Dr. Kamlesh Narayan Tiwari
Fellow, Elected 2012

Born in Tejpur, Uttar Pradesh, India on 1 February 1955. Educated at Sri Kidwai Higher Secondary School Kanpur, 1969-70; Govt. Higher Secondary School Barkheda, Bhopal, 1971; College of Agricultural Engineering, JNKVV, Jabalpur, 1973-78; IARI, New Delhi, 1978-1984; B. Tech. ( Agril. Engg.) 1978; M.Sc.( Agril. Engg.) 1980; Ph.D. 1984.

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, 2003 to date.

Lecturer, 1984-89; Assistant Professor, 1989-98; and Associate Professor, 1998-2003; Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.

Awards/Honours: UNESCO Scholarship Perugia, Italy 1992; ISAE Shankar Memorial Award 1996-97; DAAD Fellowship, Germany 2002; ISAE Commendation Medal 2002-03; Best Paper Award ICPPF 2005; ISAE Director (Technical) Soil & Water Engg., 2009-10; Hari Krishna Shastri Memorial Award (IARI), 2012; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award (ICAR) 2014.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences India, Allahabad; Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, New Delhi; Indian Water Resources Society, Roorkee.

Research Areas: Pressurized Irrigation, Protected Cultivation, Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Water Resources Management

Address: Professor, Agricultural & Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721302, West Bengal; A-53, IIT Campus, IIT, Kharagpur 721302, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (03222) 283150; Res. (03222) 283151, Cell: 09434944443; Fax: (03222) 282244; Email: kamlesh@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in; kamlesh_iitkgp@yahoo.com]