P. N. Vinayachandran

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P. N. Vinayachandran
Born Meladoor, Thrissur, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Fields Teaching/Education, Research, Decision Making & Policy, Oceanographer
Alma mater Indian Institute of Science
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Doctoral advisor Satish Shetye & Sulochana Gadgil
Doctoral students Jaison Kurian
Known for Ocean Modeling
Indian Ocean Dynamics, thermodynamics and salinity effects
Physical – Biological Interactions in the Ocean
Notable awards Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (2008)

P. N. Vinayachandran is a Professor of Oceanography at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He is the recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 2008.


Vinayachandran was born in Meladoor, Thrissur. He did his B.Sc in Physics from Christ College, Irinjalakuda and M.Sc in Oceanography from Indian Institute of Science. He received his Doctorate Degree in Oceanography in 1996 from Indian Institute of Science.


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