Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Kumar Gupta

Professor - Head, Department of Forensic Science

Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Kumar Gupta is presently Professor and Head, Department of Forensic Science, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS); Formerly- Allahabad Agricultural Institute - Deemed University. He has been teaching various U.G. and P.G. classes, since 1971 in Allahabad Agricultural Institute. His branch of specialization includes Plant Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Agricultural Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Toxicology and Explosives.

He has various accolades to his credit, which includes his various publications namely Research Papers in research Journals-103, Popular Articles in Scientific Magazines-46 and Books- 07. His research activities include Post-Doctoral work D.Sc. Degree of Allahabad University, Awarded in 2000; supervision and enrollment of various D.Phil students; supervision of various Post-graduate thesis.

He has also attended a number of seminars and conferences. In addition to this, he has also presented numerous papers and organized two National Symposiums as Organizing Secretary, 18 as Convener of National Seminars, which includes two International Seminars.

Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Kumar Gupta has various projects to his credit which includes the UGC project of e-PG Pathshala, as Project Investigator in "Development of e - content in 16 papers of Forensic Science" from 2013 – 2016; DST project as Co-PI in 2007 on 'Supplementation of Iron rich underutilized leafy vegetables in foods of school going children of rural areas", and DST Project as Co-PI on "Impact of Nutritional intervention, using low cost underutilized green leafy vegetables- among anemic women leaving in slums of Allahabad District of U.P." started in 2016. Along with this he has organized numerous training programs, which includes Two day's Training program on "Crime Scene Investigation" for Police officials held on 15th and 16th July 2010; organized One day Training program on "Cyber Forensic" for students in collaboration with Appin Technology Lab. Hyderabad on 26th February 2011; One day Training program for Police Personnel on "Crime Scene Investigation" on 14th July 2011; Training on "Anti sabotage check, Crime Scene Photography & Finger print examination" from 04th to 7th July 2013; Summer Training on "Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security" from 22nd July to 07th August 2013; Inter Zonal Competition of PAC on "Anti Sabotage check, Crime Scene Photography and Fingerprint Examination" organized in the month of July from 2011 continuously to 2015; Special Training lecture for PAC 42 battalion, Allahabad on "Improvised Explosive Device- Care, Handling, Precautions and Investigation" on 6th August 2015.