Dr. Sushil Kumar Kamra
Fellow, Elected 2003
Born in Abohar, Punjab, India on 30 December 1954. Educated at S.A. Jain High School, Ambala City, 1968-70; D.A. College, Ambala City, 1970-72; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1972-76, 1983-85; B.Tech. 1976; Ph.D. 1989.
Emeritus Scientist, Division of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ICAR- Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, 2017 to date.
Scientist S-1, 1977-83; Scientist S-2, 1983-85; and Senior Scientist, 1986-98, Principal Scientist (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering), 1998-2016 and Head, Division of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 2007-15, ICAR- Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal; Visiting FAO Fellow, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, 1989; Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, 1995-97; Visiting Scientist, McGill University, Canada, 2008.
Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2008, Groundwater Augmentation Award (Team Leader) of Ministry of Water Resources, GOI, 2011, CSSRI- Excellence Award on Soil Salinity and Water Management, 2014, Hari Om Ashram Trust Award (Team Leader) in the area of Groundwater Recharge Wells for biennium 2014-15
Fellow: Indian National Academy of Engineering
Research Areas: Subsurface drainage, groundwater recharge, hydro-salinity modeling
Address: Emeritus Scientist, Division of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal 132001, Haryana; 1587, Sector 9, Urban Estate, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2291119 Ext. 177; Res. (0184) 2231363; Cell: 9416109968; Fax: (0184) 2290480; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]