Dr. Sabuj Kumar Chaudhuri is an Associate Professor in the Department of Library & Information Science at the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India. He was selected and participated in the 17th Edition (2021) WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property held in Geneva, Switzerland, and the recipient of the prestigious Shastri Visiting Faculty Fellowship (2018-19) in York University in Canada and CEU/HESP Research Excellence Fellowship (2017-2018) at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Sabuj holds a Ph.D. on the Impacts of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on Biodiversity and Biotechnology in India from Jadavpur University and a Gold Medallist in M.Sc in Marine Science from the University of Calcutta with B.Sc in Zoology (Honours) from the same university and Associateship in Information Science (AIS) from the NISCAIR, CSIR, New Delhi with specialization in Patent Information System.
Ph.D. on the Impact of IPR on Biodiversity & Biotechnology in India and Designing a Model Biodiversity Information System
University of Calcutta
M.Sc. in Marine Sc (First Class First) (Gold Medalist) with specialization in Biological Oceanography
B.Sc. (Honours) in Zoology with Chemistry & Botany
NISCAIR, CSIR, New Delhi
Associateship in Information Science (AIS) (equivalent to MS in Information Science) with Specialization in Patent information System
Annamalai University (DDE)
Master in Library & Information Science (MLIS) with specialisation in Academic Library System
Bachelor in Library & Information Science (BLIS)
OTHER EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Technical University, Denmark (DTU) & Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Short term Program (online) on Patenting in Biotechnology with Distinction (96.4%) (July –September 2017)
Duke University, Emory University & The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
Short term Program (Online) on Copyright for Multimedia with Distinction (92.7%) (July – August 2017)
Two-week training program on Intellectual Property (IP) Procedures from 19th -30th September 2016 from Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM), a National Center of Excellence for IPR under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India at Nagpur.
CopyrightX, a prestigious online offering (from January 2016-May 2016) from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society in the Faculty of Law at Harvard University, US.
University of Rhode Island, USA -The Media Education Lab, Harrington School of Communication and Media
Short term Program on Copyright Clarity Fall 2014 (Online) Got Distinction (October 6-December 8, 2014)
Duke University, Emory University & The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
Short term Program (Online) on Copyright for Educators & Librarians with Distinction (82%) (July 21st –August 18th 2014)
University of Pittsburgh, US
Short term Program (Online) on Disaster Preparedness with Distinction (96%) (August 26, 2013-October 14, 2013
WIPO Academy, Geneva, Switzerland
General Course on IPR October 1-November 10, 2009
2018…Cont. Associate Professor
Department of Library & Information Science,
University of Calcutta, India
1. Working as Associate Professor in the Department of Library & Information Science of the University of Calcutta since 26.10.2018 and continuing.
2. Worked as Assistant Professor (Stage III) in the Department of Library & Information Science of the University of Calcutta from 2015-2018.
3. Worked as Assistant Professor (Stage II) in the Department of Library & Information Science of the University of Calcutta from 2013-2015.
4. Worked as Librarian (ranked as an Assistant Professor Stage I) in Basanti Devi College under the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal from 2006 to 2010 and Librarian Stage II (ranked as an Assistant Professor Stage II) from 2010-2013.
5. Guest Lecturer for Library & Information Science Program of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) since January 2010 to 2013.
6. Worked in West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) from 2005-2006.
7. Worked as a Junior Research Fellow UGC (JRF) NET and Senior Research Fellow UGC (SRF) NET in the Department of Library & Information Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata [from Jan 2002-Jun 2005]
8. Worked as Research Assistant in Scientometric Research Project in Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), P&I Division, New Delhi, Govt. of India. [August 2000-December 2000]
FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS & AWARDS
Participant in the 17th Edition WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property (online) (November 1 to November 12, 2021) held in Geneva, Switzerland
Shastri Fellowship (Shastri Mobility Programme 2018-19) by Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) sponsored by the MHRD, Govt of India and the Government of Canada in the Department of Disaster & Emergency Management in York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|2018||CEU/HESP Research Excellence Fellowship (2017-2018) at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary https://www.ceu.edu/academics/research/support/vrf/fellows/past|
|2017||Selected as Visiting Scholar in 2017 Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS), Graz, Austria|
|Selected for Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for Advanced Master in Intellectual Property & Knowledge Management (IPKM) in the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University, the Netherlands|
|2012||Selected for Turkiye Scholarships for Postdoctoral Research in Ankara University in the Department of Management of Information and Document in the Faculty of Social Sciences|
|2006||UNESCO Prize for Best Performance in Assignments in 6th day international workshop on ‘Greenstone Digital Library Software (GSDL)’in IIM, Kozhikode organized by UNESCO-DSIR-IIMK (From November 27 to December 02,2006)|
|2001||Junior Research Fellowship Award [JRF (UGC) NET] in Library & Information Science from University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|1999||Scholarship in Associateship in Information Science (AIS) course in INSDOC (1999-2001) from CSIR, Govt. of India|
|1993||Gold Medal Award in MSc. (Marine science) from the University of Calcutta|
|1.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2022). Innovation ecosystem for Sustainable Energy in low-income countries of Africa towards the goal of the agenda 2030 of the UNEP and the Agenda 2063 of the au: A critical review. Journal of Scientometric Research, 10(3), 444–455. https://doi.org/10.5530/jscires.10.3.62|
|2.||Giri, R., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2021). Ranking journals through the lens of active visibility. Scientometrics, 126(3), 2189–2208. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-020-03850-6|
Singha, B. R., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2021). The Information Needs of Homeless People: A Study on The Role of Public Libraries In Kolkata. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-Journal), 4960.
|4.||Hasan, A. A. T., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2020). Erosion of traditional seed supply system in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. Journal of Extension Education, 32(1), 6463. https://doi.org/10.26725/jee.2020.1.32.6463-6467|
|5.||Giri, R., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2020). Effect of common extraneous citation optimizing factors on journal impact indicators. Journal of Scientometric Research, 9(1), 63–69. https://doi.org/10.5530/jscires.9.1.7|
|6.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2020). Patents on Medical Innovations and Value Pluralism in India: Paradoxes and Choices. Asian Biotechnology & Development Review, 21 & 22(3 &1), 41–81. http://ris.org.in/sites/default/files/ABDR March 2020_Web-min.pdf|
|7.||Ganguli, M. K., Rafianti, L., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Policy Frameworks for the Protection of Cross-Border Traditional Song: A Case Study of Baul song. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 27(4), 2687–2702. http://www.pertanika.upm.edu.my/resources/files/Pertanika%20PAPERS/JSSH%20Vol.%2027%20(4)%20Dec.%202019/32%20JSSH-4135-2018.pdf|
Dutta, A., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). The awareness and understanding of sustainability by the academic library administrators: a micro level investigation in Kolkata, India. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-Journal) , 2938.
Hasan, A. A. T., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Need for Documentation of Traditional Knowledge (TK) of Rainfall Forecasting in Murshidabad District of West Bengal: A Survey in the Light of the Attitudes of the Young Generation towards TK and the Need for Documentation of TK. Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences, 6(2), 88–95.
Chakraborty, S., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Inclusion of the economically backward students: Scope and tenet of Indian school libraries. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-Journal), 2544.
|11.||Chakraborty, S., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2018). Integrating diverse knowledge bases for empowering local farmers in India. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 65, 147–155. http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/45395|
|12.||Hasan, T. A., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2018). Documentation of Indigenous Knowledge of Pest Control for Paddy Cultivation in Murshidabad District of West Bengal. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology, 11(2), 403–408. https://doi.org/10.30954/0974-1712.04.2018.23|
|13.||Biswas, B. C., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2012). Digital Information Resources for disaster management of Libraries and Information Centres. Bangladesh Journal of Library and Information Science, 2(1), 12–21. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjlis.v2i1.12915|
|14.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2012). Fair Use Vs Copyright Non-Compliance among the Academic Community in Universities of Developing Nations. International Journal of Digital Library Services, 2(1). http://www.ijodls.in/9.html|
|15.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2006). Impacts of a Patent on Euryale ferox on Biodiversity at Micro level: A Case Study. Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, 11(6), 430–435. http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/3601/1/JIPR%2011%286%29%20430-435.pdf|
|16.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2005). Genetic Erosion of Agrobiodiversity in India and Intellectual Property Rights: Interplay and some Key Issues. Retrieved December 18, 2021, fromhttps://repository.arizona.edu/arizona/bitstream/10150/105740/1/Patentmatics_June_2005.pdf|
|17.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2003). Microbial Biopiracy in India: How to Fight Back? Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, 8(September), 389–399. http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/4909/1/JIPR%208%285%29%20389-399.pdf|
|18.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2003). The impact of IPR on Biodiversity. ResearchGate. Retrieved December 18, 2021, from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/28805051_The_impact_of_IPR_on_biodiversity|
Chaudhuri, S. K., & Sengupta, B. (2003). Analysing patenting activity and investment in science and technology in India. CORE. Retrieved December 18, 2021, from https://core.ac.uk/reader/11880114
|20.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2002). Intellectual Asset Management. Librarian, 9 & 10, 26–32.|
|21.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2001). Role of Patents as Sources of Technical Information in developing countries with Special reference to India. Librarian, 8, 36–44.|
|1.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2007). Changing Patent Scenario in India. JUAA-WMA Newsletter, IX(I), 7–13.|
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2020). COVID-19 & Indian Patent Act: rights & opportunities. Vigyan Katha, 1(Covid Special), 5. https://vigyanprasar.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/vp-bengali-magzine-Bigyan-Katha-cosp-1.pdf
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2020). COVID-19 & Indian Patent Act: rights & opportunities. Librarian Voice, 3(5), 8–10.
