FACULTY OF Geography
Dr. Abira Dutta Roy
Subject : Geography
Dr. Abira Dutta Roy has completed her Doctoral degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2013. She graduated from Banaras Hindu University and completed her post graduation from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. She expertises in the field of hydrological modeling, glacial dynamics, climate change assessment and land use prediction modeling. Her gamut of knowledge is a culmination of her research experiences in different DST funded projects and even at Industries. Her proficiency in application of remote sensing and geospatial technology and runoff modeling had earned her a Research Associate position in DST's mega project "Himalayan Cryosphere: Science and Society" under the umbrella program of Inter University Consortium on Cryosphere and Climate Change. She had been the winner of country wide essay competition on "Sustainable Development and Environment" at R. N. Dubey Memorial Lecture held at Aligarh Muslim University in 2006. She was invited for paper presentation at the first Beijing Youth Forum at Peking University, China in the year 2010. She has teaching experience in a couple of the country's renowned academic institutes. Her innovative and captivating teaching methodology is notable. She is highly qualified in SPSS, ArcGIS, Erdas, ILWIS, Idrisi, MATLAB, R, Envi software packages which are of great importance in applied geography. She has quite a few paper presentation at different national and international conferences/ seminars and frequently cited research publications.
Ms. Kasturi Mukherjee
Subject : Geography
A gold medalist in Environmental Geography from Rabindra Bharati University, Ms Kasturi Mukherjee joined Adamas University as an Assistant Professor in the department of Geography under the faculty of Science in 2015. Ms. Mukherjee has received M.A (Geography) degree with in the year 2010.
Presently pursuing her doctoral research from University of Calcutta in its department of Geography, she also possesses a diploma in Software Engineering and a Post Graduate diploma in Applied Remote Sensing and GIS from NIIT and Jadavpur University respectively. A UGC-NET and RET qualified teacher Ms Mukherjee has also completed a refreshers course in Social Development & Social Policy from IIM Calcutta along with presenting several papers on current environmental topics. With a cumulative teaching experience of 4+ years at various institutes she is committed to create a compelling and a motivating classroom atmosphere which will elicit positive energy.
She was a visiting faculty in Rani Birla Girls’ College and Muralidhar Girls’ College. Ms. Mukherjee acted as an External Examiner for B.A./B.Sc Part III General Practical Examination of University of Calcutta for the year 2013 and 2014.
Her research interest is focused on the analysis micro environmental changes in the world. The Paper presented at the National Seminar on ‘Sustainable Development and Disaster Management’ at Udaya Sankar Hall, Rabindra Bharati University in 2010 by her, was certified as the Best Paper.
Dr. Anu Rai
Subject : Geography
Dr. Anu Rai is an Assitant Professor of Geography in School of Science of Adamas University. She has Graduated from Shri Shikshayatan College, University Of Calcutta, 2009 and Post Graduated with Gold Medal from Presidency College (Now Presidency University), University of Calcutta in 2011 and has obtained her degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Science in Geography under University of Kalyani in 2016. She has teaching experience in several colleges and universities of West Bengal. She has delivered talks at several National and International Seminars and has many international and national publications. She has also completed training on Management Development Programme on Multivariate Data Analysis from Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT – Kharagpur and a Certificate Course on Geoweb Services and Geoportal Applications from Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India. She is well accustomed with ArcGIS, MapInfo Professionals, TNTMips, Q – GIS, Google Earth Geo Portals, NASA World Wind Geoportals, Bhuvan Geoportals, Openstreet Geoportals, Statistical Software for Social Science (SPSS IBM 20.0), BV4.1, Program for Statistical Analysis (PSPP), Census and Survey Processing System (Cs Pro 6.0.1), Gretl, Develve, Triplot, Simfit, SOFA Statistics software packages. Her research interest includes the study of Geography of Decision Making and Management focussing on the contemporary socio – economic and cultural issues, spatial interactions of contemporary space, space re-construction and resource re-distribution considering the view point of Geographer – A Spatial Scientist.