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Academic Qualifications

Prof. Ravi S. Nanjundiah,
Monsoon variability and predictability, HPC for climate and weather related studies  M.E., Ph.D.
Climate Modelling, Monsoon variability and predictability, Phenomenon of monsoon-breaks and droughts, Dynamics of monsoon and midlatitude interactions, Climate dynamics and modelling with special focus on the Asian monsoon coupled atmosphere-ocean-land system, Large-scale organization of convection over the tropics and monsoon region
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. G. Beig
Atmospheric Chemistry, Ozone Pollution, Greenhouse Gases-3D Chemical – Climate Modelling M.Sc., Ph.D.
Climate Variability and Predictability
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Dynamics, Climate Variability and Prediction, Physical Oceanography, Ocean Modelling and Coupled Climate Modelling, Air-Sea interactions in the Indian Ocean
M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. C. Gnanaseelan Ocean Modelling and Data Assimilation M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. P.S.P. Rao
Air Pollution, Precipitation Chemistry
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. S. D. Pawar
Atmospheric Electricity, Aerosol Physics
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt.) T. Prabhakaran
Boundary Layer Meteorology; Boundary layer and canopy turbulence
M.Sc., M.Tech.,  Ph.D.
Dr. S. Chakraborty
Study of past climate using the chemical and isotpic tracers in natural archives, such as tree ring, corals, terrestrial and marine sediments
M.Sc., Ph.D.
 Dr. D.M. Chate Air Pollution Studies M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. G. Pandithurai  Atmospheric Aerosols and Remote Sensing M.Sc., PGDCA, Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt.) A.A. Kulkarni
Monsoon Variability and Teleconnections
M.Sc., Ph.D.(Stats)
Dr. Kaushar  Ali
 Cloud Physics and Radar Meteorology, Air Pollution Studies
 M.Sc. (Tech.), Ph.D.
Dr. B.S. Murthy Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Atmospheric Boundary Layer
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Anupam Hazra Cloud microphysics, Ice nucleation parameterization, Ice nucleation of Biological, Anthropogenic and mineral dust aerosols, Aerosol-cloud interactions, Meso-scale modelling and Global climate modelling, Aerosol scavenging, Weather modification  M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. J. Sanjay
Numerical Weather Prediction with Special Emphasis to Mesoscale Modelling and Boundary Layer Processes
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. P.D. Safai
Atmospheric Aerosols and Precipitation Chemistry M.Sc., Ph.D.
Shri V. Gopalkrishnan  Cloud Physics, Atmospheric Electricity  
Dr. Suresh Tiwari Air Pollution, Precipitation Chemistry M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt). S.S.Fadnavis Atmospheric Chemistry, Ozone Pollution, Greenhouse Gases- 3-D Chemical-Climate Modelling B.E., M. Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. P. Mukhopadhyay NWP and Meso-scale Modelling of Thunderstorms, Heavy Precipitation Events M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. Vinu Valsala pCO2, biogeochemical modelling and data assimilation, Planetary wave dynamics and associated particle/tracer trajectories/pathways, Application of tracer techniques to detect variability of ocean circulation, Climate variability of Indian-Pacific Oceans, Reduced gravity layered models, Quasi-geostrophic models, Ocean Tracer Transport Model (OTTM) Ocean General Circulation Models (OGCM), Indonesian Throughflow and climate variability, Numerical Ocean modelling and development M.Sc., Ph.D.
Shri S. Mahapatra Numerical Weather Prediction, Regional and Mesoscale Modelling, Initialization Techniques
M.Sc. (Tech.),
Dr. Ramesh Vellore Climate Change, Global and regional climate modeling, Dust storms and Aerosol Transport Modeling, Dynamical downscaling, Predictability and ensemble forecasting, Air-sea interaction M.Sc., M.Tech (Atm. Sc.), MS (Appl. Maths), MS(Atm. Phy.), Ph.D.
 Dr. H.S. Chaudhari  Climate Modelling, Weather Prediction with Spherical Geodesic Grids, Computational Aspects of Climate Models, Asian Monsoon and Climate Variability
M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. Devendraa Siingh Atmospheric Electricity, Global Electric circuit, sferic and whistlers, ELF/VLF emission in ionosphere/ magneto sphere, space weather M.Sc., Ph. D.
Dr. Subodh K. Saha Land surface processes, atmosphere land-surface interaction and their influence on the Indian Monsoon M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. (Smt) B. Padma Kumari Climate change,
Aerosol-cloud-radiation interactions,
Remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols, clouds and radiation M. Sc., M. Tech. Ph. D.
