Dr. Amit Kumar Tripathi worked on “Quantitative assessment of floristic diversity and species populations in hill forests of Meghalaya” for his PhD degree in Botany awarded by North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya. Currently, he is Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering working on Biodiversity documentation of Chithara Village Panchayat. Earlier, he worked in projects on “Mapping and quantitative assessment of geographic distribution and population status of plant resources of Eastern Himalayan Region” in the Department of Botany, NEHU, Shillong and conducted biodiversity surveys in National Park, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Sacred Groves, Community Forests as well as Reserve Forests of Meghalaya. He has wide experience in Plant Taxonomy, especially field collection of wild plants and their identification. He has published research papers in reputed journals and attended several National Conferences and presented research papers.
Teaching Interests: Plant Sciences
Research Interests: Biodiversity documentation and conservation, Floristic studies- Taxonomy, Forest inventory, Plant/Forest Ecology
Awarded by UGC Meritorious Fellowship from February 2009 to October 2013 in North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong (PhD programme).