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Dr. D. M. Chate
Designation Scientist E
Date of Birth
Phone 91 (020) 25904200 (O) Ext.257
Fax  91 (020) 25893825
Email ID chate@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
B. Sc.   Nagpur University, Nagpur, India   1981   Physics,Chemistry,Mathematics
M. Sc   Nagpur University, Nagpur, India   1983   Physics
Ph. D   University of Pune, India   2006   Physics


Research :
  • Research Topics: In-cloud aerosol scavenging mechanisms, Role of electric charge in below-cloud scavenging of submicron particles, Below-cloud scavenging of boundary layer aerosol and gases. Ozone flux measurements by Eddy correlations and Gradient method in marine boundary layer over Ocean, Nucleation of atmospheric aerosols
  • Interdisciplinary: Atmospheric physics and chemistry; Cloud dynamics and convection including thunderstorm; Numerical methods; Computer modeling and scientific software; Computational physics; Satellite Data analysis for lightning distributions and its impact on climate variability; Analysis of global precipitation satellite data; Precipitation inter-comparison analysis
  • Disciplinary: Studies related to atmospheric aerosol and cloud microphysics; Aerosol Chemistry and Transport; Acid Deposition and computer modeling of geophysical data

Scientific Career:
1984 -  1990 Senior Scientific Assistant Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
1990 -  1997 Junior Scientific Officer Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
1997 -  2003 Scientist B Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2003 -  2009 Scientist C Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2008 -  2009 Postdoctoral Researcher National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
2009 -  2013 Scientist D Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2013 -  Present Scientist E Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune