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Dr. Sudipti Arora is an Environmental Research Scientist & Assistant Director at Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur.
Dr. Sudipti Arora is an Environmental Research Scientist & Assistant Director at Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur, and has specialization in waste management: solid & liquid waste treatment, wastewater treatment by Vermifiltration technology and other nature- based sanitation solutions. She is also the founder of “Prakrit: a Centre of excellence in Environmental Biotechnology” and Director of company- Prakrit Sustainable Integrated Foundation. Prakrit aims to provide a transformative education and innovative solutions to drive the planet towards sustainability. Prakrit is dedicated to solve the problems pertaining to the environment, particularly water, wastewater, sanitation, health & hygiene, solid waste management, energy, climate change, soil & land use, good health and well-being fulfilling sustainable development goals. She has obtained her Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee and Master’s in Environmental Engineering from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur. She has also been the Guest faculty in Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur. She is a member of the International water association and has been involved in WASH projects since 2010. She has been involved in SARS-CoV-2 wastewater- based epidemiology research from India with other Indian and UK International partners through global challenge research funds (GCRF 2020). She is also involved in an Indo-European project titled “Identifying best available technologies for decentralized wastewater treatment and resource recovery for India (Saraswati 2.0)” funded by DST, GOI. She is also involved in an integrated technology intervention project, funded by DST, GOI, on “transforming Aandhi village in Rajasthan towards a zero-waste model through green technology interventions”. She is Guest Editor of Journal Water, special issue “Pathogen Detection and Identification in wastewater”. She has authored and co-authored important discoveries in Environmental Biotechnology in more than 20 Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) journals. She has guided the research work of 50 UG and PG students. She has been honoured by various awards including, “Research Excellence Award 2020 by INSc for outstanding research work on vermifiltration technology, Dainik Bhaskar “Green Parrot Award” in 2018 for her contribution in Indigenous water treatment