Public Lecture (Online) - Prof. Shailesh Nayak will speak on "How do Scientists Predict the Weather?"
National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS)
IISc campus, Bengaluru 560012
Online Public Lecture
“How do scientists predict the weather?”
Prof. Shailesh Nayak
Date and time: Tuesday, 13th October 2020; 3.00 - 4.00 pm
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About the Speaker
Dr. Shailesh Nayak is currently Director, National Institute of Advanced Studies and Distinguished Scientist in the Ministry of Earth Sciences. He was the Chair, Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) and Secretary to the Government of India for Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), between August 2008-2015. He provided leadership for the programs related to science of climate change, weather services, polar science, geoscience, ocean science and modeling, ocean survey, resources, and technology. Dr. Nayak was responsible for the conceptualization and development of Marine GIS. Dr Nayak is the Chair, National SCAR Committee, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, Research Advisory Committees of the CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, ESSO-National Antarctic and Ocean Research Centre, Goa and Defence Terrain Research Laboratory, Delhi. He is the President of the Federation of Indian Geoscientists Associations, Indian Geophysical Union, Indian Society of Remote Sensing and Indian Mangrove Society. He was the President, International Geological Congress, the Chair, Regional Integrated Multi-hazard Early Warning System, the Vice-Chair of the Inter-Governmental Coordinating Group on Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System; Indian Ocean–Global Ocean Observing System and Indian Ocean Observing System Resources Forum.