Saroj kanta mishra

 
 

2003-2008       Ph. D.          Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

                                               Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences


1997-2001       B. E.             University College of Engineering, Burla

                                                Department of Mechanical Engineering


                                                Received Direct Ph. D., without the interlude of a Masters

 

Education

Dr. Saroj Kanta Mishra, Assistant Professor

Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, IIT Delhi


Office: Room 326, Block VI, IIT Delhi

Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 110 016, India


E-mail: skm@iitd.ac.in 


Tel: +91 11 2659 1390 

Academic Employment

2012-present            Assistant Professor, Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, IIT Delhi

2011-2012                Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, IIST Trivandrum

2008-2011                Research Faculty, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder

2008-2011                Visiting Scientist, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, USA


Professional Service (Selected)

2011-2015                Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (IF: 1.6)

                                    An international journal by the Korean Meteorological Society,  published by Springer


August 2015            Joint Organizer & Session Co-chair

                                    Session: Toward Reducing Systematic Errors in Weather and Climate Models

                                    Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) Conference, Singapore


2014-2015                Ph. D. Program Coordinator, CAS, IIT Delhi

                                    CAS: Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, IIT Delhi


2013-2015                Secretary, CAS Centre’s Research Committee, IIT Delhi


2013-present            Faculty in-charge, CAS Centre’s Computing Lab IV

Specialization and Research Interests

Climate Model Development and Improvement (accuracy, efficiency, and scalability aspects)

Climate Modeling and its Application to Process and Phenomenological Studies

Indian Monsoon Modeling and Projections

Climate Change and Climate Engineering on the Indian Context


Expertise and Teaching Interests

Physical Principles of the Earth’s Atmosphere

General Circulation of the Atmosphere

Climate Modeling

Tropical Weather and Climate (running this semester)

Indian Monsoon

Publications (Selected)

Mishra, S.K., Sahany, S. & Salunke, P. 2016: Linkages between MJO and summer monsoon rainfall over India and surrounding region. Meteorol Atmos Phys, (in Press) doi:10.1007/s00703-016-0470-0

Dash. S. K., S. K. Mishra, K. C. Pattnayak, A. Mamgain, L. Mariotti, E. Coppola, F. Giorgi, G. Giuliani, 2015: Projected Seasonal Mean Summer Monsoon over India and Adjoining Regions for the 21st Century. Theor Appl Climatol 122:581–593 DOI 10.1007/s00704-014-1310-0

  1. K.Evans, P. Lauritzen , S. K. Mishra, R. Neale, M. A. Taylor, and J. J. Tribbia, 2012: AMIP Simulation with the CAM4 Spectral Element Dynamical Core. Journal of Climate, 26, 689 – 709

Mishra. S. K., 2011: Influence of Convective Adjustment Time Scale on the Tropical Transient  Activity. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 114, 17-34, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s00703-011-0154-8

Mishra. S. K., 2011: Effects of Convective Adjustment Time Scale on the Simulation of Tropical Climate. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 107, 211-228, 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-011-0479-8

Mishra. S. K., and S. Sahany, 2011: Sensitivity of Kelvin Waves and Madden-Julian Oscillation to Convective Downdrafts in the NCAR-CAM3. Atmospheric Science Letters, in press, DOI: 10.1002/asl.334

Mishra. S. K., M. A. Taylor, R. D. Nair, H. M. Tufo, and J. J. Tribbia, 2011: Performance of the HOMME Dynamical Core in the Aqua-Planet Configuration of NCAR CAM4: Equatorial Waves.  Annales Geophysicae, 29, 221 - 227, doi:10.5194/angeo-29-221-2011

Mishra. S. K., M. A. Taylor, R. D. Nair, P. H. Lauritzen, H. M. Tufo, and J. J. Tribbia, 2011: Evaluation of the HOMME Dynamical Core in the Aqua-Planet Configuration of NCAR CAM4: Rainfall. Journal of Climate, 24, 4037-4055, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI3860.1

Mishra. S. K., 2011: Sensitivity of the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall and its Interannual Variation to Model Time Step. Atmospheric Research, 101, 67-77, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.01.011

Mishra. S. K., and S. Sahany, 2011: Effects of Time Step Size on the Simulation of Tropical Climate in NCAR-CAM3. Climate Dynamics, 37, 689-704, DOI 10.1007/s00382-011-0994-4

