School of Human Ecology
Dr Pulak Das holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Master’s Degree in Ecology from Assam (Central) University, Silchar. His doctoral thesis in Ecology and Environmental Science, looked into the biomonitoring and modelling of Air quality and other environmental stresses around industrial area, and the effect of these stresses on community ecology dynamics of lichens (an epiphytic flora) using geospatial analysis, under renowned lichenologist Dr. D. K. Upreti (FNASc), former Acting Director, CSIR- NBRI, Lucknow.
Dr Das also holds UGC-NET (2005) in Environmental Sciences.
Presently Dr. Das is teaching Post graduate and Under graduate courses as follows:
Dr. Das has taught in the department of Environmental Science, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU) Amarkantak, during 2013-14;
Dr. Das has taught in the department of Ecology and Environmental Science in Assam University, Silchar during 2006-08.
Dr Das has an experience of over six years in Oil and Gas Exploration Industry as an Environment Consultant during 2006-2013. The core area of his work included environmental monitoring and management, EIA studies, Environmental Audit, Environmental laws and regulations, and Regulatory compliances.
Dr Das has visited Myanmar in 2012 upon invitation from Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE, Govt. of Myanmar) for EIA studies of an Oil and Gas Block in Myanmar.
He was also involved in the Environmental auditing of oil production fields in Arunachal Pradesh during 2009-2010 organised by Director of Mines Safety, GoI – Guwahati region, North East India.
Environmental monitoring and management. Ecosystem analysis, use of lichens as ecological indicators, GIS and Remote sensing, River morphometry and ecosystems, spatial planning, impact assessment (EIA), and strategic environmental assessment (SEA), Sustainability studies in Indo-burma biodiversity hot-spot
Invited and completed as reviewer in International Elsevier journal Ecological indicator
Invited and completed as reviewer in International Springer journal Human Ecology
Invited and completed as reviewer in International Springer journal Environmental monitoring and assessment
Invited and completed as reviewer in National Peer reviewed journal Tropical Plant Research
Some selected publications include
In MEV, Semester 2 IGNOU, New Delhi
Selected paper presentations in seminars/conferences