Visitors at IITM

Photo Name Affiliation Talk Delivered Period of Visit
Dr. Andrea Flossmann

President, International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation  (ICCP)(LAMP, Campus universitaire des Cezeaux, France)

 1)Modelling of cloud physics properties and comparison with observations. (Date of talk: 25 July 2018)   2)Two recent research subjects: "intense precipitation" and "isotopes. (Date of talk: 25 July 2018)
25-26 July 2018
Dr. Greg McFarquhar

Vice-president, ICCP, (Director, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS), Professor, School of Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma, USA)

1)Recent Observational Campaigns over the Southern Oceans Examining the Roles of Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation in the Climate System: SOCRATES and MARCUS (Date of talk: 25.07.2018) 2) Use of In-Situ Observations for Quantifying Ice Cloud Microphysical Properties and Processes, and their Uncertainties (Date of talk: 26.07.2018) 3) Cirrus Cloud Impacts on Radiation and Climate from In-Situ Observations (Date of talk: 26.07.2018)
25-26 July 2018
Ms. Sarah A. Carson

Princeton University

A Historian's Perspective on Weather Forecasting in India
2018-07-13
Dr. Pulak Guhathakurta

Scientist F, Head, Climate Data Management and Services, CRS, India Meteorological Department, Pune

Use of Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) and Standardized Precipitation -Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI) in monitoring dry/wet conditions
2018-07-10
Smt. Mrudula Karvande

Retd. Deputy Superintendent of Police

Provisions of the sexual harassment of women at workplace(prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act 2013
2018-06-25
Dr. Nick DAdamo

Head of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO at Australia

The new frontier in Indian Ocean research - unlocking the truth about its role in the earth’s life support system
2018-06-07
Dr. Revati Phalkey

University of Nottingham

Connecting the dots: from climate and weather to health
2018-04-23
Prof. S. Ghosh

School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, U.K. and School of Mechanical Engineering, VIT, Vellore, India

Turbulent transport of oceanic sea salt aerosol over the Indian sub-continent: Mass accommodation effects and associated Cloud microphysical implications
2018-03-26
Dr. Manoj K. Patairiya

Director, CSIR-NISCAIR, New Delhi

How science communication can play an active role in establishing better linkages between science and society for making us weather ready and climate smart
2018-03-23
Dr. Svante Hendrksson

Finnish Meteorological Institute

Oscillations of the Indian Monsoon - looking for explanations Abstract
2018-02-22
Dr. Mrinal Biswas

Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA

Hurricane activities at Developmental Testbed Center
2018-02-19
Dr Harald Czekala

Remote sensing experts from RPG-Radiometer Physics GmbH, Germany

Microwave Radiometers and W+V Band Cloud Radars for atmospheric observations
2018-02-07
Dr Andreas Larsen

Remote sensing experts from RPG-Radiometer Physics GmbH, Germany

Microwave Radiometers and W+V Band Cloud Radars for atmospheric observations
2018-02-07
Dr. Pinaki Chakraborty

Associate Professor of fluid mechanics, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan   visited IITM. He delivered a seminar on the topic "“ at the Institute on 2nd February 2018.

Effect of rainpower on hurricane intensity Abstract
2-4 February 2018
Prof. Sivakumar Venkataraman

Univerdity of KwaZulu-Nata is on visit to IITM. He will deliver a seminar on the topic "Lower Atmospheric Research Activities at UKZN, Durban" on 9th January 2018 at IITM. Univerdity of KwaZulu-Nata

Lower Atmospheric Research Activities at UKZN, Durban Abstract
9 January 2018
Dr. Vishal Dixit

Damianos Mantsis, Steven Sherwood and Olivier Geoffroy Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney

The mechanism limiting the northward extent of African monsoon in a GCM and high resolution (4 Km) simulations of present and past climate
15 December 2017
Prof. Adam Sobel

Professor, Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics and Earth & Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, New York

Dynamics of tropical intraseasonal oscillations
8 December 2017
Sundararaman. G. Gopalakrishnan

Lead Meteorologist, Modeling and Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP) Development Manager Hurricane Research Division/AOML/NOAA

Advances and Challenges in Tropical Cyclone Structure & Intensity Predictions: Large-Scale & Convection
2017-12-05
Prof. Andrew Turner

University of Reading, UK

Modelling the Indian Monsoon and the INCOMPASS field campaign
2017-11-27
Prof. Satheesh S.K.

IISc., Bangalore

Short-lived Climate Forcers: Science and Policy Abstract
2017-11-17
Dr. John McGregor

CSIRO, Melbourne Australia

Two new dynamical core on the Uniform Jacobian cubed-sphere


2017-10-16
Dr. Lokesh Kumar Sahu

Associate Professor, Space and Atmospheric Science Division, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad

Study of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in India: Anthropogenic vs Biogenic Sources


29 September 2017
Mr. Edward Lemon

Product Manager for MARGA and on-line IC, Metrohm Applikon BV, The Netherlands

MARGA System: Technology Development in aerosol and gaseous chemistry


15 September 2017
Dr. Alfons Jordan

IONICON Analytik,  Austria

PTR-MS-Technology Advancement and its application in Ambient Air Analysis


12 September 2017
Dr. Vivekanandan

Sr. Scientist, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, USA visited IITM during 11-15 September 2017.

