Contact Address


  • Ph.D., 1994, McGill University, Canada (Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences), Dean¿s Honor list, Prof. Peter Yau (Thesis Advisor).
  • M.Sc, 1988, University of Poona, India (Physics) - Distinction.
  • B.Sc, 1986, Vivekananda College, University of Madras, India (Physics).


  • 1994 - 1996: Visiting Scientist, GFDL/Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
  • 1996 - 1998: Staff Research Associate, UCLA/LLNL, Livermore, CA.
  • 1998-2003: Physicist, Term Employee, LLNL, Livermore, CA.
  • 2003-2008: Physicist, FTE (permanent), LLNL, Livermore, CA.
  • 2008-present: Associate Professor, Centre for Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Research Interests

  • Global climate change
  • Earth System Modeling - Coupled Climate and Carbon Cycle modeling
  • Land use change and its impacts on climate and carbon cycle
  • Radiative forcing and climate sensitivity
  • Climate modeling of geoengineering
  • High-resolution climate modeling

Ph.D Thesis

  • Title: On the interaction between Slantwise Convection and Marine Cyclones.