Thesis Supervision


Ph.D Thesis Supervision

  1. Mr. Navodit Kumar Singh: "Production of PHB poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) & its derivatives in different novel air lift bioreactor configurations" (Continuing).
  2. Ms. Rabab Anjum: "Scale up of mass scale production of shikimic acid (raw material for TAMIFLU) by Plant cell cultures" (Continuing).
  3. Mr. Sanjay Kumar: "Scale up of PHB production using Azohydromonas australica" (Continuing).
  4. Ms. Lovely: "Mass production of biodegradable copolymers from renewable resources" (Continuing).
  5. Mr. Jitendra Singh Verma: "Production of medical grade bio/copolymers by gram positive bacteria (Bacillus sp.)" (jointly with Prof TR Sreekrishnan) (Synopsis Submitted, January 2017).
  6. Ms. Anveshika Aditya: "Cultivation of hairy roots using inert solid substrates" (Continuing).
  7. Ms. Swati Shalini: "Mass scale production of Shikimic acid from different biological sources" (Thesis Submitted, January 2016).
  8. Ms. Dhara Devang Thakore: "Mass scale propagation of hairy roots of Catharanthas roseus in a bioreactor" (2014).
  9. Ms. Geeta Gahlawat: "Microbial Production of polyhydroxybutyrate and its copolymer by Azohydromonas australica" (2014).
  10. Ms. Nivedita Patra: "Development and mass propagation of hairy roots of Artemisia annua" (2014).
  11. Dr. Guneet Kaur: "Production of 1, 3 Propanediol" (2013).
  12. Dr. Ashish Baldi: "Production of anti-cancer drug Podophyllotoxin by Plant Cell Cultivation of Linum album" (2009).
  13. Dr. Smita Srivastava: "Development of a suitable bioreactor system for azadirachtin production by hairy roots of Azadirachta indica" (2009).
  14. Dr. P. K. Sofia: "Effect of Indian spices on common Intestinal bacteria and their development as natural food Bio-preservative in juices" (2008).
  15. Dr. Shilpi Khanna: "Strategies for overproduction of biodegradable polymer Poly-Hydroxy-Butyrate in Alcaligenes eutropus" (2007).
  16. Dr. Gunjan Prakash: "Biopesticide Azadirachtin production from plant cell suspension culture of Azadirachta indica (neem)" (2006).
  17. Dr. Ruchi Shukla: "Microbial synthesis of Gibberellic acid" (2006).
  18. Dr. Saurabh Chattopadhyay: "Production of anticancer drug Podophyllotoxin by plant cell fermentation" (2002).
  19. Dr. R. Giridhar: "Bioprocess Engineering studies on the bioconversion of sorbitol to sorbose by Acetobacter suboxydans" (2000).
  20. Dr. Vandana Goswami: "Improvement in propionic acid accumulation from lactose by Propionibacterium acidipropionici" (1999).

M.S. Research Thesis Supervision

  1. Ms. Kamakshi Gupta : " Continuous production of Biopolymers (PHB and its derivatives) from by-product of biodiesel industry (glycerol) using high cell density cell culture."(Continuing).
  2. Mr. Vishal Bhagat: "Continuous production of Biopolymers (PHB and its derivatives) from by-product of biodiesel industry (glycerol) using high cell density cell culture"(2016).
  3. Ms. Kavita Sharma: "Poly-hydroxy-butyrate prodution using Glycerol" (jointly with Prof TR Sreekrishnan) (2015).
  4. Mr. Raju Kumar: "Scale up of PHB production using Azohydromonas australica" (2014).
  5. Mr. Sunil Nagpal: "Scale-up studies on A. indica cell cultivation for mass production of bio-pesticides" (2013).
  6. Mr. B. Arun: "Study of microbial diversity of rhizosphere of Cassia occidentalis search for potential biofertilizers and anthraquinone degraders, and enhancement of sennoside production by plant parts"
    (Jointly with Dr. Shilpi Sharma) (2012).
  7. Mr. Agarwal Sajan G: "Production of Azadirachtin by plant cell cultures of Azadirachta indica in different bioreactor configurations" (2012).
  8. Ms. Smita Srivastava: "Studies on aerobic phosphate removal by Acinetobacter calcoaceticus" (2004).
  9. Ms. Pallavi Patwardhan: "Strategies for overproduction of PHB using Ralstonia eutropha" (2003).
  10. Mr. Raval Keyur Nalinbhai: "Production of Biopesticide Azadirachtin by plant cell cultivation of Azadirachta indica (Neem)" (2002).

