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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Assistant Professor
School of Biochemical Engineering IIT BHU
sanjaykr.bce@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Bioprocess development in biofuels and therapeutic protein, Biological analysis of water/wastewater

Presently,  Dr. Sanjay Kumar is working as an Assistant Professor at School of Biochemical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (Oct 2016 onwards). He did his B. Tech. (1995-1999) in Biochemical Engineering from Department of Biochemical Engineering and Food Technology, HBTI Kanpur (now HBTU Kanpur). He has four years of Industrial Experience (1999-2003) in the area of breweries and yeast cultivation. Later, he did his M. Tech. (2003-2005) in Biochemical Engineering from School of Biochemical Engineering, IT-BHU Varanasi (now IIT(BHU) Varanasi). He has completed his Ph.D. (Jan 2006 - Jan 2011) in the area of “therapeutic enzyme bioprocess development” from Biochemical Engineering Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology (now Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering), IIT Guwahati. He has postdoctoral experience (Oct 2010 – Sept 2012) from Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Windsor and Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada in the area of “bioenergy bioprocess development”. After his post-doctoral experience, he has worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, MNNIT Allahabad (Nov 2012 – Oct 2016). 
 

Degree Institute/University Department Year
Ph.D. (Bioprocess Development of Therapeutic Enzyme) IIT Guwahati, Assam, India Biotechnology (Now Biosciences & Bioengineering) 2006-2010
M. Tech. ITBHU (Now IIT(BHU) Varanasi, India) Biochemical Engineering 2003-2005
B. Tech. HBTI, Kanpur,India Biochemical Engineering 1995-1999

 

Employment Details

 

S. No. Organization Department/ School Positions held Duration Nature/Level of work
 
From To
1 IIT(BHU) Varanasi, India Biochemical Engineering Assistant Professor 5th Oct, 2016 Till date Teaching and
Research
2 MNNIT Allahabad, India Biotechnology Assistant Professor 1st Nov, 2012 4th Oct, 2016 Teaching and
Research

 

Industrial Experiences (1999-2003)

 

S. No. Address of organization Positions held  
 
1 Kothari Fermentation &Biochem Pvt. Ltd, Sikandrabad, U.P Assistant Manager  
2 Winsome Breweries Pvt. Ltd., Alwar, Rajasthan Biochemical Engineer  

Academic Honors

  • Awarded Post Doctoral Fellowship at University of Windsor, and UWO, Canada (Oct 2010- Sept 2012)
  • Recipient of SRF project scholarship, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati (Jan 2010-July 2010)
  • Recipient of Institute Scholarship in PhD funded by MHRD (Jan 2006-Jan2010)
  • DST International Travel Support for Germany Conference (2008)

Publications (*Corresponding Author)

2021


  • Shweta Rawat & Sanjay Kumar* (2021) Critical review on processing technologies and economic aspect of bio-coal briquette production, Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology, DOI: 10.1080/10826068.2021.2001754 IF 2.162

  • Indrajeet Yadav, Akhil Rautela, Sanjay Kumar* (2021) Approaches in the Photosynthetic Production of Sustainable Fuels by Cyanobacteria using Tools of Synthetic Biology. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 37, 201. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11274-021-03157-5(Accepted Oct, 2021)  IF 3.312
  • V. Kesari*, Sanjay Kumar, Indrajeet Yadav, A. Chaterjee, S.Rai, S. Pandey (2021) Ganga river water quality assessment using combined approaches: physico-chemical parameters and cyanobacterial toxicity detection with special reference to microcystins and molecular characterization of microcystin synthetase (mcy) genes carrying cyanobacteria. Environmental Science and Pollution Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-16589-1 IF 4.223

  • Prabir Das, Jyoti Rani, Shewta Rawat, Sanjay Kumar* (2021) Microalgal co-cultivation for biofuel production and bioremediation: Current status and benefits. BioEnergy Research.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-021-10254-8 IF 2.814

