Sunita Verma received her Doctorate degree (2001–2005) in atmospheric sciences from the Center for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India. She worked on a doctoral thesis entitled “Simulations of sulfate aerosols in an interactive chemistry global climate model.” Verma served for two years (2006–2008) as a Postdoctoral Scientist at the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jet Propulsion Laboratory at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif., USA. She served as an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Excellence in Climatology at Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Extension Centre Jaipur since April 2009. Verma has been associating and working in the field of atmospheric sciences and related areas since the previous decade or so. Her research interests and experience span are on a range of topics related to global climate change from in situ and satellite observations to regional-to-global scale climate modeling. Verma received NASA Group Achievement Award, ARCTAS-2008 field campaign, USA. Her postdoctoral work on “Ozone production in boreal fire smoke plume as observed by the tropospheric emission spectrometer and the ozone monitoring instrument” has been highlighted in NASA website (http://tes.jpl.nasa.gov/documents/).
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012