M. Tech Thesis Supervision

  1. Ms. Aayushi Singhal : "Mass production of shikimic acid using inert solid supports" (Continuing).
  2. Mr. Chirag Mittal: "Mass production of azadirachtin using inert solid supports" (Continuing).
  3. Ms. Meenakshi Saranga: "Bio-sorption of heavy metals using hairy root cultures" (Continuing).
  4. Ms Yoshita Agrawal: "Production of bio-polymer using air lift reactor with cell retention" (Continuing).
  5. Ms. Shenoy Rutha Ratnakar: "Production of medical grade polymers using mixed substrate" (Continuing).
  6. Mr. Meghank Garg: "Studies on Newer Reactor Designs for Bio-Polymer Production" (2016).
  7. Mr. Archit Raj: "Mass propagation of Callus in new Bio-Reactor Designs for Shikimic Acid Production" (2016) (BOSS award).
  8. Ms. Komal Saini: "Studies on newer reactor designs for cultivation of plant cells on inert solid support" (2016).
  9. Mr. Ashutosh Mishra: "Mass productionof shikimic acid in bioreactors" (2016) (Ujjal Jiwan Charitable Trust Award).
  10. Ms. Chhavi Gupta: "Studies on newer reactor designs for cultivation of hairy root cultures on inert solid support" (2016).
  11. Ms. Sofia: "Production of Bio/co-polymer using air lift reactor with in situ settling" (2015).
  12. Ms. Isha Rani Gupta: "Studies on newer reactor designs for cultivation of hairy root cultures on inert solid supports" (2015).
  13. Mr. Darpan Gupta: "Studies on newer reactor designs for production of derivatives of PHB" (2015).
  14. Mr. Raghav Batra: "Studies on newer reactor designs for cultivation of Plant cells on inert solid support" (2015).
  15. Mr. Ankit Yadav: "Production of PHB using centrifugal impeller bio-reactor" (2015).
  16. Ms. Ankita Vij: "Studies on newer reactor designs for cultivation of Plant cells on inert solid support" (2014).
  17. Mr. Vaibhav Yadav: "Studies on newer reactor designs for cultivation of hairy root cultures on inert solid support" (2014).
  18. Ms. Ishita Goel: "Studies on newer reactor designs for PHB production" (2014).
  19. Ms. Radhika Giri: "Production of Bio-Fuel Butanol from Glycerol using Clostridium pasteurianum" (2013).
  20. Mr. Saurabh K. Ram: "Bacterial Production of Succinic Acid" (2013).
  21. Ms. Jigmet Yangchan: "Cultivation of Hairy Root Cultures using Inert Solid Support" (2013).
  22. Mr. Pratham Ashish: "Cultivation of hairy root cultures using inert solid supports" (2012).
  23. Ms. Ruchira Sharma: "1, 3 Propandiol production using continuous cultivation" (2011).
  24. Mr. Tushar Singla: "Bioconversion of lactose to ethanol by K marxianus" (2011).
  25. Ms. Anveshika Aditya: "Cultivation of hairy root cultures using inert solid supports" (2011).
  26. Mr. Sudeep Shukla: "Chitinase gene as a functional marker in rhizosphere" (Jointly with Dr. Shilpi Sharma) (2011).
  27. Mr. Sukalp Tipre: "Potential of a novel halotolerant bacteria for biotechnological application" (Jointly with Dr. Shilpi Sharma) (2011).
  28. Ms. Kiran Khurana: "Screening of microbes for production of chitosanase" (Jointly with Dr. Shilpi Sharma) (2010).
  29. Mr. Gaurav Dugar: "Isolation of phosphate solubilizers from environmental samples" (Jointly with Dr. Shilpi Sharma) (2010).
  30. Mr. Gurtej Singh: "Production of 1, 3 Propanediol from Glycerol" (2010).
  31. Mr. Sahil Garg: "Studies on Plant Cell Cultivation using inert solid substrates" (Jointly with Dr. Shilpi Sharma)(2010).
