Students

Borah, Pritam Jyoti

pritam@iisc.ac.in / pritam.physics@gmail.com

Research Advisor : Prof. V. Venugopal

Research Interests : El Nino and Indian monsoon droughts, climate modeling.

Linkedin Profile : https://www.linkedin.com/in/pritam-jyoti-borah-b9606877/

Google Profile : https://sites.google.com/site/pritamjb64/

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pritam_Borah4

Chaudhuri, Dipanjan

dipanjanc@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. D. Sengupta and Prof. J. Sukhatme

Research Interests : Physical Oceanography, Tropical Cyclone, Internal waves

Devi, Archana

archanadevi@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. S. K. Satheesh

Research Interests : Remote Sensing of Aerosols

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Archana_Devi5

D L, Suhas

suhasd@iisc.ac.in / suhasdl.mysore@gmail.com
http://caos.iisc.ac.in/Suhas D L

Research Advisor : Prof. J. Sukhatme

Research Interests : Geophysical fluid dynamics, Turbulent flows.

Das, Surajit

suraji@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. A. Chakraborty and Prof. D. Sengupta

Research Interests : Intraseasonal Oscillation, Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves, Atmospheric Modelling.

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Surajit_Das4

Publications :

  • Das, S., Sengupta, D., Chakraborty, A., Sukhatme, J., & Murtugudde, R. (2016). Low-frequency intraseasonal variability in a zonally symmetric aquaplanet model. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 128(6), 697-713.DOI 10.1007/s00703-016-0448-y

Ghatak, Sambrita

pulu.dec@gmail.com/sambrita@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. J. Sukhatme

Research Interests : Atmospheric dynamics,Tropical Meteorology, Monsoon systems,Tropical-Extratropical interaction,Ocean-Atmosphere interaction

Jalihal, Chetankumar A

jalihal@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. A. Chakraborty and Prof. J. Srinivasan

Research Interests : Paleoclimate modeling.
Recently I have studying monsoons over orbital timescales.I use simple models for monsoon and ITCZ, to interpret GCM simulated climates.

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chetankumar_Jalihal

LinkedIn Profile : https://in.linkedin.com/in/chetankumar-jalihal-13839b60

J, Sree Lekha

sree@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. D. Sengupta and Prof. J. Sukhatme

Research Interests :Space-time variability of near-surface salinity in the Bay of Bengal

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/J_Sree_Lekha

Kottapalli, Aditya

adityakottapall@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. P.N. Vinayachandran

Research Interests : Fluid dynamics , Heat transfer, Atmospheric ocean coupling.

Kaur, Harpreet

harpreetkaur@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. G. Bala

Research Interests : Atmospheric feedback and atmospheric dynamics

K, Kala Nair

kala@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. S. K. Satheesh

Research Interests : Atmospheric aerosols, Effect of Black Carbon aerosols on atmosperic stability.

Conferences :

  • Kala NAIR. K, Satheesh. S. K, Babu. S.S and Krishnamoorthy K: Wind Dependence of Sea-salt Aerosol forcing over Bay of Bengal: Role of salinity, 1st Climate Science and policy workshop – Organized by Climate IDP at IIT-Bombay, March - 2014.
  • Kala Nair. K and Satheesh. S .K: Outflow of continental aerosols from peninsulaar India to Bay of Bengal, IGBP Symposium, IISc, Bangalore, April - 2014.
  • Kala NAIR. K, Satheesh. S. K, Babu. S.S and Krishnamoorthy K: Sea salt production over Bay of Bengal : Effect of salinity, AGU Decenber - 2015, A43C-0289.

Kushwaha, Pradeep

pkushwaha9999@gmail.com / pradeepk@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. J. Sukhatme

Research Interests : Numerical Weather Prediction, Geographical Fluid Dynamics, Monsoon Variability, Monsoon Weather systems - Middle tropospheric cyclone, Tropical Cyclone Monsoon Low and Depressions, Active and Break Cycle of Monsoon Atmospheric Waves.

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pradeep_Kushwaha4

Linkedin Profile : https://www.linkedin.com/in/pradeepk4444/

Modak, Angshuman

angshuman@iisc.ac.in / angshuman.modak@gmail.com

Research Advisor : Prof. G. Bala

Research Interests : Climate change, Climate sensitivity, Climate feedback, Land-atmosphere interaction, Geoengineering

Schoolar Gate : https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=usTfAoEAAAAJ&hl=en

Masiwal, Rajat

rajatmasiwal@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Dr. A.K. Seshadri

Research Interests : Non Linear Dynamics, Monsoon Dynamics

Nayak, Anoop Ashok

anoopn@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. P N Vinayachandran.

