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Dr. S. K. Srivastava
School of Biochemical Engineering IIT BHU
Area of Interest: 
Enzyme Engg., Bio-conversion, Waste water Engg., Downstream Processing, Instrumentation and Process Control

Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Chairman Anti Ragging Squad, IIT (BHU); (2013-2014 & 2014-2015)
  2. Chairman Anti-ragging Squad, BHU;(IIT 2012-2013)
  3. Chairman, Joint Anti-ragging Squad;( IIT -& BHU) 2012- 2013
  4. Member  Anti-ragging Squad BHU; 2010-2011& 2011-2012
  5. Member, School Board Banaras Hindu University, December 2011-2014.
  6. Member, Standing Committee, School Board, Banaras Hindu University, December 2011-2014.
  7. Member, Non-Teaching Deputation Committee, Banaras Hindu University 2011 till date.
  8. Member, Central Purchase committee for Glass and Chemicals; 2010-2011.
  9. Member, Institute Disciplinary Committee for Students; 2010-2011.
  10. Member, Institute Disciplinary committee for Employees; 2010-2011.
  11. Coordinator, IT Hostels, IT BHU; 2007-2009.
  12. Member Gymkhana, IT BHU; 2007-2009.
  13. Administrative warden, Limbdi Hostel, IT BHU; 2004-2005.
  14. Administrative Warden Vivekananda Hostel; 1997-2004.
Academic Responsibilities
  1. Convener, DUGC, School of Biochemical Engineering; 2013-2014.
  2. Coordinator, School of Biochemical Engineering; IT (BHU) 2006-2009.
  3. Professor In-Charge Examination; School of Biochemical Engineering; 2004-2009.
  4. Examination In-Charge UG and PG Entrance Examination of BHU at Institute level.
  5. Chairman Board of Studies, School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT (BHU); 2006-2009.
  6. Coordinator, School of Biochemical Engineering; 2014-till date.
  7. Member, all Departmental Committees.

