Academy of Biology and Biotechnology on behalf of D.I. Ivanovskyi, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Dr. Vishnu D Rajput earned degrees with good academic records in Agriculture and Biological Sciences: B.Sc. Ag, subsequently M.Sc. Ag from CS Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, India, Ph.D. from Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, and Post-doc from Southern Federal University, Russia. Presently, he is working as a Leading Researcher (Assoc. Prof.) at Southern Federal University, Russia. His ongoing research is based on soil contaminations, i.e, potentially toxic elements, and metallic nanoparticles, and investigating the bioaccumulation, bio/geo-transformations, uptake, translocation, and toxic effects of metallic nanoparticles on plant physiology, morphology, anatomy, the ultrastructure of cellular and subcellular organelles, cytomorphomatric modifications, and DNA damage. He comprehensively detailed the state of research in environmental science in regard to how nanoparticles/heavy metals interact with plants, soil, microbial community, and the larger environment. He has published (total of 155 scientific publications) 85 peer-reviewed highly rated full-length articles, 05 books, 20 chapters (Scopus indexed) and conference articles. He is an internationally recognized reviewer (peer-reviewed more than 57 manuscripts for internationally reputed journals) and received an outstanding reviewing certificate by Elsevier & Springer. He is an editorial board member of Eurasian Journal of Soil Science (ISSN 2147-4249), SAINS TANAH – Journal of Soil Science and Agroclimatology (ISSN 1412-3606), Emergent Life Sciences Research (ISSN: 2395-6658) and serves as guest editor, Plants (ISSN 2223-7747, IF-2.76), and Frontiers in Agronomy (2673-3218). He received “certificate for appreciation 2019” “Certificate of Honor 2020” by Southern Federal University, Russia, for outstanding contribution in academic, creative research, and publication activities. He has also received the prestigious status “Highly Qualified Specialist” by SFedU and the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs.