Education


    • Ph. D., 2001, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India: Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.
      Thesis Title: Seasonal and Intraseasonal Variation of Tropical Climate in NCAR CCM2 General Circulation Model: Sensitivity to Cumulus and Surface Processes.
      Supervisors: Prof. J. Srinivasan and Prof. Ravi S. Nanjundiah
    • M. Sc. (Engg.), 1995, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India: Centre for Atmospheric Sciences.
      Thesis Title: Predictability of Tropical Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Model and its dependence on initial conditions.
    • M. Sc., 1992, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India.
    • B. Sc. (Physics), 1989, Kerala University, Kerala, India.

Employment History


    • Mar 2016-present : Group Head and Coordinator , Multi-Scale Modeling Programme (MSMP), CSIR-4PI, Bangalore.
    • May 2018-Jun 2018 : Visiting Scientist , Japan Business Center/Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • Jan 2015-Feb 2015 : Visiting Scientist , University of Tsukuba/Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • Mar 2013-Mar 2013 : Visiting Scientist , Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • Jan 2012-Feb 2012 : Visiting Scientist , JAMSTEC, Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • Mar 2010-present : Principal Scientist (CSIR) , CSIR-Centre for Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation (C-MMACS), Bangalore, India.
    • Nov 2007-Feb 2008 : Visiting Scientist , AESTO, Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • Nov 2006 : Appointed as Assistant Professor , Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (not joined).
    • Mar 2006- Mar 2010 : Senior Scientist (CSIR) , CSIR-Centre for Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation (C-MMACS), Bangalore, India.
    • Apr 2004-Mar 2006 : Research Scientist , Term Employee, Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • Apr 2002-Mar 2004 : JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow , Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)/Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Tsukuba, Japan.
    • March 2000-Feb 2002 : Postdoctoral Research Fellow , Florida State University (FSU)/Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
    • Aug 1999-Mar 2000 : Research Associate , Indian Institue of Science, Bangalore, India.

Research Interests


    • Ultra High Resolution Modeling of Climate and Climate Change Projections
    • Global Cloud Resolving Model Simulations
    • Global Climate Change Impacts
    • Air-Sea Interaction and Monsoon Variability
    • Tropical Climate Studies using Satellite Observations
    • Numerical Weather Prediction and Physical Initialization
    • Predictability of Tropical Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System