Prof. Tanu Jindal completed her Ph.D at the age of 28 years from Department of Zoology, University of Delhi. She is the Founding Director of Amity Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management (AIETSM) and Amity Institute of Environmental Sciences (AIES) at Amity University, Noida. She has published more than 38 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Prof. Tanu Jindal has Doctorate with specialization in Ecotoxicology from University of Delhi, 1999. She is Director and Professor, Amity Institute of Environmental Science and also Amity Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management. She is nodal person for Amity Centre for Environmental Health and Science. She is also In-charge of Amity Centre for Antarctic Research and Studies. She is responsible for PhD, MSc. and B.Sc Environmental Science courses to promote environmental research and studies with syllabus covering important and current area of environmental science.
She has filed six patents on lysimetric-device, apparatus to estimate the loss of xenobiotics by volatilization and mineralization, natural pesticide, photochemical method to dispose of dilute pesticide waste and cost effective water testing kit.
Her research interests are studies on environmental contaminants and their impact on eco-system Bio-remediation, site reclamation, environmental monitoring and data collection. Waste water treatment, solid waste management. Environmental Toxicology, Safety and Management
She has completed projects on river contamination through pesticides, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF&CC), Contamination of soil and groundwater through leaching of drains in Delhi, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), groundwater contamination Chlorpyrifos in soils at different pH with CWRDM, DST. Her recent initiatives are projects on Development of Emission Factors for Fire Crackers-CPCB, Environmental monitoring studies at Antarctica- NCAOR, Goa, Development of Lysimeter -DST, Impact of Electro Magnetic Radiation- DST. Establishment of the Pesticide Referral Laboratory and MRL fixation of pulses and spices were her research endeavors at ICAR. Her expertise area is ISO-17025, GLP-studies, radio and stable isotope tracer techniques, GCMS and LCMS studies etc. She taught Pesticides Chemistry and Toxicology in Delhi University for 7 years to MSc students.
She holds membership of eminent scientific societies. She has travelled extensively nationally and internationally USA, Singapore, Holland, Canada, Germany, France etc., presenting papers and have publications in referred journals of high impact factor. She is instrumental in finalizing MoU’s with top scientific national and international organizations, Toxicology Centre Saskatchewan etc.Editor of The Year Award 2017 by MTRES, Excellence in Research and Teaching Award 2017 by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), prestigious Scientist of the year Award – 2015 and Environmentalist of the Year Award-2014 by NESA, New Investigator Award presentation at American Chemical Society, DST Young Scientist Award Project are to her credit. She has received travel awards from CSIR, DST & INSA. She has convened three national conferences, two symposiums at ACS, various seminars and events such as water day, earth day, Environment and ozone day etc. Her students are continuing legacy of winning awards at American Chemical Society and ICOBTE Japan. She is dedicated to environmental research to save earth, to bring worth for the new birth.