bands of Aluminum Oxide in Stars: Search and New Detections
Name of Journal The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Volume No 753
Issue No 1
Page No
URL http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/2041-8205
Date of Publication 01-Jul-2012
17 A Study of the Role of Lyman beta Fluorescence on O I Line Strengths in Be Stars The Astrophysical Journal 01-Jul-2012 753 / 1 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,BANERJEE, D. P. K. ,SUBRAMANIAM, A. ,ASHOK, N. M. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article A Study of the Role of Lyman beta Fluorescence on O I Line Strengths in Be Stars
Name of Journal The Astrophysical Journal
Volume No 753
Issue No 1
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URL http://iopscience.iop.org/journal/0004-637X
Date of Publication 01-Jul-2012
18 Study of candidate Be stars in the Magellanic Clouds using near-infrared photometry and optical spectroscopy Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) 01-Apr-2012 421 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) PAUL K TBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Study of candidate Be stars in the Magellanic Clouds using near-infrared photometry and optical spectroscopy
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
Volume No 421
Issue No 4
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URL https://academic.oup.com/mnras
Date of Publication 01-Apr-2012
19 Near-infrared observations of the Be/X-ray binary pulsar A0535+262 Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA) 01-Feb-2012 12 / 2 /

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Author Name (s) NAIK, S.,BLESSON MATHEW,BANERJEE, D. P. K.,ASHOK, N. M.,JAISWAL, R. R.BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Near-infrared observations of the Be/X-ray binary pulsar A0535+262
Name of Journal Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA)
Volume No 12
Issue No 2
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URL http://www.raa-journal.org/raa/index.php/raa
Date of Publication 01-Feb-2012
20 Studies of a possible new Herbig Ae/Be star in the open cluster NGC 7380 Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA) 01-Feb-2012 12 / 2 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,BANERJEE, D. P. K. ,ASHOK, N. M. ,SUBRAMANIAM, A. ,BHAVYA, B. ,JOSHI, V. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Studies of a possible new Herbig Ae/Be star in the open cluster NGC 7380
Name of Journal Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA)
Volume No 12
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URL http://www.raa-journal.org/raa/index.php/raa
Date of Publication 01-Feb-2012
21 Optical spectroscopy of Classical Be stars in open clusters The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India 01-Dec-2011 39 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,SUBRAMANIAM, A. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Optical spectroscopy of Classical Be stars in open clusters
Name of Journal The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India
Volume No 39
Issue No 4
Page No
URL http://www.astron-soc.in/bulletin/
Date of Publication 01-Dec-2011
22 Spectroscopic study of a few Herbig Ae/Be stars in young open clusters The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India 01-Mar-2010 38 / 1 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,SUBRAMANIAM, A. ,BHAVYA, B. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Spectroscopic study of a few Herbig Ae/Be stars in young open clusters
Name of Journal The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India
Volume No 38
Issue No 1
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URL http://www.astron-soc.in/bulletin/
Date of Publication 01-Mar-2010
23 Star formation in the region of young open cluster - NGC 225 Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India 01-Dec-2008 34 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEWSREEJA S KARTHA
Title of Article Star formation in the region of young open cluster - NGC 225
Name of Journal Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India
Volume No 34
Issue No 4
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URL http://www.astron-soc.in/bulletin/06December/200634315.pdf
Date of Publication 01-Dec-2008
24 Optical and near-infrared photometric study of the open cluster NGC 637 and 957 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) 01-Nov-2008 390 / 3 /

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Author Name (s) YADAV, R. K. S. ,KUMAR, B. ,SUBRAMANIAM, A. ,SAGAR, R. ,BLESSON MATHEWBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Optical and near-infrared photometric study of the open cluster NGC 637 and 957
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
Volume No 390
Issue No 3
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URL https://academic.oup.com/mnras
Date of Publication 01-Nov-2008
25 Be phenomenon in open clusters: results from a survey of emission-line stars in young open clusters Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) 01-Aug-2008 388 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) BLESSON MATHEW,SUBRAMANIAM, A.,B. C. BHATTBLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Be phenomenon in open clusters: results from a survey of emission-line stars in young open clusters
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
Volume No 388
Issue No 4
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URL https://academic.oup.com/mnras
Date of Publication 01-Aug-2008
26 Pre-main sequence stars, emission stars and recent star formation in the Cygnus region The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India 01-Jul-2007 35 / /

