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Profile of Prof. M. K. Satpathy

M. K. Satpathy
Name : Prof. M. K. Satpathy
Department : Department of Education in Science & Mathematics (DESM)
Designation : Dean of Instructions
Qualification : M.Sc, Ph.D, M.Ed, D.DE
Phone No. : 08895724701
Email : mksatapathy@rediffmail.com
Area of Specialization
Life Science Education, Environmental Education and Sustainable Development

Professional  Experience:Worked for 30 years  in   different capacities  including Head, Extension Education(RIE, Bhubaneswar), Head,Faculty of Science, Math &ICT(NERIE, Shillong) Head, DESM and Dean(RIE, Bhubaneswar). Has experience of  Teaching, Research and Extension both in India and abroad. Experience of Teaching  at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level and supervising students for Ph.D

Brief History of career:Passed B.Sc (Hons.) and M.Sc from Ravenshaw college and Utkal University respectively with First rank in both the Examinations and Completed Ph.D from Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack. Joined  as a Senior Post Doctoral Fellow(1991-93) at International Rice Research Institute, Manila Philippine in the area of Plant Virology. And also worked as a British Council Fellow at WYE College(University of London) in 1993 and a Fulbright Professor (2008-09)in conservation Biology in the school of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Minnesota, USA. Working as Professor in Life Science for last 10 years in NCERT engaged in Teaching, research and Develop

mental activities. Presently also serving as a member of the Syndicate (executive body) of  Utkal University, Bhubaneswar being nominated by the Hon’ble governer/ Chancellor of Odisha
        Books: 1(USA),03(India)
Country visited For Academic purpose:  U.S.A,UK,Philippines,Singapore,Malaysia,Thailand
National and international Conference attended:
About 15 National and International Conferences attended both in India and abroad in the areas of RTV Management, Environmental Conservation and  Sustainable Development . The recent conference attended was on  Policy Issues : Status of School and Higher Education in Orissa: Challenges and Opportunities at WashingtonDC,December1-2 July 2011-15
Conference/Workshop/Short Term Course/Training Programme Organized:
Organised  about 30  conferences/ workshops/ Training Programs etc. in different parts of India including North-East region.
Project handled:Handled a couple of Projects financed by NCERT, UGC ETC.
Invited Lecture Presentation:
Delivered about 15 lectures in Schools, colleges, Universities and Research Institutions in India and USA
Thesis supervised:
Supervised three students for Ph.D in the area of Life Science, Environment and Education
Award/ Achievements:
•  Shyamananda Memorial Gold Medal for First Rank in B.Sc (Hons. ) Exam. Of Utkal University,1977
•  Utkal Univ. Gold Medal for First rank in M.Sc Exam,1979
•  Post Doctoral Fellow  at Internationy al Rice Res. Institute(IRRI), Philippines
•  Fulbright Fellow at University  of Minnesota, USA
Any extra information:Associated with PRERANA  for the Plantation/ Environmental Prog.  In different parts of Odisha. Interest in Educational Policies and Innovations in the country besides weakness for  Climate change issues and popularization of Science.