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Name Mr. Kausik Ghosh
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name GEOGRAPHY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-357 / Centrex Extn. 357
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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
Conclave on Brahmaputra River Basin organized2018Participated at the discussionGauhati University in collaboration with North Eastern Council, Govt. of India, 12-13 February, 2018.
Earth Sciences, Geography and allied disciplines2017Participated in Refresher CourseHRDC, NEHU, Shillong, 19 June to 9 July, 2017
Spatio-temporal variation of sediment grain size of River Tista2017Paper Presented9th International Conference on Geomorphology. Organized by Indian Institutes of Geomorphologists, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, 6-11th November, 2017.
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

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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