15th February 2023
Introductory Session I Sub-Theme-2 I Waste Management in Higher Education Institutions I 2:00 P.M Onwards
K. R. Mangalam University, Gurugram
Technical Session-2 I Sub-Theme-2 I Waste Management in Higher Education Institutions I 2:45 P.M Onwards
Central University of Haryana
Dr. Tejpal Dhewa is a faculty in the School of Interdisciplinary and Applied Science at the Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh. Dr. Dhewa has diverse industrial, administrative, teaching, and research experience. He is the Coordinator, Food Safety Training and Certification (FoSTaC) Centre, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), and University SWAYAM-MOOCs Coordinator. Dr. Dhewa is also serving as an Assistant Director at IQAC-CUH. He has developed a SWAYAM UGC-PG MOOC on “Food Microbiology and Food Safety '' in 2018 and continues as a Course Coordinator. Based on the quality of e-contents and popularity, the UGC Academic Advisory had approved a re-run of this course and to date, it has completed seven cycles with an enrollment of more than 21,000+ learners from more than 100 universities/institutes/colleges/industries across the country. Furthermore, the course secured the rank of 12th (listed in Top 15 Courses) at the National level among 257 SWAYAM courses in the category of No. Students sought credit transfer, according to a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Education in May 2022 to understand students' outlook for SWAYAM MOOCs-reference to UGC letter on D.O.F.No.1-812017 (SWAYAM) 3rd June 2022)]. His area of interdisciplinary research includes-Environment, Microbiology, and Food Safety, and has published his research works in national and international journals of high impact (Google scholar citations: 2000+; h-index- 18, and i10-index- 22). Dr. Dhewa also supervised master’s theses/dissertations and doctoral thesis. He has completed the International Research Consultancy Project (2007-2008); the University of Delhi (DU) innovation project (2013-2015) and conducted international short-term courses on “Food Safety, Food Security, and Food Regulations: A Primer” from September 16-20, 2018; “Metabolomics in Food and Nutrition Science Research: From Concepts to Applications” from February 15-19, 2019; “Food Fortification and Human Health: From Concepts to Public Health Applications” from September 9-13, 2019 under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, scheme of Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN). Moreover, Dr. Dhewa’s major research is funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and DST-Haryana.