Prof. Baishnab Charan Tripathy
Fellow, Elected 2006

Born in Kutilo, Cuttack, India on 5 January 1952. Educated at Khandayatpatkira High School, Khandayatpatkira, 1963-67; Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, 1967-69; BJB College, Bhubaneswar, 1969-71; Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 1971-73; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 1976-81. B.Sc. 1971, M.Sc. 1973, Ph.D. 1981.

Professor (2001-present) and Dean, School of Life Sciences, J.C. Bose National Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Assistant Professor 1987-94, and Associate Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1994-2001; Vice Chancellor, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, 2011-14 (on deputation from JNU).

Awards/Honours: J.C. Bose National Fellow, Co-Principal Scientist PESTO NASA Space Biology Program NASA, NRC/NASA Senior Fellow, Kennedy Space Center, Fl 32899, 1993, Rockefeller Foundation Biotechnology Award, 1990, Samant Chandra Shekhar Award in Science, 2001, P. Parija Samman, 2013, GV Joshi Memorial Lecture Award, ISPP, 2014, Name appears in Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in Asia, Editorial Board Member: Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Plant physiology, photobiology, plant biotechnology

Address: Dean, School of Life Sciences, J.C. Bose National Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067; 28, Dakshinapuram, Jawaharlal Nehru University Campus, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26704524, 26704530; Res. (011) 26742484, Cell: 9818104924; Fax: (011) 26742558; Email: bctripathy@mail.jnu.ac.in, baishnabtripathy@yahoo.com]