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Gururaja Kotambylu Vasudeva Acharya Edit Profile

research scientist

Gururaja Kotambylu Vasudeva Acharya, Indian research scientist. Achievements include discovery of two new frog species from western ghats of India; discovery of two new freshwater fish species; discovery of endangered tree species, madhuca bourdillonii and syzygium travancoricus. ATREE Small grant, Ashoka Trust Research in Ecology and Environment.

Background

Acharya, Gururaja Kotambylu Vasudeva was born on March 17, 1977 in Shimoga, Karnataka, India. Son of Kotambylu Vasudeva and Kaveramma Acharya.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Botany and Chemistry, Sahyadri Science College, Shimoga, 1997. Master of Science in Environmental Science, Kuvempu University, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, Kuvempu University, 2002.

Career

Research fellow, department environmental science Kuvempu University, 1999—2002. Project associate Center Ecological Sciences Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2003—2009. Research scientist Center Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning Indian Institute of Science, since 2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of two new frog species from western ghats of India. Discovery of two new freshwater fish species. Discovery of endangered tree species, madhuca bourdillonii and syzygium travancoricus.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, classical music.

Connections

Married Priti Gururaja, May 21, 2009.

father:
Kotambylu Vasudeva

mother:
Kaveramma Acharya

spouse:
Priti Gururaja