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Prof. Pradeep Srivastava
Professor (On deputation)
School of Biochemical Engineering IIT BHU
Area of Interest: 
Microbial Engg., Bioreactor Kinetics, Modelling & Scaleup, Downstream Processing, Recombinant Proteins, Drug Delivery Techniqu, Tissue Engineering and IPR & Technology Transfer

Prof Pradeep Srivastava

Present Status:

  • Professor & Chair, School of Biochemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, (BHU)
  • SPARC ( Indo US Collaboration) Professor & Coordinator,2019
  • Scientific Expert member at Indian Patent Office, Govt of India, 2016- onwards
  • Visiting Scholar( Facluty) at FIU, Miami, USA, 2019
  • Chief Coordinator, TePP Out Reach Centre, Varanasi, Min. of Sc. & Tech., GOI( 2006-2014)
  • Convener, DPGC, IIT(BHU)
  • Nodal Officer, TIFAC   for Preparation of Technology Vision 2035, GOI
  • Chairman, Faculty Grievance committee, IIT(BHU),2019
  • Coordinator Technology Business Incubator, IIT, (BHU)Varanasi, (2009- Till date)
  • Coordinator, 8th SME Cluster(Carpet/ SareeCluster)Min. of Sc. & Tech., TIFAC, GOI, 2012- onwards
  • Coordinator Technology Commercialization and Facilitation Agency(TCFA) ,IIT, TIFAC, Min of Science & Technology, GOI
  • Member, Intellectual Property Right Cell, BHU
  • Board Advisor at Food Research and Analysis Centre (FRAC), of FICCI, New Delhi
  • Visiting Scholar at Dept. of Biomolecular Engg,, Univ of Sydney, Australia, 2008-2009


Industrial/ R & D Experiences:
        Total Experience: 25 Years

  • Industrial – 09 years in Production and Development of Biotechnology Products / Processes


  1. Worked for the plant design, erection and process development for the production of Lactic acid and derivatives through fermentation route, at SangeetaBiochemicals( P ) Ltd, Calcutta( 1997-1999)
  2. Worked as General Manager Plant at Knomo Eco Biotech Ltd, Delhi( 1999-2000)
  3. Worked as Vice President ( Tech) at IndoBio Active Labs( P ) Ltd, Pune for LMWH production Plant ( 2000-2003)
  • Teaching  & Research – 18 Years


  1. As assistant professor at School of Biochemical Engg, IT, BHU, Varanasi 2003-2007
  2. Reader at School of Biochemical Engg, IT, BHU, Varanasi 2007-2009
  3. As Associate Professor at School of Biochemical Engg, IT, BHU, Varanasi 2009-2012
  4. Professor at School of Biochemical Engg, Currently



  1. Novel Reactor Design(Air Lift Reactor)


  1. Tissue Engineering (Chondrocytes Cell culture) Process evaluation, development and optimization.


  1. Biopolymers for Bone Tissue Engineering Use of nanofibers, development of Electrospinning apparatus. Wound Healing


  1. Bio-Process development(Lovastatin, Lactic acid,Cephalosporin-C, Lincomycin,, CoQ 10,Sirolimus, Mycophenilic acid)


  1. Bio-Fuel Production Process Development - Use of lignocellulosic waste.


  1. Glycoso-aminoglycans: Chain length distribution(LMWH)


  1. Herbal Extracts Development and Standardization (Solanesol)


  1. Insilco studies for Pharmacophore development for Cancer drug, Targeted drug discovery.


  1. Natural Dyes production and Standardization


  1. Intellectual Property Rights, Technology transfer and management