Dr. Abhishek Walia is currently working as an Assistant Professor cum Coordinator in the Department of Microbiology. He did his M.Sc. and Ph.D in Microbiology from Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP). He got Inspire Fellowship from DST, Govt. of India and Gold Medal awarded by Himotkarsh Sahitya Sanskriti Avam Jan-Kalyan Parishad, Una. He published 40 research articles including review articles and book chapter of international repute in peer reviewed journals like Springer, Willey, Hindawi, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis etc.
The field of Industrial and Environmental Microbiology particularly in the area of extracellular enzyme production for application in various industries and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and biocontrol agent for the plant growth promotion and biocontrol against phytopathogenic fungi.