MSS CCRS
Singapore Government

Our People

Director

Prof Dale BARKER

Research/Professional Interests
  • Numerical Weather Prediction
  • Data Assimilation
  • Climate Science
  • Reanalysis
  • Weather/Climate Impacts

DEPARTMENT OF RESEARCH MASTERPLANNING

Ms SEE Shu Wei

Ms SEE Shu Wei

Deputy Director
Research/Professional Interests
  • Strategy formulation and reviews
  • Communication of Strategies
  • Resourcing
  • Performance reporting
  • Organisational development
Dr Genevieve OW

Dr Genevieve OW

Senior Assistant Director
Research/Professional Interests
  • Plant physiological ecology
  • Food security/resilience
  • Project management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Research programme conceptualisation and planning

CLIMATE SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAMME OFFICE

Ms Michelle CHNG

Ms Michelle CHNG

Head
Research/Professional Interests
  • Climate change impact
  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Stakeholder engagement
Ms LIM Kiah Eng

Ms LIM Kiah Eng

Assistant Manager
Research/Professional Interests
  • Climate change impact
  • Project management
  • Stakeholder engagement
Ms Elaine CHAN

Ms Elaine CHAN

Assistant Manager
Research/Professional Interests
  • Climate change impact
  • Project management
  • Stakeholder engagement

RESEARCH SUPPORT SECTION

Ms Tammy CHIN

Ms Tammy CHIN

Science Communicator
Research/Professional Interests
  • Science communication and visual communication
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Education and public outreach
Ms CHONG Hooi Yan

Ms CHONG Hooi Yan

Manager
Research/Professional Interests
  • Public administration
  • Stakeholder engagement

DEPARTMENT OF CLIMATE RESEARCH

Dr Aurel MOISE

Dr Aurel MOISE

Deputy Director
Research/Professional Interests
  • Project management
  • Climate model evaluation
  • Monsoons and tropical processes
  • Communication, stakeholder engagement

CLIMATE PROJECTIONS AND EXTREMES BRANCH

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Dr Sandeep SAHANY

Research Interests
  • Climate model validation and development
  • Understanding precipitation processes in observations and models
  • Climate change science
  • Climate change impact assessment
  • Monsoons
 Dr Chen CHEN

Dr Chen CHEN

Research Interests
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • Climate change projection
  • Climate variability and modelling
  • Climate informatics and statistics
 Dr Chua Xin Rong

Dr CHUA Xin Rong

Research Interests
  • Extreme precipitation and temperature
  • Tropical weather and climate
  • Cloud processes
  • Aerosol-climate interactions
 Dr Muhammad Eeqmal HASSIM

Dr Muhammad Eeqmal HASSIM

Research Interests
  • Atmospheric moist convection and its multiscale interactions
  • Tropical meteorology and climate variability
  • Drivers of rainfall extremes
  • Regional climate-aerosol interactions
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Dr Prasanna VENKATRAMAN

Research Interests
  • Regional climate modelling and dynamical downscaling
  • Climate variability and change
  • Tropical weather and climate processes
  • Temperature and precipitation extremes
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Dr Pavan Harika RAAVI

Research Interests
  • Extreme weather events
  • Climate modelling
  • Tropical cyclones
  • Climate extremes
  • Climate variability
 Ms Fei Luo

Ms Fei LUO

Research Interests
  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Climate modeling and development
  • Large ensemble simulations
  • Climate sciences
  • Extreme events

SEASONAL AND SUBSEASONAL PREDICTION BRANCH

Dr Thea Turkington

Dr Thea TURKINGTON

Research Interests
  • Subseasonal/seasonal predictions
  • Tropical weather and climate processes
  • Rainfall extremes
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Mr TAN Wee Leng

Research Interests
  • Subseasonal/seasonal predictions
  • Weather and climate extremes
  • Remote sensing
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Mr Chen SCHWARTZ

Research Interests
  • Subseasonal-to-seasonal predictions
  • Tropical-extratropical teleconnections
  • Tropical variability
Dr Paromita Chakraborty

Dr Paromita CHAKRABORTY

Research Interests
  • Ensemble prediction
  • Model evaluation
  • Seasonal forecast products

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS BRANCH

Ms Trina NG

Ms Trina NG

Research Interests
  • Vertical land movement in Singapore
  • Local sea level rise
  • Future projections of sea level
Dr Anupam KUMAR

Dr Anupam KUMAR

Research Interests
  • Climate change impacts
  • Extreme weather events
  • Catastrophe risk modelling
  • Renewal energy
Dr YU Jianjun

