MSS CCRS
Singapore Government
Dr Sandeep SAHANY

Dr Sandeep SAHANY

Senior Research Scientist
Department of Climate Research
Climate Modelling & Prediction Branch

  • sandeep_sahany@nea.gov.sg

Dr Sandeep SAHANY

Dr Sandeep Sahany leads the Climate Modelling and Prediction (CMP) Branch of the Department of Climate Research at CCRS. He is part of the team working on the Third National Climate Change Study for Singapore.

Dr Sahany previously worked as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), India, before joining CCRS. At IITD, he was teaching climate modelling at both graduate and undergraduate levels, supervising PhD and Masters students and Postdocs, and conducting research on climate model validation and development, climate change projections, climate change impact studies, and process studies. During the last few years, he was co-leading the DST Centre of Excellence in Climate Modeling at IITD (tasked to develop the India-Centric Climate Model (ICCM) as part of developing strategic knowledge in the area of climate change to support Indian policy-makers), a major research initiative sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Dr Sahany has published about 30 peer-reviewed research papers in international journals.

Education

    • 2004-2010
    • PhD, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
    • 1997-2001
    • BEng (Mech), University College of Engineering, Burla, India

Working Experience

    • Feb 2020–present
    • Senior Research Scientist, and Head, CMP Branch, Department of Climate Research, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS, Singapore
    • Aug 2015–present
    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
    • Aug 2014–Aug 2015
    • Senior Research Scientist, Climate Branch, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS, Singapore
    • Feb 2014–Jul 2014
    • Research Scientist, Climate Branch, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS, Singapore
    • Aug 2010–Feb 2014
    • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    • Oct 2009–Jul 2010
    • Staff Research Associate, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    • Jun 2002-Apr 2004
    • Software Engineer, Infosys Technologies Limited, India

Research Interests

  • Climate model validation and development
  • Understanding precipitation processes in observations and models
  • Climate change science
  • Climate change impact assessment
  • Monsoons

Dr Sahany’s full publication record can be accessed here or here.