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Dr. Pushpa Agrawal, Professor & HOD

Dr. Pushpa Agrawal, Professor and Head               
Educational Qualification   Post Doctoral Fellowship, Ph.D, M.Sc.
Experience  Teaching    22 Years
Industrial      4 Years
Research    15 Years
Area of Interest   Renewable energy, Molecular Biology,          Genetic Engineering, Environmental              Science, Nanotechnology
Date of joining RVCE  27-09-2003
Email ID     pushpa_agrawal@rvce.edu.in

No of Projects Guided

UG projects guided : B.E.40, BSc. 05

PG projects guided : M.Tech.05, MSc. 18

No of Publications:

National Journals : 9

National Conference : 44

International Journals: 55

International Conferences : 85

List of National Journals publications

  1. G Vijay Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, V Krishna and Sukumar Roy, “Adsorption Isotherms & Breakthrough curves for purification of coagulant proteins on Nano- alumina in fixed bed.” Accepted for publication in Journal of Biochemical Technology.

  2. M. Rajeshwari, Pushpa Agrawal, Pavithra, Priya, G R Sandhya and G M pavithra, “Continuous Biosorption of Cadmium by Moringa oleifera in a Packed Column,” Journal of Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, Vol. 18, pp. 321-325, 2013. 

  3. Halebeedu Gurusiddappa Ashok Kumar, Amy Tsu Ku, Pushpa Agrawal, Siddalingaiah Mahesh and Kai-Wun Yeh, “Protuberance-mediated high frequency of adventitious shoot regeneration from sweetpotato leaf explants [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.],” BioTechnologia, Journal of Biotechnology, Computational Biology and Bionanotechnology, Vol. 94, No. 04, pp. 445-450, 2013.

  4. Hema R and Pushpa Agrawal, Production of Clean Fuel from Waste Biomass using Combined Dark and Photofermentation, IOSR Journal of computer Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp 39-47, may-June 2012.

  5. Anvita Gupta, Sobha M Rani, Pushpa Agrawal, Praveen Kumar Gupta, “Sero-Prevalence of Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) in Cattle Population of South-Western Bangalore Using ELISA Kit,” Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine – Scientific Research, Vol. 2, pp. 196-200, 2012.

  6. S. Mahesh, G.Vijay Kumar and Pushpa Agrawal, “Studies on the utility of plant cellulose waste for the bioadsorption of crystal violet dye pollutant,” Journal of Environmental Biology, Vol. 31, 2010.

  7. K. H. Chandramouli, Pushpa Agrawal and K. N. Thimmaiah. “Protein Identification in Sub Proteome fractions of breast cancer cells by OFFGEL_IEF and iTRAQ Labeling,” Current proteomics, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 43 – 50, Apr. 2009.

  8. K.H.Chandramouli, Pushpa Agrawal, Ravi Shankara.B.E, “Improved protein identification in complex eukaryotic samples by liquid IEF fractionation with iTRAQ labeling,” Pariprashna, Vol. III, No. 4, Feb. 2008.

  9. Pushpa Agrawal and K. P. Gopinathan, “Analysis of nuclear protein from silk glands of Bombyx mori,” J.biosciences, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 379-391,1988.

List of National Conference publications

  1. Pushpa Bagdi, R.Joshi, A.Bajaj and N.S. Poonia,Co-ordination chemistry of alkali and alkaline earth cations, dissolution and dissociation studies of nitrophenolate salts in methanol and acetone, Proceedings of annual conference of Indian council of chemists, Karnataka university, Dharwad, October 1983.

  2. Pushpa Bagdi and N.S.Poonia, Ligand Vs anion preference of S-block cations in polar vis-à-vis those in non-polar media, Proceedings of Indian chemical society, diamond jubilee and 21th annual convention of chemists,Jadhavpur university, Calcutta, October 1984.

  3. Pushpa Agrawal, S Mahesh Kumar, Production of Hydrogen by Microbial solid State Fermentation, National Conference on Development Cum Environment Friendly Future Industrial Fuels, Centre for Energy Studies Kumara guru College of Technology, Coimbatore, May 2005.

  4. M.S.Nagananda, R Suresh, Pushpa Agrawal, T S Rukmini, B N Gangadhar Extraction of Visual Evoked Potentials. Proceedings of one day National Conference on Bioinstrumentation, May 2005.

  5. S. Mahesh Kumar, Sukumar Roy, Pushpa Agrawal, "Fouling Mechanism of Microporous Alumina Membrane during Microfiltration of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Proceedings of CHEMCON, Dec-2005.

  6. Pushpa Agrawal, S. Mahesh Kumar, R Hema, "Microbial Hydrogen Production: A Reliable Sustainable Energy for the Future", Proceedings of CHEMCON, Dec-2005.

  7. S. Mahesh Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Production of Hydrogen by Solid State Fermentation by Microbial Routes, Proceedings of DEFIF-2005.

  8. Pushpa Agrawal, R.Hema, T.N.Ramamurthy, V.Murali, "Biological Hydrogen Production through Biomass and its Application in Internal Combustion Engines" Proceedings of NCBIC-2006, National conference – NIT Surathkal India, March 2006.

  9. V Murali, T.N.Ramamurthy, Pushpa Agrawal, R.Hema, "A Comparative Evaluation of the Performance & Emission Characteristics of Compression Ignition Engine Using Pongamia Oil-Diesel Blend & Methyl Ester of Pongamia Oil As Alternative Fuel", Proceedings of NCBIC-2006, National conference – NIT Surathkal India, March 2006.

  10. Mohan BS, Pushpa Agrawal, "Phytoremediation of gold – A New avenue gold prospectus in India by adopting biotechnology & geo botanical principles, Proceeding of Parichay NMAMIT, 15-16 Sep 2006.

  11. S. Mahesh Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Sukumar Roy "Direct Microfiltration of Gasification Power Plant Effluent by Inorganic Membrane", Proceedings on National Conference on Environment Conservation (NCEC-2006), BITS Pilani, September 1st -3rd 2006, Rajasthan.

  12. Pushpa Agrawal, R.Hema, V.M.Sahai, "Microbial production of hydrogen through Dark and Photofermentation using Biomass" – ISCA, Jan., 2006.

  13. R Hema, Pratima yadavendra, Pushpa Agrawal, "Utilization of Biomass waste to produce Biohydrogen using Anaerobic fermentation" - ISCA, Jan., 2006.

  14. Dharmendra Kumar, Shweta Gupta, Pushpa Agrawal, "Representation of Glucocorticoid Receptor signaling pathway: A Novel approach for Drug Discovery". ,presentation in National Conference on Drug Designing & Synthesis, at Nagpur, scheduled on 19th & 20th Jan 2007

  15. Ajeet Kumar Srivastava, S. Mahesh, Pushpa Agrawal, Optical fibrosensors for the quantitative determination of chemical species. International Conference and Exhibition on Total Engineering Analysis & Manufacturing Technologies and Symposium on Integrated Nanobiosystems. TEAM TECH 2007.at BMS College of Engineering, 5-6 October 2007

  16. Shivandappa, Pushpa Agrawal, Manjunath, Ajeet Kumar Srivastava, The application of Perl, Tk Perl and BioPerl in Sequence analysis, National conference on Computational Biology at R V College of Engineering on Nov. 16, 2007.

  17. Divya G, Aditi S, Pushpa Agrawal, Maruthy K N, Gokulnath, Segmental Bioimpedance Analysis of the online monitoring of weight loss in patients undergoing haemodialysis using an indigenously deviced instrument., Scientific Programme – ISNCON 2007, New Delhi, 13 – 15 Dec, 2007.

  18. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Bioconversion of corn cob to alternative fuel", Biotrendz a National level technical symposium held at Koneru lakshmaiah college of Engineering Guntur, 21st February 2008.

  19. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Production of ethanol by lignocellulose", National Symposium on CSMB 08 at K S Rangaswamy college of technology Tamil Nadu, 27th and 28th February 2008.

  20. Pushpa Agrawal, Partha Pratim Deb and Pushkala Jayaraman " Reproduction and possible modulation of odour " National conference Avinashlingam university for women, 12 march 2008, Tamil Nadu.

  21. Manjunatha Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Colonization of paraiahkite along with the down flow of vrishabhavathi river", 24th National conference of ISCAP held at department of PG studies and research in applied Zoology and microbiology, Kuvempu University, Shimoga 13 – 15 March 2008.

  22. Pushpa Agrawal, Shachi Katira and Sai Janani "Implementation of Pharmacogenomics in the Amelioration of Parkinson Disease" 8th mile, RVCE college fest on 29.03.2008.

  23. Pushpa Agrawal, Partha Praim Deb and Pushkala Jayaraman "Prediction of possible mutation patterns in HIV when exposed to Drug Dosage along a time period" National conference on merging trends in biomedical signal processing at ETBMSP, Department of Instrumentation Technology, RVCE on 26.04.2008.

  24. Pushpa Agrawal "Tissue Engineering: Basic principles and applications" National conference on merging trends in biomedical signal processing at ETBMSP, Department of Instrumentation Technology, RVCE on 26.04.2008.

  25. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Optimization of various parameters for the production of bio – ethanol from sunflower head by Zymomonas mobilis and saccharomyces cervisiae", PARICHAY – 08 a National level technical symposium held at NMAM Institute Institutre of Technology, Nitte on 5th & 6th September 2008.

  26. K.H.Chandramouli, Pushpa Agrawal, Beerali Seshi, Kumaraguru Raja, "Proteomics Strategy based on Offgel-IEF and ITRAQ labeling: An integrated approach o mapping the proteome of the Human Embryonic Stem Cells", National Conference on Genomics, Proteomics & Systems Biology, J N Tata Auditorium, IISc, Bangalore, 1-3 Oct 2008,

  27. Pushpa Agrawal "Nanobiotechnology and Diseases" at National Women Science Congress –2008 (NWSC 2008) at Karnataka State Women University, Bijapur, 5-6 Dec, 2008.

  28. Pushpa Agrawal & R Hema "Microbial Hydrogen production from waste Biomass: A sustainable Energy for the future" at 96th Indian Science congress at North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, January 3 – 7 2008.

  29. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Bioconversion of Corncob to alternative fuel" at National level technical symposium on Biotrendez". Koneru lakshmaiah college of Engineering Green fields, Vaddesswaraum, Vijayavada, Guntur District Andra pradesh, February 2008.

  30. Vijaya kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Lingayya Hiremath, Pooja P Rao, Kavitha Appaya and Saranya Ravi. "Adsorption of industrial dye using neem power" in National conference on go green, held at Dept. of Biotechnology, R V College of engineering on 14th November, 2009.

  31. Lingayya Hiremath, Pushpa Agrawal, Vijaya Kumar, Pooja P Rao, Kavitha Appaya and Saranya Ravi and P Ambresh. "Bioadsorption of heavy metals from aqueous solution by fungal stains isolated from e-waste metal polluted soil" in National conference on go green, held at Dept. of Biotechnology, R V College of engineering on 14th November, 2009.

  32. G. Vijaya Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal and Sukumar Roy. Purification of water Moringa Oleifera coagulant protein (MOCP) from drum stick seeds. in National conference on go green, held at Dept. of Biotechnology, R V College of engineering on 14th November, 2009.

  33. Lingayya Hiremath, Pushpa Agrawal and A. H. Manjunatha Reddy. "Antifungal properties of Lantana proteins" in National conference on Biotechnological approaches in Medicinal and aromatic plants held at New Horizon College of Engineering, Bangalore on 12th and 13th March 2009.

  34. Pooja P Rao, Kavitha Appaya, Saranya Ravi, P Ambresh, .Vijaya kumar, Pushpa Agrawal and Lingayya Hiremath. Utility of plant cellulose waste for the bioadsorption of brilliant green dye pollutant in ational level students symposium at DSCE, Bangalore on 26th – 27th feb. 2010.

  35. Pooja P Rao, Kavitha Appaya, Saranya Ravi, P Ambresh, Lingayya Hiremath, Pushpa Agrawal and Vijaya kumar. Bioremediation of E-waste by live A-niger at National conference NIT, Trichy (TN) on 27th Feb-2010.

  36. Ashwani Sharma, Pushpa Agrawal "Fungal interactions a Pandora box of chemicals mycological society of India", On global warming and micelial interactions, October 2009, Goa.

  37. Ashwani Sharma, Pushpa Agrawal. "Chitinase enzyme from Aspergillus niger", On global warming and micelial interactions, October 2009, Goa.

  38. Neha B, Anusha, Ashwani Sharma, Pushpa Agrawal. "Regeneration of Capsicum species" One day national level symposium in Biotechnology and chemical Engineering BIOCheSS, 2010 at SIT, Tumkur (2nd prize).

  39. Expression of polyvalent immunoreactive protein genes constructed by linking 3 foot and mouth disease 1D protein genes: A strategy for development of polyvalent subunit vaccine. Jyothsna P Rao,Pushpa Agrawal, Riaz Mahmood, Sankara Rao K, G.R.Reddy, H.J Dechamma, V.V.S. Suryanarayana presented at Virocon 2010,Department of virology, Sri venkateshwara university, Tirupathi March 18-20.2010.

  40. Pushpa Agrawal, Ashwni Sharma and Pritika Doot, Regeneration studies in aloe vera. National Technical Symposisum on 21-22 March 2011 at Karunya University, Coimbatore.

  41. Pushpa Agrawal, Ashok Kumar, Karthik Urs, Supriya Suresh kumar, Vinayak Gaonkar and Vipin Shetty, Micropropogation of oncidium gower ramsey-an ornamental plant. National conference on Biodiversity and Biotechnology for sustainable development at Karnatak University, Dharwad 21 march 2011.

