NCAOR Staff - Dr. Vidya P. J.

Dr. Vidya P. J.

Scientist D
Department Name : Marine Environmental Studies Section
Desk No : +91-832-2525697

Field Of Specilization : Physical Oceanography
Current Research Activities : Air-Sea interaction, Ocean modelling, Bio-physical coupling

Academic Record

  • 2016–2018: DST Fast Track Young Scientist at CSIR-National Institute Of Oceanography, Goa, India
  • 2009─2015: Ph.D (Marine Sciences from Goa University) carried out at CSIR-National Institute Of Oceanography, Goa, India
  • 2006─2009: Project Assistant, CSIR-National Institute Of Oceanography, Goa, India.
  • 2003─2005: M. Sc. (Oceanography), Cochin University (CUSAT), India


  • 2009: CSIR-Senior Fellowship.
  • 2011: Best Poster award in the International SOLAS summer School, Cargese, France (Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study project Office, UK).
  • 2011: Indian National Science Academy (INSA) airfare funding to France.
  • 2011: CSIR-NET for lectureship.
  • 2012: Second best presentation among CSIR-NIO research fellows forum.
  • 2015: Awarded DST-SERB Fast track Young Scientist Scheme.

Research Area

Numerical Modelling, Air-Sea interaction and Physical Oceanography of the Southern Ocean and Indian Ocean.

Professional Record

  • 2018 to Present: Project Scientist- C, ESSO-NCAOR, Vasco, Goa.
  • 2016-2018: DST-Fast Track Young Scientist, CSIR-NIO, Goa.
  • 2012-2014: Project Assistant, CSIR-NIO, Goa.
  • 2009-2012: Senior Research Fellow, CSIR-NIO, Goa.
  • 2006-2009: Project Assistant, CSIR-NIO, Goa.