Dr Rajesh KUMAR
Senior Research Scientist
Department of Weather Research
Weather Modelling Development Branch
Dr Rajesh KUMAR
Dr Rajesh Kumar’s research work at CCRS focuses on atmosphere-ocean-wave interactions and modelling. He is currently focusing on the development of a high resolution regional coupled atmosphere-ocean-wave model (cSINGV) for Singapore region. He is also responsible for the operational ocean/wave forecasting system for MSS.
- PhD in Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
- MSc in Meteorology, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), India
- BSc in Physics, Kerala University, India
- Aug 2019-present
- Senior Research Scientist, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS
- Aug 2016–Jul 2019
- Research Scientist, Centre for global Sea Level Change (CSLC), New York University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Aug 2014–Jul 2016
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for Global Sea Level Change (CSLC), New York University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Nov 2012–Jun 2014
- NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Environment Canada, Montreal, Canada
- Feb 2012–Oct 2012
- Project Scientist, NCSCM, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Govt. of India, Chennai, India
- Nov 2009–Dec 2011
- Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Earth Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
- Air-Sea-Ice interaction
- Coupled atmosphere-ocean-wave modelling
- Regional and global wave modelling
- Wave climate studies
Rajesh Kumar, Junde Li, Kate Hedstrom, Alexander V. Babanin, David M. Holland, Petra Heil, Youmin Tang, 2021.
Intercomparison of Arctic sea ice simulation in ROMS-CICE and ROMS-Budgell.
Polar Science, 29, 100716, doi:10.1016/j.polar.2021.100716.
Thompson, B., Sanchez, C., Heng, B. C. P., Kumar, R., Liu, J., Huang, X.-Y., and Tkalich, P., 2021.
Development of a MetUM (v 11.1) and NEMO (v3.6) coupled operational forecast model for the Maritime Continent – Part 1: Evaluation of ocean forecasts.
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 1081-1100, doi:10.5194/gmd-14-1081-2021.
Rajesh Kumar, R., Sandeepan B.S., and Holland, D.M., 2020.
Impact of different sea surface roughness on surface gravity waves using a coupled atmosphere–wave model: a case of Hurricane Isaac (2012).
Ocean Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s10236-019-01327-6.
Eayrs, C., D. Holland, D. Francis, R. Kumar, T. Wagner, and X. Li, 2019:
Antarctic seasonal sea ice melts faster than it grows.
EOS, 100, doi:10.1029/2019EO131337.
Clare Eayrs, David Holland, Diana Francis, Till Wagner, Rajesh Kumar and Xichen Li, 2019:
Understanding the seasonal cycle of Antarctic sea ice extent in the context of longer-term variability.
Reviews of Geophysics, doi:10.1029/2018RG000631.
A. Rutgersson, E. Nilsson and R. Kumar, 2012:
Introducing surface waves in a coupled wave-atmosphere regional climate model: Impact on atmospheric mixing length.
Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, C00J15, 11 pp, doi:10.1029/2012JC007940.
A. Rutgersson, O. Saetra, A. Semedo, B. Carlsson and Rajesh Kumar, 2010:
Impact of surface waves in a Regional Climate Model.
Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 19(3), 247-257.
B. Prasad Kumar, R. Rajesh Kumar, Rahul Barman and M. Ravichandran, 2010:
A new approach for deriving temperature and salinity fields in the Indian ocean using artificial neural networks.
Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 15, 160-175, doi:10,1007/s00773-009-0081-2.
R. Rajesh Kumar, B. Prasad Kumar, and D. Bala Subrahamanyam, 2009:
Parameterization of Rain induced surface roughness and its validation study using a third generation wave model.
Ocean Science Journal, 44(3), 125-143, doi:10.1007/s12601-009-0012-5.
R. Rajesh Kumar, B. Prasad Kumar, A.N.V. Satyanarayana, D. BalaSubrahamanyam, A.D. Rao and S.K. Dube, 2009:
Parameterization of sea-surface drag under varying sea state and its dependence on wave age.
Natural Hazards, 49, 187-197, doi:10.1007/s11069-008-9309-4.
R. Rajesh Kumar, B. Prasad Kumar, A.N.V. Satyanarayana, D. Bala Subrahamanyam, A.D. Rao and S.K. Dube, 2009:
Effect of varied atmospheric stability on sea surface drag in shallow seas and its impact on wind-wave growth.
Natural Hazards, 49, 213-224, doi:10.1007/s11069-008-9279-6.
B. Prasad Kumar, R. Rajesh Kumar, S.K. Dube, A.D. Rao, Tad Murty, A.Gangopadhyay and A. Chaudhuri, 2008:
Tsunami early warning system – an Indian ocean perspective.
Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, Vol.2, No. 3, 197-226.
R. Rajesh Kumar, Aseem Raturi, B. Prasad Kumar, Ashoke Bhar, D. Bala Subrahamanyam and Felix Jose, 2008:
Parameterization of wave attenuation in muddy beds and implication on coastal structures.
Coastal Engineering Journal, 50(3), 309-324.
B. Prasad Kumar, R. Rajesh Kumar, S. K. Dube, Tad Murty, A. Gangopadhyay, A, Chaudhuri, A.D., Rao, 2006:
Tsunami travel time computation and skill assessment for the 26 December 2004 event in the Indian Ocean.
Coastal Engineering Journal, 48(2), 147-166.