Dr U. N. Tripathi
Assistant Regional Director
Dr. Upendra Nabh Tripathi holds a Masters Degree in Botany with specialization in Mycology. He qualified the CSIR–JRF(NET) in 2003 and was promoted to SRF in 2006. He has carried extensive research work on survey of Macrofungal flora of Allahabad and adjoining areas and completed his Ph.D in Botany from University of Allahabad in 2009 with one international and two national research publications. He has also taught at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level in Allahabad University from 2004 to 2007 and from 2010 to 2011.
Dr. Tripathi joined IGNOU as an Asst. Regional Director in 2011. Presently he is posted at Karnal Regional Centre of the University. As an empanelled Academic Counsellor in Diploma in Dairy Technology and PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management Programmes, he provides academic support to the learners in the area of Food Microbiology.
Apart from his expertise in Botany, Dr. Tripathi has active interest in Public Administration and Defence Studies.