Dr. Pushpa Agrawal working as a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, RVCE, Bangalore, India. She completed her Ph.D. from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, and Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Miami University, U.S.A, and Indore University, India. She has 20 years of teaching as well research experience.
Dr. Pushpa Agrawal published 102 research articles in National and international journals and published 7 book chapters. She presented 113 research papers at international conferences and 52 research papers at 52 national conferences.
Dr. Pushpa is a Member of the Journal and Editorial board of various journals like International Journal of Biotechnology, TJC Journal, International Journal of Environment Research and Development, RV Journal of Science Technology Engineering Arts and Management (journal of RV College of Engineering, Bangalore), Research Journal of Biotechnology and International journal of Biozone. She is also a fellow member of the International Society of Biotechnology, JERAD, Global earth society for Environmental, Energy, and development, and life member of the Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Science Congress, IEEE, EMB society. She received many awards in her academic and professional career.
The patent has been granted by Intellectual Property India, Government of India, on. Jauary 05, 2022, Patent No. 386034, for “Bioactive Thin Films for Food Packaging” to Dr. Neeta ShivKumar and Dr. Pushpa Agrawal. From 8.12.2017 for 20 years in accordance with Indian Patent Act 2007.
- “Method and system for producing xylooligosaccharides from dried Orange peels”. Gupta P. K, Pushpa Agrawal. Dated :14/10/2017.
- “Enzymatic extraction of polyphenols from orange peels using Aspergillus niger as the Enzyme source” Pushpa Agrawal and Prabha hegade. Date:18th August 2017. Department of Biotechnology, R.V. College of Engineering.