Dr. Gaurav Saxena is serving as an Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, School of Life and Allied Sciences, and a member of Proctorial Board at Baba Farid Institute of Technology, Dehradun (UK) India. He is a nature-lover and has a dedicated cause for environmental protection. Dr. Saxena teaches courses in General Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Microbial Genetics, Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology, and Laboratory Techniques in Microbiology and Molecular Biology. Currently, Dr. Saxena is engaged in developing sustainable environmental remediation technologies for environmental safety. He has worked on the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST)-Sponsored Indian government research projects. Dr. Saxena has been awarded the prestigious “Young Environmentalist Award and “Young Achiever Award” in recognition of his scientific research. He is the editor of five books, Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability: Toxicity, Mechanisms of Contaminants Degradation, Detoxification and Challenges (Elsevier, USA), Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability: Approaches to Tackle Pollution for Cleaner and Greener Society (Elsevier, The Netherlands), “Bioremediation of Industrial Pollutants (Write and Print Publication, India), Bioremediation of Industrial Waste for Environmental Safety: Industrial Waste and Its Management (Springer Nature, Singapore), and Bioremediation of Industrial Waste for Environmental Safety: Biological Agents and Methods for Industrial Waste Management (Springer Nature, Singapore) and author of one book, Microbe-Assisted Phytoremediation of Environmental Pollutants: Recent Advances and Challenges (Taylor & Francis, USA). Dr. Saxena is also on the editorial board of Frontiers in Microbiology (a Swiss Journal) and serving as a Review Editor. Dr. Saxena’s academic contributions includes several scientific papers, reviews and book reviews, conference papers, book chapters, popular science articles, weblished articles, and newspaper article in reputed national and international journals (Springer Nature, Elsevier and International Water Association (IWA)), conference proceedings, books (Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis and Elsevier), science magazines, websites, and newspapers, respectively. Currently, Dr. Saxena is serving as a potential reviewer for several international and national research journals in his thrust areas. He is a member of the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) and Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) India, American Chemical Society (ACS) USA, and British Ecological Society (BES), London, United Kingdom.
Dr. Gaurav Saxena’s research areas include: Environmental Microbiology, Biodegradation and Bioremediation, Microbe-Assisted Phytoremediation, Microbial Wastewater Treatment, Nanoremediation, Environmental Metagenomics, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Waste Management, and Waste-to-Energy.