Dr. Balwant S Rawat


Dr Balwant Singh Rawat is currently working as an Associate Professor in School of Agriculture, Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun. He is a forest and alpine ecologist and has been working in vegetation dynamics with special focus on regeneration behaviour and climate change in high altitude Himalayas including both forest and alpine vegetation for last 15 years.
Dr. Rawat has published more than 50 research papers in highly reputed international and national research journals and books. He has four published (Govt of India) and one granted patent (Govt of UK) in the field of nanotechnology and agriculture to his credit.
Dr Rawat has received many prestigious awards and fellowships, viz. Teacher of the Year Award-2023 from Additional Chief Secretary, Govt of Uttarakhand, Young Scientist Award from Society for Plant Research (SPR) & Springer Nature (2023), Best Presentation award received from honourable Vice President of India during Indian Science Congress (2020), International Young Scientist Award from International Science Community Association (2018), Scientist of the Year Award from National Environmental Science Academy (2017), Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (2015), CSIR-SRF Fellowships (2011), International Travel Grant to visit Rhode Island, USA etc.
Dr Rawat has worked as Principal Investigator and mentor in several research projects funded by DST, SERB, CSIR, Govt. of India and UCB, Govt of Uttarakhand, Bhopal Biodiversity Board etc. He is the life member of several prestigious research and academic societies such as Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Society for Plant Research (SPR), and National Environmental Science Academy (NESA).