Aufau International Award 2016 | Lifetime Achievement Award | Biotechnology

Prof. Lala Behari Sukla,

Director,

Institute for Applied Environmental Biotechnology Innovation (IAEBI) Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Lala Behri Sukla

Professor Lala Behari Sukla is presently Director of the Institute for Applied Environmental Biotechnology Innovation (IAEBI) Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. He is also at present Emeritus Professor, AcSIR, New Delhi.He was also Chief Scientist and Head of Bioresource Engineering Department CSIR-IMMT,Bhubaneswar .He has more than 39 years of R&D experience in the area of Bio-mineral Processing , Hydrometallurgy, Algal biotechnology  and contributed over 174 papers in International & National Journals. He has published 4 books & 10 patents and seven students have been awarded PhD degree under his guidance. Mr. Sukla is the recipient of several prestigious awards that include Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award for the year 2010 by Association Of Microbiologists of India (AMI) towards his significant contribution for the Development of Microbiology in India, and IIME Mineral Beneficiation Award: Academic / R&D for the year 2009 for his outstanding professional contribution to Mineral Engineering He has co-edited book on Mineral Biotechnology 2002, Mineral Biotechnology 2007, and Environmental Microbial Biotechnology (SPRINGER) 2015, Applied and Industrial Biotechnology (IAEBI) 2015. He has received several prestigious awards. He is the Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, a journal from Nature Publishing Group, the publishers of Nature.