Dr, Himanshu Pathak is serving as the Director,ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management (NIASM), Baramati, India. Prior to this he was the Director, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack, India. He worked as a Scientist, 1992-01 and Senior Scientist, 2001-06, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; Co-Facilitator, Rice-Wheat Consortium for the Indo-Gangetic Plains (RWC), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)-India, New Delhi 2006-09; Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2009-16; Professor, Discipline of Environmental Sciences, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2013-16.
Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Young Scientist Award, 1994; Indian Society of Soil Science Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award, 1998; ISCA Dr. B.C. Deb Memorial Award, 2001; IRRI Outstanding Administrative Support Award, 2007; ISCA President, Agriculture and Forestry Sciences Section, 2008-09; Society of Agricultural Professionals Gold Medal, 2010; ISCA Prof. S.K. Mukherjee Commemoration Award, 2011; Prof. S.K. Mukherjee Memorial Award Lecture, Indian Society of Soil Science, 2012; Lead Author Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report, 2010-2014; Founder Editor-in-Chief, Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences, 2009-2015; Editor, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 2010-2015 and Advisory Board Member 2015 to date; Editor, Indian Journal of Agronomy, Indian Society of Agronomy, 2011-16; United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Coordinator of Department of Agriculture Research and Education/Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 2011-2015; Associate Editor, Agricultural Research, NAAS, 2015 to date; Indian National Science Academy Silver Jubilee Commemoration Medal, 2016; Excellence Award, Society of Agricultural Professional, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 2016; Executive President, Society for Conservation of Nature, New Delhi, 2016 to date; Vice-President, Society for Advancement of Rice Research, Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad 2017 to date; Lead Author, IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, 2017-19; ISCA Platinum Jubilee Award Lecture, 2018; Member Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Agricultural Science, ICAR, 2018 to date; President, Association of Rice Research Workers, National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, 2019 to date; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 2019.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; The National Academy of Sciences, India; West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology; Indian Climate Congress; Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
Climate change, Soil science