Society Membership

  1. Fellow: Royal Meteorological Society, U.K. (2019 – )

  2. Fellow: The Society of Earth Scientists, India (2009 – )

  3. Member: American Meteorological Society, USA (2011– 2015)

  4. Member: American Geophysical Union, USA (2011 – )

  5. Member: European Geophysical Union, Austria (2018 – )

  6. Member: Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Singapore (2010 –)

  7. Member: South African Association of Atmospheric Sciences, South Africa (2010 –2015)

  8. Executive Member: Indian Scientists Association in Japan, Tokyo, Japan (2010 – 2017 )

  9. Member: Japan Geosciences Union, Tokyo, Japan (2011 – 2017)

  10. Life Member: India Meteorological Society, New Delhi, India (2009 – )

Editorial Role

  1. Editorial Board of Predictions and Projections (special section of Frontiers in Climate)

  2. Guest Editor: Special Issue "Asian Summer Monsoon Variability, Teleconnections and Projections" in MDPI Atmosphere

  3. Guest Editor: Special Issue "ENSO Prediction" in MDPI Atmosphere

  4. Topic Editor: MDPI Atmosphere

Reviewer for journals

1. Nature Scientific Reports (Nature); 2. Climate Dynamics; 3. Journal of Climate (AMS); 4. Geophysical Research Letters (AGU); 5. Progress in Oceanography; 6. International Journal of Climatology (RMetS); 7. Atmospheric Environment; 8. Advances in Meteorology; 9. Climate Change; 10. Natural Hazards; 11. African Journal of Agricultural Research; 12. Global and Planetary Change; 13. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences; 14. Water (MDPI); 15. Asian Journal of Geoinformatics; 16. Earth Resources; 17. Meteorological Application; 18. Neural Computing and Applications; 19. Climate (MDPI); 20. Journal of Oceanography; 21. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology; 22. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences; 23. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics; 24. Theoretical and Applied Climatology (Springer); 25. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics (Springer); 26. Weather and Climate Dynamics (EGU); 27. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere (AGU); 28. Climatic Change (Springer); 29. Atmosphere (MDPI); 30. Pure and Applied Geophysics (Springer); 31. Mausam; 32. Frontiers in Climate

Recognized Ph.D. Research Guide

  1. Department of Meteorology and Oceanography, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530003, India (Since 2022)

  2. Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, Pune University, Pune - 411007, India (Since 2022)

Ph.D. Thesis Examiner

  1. 2017: TERI University, New Delhi, India

  2. 2014: University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Master Student Guidance

  1. Asst Comdt Shivam Singh Sisodiya (2022), Advance meteorology training course, Meteorological Training Institute, IMD, Pune

Project: Study Of Indian Summer Monsoon Variability Over Gujarat (West Coast India) and associated Large Scale Dynamics

  1. Ms. Jaya Samal (2022), M.Sc (Geoinformatics), Pune University, Pune

Project: Drought assessment of Odisha using Standardized Water Level Index and Standardized Precipitation Index using ArcGIS

  1. Mr. Sagar Kashid (2009), M.Tech (Modeling and Simulation), Pune University, Pune

Project: Weather Modeling and Forecast Data Analysis

Research Projects Involved:

  1. Complex Urban Systems for Sustainability and Health (CUSSH) funded by Wellcome Trust, UK (collaboration between thirteen partner organisations across four continents ); University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (2020-2021).

  2. An integrated data-model study of interactions between tropical monsoons and extra-tropical climate variability and extremes (INTEGRATE) funded by NERC, UK (Collaboration between UK, Germany and China); University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (2017-2020).

  3. Prediction of newly found climate phenomena and its societal application funded by Ministry of Environment, Japan; JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan (2014-2017)

  4. Indo-European Research Facilities for Studies on Marine Ecosystem and Climate in India (INDO-MARECLIM) funded by European Union (Collaboration between European Union and India); CMCC, Bologna, Italy (2013-2014)

  5. Prediction of Climate Variations and its Application in the Southern African Region funded by JST-JICA Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development Program (SATREPS)“ (Collaboration between Japan and South Africa); JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan (2010-2013)

Session Organiser/chair

  1. Session Chair: Numerical Modelling and Simulation I Session in the Techno-Ocean 2016 (International Conference), Kobe Convention Centre, Kobe, Japan during 6-8 October 2016.

  2. Main convener and Session chair: Regional Climate Downscaling: Progress, Challenges and Applications (AS26) in AOGS2016, Beijing, China during 31 July – 5 August 2016.

  3. Session Co-chair: Coupled Climate Modeling (second session) in the International Symposium on Climate Variations - From Basic Research to Rich Applications, University of Tokyo, Japan during 11-13 April 2012.

Training/Summer School

  1. Participated in the training on “Seasonal Prediction to Operational Services in South Asia: Combining Forecasts using R and Skill Assessment using FOCUS” organized by India Meteorological Department, UK Met Office and RIMES, Thailand during 23rd to 27th May 2022 at Hotel Ramee Grand, Pune, India.

  2. Completed training on “Directly Recruited Scientist Course” organized by Meteorological Training Institute, India Meteorological Department, Pune during April-August 2021.

  3. Integrating Climate Information for Adaptation (ClimAdapt) during 8-19 November 2021 organized by WMO, and successfully completed two WMO online courses with certificates. (i) Integrating climate risk information into NAPs - Producing climate information for NAPs (ii) Integrating climate risk information into NAPs - Using climate information for NAPs

  4. Digital Training of Trainers on Climate-related Loss and Damage within Climate Risk Management during 23-27 August 2021, organised by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Thailand.

  5. ‘Introduction to Python in Environmental Sciences’ held at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom during 10-12 January 2018.

  6. ‘Unified Model (UM) Training’ held at the University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom during 13-15 December 2017.

  7. “4th KAGI 21 International summer school on Active Geosphere Science” held at Institute Technology Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia during 22 July to 4 August 2007.

  8. “ICTP Advance School on Oceanography (ASO): World Climate and Overturning Circulation in Oceans and Mediterranean Seas” at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy during 30 April to 11 May 2007.

  9. “Indo-US Bilateral Interactions on the WRF Modeling System for weather and climate studies in tropics: Advanced Training Program and Tutorial on WRF model system, and Joint WRF Development” at Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi during 18 February to 1 March, 2006.

  10. “Workshop on Data assimilation in atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling” at IISc, Bangalore during 2-6 January, 2006.

  11. “Second SERC School on aviation meteorology-Thunderstorm and its modeling” at Air Force Administrative College, Coimbatore from 9-28 May, 2005.

  12. “Advanced Training School on Tropical Cyclone” at the Department of Meteorology and Oceanography, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam from 29 November to 24 December 2004.

  13. “Fourth SERC School on Numerical weather Prediction and Process Modeling” at the Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India from 14 April, 2003 to 10 May, 2003.