Archana Saily Painuly
Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University
Dr.Archana Saily Painuly ,alumni of Western Sydney University, Australia and IIT, Roorkee ,India, has more than eighteen years of research and teaching experience in various capacities both National and International levels. She has written books and published many research papers and articles in reputed journals. Dr. Painuly has Three Patents to her credit on development of processes for the recovery of hi-tech and strategic metals from low grade ores, spent catalysts and industrial wastes. She has been Executive Editor of Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology since 2012. She currently serves as associate editor, guest editor and editorial board members and reviewers for a number of International and National journals.
Her research covers broad spectrum of hydrometallurgical and bio-hydrometallurgical methods with interest from basic mechanism to industrial applications. She has developed cost effective green methodology for recovery of heavy and hi-tech metals. Other area of her keen interest is environment pollution and management which includes fate and effects of pollutants in water, sediment & soil, bioavailability of heavy metals in water and sediments to predict toxicity apart from development of background levels of metals & nutrients in sediments and waste water management. Her current research passion is bioremediation especially phytoremediation of metal contaminated soil and water.