Scientific discussions on various aspects of C-Band radar observations and validation and on lidar investigations of clouds and aerosols with CAIPEEX-IITM scientists


11-15 September 2017
Dr. Ross Morrison

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), Wallingford, UK

Interaction with COSMOS-IITM team members for calibration of COSMOS-soil-moisture probe installed at IITM


5-7 September 2017
Dr. Jonathan G. Evans

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), Wallingford, UK

Interaction with COSMOS-IITM team members for calibration of COSMOS-soil-moisture probe installed at IITM


5-7 September 2017
Prof. K. Ashok

Centre for Earth and Space Sciences (UCESS), University of Hyderabad

ENSO-Indian Summer Monsoon Teleconnections During The Last Millennium in the PMIP3 simulations
04 August 2017
Dr. Bidyut B Goswami

Postdoctoral fellow, New York University at Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

An attempt to break the deadlock: A Stochastic convective parameterization approach

Abstract
19 July 2017
Dr. Rajesh Janardanan

Postdoctoral fellow, New York University, Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

An attempt to break the deadlock: A stochastic convective parameterization approach


19 July 2017
Mr. Maheshwar Pradhan

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Seasonal Prediction
IITM Scientist
Ms. J.S. Deepa

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Oceanic Features
IITM Scientist
Mr. Avijit Dey

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Extended Range Prediction
IITM Scientist
Mr. Malay Ganai

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Short Range Weather Prediction
IITM Scientist
Dr. Manik Bali

NOAA, College Park, MD

Global Space Based Inter-Calibration System


21 June 2017
Mr. Maheshwar Pradhan

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Seasonal Prediction
IITM Scientist
Ms. Rashmi Kakatkar

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Evolution of Indo-Pacific oceanic features in 2017 and its comparison with 2014 & 2015
IITM Scientist
Dr. Susmitha Joseph

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Extended Range Prediction
IITM Scientist
Dr. Medha Deshpande

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Prediction of Weather Associated with Onset and advance of Monsoon 2017
IITM Scientist
 Dr. Alexandru Rap

School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, UK

Aerosol and ozone radiative effects


24 March 2017
Dr. J.R. Kulkarni

Ex-Scientist and Ex-Prog. Manager of CAIPEEX at IITM

Understanding Clouds


23 March 2017
Prof. Marianne T. Lund

Research Director, CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo, NORWAY (Under INDO-Norway bilateral Scientific Cooperation of MoES-NRC

Precipitation and response model inter-comparision Project (PDRMIR)-Climate Research at CICERO


6-8 March 2017
Dr. Bjørn H. Samset

Research Director, CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo, NORWAY, (Under INDO-Norway bilateral Scientific Cooperation of MoES-NRC

Precipitation and response model inter-comparision Project (PDRMIR)-Climate Research at CICERO


6-8 March 2017
Dr. Ibrahim Hoteit

Physical Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

A Data-Driven Modelling System for Studying and Forecasting the Circulation and Climate of the Red Sea


01 February 2017
Prof. Atul Jain

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, USA

The Influence of man on Climate & Global Biogeochemical Cycles


14 January 2017
Prof. Wojciech W. Grabowski

Senior Scientist and Distinguished Professor, National Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder Colorado

Modeling condensation in cloud-scale models

 

 


09 January 2017
Mr. Fredrick J Brechtel

Brechtel Manufacturing Inc. (BMI), Hayward, California, USA

Advanced Aerosol Technology for Aerosol and Cloud Research


05 December 2016
Dr. Andre Prevot

Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

Organic aerosols: source apportionment and aging studies


01 December 2016
Prof. Raghu Murtugudde

Professor & CBFS Executive Director, CMNS-Atmospheric & Oceanic Science, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, USA

ITCZ, Tropical Atlantic and the Indian monsoon

Abstract
24 November 2016
Dr. Georgina Cundill Kemp

Senior Program Officer, Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions - Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia  (ASSAR-CARIAA), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada


18 November 2016
Ms. Lucia Scodanibbio

ASSAR Project Manager, ACDI, University of Cape Town (UCT) South Africa


18 November 2016
Dr. Amir Bashir Bazaz

Senior Consultant-Practice, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Bangalore


18 November 2016
Dr. Harry Dixon

Senior Hydrologist, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), UK


13 to 16 November 2016
Dr. George Burba

Licor Bioscience, USA

Review: Novel use of High-Speed Open Path Technology in Various applications for Mobile Methane measurements by Research Organizations and Regulatory Agencies


