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  Sunil Kumar Pramanick

Name Dr SK Pramanick
(Dr Sunil Kumar Pramanick)
  Gender M
Birth 1899-01-07
Specialization Meteorology
  Year of Election 1952  
  Demise 02-05-1957

Sunil Kumar Pramanick received PhD (1926) from University of London, UK. He worked as Meteorologist, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) (1927-45); Director, Regional Meteorological Centre, IMD (1945-47); and Deputy Director-General of Observatories, New Delhi and Pune (1947-54).

Academic and Research Achievements: Dr Pramanick worked on problems in terrestrial magnetism and meteorology. His work on six-hourly variations of atmospheric pressure and temperature, involving a worldwide survey of data, brought out the important features of these elements. He also made notable contributions to hydrology and hydrometeorology.

Other Contributions: Pramanick’s expertise was of great help in setting up the new Iranian Meteorological Department and in organizing of meteorological work in that country.

Awards and Honours: Dr Pramanick was Member of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy.

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