Dr. Kavindra Kumar Kesari
Dr. Kavindra Kumar Kesari is currently working as Senior Scientist in the Department of Applied Physics, School of Science at the Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. He obtained Doctoral, Master, and Bachelor degrees in Biotechnology from India. He received Junior and Senior Research fellowships during his Doctoral studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He served as an Assistant Professor position at Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India. He obtained his first Postdoctoral research from University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. Currently, he is working on cell ultrastructure study with micro & macro spectroscopic techniques. His work mainly aimed to explore the fundamentals of cell wall ultrastructure of woody & non-woody materials and the mechanism of how cellulose elementary fibrils or aggregates are formed and their applications in biomedical research. His study also explores the medicinal applications of plant derived bioactive compounds and nanoparticles for disease treatment. Kesari, actively involved working in cell and cancer biology research with focus on qualitative and quantitative measurements by applying in vitro, in vivo & biocomputational methods. He has published over 80 papers in reputed journals, 20 book chapters, 5 books and presented over 30 papers at national and international scientific meetings. His Hirsch index (h-index) as of July 2021 is 29 on Google Scholar, 24 on Scopus. Kesari served as subject expert for many International committee and also Editorial board member and reviewer of repute. He has edited special issues in many journals like, Antioxidants and Genes (MDPI) and ESPR (Springer). Kesari has conducted several research projects and guided doctoral students. He has received four times young scientist award. His research interest focuses on neurobiology, radiation and cancer biology and therapeutic research.