S Suresh Babu
Head, Aerosol Trace Gases and Radiative Forcing Branch (ATRF), Space Physics Lab, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Space Research Organization
Dr S Suresh Babu is Head and Scientist SG of the Aerosols Trace gases and Radiative Forcing (ATRF) Branch of the Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO. He completed his MSc and MPhil in Physics from the University College, Thiruvananthapurm, followed by his PhD from VSSC, ISRO. He is specialized in the study of atmospheric aerosols, radiative forcing and climate change. He received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Earth Atmosphere Ocean and Planetary Sciences for the year 2017 and has been the Associate Editor, Journal of Earth System Science, Springer & Indian Academy of Science, since 2016. He won the SwarnaJayanti Fellowship Award of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, 2015 – 2020, and is a Founder Member (chosen by INSA Council), Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS), New Delhi, 2015. He won the NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award from Elsevier Sciences, 2009, and the National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award in Physical Sciences, 2009. He was a Young Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences, 2007 and won the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist Medal Award in 2006.