Dr. Madhav Dhananjaya Gadgil
Fellow, Elected 1991
Born in Pune, Maharashtra on 24 May 1942. Ph. D., 1969, Harvard University, USA.
Professor, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, 1981-2004; ASTRA Professor in Biological Sciences, IISc, 1991-93; Visiting Professor, Human Biology, Stanford University, California, USA, 1991; Chairman, Centre for Ecological Sciences, IISc Bangalore, 1982-92; D.D. Kosambi Visiting Research Professor, Goa University, 2013 to date; Member, Science Advisory Council to Prime Minister of India, 1986-90; Chairman, Science & Technology Advisory Panel, Global Environment Facility, 1998-2002, Member, National Advisory Council, 2010-12, Chairman, Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel, 2010-11.
Awards/Honours: National Environmental Fellow, 1979-81; Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, 1986; Swami Pranavananda Saraswathi Award (Hari Om Ashram Trust), 1989; Vikram Sarabhai Award (Indian Council of Social Science Research, ICSSR), 1990; Padma Shri, 1981; Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, 1983; Harvard University Centennial Medal, 2002; Volvo Environment Prize, 2003; Padma Bhushan 2006; Tyler Award for Environmental Achievements, 2015; President, Marathi Vigyan Parishat.
Fellow: Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences, USA; Third World Academy of Sciences; Indian Academy of Sciences; Indian National Science Academy.
Research Areas: Ecology
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Member Executive Council 1 Oct, 1992 to 19 Aug, 1995