  42. Ajeet kumar Srivastava, Pushpa Agrawal Some inorganic and organic compounds enhance cellulase production in fungi and sugar yield in saccharification, Frontiers in environmental research ,National Conference, GSLP, Gwalior,18-19 February,2012

  43. Thippareddy K.S. and Pushpa Agrawal. "Characterization Aspects for the Biological Production of Ethanol from Deseeded Sun Flower Heads" National conference on the Green and sustainable chemistry,(NCGSC-2012) 25th February 2012 Organized by department of chemistry ,Tumkur university, Tumkur. Karnataka.

  44. Dr Neeta Shivakumar, Dr Pushpa Agrawal, Dr Ramakrishna Hegde, Dr Mahesh S and Praveen Kumar Gupta (2012) Characterization of the cultivars of ginger for their oleoresin content in National Conference on held in MSRIT, Bangalore during 11-13th April 2012.

List of International Conference publications

  1. Pushpa Bagdi, A.V.bajaj and N.S.Poonia, Transport of alkali and alkaline earth cations across liquid membrane, Prceedings of international membrane technology conference,the university of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, November 1983.

  2. S. Mahesh Kumar, K. Ramakrishnan, Pushpa Agrawal, G.M Madhu, "Filtration Characteristics in Dead-end Microfiltration of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by ceramic membrane", Proceedings of International Conference on "Resource Utilisation and Intelligent Systems". Proceedings of International Conference on Resource Utilization and Intelligent Systems (INCRIUS 2006), ISBN: 81 –7764 – 940 – X, January 2006.

  3. S. Mahesh Kumar, Karthik, Sukumar Roy, Pushpa Agrawal, "Tangential Flow Microfiltration of Gasification Power Plant Effluent using Ceramic Membranes" Proceedings of 1st International Conference of Natural Resources Engineering and Technology, July 24th - 26th¬¬¬, 2006, (Johor Darul Tazim) Malaysia.

  4. Pushpa Agrawal, R Hema, S. Mahesh Kumar, Experimental Investigations on Biological Hydrogen Production Using Different Biomass", Proceedings of 1st International Conference of Natural Resources Engineering and Technology, July 24-26th¬¬¬, 2006, (Johor Darul Tazim) Malaysia.

  5. Pushpa Agrawal, Pratima yadavendra, R Hema, V.M.Sahai, "Priduction fo Biodiesel by Transesterification – A Review" – ISCA, Jan., 2006.

  6. Dharmendra Kumar, Sushil Middha, Shweta Gupta, Biplab Bhattacharjee, Kavitha Iyer and Pushpa Agrawal, paper entitled "Sequence Analysis of H5N1 & H1N1 for Ascertaining Test System" Proceedings of International symposium on computational Biology and Bioinformatics (ISBB 06), Bhubaneshwar, India December 15-17 2006.

  7. Dharmendra Kumar, Shweta Gupta, Sushil Middha and Pushpa Agrawal, paper entitled "Sequence analysis and Evolutionary studies of Aquaporins" Proceedings of International symposium on computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Bhubaneshwar (ISBB 06), India to be held December 15-17 2006.

  8. Pushpa Agrawal, Partha Pratim Deb, "Tissue Engineering: Basic Principle And Applications",International Conference and Exhibition on Total Engineering Analysis & Manufacturing Technologies and Symposium on Integrated Nanobiosystems, TEAM TECH 2007, at J N Tata Auditorium. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore & BMS College of Engineering, 4-6 October 2007

  9. Pushpa Agrawal, Archana Applications of Nanobiotechnology International Conference and Exhibition on Total Engineering Analysis & Manufacturing technologies and Symposium on Integrated Nanobiosystems. TEAM TECH 2007, at J. N. Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore & BMS College of Engineering, 4-6 October 2007.

  10. Pushpa Agrawal, Partha Pratim Deb, Bioresource utilization for removal of arsenic from drinking water, International Symposium on Applied Phycology and Environmental Biotechnology (ISAPEB – 2007) during October 29 – 31, 2007 at Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani, Rajasthan.

  11. Pushpa Agrawal, Sunitha.S, Harsha. B.K Algal bioactive compounds -a Review, International Symposium on Applied Phycology and Environmental Biotechnology (ISAPEB – 2007) during October 29 – 31, 2007 at Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani, Rajasthan.

  12. Pushpa Agrawal & R. Hema, Biological Hydrogen Production Using Various Biomass; A Reliable Sustainable Energy for the Future International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2007), NIST, Trivandrum, India, November 26-29, 2007.

  13. S. Mahesh Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Sukumar Roy "Opportunity, usefulness and efficiency of alumina ceramic membranes in treatment of sewage water" Accepted for presentation. International Conference on Biotechnology for sustainable development (BSD – 2008) during 07.01.2008 – 09.01.2008 at National Chemical Laboratory Pune (India).

  14. Neeta Shivakumar and Pushpa Agrawal "Evolutionary genomics for male specific region in different cultivars of Carica papaya" International conference on Structural biology- Macromolecules, Jan 2008.

  15. Pushpa Agrawal, Partha Praim Deb and Pushkala Jayaraman "Prediction of mutation patterns in HIV exposure to time and drug dosage" Accepted for International conference on molecular modeling and systems biology, PESIT Bangalore on 2nd and 3rd May 2008.

  16. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Ethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass through anaerobic fermentation", International conference and publication by ICER – 08, Goa, 2008.

  17. Pushpa Agrawal, Mahesh Kumar & Partha Praim Deb "Sorption Characteristic of Arsenic on Biomass" at International society Biotechnology conference ISBT 2008, Dec 28-30, 2008

  18. Pushpa Agrawal, Partha Praim Deb & Keerthana "Using Nanomaterials to Couple in-situ Detection and Remediation Techniques" at International society Biotechnology conference ISBT 2008, Dec 28-30, 2008.

  19. Monisha Hajra, G Sai Janani, Shachi Katira and Pushpa Agrawal, "Peptide design for inhibition of alpha-synuclein self-aggregation in Parkinson's disease", accepted for presentation & publication at International Conference BIOCOMP'09, Las Vagus, USA, July, 2009

  20. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal "Two steps fermentation process for the production of Ethanol from Agricultural waste" International conference on emerging trends in Environmental research St Albert's College Ernakulam, Kerala, South India, August 14th to 16th 2009.

  21. Thippa Reddy and Pushpa Agrawal. "Pretreatment of lignocellulosic material for the production of ethanol. An International conference on Challenges in biochemical Engineering and food technology" held at Department of Technology, Annamalai university, Annamali nagar-608002, Tamilnadu, 8th to 10th October 2009.

  22. G. Vijaya Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal and Sukumar Roy. Purification of coagulant protein (mocp) from moringa oleifera by using nano ceramic material. in International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology(ICONN-2010) SRM University, Chennai.

