Padmini Das, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor in Biology, Director of
Environmental Science and Sustainability Program

Company: Nazareth College
Location: Henrietta, New York, United States


Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • “Caras Con Causa,” Collaborative Community Project, Nazareth College and Three Puerto Rican Communities (affiliate, 2019)
  • Crop Science Society of America
  • Ecological Society of America
  • Geological Society of America
  • Helping Urban Farmers (2020-Present)
  • International Society of Phytoremediation
  • Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (judge, student poster competition, 2009)
  • Lead Exposure Sources in Urban and Suburban Research Project Properties (risk assessor, 2018-Present)
  • Monroe County Water Authority (investigator, 2017-Present)
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • Soil Science Society of America
  • Texas Science and Engineering Fair, ExxonMobil (special judge, 2007)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Featured Member, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • First Place, Graduate Student Oral Competition, The 5th International Conference on Medical Geology, Arlington, VA (2013)
  • First Place, Graduate Student Poster Competition, Hudson-Delaware Chapter, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (2013)
  • Recipient, Doctoral Student Research Award, College of Science and Mathematics, Montclair State University (2012)
  • Second Place Award, Graduate Student Oral Competition, Hudson-Delaware Chapter, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (2012)
  • First Place Award, Graduate Student Poster Competition, Hudson-Delaware Chapter, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (2010)
  • First Place Award, Graduate Student Poster Competition, New Jersey Water Environment Association (2009)
  • First Place Award, Graduate Student Poster Competition, Hudson-Delaware Chapter, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (2009)
  • Grant Recipient, Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research (2009)
  • Doctoral Scholarship, University of Texas, San Antonio (2006-2008)
  • Merit Certificate “in recognition of the high position secured in the Secondary Examination,” National Scholarships Scheme, West Bengal, India (1997)

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