Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil, Arts, Commerce and Science College, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Dr. Aparna B. Gunjal has completed her B.Sc. from Annasaheb Magar Mahavidyalaya, Hadapsar; M.Sc. from Modern College Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ganeshkhind and PhD in Environmental Sciences subject from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, India. She is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology at Dr. D.Y. Patil, Arts, Commerce and Science College, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India. Her research areas of expertise are solid waste management, plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria, e-waste management, bioremediation, etc. Aparna has 114 publications to her credit. She has received 06 Awards for the Best Paper presentations and also received travel grants. Aparna has also received Pune Municipal Corporation Award for excellent work in Environmental Sciences Research in 2015, The Elsevier Foundation - TWAS Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme” in 2018 and the Young Researcher award with Innovative Technology. She has worked on composting aspect as a Senior Researcher Assistant at Hongkong Baptist University, Hongkong. Aparna is an Editor Member of the International Journal of Microbial Science; Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology; Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, etc.