Dr. Angsuman Chanda
Dr. Angsuman Chanda, B. Sc ( Gold Medallist ), M. Sc ( Gold Medallist ), Ph. D.,FISCA ( awarded as fellow of International Science Congress Association), is an Assistant Professor of Zoology, Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Raja N. L. Khan Women’s College (AUTONOMOUS, NAAC Accredited – ‘A’ Grade ), affiliated under Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India. He was a bonafide research scholar of Zoological Survey of India and well trained on survey, collection, preservation of specimens, especially on crustacean fauna. Author is the writer of four text books, written three book chapters, published more than 28 research papers in Nationally & Internationally reputed Journals and attended several National & International Seminars. The author is engaged in teaching UG & PG students as well as perusing research work with keen interest on penaeid fishery, taxonomy and ecology from Indian water since last one and half decades. He has completed one Minor Research Project entitled “Freshwater prawn ( Decapoda: Palaemonidae ) diversity of Paschim Medinipur”, funded by University Grant Commission (UGC), Government of India. Author completed a Major Research Project entitled “ Small Indigenous Fish, Prawn, Crab & Molluscs of Paschim Medinipur, their protein value, food security and conservation of biodiversity for village people”, also funded by UGC, Government of India [Ref. No. F. 42-610/2013 (SR) dt 22.03.2013]. At present author is the Principal Investigator of a major research project entitled “Diversity of ornamental fishes with special ............ Medinipur and Jhargram districts” funded by West Bengal Biodiversity Board.
Working as an Asst. Professor of Zoology and teaching both PG and UG students since 18.07.2008. Publisded 51 research paper, 10 text books and 5 book chapters. Presently conducting two funded major research projects.