Research Interests : Ocean Microstructure, Physical Oceanography

N, Anand

anandn@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. S. K. Satheesh

Research Interests : Atmospheric optics, Aerosols, Free-Space Optical communication systems

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anand_N

Publications :

  • N. Anand, S. K. Satheesh, and K. K. Moorthy, “Dependence of atmospheric refractive index structure parameter (Cn2) on the residence time and vertical distribution of aerosols,” Opt. Lett. 42, 2714–2717 (2017).
  • N. Anand, K. Sunilkumar, S. K. Satheesh, and K. K. Moorthy, "Distinctive roles of elevated absorbing aerosol layers on free-space optical communication systems," Appl. Opt. 57, 7152-7158 (2018).
  • N. Anand, S. K. Satheesh, and K. K. Moorthy, “Modulation of optical turbulence by atmospheric aerosols: influence of vertical distribution and residence time,” in Proceeding of Imaging and Applied Optics Congress (pcAOP) (Optical Society of America, 2018).

Nikumbh, Akshaya C.

nikumbh@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof A. Chakraborty and Prof GS Bhat

Research Interests : Atmospheric dynamics, rainfall extremes, tropical convection

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Akshaya_Nikumbh

Pramanik, Chirantan

chirantan88@gmail.com / chirantan@caos.iisc.ernet.in
http://caos.iisc.ac.in/Chirantan Pramanik

Research Advisor : Prof. P. Ghosh (CeAS)

Research Interests : Ab-initio calculations, DFT study of minerals, Isotope fractionation, Atmospheric chemistry.

Conferences : Chirantan Pramanik, Prosenjit Ghosh; Ab initio study of oxygen isotope fractionation during CO2 production from calcium carbonate and phosphoric acid reaction; Goldschmidt 2017, Paris

Academic : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chirantan_Pramanik / https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=McDo9kUAAAAJ

Pathak, Harshavardhana Sunil

pathakh@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. S.K. Satheesh and Prof. R.S. Nanjundiah

Research Interests : Data Assimilation, Atmospheric Aerosols and their Radiative Impacts, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Harshavardhana_Pathak2

Publications :

  • "Adaptive finite-volume WENO schemes on dynamically redistributed grids for compressible Euler equations", Journal of Computational Physics 319, May 2016, Journal of Computational Physics 319, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcp.2016.05.007
  • "A Finite Volume Moving Mesh Method for the Simulation of Compressible Flows" In book: Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Contemporary Research., September 2017, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-2743-4_27

Phadtare, Jayesh

phadtare@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. G.S. Bhat

Research Interests : Atmospheric Dynamics, Atmospheric Thermodynamimcs, Cloud Dynamics.

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jayesh_Phadtare

Paul, Nihar

nihar@caos.iisc.ernet.in / nihar.hitk@gmail.com
http://caos.iisc.ac.in/Nihar Paul

Research Advisor : Prof. J. Sukhatme and Prof. D. Sengupta

Research Interests : Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Non-linear Dynamics, Turbulence and Ocean modelling.

Researchgate link : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nihar_Paul

Publications :

  • N. Paul and J. Sukhatme, "Surface Mixing by Geostrophic Flows in the Bay of Bengal", submitted to "Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography" (Under review).

Pargaonkar, Shrikant M

shrikant@iisc.ac.in / shrikantmp@gmail.com

Research Advisor : Prof. P N Vinayachandran

Research Interests : Physical Oceanography, River Plumes

Rao, Ananya S

ananya@iisc.ac.in / ananyasrao@gmail.com

Research Advisor : Prof. G. Bala and Prof. N.H. Ravindranath (CST)

Research Interests : Terrestrial carbon cycle; Climate change; Land surface modelling.

