Publish Date: 2022-09-13 12:32:38

Upcoming Seminars at Centre

Prof. Hezi Gildor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Date and time: March 4, 2024 (Monday), 4:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Ocean mixing: from vertical density currents to horizontal barriers to mixing

Dr. PD Axel Kleidon
Independent Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Germany
Date and time: March 5, 2024 (Tuesday), 3:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: TBD

Dr. Shantanu Jathar
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University, USA
Date and time: March 6, 2024 (Wednesday), 3:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Volatile Chemical Products as an Emerging Source of Anthropogenic Aerosols in US Cities

Prof. Markus Leuenberger
University of Bern, Switzerland
Date and time: March 14, 2024 (Thursday), 3:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: TBD

Prof. Ori Adam
Associate Professor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Date and time: March 21, 2024 (Thursday), 3:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: TBD


Student Seminars

Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)



Date & Time Student Name Title of the Talk
Semester-II, 2023-24

Apr 11, 2024 (Thursday) at 3:30 PM

Subhojit Ghoshal Chowdhury TBD
2 Apr 25, 2024 (Thursday) at 3:30 PM Aman Waheed Khan TBD
3 May 2, 2024 (Thursday) at 3:30 PM Murali Krishna Chandragiri TBD
4 May 16, 2024 (Thursday) at 3:30 PM Pawan Tiwari TBD
5 May 23, 2024 (Thursday) at 3:30 PM Debajit Sarkar TBD


Past Seminars at Centre

Prof. Somnath Baidya Roy
Professor and Head
Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi 
Date and time: February 15, 2024 (Thursday), 3:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Representing wind farms in weather and climate models: A 20 year journey
Joint seminar by INAR
Dr. Tuukka Petäjä (Prof, INAR, University of Helsinki)
Dr. Pauli Paasonen (Associate Prof, INAR, University of Helsinki)
Dr. Roseline Thakur (Adjunct Prof, INAR, University of Helsinki)
Date and time: February 8, 2024 (Thursday), 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Multidisciplinary research and education for atmospheric and Earth system science

Dr. Babita Jangir
Postdoctoral fellow
Volcani Institute, Agriculture Research Organization, Israel
Date and time: January 4, 2024 (Thursday), 3:30 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Effects of Mesoscale Eddies and Marine heat wave on the Intensity of Cyclones in the Mediterranean Sea and How the ‘medicanes’ differ from tropical cyclones.

Dr. Jeremy  Sarnat
Associate Professor
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
Date and time: November 30, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Traffic Pollution, Health, and the Theory of Everything: Molecular Approaches for Characterizing Air Pollution Exposure and Response

Dr. Bharat Rastogi
Research Scientist
University of Colorado Boulder, and Global Monitoring Laboratory NOAA, USA
Date and time: November 2, 2023 (Friday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Reducing uncertainties in carbon-climate feedbacks: observational constraints from canopy to continental scales

Prof. Herman Russchenberg
Full professor in Atmospheric Remote Sensing and
Head of the Department of Geoscience and Remote Sensing
Technical University in Delft, Netherlands
Date and time: October 16, 2023 (Monday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Advances in atmospheric cloud remote sensing and modelling with the Ruisdael Observatory in the Netherlands

Prof. David Keith
Professor in the Department of Geophysical Sciences
University of Chicago, USA
Date and time: September 19, 2023 (Tuesday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: An introduction to climate systems engineering

Prof. Saurabh Rathore
Assistant Professor, CAS, IIT Delhi
Date and time: September 6, 2023 (Wednesday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: The Role of Oceans In Climate: From Secular to Extreme events and terrestrial precipitation

Anja Katzenberger
Doctoral Researcher
Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research - Complexity Science
Date and time: August 24, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Indian Monsoon under Global Warming - Updates from CMIP6

Garima Raheja
Doctoral Researcher
Columbia University, USA
Date and time: August 3, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Measuring Everything, Everywhere, All At Once: Using Real-Time Low-Cost Sensor Networks for Understanding Air Pollution Around the World

Prof. Auroop Ganguly
COE Distinguished Professor
Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Date and time: July 18, 2023 (Tuesday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Climate Resilience: The State of Knowledge and the Role of Entrepreneurship

Dr. Ram Singh
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) and Columbia Climate School, Columbia University, New York, USA.
Date and time: June 14, 2023 (Wednesday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Hydroclimatic impacts of persistent volcanism: A lesson from the ancient Egyptian history

Dr. A.S. Unnikrishnan
Formerly, Chief Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
Date and time: June 7, 2023 (Wednesday), 11:30 am
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Tide-related processes on continental shelves and estuaries

Prof. Simone Varotto
Professor in Finance, University of Reading, UK
Date and time: June 5, 2023 (Monday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Climate Finance: an International Perspective

Prof. Jonathan Holmes
University College London, London, UK
Date and time: April 20, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Rainfall isotopes as indicators of atmospheric processes - regional-scale monitoring using DIY and crowdsourcing

Prof. Joshua Apte
Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Date and time: March 29, 2023 (Wednesday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Quantifying and Addressing Systemic Disparities in Air Pollution Exposures

Dr. Mizuo Kajino
Meteorological Research Institute (MRI), Japan Meteorological Agency, Tsukuba, Japan
Date and time: March 27, 2023 (Monday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Current status of Japan Meteorological Agency's Meteorology-Chemistry coupled model, NHM-Chem.

