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
Certified Emeritus Sr. Ecologist ESA,
USA JC Bose National Fellow

Dr. Jagmohan Singh

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

Dr. Jyotisankar Ray

Professor Emeritus, Department of Geology
M.Sc. Ph.D. ;  Post- Doctoral Visiting Scientist, SOEST, University of Hawaii, USA
Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy


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. Uttam Chand Banerje

Emeritus Professor, Biotechnology
Biochemical Engineering/Fermentation Technology 

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. 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. Chanderdeep Tandon 

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

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)
Publications: 8

Dr. Rajni Mohana

Ph.D , M.Tech (CSE), (CSE)
Cloud Computing, Natural Language Processing

Dr. Shivali Dhingra

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

Dr. Aanshi Bhardwaj

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

Dr. Aman Bhasin

Ph.D. (Chemical syntheses, drug development, Chemosensors), University of Saarland, Germany;
Post. Doc. (Panjab University, Chandigarh);
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); 
Publications: 39

Dr. Amit Chopra

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

Dr. Amit Panwar

Assistant Professor, Amity School of Biological Sciences
PhD (Biomaterials for biomedical applications) (Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore); Post. Doc. (Skin Tissue Engineering) (Institute of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (ITERM), CUHK, Hong Kong)
Skin tissue engineering, Hydrogels development for biomedical applications, Nanobiotechnology


Dr. Amit Sharma

Associate Professor, Amity School of Chemical Sciences
Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical biology

Dr. Anil Arya

Assistant Professor, Physics
M.Sc., NET/GATE, Ph. D.
"Broad Area of Research:  Experimental Condensed Matter Physics 
Sub Area: Renewable Energy Materials and Devices; Li/Na ion conducting Polymer Electrolytes; Hybrid Supercapacitor etc."

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. Anil Kumar Sharma

Professor,Department of Biotechnology 
PhD (2001), Post Doctoral Fellow and Sr. Res. Scientist at UIC Chicago, USA (2003-2010).
Microbial Biotechnoogy and  Immunology


Dr. Ankit Jain

Associate Professor
PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Dr. Ankita Bisht

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics
PhD Mathematics(NIT Hamirpur); M.Sc. Mathematics (IIT Delhi)
Applied and Computational Mathematics; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Boundary Layer Flow; Heat & Mass Transfer; Convective flow in nanofluids and hybrid nanofluids

Dr. Anmoldeep Randhawa

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

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. Bhupinder Kaur

Assistant Professor of Law
B.Com, LLM, Ph.D, PG Diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing Laws, PG Diploma in IPR
Business Law


Dr. Bindu

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

Dr. Bosudha Bandyopadhyay

Associate Professor, Amity School of Languages and Culture
Doctor of Philosophy, PhD in English Literature, University of Mumbai, India. , M.Phil. in English Literature, University of Pune, Masters in English Literature, University of Calcutta, B.A. (Honors) in English Literature, University of Calcutta, CELTA- International House London(University of Cambridge)
Environmental Humanities, Tribal Studies, Medical Humanities, Gender Studies, Disability Studies


Dr. Chandni Pandey

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
M.A (Psychology), M.Phil Clinical Psychology, UGC-NET.
Clinical Psychology 

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;

Dr. Deepika Sharma

Assistant Professor

Dr. Deepti Singla

Ph.D. (Criminal Law) (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law);
LL.M (Kurukshetra University);
LL.B (Gold Medallist) from Punjabi University;
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. Gourab Paul

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics, Amity School of Biological Sciences
Post Doctorate -Weill Cornell Medicine,USA; ICMR PDF- National Institue of Malaria Research(NIMR); Ph.D -  JNU & ICGEB , New Delhi; Msc- BHU, Varanasi
Parasitology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics

Dr. Hansa

Assistant Professor, Commerce & Finance
Ph.D., UGC-NET (JRF) (Commerce), UGC-NET(Management), M.Com, (Hons.)
Accounting & Taxation

