• Prof Ashok Pandey 
  • Chief Scientist and Head
  • pandey[at]niist.res.in | ashokpandey56[at]yahoo.co.in
  • 0471-2515279(Off)    0471-2330022(Res)  

  • Takes over as Honorary Executive Advisor: Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability (www.iitk.ac.in/isees/Journal.htm), 2015
  • Elected Fellow (FISEES) of the International Society for Energy and Environmental Sustainability, 2014
  • Takes over as Honorary Executive Editor, Journal of Water Sustainability (www.jwsponline.com),2013
  • Elected Fellow (FNASc) of the National Academy of Sciences (India),2012
  • Prof Ashok Pandey takes over as Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology, the Elsevier journal from January 2011.
  • Prof Ashok Pandey elected as Fellow of Association of Microbiologists of India (FAMI) in 2010.
  • Fellow, International Organization for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2008)
  • SCIRUS Topic Author, Elsevier (2008)
  • Appreciation Award, Federal University of Parana, Brazil (2007)
  • Honorary Doctorate degree, Univesite Blaise Pascal, France (2007)
  • Thomson Scientific Award- India Citation Laurate (2006)
  • Fellow, Biotech Research Society of India (FBRS) (2005)
  • Lupin Visiting Fellow (2005)
  • Editor, Bioresource Technology, Elsevier Science, UK, 2004-cont
  • President, Biotech Research Society of India, 2004-cont
  • Chair (F&H), International Society of Food, Agriculture & Environment (Finland), 2003-2004
  • Visiting Professor, Universite Blaise-Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006
  • Best Poster/Paper Awards- NHBT-2007, ICBF-2006 International Conf; ICEHB International Conference,

2006; National       Conference on Path to Health- Biotechnology Revolution in India, 2005; 1st BRSI Convention, 2004; ICB-2003 International Conf, 2003; National Symposium on Bioactive Molecules, 2002; NHBT-  2001        International Conf, 2001; ISMBPT International Conf, 2000; National Symposium on SSF, 1994- co-author of the award winning papers

  • Best Scientific Achievement Award for the year 2001, Govt of Cuba, jointly with three others, 2002
  • UNESCO Professor, 2000
  • Visiting Faculty [Professor Titular], Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 1998-2000
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK, 1996
  • Raman Research Fellowship Award, CSIR, New Delhi, 1995
  • CNRS, France Fellowship, France, 1993
  • GBF International Fellowship, Germany, 1992
  • Young Scientist Award, DSTE, Trivandrum, 1989
  • Sr. Research Fellowship and Post-doctoral Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi, 1979-81
  • Jr. Research Fellowship, Ministry of Health, Govt of India, New Delhi, 1977-78
  • Merit Scholarships during School, College and University career