Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Dr. Ashok Kumar
Assistant Professor (Grade II)
( 91) 01792 239353
ashok.nadda@juit.ac.in
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Biography :

Dr. Ashok Kumar is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India. He holds an extensive ‘Research and Teaching’ experience of more than 10 years in the field of microbial biotechnology, with research expertise focusing on various issues pertaining to ‘nanobiocatalysis, biomass and bioenergy’ and ‘climate change.’ He holds International work experiences in South Korea, India, Malaysia, and Repulic of China. He worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan China. He also worked as a brain pool researcher at Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Ashok has a keen interest in microbial enzymes, biocatalysis, CO2 conversion, climate change issues, nanobiotechnology, waste management, biomass degradation, biofuel synthesis, and bioremediation. His work has been published in various internationally reputed journals namely Chemical Engineering Journal, Bioresource Technology, Scientific reports, Energy, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Science of Total Environment and Journal of cleaner production. Dr. Ashok has published more than 60 research articles, 25 book chapters and 5 books. He is also a member of the editorial board and reviewer committee of the various journal of international repute.

Job experience

Jan 2018-onwords: Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Bionformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Himachal Pradesh India, 173-234

March 2017-Dec 2017: Assistant Professor (Brain Pool- KU), Department of Chemical Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul, Gwangjin-Gu, Seoul, Korea, 143701 

March 2016- Feb 2017: Visiting Post Doctoral research associate, Department of Chemical Engineering,Konkuk University, Seoul, Gwangjin-Gu, Seoul, Korea, 143-701. 

June 2014- Mar 2016: Post Doctoral Fellow [Enzyme Molecular Engineering Lab] State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People’s Rupublic of China

Book(s) :
  • Gunjan Goel, Ashok Kumar (2020). Advances in Probiotics for Sustainable Food and Medicine . Switzerland: Springer Nature . [ISBN : 978-981-15-6794-0] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar (2020). Chemo-enzymatic systems for CO2 utilization . : CRC Press Taylor and Francis. . [ISBN : 9780367321932] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar (2020). Lignin: biosynthesis and transformation for industrial applications. Switzerland : Springer Nature Publishing. [ISBN : 978-3-030-40663-9] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar , Swati Sharma (2019). Microbes and Enzymes in Soil Health and Bioremediation(1). Singapore: Springer . [ISBN : 978-981-13-9117-0] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar (2019). Keratin as Protein Biopolymer: Extraction from Waste Biomass and Applications . : Springer. [ISBN : 978-3-030-02901-2] . Google Search
Book Chapter(s) :
  • Swati Sharma, Abhishek Sharma, Sikandar I. Mulla, Deepak Pant, Tanvi Sharma, Ashok Kumar , (2020). Lignin as Potent Industrial Biopolymer: An Introduction.. In Swati Sharma , Ashok Kumar , Lignin (pp. ). : Springer, Singapore. [ISBN : 978-3-030-40662-2] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar , Tanvi Sharma, Sikandar I. Mulla, Hesam Kamyab, Deepak Pant, Swati Sharma (2019). Lets Protect Our Earth: Environmental Challenges and Implications. In Ashok Kumar, Swati Sharma, Microbes and Enzymes in Soil Health and Bioremediation (pp. 1-10). Singapore: Springer. [ISBN : 978-981-13-9117-0] . Google Search
  • Divjot Kour, Kusam Lata Rana, Ashok Kumar , Ali A. Rastegari, Neelam Yadav, Ajar Nath Yadav, Vijai Kumar Gupta (2019). Extremophiles for hydrolytic enzymes productions: biodiversity and potential biotechnological applications. In Gustavo Molina, Vijai Kumar Gupta, Brahma N. Singh, Nicholas Gathergood , Bioprocessing for Biomolecules Production (pp. ). : Wiley. [ISBN : 978-1-119-43432-0] . Google Search
  • Sikandar I. Mulla, Ram Naresh Bharagava, Dalel Belhaj, Ganesh Dattatraya Saratale, Zabin K. Bagewadi, Gaurav Saxena, Ashok Kumar , Harshavardhan Mohan, Chang-Ping Yu, and Harichandra Z. Ninnekar (2019). An Overview of Nitro Group-Containing Compounds and Herbicides Degradation in Microorganisms. In Pankaj Kumar Arora, Microbial Metabolism of Xenobiotic Compounds (1, pp. ). Singapore Pvt Ltd.: Springer Nature . [ISBN : 978-981-13-7461-6] . Google Search
  • Sikandar I. Mulla, Ram Naresh Bharagava, Dalel belhaj ayadi, Ganesh D. Saratale, Ashok Kumar , Aruliah Rajasekar, Preeti N. Tallur, Vijaylakshmi Edalli, Anyi Hu, Chang-Ping Yu (2019). Microbial Degradation of Phenolic Compounds. In Ashok Kumar, Swati Sharma, Microbes and Enzymes in Soil Health and Bioremediation (pp. ). Switzerland: Springer Nature . [ISBN : 978-981-13-9117-0] . Google Search
  • Hesam Kamyab , Shreeshivadasan Chelliapan , Chew Tin Lee , Shahabaldin Rezania , Amirreza Talaiekhozani , Tayebeh Khademi, Ashok Kumar (2019). Microalgae Cultivation Using Various Sources of Organic Substrate for High Lipid Content. In , Green Energy and Technology (pp. 893-898). Switzerland: Springer Nature . [ISBN : ] . Google Search
  • Hesam Kamyab, Shreeshivadasan Chelliapan, Ashok Kumar , Shahabaldin Rezania, Amirreza Talaiekhozani, Tayebeh Khademi, Parveen Fatemeh Rupani, Swati Sharma (2019). Microalgal Biotechnology Application Towards Environmental Sustainability. In Sanjay Kumar Gupta, Faizal Bux, Application of Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment (1, pp. 445-465). Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG. [ISBN : 978-3-030-13908-7] . Google Search
  • A Shah, S Tyagi, RN Bharagava, D Belhaj, Ashok Kumar , G Saxena Sikandar Mulla (2019). Keratin Production and Its Applications: Current and Future Perspective. In Swati Sharma and Ashok Kumar, Keratin as a Protein Biopolymer (pp. 19-34). Switzerland AG. : Springer Nature . [ISBN : 978-3-030-02901-2] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Arun Gupta, Ashok Kumar (2019). Keratin: An Introduction. In Swati Sharma and Ashok Kumar, Keratin as a Protein Biopolymer (pp. 1-18). Switzerland AG. : Springer Nature . [ISBN : 978-3-030-02901-2] . Google Search
  • Hesam Kamyab, Shreeshivadasan Chelliapan, Mohd Fadhil Md Din, Shahabaldin Rezania, Tayebeh Khademi, Ashok Kumar (2018). Microalgae Cultivation Using Various Sources of Organic Substrate for High Lipid Content. In , Green Energy and Technology; New Trends in Urban Drainage Modelling (pp. ). Switzerland AG: Springer International Publishing. [ISBN : 978-3-319-99866-4] . Google Search
  • Hesam Kamyab, Shreeshivadasan Chelliapan, Mohd Fadhil Md Din, Shahabaldin Rezania, Tayebeh Khademi, Ashok Kumar (2018). Palm Oil Mill Effluent as an Environmental Pollutant. . In Viduranga Waisundara, Palm oil (pp. 13-28). : . [ISBN : 978-1-78923-427-5] . Google Search
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