Dr. Pratyoosh Shukla
FELLOW, ELECTED 2020

Born in Sidhi, M.P. on 2 April 1977. Educated at Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa, M.P. B.Sc. 1997, Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, M.P. M.Sc. 1999 and, Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa, M.P., Ph.D. 2002.

Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India. He is also serving as General Secretary of the Association of Microbiologists of India from 2014 to date.

Astt. Lecturer, National Law University, Jodhpur, India, 2002-2003; Lecturer, Birla Institute of Technology, (Deemed University) Mesra, Ranchi, India, 2003-2005; Sr. Lecturer, Birla Institute of Technology, (Deemed University) Mesra, Ranchi, India, 2005-2007; Reader, Birla Institute of Technology, (Deemed University) Mesra, Ranchi, India, 2007-2010; Associate Professor, Birla Institute of Technology, (Deemed University) Mesra, Ranchi, India, 2010-2011; Associate Professor and Head, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India, 2011-2013; Visiting Professoor, University of Cincinnati, USA, 2014; Guest Professor at South China University of Technology, Guanzhou, China (2019- till today); Professor & Head, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India, 2013 till date.

Awards/Honours: Prof. S.B. Saksena Award, 1999; Best Presentation Award (Senior Category) National Seminar towards a Scientific & Technological Culture, National Science Seminar, 2006; NRF-DUT Post Doctoral Fellowship in Enzyme Biotechnology supported by National Research Foundation and Durban University of Technology, South Africa, 2008-2009; Danisco India Award in Probiotics & Enzyme Technology, 2010; Scientist/ Project investigator and Participated in Southern Ocean Antarctica Expedition (Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India), 2011; AMI Platinum Jubilee Award, 2013; ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Professorship Award in Microbiology by American Society of Microbiology, 2014; AMI-Alembic Award in Industrial Microbiology, 2015; Bentham Science Ambassador; Faculty Research Award: Top 10 “Most outstanding Researchers” in the field of Immunology and Microbiology, 2018.

Fellow: Academy of Microbiological Sciences (FAMSc); Biotech Research Society of India (FBRS)

Research Areas: Enzyme technology and microbial biotechnology; Protein bioinformatics

Address: Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak 124001, Haryana; House No. 51/12, Arjun Nagar, Near Jila Panchayat Bhawan, Sidhi 486661, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (01262) 393398; Cell: 8813866019, 9431171157; Fax: (01262) 274133; Email: pratyoosh.shukla@gmail.com]