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Vivek Pandey

Dr. Vivek Kumar Pandey, 1st & Senior Most Assistant Professor, K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies, University of Allahabad, Indian research scientist. Research Fellow, Ministry Earth Sci., 2001-2007;, 1st Doctoral, KBCAOS; Vol. Bharat Scout & Guide, Ind 1996—2000; Fellow of Society of Earth Scientists; Life Member Indian Meteorological Society & Ocean Society of India & International Association of Physical Sciences, Allahabad.
  • Background

    Pandey, Vivek Kumar was born August 1, 1976 in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Son of Pradeep Kumar and Puspa Pandey. As per actual date of birth he born on 11:11( November 11):1975 i.e. on the National Education Day (India). 1st batch JRF at NCAOR, Goa, 2001; and also 1st batch JRF, KBCAOS, University of Allahabad, 11 September, 2001. 1st Doctoral from KBCAOS. He is respected /honored as Proud Past Alumni, Allahabad University Alumni Association(Reg. no. 4007/2000 under society act 1860), University of Allahabad among till date 42 prominent personalities of University of Allahabad and also honored as TOP 100 Scientist of the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK in 2010.
  • Education

    • All round best performance up to graduation level with 1st position in NCC Army wing in 96 UP BN, Jaunpur, Varanasi Group.
    • High School and Inetermediate from National Intercollege Pattinarendrapur Jaunpur, 1989-1991-1993; Bachelor of Science, Gandhi Smarak Post Graduate College affiliated with VBS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, 1997; Master of Science in Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 2000; D Phil., University Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 2007; Research Scientist/Project Associate/Post Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, 2007-2009.


    • Primary Education from Bishunpur, Jaunpur and Ramapur, Jaunpur; Junior Eduction from Junior High School Aryanagar, Bishunpur, Jaunpur; Intermediate and High School education from National Inter College Pattinarendrapur, Jaunpur; B. Sc. from Gandhi Smarak Post Graduate College Samodhpur, Jaunpur (Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University); M. Sc. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; First batch Junior/Senior Research Fellow, KBCAOS, IIDS, University Allahabad, Awarded 1st D. Phil through KBCAOS from University of Allahabad:- 2001—2007; Postdoctoral Fellow Centre of Atmospheric and Oceanins Sciences, Indian Institute Sci. Bangalore, India, 2007-2009; Assistant Professor in KBCAOS, University of Allahabad since 2009; 1st position in NCC Training in Army Wing Indian Army, 1995-1997, 96 UP BN, Jaunpur, Varanasi.


    • Fist researcher from India have used the Princeton Ocean Model for Study of the Indonesian Through flow (ITF) and Indian Ocean Dynamics such as Heat transport, Volume Transport, Turbulence Kinetic Energy(TKE) and TKE energy dissipation rate, effect of ITF blockage on the Indian and Pacific Ocean.

      He has done 1st ever evaluation of National Centre for Environmental Prediaction(NCEP)/Climate forecast System (CFS)'s Global Ocean Data Assimilation System(GODAS) with the RAMA Mooring observational data. And also studies the seasonal and Intraseasonal variability in the Indian ocean using these data.

      He joined as 1st and Senior most Assistant Professor in the K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies, University of Allahabad as a permanent founding faculty member on 29th October, 2009 where he was selected as 1st Batch Junior Research Fellow for continuing the research in 2001 as founding research member of the K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies and also Awarded 1st D. Phil through the Centre.


    He is native of Ramapur, Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh and his actual date of birth is 11 November, 1975. He famous social and religious blog "Vivekanand and Modern Tradition" which increase social harmony and united the people of world which is evident from his blog views of pages more than 38530 within August, 2013 to April, 2015 from all around the world. Pandey is position holder in 96 Uttar Pradesh Battalion (UP BN), Jaunpur and thus the Varanasi group of National Cadet Corps (India) (Indian NCC) (Army Wing) in 1997. He was Rover Scout in 1995-1997. Beside all these he is active member of social organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) from his childhood with Moderate thoughts of Nationalism and Internationalism but he involves himself in such activities in his own personal routine time after performing his daily academic and scientific responsibilities.





    Confession: Hindu


    • University of Allahabad , India


    He is the Superintendent of reputed Sir Pramada Charan Banerjee Hostel of the University of Allahabad since 19th December, 2012 and also he is actively involved in the other academic bodies of the institution.

