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Prof Balu Ananda Chopade

Vice Chancellor
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad

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Expertise

Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology

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Prof Balu Ananda Chopade

1956-07-01 Male
Vice-Chancellor, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Campus,
India,Maharashtra,Aurangabad - 431004


Experience

  • Vice Chancellor

    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad,Aurangabad - 431 004

  • Coordinator

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Director

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Coordinator

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Head of the Department

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Professor

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Head of the Department

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Associate Professor

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Head of the Department

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Coordinator

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Coordinator

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Coordinator

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Senior Assistant Professor

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Assistant Professor

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Research Scholar

    University of Nottingham, England,Nottingham

  • Assistant Professor

    Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune

  • Assistant Professor

    Shivaji University, Kolhapur,Kolhapur


Qualification

  • Post-Doctoral Research

    University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

  • Ph.D

    University of Nottingham, England

  • M.Sc, Microbiology

    Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

  • B.Sc

    Shivaji University, Kolhapur


Honours and Awards

2016

Maha Bodhi Puraskar

Maha Bodhi Society of India and Maha Bodhi Charitable Trust and All India Buddhist Minority organization, Buddha Gaya, Bihar, India

2016

Excellent Contribution for Higher Education Sector

CMAI, New-Delhi, India

2016

Babasaheb Ambedkar

SC/ST Legislators and Parliamentarians of India (2016) at Chandigarh

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2016

Maha Bodhi Puraskar

Maha Bodhi Society of India and Maha Bodhi Charitable Trust and All India Buddhist Minority organization, Buddha Gaya, Bihar, India

2016

Excellent Contribution for Higher Education Sector

CMAI, New-Delhi, India

2016

Babasaheb Ambedkar

SC/ST Legislators and Parliamentarians of India (2016) at Chandigarh

2016

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhim Festival

Aurangabad

2016

Samrat Award

Dainik Samrat, Mumbai

2016

Most Influential Vice-Chancellor in India

World Education Congress

2016

Higher Education Excellence Award

World Education Summit

2016

Life Time Achievement Award

National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER)

2016

UNESCO, Education Excellence Award

Confederation of Indian Universities, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

2014

Pradnya Bhushan Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Award

Aurangabad

2012

Best Research Paper Award

International Conference on Current Trends in Medicinal and Plant Research, Department of Botany, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

2011

Pradnyawant Award

Dadasaheb Undalkar Pratishtan, Undale, Taluka Karad, Dist Satara, Maharasthra

2009

Bronze Medal

International Genetically Engineered Machines,(iGEM), Massechusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, U.S.A

2009

Best Research Paper Award in Bioinformatics

Society of Biological Chemists of India. (SBC) 78th Annual Meeting, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune

2006

Who’s Who in Asia

Who’s Who in Asia

2006

Best Research Paper Award

National Conference on Environmental Technology, University of Mumbai, Mumbai

2005

Best Research Paper Award in Haematology

International Conference of Haematology (ICH), Kolkata

2002

Marcus’s Who’s Who in Medicine

Marcus’s Who’s Who in Medicine, USA

2002

Marcus’s Who’s Who in Education, U.S.A

Marcus’s Who’s Who in Education, U.S.A

2002

Who’s Who in Asia Pacific

Who’s Who in Asia Pacific

2002

Bharat Excellence Award

Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi

2001

Marcus’s Who’s Who in Science and Engineering U.S.A

Marcus’s Who’s Who in Science and Engineering U.S.A

2001

Summer Fellowship

Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) Bangalore

2000

Biography published

American Biographical Institute (ABI), U.S.A

2000

Biography Published

International Biography Center (IBC), Cambridge, England

2000

Marcus’s Who’s Who of the World, U.S.A

Marcus’s Who’s Who of the World, U.S.A

1997

Reviewer and Expert

Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) Mumbai, Govt. of Maharashtra

1994

NIH Fogarty International Research Fellowship Award

Government of USA

1994

NIH Fogarty International Research Fellowship Award

Government of USA

1993

Best Teacher Award

Pune Municipal Corporation, Pune, Maharashtra

1993

Recipient of National Overseas Scholarship

Ministry of Education and Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi for Post-Doctoral Research in Genetic Engineering in USA

1991

Principal Investigator of Research Projects

DBT, CSIR, UGC, ICMR, ISRO, MFPI, etc

1990

Visiting Scientist

Pasteur Institute, Paris, France

1990

Visiting Scientist

King‟s College, University of London, Great Britain

1990

Reviewer of Papers

International Scientific Journals and Academic Organizations in Science and Technology

