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Peer-reviewed publications

List of Peer-Reviewed Publications






Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent by a novel bacterium Bacillus sp. IITRDVM-5 through a sequential batch process

Sonkar M, Kumar M, Dutt D and Kumar V.


Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 20, 101232.

Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass Using Vortex-Based Devices for Cavitation: Influence on Biomethane Potential.

Nagarajan S and Ranade VV.


Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 58, 15975-15988.

Augmented hydrolysis of acid pretreated sugarcane bagasse by PEG 6000 addition: a case study of Cellic CTec2 with recycling and reuse.

Baral P, Jain L, Kurmi A.K, Kumar V and Agrawal D.


Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 43, 473-482.

Sustainable valorization of sugar industry waste: Status, opportunities, and challenges.

Meghana M and Shastri Y.


Bioresource Technology. 303, 122929.

Bioproduction of succinic acid from xylose by engineered by Yarrowia lipolytica without pH control.

Prabhu AA, Ledesma-Amaro R, Carol CSK, Coulon F, Thakur VK and Kumar V.


Biotechnology for Biofuels 13:113.

Biovalorisation of crude glycerol and xylose into xylitol by oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica.

Prabhu AA, Thomas DJ, Ledesma-Amaro R, Leeke GA, Vaya A, Verheecke-Vaessen C, Coulon F, Agarwal D and Kumar V.


Microbial Cell Factories 19:121.

Pre-treatment of Distillery Spent Wash (Vinasse) with Vortex Based Cavitation and its Influence on Biogas Generation

Nagarajan S and Ranade VV.


Bioresource Technology Reports 11:100480

Evaluation of alternative strategies for generating fermentable sugars from high-solids alkali pretreated sugarcane bagasse and successive valorization to L (+) lactic acid

Nalawade K, Baral P, Patil S, Pundir A, Kurmi AK, Konde K, Patil S and Agrawal D.


Renewable Energy 157: 708-717

Assessment of multiple pretreatment strategies for 2G L-lactic acid production from sugarcane bagasse 

Nalawade K, Saikia P, Behera S, Konde K and Patil S.


Biomass conversion and Biorefinery

Expeditious production of concentrated glucose-rich hydrolysate from sugarcane bagasse and its fermentation to lactic acid with high productivity

Baral P, Pundir A, Kumar V, Kurmi AK and Agrawal D.


Food and Bioproducts Processing 124: 72-81

Use of paper mill sludge and sewage sludge powder as nitrogen and phosphorus sources with bacterial consortium for the treatment of paper industry wastewater

Sonkar M, Kumar V and Dutt D.


Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 30:101843

Enhanced xylitol production using non-detoxified xylose rich pre-hydrolysate from sugarcane bagasse by newly isolated Pichia fermentans

Ashish A. Prabhu, Ekkarin Bosakornranut, Yassin Amraoui, Deepti Agrawal, Frederic Coulon, Vivekanand Vivekanand, Vijay Kumar Thakur & Vinod Kumar


Biotechnology for Biofuels

Scale-up of vortex based hydrodynamic cavitation devices: A case of degradation of di-chloro aniline in water

Ranade VV, Sarvothaman VP, Simpson A and Nagarajan S.


Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 70: 105295

Sugarcane Bagasse based Biorefineries in India: Potential and Challenges

Konde K, Nagarajan S,  Kumar V, Patil S and Ranade VV.


Sustainable Energy & Fuels

A Simplified Model for Simulating Anaerobic Digesters: Application to valorisation of bagasse and distillery spent wash SanjayNagarajan, VarahaPrasad Sarvothaman, MartinKnörich, Vivek V.Ranade 2021 Bioresource Technology
Cost reduction approaches for fermentable sugar production from sugarcane bagasse and its impact on techno-economics and the environment Baral P, Munagala M, Shastri Y, Kumar V, Agrawal D. 2021 Cellulose
Salting-out assisted solvent extraction of L (+) lactic acid obtained after fermentation of sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate. Baral, Pratibha, Anushka Pundir, Akhilesh Kurmi, Raghuvir Singh, Vinod Kumar, and Deepti Agrawal 2021 Separation and Purification Technology
Valorising Waste Biomass via Hydrodynamic Cavitation and Anaerobic Digestion Sanjay Nagarajan, Vivek V.Ranade 2021 Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Journal
High level xylitol production by Pichia fermentans using non-detoxified xylose-rich sugarcane bagasse and olive pits hydrolysates Vivek Narisetty, Eulogio Castro, Sumit Durgapal, Frederic Coulon, Samuel Jacob, Dinesh Kumar, Mukesh Kumar Awasthi Kamal Kishore Pant, Binod Parameswaran, Vinod Kumara 2021 Bioresource Technology
Emerging trends in high-solids enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulosic feedstocks for developing an efficient and industrially deployable sugar platform Pratibha Baral, Vinod Kumar & Deepti Agrawal 2021 Critical Reviews in Biotechnology
Valorisation of xylose to renewable fuels and chemicals, an essential step in augmenting the commercial viability of lignocellulosic biorefineries Narisetty V, Cox R, Bommareddy R, Agrawal D, Ahmad E, Pant KK, Chandel AK, Bhatia SK, Kumar D, Binod P, Gupta VK. 2022 Sustainable Energy and Fuels.