Mishra is presently Dean, Research & Development and Industrial Consultancy at Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow and Proessor & Head, Department of Biotechnology at Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Lucknow. He has nearly 30 years of experience in teaching and research including more than 13 years as Professor. Previously he has worked as Dean Administration of IET, Lucknow and Controller of Examination of AKTU, Lucknow. He has a strong network of national and International research collaborations. He has got funding for many research projects from various funding agencies.