Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

Dr.  Ashok Kumar Nadda

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

Dr. Ashok Kumar Nadda  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 8 years in the field of microbial biotechnology, with research expertise focusing on various issues pertaining to ‘nano-biocatalysis, microbial enzymes, biomass, bioenergy’ and ‘climate change. Dr. Ashok is teaching, Enzymology and Enzyme technology, Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioresources and Industrial products to the bachelor, master and Ph.D. students. He also trains the students for enzyme purification expression, gene cloning and immobilization onto nanomaterials experiments in his lab. He holds International work experiences in South Korea, India, Malaysia, and People’s Republic 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/ Assistant Professor at Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Ashok has a keen interest in microbial enzymes, biocatalysis, CO2 conversion, 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 125 scientific contributions in the form of research, review, books, book chapters and others at several platforms in various journals of international repute. The research output includes 81 research articles, 30 book chapters and 16 books. He is the main series editor of “Microbial Biotechnology for environment, energy and health” that publishing the books under Taylor and Francis, CRC Press USA. He is also a member of the editorial board and reviewer committee of the various journals of international repute. He has presented his research findings in more than 40 national/international conferences. He has attended more than 50 conferences/ workshops/colloquia/ seminars etc. in India and abroad. Dr. Ashok is also an active reviewer for many high-impact journals published by Elsevier, Springer Nature, ASC, RSC, and Nature Publishers. His research works have gained broad interest through his highly-cited research publications, book chapters, conference presentations, and invited lectures.

Job experience

March 2021-onwords: Assistant Professor (SG), Department of Biotechnology and Bionformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Himachal Pradesh India, 173-234

Jan 2018-February 2021: Assistant Professor (Grade-II), 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

Project Areas for Bachelor/Master/ Ph.D. Project work:

Microbial Biotechnology, Enzyme Technology, Nanobiocatalysis

Microbial enzymes for various synthetic industrial applications

Nanomaterials for enzyme immobilization, nanoflowers and their applications

Biopolymers, plastic degradation, CO2 conversion using microbes and enzymes

Chemoenzymatic biomass conversion, Algal fuels, pigments, saccharification and enzymatic hydrolysis

