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JAYPEE UNIVERSITY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Established under H.P. Legislative Assembly Act No. 14 of 2002
and Approved by UGC under section 2(f)

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Biotechnology and Bioinformatics


Faculty

Prof. Dr. Sudhir Kumar
Professor and Head

Office: 2nd Floor, Vivekananda Bhawan, Contact No: (91-1792-239231)
Email: sudhir.syal@juit.ac.in
Affiliations: Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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Biography

I work in the area of Environmental Biotechnology and graduated and post graduated from Panjab University, Chandigarh. I did my Ph.D. in Biotechnology as CSIR Fellow from TCIRD, Patiala. I had my post doctoral from South Dakota School of Mines, USA. Presently I am working as Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan. My research work is in the area of bioleaching of precious metals like gold, silver from e-waste and assessing the impact assessment of e-waste on human health and environment. We are also actively involved in screening and application of thermostable enzymes from natural habitats. I impart training, education and promote technology extension in the area of biogas from MSW and agricultural residues among students and society.


Author Publication Profile:
Publication(s):
2018 (2)2016 (3)2015 (1)2014 (3)2013 (5)2012 (6)
2011 (4)2010 (2)2009 (3)2008 (5)2005 (1)2003 (1)
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Journal(s) :
  1. Anil Kumar, Harvinder Singh Saini, Sudhir Kumar (2018). Enhancement of gold and silver recovery from discarded computer printed circuit boards by Pseudomonas balearica SAE1 using response surface methodology (RSM). 3 Biotech, 8 (2), -. Google Citation
  2. Anil Kumar, Harvinder Singh Saini, Sudhir Kumar (2018). Bioleaching of Gold and Silver from Waste Printed Circuit Boards by Pseudomonas balearica SAE1 Isolated from an e-Waste Recycling Facility. Current Microbiology, 75 (2), 194-201
  3. Aditya Sahni, Anil Kumar, Sudhir Kumar (2016). Chemo-biohydrometallurgy - A hybrid technology to recover metals from obsolete mobile SIM cards. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management, 6 (), 130-133
  4. Ruchi Devi, Ashish Kumar, Sudhir Kumar (2016). Comparison of Biogas Production in Ambient Temperature Condition and Under Green House Canopy. Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology, 3 (6), 495-499
  5. Ruchi Devi, Ashish Kumar, Sudhir Kumar (2016). Use of Pine Needles as Substrate for Biogas Production. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, 4 (2016), 1242-1247
  6. Abhilash Kumar Tripathi, Mamta Kumari, Ashish Kumar, Sudhir Kumar (2015). Generation of Biogas Using Pine Needles as Substrate in Domestic Biogas Plant. Internatıonal Journal of Renewable Energy Research , 5 (3), -
  7. Jatindra Kumar Pradhan, Sudhir Kumar (2014). Informal e-waste recycling: environmental risk assessment of heavy metal contamination in Mandoli industrial area, Delhi, India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21 (13), 7913-7928. Google Citation
  8. Mishra Mamta, Rahul Shrivastava, Sudhir Kumar (2014). Pop pills at will: Implications of self-medication. Current Science, 106 (1), 9-
  9. Gursharan Singh, S. Sevinc Sengorb, Aditya Bhalla, Sudhir Kumar, Jaysankar De, Brandy Stewart, Nicolas Spycher, Timothy M. Ginn, Brent M. Peyton & Rajesh K. Sani (2014). Reoxidation of biogenic reduced uranium: A challenge toward bioremediation. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 44 (4), 391-415. Google Citation
  10. Aditya Bhalla, Namita Bansal, Sudhir Kumar, Kenneth M. Bischoff, Rajesh K. Sani (2013). Improved lignocellulose conversion to biofuels with thermophilic bacteria and thermostable enzymes. Bioresource Technology, 128 (January 2013), 751-759
  11. Sudhir Kumar (2013). Bio-toilets for Indian railways. Current Science, 104 (3), 283-
  12. Charan G., Bharti V.K., Jadhav S.E., Sudhir Kumar, Acharya S., Kumar P., Gogoi D., Srivastava R.B. (2013). Altitudinal variations in soil physico-chemical properties at cold desert high altitude. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 13 (2), 267-277. Google Citation
  13. Charan G, Bharti V K, Jadhav S E, Sudhir Kumar, Angchok D, Acharya S, Kumar P, Srivastava RB (2012). Altitudinal variations in soil carbon storage and distribution patterns in cold desert high altitude microclimate of India. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7 (47), 6313-6319
  14. Sudhir Kumar (2012). Energy: Clean stoves already in use in rural India. Nature, 491 (7424), 333-. Google Citation
  15. Pradhan J.K., Sudhir Kumar (2012). Metals bioleaching from electronic waste by Chromobacterium violaceum and Pseudomonads sp. Waste Management and Research, 30 (11), 1151-1159. Google Citation
  16. Kumari M, Sudhir Kumar, Ravikanth K, Rajinder S. Chauhan (2011). Bioconversion of herbal industry waste into vermicompost using an epigeic earthworm Eudrilus eugeniae. Waste Management and Research, 29 (11), 1205-1212. Google Citation
  17. Nema A, Aishwarya, Bajaj P, Harvinder Singh, Sudhir Kumar (2011). A case study: biomedical waste management practices at city hospital in Himachal Pradesh. Waste Management and Research, 29 (6), 669-673. Google Citation
  18. Sudhir Kumar (2010). Fast track funding units - an option to attend international conferences. Current Science, 99 (11), 1494-
  19. Kumari M., Sudhir Kumar, Ravikanth K., Rajinder S. Chauhan (2010). Pretreatment and saccharification of steam exploded waste of a pharma industry. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences , 1 (2), 1-7
  20. Mamta Kumari, Sudhir Kumar (2009). Biorefineries: India's future option for energy and chemical feedstock. Asian Journal on Energy and Environment, 10 (3), 160-164
  21. P. K. Jatindra, Sudhir Kumar (2009). E-Waste Management: A Case Study of Bangalore, India. Research Journal Environmental and Earth Sciences , 1 (2), 111-115
  22. Sudhir Kumar, Kumari M. (2009). Biofuels: Concern about substrate selection. Current Science, 96 (5), 630-
  23. Prachi Awasthi, Isha Sood, Sudhir Kumar (2008). Isolating diesel - degrading bacteria from air. Current Science, 94 (2), 178-180
  24. Sudhir Kumar (2008). Bioterrorism: Time to wake up. Current Science, 95 (12), 1665-1666
  25. Aishwarya, Sudhir Kumar (2008). Time for methanol revolution. Current Science, 95 (10), 1383-1384
  26. Gupta V., Laul P., Sudhir Kumar (2008). E-waste - A waste or a fortune?. Current Science, 94 (5), 554-555
  27. Rastogi R., Singh S., Sudhir Kumar (2008). Woods to wheels. Current Science, 94 (6), 699-
  28. Sudhir Kumar, Ramamurthy V (2003). Influence of plants on degradation of diesel in soil. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences, 5 (3), 353-358

