Dr. Sandeep PattnaikAssociate Professor
School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences

Research Interests

Tropical Meteorology, Cloud Physics, Tropical Cyclone, Extreme events

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  • SBS-306
  • 0674-713-5500
  • spt@iitbbs.ac.in

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 Degree Discipline Year School
 Ph.D. Atmospheric Science 2006 PG Department of Meteorology and Oceanography, Andhra University





Author(s) Recent Publication (International Journals)
Tapajyoti Chakraborty, Sandeep Pattnaik and Himadri Baisya (2023)
1 Investigating the precipitation features of monsoon deep depressions over the Bay of Bengal using high-resolution stand-alone and coupled simulations, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society,https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4449
B. R. Anupam, Umesh Chandra Sahoo, Prasenjit Rath and Sandeep Pattnaik (2022)
2 Thermal Behavior of Phase Change Materials in Concrete Pavements: A Long-term Thermal Impact Analysis of Two Organic Mixtures, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology,https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42947-022-00241-3
Hazra Vivekananda and Sandeep Pattnaik (2022)
3 Role of cloud microphysics and energetics in regulating different phases of the monsoon low-pressure systems over the Indian region, Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society, https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/qj.4396
Tapajyoti Chakraborty,Sandeep Pattnaik,Himadri Baisya and Vijay Vishwakarma (2022)
4 Investigation of Ocean Sub-Surface Processes in Tropical Cyclone Phailin Using a Coupled Modeling Framework: Sensitivity to Ocean Conditions, Oceans 2022, 3(3), 364-388; https://doi.org/10.3390/oceans3030025
Gaurav Ganjir, Sandeep Pattnaik and Dhananjay Trivedi (2022)
5 Characteristics of dynamical and thermo-dynamical variables during heavy rainfall events over the Indian region, Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2022.101315
A Shukla, S Pattnaik and D Trivedi (2022)
6 Study of Mesoscale Convective System and its Associated Cloud Structure over Indian Region Using Satellite Observations and Model Simulations, J Indian soc. remote sensing,https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12524-022-01573-0
Priyamvada Priya, S Pattnaik and D Trivedi (2022)
7 Characteristics of the tropical cyclones over the North Indian Ocean Basins from the long-term datasets, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 134, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00703-022-00904-7
Vishwakarma Vijay and S Pattnaik (2022)
8 Role of large-scale and microphysical precipitation efficiency on rainfall characteristics of tropical cyclones over the Bay of Bengal, Natural Hazards,https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-022-05439-z
A Sisodiya, S Pattnaik and M Mohapatra (2022)
9 Localized prediction of rainfall over Odisha using multiple physics ensemble approach, Journal of Earth System Sciences, 131, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-022-01835-y
Vijay Vishwakarma, S Pattnaik, T Chakraborty, Sudheer Joseph and A K Mitra (2022)
10 Impacts of sea-surface temperatures on rapid intensification and mature phases of super cyclone Amphan (2020), Journal of Earth System Science, 131, 60, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12040-022-01816-1
Chakraborty T , S Pattnaik, V Vishwakarma and H Baisya (2021)
11 Spatio-Temporal Variability of Pre-monsoon Convective Events and Associated Rainfall over the State of Odisha (India) in the Recent Decade, Pure and Applied Geophysics, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00024-021-02886-w
S S Satapathy, S Pattnaik, V Vishwakarma and V Hazra (2021)
12 Characteristics of Boundary Layer Processes During Two Contrasting Monsoon Seasons Over the Eastern Indian Region, Pure and Applied Geophysics, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00024-021-02869-x
P K Pradhan, V Kumar, S Khadgarai, S V B rao, T Sinha, V K Kattamanchi and S Pattnaik
13 Demonstration of the Temporal Evolution of Tropical Cyclone “Phailin” Using Gray-Zone Simulations and Decadal Variability of Cyclones over the Bay of Bengal in a Warming Climate, Oceans 2021, 2(3), 648-674; https://doi.org/10.3390/oceans2030037
Anshul Sisodiya and Sandeep Pattnaik (2021)
14 Evaluation of rain and cloud microphysical properties of monsoon depressions at a hyperlocal scale from simulations and observations, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00703-021-00807-z
