Dr. Narendra Ojha

Assistant Professor,
Space and Atmospheric Sciences Division,
Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]
Telephone: +91-79-26314669

ICTP Prize 2021

Research Interests

  • Reactive Trace Gases and Aerosols
  • Meteorology and Atmospheric Dynamics
  • Local-, Regional-, and Global-scale Modeling
  • Machine Learning of Earth System Processes

Professional Experience

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Physics) (2014): Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) / Kumaun University, Nainital, India
  • [Thesis focused on the distribution of trace gases over Indian region]
  • M.Sc. (Physics)(2007): University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India
  • B.Sc. (Physics, Mathematics) (2005): University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India

Ph.D. Students

................(1) Dr. (Ms.) Meghna Soni
  • Thesis Title: "Modeling of Atmospheric Trace Gases over the Indian Subcontinent: Assessment of Chemical and Meteorological Processes", Degree granted by IIT Gandhinagar
  • Early Career Researcher Talk Award in the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC)- September 2022
  • Soni et al. (2023): Comprehensive multiphase chlorine chemistry in the box model CAABA/MECCA: Implications to atmospheric oxidative capacity, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics (IF = 6.3)
  • Soni et al. (2022): Photochemical evolution of air in a tropical urban environment of India: A model-based study, Chemosphere (IF = 8.9)
  • Soni et al. (2021): Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on surface ozone build-up at an urban site in western India based on photochemical box modelling, Current Science (IF = 1.1)
  • ........................... (2) Ms. S. Harithasree
  • Harithasree et al. (2024): Surface ozone over Doon valley of the Indian Himalaya: Characteristics, impact assessment, and model results, Atmospheric Environment: X (IF = 4.6)
  • Selected Publications