Ajay Raghavendra


Ajay Raghavendra is a PhD candidate in Atmospheric Science with the University at Albany (SUNY), NY, U.S.A. Ajay enjoys a broad and diverse interest in weather and climate science and his research included numerical modeling, observed trends and future climate projections of heatwaves, tropical–extratropical interactions, atmospheric waves, and tropical convection. Ajay has an interest in organizational leadership, is an active member of the University’s Graduate Students Association and participated in the American Meteorological Society Summer Policy Colloquium. Ajay graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, FL (with honors) with a BS in Meteorology and BS in Computational Mathematics in 2016. Amongst other endeavors between 2011–2016, Ajay also earnt his Commercial pilots license, participated in two cloud seeding projects, and provided flight lessons. He also spent a semester in Russia studying mathematics, and also received the prestigious NSF Math in Moscow scholarship. Website: http://www.atmos.albany.edu/student/ajay/