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SBT Faculties

SBT Faculties

Number of Faculty: 23
Aparna Dixit
Professor
School of Biotechnology
adix2100@mail.jnu.ac.in
B. R. Panda
Professor
School of Biotechnology
binaypanda@jnu.ac.in, binaypandalab@gmail.com
Dwaipayan Bharadwaj
Professor
School of Biotechnology
db@mail.jnu.ac.in db@jnu.ac.in
Pawan K. Dhar
Professor
School of Biotechnology
pawandhar@mail.jnu.ac.in, pawan.dhar@outlook.com
Rajiv Bhat
Professor
School of Biotechnology
rajivbhat@mail.jnu.ac.in , rajivbhat@hotmail.com
Rupesh Chaturvedi
Professor
School of Biotechnology
rupesh@mail.jnu.ac.in , rupesh.chaturvedi.jnu@gmail.com
Sandeep Saxena
Professor
School of Biotechnology
sandeepsaxena@mail.jnu.ac.in
Suneel Kateriya
Professor
School of Biotechnology
skateriya@jnu.ac.in
B.S. Balaji
Associate Professor
School of Biotechnology
bsbalaji@mail.jnu.ac.in , balaji_12@yahoo.com
D. Choudhury
Associate Professor
School of Biotechnology
devach@mail.jnu.ac.in
Kashyap Kumar Dubey
Associate Professor
School of Biotechnology
kashyapdubey@mail.jnu.ac.in
Rajesh Mishra
Associate Professor
School of Biotechnology
rajeshmishra@mail.jnu.ac.in
S.S. Maitra
Associate Professor
School of Biotechnology
ssm2100@mail.jnu.ac.in
Shailendra Kumar Verma
Associate Professor
School of Biotechnology
skv0005@gmail.com
Abhinav Grover
Assistant Professor(UGC)
School of Biotechnology
agrover@mail.jnu.ac.in , abhinavgr@gmail.com
Hemant Ritturaj Kushwaha
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
hemantkushwaha@jnu.ac.in , ritturajhemant@gmail.com
Jaydeep Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor (UGC)
School of Biotechnology
jaydeep@jnu.ac.in jaydpb@gmail.com
Manoj K. Sharma
Assistant Professor (UGC)
School of Biotechnology
mksharma@jnu.ac.in , manojdarolia@gmail.com
Ranjana Arya
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
ranjanaa@mail.jnu.ac.in , arya.ranjana24@gmail.com
Ravi Tandon
Assistant Professor (UGC)
School of Biotechnology
ravitandon@jnu.ac.in
Swati Tiwari
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
swati_tiwari@mail.jnu.ac.in
Syamala Maitreyi Rajala
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
msrajala@mail.jnu.ac.in , gmaitri@yahoo.com
Virendra Singh
Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology
virendrasingh@mail.jnu.ac.in, singhvirendra@live.com

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.