Dr. Parthasarathi Chakraborty, a scientist of CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa has been selected for National Geoscience Awards-2013 for his valuable contribution to ocean development. The Award carries an award money of Rs.2 lakh, a Certificate, Citation and Trophy.
Dr. Parthasarathi Chakraborty, aged 39 years, is M.Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry from University of North Bengal, M. Tech. in Applied Chemistry from Cochin University of Science and Technology and obtained his Doctorate in Environmental Analytical Chemistry from Carleton Chemistry Institute, Ottawa. He is presently working as Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa. His fields of specializations are metal speciation and metal bioavailability in natural/ marine environments, geochemistry.
Dr. Parthasarathi Chakraborty is Associate member of SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research)-WG 139 (Organic Ligands – A key Control on Trace Metal Biogeochemistry in the Ocean); Member of Canadian Chemical Society; Editorial Board member and Associate Editor of The Scientific World Journal and Editorial Board member and Associate Editor of Journal of Geochemistry.
Dr. Parthasarathi Chakraborty is recipient of Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Environmental/Analytical Chemistry (Varian Lecture Award, 2007).
National Geoscience award, 2013 is given to Dr. Parthasarathi Chakraborty for his making significant contributions to the field of marine chemistry by improving the understanding of the role of metal-binding ligands in oceanic biogeochemistry. His work is focused on developing new techniques and methodologies to have a better understanding of metal-dissolved organic carbon interactions in fresh and marine environments.
Dr. Parthasarathi Chakraborty has extensively published his work in several national and international journals. Congratulations to Dr. P. Chakraborty.
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