Hazra V and S Pattnaik (2021)
15 Influence of cloud microphysical parameterization on the characteristics of monsoon depressions over the Indian region, International Journal of Climatology, https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.7203
Chakraborty T,S Pattnaik, R K Jenamani, H. Baisya (2021)
16 Evaluating the performances of cloud microphysical parameterizations in WRF for the heavy rainfall event of Kerala (2018), Journal of Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics,https://doi.org/10.1007/s00703-021-00776-3.
Hazra V, S Pattnaik, S De and V Vishwakarma (2021)
17 Segregation of Forecast Errors in the Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Over the State of Odisha and Neighboring Regions in India During Summer Monsoon Season, Pure and Applied Geophysics, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00024-020-02651-5
Khadke Leena and S Pattnaik (2021)
18 Impact of initial conditions and cloud parameterization on the heavy rainfall event of Kerala (2018), Journal of Earth Systems and Environment, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40808-020-01073-5
D. Rajan, S Pattnaik and S Karunasagar(2020)
19 Mean diurnal cycle of monsoon precipitation: Unified model NCUM, Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40808-020-01023-1
H Baisya, S Pattnaik and T Chakraborty (2020)
20 A coupled modeling approach to understand ocean coupling and energetics of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal basin, Atmospheric Research, 246,https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169809520301848?via%3Dihub
V Hazra, S Pattnaik, A Sisodiya, H Baisya, A G Turner and G S Bhat (2020)
21 Assessing the performance of cloud microphysical parameterization over the Indian region: Simulation of monsoon depressions and validation with INCOMPASS observations, Atmospheric Research,https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016980951931436X?via%3Dihub,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.104925
V Hazra and S Pattnaik (2019)
22 Systematic errors in the WRF model planetary boundary layer schemes for two contrasting monsoon seasons over the state of Odisha and its neighborhood region, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, pp1-18, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-019-03023-3,
G. S. Bhat, R. Morrison, C. M. Taylor, B. K. Bhattacharya, S. Paleri, D. Desai, J. G. Evans, S. Pattnaik, M. Sekhar, R. Nigam A. Sattar, S. S. Angadi, D. Kacha, A. Patidar, S. N. Tripathi, K. V. M. Krishnan, A. Sisodiya (2019)
23 Spatial and temporal variability in energy and water vapor fluxes observed at seven sites on the Indian subcontinent during 2017, QJRMS, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3688,https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/qj.3688
Madhusmita Swain, P. Sinha, U. C. Mohanty and S. Pattnaik (2019)
24 Dominant large-scale parameters responsible for diverse extreme rainfall events over vulnerable Odisha state in India, Climate Dynamics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-019-04949-0
A Sisodiya, S Pattnaik and H Baisya (2019)
25 Characterization of different rainfall types from Surface Observations over a Tropical location, Pure and Applied Geophysics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-019-02338-6, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00024-019-02338-6
A. G. Turner G. S. Bhat G. M. Martin D. J. Parker C. M. Taylor A. K. Mitra S. N. Tripathi S. Milton E. N. Rajagopal J. G. Evans R. Morrison S. Pattnaik M. Sekhar B. K. Bhattacharya R. Madan Mrudula Govindankutty J. K. Fletcher P. D. Willetts A. Menon J. H
26 Interaction of Convective Organisation with Monsoon Precipitation, Atmosphere, Surface and Sea: the 2016 INCOMPASS field campaign in India, Quarterly Jour. of Royal Met. Soc.,https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/qj.3633?af=R&
S Pattnaik (2019)
27 Weather forecasting in India: Recent developments, MAUSAM, 70, 3 (July 2019), 453-464, http://metnet.imd.gov.in/mausamdocs/17034_F.pdf
K Maniar and S Pattnaik (2019)
28 Spatiotemporal patterns of surface temperature over western Odisha and eastern Chhattisgarh, https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s42452-019-0986-2.pdf https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42452-019-0986-2
A Sisodiya, S Pattnaik, H Baisya, G S Bhat and A Turner (2019)
