ISSN: ISSN: 2329-6674
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Dr. S.K. Soni, Professor of Microbiology at Panjab University, Chandigarh, did his M.Sc and Ph.D in Microbiology from P.A.U. Ludhiana and Guru Nanak Dev University, India, respectively, specializing Fermentation Technology and acquired wide experience in Enzyme Technology. He has a blend of Academia and Industry with 28 years experience in various aspects of Microbial Biotechnology. Besides working in different academic institutes of India including Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Institute of Microbial Technology and Punjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. Soni also worked in one of the leading Fermentation Industry of India, Jagatjit Industries Ltd, Kapurthala where he acquired in-plant industrial exposure and acted as a successful leader of various R & D projects related to biotransformation and allied processes. Dr. Soni is also actively associated with the industry, presently, as a Fermentation Technology Consultant and is working on various industry oriented research projects. He has guided several students for their Master’s and Doctoral research work and has authored a book “Microbes: A Source of Energy for 21st century.
Fermentation Technology, Biofuel Technology, Enzyme Technology