1990

Reviewer of Research Projects

DBT, DST, CSIR, UGC, ICMR, ICAR, ISRO and MFPI Government of India, New Delhi

1988

Best Research Paper Award

Association of Microbiologist of India

1988

Secretary

Association of Microbiologist of India (1988-1991) Pune Unit

1986

IUMS Travel Award

International Congress of Microbiology and Society for GeneralMicrobiology (SGM), England, Great Britain

1986

Reviewer of Research Papers

Scientific Journals and National Academic Organizations in India

1983

Recipient of National Overseas Scholarship (1983-1986)

Ministry of Education and Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi for Doctoral Research in Microbiology (Microbial and Moleculas Genetics) in England, Great Britain

1978

Award for Scientific Writing

Shivaji University, Kolhapur

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2017

Synthesis, characterization and biotechnological applications of gold and selenium nanoparticles using Acinetobacter spp. from activated sewage sludge

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sweety Wadhwani

2016

Acinetobacter spp. mediated synthesis of metal nanoparticles and their applications in Biotechnology.

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Richa Singh

2016

Investigation of the medicinal importance of Dioscorea bulbifera and biotechnological applications of culturable bacterial endophytes

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sougata Gosh

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2017

Synthesis, characterization and biotechnological applications of gold and selenium nanoparticles using Acinetobacter spp. from activated sewage sludge

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sweety Wadhwani

2016

Acinetobacter spp. mediated synthesis of metal nanoparticles and their applications in Biotechnology.

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Richa Singh

2016

Investigation of the medicinal importance of Dioscorea bulbifera and biotechnological applications of culturable bacterial endophytes

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sougata Gosh

2016

Isolation and characterization of lectins from Acinetobacter spp. and its role in biofilm formation

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sherwani Gaidhane

2016

Molecular characterization of membrane vesicles from Acinetobacter spp. and their role in novel mode of gene transfer in planktonic population and biofilm

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Shweta Fulsundar

2015

Studies on isolation, distribution, biotyping characterization, production of antibiotic, 43ioemulsifiers and plasmid pUPI126 encodedindole acetic acid (IAA) production and its role in plant growth promotion by Acinetobacter spp. from rhizosphere of wheat

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Mujumdar S.S

2012

Production, purification and molecular characterization of biosurfactants and bioemulsifiers from Acinetobacter genospecies

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Bhuyan S.S

2012

Plant growth promoting traits of Acinetobacter spp. associated with rhizosphere and roots of Bajara (Pennisetum glaucum)

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Farokh R. Z

2012

Studies on development of new medium forAcinetobacter spp. and 42ioemuls formation by Acinetobacter spp. isolated from patients with urninary tract infections

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pour N. K

2012

Genetic characterization of biofilm associatedClinical isolated of Acinetobacter spp

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sahu P.K

2012

Molecular Characterization of Acinetobacter spp from risosphere of wheate.

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Nema Preeti

2011

Antimicrobial compounds from marine microbes : search for potential biofilms disruptors

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Dusane D

2010

Studies on production, purification andcharacterization of novel bioemulsifiers/s by Acinetobacter spp. isolated from healthy

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sonawane Shweta

2010

Studies on production, purification andcharacterization of novel bioemulsifiers/s by Acinetobacter spp. isolated from healthy

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Bhavasar Bharti

2009

Rhizosphere competence of Acinetobacter spp.isolated from rhizosphere of wheat.

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Patil Surekha

2009

Role of plasmids in spread of antibiotic resistance by Acinetobacter genospecies, isolated from healthy human skin and clinical isolates

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pardesi Karishma

2009

Molecular phylogenetics of Acinetobacter spp.from rhizosphere of wheat varieties and plantgrowth promoting properties of Acinetobacter rhizobacteria

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Sachdev Dhara

2009

Studies on low molecular weight biosurfactant from marine bacteria

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Satpute S. K

2009

Study on Shigella virulence genes anddevelopment of molecular diagnostic tool

Savitribai Phule Pune University,A. Hossenei

2009

Herbal naphthoquinones as antimicrobial andplasmid curing agents

Savitribai Phule Pune University,Patwardhan R. B

2008

Studies on origin of extrachromosomal DNA(plasmids) in bacteria population of pre-antibiotic era

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Yavankar S

2004

Characterization bioemusifier production effect of preservatives radiation and some properties of Acinetobacter isolated from marine shrimps

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Bari M. R

2004

Studies on antibiotics from marine Actinomycetes

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Kokare C. R

2004

Studies on isolation biochemical and physiological characteristics antibiotic and plasmid genetics of marine Acinetobacter

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Shete A. M

2003

Studies on occurrence distribution characterization biotyping response to food preservatives and gamma radiation ioemulsifiers production and molecular genetics of Acinetobacter genospecies isolates from meat

