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Educationist|Syed Iqbal Hasnain Wikipedia
Syed Iqbal Hasnain is an Indian glaciologist, writer, educationist and the Chairman of the Glacier and Climate Change Commission of the Government of Sikkim. He is a former vice chancellor of the University of Calicut and a member of the United Nations Environment Program Committee on Global Assessment of Black Carbon and Troposphere Ozone.
Hasnain has served the Jawaharlal Nehru University as a professor of glaciology and has been associated with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Centre for Policy Research, a social science research institute affiliated to the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). A distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Stimson Center, he has delivered several orations and has written articles and a book on glaciology. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2009, for his contributions to studies on environment.