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Awards / Honors / Recognition

  • Member, Asia Australia Monsoon Panel (AAMP), CLIVAR, World Climate Research Programme
  • Member CORDEX Science Advisory Team, World Climate Research Programme
  • Member, Scientific Steering Committee, Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS)
  • Editor, Earth System Dynamics, Open Access Journal, European Geophysical Union

Teaching

  • Course on Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, IITM, Pune (Aug-Dec 2008)
  • Course on Atmospheric Physics, IISER, Pune (Feb-Mar 2008)
  • Course on Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, IITM, Pune (Aug-Dec 2006)
  • Lectures on Atmospheric General Circulation and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics - for the Winter School on Modelling the Planetary Atmospheres, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (26 Dec 2006- 1 Jan 2007)
  • Lectures on "Spectral techniques in atmospheric general circulation models" - Short training course on computational methods, IITM, Pune (October 2004)
  • Lectures on "GCM simulation of monsoon variability", Fourth SERC School, IIT Delhi (27-29 April 2003)
  • Lectures during the DST sponsored Third SERC School on Advanced Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (May-June 1996)
“Internal feedbacks from monsoon and mid-latitude interactions during droughts in the Indian summer monsoon  
  • Asia Oceania Geosciences (AOGS) Conference, Singapore, 11-15 August 2009
  • Center for Climate System Research (CCCR), University of Tokyo, 07 August 2009
  • Meteorological Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 10 July 2009
  • Annual Monsoon Workshop 2008, Indian Met. Society, Pune, 22 December 2008
  • International Conference on Progress in Weather and Climate Modelling over the Indian Region, NCMRWF, NOIDA, 9-12 December 2008
  • National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading, UK,30 July 2007
 
“Scientific issues concerning floods and droughts over the South Asian monsoon region” - UK-India Young Scientists Networking Conference on Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change, New Delhi, 26-30 Nov 2007

Guidance to Students

 Name of Student  Institution/University  Degree Year 
 Sudipta Banerjee  Cochin University,
(Project in Atmospheric Science)
 M.Tech.  2005
 T.S.V. Vijay Kumar  Andhra University,
(Project in Atmospheric Science)
 M.Tech.  1996

 Ph.D.s Completed

Name of Student               Institution/University  Title of Thesis  Degree 

 Year

Milind Mujumdar  Pune University Studies on initial and boundary condition in climate models using spectral techniques: Appplications to Asian monsoon  Ph.D.  2002
D.R. Pattanaik  Pune University   Modelling of moist convection over the monsoon region  Ph.D.  2002
K. V. Ramesh Pune University Numerical modelling of air-sea interactions in the Indo-Pacific region   Ph.D.  2005
Vinay Kumar Pune University   Model studies of droughts in the tropics and sub-tropics  Ph.D.  2008

Suchitra Sundaram

Pune University   Numerical simulation experiments of the Indian summer monsoon and its predictability  Ph.D.  2009
Sujata K. Mandke Pune University Numerical modelling of the South Asian monsoon variability, predictability and impact of Climate Change  Ph.D.

2010(Co-Guide)

Basanta Kumar Samala Pune University Model simulations and diagnostics of ocean-atmosphere coupled interactions in the monsoon environment Ph.D. 2011
Ayantika Dey Choudhury Pune University Large scale dynamics and organization of convective systems of the Asian summer monsoon Ph.D. 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 









 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D.s Ongoing  

Name of Student               Institution/University  Title of Thesis 
Madhura Ranade Kane  Pune University   High resolution modeling of winter-time weather and climate processes over Western Himalayas under a changing climate
P. Priya Pune University Modelling studies on hydro-meteorological response of Indus river basin to heavy monsoon rain events under changing climate
M.V.S. Rama Rao Pune University   Land surface hydrological response over the Indian monsoon region under changing climate   (Co-Guide)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 International Collaborations

  • Frontier Research System for Global Change, Japan (Dr. Masato Sugi, Prof. Suki Manabe, Prof. Toshio Yamagata, Dr. Swadhin Behera)
  • Center for Ocean Land Atmosphere Studies, Maryland, USA, (Dr. Mike Fennessy)
  • Rosenstiel School of Marine Sciences, University of Miami, USA (Prof. Chidong Zhang)
  • Center for Clouds, Chemistry and Climate (C4), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, USA (Prof. V. Ramanathan)
  • National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK (Prof. Julia Slingo)
  • CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Hobart, Tasmania (Prof. Gary Meyers)

Invited lectures in India, abroad in International / National Scientific Conference / Symposium

Invited Talk: Earth system modeling to understand monsoon climate change. KVPY summer programme, Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Pune, 21 – 26 May, 2012.
 
Invited Talk: High resolution modeling for detection, attribution and projection of the South Asin monsoon climate change. IPCC Special Report ‘Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation (SREX). Organized by Climate Development Knowledge Network, IPCC, Overseas Development Institute,  Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency and Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 02 - 03 May 2012, New Delhi.
 
Invited Talk: Will the South Asian monsoon overturning circulation stabilize any further? PRL Colloquium, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India, 11 April 2012.
 
Invited Talk: Coupled feedbacks of the Indian Ocean and Monsoon circulation during weak monsoons. International Meeting on Seamless Prediction System, NCMRWF, MoES, New Delhi, 19 – 21 March 2012.
 
Presentation: CORDEX South Asia: Assessment of impacts of regional climate change. WCRP CORDEX South Asia Planning Workshop, IITM, Pune, 25-26 Feb 2012.
 
Oral presentation: Will the South Asian monsoon overturning circulation stabilize any further? International Conference on ‘Opportunities and Challenges in Monsoon Prediction in a Changing Climate’ (OCHAMP), IITM, Pune, 21-25 Feb 2012.
 
