Dr. Vishnu Balakrishnan

Dr. Vishnu Balakrishnan

Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy
Auf dem Hügel 69
53121 Bonn

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the COMPACT group. I work on novel pulsar search techniques for pulsar discoveries, with a significant emphasis on using various Machine learning techniques for different stages of the pulsar detection pipeline.


  1. MeerKAT discovery of 13 new pulsars in Omega Centauri
    W. Chen, P. C. C. Freire, A. Ridolfi, and 21 more authors
    \mnras, Apr 2023
  2. The MPIfR-MeerKAT Galactic Plane survey I – System setup and early results
    P. V. Padmanabh, E. D. Barr, S. S. Sridhar, and 30 more authors
    arXiv e-prints, Mar 2023
  3. PSR J1910-5959A: A rare gravitational laboratory for testing white dwarf models
    A. Corongiu, V. Venkatraman Krishnan, P. C. C. Freire, and 21 more authors
    \aap, Mar 2023
  4. Coherent search for binary pulsars across all Five Keplerian parameters in radio observations using the template-bank algorithm
    Vishnu Balakrishnan, David Champion, Ewan Barr, and 5 more authors
    \mnras, Mar 2022
  5. Discovery of 37 new pulsars through GPU-accelerated reprocessing of archival data of the Parkes multibeam pulsar survey
    R. Sengar, M. Bailes, V. Balakrishnan, and 6 more authors
    \mnras, Jun 2023
  6. The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XVII. PSR J1325-6253, a low eccentricity double neutron star system from an ultra-stripped supernova
    R. Sengar, V. Balakrishnan, S. Stevenson, and 20 more authors
    \mnras, Jun 2022
  7. News and views regarding PSR J1757-1854, a highly-relativistic binary pulsar
    A. D. Cameron, M. Bailes, V. Balakrishnan, and 13 more authors
    arXiv e-prints, Mar 2022
  8. Novel Search Techniques to Detect Pulsar Black Hole Binaries in Radio Observations
    Vishnu Balakrishnan
    Universitäts-und Landesbibliothek Bonn, Feb 2022
  9. Pulsar candidate identification using semi-supervised generative adversarial networks
    Vishnu Balakrishnan, David Champion, Ewan Barr, and 3 more authors
    \mnras, Jul 2021
  10. The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XVI. Discovery and timing of 40 pulsars from the southern Galactic plane
    A. D. Cameron, D. J. Champion, M. Bailes, and 23 more authors
    \mnras, Mar 2020
  11. Current results and future prospects from PSR J1757-1854, a highly-relativistic double neutron star binary.
    Andrew D. Cameron, David Champion, Michael Kramer, and 29 more authors
    In American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #233, Jan 2019