Ms Pragati Shukla is a Scientist at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, DAE India with a rich experience of more than a decade in fields like material synthesis, material characterization, adsorption, carbon nano tubes, waste management, process development, modeling & simulation. Her recent work involvessynthesis of various hybrid materials mercury detectionand adsorption having silica, Carbon nano tubes or zeolite as base material with doping of various metals, non metals &bacteria. She also has expertise in material characterization using DMA, SEM, TEM, DRUV, FTIR and XRD techniques. She has also developed the facilities for testing of synthesized materials in packed, fluidized or packed fluidized beds. She holds a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering and pursuing her PhD in same domain. She has published/presented her work in reputed journals, book chapters, technical reports, conferences and webinars. She is also a reviewer for various international peer reviewed journals.