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meteorologist

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Indian meteorologist. Achievements include research in monsoon, cyclone and urban meteorology. Recipient Commendation award, Defense Research and Development Organization, Government of India, 1989, award, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, 2009, Appreciation award, Government of India & World Meteorological Organization.

Background

Mohapatra, Mrutyunjay was born on August 12, 1965 in Rajagurupur, Orissa, India. Son of Pravakar and Panchali Mohapatra.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Utkal University, Bhadrak, Orissa, 1985. Master of Science in Physics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 2007.

Career

Junior science assistant Defense Research and Development Organization, Government of India, 1988—1990. Lecturer physics D. K. College, India, 1990—1992. Meteorologist grade II trainee India Meteorological Department, 1992—1993, meteorologist grade II, 1993—1998, meteorologist grade I, 1998—2004, director, 2004—2010, scientist E, since 2010.

National editor World Meteorological Organization, cyclone expert. Expert International Oceanographic Commission.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in monsoon, cyclone and urban meteorology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Member of Administrv. Staff College India Society (life), Indian Meteorological Society (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing.

Connections

Married Dipti Mohapatra, June 5, 1996. Children: Dattatreya, Debapriya.

father:
Pravakar Mohapatra

mother:
Panchali Mohapatra

spouse:
Dipti Mohapatra

child:
Dattatreya Mohapatra

child:
Debapriya Mohapatra