Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering,
26 September to 01 October, 2010
Professor Ashok Pandey
Professor Pandey, is the Editor of Bioresource Technology Journal since 2004 and the Deputy Director of CSIR’s National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science and Technology at Trivandrum, India as well as heading the Biotechnology R&D. Professor Pandey has strong research interest in the area of Industrial Biotechnology. He has published more than 300 papers and book chapters. He has edited an Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology (Haworth Press, USA), has written two popular science books and edited 16 books published by the Springer, Kluwer, Asiatech Inc, IBH & Oxford, Wiley Eastern, Doehring Druck, etc. He has acted as Guest Editor for the 11 special issues of journals, which include Food Technology and Biotechnology, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Indian Journal of Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering Journal etc. Professor Pandey is also an editorial board member of seven international journals and four Indian journals. He has won several national and international awards, which include the Honorary Doctorate Degree by Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand, France in 2007 and Thomson Scientific India Laureate Award in 2006.