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educator , researcher , forest scientist

Sunil Puri, Indian forest scientist, researcher, educator. Recipient United States of America International Diploma of Honour, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1998. Fellow Indian Society Agroforestry (vice president 2003-2005), National Academy Agricultural Sciences, India; member Indian Society of Tree Scientists (member govning. body 1992).

Background

Puri, Sunil was born on March 17, 1953 in Nangal Township, Punjab, India. Son of Kishori Lal and Nirmala (Sehgal) Puri.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1974. Master of Science with honors, Punjab Agricultural University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, 1979.

Master of Science in Forestry, Oxford University, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor forestry University Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, India, 1979-1985. Associate professor Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India, 1985-1994, head forestry department, 1988—1991. Professor, head forestry department Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur, 1994—2004, director instructions, since 2004.

Deputy coordinator silviculture and management in arid and semi-arid regions IUFRO, 1997—2005, coordinator, since 2005. Coordinator tropical agroforestry IUFRO Division 1, since 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: books, 1988, 93, 94, 97. Consultant editor: Kluwer Academy Publisher, The Netherlands, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Indian Society Agroforestry (vice president 2003-2005), National Academy Agricultural Sciences, India. Member Indian Society of Tree Scientists (member govning. body 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, swimming, cricket, ping pong/table tennis.

Connections

Married Geeta Sharma, November 30, 1980. 1 child, Manu.

father:
Kishori Lal Puri

mother:
Nirmala (Sehgal) Puri

spouse:
Geeta Sharma

child:
Manu Puri