Dr. Ajit Ambekar
|Name||Dr. Ajit Atmaram Ambekar|
|Date of joining this Institution||12th February 2021|
|Qualification||M.Sc. , Ph.D.|
|Email Id||[email protected]|
|Area of Interest /Specialization||Specialization- Oceanography
Area of interest – Biodiversity, Environmental Impact Assessment, Marine Invertebrates (macrobenthos), Mollusca (Gastropods), Corals, Marine pollution, Air/water and sediment analysis, Zooplanktons etc.
|Major Research Project of BRNS (Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences) and NAHEP (National Agricultural Higher Education Program)|
|Total Experience in Years||Teaching:2 years||Research : 12 years|
|A. National training programme on Biodiversity of Marine
B. Molluscs, sponsored by
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India,
New Delhi and Organized
by Centre for Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of
Marine Science, Annamalai
University, Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu, March 13 and 14, 2014.
Training programme on Measurement of
Radionuclides in Environmental Samples. Organized
C. by Mangalore University and Board of Research in Nuclear
D. Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India.
E. Held at Radioecology Laboratory, University Science
F. Instrumentation Centre, Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri,
G. during May 28 to June 1, 2003. Based on the performance secure
H. grade A.
C. Centre for Advance Faculty Training (CAFT) programme on Development of Brood and Gene bank for Aquaculture production and conservation. Organized by Fish Genetics and Biotechnology Division of Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai. From 8th to 28th February 2012.
D. Training workshop on Identification of Marine plankton and benthos, under Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMAPS). Sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). Organized by Centre for Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu. 6th to 15th September 2010.
E. National Workshop Methods for the study of Marine Benthos. Organized by the Centre for Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu. 26th to 28th February 2009.
F. National seminar on Recent Advances in the Discovery and Use of Bioactive Molecules. Organized by the School of Biosciences, St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa- Goa. In Association with National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, Sponsored by University Grants Commission and Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Goa. 7th and 8th March 2008.
Cconference presentations / Publication:
A. National Conference on Recent Advances in Animal Sciences, Department of Applied Zoology, Mangalore University, Mangalore, 13th to 15th Feb. 2015.
B. Research article presented on: (1st Author) “Occurrence of live coral in close vicinity of nuclear power plant, Tarapur, Maharashtra, India.”
|Paper / Book Published
Scientific Research. Vol. 7(6).
D. Priti Kubal, Ajit Ambekar, Chandra Prakash and Paramita Sawant. 2016. Spatial and
seasonal variation of macrobenthos diversity around Nuclear Power Plant site, Tarapur,
Maharashtra. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences. Vol. 8 (3).
A. Chandra Prakash, Paramita B. Sawant, Ajit Ambekar and Priti V. Kubal. “Determination of Soil Texture: Hydrometer Method’ Book: ‘Utilization of degraded water resources through piscicultur”. Published by Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
B. Chandra Prakash, Paramita B. Sawant, Priti V. Kubal and Ajit Ambekar. “Collection, Preservation, identification and enumeration of phytoplankton” Book: ‘Utilization of degraded water resources through pisciculture’. Published by Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
C. Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology. Sivaperumal P., K. Kamala, Ajit A.Ambekar and K. Ponnusamy, 2018. Health risk assessment of Radionuclide contamination in Seafood. Wiley / Blackwell (Accepted)
|Project Assistant -CSIR- National Institute of Oceanography
Junior search Fellow & Senior Research Project – Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)
Senior Research Fellow – ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Education
|Other Activities||Cultural Committee Coordinator|