Dr. Murari Lal
Fellow, Elected 2000

Born in Varanasi, India on 5 March 1949. Educated at U.P. Board, High School, 1963; Intermediate, 1965; B.Sc., Banaras Hindu University, 1967; M.Sc., BHU, 1969; Ph.D., BHU, 1972.

Technical Head (Climate Change), RMSI Pvt Ltd. Noida, India, 2012 to date.

Jr. Scientific Officer, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 1972-74; NRC Post Doc Fellow, Atmospheric Environment Service, Toronto, Canada, 1975-77; Assistant Meteorologist, Indian Meteorological Department, Pune, 1977-79; Lecturer in Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1979-81; Senior Scientific Officer, 1982-90, Principal Scientific Officer, 1990-95, and Chief Scientific Officer, 1996-2003, IIT Delhi; Visiting Professor (Environmental Science), Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PACE-SD), University of the South Pacific (USP), Suva, Fiji Islands, 2004-05; Climate Change Expert at Halcrow Consulting, New Delhi, 2006-2007; Advisor - EHS, Reliance Energy Ltd. 2008-2009; Director-PACE-SD, USP, Fiji Islands, 2010-2012.

Awards/Honours: UGC Young Scientist Career Award, 1981-82; UNEP Certificates of Appreciation, 1995 & 1997; IPCC Nobel Peace Prize 2007.

Fellow: Royal Meteorological Society, London; Indian Association of Hydrologists; American Meteorological Society; Indian Meteorological Society.

Research Areas: Modeling of global and regional climate variability and change, sectoral vulnerability assessment (water, marine and coastal biodiversity and agriculture), natural resource management - technological options & interventions - environmental & economic feasibility, policy development in Asia - Pacific regional context, social dimensions and sustainable development

Address:, 1006, Osimo Tower, Mahagun Mansion-II, 1/4, Vaibhav Khand, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad 201014, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (0120) 4559730; Cell: 9811904828; Email: lal321@hotmail.com]