Dr. Kishore Kumar Krishnani
Fellow, Elected 2016

Born in Durg, Chhatisgad, India on 18 November 1966. Educated at Bhilai Steel Plant School, Bhilai Nagar, Chhatisgad 1982-1983; Govt. Science College Durg Chhatisgad 1983-1988; Ravishankar University Raipur 1989-1992; B.Sc.(Biology) 1986; M.Sc. 1988; Ph.D. 1992. Post-doctoral research and training: CSIRO Canberra, 2013; University of California, 2010; Stevens Institute of Technology-USA, 2004; SEAFDEC-Philippines 2003.

Head, School of Edaphic Stress Management, ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management 27/01/2012 to 26/01/2017; I/c-Head-Schools of Edaphic/Atmospheric Stress Management, ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Baramati-Pune, 2017 to date

Assistant Professor, Govt. Science College Durg, Chhatisgad, 1988-1992; Trainee Scientist, NAARM Hyderabad and CTRI, Rajhamundry, Andra Pradesh, 1993-1994; Scientist, 1994-1998; Scientist (SS), 1998-2002; Senior Scientist, 2002-2008; Principal Scientist, 2009 onwards, ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture Chennai, Tamil Nadu; Principal Scientist, ICAR-Directorate of Weed Science Research, Jabalpur (MP), 2011.

Awards/Honours: Best Poster Award-2017-National Seminar on Climate Resilient saline agriculture; Australia Awards Trusted Mentor 2014; Nominated Member of IMC-NIASM 2014-2017; Australian Govt (DWEER) Endeavour Award/Fellowship 2012; CIBA's Silver Jubilee Celebration- Best Paper Presentation Award -2012; Journal-Best Article Award - 2012; ICAR-NAIP-HRD-overseas Fellowship 2010; BRSI-Best Poster Award- International Conference-2007; 7th Indian Fisheries Forum-Young Scientist Award 2005; TCTP-Japanese International Cooperation Agency-Responsible Aquaculture Development 2003; Department of Biotechnology long term Overseas Associateship 2004; Recognized from Madras University to guide students for Ph.D. 2000 to date; CSIR-SRF-1992; CSIR-UGC JRF/ARS Lectureship (NET) 1991-1992.

Fellow: Member of the National Academy of Sciences, India, 2017; Life Member-Biotech Research Society of India; Executive member - Coastal Aquaculture Society of India 2006-2014; Life member - Society of Pesticide Science India; Member - Society of Aquaculture Professionals (2007-2008).

Research Areas: Environmental Management of Agriculture and aquaculture, Aquatic bioremediation, Abiotic and biotic stress management in plant crops, livestock and Fisheries using system biology approaches including multi-omics and Nano (bio) technology.

Address: Head, School of Edaphic/Atmospheric Stress Management, ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Baramati, Pune 413115, Maharashtra; Purva Apartment 5, Raja Amar Singh Colony, Malegaon, Baramati, Pune 413115, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off. (02112) 254057; Cell: 8600070775, 8788679672; Fax: (02112) 254056; Email: krishnanik@hotmail.com; kishor.krishnani@icar.gov.in]