Dr. Alok Mittal has earned highest academic degree, Doctor of Science (D.Sc.), on the thesis related to environmental issues from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. He is an alumnus of University of Roorkee (Presently, I.I.T., Roorkee) and obtained M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. (1991) degrees from there. Presently he is working as Professor, Department of Chemistry, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal and possesses a long academic, research and administrative experience. He has teaching experience of more than 25 years in eminent Central Government Institutions. He has published number of research papers in the journals of high impact factors and authored several books. The importance, popularity and quality of his research publications can be estimated through the high citation of his research papers by various research workers, internationally. His papers have been cited more than 9200 times and his present H -factor is 47. He also contributes his expertise as reviewer for many international journals of environmental field and has guided several Ph.D. s on the topics related to environmental problems. Based on his expertise in the environmental field, several highly reputed journals have nominated him as Manuscript Editor and Member of their Editorial Board. His research contributions in the field of ecology and environment has also attracted considerable attention from the Ministry of Environment and recently he has been designated as one of the members of State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), constituted by Government of India to assist State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Madhya Pradesh for the session 2014 - 2017. He is a multi facet personality successful academician and possesses a wide teaching and administrative experience. He is a recipient of prestigious BOYSCAST fellowship of Government of India to carry out one-year training at University of Dundee, Dundee (United Kingdom).
Dr. Alok Mittal research interests are Environmental Sciences; Surface Chemistry; Adsorption; Water Treatment.