Researcher profile

Prof. Govindasamy Bala

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Govindasamy Bala is based at the Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). His main research interests are modelling climate change, carbon and water cycles, solar geoengineering, and the global and regional monsoon systems. He has published over 110 peer-reviewed papers on climate change, carbon cycles and monsoons. Prof. Bala was the recipient of the 2008 Scopus Young Scientist Award for Earth Sciences, and together with collaborators from China and the USA, also won the prestigious World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) Norbert Gerbier MUMM International Award for 2014, for a research paper on fast climate system adjustments. Prof. Bala has served as a Lead and Contributing Author in the AR5 and AR6 IPCC WG1 reports.

Associated DMF projects

DMF team 1
India 2023 (Bala)
Principal Investigator