Dr. N.K. Tyagi
Fellow, Elected 1996

Born in Ismilepur, Bijnor, India on 12 January 1947. Educated at Primary School, Beelna (Moradabad) 1950-55; Inter College Hasanpur, Moradabad, 1955-60; Govt. Inter College, Amroha, 1960-62; G.B.Pant University, Pantnagar, 1963-67; IIT Kharagpur, 1967-69; JNTU, Hyderabad, 1977-80; B.Sc. 1967; M Tech, 1967; Ph.D. 1983; Sr. Fulbright Fellowship, 1990.

Independent Consultant - Land, Water and Environment, 2011 to date.

Water Management Engineer, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneshwar 1970-75; Senior Scientist 1975-81, Head of Division 1985-88, Principal Scientist 1986-94 and Director, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, 1994-2004; Member, Agricultural Scientists' Recruitment Board, New Delhi, 2005-11.

Awards/Honours: Jawahar Lal Nehru Award, 1984; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Prize, 1996; ISAE Gold Medal, 1998; WIPO Award,1998; Basantrao Naik Award, 1999; Rajendra Prashad Puruskar 2004. Member CIGR Land and Water Section 2010-13.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering, Indian Society for Coastal Agricultural Research; Indian National Academy of Engineering; National Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Research Areas: Water resources management, salinity, environment

Address: 101/A5, Olive Country, Sector-5, GH-09, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad 201012, U.P.; Permanent Address: Houst T-64, Village: Ismilepur, P.O. Shivala, District Bijnor - 246734, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 09818911253; Email: nktyagi1947@gmail.com]

Recognition Award, 1999-2000