Dr Manoranjan Nayak

Associate Professor & Ramalingaswami Fellow

Amity Institute of Biotechnology
 
  • Experience

    23 Feb 2021 - Present
    Associate Professor & Ramalingaswami Fellow,
    Amity Institute of Biotechnology

  • Current Courses Taught

    Introduction to Plant Sciences

    Microbiology

  • Publications

    Screening of fresh water Microalgae from eastern region of India for sustainable biodiesel production ,
    Taylor & Francis Inc, 530 Walnut Street, STE 850, Philadelphia, USA, PA, 19106

    Maximizing biomass productivity and CO2 biofixation of microalga, Scenedesmus sp. by using sodium hydroxide. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology ,
    Korean Soc Microbiology & Biotechnology, Korea Sci Technol Center #507, 635-4 Yeogsam-Dong, SK

    Cultivation of freshwater microalga Scenedesmus sp. using low cost inorganic fertilizer for enhanced biomass and lipid yield ,
    Microbiol Res Foundation, Japan Acad Soc Center Bldg 4-16 Yayoi 2-Chome, Tokyo, Japan, 113-0032

    Recent inventions and trends in algal biofuels research ,
    Bentham Science Publishers, Executive Suite Y – 2, Building Y, Saif Zone, Sharjah, U.A.E

    Performance evaluation of microalgae for concomitant wastewater bioremediation, carbon dioxide bio-fixation and lipid biosynthesis for biofuel application ,
    Elsevier, Radarweg 29, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1043 NX

    Sustainable valorization of flue gas CO2 and wastewater for the production of microalgal biomass as biofuel feedstock in closed and open reactor systems ,
    Royal Soc Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton RD, Cambridge, England, Cambs,CB4 0WF

    Artificial intelligence driven process optimization for cleaner production of biomass with co-valorization of wastewater and flue gas in an algal biorefinery ,
    Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, England, Oxon, OX5 1GB

    Enhanced carbon utilization efficiency and FAME production of Chlorella sp. HS2 through combined supplementation of bicarbonate and carbon dioxide ,
    Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, England, OX5 1GB

    Efficient microalgae removal from aqueous medium through auto-flocculation: Investigating growth-dependent role of organic matter ,
    Springer Heidelberg, Tiergartenstrasse 17, Heidelberg, Germany, D-69121

    Efficient microalgae harvesting mediated by polysaccharides interaction with residual calcium and phosphate in the growth medium ,
    Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, England, Oxon, OX5 1GB

    Strategic valorization of de-oiled microalgal biomass waste as biofertilizer for sustainable and improved agriculture of rice (Oryza sativa L.) crop ,
    Elsevier, Radarweg 29, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1043 NX

    Performance evaluation of different cationic flocculants through pH modulation for efficient harvesting of Chlorella sp. HS2 and their impact on water reusability ,
    Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, England, Oxon, OX5

    Exploration of two-stage cultivation strategies using nitrogen starvation to maximize the lipid productivity in Chlorella sp. HS2 ,
    Elsevier Sci Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, England, Oxon, OX5 1GB

    Strategic implementation of phosphorus repletion strategy in continuous two-stage cultivation of Chlorella sp. HS2: Evaluation for biofuel applications ,
    Academic Press Ltd- Elsevier Science Ltd, 24-28 Oval Rd, London, England, NW1 7DX

    Hydrodynamic cavitation for bacterial disinfection and medium recycling for sustainable Ettlia sp. cultivation ,
    Elsevier Science Ltd, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, England, Oxon, OX5 1GB

    Enhanced biodegradation of total petroleum hydrocarbons by implementing a novel two-step bioaugmentation strategy using indigenous bacterial consortium ,
    Academic Press Ltd- Elsevier Science Ltd, 24-28 Oval Rd, London, England, NW1 7DX

  • Projects

    Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship funded research project(AUUP)
    An integrated biorefinery approach for production of sustainable biofuel and bioproducts from microalgae combined with wastewater treatment and flue gas CO2 fixationby (Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India., New Delhi)

  • Activities

    Most cited algal research articles entitled: “Performance evaluation of microalgae for concomitant wastewater bioremediation, CO2 biofixation and lipid biosynthesis for biodiesel application”, published in Algal Research, 16, 216-223, 2016, authored by: M. Nayak, A. Karemore, and R. Sen.

    Qualified All India level Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE) GATE-2009- Life Sciences (Percentile-92.71, Score-414) awarded by IIT Roorkee on 15-03-2009 GATE-2010- Biotechnology (Percentile-83.89, Score-321)

    Ph.D. research funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) New Delhi, Govt. of India

    Postdoctoral research funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India

    Postdoctoral research funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Republic of Korea

    Awarded the “Best Poster Award” at the International Conference on Innovations in Oils, Fats & Allied Products towards Sustainability & Lipids Expo-2011 organized by “Oil Technologists Association of India, Southern Zone” at IICT, Hyderabad during 18th – 19th November 2011.

    Awarded with a highly prestigious Ramalingaswami Fellowship by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India on 17-05-2019.

    Awarded the “Best Oral Presentation Award” at the International Conference on “Revealing a new paradigm of Biology in the 21st century: A Cellular and Molecular approach” organized by “AIB, AUUP, Noida” at Online mode during 8th – 9th April 2021.