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Dr. Sooraj K. P.
Designation Scientist D
Date of Birth
Phone +91-(0)20-25904823
Fax  +91-(0)20-25865142
Email ID sooraj@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
B.Sc.   Calicut University, Calicut   1995   Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
M.Sc.   Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin   1999   Meteorology
Ph.D.   Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin   2005   Monsoon Meteorology


Research :
  • Monsoon response in a changing climate
  • Rectification of biases in tropical climate simulations
  • Boreal summer monsoon teleconnection aspects
  • Seasonal prediction and predictability of the tropical climate
  • Boreal summer ISOs and its variability
  • Interaction of high frequency atmospheric variability (MJO) with ENSO
  • South Asian summer monsoon onset mechanisms

Awards & Honors:
Award NameAwarded By Awarded ForYear
Brain Korea (BK) Fellowship Seoul National University, South Korea Carrying out Post Doctoral research 2006
Post Doctoral Research fellowship International Pacific Research Centre (IPRC) /SOEST, UH, USA Carrying out Post Doctoral research 2009
Post Doctoral Research fellowship Pusan National University, Korea South Carrying out Post Doctoral research 2011


Scientific Career:
2000 -  2004 Junior Research Fellow Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin
2005 (Jan) -  2006 (Mar) Research Associate Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2006 (Apr) -  2008 (Dec) Post Doctoral Fellow Seoul National University, South Korea
2009 (Jan) -  2011 (Mar) Post Doctoral Fellow International Pacific Research Centre (IPRC) /SOEST, UH, USA
2011 (Apr) -  2012 (Oct) Post Doctoral Fellow Pusan National University, Korea South
2012 (Nov) -  2016 (Dec) Scientist C Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2017 -  Present Scientist D Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune