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Joydeep Bhattacharjee
Associate Professor
School of Sciences
Hann 221D
318-342-1946
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Joydeep Bhattacharjee, PhD
Associate Professor, Biology

Education

Ph D

2005, Restoration Ecology/Wildlife Science
Texas Tech University

MS

1999, Cyotgenetics/Botany
North Bengal University

BS

1996, Botany
Siliguri College

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Recent Publications

Runkle, B. R., Rigby, J. R., Reba, M. L., Anapalli, S. S., Bhattacharjee, J., Krauss, K. W., Liang, L., Locke, M. A., Novick, K. A., Sui, R., Suvočarev, K., White, P. M. (2017). Delta-Flux: An Eddy Covariance Network for a Climate-Smart Lower Mississippi Basin. Agricultural and Environmental Letters.
Clark, L. V., Majumdar, S., Bhattacharjee, J., Case-Hanks, A. (2015). Creating an Atmosphere for Climate Literacy in the Rural South through Student-collected Weather Data. (pp. 105-115). 2015 National Association of Geoscience Teachers.: Journal of Geoscience Education..
Ebrahim, H., Elsayed, H., Mohyeldin, M., Akl, M. R., Bhattacharjee, J., Egbert, S., El Sayed, K. A. (2016). Norstictic Acid Inhibits Breast Cancer Cell Proliferation, Migration, Invasion, and In Vivo Invasive Growth Through Targeting C-Met. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.: Phytotherapy Research.
Bhattacharjee, J., Taylor, J. P., Smith, L. M., Spence, L. E. (2008). The Importance of Soil Characteristics in Determining Survival of First-year Cottonwood Seedlings in Altered Riparian Habitats (pp. 9). Restoration Ecology.
Bhattacharjee, J., Taylor, J. P., Smith, L. M., Haukos, D. A. (2008). Seedling competition between native cottonwood and exotic saltcedar: implications for restoration (pp. 28). Biological Invasions.
Bhattacharjee, J., Haukos, D., Neaville, J. (2009). Influence of biotic and abiotic factors on productivity of a coastal. Wetlands.
Hayes, L. D., Chesh, A., Castro, R., Ortiz, T., Bhattacharjee, J., Ebensperger, L. (2009). Per capita direct fitness consequences of group-living in the plural breeder rodent, Octodon degus. Animal Ecology.
Bhattacharjee, J., Smith, L. M., Taylor, J. P. (2010). Optimum seedling growth in cottonwoods: a function of neighbor distance. Elsevier Science: Journal of Arid Environments.
Wakefield, J. M., Bhattacharjee, J. (2012). The effect of air pollution on morphological characteristics and chlorophyll content of lichens in Northeast Louisiana. (pp. 104- 114). Evansia.

