Executive Council

Professor Asok Kumar Barua PhD, FASc, Padmashri :President : Physicist : Non-conventional Energy, Material Science :  Professor & ex-Director, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Professor Jayanta Kumar Ghosh DPhil, FNA : Vice-President : Statistician : Mathematical statistics and applications : Jawahar Lal Nehru Professor & ex-Director, Indian Statistical Institute

Dr (Ms) Chandrika Varadachari PhD, FAScT : Secretary & Director : Chemist : Fertilizer Chemistry & Technology, Soil Chemistry, Geochemistry, Patents

Professor Arupkumar Mitra PhD, FAScT : Treasurer : Geologist : Hydrogeology, Remote Sensing, Environmenatal Geology : Professor of Geology, University of Calcutta

Professor Mihir Kumar Chakraborty PhD, FAScT : Assistant Secretary : Mathematician : Mathematical Logic, Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets :  Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta 

Dr Subhendu Joardar PhD (Cal), PhD (MIT) : Assistant Treasurer : Chemist : Organic Chemistry (Natural Product Chemistry), Biochemistry (Biotechnology), Patents : ex-Examiner of Patents, Government of India

Professor Parthasarathi Ray PhD (Berkeley) : Member : Chemical Engineer : Process modelling, Neural networks :  Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Calcutta

Professor Kunal Ghosh PhD, DSc, FAScT : Member : Soil Chemist : Environmental Chemistry, Humus Chemistry, Soil Mineralogy : Professor of Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, University of Calcutta

Research Council

[SELECTIVE LIST]

Dr Dulal Chandra Nayak PhD Pedologist : Soil Survey, Land Use : Senior Scientist, National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning (ICAR)

Professor Dilip Kumar Bhattacharya PhD : Mathematician :Functional Analysis, Biomathematics, Non-linear Optimisation : Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta

Dr Subhankar Ray PhD : Physicist : Theoretical Physics, Statistical Mechanics : Lecturer in Physics, Jadavpur University

Dr Kamales Misra PhD : Zoologist :  Parasitology and Environmental Biology : Reader in Zoology, RBC College, Naihati

Shri Jayanta Dey BTech (IIT) : Mechanical Engineer : Consulting Engineer

Advisory Council

[SELECTIVE LIST]

Shri Ashok Parthasarathi : ex-Secretary, Government of India; Professor & Chairperson, Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi : Science & Technology Policy Planning.

Dr Subrata Ganguly : MTech,PhD : ex-Vice-Chairman, ACC Limited, Mumbai; ex-Chairman, WEBEL : Industrial Research & Administration.  

Shri NK Sharma : Managing Director, National Research Development Corporation, Government of India, New Delhi : Technology Transfer.

Dr Prithvish Nag : PhD : Surveyor General, Government of India, Dehradun : Cartography.

Shri Deb Kumar Gupta MTech, IRS : (Retired) Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Government of India : Revenue

Deceased Members

[Selective List]

Professor Sushil Kumar Mukherjee DSc, FNA : President : Physical Chemist, Soil Scientist, Science  & Technology Policy Planner : ex-Vice-Chancellor, University of Calcutta & University of Kalyani; ex-Member, National Commission on AgricultureProfessor 

Manindra Mohan Chakrabarty PhD, FIIChE : ex-Vice-Chancellor, Jadavpur University; ex-Vice-Chancellor, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya : [ex-Member, Advisory Council] : Chemical Technologist.

Professor Chanchal Kumar Majumdar PhD, FNA : Founder Director, SN Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, DST, Government of India : [ex-Member, Executive Council] : Physicist

Professor Amar Nath Bhaduri ScD, FNA : ex-Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, CSIR, Government of India : [ex-Member, Research Council] : Biochemist.

Research Scholars (Doctoral)

Dr Hasmot Saikh : Soil Scientist : Soil degradation, forest soils, organic tea farming. Topic of PhD : Effects of deforestation and cultivation on some soil chemical properties

Dr Partha K Chandra : Fertilizer Chemist : Slow- release fertilizer formulation, field trials. Topic of PhD : Polyphosphate based micronutrient fertilizers

Ms Ishita Bhattacharyya : Chemist : New fertilizer materials, analytical chemistry. Topic of PhD : Polyphosphate fertilizers of iron-manganese and molybdenum

Ms Gargi Mukherjee : Geochemist : Clay mineralogy, geochemical modeling. Topic of PhD : Clay mineral equilibria in the environment

Ms Sruti Das : Soil Scientist : Humic acids, mineralogy. Topic of PhD : Weathering of silicate minerals by humic substances

Ms Susmita Saha : Soil Scientist : Fertilizer technology, field testing. Topic of PhD : Slow-release multinutrient fertilizers

Mr Siladitya Bandyopadhyay : Soil Scientist : Fertilizer technology, Organic farming. Topic of PhD : Chemistry and process development of slow-release micronutrient fertilizers

Mr Soumen Saha : Chemist : Modeling, Phase diagrams, Theoretical Chemistry. Topic of PhD : Non-oxide ceramics

Students (Postgraduate Thesis)

2004

Subrata Mitra :

  1. Laboratory synthesis of naturally occurring polymers.
  2.  Field trials with boron polyphosphate fertilizers

Gautam Haldar :

  1. Studies on organic farming techniques

Tapas Kundu :

  1. Studies on the fate of slow-release iron and manganese fertilizers in soils

  2. Field trials on residual effect of slow-release molybdenum fertilizer

Lovely Balasaria :

  1. Synthesis and characterisation of multinutrient slow-release fertilizer

Ambalika Das :

  1. Phase equilibria of iron bearing minerals

2003

Sangita Saha :

                     

  1. Chemical reaction on an oxide surface : Molecular dynamics simulation

  2. Selective dissolution of iron oxides

Prabhati Roy Karmakar :

  1. Mineral equilibria in presence of organic acids
  2. Chemical verification of mineral equilibria

Sutapa Chaudhury :

  1. Computer modelling of clay mineral neoformation
  2. Silica polymerisation in presence of organic acids

Debasis Choudhury :

  1. Slow-release nitrogen fertilizer

  2. Organic farming trials

Abhijit Bera :

  1. Mixed fertilizer from mica

  2. Field trials with boron polyphosphate fertilizer

Siladitya Bandyopadhyay :

  1. Mineral catalysed organic reactions
  2. Field trials with slow-release molybdopolyphosphate fertilizer