Graduate Students


Gaurav Tiwari

Ph.D. : DST-INSPIRE fellow since August, 2016
M.Sc. : Applied Mathematics (Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, U.P.)
Work Experience : (i) One year experience as weather & climate modeling researcher at RMSI Pvt. Ltd.
(ii) One year research experience as Project Fellow at SEOCS, IIT-Bhubaneswar.
Research Interest: Tropical cyclones dynamics, ARW & WRF data assimilation (4D-Var) technique. TCs variability and future projections over India by using global and regional climate models.
Email : gaurav16@iiserb.ac.in

Aaquib Javed

Ph.D. : Institute Fellow since August, 2017
M.Sc. : Maths with Computer Science (Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi)
Achievements : CSIR-NET, 2016 and GATE, 2016
Research Interest : Past and present assessment of Himalayan glaciers for climate change and variability studies using a high-resolution atmosphere-glacier model.
Email : aaquib17@iiserb.ac.in


Amita Kumari

Ph.D. : DST-INSPIRE Fellow since August, 2017
M.Sc. : Environmental Sciences (Central University of South Bihar)
Achievement : DST- INSPIRE Fellowship
Research Interest : Monsoon dynamics and variability: Past, Present and Future.
Email : amita17@iiserb.ac.in


Disha Sachan

Ph.D. : UGC-JRF Fellow since August, 2018
M.Sc. : Environmental Sciences (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P.)
Achievements : IPCC Scholarship Programme, 2021; UGC-NET-JRF, 2017
Research Interest : Understanding the relationship between climate change and ecology.
Email : disha18@iiserb.ac.in


Midhun M.

Ph.D. : Prime Minister's Research Fellow, since August 2021; DST-INSPIRE Fellow (August 2020 to July 2021)
M.Sc. : Atmospheric Science (Central University of Rajasthan)
Achievements : Prime Minister's Research Fellows Scheme, University Gold Medal (M.Sc.)
Research Interest : Integrating data driven approaches (Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning/Machine Learning) into existing climate modelling framework
Email : midhun20@iiserb.ac.in


Jyoti Sharma

Ph.D. : UGC-JRF Fellow since January, 2022
M.Sc. : Environment Management (Forest Research Institute, Dehradun)
Achievements : UGC-NET-JRF (2020), ICAR-NET (2021)
Research Interest : Understanding the impact of climate change on the behavior of vegetation and vice-versa.
Email : jyoti21@iiserb.ac.in




BS-MS Students


K Anshuman

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2021
Research Interest :Western Disturbances and its dynamics, especially in Indian context.
Email : kanshuman17@iiserb.ac.in

Vishal Bobde

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2021
Research Interest :Tropical cyclone dynamics, numerical weather prediction
Email : vishal16@iiserb.ac.in



Post Doctoral Fellow


Dr. Lokesh Kumar Pandey

Project PDF : Since February, 2022
Ph.D.: University of Allahabad
M.Sc. (Tech.) : Geophysics (Banaras Hindu University)
Work Experience: Modelling the Circulation and Variability of the Indian Ocean.
Research Interest: Ocean Modeling, Data Assimilation, Regional climate modeling, Variability and predictability of ocean
Email : lokeshp@iiserb.ac.in

Project JRF


Anand Singh Dinesh

Project JRF : Since December, 2020
M.Sc. (Tech.) : Environmental Sciences-Environmental Technology (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P.)
Research Interest: Physical Oceanography and Compound extreme events.
Email : asdinesh@iiserb.ac.in

Sanket Teli

Project JRF : Since February, 2022
M.Sc. : Mathematics (National Institute of Technology, Calicut)
Research Interest: High resolution climate modelling, Western Disturbances
Email : sanketteli@iiserb.ac.in


Former group members

Post Doctoral Fellows
  1. Dr. Alok Kumar Mishra - October 2020 to December 2021
  2. Dr. Subrat Kumar Mallick - March 2020 to September 2020.
  3. Dr. Swatantra Kumar Dubey - September 2019 to September 2020.
  4. Dr. Swati Singh - October 2019 to November 2019
Ph.D. Graduates
  1. Dr. Aditya Kumar Dubey - January 2016 to December 2021 (To be joining as Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Maryland, U.S.A)
  2. Dr. Md. Saquib Saharwardi - August 2016 to December 2021 (Present Affiliation: Post Doctoral Researcher, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
BS-MS Student
  1. Navajyoth M. P. (2018-2019)
  2. Roja Asharaf (2019-2020)
  3. Ajinkya M. Khandare (2019-2020)
  4. Shweta Alam (2019-2020)
  5. Arathi R (2020-2021)
  6. Rohan Deewar (2020-2021)
Dissertation Student
  1. Priyanka Mallick (2018-2019)
  2. Nagesh Mishra (2018-2019)
  3. Preet Lal (2019-2020)
  4. Sam P. Raj (2019-2020)
  5. Sreeshma K (2020-2021)
Project JRF
  1. Amit Sharma - September 2019 to November 2019
  2. Amol Vibhute - August 2018 to July 2019
  3. Shahil Sharma - August 2018 to July 2019
  4. Arjun V. - April 2018 to July 2018
  5. Priya Kumari - September 2017 to July 2018
  6. Vyankatesh Manoj Mundhada - August 2017 to June 2018
  7. Ashima Sehgal - May 2017 to May 2018
  8. Priyanka Bammne - April to July 2017 (Present Affiliation:Assistant Professor, Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore)
Project Associate
  1. Shriya Singh - March 2020 to June 2020
Project Assistant
  1. Gaurav Shrivastava - December 2018 to December 2020
  2. Ankita Sharma - September 2017 to February 2018
  3. Arjun V. - September 2017 to February 2018
Summer/Winter interns
  1. Sreevathsa Golla (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2021), IISER Bhopal)
  2. Devyani R. Kamble (M.Tech, Summer Internship (2019), Pune University)
  3. Jeesmon Jacob (M.Sc., Summer Internship (2019), Cochin University of Science and Technology)
  4. Niharika Panigrahi (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2019), IISER Bhopal)
  5. Prashasti D. Shende (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2019), IISER Bhopal)
  6. Sanket Rahul Bhiogade (M.Tech, Summer Internship (2019), Pune University)
  7. Sam P. Raj (M.Sc., Summer Internship (2019), Cochin University of Science and Technology)
  8. Sanyam Singla (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2019), IISER Bhopal)
  9. Roja Asharaf (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2018), IISER Bhopal)
  10. Mansi Bhati (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2018), IISER Bhopal)
  11. Khandare Ajinkya Mohan (BS-MS, Winter Internship (2017), IISER Bhopal)
  12. Navajyoth M P (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2017), IISER Bhopal)
  13. Aanandu. P (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2017), IISER Kolkata)
  14. Chinmay Patni (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2016), IISER Bhopal)