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Dr. G. Pandithurai
Designation Scientist E
Date of Birth
Phone 91 (020) 25904263 (O)
Fax  91 (020) 25893825
Email ID pandit@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
B.Sc   Madurai Kamaraj   1985   Physics, Maths, Electronics
M.Sc   Alagappa University   1987   Physics
PGDCA   American College   1989   Computer Science
Ph.D   University of Pune   1998   Aerosol studies using Lidar and Radiometric techniques


Research :
  • Atmospheric Aerosol Measurements
  • Aerosol radiative forcing
  • Aerosol-cloud interactions
  • Active and Passive Remote Sensing

Awards & Honors:
Award NameAwarded By Awarded ForYear
6th IITM Silver Jubilee award IITM Best Research Paper 1993
7th IITM Silver Jubilee IITM Best Research Paper 1994
Post-Doctoral Fellow University of Maryland To conduct research 1998-2000
Das Gupta Award Indian Met. Society Best Research paper 1999
Secretary, IMS Pune Chapter 2005-07
JSPS Invitation Fellowship JSPS To conduct research in Japan 2008-09
Certificate of Merit Ministry of Earth Sciences Outstanding contributions in Atmospheric Science and Technology 2014


Scientific Career:
1990 -  1995 Senior Scientific Asst IITM, Pune
1995 -  2000 Junior Scientific Officer IITM, Pune
1998 -  2000 Post Doctoral Fellow University of Maryland, College Park, USA
2000 -  2003 Scientist B IITM, Pune
2003 -  2008 Scientist C IITM, Pune
2008 -  2009 JSPS Visiting Scientist CEReS, Chiba University, Japan
2009 -  2013 Scientist D IITM, Pune
2013 -  Present Scientist E IITM, Pune