People @ Climate Lab

 Dr. Roxy Mathew Koll
Dr. Roxy Mathew Koll, Scientist, CCCR, IITM Scientist, Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM
Adjunct Faculty
, University of Pune, IMD Meteorological Training Institute, and CAT-ESSC, IITM
Research Areas
Ocean – Atmosphere Dynamics
Climate Change, Indian Ocean and Asian Monsoon
Earth System – Climate Change Modeling
 Scientists/Research Associates/Students [Current]
 Panini Dasgupta
Panini Dasgupta PhD Thesis [2016 – ]: MJO/ISV in a changing climate
Affiliation: Junior Research Fellow, Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM
 Vineet Kumar
Vineet Kumar Singh PhD Thesis [2017 – ]: Tropical cyclones in a warming Indian Ocean
Affiliation: Junior Research Fellow, Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM
 Aditi Modi
Aditi Modi PhD/Research [2015 – ]: Investigating biophysical processes in the Indian Ocean using IITM/CMIP5 Earth System Models
Affiliation: Scientist, Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM
 Aditya Narayan Mishra
Aditya Narayan Mishra MSc Thesis [2017 – ]: Extreme weather events over the Indian subcontinent
Affiliation: Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Pune
 Himadri Saini
Himadri Saini

MSc Thesis [2016 – ]: Role of heat transport on variability in Indian Ocean heat content
Affiliation: Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Pune

 Adithyan V
Adithyan V

MSc Thesis [2016 – ]: Oceanic Rossby wave – Madden Julian Oscillation interactions
Affiliation: Department of Physical Oceanography, Cochin University of Science & Technology

 Sayali Kulkarni
Himadri Saini

Winter Training [2016 – ]: Lead-lag relationship between convection and sea surface temperature in the tropics
Affiliation: Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune

 Scientists/Research Associates/Students [Graduated]
 Yagnesh Raghava Yakkala
Yagnesh Raghava Yakkala Research Associate [2016 – 2017]: Interplay between the tropical Indian-Pacfic-Atlantic Oceans and the Indian Monsoon, under the National Monsoon Mission
Affiliation: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM
 Athulya Radhakrishnan
Athulya Radhakrishnan MSc Thesis [2016]: Recent trends in extreme rainfall events over central India
Affiliation: Department of Physical Oceanography, Cochin University of Science & Technology
 Vineet Kumar
Vineet Kumar Singh MSc Thesis [2016]: Tropical cyclones in a warming Indian Ocean
Affiliation: Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Pune
Award: CSIR Junior Research Fellowship, Rank #40
 Vivek Shilimkar
Vivek Shilimkar MSc Thesis [2015]: Variability and trends in the tropical Indian Ocean sea surface salinity, in a changing climate
Affiliation: Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Pune
Award: Japanese Monbukagakusho Fellowship, Hokkaido University
 Aditi Modi
Aditi Modi CAT Thesis [2014]: Potential impact of climate variability and change on the ocean primary productivity over the Indian Ocean
Affiliation: Centre for Advance Training [CAT], IITM
Publication: Roxy M. K., A. Modi, R. Murutugudde, V. Valsala, S. Panickal, S. Prasanna Kumar, M. Ravichandran, M. Vichi and M. Levy, 2016: A reduction in marine primary productivity driven by rapid warming over the tropical Indian Ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2015gl066979 [pdf] [supplement]
 Ambuj Jha
Ambuj Jha CAT Thesis [2014]: Role of tropical Pacific basin wide warming on Indian summer monsoon
Affiliation: Centre for Advance Training [CAT], IITM
Advisors: Dr. Ashok Karumuri, Dr. Sabin T.P.
 Ritika Kapoor
Ritika Kapoor MSc Thesis [2014]: Indian Ocean Warming and its effect on the southwest Monsoon [pdf]
Affiliation:
 Department of Environmental Sciences, Fergusson College, University of Pune
Publications: 
1. Roxy M. K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, R. Murutugudde, K. Ashok and B. N. Goswami, 2014: Warm ocean, weak monsoon. Nature Communications, 6:7423, doi:10.1038/ncomms8423 [pdf].
2. Roxy M. K., K. Ritika, P. Terray and S. Masson, 2014: The curious case of Indian Ocean warming. J.Climate, 27, 22, 8501-8509 [pdf].
3. Roxy M. K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, S. Masson, 2015: Indian Ocean warming—the bigger picture. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 7, 1070-1071 [pdf].
 Shikha Singh
Shikha Singh CAT Thesis [2013]: Indian Ocean Dipole in CFSv2 and ESMv1: Role of ocean biases [pdf]
Affiliation
:
 Centre for Advance Training [CAT], IITM
Advisors: Dr. Vinu Valsala, Dr. Swapna Panickal
 Nitin Patil
Nitin Patil MTech Thesis [2011]: Changing tropical Indo-Pacific phenomena in association with recent climate change [pdf]
Affiliation:
 Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Pune
Main Advisor: Ashok Karumuri
Publication: Roxy M., N. Patil, K. Aparna and K. Ashok, 2013: Revisiting the Indian summer monsoon-ENSO links in the IPCC AR4 projections: A cautionary outlook. Global & Planetary Change, 104, 51-60, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.02.003 [pdf]