Professor Sivakumar Venkataraman

  Full Professor in Physics (Specialized in Atmospheric and Space Science), Chair of National AstroPhysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) – South Africa, Programme Director of NASSP - UKZN, Executive Panel member of different National Research Foundation Programmes (South Africa), Vice President, South Africa Atmosphere Science Society, 2012 to 2016, President, South Africa Atmosphere Science Society, 2016 to 2018, Steering Committee member of South Africa – Space research and Solar Terrestrial Physics, since 2009.,17 Years of research experience in Atmospheric and Space Science and Current interest is on E-learning and on-line repository for NASSP.
Quote:   "Believe in yourself."
  PhD (Physics) – Sri Venkateswara University (through India Space Research Organization, India)
Discipline:   Physics
Campus   Westville
  031 260 7661
Research Areas   
Prof Venkataraman's research focuses on atmospheric studies by using different insitu and satellite data-sets and is actively involved in various levels of teaching at the university. He has published about 115 research articles including 6 Book Chapters and 1 complete Book 

His research work includes: (1) studies on middle atmospheric thermal structure and wave dynamics; (2) mesospheric temperature inversion; (3) studies on gravity waves, planetary waves, equatorial waves and etc., (4) stratospheric warming and planetary waves, (5) Aerosols and clouds, (6) general characteristics of the tropopause and its relation to the ozone concentration and the stratosphere-troposphere exchange, (7) remote sensing techniques and (8) various kinds of pollution measurements.
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