Honors & Awards


  • Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship, Stanford University (2014-2015)
  • Award for Scholarly/Research Achievement:, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (2014)
  • Best Presentation, Research Review, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (2014)
  • McGee Research Grant, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (2014)
  • Travel Award for Workshop on Understanding Climate Change from Data (Expeditions in Computing), National Center for Atmospheric Research (2014)
  • ThinkSwiss Travel Fellowship, Swiss Government (2013)
  • Rising Environmental Leaders, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University (2012)
  • Donath Honors Fellowship, Stanford University (2011-2013)
  • Best Poster Presentation, Research Review, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (2011)
  • Graduate Women in Engineering Travel Award, Purdue University (2009)
  • Best B.E Thesis Project, Society of Automotive Engineers Western India Section, SAE India (2006)
  • Indian Air Force Benevolent Association Subroto Memorial Scholarship for Undergraduate Education, Indian Air Force (2002-2006)

Professional Affiliations and Activities


  • Member, American Geophysical Union (2010 - Present)
  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2008 - 2010)
  • Member, American Meteorological Society (2015 - Present)

Education & Certifications


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Environmental Earth System Science (2015)
  • B.E., Pune University, Mechanical Engineering (2006)
  • M.S.E, Purdue University, Aeronautics and Astronautics (2010)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • Contribution of changes in atmospheric circulation patterns to extreme temperature trends Nature Horton, D. E., Johnson, N. C., Singh, D., Swain, D. L., Rajaratnam, B., Diffenbaugh, N. S. 2015: 465–469

    View details for DOI 10.1038/nature14550

  • Observed changes in extreme wet and dry spells during the South Asian summer monsoon season NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE Singh, D., Tsiang, M., Rajaratnam, B., Diffenbaugh, N. S. 2014; 4 (6): 456-461
  • THE EXTRAORDINARY CALIFORNIA DROUGHT OF 2013/2014: CHARACTER, CONTEXT, AND THE ROLE OF CLIMATE CHANGE BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY Swain, D. L., Tsiang, M., Haugen, M., Singh, D., Charland, A., Rajaratnam, B., Diffenbaugh, N. S. 2014; 95 (9): S3-S7
  • SEVERE PRECIPITATION IN NORTHERN INDIA IN JUNE 2013: CAUSES, HISTORICAL CONTEXT, AND CHANGES IN PROBABILITY BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY Singh, D., Horton, D. E., Tsiang, M., Haugen, M., Ashfaq, M., Mei, R., Rastogi, D., Johnson, N. C., Charland, A., Rajaratnam, B., Diffenbaugh, N. S. 2014; 95 (9): S58-S61
  • Occurrence and persistence of future atmospheric stagnation events NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE Horton, D. E., Skinner, C. B., Singh, D., Diffenbaugh, N. S. 2014; 4 (8): 698-703
  • Precipitation extremes over the continental United States in a transient, high-resolution, ensemble climate model experiment JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES Singh, D., Tsiang, M., Rajaratnam, B., Diffenbaugh, N. S. 2013; 118 (13): 7063-7086

    View details for DOI 10.1002/jgrd.50543

    View details for Web of Science ID 000322192200013

  • An experimental and kinetic study of syngas/air combustion at elevated temperatures and the effect of water addition FUEL Singh, D., Nishiie, T., Tanvir, S., Qiao, L. 2012; 94 (1): 448-456
  • EXPERIMENTAL AND KINETIC MODELING STUDY OF THE COMBUSTION OF n-DECANE, JET-A, AND S-8 IN LAMINAR PREMIXED FLAMES COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Singh, D., Nishiie, T., Qiao, L. 2011; 183 (10): 1002-1026
  • Laminar flame speeds and markstein lengths of n-Decane/Air, n-Decane/O2/He and MCH/Air flames Central States Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute Singh, D., Nishiie, T., Qiao, L. 2010