Jayanta Kumar Biswas
University of Kalyani, Kalyani, India
Dr. Jayanta Kumar Biswas is presently serving as Associate Professor, Department of Ecological Studies and International Centre for Ecological Engineering, University of Kalyani. He obtained M.Sc. in Zoology, M.Phil. in Ecology and Ph.D. for his work on ecotechnological approaches towards remediation of environmental problems of aquatic systems. He has about 18 years of teaching experience and 21years of research experience in the following areas: Ecotoxicology and bioremediation of toxic metal(loid)s; ecological engineering & ecotechnological remediation of water and soil contamination; environmental microbiology; nanobiotechnology; biomonitoring of aquatic pollution and ecoremediation; dynamics of nutrients, pollutants and toxicants in water and soil; treatment and bioregenerative reclamation of wastewater, etc. A consistent rank holder all through his academic career Dr. Biswas received many scholarships, awards and fellowships including Fellow, National Environmentalists Association (FNEA), Zoological Society of India (FZSI), Zoological Society, Kolkata (FZS), Senior Scientist Award & Gold Medal (ZSI), Best Research Paper Award (Agriculture & Environmental Science Academy), Outstanding Reviewer Award (Chemosphere (Elsevier) & Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Springer); SRF (ICAR); National Merit Scholarship (MHRD, GoI), etc. He has published about 120 research papers in different journals of international and national repute, and 40 popular science articles in periodicals and magazines. Presently he is serving as editorial board member of several international journals of repute as, like Science of the Total Environment (Elsevier); Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Springer); Current Pollution Reports (Springer); Energy & Environment (SAGE). He visited Singapore, Belgium and France with government travel fellowships and presented research papers and chaired a number of scientific sessions in International conferences.
Reserach interests includë: Ecotoxicology and bioremediation of toxic metal(loid)s; Ecological engineering & ecotechnological remediation of water and soil contamination; Environmental microbiology; Nanobiotechnology; Biomonitoring of aquatic pollution and ecoremediation; Dynamics of nutrients, pollutants and toxicants in water and soil; Treatment and bioregenerative reclamation of wastewater.