Areas of Interest

  • Regional climate change
  • Weather and Climate Extremes
  • Climate Change detection and attribution
  • Climate Modelling
  • Climate Variability
  • Climate Model Validation and diagnosis
  • Ocean Heat Content, Sea-level rise

Participation in Panels

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for International and National Journals: Climate Dynamics, Journal of Climate, Climate Research, Climatic Change, Geophysical Research Letters, Tellus, Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, EOS, JGR, International Journal of Climatology, Weather and Forecasting, Current Science, Journal of Earth System Science, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, IJED
  • Reviewer for Funding Agencies: Department of Energy(DOE, USA), National Science Foundation (NSF, USA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, USA), Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS, India), Ministry of Earth Sciences(MoES, India), Department of Science & Technology (DST, India)


Work Experience


  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. Ph.D., December 1994. Dissertation: "An Investigation of Natural Climate Variability, Sensitivity and Poleward Transport using the COADS Data Set".
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A, M.Engg Mechanical Engineering, May 1990. Masters Thesis: "A numerical study of curvature and injection effects on heat transfer in laminar flow past a cavity".
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, B. Engg (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, June 1986.
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, M. Sc (Hons) Mathematics, June 1986. Masters Thesis: "Studies on Associative Rings".

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