Prof Romshoo appointed Dean Research KU
Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo was on Tuesday appointed as the new Dean Research, University of Kashmir.
A statement said ProfRomshoo has a multidisciplinary academic and research background havingobtained his PhD in water resources engineering from University of Tokyo, Japanand MS in Space Science from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok Thailand.
He has more than 32 yearsresearch and academic experience, having worked as scientist at the JapanAerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tokyo and fellow at the Energy andResearch Institute (TERI), New Delhi.
He has headed department ofEarth Sciences, Kashmir University for more than 11 years.
Besides academics,administration and consultancy, Prof Romshoo is engaged in collaborative andsponsored research on hydrology, glaciology and climate change in the Himalayanregion. He is member of many policy and decision-making committees and workinggroups related to environment, water, climate change and disaster management atthe state, national and international level.