Dr. Prabhakar Ramchandra Pawar, working as Associate Professor in Zoology at Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's, Mahatma Phule Arts, Science & Commerce College, Panvel, Dist.–Raigad, Navi Mumbai - 410 206, Maharashtra, India, affiliated to University of Mumbai. He is well known distinguished academician with 38 publications and 04 books. He has completed 05 Research Projects funded by University of Mumbai and University Grants Commission, New Delhi. He is a Research Guide for Ph. D. (Zoology) of University of Mumbai. He is Peer Reviewer of 11 International Research Journals and Editorial Board Member of 08 Peer Reviewed International Research Journals with Impact Factors. Also, he is a Life Member of 04 Research Associations. He stood fourth in Order of Merit, M. Sc. Examination, 1985 and Stood first in Zoology, M. Sc. Examination, 1985. He has received Best Teacher Award from Principal, Veer Wajekar Arts, Science and Commerce College, Phunde, Uran, Navi Mumbai - 400 702.
Dr. Prabhakar R. Pawar Research Interests are Coastal and Marine Diversity of Macrobenthos, Coastal Marine Pollution, Microbiology of water and sediment and Mangrove and associated diversity.