Areas of Interest
- Biochemical Engineering/Bioprocess Engineering, Biofuel production; Enzyme production; Reactor design; Modeling, simulation and scaling-up, Biofuel Production, Bioethanol production; Biodiesel production; Fractional hydrolysis; Microalgae cultivation, Enzyme Production, Phytase, Laccase and Cellulase production; Solid state fermentation, Reactor Design, New bioprocess equipments such as fractional hydrolysis column, SSF bioreactor, Photo-bioreactor, Modeling, Simulation and Scaling-up, Mathematical modeling, process simulation and scaling-up
|2018-01-01||Ongoing||Professor||Department of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India|
|2012-01-01||6 years||Associate Professor||Department of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India|
|2006-01-01||6 years||Assistant Professor||Department of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India|
|2003-01-01||3 years||Assistant Professor||Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, India|
|2001-01-01||2 years||Assistant Professor (Adhoc)||Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, India|
|Ph.D.||Biochemical Engineering/ Bioprocess Engineering||Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras, India||2002|
Sponsored Research Projects
|Topic||Funding Agency||Start Date||Period|
|Production of bioethanol from Agroforestal-lignocellulosic biomaterials||MHRD Govt of India||2007-01||13 years 7 months|
|Modeling and Simulation of the large scale production of recombinant streptokinase using E.coli||DBT Govt of India||2007-01||13 years 7 months|
|Technology Development for the Production of Bioethanol from Kans Grass (Saccharum spontaneum)||DBT Govt of India||2007-01||Ongoing|
|Bioethanol production by fractional hydrolysis and co-fermentation||DBT Govt of India||2015-01||Ongoing|
|Process optimization and scale-up of bioethanol production using fractional hydrolysis and high cell||ONGC, INBIGS||2017-01||Ongoing|
|Development of large scale bioethanol production from biomass for small and micro enterprise||Uchchatar Avishkar Yojana, MHRD and MNRE||2016-01||Ongoing|
- Institute of Engineers, Fellow
- Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Fellow
- International Society of Biotechnology, Fellow
- Biological Engineering Society, Founder Member
- Biotechnology Research Society of India, Life Member
|Title||Course Code||Class Name||Semester|
|Process Calculations||BTN-102||B.Tech. Biotechnology||Spring|
|Biotech Lab II||BTN-304||B.Tech. Biotechnology||Spring|
|Bioreactor Theory and Analysis||BTN-533||M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering||Spring|
|Bioprocess Engineering Laboratory||BTN-534||M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering||Spring|
|Bioprocess Dynamics and Control||BTN-672||M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering||Spring|
|Bioreaction Engineering||BTN-531||M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering||Autumn|
|Advance Transport Phenomenon||BTN-658||M.Tech. Bioprocess Engineering||Autumn|
Projects and Thesis Supervised
|Title of Project||Names of Students|
|Oxydation of ferrous sulfate and leaching of CuS and ZnS concentrates using Thiobacillus ferroxidans||Arvind Chander V|
|Large scale production of recombinant SXP-1 using E.Coli as host microorganism||C. Lalith Kumar|
|Mathematical modeling on solid state fermentation for optimum bed thickness||M. Ganeshan|
|Solid state fermentation for lipase production||L. Saida|
|Aqueous two-phase mass transfer consideration for bioreactor design||R. Prasanna|
|Mathematical model for pyrrhite bioleaching||K. Ravishankar|
|Mathematical modeling on bioleaching of chacopyrite using silver ions||J. Parthipan|
|Optimization of biomass growth in solid state fermentation of lactic acid||D. Santhosh Kumar|
|Optimization of PHB production by manipulation of fluid mixing in batch fermentation||V.S. Ramakrishna|
|Screening of microorganisms for the production of extracellular protease and optimization||J. Gokul|
|Extractive cultivation of Candida rugosa using aqueous two-phase system for production||V. Nataraj|
|Separation and purification of lipase enzyme from Candida rugosa using aqueous two-phase system||S. Raja|
|Study on effects of aminoacids on recombinant sxp-1 production using the strain E.coli BL21 (DE3)||V. Krishnamurthy|
|Studies of plasmid stability for the large scale production of recombinant sxp-1 production||S. Vasanthkumar|
|Membrane separation of acid from lignocellulose-biomass-hydrolysate by electrodialysis technique||Ms. Shristi Baxi|
