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Dr. K. Ashok
Designation Scientist E
Date of Birth 27-06-1966
Phone 91 (020) 25904444 (O)
Fax  91 (020) 25893825
Email ID ashok@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
M.Sc.   Andhra University   1989   Meteorology
M.Tech.   Andhra University   1991   Atmospheric Sciences
Ph.D.   Andhra University   1997   Meteorology


Research :
  • Tropical cyclone simulation, and modeling of Indian summer monsoon
  • Coupled Climate Model development, and model physics
  • Climate change
  • Tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean dynamics and variability, and teleconnections of the tropical Indian and Pacific Ocean drivers to monsoon Asia and Australia
  • Dynamic seasonal to interannual prediction
  • Earth System Model development, and model physics

Awards & Honors:
Award NameAwarded By Awarded ForYear
First Rank in M.Sc. (Meteorology) Andhra University Standing First in M.Sc. 1989
UGC-CSIR (NET) fellowship CSIR Clearing the NET for aspiring PhD candidates 1991
Who is who in Science and Engineering Marquis Research 1999
Highly cited article Thomson Scientific Top 1% citations within its field of study within two years 2003


Scientific Career:
1991 -  1994 Research Fellow (NET) Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
1994 -  1999 Junior Scientific Officer Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
1999 -  2000 Senior Scientific Officer Gr-II Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2000 -  2002 Post-Doctoral Researcher Frontier Research Center for Global Change (FRCGC/JAMSTEC), Japan
2002 -  2003 Part-time Researcher/Consultant Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited., Japan
2002 -  2007 Researcher Climate Variations Program, FRCGC/JAMSTEC, Japan
2007 -  2009 Senior Scientist, and Chief of Climate Operation Services APEC Climate Center, South Korea
2009 -  Present Scientist ā€˜Eā€™ Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM, Pune