Dr. Ranjan Bhattacharyya
FELLOW, ELECTED 2014
Born in Midnapur, West Bengal, India on 28 June 1972. Educated at Jalchak N.N. Vidyayatan, Midnapur, 1988-90; Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa-Vidayala, Nadia, West Bengal, 1990-94; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1996-98; University of Wolverhampton, UK, 2006-09; University of Queensland, Australia, 2017-18, B.Sc. 1994, M.Sc. 1998, Ph.D. 2009, Post-Doc. 2018.
Principal Scientist (Soil Science), Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2016 to date.
Scientist, 2001-07; and Scientist (Sr. Scale) Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan (VPKAS), Almora, 2007-11; Scientist (Sr. Scale), 2011-12; and Senior Scientist (Soil Science and Agril. Chemistry), IARI, New Delhi, 2012-2016.
Awards/Honours: Expert member of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils, FAO, Rome, Italy; Honorary Principal Fellow at School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, the University of Queensland, Australia; the 12th International Congress Commemoration Award from the Indian Society of Soil Science, India, in 2019. Recognition Award' from Society for Conservation of Nature (SCON) in December 2016; ICAR Team Research Award (Team Leader), 2007-08; EMCR Fellowship from INSA, 2017-18; Shri B. Lakshminarayana Award, 2009-10; Dr B.C. Deb Memorial Award, 2010-11; Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award, Indian Society of Soil Science, 2010; Scholarship Award from the International Soil & Tillage Research Organization (ISTRO), 2009; ISTRO Board Member, 2015-2018; Asian Scientist of the Year Award, 2009 by WASWAC; Scholarship Award from the European Society for Soil Conservation (ESSC), 2007; European Union Fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. from the University of Wolverhampton, UK, 2006-2009; Associate Editor (2015-2017): Agronomy Journal; Editorial Board Member (2013-2020): Geoderma; Editorial Board Member (2015 to date): Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Editorial Board Member (2021 to date), Soil and Tillage Research.
Fellow: West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology, Royal Geographical Society,UK (2016)
Research Areas: Soil Science, Carbon sequestration, Conservation agriculture, Soil conservation, Climate change
Address: Principal Scientist, Division of Environment Science, NRL Building, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; 4C, Scientists' Apartment, IARI, Pusa, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25846359; Cell: 7838781447; Fax: (011) 25844254; Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]
NAAS Associate, 2011