Maulin P. Shah, currently Chief Scientist & Head – Industrial Waste Water Research Lab, Division of Applied and Environmental Microbiology Lab at Enviro Technology Ltd., Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India, received his Ph.D. (2002-2005) in Environmental Microbiology from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat. He has served as an Assistant Professor at Godhra, Gujarat University in 2001. He is a Microbial Biotechnologist with diverse research interest. A group of research scholars is working under his guidance on the areas ranging from Applied Microbiology, Environmental Biotechnology, Bioremediation, and Industrial Liquid Waste Management to solid state fermentation. His work has been focused to assess the impact of industrial pollution on microbial diversity of wastewater following cultivation dependant and cultivation independent analysis. His major work involves isolation, screening, identification and Genetic Engineering of high impact of Microbes for the degradation of hazardous materials. He has more than 160 research publication in highly reputed national and international journals. He directs the Research program at Enviro Technology Ltd., Ankleshwar. He has guided more than 50 Post Graduate students in various disciplines of Life Science. He is an active Editorial Board Member in 75 highly reputed Journal’s in the field of Environmental & Biological Sciences. He extends his expertise in various National as well as International Reputed Journal as Editor and Editorial Board Member. He is a reviewer of more than 80 highly reputed journals. He was Founder Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Environmental Bioremediation and Biodegradation (2012-2014) as well as Journal of Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2012-2014) (Science and Education Publishing, USA), Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Microbiological Research, Electronic Journal of Energy and Environment, International Journal of Environment and Sustainability. He is also serving as a reviewer in various journals of national and international repute. He has been an invited reviewer of Current Opinion of Biotechnology, and Biotechnology Advances”. He has been appointed as an Editor-in-Chief in two journals viz. (1) Research Journal of Microbiology & (2) Journal of Biotechnology and Biomaterials.
His Research Interest include Environmental Microbiology, Bio-remediation, Bio-degradation, Applied Microbiology, Industrial Biotechnology, Molecular Microbiology, Environmental Genetics, Protein Engineering, Enzyme Engineering. Waste Water Microbiology