City - Bhubaneswar

Country - India

About - Obtained B.Sc (Engg.) in Metallurgy from NIT, Rourkela in the year 1971, M.Tech in Metallurgy from NIT, Rourkela in the year 1973. At present he is working as Scientist-G and Heading the Bioresources Engineering department at IMMT (CSIR), Bhubaneswar. He has 36 years of R&D experience in the area of Biomineral Processing , Hydrometallurgy and contributed over 111 papers in International & National Journals in the area of Bio Science and other related fields. He has published 2 books & 11 patents and three students awarded Ph.D degree under his guidance. He is now supervising several students from different Universities for Ph.D in the area of bioleaching. He is also leader of several national and international R&D projects in the area of bio-minerals, being pursued at IMMT (CSIR).Recently he is the area coordinator Micro algae project. He has visited several Institutes like Higher Institute of Mining and Geology, Sofia, Bulgaria, Department of Metallurgy, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Polish Academy of Science, Poland and Stolberg Engineer Beratung GmbH Germany. Mr. Sukla is the recipient of several prestigious awards that include Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award for the year 2010 by Association Of Microbiologists of India (AMI) towards his significant contribution for the Development of Microbiology in India, IIME Mineral Beneficiation Award: Academic / R&D for the year 2009 for his outstanding professional contribution to Mineral Engineering and Sita Ram Rungta Memorial Award ? 2007 of the Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists ( SGAT) for the year 2007 for outstanding work in the field of bio-mineral processing.

Role - Research & Academia