NCAOR Staff - Dr. Manish Tiwari

Dr. Manish Tiwari

Scientist F
Department Name : Past Climate and Ocean Studies
Desk No : +91-832-2525694

Field Of Specilization : Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology
Current Research Activities : Application of stable isotopes and geochemical proxies to quantify the past climatic changes

Academic Record

2001 – 2005: Ph.D. (Geology), Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, India

1997 - 1999:  M.Sc. (Geology), Banaras Hindu University, India  

1994 - 1997: B.Sc. (Geology Hons.), Banaras Hindu University, India


  • 2009: Young Scientist Medal of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) in the “Earth Sciences” section.
  • 2007: Young Scientist Award of the “Indian Science Congress Association” presented by the H’ble President of India at the 94th Indian Science Congress at Annamalai University, Tamilnadu.
  • 2012: ‘Certificate of Merit’ in the field of Ocean Science & Technology by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India in 2012.
  • 2010: BOYSCAST Fellowship in the area of “Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoenvironment” for the year 2010-11 by the Dept. of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India for research at the School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, UK.
  • 2013: Indo-US Research Fellowship by Indo-US S&T Forum and DST, Govt. of India in the area of “Atmospheric & Earth Sciences” for research at University of California Santa Barbara, USA.
  • 1999, 2000 & 2001: Qualified UGC-NET for Research Fellowship (CSIR, Government of India) and Lectureship.
  • 2000 & 2001: Qualified for appearing in the 1st & 2nd SPM Fellowship based on the NET merit list

Research Area

Exploring the past teleconnections between the high latitudes and the Indian monsoon precipitation using sediment cores from the Arctic region, Southern Ocean, and the Indian Ocean; deciphering the evolution of the Indian monsoon system and its various forcing factors on sub-millennial to million-year timescale

Professional Record

  • January 2017 : Scientist-E and Incharge (Paleoceanography) at National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research
  • November 2012 : Scientist-D at National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research
  • July 2009 : Scientist-C at National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research
  • June 2006 : Scientist-B at National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research
  • February 2005 : Postdoctoral Fellow at Physical Research Laboratory