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Rohit Srivastava

Assistant Professor
Indian Centre for Climate and Societal Impacts Research

Vivekanand Research and Training Institute (VRTI) Campus

Nagalpur Road, Mandvi, Kutchh, Gujarat, India


EMAIL : rohit.srivastava(AT)iccsir.org,
rohitphy(AT)gmail.com.
WEB: http://www.rohits.webs.com

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) in Space & Atmospheric Sciences Division; Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (Gujarat), India
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) with Physics from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh with 1st division in year 2005 (73.29%)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from Dr. R. M. L. Avadh University, Faizabad with1st division in year 2003  (74.55%)
  • Intermediate with Science Stream from U.P. Board, Allahabad  with 1st division in year 2000 (73.4%)
  • High School with Science Stream from U.P. Board, Allahabad with 1st division in year 1998 (71.0%)

  • Technical Skills (Computer)


    Languages: FORTRAN 77, C with parallel (MPI and OPEN-MP) computing, Linux shell script, MICROPROCESSOR 8085.
    Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, and Working experience on High Performance Computing Clusters (HPC).
    Programming/plotting packages: Matlab with parallel computing, Hysplit model, Grads and Grace.
    Satellite Data: hdf and netcdf file format data handling.
    Other packages: LATEX, Office (Microsoft and open).

    Research Experiences

        Doctoral Research
    Thesis title : "Spectral aerosol optical depths and radiative forcing : Seasonal and spatial variations".
    Thesis supervisior : Dr. S. Ramachandran, Associate Professor, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.

        Projects
  • Title : A Study of transport mechanism in electron doped Manganites
  • Title : Generation and Control of Optical Tweezer


  • Fellowships and Awards
    • Post Doctoral Fellow- September 2011 - April 2012 by Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.
    • Senior Research Fellow- July 2008 - September 2011 by Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.
    • Junior Research Fellow- July 2006 - June 2008 by Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.
    • CSIR - JRF (NET)-December 2005 conducted by CSIR- UGC (Joint) qualied in Physical Science (Code-05).
    • National Eligibility Test (NET)-June 2005 conducted by CSIR- UGC (Joint) qualified in Physical Science (Code-05).
    • Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 2004 - 2005.

    Campaigns
    • Ship cruise as part of winter campaign of Integrated Campaign for Aerosols, gases and Radiation Budget (WICARB) over Bay of Bengal from December 27, 2008 to January 31, 2009.
    • Ship cruise (SK 277) campaign for aerosol optical physical properties measurements over Bay of Bengal during post-monsoon from October 28 to November 17, 2010.


    Membership of professional bodies

  • Lifetime member of Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association (IASTA), India.
  • Lifetime member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), India.

  • Sponsored Project

  • Co Principal Investigator (Co-PI) of Indo-UK project entitled "South Asian Precipitation: A Seamless Assessment: SAPRISE" funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), under the Indo-UK Changing Water Cycle Programme (MoES/NERC/16/02/10 PC-II) (2011-2016).
  • Principal Investigator (PI) of project entitled "Investigation of the role of black carbon on aerosol radiative forcing over western India" funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India (SR/S4/AS-107/2012) (2014-2017).

  • Seminar Organized
    Convened a seminar on "Challenges in Climate Research" for the university professors and research scholars at Indian Centre for Climate and Societal Impacts Research, Ahmedabad, India on January 05, 2013.

    Publications :

    Publication Statistics (As per Google Scholar)


    Citation indices Since 2011 (as on December, 2016)
    Citations 136
    h-index 7
    i10-index 5

    • Spatio-temporal variations of black carbon and optical properties in regional climate model, Rohit Srivastava, and S. H. Bran, International Journal of Climatology DOI: 10.1002/joc.4787, 2016.
    • Trends in aerosol optical properties over South Asia, Rohit Srivastava, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4710, 2016.
    • Aerosol mixing over urban region: Radiative effects, Rohit Srivastava, S. Ramachandran, and T.A. Rajesh, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1002/qj.2769, 2016.
    • Mixing states of aerosols over four environmentally distinct atmospheric regimes in Asia: Coastal, urban, and industrial locations influenced by dust, S. Ramachandran, and Rohit Srivastava, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23, 11109-11128, DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-6254-8, 2016.
    • Long-term changes in the within-season temporal profile of Southwest Monsoon over Western India, S. Bhandari, Rohit Srivastava and V. Mehta, Journal of Earth System Science, (Accepted), 2016.
    • Absorbing and scattering aerosols over the source region of biomass burning emissions: Implications in the assessment of optical and radiative properties, A. Singh, Rohit Srivastava, N. Rastogi , D. Singh, Atmospheric Environment, 127, 61-68, 2016.
    • Observational challenges in evaluating climate models, Collins, M., AchutaRao, K., Ashok, K., Bhandari, S., Mitra, A. K., Prakash, S., Srivastava, R., Turner, A., Nature Climate Change, 3 (11), 940-941, doi:10.1038/nclimate2012, 2013.
    • Influences of external vs. core–shell mixing on aerosol optical properties at various relative humidities, S. Ramachandran and Rohit Srivastava, Environmental Science: Processes Impacts, 15, 1070-1077, 2013.
    • Probable mixing state of aerosols over Indo-Gangetic plain and its impact on radiative forcing, Rohit Srivastava and S. Ramachandran, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 139, 137–151, DOI:10.1002/qj.1958, 2013.
    • Contribution  of natural and anthropogenic aerosols to optical properties and radiative effects over an urban location, S. Ramachandran, Rohit Srivastava, Sumita Kedia and T. A. Rajesh, Environmental Research Letters, 7 (034028),DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/7/3/034028, 2012.
    • Aerosol optical depth trends over different regions of India, S. Ramachandran, Sumita Kedia, and Rohit Srivastava, Atmospheric Environment, 49, 338 - 347 , 2012.
    • Aerosol absorption over Bay of Bengal during winter : Variability and Sources, Sumita Kedia, S. Ramachandran, T. A. Rajesh and Rohit Srivastava, Atmospheric Environment, 54, 738 - 745, 2012.
    • Aerosol radiative forcing deduced from observations and models over an urban location and sensitivity to Single Scattering Albedo, Rohit Srivastava, S. Ramachandran, T. A. Rajesh and S. Kedia, Atmospheric Environment, 45, 6163 - 6171 , 2011.
    • Aerosol optical and radiative properties during intense dust storm of March 2012 : A 4-D characterization,

