Dr. Vinayak Pathak
Qualification:PhD, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar
About: I was enrolled as a research Scholar in September 2012 in Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalya, Haridwar (Department of Zoology and Environmental Science) under supervision of Prof. Ashok k. Chopra. I have submitted the thesis on topic “An approach for phycoremediation and biodiesel production using unicellular alga Chlorella pyrenoidosa from industrial wastewater”for the award of Doctor of Philosophy onDec 2016. During the course of my PhD program I have been familiarized with synthesis ofbiochemicals from algal biomass and its biochemical conversion to obtain different bioenergy products. During my research period I also worked on the treatment of industrial wastewater (dairy and textile industry) and provided consultancy to Dalpatpur Dairy Industry, Moradabad for designing of effective treatment plant.. I am familiar with a number of techniques, such as UV-Visible Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, Flame photometry, Microbial Culturing techniques etc. Beside all the above capabilities, I offer myself as a productive researcher with excellent communication and team skills and, also, experienced in managing research groups and projects.
During last 7 years of research (during PhD and 2years after PhD) I havepublished 28 research articles in journal of high impact and high International repute in the field of bioresource technology, environmental management, waste and biomass valorization and sustainable energy. All the articles getting citation regularly by various scientists of round the world. The citations of my published papers are 262 and the total impact factor is more than 30 with h-index 7 and i10-index 6