Dr. C. G. Deshpande
Aerosol Physics, Atmospheric Electricity M.Sc., Ph.D.
 Shri P. Murugvel Atmospheric Electricity, Atmospheric Physics  B.E., M.Tech.
 Dr. D.R. Kothawale Climate Change, Monsoon Variability and Prediction  M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Anoop Mahajan Atmospheric chemistry M.Sc. (Env. Sc.), M.Sc.(Atm. Chem.), Ph.D.
Dr. Shivsai Dixit Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence, Boundary Layers, Cloud Flows, Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations B.E.(Mech), M.E.(Aerosp. Engg.), Ph.D (Aerosp. Engg.)
Dr. M.N. Patil Land Surface-Atmosphere Interactions M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. (Smt). J.V. Revadekar Climate Change, Monsoon Variability and Prediction, Dendroclimatology, Climate Impact Studies B.Sc.(Maths, Phy., Stats),B.Sc.(Comp. Sc.), M.Sc.(Phy), Ph.D.(Atm. & Space Sc.)
Dr. (Smt.) S.K. Patwardhan
Climate Change, Monsoon Variability and Teleconnections
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt.) N.R. Deshpande
Hydrometeorological Studies for Different River Basins and Regions
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Dr. T. Dharmaraj
Atmospheric Boundary-Layer, Instrumentation
B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt.) S.B. Morwal Atmospheric Boundary Layer M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Y. Jaya Rao
Optical and Radio Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere
 M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt). S.K. Mandke
Climate Modelling M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Shri S.D. Bansod
Monsoon Variability and Teleconnection
Dr. G.S. Meena
Atmospheric Minor Constituents
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Milind Mujumdar
Climate Modelling
Dr.(Kum.)S.S.Nandargi Hydrometeorological Studies for different River Basins and Regions M.Sc., Ph.D.
Smt. Shompa Das  Information resource management and services M.Sc., M. Lib. Sc.
Dr.(Smt.) A.A. Deo
Application of Ocean modeling, Studies of Upper Oceanic Processes in Different Time and Space Scales
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Shri K.K. Dani Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Aerosols and Trace Gases M.Sc.
Dr. R.S. Maheshkumar Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Aerosols and Trace Gases, Cloud Physics M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. S.D. Ghude Aerosol studies in relation to climate change, Trace gases measurement  M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Dr. S.G. Narkhedkar
Objective Analysis, Including Satellite Data in Weather Forecasting
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. (Smt). S. Joseph Interactions between intraseasonal and interannual variabilities of Indian summer monsoon M.Sc., Ph.D.
Shri Sreenivas  Pentakota Physical Oceanography M.Sc.
Dr. K.M.C. Reddy 
Remote sensing in Atmosphere/Meteorology, Cloud and Precipitation studies 
M.Sc.(Tech), Ph.D.
 Dr. S. Abhilash  Tropical Convective Systems, Cloud Resolving Modeling and Cloud- Environment Interactions  M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr.(Smt.) P. Swapna Coupled Ocean-Atmospheric Dynamics, Ocean Modelling  M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. Roxy Mathew Koll Ocean-atmospheric dynamics and interaction, Tropical intraseasonal variability, SST-convection feedback, Tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean and Asian Monsoon interrelationship, Coupled General Circulation - Earth System Modeling for climate variability predictions.,

M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Samir Pokherel
Rainfall retrieval, radiative transfer modelling
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. A.B. Parekh Variability of Indian Ocean, Physics of Indian Ocean, Air-sea interaction, Ocean
Models Diagnoses study, Remote Sensing of Ocean  M.Sc, Ph.D.
Dr. Bipin Kumar Numerical Methods for modelling, Parallel Numerical Algorithms, Cloud Microphysics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (Multiphase Fluid Flows) , Code Optimizations, High Performance Computing, Model Development, Direct Numerical Simulations M.Sc., MS(Research), PhD.
Dr. H. Varikoden Monsoon Boundary Layer, Monsoon Variability, Climate Change and its Dynamics,
 M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. S.M. Deshpande Radar Meteorology, Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Winds and Clouds M.Sc., M.Tech.,  Ph.D.
Dr. R.K. Yadav 
Seasonal Forecasting M.Sc. (Tech), Ph.D.
Smt Preethi Bhaskar
Monsoon Variability
M.Sc., M.Tech.
Shri Prem Singh
Ocean Modelling and Simulation Studies
M.Sc., M.Phil.
