Dr. Roxy Mathew Koll joined PMEL as a Visiting Scientist in August 2018. He is a Climate Scientist at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Pune, in India. Roxy is currently leading research on the rapid warming in Indian Ocean and its impact on the tropical climate variability including the monsoon—and the marine ecosystem. He is a Co-Chair of the CLIVAR Indian Ocean Region Panel, and a Lead Author of the IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. He was awarded the Kavli Fellowship by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 2015. The Indian Meteorological Society felicitated him with the Young Scientist Award in 2016, for his research on the changes in the Monsoon and the Indian Ocean.
Learn more about Dr. Koll and his work on his lab's homepage: http://climate.rocksea.org