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Dr. Amita Prabhu
Designation Scientist D
Date of Birth
Phone +91-(0)20-25904240
Fax  +91-(0)20-25865142
Email ID amitaprabhu@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
B.Sc.   Goa University, India   1997   Physics
M.Sc.   Goa University, India   1999   Physics
Ph.D.   Pune University, India   2012   Atmospheric and Space Sciences


Research :
  • Polar sea ice and snow variability for detection of climate change signals
  • Satellite observed large-scale organization of clouds over the tropics and monsoon region
  • Climate dynamics and teleconnections with special focus on the South and East Asian monsoon coupled atmosphere-ocean-cryosphere system
  • Dynamics of monsoon , mid-latitude and polar interactions
  • Monsoon variability and predictability

Awards & Honors:
Award NameAwarded By Awarded ForYear
Best Paper Award First Prof. R. Ananthakrishnan Memorial conference at IITM Research 2005
Best Project Award Prof. Paul Menzel, University of Wisconsin at International Workshop at IMD, New Delhi Research 2011
Best Paper Award IMSP Annual Monsoon - 2012 Workshop Research 2013
Adjunct Assistant Professor Dept. of Atmospheric & Space Sc., Uni. Research 2014
Best Paper Award (Gold Medal) INTROMET 2014 at SRM University, Chennai Research 2014
Postdoctoral Fellowship Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea Research 2016
IMS Award Indian Meteorological Society Research 2016


Scientific Career:
2004 (Jul) -  2004 (Sep) Research Scholar Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2004 (Sep) -  2005 (Nov) Research Assistant Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2005 -  2010 Scientist B Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2010 -  2016 Scientist C Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2016 (Jan) -  2016 (Dec) Postdoctoral Fellow Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea
2016 (Jul) -  Present Scientist D Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune