Dr. Pramod Wasudeo Ramteke
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, India on 30 May 1957. Educated at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Yavatmal 1971-74, Nagpur University, B.Sc. 1978; M.Sc. 1983; Ph.D. 1993.

Dean, Post Graduate Studies and Professor & Head, Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, 2008 to date.

Scientist, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, 1987- 2000; Professor in Biotechnology, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad 2001-07.

Awards/Honours: Member, XVIII Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, 1998-99; Biotechnology Overseas Associateship Award, 2004-05; International Fellowship by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK, 2005; INSA Visiting Scientist to Korea (2004), Turkey (2011) and Hungary (2017); Prof. K. S. Bilgramy Memorial Award, 2012; Er. V. S. Chauhan Gold Medal, 2013; SCON Memorial Award for Excellence in Science 2016; Lifetime Achievement Award (Biological Sciences), 2016; J. C. Bose Gold Medal, 2017; Dr. J. C. Edward Medal, 2017; Prof. K. V. Sastry Gold Medal, 2018; ABAP-Senior Scientist Award, 2018.

Fellow: Royal Society of Biology, The Linnean Society of London, National Academy of Biological Sciences, Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Society for Plant Protection Sciences, Mycological Society of India, Academy of Microbiological Sciences India, Biotech Research Society of India, International Society of Environmental Botanists, National Environmental Sciences Academy, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences; The Academy of Environmental Biology; Society for Applied Biotechnology; Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development.

Research Areas: Environmental microbiology & biotechnology, biofuels, plant-microbes interactions, enzymology

Address: Dean, Post Graduate Studies, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad 211007, U.P.; 45-C, Residential Complex, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), Allahabad 211007, U.P.; [Tel: (0532) 2684296; Cell: 9415124985; Email: pwramteke@gmail.com; pramod.ramteke@shiats.edu.in]