Mishra. S. K., J. Srinivasan, and R. S. Nanjundiah, 2008: The Impact of Time Step on the Intensity of ITCZ in Aquaplanet GCM. Monthly Weather Review, 136, 4077 – 4091, DOI: 10.1175/2008MWR2478

Presentations (Selected)

  1. S. K. Mishra and A. Aanand, 2015, Monsoon Modeling: Need of India Centric Models. Climate Modeling Workshop, IIT Bombay. (Invited)

  2. S. K. Mishra. 2014, Regional Climate Modeling: Theory and Practice. 2nd Training Workshop on Climate Modeling: Simulations and Analysis, Delhi, India. (Invited)

  3. S. K. Mishra, Swati Shewale, R. T. Kunduru, S. K. Dash. 2014, Response of Indian Monsoon to the geo-engineering of solar radiation. Geo-engineering of climate governance Workshop, New Delhi. (Invited)   

  4. S. K. Dash, S. K. Mishra, L. Mariotti, E. Copolla, F. Giorgi, G. Giuliani, 2014:????? 7th ICTP Workshop on the theory and use of Regional Climate Models. Trieste, Italy.

  5. Islam, M. Rahman, S. Haider, S. K. Mishra, D. S. Fabio, S. Ali, 2014: Performance of CLM4.5 and Tiedke Schemes in Flood Simulation over the Ganges Brahmaputra Delta. 7th ICTP Workshop on the theory and use of Regional Climate Models. Trieste, Italy.

  6. S. K. Mishra, R. T. Kunduru, S. K. Dash, L. Mariotti, E. Copolla, F. Giorgi, G. Giuliani, 2014: How good is the RegCM4.3 simulation for Monsoon Simulation? 7th ICTP Workshop on the theory and use of Regional Climate Models. Trieste, Italy.

  7. S. K. Mishra, 2014: Response of the Indian Monsoon to Solar Geo-engineering. 4th annual Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) Workshop, Paris, France. (Invited)

  8. S. K. Mishra, 2013: Concepts of Climate Models: Governing Equations. DST Training Workshop on “Climate Modeling: Simulations and Analysis”, Delhi, India. (invited)

  9. S. K. Mishra, 2013: Concepts of Climate Models: Numerical Experimentation. DST Training Workshop on “Climate Modeling: Simulations and Analysis”, Delhi, India. (invited)

  10. S. K. Mishra, 2013: Concepts of Climate Models: Verification & Validation. DST Training Workshop on “Climate Modelling: Simulations and Analysis”, Delhi, India. (Invited)

  11. S. K. Mishra, 2013: Climate Models – Weather Prediction and Climate Simulation. SERB School on “weather and climate in tropics”, Delhi, India. (Invited)

  12. S. K. Mishra, 2013: Climate Models – Development. SERB School on “weather and climate in tropics”, Delhi, India. (Invited)

  13. S. K. Mishra, 2013: Climate Models – Tuning, Validation, and Verification. SERB School
    on “weather and climate in tropics”, Delhi, India. (invited)

  14. S. K. Mishra, S. K. Dash, K. C. Pattanyak, 2013: 21st Century Regional Changes in Summer Monsoon over the Vicinity of India. Asia Oceania Geosciences Society. Brisbane, Australia.

  15. S. K. Dash, S. K. Mishra, K. C. Pattanyak, A. Mamgain, L. Mariotti, E. Coppola, F. Giorgi, G. Giuliani, 2013: Future Changes in the Seasonal Mean Summer Monsoon over Indian Subcontinent and Adjoining Seas Projected by RegCM4.3. Europian Geosciences Union, General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.

  16. K. C. Pattanayak, S. K. Mishra, and S. K. Dash, 2013: Projection of Indian summer Monsoon for the 21st Century Using RegCM4.3 with GFDL Forcing. TROPMET, Chennai, India.

  17. S. K. Dash, S. K. Mishra, K. C. Pattanyak, A. Mamgain, L. Mariotti, E. Coppola, F. Giorgi, G. Giuliani, 2013: changes IN Indian Summer Monsoon Mean Flow and Extreme Weather Events and Their Future Projections: Some Results from RegCM4.3 CORDEX Simulations. International Conference on Regional Climate – CORDEX 2013, Brussels, Belgium.

  18. K. Alapaty, S. Xie, J. A. Herwehe, and S. K. Mishra, 2011: Estimation of Relaxation Timescale for Shallow Convective Clouds using TWP-ICE Measurements. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA.

