Amity University Punjab - Vice Chancellor

Professor R.K. Kohli, the Vice-Chancellor of Amity University Punjab, is the recipient of several state and national awards and the former Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Punjab. He pursued his post-doctoral UNESCO-WHO sponsored Long-term Programme on Modern Problems in Biology at Praha.

He has been decorated consecutively for three terms of five years each as Certified Emeritus Senior Ecologist (the highest global accreditation). He has chaired several NAAC Accreditation teams for evaluating universities and colleges. He is a member of the Project Appraisal Committees (Plant Sciences) of DST, CSIR, UGC and MoEF & CC, New Delhi and is on the Research Advisory Board of the National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow as well as on the Governing Body of the IIM, Amritsar. He had been the Chairman, State Expert Appraisal Committee for Environmental Clearance (EAC) for Chandigarh, and now a member of the EAC for River Valley and Hydroelectric projects, New Delhi.

He also holds a rare distinction of being a Fellow of all the four official National Science Academies. He is JC Bose National Fellow of Government of India – the highest paid national recognition to any active scientist in India. He was conferred with the first Haryana Vigyan Ratna Award by the Government of Haryana in 2009, apart from the Punjab Rattan Award in 2008. The Government of UT Chandigarh bestowed upon him the state honour for his research and teaching in Environment on the Independence Day, 1998. He had also been the recipient of Dr. BP Pal National Environment Fellowship- the highest award of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (2001).

Prof. R.K. Kohli (Ph.D.)

Vice Chancellor, Amity University Punjab
FNA, FASc, FNAAS, FBS, FPASc,
Certified Emeritus Sr. Ecologist ESA,
USA JC Bose National Fellow

Dr. Suman Bala Beri

Ph.D. (Experimental High Energy Physics) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
Member of India CMS (CERN) Experiment for 21 years;
Publications: 1525
 

Dr. U. C. Banerjee

Ph.D. (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
Post. Doc. (Waterloo University, Canada);
Publications: 270;
Patents: 12

Prof. Balram Gupta

Ph.D., LL.M., and LL.B. (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
Former Director, National Judicial Academy; 
Former Professor and Chairman, Department of Laws, Panjab University 

Prof. Jagmohan Singh

Ph.D. (Genetics, Epigenetics, Yeast Biology, Synthetic Biology) (IISc, Bangalore);
Post. Doc. (NIH, USA);  
Publications: 71;
Patents: 10

Prof. Manjit Kaur

Ph.D. (Experimental High Energy Physics) (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
Member of CMS Experiment at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland since 1999;
Publications: 1672

Prof. Veer Singh

Ph.D. (Panjab University); 
LLM (Gold Medallist) from Lucknow University;
Former Professor & Chairman, Department of Laws, Panjab University;
Former Vice-Chancellor at National Law University, Hyderabad. 

Dr. Jaspreet kaur Majithia

Ph.D. (Constitutional Law and Family Law) (Panjab University, Chandigarh;
LL.M (Kurukshetra University); 
LL.B. (Gold Medallist) (Punjabi University, Patiala)
UGC NET
Publications: 8
 

Dr. Neerja Babbar

Ph.D. (Digitalization of Architectural Education, Design of Eco-skin Facade for Composite Climate) (IKG-PTU, Kapurthala, Punjab);
M.Arch. (YCMOU, Nashik) GATE;
Publications: 12
 

Dr. Shivali Dhingra

Ph.D. (Marketing and International Business);
M.I.B (Masters in International Business);
SLET;
Publications: 30

Prof. Chanderdeep Tandon 

Ph.D. (Biochemistry, Urolithiasis, Proteomics), (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
Post. Doc. (University of Kansas Medical Centre, USA); 
CSIR UGC NET (JRF); 
Publications: 132;
Patents: 4

Dr. Aanshi Bhardwaj

Ph.D. (Cloud Computing and Cyber Security) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
GATE & CSIR NET; 
Publications: 10

Dr. Aman Bhasin

Ph.D. (Chemical syntheses, drug development, Chemosensors), University of Saarland, Germany;
Post. Doc. (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
GATE & UGC NET;
Publications: 30
 

Dr. Amardeep Singh Virdi

Ph.D. (Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar);
Research Associate (School of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi); 
Research Associate (GNDU, Amritsar); 
UGC NET;
Publications: 39

Dr. Amit Chopra

Ph.D. - Commerce & Management (HP University), 
UGC- NET , 
MBA - International Business (UBS, Punjab University), 
MA - Economics, 
Publications: 10

Dr. Anil Kumar

Ph.D. (National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal) Qualified Food Analyst (FSSAI); Post. Doc. (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi); ASRB- ICAR NET Publications: 51

