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. ​