Dr YU Jianjun

Research Interests
  • Urban hydrology and water resources management
  • Environment hazard risk assessment
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem modelling
  • Geographic information system

DEPARTMENT OF WEATHER RESEARCH

Dr Hugh (Huqiang) ZHANG

Dr Hugh (Huqiang) ZHANG

Deputy Director
Research Interests
  • Weather and climate modelling
  • Tropical monsoons and teleconnections
  • Land-surface and hydrological modelling and applications
  • Climate variability, predictability and climate change projections

ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION MODELLING BRANCH

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Dr CHEW Boon Ning

Research Interests
  • Air quality and dispersion modelling
  • Physical, chemical and optical properties of biomass burning smoke
  • Remote sensing of the environment
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Mr CHIA Zhong Yi

Research Interests
  • Paleomonsoon dynamics
  • Extratropical cyclogenesis with deep convection
  • Solar energy forecasting
  • Dispersion of aerosols in Southeast Asia
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Dr TEO Chee Kiat

Research Interests
  • Diurnal cycle in the tropical atmosphere
  • Multi-scale interactions in the tropical atmosphere
  • Organisation of tropical deep convection
  • Satellite meteorology & numerical weather predictions and their applications
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Dr Shovan Kumar SAHU

Research Interests
  • Regional and local air quality modelling
  • Estimation of air pollutant related health burden
  • Development of air quality models
  • Source apportionment of air pollutants
  • Satellite based data to study ground level air pollutants
  • Effect of future climate change on air pollutants
  • Application of machine learning in air quality modelling

CORE MODELLING DEVELOPMENT BRANCH

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Dr Kalli FURTADO

Research Interests
  • Numerical weather prediction
  • Climate variability and change
  • Monsoons
  • Cloud physics
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Dr Song CHEN

Research Interests
  • Atmospheric boundary layer and urban modelling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics: RANS, LES, and DES methods
  • Numerical weather and climate modelling
  • Aviation meteorology
Dr Byoung Woong AN

Dr Byoung Woong AN

Research Interests
  • Numerical Ocean and sea ice modelling
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • Climate dynamics
  • Sea level change
Dr Rajesh Kumar

Dr Rajesh KUMAR

Research Interests
  • Air-Sea-Ice interaction
  • Coupled atmosphere-ocean-wave modelling
  • Regional and global wave modelling
  • Wave climate studies
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Dr Danielle SU

Research Interests
  • Sub-mesoscale ocean dynamics
  • Monsoonal variability
  • Regional ocean modelling
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Dr Yi WANG

Research Interests
  • Urban meteorology and climatology
  • Urban resilience and sustainability
  • Atmospheric pollutant dispersion
  • Boundary layer meteorology
  • Energy efficient building systems and AC systems
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Dr Yanyan CHENG

Research Interests
  • Earth system modelling
  • Nature-based climate solutions
  • Tropical ecohydrology
  • Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage
  • Modern optimisation algorithms
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Ms I-Han CHEN

Research Interests
  • Numerical Weather Prediction
  • Data assimilation
  • Ensemble forecasting

NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION BRANCH

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Mr Joshua LEE

Research Interests
  • Data assimilation
  • Ensemble prediction
  • Sub-seasonal/Seasonal predictions
  • Madden-Julian Oscillation
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Dr Robert HUVA

Research Interests
  • Short-term numerical prediction
  • Data assimilation
  • Renewable energy
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Dr Rachel KOH

Research Interests
  • Hydrometeorology
  • Water resources management
  • Water-energy nexus
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Dr Pratiman PATEL

Research Interests
  • Numerical weather prediction
  • Verification
  • Urban climate
  • Land surface feedback
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Mr Htet NAING

Research Interests
  • Nowcasting
  • Deep learning
  • Physics-informed machine learning
  • Deep reinforcement learning

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING BRANCH

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Dr Jeff LO

Research Interests
  • Global and regional weather/climate modelling and downscaling
  • Atmosphere-vegetation-land interactions and modelling
  • Air pollution and environmental problems in urban and coastal areas
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Mr LIU Jianyu (Jerry)

Research Interests
  • Operational application research and development in meteorology
  • Technical support for high performance computing application in meteorology
  • Operational management for HPC centres for education and research
  • Development and maintenance of the mesoscale numerical weather prediction system
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Mr YAN Hailin

Research Interests
  • Data assimilation
  • Atmosphere-ocean coupled modeling framework
  • Unified Model software environment
  • Rose & Cylc workflow engine development
  • Operational numerical weather prediction systems
  • Next generation modelling systems