Soumen Kumar Maiti

Associate Professor


Research Areas:

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

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Professional Experience
Research Group

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


B.Tech in Chemical Engineering

M.Tech in Biochemical Engineering

Ph.D in Biochemical Engineering


Professional Experience

Post Doc in Chemical Engineering (Michigan State University, USA)


Post Doc in Chemical Engineering (Michigan State University, USA)

  • Bioreaction Engineering (BT 209)
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering (CL 303)
  • Biochemical Engineering (BT 302)
  • Mass transfer (CL 205)
  • Bioprocess Engineering (BT 609)
  • Chemical Process Calculation (CL 201)
  • Biochemical Engineering Laboratory (BT 330)
  • Biofuels (BT 622)



1. Mahesh R, Yashavanth PR, Maiti SK "Modulation of macro and micronutrients to enhance lipid production by Scenedesmus abundans in a flat-panel photobioreactor under outdoor natural sunlight", Biofuels. DOI., Vol., , P.P 1-16 , (2023)

2. Das M, Maiti SK "Current knowledge on cyanobacterial biobutanol production: advances, challenges, and prospects", Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology. DOI., Vol.21, 2, P.P 483-516 , (2022)

3. Yashavanth PR, Das M and Maiti SK "Recent progress and challenges in cyanobacterial autotrophic production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB), a bioplastic", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. DOI., Vol.9, 4, P.P 1-11 , (2021)

4. Naira VR, Das D and Maiti SK "A novel bubble-driven internal mixer for improving productivities of algal biomass and biodiesel in a bubble-column photobioreactor under natural sunlight", Renewable Energy. DOI., Vol.157, , P.P 605-615 , (2020)

5. Singh NK, Naira VR and Maiti SK "Production of biodiesel by autotrophic Chlorella pyrenoidosa in a sintered disc lab scale bubble column photobioreactor under natural sunlight", Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology. DOI., Vol.49, , P.P 255-269 , (2019)

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