Faculty

Amrita Mishra

Amrita Mishra

Assistant Professor

Amrita has over 12 years of experience in biogenic nanostructures processing for applications in wound management and infection control. Another area of her research is isolation and characterization of biomolecules for potential antibacterial application against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.


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Archana Ghatak

Archana Ghatak

Assistant Professor

Dr. Archana Ghatak has five years of experience in teaching Enzymology and eight years of experience of teaching Metabolic Pathways in School of Biotechnology, KIIT deemed to be University. Alongside teaching she is also involved in research on biological
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Bhawna Gupta

Bhawna Gupta

Assistant Professor

Dr Gupta completed her doctoral studies at IGIB and University of Delhi in 2008 and worked diligently for understanding the role of immune cells in diseases and homeostasis. She gained a vast experience during her postdoctoral tenure while working at
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Birendra Kumar Bindhani

Birendra Kumar Bindhani

Associate Professor

Dr. Bindhani has more than 18 years of teaching experiences and more than 15 years of research experiences in the different fields of Life Sciences & Nano biotechnology. Presently, he has been working as Associate Professor-I in the School of
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Biswadeep Das

Biswadeep Das

Assistant Professor

Biswadeep Das has several years of experience in biomedical research and teaching UG and PG students of biology. After post-graduating from Bangalore University, Biswadeep conducted his PhD program under Indian Council of Medical Research in the genetics and evolutionary biology
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Chanakya Nath Kundu

Chanakya Nath Kundu

Professor, Research Dean

Dr. Chanakya Nath Kundu, Professor and Research Dean of School of Biotechnology, KIIT-DU, is actively doing teaching and research. He has completed his B.Sc. (Chemistry) and M.Sc. (Biochemistry) on 1994 and 1996, respectively. He has completed his Ph.D. from Indian
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Dindyal Mandal

Dindyal Mandal

Associate Professor

Dr. Mandal has eight years of teaching and twenty years of research experience. He earned his Ph. D (Chemistry) from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India and got postdoctoral training at several reputed institutes (Mayo clinic, M D Anderson
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Gargi Dey

Gargi Dey

Associate Professor

Gargi Dey obtained her PhD (2001) in Agricultural & Food Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Post Doc (2002-2005) CSIR Research Associate at Agricultural & Food Engg Dept, IIT-Kharagpur.
She was an Assistant Professor (2005-2014) at Jaypee
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Gopal C. Kundu

Gopal C. Kundu

Professor & Director R&D

Prof. Gopal C. Kundu has obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Bose Institute, Kolkata, India (1989). He did his post-doctoral work at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University of Colorado, University of Wyoming, and the National Institutes of Health in USA
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Gopal Chowdhary

Gopal Chowdhary

Assistant Professor

Gopal Chowdhary has obtained his master in Botany and M. Phil from Department of Botany from University of Delhi. He has a Ph.D. in plant Biotechnology. Thereafter he continued as post-doctoral fellow at University of Stavanger, Norway. He has about
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K Sony Reddy

K Sony Reddy

Assistant Professor

K Sony Reddy joined as an Assistant Professor at School of Biotechnology of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology on January 2016; and has been involved in teaching Immunology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry to Masters students. He has worked on developing
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Kshirod Kumar Jena

Kshirod Kumar Jena

Professor Emeritus

Kshirod Jena has over 35 years research and teaching experience. After completing PhD from Utkal University, he did his post doctoral research at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Manila, Philippines, and worked as a visiting faculty at University of
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Lopamudra Ray

Lopamudra Ray

Assistant Professor

Lopamudra Ray obtained her PhD in Environmental Biotechnology in 2012 from KIIT University. She continued to work as post doctoral research scientist at School of Biotechnology, KIIT university looking into Characterization of Benthic as well as Littoral Microbial community of
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Luna Goswami

Luna Goswami

Associate Professor

Our group is mainly working on synthesis and characterization of several new biomaterials (such as hydrogels, nanocomposites, etc) and aim to apply these materials for biomedical applications. At present we are synthesizing different natural polymeric compound-based hydrogels in combination with
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Madhuchhanda Mohanty

Madhuchhanda Mohanty

Faculty Associate

"After completion of Bachelor degree in Computer Science & Engineering (BE) in 2002, I spent few years in teaching profession in different engineering colleges for Computer Science subject. In 2012, I got an opportunity to pursue full time two years
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Mrunmay Kumar Giri

Mrunmay Kumar Giri

Assistant Professor

Mrunmay Kumar Giri has six years of experience in teaching and research after PhD. Throughout his academic career, he received many scholarships to continue his study. He holds a master’s degree in Biotechnology from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.
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Mrutyunjay Suar

Mrutyunjay Suar

Professor & Director General R&D

Dr. Suar's group work on Salmonella Typhimurium (STm) and Salmonella Enteritidis (SEn) infection biology in Streptomycin pre-treated mouse model especially looking at identification of new virulence factors of SEn through comparative genome wide screening approach; development of recombinant and safe
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Namrata Misra

Namrata Misra

Assistant Professor

Dr. Misra received her Master’s Degree from Banaras Hindu University and PhD in Life Sciences from Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR); CSIR-IMMT and Post Doctorate fellowship from Science and Engineering Research Board,DST Government of India. Her research focuses
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Naresh Chandra Bal

Naresh Chandra Bal

Associate Professor

Naresh Chandra Bal has been a biology enthusiast since childhood, became focused on organismal physiology during his master’s degree in physiology from the School of Life Sciences, Sambalpur University in 1997. To add structural knowledge to his physiological understanding, he
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Pravat Kumar Rout

Pravat Kumar Rout

Assistant Professor

Prabhat Kumar Rout began his career in education as a Mathematics faculty in Odisha +2 Science College, Bhubaneswar in 2005. Before joining the KIIT University in 2008, he was in Royal School of Management and Technology, where he used to
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Priti S. Mohanty

Priti S. Mohanty

Associate Professor

"After finishing a Ph.D. in physics (Specialization: Soft Condensed Matter) in 2005 from IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Dr. Mohanty moved to Kyoto University, Japan as a Post-doctoral fellow. Then in the year of 2006, he moved to the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
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Rahul Modak

Rahul Modak

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rahul Modak has more than 18years of research experience in epigenetics, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and infection biology. His researh group is studying epigenetic regulation of host-pathogen interactions during bacterial infection. They are actively pursuing detailed function analysis
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Rajani Kanta Mahapatra

Rajani Kanta Mahapatra

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mahapatra has more than 12 years of experience in teaching at the post graduate and undergraduate level. He has completed his PhD in Computer-Aided Drug Design and his area of research is comparative genomics, molecular modeling and chemo-informatics.


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Ritesh Pattnaik

Ritesh Pattnaik

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ritesh Pattnaik received his doctoral degree from National Rice Research Institute (NRRI) - Utkal University in 2018. His doctoral work was emphasized on “Microbially mediated cycling of iron in anoxic rice soils”. During his course of doctoral study, Dr.
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Sandeep Kumar Panda

Sandeep Kumar Panda

Assistant Professor

Teaching interest
Microbial Technology; Food and Agricultural Microbiology

Research Interest
Major areas: Fermentation technology; Food microbiology; Microbial biotechnology

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Panda has been trained in different laboratories of ICAR, CSIR, IIT and the University of Johannesburg during his Doctoral and Post
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Sankha Chakrabortty

Sankha Chakrabortty

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sankha Chakrabortty has done his PhD from NIT Durgapur in the year of 2017 as an DST INSPIRE FELLOW also successfully done his Post Doc work from CSIR-CMERI as a National Post Doc Fellow in the year of 2019.
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Sashikant Nayak

Sashikant Nayak

Assistant Professor

Sashikant Nayak has three years of experience in teaching and about eight years in research. Sashikant received his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Mathematics from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack and M.Sc. in Mathematics National Institute of Technology Rourkela. He received his Ph.D.
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Sasmita Nayak

