BIOGRAPHY OF Dr. PALLAVI SAXENA
Dr. Pallavi Saxena is an Assistant Professor, Environmental Science, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. She has been awarded DST Fast Track Young Scientist Award for handling 31.50 rupees lakhs project for 3 years i.e. 2014-17 at School of Environmental Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. She has done her Post Doc from Space and Atmospheric Sciences Division, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India from 2013-2014. She has completed her Graduation, Post Graduation, master of philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science from University of Delhi. Dr. Pallavi has defended her work on “Effect of Photochemical Pollutants on Plant Species (2007-2013). Her area of interest is air pollution and plant physiology. She has been working in this area from last 12 years. She has also been awarded UGC, JRF (2007-08), Jawaharlal Nehru Doctoral Scholarship (2009-2010) and CSIR SRF (2012-2013) during her doctoral studies. She has been a recipient of post doctoral fellowships like ISRO fellowship in PRL (2013-2014) and DST Fast Track Young Scientist at School of Environmental Sciences to pursue her independent project over there (2014-2017). She has published 18 research papers in international and national journals with high impact factor. She has also been an Invited Speaker on “Variation in the Concentration of VOCs in Atmosphere at Selected Sites in Delhi”, at the “bVOCs Monitoring and Modelling” workshop at Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, UK (2011). She is also a co-author and collaborator from India of TOAR International Meeting which focuses on tropospheric ozone and its impact on vegetation from 2015 onwards. In addition to that, she has been a recipient of various awards like Young Scientist Award from Indian Society of Plant Physiology (2013), DBT BioCaRe Award (2014). Several travel grant awards from WMO, IGAC and NOAA to participate as an expert in Ozone Pollution and Its Impact on Vegetation in TOAR Meeting (2015-16). She has also reviewed of research articles for reputed journals like “Atmospheric Environment” (Elsevier) and “Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change” (Springer), “Environmental Technology” (Taylor and Francis), “Polish Journal of Environmental Studies”, “Environmental Monitoring and Assessment” (Springer), “International Journal of Physical Sciences” (Academic Journal). She has participated in various national (10) and international conferences (16) and presented several papers. Dr. Saxena has also participated in various workshops and trainings (19) in the area of air pollution and plant physiology.