|Environmental Peace: Profiles|
Professor Biswajit Ganguly
Biswajit (“Bob”) Ganguly is a great thinker, philosopher and a
humanitarian who has
created the concept of “Environmental Peace” with his colleague,
Professor Roger Hansell.
Ganguly has Doctoral and Postdoctoral degrees in Applied Science and
Engineering. He is an inventor with creative engineering talents covering
a wide range of environmentally friendly projects. As an international expert
in this field, he has visited and lectured widely around the world in many
Universities including University of Oxford, University of Cambridge and
Imperial College (University of London).
Ganguly was brought up in a family of consulting engineers in Calcutta,
India, and furthered his education and training in Europe and North
has professional fellowships and memberships in various academic and
engineering branches. At the University of Toronto, he is a Director of
International Innovation Projects (IIP) and founder and well as
Editor of the Journal of Environmental Peace. He is a Research
Professor at the State University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and
a Visiting Research Professor at the University of Colombia.
Ganguly also founded the Noble Institution for Environmental Peace (NIEP)
with Professor Hansell to carry out and support education and research in
environment, sustainable development, and peace processes throughout the
Professor Ganguly has extensive experience in organizing and directing public and professional meetings with the International Innovation Projects. He is also a professional-level magician, artist and singer who delights in entertaining and teaching. He currently lives in Toronto.
following story was published in the University of Toronto Bulletin, March