Dr. Pramod Kumar Aggarwal
Fellow, Elected 2001

Born in New Delhi, India on 28 June 1954. Educated at University of Delhi; University of Indore; and Wageningen University, Netherlands; B.Sc. 1973; M.Sc. 1975; Ph.D. 1983, Ph.D. 2000.

Regional Program Leader, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security, BISA, CIMMYT India Office, New Delhi, 2010 to date.

Scientist and Senior Scientist, IARI, 1976-98; Visiting Scientist and Coordinator (SARP), International Rice Research Institute, Philippines, 1994-95; National Fellow 1999-2002, Head, Division of Environmental Sciences, 2002-2007, National Coordinator (Indian Network on Climate Change and Agriculture) 2002-2010, and ICAR-National Professor, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2007-2010.

Awards/Honours: Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), 2009; Young Scientist Medal of the Indian National Science Academy, 1983; Asana Endowment Prize of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 1980-83. Member, Editorial Board of Agricultural Systems (Elsevier), Crops and Pastures, and Outlook on Agriculture.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Global climate change, environmental impact assessment; agricultural systems modeling, agro-meteorology

Address: Regional Program Leader, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture & Food Security, BISA, CIMMYT India Office, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; E-13/12, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842940; Cell: 9810261230; Email: p.k.aggarwal@cgiar.org]

Secretary 1 Jan, 2008 to 31 Dec, 2010; Treasurer 1 Jan, 2007 to 31 Dec, 2007