Alok Kumar Patel
Alok Kumar Patel

Alok Kumar Patel

Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

Dr. Alok Patel is working as a Researcher in Biochemical engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden. He finished master’s degree in Biotechnology in 2011 and joined as research assistant in Food Borne Infection Surveillance Unit, (Global Disease Detection India Center) CDC, USA in collaboration with National Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. He got his PhD in Biotechnology from IIT Roorkee, India in 2017. His research interest is mainly focused on development of biotechnological processes for conversion of organic matter to bioenergy, biofuels and biochemicals. Focus in microbiology and processes technology; process optimization; molecular methods for characterization of microorganisms; pretreatment of biomass; microalgae; macroalgae; microbial electrochemistry; and biorefineries.

Publications

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A novel rapid ultrasonication-microwave treatment for total lipid extraction from wet oleaginous yeast biomass for sustainable biodiesel production (2019)

Patel. A, Arora. N, Pruthi. V, Pruthi. P
Ultrasonics sonochemistry, Vol. 51, s. 504-516
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A perspective on biotechnological applications of thermophilic microalgae and cyanobacteria (2019)

Patel. A, Matsakas. L, Rova. U, Christakopoulos. P
Bioresource Technology, Vol. 278, s. 424-434
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Innovative screening approach for the identification of triacylglycerol accumulating oleaginous strains (2019)

Patel. A, Pruthi. V, Pruthi. P
Renewable energy, Vol. 135, s. 936-944
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Utilization of Clarified Butter Sediment Waste as a Feedstock for Cost-Effective Production of Biodiesel (2019)

Patel. A, Sartaj. K, Pruthi. P, Pruthi. V, Matsakas. L
Foods, Vol. 8, nr. 7
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Heterotrophic cultivation of Auxenochlorella protothecoides using forest biomass as a feedstock for sustainable biodiesel production (2018)

Patel. A, Matsakas. L, Rova. U, Christakopoulos. P
Biotechnology for Biofuels, Vol. 11, nr. 1
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Potential of aquatic oomycete as a novel feedstock for microbial oil grown on waste sugarcane bagasse (2018)

Patel. A, Matsakas. L, Pruthi. P, Pruthi. V
Environmental science and pollution research international, Vol. 25, nr. 33, s. 33443-33454
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Valorization of Brewers’ Spent Grain for the Production of Lipids by Oleaginous Yeast (2018)

Patel. A, Mikes. F, Bühler. S, Matsakas. L
Molecules, Vol. 23, nr. 12
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Assessment of fuel properties on the basis of fatty acid profiles of oleaginous yeast for potential biodiesel production (2017)

Patel. A, Arora. N, Mehtani. J, Pruthi. V, Pruthi. P
Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, Vol. 77, s. 604-616