29 Simulation of location-specific severe thunderstorm events using high resolution land data assimilation, Dynamics of Atmosphere and Ocean,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2019.101098
H Baisya and S Pattnaik (2019)
30 Orographic effect and multiscale interactions during an extreme rainfall event, Environment Research Communication, Vol 1, Number 5, https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2515-7620/ab2417
TN Krishnamurti, L Stefanova, L Watson, S Pattnaik (2007)
31 Addressing hurricane intensity through angular momentum and scale energetics approaches Atmospheric and Oceanic Mesoscale Processes, 1429-1441, Editors: Maithili Saran and Setu Raman, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7643-8493-7
TN Krishnamurti, S Pattnaik, M Mandal (2016)
32 Superensemble Technique for Tropical Cyclone Prediction Advanced Numerical Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques for Tropical cyclone prediction,496-516,Editors, U C Mohanty and S G Gopalakrishnan, 10.5822/978-94-024-0896-6
Abhilash S, Joseph S, Chattopadhyay R, Pattnaik S, Krishna PM, De S, Sahai AK, Goswami BN (2012)
33 Performance of an Ensemble Prediction System based on CFSV2 for the Extended Range Prediction of Active-Break Spells of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall during 2011. IITM Res Rep RR-128
D Rai and S Pattnaik (2019)
34 Evaluation of WRF planetary boundary layer parameterization schemes for simulation of monsoon depressions over India, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00703-019-0656-3
Rai D, S Pattnaik, P V Rajesh and V Hazra (2018)
35 Impact of high resolution SST on tropical cyclone characteristics over Bay of Bengal using model simulations, Meteorological Applications, https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/met.1747
Rai Deepika and S Pattnaik (2018)
36 Sensitivity of Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Structure to Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization, Asia Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13143-018-0053-8
Himadri Baisya, Sandeep Pattnaik, Vivekananda Hazra, Anshul Sisodiya & Deepika Rai (2018)
37 Ramifications of Atmospheric Humidity on Monsoon Depressions over the Indian Subcontinent, Scientific Reports, Volume 8, Article number: 9927,https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-28365-2
M Deshpande, S Pattnaik and P S Salvekar (2010)
38 Impact of physical parameterization schemes on numerical simulation of super cyclone Gonu, Natural Hazards,55,211–231,DOI 10.1007/s11069-010-9521-x
R Ross, T N Krishnamurti, S Pattnaik and D S Pai (2018)
39 Decadal surface temperature trends in India based on a new high-resolution data set, Scientific Reports, 8, Article number: 7452 (2018), doi:10.1038/s41598-018-25347-2
P V Rajesh, S Pattnaik, U C Mohanty, D Rai, H Baisya and P C Pandey
40 Land surface sensitivity of monsoon depressions formed over Bay of Bengal using improved high-resolution land state (2017), Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans,Volume 80, 155-172,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2017.10.007 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377026517300994
D Rai, S Pattnaik and P V Rajesh (2016)
41 Sensitivity of tropical cyclone characteristics to the radial distribution of sea surface temperature, DOI10.1007/s12040-016-0687-9,125, No. 4, June 2016, pp. 691–708.
Himadri Baisya, S. Pattnaik and P.V. Rajesh 2017
42 Land surface-precipitation feedback analysis for a landfalling monsoon depression in the Indian region,Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems,9,712-726,DOI:10.1002/2016MS000829.
P. V. Rajesh, S. Pattnaik, D. Rai, K. K. Osuri, U. C. Mohanty and S. Tripathy (2016)
43 Role of land state in a high resolution mesoscale model for simulating the Uttarakhand heavy rainfall event over India, Journal of Earth System Science,125,3,475–498, doi:10.1007/s12040-016-0678-x
S Pattnaik, S Abhilash, S De, A K Sahai, R Phani, B N Goswami (2013)
44 Influence of convective parameterization on the systematic errors of Climate Forecast System (CFS) model over the Indian monsoon region from an extended range forecast perspective, Climate Dynamics,41, 341-365.
S. Abhilash, A. K. Sahai, S. Pattnaik, B. N. Goswami and Arun Kumar (2014)
45 Extended range prediction of active-break spells of Indian summer monsoon rainfall using an ensemble prediction system in NCEP climate forecast system, International Journal of Climatology, Published online,34,1,98-113.DOI: 10.1002/ joc.3668