  23. K. S. Thippareddy and Pushpa Agrawal. "Pretreatment of agriculture waste using Aspergullus flavus for the production of ethanol by Saccharomyces cerviceae". International conference at ICER-10, Mauritius, Reduit Sept 16-18 2010.

  24. R. Hema, Pushpa Agrawal, Production of Hydrogen through Biological Route from Waste Biomass, at International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER-10) on 16-18 September 2010 at University of Mauritius, Reduit MAURITIUS.

  25. Pushpa Agrawal, Manjunatha Reddy A.H. Praveen Kumar R and Ravishankar H. N. Alleviation of Red rot disease of sugarcane by Bio-agents, presentation at ICER – 2011, Surat.

  26. Pushpa Agrawal, Vijaya Kumar G. Ravishankar H. N and Praveen Kumar R. Methane production from lignite using anaerobic fermentation. presentation at ICER – 2011, Surat.

  27. Pushpa Agrawal, and Trilok Chandran. Silk waste : Potential Nanmaterials. Presented at ICER – 2011, Surat.

  28. K. S. Thippareddy and Pushpa Agrawal. "Studies on characterizations of agriculture waste (rice husk) for the production of ethanol" oral presentation in 4th International Congress of Environmental Research ICER-11, Surat (INDIA) on December 15-17, 2011.

  29. Pushpa Agrawal, Ravishankar H N, Alleviation of Red rot disease of sugarcane by Bioagents presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  30. Rajeshwari M, Pushpa Agrawal, Anila Rao Pullagura, Isothermal, Kinetic and thermodynamics studies on basic dyes sorption using rice husk carbon presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  31. Rajeshwari M, Pushpa Agrawal, Anila Rao Pullagura, rotacell extraction of Pongamia oil and its conversion to biodiesel presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  32. Anila Rani P, Pushpa Agrawal, Nagashree N Rao, Production of Pencillin acylase using mutant E.coli strain by fermentation process presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  33. Nagashree N Rao, Pushpa Agrawal, Anila Rani P, Efficient invitro production fo multiple plantlets in Bacopa monneri (L) Pennell, an important nootropoic plant presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  34. Pushpa Agrawal, Ashwani Sharma "Regeneration and morphogenetic potential of Capsicum Sp." presented at ICER-2011, Surat.

  35. A V Narayan, Pushpa Agrawal, Enzyme based processes for removal of phenol from waste water: Current status and future technologies presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  36. Pushpa Agrawal, Ashok Kumar H G, Harsha B K, Effect of TDZ on PLBs production in Oncidium Grower Ramsay presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  37. H Raju, Pushpa Agrawal, Formulation of gold nano encapsulates with novel bioactive synthetic 1H-pyrozol derivatives as Anti-cancer agents presented at ICER-2011, Surat

  38. Ajeet kumar Srivastava, Pushpa Agrawal, Microbial pretreatment of lignocelluloses materials and production of bioethanol presented at ICER-2011, Surat.

  39. Pushpa Agrawal and Thippa Reddy K S "Production of alcohol from agricultural biomass" in International conference ICER-12 on 22-24 November, 2012 held at Centre for Socioeconomic Development Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT21030 Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia).

  40. Trilok chandran B*, Pushpa Agrawal, Raksha Rao, Darshana Raghavan Microbial degradation of polythene: A case study" in International conference ICER on 22-24 November, 2012 held at Centre for Socioeconomic Development Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) 21030 Kuala Terengganu, (Malaysia).

  41. Pushpa Agrawal, Poulomi Dey, Suvro Kanti Chowdhury, Suvo Sengupta, Eco-friendly Approach towards Biological Synthesis of Gold' Nanoparticles in International conference ICER-12 on 22-24 November, 2012 held at Centre for Socioeconomic Development Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT21030 Kuala Terengganu(Malaysia).

  42. Nisha Nataraj, Rajeshwari B. R., Ramya G. P, Pushpa Agrawal and A H Manjunath Reddy* Production of biodiesel by enzymatic transesterification of honge oil, Bangalore, Karnataka, India" in International conference ICER-12 on 22-24 November, 2012 at Centre for Socioeconomic Development Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT21030 Kuala Terengganu(Malaysia).

  43. Pushpa Agrawal and Thippa Reddy K S “Characterization And Biological Production of Ethanol From Biomass (Deseeded Sun Flower Heads)” in International conference ICER-13 on 21-23 December, 2013 held at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  44. Pushpa Agrawal, B.V. Goutham Vishnu and Thippa Reddy K S “Preparation of nano silk sericin based hydrogels from silk industry waste” in International conference ICER-13 on 21-23 December, 2013 held at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  45. Pushpa Agrawal1, Puja Agarwalla1,*,Suha Naaz1,*, Utkarsh Ranjan1,*, Thippa Reddy1 and S. Venkatesh2 “Homeopathy Medicines Under Investigation Exist In Nano Form” in International conference ICER-13 on 21-23 December, 2013 held at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  46. Pushpa Agrawal, Amrutha, Disha Rao, Shruti Ramaprasad, Sumaya Sultana and Thippa Reddy. An Environmental friendly approach to control the growth of fungus and algae in exterior paints using TiO2 Nano-particles” in International conference ICER-13 on 21-23 December, 2013 held at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  47. Trilokchandran. B*, Pushpa Agrawal, Athena Anne Sebastian, Arisa Paul Process development for the production of monoclonal antibodies ” at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  48. Anila Rani P.*,*Pushpa Agarwal,,*Rajes wari M. * Impact of dissolved Oxygen concentration on key parameters and production of recombinant proteins ” at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  49. Manjita Ruge, Pushpa Agrawal * Extraction of amylase enzyme from isolated fungal source for sugar production from Ipomoea batatas at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  50. Ajeet Kumar Srivastava and Pushpa Agrawal,* Effective pretreatment and production of bioethanol from rice straw ”at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  51. Soumya M. Nagur, Pushpa Agrawal ,* Fabrication of nano fibroin from split cocoons and its biomedical applications ”at Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  52. G. Vijaya Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, V Krishna and Sukumar Roy “Purification of basic protein from L.camara using nano ceramic structures” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  53. Thippa Reddy K. S. and Pushpa Agrawal, “Statistical Optimization of Process Conditions using Taguchi Method for Ethanol Production” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  54. Shivandappa, Pushpa Agrawal and V Krishna, “Media optimization for the culture of Botryococcus brunii to increase Bio-diesel production” ” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  55. Trilokchandran.B, Pushpa Agrawal, Arihanth Sett, Khyati Keswani and Sakshi Kumar, “Comparative study for lab scale production and purification of lipase and the effects of stabilizers on the enzyme” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  56. Ajeet Kumar Srivastava,Abdul Rahiman,Pushpa Agrawal, “Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of cellulosic biomass to bio-ethanol by co-culture of Aspergillus niger and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  57. Vidya Niranjan, Raja Rao and Pushpa Agarwal, “PADET-  Insilico Process for pathogen detection using Next  Generation Sequencing data”, in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  58. Neeta Shivakumar, Sumathra manokaran, Pushpa Agrawal,Sumaya sultana, Patgar Afra, Nishka ranjan, “Preparation of composite silk scaffold for bone tissue regeneration” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  59. Neeta Shivakumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Aashrith kale, “Future prospects of Biodegradable Food packaging material” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  60. Sumathra manokaran, Neeta Shivakumar, Pushpa Agrawal,Praveen kumar gupta, Bhargav, Vidya Rao, “Role of carbonic anhydrases in environmental carbon dioxide sequestration” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  61. Praveen kumar Gupta ,Pushpa Agrawal,Prabha Hegde, “Extraction of Xylooigosaccharides by using Aspergillus Niger from Orange and Tobacco waste” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  62. Prabha Hegde, Pushpa Agrawal, Praveen Kumar Gupta, “Extraction of polyphenols from orange waste” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  63. Niranjan V, Mahalakshmi, Raja Rao KN, and Pushpa Agarwal, “PADET- Insilco Process for pathogen detection using Next Generation Sequencing data” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  64. Rajeswari M and Pushpa Agrawal, “Fixed bed column study for removal of Cd (II) and Cr (VI) from aqueous solutions using untreated coffee residue as an agricultural waste biomass” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  65. Sadiya,H., Swetha,M., Pushpa Agrawal, B.S. Satyanarayana and A.H. Manjunatha Reddy, “Removal of heavy metals using aquatic weeds and Pongamia cake”, in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  66. Ruhi Gautam, Sonali Sirdesai, Varsha Jain, Arpit M. Kothari, Pushpa Agrawal, and A.H. Manjunatha Reddy, “Coconut water as a medium for Spirulina cultivation”, in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  67. Lavanya C, Madhusudhana R K, Savitha sheelavanth and Sumithra Devi K.A., “Impact of e-waste on environment” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  68. Trilokchandran B, Pushpa Agrawal , and V. Krishna  , “Screening studies of microbial species for L -asparaginase production” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  69. M. Rajeswari, Pushpa Agrawal, Vidya. V Rao and Sushma. S, “Optimization of batch conditions and application to packed bed column for Removal of Cr (VI) from aqueous solutions using shelled Moringa oleifera Lamarck seed powder” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  70. Pushpa Agrawal, “Antimicrobial food packaging material from lignocellulosic waste” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  71. Neeta Shivakumar, Aashrith Kale and Pushpa Agrawal, “Biodegradable thin film in food packaging” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  72. Nikita Janakarajan, Reetee Dixit and Pushpa Agrawal, “Homposting in Bangalore city, India” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  73. Pushpa Agrawal, Manjunath Reddy, Preeti Airen and Thippareddy, “Biological production of clean fuel from coal” in International conference ICER-14 on 26-28 December, 2014 held at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Organized by Journal of Environmental Research and Development.

  74. Accepted for oral presentation Crispr : Site specific cleave, Anusha Murulidhar, Pushpa Agrawal and A.H. Manjunatha Reddy in International conference 8th International Congress of Environmental Research 27-28 July, 2016 Luebeck, Germany.

  75. Accepted for oral presentation, Silk thin film for cell and tissue Growth, Sampratha B.1,Prakash M. Navale, Thippa Reddy K.S. and Pushpa Agrawal in International conference 8th International Congress of Environmental Research 27-28 July, 2016 Luebeck, Germany.

  76. Accepted for oral presentation, Biodegradable eco friendly dishware from leaf biomass, Prakash M. Navale, Thippa Reddy K.S. and Pushpa Agrawal in International Conference 8th International Congress of Environmental Research 27-28 July, 2016 Luebeck, Germany .

  77. Accepted for oral presentaion Ajeet Kumar Srivastava, Abdul Rahiman and Pushpa Agrawal, Biodegradation Of Cellulosic Agricultural Wastes Using Cellulolytic Fungi. Agrawal2 in International Conference 8th International Congress of Environmental Research 27-28 July, 2016 Luebeck, Germany .

  78. Accepted for oral presentation, Trilokchandran B, Pushpa Agrawal , and V. Krishna  Microbial L-asparaginase as a potential Therapeutic agent, Agrawal2 in International Conference 8th International Congress of Environmental Research 27-28 July, 2016 Luebeck, Germany.

List of International journal publications

  1. Agrawal P. Navale Prakash M. and Thippareddy K. S. Biodegradable eco-friendly dishware from Leaf biomass Journal of Environmental Research And Development Vol.11 No. 01, July-September 2016, pp.20-27.

  2. Sampratha B.Navale Prakash M. and Thippareddy K. S and Agrawal P.*,.Silk thin film for cell and tissue growth Journal of Environmental Research And Development Vol.11 No. 01, July-September 2016,pp.72-79.

  3. Hegde P.*, Agrawal P. and Gupta P. K. “Polyphenols - A Useful Biomaterial: A Review”. Journal of Environmental Research and Development Vol.10 No. 03, January-March 2016, Pp.547—554.

  4. Shivandappa*, Agrawal P.1 and Krishna V., Standardization of Media Composition and Culture Conditions for the Growth of Botrycoccus braunii Journal of Environmental Research And Development Vol.10 No. 04, April-June 2016., pp 664-673.

  5. Trilokchandran B.*, Agrawal P.1 and Krishna V.2., Screening studies of microbial species for L-asparaginase production. Journal of Environmental Research And Development Vol.10 No. 04, , pp. 712-716., April-June 2016.

  6. Raghu.M.G1, Pushpa Agrawal2., Review on Justicia gendarussa and its applications, International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Publications., V2-1, page no 05 -08, 2016.

  7. Gupta P. K.* , Agrawal P., Hegde P., Shankarnarayan N.,Vidyashree S., Singh S. A. and Ahuja S, “XylooligoSaccharide - A Valuable Material From Waste To Taste : A Review”. Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol.10 No. 03, January-March 2016 Pp.555-563.

  8. Sadiya H., Sowmya Menon, Pushpa Agrawal and A.H. Manjunatha Reddy, Biosorption-An advanced and economical method for heavy metal removal: A review, Research Journal of Life Sciences (2015), Vol.02, Issue 2, pp.43-49.

  9. Praveen Kumar Gupta, Pushpa Agrawal, Prabha Hegde, “Extraction of Xyloloigosaccharides by using Aspergillus niger from orange wastes” International Journal of Pharm Tech Research CODEN (USA), Vol.7, No.3, pp 488-496, 2014-2015.

  10. Prabha Hegde, Pushpa Agrawal, Praveen Kumar Gupta, “Isolation and optimization of polyphenols from the peels of orange fruit”, Journal of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, July-septmber, Vol.8 (3), pp 1-6, 2015.

  11. Raghu M.G. and Pushpa Agrawal “Phytoconstituents, anti microbial and anti fungal Activity of methanol Extracts of Justica Gendarussa” International journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research,Vol.3 (6) Page-1-9, 2015.

