Prof. Namita Singh is a Professor at the Department of Bio & Nano Technology, Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana. She is the Dean of International Affairs at GJUST, Hisar. She is the General Secretary of the Association of Microbiologists of India.<br /> She started her career as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Bio and Technology at Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, presently serving as a professor of Microbial Biotechnology at the Department of Bio & Nano Technology, Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana She has more than 20years experience in teaching, administration, and research.<br /> She has supervised nearly 20 Ph.D. thesis and mentored more than 268 M.Sc/M.Tech and under-graduate students. She has authored over 105 publications, 15 Articles, and 01 patent 02 textbooks 14 technical reports. She has been successfully able to receive and complete around 23 Government funded projects and has made several academic visits both nationally and internationally. She has delivered more than 100 lectures in the area of Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Metagenomics at various national and international platforms.<br /> Prof. Namita Singh specialized in the area of microbial diversity, Algal Biotechnology, Microbial Biotechnology, Bioremediation, Enzyme production, Biofuel Production, food science, and technology and product/process development. She has extensively explored the application of Microbes in the field of Food Feed and Environment (published over more than 50 bacterial species), sequenced more than 10 bacterial genomes, carried out comparative genomics (more than 2 projects) and metagenome analysis (five metagenomes/microbiome). Her research has led to the identification and functional characterization by using metagenomic approaches for the characterization of Microbial consortium isolated and developed for environmental application. Her group has also explored microbial diversity and its role in the degradation of food waste for biohydrogen production and PAH degradation.<br /> Professor Singh was Chairperson of the Department of Bio and NanoTechnology, (2014-2017), Chairman of BOSR (2014-2017), Coordinator DBT- HRD Program ( 2014-2017), Coordinator DBT-BIF Program, Deputy Coordinator SAP DRS-I and II, Dean of International Affairs( 2023-24) Member of Executive Council and Academic Council and member of several national and international bodies. She is a member of various committees of UGC, DBT,CSIR, DST, MOEFCC, FSSAI, FAO, AMI. She has been able to spread scientific knowledge amongst mass by organizing around 38 workshops, conferences, training programs, and more than 100 Webinars. One GIAN program for 21 days. International workshops etc. She is the first woman General Secretary of a leading scientific organization ie. Association of Microbiologists of India (2020-2023, 2023- to date)<br /> She has been awarded several prestigious honors by the UNESCO-American Society for Microbiology, the EP Odum Gold medal by the International Society for Ecological Communication, Hungary, Jacob Bloustine Post-Doctoral Fellowship, ISRAEL, Young Scientist Award by MPCST, Bhopal, and multiple best presentation awards in. several national as well as international conferences. Her contribution to the field of microbiology is well recognized and appreciated across the country.<