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Saha S. C

2001

Study of species distribution antimicrobial susceptibility physiology and genetics of Acinetobacter spp. isolated from healthy human skin

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Patil J.R

1996

Molecular genetics of plasmid mediated silver resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii BL54

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Shakibaie M.R

1993

Molecular genetics of antibiotics and metal resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Deshpande G.M

1992

Molecular genetics of naturally occurring metal and antibiotic resistance plasmids in Acinetobacter

Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune,Dhakephalkar P.K

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Membership In Professional Bodies

Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) India

Life Member

Society of Biological Chemists of India (SBC) India

Life Member

Biotechnology Society of India (BSI) India

Life Member

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Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) India

Life Member

Society of Biological Chemists of India (SBC) India

Life Member

Biotechnology Society of India (BSI) India

Life Member

Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM) India

Life Member

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Kolkata, India

Life Member

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai, India

Life Member

Indian Drugs Association (IDA) India

Life Member

Association of Zoologists of India (AZI) India

Life Member

Indian Society of Nutrition. (ISN, Hyderabad, India)

Life Member

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) Singapore

Life Member

American Society for Microbiology (ASM), USA

Member

American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) USA

Member

Society for General Microbiology (SGM) England

Member

Pan American Marine Biotechnology Association (PAMBA) USA

Member

Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) India

Member

Association of Food Technologists of India (AFTI) India

Member

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Membership In Committees

2017

UGC Committee for further extension of Accreditation of West Bengal College Service Commission (2017) to hold State Eligibility Test examination(s), Kolkata West Bengal

Member

2017

UGC Expert Committee : To have on the spot assessment of fulfillment of criteria in terms of programmes, faculty, infrastructural facilities, financial viability, etc. as laid down from time to time by the UGC and other concerned statutory bodies. KLE Technological University, Hubballi

Chairman

2017

UGC Committee for Post-Doctoral Felowships and Emeritus Professor Fellowships, UGC, New-Delhi

Chairman

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2017

UGC Committee for further extension of Accreditation of West Bengal College Service Commission (2017) to hold State Eligibility Test examination(s), Kolkata West Bengal

Member

2017

UGC Expert Committee : To have on the spot assessment of fulfillment of criteria in terms of programmes, faculty, infrastructural facilities, financial viability, etc. as laid down from time to time by the UGC and other concerned statutory bodies. KLE Technological University, Hubballi

Chairman

2017

UGC Committee for Post-Doctoral Felowships and Emeritus Professor Fellowships, UGC, New-Delhi

Chairman

2017

NAAC Peer Team, Cycle 2nd (2017) Government Post Graduate College, Bareli, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 7-8 April, 2017

Chairman

2017

NAAC Peer Team, Cycle 2nd (2017) Shri R.K. Parikh Arts and Science College, Petlad, Dist Ananad, Gujarat. Affiliated to Sardar PatelUniversity, Vallabhav Vidhyanagar, Gujarat, 17 to 18 February, 2017.

Chairman

2017

NAACPeer Team, Cycle 3rd(2017)Sardar Vallabh Patel University Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat, 5 to 7 January, 2017.

Member

2017

Board of Examinations (BoE), Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar MarathwadaUniversity, Aurangabad, (2014 – Present)

Chairman

2016

Moderation Committee Meeting of the Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test (2016), University of Kashmir, Srinagar

Chairman

2016

UGC, New Delhi, (Andhra Pradesh (State Eligibility Test) (2016) Moderation Committee Meeting atAndhra University, Visakhapatnam

Member

2016

Member of the UGC Expert Committee of KLE Technological University (Private University), B.V. Bhoomaraddi College Campus, Vidyanagar, Hubballi

Member

2016

UGC Expert Committee for Recommendation of • National Fellowship for Scheduled Caste Students. • National Fellowship for OBC Students. • National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities (PWD). • Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students. • Swami Vivekanand Single Girl Child Fellowship for Research in Social Sciences as entrusted and founded by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi

Member

2016

UGC Committee for Granting Autonomus status to Vignan’s Institute of Information Technology (VIIT), Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Chairman

2016

Member of the UGC Expert Committee in the subject Bio- Technology, for review of the departments under Special Assistance Programme (SAP) UGC, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg

Member

2016

UGC Nominee on the Governing Body of the Saraswathi Narayanan College, Perungudi, Madurai, Tamilnadu for a period of six years startingfrom Oct 31st 2016 to 2022.

Chairman

2016

UGC Nominee on Governing and Planning Board of Goa University, Goa (2016-2021).

