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     Pankaj Kumar Sinha

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Department of Physics and Meteorology
Supervisor(s)  Prof. A. Chandrasekar
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressBCR Hall IIT Kharagpur 721302
Phone-
Emailpankaj@phy.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Cochin University of Science and TechnologyMeteorology2007
MBABALAJI INSTITUTE OF MODERN MANAGEMENTFinance Distance Learning2007
B.Sc.Indira Gandhi National Open UniversityPhysics2004

Research Areas
  • Mesoscale Modeling
  • 3DVAR Assimilation of Wind data from QuikSCAT, OceanSAT-2, Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) in WRF model
  • Simulation of Severe Weather Systems (Depressions, Cyclones) of Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea

Skills
  • C programming
  • FORTRAN - 77, 95
  • GRADS
  • MATLAB
  • ORIGIN
  • GNUplot
  • Latex

Teaching Experience
  • C Programming in Computational Physics(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2008-09 (1 terms)
  • Polarimetery(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2008-09 (1 terms)
  • Coupled Pendula(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-10 (1 terms)
  • Polarimetery(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-10 (1 terms)
  • C Programming in Computational Physics(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-10 (1 terms)
  • Newton Rings(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-10 (1 terms)
  • Photoelectric Effects(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2010-11 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • UGC (I) fellowship

Papers Published in Journals
  • Improvement of Mesoscale Forecasts of Monsoon Depressions Through Assimilation of QuikSCAT Wind Data Two Case Studies Over India by P K Sinha and A Chandrasekar The Open Atmospheric Science Journal 4, 160-177 (2010)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • The Role of assimilating QuikSCAT Wind Data in the Simulation of a Tropical Cyclone (TC) and a Monsoon Depression (MD) over the Indian Region using the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model by P K Sinha and A Chandrasekar IOTCCC 2012 New Delhi India - (2012)
  • 3DVAR Assimilation of Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) Data for Simulating a Monsoon Depression over Indian Region using the WRF model by P K Sinha, A Chandrasekar and D Pradhan AOGS 2010 Hyderabad India - (2010)
  • Simulation of Monsoon depression by ingesting QSCAT and DWR data using 3DVAR assimilation technique in the WRF A comparative study to investigate individual impact by P K Sinha, A Chandrasekar and D Pradhan TROPMET 2010 Kolkata India - (2010)
  • Assimilation of QuikSCAT Wind Data in the Simulation and Analysis of a Low Pressure System Indian Region using WRF Modeling System by P K Sinha and A Chandrasekar National Space Science Symposium 2010 Rajkot India - (2010)
  • Impact of 3DVAR Assimilation of QuikSCAT Data on simulation and analysis of a Monsoon Depression of September 2006 using Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) modeling system by P K Sinha and A Chandrasekar International Conference on Progress in Weather and Climate Modeling NCMRWF New Delhi India - (2008)

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