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Author Name (s) BHAVYA, B. ,BLESSON MATHEW,SUBRAMANIAM, A. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Pre-main sequence stars, emission stars and recent star formation in the Cygnus region
Name of Journal The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India
Volume No 35
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URL http://www.astron-soc.in/bulletin/
Date of Publication 01-Jul-2007
27 Star formation in the region of young open cluster - NGC 225 The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India 01-Dec-2006 34 / 4 /

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Author Name (s) SUBRAMANIAM, A.,BLESSON MATHEW,KARTHA, S. S. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article Star formation in the region of young open cluster - NGC 225
Name of Journal The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India
Volume No 34
Issue No 4
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URL http://www.astron-soc.in/bulletin/
Date of Publication 01-Dec-2006
28 NGC 7419: a young open cluster with a number of very young intermediate mass pre-MS stars Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) 01-Aug-2006 370 / 2 /

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Author Name (s) SUBRAMANIAM, A. ,BLESSON MATHEW,B. C. BHATT,RAMYA, S. BLESSON MATHEW
Title of Article NGC 7419: a young open cluster with a number of very young intermediate mass pre-MS stars
Name of Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
Volume No 370
Issue No 2
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URL https://academic.oup.com/mnras
Date of Publication 01-Aug-2006
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1 Reference book Study of emission-line stars in young open clusters Study of emission-line stars in young open clusters 3843354871 Nov 2010

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Title of Book Study of emission-line stars in young open clusters
Title of Book/Chapter/Article/Case Study) Study of emission-line stars in young open clusters
Month/Year Nov/2010
ISBN 3843354871
Pages 1 - 272
Publishing Company/Institution Lap Lambert Academic Publishing
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1 Conference Presenter 38th meeting of the Astronomical Society of India Higher mass accretion rates for Herbig Ae/Be stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud ? 13/02/2020 IISER National
2 Symposium Participant Science with Subaru: An Indian Perspective 18/12/2019 TIFR International
3 Conference Participant International conference on Infrared Astronomy and Astrophysical Dust 22/10/2019 IUCAA International
4 Symposium Participant XXXVII Meeting of Astronomical Society of India, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru 18/02/2019 Christ University National
5 Conference Moderator/Chair Astronomy Research: Opportunities and Challenges 08/02/2019 CUSAT Regional
6 Conference Presenter 36th Meeting of Astronomical Society of India Discovery of a new population of Herbig Be stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud 05/02/2018 Osmania University National
7 Conference Participant Workshop on Multi-wavelength Observations using AstroSat 14/12/2017 Christ University National
8 Symposium Presenter Research in Astronomy: Opportunities and Challenges ? IV Astronomy Research at Christ University 01/12/2017 Christ University Regional
9 Symposium Presenter Introduction to Astronomical Spectroscopy Introduction to optical spectroscopy 26/08/2017 CMS College, Kottayam Regional
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1 Panchromatic Temporal Characterisation of Classical Be-Stars PAUL K T Annapurni Subramanim,BLESSON MATHEW PAUL K T SCIENCE& ENGINEERINGRESEARCHBOARD(SERB External
2 Unraveling the ongoing star formation in diverse galaxy environments using UVIT SREEJA S KARTHA BLESSON MATHEW ,PAUL K T ,VINEETH V SREEJA S KARTHA ISRO External
3 Decoding the evolutionary phase of emission-line stars in the Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds BLESSON MATHEW BLESSON MATHEW SERB External
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1 Orientation Program Academic Staff College 17/01/2019
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