Dr. Pramod Wasudeo Ramteke

Born in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, India on 30 May 1957. Educated at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Yavatmal 1971-74, Nagpur University, B.Sc. 1978; M.Sc. 1983; Ph.D. 1993.

Adjunct Professor, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur (M.P.) & RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur (M.S.) 2020 to date.

Scientist, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, 1987-2000; Professor in Biotechnology, Dean, Post Graduate Studies and Professor & Head, Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj 2001-20.

Awards/Honours: Member, XVIII Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, 1998-99; Biotechnology Overseas Associateship Award, 2004-05; International Fellowship by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK, 2005; INSA Visiting Scientist to Korea (2004), Turkey (2011) and Hungary (2017); Prof. K. S. Bilgramy Memorial Award, 2012; Er. V. S. Chauhan Gold Medal, 2013; SCON Memorial Award for Excellence in Science 2016; Lifetime Achievement Award (Biological Sciences), 2016; J. C. Bose Gold Medal, 2017; Dr. J. C. Edward Medal, 2017; Prof. K. V. Sastry Gold Medal, 2018; ABAP-Senior Scientist Award, 2018; BHU Centennial Award 2019.

Fellow: Royal Society of Biology, The Linnean Society of London, National Academy of Biological Sciences, Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Society for Plant Protection Sciences, Mycological Society of India, Academy of Microbiological Sciences India, Biotech Research Society of India, International Society of Environmental Botanists, National Environmental Sciences Academy, Maharashtra Academy of Sciences; The Academy of Environmental Biology; Society for Applied Biotechnology; Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development.

Research Areas: Environmental microbiology & biotechnology, biofuels, plant-microbes interactions, enzymology, nanotechnology

Address: Flat No. 203, Kolbaswamy Residency, Vitthal Nagar, Nagpur 440034, Maharashtra; [Tel: Cell: 9415124985; Email: pwramteke@gmail.com; pwramteke@yahoo.com; pwramteke.178@rediffmail.com]