Ashwani Kumar Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University Sagar (MP), INDIA
Presently, Dr. Ashwani Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany, School of Biological Sciences at Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar India. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biomass and Bioenergy at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India. His research dealt with plant microbe interaction, plant abiotic stress, bio-energy production, and metagenomics. He has been awarded several National and International Fellowship such as Commonwealth Fellowship at Functional Genomics Laboratory at University of Saskatchewan, Canada, Claude Leon Foundation & National Research Foundation Fellowship-South Africa, Durban University of Technology and Rhodes University Postdoctoral Fellowship. He is associated with several journals as Editorial Board member and as a reviewer. He is life member of National Institute of Ecology, Biotech Research Society of India, and International Society of Environmental Botanists, and Affiliate member of Microbiology Society and CEM, IUCN. He has published more than 45 Peer reviewed articles in high impact journals with Google scholar citation of 2478, 15 Book chapters and presented his research in 35 Conferences.
Biomass hydrolysis using different chemicals and biological pre-treatment.
Augmenting plant growth and disease tolerance by exploiting beneficial microbes.
Metagenomics studies of diverse habitat.
Bioremediation of contaminated sites using microbes.
AM fungi association with native and invasive plants.