Academic activities

  1. Member organizing committee for “Asian Congress on Biotechnology-2013” to be held at IIT Delhi in December 2013.
  2. Member, selection committee in  
  • M.N.I.T. Allahabad
  • N.I.T. Rourkela
  • H.B.T.I. Kanpur
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow
  • N.I.T. Warangal (Not attended)
  1. Chairman & member National review committee of Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India for “Centre of Advance Studies” of Department of Food and Biochemical Engineering at Jadhavpur University, Kolkata (2007-12).
  2. Member Board of studies at HBTI, Kanpur; MIT Gwalior, etc.
  3. Examiner for Ph.D. thesis evaluation in different Indian Universities and Institution.
  4. Invited lectures delivered at prestigious institutions of national repute.
  1. Dalmotra, Nisha; Tripathi, Abhishek Dutt, Srivastava, SK, Arya, SK, Naik, Bindu (2016) Statistical optimization of cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase (CGTase) production from 'Bacillus macerans' in batch cultivation and its purification International Journal of Food and Fermentation Technology Volume 6 Issue 2.
  2. Shankar Khade, S K Srivastava, (2016). Effect of surfactant and inducer on increased uricase production under submerged fermentations (SMF) By using Bacillus cereus. Preparative Biochemistry and biotechnology. Doi: 10.1080/10826068.2016.1168842. (IF-1.3)
  3. Shankar Khade, S K Srivastava, Abhishek Dutt Tripathi. (2016). Production of clinically efficient Uricase enzyme Induced from different strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa under Submerged Fermentations and their Kinetic properties. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. DOI: (IF-0.9)
  4. Abhishek Dutt Tripathi  and Suresh Kumar Srivastava.. (2015). Statistical Optimization of Parameters Affecting Polyhydroxybutyrate(PHB) Recovery by Dispersion Method from Alcaligenes Cells and Its Characterization. J Bioprocess Biotech 5:238. doi: 10.4172/2155-9821.1000238. (IF-1.278)
  5. Srivastava, Abhinay ; Poonia, Amrita ; Tripathi, Abhishek Dutt ; Singh, Ravi Pratap ; Srivastava, Suresh Kumar. (2014). Optimization of nutritional supplements for enhanced lactic acid production utilizing sugar refinery by-products. Annals of microbiology. v. 64, no. 3, p. 1211-1221. (IF-1.12).
  6. S.K. Srivastava, Abhishek Dutt Tripathi, and R.P.Singh (2013). Statistical optimization of physical process variables for bio-plastic (PHB) production by Alcaligenes sp. 1-8 Biomass and Bioenergy (IF-4.62).
  7. S.K. Srivastava & Yogendra Singh (2013) Performance Improvement of Bacillus aryabhattai ITBHU02 for High-Throughput Production of a Tumor-Inhibitory L-asparaginase by Using Kinetic Model Based Approach. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. Doi: 10.1002/jctb.4121 (IF- 2.5).
  8. Singh Y., Srivastava S.K. (2013) Extracellular L-asparaginase from a protease-deficient Bacillus aryabhattai ITBHU02: Purification, Biochemical Characterization and Evaluation of Antineoplastic Activity in vitro. Applied Biotechnology and Biochemistry DOI: 10.1007/s12010-013-0455-0 (IF-1.89).
  9. Singh Y., Srivastava S.K. (2012) Statistical and evolutionary optimization for enhanced production of an anti-leukemic enzyme, L-asparaginase, in a protease-deficient Bacillus aryabhattai ITBHU02 isolated from the soil contaminated with hospital waste. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. (Manuscript No. NISCAIR:EB-498/12, IF-1.34).
  10. Pukhraj Meena, Abhishek Dutt Tripathi, S.K. Srivastava (2013). Utilization of agro-industrial waste (wheat bran) for alkaline protease production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in SSF using Taguchi (DOE) methodology. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. (IF-0.9)
  11. S.K.Srivastava and A.Tripathi, (2012) Biodegradation of orange G by a novel isolated bacterial strain Bacillus megaterium ITBHU01 using response surface methodology African Journal of Biotechnology  (12): 1768-1781 (IF-0.6).
  12. Abhishek Dutt Tripathi and S.K.Srivastava (2012). Effect of fatty acid supplementation on bioplastic production. 3- Biotechnology. doi:  10.1007/s13205-012-0110-4. (IF-1.36)
  13. S.K.Srivastava, Abhishek Dutt Tripathi, Ajay Yadav and Alok Jha (2011). Utilizing of Sugar Refinery Waste (Cane Molasses) for Production of Bio-Plastic under Submerged Fermentation Process. Journal of Polymer Science and Environment DOI 10.1007/s10924-011-0394-1 (IF- 1.5).
  14. S.K.Srivastava and Abhishek Dutt Tripathi (2011). Kinetic Study of Biopolymer (PHB) Synthesis in Alcaligenes sp. in Submerged Fermentation Process Using TEM. Journal of Polymer Science and Environment DOI 10.1007/s10924-011-0324-2. (IF- 1.5).
  15. Abhishek Dutt Tripathi and S.K.Srivastava (2011). Novel approach for optimization of fermentative condition for PHB production by Alcaligenes sp. using Taguchi (DOE) methodology. African Journal of Biotechnology (14):732-739 (IF-0.6).
  16. Bhatt, SM; Srivastava, SK; (2008) Lactic Acid Production from Cane Molasses by Lactobacillus delbrueckii NCIM 2025 in Submerged Condition: Optimization of Medium Component by Taguchi DOE Methodology, Food Biotechnology 22, 2, 115-139, (IF-1.3).
  17. Bhatt, SM; Srivastava, SK; (2008). Mannitol increases lactic acid production by shifting NADH/NAD+ ratio inhibiting ethanol production. Journal of Biotechnology 136, S27-S27,  (IF-2.78).
  18. S.K.Arya and S.K. Srivastava, (2006) Kinetics of Immobilized Cyclodextrin gluconotransferase produced by Bacillus maceranas ATCC 8244, Enzyme and Microbial Technology (IF- 2.5).