Member

2016

NAAC Peer Team, Cycle 2nd(2016) Oriental College (Autonomous) Takyepat, Impahl, Manipur 14 to 16December, 2016

Chairman

2016

Peer Team Cycle 2nd(2016) Sree Narayana College, Kollam, Kerala 7to 9 November, 2016

Chairman

2016

Peer Team cycle, 2nd (2016) Jindal First Grade College for Women’s Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Chairman

2014

More than 200 times for Local Inquiry Committiees(LIC) of Affiliated Colleges of Savitribai Phule Pune University (1990 2014), Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Chairman

2013

UGC Committee for Major Research Projects (2013 – 2014, 2015), UGC, New-Delhi

Chairman

2012

UGC Committee (WRC) for Assessment of Proposals for Minor Research Projects and Seminars/ Conferences / Workshops / Symposiums

Chairman

2012

UGC Expert Committee on International Travel Grants UGC, New Delhi

Chairman

2012

CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrated Medicine (IIIM), Jammu. Committee for Selection of Scientist in Biotechnology and Microbiology (August 2012) Jammu

Member

2012

CSIR- National Chemcial Laboratory (NCL) Pune. Committee for selection of scientist in Biotechnology and Microbiology (May 2012).

Member

2012

University of Potential Excellence (UPE) Phase II. Focus Area : Biotechnology, Savitribai Phule Pune University (2012 -2017), Pune.

Coordinator

2012

Committee for Permanent Affiliation of Arts and Commerce College, Saswad, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Chairman

2011

Committee for University of Potential Excellence (UPE) Phase II, Savitribai Phule Pune University (2011-12), Pune.

Member

2010

UGC Advisory Committee on Department of Special Assistance, DRS-1 UGC-SAP (2010-2015) UGC, New Delhi.

Nominee

2009

UGC Review Committee for Evaluation and Confirmation of Deemed Universities in India UGC, New Delhi (2009).

Member

2009

Committee for Rejuvenation Grants for Old Universities (2009).

Member

2009

Committee for National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Savitribai Phule Pune University (2009), Pune.

Member

2009

Committee for Permanent Affiliation of Modern College, Pune Shivajinagar (2009-2010), Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Chairman

2009

Committee for Permanent Affiliation of Modern College, Pune Ganeshkhind (2009), Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Chairman

2008

UGC 10th Plan Proposals for Innovative Programme in Microbiology and Biotechnology (2008-2010) UGC, New Delhi

Chairman

2008

UGC Committee for Granting Deemed University Status (2008 - 2009) UGC, New Delhi

Member

2008

UGC Committee for Mid Term Review and Ongoing Projects (2008 – 2010) UGC, New Delhi

Member

2008

UGC Committee for Travel Grants for Overseas Conferences and Seminars (2008-2010) UGC, New Delhi

Member

2008

UGC Committee for Evaluation of Research Projects (2008- 2009) UGC, New Delhi

Member

2008

Committee for M. Tech Biotechnology, Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology (IBB), Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra(2008 to 2012)

Chairman

2006

Committee for 5 years Integrated M.Sc Biotechnology Examination (IBB), Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra (2006 to 2012)

Chairman

2006

Committee for Biotechnology Examination, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra.(2006-2012)

Chairman

2003

Committiee for M.Sc. Microbiology Examination, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra.(2003-2006 and 2007-2012),

Member

2002

UGC Committee for Evaluation of Research Projects (2002- 2007) UGC, New Delhi.

Member

2002

UGC 10th Plan Committee (2002) Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.

Member

2002

32(5) (a) for Appointment of paper setters, examiners and moderators for examinations of Savitribai Phule University Pune, Pune, Maharashtra (2000 – 2005)

Chairman

2001

State Eligibility Test (SET) in Microbiology and Biotechnology for States of Maharashtra and Goa (2000-2003, 2005-2006)

Member

1999

Committee M.Sc. Microbiology Examination, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, (1998-2000; 2003-2005)

Chairman

1997

UGC Committee for Minor Research Projects (1997-2003 and 2003-2006) UGC, New Delhi. Southern Regional Center, Pune University Campus. Pune

Chairman

1997

State Eligibility Test (SET) in Microbiology, for States of Maharashtra and Goa (1997-2000)

Chairman

1988

UGC Standing Committee on Reservation, Savitribai Phule Pune University(1988 to 2014), Pune.

Member

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Research Projects

UPE Phase II, Focus Area Biotechnology Biotherapeutics of Microorganisms and Plants and its application in Biotechnology

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UPE Phase II, Focus Area Biotechnology Biotherapeutics of Microorganisms and Plants and its application in Biotechnology

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Publications (97)

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