  • Geetanjali, Radha Rani, Sanjay Kumar* (2021) Microbial community dynamics of microbial fuel cell in response to NiWO4/rGO nanocomposites as electrocatalyst and its correlation with electrochemical properties. Journal of Environmental and Chemical Engineering,104668​, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.jece.2020.104668 IF 5.909


2020
  • ​P. Kumar, A. Rautela, V. Kesari, D. Szlag, J. Westrick , Sanjay Kumar* (2020) Recent developments in the methods of quantitative analysis of microcystins. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology;e22582. DOI:10.1002/jbt.22582 IF 3.642

  • Ashutosh Pandey, Sameer Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar* (2020) Development and cost-benefit analysis of a novel process for biofuel production from microalgae using pre-treated high strength fresh cheese whey wastewater. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-08535-4 IF 4.223
  • Ashutosh Pandey,Aarti Gupta, Arrabachala Sunny​, Sanjay Kumar, Sameer Srivastava* (2020) Multi-objective optimization of media components for improved algae biomass, fatty acid and starch biosynthesis from Scenedesmus  sp. ASK22 using desirability function approach. Renewable Energy 150: 476-486 DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.12.095 IF 8.001


2019​​
  • Ashutosh Pandey, Sameer Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar* (2019) Isolation, screening and comprehensive characterization of candidate microalgae for biofuel feedstock production and dairy effluent treatment: a sustainable approach Bioresource Technology 293, 121998.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.121998 IF 9.642

  • Ashutosh Pandey, Sameer Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar* (2019) Sequential optimization of essential nutrients addition in simulated dairy effluent for improved Scenedesmus sp ASK22 growth, lipid production and nutrients removal. Biomass and Bioenergy, 128,105319.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2019.105319 IF 5.061

  • Geetanjali, Radha Rani, Sanjay Kumar* (2019) Enhanced performance of a single chamber microbial fuel cell using NiWO4 / reduced graphene oxide coated carbon cloth anode. Fuel Cells, 19, 299-308. https://doi.org/10.1002/fuce.201800120 IF 2.250

  • Geetanjali, Radha Rani, Sanjay Kumar* (2019) High-capacity polyaniline-coated molybdenum oxide composite as an effective catalyst for enhancing the electrochemical performance of the microbial fuel cell. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 44(31),16933-16943. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.04.201 IF 5.816

  • Geetanjali, Radha Rani, Deepamala Sharma, Sanjay Kumar* (2019) Optimization of operating conditions of miniaturize single-chambered microbial fuel cell using NiWO4/graphene oxide modified anode for performance improvement and microbial communities dynamics. Bioresource Technology 285:121337. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.121337 IF 9.642


2018 and Before
  • Kushwaha A.,  Hans N.,  Kumar S.,  Rani R.(2018) A critical review on speciation, mobilization and toxicity of lead in soil-microbe-plant system and bioremediation strategies. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety147:  1035-1045   (IF: 6.291)

  • Kushwaha, A., Rani, R., Kumar, S., Thomas T, David A. A. (2017) A new insight to adsorption and accumulation of high lead concentration by exopolymer and whole cells of lead-resistant bacterium Acinetobacter junii L. Pb1 isolated from coal mine dump. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, (IF: 4.223)

  • Kumar, S., Prabhu A. A., Venkata Dasu, V. and Pakshirajan, K. (2017) Kinetics of growth on dual substrates, production of novel glutaminase free L- asparaginase and substrates utilization by Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428 in batch bioreactor. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 34:118-126 (IF: 3.309)

  • Kanaga,  K., Pandey, A., Kumar, S.*, Geetanjali (2016) Multi-objective optimization of media nutrients for enhanced production of algae biomass and fatty acid biosynthesis from Chlorella pyrenoidosa NCIM 2738. Bioresource Technology 200, 940-950 (IF: 9.642)

