Dr. Anita Rajor



Associate Professor


Environmental Microbiology & Bioremediation



Area of interest

Bioremediation, Solid waste


Dr. Anita Rajor is an Associate Professor of School of Energy and Environment, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. She did her masters from Allahabad University in the year 1977 and her Ph.D. from Bombay University in the year 1988. She worked as a Laboratory Superintendent of Department of Biotechnology and Environmental Science, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology from 1995 to 2007. She worked as a scientist in Department of Biotechnology, Punjabi University from 1991 to 1993.

Research Projects (as PI)

Title of the project Sponsoring agency Status
1. Influence of bacteria on compressive strength and permeability of fly ash concrete UGC Completed
2. A Development of biodegradable polymeric blends for packaging applications AICTE Completed
3. Studies on Biodegradation of Plastics Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Completed

Research Projects (as Co-PI)

Title of the project Sponsoring agency Status
1. Utilization of cement kiln dust in concrete after removal of alkalinity and metal toxicity with microbes. DST Completed
2. Utilization of Fungal treated waste foundry sand concrete CSIR Completed
3. Bioprospecting for Muscodor spp. industrially important entophytic genus in India DBT Completed
Publications and other Research Outputs SCI: 32 Non-SCI: 30 Book Chapters Books

Description of research interest

Please refer to the listed projects