Our Director


Dr. M. Ravichandran


e-mail : mravi@ncpor.res.in

Dr. M. Ravichandran has assumed charge as  Director, NCPOR, Goa on November 02, 2016. He obtained his Ph.D degree in Physics from University of Pune. He worked as a Scientist in Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (ESSO-IITM), Pune (1988 to 1997),  at National Institute of Ocean Technology (ESSO-NIOT), Chennai (1997-2001) and at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (ESSO-INCOIS), Hyderabad (2001-2016) before joining at NCPOR.

Research Interest

  1. Atmospheric Physics & Ocean Dynamics
  2. Air-sea interaction
  3. Ocean Observing Systems and Modeling

Member of International committee / bodies

  • Vice-President, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) of International Science Council (Capacity Building) (2018-present)
  • Council Member, International Arctic Science committee (IASC) (2016-present)
  • Alternate Delegate-India, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) (2016-Present)
  • Indian Rep: Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (2016 to present)
  • Alternate Delegate-India, Antarctic Treaty System (2016-Present)
  • Co-Chair, Indian Ocean Panel of GOOS/CLIVAR, Climate Research program of WCRP (2012-2016)
  • Member, International Argo Steering Team & Regional Argo Co-ordinator for the Indian Ocean (2005 to 2016)
  • Member, SIBER (Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemical  and Ecological Research ) Scientific Steering Committee (2010- 2017)
  • Ocean Expert: WMO/IOC capacity building

  Editor: Pure and Applied Geophysics (Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences) (2015 to present)


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