Dr. Anmoldeep Randhawa

Ph.D. (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular/Synthetic Biology, Metabolic Engineering, microbial cell signaling) (IMTECH, Chandigarh);
Post. Doc: (ICGEB, New Delhi); 
CSIR NET;
Publications: 10;
Patents: 3

Dr. Babita Dosajh

Post Doc (HP University); 
Ph.D. Executive MBA (HR) 
UGC NET 
Publications: 8

Dr. Bharat Bhushan

Ph.D. (Beneficial microbes for food B-vitamin bio-fortification; Anti-infective bacterial cultures as bio-control agents for food safety; host-microbiota interaction; Bioprospection of novel probiotics and postbiotics; Targeting hidden hunger using novel/functional foods; In-vitro, in-situ and in-vivo safety studies for developing live biotherapeutic) (National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal);
Post. Doc. (University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, USA); 
Post. Doc. (National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM));
Awarded with ICAR, SERB DST & CSIR 

Dr. Bindu

Ph.D. (Ageing, Gerontology, and Social Isolation) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
M.A. (Sociology); 
UGC NET (JRF) Publications: 6

Dr. Deepika Bedi

Ph.D. (Functionalization of unsaturated bonds, water remediation, polymer upcycling using magnetically separable and recyclable metal catalysts) (Texas Tech University); 
Research: DST-SERB Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) worth 15 lacs for 3 years;
UGC NET;
Publications:10
 

Dr. Deepti Singla

Ph.D. (Criminal Law) (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law);
LL.M (Kurukshetra University);
LL.B (Gold Medallist) from Punjabi University;
UGC NET (JRF/SRF);
Publications: 7

Dr. Doyeli Sanyal

Ph.D. (Bioremediation of contaminants, contaminant residue analysis, Environmental Chemistry, Bioprospecting, Pesticide Chemistry); 
M.Sc. (Gold Medallist) (Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi);
Publications: 29

Dr. Harman Shergill

Ph.D. (Corporate Law (IPR and ADR) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
MBL (Panjab University); 
LLM (Kurukshetra University); 
LLB; PG diploma in Property Rights; 
UGC NET (JRF); 
Publications: 11

Dr. Ishita Matai

Ph.D. (Biosensors, Nanobiotechnology, 3D-Bioprinting for Tissue Engineering) (IIT Roorkee);
Post. Doc. (University of Connecticut Health Centre, USA);
Publications:40;
Patents: 3

Dr. Jaya Priyadarshani

Ph.D. (Medieval History) (J.N.U. Delhi); 
UGC NET (JRF) Publications:06

Dr. Kamini Prabhakar

Ph.D. (growth of preschool children, the effect of morbidity on growth, infant feeding practices, dual nutrition burden among women, body composition using Bioelectric Impedance Analysis, double fortified salt, intra-family differences in nutritional status, use of Mother Child Protection Card) (Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore); 
Research Associate (ICMR project); 
UGC NET (JRF)

Dr. Khokan Roy

Ph.D. (Single molecule Spectroscopy, plasmonic, molecular imaging, and surface-enhanced Raman) (IISc Bangalore); Post. Doc (University of California, Irvine, USA); GATE & CSIR NET Publications: 14

Dr. Khushboo

Ph.D. (Criminal Law) (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law); 
LL.M (Punjabi University); 
BA.LLB(H) (Rajiv Gandhi National Law University)
UGC NET
Publications: 4
 

Dr. Kusum Pal

Ph.D. (Corporate Law (IPR and Contract) (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
LL.M & LL.B. (Gold Medallist) (HP University);
Publications: 10

Dr. Manvi Arora

Ph.D. (Urbanization and Development Economics) (Punjabi University, Patiala) 
UGC NET (JRF) 
Publications: 8

Dr. Marjana Mukherjee

Ph.D. (Gender and Literature, Autobiographical Studies, Terrorism, and Religion), 
NIT Durgapur Publications: 9

Dr. Moondeep Chauhan

Ph.D. (Environmental Chemistry, Nanofabrication, Adsorption, Semiconductor, Photocatalysis, and Wastewater Treatment) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
Post. Doc. (BIRAC Innovation Post-Doctoral Fellowship holder); 
Research Scientist at Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility/ Central Instrumentation Lab (SAIF/ CIL), Panjab University, Chandigarh; 
UGC NET (JRF)/ (SRF); 
Publications: 25; 
Patents: 2

Dr. Nancy

Ph.D. (Decision making under uncertainty, Algorithm techniques, Soft computing) (Thapar University, Patiala); 
Awarded with UGC MANF Fellowship;
UGC NET; 
Publications:16

