PARTICIPANT / tanujindal

  • Name tanujindal
  • Country India
  • Vocation Not Available
  • Education Not Available

Ph.D. –Ecotoxicology- Department of Zoology, 1995-1999, Delhi University
MSc.-Department of Chemistry, Kirori Mal College, 1992-1994, Delhi University
BSc. – Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Kirori Mal College, 1989-1992, Delhi University

Experience: 25 years of teaching and research experience in Environmental pollution, toxicological studies with special reference to air, water, soil and food and impact on ecosystem and public health; Environment Safety and Waste Management; Global Warming and Climate Change

Publications, Presentations

-Publications in national and international refereed journals-33
-Books edited and authored- 03
-Several articles in newsletters and newspapers
-Paper presentations nationally and internationally (USA, Netherlands, Germany, Singapore) – Over 98
-Invited Lectures – 36

Conferences, Seminars, Trainings Organized

Conferences(national and international)- 08
Lectures/Symposiums/Seminars /FDP’s – 12
Various environmental awareness events on environment, earth, water, ozone and environmental health day and popularization of bicycle in youth ~50
Training and Workshops on analysis of water and air quality etc. –11

Conferences, Seminars, Trainings Attended

Conferences/Lectures/Symposiums/Seminars- 112
Training and Workshops- 23


Life memberships of 9 prestigious societies.

Technical Expertise

Residue analysis of Soil, Water and Air, Chromatographic techniques GC-MS, HPLC, ICPMS, Microbial analysis, Enzyme analysis, Radioisotope and stable isotope analysis etc.

Awards and honors

  • FELLOW OF National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) 2018
  • Editor of The Year Award 2017 by MTRES
  • Excellence in Research and  Teaching  Award  2017 by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA)
  • Scientist of the Year Award-2015 by National Environmental Science Academy      (NESA)
  • Environmentalist of the Year Award-2014by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA)
  • New Investigator Award presentation “American Chemical Society”, 2008
  • Young Scientist Project from Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi 2004-2007
  • NFP Fellowship 2007 from Netherland for IPM and food safety course
  • Junior Research Fellowship 1996-98 and Senior Research Fellowship 1998-99 from UGC through Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE)
  • Best paper presentation award in “Environment-III” Symposium 10 – 12 December 1996, held at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • AGRO Education Travel Award, USA in 1997, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.


  • Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS) by UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), 2017
  • Development of a Cost Effective Lysimeter & Method for Leaching Studies to Estimate Risk Assessment of Groundwater Contamination by Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2015 till date
  • Screening of microorganism from Indian sector of southern ocean for antimicrobial activity with their molecular characterization under 10th Indian Scientific Expedition to Southern Ocean by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES),2017
  • Environmental Toxicological Studies on Schirmacher (Maitri) Station in Antarctic Region” National Centre of Antarctic and Ocean Research , “Study of contamination of soil and water through heavily loaded unlined drains in Delhi” by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), 2014 -2017
  • Mobile Phone and Tower exposure measurement and Biological Correlations by Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2015 -18
  • Analysis of Surface and Groundwater pollution by Indiscriminate use of  Agrochemicals (Pesticides) in selected Paddy, Cotton and Vegetable Growing Farms of India by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), 2009-2013
  • Dissipation, leaching and persistence of Chlorpyrifos in three types of soils with different pH  by Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2009-2014
  • Study of contamination of soil and water through heavily loaded unlined drains in Delhi by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), 2010-2014

Patents- 06

  • An exposure system for dosimetric application of microwaves to small insects
  • Simple Lab/Field Lysimeter
  • Photochemical method for degradation of persistence pesticide
  • Low Cost Water Testing Kit
  • Development of natural pesticides from plants with acetyl cholinesterase inhibitory activity
  • Assembly to measure volatilization and mineralization of xenobiotics have been developed