Ph.D., (Oceanography), Indian Institute of Science, 1996
M.Sc.[Engg.], (Oceanography), Indian Institute of Science, 1992
BoBBLE observations in the southern Bay of Bengal during summer monsoon, 15 February 2019, SIBER, SSC, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Encounters with a fascinating bay, 1 March 2019, RCPNS 2019, Chandigarh.
Climate of the Bay of Bengal, Workshop on Climate Change, 6-7, December 2018, DCCC, IISc.
Arabian Sea Warm Pool and the monsooon onset vortex, Indo-US workshop, 25-26 February, Hyderabad.
"Monitoring the Oceans- World Oceans Day Lecture" 8 June 2018, Karnataka Science & Technology Academy (KSTA).
P N Vinayachandran, BoBBLE(Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment): Exploring the ocean-atmosphere system in the southern Bay of Bengal during the summer monsoon, Key note talk. IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Joint Assembly to be held at Cape Town during 27th August to 01st September, 2017
"An overview of the southern Bay of Bengal cold pool" at The national symposium on "Impact of Climate change : Successes and Challenges on Ocean and Atmospheric Research" (SCOAR 2014) , 09th -11th October 2014, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
" A summer monsoon salt pump in the Bay of Bengal", National Workshop on Characteristics of Monsoon-Factors responsible for contrasting features, 11-12 December, 2014. CUSAT, Kochi
Intraseasonal variations of Bay of Bengal sea surface temperature, "International symposium on climate variations", University of Tokyo, 11-13 April 2012.
Invited Talk "Bay of Bengal without its Freshwater", Workshop on Sundarbans: The Bhatirdesh and its Science, Mar 27, 2012, Kolkata.
Sensitivity of intraseasonal forcing to freshwater forcing, Workshop on physical processes in the Bay of Bengal and monsoon ISO, 5-7 March 2012, Bangalore.
Invited Talk "Salinity effects on Intraseasonal Ossicilations", International Workshop on Bay of Bengal processes and Monsoons, Mar 5-7, 2012, IISc, Bangalore.
Invited Lecture "River discharge and ocean circulation", Sao Paulo School on Global Climate Modeling, October 3-14, 2011, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Invited Science Talk "Physical Processes relevant to Bay of Bengal Biology", 2nd scientific steering committee meeting, July 26-28, 2011, Chennai, India.
"Progress and prospects in Indian Ocean modeling", International Conference on Meta Computing, 16-17 December 2010, Goa, India.
"High resolution Indian Ocean modeling applications", Workshop of Modeling of Oceanic and Atmospheric Processes, Sultan Qaboos Univeristy, Oman, March 2010.
"Indian Ocean Dipole: Processes and Impacts" at "Young Scientists of Asia Conclave, Pressing Problems of Humankind: Energy & Climate", A conference of Concerned Young Scientists, TWAS, Bangalore, 15-17 January, 2009.
"Indian Ocean Dipole" 96th Indian Science Congress 2009, Northeastern Hill University, Shillong, 3-7 January, 2009.
"Modeling of the Indian Ocean: Bay of Bengal fresh water plume and the Arabian Sea mini warm pool", The 12th Annual Congress on Fluid Mechanics, 18-21 August, 2008, Daejon, Koera.
"Oceanic processes associated with the 2006 Indian Ocean Dipole", Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 2008, 16-20 June, 2008, Busan, Korea.
"The 2006 Indian Ocean Dipole and its possible influence on the circulation over Maritime Continent", International Seminar on Climate Variability, Change and Extreme Weather Events", 26-27 February, 2008, National University, Malaysia.
"Oceanic processes associated with the 2006 Indian Ocean Dipole" IUGG XXIV General Assembly", Session JPS001, 2-13 July, 2007, Perugia, Italy.
"Modeling Indian Ocean circulation", Celebrating the Monsoons, Indian Institute of Science, 24-27 July, 2007, Bangalore, India.
"Association between Indonesian Rainfall and the Indian Ocean Dipole", International Round Table on Understanding and Prediction of Summer and Winter Monsoons, 21-24 November 2005, Jakarta, Indonesia.
"Numerical modeling of circulation and chlorophyll distribution in the Bay of Bengal", National Workshop on Oceanographic Feature of the Indian Coastal Waters, Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory, 6-7 October 2005, Kochi, India.
"Thermal domes in the Bay of Bengal: Physics, phytoplankton blooms and implications", IUGG XXIII General Assembly, 30 June to 11 July, 2003, Sapporo, Japan.
"Ocean dynamics during dipole events in an OGCM", Invited presentation, Symposium on the ocean-atmosphere coupled dynamics in the Indian Ocean, 17–21 December, 2001, Tokyo, Japan.
"Pathways of freshwater outflow from the Bay of Bengal", Invited presentation, WOCE Indian Ocean meeting, 19 May 1999, Miami, USA.
"Decadal and interdecadal climate events and their impacts on the ocean circulation in the Indo-Pacific sector", Science of Climate '99, 21 January 1999, La Jolla, USA.