Sahai A.K., Sharmila S., Abhilash S., Chattopadhyay R., Borah N., Krishna R.P.M.,Joseph Susmitha, Roxy M., De S., Pattnaik S., Pillai P.A. (2013)
46 Simulation and Extended range prediction of Monsoon Intraseasonal Oscillations in NCEP CFS/GFS version 2 framework, Current Science, 104, May 2013, 1394-1408
Abhilash S., Sahai A.K., Pattnaik S., De S. (2013)
47 Predictability during active break phases of Indian summer monsoon in an ensemble prediction system using climate forecast system, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar Terrestrial Physics, 100-101,13-23
M.Deshpande,S.Pattnaik and P.S. Salvekar (2012)
48 Impact of cloud parameterization on the numerical simulation of a super cyclone, Ann. Geophys.,30, 1–21.
Robert S. Ross, T. N. Krishnamurti, and S. Pattnaik (2012)
49 Interactions of Diabatic Heating in Convective Superbursts with Energy Conversion Processes in the Genesis of Cape Verde Hurricanes from African Easterly Waves, Mon. Wea. Rev. 140, 748–773.
Pattnaik.S, C.Inglish and T.N.Krishnamurti (2010)
50 Influence of rain rate initialization,cloud microphysics and cloud torques on Hurricane Intensity, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139,627-649.
Kishnamurti,T.N, S.Pattnaik, M.K.Biswas, Ed Bensman, M.Kramer, N.Surgi and T.S.V. Vijay Kumar (2010)
51 Hurricane Forecasts with a Mesoscale Suite of Models, Tellus 62A,633-646.
Despande.M, S.Pattnaik and P.S. Salvekar (2010)
52 Impact of physical parameterization schemes on numerical simulation of super cyclone Gonu, Journal of Natural Hazards, 55, 211-231.
Ross. R., T.N.Krishnamurti, S.Pattnaik and A.Simon (2009)
53 Energy Transformation and Diabatic Processes in Developing and Non-Developing African Easterly Waves Observed during the NAMMA Project of 2006, Journal of Weather Forecasting, 24, No. 6, 1524-1548.
Pattnaik, S. and T.N.Krishnamurti (2007)
54 Impact of microphysical processes on hurricane intensity, Part I: Control Run, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 97, 117-126.
Pattnaik, S. and T.N.Krishnamurti (2007)
55 Impact of microphysical processes on hurricane intensity, Part II: Sensitivity experiments, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 97, 127-147.
Krishnamurti,T.N, L. Stefanova, L. Ramaswamy and S. Pattnaik (2007)
56 Addressing hurricane intensity through angular momentum and scale energetics approaches, Pure appl. geophysics, 164, 1429-1441.
Kamineni, R., T.N.Krishnamurti ,S.Pattnaik, E.Browell, S.Ismail, R.Ferrare (2006)
57 Impact of CAMEX-4 data sets for Hurricane Forecasts using a Global Spectral Model, J. of Atmos. Sci., 63, 1, 151–174.
Krishnamurti,T.N., S.Pattnaik and D.V.Bhaskar Rao (2006)
58 Mesoscale physical initialization for monsoon and hurricane forecasts, Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 2716- 2736.
Krishnamurti,T.N., S.Pattnaik, L.Stefanova,T.S.V. Vijay kumar, B.P.Mackey, A.J.O’Shay and R.Pasch (2005)
59 On the Hurricane Intensity Issues, Monthly. Weather. Review, 133, 7, 1886-1912.
Kar, S.C., S.Pattnaik, K.Rupa, V.S.Prasad and S.V.Singh (2003)
60 Impacts of surface winds and moisture data from microwave sensors in the analysis and prediction of weather in the Indian Ocean Region" Mausam,54,1,225-236.
Prasad, V. S., K. J. Ramesh S. Pattanaik and R. K. Paliwal(2000)
61 Evolution characteristics of the summer monsoon over India using microwave channel retrieval Proceedings of the international conference PORSEC, NIO, Goa,India,5-8, December,2000,197-203.
Recent Publication (International Conferences) Author(s)/Speaker(s)
High resolution land surface response of inland moving Indian monsoon depressions over Bay of Bengal,Proc. SPIE 9882, Remote Sensing and Modeling of the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Interactions VI, 98820K (3 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2239712
P. V. Rajesh; S. Pattnaik (2016)

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Associate Fellowship, Indian Meteorological Society(IMS)

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Professional Experience

  • Scientist-D, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology(IITM),Pune
  • Research Associate, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University(FSU),Florida, U.S.A
  • Senior Research Fellow (IITD/NCMWRF)

Professional Membership

  • Life member of India Meteorological Society (IMS).
  • Life member Odisha Bigyan Academy (OBA)

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