Dr. Riti Thapar Kapoor (female) is Assistant Professor in Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Dr. Kapoor received her Ph.D from University of Allahabad and worked as post - doctoral fellow in ICAR project at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. She has twelve years of teaching and research experience and her area of specialization is environmental biotechnology, bioremediation, wastewater treatment and abiotic stresses. Dr. Kapoor has published over 75 research papers in various journals of national and international repute. She has written 3 books. She is associated as reviewer in journals such as Springer and Taylor & Franscis. Dr. Kapoor has visited 8 countries for the participation in different academic programmes. Dr. Kapoor has received prestigious travel award from Bill & Melinda Gates Research Foundation (CGIAR project) for participation in International training programme held at International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Manila, Philippines in 2010. She is also recipient of DST travel grant for participation in International Conference held at Sri Lanka in 2013. Dr. Kapoor has been awarded with Teacher's Research Fellowship from Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru in 2019.
Dr. Maulin P. Shah is Chief Scientist and Head of the Industrial Waste Water Research Lab, Division of Applied and Environmental Microbiology Lab at Enviro Technology Ltd., Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India. His work focuses on the impact of industrial pollution on the microbial diversity of wastewater following cultivation-dependent and cultivation-independent analysis. His major work involves isolation, screening, identification, and genetically engineering high-impact microbes for the degradation of hazardous materials. His research interests include biological wastewater treatment, environmental microbiology, biodegradation, bioremediation, and phytoremediation of environmental pollutants from industrial wastewaters. He has published more than 250 research papers in national and international journals of repute on various aspects of microbial biodegradation and bioremediation of environmental pollutants. He is the editor of more than 50 books of international repute (Elsevier, Springer, RSC, and CRC Press). He is an active editorial board member in top-rated journals.