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Name Mr. Kausik Ghosh
Designation Assistant Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 447
Email ID
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Mobile No 9564270219
Personal Website
Address Dept. of Geography & Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.PhilJawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)2013
M.A.Banaras Hindu University (BHU)2010
B.A. (HONS)North Bengal University (NBU)2008

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geography & Environment Management since 25th April,2012

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS)
Fluvial Geomorphology, Fluvial Sedimentology, Water conflict

Course/ Subject Taught
Remote Sensing and GIS, Sedimentology, Globalisation, Water Conflict.

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
"Reservoir based Wetland Ecosystem Services,Gazaldoba Reservoir, West Bengal,India"ISBN: 978-9937-2-5938-52012Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation/Conservation and sustainable Use of wetlands in Nepal. 2012. Proceedings.

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Sandy macroforms dynamics and one dimensional facies characterization of the River TeestaVol: 14. 1-15, ISSN: 0972-73882015Indian Journal of Geography & Environment,
Planform Pattern of the Lower Teesta River After the Gazaldoba BarrageVol: 13 (2014) 127-1372014Indian Journal of Geography & Environment
Role of Computer Based Remote Sensing and GIS Technology for Higher Education in GeographySingh, Anil Kumar et. al. Multidisciplinary approach in tourism, environment, geography, ayurveda and yoga,2012Bharti Publications, New Delhi.
Sustainable Energy: A strategy to energy securityShree Publishers and Distributors, Part: B, 23, 234-253, 2010-20112010Shree Publishers and Distributors
Solar Eclipse: An event of nature and related mythsISSN: 09758801, Vol. I, No. 1, 2009-20102009Abhivyakti: A Research Journal

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Rivers Beyond Borders: India Bangladesh Trans-boundary river Atlas-Maps. Photographs. Infographs.IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources2014Contributors

Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Dynamics of sandy braided landform of the lower Teesta River, West BengalPIUGC Innovative Research Project , Vidyasagar University750002 year20152017
River Atlas:“Ecosystem for Life: A Bangladesh - India Initiative”ConsultancyIUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources300000 year and 2 months20132014

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Panelist of the Panel discussion on Women and Environment and presentation on “Perception of women and environment: A case study of River Teesta” on 21 days Winter School on “Gender, Women and Society: Debates and Developments”.Women’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar UniversityVidyasagar University2016
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) basicsSERB, DST sponsored 10 days National Workshop on “Essential laboratory and field techniques in geosciences"Department of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University2016

Membership of Learned Society 
Life member in Indian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI).

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Member of the editorial board of the peer reviewed Journal: ‘Indian Journal of Geography and Environment” Vidyasagar University2014 to 2017

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Winter School on Gender, Women and Society: Debates and Developments.2016PanelistWomen’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University
SERB, DST sponsored 10 days National Workshop on Essential laboratory and field techniques in geosciences2016Delivered TalkDept. of Geography and Environment Management
The pan-India level competition for HED, Microsoft Innovative Educator Leadership Award (MIELA)2015Poster PresenterMicrosoft Office in New Delhi
Microsoft Global Educator Exchange (E2)2015Presenter and represent IndiaRedmond, Washington State, USA
One week Geo-Spatial Technologies for Planning and Management of watershed Projects2015ParticipatedNIRDP, Hyderabad
28th IGI Conference and National Seminar on Human Impact on Landscapes2015Paper PresentedDepartment of Geography, NEHU, Shillong
Two week capacity building workshop for faculty in Social Science organized2014ParticipatedSikkim University sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi
“River, flood and sustainable resource management”2013Paper: ‘Geospatial Analysis of Flood Vulnerability and its Economic Dimension: A case study of Daspur Block-I.”University of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal
"FACTORS AFFECTING TEACHING & RESEARCH AND STRATEGY TO IMPROVE QUALITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION”2012“Role of Computer Based Remote Sensing and GIS Technology for Higher Education in Geography”.South Campus, BHU
International Seminar on: Heritage and tourism: Public, Potential and Problems2012Paper: Reservoir Based Tourism and Recreation: A case of Gazaldoba (Barrage) Reservoir on Teesta River, West Bengal.Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University.
National seminar on: Reorienting Geography to meet present and future challenges2012Paper: Geographers, better appreciate and realise the full potential of Remote Sensing and GIS.Dept. Geography, BHU
International Wetland Symposium (IWS), Known as “Pokhara Declaration”.2012Paper: "Reservoir based Wetland Ecosystem Services, Gazaldoba Reservoir, West Bengal, India"Fulbari Resort and Spa, Pokhara, Nepal
Annual International Conference, October 10 - 12, 2012 on theme Education for a Changing World2012Paper: “Remote Sensing and GIS in Higher Education Geography”.University of Jammu, by COMPARATIVE EDUCATION SOCIETY OF INDIA (CESI).
Icon Smeeds: International conference on Strategic management of Energy, Environment & Disaster for Sustainable Development2010Paper: Sustainable Energy: A Strategy of Energy SecurityFaculty of Management Studies, BHU Deptt. of Geography, BHU. GSMI, Michigan, USA
Population, Development and Environment in the Indian Perspective,2010Poster: Globalization and Poverty in The Indian Perspective. (Best Poster Award For Younger Geographer)Dept. Geography, BHU
National Seminar: Sustainable Biofuel Development in Canada and India Opportunities and challenges,2010Biofuel Development: Food, Fodder, Fuel (Energy) Security & Issues.Centre for Canadian studies Development Program, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla(India)
India-Canada relations in globalized world2009Paper: India Canada Partnership in Poverty AlleviationDept. of political science, BHU

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Contextualizing issues in applied Geography”2016Joint-SecretaryDepartment of Geography and Environment Management, Vidyasagar University
SERB, DST sponsored 10 days National Workshop on “Essential laboratory and field techniques in geosciences2016Organizing SecretarySERB, DST
Two week program on “Teaching with technology” by Microsoft India in collaboration with Vidyasagar University Under Digital Innovation Lab2015Program CoordinatorMicrosoft and Vidyasagar University
21 days Winter School on “Gender, Women and Society: Debates and Development”.2015Joint-coordinatorWomen Study Centre, Vidyasagar University
Three Days Workshop on “Revision of Under Graduate Syllabus” 2104.2014Joint SecretaryUniversity Grant Commission

Award NameAwarded ByYear
Winner of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Learner Award (MIELA), 2015Microsoft2015
Best Poster Award For Younger GeographerDept. of Geography, BHU2010

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