Ashok Pandey

Ashok Pandey

Professor Ashok Pandey is Deputy Director CSIR’s National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology at Trivandrum and heading the Centre for Biofuels and Biotechnology Division there. Professor Pandey’s research interests are on bio-based economy (biomass-based biorefinery) for the production of fuels and chemicals. He has >1000 publications/communications, which include 14 patents & design copyright, 34 books, 99 book chapters, 391 original and review papers, etc with h index of 65 and >17,700 citation (Goggle scholar). Professor Pandey is the recipient of many national and international awards and fellowships, which include Fellow of International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, National Academy of Science (India), Biotech Research Society, India, International Organization of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, and Association of Microbiologists of India; Honorary Doctorate degree from Univesite Blaise Pascal, France; Thomson Scientific India Citation Laureate Award, USA; Lupin Visiting Fellowship, Visiting Professor in the University Blaise Pascal, France, Federal University of Parana, Brazil and EPFL, Switzerland; Best Scientific Work Achievement award, Govt of Cuba; UNESCO Professor; Raman Research Fellowship Award, CSIR; GBF, Germany and CNRS, France Fellowship; Young Scientist Award, etc. He was Chairman of the International Society of Food, Agriculture and Environment, Finland ((Food & Health) during 2003-2004. He is Founder President of the Biotech Research Society, India (; International Coordinator & General Secretary of International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, France ( and Vice-President of the International Society for Energy, Environment & Sustainability ( and All India Biotech Association ( Prof Pandey is Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology, Honorary Executive Advisors of Journal of Water Sustainability and Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability and editorial board member of several international and Indian journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing, Mohali (Punjab, India) and Former Chief Scientist and Head, Centre for Biofuels & Biotechnology Division, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (Trivandrum, India)

Editors: Edgard Gnansounou & Ashok Pandey Release Date: 20 Jan 2017
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