Prof. Samiran Mandal
Assistant Professor, CAS, IIT Delhi
Date and time: March 16, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Multiscale Circulation Variability along the Indian Coast revealed by High-Frequency (HF) Radars

Prof. Shahzad Gani
Assistant Professor, CAS, IIT Delhi
Date and time: March 2, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Atmospheric Aerosols: From Measurements to Science

Prof. Jonathan Holmes and Dr. Anne-Lise Jourdan
University College London, London, UK.
Date and time: February 16, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm (Online)
Title: Stable isotopes in precipitation

Prof. Vikram Mehta
The Center for Research on the Changing Earth System, U.S.A., and
Visiting Professor, CAS, IIT Delhi
Date and time: January 27, 2023 (Friday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Adaptation Sciences: Adaptation to What and How?

Dr. Dhruv Balwada
Associate Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, U.S.A.
Date and time: January 23, 2023 (Monday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Direct observational evidence of an oceanic dual kinetic energy cascade and its seasonality

Dr. Ritabrata Thakur
Postdoctoral fellow, University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Date and time: January 12, 2023 (Thursday), 4 pm
Venue: CAS Seminar Room (VI-412)
Title: Improved internal waves in numerical models: Implications for mixing parameterization


Past Student Seminars

Sl. No.

Date & Time

Student Name

Title of the Talk

Semester-I, 2023-24

1 Aug 10, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Pankaj Upadhyaya On the Role of Zonal Momentum Balance in the South Asian Summer Monsoon
2 Aug 17, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Rahul Singh Investigation of Dry Air Intrusion over the Arabian Sea and its Implications on Indian Summer Monsoon
3 Aug 31, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Chinmay Rajendra Khadke Development of a Satellite based improved Analysis and Guidance System for Tropical Cyclones over North Indian Ocean
4 Sep 21, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Arshitha Anand K A Understanding the spatio-temporal variability of surface ozone over the Indian region using CMIP6 models and numerical simulations
5 Oct 12, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Biyo Thomas Understanding the response of the Rossby Wave Breaking events and its impact on the extreme weather events over the Indian subcontinent
6 Oct 19, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Chiranjit Das Carbon dioxide (CO2) variability over the global tropics using observations and model simulations
7 Oct 26, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Debi Prasad Bhuyan Improving the Credibility of Climate Projections for India

Semester-II, 2022-23


February 9, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Rajveer Sharma

Radiocarbon based fossil fuel CO2 observations in megacity Delhi

2 February 23, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Narender K. Reddy Improving crop dynamics in the CLM5 land surface model
3 March 23, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM Suraj Ravindran Spatio-temporal variability in oceanic and sea-ice parameters over the Arctic Ocean using CMIP6


April 6, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Tomviezibe Cephas Dombo

Understanding the dynamic and energetic components of ITCZ stagnation in state-of-the-art climate models


May 11, 2023 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Anie K Lal

Examining Fog Trends and Characteristics in the Indo-Gangetic Plain Using Observational Methods

Semester-I, 2022-23


October 6, 2022 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Sushovan Ghosh

Assessing renewable solar energy resources over India in view of staggering aerosol burden and land availability


October 13, 2022  (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Aheli Das

Subseasonal to seasonal scale forecasting of wind speed over
India for the renewable energy sector


October 20, 2022  (Thursday) at 3:00 PM

Ekta Chaudhary

Can meeting clean air targets reduce the anemia burden among Indian population?


October 27, 2022  (Thursday)  at 4:00 PM


India’s methane problem


November 3, 2022  (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Indranil Nandi

Investigation of the contribution of various emission sectors as well as local vs. remote sources towards wintertime air pollution over Delhi


November 10, 2022 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Chaithra S T

Intercomparing ETCCDI Precipitation Indices over India in Different Observational Products


November 17, 2022  (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Jivesh Dixit

Teleconnection between Precipitation and prominent Decadal Climate Variability modes in Pacific and Atlantic Ocean


November 24, 2022 (Thursday) at 4:00 PM

Kunal Ajit Madkaiker

High-resolution numerical modelling of seasonal volume, heat, and freshwater transport along the Indian coast


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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
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