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     Suvendu Manna

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Materials Science Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof Basudam Adhikari and Prof Debasis Roy
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressVill-Bishnubarh, P.O-Gopal Nagar Hat, Dist-Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, Pin-721139
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityMicrobiology2007
B.Sc.Vidyasagar UniversityMicrobiology2005

Research Areas
  • Removal of iorganic and organic contaminant from water using modified biomass
  • Enzyme production and purification
  • Enzymatic modification of natural fibers
  • EPS production and its potential uses
  • Biocementation

  • Metal bioadsorption study
  • Enzyme production and purification
  • Biologically driven soil stabilization
  • Enzymatic modification of natural fibers
  • SEM, XRD, FTIR, Universal Tensile Tester,TGA, DSC, contact angle,elemental analyser,
  • HPLC, column chromatography, materials life cycle analysis,

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • JRF,JMDC, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India
  • SRF,JMDC, Ministry of textiles, Govt of india
  • SRF, CSIR, Govt. of India

Papers Published in Journals
  • Durability of transesterified jute geotextiles by P. Saha, S. Manna, R. Sen, D. Roy, B. Adhikari. Geotextiles and Geomembranes 35, 69-75 (2012)
  • Durability enhancement of lignocellulosic fibers trated with vegetable oil-phenolic resin. by P. Saha, S. Manna, R. Sen, D. Roy, B. Adhikari. Carbohydrate Polymer 87 (2), 1628-1636 (2012)
  • Composition analysis and material characterization of an emulsifying extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) produced by Bacillus megaterium RB-05 by S. RoyChowdhury, S. Manna, P. Saha, RK. Basak, R. Sen, B. Adhikari. J. Applied Microbiology 111 (6),1381-1393 (2011)
  • Enhancement of TS of lignocellulosic jute fibers by alkali-steam treatment by P. Saha , S. Manna , S. Roy Chowdhury , R. Sen, D. Roy , B. Adhikari Bioresource Technology 101, 3182-3187 (2010)
  • Fungal Endophytes in Three Medicinal Plants of Lameaceae by D. Banerjee, S. Manna,S.Mahapatra and B. R. Pati Acta Microbiologica et Immunologica Hungarica 56, 243 (2009)
  • Isolation and Identification of Endophytic Fungi from some Medicinal Plants of Lamiaceae by D. Benerjee,S. Mahaptra,S. Manna,R. Mukherjee, S. Mukherjee, B. R. Pati Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal 60, 28-31 (2006)
  • microbial transformation of lignicellulosic natural fibers for using ecofriendly reagents for strength and durability anhancement by Manna S, Sen R, Roy D, Adhikari B, P Saha, Das S. Indian Patent Office 1062/KOL/2010 (2010)
  • Durability enhancement of lignocellulosic natural fibers by vegetable oil treatment by Saha P, Roy D, Sen R, Adhikari B, Manna S, Khanzode G. Indian Patent Office 1263/KOL/2009 (2009)
  • Enhanced biodegradation resistance of biomodified jute fibers by S. Manna, P. Saha, R. Sen, D. Roy, B. Adhikari, S. Das Carbohydrate Polymer in press (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Isolation of Edophytic fungi from Ocimum bacilicum by S. Mahaptra, B. K. Dey, S. Manna, and D. Benerjee National seminar on Medicinal Plants to Merkatable Drugs -- (2007)
  • Exoplysaccharide Production from Endophytic Stemphylium sp. Through Submerged Fermentation by S. Mahaptra, M. Jana, S. Manna,B. K. Dey, and D. Benerjee National seminar on Microbes in Pharmaceuticals, Food and agriculture -- (2006)
  • Endophytic Fungal Assemblage in Tulsi(Ocimum sanctum) plant by S. Mahapatra, S. Manna, B. K Dey, A. Pandey, S. Roy, M. Basu, D. Banerjee 2nd Asian Congress of Mycology and Plant Pathology -- (2007)
  • Isolation of a chitinase producing marine fungus and its growth patterns in different media by Sancharini Das, Suvendu Manna, Prosenjit Saha, Ramkrishna Sen , Debasis Roy  Abstract proceeding AMI 2010 (2010)
  • Microbial degradation of polyethylene film waste by S.Raout, S. Manna, S. Roychowdhury, M.Sharma, R.K. Sen, B. Adhikari International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh, 53 (2011)

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