Dr. Brahma Dutta Kaushik
Fellow, Elected 2005

Born in Kotkasim, India on 21 May 1945; Educated at Govt. High School, Dausa, Rajasthan 1959-61; SKN College of Agriculture Jobner, Rajasthan 1961- 1966; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1966-71; B.Sc. 1966; M.Sc. 1968; Ph.D. 1971.

German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship, Gottingen, 1975-76; Indo-UK Exchange Programme, London, 1981; Indo US Senior Scientific Panel on Biol. Nitrogen Fixation 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991 to Ithaca, Davis, Hawaii (USA), Tribhuvan University Kathmandu, Nepal, 2001; Asiatic Soc. Dhakha, Bangladesh, 2002; Biofertilizer Expert, Mauritius, 2003; Professor of Microbiology, 1997-2001 and Head 2002-2007, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; Professor of Eminence, Division of Biotechnology, Netaji Subash Institute of Technology, New Delhi 2007-10; Dean (R & D), Anand Engineering College, Agra, 2011-13.

Awards/Honours: S.R. Vyas Memorial Award, 2000; K.S. Bilgrami Gold Medal, 2005; Life Time Achievement Award, 2010 by Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology, Chennai. Life Time Achievement Award 2014 by North Maharastra University Jalgaon, Jalgaon. General Secretary, 1998-2000, and President, AMI, 2001; President, Indian Phycological Society, 2007 to date.

Fellow: Association of Microbiologist, India.

Research Areas: Agricultural microbiology, biological nitrogen fixation

Address: Director (R&D), Shri Ram Solvent Extraction Pvt. Ltd.; 2944 JP / Sector 23, Gurgaon 122017, Haryana; [Tel: Res. (0124) 4035565, Cell: 9868213738, 8130283738; Email: brahmadkaushik@gmail.com; bdkaushik@hotmail.com]