Committee

Chief Guest: Dr. Jitendra Singh

Dr. Jitendra Singh, is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Science and Technology, Minister of state (Independent Charge) ministry of earth science, Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office; Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space. He has an M.B.B.S. degree from Stanley Medical College, Chennai and M.D. from Government Medical College, Jammu and was a professor of diabetes and endocrinology, a consultant, clinical practitioner and author of several books. He is the ex-chairman for the National Scientific Committee Diabetes and the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India.


Chief Patron: Dr. R.K. Sinha

Prof. R.K. Sinha is a Padma Shri awarded Indian biologist and environmentalist. Currently, he is Vice-Chancellor of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and he is famous for his efforts for the conservation of Gangetic Dolphins, he is popularly known as the "Dolphin Man of India". His scientific research and relentless conservation campaign for the last 4 decades have been crucial to the efforts of saving the Ganga River dolphin from extinction. In response to the awareness of the urgency of protecting the Ganga River dolphin raised by Sinha, the Government of India designated this Dolphin as the National Aquatic Animal of India in 2009.

Patron

Dr. Shrinivasa Reddy
Director, CSIR-IIIM Jammu

Dr. Sharada M. Potukuchi
Associate Professor, SoBT, SMVDU

Conference Chair :

Prof. Ashok Pandey
Director, Chief Mentor BRSI, CSIR IITR Lucknow

Conveners :

Dr. Indu Bhushan
SoBT, SMVDU

Dr. Asha Chaubey
CSIR-IIIM Jammu

Co-Convenors

  • Dr. Shafaq Rasool - Assistant Professor, SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Vinod Singh - Assistant Professor, SoBT, SMVDU
  • Mr Parvez Singh Slathia - Assistant Professor, SoBT, SMVDU
  • Organising Committee

  • Dr. Ratna Chandra - (Organising secretary) SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Ekta Rai - (Co- Organising secretary) SoBT, SMVDU
  • Mr. Arvind Kumar Yadav - (Co- Organising secretary) SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Anil Kumar - SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Preeti Sharma - SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Raju Shankarayan - SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Swarkar Sharma - SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Rakesh Kumar - SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Narendra K. Bairwa - SoBT, SMVDU
  • Dr. Uday Pratap Singh - SoM, SMVDU
  • Dr. Kuldip Raj - SoM, SMVDU
  • Dr. Ram Parkash - SoP, SMVDU
  • Dr. Kamni Pathania - SoP, SMVDU
  • Dr. Mir Irfan Ul Haq - SoME, SMVDU
  • Dr. Anurag Kumar - SoLL, SMVDU
  • Dr. Roop Lal - SoBE, SMVDU
  • Dr. Ashutosh Vashishtha - SoB, SMVDU
  • Dr. Hari Govind Mishra - SoB, SMVDU
  • Dr. Rashi Taggar - SoB, SMVDU
  • Dr. Naveen Kumar Gondhi - SoCSE, SMVDU
  • Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Byong-Hun Jeon - Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
  • Yen Wah Tong - National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Dr. Mayur Kurade - Hanyang University Seoul, Korea
  • Prof Guillermo R. Castro - UFABC, SP, Brazil.
  • Prof Héctor A. Ruiz - Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico.
  • Prof Meisam Tabatabei - Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia.
  • Prof. Ana M. Gagneten - Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • Prof. Athanasis Koutinas - University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
  • Prof Siming You - University of Glasgow Glasgow, UK.
  • Prof Samir Khanal - University of Hawaii Honolulu, USA.
  • Dr. Bui Xuan Thanh - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
  • Prof Benjamas Cheirsilp - Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Thailand.
  • Prof. Umesh R. Desai - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA.
  • Prof. Ram B. Gupta - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA.
  • International Advisory Committee

  • Prof. Madhav Dhananjaya Gadgil - Indian ecologist and the founder of the Centre for Ecological Sciences
  • Prof. Madhusudhan choudhary - Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University.
  • Prof. Kurunthachalam Kannan - Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University.
  • Prof. Umesh R. Desai - School of Pharmacy - Dept of Medicinal Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
  • Prof. Ram B. Gupta - Department of Chemical & Life Science Engineering Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
  • Yen Wah Tong - National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Dr. Alhumaidi Alabbas - Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Alkharj, Riyadh, SA
  • Dr. Manoj Kumar - Sidra Medicine, Qatar
  • Dr. Musarat Amina - King Saud University, Riyadh, Riyadh Province, SA
  • Prof. Ana M. Gagneten - Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • Prof. Athanasis Koutinas - University of Patras, Patras, Greece.
  • Prof Héctor A. Ruiz - Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico.
  • Prof. Chennupati Jagadish -Electronic Materials Engineering, Australian National University
  • Prof. Roland Fischer - Technical University Palacky University, Czech Republic Munich, Germany
  • Prof. Michal Otyepka - Head of CATRIN-RCPTM, Palacky University, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Byong-Hun Jeon - Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
  • Prof Benjamas Cheirsilp - Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Thailand.
  • Prof Samir Khanal - University of Hawaii Honolulu, USA.
  • Dr. Mayur Kurade - Hanyang University Seoul, Korea
  • Prof Guillermo R. Castro - Universidade Federal do ABC, SP, Brazil.
  • Prof Meisam Tabatabei - Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia.
  • Prof Siming You - University of Glasgow Glasgow, UK.
  • Dr. Srinivas Sistla - Director, Stoney Brook University, NY, USA.
  • Dr. Bui Xuan Thanh - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
  • National Advisory Committee

  • Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha - Vice- Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Katra.
  • Dr. Srinivasa Reddy - Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu.
  • Professor Ashok Pandey - Distinguished Scientist, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow,
  • Prof. Sanjeev Jain - Vice- Chancellor, Central University of Jammu
  • Prof. Umesh Rai - Vice- Chancellor, University of Jammu.
  • Prof. Nilofer Khan - Vice- Chancellor, University of Kashmir
  • Prof. Shakti Gupta - Director, GMC Jammu
  • Dr. Shashi Sudhan Sharma - Principal, GMC Jammu.
  • Prof. Samia Rashid - Principal GMC Srinagar.
  • Prof. Manoj K Dhar - Ex-Vice- Chancellor, University of Jammu.
  • Prof.Bijender Kumar Bajaj - Head, School of Biotechnology, University of Jammu.
  • Prof. Yash Pal Sharma -Head, Department of Botany, University of Jammu
  • Prof. CNR Rao - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
  • Prof. Brijmohan Singh Bhau - Head, Department of Botany, Central University of Jammu
  • Prof. Shilpi Sharma - Professor, Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, IIT Delhi
  • Dr. Sanjay Kumar - Assistant Professor, School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi
  • Dr. Vinod Kumar - Associate Professor,Department of Chemistry,School of Basic Sciences, Central University of Punjab.
  • Dr. Raj Kamal - Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kurukshetra University.
  • Dr. Vikas Sharma - Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry, SKUAST Jammu.
  • Prof. Sandeep Sharma - Professor of Clinical Microbiology, Lovely Professional University.
  • Prof. Vinod K. Singh - Chair Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur.
  • Prof. T Pradeep - Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
  • Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana - Department of Biotechnology, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology.
  • Prof. Rakesh Singhai - Department of Biotechnology, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology.
  • Prof. C. Mallareddy - Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER, Kolakata.
  • Prof B S Murthy - Professor, Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad.
  • Prof. Subi J George - Professor and Chair, New Chemistry Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore.
  • Prof D S Pandey - Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, BHU, Varanasi.
  • Dr. Shekhar Agnihotri - Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, NIFTEM.