Srivastava, Gaurav

gauravs@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. A. Chakraborty and Prof. R.S. Nanjundiah

Research Interests : Climate Dynamics, Interannual Variability of Indian and West African Monsoon, Intraseasonal variability of Indian Summer Monsoon, El Nino Southern Oscillation

Google Profile : https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=vzBDll8AAAAJ

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gaurav_Srivastava8

Publications :

  • Srivastava, G, A. Chakraborty, and R.S. Nanjundiah, 2018: Multidecadal see-saw of the impact of ENSO on Indian and West African summer monsoon rainfall. Climate Dynamics,https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-018-4535-2

Sharif, Jahfer

jahfer@iisc.ac.in / jaffsharif@gmail.com

Research Advisor : Prof. P.N. Vinayachandran and Prof. R.S. Nanjundiah

Research Interests : Climatic Role of freshwater fluxes, Future changes in freshwater availability, Low-frequency climate variability.

Research Gate : www.researchgate.net/profile/Jahfer_Sharif2

Publications :

  • Jahfer, S., Vinayachandran, P. N., & Nanjundiah, R. S. (2017). Long-term impact of Amazon river runoff on northern hemispheric climate. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10750-y
  • P. N. Vinayachandran, S. Jahfer, R.S. Nanjundiah, Impact of river runoff into the ocean on Indian summer monsoon, Environ. Res. Lett., 10 (5) (2015) (p.054008)
  • Samiksha, S.V., Jahfer Sharif., Vethamony, P., 2014. Coastal Circulation off Ratnagiri, west coast of India during monsoon seasons: a numerical model study. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences 43(4), 418-488.

Samuel, Jerry B

jerrysamuel@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. A. Chakraborty

Research Interests : Monsoons, Tropical Convection, Cloud Physics

S, Praful

prafuls@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. J. Srinivasan and Prof. S. K. Satheesh

Research Interests : Atmospheric Optics, Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation, Computational Optics, Finite Difference - Time Domain Methods.

Linked In Profile : https://www.linkedin.com/in/praful-s-kumar-5b5123112/?originalSubdomain=in

Singhai, Priyanshi

priyanshis@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. A. Chakraborty

Research Interests : Numerical weather prediction, Indian Monsoon

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Priyanshi_Singhai2

Singh, Suryadev Pratap

suryadevs@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. A. Chakraborty

Research Interests : convection, clouds and modelling

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Suryadev_Pratap_Singh

K. Sunilkumar

sunilkumark@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. S. K. Satheesh

Research Interests : Wave propagation through aerosol media, Free-Space Optical communication systems, Atmospheric optics

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sunilkumar_K

Publications:

  • K. Sunilkumar, S. K. Satheesh, G. Ilavazhagan, and K. K. Moorthy, “Free space optical communication system through turbid media with pointing errors,” in Proceeding of Imaging and Applied Optics, LS & C (Optical Society of America, 2018).
  • N. Anand, K. Sunilkumar, S. K. Satheesh, and K. K. Moorthy, "Distinctive roles of elevated absorbing aerosol layers on free-space optical communication systems," Appl. Opt. 57, 7152-7158 (2018).
  • K. Sunilkumar, N. Anand, S. K. Satheesh, K. K. Moorthy, and G. Ilavazhagan,"Performance of Free-Space Optical Communication Systems: Effect of aerosol-induced lower atmospheric warming," Opt. Exp. (Accepted), Dec. 2018.

Thakur, Abu Bakar Siddiqui

abusiddiqui@iisc.ac.in / thakur.abubakar@gmail.com

Research Advisor : Prof. J. Sukhatme

Research Interests : Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, General Circulation of the Atmosphere

Tawde, Sayli A.

sayli@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. G. Bala and Dr. A. V. Kulkarni

Research Interests : Glacier dynamics under climate change

Researchgate link : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sayli_Tawde

Publications :

  • 2017 Tawde, S.A., Kulkarni, A.V. and G. Bala, An estimate of glacier mass balance for the Chandra basin, western Himalaya, for the period 1984-2012, Annals of glaciology. 58, 99-109, doi:10.1017/aog.2017.18
  • 2016 Tawde, S.A., Kulkarni, A.V. and G. Bala, Estimation of glacier mass balance on a basin scale: an approach based on satellite-derived snowlines and a temperature index model, Current Science. 111 (12), 1977-1988
  • 2015 Tawde, S.A., Singh, C., Investigation of orographic features influencing spatial distribution of rainfall over the Western Ghats of India using satellite data, International journal of climatology. 35 (9), 2280-2293

Venugopal, Thushara

thushara@iisc.ac.in

Research Advisor : Prof. P. N. Vinayachandran

Research Interests : Indian Ocean dynamics, Ocean biophysical interactions, Ecosystem modelling, Climate variability

Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thushara_Venugopal