Areas of Interests/Specialization
Environmental Ecology; Environmental biotechnology/ Nanotechnology and Climate Change.
14 years of research and teaching.
Awards & Honours
Gold Medal for first position in M.Sc. - Kumaun University Nainital, India (1997-1998) Research Associate ship - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR -2004) Research Associate ship- Department of Biotechnology (DBT 2011) Outstanding Faculty in Bio Science & Technology (Plant Ecology) - Contemporary Academic Meet - VICAM 2016 (Venus International Foundation, 2016)
Best Peer Reviewed Publications
Samreen Heena Khan, Bhawana Pathak M. H. Fulekar July 2018) Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic degradation of chlorpyrifos by novel Fe: ZnO nanocomposite material. Nanotechnol. Environ. Eng. (2018) 3: 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41204-018-0041-3. Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018. Jyoti Fulekar, Dimple P. Dutta, B. Pathak, M. H. Fulekar (Oct 2017) Novel Microbial and Root Mediated Green Synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles and its Application in Wastewater Remediation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology DOI: 10.1002/jctb.5423. Suriyaprabha R, Samreen Khan, Bhawana Pathak, M H Fulekar (June 2017) Spherical Surfaced Magnetic (Fe3O4) Nanoparticles as Nano adsorbent Material for Treatment of Industrial Dye Effluents, Int. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., Vol. 13, No.2, pp.-175. Nisha C, Bhawana P, Fulekar MH (Jan. 2017) Antimicrobial Potential of Green Synthesized Silver nanoparticles using Sida acuta Leaf extract. Nano Sci Nano Technol. 11(1):111. Shalini Gupta, Bhawana Pathak, MH Fulekar (June 2014) Molecular approaches for biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds: a review. Rev Environ Sci Biotechnol DOI 10.1007/s11157-014-9353-3 (IF: 3.33).
Reccent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books
Environmental Nanotechnology: M H Fulekar and Bhawana Pathak (Oct. 2017) (Catalog no. K25821, 340 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4987-2623-8. CRC press. Environment and Sustainable Development (2013): M.H. Fulekar , Bhawana Pathak, R K Kale (Eds.), Springer ISBN-10: 8132211650. Bioinstrumentation (2013) M H Fulekar and Bhawana Pandey, I K International Publishing House Pvt Ltd. ISBN 978-93-82332-39-8
Patents (If any)