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 Chapter(s) :
  • 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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