Microbial Processes and Technology : Ashok Pandey » Personal

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

Place & Date of birth Kanpur (India), January 01, 1956

Position
Deputy Director

Head,   Centre for Biofuels

Head,   Biotechnology Division

Academic Qualification

B. Sc     1974      Biology, Chemistry           Kanpur University

M. Sc     1976     Chemistry                            Kanpur University

Ph. D     1979     Microbiology                       Allahabad University

Professional Experience

1979-82                       Post-doctoral Fellow, Allahabad University, Allahabad

1982-85                       Scientist, National Sugar Institute, Kanpur

1985-86                       Scientist, Biotechnology, Zentral Labotorium, Sudzucker, Germany

1987-till-date*             Scientist, National Institute for Interdisciplinary S&T, CSIR, Trivandrum

1992*                            Visiting Scientist, GBF, Germany [Sept-Oct]

1992-1993*                  Visiting Scientist, University of Louis Pasteur, France [Dec-Jan]

1995**                           Visiting Scientist, University of Louis Pasteur, France [July-Dec]

1997**                           Visiting Scientist, University of Sunderland, UK [May]

1998-2000*                  Professor Titular, Federal University of Parana, Brazil

2000*                             UNESCO Professor, Malaysia, Thailand [Dec]

2003-2008*                  Visiting Professor, University of Blaise Pascal, France [June-July each year]

2008*                             Visiting Professor, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland [December 2008]

*Including visits to Germany (1992, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2003), Italy (1988), France (1992-93, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2003-2008), Greece (1995, 2003), UK (1997, 2000, 2001, 2007), Argentina (1999), Brazil (1998-2000, 2006, 2007), Malaysia (2000, 2003), Thailand (2000, 2002), Ireland (2001), Hungary (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006), Australia (2003, 2008), USA (2004) Mexico (2004), Korea (2007, 2008, 2009), Japan (2007), Switzerland (2007, 2008) and Singapore (2008)

Research Experience: 31 years

Area of Interest: Industrial Biotechnology

Nature of Work: R & D, Teaching, Consultancy,  Administrative & Technical and Human Resource Development

Publications: 712

Patents –  9

Popular Science Book – 2

Encyclopaedia- 1Books- 20

Journals as special issue editor – 14

Reports – 20

Chapters in the Books/Proceedings – 72

Original and Review Papers – 280

Research Communications (in International conf/symposia) – 214

Research Communications (in National conf/symposia) – 81