Affiliated to Dibrugarh University
Email:

Dr. Samrat Sengupta

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email: samrat@drcollege.ac.in
Phone No: 9366825564

Specialization : Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology
Qualification: M.Sc, Ph.D
Area of Interest: My research focuses on the ecology and conservation of wildlife, especially endangered and threatened species, in ecosystems impacted by humans. I enjoy teaching and focus my research work in the Indo-Malayan Biodiversity Hotspot on Arboreal Mammals.

Publications :

2015

1. Sharma, N., Sengupta, S., Boruah, D., Bhuyan, N., Borah, D., Saikia, L. and Saikia, G., 2015. White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata in Hollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India. Indian Birds10(5), pp.121-123.

2016

2. Sengupta, S., Singha, H. and Deb, P., 2016. Ground foraging behaviour of Malayan giant squirrel (Ratufa bicolor). Current Science110(12), pp.2223-2225.

2021

3. Saikia, B., Pdah, D.S.M., and Sengupta, S., 2021. Urban Fauna: Amphibian Checklist of Shillong, Meghalaya. Journal of Bioresources 8(2): 24-34.  https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/PBK5U 

2022

4. Saikia, B., Laskar, M.A., Sinha, B., Debnath, M., Sengupta, S., Das, H., Shabnam, N.A., Kharkongor, I.J. and Dinesh, K.P., 2022. Confirmed report of the Aniqiao Torrent Frog, Amolops aniqiaoensis (Anura: Ranidae), from India, with additional distributional records for two other Indian pecies of Amolops. Reptiles & Amphibians29(1), pp.214-224.

5. Saikia, B., Sinha, B., Nanda, P. and Sengupta, S., 2022. A confirmed westernmost population of the Burmese Gliding Treefrog, Zhangixalus burmanus (Andersson 1939)(Anura: Rhacophoridae). Reptiles & Amphibians29(1), pp.268-269.

6. Kalita, T., Sharma, R., Sengupta, S., and Basumatari, D. 2022. Entomophagy practices in Bodoland Territorial Region, Assam: nutritional potential and implications for food security, Journal of Insects as Food and Feed pp. 1-16,https://doi.org/10.3920/JIFF2021.0141

 

OP/RC/Seminar/wokshop Partcipation :

  • Presented a Oral Talk and Poster in Biodiverse 2018 held on “Can you see me: Tackling the issue of detectability in tropical forest, Assam in IIT Guwahati.
  • Attended the two week GIS and Remote sensing workshop organized by North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC, Shillong) from April 17- 28th  2017.
  • Attended a one-week workshop on Bioinformatics: Tools and Application organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh from April 23rd - 29th 2019

Awards/Achievement received:

  • Worked as a Project “Field Assistant” in the project “Demographic response of Understory birds to human-induced habitat degradation in the eastern Himalaya by doing mist-netting, extraction of birds from mist nets, bird ringing and obtaining morphological data from birds in 2011 under NCBS, Bangalore.
  • Worked as a “BSR-JRF and SRF” in the doctoral research project in Assam University, Sichar from 2012-2015.
  • Worked as “Assistant Field Officer” under wildlife rescue and rehabilitation project with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) from 2016-17.
  • Worked as a Lecturer (contractual post) for a period of one year in Sankardev College and Guest Faculty in Cotton University from 2017-2018.
  • Worked as “Research Personnel” under Animal Health Division with Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Umiam (ICAR) from 2017 till 2019.
  • Worked as a "Assistant Professor" stage I- for a period of one year in Gurucharan College, Silchar from September, 2019 till March 2021.

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