Dr. Amit Kumar is an Environmentalist and has worked on wide areas such as sources, fate and transport of carbon in water and soil, greenhouse gas emission from hydropower reservoirs/ lakes/ forest, water pollution, water quality and ecological health assessment etc. After obtaining his two Bachler degree in Zoology and Agriculture as well, he joined MTech in “Environmental Management of Rivers and Lakes” from IIT Roorkee, further he is lucky enough to get his Ph. D on “Greenhouse gas emissions from Hydropower reservoirs and its catchments” from the same Institution under the umbrella of MHRD fellowship, India. He has published more than 30 research papers in peer reviewed journals of international repute. Besides this, he has also contributed one book chapters. He has participated several national and international conference/training in India and abroad. He has received various prestigious fellowship such as DAAD, MOST (Taiwan, 2 times) during his international training at Germany and Taiwan. He is a life member of International Association of Engineers, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Greece, and International Association for Ecology. He is an Assistant Editor in Journal of Entomology & Zoology Studies, Current world environment and reviewers of various international journals.
Dr. Amit Kumar research interests are Environmental Management; Ecology.