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     Srikanth Madala

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL)
Supervisor(s)  Dr. A.N.V. Satyanarayana (Associate Professor, IIT KGP) and Dr. C.Venkata Srinivas (Scientific Officer-F, IGCAR)
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: Completed in 2015
AddressDr. Srikanth Madala, CORAL, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302, West Bengal, India
Phone+91-9749935489
Emailsrikanthaesi@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurEarth Science and Technology2011
B.Tech.Aeronautical Society of India, DelhiAeronautical Engineering2009

Research Areas
  • Atmospheric numerical modeling and air quality modeling
  • Catastrophe modeling (modeling of extreme weather events - tropical cyclones/hurricane, extreme ra
  • Observations and modeling of land surface and atmospheric boundary layer dynamics
  • Field measurements of meteorological variables and air pollutants
  • Global/Climate modeling, data analysis and data assimilation
  • Large eddy simulation modeling and Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) modeling
  • Statistical modeling and statistical analysis tools

Skills
  • Experience in High Performance Computing, ARW-WRF, FLEXPART-WRF, AERMOD- WRF and micro-meteorologica
  • Hands on experience in operating Vaisala Radiosonde System
  • Operating Systems- Windows, Linux, Unix
  • Experiences in using MATLAB, GrADS, CDO, Microsoft Office
  • Softwares- Origin, NCL, Surfer, FORTRAN
  • Having idea about WRF-3DVAR, WRF-CHEM, CMAQ and RegCM models

Awards
  • March 2009, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) qualified (All India Rank 109) in Engineering Sciences Subject, conducted by Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India.
  • July 2009 - July 2011, M.Tech, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) Scholarship recipient of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
  • July 2011 - July 2015, Institute Senior Research Fellowship of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur for Graduate Research for academic period.
  • December 2011, Lectureship-National Eligibility Test (NET) qualified (All India Rank 17) in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean, and Planet Science Subject, conducted by CSIR-UGC, Govt. of India.
  • 21-25 February 2014, Gold Medal for best poster presentation in International Tropical Meteorology Symposium (INTROMET 2014), SRM University.
  • 15-19 December 2014, Got 1,000.00 USD student travel grant to attend the 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 15-19 December in San Francisco, CA.
  • 15-19 December 2014, Got full fund from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, to attend AGU-2014 Fall Meeting, 15-19 December in San Francisco, CA.
  • 12-17 April 2015, Got full fund from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, to attend European Geosciences Union (EGU), in Vienna, Austria.

Experience
  • September 2015-Present__Senior Project Officer in the Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere, and Land Sciences (CORAL), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP), India
  • July 2011-September 2015__ Senior Research Scholar (Ph.D student) at CORAL, IIT KGP, India
  • May 2010 - June 2011__ M.Tech second year project student at CORAL, IIT KGP, India

