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DR. PRADHAN, Nirakar

Assistant Professor

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RRS 831


Ph.D. (UPEM, France)

M.Eng. (AIT, Thailand)

B.Tech. (OUAT, India)


  • Pradhan, N., Kumar, S., Selvasembian, R., Rawat, S., Gangwar, A., R, S., Kit Yuen, Y., Luo, L., Ayothiraman, S., Dattatraya Saratale, G., Mal, J. (2022). Emerging trends in the pretreatment of microalgal biomass and recovery of value-added products: A review. Bioresource Technology 369: 128395.
  • Luo, L., Pradhan, N. (2022). Salinity impact on the metabolic and taxonomic profiles of acid and alkali treated inoculum for hydrogen production from food waste. Bioresource Technology 362: 127815.
  • Sriram, S., Wong, J.W.C., Pradhan, N. (2022). Recent advances in electro-fermentation technology: A novel approach towards balanced fermentation. Bioresource Technology 360: 127637.
  • Luo, L., Sriram, S., Johnravindar, D., Martin, T.L.P., Wong, J.W.C., Pradhan, N. (2022) Effect of inoculum pretreatment on the microbial and metabolic dynamics of food waste dark fermentation. Bioresource Technology 358: 127404.
  • Selvasembian, R., Mal, J., Rani, R., Sinha, R., Agrahari, R., Joshua, I., Santhiagu, A., Pradhan, N. (2021). Recent progress in microbial fuel cells for industrial effluent treatment and energy generation: Fundamentals to scale-up application and challenges. Bioresource Technology 346:
  • Pradhan, N., d'Ippolito., G., Dipasquale, L., Esposito, G., Panico, A., Lens, P.N.L., Fontana, A. (2021) Kinetic modeling of hydrogen and L-lactic acid production by Thermotoga neapolitana via capnophilic lactic fermentation. Bioresource Technology 332: 125127.
  • Roy, S., Pradhan, N., Ng, H.W., Wuertz, S. (2021) Denitrification kinetics indicates nitrous oxide uptake is unaffected by electron competition in Accumulibacter. Water Research 189:
  • d'Ippolito, G., Landi, S., Esercizio, N., Lanzilli, M., Vastano, M., Dipasquale, L., Pradhan, N., Fontana, A. (2020) CO2-induced transcriptional reorganization: molecular basis of Capnophillic lactic fermentation in Thermotoga neapolitana. Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 1-11.
  • Pradhan, N., Swa Thi, S., Wuertz, S. (2020) Inhibition factors and kinetic model for anaerobic ammonia oxidation in a granular sludge bioreactor with Candidatus Brocadia. Chemical Engineering Journal 389: 123618.
  • Pradhan, N., Dipasquale, L., d'Ippolito., G., Fontana, A., Panico, A., Lens, P.N.L., Pirozzi, F., Esposito, G. (2016). Model development and experimental validation of capnophilic lactic fermentation and hydrogen synthesis by Thermotoga neapolitana. Water Research 99: 225-234.