Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Dr. S.K. Khare, FBRS, FIOBB, UNU-Kirin Fellow
Assoc. Dean(Research)& Professor of Biochemistry
Enzyme and Microbial Biochemistry Lab
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Associate Editor:3 Biotech
Editorial Board Member:J Env Sci Health-B, Microbiology, Insight in Enzyme Res,
Review Editor:Frontiers Biotechnol&Bioengg
Prof. Sunil Kumar Khare joined IIT-Delhi, Department of Chemistry in 2000 as an Assistant Professor and holds the position of a Professor at present, an alumnus of IIT Delhi from where he received his doctoral degree in Biochemistry (1990).
He did his Postdoctoral research at National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan.
Prof. Khare has more than 29 years of academic and industrial research experience with 140+ publications and 2 patents.
His current noteworthy contributions have been in differential proteomics of solvent-tolerant and halophilic class of
extremophiles and deciphering nanotoxicity mechanisms in plant and microbial systems.
He had been invited to University of Blaise Pascal, Clermont Ferrand, France as visiting Professor in the past (2014).
He was the Visiting Fellow (DBT) at Northern Regional Research Laboratory, USDA, Peoria IL, USA (2006).
Prof. Khare has been honored with awards like United Nations -Amway award in 1998.
He is also an elected fellow of prestigious societies like International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses(IFIBiop),France, Biotech Research Society of India Fellow of BRSI (FBRS), UNU-Kirin Fellow, Japan (1997) and member of National Academy of Sciences, India. He has been a member of several national scientific committees and boards.
Apart from being an academician, he has been actively involved in the administrative responsibilities.
This is reflected by being Vice Chairman, GATE-JAM, IIT Delhi (2014-16) and later being appointed as Chairman, GATE-JAM, IIT Delhi (2016-17).
Currently, he serves as the Associate Dean, Research & Development, IIT-Delhi.