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Thallada Bhaskar

CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum
Professor and head of division
Prof. Dr Thallada Bhaskar (http://thalladabhaskar.weebly.com), Senior Principal Scientist, is currently heading the Material Resource Efficiency Division (MRED) at CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun, India, which covers Thermo-catalytic & Biochemical conversion of Biomass along with Sustainability impact assessment area. He received Ph.D. for his work at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad. His areas of interest are thermo-catalytic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass, lignin valorisation, biochar, nano-catalysts/nano-metal incorporated biochar for environmental applications, and other applications, novel catalytic materials, adsorbents/specialty carbons from renewable materials.
He carried out Postdoctoral Research at Okayama University, Okayama, Japan after which he worked there as Assistant Professor for ~5 years. He has 195 publications in SCI journals of international repute with h-index of 59 and more than 10500 citations, contributed 40 book chapters to renowned publishers (Elsevier, ACS, John Wiley, Woodhead Publishing, CRC Press, Asiatech etc) and 14 patents to his credit in his field of expertise in addition to 300 national and international symposia presentations. In addition, he is the project leader/ coordinator for several projects for biomass and waste valorisation. In view of his expertise, he is on the editorial board of international peer reviewed journals (Associate Editor for Bioresource Technology, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management etc) and editor for 6 books. He received the Distinguished Researcher award from AIST (2013), Japan and Most Progressive Researcher award from FSRJ, Japan (2008). He was also a JSPS Visiting Scientist to Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan during 2009.
He is also the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC in 2016), UK, Fellow of Biotech Research Society of India (FBRS in 2012), Fellow of International Society of Environment, Engineering and Sustainability (FISEES in 2017), and received Scientist of the Year Award (2016) from National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), Fellow of International Bioprocessing Association (FIBA in 2017), Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences (2017).  He received the Raman Research Fellowship for the year 2013-14 and was a visiting Scientist at SINTEF, Norway from 2013 Dec - 2014 Feb. Dr Bhaskar has received the CAS Presidential award for the Foreign Fellows in 2016 and worked as a visiting professor at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics with Prof Tao Zhang.
He has received several projects/grants from Govt., public sector and private organizations for carrying out research. As an organizing secretary/chairman, Dr Bhaskar has organized international events in India (7th ISFR 2013; 4th 3RINCs 2017; Newton Bhabha Indo-UK workshop etc.,) and mini conferences in Pacifichem 2015, 2010 in Honolulu, Hawai and BRE3CH 2021 in India successfully. Dr Bhaskar is a subject expert in various committees under DST/TIFAC/NITI Aayog/CII/MDWS/MoPNG etc., He is a member of the scientific and organizing committee of several national/international symposia in India and abroad and visited several countries to deliver invited/ plenary lectures and participate in technical deliberations.
Monday, September 5

9:00am EDT

Monday, September 12

9:00am EDT

Tuesday, September 13

10:00am EDT

11:00am EDT

Thursday, September 22

7:00am EDT

7:30am EDT

9:00am EDT

Monday, September 26

9:00am EDT

Tuesday, September 27

9:00am EDT

12:00pm EDT

3:00pm EDT

4:00pm EDT

Wednesday, September 28

2:00pm EDT

Thursday, September 29

9:00am EDT

Friday, September 30

2:00pm EDT