MSS CCRS
Singapore Government

Our People

Director

Prof Dale BARKER

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

CLIMATE SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAMME OFFICE

 

Ms Michelle CHNG

Covering Head
Research/Professional Interests
  • Climate change impact
  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Stakeholder engagement
 

Mr Muhammad Faisal AMAN

Assistant Director
Research/Professional Interests
  • Public Policy & Environmental Studies
  • Strategic Planning & Research Management
  • Programme Management & Impact Evaluation
  • Communication & Stakeholder Engagement
Ms Tammy CHIN

Ms Tammy CHIN

Manager
Research/Professional Interests
  • Science communication and visual communication
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Education and public outreach

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 MODELLING & PREDICTION 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
 Mr Gerald Lim

Mr Gerald LIM

Research Interests
  • Analysis of extreme weather and climate
  • Statistical methods in climate science
 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

SEASONAL & 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 Ryan KANG

Research Interests
  • Climatology/climate monitoring
  • Climate services/products delivery
  • Analysis of extreme weather and climate
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Mr TAN Wee Leng

Research Interests
  • Subseasonal/seasonal predictions
  • Weather and climate extremes
  • Remote sensing
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Dr Shipra JAIN

Research Interests
  • Subseasonal to decadal prediction
  • Monsoon
  • Climate variability and change

CLIMATE IMPACTS BRANCH

Prof Jeff OBBARD

Research/Professional Interests
  • Biogeochemical & earth system science
  • Renewable energy, carbon capture
  • Project management
  • Communication, stakeholder engagement
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 Kanhu Charan PATTNAYAK

Dr Kanhu Charan PATTNAYAK

Research Interests
  • Climate change impacts
  • Climate variability
  • Climate modelling
  • Food security
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
Dr Nidheesh GANGADHARAN

Dr Nidheesh GANGADHARAN

Research Interests
  • Physical oceanography
  • Sea-level changes
  • Climate dynamics
  • Geodesy

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

WEATHER MODELLING APPLICATIONS 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

WEATHER MODELLING DEVELOPMENT BRANCH

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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
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Mr Joshua LEE

Research Interests
  • Data assimilation
  • Sub-seasonal/Seasonal predictions
  • Madden-Julian Oscillation
  • Applications of machine learning in meteorology

Dr Kuldeep Sharma

Research Interests
  • Regional Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
  • Ensemble prediction
  • Diagnostics and evaluation of NWP systems
  • Cloud microphysics
  • Extreme weather events
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
Dr Krishnamoorthy CHANDRAMOULI

Dr Krishnamoorthy CHANDRAMOULI

Research Interests
  • Data assimilation
  • Satellite meteorology
  • Retrieval of geophysical parameters

RESEARCH TO OPERATIONS 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 Erik BECKER

Research Interests
  • Nowcasting and very short range forecasting
  • Weather radar data processing and quality control
  • Remote sensing of precipitation
  • Machine learning algorithms
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Dr Peter HENG

Research Interests
  • Forecast verification and model evaluation
  • Data assimilation and observation monitoring
  • Coupled atmosphere-ocean modelling
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Dr Robert HUVA

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

HPC Systems Support Section

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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