Dr. Aparna B. Gunjal

Aparna B. Gunjal is a microbiologist at Dr. D.Y. Patil, Arts, Commerce & Science College, India.

She is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Microbiology at Dr. D.Y. Patil, Arts, Commerce and Science College, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India.  Her research areas of expertise are solid waste management; plant growth promoting rhizobacteria; e-waste management; bioremediation; etc.

Dr. Aparna B. Gunjal has completed her B.Sc. from Annasaheb Magar Mahavidyalaya, Hadapsar; M.Sc. from Modern College Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ganeshkhind and Ph.D in Environmental Sciences subject from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Aparna has 83 publications to her credit. She has received 06 Awards for the Best Paper presentations and also received the travel grants.

Aparna has also received Pune Municipal Corporation Award for excellent work in Environmental Sciences Research in 2015, The Elsevier Foundation - TWAS Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme” in 2018 and Young Researcher award with Innovative Technology. Recently she has achieved the “Outstanding Scientist of the Year Award” (in December 2020) from Vigyan Varta Organisation. 

She has worked on composting aspect as a Senior Researcher Assistant at Hongkong Baptist University, Hongkong.  Aparna is Reviewer for many Journals.

Area of experise: bioremediation, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

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