  • Kumar, S., Prabhu A. A., Venkata Dasu, V. and Pakshirajan, K. (2016) Batch and fed-batch bioreactor studies for the enhanced production of glutaminase-free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology (DOI: 10.1080/10826068.2016.1168841) (IF: 2.162 )

  • Kushwaha, A., Rani, R., Kumar, S., Gautam, A. (2015) Heavy metal detoxification and tolerance mechanisms in plants: Implications for phytoremediation. Environmental Review 22, 1-13 DOI: 0.1139/er-2015-0010 (IF: 5.212)

  • Kumar, S., Venkata Dasu*, V. and Pakshirajan, K. (2011) Purification and characterization of glutaminase free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Bioresource Technology 102:2077–2082. (IF 9.642)

  • Kumar, S., Venkata Dasu*, V. and Pakshirajan, K. (2011) Studies on pH and thermal stabilities of purified L-asparaginase from P. carotovorum MTCC 1428: A thermodynamic consideration. Microbiology 80:355-362. Springer (IF 1.156)

  • Agarwal# A., Kumar# S. and Venkata Dasu*, V. (2011) Effect of carbon and nitrogen, pH and dissoleved oxygen on L-asparaginase production from a newly isolated Serratia marcescens SK-07. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 52:307–313. (# Equal contribution of authors) (IF 2.585)

  • Kumar* S., Venkata Dasu*, V.  and Pakshirajan, K. (2011) Assessment of physical process conditions for enhanced production of glutaminase free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 163:327–337. (IF 2.926)

  • Kumar, S., Pakshirajan, K. and Venkata Dasu*, V. (2010) Localization and production of novel L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Process Biochemistry, 45:223–229. (IF 3.757)

  • Kumar, S., Venkata Dasu*, V. and Pakshirajan, K. (2009) Development of medium for enhanced production of glutaminase free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 84:477–486. (IF 4.813)

  • Kumar*, S., Kundu, S., Pakshirajan, K. and Venkata Dasu, V. (2008) Cephalosporins determination with a novel microbial biosensor based on permeabilized pseudomonas aeruginosa whole cells. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 151:653-664. (IF 2.926)

Book Chapter (Recent)


  1. Prabir Das and Sanjay Kumar* (2022) Cost-benefit analysis of third-generation biofuels. Eduardo Jacob-Lopes (ed.), 3rd Generation Biofuels : Disruptive Technologies to Enable Commercial Production, Elsevier

  2. Akhil Rautela, Sanjay Kumar* (2021) Engineered Microorganisms for Production of Biocommodities. In Biomolecular Engineering Solutions for Renewable Specialty Chemicals (eds R.N. Krishnaraj and R.K. Sani). https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119771951.ch1

  3. Ashutosh Pandey, Gaurav Kant, Manish P. Singh, Sadma Afzal, Nand Kumar Singh, Sanjay Kumar, Sameer Srivastava (2021) Genetic Manipulation of Microalgae for Enhanced Biotechnological Applications. In Mostafa El Sheekh, Abhomora (eds.) Handbook of Algal Biofuels: Aspects of Cultivation, Conversion and Biorefinery, Elsevier. Pages 97-114. ISBN 9780128237649

  4. Ashutosh Pandey, Sanjay Kumar*, Sameer Srivastava (2020) Algal Biomass Harvesting for Biofuel Production. In Algal Biofuel: Sustainable Solution Eds Richa Kothari, VV Pathak, and VV Tyagi. TERI Publication (TERI Press), New Delhi India ISBN 978-93-8653-094-3

  5. Jyoti Rani, Indrajeet, Akhil Rautela, Sanjay Kumar* (2019) Biovolarization of winery industry waste to produce value added products In Biovalorisation of Wastes to Renewable Chemicals and Biofuels Eds. Navanietha Rathinam, Rajesh Kumar Sani, Elsevier (ISBN 9780128179529)