  12. G Vijay Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, V Krishna and Sukumar Roy, “Adsorption Isotherms & Breakthrough curves for purification of coagulant proteins on Nano- alumina in fixed bed,” Journal of Biochemical Technology, Accepted for publication.

  13. Pushpa Agrawal, Gopinathan K.P, “Hydrogels and Scaffolds from Nano Silk Materials”, Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology, accepted for publication.

  14. Rajeswari M, Pushpa Agrawal, “Continuous Biosorption Of Arsenic By Olefera In A Packed Column.” Accepted for publication in International Journal of Chem Tech Research.

  15. Pushpa Agrawal, Utkarsh Ranjan, SuhaNaaz, Puja Agarwalla, Thippa Reddy and S. Venkatesh, “Homeopathy medicines under investigation exist in nano form,” International J. Environ. Res. Develop., Vol. 8 No. 4, pp. 903-912, June 2014.

  16. Pushpa Agrawal, Karan Mehta, Pooja Vashisth, Sudarshan B G, Preethi Bhat and B V Goutham Vishnu, “Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their application in dental filling material.” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3 (6), pp 13038-13052, June 2014.

  17. Pushpa Agrawal, Amrutha Anandaraman and Shruti Ramaprasad, “Synthesis of an active antimicrobial packaging material based on the bio-switch model.” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3 (5), pp 12800-12809, May 2014.

  18. Pushpa Agrawal, B S Satyanarayana, Ranganath D, Avinash Kumar, NiharikaGarg, Prannoy Seth, Puja Agarwal and B V Goutham Vishnu, “Synthesis of bio-nano composite film and their application in filtration and sterilization of heat labile materials.” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3 (5), pp 12815-12825, May 2014.

  19. G Vijaya Kumar, V Krishna, Sukumar Roy and Pushpa Agrawal. “Purification of coagulant proteins from moringa oleifera using nanostructured zirconium as a bioadsorbent,” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3 (5), pp 12702-12708, May 2014.

  20. G Vijaya Kumar, V Krishna, Sukumar Roy and Pushpa Agrawal. “Design of continuous fixed bed column for adsorption of Bovine Serum Albumin on nanostructured alumina based on Batch adsorption studies,” International Journal of Advanced Research, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp 729-737, 2014.

  21. Ajeet Kumar Srivastava, Pushpa Agrawal and Abdul Rahiman, “Pretreatment and production of bioethanol from different Lignocelluosic biomass,” International Journal of Advance Research, Vol. 2 (4), pp 888-896, 2014.

  22. G Vijay Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, V Krishna and Sukumar Roy, “Purification of α-amylase from Tinospora cardifolia (gudachi) using nano ceramic materials as a bio adsorbent.” International Journal of Chemical Engineering Research. Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 11-18, 2014.

  23. Ajeet Kumar Srivastava, Pushpa Agrawal, Abdul Rahiman, “Delignification of Rice Husk and Production of Bioethanol,” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 10187-10194. Mar. 2014.

  24. Agrawal Pushpa, Pandey Subhash C. and Manjunatha Reddy A.H., “Development of Liquid Formulation for the Dual Purpose of Crop Protection and Production,” International J. Environ. Res. Develop., Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 378-383, Mar. 2014.

  25. Thippareddy K.S. and Puspha Agrawal, Accepted for the publication “Characterization Aspects for the Biological Production of Ethanol from De-seeded Sunflower Heads” Journal of Environmental Research and Development Bhopal (India). Vol.9 no.2 pp 334-341 year , Nov-Dec 2014.

  26. Neeta Shivakumar and Pushpa Agrawal, 2013, Characterization of the cultivars of ginger for oleoresin content. Advances in Applied Research 5 (1), 67-71.

  27. Neeta Shivakumar and Pushpa Agrawal, 2014, Callus induction and regeneration of Zingiber officinale, Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences.4-36-39.

  28. Agrawal Pushpa, B.V. Goutham Vishnu and Thippa Reddy K.S., “Preparation of nano silk sericin based hydrogels from silk industry waste,” International J. Environ. Res. Develop., Vol. 8 No. 2, pp. 243-253, Dec. 2013.

  29. Neeta Shivakumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Praveen kumar Gupta, “Green Pharmacy: An Alternative And Complementary Medicine,” International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Vol. 4, No. 02, pp. 574-580, 2013.

  30. Pushpa Agrawal, Shushant Bhushan, “Preparation of sericin nano particles from waste of silk industry,” International Journal of Science Research, Vol 01, No. 03, pp. 116-120, Dec. 2012.

  31. G. Vijaya Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal and Lingayya Hiremath, “Utility of plant cellulose waste for the bioadsorption of brilliant green dye pollutant,” International Journal of Chem Tech Res, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 319-323, Mar.2012.

  32. Gupta Praveen K, Rajeswari M, Agrawal Pushpa, Narendra Kumar S, Anila Rani P, “Isothermal Kinetic And Thermodynamic Studies On Basic Dyes sorption Using Rice Husk Carbon,” International Journal of Atoms and Molecules, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 139-148, 2012.

  33. Hema R and Pushpa Agrawal, “Production of Hydrogen through Biological Route from waste Biomass,” Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 415– 423, Mar. 2012.

  34. Ajeet kumar Srivastava, Pushpa Agrawal, “Cellulose hydrolysis by Cellulomonas fimi and ethanol production by Zymomonas mobilis,” International Journal of Atoms and Molecules, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 214-222, 2012.

  35. Srivastava Ajeet kumar, Agrawal Pushpa, “Saccharification by fungi and ethanol production by bacteria using lignocellulosic materials,” International Research Journal of Pharmacy; Vol. 3, No. 5, 2012.

  36. Srivastava Ajeet kumar, Agrawal Pushpa, “Microbial pretreatment of lignocellulosic materials and production of bioethanol,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Development; Vol. 7, No. 1A, 2012.

  37. Ajeet kumar Srivastava, Pushpa Agrawal, “Saccharification with Phanerochaete chrysosporium and ethanol production with Saccharomyces cerevisiae,” International Journal of Atoms and Molecules, Vol.2, No. 4, pp.321-331, 2012.

  38. Thippareddy K.S. and Pushpa Agrawal, "Studies on Characterization of Agriculture waste (rice husk) for the production of ethanol," Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 7, No. 2, Dec. 2012.

  39. Gupta Praveen Kumar, Agrawal Pushpa, Hegde Prabha, “A Review on Xylooligosaccharides,” International Research Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 3, No. 8, pp. 71-74, 2012.

  40. J. P. Rao, P. Agrawal, R. Mahmood, S. K. Rao, G. R. Reddy, H. J. Dechamma, V.V.S. Suryanarayana, “Expression of VPI protein of serotype A and o of foot –and- mouth Disease virus in transgenic Sunhemp plants and its Immunogenicity for guinea pigs,” Acta virologica, Vol. 56, pp. 91-99, 2012.

