Dr. Sumanta Chatterjee

Dr. Sumanta Chatterjee is an ARS Scientist (Agrometeorologist) at ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, since 2016. He earned a B.Sc. (Ag.) from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal (2012), M.Sc. (Ag. Physics) from ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi (2014), and a Ph.D. (Soil Science) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (2022). Expertise includes Remote Sensing, Soil Moisture, Drought-forecasting, Wildfire-climate causality, ML/DL, Digital Soil Mapping, and Evapotranspiration and GHGs modeling. He co-taught “Advanced Soil Physics” course at UW-Madison, USA. Honors include Netaji Subhas-ICAR International Fellowship, Richard D. Powell Memorial Scholarship (UW-Madison, USA), CORTEVA New Frontiers Scholarship (USA), ORISE-USDA Fellowship (USA), ICAR-JRF, and ICAR-ASRB-NET. He received Instrument Grant Award from METER (2020) and Ecohydrology Tiny Grant from AGU (2022). He is a member of AGU, American Met. Society, Soil Science Society of America, Association of Agrometeorologists. He reviews many scientific journals and has many publications in national and international journals of repute