Prof (Dr.) Tanu Jindal
Group Additional Pro Vice Chancellor (R&D)
Director, Amity Institute Environmental Sciences
Director, Amity Institute Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management
Director, Amity Institute of Water Technology and Management
Director, Amity Centre for Antarctic Research and Studies
Director, Amity Institute of Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences
Advisor - Amity Institute of Marine Science and Technology
Amity University Campus, Sector-125, Noida-201313
J1, Ground floor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh,Sector 125, Noida,UP 201313 INDIA
Ph: +91-120-4392-604 (D), 406,951, 950 (O) Fax: +91-120-4392406
"Save earth,to bring worth, for the new birth"

Professor (Dr.) Tanu Jindal Director, Amity Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management Advisor and Mentor, Amity Institute of Environmental Science J1, G-21, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Sector 125, Noida 201303 INDIA

Ph.D. –Ecotoxicology- Department of Zoology, 1995-1999, Delhi University
MSc.-Department of Chemistry, Kirori Mal College, 1992-1994, Delhi University
BSc. - Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Kirori Mal College, 1989-1992, Delhi University

Experience: 25 years of teaching and research experience in Environmental pollution, toxicological studies with special reference to air, water, soil and food and impact on ecosystem and public health; Environment Safety and Waste Management; Global Warming and Climate Change

Publications, Presentations

-Publications in national and international refereed journals-33
-Books edited and authored- 03
-Several articles in newsletters and newspapers
-Paper presentations nationally and internationally (USA, Netherlands, Germany, Singapore) - Over 98
-Invited Lectures - 36

Conferences, Seminars, Trainings Organized

Conferences(national and international)- 08
Lectures/Symposiums/Seminars /FDP’s - 12
Various environmental awareness events on environment, earth, water, ozone and environmental health day and popularization of bicycle in youth ~50
Training and Workshops on analysis of water and air quality etc. –11

Conferences, Seminars, Trainings Attended

Conferences/Lectures/Symposiums/Seminars- 112
Training and Workshops- 23


Life memberships of 9 prestigious societies.

Technical Expertise

Residue analysis of Soil, Water and Air, Chromatographic techniques GC-MS, HPLC, ICPMS, Microbial analysis, Enzyme analysis, Radioisotope and stable isotope analysis etc.

Awards and honors
  • FELLOW OF National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) 2018
  • Editor of The Year Award 2017 by MTRES
  • Excellence in Research and  Teaching  Award  2017 by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA)
  • Scientist of the Year Award-2015 by National Environmental Science Academy      (NESA)
  • Environmentalist of the Year Award-2014by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA)
  • New Investigator Award presentation “American Chemical Society”, 2008
  • Young Scientist Project from Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi 2004-2007
  • NFP Fellowship 2007 from Netherland for IPM and food safety course
  • Junior Research Fellowship 1996-98 and Senior Research Fellowship 1998-99 from UGC through Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE)
  • Best paper presentation award in “Environment-III” Symposium 10 - 12 December 1996, held at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • AGRO Education Travel Award, USA in 1997, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

  • Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS) by UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), 2017
  • Development of a Cost Effective Lysimeter & Method for Leaching Studies to Estimate Risk Assessment of Groundwater Contamination by Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2015 till date
  • Screening of microorganism from Indian sector of southern ocean for antimicrobial activity with their molecular characterization under 10th Indian Scientific Expedition to Southern Ocean by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES),2017
  • Environmental Toxicological Studies on Schirmacher (Maitri) Station in Antarctic Region” National Centre of Antarctic and Ocean Research , “Study of contamination of soil and water through heavily loaded unlined drains in Delhi” by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), 2014 -2017
  • Mobile Phone and Tower exposure measurement and Biological Correlations by Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2015 -18
  • Analysis of Surface and Groundwater pollution by Indiscriminate use of  Agrochemicals (Pesticides) in selected Paddy, Cotton and Vegetable Growing Farms of India by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), 2009-2013
  • Dissipation, leaching and persistence of Chlorpyrifos in three types of soils with different pH  by Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2009-2014
  • Study of contamination of soil and water through heavily loaded unlined drains in Delhi by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), 2010-2014

Patents- 06
  • An exposure system for dosimetric application of microwaves to small insects
  • Simple Lab/Field Lysimeter
  • Photochemical method for degradation of persistence pesticide
  • Low Cost Water Testing Kit
  • Development of natural pesticides from plants with acetyl cholinesterase inhibitory activity
  • Assembly to measure volatilization and mineralization of xenobiotics have been developed

Prof J Behari  

Dr. S. V Eswaran,
Honorary Professor

  • Dr S. V. Eswaran is Emeritus Scientist UNESCO-DBT Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Biotech Science Cluster, Village Bhankari, Gurgaon-Faridabad Expressway, near 3 km Milestone, Faridabad-121004 & and Emeritus Professor, AcSIR.
  • Earlier served as Head, Chemistry Department and Dean, (Academics), St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, Delhi and taught for 44 years.
  • Served as Principal, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi , Delhi for two years and as a member of many national committees, including the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, Star Colleges Committee and Board of Studies, Shiv Nadar University, Greater NOIDA (2011-12);
  • Served as Principal Investigator, CSIR–OSDD Chemistry Centre, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi; Ph. D., Delhi, 1973; Post-Doc. Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Munich, 1976-77; Universities of Heidelberg & Karlsruhe, 1984; Technical University, Delft, Netherlands,1990;University of Goettingen, 1997, Germany; Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,1997; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2006, USA;