    Editorial and research project activity:-

    Pandey is active as Associate Editor, BIOINFO Aquatic Ecosystem and Editor, VSRD International Journal of Technical & Non-Technical Research. He is Project Investigator and Co-Investigator of respectively Department of Science and Technology (India)(DST), University Grants Commission (India)(UGC) and NCAOR/Ministry of Earth Sciences funded research projects of values more than one Crore Indian Rupees.


    Vivek Kumar Pandey is an Indian scientist and academic in the field of Oceanography with area of specialization in Indonesian Throughflow (ITF) and Indian Ocean(IO) at University of Allahabad, Allahabad. He is at present Assistant Professor in K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies (KBCAOS), Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies (IIDS), Nehru Science Centre (NSC), Allahabad University. He honored as Proud Past Alumni of Allahabad University. Dr. Pandey was born actually at village Bharrari (meaning in Hindi is fast moving object) , Patti-Chakeshar, Shahganj, Jaunpur under the same post of Bishunpur, Shahganj, Jaunpur and thus well known as born at Bishunpur, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. Most of his primary to graduate level education were taken from the village Bishunpur, Jaunpur but his 1st to 4rth standard education he taken from his native village, Ramapur, Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh . After his graduation from Gandhi Smarak Post Graduate College, Samaodhpur, he admitted to Tilakdhari Post Graduate College, Jaunpur (Both comes under Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur) but in between he qualified the entrance of Banaras Hindu University and taken admission in Department of Physics in 1998 where he was active in social activities along with his education and awarded Master of Science in Physics in 2000. He select as JRF at NCAOR, Goa which was golden opportunity in research for him but due to academic forces towards University of Allahabad he joined as JRF at KBCAOS, University of Allahabad as founding member of research and taken 1st doctorate from KBCAOS, University of Allahabad in 2007 being enrolled in this Centre in 2003. He join the position of Assistant Professor in University of Allahabad on 29th October, 2009.

    Membership:-Fellow of Society of Earth Scientists.; Life Member of International Association of Physical Sciences, Allahabad; Life member of Indian Meteorological Society; Life Member of Ocean Society of India;

    He proved him a true student, researcher, academician, scientist balanced with the social, cultural and religious values where ever he remained.


    Other interests: scientific, religious, social and political discussion and its writing, Bicycling, reading and blogging


    • Dr. Vivek Kumar Pandey Teaching and Research
    • Teaching and Research


    • Spouse Vandana Pandey, April 18, 2008.
    • Mother: Puspa Pandey - Indian - house wife
    • Father: Pradeep Kumar Pandey - Indian
      Died on 9 September, 2014
    • 2 sons: Vishnukant Pandey and Krishnkant Pandey - Indian
      1st son was born on 30-09-2010 and 2nd son was born on 28-08-2013 (Shrikrishn Janmastami Festival)
    Born August 1, 1976
    (age 38)
    • 1980 - 1981
      studied at Primary School Bishunpur, Jaunpur-223103
    • 1981 - 1985
      studied at Primary School Ramapur, Azamgarh-223225
    • 1985 - 1986
      studied at Primary School Bishunpur, Jaunpur-223103
    • 1986 - 1989
      studied at Junior High School Aryanagar, Bishunpur, Jaunpur-223103
    • 1989 - 1991
      studied at National Inter College Pattinarendrapur, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh
    • 1991 - 1993
      studied at National Inter College Pattinarendrapur, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh
    • 1994 - 1997
      studied at Gandhi Smarak Post Graduate College Samodhpur, Jaunpur affiliated with Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, Bachelor Science in Maths and Physics(+Chemistry up to 2nd year), Bachelor of Science
    • 1998 - 2000
      studied at Banaras Hindu University, Physics, Master of Science
    • 2001 - 2007
      studied at University Allahabad, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Nehru Science Centre, DPHIL
    • 2001 - 2007
      1st batch Junior/Senior Research fellow as on 11th September, 2001, K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies, IIDS, University of Allahabad
    • 2007 - 2009
      studied at Indian Institute of Science, Centre of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Research Scientist/Project Associate/Post Doctoral Fellow
    • 2007 - 2009
      Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
    • 2009
      1st and Senior Most Assistant Professor, K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies, IIDS, University of Allahabad
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