Dr. (Smt.) Latha R. Atmospheric boundary layer dynamics and pollution B.Tech., Ph.D. (Tech) 
Shri N.K. Agarwal
Atmospheric Energetics in Wavenumber Frequency Domain
M.Sc., M.Phil., PGDCA
Shri D.K. Trivedi
Numerical Weather Prediction, Tropical Cyclone Modelling
Shri S.S. Sabade
Monsoon Variability and Tele connections
Shri S.B. Kakade Monsoon Variability and Prediction with NAO and ENSO M.Sc.
Smt. Sompriti Deb Roy Atmospheric Chemistry, Ozone Pollution, Greenhouse Gases-3-D Chemical-Climate Modelling M.Sc., ADCA
Dr. K.Chakravarty Radar Meteorology, Remote Sensing, Satellite Communication, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Shri Abhay S. D. Rajput Science Communication/ popularization, Media/Information Management, Technical writing M.Sc.
Shri M.Mahakur
Satellite Meteorology and Aplications of Satellite Data inWeather Forecasting
M.Sc., M.Tech., P.G. Dip in Satmet and Global Climate, LL.B.
Smt. M.N. Kulkarni
Atmospheric Electricity
Shri D.M. Lal
Cloud Physics
Dr. (Smt.) A.A. Prabhu
Satellite Data Applications for Weather Forecasting
M.Sc., Ph.D. 
Shri S.De
Deterministic predictability in the perspective of nonlinear error characteristics study of a prognostic model in the medium range tropical weather forecast
M.Sc., M.Tech.
Dr. P. R.C. Reddy
Ocean Modelling Application of Satellite Data for Ocean Studies
M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. Y.K. Tiwari
Greenhouse Gas Modelling and its measurement
M.Sc.(Tech.), Ph.D.
Smt. R.V. Bhalvankar
Simulation techniques in cloud physics
Dr. S. Sengupta Study of hydrologic cycle using chemical and isotopic tracers in various natural water samples such as precipitation, vapour, ocean and snow M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. S.K. Das Laser Remote Sensing of Cirrus clouds and Aerosols Interaction, Radar and Satellite Meteorology techniques in cloud physics

M.Sc.(Phy), PGDBM, PGDCA, Ph.D. (Phy)
Dr. J.S. Chowdary
Interannual and Decadal variability of the Indian Ocean climate,  Air-sea interactions over the Indo-western Pacific region, Variability and Predictability of the Asian summer monsoon M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D.
Dr. P. A. Pillai Diagnostic and modeling studies of Asian monsoon, ENSO-monsoon teleconnection, Asian monsoon and tropospheric biennial oscillation M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. (Smt.) M.S. Deshpande Numerical Modeling of Tropical Cyclones and Monsoon Cloud Parameterization in numerical models M.Sc., M.Phil. Ph.D.
Dr. Naveen Gandhi Paleoclimatology, Oxygen and carbon isotopic study of speleothem, Dendrochronology and tree-ring isotopic studies, Ocean Biogeochemistry: Nitrogen and carbon cycling in the oceans M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. Rajib Chattopadhyay Monsoon Seasonal Prediction, Monsoon Intraseasonal Prediction, Empirical techniques in statistical analysis M.Sc., M.Tech.(Atm. Phy.), Ph.D.
Dr. Abhilash S. Panicker Aerosols-radiative and cloud interaction studies, M.Tech., Ph.D.
Shri T.P. Sabin
SST and its impact on deep convection in the tropics, Intraseasonal variability of Indian summer monsoon
Dr. A. K. Srivastava
Remote Sensing and Modelling Studies of Atmospheric Aerosols and Clouds
M.Sc.(Tech.), Ph.D.
Shri M.I.R. Tinmaker
Physics of Lightning
Dr. Phani M. Krishna Numerical Modelling, High Performance Computing, Climate Modelling M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Dr. K.P. Sooraj Climate change and the behaviour of Asian summer monsoon, ENSO–monsoon teleconnection aspects, Seasonal prediction of the Tropical climate, Monsoon Intraseasonal variability, Summer monsoon onset mechanisms  M.Sc., Ph.D.
Dr. H.N. Singh
Application of RS-GIS in Hydrometeorological Studies
M.Sc., M.Tech., P.G. Dip in Satmet and Global Climate, Ph.D.
Dr. M. Konwar
Cloud and Rain Microphysics, Soft Computation M.Sc., Ph.D.
Smt. Anika Arora Tropical variability and Ocean-atmosphere feedbacks  M.Sc., M.Tech (Climate Sc.)