Dr. Neetu Bansal

Ph.D. (Condensed matter, Materials Science, solid electrolytes, and thin films) (Thapar University, Patiala); 
Post. Doc (DRDO Delhi); 
Awardee of DST Women Scientist; 
Publications: 11

Dr. Nidhi Naithani

Ph.D. (Photosensitizer got photodynamic (PDT) application, Smart nanomaterial for sensing applications, Inorganic NHC based complexes for catalytic Application) & M.Tech (IIT Roorkee); Post. Doc. (CSIR-NIIST Thiruvananthapuram) & (INST, Mohali); GATE & CSIR NET Publications: 30

Dr. Niladri Bhattacharjee

Ph.D. (Structural Geology, Tectonic Geomorphology & Engineering Geology) & M.Tech (Engineering Geology) (Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad); 
M.Sc (Applied Geology) (Calcutta University); 
Recipient of 'William Dearman Young Author of the Year Award' from the Geological Society of London; 
GATE; 
Publications: 2

Dr. Noor Glory

Ph.D.; M. Phil; 
Master’s in Psychology, Post MA Diploma Counselling, and Physiotherapy 
UGC NET 
Publications: 4

Dr. Pallavi Goswami

Ph.D. (English Language and Literature, Culture Studies, Gender, and Literature) (J.N.U. New Delhi);
UGC NET; 
Publications: 2

Dr. Parveen Siwach

Ph.D. (Finance and Accounting) (National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management); 
UGC NET; 
Publications: 4

Dr. Pratap Reddy Maddigapu

Ph.D. (Environmental catalysis, environmental materials, photocatalysis, acoustics, Wastewater treatment, Air pollution technologist) (Osmania University, Hyderabad);
Post. Doc. (University of Arizona, USA; University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico; University of Torino, Italy; Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST), Seoul, S. Korea);
CSIR Project Scientist;
Publications: 61;
Patents: 8

Dr. Preeti K Pathania

Ph.D. (Clinical, environmental, and Healthcare Diagnostics, Nano-biotechnology, Biosensors) (IMTECH, Chandigarh);
Post. Doc. (University of Illinois, USA); 
CSIR (SRF);
Publications: 8

Dr. Rajneesh Mehra

Ph.D. (Marketing and Business Strategy);
Research: Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Strategic Management, Distribution Models and Public Policy; 
UGC NET

Dr. Rajni Garg

Ph.D. (Tuberculosis, Host-pathogen interactions, genomics, and epigenetics.) (J.N.U, New Delhi); 
Post. Doc: (DBT- BIOCARE Scientist at BSL3 Laboratory, JNU); 
CSIR Pool Scientist (CSIR Institute of Microbial Technology); 
GATE & UGC NET (JRF); 
Publications: 14

Dr. Ramanpreet Kaur

Ph.D. (Paleontology, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Sedimentology) (Panjab University Chandigarh);
GATE & CSIR NET;
Publications: 8

Dr. Ramneek Kaur

Ph.D. (Corporate Law Intellectual property Laws) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
LLM (Gold Medallist) (National Law University, Delhi);
BA.LLB(H);
UGC NET;
Publications: 7

Dr. Saheli De

Ph.D. (Sedimentology, Geochronology & Geochemistry) (Presidency University, Kolkata);
Post. Doc. (Calcutta University, Kolkata);
Publications: 8
 

Dr. Sakshi Arora

Ph.D. (Economics of Industry) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
UGC NET (JRF); 
Publications: 6

Dr. Sandeep Sharma

Ph.D. (Experimental High Energy Particle Physics and Phenomenology) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
GATE & UGC NET; 
Publications: 281

Dr. Sawinder Kaur

Ph.D. (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning) (Thapar University, Patiala) 
GATE 
Publications: 7

Dr. Seema Rana

Ph.D. (National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal) ASRB- ICAR NET Publications:33

Dr. Shailendra Kumar Gupta

Ph.D. (Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Device for energy harvesting application); 
Post. Doc. (IIT Kanpur and IIT Delhi); 
M.Tech. (IIT Kanpur); 
GATE Publications: 15

Dr. Shubhani Aggarwal

Ph.D. (Cyber Security and Blockchain) (Thapar University, Patiala);
GATE & CSIR NET Publications: 41

Dr. Suchinder Sharma

Ph.D. (Experimental Solid-State Physics) (NIT, Bhopal); Post. Doc. (Chimie ParisTech Researcher, Technical University Freiberg, Germany); 
Researcher at Technical University Freiberg, Germany; 
Research Scientist, Chalmers University, Sweden, 
Visiting Scientist PRL Ahmedabad, 
Young Scientist Award by Dept. of Science & Tech., Govt of India CSIR (SRF) 
Publications: 90