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; 
Publications: 11

Dr. Harvinder Singh

Associate Professor, ASET, AUP
PhD in Cloud Computing, MTech in Computer Science, MBA in HR, BTech in Computer Science, Diploma in Electronics and Communication, NET Qualified
Cloud Computing, Resource Optimization, Healthcare Informatics, Quantum Computing, Data Science

Dr. Himanshu Jindal

Associate Professor,Computers Sciences,  Amity School of Engineering and Technology 
Ph.D., M.Tech., B.Tech.
UWSN, Image Processing, AI&ML, IoT, Healthcare Data Analytics


Dr. Himanshu Verma

Assistant Professor,Computers Sciences, Amity School of Engineering &Technology


Dr. Ishita Matai

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

Dr. Jaya Priyadarshani

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

Dr. Jitendra Mishra

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology

Dr. Jyoti

Assistant Professor in Economics, Department of Economics
D.Phil in International Economics and Time Series Econometrics from GBPSSI University of Allahabad; M.Phil in Development Studies from GBPSSI University of Allahabad; MA in Economics from University of Allahabad; Diploma in Business Computing from MNNIT Allahabad; B.Ed from CSJM University Kanpur; UGC NET
International Economics, Time Series Econometrics

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); 

Dr. Khushboo

Ph.D. (Criminal Law) (Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law); 
LL.M (Punjabi University); 
BA.LLB(H) (Rajiv Gandhi National Law University)
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) 
Publications: 8

Dr. Mayank Joshi

Assistant Professor, Amity School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph. D.
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dr. Monika Bharti

Associate Professor, Computer Science Engineering , Amity School of Engineering and Technology 
Ph.D., M.Tech., B.Tech.
Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, AI & ML, 


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; 
Publications: 25; 
Patents: 2

Dr. Nancy Virk

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

Dr. Neela Satheesh

Assocaite Professor, Deaprtment of Food Science and Processing Technology
Food Science and Technology


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

Assistant Professor, Amity School of Chemical Sciences, Amity University Punjab
M.Sc (Chemistry), M.Tech (Advanced Chemical Analysis), Ph. D (Chemistry)
Inorganic Chemistry/Applied Chemistry


Dr. Niladri Bhattacharjee

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geology, Amity School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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


Dr. Pallavi Goswami

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

Dr. Parveen Siwach

Assistant Professor
PhD, MBA, Mcom
Finance and Marketing

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); 
Publications: 8

Dr. Rajneesh Mehra

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

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); 
Publications: 14

Dr. Ramanpreet Kaur

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

Dr. Ramneek Kaur

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

Dr. Rashmi Sanghi

Professor, Dept of Chemistry
Organic Chemistry


Dr. Ridamjeet Kaur

Associate professor & Head of School, Amity School of Forensic Sciences
M.Sc. & Ph.D.
Forensic science 


Dr. Rishikesh Singh

Assistant Professor, Amity School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, AUP Mohali 
Ecology & Environmental Sciences


Dr. Sakshi Arora

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

Dr. Sandeep Sharma

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

Dr. Sawinder Kaur

Ph.D. (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning) (Thapar University, Patiala) 
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. Simran Tandon

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

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); 
Publications: 10

Dr. Surabhi Soni

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

Dr. Sushil K Rohiwal

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology
MA, Ph.D, B.Ed. M.Ed., PGDGC, PGDRP. Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Counselling Psychology,

Dr. 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

Dr. Swati Tyagi

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

Dr. Tapan Behl

Professor, Amity School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
M.Pharm (Gold Medalis), PhD, Post Doc

Dr. Vandana Yadav

Assistant Professor, Physics
Institute Postdoctoral fellow (IIT Madras), Visiting Scholar (University of Alabama), Doctor of Philosophy (IIT Kanpur), M.Phil. (Bhopal University)
Theoretical and computational nonequilibrium statistical mechanics/ Theoretical Biophysics 

Dr. Vishal Agarwal

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

Dr. Vivek Shukla

Assistant Professor, Law


Mr. Abhimanyu Goyal

Ph.D. (Pursuing)(Finance); 
M.Com. (Punjabi University); 
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 Raturi

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

Ms. Deepika Vasudeva

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

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. Shruti Behera

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