Dr. Saroj Kanta Barik
FELLOW, ELECTED 2020
Born in Gourpur, Remuna, District Baleshwar, Odisha on 12th April, 1965. Educated at Utkal University, B. Sc. 1983, Berhampur University, M. Sc. 1985, and North-Eastern Hill University, Ph. D. 1993.
Director, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, 2016 to date
Scientist SD/Ecologist, State Forest Research Institute, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar, 1995-1997; Lecturer/ Reader/ Associate Professor/Professor, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, 1997 till date; Head, Department of Botany, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, 2014-16.
Awards/Honours: Biodiversity Lecture Award, 2019; Birbal Sahani Medal, 2019; Dr. Mopuri Brahmam Memorial Award in Biodiversity Conservation, 2016; Dr. Brandis Award, 2009; President, International Society for Environmental Botanists, Lucknow, 2016 to date; President, Institute of Ethno-Botany, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, 2016 to date; Chairman/Member of several Professional – International, National and State level Committees.
Fellow: NASI, LEAD, ISEB
Research Areas: Plant Ecology, Environmental Science, Biodiversity Conservation, Forestry
Address: Director, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226001, U.P.; F4, CSIR Colony, Nirala Nagar, Lucknow 226020, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0522) 2297802; Res. (0522) 2789965; Cell: 9436100688, 7617001965; Fax: (0522) 2205839; Email: email@example.com]