Angira Devi Bhuyan

Mrs.Angira Devi Bhuyan. ID-WF-1342

Mrs.Angira Devi Bhuyan

Assistant Professor

Mrs.Angira Devi Bhuyan is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Biotechnology at PES University.

Brief Profile:

Angira Devi Bhuyan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at PES University. She has completed her Bachelor's degree from M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Bangalore University in 2007 and Master's degree from Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, Affiliated to Bangalore University. Her dissertaion work for Master's degree was in the field of Environmental Biotechnology which involved chromium uptake studies. Currently she is pursuing her PhD from Visvesvaraya Technological University, with PES Institute of Technology as the Research Centre. She has one journal publication and three conference publications. She has taught a number of course in the Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology domain of the Department and has guided two final year projects at the undergraduate level.

Her research areas of interest are Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Environmental Biotechnology.

Responsibility:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, P E S University

Roles and Responsibilities as an Administrator
● Faculty advisor and Class teacher
● Laboratory in-charge and Time table officer
● Test coordinator
●Comeperer for admission counseling process
● Coordinator for final year students industry visit

Teaching:

Work Experience
● 2011-Till date: Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, P E S University

Roles and Responsibilities as a Teacher

  • Guided summer projects for undergraduate students dealing with basic microbiological techniques and Good Lab Practices

Subjects Taught
● Under Graduate Courses: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Biochemistry laboratory, Bioenergetics laboratory, Upstream Process Technology laboratory, Downstream Process Technology laboratory, Forensic Biology laboratory
● Post Graduate Courses: Enzymology, Agriculture Biotechnology laboratory
● Guest lecture organised: Molecular biology guest lecture for undergraduate students by IISc Professor

Research Interest
Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology

Current Research Projects
● Lubricant oil degradation by soil bacteria

Journal paper

  1. Angira Devi Bhuyan, Uma M.V., V. Krishna Murthy, “Rhizosphere microbes as remedial agents for waste lubricant oil”, International Review of Applied Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 2014, 2(1):19-26

Conference Papers
International Conferences

1. Angira Devi Bhuyan, Karishma Mehta, Uma M.V., “Lubricant oil as a substrate for bacteria isolated from the  rhizosphere”, International Conference on Green Technology For Health And Environment: Implementations And Policies, Bangalore, 2016
2. Angira Devi Bhuyan, Uma M.V., V. Krishna Murthy, “Rhizosphere microbes as remedial agents for waste lubricant oil”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering Sciences, Bangalore, 2014
3. Ranjini R.F., Usha K.J., Angira Devi Bhuyan, “Ex-situ uptake of chromium and growth curve studies of Aspergillus niger and Rhizopus spp.”, Conservation and management of river and lake ecosystems river and lake ecosystem, Bangalore, 2009