Dr. Mohd. Sayeed Akhtar
Dr. Mohd Sayeed Akhtar (PhD) is working as an Assistant Professor in Gandhi Faiz-e-Aam College, Shahjahanpur, U.P., India. He has received his PhD degree from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India in 2008, prior to conducting post-doctoral research at the Botanical Institute, University of Basel (BIB), Switzerland (2008–2010), and Chonbuk National University (CBNU), Republic of Korea in 2011. He was an Assistant Professor, Jimma University, Ethiopia (2011-2014), and a Fellow Researcher at the Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), (2014-2015). Dr. Akhtar has more than 17 years of research, and 10 years of teaching experience in soil microbiology, applied microbiology, environmental microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology and plant nanobiotechnology. He is author and co-author of more than hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters, and has edited 14 books with International publishers. He is serving the scientific community as editorial board member and reviewer of several high-impact international journals. His current research is focused on the rhizospheric plant-microbe interactions and their molecular biotechnology, bioremediation, biomineralization, nano-fertilizers and nanobiotechnology.