  6. Ashutosh Pandey, Sameer Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar  (2019). Phycoremediation of dairy industry effluents and biomass valorisation: a sustainable approach. In Application of Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment Volume 2: Biorefinery Approaches of Wastewater Treatment Eds: Faizal Baux, Sanjay Kumar Gupta. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-13909-4 (ISBN  978-3-030-13909-4​​). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-13909-4_9​

  7. Ashutosh Pandey, Manish P. Singh, Sanjay Kumar, Sameer Srivastava (2019). Phycoremediation of persistent organic pollutants from wastewater. In Application of Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment Volume 1: Domestic and Industrial Wastewater Treatment. Eds: Faizal Baux, Sanjay Kumar Gupta. Springer Nature Switzerland AG doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-13913-1 (ISBN 978-3-030-13913-1). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-13913-1_11​​

  8. Geetanjali, Roma Agrahari, Sanjay Kumar, Radha Rani (2019) Microbial fuel cell based process for wastewater treatment and power generation. In Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World Volume: Environmental   Biotechnology Eds: Gothandam KM, Shivendu Ranjan, Nandita Dasgupta and Eric Lichtfouse. Springer Nature (ISSN: 2213-7114​)   

  9. A Kushwaha, R Rani, Sanjay Kumar (2017) Mechanism of Soil-Metal-Microbe Interaction and Its Implication on Microbial Phytoremediation In: Environmental Science and Engineering Volume 8 : Biodegradation and Bioremediation Ed: Pravinder Kumar, Bhola R Gurjar,J N Govil Studium Press LLC ISBN - 1-62699-096-4​

Patents


  • “A novel composition for surface modification of anode for electrochemical application” Indian patent application no. 201911018781

  • “A process for efficient bioremediation of cheese wastewater” Indian patent application no. 201911036799

 
Projects Undertaken

 

S. No.
 
Title of the project Funding
agency
 
Duration
 
PI/Co-PI Status status
1 Engineering of E. coli for production of Isoprene: An industrially important hydrocarbon Department of
Biotechnology,
New Delhi
2017-2020 Co-PI
 
Completed
2 Microalgae Cultivation from waste Seed Grant IIT(BHU) 2017-2019 PI completed
3 Screening of Algae for Biofuel Production Seed Grant MNNIT Allahabad 2014- 2016 PI Completed
4 Bioelectricity Generation from Microbial Fuel Cell TEQIP II 2014-2016 PI Completed

 

Consultancy and Testing Services

 

Area Role Company/ Industry & City Duration
(Days/Months/Year)
Co-Consultant
Testing Services completed    
Biological parameter estimation in Ramgarh Lake Principle Investigator UP Jal Nigam, Gorakhpur 6 months (Mar-Aug 2017) ---
Biological parameter estimation in in Ramgarh Lake
 
One of the consultant UP Jal Nigam, Gorakhpur 6 months (Mar-Aug 2017) Prof. R. P. Singh; Dr. D. Basu & Dr. A. Pandey

Administrative/ Academic Responsibilities

S. No. Position Name & Place Duration
  AT MNNIT ALLAHABAD  
1 Members of the Departmental Faculty Committee, DUGC, DMPC, Dept. Information committee, NBA committee for PG 2013 - 2014
2 Hostel Warden at MNNIT March 2015 – Sept 2016
3 Members of Departmental Faculty Committee, Dept. Faculty advisory Committee (DFAC), DUGC, DMPC, DDPC, Purchase Committee, NBA Committee for PG, Departmental Examination Committee (OC), Lab (OC) 2015 - 2016
   
AT SBCE, IIT(BHU) VARANASI
 
1 Member of Departmental Faculty Committee, DUGC,  Time Table committee 2017 - 2018
2 Convener departmental website, Member of the DPGC, DUGC, Faculty committee 2018 - 2020
3 Convener Time-Table 2018 - till Date
3 Warden, Dhanrajgiri Hostel, IIT(BHU) Varanasi Oct 2018-May 2021
4 DUGC Convener Sept 2019- Aug 2020; May 2021-Aug 2021
5 DPGC Convener Sept 2020-till date
6 Chairman, M.Tech. Selection Committee July 2020 
7 Chairman, PhD Selection Committee 2020 Even semester Dec 2020; July 2021
8 Adminstrative Warden, IIT Boys Hostel , IITBHU Varanasi June-2021- till date

