Dr. G. Sandhya Kiran

Sandhya Kiran (Member, 2013) received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D degrees in Botany from M.S University of Baroda, Vadodara in 1982, 1984 and 1991, respectively. She obtained PG Diploma in Ecology and Environment from IIEE, New Delhi in 1993.

Presently, she is working as Professor in Botany Department, M.S University of Baroda, Vadodara. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience and so far, guided 7 doctoral students. Her research interests include Eco-Physiology, Geomatics, Ecology, Biodiversity conservation, Forestry, Agriculture, and Urban studies. She has more than 47 research publications in peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings and books. She has completed 8 research projects and presently executing 2 research projects sponsored by various government organizations.

She is recipient of several awards including Hardikar gold medal (1984) awarded by M.S University of Baroda for securing 1st rank in M.Sc., Boys Cast fellowship (1995-96) awarded by DST and UGC Research award (2002-05) given by UGC. She is a life member of several professional societies and chairman of Indian Society of Geomatics, Vadodara Chapter.