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2017 2015 2012

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2015 2017

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2017 2015 2012

2021(UG) 2021(PG)

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Dr. R. Devika - Professor & Head in Department of Biotechnology in AVIT

Dr.R.Devika, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,PhD.,PGDBI.,M.Tech.,PhD.,
Professor & Head
Department of Biotechnology

Dr. R. DEVIKA, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,(Env.Sci.), PGDBI, M.Tech., Ph.D.,(BioEng.) is presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Biotechnology, Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology, Paiyanoor. Her specializations are in Environmental Sciences and Bioengineering with 21 years of Academic experiences and 4.5 Years industrial experiences. She completed her Ph.D under CSIR – SRF Fellowship. She is a university rank holder right from Under Graduation till M.Phil. She is guiding four Ph.D scholars in various fields of expertise. She has published 82 research papers in several peered SCOPUS and Web of Science indexed National and International journals with high impact factors. She has presented and participated in 121 National and International conferences / seminars. She has published four books namely “Enzyme” and “Food Microbiology”, “Biomedical Nanotechnology” and “Food, Agriculture, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology”. She has submitted 25 new Actinomycetes sequences in NCBI database. She has been recognized as Editor In Chief for Basic Research Journal of Microbiology, Hononary Member of Editorial Board of IJBST group of journals and as reviewer for several reputed peer journals. She is an active Life member in several professional societies like Indian Science Congress, Indian Society for Technical Education, Society for Biotechnologist, Society of Biological Chemist, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, International Association of Engineers, Institute for Science, Engineering and Technology etc. She has been as Chief Guest and delivered scientific lectures in the field of Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and in FDPs in various institutions / organizations. She has organized several guest lecture, workshops / Hands on training, National and International conferences and published proceedings with ISBN recognition. She has coordinated many awareness programs for villagers, school children, Polytechnic colleges and Engineering colleges in the areas of food adulteration, Nuclear energy, Vaccinations, Food and Nutrition, Vermi compost, Mushroom cultivation etc. She has received sponsored funding for conduction of conferences, awareness programs, Earth Day celebration, Entrepreneur awareness program and for conducting Communal Harmony Celebrations from Govt. of India. She is a recipient of several awards such as “Swathik Award for Proficiency, “The Best Citizens of India Award, “Bharat Jyoti Award” ,“Certificate of Excellence”, “Bharat Ratna Mother Teresa Gold Medal Award”, “Life Time Education Achievement Award-2016”, “Inspirational Teacher Award”, “Human Handbook”, Short biography with photo in Asian Admirable Achievers, “Highest Research Paper Publications - 2018”, “Lead Editor”, “Best outstanding performance” in the contribution of Indian and Asian thickest book 2020.

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