Sharmila Sur

Research Scientist
Bureau of Meteorology
Adjunct Research Fellow
University of Southern Queensland

Melbourne, VIC

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Dr Sharmila is a Research Scientist in the Hydrological Applications Team at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne. Her research expertise includes hydroclimate extremes, multiyear droughts, ENSO prediction, land-surface processes, monsoon dynamics, sub-seasonal-to-multiyear climate prediction, tropical cyclones in a changing climate, and assessment of climate models.   

Previously she was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Climate Sciences, University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ). Prior joining UniSQ, Sharmila was a Post-Doctoral researcher at the School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne as a part of ARC Discovery Project. Sharmila also worked at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (India) as a Research Fellow, and received her Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Space Science from University of Pune in 2015.