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  • Cellulosic and algal biofuels and bioproducts.
  • Control of dynamic systems.
  • Systems analysis process modeling and simulation.
  • Processing of biobased feedstocks into fuels and chemicals

    Current Research: 

    • Rational design of cellulase enzymes.
    • Control of biological and ecological systems.
    • Techno-economic and life cycle assessment of biofuels and bioproducts.
    • Understanding interactions and regulation in microorganisms.

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    At OSU
    Courses Taught: 
    • BEE 470 - Ecological Engineering Design II
    • BEE 478/578 - Biofuel Feedstocks & Production
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    Professional Accomplishments
    Professional Affiliations: 
    • Assistant Professor, Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University; January, 2007 to Present
    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Oregon State University; January, 2010 to Present
    • Graduate Research Assistant, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; August, 2003 to December, 2006
    • Graduate Scholar, Food and Agricultural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India; July, 2001 to January, 2003
    Education: 

    Ph.D. - Agricultural Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    (Food and Bioprocess Engineering) Dec 2006

    M.Tech. - Food and Agricultural Engineering - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
    (Dairy and Food Engineering) Jan 2003

    B.Tech. - Agricultural Engineering - North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India
    June 2001

    My Awards
    Honors and Awards: 
    • Graduate Fellowship, University of Illinois (2004-2005, 2005-2006).
    • Gamma Sigma Delta professional development award (2006).
    • First place, poster competition at CUTC-2006, Dallas, TX (2006).
    • American Association of Cereal Chemists International, Anheuser Busch/Campbell Taggert Endowment Fellowship (2006).
    • American Association of Cereal Chemists International, Milling and Baking Division M. Rella Dwyer Graduate Fellowship (2005).
    • An Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent: Fall 2004 (ABE 499).
    • Third prize, product development competition, AACC/TIA 2004 annual meeting, San Diego, CA (2004).
    • Travel Award, AACC-Process and Engineering Division (2004, 2005).
    • Gamma Sigma Delta, inducted 2006.
    • Alpha Epsilon, inducted 2004.
    • Graduate Scholarship, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India (2001-2003).
    • Best Masters’ Thesis award, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (2003).
    • Summer Research Fellowship, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India (2001).
    • Gold medal, best academic performance in undergraduate studies, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India (2001).
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