Educational Background:

• 2009-2013: PhD in Biochemical Technology (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)
• 2007-2009: M.Tech in Chemical Engg. (Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India)
• 2003-2007: B.E in Biotechnology Engg. (Rajasthan Technical University, India)

Current Responsibility at CIAB:

Linking bench level R&D to the application stream involving testing, validating, improving, integrating technologies and processes for their application/performance analysis/linearity of yields analysis etc. for tangible outcomes in a realty field/industry constraints and uses in Indian scenario.

Positions held:

• July 2013-April 2014, Designation: Assistant Professor, Organization: Amity University Gurgaon
• May 2014- December 2015, Designation: Research Associate, Organization: CIAB, Mohali
• Jan 2016 onwards, Designation: Research and Innovation System Analyst, Organization: Center of Innovative and applied bioprocessing (Autonomous Institute of Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India), Sector -81, S.A.S Nagar, Mohali-140306, Punjab, India

Research Interests:

• Valorization of Primary Processing Residues/Wastes for Edible Products
• Biomass to Value Added Products, Biomass conversion technologies.
• Bioprocessing: Fermentation and separation processing .

Awards and Achievements:

• ECR–SERB award-2017 ( DST)
• Arise- 2016 by ICAR-IARI.
• CSIR travel award-2012.
• Young researcher from India side in SEE Forum-2011`.
• Second runner up best project award in I2Tech Open house 2010, Title: Biogas Enrichment and bottling for vehicular application in IIT Delhi.
• SRF from MHRD ( 2009-2013) at IIT Delhi.

Total Publications :

15

Selected Publications:

1. Journal of biobased materials and bioenergy. 9: 327-333, 2015
2. Energy. 57: 359-367, 2013
3. Fuel. 106: 1-9, 2012
4. Journal of Biochemical Technology3:389-394, 2012
5. IEEE Explore.1: 78-82, 2011
6. Journal of Biofuels. 1: 236-244, 2010