  32. Mr. Devendra Singh: "Microbial production of 2, 3 Butanediol" (2010).
  33. Mr. Aditya Sharma: "Studies on the production of 1, 3 Propane-diol" (2009).
  34. Mr. Ankit Garg: "Fed-batch cultivation studies for the mass production of 1, 3 Propanediol" (2008).
  35. Mr. Asif Khan: "Development of Integrated fermentation Extraction system for the production of Acetone-Butanol–Ethanol fermentation system" (2008).
  36. Ms. Monika: "Fed-batch cultivation studies for the production of Biopolymer P (3HB-Co3HV)" (2008).
  37. Mr. Abhishek Nigam: "Production of 1, 3 Propane-diol" (2006).
  38. Mr. Abhishek N. Singh: "Development of a photo bioreactor" (2006).
  39. Mr.Vikas Temani: "Development of a photo bioreactor for mass cultivation of Algae" (2005).
  40. Mr. Manoj Jhanwar: "Elicitation studies for plant cell cultures of Azadirachta indica" (2005).
  41. Mr. Aditya Julka: "Use of elicitors to enhance the production of secondary metabolites by plant cell suspension cultures" (2004).
  42. Mr. Rajat Dhain: "Production of 1, 3 Propane-diol" (2003).
  43. Mr. M.P.S. Narang: "Mass transfer studies in Sorbitol to sorbose fermentation" (2003).
  44. Mr. Beeram Sreekanth Reddy: "In-silico folding of Protein: BPT1" (2002).
  45. Mr. Saurabh Gupta: "Extractive fermentation of Propionic acid" (2001).
  46. Mr. T. Sandeep Singh: "Biosynthesis of Gibberellic acid" (2001).
  47. Mr. Amit Goyal: "Heavy metal Biosorption using viable/non-viable biomass" (2000).
  48. Mr. Purusharth Prakash: "Study and optimization of fed-batch fermentation of A. eutrophus for production of poly-B-hydroxybutyrate" (2000).
  49. Mr. Rahul Agarwal: "Sorbitol to Sorbose conversion using immobilized cells in air lift reactor" (1999).
  50. Mr. Nikhil R. Chari: "PHB production by Streptomyces" (1999).
  51. Mr. Achin Gupta: "Propionic acid fermentation from Cheese Whey" (1998).
  52. Mr. Rahul Kapoor: "Continuous fermentation of sorbose with cell retention" (1998).
  53. Mr. Amandeep Singh: "Biological phosphorous removal by Acinetobacter calcoaceticus" (1997).
  54. Mr. Vishwaroop Narain:"Feeding strategies for overproduction of PHB" (1997).
  55. Mr. R. Pradeep Sekar: "Control of sorbitol to sorbose bioconversion by A. suboxydans" (1995).
  56. Ms. Poonam Raje: "Modelling and Optimization of PHB production by A. eutrophus" (1995).
  57. Mr. Prakash R. Lasrado: "Optimization of fed-batch sorbitol to sorbose fermentation by A. suboxydans" (1992).
  58. Mr. R. Giridhar: "Sorbose production in a continuous fermenter" (1992).
  59. Mr. S. S. Chauhan: "Bioconversion of sorbitol to sorbose using immobilized cells of Acetobacter suboxydans" (1983).
  60. Mr. S. J. Nagar: "Screening of Cellulase enzyme producing microorganisms" (1982).

B. Tech Thesis Supervision

  1. Ms. Bedoshree Sengupta: "Production of Biopolymer (PHB) in a novel Bioreactor" 6 months dissertation at IIT Delhi, Student of Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal (Karnataka) (2011).
  2. Ms. Akansha Agarwal: B.Tech. Student at NIT Raipur (15.5.2014 - 16.07.14).

M.Sc. Thesis Supervision

  1. Ms. Shweta Chandra: "Production of Biopolymer (PHB) using centrifugal impeller" 6 months (Janurary - June 2013) dissertation at IIT Delhi, Student of Amity University, Noida, (2013).