Department of Energy and Materials Engineering, Dongguk University-Seoul, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Dr. Vivek Kumar Bajpai is a Senior Foreign Assistant Professor at the Department of Bio-Energy and Material Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea. His major area of research are synthesis of various types of nanoparticles, including nano-polymerization, and to confirm their intravenous and oral administration potential via pre-clinical trials for drug delivery purposes, especially for cancer, diabetes and obesity treatment. Before joining Dongguk University, we worked as an Assistant professor at the Department of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Yeungnam University, South Korea for 6 years where he taught varied aspects of Biotechnology to graduate and postgraduate students. He also served as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Biotechnology, Yeungnam University, South Korea from 2010-2011. He has many years of professional experience on academia-industry led projects in the area of Microbial Biotechnology, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Natural Product Chemistry, Biotransformation, Food & Nutrition, Nanotechnology and Drug Delivery. He has received a few good international awards and scholarship and the fellow of the societies of international repute, including American Society for Microbiology, Asian Federation of Societies for Lactic Acid Bacteria, and Society for Applied Microbiology. He is the editor of some of well repudiated journals, including Scientific Reports, PLOS One, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Frontiers in Microbiology, Frontiers in Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy Magazine, and serving as the Editor-in-Chief for Food and Pharma International journal. He has published several book chapters including book editions with international publishers such as Springer& Nova publishers. In addition, he has 180 papers in hands published in world’s leading journals of scientific repute. He has established a new methodology of producing bioactive material through microbial transformation of vegetable wastes and registered the technology under a Korean patent.