Dr. Suresh Walia
Fellow, Elected 2002

Born in Sagoor, Palampur, India on 2 February 1951. Educated at Govt. High School Shahpur, and Govt. High School Jogindernagar, H.P., 1957-67; Govt. Degree College, Mandi, 1967-71; Department of Chemistry, HP University Shimla, 1972-78; B.Sc. 1971; M.Sc. 1974; M. Phil. 1975; Ph.D. 1982; INSA - Royal Society Bilateral Exchange Fellowship, Rothamsted Research, UK, 2006.

Emeritus Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 2013 - to date.

Scientist S-1, 1978-84, Scientist (SG), 1985-86, Senior Scientist, 1986-98, Principal Scientist, 1998-2013, and Professor, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, IARI, 2010-13.

Awards/Honours: Hexamar Research and Development Foundation Award, 1995; IARI Best Teacher Award, 1996, FAO HRD Fellowship, Rothamsted Research, UK, 1999; NATP-World Bank Fellowship, Michigan State University, USA, 2000; Dr. P.B. Sarkar Memorial Lecture Endowment Award 2004; Siksha Rattan Puraskar, 2010; The Bharat Ratan Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teacher, 2010; NAIP-HRD Fellowship Michigan State University, USA, 2010; NRDC Meritorious Scientist Award, 2011; Editor, Pesticide Research Journal, 1992-95; Member, Editorial Board, Biopesticide International, 2005 to date; General Secretary, Society of Pesticide Science India 2009-13; Member, FSSAI Scientific Panel on Methods of Sampling and Analysis, 2013 to date.

Research Areas: Agrochemicals, botanical pesticides, nutraceuticals

Address: Emeritus Scientist, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, L.B.S. Building, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; F-88, Himkunj Apartments, Sector - 14, Rohini, Delhi 110085; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841390, 25843272; Res. 27862158; Cell: 9868723959; Fax: (011) 25843272; Email: suresh_walia@yahoo.com]