  41. Narayan A.V. and Agrawal Pushpa, “Review Paper (Ns) Enzyme Based Processes For Removal of Phenol from Waste Water: Current Status and Future Challenges” Journal of Environmental Research And Development, Vol. 7(2), pp 724-728, October-December 2012.

  42. Gupta Praveen kumar, Agrawal Pushpa, Shivkumar Neeta and Hiremath Suhasini B., "In silico modeling & drug design & A review," International Res. J of Pharmacy, Vol. 2(9), pp. 15-17, 2011

  43. Lingayya Hiremath, Pushpa Agrawal and A. H. Manjunatha Reddy, Isolation, Purification and characterization of proteins from Lantana camara Linn., antagonistic against Colletotrichum falcatum Went, International Journal of Engineering Science Research-IJESR, Vol. 2, Issue 05, October 2011.

  44. Ashwani sharma and Pushpa Agrawal "Analysis of capsicin and ascorbic acid in different varieties of Capsicum sp." Global Journal of Molecular biology and Technology, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 4-6, 2011.

  45. Jyothsna P Rao, Pushpa Agrawal, Riaz Mahmood, Rohini Sreevathsa, K. Sankara Rao, G. R. Reddy, V.V.S. Suryanarayana, “Tissue Culture independent transformation of the crop Sunhemp (Crotolaria juncea.L):An easy Method towards generation of transgenics,” Physiol,Mol.Biol.plants, Vol. 18, pp. 51-57, 2011.

  46. Thippareddy K.S. and Pushpa Agrawal, “Two Steps Fermentation Process For The Production Of Ethanol From Agricultural Waste,” Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 4, pp. 964 – 969, Apr. 2010.

  47. Thippa Reddy K.S. and Pushpa Agrawal, “Enhanced production of Ethanol from pretreated Biomass,” BIOZONE: International Journal of Life Science, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 356-361, 2010.

  48. K.S. Thippareddy and Pushpa Agrawal, “Ethanol production from lignocellulose biomass through anaerobic fermentation,” Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 395-399, Dec. 2008.

  49. Dharmendra Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, Prashantha V Saradesai, Aravinda B J, Shreyash N Deshpande, "Mutational Analysis Of H5n1 & H1n1 For Ascertaining Test Systems," Current Science, Vol. 92, No. 7, Apr. 2007 .

  50. Pushpa Agrawal, R. Hema, S. Mahesh Kumar, “Experimental Investigation on Biological Hydrogen Production Using Different Biomass,” International Journal Technologi, Malaysia, Vol. 47, pp. 13-24, 2007.

  51. S. Mahesh Kumar, P. Agrawal & S Roy, “Tangential flow microfiltration of gasification power plant effluent by inorganic membrane,” International Journal Technologi, Malaysia, Vol. 47, pp. 1-12, 2007.

  52. B.S.Mohan, Pushpa Agrawal, “Is Phytoremidiation is the solution for arsenic pollution of ground water in India and Bangladesh,” Current Science, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2006.

  53. JA Kanters EH Von der Streen, Pushpa Bagdi and NS Poonia, “Synthesis and structural analysis of amino picrate-dibenzo-18-crown-6,” J Inclu. Pheno, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 225-33, 1986.

  54. NS Poonia, Pushpa Bagdi and Sidhu, “Structural aspects of crown complexes with alkali and alkaline earth cations- benzo-15-crown-5 as a discriminating macrocycles,” J.Inclu.Pheno., Vol. 4, pp 43-54,1985.

  55. Narinder S. Poonia, G. Chandra Kumar, A. Jayakumar, Pushpa Bagdi and Amritlal V. Bajaj, “Coordination chemistry of alkali and alkaline earth cations-II lower glycols as lipophilizing and discriminating ligands,” J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem., Vol. 43, pp. 2159-2164,1981.

Books Published

Biotechnology-IV, New age International Publishers, Dr.S.Mahesh & Dr.Pushpa Agrawal 2006, for Science and Technical University students.

Book Chapters:

1.G Vijay Kumar, Pushpa Agrawal, V Krishna and Sukumar Roy, “Purification of α-amylase from Tinospora cardifolia (gudachi) using nano ceramic materials as a bio adsorbent”

2. Ajeet Kumar Srivastava and Pushpa Agrawal. Chapter #8: Some Inorganic and Organic Compounds Enhance Cellulase Production in Fungi and Sugar Yield in Saccharification, Book entitled: Frontiers in Environmental Research, pp. 74-80, 2012.

Outside world interaction

Sl. No. Particulars
1

Invited for Plenary lecture (speaker) at International Conference 8th International Congress of Environmental Research 27-28 July, 2016 Luebeck, Germany and coordinator of the ICER-16

2

Invited speaker at Global Summit on plant science held at San Antonio, USA, 21-23 September 2015

3 Active Doctoral committee member at CMR University, Bangalore 2015.
4 Technical consultant to Skanda life sciences Pvt ltd, Bangalore. in the areas of cell biology Molecular biology and Biotechnology and Microbiogy 2015
5 Interactive collaboration with Miss. Amita Goyal, University of Spain for the development of bio-compostable plates-July, 2015.
6 Invitation for Multi -Sector International Expo in Dongguan, China, 29-31 Oct 2015.
7 Attended one day workshop on "sensors systems for ICT enabled agriculture' organized by Center of excellence, RVCE, Bangalore 27 Mar 2015.
8 Organizing committee member at International Conference on 'Large Area and Flexible Microelectronics' (ILAFM-2014) held at RVCE and Centre of Excellence-microelectronics (TEQIP) 18-20 Dec 2014.
9 Attended three day workshop on "synthesis and characterization of thin films and Nano materials", organized by RVCE, Bangalore
10 Presented a paper at 'The 23rd International congress on Sericulture & silk Industry held at Bangalore, 24-27 Nov 2014.
11 Visited DRDO laboratory, at Tezpur in north East India Assam, 23-25 Feb 2014
12 Examiner to evaluate the project under Central mine planning and design Institute Limited (CMPDI), Ranchi, 13 Jan 2014.
13 Appointed as a Editor and Chief Journal of plant science and research, 2014
14 Interacted with 800 delegates and honored with Letter of appreciation from Global earth society for environmental energy and development, Shivagi Nagar Bhopal, ICER-14 Dec 2014
15 Convener at 7th International congress of Environmental Research, ICER-14 held at RV College of Engineering Bangalore. 26-28 Dec 2014 and interacted with 400 national and 100 International delegates.
16 Interacted with DRDO scientists during delivering Invited speaker on 'Applications of nanotechnology in food and life sciences’ at Defense R & D Organization DRDO, held at Defense research laboratory, Mysore, 22-26 Sep 2014.
17 Interacted with 425 delegates at 6th International Congress of Environmental Research held at Dr.Rafiq Zakaria Campus, Maulan Azad College of arts, Science & Commerce, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India 19-21 Dec 2013,as Chair person and Invited speaker.

