Master of Science, Biotechnology, Mount Carmel College, Biotechnology
Assistant Professor, PES University, 2012-current
9 years of experience in Biotechnology courses such as Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Food Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology- both theory and laboratory.
Teaching experience in both undergraduate and post graduate programs.
Assistant Professor in Department of Biotechnology, PES University
Various responsibilities in addition to teaching, such as, laboratory in-charge, time table coordinator, back-up coordinator for PG diploma program BiSEP, active participation in several University programs and functions.
Research interest in areas of Microbiology and Environmental Biotechnology.
Research Projects (Current)
Ongoing undergraduate student projects.
Guidance in undergraduate student projects.
"Waste lubricant oil degradation by rhizosphere bacteria in wild and mutated strains", DSCE, Bangalore, 2020.
"Enhancing bacteria for waste lubricant oil degradation by physical and chemical mutation", Recent Trends and Technologies in Biotechnology and Allied Sciences, MSRIT, Bangalore, 2020.
"Biosurfactant production by oil degrading bacteria", RVCE, Bangalore, 2018.
"Lubricant oil as a substrate for bacteria isolated from the rhizosphere", International Conference on Green Technology for Health and Environment, Bangalore, 2016.
"Rhizosphere microbes as remedial agents for waste lubricant oil", International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering Sciences, MSRIT, Bangalore, 2014.
"Degradation of Lubricant Oil Residues: The Role of Rhizosphere Microflora", 2018, International Journal of Recent Research and Review, 11(1), 39-46.
"Rhizosphere microbes as remedial agents for waste lubricant oil", 2014, International Review of Applied Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2(1), 19-26.