Kamal Bawa elected as Fellow to Royal Society [ Current Affairs ]


Kamal Bawa who is Eminent Ecologist has been elected as Fellow to the London based prestigious Royal Society. Kamal Bawa joins former and current eminent fellows of Royal Society such as Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking etc. He was chosen in recognition of his pioneering contributions in the field of conservation science.

  • Dr. Kamal Bawa is India’s most prominent biologist and an evolutionary ecologist and he is a professor of Biology at the prestigious of Massachusetts University of Boston, US.
  • Kamal Bawa is the founder President of Bengaluru based Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE).
  • Royal Society has been bestowed with Midori Prize for Biodiversity in 2014 and Gunnerus Award in Sustainability Science for his contribution to environmental research in 2012.
  • Royal Society was established in 1660. This society is one of oldest society still in existence for science. Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, medicine and engineering.
  • Headquartered of Royal Society in London and it recognizes and promotes excellence in science for the benefit of humanity.

- Published on: July 10, 2015