Geology faculty bags
best young scientist award
Reader in Geology, Ravenshaw
Shreerup Goswami has been recently awarded the Best Young Scientist of the Year
2008 Award instituted by the prestigious Odisha Bigyan
Academy under the aegis
of Government of Odisha. For the first time in the history of this esteemed
academy, a scholar of geology has received this much-coveted award.
Dr Goswami, a scientist of international repute, joined Ravenshaw University as a Reader only six months
Itís a great, exhilarating feeling and I feel proud and
privileged to be a part of the glorious legacy of the Ravenshaw fraternity,
said Dr Goswami. Ravenshaw
University has brought
glory for me in just six months and it became possible due to the heavenly
blessings of our revered Vice Chancellor Mr Devdas Chhotray, he acknowledged.
Dr Goswami thanked the Vice Chancellor for conducting the
faculty recruitment interview with impeccable fairness and integrity. A dynamic
and robust selection process under his sterling leadership opened the gates of
this hallowed institution of fame for me, he said seeking the kind patronage
and innovative guidance of the VC for glorious progress of his department and
the heritage institution.
After joining Ravenshaw
University, Dr Goswami
has published one textbook entitled Paribesh Bigyan Ebam Parichalana in Oriya.
In addition, besides several publications to his credit, he has published seven
research papers in referred journals of national and international repute,
three chapters in a book edited by Professor, Department of Atmospheric
Sciences, University of Illinois, Prof AK Jain, two popular science articles in
reputed science magazine Science Reporter and three abstracts in different
proceedings/conference volumes, after joining the University.
Dr Goswami has 11 years of experience as a geologist,
researcher and geo-analyst including six years of experience in postgraduate
teaching in geology and environmental sciences. As a Boyscast Fellow awarded by
the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, he has
carried out research with eminent palaeontologist Dr John M Anderson at
Palaeobotany Division, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), Pretoria, South
Africa. He is also a Fellow and Life Member
of a number of prestigious societies and associations.† He has been invited as a plenary speaker,
resource person and subject expert at various national and international
conferences and workshops.