Dr. Pawan Kumar Joshi
Fellow, Elected 2019

Born in Almora, Uttarakhand on 18 June 1975. Educated at Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, B.Sc. 1996, M.Sc. 1998 and Ph.D. 2002, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing Research Center, Dehradun.

Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2015 to date.

Research Fellow, 1998-2000 and Scientist Forestry & Ecology Division, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS/ISRO), Dehardun, 2007-2007; Adjuct facutly Center for Space Science and Technolgy Education in Asia and the Pacific (Affiliated to the UN), Dehardun, 2000-2007; Associate Professor & Head Department of Natural Resources, TERI University, New Delhi, 2007-2011; Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Helsinki, 03 –07/2009; Lecturer, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven CT, 01 – 04/2011; Professor & Head Department of Natural Resources, TERI University, New Delhi, 2011-2015; Visiting faculty, Department of Silviculture, University of Freiburg, Germany, 10/2011 – 2014; Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2015 to date.

Awards/Honours: Young Scientist Medal Indian National Science Academy (INSA), 2006; Gold Medal – Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences (IAES), 2006; Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), 2009; Centre of Internationla Mobility (CIMO) Fellowship, 2009; Member Global Young Academy (GYA), 2012; P.R. Pisharoty Memorial Award (Indian National Remote Sensing Award), 2014; DAAD Research Ambassador, German Academic Exchange Service, 2014; Member of GIS Academia Council of India, New Delhi, 2016; Platinum Jubilee Lecture in the Section of Environmental Sciences, 105th Indian Science Congress, 2018; KTP Fellow University of Sydney, Australia, 2018; President Regional Association of Landscape Ecology (IRALE), 2018.

Fellow: IGU, IAES

Research Areas: Environmental Sciences, Forestry - Advanced geospatial (RS, GIS, GPS/GNSS) analysis and modeling; Landscape and vegetation analysis (incl. Land use/Land cover change); Climate change vis-à-vis ecological studies (incl. Natural Resource Management)

Address: Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110067;; [Tel: Off. (011) 26704323; Cell: 9818025993; Email: pkjoshi27@hotmail.com; pkjoshi@mail.jnu.ac.in]