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P N Vinayachandran ,Adrian J Matthews, K Vijay Kumar, Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, V Thushara, Jenson George, V Vijith, Benjamin GM Webber, Bastien Y Queste, Rajdeep Roy, Amit Sarkar, Dariusz B Baranowski, GS Bhat, Nicholas P Klingaman, Simon C Peatman, C Parida, Karen J Heywood, Robert Hall, Brian King, Elizabeth C Kent, Anoop A Nayak, CP Neema, P Amol, A Lotliker, A Kankonkar, DG Gracias, S Vernekar, AC D. Souza, G Valluvan, Shrikant M Pargaonkar, K Dinesh, Jack Giddings, Manoj Joshi, (2018) "BoBBLE (Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment): Ocean–atmosphere interaction and its impact on the South Asian monsoon", Bulletin of American Meteorological Society.
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Associate Professor, CAOS, IISc, Bangalore, 2005-2011
Assistant Professor, CAOS, IISc, Bangalore, 1999-2005
Senior Researcher, Frontier Research Centre for Global Change, Tokyo, Japan, 1997-1999
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1996-1997
Research Fellow, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, Inda, 1987-1990
JC Bose National Fellowship, 2017
National Award in Ocean Sci. & Tech., Ministry of Earth Sci., Govt. Of India., 2017
Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India, 2012.
Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2009.
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize - 2008, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. India. Received from the Prime Minister of India on 20 December 2008.
AGU Journal highlight and press release for the paper titled "Indian Ocean response to anomalous conditions in 2006" published in Geophysical Research Letters, 2 Aug 2007 (http://www.agu.org/journals/scripts/ highlight.php?pid=2007GL030194).
Frontier Research Award for Excellence in Research, 1998, Frontier Research Centre for Global Change, Japan.
Associate Editor ,Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Springer.
Member, Editorial Board, Current Science.
Member, Editorial Board, " Resonance", 2011-2016, published by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.
Ocean Dynamics, CAOS, IISc (August-December)
Ocean Modeling, CAOS, IISc (January-April)
BOBBLE: Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment, a Joint Project between MoES India and MoES, UK, 2015-2020.
J C Bose Fellowship and Research Grant, (Prinicipal Investigator), 2018-2022.
Development and implementation of river discharge and biogeochemical module for the global climate model setup of INCOIS, (Prinicipal Investigator) 2018-2020.
Intel Parallel Computing Centre for Modeling Monsoons and Tropical Climate", Intel Corporation, USA, (Co-investigator), 2014-2020.
As Principal Investigator
Modeling physical-biological interaction in the Indian Ocean, INCOIS, Ministry of Earth Sciences, 2013-2017.
High resolution modeling of Indian Ocean using MOM and ROMS, INCOIS, Ministry of Earth Sciences, 2008-2013
Oceanographic observations in the southern Bay of Bengal during CTCZ, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2009-2012.
Development of a data assimilation system for the Indian Ocean, DOD (INCOIS), 2003-2008.
Analysis and synthesis for the Indian Argo Programme, DOD (INCOIS), 2002-2005.
Underwater radiation and chlorophyll measurements during CTCZ (2011-2012), 2011-2016.
Retrieval of Ocean parameters (phytoplankton blooms), ISRO (SAC), 2004-2008.
Interpretation of Ocean Color variability in the Bay of Bengal using an ocean general circulation model, ISRO (SAC), 2001-2003.
Implementation of Regional Ocean Modeling System for the Indian Ocean on a Windows compute cluster, Microsoft Corporation, USA, 2008-2011.
Common computing facility for ocean modeling at CAOS, Department of Ocean Development (INCOIS), 2003-2008, Co-investigator. (PI: Chairman, CAOS).
Study of teleconnections and Ocean-Atmosphere coupling over Indian Region using AOGCM? INCOIS, Ministry of Earth Sciences, 2013-2017, (Co-investigator).
Modeling Oxygen Minimum in the Arabian Sea, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, 2007-2010, Co-investigator. (PI: Prof. Jay McCreary, IPRC, Hawaii).
Study of Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction and its impact on ocean state over northern Indian using a coupled climate system model, Ministry of Earth Sciences, INCOIS, MoES, 2008-2013, Co-investigator. (PI: Prof. Ravi Nanjundiah, IISc).
Assimilation of Argo data into the ROMS model of the Indian Ocean, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, MoES, 2008-2011, Co-investigator (PI: Prof. Amit Apte, TIFR).
The Indian monsoon & the coupled atmosphere - Equatorial Indian Ocean system, INCOIS, MoES, 2007-2010, Co-investigator. (PI: Prof. Sulochana Gadgil, IISc).
Constraining the tsunami cyclicity along the southeast coast of India based on near-source (Andamans) * far-field (east coast of India) investigations, 2008-2012, Co-investigator.
Implementation of dynamical seasonal prediction system, India Meteorological Department, 2006-2009, Co-investigator. (PI: Prof. Ravi Nanjundiah, IISc).
Reconstruction of late quaternary tropical sea surface temperature-salinity, 2005-2006, Co-investigator.