Dr. R.N. Yadava did his M.Sc. in organic Chemistry and Ph.D. from Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar, (M.P). Prof. Yadava started his career as a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar (M.P.). There after he became Reader and Professor in the same University. Presently he is Professor in Chemistry. Prof. Yadava has occupied major administrative positions like Dean, Faculty Affairs, Director, Research and Development, Appellate Officer, Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Cell, Liaison Officer, Member f Academic Council ,Director, Institute of Distance Education and Chairman, Council of Wardens of Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar. He is general secretary of Madhya Pradesh Chapter of International Accreditation Organization (IAO), USA. He was Sectional Recorder in Chemical Sciences Section of Indian Science Congress (2005 & 2006). He is Vice President of Institution of Chemists (India). He is joint Secretary of Asian Allelopathy Society also. He has teaching experience of more than 35 years in UG & PG and 38 years experience of research. His research area is Chemistry of Natural Products, Medicinal Chemistry and Allelopathy. He has successfully supervised 38 PhD students and currently 05 students are registered under him for Ph.D. Degree. He has published more than 186 research papers in highly reputed National and International Journals. He is recipient of Professor K.A. Thaker award for the best published research papers in the Journal of Institution of Chemists (India) 2001, 2004 & 2006. Several times Prof. Yadava work has been awarded in the form of best research papers in National and International Conferences. He is member and fellow of various professional and academic bodies.
Dr. R.N. Yadava research interests are Chemistry of Natural Products, Medicinal Chemistry, Allelopathy (Isolation, Characterization of Bioactive compound from medicinal plants)