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Raju Attada, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

​Dr. Raju is interested in the development of seasonal weather forecasting system for the Arabian Peninsula. His main job is to understand and predict the atmospheric circulation in the Arabian Peninsula including the Red Sea, and the impacts on Arabian Peninsula weather and climate using high resolution climate models.

Selected Publications

Surface air temperature variability over the Arabian Peninsula and its links to circulation patterns
Raju Attada, Hari Prasad Dasari, J. S. Chowdary, Ramesh Kumar Yadav, Omar Knio and Ibrahim Hoteit
International Journal of Climatology, 39:445–464, 2019

The role of the Indian Summer Monsoon variability on Arabian Peninsula summer climate
Raju Attada, Hari Prasad Dasari, Anant Parekh, J. S. Chowdary, Sabique Langodan, Omar Knio and Ibrahim Hoteit
Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-018-4333-x, 2018

Summer surface air temperature variability and its associated circulation anomalies over the Arabian Peninsula
Raju Attada, Ramesh Kumar Yadav, Ravi Kumar Kunchala, Hari Prasad Dasari, Omar Knio and Ibrahim Hoteit
Atmospheric Science Letters, 19(11), e860, 2018

Aerosol optical depth variability over the Arabian Peninsula as inferred from satellite measurements
Ravi Kumar Kunchala, Raju Attada, Hari Prasad Dasari, Ramesh K. Vellore, Sabique Langodan, Yasser O. Abualnaja and Ibrahim Hoteit
Atmospheric Environment, 187, 346-357, 2018

Analysis of a severe weather event over Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Observations and high-resolution model
Hari Prasad D, Raju Attada, Omar Knio and Ibrahim Hoteit
Meteorological Applications, 24: 612–627, 2017

Education

  • ​Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India, 2015
  • M.Sc. Meteorology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, 2008
  • B.Sc. Computer Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, 2005

Professional Profile

  • 2015-2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2009-2015: Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Indian Meteorological Society
  • Ocean Society of India
  • Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
  • European Geosciences Union

Awards

  • ​Best Research Paper Award in international conference
  • CSIR-NET Award (Government of India)