Graduate Students


Aditya Kumar Dubey

Ph.D : Institute fellow since January, 2016
M.Sc : Environmental Sciences- Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (U.P)
Achievement : GATE 2015
Research Interest : Climate change impact on Human Health specially effects due to Heat stress by coupling a regional climate model with heat index model.
Email : adityadubey@iiserb.ac.in


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

Md. Saquib Saharwardi

Ph.D : DST-INSPIRE fellow since August, 2016
M.Sc : Environmental Sciences- Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala (H.P.)
Achievement : (i) UGC-NET/JRF and ICAR-NET, 2016
(ii) Awarded Gold Medal in M.Sc
Research Interest : Understanding drought dynamics and variability under changing climate scenarios using high resolution regional climate model.
Email : saquib16@iiserb.ac.in

Aaquib Javed

Ph.D : Institute fellow since August, 2017
M.Sc : Maths with Computer Science- Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Achievement : CSIR-NET 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 : aaquib@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
Achievement : UGC-NET-JRF, 2017
Research Interest : Understanding the relationship between climate change and ecology.
Email : disha18@iiserb.ac.in




BS-MS Students


Ajinkya M. Khandare

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2019
Research Interest : Monsoon Prediction.
Email : ajinkya36@iiserb.ac.in

Roja Asharaf

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2019
Research Interest : Studies of Himalayan glaciers.
Email : roja100@iiserb.ac.in

Shweta Alam

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2019
Research Interest : Drought Analysis.
Email : shwetaal@iiserb.ac.in

Arathi R

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2020
Research Interest : Extreme weather - Indian monsoons.
Email : arathi16@iiserb.ac.in

Rohan Deewar

BS-MS Project Student : Since May, 2020
Research Interest : Effects of LULC and vegetation changes and their impacts on land surface temperature in North- East and Western Ghats Ecoregions of India.
Email : rohan16@iiserb.ac.in



Post Doctoral Fellow


Swatantra Kumar Dubey

Project PDF : Since September, 2019
Ph.D: : Central University of Rajasthan
M.Sc. (Tech.) : Environmental Science and Technology- Banaras Hindu University
Work Experience: Climate change impact on water and food security of river basin by using the CORDEX-SA climate models.
Research Interest: Climate change, Hydrology and Agriculture.
Email : swatantrakd@iiserb.ac.in

Subrat Kumar Mallick

Senior Project Associate : Since March, 2020
Ph.D: : Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
M.Sc. : Oceanography, Berhampur University - Berhampur
Research Interest: Ocean and climate modelling, Upper Ocean Dynamics, Air- Sea Interaction, Ocean optics .
Email : subratm@iiserb.ac.in

Project members


Shriya Singh

Project Associate - 1 : Since March, 2020
M.Sc. : Fergosson College, Pune
Work Experience: Assocaite Editor at Spring Nature, Pune
Research Interest: Oceanography.
Email : shriya@iiserb.ac.in

Gaurav Shrivastava

Project Assistant : Since December 2018
M.Sc.(IT) : Barkatullah University Bhopal (Madhya-Pradesh)
Email : sgaurav@iiserb.ac.in

Visiting Master Student


Preet Lal

Visitor Student : Since July, 2019
Research Interest : Remote Sensing in Environment
Current Affiliation: : Central University of Jharkhand

Sam P. Raj

Visitor Student : Since December, 2019
Research Interest : Extreme Precipitation Events
Current Affiliation: : Cochin University of Science and Technology

Former group members

BS-MS Student
  1. Navajyoth M. P. (Present Affiliation:Ph.D Scholar, Washington State University, Washington)
Dissertation Student
  1. Priyanka Mallick Central University of Gujarat, Gujarat
  2. Nagesh Mishra Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore
Project PDF
  1. Dr Swati Singh - October 2019 to November 2019
Project JRF
  1. Amit Sharma - September 2019 to November 2019 (Present Affiliation:Ph.D Scholar, Indian Institute of Technology , Bombay)
  2. Amol Vibhute - August 2018 to July 2019 (Present Affiliation:Ph.D Scholar, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune)
  3. Shahil Sharma - August 2018 to July 2019 (Present Affiliation:Ph.D Scholar, Pusan National University, South Korea)
  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 Assistant
  1. Ankita Sharma - September 2017 to February 2018
  2. Arjun V. - September 2017 to February 2018
Summer/Winter interns
  1. Devyani R. Kamble (M.Tech, Summer Internship (2019), Pune University)
  2. Jeesmon Jacob (M.Sc., Summer Internship (2019), Cochin University of Science and Technology)
  3. Niharika Panigrahi (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2019), IISER Bhopal)
  4. Prashasti D. Shende (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2019), IISER Bhopal)
  5. Sanket Rahul Bhiogade (M.Tech, Summer Internship (2019), Pune University)
  6. Sam P. Raj (M.Sc., Summer Internship (2019), Cochin University of Science and Technology)
  7. Sanyam Singla (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2019), IISER Bhopal)
  8. Roja Asharaf (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2018), IISER Bhopal)
  9. Mansi Bhati (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2018), IISER Bhopal)
  10. Khandare Ajinkya Mohan (BS-MS, Winter Internship (2017), IISER Bhopal)
  11. Navajyoth M P (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2017), IISER Bhopal)
  12. Aanandu. P (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2017), IISER Kolkata)
  13. Chinmay Patni (BS-MS, Summer Internship (2016), IISER Bhopal)