Dr. Debashis Chakraborty

Born in Chinsurah, West Bengal on 2 November 1970. Educated at BCKV, Nadia, 1990-94; IARI, New Delhi, 1995-2001. B.Sc.(Ag) 1994; M.Sc. 1997; Ph.D. 2001; Post-Doctoral Fellow, Rothamsted Research, UK, 2012-13.

National Fellow, ICAR, New Delhi.

Scientist 2001-05, Scientist (Sr Scale) 2005-10, Sr. Scientist 2010-13, Principal Scientist 2013-2017, National Fellow, 2017-2023, Cropping Systems Agronomist (CIMMYT), 2023-

Awards/Honours: Rothamsted International Fellowship 2012-13; Secretary, ISAP, 2013-15; Australia Award Fellowship, 2016; Dr. K.G. Tejwani Award, 2018-19; SCON Recognition Award, 2020; 12th International Congress Commemoration Award, 2021; Editor, JISSS, 2017-22.

Fellow: West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology; National Fellow (ICAR).

Research Areas: Soil Physics-Soil, and Water Management; Geoinformatics for Natural Resources Management; Meta-analysis

Address: Cropping Systems Agronomist, CIMMYT-India Office, G2, B Block, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; 3-C, Scientist Apartment, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841178; Cell: 8826743644; Email: D.CHAKRABORTY@cgiar.org; debashisiari@gmail.com]

NAAS Associate, 2011