Prof. Sunil Kumar Mukerjee
Fellow, Elected 1990

Born in Bhagalpur, Bihar on 5 May 1926. Educated at Patna High School, 1936-43; B.N. College, Patna, I.Sc. 1945; Science College, Patna, B.Sc. (Hons) 1947; Delhi Univ., M.Sc. 1949; Ph.D. 1953; Post Doc, Commonwealth Scholar, Manchester University, U.K., 1960; UNESCO Fellow, Shemyakin Institute of Natural Products, Moscow, USSR, 1965.

Consultant, Ozone Cell, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India, 1993 to date.

Lecturer, 1953-60, and Reader, 1960-70 Chem. Dept., Delhi Univ.; Head, 1970-84; and ICAR Chair of Prof. of Eminence, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, IARI,1984-86; Member of Govt. of India delegation to USSR to study use of Agrochemicals, 1972; Chairman, ICAR Committee to study the effect of Bhopal Gas on Agricultural Crops and Plants, 1984; Consultant, Scientific Commission of Bhopal Gas, Govt. of India, 1986-89.

Awards/Honours: Patna University Gold Medal, 1947; Delhi University Exhibition Prize, 1949; Commonwealth Scholarship, U.K. 1960-62; UNESCO Fellowship, 1965; INSA-JSPS Visiting Scientist, Japan, 1978; UGC - National Lecturership, 1981; Life Time Achievement Award, Pesticide Society of India, 2001.

Fellow: Royal Society of Chemistry, U.K.; Indian National Science Academy; Society of Pesticide Science, India.

Research Areas: Agrochemicals: (Technology, Synthesis, Analytical & Photochemistry); Natural products chemistry, Organic chemistry

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