Research Grants

Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), "A network of evapotranspiration observation sites to constrain the Mississippi Alluvial Plain regional water availability study" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By USGS, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $250000. (June 2017 - 2020).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "Comprehensive Assessment of the Royal Bengal Tiger Habitat in the Himalayan Foothills in Light of Climate Change" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By Parrot Climate Innovation Grant, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $. (June 2017 - 2018).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), Bloch, M. B. (Supporting), "A Comprehensive Habitat Assessment of the Buxa Tiger Reserve Using Aerial Photogrammetric and Ground-Based Approaches" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By West Bengal Forest Department, India, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $Logistic support in India. (June 2017 - 2018).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), Carlson, N. D. (Supporting), "Low Flow Dams on the Teesta River: Ecological consequences and degree of impact on the riparian ecosystem and health of aquatic organisms" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By Sikkim Central University, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $Logistic support in India. (June 2017 - 2018).
Meyer, S. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), "Lichens: Fate sentinels of atmospheric pollution from surface-burned Deep Water Horizon oil" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative - V, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $795,540. (2015 - 2018).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), Clark, L. V. (Co-Principal), Chenoweth, M. (Co-Principal), Chhetri, D. (Co-Principal), Khawas, V. (Co-Principal), "Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative: A collaborative approach among University of Louisiana, Monroe, Sikkim University (India) and Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (India) in carrying out ecological assessment of selected biodiversity hotspots of northeastern Himalayas" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By USA and India, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $250,000. (August 2014 - July 2017).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "Reinforcement of the ULM Carbon Tower" (Funded), Sponsored By College of Arts, Education and Sciences, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1000. (December 2015 - October 2016).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "A Comprehensive Vegetation Survey at ULM's Charles Allen Biological Station, Columbia, LA" (Funded), The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1089. (2015 - May 2016).
Reza, A. A. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), "Dynamics of landscape level perturbations following intrusion of feral hog in deltaic states." (Not Funded), External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $87720. (June 2014 - 2016).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "Effects of Levee on tree and sapling mortality in a reforested bottomland hardwood forest following flooding" (Funded), Sponsored By College of Arts, Education and Sciences, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1040. (January 2015 - October 2015).
Clark, L. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Case-Hanks, A. T. (Co-Principal), Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Smith, L. (Co-Principal), "EyePAD: A Digital Field Journal for Students" (Not Funded), Sponsored By National Science Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $449909.00. (October 1 2012 - September 30 2015).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "Carbon Sequestration Potential of High Altitude Wetlands in the Himalayas" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents - PFund, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $9996. (2014 - 2015).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "A Comparative Evaluation Of Wildlife Habitat In Restored Bottomland Hardwoods And Areas Undergoing Natural Succession In The Ouachita Wildlife Management Area" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $46318. (October 2012 - December 2014).
Clark, L. (Principal), Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Case-Hanks, A. T. (Co-Principal), "Out Standing in a TEAM: Interdisciplinary teaming in support of field-based STEM education" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By LaSIP: Louisiana Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $131943.00. (July 1 2013 - June 30 2014).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "UV signaling in flowers: an evolutionary mechanism for pollination success" (Completed But Not Yet Submitted), Sponsored By Louisiana BoR, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $9763. (December 2013 - June 2014).
Clay, J. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Supporting), "Effect of Canopy-mediated Micro-climatic Variations on Plant Growth: The Nurse-Plant Hypothesis" (Funded), Sponsored By Tulane University - Oscar Lee Putnam Cultural and Intellectual Enrichment Program, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1000. (June 2013 - October 2013).
Clark, L. (Principal), Case-Hanks, A. T. (Co-Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), "Out Standing in the Field: Phase II" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents: LaSIP, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $126980.00. (July 1 2012 - June 30 2013).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), Case-Hanks, A. T. (Co-Principal), "Carbon Flux Monitoring Station and the Center of Biometeorology at the University of Louisiana, Monroe" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $86661. (September 2012 - June 2013).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "Carbon Sequestration Potential Of High Altitude Wetlands In The Himalayas" (Not Funded), Sponsored By LA Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $9996. (March 2012 - March 2013).
Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Clark, L. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), "I-Pad" (Pending Funding Decision), The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $450000.00. (2011 - January 2012).
Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Clark, L. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Hanks, A. (Co-Principal), "Outstanding in the Field: REal World Sciences for Middle School" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By State of Louisiana Board of Regents: LaSIP, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $95020.00. (2011 - 2012).
Clark, L. (Principal), Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Stringer, G. L. (Supporting), "Outstanding in the Field: Real World Science Experiences for Middle School" (Funded), Sponsored By State of Louisiana Board of Regents: LaSIP, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $125386. (May 1 2010 - June 30 2011).
Sasek, T. W. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Bell, D. (Co-Principal), "CyberFlora Louisiana Outreach (BOR)" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents Enhancement Program, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $56150. (July 1 2009 - June 30 2011).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "CARBON SEQUESTRATION POTENTIAL OF HIGH ALTITUDE WETLANDS IN THE HIMALAYAS" (Not Funded), Sponsored By LA Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $9996. (December 2010 - February 2011).
Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Clark, L. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), "Outstanding in the field: Real World Science Experiments for Middle School." (Funded), Sponsored By State of Louisiana Board of Regents: LaSIP, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $125000.00. (2011).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "Evaluation of tree mortality due to extended flooding in the Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge, Monroe, LA" (Funded), Sponsored By US FIsh and Wildlife Service, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $3000. (June 25 2010 - August 30 2010).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), Mills, B. (Co-Principal), "Carbon dynamics of a bottomland hardwood forest in Northeast Louisiana." (Not Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana BoR, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $140192. (September 2009 - April 2010).
Bhattacharjee, J. (Principal), "UV signaling in flowers: an evolutionary mechanism for pollination success" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana BoR, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $9763. (September 2009 - February 2010).
Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Clark, L. (Principal), "Outstanding in the Field: Real World Science Experiments for Middle School" (Funded), Sponsored By State of Louisiana Board of Regents: LaSIP, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $125000.00. (2010).
Maroun, M. (Supporting), Dib, Y. (Principal), Hare, D. (Supporting), Bhattacharjee, J. (Supporting), "Biological and Mathematical Control on Water Hyacinth in Northeast Louisiana" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $10000.00. (October 2008 - January 2009).
Clark, L. V. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Case-Hanks, A. (Co-Principal), Pugh, A. (Co-Principal), "Out Standing in a TEAM: Interdisciplinary teaming in support of field-based STEM education" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents - LaSIP, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $131,943. (June 2013 - Present).

Awards & Honors

November 2016 Invited Speaker Travel Award.

September 2016 AmeriFlux PI Travel Award.

November 2015 Accent on Excellence Award for Teaching.

August 2015 ULM Foundation Excellence Award in Teaching.

April 2015 Oustanding Teacher.

April 2015 Researcher of the Year.

2003 Travel Grant Award.

2003 International Education Fee Scholarship.

2000 Distinction in MS.

1996 Honors in Botany.

1994 First position at an inter-collegiate debate.

Courses Taught

BIOL 1001LIVING WORLD, 25 course(s)

BIOL 1021Princ of Biol I Lab, 2 course(s)

BIOL 1022PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY II, 16 course(s)

BIOL 1023PRINCIPLES BIOLOGY II LAB, 26 course(s)

BIOL 2050ECONOMIC PLANTS, 3 course(s)

BIOL 3002PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY, 1 course(s)

BIOL 4000Race To Save Planet, 1 course(s)

BIOL 4004Ecological Methods, 1 course(s)

BIOL 4011Ecosystems & Commun, 1 course(s)

BIOL 4044PLANT ECOLOGY, 1 course(s)

BIOL 4099SENIOR BIOLOGY SEMINAR, 2 course(s)

BIOL 4113ECOSYSTEMS AND COMMUNITIES, 1 course(s)

BIOL 5005RESEARCH METHODS, 4 course(s)

BIOL 5006RESEARCH METHODS LABORATORY, 4 course(s)

BIOL 5007SEMINAR, 6 course(s)

BIOL 5034Plant Systematics & Phylogeny, 1 course(s)