Dean (Research & Consultancy) and Head,
Department of Biotechnology,
Prof. Chauhan is currently Dean (Research & Consultancy) and Head Department of Biotechnology at Bennett University.
Prof. Chauhan worked as a Head of the Department and Dean at the Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, HP (2006-2017). He led the Department to rank at # 1, among all private institutions in India.
Dr. Chauhan was a Visiting Scientist for 6.5 yrs at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA through young scientist fellowships of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (1997-2004).
He is recipient of national awards Jawahar Lal Nehru Academic Award of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research, Govt. of India and the Pran Vohra Award of the Indian Science Congress Association for his research contributions.
His research programme has been funded by various agencies of the Govt. of India such as DBT, DST, NMPB, DRDO, to the tune of Rs 25.0 crores, which was a rare distinction while serving at a private University.
He has been granted 7 patents by the patent office Govt of India and published 110 research papers in national and international journals
Prof. Chauhan has implemented a research-enabled project-based learning curriculum at Bennett University
He has been selected as a member National Academy of Sciences, India in 2016.