Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences

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Hari Pant

Services

Service to Professional Committees of Lehman College, CUNY

  • Serving on Lehman College Institutional Bio-safety Committee (IBC).
  • Departmental Ambassador to the College Assessment Council.
  • Faculty Advisor to Environmental Club at Lehman College.
  • Member of Lehman College Sustainability Council, and liaison to Curriculum and Faculty Development- the CUNY Sustainability Project Task Force.
  • Departmental representative to Lehman College Library Committee.
  • Member of Departmental Personnel and Budget Committee, and Curriculum Committee.
  • Member of Admission and Award Committee, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Graduate Center, CUNY.
  • Faculty member of the Earth and Environmental Science Program, the Graduate Center, the City University of New York.
  • Departmental representative to the Lehman College Senate (fall 2005 - spring 2008).
  • Serving in the Department Chair Search Committee.
  • Serving in the Search Committee for a faculty to be appointed jointly by Department of Health Sciences and Department of Environmental, Geographic and Geological Sciences.
  • Served in the Faculty Search Committee in the Department (spring 2008).
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  • Served in the Faculty Search Committee in the Department (fall 2006/spring 2007).

Professional Service

  • Serving as an Associate Editor of an international Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment.
  • Led/chaired a Round Table Discussion on “Climate Change and Access to Freshwater”, Ninth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 5, 2010.
  • Chaired a special session on Nutrient Cycling and Global Change. The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2009.
  • Served on Planning Committee of International Urban Soil Conference in New York City, September 21-25, 2009; SUITMA (Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic, Mining, and Military Areas), the Urban Soils Working Group of the International Union of Soil Sciences.
  • Served as a Chair (together with A. Villagra, the Graduate Center, CUNY) for Biodiversity: Town to Country section, Eighth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 06, 2009.
  • Convened and chaired two oral and one poster sessions on “Sources, Transport, and Cycling of Nutrients in Aquatic Systems” together with E.W. Boyer, Penn State University, and J. Wang (my graduate student) at National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2008.
  • Served as a Chair for Just Climate section, Seventh Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 7, 2008.
  • Convened and chaired oral and poster sessions on “Perspectives on Nonlinear Changes in Aquatic/Semi-aquatic Ecosystems as Relate to Climate Change” at National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 10-14, 2007.
  • Served as one of the panelists for Panel Commentary and Audience Q&A on “An Inconvenient Truth” at Focus the Nation” National Teach-In on Global Warming at Lehman College, City University of New York January 31st, 2008
  • Served on International Organizing Committee for International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology, Regional Research Laboratory, CSIR, Trivandrum, India, November 26-29, 2007.
  • Served as a Chair for Reclaiming/Restoring Environment section, Sixth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 2, 2007.
  • Served on Panel for Oil Dependency: How Much Longer? Energy and Environmental Sustainability: Science, Engineering and Public policy, CUNY Sustainability Conference, the Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY, December 8, 2006. 
  • Led discussion group on Sharing Inter-disciplinary Insights about Water Issues. Fifth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, Our Ecological Footprint – CUNY and Beyond, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 3, 2006.

Professional Review Services

  • Participated in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Peer Review Meeting for proposal evaluation/review, Washington, D.C. (August/September 2010).
  • Served as a peer reviewer (for the Mail Review) for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships program (2009/2010).
  • Served as an External examiner of a doctoral thesis of a student from University of South Australia.
  • Participated in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Peer Review Meeting for proposal evaluation/review, Washington, D.C. (September 2009)
  • Served as a reviewer to evaluate proposal submitted to the US National Science Foundation.
  • Served as a reviewer to evaluate proposal submitted to New Jersey Sea Grant College Program, NJ, USA.
  • Served as an External Referee to evaluate proposal submitted to "The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Earth and Life Sciences Research Council" The Hague, The Netherlands (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, Gebied Aard- en Levenswetenschappen)
  • Served as a Reviewer for book proposal for possible publication in the series of “Developments in Environmental Science”, Elsevier Science, Oxford, UK.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Water Research" journal.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Ecological Engineering" journal.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Journal of Environmental Quality", American Society of Agronomy, USA.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Soil Science Society of America Journal ", American Society of Agronomy, USA.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Wetlands" the journal of Society of Wetland Scientists.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Regulated River Research and Management.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Agronomy Journal" the Journal of American Society of Agronomy.
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology".
  •  Served as a Reviewer for "Advances in Environmental Research".
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Acta Biotechnologica".
  • Served as a Reviewer for "The Scientific World".
  • Served as a Reviewer for "Environmental Management".
  • Served as a Reviewer for “Bioresource Technology”.
  • Served as a Reviewer for “Geoderma” an International Journal.
  • Served as a reviewer for “Soil and Water Conservation Journal”.
  • Served as a reviewer for “Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology”.
  • Served as a reviewer for “Canadian Journal of Soil Science”.
  • Served as a reviewer for “Environmental Geochemistry and Health”.
  • Served as a reviewer for “Chemical Contaminants and Bioavailability”.
  • Served as a reviewer for “Environmental Science and Technology”.
  • Served as a reviewer for “CLEAN- Soil, Air and Water”.
  • Served as an invited-reviewer for Elsevier on a book proposal.

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