Dr. Masood Ali
Fellow, Elected 2002

Born in Siddarthnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India on 18 July 1947. Educated at Ratan Sen Intermediate College, Bansi 1960-64; Govt. Agriculture College (now CSAUA&T), Kanpur, 1964-68, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1968-71; MSc. 1968; Ph.D. 1971.

Scientist `B' CSIR, RRL (Br) Srinagar, 1971-72; Asstt. Professor of Agronomy, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar 1972-75; Agronomist/Associate Professor of Agronomy, Himachal Pradesh University (now HPKVV), Palampur 1975-76; Agronomist (Dryland Project), Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi 1976-82; Principal Investigator (Agronomy), Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Regional Station, Kanpur/Directorate of Pulses Research, Kanpur 1982-85; Principal Scientist (Agronomy) 1986-98, Project Coordinator (Chickpea), 1995-2000, and Director 2000-09, Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur.

Awards/Honours: Krishak Bharti Barani Kheti Award, 1989; PPIC-FAI Award 1991; ISPRD Recognition Award 1994; Jewels of India Award 2001; Vidya Bharati Alankar Award 2003; Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar 2003-04; ISA Gold Medal 2004; ISPRD Gold Medal 2006-07.

Fellow: Indian Society of Pulses Research & Development; Indian Society of Agronomy.

Research Areas: Pulse Agronomy, cropping system, dryland agriculture

Address: H 434A, Satyam Vihar, Avas Vikas No. 1, Kalyanpur, Kanpur 208017, Uttar Pradesh; [Tel: Res. (0512) 2572251, Cell: 09450344220; Email: masoodali53@rediffmail.com; masoodali_iipr@yahoo.co.in]