Executive Member, Odisha State Higher Education Council
Former Vice-Chancellor, G M University
At the present executive member of Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha and the State Pollution Control Board, Odisha.
An alumnus of BHU and Professor of Bioscience, Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur,
Prof Pati is well-known for his pioneering research in Human Chronobiology and his outstanding contribution to the scientific knowledge of Animal Behavior.
He has been Council Member of the World Federation of Societies of Chronobiology, Japan, and the International Society of Subterranean Biology, Paris [2004-2012].
He has to his credit a bright track record of academic leadership.