Professor Jayant Kumar Routray has been bestowed with the title of Professor Emeritus. This was approved at the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 30 August 2018.
Prof. Routray joined AIT as Assistant Professor in June 1988, and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1993, and Professor in 2005. He has served as an AIT faculty member for 29 years, out of which he served as a Professor for about 12 years.
He completed his Bachelor of Science in Geography (Hons) from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India in 1974, followed by a Master’s of Science in Geography from the same university in 1976. He obtained his Master’s in Regional Planning from IIT, Kharagpur in 1979, and a Ph.D. from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India in 1987.
His publication record includes about 150 publications including 62 papers in international-refereed journals, 20 research papers in national and regional journals, 22 book chapters, 25 research monograph/books, manual and proceedings, 12 papers in conference proceedings, 5 projects/workshop reports, and 8 non-refereed publications.
At AIT, Prof Routray has served in various capacities such as, the Academic Senate Chair, AIT (elected) June ’12-May ’14; coordinator of the two (2) interschool and interdisciplinary academic programs of AIT, and Director of the ASEAN Regional Centre of Excellence on Millennium Development Goals (ARCMDG) at AIT (May ‘08-Aug. ’10).