Dr. Holenarasipur Yoganarasimham Mohan Ram
Fellow, Elected 1991

Born in Mysore, Karnataka, India on 24 September 1930. Educated at Saradavilas High School, Mysore, 1943-46; Intermediate College, Mysore, 1946-48; St Philomena's College, Mysore, 1948-50; B.R. College, Agra, 1951-53; University of Delhi, 1953-59; B.Sc. 1950; M.Sc. 1953; Ph.D. 1959.

Demonstrator in Botany, St Philomena's College, Mysore, 1950-51; Lecturer, 1953-61, Fulbright and Smith-Mundt Fellow, 1958-59; Research Associate, 1959-60, Cornell University Ithaca, New York, USA; Reader, 1961-68, and Professor, 1968-95, University of Delhi; UNESCO-UNDP Senior Fellow, Gif-Sur Yvette, France, 1970-71; UGC National Lecturer, 1980; INSA Senior Scientist 1996-2001; INSA Honorary Scientist, 2006-2010; INSA Jawarharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Visiting Fellowship, 1997.

Awards/Honours: UGC J.C. Bose Award, 1978; IBS P.Maheshwari Medal, 1980; Om Prakash Bhasin Award, 1986; Sergei G. Navashin Medal, 1990; ISCA Birbal Sahni Birth Centenary Medal, 2001; Asiatic Society Gregor Johannes Bruhl Medal, 2002; ISCA Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Award, 2004; Vasvik Award, 2008; Aryabhata Medal, 2009; Indian Botanical Society Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy (Editor 1979-82, Secretary 1985-88); Indian Academy of Sciences (Vice-President 1988-90); National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian Botanical Society.

Research Areas: Plant growth & development, economic botany, conservation biology

Address: 174, S.F.S. D.D.A. Flats, Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi 110009; [Tel: Res. (011) 27652773, Cell: 9818185469; Email: hymohanram@gmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2000 to 31 Dec, 2002