Dr. Lala Behari Sukla

Hon’ble Board Member

IJBST Journal Group

Dr. Lala Behari Sukla, Director, Biofuels & Bioprocessing Research Center, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar-751030 INDIA & Hon'ble Editorial Board Member, IJBST Journal Group

Lala Behari Sukla is presently Director of the Institute for Applied Environmental Biotechnology Innovation (IAEBI) Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. He is also at present Emeritus Professor, AcSIR, New Delhi. He has completed B.Sc (Engg.) in Metallurgy from NIT, Rourkela in the year 1971, M.Tech in Metallurgy from NIT, Rourkela in the year 1973. He has also worked as CSIR-Emeritus Scientist at CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar after superannuation as Chief Scientist on 2011. He has more than 39 years of R&D experience in the area of Bio-mineral Processing , Hydrometallurgy, Algal biotechnology and contributed over 174 papers in International & National Journals in the area of Bio Science and other related fields.

He has published 4 books & 11 patents and seven students have been awarded PhD degree under his guidance. He is now supervising several students from different Universities for PhD in the area of bioleaching. He has co-edited book on Mineral Biotechnology 2002, Mineral Biotechnology 2007, and Environmental Microbial Biotechnology (SPRINGER) 2015, Applied and Industrial Biotechnology (IAEBI) 2015. The books have been widely acclaimed by the readers in the field. He was also leader of several national and international R&D projects in the area of bio-minerals. He has visited several Institutes like Higher Institute of Mining and Geology, Sofia, Bulgaria, Department of Metallurgy, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Polish Academy of Science, Poland and Stolberg Engineer Beratung GmbH Germany.

Dr. Sukla is the recipient of several prestigious awards that include Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award for the year 2010 by Association Of Microbiologists of India (AMI) towards his significant contribution for the Development of Microbiology in India, IIME Mineral Beneficiation Award: Academic / R&D for the year 2009 for his outstanding professional contribution to Mineral Engineering and Sita Ram Rungta Memorial Award – 2007 of the Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists ( SGAT) for the year 2007 for outstanding work in the field of bio-mineral processing.

Dr. Sukla has become Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, a journal from Nature Publishing Group, the publishers of Nature. Dr. Sukla is the editorial board member of the World Environment journal (Scientific & Academic Publishing) and International Journal of Nonferrous Metallurgy Dr. Sukla is the National Expert in Envis Centre on Environmental Biotechnology (MOEF), New Delhi . Er Sukla has implemented projects of Alcoa, USA, Ministry of Mines, DST, DBT, MOE and Govt of Odisha.

Dr. Sukla has become Senior editor INGLOMAYOR magazine, Santiago (CHILE).

Dr. Sukla is at present Research Professor in Multidisciplinary research cell,Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University (SOA University), Bhubaneswar.

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Email: lalabeharisukla@soa.ac.in, suklalb@yahoo.co.in

Website: http://www.lbsukla.com