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Dr. Vijay Kanawade is an atmospheric scientist who did his Master in Physics (Fergusson College, Pune, 2002) and Atmospheric Physics (Department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2004). Dr. Kanawade was awarded the prestigious Marie Curie Research Fellowship to pursue his doctoral studies on "Satellite remote sensing of carbon monoxide in the lowermost troposphere" from the University of Leicester, UK in 2010. Following this he worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Kent State University, Ohio, USA (2010-2012), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2012-2014), and Lund University, Sweden (2015). Dr. Kanawade's research interests include aerosol microphysics (atmospheric new particle formation and growth), aerosol-radiation-cloud-climate interactions, satellite remote sensing of trace gases, and air pollution. He has published first- or corresponding-author publications in reputed and high-impact journals like Nature Geoscience, Nature Communications, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Scientific Reports, etc. Out of 57 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Kanawade has published 41 articles in Journals with an impact factor greater than 5.0. He is presently working as a UGC-Assistant Professor in the Centre for Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, School of Physics at the University of Hyderabad. 

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Vijay Kanawade is conferred with the prestigious SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR), instituted by the SERB, Govt. of India, to recognize and reward outstanding performance of Principal Investigators (PIs) of SERB Projects.

Mathew Sebastian is attending European Geophysical Union (EGU) meeting in Vienna, Austria (23-28 April 2023).

Aninda Bhattacharya's paper on "opposite trends in heat waves and cold waves over India" appeared in JESS (LINK).

Vijay Kanawade's co-authored paper just appeared in Nature Geoscience.

Vijay Kanawade is invited to deliver a keynote at the 21st International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols (ICNAA) which will be held in Brisbane, Australia during 26-30 June 2023.

 The University of Hyderabad and Finnish Meteorological Institute Finland are organizing a 2-day symposium on "SecoNdary Aerosol FormatioN and GrOwth  2023 (NANO-2023) during March 13-14, 2023 at the Dr. Zakir Hussain Lecture Hall Complex on the University of Hyderabad campus, hosted by Centre for Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS), School of Physics. More details can be found at

 International Advisory Board member for International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols (ICNAA), 26-30 June 2023


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