 

Consultancy Projects

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Funded by

Project Title

Duration

Project Cost Rupees

Lakhs

Nat. and Internat.conf.

Presentations

Nat./Int. Journal

publications

 

1.

TIFAC (2004)

Hydrogen Economy Technology Program (HETP)

Principal Investigator

Microbial generation of H2 from bagasse and other Biomass,

 

3 Years

 

50

09

03

2.

CMPDI in Sept. 2008).

Coal Ministry

Principal Investigator

Bio-conversion of coal to clean fuels

3 Years

 

49

 

03

01

Communicated

02

 

3.

DBT, DST New Delhi

Principal Investigator

Exploitation Of Commercial Silk Waste As Potential Nano biomaterials

3 Years

28.00

3

2

4.

BHEL & SVE

Membrane purification system

Co-Principal Investigator

Purification of water using nano ceramic membranes

2 Year

 

2.0

02

02

5.

UGC

Co-Principal Investigator

Formulation of gold/silver nano conjugates/encapsulate with novel bioactive synthetic 1H-Pyrazol-2methoxyphenol derivatives as anti cancer therapeutics

3 Years

8.66

1

1

6.

Ridhi Sidhi Gluco Biols (L) 2005

Principal Investigator

Starch from Maize

Consultancy project

1 Year

 

Honorary

 

 

 

7.

KSCST Student Project

Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water.

 

1 year

0.035 L

 

2

1

8.

VTU

Principal Investigator

Regeneration transformation and elicitation of capsicum species

3 Years

 

10.13

2

1

9.

DBT, DST Govt. of India

Principal Investigator

Bio control of Red Rot disease of sugar Sugarcane

 

3years

 

10.23

 

3

2

communicated

10.

VTU

Co-Principal Investigator

Crop improvement of ginger (Zingerber officinale)

3 Years

11.22

1

-

11.

VTU

Co-Principal Investigator

Haploid plant regeneration from anther and microspore cultures of cotton (Gossyupium hirsutum L)

3 Years

10.02

-

1

12.

KSCST

Student Project

Purification of Water using Moringa olifera

1 Year

0.070

-

-

Membership of Academic Boards – BOS, BOE, VTU-LIC, VTU-EDUSAT

  1. Expert Member, DBT, Govt. of India, Research project funding on crops.

  2. Member of VTU Institute of advanced Technologies

  3. Member of VTU-EDUSAT , e-learning program

  4. Ex-Chairperson, Board of Studies – B.E. Biotechnology, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.

  5. Ex-Chairperson Board of Examination – B.E. Biotechnology, RVCE Autonomous.

  6. EX-Chairperson Board of Studies - B.E. Biotechnology, RVCE Autonomous.

  7. Ex-Member, Board of Studies – B E Biotechnology, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. 2004 – 2009

  8. Ex-Member, board of Examiners – B E Biotechnology, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. 2004, 2006.

  9. Ex-member, board of Examiners – M.Sc Biotechnology & Microbiology, Bangalore University, Bangalore.

  10. Visited various Engineering Institutions under VTU as a Local Inspection Committee member appointed by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.

Funded Projects :

1

DBT, DST

Govt. of India

Principal Investigator

Protein Genomics of Silk worm

3 Year

23.40

-

-

Awards

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Particulars

  1.  

Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award 2015 from Global Economic Progress and Research Association No.101,Mundy Street, Tiruvannamalai-606601

  1.  

Letter of appreciation from the Global earth society for environmental energy and development 2014, Shivagi Nagar Bhopal.

  1.  

Young Scientist award received from G.E.Health care catalyst programme conducted at ABC college of Technology. 2013

  1.  

Best prize award and received appreciation letter in 5th Bangalore nano international conference, 5-7 Dec 2012

  1.  

Honorable judge at SANKALPA innovative idea competition 2012 at PESIT, Bangalore, 25 Feb 2012

  1.  

Young Environmentalist award in Life sciences from 5th International Congress of Environmental Research held at University of Malaysia, Trengganu, Kuala Trengganu, Malaysia 22-24 Nov 2012

  1.  

Best Faculty award -2011 from Cognizant and RVCE, 2011

  1.  

Appreciation letter received from Rav Bahaddur Mabaleswrappa Engineering College, Bellari.11 Oct 2011

  1.  

Honor From RSST Trust "faculty who visited abroad for presentation papers in International Conference"

  1.  

Honored with Letter of appreciation for critical reviewing and editing the book chapters in Basic Biotechnology from the publishers of Oxford University press YMCA Building New Delhi. 2011

  1.  

Invited guest at three day training programme in “Liquid chromatography school" held at waters global services, Bangalore, 27-29 Nov 2009

  1.  

Letter of appreciation by chief consultant, RVCE,BWSSB project-2007

  1.  

Awarded first prize for oral presentation at International conference on molecular Mechanisms and systems biology organized by PESIT Bangalore. 2-4 May 2008.

  1.  

Honored at ISTE -RVCE for achieving Academic Excellence through Research, publications, presentations and projects, 9th Sep 2008

  1.  

Testimonial of Appreciation during 8th mile as Head Reception committee organizing 8th national level techno -cultural Festival March 2008 RVCE-Bangalore.

  1.  

Letter of Appreciation By Civil department Prof.& Head RVCE Bangalore 59

  1.  

Invited guest and honored with Letter of appreciation for the 5th annual college day function held at Amatuer Dramatical Association, Ranga Mandira, at Ganaga Kaveri Institute of Science, Bangalore, 22Feb 2006

  1.  

Appreciation letter received from Garden city college, Bangalore 26 Nov 2005

  1.  

Staff Selection Committee member as recruiting faculty at New horizon College of Engineering Kadubisanahalli, Bangalore-560087,2005

  1.  

Invited guest and honored with Letter of appreciation at International conference on 58th Annual Session at Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers CHEMCON- 14-17 Dec 2005

  1.  

"Best Teacher" award in National First Grade College Bangalore. 1995-1998

  1.  

Award in Science from Dinek Bhaskar organized function at Indore, 5 July 1985

  1.  

Awarded in Science from Agrasen youth club, Indore. 1895

  1.  

Award in Science, Naye Duniya Indore , 4 July 1985

  1.  

Award in Science Nava Bharath Indore, 4 July 1985

  1.  

Awarded Senior Research Fellowship from Council of Scientific Research, New Delhi. Jan 1982

  1.  

Award of Post Doctoral Research Fellowship From Council of Scientific Research, Rafi Marg, New Delhi.

 

Patents

Ref. No: RVCE/TEQIP/036/15-16

Sl. No. Particulars

1

Preparation of composite Silk scaffold for bone tissue Regeneration.

2

Synthesis of an antimicrobial packaging Material based on the Bio- switch Model.

3

Green Synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their application in Dental filling material

4

Development of liquid formulation for the dual purpose of crop protection and production