Admissions 2018

Faculty - TERI University


Sudipta Chatterjee
HoD and Associate Professor,
Department of Natural Resources

Sudipta Chatterjee has been working for conservation of forests and biodiversity since past 21 years. He is a recipient of the Whitley Associate Award, UK, in 2009 for conservation of Rhododendrons in Eastern Himalaya.. He worked as Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Areas Management Specialist in Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation and Forest Management Project, Integrated Development Division, Louis Berger Group Inc, , Head, Forests Conservation Programme of WWF-India and Biodiversity and Conservation Programme of Winrock International India. He served as Team Member Biodiversity in the Technical Facilitation Organization for the Sustainable Ecosystem and Land Management Country Partnership Project at the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Govt. of India. He worked as Heads the Communities and Biodiversity Division and Forests and Carbon Division of Wildlife Trust of India (WTI). He joined TERI University in 2014




Educational Qualifications
  •  Ph D, HSG Sagar University, 2012

  •  M Phil, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1992

  •  M Sc, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1988

Honors and Awards
Whitley Associate Award, 2009, Whitley Fund of Nature, UK

Selected Publications
 Setting Standards for Sustainable Harvest of Wild Medicinal Plants in Uttarakhand: A Case Study of Lichens. In: Community Based Biodiversity Conservation in Himalayas
S Chatterjee et. al, Eds Y.Gokhale and A.K. Negi
TERI Press. New Delhi,

 Biodiversity Significance of North East India
S Chatterjee
International Forestry Review. Vol 10(2). 315.324,

 Sacred Groves of India - An overview
Malhotra K.C., S. Chatterjee, Y Gokhale and S Srivastava
Aryan Publishers, New Delhi,

 Eastern Himalayas Sacred Gumpa Forests. In : Beyond Belief. Linking faiths and protected areas to support biodiversity conservation
Liza Higgins- Zogib and S Chatterjee
WWF International, Switzerland and Alliance for Religion and Conservation, Manchester, UK.,

 Carvers, Conservation and Certification in India. In: Carving a sustainable Future
S Chatterjee, M Pande, G Pangging, G Goswami
Earthscan Publishers, UK,

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