Prof. Arun Goyal
Fellow, Elected 2011

Born in New Delhi, India on June 2, 1965; Educated at Ramjas School, Delhi, 1975-83; B.Sc., Hindu College, Delhi, 1983-86; M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 1986-88; M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 1988-89; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 1990-95.

Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India, 2009 to date.

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland, 1996-98; Visiting Scholar, Neurobiotechnology Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 1998- 1999; Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA, 1999; Scientist, Department of Biotechnology, Birla Institute of Scientific Research (BISR), Jaipur, India, 2000; Post-doctoral Scholar at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 2000-03; Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India, 2003-04; Vice-Chairman, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2005-06, Associate Professor, 2004-09 and Head, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India, 2009-13; Visiting Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Plovdiv University, Bulgaria, 2010; Department of Food and Environmental Science, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2012; Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2013.

Awards/Honours: Awards/Honours: J.V. Bhat Award, 2007 and 2012; Rashtriya Gaurav Award and Certificate of Excellence by India International Friendship Society (IIFS), 2009; Dr. C.V. Raman Award (National Young Teachers Excellence Award 2010) by IES Group of Institutions, Bhopal, 2010; Cutting Edge Research Enhancement and Scientific Training Award by DBT, 2011-12.

Fellow: Association of Microbiologists of India, 2006; Biotech Research Society, 2008; Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 2009; National Academy of Sciences, 2010; International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, 2012.

Research Areas: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

Address: Professor and former Head, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, Assam; F-64, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, Assam; [Tel: Off. (0361) 2582208; Res. (0361) 2584208, Cell 9435044273; Fax: (0361) 2582249, 2690762; Email: arungoyl@iitg.ernet.in]