Dr. Kunal Ghosh
FELLOW, ELECTED 2006
Born in Calcutta, India on 19 November 1946. B.Sc., Chemistry (Hons), 1965, M.Sc.1967, Ph.D. 1971 and D.Sc. 1983 in Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, from University of Calcutta.
Director of the Board, Projects & Development India Limited (PDIL), Hqrs : Noida, Public Sector Undertaking, Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, 2016-19; INSA Honorary Scientist, Raman Centre for Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Kolkata, to date; Director, Agtec Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, to date.
Post-Graduate Lecturer/ Reader/ Professor & Head, Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, 1974-2011; NRC Canada Visiting Research Scientist, Chemistry & Biology Research Institute, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1978-1980.
Awards/Honours: University of Calcutta Gold Medal; AC Sen Memorial Gold Medal of University of Calcutta; Twelvth International Congress of Soil Science Commemoration Award of Indian Society of Soil Science; Secretary, West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology, 2000-04; Council Member, Indian National Science Academy, 2013-15, 2017 to date; President, Clay Minerals Society of India, 2013-15; Founder President, Society for Fertilizers & Environment, 2013-16.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; Indian Society of Soil Science; West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology; Asiatic Society; Honorary Member: Clay Minerals Society of India.
Research Areas: Soil physical chemistry; Soil analytical chemistry; Clay mineralogy; Soil organic matter; Organic agriculture; Forest soils; Fertilizer technology; Patents-IPR.
Address: INSA Honorary Scientist, Raman Centre for Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences, 16A Jheel Road, Kolkata 700075, W.B.; 4A Ratnabali, 7A Judges Court Road, Alipore, Kolkata 700027, W.B.; Director, Agtec Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Building IV, 2nd Floor, South Block, Behala Industrial Estate (Government of West Bengal), 620 Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata; [Tel: Off. (033) 24467048, 24830029; Res. (033) 24791112, 24480537; Cell: 9433010233, 8336042420; Email: email@example.com]