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Kaustubha Mohanty has obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute Technology Kharagpur and is currently working as a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Indian Institute Technology Guwahati. His key research areas are biofuels, bioseparation, biological wastewater treatment, membrane technology, ionic liquids and biomass pyrolysis. He has published more than 80 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and edited one book on Membrane Technology & Applications (Taylor & Francis, USA). He has supervised seven PhD students and fourteen more are currently pursuing their PhD research under his supervision. He is an Editor of the Journal of Chemistry, Review Editor of Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuel and Editorial board member of various journals such as Advances in Environmental Chemistry, Indian Journal of Materials Science, Scientific Journal of Environmental Sciences, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology, International Journal of Green Chemistry, Biotechnology Journal and International Journal of Agriculture. He holds several positions of responsibility at IIT Guwahati that includes Chairman, Cultural Board; Chairman, Campus Broadcasting System and Head, Centre for Career Development.

Prof. Mohanty's homepage: http://www.iitg.ernet.in/chemeng/KM.html

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