Bioenergy, bioelectricity and biofuels of next generation

Microbial communities profiling for waste management

Author Publication Profile:
Book(s) :
  • Rajeev Bhat, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Swati Sharma (2022). Nanotechnology in paper and wood engineering. : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323858359] . Google Search
  • Thandavarayan Maiyalagan, Mahima Khandelwal, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Ghulam Yasin (2022). Nanomaterials for Electrocatalysis. : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323885577] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, Swati Sharma, Rajeev Bhat (2022). Biopolymers Recent Updates, Challenges and Opportunities. : Springer Nature . [ISBN : 9783030983918] . Google Search
  • Maulin Shah, Susana Rodriguez-Couto, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Achlesh Daverey (2022). Development in Wastewater Treatment Research and Processes: Bioelectrochemical Systems for Wastewater Management. : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323885058] . Google Search
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Maryam Takht Ravanchi (2022). C1 Chemistry: Principles and Processes. Boca Raton: CRC Press. [ISBN : 9781003279280] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, Swati Sharma, Susheel Kalia (2022). CO2-philic Polymers, Nanocomposites and Solvents. : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323857772] . Google Search
  • Guillermo R Castro, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Nguyen, Swati Sharma, Ram Gupta (2021). Smart Nanomaterials for Bioencapsulation. : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323912297] . Google Search
  • Srabanti Ghosh, Aziz Habibi-Yangjeh, Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2021). Nanomaterials for Water Treatment and Remediation. USA: CRC Press. [ISBN : 9780367633073] . Google Search
  • Swati Tyagi, Robin Kumar, Baljeet Saharan, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2021). Plant-Microbial Interactions and Smart Agricultural Biotechnology. USA: CRC Press. [ISBN : 9781032100418] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, Sajna K. V., Swati Sharma (2021). Microbial Exopolysaccharides as Novel and Significant Biomaterials. Switzerland: Springer Nature Publishing. [ISBN : 978-3-030-75289-7] . Google Search
  • Shamsher Kanwar, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Swati Sharma, Yassine Slimani (2021). Biopolymeric Nanomaterials. Netherlands: Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780128243640] . Google Search
  • Adil Denizli, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Susai Rajendran, Ghulam Yasin, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2021). Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture. Netherlands: Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780128245545] . Google Search
  • Guillermo Castro, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Xianghui Qi, Ghulam Yasin (2021). Nanomaterials for Bio-Catalysis. Netherlands: Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780128244364] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, Deepak Pant, K K Pant, Avinash Kumar Agarwal (2021). Advances in Carbon Capture and Utilization. : Springer Nature Publishing, Switzerland . [ISBN : 978-981-16-0637-3] . Google Search
  • Gunjan Goel, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2020). Advances in Probiotics for Sustainable Food and Medicine . Switzerland: Springer Nature . [ISBN : 978-981-15-6794-0] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2020). Chemo-enzymatic systems for CO2 utilization . : CRC Press Taylor and Francis. . [ISBN : 9780367321932] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2020). Lignin: biosynthesis and transformation for industrial applications. Switzerland : Springer Nature Publishing. [ISBN : 978-3-030-40663-9] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, 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 Nadda (2019). Keratin as Protein Biopolymer: Extraction from Waste Biomass and Applications . : Springer. [ISBN : 978-3-030-02901-2] . Google Search
Book Chapter(s) :
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Swati Sharma, Rajeev Bhat (2022). Nanotechnology in paper and wood engineering: an introduction.. In Rajeev Bhat, Ashok Kumar, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Swati Sharma, Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering (pp. ). : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323858359] . Google Search
  • Rivero Berti, Ignacio Singh, Tanya Boztepe, Tugce Leon Ignacio, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Castro Guillermo (2022). Design of Nanostructured Lipid Carriers and Hybrid Lipid Nanoparticles. In Omar Azzaroni, Katsuhiko Ariga, Concepts and Design of Materials Nanoarchitectonics (pp. ). : Royal Society of chemistry. [ISBN : 978-1-78801-802-9] . Google Search
  • Amit Kumar Verma, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Arun Gupta, Swati Sharma (2022). Plastic Degradation and Utilization by Microbes: Challenges and Scope. In , Enzymes for Pollutant Degradation (pp. ). Singapore: Springer. [ISBN : 978-981-16-4573-0] . Google Search
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar, Maryam Takht Ravanchi, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2022). Synthesis Gas Chemistry. In , C1 Chemistry (pp. ). : Taylor and Francis . [ISBN : 9781003279280] . Google Search
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar, Maryam Takht Ravanchi, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2022). C1 Interconversions. In , C1 Chemistry (pp. ). : Taylor and Francis . [ISBN : 9781003279280] . Google Search
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar, Maryam Takht Ravanchi, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2022). C1 Chemistry: An Overview. In , C1 Chemistry (pp. ). : Taylor and Francis . [ISBN : 9781003279280] . Google Search
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar, Maryam Takht Ravanchi, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2022). Methane Conversions. In , C1 Chemistry (pp. ). : Taylor and Francis . [ISBN : 9781003279280] . Google Search
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar, Maryam Takht Ravanchi, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2022). Outlook and Perspective. In , C1 Chemistry (1st Edition, pp. ). : Taylor and Francis . [ISBN : 9781003279280] . Google Search
  • Tanvi Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Guillermo Raul Castro, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Xianghui Qi (2022). Nanobiocatalysis: an introduction. In Guillermo Raul Castro, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Xianghui Qi, Ghulam Yasin, Nanomaterials for Biocatalysis (pp. 3-15). : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780128244364] . Google Search
  • Ashok Kumar Nadda, Swati Sharma, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Rajeev Bhat (2021). Nanotechnology for pulp and paper processing. In Rajeev Bhat, Ashok Kumar, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Swati Sharma, Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering: Fundamentals, Challenges and Applications (pp. ). : Elsevier. [ISBN : 9780323858359] . Google Search
  • Deepak Pant, Ashok Kumar Nadda, K.K Pant, (2021). Advances in Carbon Capture and Utilization. In Deepak Pant, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Kamal Kishore Pant, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Advances in Carbon Capture and Utilization (pp. 3-7). Singapore: Springer. [ISBN : 978-981-16-0638-0] . Google Search
  • Tanvi Sharma, Reva Bhardwaj, Rupali Bhardwaj, Anand Giri, Deepak Pant, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2021). Progresses in Bioenergy Generation from CO2: Mitigating the Climate Change.. In Deepak Pant, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Kamal Kishore Pant, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Advances in Carbon Capture and Utilization. (pp. 297-312). Singapore: Springer. [ISBN : 978-981-16-0638-0] . Google Search
  • Anand Giri, Suman Chauhan, Tanvi Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Deepak Pant (2021). Recent Advances in Enzymatic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Value-Added Product.. In Deepak Pant, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Kamal Kishore Pant, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Advances in Carbon Capture and Utilization (pp. 313-326). Singapore: Springer . [ISBN : 978-981-16-0638-0] . Google Search
  • Kuttuvan Valappil Sajna, Swati Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2021). Microbial Exopolysaccharides: An Introduction. In Ashok Kumar Nadda, Sajna K. V., Swati Sharma, Microbial Exopolysaccharides as Novel and Significant Biomaterials (pp. 1-18). : Springer International Publishing. [ISBN : 978-3-030-75289-7] . Google Search
  • Swati Tyagi, Robin Kumar, Baljeet Saharan, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2021). Plant-Microbe Interactions for Sustainable Agriculture. In , Plant-Microbial Interactions and Smart Agricultural Biotechnology (pp. 1-10). USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis. [ISBN : 9781032100418] . Google Search
  • Sampan Attri, Niharika Singh, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Gunjan Goel (2020). Probiotics and Their Potential Applications: An Introduction. In Gunjan Goel., Ashok Kumar , Advances in Probiotics for Sustainable Food and Medicine (pp. ). Singapore: Springer, Singapore. [ISBN : 978-981-15-6795-7] . Google Search
  • Anand Giri, Veerbala Sharma, Shabnam Thakur, Tanvi Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda, Deepak Pant (2020). Engineering of Microbial Carbonic Anhydrase for Enhanced Carbon Sequestration. In Ashok Kumar and Swati Sharma, Chemo-Biological Systems for CO2 Utilization (pp. 15). : Taylor and francis, CRC press. [ISBN : 9780429317187] . Google Search
  • Tanvi Sharma, Abhishek Sharma, Swati Sharma, Anand Giri, Deepak Pant, Ashok Kumar Nadda (2020). Recent Developments in CO2-Capture and Conversion Technologies. In Ashok Kumar and Swati Sharma, Chemo-Biological Systems for CO2 Utilization (pp. 14). : Taylor and francis, CRC press. [ISBN : 9780429317187] . Google Search
  • Swati Sharma, Abhishek Sharma, Sikandar I. Mulla, Deepak Pant, Tanvi Sharma, Ashok Kumar Nadda, (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 Nadda, 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 Nadda, 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 Nadda, 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 Nadda, 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 Nadda (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 Nadda, 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 Nadda, 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 Nadda (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 Nadda (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 Nadda (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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