  19. S. K. Mishra, M. A. Taylor, H. M. Tufo, R. D. Nair, J. J. Tribbia, P. H. Lauritzen, 2011: Equivalent Resolutions of Dynamical Cores in CAM – Established in Terms of Precipitation. US Department of Energy’s Climate Modeling Principal Investigators’ Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

  20. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. J. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, A. A. Mirin, S. K. Mishra, R. Neale, J. J. Tribbia, P. H. Worley, 2011: The Spectral Element Dynamical Core in the Community Earth System Model Version. US Department of Energy’s Climate Modeling Principal Investigators’ Annual Meeting,
    Washington DC, USA.

  21. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. J. Evans, O. Guba, P. H. Lauritzen, M. Levy, S. K. Mishra, P. Worley, 2011: Petascale Performance of the Community Earth System Model. Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA.

  22. S. K. Mishra, M. A. Taylor, H. M. Tufo, R. D. Nair, J. J. Tribbia, J. Garcia, R. Neale, C. Hannay, 2011: Preliminary Results from CAM5/HOMME. CESM Annual Meeting. Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

  23. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, O. Guba, P. H. Lauritzen, M. Levy, S. K. Mishra, A. St-Cyr, 2011: CAM-SE: The HOMME dynamical core. CESM Annual Meeting. Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.

  24. S. K. Mishra, M. A. Taylor, R. D. Nair, H. M. Tufo. J. J. Tribbia, K. Evans, J. Edwards, P. H. Lauritzen, J. Garcia, 2011: CAM4/HOMME AMIP Results. CESM-Atmosphere Model Working Group (AMWG) Meeting. Boulder, Colorado, USA.

  25. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, 2011: Global Climate Modeling: The Spectral Element Dynamical Core in the Community Climate System Model. Energy Security and Climate Change Seminar, University of Texas, El Paso, USA. (Invited)

  26. M. A. Taylor, K. Evans, S. K. Mishra, J. Edwards, P. H. Lauritzen, 2011: Global Atmospheric Modeling with Regional Resolution. Earth System Prediction Capability Workshop. Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado, USA. (Invited)

  27. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, A. St-Cyr, 2011: CCSM within the HOMME Cubed-Sphere Atmospheric Dynamical Core. US Department of Energy's Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing, Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

  28. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. J. Evans, A. Fournier, O. Guba, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, A. St-Cyr, 2010: A petascale-ready version of the CCSM for high resolution global simulations. Global High Resolution Modeling Workshop Colorado State University, Fort
    Collins, Colorado, USA. (Invited)

  29. T. Craig, many others, S. K. Mishra, and many others, 2010: CCSM4 - Toward 100k Processors. Global Arrays Technical Meeting, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA.

  30. S. K. Mishra, M. A. Taylor, R. D. Nair, H. M. Tufo, P. H. Lauritzen, J. J. Tribbia, 2010: Performance of the HOMME dynamical core in NCAR-CAM4. US Department of Energy's Climate Change Modeling Program, Science Team Meeting. Washington DC, USA.

  31. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, J. J. Tribbia, 2010: CAM4 with HOMME Dynamical Core: 1 degree and 1/8 Degree Simulation and Scalability Results. US Department of Energy's Climate Change Modeling Program, Science Team Meeting. Washington DC, USA.

  32. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, J. J. Tribbia, 2010: AMIP Simulations from CCSM4 with HOMME Dynamical Core. US Department of Energy's Climate Change Modeling Program, Science Team Meeting Washington DC, USA.

  33. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, A. St.Cyr, 2010: AMIP Simulations with HOMME. CCSM-Atmosphere Model Working Group Meeting Boulder, Colorado, USA.

  34. S. K. Mishra, 2009: An Introduction to Climate Modeling and Scientific Computation. SOA University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India. (Invited)

  35. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, A. Ct-Sy, 2009: Achieving Regional Resolution in the CCSM. Simulating the Spatial-Temporal Patterns of Anthropogenic Climate Change. A Workshop in the Bridging Disciplines, Bridging Scale Series, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. (Invited)

  36. M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, S. K. Mishra, A. Ct-Sy, 2009: CCSM- HOMME update. CCSM Annual Meeting, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.

  37. S. K. Mishra, M. A. Taylor, J. Edwards, K. Evans, P. H. Lauritzen, A. St.Cyr, 2009: Performance of the HOMME Dynamical Core in the Simulation of Rainfall with NCAR- CAM3.5: Real-Planet Study. CCSM Annual Meeting, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.