Sunita Varjani
Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
2022 Highly Cited Researcher
Dr. Sunita Varjani is Scientific Officer at Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. Her major areas of research are Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, Wastewater Treatment & Process Engineering, Bioprocess Technology and Waste Management. She has worked as visiting scientist at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Varjani has authored more than 460 publications, including research and review papers, books, book chapters and conference communications. She has been enlisted as a “Highly Cited Researchers 2022” list published by Clarivate’s Web of Science. She has been enlisted as a Highly Cited Researcher (Top 2% in the World), Elsevier Citation Report (2020, 2021, 2022). She was selected as a Member of The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) in 2021. She has won several awards, including Young Scientist Awards from The International Bioprocessing Association - An International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses (2019-2020), Biotech Research Society, India (2018), Microbiologist’s Society India (2018-19), Association of Microbiologists of India (2018), International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (2018) and AFRO-ASIAN Congress on Microbes for Human and Environmental Health, New Delhi (2014); Highly Cited and Highly downloaded papers, Bioresource Technology, Elsevier; Top Reviewer Award - 2018, Bioresource Technology, Elsevier; Top Reviewer Award - 2017, Bioresource Technology, Elsevier and Best Paper Awards in national and international conferences in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022. She is associate editor for Bioresource Technology, Cleaner & Circular Bioeconomy (CLCB) and Sustainable Environment, Spanish Journal of Soil Science and Bioenergy and Biofuels journal(s). She is member of editorial board of Science of the Total Environment, Current Pollution Reports etc. and has served as guest editor of special issues of Bioresource Technology, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, ASCE- Journal of Environmental Engineering, Bioengineered, Industrial Crops and Products, Environmental Technology & Innovation and Journal of Experimental Biology. She is Management Council Member of the BRSI and Executive Committee Member of International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability.