Rupam Kumar Dutta teaches Geography and Advanced Geomorphology, Environmental Geography along with Remote Sensing and GIS. He passed his M.A. from Calcutta University and he completed his P.G. Diploma on Remote Sensing & GIS from Jadavpur University and also completed RS, GIS and GPS course from IIRS .He is continuing Ph.D. Research on ‘Environmental Hazards and their impact on Land use of Haridwar district,Uttarakhand’ from Calcutta University. He has completed two project work on shoreline change of Digha-Shankarpur area and Geomorphic characteristics of a part of Subarnarekha basin. He is a Geomorphologist and his 9 research papers have been published on various aspects of Geomorphology of the Western Himalaya in journals of distinction in India. These are, Landform-Processes,land use characteristics, water and forest resource degradation, potentiality of eco-tourism of Western Himalayan foothill with special reference to Haridwar district, Uttarakhand.
His fellowship and membership include Indian Institute of Geomorphology, Indian Institute of Landscape Ecology and Ekistics, Geographical Society of India, Himalayan Samiksha Parisad etc. He is an executive member of the Body of the Indian Institute of Landscape Ecology and Ekistics. His awards include in International Seminar on ‘Poverty and development in South Asia’ organized by Dept. of Geography University of Calcutta. He visited many Universities throughout the country like Banaras Hindu University (BHU), HNB Garhwal University, Center for Geotechnology, Manonmaniam Sundarnar University, Tirunelveli, Panjub University, Allahabad University, National Remote Sensing Centre, Dept. of Space, Hyderabad etc to present his research paper. He was invited by the Saradamani Girls College,Bankura (2009 & 2010) and Berhmpur Commerce college,Murshidabad(2011) to deliver a talk on Remote Sensing and GIS.He has two awaiting publication on Geomorphic hazards of Haridwar district,Uttarakhand and Environmental degradation of Tamilnadu Coast.