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Dr. Swati Agarwal | Nanocomposites Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Swati Agarwal, Drumlins Water Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

Dr. Swati Agarwal is a highly accomplished professional with extensive expertise in biotechnology and water purification technologies. Holding a Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Banasthali Vidhyapith Rajasthan, she has made significant contributions to the field through her research on molecular and biochemical investigations of jojoba for biodiesel production. With over a decade of experience, she has served as a Manager at Drumlins Water Technologies Pvt. Ltd., spearheading projects in defluoridation and water purification. Dr. Agarwal has also excelled in research roles, notably as a Research Associate in a DBT (BIRAC) BIG Project focused on defluoridation technology. Her exceptional work has been recognized with several awards, including the Best Ph.D. Scholarship Award by the Indian Society of Genetics, Biotechnology Research, and Development. Dr. Agarwal’s dedication to scientific innovation and commitment to addressing critical environmental challenges underscores her role as a leader in the field of biotechnology.

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📚 Education:

Dr. Swati Agarwal holds a Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Banasthali Vidhyapith Rajasthan, achieved in 2018 with a remarkable score of 81.36%. Prior to her doctoral studies, she completed her M.Sc. in Biotechnology from the same institution in 2013, obtaining an impressive score of 76.35%. Her academic journey commenced with a B.Sc. in Biotechnology from Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Science Prayagraj in 2011, where she secured a remarkable CGPA of 9.96. She completed her Intermediate (Biology) and High School (Science) from St. Anthony Convent Girls Inter College, Prayagraj, in 2005 and 2003, respectively, showcasing consistent academic excellence throughout her educational tenure.

👩‍💼 Work Experience:

Dr. Swati Agarwal currently serves as the Manager at Drumlins Water Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Atal Incubation Center since April 2021, where she spearheads projects related to the manufacturing and commercialization of defluoridation and water purification techniques and devices. Prior to this role, she worked as a Research Associate in the DBT (BIRAC) BIG Project at Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, from August 2019 to March 2021. In this capacity, she contributed significantly to the development of an affordable defluoridation device aimed at improving the quality of drinking water, particularly in rural areas.

🏆 Awards/Honors:

Dr. Swati Agarwal has received recognition for her outstanding achievements, including a Certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Science & Technology, Gov. of Rajasthan, in March 2022. She was also awarded the Best Ph.D. Scholarship by the Indian Society of Genetics, Biotechnology Research and Development, in addition to earning the Best Poster Presentation accolade at the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology and Sciences. Her academic excellence is highlighted by the attainment of a Gold Medal in B. Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology at SHUATS, Prayagraj, along with securing the first rank in her class.

Publication Top Notes:

  1. Role of Phytochelatins (PCs), Metallothioneins (MTs), and Heavy Metal ATPase (HMA) Genes in Heavy Metal Tolerance – 2018
    • Published in: Mycoremediation and Environmental Sustainability: Volume 2
    • Cited by: 68
  2. 3-Dimensional cross linked hydrophilic polymeric network “hydrogels”: An agriculture boom – 2021
    • Published in: Agricultural Water Management
    • Cited by: 58
  3. Water purification via novel nano-adsorbents and their regeneration strategies – 2021
    • Published in: Process Safety and Environmental Protection
    • Cited by: 38
  4. Green synthesized nanoadditives in jojoba biodiesel-diesel blends: an improvement of engine performance and emission – 2020
    • Published in: Renewable Energy
    • Cited by: 31
  5. Comparative fatty acid and trace elemental analysis identified the best raw material of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) for commercial applications – 2018
    • Published in: Annals of Agricultural Sciences
    • Cited by: 30





Dr. Swati Agarwal | Nanocomposites Award | Best Researcher Award

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