Department: School of Biosciences
3 years Industrial and 13+ years Academic
Dr. Rishi has completed his Doctoral degree in Agricultural engineering from central university of Assam, Silchar campus. He is having post-graduation degree M. Tech. in Agricultural Biotechnology from IIT Kharagpur and M.Sc. in Microbiology. He has three years research experience in a CSIR funded project at SRIC, IIT Kharagpur. He has more than 13 years of experience in academics and taught various papers of biological sciences both at UG and PG level. He is CSIR-UGC-NET qualified in life sciences. He has published 6 research papers during his Ph. D. He also contributed two book chapters in reputed publications.
Awards & Honors-
Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (2003) by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
GATE Fellowship (2000).
Qualified NET-CSIR for lectureship Examination held on Dec 2000 and July 2001.
Areas of Interest- Microbiology, Environmental biotechnology, Cryopreservation, Tissue culture, Nano biotechnoogy and Molecular biology.
 Sonkar, S., Sharma, L., Singh, R. K., Pandey, B., Rathore, S. S., Singh, A. K., Porwal, P., Singh, S. P., (2021) Plant Stress Hormones: Mitigation of Abiotic Stress in Plants. (Nanobiotechnology) Chapter: 15 Publisher: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-73606-4_15.
 Sena, S. K., Jain, P., Singh, R. K., Singh, A. K (2022) Role of soil algae in the maintenance of soil fertility and soil health. Soil Algae: Morphology, Ecology and Biotechnological Applications: Springer. .
Research publications in National/ International Journal-
Paper presented at National/ International Conferences
National Seminars Attended
FDP Organized/ Attended-
Wednesday 06-12-2023 11:00AM and
Friday 08-12-2023 11:00 AM.