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Mr. Somnath Mahapatra
Designation Scientist E
Date of Birth
Phone (020) 25904308
Fax  (020) 25865142
Email ID mahap@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
B.Sc.   Ranchi University, Ranchi   1983   Physics(Hons.)
M.Sc.Tech.   Indian School of Mines , Dhanbad   1988   Applied Geophysics
M.Tech.   Indian School of Mines , Dhanbad   1989   Geophysical Instrumentation


Research :
  • Seasonal and extended range prediction of monsoon
  • Monsoon Mission project management
  • Ocean-atmosphere coupled dynamical modeling
  • Numerical weather prediction (NWP) using regional and Meso-scale models

Scientific Career:
1989 -  1992 Junior & Senior Research Fellow Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
1992 -  1994 Junior Scientific Officer Mining, Geological & Metrological Inst. of India, Calcutta
1994 -  1999 Junior Scientific Officer Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
1999 -  2003 Scientist B Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2003 -  2010 Scientist C Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2011 -  2015 Scientist D Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2016 -  Present Scientist E Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune