Dr. Ashim Kumar Bhattacharya
Fellow, Elected 2003
Born in Nabadwip, India on 17 January 1944. Educated at Nandalal Institution, Chirkunda, 1955-56; Manbhum Victoria Institution, Purulia, 1957-58; Jagannath Kishore College, Purulia, 1958-60; Maharaja Manindra Chandra Nandy College, Kolkata, 1960-62; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, 1962-66; Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1966-68; McGill University, Canada, 1974-77.
Professor, Gujarat Agricultural University, Navsari, 1980-82; Project Coordinator, AICRP (Drainage), Water Technology Centrer, IARI, 1982-2002; Project Coordinator, AICRP (Wells and Pumps), 1983-92; Actg. ADG (Engg), ICAR, 1996-97; Principal Scientist, 1986-2006, and Emeritus Scientist, WTC, IARI, New Delhi 2006-08.
Awards/Honours: ISAE Shankar Memorial Award, 1989-90; IARI Best Teacher Award, 1999; SCSI Gold Medal, 2005.
Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers.
Research Areas: Agricultural land drainage, hydrology
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