This is Professor Ashok Pandey
Professor Ashok Pandey is currently Distinguished Scientist at the Centre for Innovation and Translational Research, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India and Executive Director (Honorary) at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability – India. His major research and technological development interests are industrial & environmental biotechnology and energy biosciences, focusing on biomass to biofuels & chemicals, waste to wealth & energy, industrial enzymes, etc.
Professor Pandey is has been Adjunct/Visiting Professor/Scientist in universities in France, Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, China, South Korea, South Africa, Malaysia, Thailand, Switzerland, USA, UK, etc and also in several universities in India.He has >1650 publications/communications, which include 16 patents, 110 books, >950 papers and book chapters, etc with h index of 125 and ~67,000 citations (Google scholar).
Professor Pandey is the recipient of many national and international awards and honours and
is Founder President of the Biotech Research Society, India; Founder & International Executive Coordinator of International Bioprocessing Association, France; Chairman of the International Society for Energy, Environment & Sustainability; Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology; Honorary Executive Advisor of (i) Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, (ii) Journal of Systems Microbiology and Biomanufacturing (iii) Journal of Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Subject Editor, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, India; Associate Editor, (i) Biologia – Section Cellular and Molecular Biology and (ii) Biotechnology Research and Innovation and editorial board member of several international and Indian journals.