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Prof. J. Srinivasan

Chairman,  Divecha Centre for Climate Change,

Indian Institute of Science


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Dr. Govindasamy Bala


Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Indian Institute of Science


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Ph.D., 1994, McGill University, Canada (Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences), Deans 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, USA.

1996 - 1998: Staff Research Associate, UCLA/LLNL, Livermore, CA, USA.

1998 - May 2008: Physicist,LLNL, Livermore, CA, USA.

June 2008 - March 2014: Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore, India.

April 2014 - 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.

Visiting Positions Held

May - June, 2009: Visiting investigator, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University

June - July, 2009: Visiting Scientist, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Illinois.

2 - week periods in the summers of 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014: Visiting investigator, Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University