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Rishikesh Upadhyay, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Upadhyay has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields
of environmental physiology, biochemistry and higher education

ASSAM, INDIA, June 21, 2018, Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rishikesh Upadhyay, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Upadhyay celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An assistant professor in the department of botany at Haflong Government College for the past five years, Dr. Upadhyay formerly spent two years as a teaching assistant and one year as a researcher at Assam University. His extensive experience in his field stems from many years of study, beginning with a Bachelor of Science in botany, with honors, from Assam University. Since that time, he has completed a Diploma of Computer Science in neo-world computer education, Master of Science in botany, and both a Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in plant environmental physiology and biochemistry. Dr. Upadhyay is also certified in computer programming through the Tokyon Computer Systems in India.

Honored many times for his accomplishments in the field, Dr. Upadhyay recently received an Elsevier Science Reviewer Recognition Award in 2017, previously receiving the award in 2014 and 2015. Listed in several editions of the Dictionary of International Biography with the International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England, he also received a Research Scholarship Award from the Government of Assam, India, as well as a Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission with the Government of India.

Dr. Upadhyay has written extensively in his area of expertise. He is the author of two books, "Plant Heavy Metal Stress" and "Plant Stress Physiology" through Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, has recently contributed chapters to two books, including 'Secondary Metabolites: The Plant Physiological Tale of Stress Response' in the book "Emerging Trends of Plant Physiology for Sustainable Crop Production" in 2018 and 'What Alters Plant Photosynthetic Regulatory Mechanism in Environments?' in the book "Environment and Photosynthesis: A Future Prospect" in 2017, and he has served on the editorial board for a number of scholarly publications, including the "Journal of Molecular Biology and Techniques" and "Journal of Plant Stress Physiology." Moreover, Dr. Upadhyay has contributed more than 30 articles to peer-reviewed journals and has served as a reviewer and referee for dozens of manuscripts between 2009 and 2017.

A participant at several national and international symposia throughout his career, Dr. Upadhyay is a lifetime member of the National Environmental Science Academy, the Indian Society for Plantation Crops and the Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. He has been cited in every edition of Who's Who in the World since 2011 for his accomplishments.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Rishikesh Upadhyay, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.