Sasmita Nayak

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sasmita Nayak was awarded with M.B.B.S degree in the year 1995 and completed her internship in the year 1996 from S.C.B Medical College Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India. After moving to USA for higher studies, she was E.C.F.M.G certified in
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Satyabrata Si

Satyabrata Si

Assistant Professor

Dr Si has obtained his Master degree in chemistry from Ravenshaw College (Utkal University) and completed his PhD in Chemistry from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (Jadavpur University), Kolkata. He has an excellent track record throughout his academic
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Selvakumar Elangovan

Selvakumar Elangovan

Associate Professor

Dr. Selvakumar Elangovan was graduated from the University of Madras in 2006 in the field of Biochemistry. Then, he did postdoctoral studies at New York Medical College, USA and Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, USA. He has studied the mechanisms
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Shampa M. Ghosh

Shampa M. Ghosh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shampa M. Ghosh is an evolutionary biologist and her research focus is experimental evolution and evolutionary developmental biology (Evo-devo). She uses fruit flies for her research, and built up the first Drosophila research laboratory of Bhubaneswar at KIIT. She
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Shirsendu Banerjee

Shirsendu Banerjee

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shirsendu Banerjee has 3 years of teaching and research and 1 year of industry experience. Dr. Banerjee has previously worked in KL Education Foundation and was an Assistant Professor in Petroleum Engineering Department. Currently working as an Assistant
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Shraddha Dhal

Shraddha Dhal

Faculty Associate

Dr. Shraddha Dhal has a demonstrated history of working in the Education management industry, skilled in Research, Communication, Teaching, and Interpersonal Skills. She has presented papers at conferences, published articles and papers in journals of National & International repute, and
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Shrikant Mishra

Shrikant Mishra

Professor , and Head, Technology and Translation Laboratory

A student of science , with 32 years of experience in biotechnology, with 12 biotechnology derived products in regulatory filing, with 23 patents, 32 international publications, and having three life saving products in ICU. One of the product technologies is
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Snehasish Mishra

Snehasish Mishra

Associate Professor

Dr. Snehasish Mishra, Associate Professor, PhD (Life Sciences), of the School of Biotechnology, KIIT Deemed University has research exposure in the areas of microbiology, biotechnology, limnology, environmental biotechnology, renewable energy, bioprocess engineering and food sciences. He has more than two
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Srinivas Patnaik

Srinivas Patnaik

Dean

Dr. Srinivas Patnaik earned his MSc in Biotechnology from Goa University and PhD from Institute of Life sciences, Bhubaneswar specialised in “Molecular Oncology”. Presently, Dr. Patnaik is working as an Associate Professor and Associate Dean Research in School of Biotechnology,
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Subrat Kumar

Subrat Kumar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Subrat Kumar completed his Ph.D from PGIMER, Chandigarh in Molecular Virology and has worked as Post Doc fellow in High Security Animal Disease laboratory (BSL4), Bhopal and University of Maryland, College Park, USA in understanding the molecular mechanism of
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Suraj Kumar Tripathy

Suraj Kumar Tripathy

Associate Professor

Suraj currently leads Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering Lab at KIIT School of Biotechnology. He has more than 15 years of experience in processing of nanomaterials for water treatment, heterogeneous catalysis and biomedical applications. He works closely with chemical and mineral
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Tapan Adhya

Tapan Adhya

Professor

Prof. Tapan Adhya started his academic and research career in 1973 and after completing the term as the Director of the Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, India in 2011, He joined the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (Deemed University) as
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Tithi Parija

Tithi Parija

Assistant Professor

Tithi Parija started her carrier as research scholar in 1997 after finishing her MSc. from Utkal University. She holds a PhD degree from Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar and received post doctoral fellowship from Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
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Vishakha Raina

Vishakha Raina

Associate Professor

Vishakha Raina completed her bachelor’s and master’s degree in zoology with a specialisation in cell and molecular biology at the University of Delhi. She also has a bachelors in education from University of Delhi. Later, she fulfilled her Ph.D. in
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