|Large scale fractional hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass||Mr. Pritam Singh|
|Efficient utilization of lignocellulosic biomass for energy production||Ms. Vasundhara Jain|
|Separation of sulfuric acid from hydrolysate of lignocellulose using electrodialysis||Mr. Nikhil Kumar|
|Acid recovery from acid treated ligno-cellulosic biomass hydrolysate through diffusion dialysis||Ms. Pratibha Gangwar|
|Suitability of novel pulsed magnetic field in improving algal biomass yield for high-value bioactive||Ms. Rajashri Priyadarshini|
Research Scholar Groups
|Mr. Kartik Gehlot||Bioethanol Production|
|Ms. Raikamal Bhattacharya||Cellulase Production, SSF Bioreactor|
|Mr. Pritam Singh||Fractional Hydrolysis, Acid Recovery, Bioethanol Production, Bioreactor Scale-up|
|Mr. R Sharath Kumar||Bioethanol Production|
|Ms. Vasundhara Jain||Bioprocess Engineering|
|Mr. S Rohith||Microalgae Bioprocessing, Bioactives and Biofuel Production|
|Ms. Sharika Sachin||Microalgal Biorefinery|
|Mr. Abhinav Jain||Bioethanol Production|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Date|
|A phytase from Rhizopus oryzae: production, characterization and application studies||Dr. Richa Rani||O||2006-01|
|Bioethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass of kans grass||Dr. Rashmi Kataria||O||2006-01|
|Modeling and simulation of large scale streptokinase production using E.coli as a host||Dr. Pavan Kumar||O||2008-01|
|Process development for bioethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass: kans grass||Dr. Gaurav Chaudhary||O||2008-01|
|Studies on production of ethanol from kansgrass biomass using sequential coculture system||Dr. Lalit K Singh||O||2009-01|
|Phytase production by solid state fermentation and bioreactor design||Dr. Sidharth Arora||O||2011-01|
|Bioethanol production by fractional hydrolysis and co-culture fermentation||Dr. Archana Mishra||O||2012-01|
|Studies of lipid production from microalgae for biodiesel in flat-panel photbioreactor||Dr. Shailendra Singh Khichi||O||2012-01|
|Bioethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysate by co-fermentation||Mr. Kartik Gehlot||O||2014-01|
|Cellulase production in solid state fermentation bioreactor||Ms. Raikamal Bhattacharya||O||2016-01|
|Bioprocess development and scaling-up for efficient utilization of lignocellulosic biomass||Mr. Pritam Singh||O||2017-01|
|Bioprocess Engineering||Mr. R Sharath Kumar||O||2017-01|
|Bioprocess Engineering||Ms. Vasundhara Jain||O||2018-01|
|Bioprocess Engineering||Mr. S Rohith||O||2018-01|
|Bioprocess Engineering||Ms. Sharika Sachin||O||2018-01|
|Bioprocess Engineering||Mr. Abhinav Jain||O||2018-01|
Refereed Journal Papers
Sanjoy Ghosh and Richa Rani (2010): A novel phytase and process for enhancing phytase titer. Patent No-1024/DEL/2010, dated 29-04-2010
Sanjoy Ghosh, C. B. Mazumdar and Lalit K. Singh (2016): A novel fractionating hydrolysis process for the production of fermentable sugars from lignocellulosic biomass. Patent No. 201611005358, dated 16.02.2016
Sanjoy Ghosh, Richa Rani and Sidharth Arora (2016): A novel bioreactor system for solid state fermentation and a process of operation there of”. Patent No. 201611020038, dated 11.06.2016
Sunil Kumar Suman, Padma L.Pantam, Suman Lata Jain and Sanjoy Ghosh (2016): Immobilization of enzymes using chicken feather as support: Its preparation and application as biocatalyst. Patent No. 201611042735, dated December 15, 2016
Archana Mishra and Sanjoy Ghosh (2016): Key pretreatment technologies for an efficient bioethanol production from lignocellulosics. Advances in Biofeedstocks and Biofuels Vol. 1, 55–83; Scrivener Publishing LLC.
Archana Mishra and Sanjoy Ghosh (2016): A perspective on current technologies used for bioethanol production from lignocellulosics. Advances in Biofeedstocks and Biofuels Vol. 2, 25–66; Scrivener Publishing LLC.
Sanjoy Ghosh (2003): Aqueous Two-phase system for Extractive Fermentation. In Biotechnology: Emerging Trends. Joseph Selvin et al. (eds). Biotech Publishers, New Delhi, 1, 168-180.
Publication(s) in peer-reviewed journal(s) (last 5 years):
Shailendra Singh Khichi, S.Rohith, Kartik Gehlot, B.C.Dutta, Sanjoy Ghosh (2019): Online estimation of biomass, lipid and nitrate dynamic profile using innovative light evolution kinetic model in flat panel airlift photobioreactor for Botryococcus braunii under varying light conditions. Bioresource Technology Reports,6, pp. 6-14.
Archana Mishra, Sanjoy Ghosh (2019): Bioethanol production from various lignocellulosic feedstocks by a novel “fractional hydrolysis” technique with different inorganic acids and co-culture fermentation. Fuel, 236, pp. 544-553.
