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Biography

I joined the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) in May 2021 as a Senior Coastal Scientist.

I study the impacts of climate change on our coasts using data driven methods. I have focused on identifying teleconnections that the global atmospheric phenomena have on regional coastal processes (waves and sediment transport) with a focus on the Indian coastline. I like to study the response of local/regional coasts (processes) to future changes in wave climate under various climate scenarios (extreme events and sea level rise).  

I have some experience with wave-structure modelling investigating tsunami wave induced debris-dam formation and interaction with coastal vegetation and/or infrastructure.

My current research is focused on reducing risk related to coastal hazards, improving early warning systems, propagation models, perception and preparedness of risk with the use of state-of-the-art digital technologies in different phases of coastal management.      

If you are interested in discussing my research or collaborate for future studies, please feel free to contact me.  

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

External positions

Senior Coastal Scientist, CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science