Dr. (Ms) Renu Khanna-Chopra
Fellow, Elected 1992

Born in Delhi, India on 24 September 1949. Educated at Lady Irwin School, Delhi, 1961-65; Kamla Raja Girls College, Gwalior, 1965-68; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1968-74; B.Sc. 1968; M.Sc. 1970; Ph.D. 1974.

Emeritus Scientist, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Homi Bhabha Fellow, 1980-82; INSA-Royal Society Exchange Fellow, 1982-83; Biotechnology Overseas Research Associate, 1989-90; Principal Scientist and National Fellow, ICAR, 1995-2011.

Awards/Honours: NCERT Science Fellowship, 1965-74; INSA Young Scientist Award, 1978; R.D. Asana Endowment Award, 1980-83; R.D. Asana Prize, 1983; ICAR Outstanding Women Scientist Award, 1995; Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award, 1998; Corresponding Editor, Journal of Bioscience, India; INSA Council Member, 2009-2011.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Plant physiology & biochemistry

Address: Emeritus Scientist, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; A1/153, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi; [Tel: Cell: 9899017170; Fax: (011) 25843112, 25846420; Email: renu.chopra3@gmail.com; renu_wtc@rediffmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2013 to 31 Dec, 2015; Member Executive Council (Casual Vacancy) 16 Sep, 2007 to 31 Dec, 2008