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researcher , chemical and biochemical engineer

Pramod Kumar Bajpai, Indian chemical and biochemical engineer, researcher. University Saks. doctoral fellow, 1978. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Institute Chemical Engineers, Indian Society for Technology Education (life), Bioenergy Society India, Indian Pulp and Paper Technology Association.

Background

Bajpai, Pramod Kumar was born on January 1, 1951 in Kanpur, Utter Prad, India. Son of Kamal Narain and Shiv Kumari (Tripathi) Bajpai.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Harcourt Butler Technology Institute, Kanpur, India, 1971. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering Practice, Harcourt Butler Technology Institute, Kanpur, India, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1977.

Career

Research associate University Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1981-1982. Lecturer University Rorkee, Rorkee, U.P. Research engineer and head chemical engring division Thapar Center for Industrial Research and Development, Patiala, Punjab, India, since 1984, deputy director India, since 1997.

Adjunct professor Environmental Engineering Thapar Institute Engineering and Technology, Patiala, 1989-1990, professor chemical engring, since 1991, head chemical engineering, 1995-1998. Visiting professor microbial biotechnology University Waterloo, Ontario, 1990-1991, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1997-1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents on a novel method of immobilization of yeast or bacteria. A process for enhanced production of thermostable alpha-anaylase enzyme. Manufacture of rayon grade pulp (using enzyme).

    Eucalypt biokraft pulping process. Research in design of bioreactors, immobolized cell fermentation, application of biotech processes in pulp & paper industry, environmental engineering.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author 4 books. Contributor articles to Canadian Journal Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Bioengring., Biotechnology Technique, Enzyme and Microbial Technology, others.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Institute Chemical Engineers, Indian Society for Technology Education (life), Bioenergy Society India, Indian Pulp and Paper Technology Association.

Connections

Married Pratima Pande, June 30, 1975.

father:
Kamal Narain Bajpai

mother:
Shiv Kumari (Tripathi) Bajpai

spouse:
Pratima Pande