Dr. Sunil Kumar Khare

Born in Jhansi U.P. on 4th August 1960. Educated at Bundelkhand University Jhansi B.Sc. 1979; G.B. Pant University Pantnagar M.Sc. 1983 and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Ph.D. 1990; National Food Research Institute Tsukuba Japan Post doc (UNU Fellow) 1997; Visiting fellow- National Centre for Agricultural Utilization Research-USDA Peoria USA 2006; Visiting fellow- Polytech Clermont -Ferrand University of Blaise Pascal France, 2014 & 2018.

Associate Dean (Research & Development) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; Institute Chair Professor & HAG Professor of Biochemistry IIT-Delhi.

Scientist ICAR-CIAE Bhopal 1989-94; Sr. Scientist ICAR-CIAE Bhopal 1994-2000; Asstt. Professor of Biochemistry IIT Delhi 2000-2006; Associate Professor of Biochemistry IIT Delhi 2006-11; Professor of Biochemistry IIT Delhi (since 2011).

Awards/Honours: United Nations Amway award, 1998; National Merit Scholar, 1977; Research Fellow of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, 1983-88; Malaviya Memorial Award for Teaching-Senior Faculty, Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI), India, 2018. Member of National Academy of Sciences India (since-2008); Honorary Member-Bio encapsulation Research Group France (since 1996); Member Executive Board of Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) (since 2016); Member American Chemical Society (ACS) (since 2020); Joint Secretary Association of Microbiologists of India (since 2015); General Secretary Biotech Research Society of India (2015-2016); Vice President, Biotech Research Society of India (since 2019). Member- Society of Biological Chemists India; Member- Association of Food Scientist and Technologists India; Member- Indian Society of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology; Chairman/Member of several International & National Committees/ task forces; Editor and Editorial board member of reputed International journals.

Fellow: UNU-Kirin Fellow Japan, 1997; Fellow Biotech Research Society of India (FBRS), 2012; Fellow- International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses (FIOBB) France, 2013; Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, 2018; Fellow, Academy of Microbiological Sciences, India, 2018; Fellow, Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI), India, 2018; Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India (2019).

Research Areas: Enzymology protein and proteomics; Extremophiles and extremozymes; Biobased chemicals and fuels; Food bioprocesses; Nanotoxicology and bioremediation

Address: Dean (R&D) and Institute Chair Professor of Biochemistry, MS-705 (A), Enzyme and Microbial Biochemistry Lab, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016; 52, Vikramshila Apartment, IIT-Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016; [Tel: Off. (011) 26596568; Res. (011) 26597733; Cell: 9350408194; Email: skkhare@chemistry.iitd.ac.in; skhare@rocketmail.com]