Prof. Ajit Varma
Fellow, Elected 1996

Born in Allahabad, India on 24 September 1939. M.Sc. (1959), Ph.D. (1964), Allahabad University, Allahabad, India.

Chairman, Faculty Research Committee (Biosciences & Biotechnology) 2013 to date, Distinguished Scientist & Professor of Eminence, Amity Institute of Microbial Technology, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Microbiologist, 1963-71, and Senior Microbiologist, 1971-74, IARI, New Delhi; Associate Professor, 1975-84, and Professor, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1985-2004; Director General, Amity Institute of Microbial Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, 2004-12. Visiting Professor/Research Scientist, Technical University, Graz, Austria; University of Tuebingen, Germany, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, Technical University, Muenchen, Germany, Kingstan, Jamaica, Max Planck, Germany, Helmholtz Zentrum, Muenchen, Germany, Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, University of Dundee, Scotland, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and ICGEB, Italy. Member, ISCA; Executive Council, & Univ. Res. Council, Amity University Uttar Pradesh; Academic Council, Amity University Rajasthan; ASSOCHAM- Knowledge Millennium Council, Expert Committee on Agriculture & Food Processing, and Expert Committee on S&T and Innovation.

Awards/Honours: BP Koirala Award (Nepal); Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow (Germany)

Fellow: International Society of Symbiosis, Boston, USA

Research Areas: Microbial technology

Address: Chairman, Faculty Research Committee (Biosciences & Biotechnology), Disntinguished Scientist & Professor of Eminence, AIMT & Vice Chairman, ASTIF, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Sector 125, NOIDA 201303, Uttar Pradesh; J-201, Som Vihar, R.K. Puram Sector 12, New Delhi 110022; [Tel: Off. (0120) 4392132; Res. (011) 26180175; Cell: 9717180098, 9810899562; Fax: (0120) 2431268; Email: ajitvarma@amity.edu]