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • MHRD Scholarship at IIT Kharagpur, India (2009-2011)
  • MHRD Scholarship at IIT Kharagpur, India (2011-2015)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Micro-Scale Dispersion of Air Pollutants over Urban Setup in a Coastal Region by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., and Krishna Prasad, V Open Journal of Air Pollution (Impact Factor-0) 1, 51-58 (2012)
  • Performance Evaluation of Convective Parameterization Schemes of WRF-ARW Model in the Simulation of Pre-monsoon Thunderstorm Events over Kharagpur using STORM Data Sets by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., and Tyagi, B International Journal of Computer Applications (Impact Factor - 0) 71(15), 43-50 (2013)
  • Performance evaluation of PBL and cumulus parameterization schemes of WRF ARW model in simulating severe thunderstorm events over Gadanki MST radar facility - Case study by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., and Narayana Rao, T Atmospheric Research (Impact Factor - 2.844) 139, 1-17 (2014)
  • Mesoscale atmospheric flow-field simulations for air quality modeling over complex terrain region of Ranchi in eastern India using WRF by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Srinivas, C.V., and Kumar, M Atmospheric Environment (Impact Factor - 3.281) 107, 315-328 (2015)
  • Simulation of Atmospheric Dispersion of NOX over Complex Terrain Region of Ranchi with FLEXPART-WRF by incorporation of improved Turbulence Intensity relationships by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., and Srinivas, C.V Atmospheric Environment (Impact Factor - 3.281)  123, 139-155 (2015)
  • Performance of PBL schemes of the WRF-ARW Model in Simulating Thermo-dynamical Structure of Pre-monsoon Convective Episodes over a Tropical Station in the Gangetic West Bengal Region using STORM-2007 by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Srinivas, C.V., and Bhishma Tyagi Pure and Applied Geophysics (Impact Factor - 1.618) DOI 10.1007/s00024-015-1210-y (2015)
  • Air quality simulation of NOX over the tropical coastal city Chennai in Southern India with FLEXPART-WRF by Madala, S., Hariprasad, K. B. R. R., Srinivas, C.V and Satyanarayana, A.N.V Atmospheric Environment (Impact Factor -3.281) 128, 65-81 (2016)
  • Sensitivity of PBL Parameterization schemes of Weather Research Forecasting Model and coupling with AERMOD in the Dispersion of NOX Visakhapatnam (India) by Rahul, B., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Rama Krishna, T.V.B.P.S., and Madala, S Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering (Impact Factor - 0.789) 10 (3), 356-368 (2015)
  • Sensitivity of PBL schemes of WRF-ARW Model in Simulating Boundary Layer Flow Parameters for its Application to Air pollution Dispersion Modeling over a Tropical Station by Boadh, R., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Rama Krishna, T.V.B.P.S., and Madala, S Atmosfera (Impact Factor - 0.877)  29 (1), 61-81 (2016)
  • Mesoscale flowfield simulations over the Coastal city of Chennai using ARW and Sensitivity experiments with PBL physics for Air Quality Assessment by Madala, S., Srinivas, C.V and Satyanarayana, A.N.V Atmospheric Research, (Impact Factor - 2.844) (under review - ATMOSRES-S-15-00585) (2015)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Performance Evaluation of PBL Schemes of WRF-ARW Model and integration with Lagrangian particle dispersion model in air CURRICULUM VITAE Srikanth Madala (PhD (pursuing), M. Tech, B. Tech) Center for O by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., and Srinivas, C.V INTROMET 2014 SRM University, 21-25 February (2014)
  • Evaluation of integrated WRF - AERMOD Model in NOx dispersion over Visakhapatnam -A case study by Rahul, B., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Madala, S., and Rama Krishna, T.V.B.P.S INTROMET 2014 SRM University, 21-25 February (2014)
  • Sensitivity of PBL Schemes of WRF-ARW Model in Simulating Mesoscale Atmospheric Flow-Field Parameters over a Complex Terrain by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Srinivas, C.V., and Rahul, B American Geophysical Union (AGU) 15-19 December (2014)
  • Sensitivity of PBL schemes of WRF-ARW Model in Simulating Boundary Layer Flow Parameters and coupling with AERMOD in the Dispersion of NOX over a Tropical Station by Rahul, B., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Rama Krishna, T.V.B.P.S., and Madala, S., American Geophysical Union (AGU) 15-19 December (2014)
  • Performance Evaluation of PBL Schemes and Horizontal Resolution of WRF-ARW Model over a Hilly Station by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Srinivas, C.V., Rahul, B., and Kumar, M International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Experimental and Computational Mechanics (ICTACEM) 29-31 December (2014)
  • Sensitivity of PBL schemes of WRF-ARW Model in Simulating Boundary Layer Flow Parameters over a Tropical Station by Rahul, B., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Rama Krishna, T.V.B.P.S., and Madala, S., International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Experimental and Computational Mechanics (ICTACEM) 29-31 December (2014)
  • Simulation of Atmospheric Pollution Dispersion over Complex Terrain Region of Jharkhand with FLEXPART-WRF with incorporation of improved Turbulence Intensity relationships by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Srinivas, C.V., Rahul, B., V.V. S. N. Pinaka Pani., and Kumar, M European Geosciences Union (EGU) 12-17 April (2015)
  • Assessment of AERMOD offline Integration with WRF-ARW Mesoscale Atmospheric model by predicting ground level concentrations of oxides of nitrogen due to area and point sources over an urban area- A ca by Rahul, B., Satyanarayana, A.N.V., Rama Krishna, T.V.B.P.S., and Madala, S European Geosciences Union (EGU) 12-17 April (2015)
  • Micro-Scale Dispersion of Air Pollutants over an Urban Setup in a Coastal Region by Madala, S., Satyanarayana, A. N. V., and Krishna Prasad, V National Conference on Mathematical and Statistical Modeling in Innovative areas BIT, Ranchi, 19-20 October (2011)

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