Dr Kavina Dayal

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Biography

Kavina Dayal has a PhD in Atmospheric Science.

Kavina is currently involved in various Digiscape projects within CSIRO where she is developing algorithms to translate climate information into agriculture (cotton, grain and sugarcane). Her research targets climate applications and building decision support tools for agriculture.

In her PhD, Kavina designed a framework for drought-risk assessment using statistical and geospatial tools. Prior to PhD, Kavina did research on effect of Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) on genesis of tropical cyclones in the southern hemisphere (South Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean).

Achievements and Awards

  • 2008-2012

    United States South Pacific Scholarship
    East West Center, Honolulu Hawaii

  • 2012-2014

    Graduate Degree Fellowship
    East West Center, Honolulu Hawaii

  • 2015-2017

    USQ - Postgraduate Research Scholarship
    University of Southern Queensland

Academic Qualifications

  • 2012

    Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
    University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • 2014

    Master of Science in Meteorology
    University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • 2018

    Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Southern Queensland