Shailendra Singh Khichi, Afifa Anis, Sanjoy Ghosh (2018): Mathematical modeling of light energy flux balance in flat panel photobioreactor for Botryococcus braunii growth, CO2 biofixation and lipid production under varying light regimes. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 134, pp. 44-56.
Suman, S.K, Khatri, M., Dhawaria, M., Kurmi, A., Pandey, D., Ghosh, S., Jain, S.L (2018): Potential of Trametes maxima IIPLC-32 derived laccase for the detoxification of phenolic inhibitors in lignocellulosic biomass prehydrolysate. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 133, pp. 1-8.
Sidharth Arora, Pritam Singh, Richa Rani and Sanjoy Ghosh (2018) : Oxygen Uptake Rate as a Tool for On-Line Estimation of Cell Biomass and Bed Temperature in a Novel Solid-State Fermentation Bioreactor, Bioprocess and Biosystem Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-018-1923-2.
Shailendra Singh Khichi, Afifa Anis and Sanjoy Ghosh (2018): Mathematical Modeling of Light Energy Flux Balance in Flat Panel Photobioreactor for Botryococcus braunii Growth, CO2 Biofixation and Lipid Production Under Varying Light Regimes. Biochemical Engineering Journal 134, pp. 44-56.
Archana Mishra, Akash Kumar and Sanjoy Ghosh (2018): Energy assessment of second generation (2G) ethanol production from wheat straw in Indian Scenario. 3 Biotech 8(3), 142.
Sidharth Arora, Richa Rani, Sanjoy Ghosh (2018): Bioreactors in solid state fermentation technology: Design, applications and engineering aspects. Journal of Biotechnology, 269, 16-34.
Arora, S., Dubey, M., Singh, P., Rani, R., Ghosh, S. (2017): Effect of Mixing Events on the Production of a Thermo-tolerant and Acid-stable Phytase in a Novel Solid-State Fermentation Bioreactor. Process Biochemistry. 61, 12-23, 2017.
Sunil Kumar Suman, Manisha Dhawaria, Jyoti Porwal, Mounika Aila, Neha Karanwal, Babita Behra, Savita Kaul, Sanjoy Ghosh and Suman L. Jain (2015): Biocatalytic green approach for epoxidation of fatty compounds derived from soyadeodistillate under acid free conditions. RSC Adv., 5, 53708.
Rani, R., Kumar, S., Ghosh S. (2014): Optimization of aqueous extraction process to enhance the production of phytase by Rhizopus oryzae using RSM coupled with ANN. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 13, 874-883.
Gaurav Chaudhary, Sanjoy Ghosh (2014). Two reactor continuous culture fermentation for the fuel ethanol production from the lignocellulosic acid hydrolysate using Zymomonasmobilis and Scheffersomycesstipitis. RSC Advances Vol. 4, pp 36412 - 36418.
Lalit K. Singh, C. B. Majumder, Sanjoy Ghosh, (2014). Development of sequentialcoculture system (Pichia stipitis and Zymomonas mobilis) for bioethanol production from Kans grass biomass. Biochemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 82, pp 150– 157
Rashmi Kataria and Sanjoy Ghosh (2014): NaOH pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of Saccharum spontaneum for reducing sugars production. Energy resources Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 36, 1028-1035.
Nidhi Pareek, Sanjoy Ghosh, R. P. Singh and V. Vivekanand (2014): Enhanced production of chitin deacetylase by Penicillium oxalicum SAEM-51 through response surface optimization of fermentation conditions, 3 Biotech, Vol 4 (1), PP 33-39
Rani, R., Arora, S., Kumar, S., Ghosh S. (2013): Optimization of medium components for the production of phytase by R. oryzae using statistical approaches. J. Bioremed.Biodeg., S18: 003.doi:10.4172/2155-6199. S18-003.
Rashmi Kataria, Rohit Ruhal, Ramesh Babu and Sanjoy Ghosh (2013): Saccharification of alkali treated biomass of Kans grass contributes higher sugar in contrast to acid treated biomass. Chemical Engineering Journal, 230, 36–47.
Gaurav Chaudhary, Lalit Kumar Singh, Sanjoy Ghosh (2012): Alkaline Pretreatment methods followed by Acid Hydrolysis of Saccharumspontaneum for Bioethanol Production. Bioresource Technology, Vol. 124, pp 111-118.
Lalit K. Singh, C. B. Majumder, Sanjoy Ghosh (2012): Bioconversion of hemicellulosic fraction of perennial Kans grass (Saccharum spontaneum) biomass to ethanol by Pichia stipitis: A kinetic study. International Journal of Green Energy, Vol. 9, pp 409–420.