Awards / Achievements
  • Indian National Science Academy teacher award, 2013;
  • Nominated by Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi for a lifetime dedicated to undergraduate teaching as “Teacher of Eminence”, 2013
  • CRSI Best teacher award, 2007; University of Delhi distinguished teacher award, 2009; DADD-UGC fellow, 1976-77.
  • Awarded the Atomic Energy Commission Post-graduate Scholarship, 1967-68.
  • Listed in IBC Outstanding Scientists Worldwide 2007;
  • Nominated as International Scientist of the Year 2007;
  • Included in Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2010;
  • Included in 1999 Edn., of International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, published by the American Biographical Institute.
  • Appointed as Local Commissioner/ technical expert/ witness by the Hon. High Courts in several national/international patent related cases.
  • Published more than 70 papers, granted many patents and supervised 7 Ph. D. and 23 M. Sc/ M. Tech. thesis.
  • Forthcoming collection of scientific essays to be published by Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science & Technology (D S T), Govt. of India and a collection of anecdotes entitled, “Grandpa’s Noble Tales” to be released soon.

Dr. Abhishek Chauhan  

Dr. Abhishek Chauhan
Senior Scientist

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Industrial Microbiology) M.Sc. Ph.D. (Microbiology)
Scientific Member: XXXV Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica
Scientific Member: X Indian Southern Ocean Expedition (Mauritius to Antarctica)
Experience: 14 Years
Research Papers: 38
Books: 03
Chapters in Books: 06
Industrial Projects Executed: 21
Research Guidance: 14 (UG and PG Students) 5 Ph.D. (in progress)
Awards and Recognitions: Young Scientist Award-2013, Appreciation by ABP NEWS, Certificate of Excellence by NCEEBR-2013, First Position Award by DST, Govt. of India-2012, Award for Technical Presentation by NIFTEM, MOFPI, India.
Professional Membership: Association of Microbiologists of India, The Indian Science Congress Association, India, Society for Plant Research, India.
Area of Specialization: Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Diversity, Bioremediation, Bioactive compounds Identification, Antibiotics etc.

Mr. Anuj Ranjan  

Dr. Anuj Ranjan
Assistant Professor - I

B.Sc. (Biotechnology), M.Sc. (Bioinformatics), Ph.D. (Environmental Science)

Member:  34th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica
Area of interest-

Protein modeling, Docking, MD Simulation, QSAR, ADME and Predictive Toxicology.

Mrs. Mariamma Joseph

Dr. Smriti Shukla
Research Scientist-cum-Teaching Assistant

Qualifications: M.Sc. Environmental Science from University of Allahabad, Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Research Paper: 8 papers in Journals of well repute

Area of Specialization: Neurotoxicology and free radical metabolism, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental health and safety

Ms. Shalini Thakur  

Dr Shalini Thakur
Research Scientist

B.Sc. (general), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Environmental Sciences)

Title of the ThesisContamination of Water Bodies through Pesticide Usage in Major Crops 


    • Got Second position for poster presentation entitled "Multi-Pesticide Residue Analysis of Surface water in Cotton Growing Area", National Conference on "Earth and Environment: Pollution and Prevention- 2014" (EEPP- 2014), January 28-30, 2014, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida

Ms. Shalini Thakur  

Mr. Laxmikant Bhardwaj
Senior Scientific Assistant

Qualifications B.Sc. (Life Science), M.Sc. (Biotechnology), Pursuing Ph.D. (Environmental Science)

Member: 10th Indian Scientific Expedition to Southern Ocean (Antarctica) 

Experience: - 9 years (Pharma/Food and Environment)
No. of Publication: 3
Instruments Skills: GC-MS/MS (Agilent-7000), HPLC (Shimadzu-SPD-20A & Agilent-1200), GC (Perkin Elmer-Clarus 500, Agilent-7820 A & Nucon), AAS(Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer), UV VIS Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu-1800 & Agilent-Cary 60), Inverted fluorescence microscope (Nikon-ECLIPSE Ts2-FL), Stereomicroscope (Olympus- MSZ-TR), Flame Photometer (VSI-603/604), Refrigerated centrifuge (Remi- C-24 Plus), Karl Fischer (Veego Matic), Comet Assay (Comet-20 system), Electrophoresis, TDS meter, Conductivity meter, Turbidity meter, pH meter (Labman- LMPH-10), BOD Incubator, BOD incubator Shaker, Autoclave, Laminar Air Flow, Magnetic Stirrer, Dissolution test apparatus, Disintegration test apparatus.

Ms. Shalini Thakur  

Mr. Rajat Tokas
Academic Coordinator

Mrs. Mariamma Joseph  

Mrs. Mariamma Joseph
Exicutive Assistant

Ms. Shalini Thakur  

Mr. Vikas Juneja
Senior Office Assistant

Ms. Shalini Thakur  

Mr. Vikram Kaushik
Office Assistant

Mr. Naresh Kumar  

Mr. Naresh Kumar
Lab Assistant

Mr. Girish Singh  

Mr. Girish Singh
Lab Attendant

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