Chaudhuri, S. K., & Dutta, C. (2011). Intellectual Property Rights, Biodiversity and Information System: From Basics to Challenges Ahead. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2017). An introduction to fair use and copyright management of universities in India. Ess Ess Publications.
|1.||Mondal, P., & Chaudhuri, S. K. (Eds.). (2019). Libraries in the Changing World with Changing Societal Priorities. Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta.|
|2.||Chaudhuri, S. K., & Maitra, P. B. (Eds.). (2019). Cross-cutting Research in Social Sciences. UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of Calcutta.|
|3.||Chaudhuri, S. K., & Maitra, P. B. (Eds.). (2018). Rebooting Public Libraries in the 21st Century to Recreate the Future. UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of Calcutta.|
TRADITIONAL SEED CERTIFICATES
Received Traditional Rice Varieties Certification from the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) ARIS Cell, Pusa Campus, New Delhi on 2.8.2019
IC-0630784 SEEDS To IC-0630793 SEEDS- Total 10 varieties
Sabuj Kumar Chaudhuri. (2022). Marine Bioprospecting and Intellectual Property. In W. L. Filho, A. M. Azul, & L. Brandli (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Vol. Life Below Water). Springer, Cham.
|2.||Chaudhuri, S. K. (2013). Godavari Estuary. In R. W. Howarth (Ed.), Biomes and Ecosystems: An Encyclopaedia (Vol. 2, pp. 599–600). Salem Pr Inc.|
|Chaudhuri, S. K. (2013). Mannar, Gulf of , Coral Reefs. In R. W. Howarth (Ed.), Biomes and Ecosystems: An Encyclopaedia (Vol. 3, pp. 801–803). Salem Pr Inc|
COURSE MATERIAL FOR POST GRADUATE COURSE ON IPR
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2005). Unit 8: Biodiversity and the Indian Law. In Protection of Industrial Property at the National Level (MIP-005) (pp. 18-32). New Delhi, India: IGNOU. ISBN-81-266-1788-8
BOOK CHAPTER (S)
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2020). Contextualizing the Disagreement of Intellectual Property Rights and Open Innovation Systems in Realizing the Goal of Innovation Society in India. In Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science (pp. 377–383). essay, Hershey, PA: IGI Global doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-9825-1.ch025.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Innovating Green Libraries for the Future: exploring possibilities for India Librarianship in the New Paradigm. essay, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) & the Department of Library & Information Science, Jadavpur University .
Chakraborty S & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Identifying community participation pattern in communication process: designing framework-based action plans for achieving disaster resilience in India. In 6th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL 2019) on Libraries and Librarianship in Digital Plus Era. essay, Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
Dutta, A. & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Resetting the Roles of Librarians for the Futuristic Sustainable Libraries in India. In 6th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL 2019) on Libraries and Librarianship in Digital Plus Era. essay, Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2019). Open Source Drug Design as an Alternative to Patenting System to Increase Access to Medicines. In Cross-cutting Research in Social Sciences. essay, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of Calcutta.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2018). Vital to Vestigial – a Retrogressive Transformation of Public Libraries in India. In Transforming the Society: Libraries as the Torch-bearer of Change (pp. 227–233). essay, Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta.
Dutta, A. & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2018). Transforming towards a sustainable society: a thematic framework-based proposal of action plans for Indian libraries, heralding and fostering the change. In Transforming the Society: Libraries as the Torch-bearer of Change (pp. 227–233). essay, Department of Library & Information Science, University of Calcutta.
Chakraborty S & Chaudhuri, S. K. (2018). University Libraries and Community Preparedness for Natural Disasters: A Participatory Based Action Plan. In 11th Convention PLANNER (pp. 163–169). essay, INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2018). Digital Rights Management–a Technological Measure for Copyright Protection and its Possible Impacts on Libraries. In Modernisation of Libraries: A Challenge in Digital Era. essay, Mahamaya Publishing House.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2015). Independency, Interdisciplinarity and Inevitability…3I’s for Information Science Education. In LIS Career at the Crossroads: Challenges and Opportunities. essay, DLIS, University of Calcutta.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2015). How Green is My Library? In Search of Sustainability…. In Sustainability of Library and Information Services. essay, DLIS, University of Calcutta.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2014). Reinventing & Redefining Education: Preparing students for the 21stcentury through ICT enabled education. In Best Practices in Students’ Support and Progression. essay, Basanti Devi College.
Chaudhuri, S. K. (2014). Functional Integration of public, academic and special libraries in order to achieve a homogenous knowledge society in India: challenges and opportunities. In Charaibeti-Golden Jubilee Commemorative Volume (pp. 227–233). essay, Department of Library & Information Science, Jadavpur University.
SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENT(S)
2010 – 2022 PhD. -8 (3 Awarded, 3 in advanced stage; 2 pursuing)
M.Phil-10 (9 Awarded, 1 in advanced stage)
Master Projects-36 (Awarded)