Dr. Karri Ramu
Scientist-E, National Centre for Coastal Research, India
Dr. Karri Ramu is a Scientist at the National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR), India, an attached office of the Ministry of Earth Sciences. He specialises in the monitoring of anthropogenic contaminants in marine and terrestrial environments.
Prior to this, Dr. Ramu was a Scientist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics from 2009 to 2013, where his research focused on the quantification of nitrous oxide fluxes from agricultural soils. He started his research career as a Biological Oceanographer at the National Institute of Oceanography, Kochi, where he worked as a researcher from 1998 to 2001.
As a recipient of the Japanese Government Fellowship, he obtained his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University, Japan, in 2007. He continued working at Ehime University as a Post Doctoral Fellow of the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science until 2009. Dr. Ramu authored around 30 scientific publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He serves as a reviewer for the scientific journals Chemosphere, Marine Pollution Bulletin and Environmental Geochemistry and Health.