PEOPLE :: Faculty
Primary Faculty

Gopal P. Agarwal
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Bioprocess engineering of low value but high volume bio-chemicals; Application of membranes for water purification; Downstream Processing of bio-chemicals via high throughput membrane based separation methods; Methods for therapeutic proteins, peptides, antibiotics and recombinant bio-molecules purification using Ultrafiltration (UF), Nanofiltration and Immobilized Metal ion Affinity Chromatography (IMAC); Biosensor design and application
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Shaikh Z. Ahammad
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Water and Wastewater Treatment -Physico-chemical and Biological, Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment; Bioremediation of Emerging Pollutants; Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment; Bioreactor Design
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Virendra S. Bisaria
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Lignocellulose Bioconversion of renewable resources to value added products - cellulose hydrolysis, stabilization of cellulases, regulation of cellulase and xylanase biosynthesis; applications of cellulase and xylanase enzymes; Biofuels and Biorefinery - Ethanol from cellulose/hemicellulose; metabolic engineering for production of bioproducts such as 2,3-butanediol and malic acid in suitable bacterial hosts. Bioinoculants (biofertilizers and biopesticides); Plant Cell Technology - production of therapeutic compounds, metabolic engineering for enhanced production of metabolites
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Ravikrishnan Elangovan
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Single Molecule Biophysics; fluorescence spectroscops; molecular motors; skeletal muscle mechanics
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Ritu Kulshreshtha
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
MicroRNAs in Cancer Biology; Cancer/Disease Biomarkers; Tumoral Hypoxia Research; RNAi technology
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Prashant Mishra
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Protein Engineering; Non aqueous Enzymology, Nanoparticles based drug delivery; Protein based nanodevices
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Saroj Mishra
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Molecular biology and applications of cellulases, b-glucosidases, xylanases and development of Yeast Expression systems
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Ashish Misra
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Metabolic analyses and engineering
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Atul Narang
PROFESSOR
HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

Research Interests:
Systems Biology of Microbial Gene Regulation
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Sunil Nath
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Bioseparatiopn and Bioprocess Engg. Enzyme inactivation; Thermodynamics and transport in chemical and biological systems; Modeling and simulation of chemical and biological Processes; Surface Phenomena
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Pradip K. Roychoudhury
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Bioprocess Engineering; Mammalian cell culture engineering; Feed enzyme production like cellulases, xylanases etc; Organic acid (lactic Acid, acetic acid, citric acid etc.) production of ethanol, glycerol, acetone and butanol; Effluent treatment
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T.R. Sreekrishnan
PROFESSOR
DEAN (STUDENT AFFAIRS)

Research Interests:
Waste Engineering and Environmental Biotechnology-Development; modelling and optimization of aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment processes for high strength and toxic industrial waste streams; Biodegradation of xenobiotic compounds; Production of biodegradable polymers; Development of biosensors for monitoring environmental pollutants
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Shilpi Sharma
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Plant-microbe interaction; microbial diversity; microbial dynamics in waste water treatments and rhizospheres; effect of various biotic and abiotic factors on structure and function of microbial communities in terrestrial ecosystems especially targeting genes involved in nitrogen cycling
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Ashok K. Srivastava
PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Modelling, simulation; optimization & control of bioprocesses; Plant cell / hairy root /Animal cell cultivations for the production of commercially important metabolites (e.g. Podophyllotoxin, Azadirachtin etc; Propionic /Gibberellic acid fermentation; Biopolymer Poly-Beta-hydroxy-butyrate (PHB) (& their derivatives) production; Software development for data acquisition and control; Novel Bioreactor development
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Preeti Srivastava
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Chromosome maintenance in bacteria; Plasmid replication and segregation in bacteria; Biodesulfurization of petroleum fractions
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D. Sundar
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DUPONT YOUNG PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genome engineering, Big data Genomics; Biological activity of natural drugs
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Emeritus Faculty

Munishwar N. Gupta
EMERITUS PROFESSOR

Research Interests:
Chemical modification and chemical crosslinking of proteins; Production and Separation of Proteins/Enzymes; Enzyme stability and stabilization; Non-aqueous enzymology, Industrial applications of enzymes
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Visiting Faculty

Stefan A. Oehler
VISITING FACULTY

Research Interests:
Molecular biology; genetic engineering; bacterial genetics; bacterial endosymbiosis; transcription control; transposon biology; protein expression and purification
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Former Faculty

Tarun K. Ghose
PROFESSOR
Years of Service: 29-12-1969 to 31-08-1984

Research Interests:
Bioprocess Engineering


Satya N. Mukhopadhyay
PROFESSOR
Years of Service: 10-09-1974 to 31-08-2010

Research Interests:
Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology; Fermentation Technology; Food Technology; Biological Waste Treatment Technology; Applied Microbiology
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Vikram Sahai
CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER
Years of Service: 26-06-1981 to 31-12-2010

Research Interests:
Technology development of bio-processes at laboratory scale; scale-up and setting up of commercial scale production plants for: biofertilizer & biopesticides, recombinant therapeutic proteins (high cell density cultures), industrial enzymes, organic acids (shikimic acid)
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Subhash Chand
PROFESSOR
Years of Service: 09-04-1979 to 31-08-2011
As Emeritus Professor: 01-09-2011 to 31-08-2016

Research Interests:
Bioprocessing of industrial/agricultural feedstock using Immobilized cells/enzyme system; Microbial production, purification & characterization of industrial enzymes; Application of enzymes in process in microaqueous media; Management issues in industrial biotechnology
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