Lala Behari Sukla
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University,
Professor Sukla is at present Research Professor in Multidisciplinary research cell,Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University (SOA University), Bhubaneswar. He has also worked as CSIR-Emeritus Scientist at CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar after superannuation as Chief Scientist on 2011. He has more than 40 years of R&D experience in the area of Algal Biotechnology, Bio-mineral Processing, and Hydrometallurgy and contributed over 174 papers in International & National Journals in the area of BioScience and other related fields. He has published 4 books & 11 patents and seven students have been awarded Ph.D. degree under his guidance. He is now supervising several students from different Universities for Ph.D. in the area of bioleaching. He has co-edited the 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 a leader of several national and international R&D projects in the area of bio-minerals. Mr. 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 to 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. Mr. Sukla is Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, a journal from Nature Publishing Group, the publishers of Nature. Mr. Sukla is the editorial board member of the World Environment journal (Scientific & Academic Publishing) and International Journal of Nonferrous Metallurgy Mr. 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. Mr. Sukla has become Senior editor INGLOMAYOR magazine, Santiago (CHILE).
Algal Biotechnology, Bio-mineral Processing and Hydrometallurgy