Dr. Sumanpreet Kaur

Ph.D. (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Social Isolation) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
UGC NET (JRF) Publications: 9

Dr. Sumeet Kaur

Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics, Macroeconomics) (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
M.Phil(Gold Medaliist); 
UGC NET 
Publications: 10

Dr. Surabhi Soni

Ph.D. (Protein/Enzyme Engineering, Bioprocess Technology, and Downstream Processing) (ICT Mumbai);
GATE;
Publications:11;
Patents: 2

Dr. Swati Tyagi

Ph.D. (Differential Equations, Mathematical Modelling) (IIT Mandi); 
Post. Doc. (IIT Ropar); 
GATE Publications: 24

Dr. Vishal Agrawal

Ph.D. (Molecular Biology and Gene Expression, Microbial Pathogenesis, Pharmacogenetics) (IMTECH, Chandigarh);
Post. Doc: (University of California, San Francisco, US);
UGC NET;
Publications:25;
Patents: 1

Mr. Abhimanyu Goyal

Ph.D. (Pursuing)(Finance); 
M.Com. (Punjabi University); 
UGC NET (JRF); 
Publications: 8

Mr. Damanpreet Chugh

Ph.D.(Pursuing) (Urban Environment Studies, Sustainable Design Strategies for City Planning); 
(M.Plan. School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi; 
Publications: 4; 
Patents: 1

Mr. Nikhil Sharma

Ph.D. (Film studies, Visual Effects and Animations, and Game Design) (Pursuing)

Mr. Vinod Rathuri

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Film studies, Visual Effects, and 3D Animations); 
Postgraduate (Multimedia Technologies IKG-PTU); 
Publications: 5; 
Patents: 14

Mr. Vishal Kumar Dhiman

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering, and Management); 
M.Tech (Thapar University, Patiala); 
GATE; 
Publications: 13; 
Patents: 4

Ms. Aishwarya Arora

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Dalit Feminism and Feminist Studies); 
M.A. (Gold medallist); 
UGC NET; 
Publications: 1

Ms. Arshpreet Kaur

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning); 
GATE; 
Publications: 9; 
Patents: 2

Ms. Deepika Sharma

M.Plan. (Housing Policies and Development, Real Estate Development) (School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi); 
Publications: 2; 
Patents: 1

Ms. Deepika Vasudeva

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Energy Auditing, Sustainable Architecture) TERI-SAS, New Delhi; 
M.Arch. (NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh); 
UGC NET; 
Publications: 2

Ms. Kairavi Sharad Dua

Research Fellowship Mumbai; B.Arch.

Ms. Pancham Preet Kaur

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Criminal Law & Forensic Science);
LL.M & BA.LLB(H) (Army Institute of Law); 
Certificate Course in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology from the International Forensic Science Institute Pune;
Publications: 6 

 

Ms. Poonam Gulati

LL.M (Gold medallist); 
LL.B (Panjab University, Chandigarh); 
UGC NET; 
Publications: 3

Ms. Rajvinder Kaur

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Computational Fluid Dynamics); 
M.Sc, (Thapar University, Patiala); 
GATE & CSIR NET; 
Publications: 6

Ms. Richa Sharma

M.A. (Child Psychopathology and Counselling Psychology) (Panjab University Chandigarh); 
Ex-trainee (PGIMER Chandigarh); 
Certification in counselling Psychology (St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai); 
Patents: 1

Ms. Samarjit Gill

MCA, M. Sc. (Computer Science), B. Sc (Chemistry); 
Certification in Programming in Network Centered Computer Research; 
Applications of Information Systems, Data Mining, and Data Security

Ms. Shobhita Singh

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Artificial Intelligence); 
M.Tech, B.Tech (Punjabi University, Patiala); 
UGC NET; 
Publications: 3

Ms. Shruti Behera

M.Arch. (Urban Design, Cultural Landscape Studies) (School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi); 
B.Arch. (NIT Bhopal); 
Publications: 1; 
Patents: 1

Ms. Silky Sachar

Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Image Processing and Machine Learning); 
MCA; 
Publications: 2

Prof. Simran Tandon

Ph.D. (Biochemistry, Urolithiasis, Proteomics), (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
Post. Doc. (University of Kansas Medical Centre, USA); 
CSIR UGC NET (JRF) 
Publications: 132
Patents: 4

Prof. Swati Dutta

Ph.D. (Urban Environment Studies, Sustainable Design Strategies for City Planning) (Jadavpur University, Kolkata); 
Master of City Planning (IIT Kharagpur); 
GATE Publications: 11; 
Patents: 1