Department of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

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Department Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781039

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(0361) 258-2250
Fax: (0361) 258-2249
E-mail: biooff@iitg.ernet.in

 
Dr. Soumen Kumar Maiti, Ph.D
Assistant Professor



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Room no: O-008
Department of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781039
Tel: +91 361 258 3202
Fax: +91 361 258 2249
Email: soumenkm@iitg.ernet.in, km.soumen@gmail.com

 

Academic

Ph.D in Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay (2011)
M.Tech Biochemical Engineering, Jadavpur University (2005)
B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, Haldia Institute of Technology (2002)


Professional/Research Experience:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati (March, 2014 - present)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemical Engg., Michigan State University, USA (2011-2013)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biochemical Engg. and Biotechnology, IIT Delhi (2010-2011)
Visiting Researcher, Universidad Politecnica De Valencia, Spain (May 2007-August 2007)
 

Research area:


Biochemical Engineering, Biofuel, Bioprocess modeling, control, optimization, Metabolic engineering, Downstream processing, Membrane separation, Bioremediation
 

Publications

Published

1.  Maiti SK, LukkaThuyavan Y, Singh S, Oberoi HS, Agarwal GP (2012) Modeling of the separation of inhibitory components from pretreated rice straw hydrolysate by nanofiltration membranes, Bioresource Technology 114, 419-427

 

2.  Srivastava RK, Maiti SK, Das D, Bapat PM, Batta K, Bhushan M, Wangikar PP (2012) Metabolic flexibility of D-ribose producer strain of Bacillus pumilusunder environmental perturbations, Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 39(8), 1277-1243

 

3.   Maiti SK, Lantz AE, Bhushan M, Wangikar PP (2011) Multiobjective optimization (MOO) of glycopeptide antibiotic production via batch and fed batch operation, Bioresource Technology 102(13),6951-6958

 

4.    Maiti SK, Singh KP, Lantz AE, Bhushan M, Wangikar PP (2010) Substrate uptake, catabolite repression and effect of seed culture on glycopeptide antibiotic production: Process model development and experimental validation, Biotechnology and Bioengineering 105(1) 109-120

 

5.   Maiti SK, Srivastav RK, Bhushan M, Wangikar PP (2009) Real time phase detection based online monitoring of batch fermentation processes, Process Biochemistry 44(8), 799-811

 

6.   Maiti SK, Bera D, Chattopadhyay P, Ray L (2009) Determination of kinetic parameters in the biosorption of Cr (VI) on Bacillus cereus M116 in a packed bed column reactor, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 159(2), 488-504

Under review/under preparation

7.  Maiti SK, Chloe Y, Lira C, Sinskey AJ, Worden M, In-situ isobutanol recovery from an autotrophic fermentation in a bioreactor for incompatible gases

 

8.   Maiti SK, Chloe Y , Sinskey AJ, Worden M, Continuous isobutanol production in a bioreactor for incompatible gases: Experimental

 

9.   Chloe Y, Maiti SK, Sinskey AJ, Worden M, Continuous isobutanol production in a bioreactor for incompatible gases: Modeling

 

10. Maiti SK, Chloe Y, Worden M., Autotrophic isobutanol fermentation in a bioreactor for incompatible gases: Safety, communication between OPC server and control by Opto 22

 

Conference

1.  Maiti SK, Chloe Y, Lira CT, Worden M., “In-situ isobutanol recovery from an autotrophic fermentation in a bioreactor for incompatible gases, oral presentation, November 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, USA

 

2.  Chloe Y., Maiti S.K., Sinskey A.J., Worden M., “Continuous isobutanol production in a bioreactor for incompatible gases”, oral presentation, November 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, USA

 

3.    Maiti SK, Chloe Y, Sinskey AJ, Worden M., “Modeling of isobutanol production from H2, O2, CO2 by R. eutrophaand separation of isobutanol”, poster presentation at ChEMS Research Forum, East Lansing, MI,USA, May 2012

 

4.   Worden R.M., Liu Y, and Maiti S.K., “Mass Transfer Issues in Gas-Intensive Fermentations,” SBE Electrofuels, 2011, Providence, RI

 

5.   Maiti S.K., Bhushan M., Wangikar P.P., “Substrate uptake, catabolite repression and effect of seed culture on glycopeptide antibiotic production: Process model development and application in fed batch”, accepted for presentation at Biochemical Engineering Conference XVI,Burninghum, USA, July 2009.

 

6.   Maiti S.K., Bhushan M., Wangikar P.P., “Real time phase detection based online monitoring of batch fermentation process”, Presented at Research Scholar Symposium- 2009 at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, February 2009

 

7.   Maiti S.K., Bhushan M., Wangikar P.P., “Optimization of glycopeptides antibiotic production through machine learning approach”, Presented at Research Scholar Symposium-2006 at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, February 2006

 

8.  Maiti S.K., Agarwal G.P., “Modeling of the separation of inhibitory components from pretreated rice straw hydrolysate by nanofiltration membranes” Presented at I2TECH- 2010, New Delhi, April, 2010.

9.  Maiti S.K., C. Venkataraman, Bellare, J. , “Advanced aerosol drug delivery”, Poster presentation on Nanoparticle aerosol science and technology (NAST): Fundamentals and overall opportunities, NAST workshop, Mumbai, December, 2005.  

 

 
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