Dr. Wishfully Mylliemngap

Scientist-B

,North-East Regional Centre

Contact: (01360) 2216423(O)

Area of Specialization

Forest Ecology and Biodiversity: Impact of anthropogenic land use changes on forest and grassland ecosystems with focus on the resistance, resilience and post-disturbance recovery of ecosystem structural and functional components.

Qualification

  • Graduation in CBZ (B.Sc.) - Lady Keane College, Shillong, Meghalaya - 2002.
  • Post-Graduation in Botany (M.Sc.) - North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya - 2004.
  • Ph.D. in Botany (Ecology) - North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong Meghalaya – 2014

Expertise

Restoration Ecology

Ethnobotany

Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Work Experience

Scientist-B

Research and Development

G.B Pant National Institue of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development

22/09/2016-Till Date

Research Associate

Research and Development

G.B Pant National Institue of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development

02/11/2015-19/09/2016

Substitute Teacher

UGC-FDP Scheme

Union Christian College, Shillong, Meghalaya

01/11/2013-30/04/2015

Countries Visited

  • Nepal

Awards / Recognition

CSIR-UGC NET-Junior Research Fellowship - 2005.

HUC Fellow – awarded by Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Secretariat, ICIMOD, Nepal -2018.

Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Botany Ecology Higher plant diversity, Ecosystem structure and function, restoration ecology, conservation
Traditional Knowledge Systems Ethnobotany, Bioresource management and conservation Medicinal plants, wild edible plants, agrodiversity, Traditional farming practices with upscale potential
Livelihood development and capacity building Alternative livelihood options for local communities Low cost agricultural technologies, innovative farming for improved livelihood, indigenous bioprocessing techniques

Publications

Sl.No. Category Numbers
Peer Reviewed Papers 1
Paper in Book chapter 1
Popular article 2
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Skills

Technical Skills
  • Instruments : GPS, Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS), TOC-Analyzer, FIASTAR-5000 autoanalyzer, Flame Photometer.
  • Softwares : STATISTICA, PAST, ORIGIN, GIS, Community Analysis Package (CAP)

Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Music, Reading, Travelling
  • Sports:       Cricket, Table Tennis

Dr. Wishfully Mylliemngap   wishm2015@gmail.com