PhD Student at IIT(BHU)
 

S. No Name of Student Thesis Area Guided as Status
1. Indrajeet Broad area: Cyanobacteria biofuel  Supervisor Ongoing (July 2017 onwards)
2. Akhil Rautela Broad area: Cyanobacteria biofuel Supervisor Ongoing (Jan 2018 onwards)
3. Ajay Kumar Namdeo Broad Area: Biofuel Supervisor Ongoing (July 2019 onwards)
4. Sweta Rawat (QIP sponsored)
Assistant Professor,  BTKIT Dwarahaat
Broad Area: Biomass and Biofuel Supervisor Ongoing (Jan 2021 onwards)

 

PhD Student at At  MNNIT Allahabad
(before joining IITBHU act as a supervisor till 4th Oct 2016)

S. No Name of Student Thesis Area Guided as Status  
1. Ashutosh Pandey Algal Biofuel Now as Co-supervisor PhD Awarded (18 Dec 2020)  Assistant Professor (IMS Gaziabad)
2. Geetanjali Microbial Fuel Cell Now as Co-supervisor PhD Awarded (23 Dec 2020)  NPDF 2021 at IIT Roorkee

PG student at IIT(BHU)

S. No. Name Thesis/ Dissertation Year Guided as Status
1 Sibashish Mishra M. Tech. 2021-22 Supervisor Ongoing
2 A. Sanjay IDD (M. Tech.) 2021-22 Supervisor Ongoing
3 Tanuj Handa M.Tech. 2021-22 Co-supervisor Ongoing

IIT(BHU) Varanasi (2016- Till Date)
 M.Tech. 

S.No. Year Name of student Guided As Present status
1 2017-18 Ms. Priya Singh  M.Tech. (DAAD IIT Sandwich Fellowship, Germany) Supervisor Doing PhD USA
2 2018-19 Mr. Piyush Kumar M.Tech. ( Broad area: Cyanotoxin removal process development) Supervisor Doing PhD  IIT Kanpur
3 2018-19 Mr. Yogesh Singh Danu IDD M.Tech. (Broad area: microbial fuel cell performance enhancement) Supervisor IITBHU placement- CITI CORP
4 2018-19 Mr. Vikas Kumar Meena IDD M.Tech. (Broad area: Algal Biofuel) Supervisor --
5 2018-19 Ms. Shelja Verma M.Tech.  (Topic: Production and Application of β-Glucosidase) Co-supervisor Doing PhD IITBHU
6 2019-20 Mr. Prabir Das M.Tech. (Broad area: Algal biofuel harvesting) Supervisor Doing PhD IITG
7 2019-20 Ms. Ocieno Singh IDD M.Tech.(Broad Area:Blood cell counting automated system) Supervisor IITBHU Placement
8 2019-20 Mr. Gaurav Kumar IDD M.Tech. (Broad Area: Microalgae applications) Supervisor --
9 2020-21 Mr. Bikash Kumar Mahto M.Tech. (Thesis area: Simulative study of algal biofuel) Supervisor  
10 2020-21 Mr. Mohit Sharma IDD M.Tech. (Thesis Area: Deep Learning use for B-cell antigenic classification) Supervisor  
11 2020-21 Mr. Ayush Shukla IDD M.Tech. (Thesis: Cancer classification using Machine Learning) Supervisor  
12 2020-21 Mr. B.M. Reddy IDD M.Tech. Supervisor  