Presentation: Earth system modeling for detection, attribution and prediction of climate change over South Asia. Visit of Dr. K. Kasturirangan, Honorable Member, Planning Commission, Govt of India, 9 Feb 2012.
 
Invited Talk: High resolution modeling for detection, attribution and projection of the South Asian monsoon climate change. Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2012 on “Climate Change Impacts on Selected Indian Hydrological Systems using Earth System and High Resolution Modeling”, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR), Norway, 01 Feb 2012.
 
Invited Talk: Earth system modeling to understand monsoon climate change. Interdisciplinary Workshop on High Performance Computing, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, 30 Jan – 01 Feb, 2012.
 
Invited Talk: Earth system modeling for addressing monsoon climate change. Discussion meeting on External Events in Siting of Nuclear Power Plants. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Mumbai, 6 Jan 2012.
 
Invited Talk: Earth system modeling efforts in India for attribution and projection of Indian summer mnsoon variability and change. Anniversary Meeting, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), University of Tezpur, Assam, 28 – 30 December 2011.
 
Invited Talk: Will the south Asian monsoon overturning circulation stabilize any further? Ammual Monsoon Workshop 2011, Indian Meteorological Society, Pune, 21 Dec 2011.
 
Invited Talk:  Earth  system modeling for addressing monsoon climate change. Third National Workshop on Climate Change: Polar climate, Oceans and Monsoon, NCAOR, Goa, 20-22 Sept. 2011.
 
Invited Talk:Internal Feedbacks from Monsoon and midlatitude interactions during droughts in the Indian Monsoon” – at University of Oslo, Norway, 12 – 13 Sep 2011.
 
Invited Talk:Monsoon dynamical response to latent heating from stratiform and convective precipitation” – NorWRF 2011, Bergen, Norway, 5-9 Sep 2011.
 
Invited Talk: Weakening of the South Asian summer monsoon in a globally warm climate and associated precipitation changes over the Western Ghat mountains –International Conference on Climate Change in High Mountains, Salzburg, Austria, 28 Aug – 1 Sep 2011.
 
Invited Talk: Monsoon and midlatitude interactions during droughts in the Indian monsoon: Implications on past, present and future climates - HIMPAC Workshop on Modern and Paleo Monsoons, University of Potsdam, Germany, 27-29 June 2011.
 
Invited Talk: Opportunities in Climate Science and Earth Sysem Modelling. KVPY Summer Programme, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, 17 – 22 May 2011.
 
Invited Talk: Towards Earth System Modelling for Monsoon Projections Under Changing Climate: Based on CFS. National Monsoon Mission Scoping Workshop, IITM, Pune 11–15 Apr 2011.
 
Invited Talk: High-resolution modelling of regional climate change scenario over South Asia. Centre for Modeling and Simulation, University of Pune, 25 March 2011.
 
Invited Talk: High-resolution modelling of regional climate change scenario over South Asia. Workshop on Water and Climate Change, TERI, New Delhi, 02 February, 2011.
 

Invited Talk: Internal feedbacks during droughts in the Indian monsoon. SPARC Workshop on Tropical Stratosophere – Troposphere: Implications on Indian Monsoon and Climate. IITM, Pune, 31 January – 01 February, 2011.

Invited Talk: High resolution modelling of regional climate change scenario over South Asia. Seminar on Socio Economic Implications of Climate Change Initiatives: Priorities and Implications for India. Geospatial World Forum, Hyderabad, 18 – 21 January, 2011.
 
Invited Talk: Ultra high-resolution modelling of regional monsoon climate change over South Asia. Int. Conference on Climate Change and Water.  Assessing vulnerability, impact, and adaptation in the Eastern Himalayas. IIT Guwahati, 03 – 05 January, 2011.
 
IITM Silver Jubilee Award Lecture on “Internal feedbacks from monsoon and mid-latitude interactions during droughts in the Indian summer monsoon”, 17 Nov 2010, IITM, Pune.
 
Invited Talk: Towards Earth System Modelling for improving monsoon projections under changing climate. APN Inititatives of SAARC Meetings and PDTW and Downscaling Workshop, 01 - 05 November 2010, IITM, Pune.
 
Towards Earth System Modeling for Improving Monsoon Projections Under Changing Climate” -  R. Krishnan, National Workshop on Advances in the Science of Climate Change and Indian Monsoon, 31 August – 01 September, 2010, IITM, Pune
 
“Boreal summer monsoon simulations in the present climate and global warming scenario from the MRI / JMA 20-km mesh AGCM”  - R. Krishnan, Ayantika Dey, M. Sugi, A. Kitoh and H. Murakami, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) – 2010, Hyderabad, India, 5 – 9 July, 2010.
 
“Significant influence of the boreal summer monsoon flow on the Indian Ocean response during dipole events” - Krishnan Raghavan and Swapna Panickal, European Geophysical Union (EGU) 2010, Vienna, 2 – 7 May, 2010.
 
“Monsoon and mid-latitude interactions during droughts over India: Special focus on the 2009 monsoon” – Plenary Speaker, Session: Weather, Climate and Environment, Indian Science Congress, Trivandrum, Kerala, 5 January, 2010
 
“Perspectives on Climate Modelling, Scenarios & Downscaling from the Centre for Climate Change Research, India”, UNFCCC Technical Workshop on Collaboration among Regional Centres & Networks, Apia, Samoa, 2-5 Mar 2010.

“Monsoon and mid-latitude interactions during droughts over India: Special focus on the 2009 monsoon”-Popular lecture at the Indian Meteorological Society, Ahmedabad, 21December, 2009

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