9 November 2016
Prof. K. T. Paw

University of California, Davis, USA

Evapotranspiration Measurements and Modelling with Biomicrometeorological methods at UC Davis


4 November 2016
Prof. Dr. Thomas Peter

Institute of Atmosphere and Climate (IAC), Zürich, Switzerland

Accuracy of Upper Tropospheric Humidity Measurements and the 2016 Balloon Campaign in Nainital, India


26 August 2016
Dr. Nico

Deputy Executive Director, International CLIVAR Project Office

An Overview of CLIVAR Activities - Role of India


17 August 2016
Prof. Sreedhar Balasubrahmanyam

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,  Interdisciplinary Program on Climate Change, IIT Bombay

Using experimentation to study bulk and local mixing dynamics in stratified fluids


11 July 2016
Dr. Martijn Lammers

Liaison for Science, Technology & Innovation, and Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

No Talk delivered. He had Discussions with IITM scientists


8 July 2016
Dr. Srinivasa Ramanujam Kannan

Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar

Information theoretic approach for model-observation synergy


28 June 2016
Dr. Arun Srivastava

Assistant Professor, JNU, New Delhi

Quantifying enhancement in aerosol radiative forcing during ‘extreme aerosol days’  in summer at Delhi National Capital Region, India


24 June 2016
Dr. P. Mukhopadhyay

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Short-range Prediction
22 June 2016
Dr.Susmitha Joseph

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Extended-range Prediction
22 June 2016
Mr. Ankur Srivastava

Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Seasonal Prediction
22 June 2016
Dr. J.R. Kulkarni

Retired Scientist, Indian Institute of tropical Meteorology

Brief on Observational features
22 June 2016
Prof. S. Lakshmivarahan

George Lynn Cross Research Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA

Unscented Kalman filters


18 June 2016
Prof. Subrahmanyam Bulusu

Professor of Satellite Oceanography & Physical Oceanography School of  the Earth, Ocean and Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA

Role of ocean dynamics in the MJO initiation over the Indian Ocean


17 June 2016
Dr. Kunal Chakraborty

Scientist, INCOIS

Efforts of setting up biogeochemical model configuration using ROMS at high resolutions in the Indian Ocean


16 June 2016
Ms. Kriti Bhargava

Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic science, University of Maryland

Estimation and correction of systematic model errors in GFS


10 June 2016
Prof. Phil Dickerson

Group Leader, US-EPA, Office of Air Quality Planning & Standards, North Carolina State University, USA (US-EPA-United States Environmental Protection Agency, has designed one of the first air quality forecasting systems called “AirNow” in the world)

US EPA AirNow System - History, Purpose, and Future


22 April 2016
Dr. Mitchell Moncrieff

Distinguished Scientist, Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, Atmospheric Modeling and Predictability group, NCAR, UCAR

Organized Tropical Convection in a Near-Saturated Environment


25 March 2016
Prof. Atul Jain

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, USA

Integrated Assessment Modeling of Biogeochemical Cycles, Climate Change and Impacts


21 March 2016
Dr. Joy Merwin Monteiro

IISc Bangalore

Interpreting the upper level structure of the Madden-Julian Oscillation


21 March 2016
Prof. Jun Matsumoto

Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

MAHASRI 10-year activity and beyond


16 March 2016
Dr.Tomoshige Inoue

Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Characteristics of summer monsoon rainfall associated with the 2011 Chao Phraya River flood in Thailand


16 March 2016
Mr. Aninda Bose

Senior Editor – Hard Sciences, Springer (India) Private Limited

The Elements of Scientific Publishing


09 March 2016
Dr. Mitchell W. Moncrieff

Senior Scientist from National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA

Visited IITM as visiting Scientist. Pisharoty Lecture on 23 February 2016

Lectures on  

'Organized Tropical Convection in a Near-Saturated Environment'   on 25 February 2016

'Organized Convection, Tropical Wave, and MJO Interaction' on 26 February 2016


22-26 February 2016
Prof. Venugopal

Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

Statistics and Probability


22-26 February 2016
Prof. W. Grabowski

Senior Scientist, NCAR, USA

Towards global large eddy simulation: super-parameterization revisited
25 January 2016
Prof. Jagadish Shukla

University Professor, George Mason University (GMU) & Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA), USA

Scientific Discussions


11-13 February 2016
Prof. Mike Wallace

University of Washington, USA

The MJO, the MISO and the Pacific-Japan pattern   on 21 January 2016

The MJO: Phase velocity, group velocity and teleconnections   on 22 January 2016


21- 22 January 2016
Prof. Wojciech W. Grabowski

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA

'Towards global large eddy simulation: super-parameterization revisited' on  25 January 2016

'Untangling microphysical impacts on deep convection applying piggybacking methodology' on  28 January 2016


21-30 January 2016
Dr. Harry Hendon

Senior Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre (BMRC), Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research (CAWCR), Melbourne, Australia.

Impact of QBO on the predictability of MJO


11 January 2016
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