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Kamaljit Singh Bawa at the Royal Society admissions day in London, July 2015
ജനനംKamaljit Singh Bawa
മേഖലകൾEcology
പ്രധാന പുരസ്കാരങ്ങൾFellow of the Royal Society (2015)
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ബോസ്റ്റൺ സർവ്വകലാശാലയിലെ ജീവശാസ്ത്ര പ്രഫസറും കൺസർവേഷൻ ബയോളജിസ്റ്റും ആയ പ്രമുഖനായ ഒരു പരിണാമ ഇക്കോളജിസ്റ്റും ആണ് കമൽജിത്ത് സിംഗ് ബാവ (Kamaljit Singh Bawa), FRS (ജനനം 7 ഏപ്രിൽ 1939, പഞ്ചാബ്, ഇന്ത്യ). Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE) - ന്റെ സ്ഥാപകനുമാണ് അദ്ദേഹം. സസ്‌റ്റൈനെബിളിറ്റിയ്ക്കുള്ള പ്രധാന അന്താരാഷ്ട്ര പുരസ്കാരമായ Gunnerus Sustainability Award ആദ്യമായി 2012 - ൽ ബാവയ്ക്ക് ലഭിച്ചു. American Academy of Arts and Sciences -ന്റെ തെരഞ്ഞെടുക്കപ്പെട്ട അംഗമാണ് ബാവ.[1]

അകാഡമിൿ കരിയർ[തിരുത്തുക]

ബാവയ്ക്ക് B.S., M.S., PhD എന്നീ ബിരുദങ്ങൾ പഞ്ചാബ് സർവ്വകലാശാലയിൽ നിന്നും ലഭിച്ചു, 1967 -ൽ PhD യ്ക്ക് ശേഷം വാഷിംഗ്‌ടൺ സർവ്വകലാശാലയിൽ ഗവേഷണാനന്തരബിരുദപഠനത്തിനായി എത്തിയ അദ്ദേഹം കോളേജ് ഓഫ് ഫോറസ്റ്റ് റിസോഴ്‌സിൽ അധ്യാപകനായി ജോലി ചെയ്യുകയും ചെയ്തു. He received the Maria Moors Cabot and the Charles Bullard Research Fellowships] at Harvard University in 1972 and worked as a research fellow at Grey Herbarium, Harvard University from 1973 to 1974. He joined the Department of Biology, at University of Massachusetts, Boston in 1974 as an assistant professor. He was promoted to associate professor in 1977 and to full professor in 1981 and became a distinguished professor in Biology in 1996 at the Department of Biology at University of Massachusetts, Boston.[2]

Accolades and institutional affiliations[തിരുത്തുക]

Kamal Bawa

Along with First Gunnerus Sustainability Award,[3] Bawa is a recipient of the highest awards from the two main professional societies in his field. In 2003, the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation bestowed on him its highest honour by electing him as an Honorary Fellow. The Society for Conservation Biology awarded him its Distinguished Service Award in 2009. He also received P.N. Mehra Memorial Award in Botany in 2007.

Bawa has been a Guggenheim Fellow from 1987 to 1988 as well as a Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment from 1991 to 1996, a Giorgio Ruffolo Visiting Scholar in Sustainability Science in the Sustainability Science Program at Harvard's Center for International Development, and a Bullard Fellow at the Harvard Forest in 1972, and again in 2009. He was an elected fellow for The National Academy of Sciences, India and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Royal Norwegian Society of Letters and Sciences.

He has served on NSF Advisory Panel on Conservation and Restoration Biology in 1991 and on population biology in 1993, 1994. He has also been a member of the Science Committee, DIVERSITAS-agrobiodiversity Group since 2006. He also serves on the advisory boards of Conabio, Natureserve, TEAM Program of Conservation International, William L. Brown Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of S M Sehgal Foundation, previously named the Institute of Rural Research and Development (IRRAD), the Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions, and the Committee for Research and Exploration of the National Geographic Society.[4]

He is the president of the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), a non-governmental organisation devoted to research, policy analysis, and education in India,[5] member of the governing boards of the Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, and Village Forward.

Bawa was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2015.[6]

Publications[തിരുത്തുക]

Bawa is the author of more than 180 academic papers, author or editor of ten books, monographs or special issues of journals including Sahayadris: India’s Western Ghats – A Vanishing Heritage. He is the editor-in-chief of Conservation and Society, an interdisciplinary journal in conservation; associate editor of Ecology and Society; and academic editor of PLoS ONE. He is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Sustainable Forestry. He was an associate editor of Conservation Biology from 1987 to 1993. He served on the editorial board of Journal of Arnold Arboretum from 1986 to 1990, Journal of Tree Science from 1986 to 1991, and Evolutionary Trends in Plants from 1987 to 1992.

Books[തിരുത്തുക]

References[തിരുത്തുക]

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