SHAIK JEELANI SAHEB
Full or Part-time
Years in the field:
Areas of Expertise
Curatorial/Collections, Education, Events, Exhibits development, Senior Leadership, Project Management
Developed concepts for thematic exhibitions like Evolution of , Human Evolution, Biodiversity, Bio-Machines, Science Parks, Medicinal and Aromatic Plant gardens and executed these projects.
Curated large number of exhibitions in life science area.
Played crucial roles in establishing science centres and in Science City, Kolkata.
Head of a Science centre for 6 years and worked as second senior scientific personnel (Curator) of Science City for more than 18 years.
Having expertise in butterfly breeding and establishing in butterfly parks. Organised Innovation festivals and canine shows. Organised golden jubilee celebrations of Mobile Science Exhibition upon successful running in to 50 years and this was entered in to LIMCA BooK of Records. Attended International Conference like ASTC & ECSITE and visited museums in US, UK, Poland, India and Australia. Organized international conferences on science museums. Served as Executive Committee member, which is policy making body of Science City and Central Research and Training Laboratory under National Council of Science Museums for about 21 years. Worked as core committee member of top management of Science Centre and Science City. Having more than 10 years research experience in the field of life sciences and worked as 27 years as curator of life sciences.
Served in the field of Science popularisation for more than 30 years. Experience in developing science centres from scratch and managing the working of science centre and science city.