Prof. B.N. Goswami, FASc., FNA, FNASc.

Former, Director, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

Awards / Honours / Memberships:


  • Fellow, TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, Italy

  • The Kamal Kumari National Award for "Science and Technology", for the year 2008 by The Kamal Kumari Foundation, a Charitable Trust, Assam, India

  • Member, The Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) of WCRP/IOC/ICSU of World Meteorological Organization (WMO) for a period of four years from 1st January 2009.

  • The Kalpathi Ramakrishna Ramanathan Medal, for the year 2008 by Indian National Science Academy, India

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, 1995 by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India

  • Hari Om Ashram Prerit Vikram Sarabhai Award in Space Science including Atmospheric Science, 1994, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences

  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy

  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India

  • Member, American Meteorological Society

  • Associate, International Centre for Science and High Technology of ICTP, Trieste, Italy

  • Member, the CLIVAR Monsoon Panel of the International CLIVAR Project of World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

  • Member, WCRP National Committee (1995-1997)

  • Life Member, Indian Meteorological Society

  • Member, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) National Committee (1995-1997)

  • Member, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) in Atmospheric Sciences of Department of Science and Technology (1998-2001)

  • Member, Physical Sciences Research Committee of CSIR (1998- 2004)

  • Member, Advisory Committee to evaluate DST FIST Proposals

  • Member, Research Council of Centre for Earth Science Studies (CESS), 2003-2005, Trivandrum

  • Life member, Indian Meteorological Society

  • Secretary, Indian Meteorological Society, Bangalore Chapter (1996- 2000)

  • Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Climatology

  • Member, Science Education Panel of the Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore

  • Member, Earth Commission, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India

  • Member, CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (WCRP) - 4 years from January 1, 2008

  • Ex-officio Member, Expert Committee set up by Prime Minister on Impacts of Climate Change - 3 years from May 2008

  • Member, Standing Committee on Ocean Resources & Meteorology (SC-OM) since May 2007

  • Member, Steering Committee - National Disaster Management Authority since since February 2007

  • Member, SERC (Science & Engineering Research Council) - of DST for 3 years (2007-2010) with effect from March 19, 2007

  • Member, Sectional Committee V (Earth Sciences) INSA for 3 years from January 1, 2007

  • Member, S & T Cooperation - China - as nodal scientist - Climate Change & Forecasting, DST

  • Member, India UK S & T Cooperation (Joint Evaluation Panel) Weather Science and Climate Change, DST

  • Member, Committe on Definition of Monsoon Season, MOES, New Delhi

  • Member, CLIVAR Monsoon Panel of the International CLIVAR Project of World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

  • Member, Advisory Committee to evaluate DST FIST Proposals on Earth Sciences

  • Member, Program Advisory & Monitoring Committee (PAMC), Indian Climate Research Programme, DST

  • Member, Program Advisory Council, Earth Science, DST

  • Member, Research Advisory Committee NCAOR, Goa

  • Member, Indian Academy of Science Sectional Committee on Earth Sciences, Goa

  • Member, PAMC-WCRP of the Department of Science & Technology

  • Member, Project Management Council (PMC) meeting of Project INDOMODSATCORE Project

  • Member, Advisory Committee for the SSB Prize 2007 in Earth Sciences

  • Member, Sectional Committee on Earth Sciences, Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore

  • Member, Research Adviosary Committee (RAC) of Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad

  • Member, Program Adviosary and Monitoring Committee - Himalayan Glaciology (PAMC-HG) of DST

Last updated 20 November 2009