 B. Tech. IDD

S.No. Year Name of student Guided As S. No. Year Name of student Guided As
1 2017-18 Mr. Yogesh Danu  Supervisor 5 2019-20 Mr. Mohit Sharma Supervisor
2 2017-18 Mr. Vikas Kumar Meena  Supervisor 6      
3 2018-19 Ms. Oceino Singh  Supervisor 7      
4. 2018-19 Mr. Gaurav Kumar  Supervisor 8      

AT MNNIT Allahabad (2012-2016)
 

  M. Tech.       B. Tech.  
S.No. Year Name of student   S.No. Year Name of student
1 2015-16 Mr. Brijesh Singh   3 2015-16 Mr. Sunil Anumolu
2 2014-15 Ms. K. Kanaga   4 2015-16 Mr. Utkarsh Chaudhary
3 2013-14 Mr. Kishan R. Bhardwaj   5 2015-16 Mr. Veer Singh
  B. Tech.     6 2014-15 Mr. Prakhar N. Singh
1 2013-14 Mr. Shantanu Tandon   7 2014-15 Mr. Lallan Yadav
2 2013-14 Mr. Avinash Singh   8 2014-15 Mr. Rohit Jaiswal

 

Conference/workshop 

PAST ORGANIZING EVENTS

S.No.        
1 "Recent Advancements in Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology" at IIT(BHU) Varanasi National conference March 15-16, 2019 Organizing Secretary
2 Cell Processing Technology and Engineering- A New Paradigm At SBCE, IITBHU Varanasi QIP workshop (National) Dec 5-10, 2018 Co-convener
3 Bioinstrumentation and Control in Bioreactor Design.  At SBCE, IITBHU Varanasi QIP workshop (National) Nov 7-13, 2017 Co-convener
4 Advances in Bioprocess Engineering at SBCE, IIT(BHU) QIP workshop (National) June 19-24, 2017 Organizing member
5 International conference on translational Biotechnology (BioSangam 2016) at MNNIT Allahabad International conference Feb 4-6, 2016 Coordinator
6 International conference on health, Environment and Industrial Technology (BioSangam 2013) at MNNIT Allahabad International conference Nov 21-23, 2013 Coordinator
7 Self Sponsored Short Term Workshop on “Human, Health and Environment Sciences” at MNNIT Allahabad Short Term Workshop Jun 4-8, 2013 Coordinator
8 Self Sponsored Short term Workshop on “Frontier in Biotechnology” at MNNIT Allahabad Short Term Workshop  May 28- Jun 1, 2013 Coordinator
Conferences Presentations/Papers

  1. Geetanjali, Radha Rani, Sanjay Kumar (2019) Nickel tungsten bimetal oxide impregnated on rGO as bifunctional anode catalyst for improved performance of microbial fuel cells. International Conference on 6th Nano Today organized by Nano today Journal and Elsevier, Lisbon Portugal. (June 16-20, 2019)
  2. Ashutosh Pandey, Sameer Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar*. (2018) Strategic enhancement of lipid accumulation through statistical optimization of nutrient supplementation in coupling indigenous microalgae Scenedesmus sp. ASK22 cultivation and dairy wastewater treatment. International Conference on Innovations and Translational Dimensions: Food, Health, and Environmental Biotechnology (BioSangam-2018), organized by Department of Biotechnology, MNNIT Allahabad, Allahabad (India).

  3. Priya Singh, S. Kumar*, Johanna  (2018) Functionalization of smartphone – assisted Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors TECHNOVA-2018 organised by Krishi Sanskriti Publications, JNU Delhi  May 2018

  4. Geetanjali, Kumar S.* and Radha Rani (2018) Anode modification with nanoflaky nickel oxide nanoparticles: a simple method to improve the power generation of microbial fuel cell. International Conference on Innovations and Translational Dimensions: Food, Health, and Environmental Biotechnology (Biosangam - 2018), March 9-11, MNNIT Allahabad India

  5. Ashutosh Pandey, Sameer Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar*. (2018) Optimization of the Coagulation Process for Dairy Wastewater Treatment Using Response Surface Methodology and Algal Biomass Production for Biofuel Production. Recent Advances in Materials for Sustainable Energy (RAMSE-2018), organized by Department of Applied Chemistry, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad (India).

