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Geochemist , consultant

Nachiketa Das, Indian geochemist, consultant. National Scholarship by Ministry of Eucation and Society Welfare Govmt. of India, New Delhi, 1973, National Scholarship by Ministry of Education and Culture Govmt. of India, New Delhi, 1976-1978, Junior Research Fellowship of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, 1978-1979; Association Commonwealth Universities scholar, 1982-1986; Asia in Australia Council fellow, 1995.


Das, Nachiketa was born on February 20, 1956 in Cuttack, Orissa, India. Son of Rajendra Prasad and Saudamini (Patnaik) Das.


Bachelor of Science with honors, Utkal University, Orissa, 1976. Master of Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Glasgow University, Scotland, 1986.

Certificate IV in Workplace Trainer (category 2), 1998. Diploma of Business, 1999. Diploma in Human Reserve Management, 1999.


Lecturer in geology Utkal University, 1979-1982. Research associate Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1986. Postdoctoral fellow in geochemistry Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986-1988.

Senior science officer Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, 1989-1992. Environmental chemist La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 1992-1993. Geochemist Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Division of Petroleum Resources, Sydney, Australia, 1993-1995.

Director NRI Enviro-Geo-Tech Australia, since 1995. Director-international Bridge Business College, since 1995. Consultant Department Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Australia, Canberra, 1996, Department of Science and Industry and Tourism, Canberra, 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (in Oriya language) Berlin Berlin, 1995 (Raja Ram Mohan Roy award 1997), Kichhi Katha, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


President Dipti Cooperative Housing society, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 1990-1991. Fellow Geological Society India. Member Australian Petroleum Cons.' Association (board directors since 1995).


  • Other Interests

    Yoga, cricket.


Rajendra Prasad Das

Saudamini (Patnaik) Das