Prof. Mohankumar is a senior Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, and also the Director of Advanced Centre of Atmospheric Radar Research, CUSAT. He has vast experience in various capacities including, but not limited to, the Principal Investigator of many National and International Projects, Scientific Advisory Committees of National Institutes and Universities, Invigilator of Doctoral Theses. Being the Author of the well-known book “Stratosphere-Troposphere Interactions – An Introduction” published by Springer, he has made significant contribution to both academics and basic research in the field of Atmospheric Sciences. He has more than thirty years of teaching experience in Post-Graduate Courses and has supervised more than twenty five candidates for their Doctoral Degree. Has published more than 90 research publications in peer-reviewed journals.