Prof. Baishnab Charan Tripathy
FELLOW, ELECTED 2006
Born in Kutilo, Cuttack, India on 5 January 1952. Educated at Khandayatpatkira High School, Khandayatpatkira, 1963-67; Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, 1967-69; BJB College, Bhubaneswar, 1969-71; Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 1971-73; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 1976-81. B.Sc. 1971, M.Sc. 1973, Ph.D. 1981.
Vice Chancellor, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, 2011-14 (on deputation from JNU); Dean, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Dwlhi (2015-2017); Professor, 2001-2017, Associate Professor, 1995-2001, Assistant Professor 1987-94, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067.
Awards/Honours: J.C. Bose National Fellow, Co-Principal Scientist PESTO NASA Space Biology Program NASA, NRC/NASA Senior Fellow, Kennedy Space Center, Fl 32899, 1993, Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Award, 1990, Samant Chandra Shekhar Award in Science, 2001, Recipient of Gold medal for outstanding contribution to science by Srivastav Foundation, Lucknow, 2012, P. Parija Samman, 2013, GV Joshi Memorial Lecture Award, ISPP, 2014, Satya Sai Award, 2014, G Mishra Memorial Award for Physiology and Biochemistry, 2014, Name appears in Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in Asia, Editorial Board Member: Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology, Frontiers in Plant Sciences, Physiology and molecular Biology of Plants.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India
Research Areas: Plant physiology, photobiology, plant biotechnology
Address: Distinguished Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Sharda University, Greater Noida 201310, U.P.; House No. 302, Yamuna Apartment one, Y-1, D6 Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070; [Tel: Cell: 9818104924; Fax: (011) 26742558; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org]