National and International conference

  1. Shankar Khade, S K Srivastava. Poster présentation on purification, structural and functional characterization of uricase enzyme from Bacillus cereus at Association of Microbiologists in India (AMI 2017), at BBAU, Lucknow
  2. Shankar Khade, S K Srivastava. Poster Presentation on Production, purification, structural and functional characterization of uricase enzyme from Bacillus cereus in BESCON 2017 at Netaji Subhashchandra Institute of Technology, New Delhi
  3. Shankar Khade, S K Srivastava. Poster presentation on Optimization of uric acid induced Uricase production under submerged fermentations. International conference on Biomolecular Engineering, AIChE., Singapore. 2016.
  4. Shankar Khade, S K Srivastava. Poster presentation on  Optimization of uric acid induced Uricase production under submerged fermentations by Taguchi DOE methodology. International conference on Bioprocessing India- 2015 at IIT, Chennai.
  5. Yogendra Singh &S K Srivastava. L-asparaginase production by a new isolate Bacillus aryabhattai strain ITBHU02 in solid state culture, (Conference proceeding, IMS Ghaziabad).
  6. A. Tripathi, S.K.Srivastava. Bacterial degradation of Methyl red using statistical tool: Response Surface Methodology (RSM). Asian Congress on Biotechnology-2013, IIT-Delhi.
  7. Abhishek Dutt Tripathi  and Suresh Kumar Srivastava.. Ravi Pratap Singh. Statistical optimization of parameters affecting PHB recovery by dispersion method from Alcaligenes cells . Asian Congress on Biotechnology-2013, IIT-Delhi.
  8. A.Tripathi, S.K.Srivastava. Biodecolorization of Azo dye, Acid Orange 10, using different bacterial strains 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology IPCBEE, IACSIT Press, Singapore 2011 (6): 253-257.
  9. A.Tripathi, S.K.Srivastava. Biological decolorization/removal of Azo dyes from waste water effluents” National Conference on Environmental Problems and Challenges To Plant Biologist Udai Pratap (Autonomous) College, Varanasi-221002 (U.P.) 2011.
  10. A.Tripathi, S.K.Srivastava Biodegradation of Azo dye, Orange G by an unknown isolated bacterium AT02 International conference on Genomic sciences held at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 2010.
  11. A.Tripathi, S.K.Srivastava Biodegradation of Methyl Red by Klebsiella pneumonia National Conference on “Emerging Paradigms in Biochemical Engineering” at School of Biochemical Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 2009.

International conference abstract

  1. Biotechnology for the Sustainability of Human Society, 12-17 OCT DALIAN CHINA and published 3 abstract related to lactic acid production and purification.2008
  2. Bhatt, S.M. & Srivastava, S.K., 2008a. A cost effective purification strategy for lactic acid separation from cane molasses broth using modified IRA-120 and ceramic particle. Journal of Biotechnology, 136, p.S494.
  3. Bhatt, S.M. & Srivastava, S.K., 2008. Mannitol increases lactic acid production by shifting NADH/NAD+ ratio inhibiting ethanol production. Journal of Biotechnology, 136, p.S27.
  4. Bhatt, S.M. & Srivastava, S.K., 2008. Role of mannitol in reducing ethanol by-product during lactic acid production. Journal of Biotechnology, 136, pp.S465–S466.