  6. Pandey, A., Manish P., Srivastava, S., Kumar, S*. (2017) Isolation and characterization of microalgae for biodiesel production and nutrient remediation. International Conference on Plant and Microbial Biotechnology (PMB2017), Department of Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida, (India).

  7. Geetanjali,Kumar S.* and Radha Rani (2017) Novel electrode based on ruthenium oxide and polyaniline anode for improved performance of microbial fuel cells. International Conference on Advances in Plant and Microbial Technology (PMB-2017), Feb02-04, Jaypee Institute of Technology, Noida, India.

  8. Pandey A., Kamaraj K. Kumar S.* (2015) Strategic improvement of carbohydrate uptake, lipid and algal biomass production by statistical optimization of nutrients variables from Chlorella pryrenoidosa NCIM 2738. 68th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (CHEMCON 2015), Dec 27-30, IIT Guwahati, India.

  9. Geetanjali, Bharadwaj K.R., Kumar S.*,Radha Rani (2015) Effect of chamber volume, electrode material and cation exchange membrane on performance of Microbial Fuel Cell. International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2015), Dec 15-17, IIT Bombay, India.

  10. Geetanjali, Kumar S.* and Radha Rani (2015) Influence of reactor configuration on power production in fed batch microbial fuel cells using pretreated mixed anaerobic culture. Indian chemical engineering congress (CHEMCON 2015), Dec 27-30, IIT Guwahati, India

  11. Geetanjali, Kumar S.*Radha Rani (2015) Different reactor configuration to optimize the performance of MFC for generating power and treating domestic wastewater. International Conference on Geo-Engineering  and Climate Change Technologies for Sustainable Environment Management (GCCT 2015), Oct 9-11, MNNIT Allahabad India.

  12. Kumar S., Roy J.M. and Lalman J.A. (2011). Effects of Volatile Fatty Acid Mixtures and Long Chain Fatty Acids On Hydrogen Consumption By Mixed Anaerobic Cultures. The World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. May 8-11, Toronto, Canada.

  13. Shewa W., Kumar S.,Chaganti S.R., Heath D., and Lalman J.A. (2011). Inhibitory effect of olive and safflower oils on hydrogen production in mixed anaerobic communities. The World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. May 8-11, Toronto, Canada

  14. Kumar, S.,Pakshirajan, K. and VenkataDasu*, V. (2009). Characterization of L-asparaginase from Pectobacteriumcarotovorum MTCC 1428. International Symposium on Recent Advances in Biotherapeutics, Feb 13-14, RILS, Mumbai, India. p 75.

  15. Kumar, S.,VenkataDasu*, V. and Pakshirajan, K. (2008). Purification and properties of a chemoterapeutic enzyme, L-asparaginase,fromPectobacteriumcarotovorum MTCC 1428. EHRLICH II – 2nd world conference on magic bullets, Oct 3-5, Nuremberg, Germany. http://www.ehrlich-2008.org/Abstractbook_2008.doc

  16. Kumar, S.Venkata Dasu*, V.and Pakshirajan, K. (2008). Development of medium for maximum production of L-asparaginase from Pectobacteriumcarotovorum MTCC 1428. XX International congress of genetics, Jul 12-17,Berlin, Germany. P115/05/A, p 89

  17. Kumar, S.,Kundu S., Pakshirajan, K. and Venkata Dasu*, V. (2007). Sensitive determination of cephalosporins with a new potentiometric microbial biosensor based on P. aeruginosa.The International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2007), Nov 26-29, Trivandrum, India. IB-219, pp 169-70.

  18. Kumar, S.Venkata Dasu*, V.and Pakshirajan, K. (2007). Studies on localization and production of bacterial L-asparaginase. 48th Annual conference of AMI, Dec 18-21, IIT Madras, Chennai, India. IN15, p 22.,