      Rohit Srivastava, and S. M. Bhandari, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin, 19, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 535-537, 2012.

    • Aerosol Radiative Forcing over an urban location: Observations and Model estimates, Rohit Srivastava and S. Ramachandran, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin , 19, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 387 - 389, 2010.

    Peer-reviewed conference proceedings :

    • Aerosol Mixing States over Central Himalayan Region, Rohit Srivastava, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin, 21, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 67-68, 2014.
    • Spatial Variation of Black Carbon and its climatic implication over western and northern Indian regions, Rohit Srivastava, and Sherin Hassan Bran, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin, 21, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 548-549, 2014.
    • Aerosol variability over south-western Himalayan region,Mudit Mishra, Mohd. Kamran, S. Sood and Rohit Srivastava, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin, 21, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 409-410, 2014.
    • Aerosol optical properties during biomass burning period of south-western Himalayan forest region, Rohit Srivastava and Satyendra Bhandari, Vayumandal, 38 (1-4), 2012.
    • Aerosol optical and radiative properties during intense dust storm of March 2012 : A 4- D characterization, Rohit Srivastava and S. M. Bhandari, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin, 20, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 535-537, 2012.
    • Aerosol Radiative Forcing over an urban location: Observations and Model estimates, Rohit Srivastava and S. Ramachandran, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association Bulletin, 19, (1-2), ISSN: 0971-4570, 387-389, 2010.

    Conferences/Courses Attended

    1. Poster presentation entitled “Mixing state of aerosols over the Indo-Gangetic Plain: Radiative forcing and heating rate” American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, during December 03 - 07, 2012, Miscone Centre, San Fransisco, U.S.A. 
    2. Oral presentation entitled “Aerosol optical and radiative properties during intense dust storm of March 2012 : A 4-D characterization” Conference of Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association, during December 11 - 14, 2012, Navi Mumbai, India. 
    3. Oral presentation entitled “Aerosol optical properties during biomass burning period of south western Himalayan forest” TROPMET 2012 organized by Indian Meteorological Society (IMS), during, November 20 - 22, 2012, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, India.
    4. Oral presentation entitled "Spectral aerosol optical and radiative properties : Influence of aerosol mixing state", Second International workshop on Spectroscopic signatures of molecular complexes ions in our atmosphere and beyond, (Focused on Climate Change), during February 07 - 10, 2012, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
    5. Oral presentation entitled "Measured and modeled aerosol radiative forcing over an urban location", National Space Science Symposium, during February 14 - 18, 2012, S. V. University, Tirupati, India.
    6. Poster presentation entitled "Aerosol mixing state and its effect on optical and radiative properties over an urban region, World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Open Science Conference, October 24 - 28, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA.
    7. Attended Sau Paulo Summer School on Global Climate Modeling during 3 - 14 October, 2011 organized by National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil held at Ubatuba, Sau Paulo, Brazil.
    8. Oral presentation entitled "Modeling of optical characteristics of urban aerosols: External and internal mixing", Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Annual meeting, July 5 - 9, 2010, Hyderabad International Convention Centre, India.
    9. Oral presentation entitled "Aerosol Radiative Forcing over an urban location: Observations and Model estimates", Conference of Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association, during March 24 - 26, 2010, Bose Institute, Darjeeling, India.
    10. Poster presented on "Post Monsoon Spectral Optical Depth Features using High Resolution Spectroradiometer over Urban and Remote Locations" during February 26 - 29, 2008, at National Space Science Symposium (NSSS - 08), RAC, Ooty, India.
    11. Poster presented on "Spectroradiometeric Measurement of Aerosol Optical Depths over Ahmedabad and Mt. Abu" at International Symposium on Aerosol - Chemistry - Climate Interactions (ACCLINT-2007), during November 20 - 22, 2007, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.
    12. Conference of IASTA on Emerging Trends in Aerosols: technology and Applications, during November 14 - 16, 2007, at National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India.
    13. Mathematics training and talent search programme (Conducted by N.B.H.M.) at RIE - Mysore, India in 2003.


    Personal Details
    Date of Birth        :  06 November, 1983
    Sex                       : Male,
    Nationality           : Indian,
    Marital Status      : Unmarried,
    Language Known : English, Hindi
    Phone                  : +91-2834-224024.
    Fax                      : +91-2834-224024.