Centre of Astronomy is a new interdisciplinary centre at IIT-Indore. This centre was established in 2015 December. This centre has three core members and three associate members from other disciplines. They are interested in mapping the Sunyaev- Zeldovich Effect (SZE) at high angular resolution, to characterize the dynamics of cluster mergers.
Centre of Astronomy have varied research interests in radio astronomy instrumentation, observational cosmology and in string theory. The faculty members are actively involved in SKA-I related researches.
The most Innovative researches of centre of astronomy are: IIT Indore L-Band Array, Student Radio Telescope at 1.4GHz- Commissioned September 2013.