Dr Gayatry Kalita is an experienced researcher in the field of atmospheric aerosols, their short-term and long-term effects, air Quality, chemistry-climate interaction, and regional climate change.
Currently, she is working as a project scientist in Air Quality Early Warning Systems (AQEWS) for India and Delhi, in particular.
Besides, she is a lead member of the tuning and development of the visibility prediction model, Visibility Employing Realistic Aerosols (VERA) for Delhi.
Project Scientist II, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (India)
May, 2022 - Present
DST Women Scientist, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (India)
January, 2019 - January, 2022
Research Associate, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (India)
September, 2016 - January, 2019
Senior Research Fellow, ISRO-GBP AT CTM (India)
April, 2011 - June, 2012
Junior Research Fellow, ISRO-GBP AT CTM (India)
March, 2009 - March, 2011
Project Assistant, ISRO-GBP AT CTM (India)
September, 2008 - February, 2009
Assistant Professor, Physics at Dronacharya College of Engineering, Delhi-NCR, India
April 2014 - July 2015
Ph.D., Physics, Dibrugarh University
Dissertation title: A Study of the Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Ozone over the Indian Tropical Region and its Impact on Radiative Forcing
Advisors: Prof. P. K. Bhuyan
M. Phil, Physics, Dibrugarh University
M.Sc., Physics, Gauhati University
Atmospheric aerosols and their impact on regional climate change
Aerosol inflow and outflow
Atmospheric Chemistry-Climate modeling
Air Quality Monitoring
Upper troposphere and lower stratosphere
Listed 1st in top 20 articles in BioMedLib, LLC Research Scholars P. K. Bhuyan, C. Bharali, B.Pathak, G. Kalita, The role of precursor gases and meteorology on temporal evolution of O3 at a tropical location in North East India, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-014-2587-3.
Editorial board Member of International Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences for 2020-2022.
DST women Scientist Fellowship in Earth Sciences for 2019-2022