Dr. S. Satheesh Chandra Shenoi [01-08-2015 - 07-02-2018]
Dr. Shenoi has more than 36 years of research experience in Physical Oceanography. He worked at
National Institute of Oceanography, Goa during 1983 to 2009 and contributed significantly to the
understanding of physical oceanography of the waters around India. He has authored/co-authored
more than 85 research papers in national and international journals. His professional Interests
include Observational oceanography, ocean currents, role of ocean on monsoon and satellite
Considering his contributions in understanding the physical oceanography of the waters around
India he was elected as Fellow of
- Indian Academy of Sciences (in 2007),
- National Academy of Sciences, India (in 2009),
- Indian Geophysical Union (in 2011),
- Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences (in 2014) and
- Telengana State Academy of Sciences (in 2015).
In 2011, Indian Geophysical Union awarded him with Dr. H.N. Sidique Memorial Lecture Award.
In 2016, AMET University, Chennai conferred the Honorary Degree (Honoris causa) of Doctor of
Science on him.
In May 2009, he joined Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad
as Director and currently leading the unique operational oceanography institute that provides
information on oceans to general public and the stakeholders. The services from INCOIS include
the daily advisories to fishermen indicating where to find fish in the ocean, regular forecasts
of ocean waves, currents, temperature, tides, early warnings on tsunami, storm surge, etc. He
also led the establishment of International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography at