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Faculty Member



Arun Kumar Ray




Area of Specialisation
Fish Nutrition



Fish Biology & Fisheries

Date of Birth 27th August 1951
Year Degree College/University
1970 B.Sc.(Honours) in Zoology Burdwan University
1972 M.Sc. in Zoology Burdwan University
1979 Ph.D. (Fish Biology) Burdwan University
Research Projects, Papers and Books
Handling / handled 10 (ten) Research Projects funded by different national and international funding agencies such as, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, University Grants Commission and International Development Research Center (IDRC) of Canada. Published 72 (seventy two) research papers and three review articles in peer reviewed international and national journals in the field of Fish Nutrition and allied fields.
Teaching Experience
More than 24 years in Visva-Bharati
Other Academic Distinctions
Member of the Editorial Board of Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria, Poland.
Other Co-curricular Interests
Delivered lectures in different Refresher Courses, International and National Seminars, Chaired different scientific sessions in Seminars/Symposia, Examined Ph.D. theses of different universities, Reviewer of different National and International Journals
Any Other Information
Member of the following Scientific Societies :
(i) Member of the Executive Committee, Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch.
(ii) Founder member, Asian Fish Nutrition Network
(iii) Founder member, Asian Fisheries Society, Manila, Philippines
(iv) Member, Indian Science Congress Association
(v) Life member, Zoological Society , Kolkata
(vi) Life member, Indian Fisheries Society, Mumbai
Guided 15 (Fifteen) Ph. Students.
Member of the Expert Committee to review the progress of the UGC-DSA Programme, Manipur University
Member of the Advisory Committee of the UGC- DSA Programme,Manipur University, Imphal
Head of the Department of Zoology, Visva-Bharati since December, 2000.