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Dr. A.K. Sahai
Designation Scientist G, Head CRS, IMD & Co-Ordinator Indo-UK Water Centre
Date of Birth
Phone (020) 25904520 (O)
Fax  (020) 25893825
Email ID sahai@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
M.Sc.   Allahabad University   1985   Mathematics
D.Phil   Allahabad University   1992   Fluid Dynamics
Advanced Meteorological Training   India Meteorology Department   1997   Meteorology


Research :
  • Modelling ground water flow
  • Monsoon prediction and variability studies
  • Analysis of fluid flow instabilities
  • Use of Artificial Neural Networks for prediction and data analysis
  • Climate change studies using climate models and observations
  • Ocean and atmosphere coupled modelling

Awards & Honors:
Award NameAwarded By Awarded ForYear
IMS Prize Indian Mathematical Society Best Research paper 1995
Honor for writing a review article The National Academy of Sciences, India Research contribution 1998
Adjunct Professor of the Department of Physics University of Pune Research contribution 1999-2001
16th Silver Jubilee Award Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune Best Research paper 2003
Best Oral Paper Award at 3rd Brazallian Symposium Brazillian Congress of Meteorology Best Research paper 2004
Visiting scientist Fellowship Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Climate Centre (APCC), Korea Research contribution 2008
21st Silver Jubilee Award Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune Best Research paper 2008
Korean Brain Pool Visiting Scientist Fellowship Korea Research Foundation (KRF) and Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOSFT Work on Non Linear Multi model Interpolation of APCC model forecast forecast for the South Asian Summer monsoon and ANN techniques at APCC, Korea 2008
Certificate of Merit Award Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India Outstanding contribution in the field of Atmospheric Science and Technology 2009
ISO 9001:2008 Certification Standards Certification Council ERPAS Program 2015
3rd IITM Golden Jubilee Biennial Award Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Outstanding Research Contributions 2016


Scientific Career:
1991 -  1996 Lecturer Allahabad Degree College, Allahabad University
1996 -  2001 Senior Scientific Officer Gr.I Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2001 -  2005 Scientist D Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2005 -  2010 Scientist E Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2010 -  2015 Scientist F Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2015 -  Present Scientist G Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2017 -  Present Head, Office of Climate Research and Services India Meteoroogical Department, Pune