International conference full papers

  1. IAPCSEET “6th Asia Pacific Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technology” 7-11 May, 2007, at Kasatsart University,    Bangkok, Thailand 2007. Extractive recovery of lactic acid by PEG/MgSO4 system:Optimization of parameters by L18 Taguchi DOEmethodology

National conference

  1. Bhatt, S.M. & Srivastava, S.K.,  Emerging Paradigms in Biotechnology, at BHU, Varanasi, India, Poster presentation on “Study of degradation ability of immobilized E. Coli and a novel strain WJ isolated from soil” 2009 (09-10 Oct)
  2.  Bhatt, S.M. & Srivastava, S.K.,  Genesis” at HBTI Kanpur, India and Presented paper “Optimization Of Lactic Acid By Taguchi DOE Methodology And Its Implication In Making Nano-Particle For Drug Delivery System”2006 (March 25-26)
  3. Bhatt, S.M. & Srivastava, S.K.,  Recent advances in fermented food at BHU Varanasi APRIL8-9, 2011
  • Strain improvements for improved lactic acid production by UV mutagenesis and media Optimizations” CCS32 
  • Food adulteration practices in major food components-CCS35
  • A novel  cost effective Biosensor Design and application in Urea detection-CCS43 
PhD students guided (Before and after IIT)
S. No. Name of student Year completed Thesis title
1 Sheelendra Mangal Bhatt 2008 Kinetic Studies on Lactic acid Production from Lactobacillus cells
2 Shailendra Kumar Arya 2008 Kinetic studies of immobilized CGTase for cyclodextrin production
3 Abhishek Dutt Tripathi 2012 Kinetic Studies on Poly-3-Hydroxybutyrate (PHB) Production
4 Ashutosh Tripathi 2012 Studies on Biological Degradation/Removal of Azo dyes from wastewater
5 Yogendra Singh 2014 Kinetic studies on L-Asparaginase production, optimization and purification
6 Shankar Khade 2019 Kinetic studies on Uricase production, purification, and applications
M.Tech students guided (Before and after IIT)
S. No Name of Student Year completed Thesis title
1 Shelja 2019 Production and application of β-Glucosidase
2 Shweta Tripathi 2017 Chitinase production and purification from bacteria
3 Deepti Chandra 2016 Inulinase production from fungal sources
4 Aditya Yadav 2015 Gold nanoparticles based enzyme delivery
5 Arun Gupta 2015 Preparation of CLEA cross linked glucose isomerase
6 Aditya Sharma 2013 Modeling and image processing  of immobilized enzyme
7 Sidharth Singh 2013 Productivity improvement of immunosuppressant
8 Vibhor Bachchan 2012 Enhanced Production of Ethanol using Zymomonas mobilis
9 Kiran Kosley 2012 Kinetic Studies of Pectinase Production from Aspergilus fumigatus
10 Varun Mangal Gupta 2011 Development of Mosfet Biosensor for Sucrose Estimation
11 Ashutosh Mesram 2010 Development of Biosensor by Multi-enzyme System for Sucrose Measurement
12 Ankur Gupta 2009 Laccase Production and its Application in Enzyme Industries
13 Shekhar Agnihotri 2008 Protein immobilization on a Novel Hydrophilic Nanofiborous Scaffold for Tissue Engineering Application
14 Santosh Kumar Jha 2007 Kinetic Studies on Streptokinase Production
15 Abhishek Dutt Tripathi 2006 Studies on Poly-3-hydroxy butyrate production
16 Arun Kumar 2005 Effect of Metal ion on activity of α-amylase from Bacillus subtilis


IDD dissertation
S.No. Name of student Year completed Thesis title
1 Rozi 2017 Bromelain extraction and purification from Pineapple
2 Mohammad Anish 2017 Production of keratinase enzyme from wool source
3 Mohit Rathore 2011 A novel approach for recovery of high value protein
4 Purushottam Chauhan 2011 Validation of Model for Immobilized enzyme
5 Subham Singh 2013 Strategies for prevention of acrylamide formation during frying of food products
6 Praveen Sharma 2015 Simulations of air-lift bioreactor
7 Abhilash Dahl 2016 Biodegradation of Azo dyes
8 Rohan Kulkarni 2016 Dextran crosslinked antifungal drug delivery