Ph.D. Thesis

Ph.D. research completed from CIAB
2022-23

• Researcher: Neera Agarwal; Guide: Dr. Sudhir P. Singh; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Development of biocatalyst systems for transformation of sucrose into value-added bioproducts; Degree awarding body: Panjab University, Chandigarh

2021-22

• Researcher: Shushil K. Rai; Guide: Dr. Sudesh Kumar; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Development and characterization of nanobiocatalysts for the synthesis of rare sugar D-tagatose; Degree awarding body: Panjab University, Chandigarh

• Researcher: Girija Kaushal; Guide: Dr. Sudhir P. Singh; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Microbiome analysis of diverse natural niches by cultivation-independent high throughput sequencing approach to identify potential carbohydrate active enzymes;Degree awarding body: Panjab University, Chandigarh

• Researcher: Amita Sharma; Guides: Dr. Saswata Goswami and Dr. Tamal Mandal; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Process development of nanocellulose biopolymer production from rice straw, its characterization, dispersibility, derivative design and stability study; Degree awarding body: National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
• Researcher: Manisha Sharma; Guides: Dr. Rajendra S. Sangwan and Dr. B. S. Khatkar; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Molecular and biochemical studies for the synthesis of prebiotics from selected bioresources; Degree awarding body: Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar
• Researcher: Anjali Purohit; Guide: Dr. Sudesh Kumar; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Oligosaccharides production from lignocellulosic biomass through bio-processing and synthetic biology approach; Degree awarding body: Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, Mohali
2020-21

• Researcher: Sanjam Chandna; Guide: Dr. Jayeeta Bhaumik; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Lignin directed synthesis of noble metallic/bimetallic nanocomplexes for developing antimicrobial nanocoatings; Degree awarding body: Panjab University, Chandigarh

• Researcher: Pranati; Guides: Dr. Sasikumar Elumali and Dr. Sushil Kumar Kansal; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Extraction of hemicellulose from corn cob and sugarcane bagasse and its application; Degree awarding body: Panjab University, Chandigarh

• Researcher: Satya Narayan Patel; Guide: Dr. Sudhir P. Singh; Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Thermal stabilization of D-psicose 3-epimerase enzyme and its recruitment in D-allulose synthesis using agro industrial residues as feedstock; Degree awarding body: Panjab University, Chandigarh