Shyam M. Thomas
Advisor: Dr. Michael Palmer
Oklahoma State University
Currently I'm researching the effects of mowing on a patch of prairie
grassland and also compiling information for a review on 'Grasslands
of India'. I'm interested in broad scale (macroecological) species diversity
patterns while on a more applicative side I'm interested in understanding
how anthropogenic activities / disturbances influence plant communities
(especially grasslands) and how these disturbances differ from their
more 'natural' counterparts.
Brief Academic Record:
B.Sc Botany & Zoology (1996-1999) - St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India.
M.Sc Environmental Science (2000-2002) - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.
M.S Botany: 'Plant Ecology' (2003-present) - Oklahoma State University,