Prof Srivastava, a Graduate in Pharmaceutical Engineering (IIT, BHU) and M Tech & PhD in Biochemical Engineering from IIT(BHU), is a Professor at the School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi since 2003.
Dr Srivastava has an impressive track record of more than 10 years as an academician as well as has a strong experience of working in Biotechnology industries (10 years) prior to joining academics. He has been visiting Scholar to University of Sydney. He has served as Visiting Professor at University of Pune (2001-2003), Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow) and several other Institutes. He is also a Scientific Expert in Chemistry and Chemical Sciences at Indian Patent Office. He has advised several PhD( 06 Awarded), 30 MTech, and 06 MS(Master of Surgery & Medicine) Thesis and one Post Doc fellow.
His research activities have resulted in more than 80 peer reviewed International / National Publications/ Proceedings, 01 Book and 08 Book Chapters, 06 Patents and over 100 presentations at Conferences, including 40 Invited Lectures. In addition to his publication activities, He is in Editorial Board of Several National and International Journals. . Dr Srivastava has been recipient of several Awards and Honours, including ORS Award of UK, DBT Overseas Associateship(GOI),CSIR Post DOC Award, Member National Academy of Sciences, etc. He is also member of several Professional Societies like AAPS, TERMIS, IIChe, etc.
Dr Srivastava’s research primarily focuses on health care derivatives/products and process development, evaluation and development of Platform technologies in Translational Health Sciences which include Stem Cell regeneration, Wound Healing Process, Cancer research, and acute kidney failure in children.
Dr Srivastava, has been serving the Society by playing a pivotal role in Entrepreneurship. He has initiated Centers for Entrepreneurial Learning(OLPE), Technology Entrepreneurship Promotion Program(Funded by DSIR, GOI), Technology Commercialization Facilitation Program(TCFA, TIFAC), Innovation Cluster in SME, and establishment of Technology Business Incubator at IIT(BHU) Varanasi, to promote Start UP activities in Innovative Technologies. He is mentor to 03 startup companies on innovative technologies.
He has been Technical Advisor to several Companies to include Nanyang Pukang Group (China), Alkem Ltd, TRCC Gurgaon, Varuna BioCell(P) Ltd, Amrutanjun, Ltd, FICCI, Observing Eye , Agati HealthCare (P) Ltd, etc. His expertise in Technology Transfer and IPR is well acclaimed by his significant contribution in several committees at Institute/ University level, Government level, etc.