Scientist Profile

Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan

: Former Director (2015)

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: secretary[at]moes[dot]gov[dot]in

Monsoon Variability and Monsoon Prediction
Degree University Year Stream
Ph.D. University of Pune, India 1997 Physics
M.Sc. Madurai Kamaraj University, India 1983 Physics
B.Sc. Madurai Kamaraj University, India 1981 Physics
S.S.L.C. Tamil Nadu Secondary School Board 1977 Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences

 Monsoon Variability and Monsoon Prediction

 Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

 Prediction of Mesoscale Connective Systems

 Cloud-Radiation interaction and Satellite Applications

 Aerosol Radiative Forcing

Award Name Awarded By Awarded For Year
Young Scientist Award Ministry of Earth Sciences, Gov. of India Research contributions in Atmospheric Sciences 2007
START Young Scientist Award START, USA Best Research paper 2001
20th Biennial Mausam Award Department of Science & Technology, Gov. of India Best Research paper 2001
Year Designation Institute
2015 (Dec)-Present Secretary, MoES Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, New Delhi
2015 (Mar)-2015 (Dec) Director Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
2012 (Feb)-2015 (Mar) Scientist-G/Adviser Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, New Delhi
2008 (Jul)-2012 (Jan) Senior Scientist National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Department of Space, Tirupati
1985 (Sep)-2008 (Jun) Meteorologist, Director Meteorological Centre Ahmedabad and National Climate Centre, India Meteorological Department, Pune
1983 (Dec)-1985 (Aug) Senior Scientific Assistant Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai