CURRICULUM VITAE

Name 

KOTTAPALLI SREENIVASA RAO

Date of Birth

03-07-1958 (July 3, 1958)

Nationality

Indian, by birth & by domicile

Address for Communication

Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007, India

Phone:  (011)  27667573  Office

Fax:      (011) 27667829   Office

Mobile +91-09313294607

E-mail: srkottapalli@yahoo.com; rao.srkottapalli@gmail.com

Educational qualifications

 

         Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, 1987, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

         Master of Science in Experimental Biology, 1981, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Ist Division.

         Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences, 1979, Andhra University, Waltair, Ist Division.

         Secondary School Certificate, 1974, Board of Secondary Education, Hyderabad, Ist Division.

M.Sc. Dissertation title 

 

GROWTH AND BIOCHEMICAL ASPECTS OF COMMUNITY ORGANISATION IN FIVE GRAZINGLAND COMMUNITIES AT RAJKOT.

Ph.D. Thesis title

 

ECO‑PHYSIOLOGICAL ATTRIBUTES OF BAMBOO FORESTS IN SUCCESSIONAL COMMUNITIES IN NORTH‑EASTERN INDIA.

Research Interests

 

         Carbon sequestration;

         Abiotic stress and climate change;

         Soil and water conservation;

         Sustainable rural development models/approaches;

         Ecosystem analysis;

         Plant nutrition;

         Ecosystem redevelopment;

         Agroforestry system researches;

         Land use/cover analyses;

         Reserve people conflict mitigation.

Previous employment 

 

         Senior Research Assistant, Central Silk Board, Berhampore, W.B.,  Dec. 1987 to Dec. 1988.

         Scientist 'A', G.B.Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development,  Kosi‑Almora, U.A., Jan. 1989 to Jan. 1991.

         Scientist 'B', G.B. Pant Insitute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Kosi‑Almora, U.A., Jan. 1991 to Oct. 1992.

         Scientist 'C', G.B. Pant Insitute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Kosi‑Almora, U.A., 1992 to Dec 1997.

         Scientist 'D', G.B. Pant Insitute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Kosi‑Almora, U.A.,  Jan. 1998 to April 2003.

         Reader, Center for Inter-disciplinary Studies of Mountain and Hill Environment, University of Delhi, Delhi. May 2003 to August 2008.

Membership of Scientific Societies/associations  

 

  • National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi (Life and fellow)
  • Indian Botanical Society, Jaipur (Life and fellow)
  • The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad
  • Indian Society of Tree Scientists, Solan
  • Indian Society of Soil Biology and Ecology, Bangalore
  • Himalayan Research Group, Nainital
  • Society of Tropical Forestry Scientists, Jabalpur
  • Bioved Research Society, Allahabad
  • Bamboo Society of India, Bangalore
  • The Indian Society for Ecological Economics, Delhi
  • Indian Science Congress Association, Calcutta
  • Society of Ethnobotanists, Lucknow
  • U.P. Association for S & T Advancement, Lucknow
  • Central Himalayan Environment Association, Nainital
  • Indian Society for Agricultural Development & Policy,  Ludhiana
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun
  • Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi
  • Delhi University Botanical Society, Delhi
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun
  • International Society for Tropical Ecology, Varanasi
  • International Society of Plant Morphologists, Delhi (Life and fellow)
  • Society for Conservation and Resource Development of Medicinal Plants, Delhi.
  • Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Amaravati (Life and fellow)
  • Linnean Society of London, UK (Fellow)

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