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Honors 

  • Honored with a responsibility of additional charge of full functional Head of the Office of Climate Research and Services (CRS), India Meteorological Department, Pune since January 2017
  • Nominated as member of CCl TASK TEAM ON CLIPS EVOLUTION of World Meteorological Organization, Genewa
  • Korean Brain Pool Visiting Scientist Fellowship supported by Korea Research Foundation (KRF) and Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOSFT) to work on Non Linear Multi model Interpolation of APCC model forecast for the South Asian Summer monsoon using the Self Organizing Map and ANN techniques at Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Climate Centre (APCC), Korea. (From 16-12-2008 to 16-3-2009).
  • Visiting scientist to Florida State University to discuss implementation of the Coupled Ocean Atmosphere system for Extended Range prediction of monsoon (From 18-8-2008 to 13-9-2008).

  • Visiting Scientist Fellowship by Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Climate Centre (APCC), Korea to visit APCC and contribute towards multi model multi ensemble seasonal forecast methodologies (From 1-7-2006 to 31-8-2006). Developed a standardized verification system (SVS) for long range forecasts (LRF) software for APCC, Korea.

  • Visiting Scientist Fellowship by CNPq, Brazil to work on the project Variability and predictability of seasonal rainfall over India and Brazil at the Department of Physics, Federal University of Parana, Brazil, February 2001- January 2003.

  • Bestowed with the title of Adjunct Professor of the Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune for the academic year 1999-2000 and 2000-2001.

  • The National Academy of Sciences, India has honored for writing a review article published in the Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences, India in 1999.

Projects/Programmes Handled:

Title of the Project/ programme
Funding Agency & Period
 
Scientific contributions
High Performance Computing
(infrastructure development)
MoES, Govt. of India
(2008-2011)
Programme Manager
Contributed in the Formulation of the programme, contributing in the Implementation of the programme and responsible for Evaluation after completion of the programme
 
Role of Oceans in modulating South American and Indian Monsoon variability and predictability
CNPq, Brazil and DST, Govt. of India
(2008-10)
Principal Investigator
Contributed in the Formulation of the project, contributing in the Implementation of the project and responsible for Evaluation after completion of the project
 
Multiscale interactions and predictability of the Indian summer monsoon
Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advance Research, New Delhi
(2008-11)
Principal Investigator
Contributed in the Formulation of the project, contributing in the Implementation of the project and responsible for Evaluation after completion of the project
 
Seasonal Prediction of Indian Monsoon (SPIM)
DST, Govt. of India
(2005-2007)
Contributed in the Implementation of the project
 
Air-Sea interactions in the Indian Ocean
DOD, Govt. of India
(2002-2007)
Co-Principal Investigator
Contributed in the Implementation of the project
 

Professional Training:
  • Advanced Meteorological Training, India Meteorology Department, 1997, one year duration.
  • 37th Orientation Program for College and University Teachers, held at the University of Allahabad from February 29, 1996 to March.21, 1996.
  • 2nd SERC SCHOOL on 'Advanced Geophysical Fluid Dynamics' held at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune from May 23,1995 to June 24, 1995.
  • 23rd Orientation Program for College and University Teachers, held at the University of Allahabad from March 30, 1995 to April 23, 1995.
  • 3rd Refresher Program in Mathematics for College and University Teachers held at the University of Allahabad from December 20, 1994 to January 13,1995.
  • Ist SERC SCHOOL on 'Basic of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics' held at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune from May 23, 1994 to June 25, 1994
 
Membership in Professional Organizations:
  • Indian Meteorological Society.
  • National Academy of Sciences, India.