Dr. Hari Charan Agarwal
Fellow, Elected 1994
Born in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India on 1 October, 1933. Educated at Government High School, Ajmer and Government College, Ajmer. B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Zoology), Agra University, Agra, M.S. (Entomology), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A. 1957; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A. 1960; Post Doctoral Fellow at Science Research Institute (now Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics), Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A, 1961 to 1963.
Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi, 1963; Reader Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi, 1972; Visiting Reader, University of Hull, Hull, U.K. 1973-74; Professor of Zoology, 1983 and Head of the Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi, 1990-93; Conducted a FAO/IAEA six week training course on pesticides using radioactive isotopes for trainees from South Asia in the Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi as Director of the Course, for the first time in the country; Consultant Adviser, Pollution Monitoring Laboratory, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, 2003-15
Awards/Honours: Research Fellowship by Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan for one year,1956-57; Research Fellowship by University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin for three years,1957-1960; Post Doctoral Fellowship by Science Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A. for two years, 1961-63; Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship by British Council, U.K. for work at the Hull University, 1973-74; Warden, Jubilee Hall, University of Delhi, 1980 to 1986; Grant by The Netherlands for working as visiting Professor at the Utrecht University, Utrecht for six months, 1990; Chairman, Academic Council Committee on Student Affairs, University of Delhi 1992-93; Chairman, Governing Body, Jubilee Hall, University of Delhi, 1993-98; Chief Election Officer, Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) Elections, 1998
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India
Research Areas: Environmental pesticide pollution, insect biochemistry and toxicology
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