Debdas Ray

Dr.Debdas Ray obtained his M.Sc. degree in Applied Geology from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur, India) and subsequently his Ph.D. degree in Geology from the University of Calcutta, India.

He has been teaching Geology at the undergraduate Honors level at Asutosh College (affiliated to University of Calcutta) for the last thirty three years and teaching Environmental Geochemistry at Post Graduate level in the same college for the last eight years. He was awarded Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship in Environmental Leadership Program in 2010-11 and carried out research at Montclair State University in USA. He has research experience in the fields of Petrology of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks in Precambrian terrains, Environmental Management related to mining, Mineral Policy and Mineral Economics.

He has some publications in these fields. He finds great interest and commitment in community outreach program and served many Ford Foundation Funded projects in India. He believes in lifelong enrichment process and wants to contribute for the societal growth through concerted effort and collective wisdom.