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Narendra R. Nelli

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests:

Land-atmosphere interaction, mesoscale meteorology and Atmospheric modeling.



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Michael J. Weston

Research Engineer
Research Interests:

Mesoscale modelling (WRF), Air Quality.


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Oleksandr Nesterov

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests:

Environmental hydrodynamics and water quality modelling including flow analysis.




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Youssef Wehbe

PhD. Candidate
Research Interests:

Remote sensing for hydro-meteorological applications, coupled land-atmospheric modeling (WRF/WRF-Hydro), and experimental cloud microphysics.


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Anurag Kumar

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests:

Ocean & Sea Ice Modeling, Air-Sea interaction and Ocean Dynamics.




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Charfeddine Cherif

Research Associate
Research Interests:

Gis, Web and Mobile Developer.





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Ricardo Fonseca

Postdoctoral Scholar
Research Interests:

Regional Climate Modelling; Tropical Atmospheric Variability; Planetary Atmospheres; Tropical-Extratropical Interactions; Climate Variability and Prediction at Intra-seasonal to Inter-annual time-scales.



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Rachid Abida

Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests:

Atmospheric Modeling, Data Assimilation for Weather & Air-Quality forecasting, Design of Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs), Machine Learning & Deep Learning Applications, Accidental release monitoring and optimization of ground-based observational networks .


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Diana Francis

Senior Research Scientist
Research Interests:

Atmospheric Dynamics, Tropical Meteorology, Polar Meteorology, Extreme weather events, Dust storms and Climate modelling.




Previous Members

1Mohana S. Thota

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests: Tropical meteorology, Air-sea interaction and Large scale atmospheric dynamics
Email: mohana[dot]thota@ku.ac.ae







4Juan V. Delgado

Position: Research Engineer
Research Interests: Material characterization and sample analysis, using physical analysis methods including electron microscopy, X-Ray Dispersion and Difraction, Atomic Force Microscopy, Light spectrometry (UV, Visible, IR, FTIR), Raman Spectrometry and Refelctometry, and chemical analysis methods including Ion Chromatography, Carbon analysis and ICP Mass Spectrometry.
Email: juan[dot]delgado@ku.ac.ae




2Vineeth K. Valappil

Position: Research Engineer
Research Interests: Atmospheric modeling, Data assimilation, Model postprocessing and Instrumentation Email: vineeth[dot]valappil@ku.ac.ae






5Prajowal Manandhar

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests: Image Processing, Remote Sensing, Deep Learning, Statistical Modeling
Email: prajowal[dot]manandhar@ku.ac.ae




3Mijael RV Godoy

Position: Research Engineer
Research Interests: Remote sensing, GIS, Machine Learning
Email: mijael[dot]vargas@ku.ac.ae