Strategic Water Infrastructure Laboratory cordially invites you to a Seminar by Prof Ramaraj Boopathy- Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professor of Biological Sciences at the Nicholls State University, USA. Raj is the editor of International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation and the associate editor of Bioresource Technology - two highly reputed journals in Environmental Engineering and Waste Management.
Time: Oct 2, 2015 from 11.15 - 12.15 pm. Venue: 6.105 Sandwich lunch will be served.
Prof. Ramaraj Boopathy
Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professor of Biological Sciences at the Nicholls State University
Brief introduction: Dr. Raj Boopathy is an Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professor of Biological Sciences at the Nicholls State University, USA. He received the Jerry Ledet Foundation Endowed Professorship in Environmental Biology in 2002 and John Brady Endowed Professorship in 2012. In 2008, Dr. Raj Boopathy received the Nicholls State University's Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence. He has more than 25 years of research experience in the area of bioremediation and bio-processing. His research involves bioremediation of hazardous chemicals including oil spills, biological treatment of wastewater, and bio-ethanol production. Dr.Raj Boopathy reviewed research grants for National Science Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and numerous private agencies and foreign governments including South Africa, Switzerland, Indonesia, and India. He is the editor of International Journal of Biodeteriortion and Biodegradation (IBB). He is the associate editor of the Journal, Bioresource Technology and on the Editorial Boards of various international journals. Dr. Raj Boopathy received Fulbright Scholarship and spent six months teaching and conducting research at the Institute of Technology (ITB) in Bandung, Indonesia in 2007. He also received European Union-US Biotechnology Fellowship and Leverhulme Commonwealth Fellowship.
Presentation Title: Removal of Nitrogen in Shrimp Aquaculture Wastewater using Sequencing Batch Reactor