Abhilasha Singh Mathuriya is Head, Department of Life Sciences. She earned her M. Tech. in Biochemical Engineering, and Ph.D. (Engineering) in Biotechnology. She remained a brilliant scholar and has held top positions in the college and university merit list. She has written 26 high impact factor papers and 18 books/book chapters.
She has applied 17 patents for various wastewater treatment reactor designs and running 02 externally funded research projects from DST and DRDO. She is the reviewer of various international journals and member of many technical societies. She has received many awards by national and international bodies and has many national and international research collaborations.
Her area of interest is bioelectrochemical systems, bioproducts, fermentation and biological wastewater treatment. She is presently working in the specific area of waste-to-bioenergy and developing low-cost waste-to-energy systems which can be applied at the community level. Another area of research is the development of biodegradable composites for the packaging applications (biodegradable plastics).