Shri Siddharth Kumar  Cloud Physics  B.Tech. (Mech.), M.Tech. (Climate Sc.)
Shri S.P. Ghanekar
Studies of Monsoons and Tropical Weather Systems
Shri S. M. Sonbawne Aerosol Study through observative programmme, Remote Sensing Studies B.E.(Instru.), M.Tech.(Atm. Sc.)
Smt. Ayantika Dey Choudhury Large-scale dynamics and organization of convective systems over Asian monsoon region M.Tech (Atmo. Phy.)
Shri G.R. Chintalu
Air sea interaction studies in tropical monsoons & Atmospheric boundary layer process studies over land and ocean M.Sc. 
Shri Somaru Ram
Long-term Climate Variability Over Monsoon Asia, Dendroclimatology, Palaeoclimatology
 M.Sc. (Tech.)
Shri Bhupendra Bahadur Singh Climate change, Monsoon variability, Earth system science, Physical Oceanography M.Sc.(Tech.) 
Shri Balaji B. Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Monsoon, Remote Sensing B.Tech, M.Tech
Smt. Mercy Varghese Aerosols and CCN,  Aerosol-cloud interaction B.Tech, M.Tech
Smt. Asha Nath
Atmospheric Electricity M.Sc.
Shri M.D. Chipade Climate Change, Monsoon Variability, Teleconnections and Prediction, Energetics of Tropospheric Zonal Waves and Indian Monsoon M.Sc.
Shri S.K. Saha
Optical Remote sensing of Atmospheric Aerosols and Trace Gases, Aerosol- Climate Interactions M.Sc.
Shri A.R. Dandi Monsoon studies,
 M.Sc., M.Tech.
Kum. P.P. Leena Atmospheric Aerosols, aerosol-cloud interaction and Remote Sensing  M.Sc.
Smt.Renu S.Das Atmospheric Dynamics, Modelling and Simulation Techniques  M.Sc., M.Tech(Modelling & Simulation)
Smt. U.S. Iyer
Boundary Layer Meteorology and Air sea Interaction Process M.Sc.
Shri Tanmoy Goswami
Ocean and Radiation modelling
Shri Malay Ganai
Numerical modelling, Indian Summer monsoon, Diurnal variability of precipitation 
Shri Sudarsan Bera
Cloud Physics, Atmospheric aerosol, Aerosol-climate interaction M.Sc.
Smt. Archana Rai
Land surface processes and its interaction with Monsoon, Monsoon and Surface temperature variability over Indian region
Shri Prajeesh A.G.
Earth system modeling, Physical Oceanography
M.Sc (Oceanog.)
Shri Subharthi Chowdhuri
Boundary Layer Meteorology  B.E. (Mech.)
Shri Vivek Singh      
Shri Amit Kumar Verma
Smt.Rashmi A. Khandekar Ocean Modelling, Data Assimilation, Air-Sea Interaction M.Sc.(Maths), B.Ed.
Shri Sandeep Narayanasetti Earth System Modelling, Physical Oceanography M.Sc (Chemistry)
Shri M. Pradhan      
Shri Ankur Srivastava Climate variability and prediction, Intra-seasonal & synoptic variability, monsoons and its teleconnections B.Tech.(E&I)
Shri R. Mandal      
Shri Avijit Dey Intraseasonal variability and predictability M.Sc.(Physics)
Shri M.S. Biswas Atmospheric Chemistry M.Sc.(Chemistry)
Kum. Chaitri Roy Atmospheric Chemistry, Climate change modelling M.Sc.(Chemistry)
Kum. Shikha Singh      
Shri S. Sarkar Intraseasonal Variability, Atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics, Energetics of Indian Summer Monsoon, Numerical Modelling M.Sc.(Physics)
Kum. S. Malviya Intraseasonal variability and predictability, Dynamics of Madden Julian Oscillation, Ensemble Prediction System B.E.(E&TC)
Kum J.S. Deepa      
Kum. Aditi Modi Earth System Modeling, Ocean Biogeochemistry B.Tech(Civil)
Shri Manmeet Singh      
Kum. Smrati Gupta Green house gases observation & modelling, DMS climatology B.E.(E&I)
Shri Subrata Mukherjee Relation and effect of biogenic and anthropogenic Volatile organic compounds(VOCs) on aerosol(through Secondary organic aerosol formation) and its impact on new particle formation (NPF), Cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) activation and other cloud micro-physical processes M.Sc.(Chem.)
Shri P.K.D. Burman      
Shri Sujit Maji