Dr. Sachin Kumar

Deputy Director
Biochemical Conversion Division
Sardar Swaran Singh National Bio-Energy, Kapurthala, India
E-mail: Sachin.biotech@gmail.com
Page: http://www.nibe.res.in

Short bio:

Dr. Sachin Kumar has been working as a Deputy Director in the Biochemical Conversion Division at the Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Bio-Energy (Formerly Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Renewable Energy), Kapurthala, India. Dr. Sachin Kumar completed his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. He has more than eleven years of research experience in Biochemical Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels including lignocellulosic ethanol, biogas, biohydrogen, etc. During his career at SSS-NIBE, he has developed the state of the art laboratory facilities for Biochemical Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels. He has completed three research projects and one consultancy project and actively engaged in two on-going research projects. His area of research is biofuels including bioethanol, biogas, biobutanol, and biohydrogen, algal biomass, bioprocess engineering, enzyme technology, metabolic engineering, etc. Dr. Sachin has published more than 20 papers in peer reviewed journals, 18 book chapters/ papers in conference proceedings and 07 edited books. He has been granted one US patent and one filed patent in India. He has delivered about 13 invited/plenary lectures and read more than 50 papers in national and international conferences. He has supervised 13 Masters and 5 Bachelors students and 3 Doctoral and 4 Postdoctoral Fellows are under supervision. He is serving as an editor, assistant editor and editorial board member of various peer reviewed journals. He is a life member of three professional societies. He is also a recipient of ‘Bharat Jyoti Award’ along with ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for contribution in R&D by India International Friendship Society and chaired a session in CHEMCON-2012. His advisees have received the best paper award twice in the international conferences. He has coordinated three national & two international conferences and four national training programs.

Recent publications:

Scopus: 18 (Author ID: 55995955400)

Google Scholar: 46