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Dr. R. Krishnan
Designation Scientist G
Date of Birth 15-03-1965
Phone (020) 25904 (O) Ext.301
Fax  (020) 25865142
Email ID krish@tropmet.res.in

Academic Records :
B.Sc.   Bangalore University   1985   Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
M.Sc.   Anna University   1987   Applied Mathematics
Ph.D.   Physical Research Laboratory   1994   Physics (Atmospheric Sciences)


Research :
  • Monsoon variability and predictability
  • Phenomenon of monsoon-breaks and droughts
  • Dynamics of monsoon and midlatitude interactions
  • Climate dynamics and modelling with special focus on the Asian monsoon coupled atmosphere-ocean-land system
  • Large-scale organization of convection over the tropics and monsoon region

Awards & Honors:
Award NameAwarded By Awarded ForYear
Dr. Narasinga Rao Award Annna University Profiency in Mathematics 1987
11th Silver Jubilee Award Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Best Research paper 1998
Frontier outstanding Research Award Frontier Research System for Global Change, Japan Research contribution 1998-1999
Frontier outstanding Research Award Frontier Research System for Global Change, Japan Research contribution 1999-2000
Prof. A.D. Vernekar Award Indian Meteorological Society Best Research paper 2003-2004
18th Silver Jubilee Award Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Best Research paper 2005
22nd Silver Jubilee Award Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Best Research paper 2009


Scientific Career:
1987 -  1992 Research Fellow Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
1992 -  1995 Senior Scientific Officer Gr.I National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, New Delhi
1995 -  2000 Assistant Director Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
1998 -  2000 Researcher Frontier Research System for Global Change, Japan
2000 -  2005 Scientist E Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2001 -  2001 Visiting Scientist Scripps Institute of Oceanagraphy, USA
2005 -  2010 Scientist F Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2010 -  Present Scientist G Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune