Dr.Bijoy Kumar Sahoo was born on 22nd June 1953 ,was a graduate,post graduate and Ph.D from the lone State Agricultural University, OUAT ,Bhubaneswar,. He joined OUAT service on 16th January 1976 and after rendering 37 years of Service in different capacity retired from OUAT service in April 2013. He has been awarded FAO Fellowship under Young and Talented Scientist Programme of ICAR,GOI and visited Texas Agriculture and Mechanical University ,Texas,USA (02.05.1995 to 31.07.1995) .
He is a Life Member of five professional Society and co-opted member of CHSE,Odisha from 2001-2004 ,member Editorial board for Agriculture optional of BSE, Odisha from 2002 –05 and member Editorial board for Agriculture optional of CHSE, Odisha from 2007 -2013.
He has taken courses in different faculties viz.College of Agriculture, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry and Forestry and guided five M.Sc(Ag) students.
Dr.Sahoo has to his credit 110 research publications and co-author of two Text Books.His latest book in Odia “Gokhadya Fasalara Chasa “is being published by the Odisha Text Book Press for the cause of dairy farmers and entrepreneurs of the state.
His significant achievements include developing agro-techniques for increasing production of Betel vine and its disease control, rainfed cropping for North Eastern Ghat and Mid Central Table Land Zone of Odisha, Forage based crop sequence, forage production in problem soil and creating awareness among dairy farmers ,vetenarians and forest officials to grow fodder, Co- scientist in release of groundnut variety-Smruti (OG 52-1) by SVRC,Odisha,associated in development of sustainable models for rainfed farmers of Dhenkanal , Kondhamal and Kalahandi districts of Odisha and monitoring seed production activities of OUAT from September 2011 till june 2013.He joined as Professor(Agronomy)in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences(Institute of Agricultural Sciences),Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University),Bhubanswar on 5th August 2013 and presently continuing as Dean of the Institute.