Conference(s) :
  1. Alisha Kansra, Sudhir Kumar (2013). Microalgae: Third generation biofuels [abstract] . Proceedings of the National conference on environmental sustainability and society: The growing paradigm shift [JUET, Raghogarh, Guna. : March 30-31, 2013], pp.-.. Google Citation
  2. Mamta Kumari, Ashish Kumar, Sudhir Kumar (2013). Biogas production using food waste (Oral presentation ). Proceedings of the Conference on Environmental sustainability and Society the growing paradigm shift [Guna, Madhya Pradesh : 30-31 March, 2013], pp.-.. Google Citation
  3. Rajesh K. Sani, Sudhir Kumar, Aditya Bhalla, Anne Winckel (2012). Challenges of biohydrogen production at industrial scale [Abstract]. Proceedings of the SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition [Washington DC, USA : 12-16 August, 2012], pp.S145-.. Google Citation
  4. Rajesh K. Sani, Aditya Bhalla, Sudhir Kumar, Kenneth M. Bischoff (2012). Improved lignocellulose conversion to biofuels with thermophilic bacteria [Abstract]. Proceedings of the SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition [Washington DC, USA : 12-16 August, 2012], pp.S124-.. Google Citation
  5. Sudhir Kumar, Anne Winckel, Aditya Bhalla, Rajesh K. Sani (2012). Consolidated biohydrogen production from extruded prairie cord grass by Thermoanaerobacterium sp. strain [Abstract]. Proceedings of the SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition [Washington DC, USA : 12-16 August, 2012], pp.S121-.. Google Citation
  6. Sudhir Kumar, Kumari M., Verma T., Kalia T., Rajinder S. Chauhan, Ravikanth K (2011). Solid waste management vis a vis rural community empowerment: Indian perspective. Proceedings of the In a meeting of Sigma Xi association in Rapid City [USA : 41776], pp.-.. Google Citation
  7. Sudhir Kumar, Kumari M, Kalia T, Rajinder S. Chauhan, Ravikanth K, Sani RK (2011). A green approach for industrial herbal waste management and its bioremediation. Proceedings of the Eastern South Dakota Water Conference [USA : ], pp.50-51.. Google Citation
  8. Sudhir Kumar, Ramamurthy V. (2005). Bioremediation of diesel-contaminated soils. Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium [ : ], pp.241-.. Google Citation

Abstract/ Poster Presentations/ Invited Lectures in Conferences :
  1. M. Pandita, S. Kanwar, Sudhir Kumar (2014). Diesel degradation by Acinetobacter species for bioremediation of contaminated soil ecosystem. Proceedings of the [National Conference at Punjab University, Chandigarh : Chandigarh, India : October 28-29, 2014], pp.-.. Google Citation
  2. S. Agrawal, Sudhir Kumar (2014). Characterization of cellulose degrading alkaliphillic bacteria form. Proceedings of the National conference on Emerging horizons in Science and Technology [Fatehgarh Sahib, India : 17-18 January 2014], pp.-.. Google Citation
  3. A. Rana, Sudhir Kumar (2014). Bioleaching of precious metals from printed circuits board. Proceedings of the National conference on Emerging horizons in Science and Technology [Fatehgarh Sahib, India : 17-18 January 2014], pp.-.. Google Citation
  4. A. Kumar, H.S. Saini, Sudhir Kumar (2014). Exploration of novel bacterial species from the abandoned gold mine for bioleaching and enhancement of gold recovery from E-Waste. Proceedings of the [International Conference on Life Sciences, Informatics, Food and Environment : Noida, India : 29-30, August 2014], pp.-.. Google Citation
  5. M. Kumari, A. Kumar, Sudhir Kumar (2013). Biogas production using food waste. Proceedings of the National conference on environmental sustainability and society: The growing paradigm shift [Guna, India : 30-31 March, 2013], pp.-.. Google Citation
  6. Sudhir Kumar, M. Kumari, K. Ravikanth (2010). Herbal waste: A waste or a fortune. Proceedings of the International Biofuels Conference [7th : New Delhi, India : 11-12 February 2010], pp.-.. Google Citation
  7. M. Kumari, Sudhir Kumar (2010). Anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic biomass for biogas production. Proceedings of the Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference [Noida, India : 27-29 October 2010], pp.-.. Google Citation

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