Faculty Department

Dr Nishu Goyal Bansal

Assistant Professor – Selection grade

Ph.D. (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), National University of Singapore, 2015

M.Tech (Biosciences and Bioengineering), IIT Bombay, 2010

B.Tech (Biotechnology), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, 2008

Area of Specialization:

Biofuels and Bioenergy, Metabolic network modeling and optimization of cellular network, Metagenomics, Non-Invasive drug delivery using nano/microparticles, Soil remediation, Wastewater treatment.

International Journals:

  • N. Goyal*, F. Jerold. “Biocosmetics: Technological Advances and Future Outlook”. Environment Science and Pollution Research (2021) (IF: 5.19)
  • C.H. Vo, N. Goyal, I. A. Karimi, and M. Kraft. “First observation of an acetate switch in a methanogenic autotroph (Methanococcus maripaludis S2)” Microbiology Insights (2020). Vol.13
  • N. Goyal, Z. Zhi, and I A Karimi. “Metabolic processes of M. Maripaludis and potential applications” Microbial Cell Factories (2016), Vol. 15, 107 (IF: 5.14)
  • N. Goyal, Z. Zhi, and I A Karimi. “Flux measurements and maintenance energy for CO2 Utilization by M. Maripaludis”. Microbial Cell Factories (2015), Vol. 14, 146 (IF: 5.14)
  • N. Goyal, I A Karimi, and Z. Zhi. “Genome-scale metabolic model of M. Maripaludis S2 for CO2 capture and conversion to methane”. Molecular BioSystems (2014), Vol.10, 1043-1054 (IF: 4.21)
  • N. Goyal, J. Sharma, A. Singh, J. K. Pallavi, H. Sonah, K.V. Prabhu, and P. Gupta. “Assessment of genetic relationships among bread wheat genotypes using microsatellite markers". International Journal of Applied Agricultural Research (2010) Vol.5 No.5, 575-582

International Conferences:

  • Oral presentation entitled “Carbon nanotubes – A worthy adsorbent in treating wastewater?”, 2nd International Conference on Chemical, Bio, and Environmental engineering (CHEMBIOEN-2021), India, August 20-22, 2021
  • Poster Presentation entitled “Influence of nitrogen limitation on methanogenesis and growth in M. Maripaludis”, International Conference on CO2 Utilization (ICCDU), Singapore, July 5, 2015
  • Oral highlights plus poster presentation entitled “Experimental validation of in silico flux predictions from a genome-scale model (iMM518) for CO2 utilization by M. Mariplaudis”, 12th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE) and 25th European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE), Copenhagen, Denmark, May 31, 2015
  • Oral presentation entitled “Genome-based Metabolic Flux Analysis (MFA) of M. Maripaludis for improved methane productivity”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, USA, Nov 16, 2014
  • Oral presentation entitled “Genome-scale metabolic network reconstruction and in silico analysis of M. Maripaludis S2”. 23rd European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE), Lappeenranta, Finland, June 9, 2013

Book Published:

  • Goyal, Nishu. In silico Modeling and Experimental Validation for Improving Methanogenesis from CO2 via M. Maripaludis

Professional Memberships/Fellowships:

  • Springer Thesis Award – The "best of the best" thesis award for outstanding Ph.D. research
  • President’s Graduate Fellowshipaward for pursuing Ph.D. at National University of Singapore
  • All India Rank 4 (99.96 percentile) in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)