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Dr. B. K. Sharma

FACULTY

Name:  Dr. B. K. Sharma

Designation:  Professor

Specialization:  Limnology & Biosystematics

 

Contact Information:

Department of Zoology,
North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong 793022,
Meghalaya, INDIA

Tel.: +91 364 272 2314 (work), FAX: +91 364 2550108

E-Mail: bksharma@nehu.ac.in

 

Academic Qualifications:

Degree

Year

University

B. Sc. Hons. Sch.

1972

Panjab University

M. Sc. Hons. Sch.

1973

-do-

Ph. D.

1978

-do-

 

Fellowships/Awards/Recognitions:

National:

  • National Merit Scholarship
  • UGC National Associateship
  • FZS
  • FNIE
  • FUWAI

International:

  • Fellowship, Austrian Academy of Sciences

 

Memberships of academic societies, etc.:

Member:

  • International Society of Rotiferologists

Life Member:

  • National Institute of Ecology
  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • Zoological Society, Calcutta

 

Major areas of research:

  • Biodiversity and biogeography of Zooplankton of North-Eastern India
  • Faunal diversity of Rotifera and Cladocera of Bhutan
  • Indian Freshwater Rotifera (monograph)
  • Indian Freshwater Cladocera (monograph)
  • Water quality assessment and bio-monitoring of selected water bodies and evaluation of bio-indicator species
  • Micro-faunal diversity of Ramsar sites of N. E. India

 

Number of M. Phil. /Ph. D. produced:

M. Phil.: 11

Name

Year

Title of M. Phil Thesis

  P. K. Borah

1987

Contributions to the Rotifer fauna (Rotifera: Eurotatoria) of Assam State

  A. C. Sarmah

1989

Contributions to species composition and Distribution of freshwater rotifers (Rotifera: Eurotatoria) in Tripura State

  P. Zachariah

1992

Limnological studies in a subtropical man made Reservoir in Meghalaya State

  R. M. Lyngdoh

1996

Observations on morphometric and meristic Variations, length-weight relationship, food and Feeding habits and spawning and fecundity in Chocolate Mahseer, Neolissocheilus haxagonolepis (Mc Clelland)

  A. K. Sehdave

1996

Limnology of some lentic ecosystems in Shillong (Meghalaya)

  M. R. Jyrwa

1997

Investigation on temporal variations in water quality and plankton ecology in a rice-field ecosystem in Jaintia hills district (Meghalaya)

  Md. Hussain

1997

Species composition, distribution and ecology of zooplankton of certain beels of Upper Assam

  C. Lyngskor

1998

Limnological studies in Nongmahir reservoir (Meghalaya)

  I. Nongtraw

1998

Composition and ecology of plankton in some fish-ponds of Meghalaya

  M. Lakiang

1999

Composition and ecology of plankton in Thadlaskein lake (Meghalaya)

  J. Lyngdoh

1999

Species composition and ecology of Zooplankton in a sub-tropical lentic Ecosystem of Meghalaya

Ph. D.: 4

Name

Year

Title of Ph. D. Thesis

  A. L. Paul

1991

Distribution, ecology and biology of freshwater Prawns Macrobrachium spp. (Crustacea :Decapoda: Palaemonidae) of North-eastern region.

D. Wanswett

2001

Biodiversity and synecology of plankton in Some lentic ecosystems of Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

R. M. Lyngdoh

2003

Biodiversity and synecology of zooplankton in a Sub-tropical reservoir of Meghalaya

S. Bhattarai

2004

Limnology of aquatic ecosystems of Bhutan with emphasis on biodiversity of zooplankton

 

Number of Ph. D. students working for the degree: 7

Name

Title of Ph. D. Thesis

M. Lakiang

Composition and ecology of plankton in two subtropical impoundments in Jaintia Hills and East Khasi Hills districts, Meghalaya

P. Thakuria

Biodiversity and synecology of zooplankton In floodplain lakes of lower Assam (N.E. India)

A. Kumar

Studies on ecological and behavioral aspects of capped langur, Trachypithecus pileatus (Blyth, 1843) in Pakhuli wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh

Prithi J. R. Dkhar

Limnological studies on two sub-tropical Reservoirs of Meghalaya with special reference to water quality assessment and biomonitoring of plankton communities

L. Pachuau

Limnological studies on lentic ecosystems of Mizoram with special reference to biodiversity And ecology of plankton

G. Thangjam

Limnology of two floodplain lakes of Manipur With emphasis on plankton communities

A. Lyngdoh

Limnological studies in lentic ecosystems of High rainfall regions of Meghalaya with Reference to composition and ecology of planktonic communities

 

Major Research Projects undertaken: 2

Title of the project

Total grant

Duration

Funding Agency

Baseline environmental survey of Domiasiat and adjacent   areas, Meghalaya

1.5 crore

2002-2005

DST, DAE

Biodiversity and ecology of zooplankton in tropical  floodplain lakes of Assam and Manipur (N. E. India)

3.48 lakhs

2002-2005

G.B. Pant Institute

 

Publications:

National: 57
International: 28

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