chronicle-poster-7--1-IIT-KGP Professor Abhijit Mukherjee named a Fellow of the Geological Society of America

The KGP Chronicle (May 13, 2021)

IIT Kharagpur Professor Abhijit Mukherjee has been inducted as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America

“Proud moment for IIT Kharagpur, Prof Abhijit Mukherjee, Associate Professor of the Department of Geology & Geophysics and School of Environmental Science and Engineering, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in the year 2021. I must mention that Prof Mukherjee is the first Indian who has got elected to the Fellowship of the prestigious GSA”, said Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, the Director of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. “On behalf of the entire institute, I heartily congratulate Prof Mukherjee on his well-deserved achievements. Best wishes to bring more and more laurels for him and his profession. I look forward to many such recognitions and achievements from our faculty.”

Hydrogeoscience expert Prof Abhijit Mukherjee has directed a recent research work which was intended on groundwater insights. Prof Mukherjee has been awarded the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in the field of Earth Atmosphere Ocean and Planetary Sciences. Also he has been inducted as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. He has been selected by the Department of Science and Technology as one of the top fifty Indian scientists below fifty years age. In fact, he has been conferred the National Geoscience Award by the President of India. His book “Global Groundwater: Source, Scarcity, Sustainability, Security and Solutions” has been published by Elsevier. (Read More)