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Dr. MANASA P

ABOUT
NAME: Dr. MANASA P

M.TECH: IIT Kharagpur

E- MAIL: manasanaik710@gmail.com

POSITION: Adhoc Faculty

PhD: National Institute of Technology Warangal

PHONE: +91 9740643471


AREAS OF INTEREST: Computational Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Biofuels, Nanobiotechnology.

PROFILE

1.       Courses Taught

a.  PG ( at  NITK)

      (i)  Instrumental Methods of analysis 

b. UG

     (i) CRE & Process Control lab ( at NITK)

     (ii) Analytical methods in biotechnology (at NITW)

            Bioinformatics Lab ( at NITW)

            Microbiology Lab ( at NITW)

     (iii) At NIT Andhra Pradesh

Biochemistry theory +Lab ( 4 credits+ 2 credits)

Bioprocess Calculation ( 3 credits)

Bioreaction Engineering (4 credits)

Green Technology (3 credits)

Analytical methods in biotechnology (3 credits)

Instrumentation and Analytical Methods in Biotechnology theory +Lab ( 3 credits+2 credits)

Engineering Biology ( 2 credits) 

Bioprocess Instrumentation & Control Lab (2 credits)

Modeling, Simulation & Optimization of Bioprocesses Lab  (2 credits)


2. Professional Experience

·         (i)   Worked as a teaching assistant in the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (2010-2012)

          (ii)  Worked as a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, from July 2012 to December 2012

          (iii)  Worked as an Adhoc Faculty in Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Warangal, from July 2013 to  December 2013

          (iv) Working as an Adhoc faculty in  Department of Biotechnology, NIT Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh ( Since Aug 2018)


3. Publications

  • Saroj, P., Manasa, P., & Narasimhulu, K. (2020). Assessment and evaluation of cellulase production using ragi (Eleusine coracana) husk as a substrate from thermo-acidophilic Aspergillus fumigatus JCM 10253. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 1-14
  • Saroj, P., Manasa, P., & Narasimhulu, K. (2020). Optimization of xylanase production using ragi (Eleusine coracana) husk as a substrate by Aspergillus fumigatus JCM 10253 through response surface methodology. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-11.
  • Manasa, P., Saroj, P., & Korrapati, N. Ultrasound-assisted alkaline pretreatment to intensify enzymatic saccharification of Crotalaria juncea using a statistical method. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-10.
  • Saroj, P., Manasa, P., Narasimhulu, K. (2018) Characterization of thermophilic fungi producing extracellular lignocellulolytic enzymes for lignocellulosic hydrolysis under solid-state fermentation. Bioresources and Bioprocessing 5, 31.
  • Paramjeet, S., Manasa, P., Korrapati, N. (2018) “Biofuels: Production of fungal-mediated ligninolytic enzymes and the modes of bioprocesses utilizing agro-based residues” Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 14:57-71
  • Manasa, P., Saroj, P., & Korrapati, N. (2017) “Immobilization of Cellulase Enzyme on Zinc Ferrite Nanoparticles in Increasing Enzymatic Hydrolysis on Ultrasound-Assisted Alkaline Pretreated Crotalaria Juncea Biomass” Indian Journal of Science and Technology10(24).
  • Korrapati N, Manasa P (2017). “A brief review on Sunn hemp as the source of enhanced bioethanol production”. Acad. J. Biotechnol. 5(10): 164-168.
  • Amita, B., Nithin C., Manasa P., and Bahadur, RP. (2012). “A protein–RNA docking benchmark (I): Nonredundant cases” Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 80(7), 1866-187
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4. UG PROJECTS GUIDED

  •          Pretreatment optimization and enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass (Under Process)
  •          Development of a new adsorbent for removal of heavy metals (Under Process)
  •          Ultrasound-assisted alkaline pretreatment of Toddy palm leaves (Completed 2020)
  •          An attempt to enhance the performance of organic waste-based microbial fuel cell and its applications ( Completed in 2019)
  •          Enzymatic Saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass using cellulolytic enzyme extract produced by Aspergillus fumigates ( Completed in 2019)

 

5. ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

  •          Worked as faculty advisor for Bioengineering Association in Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh from august 2018 to May 2019
  •          Served as Hostel Warden for final year girls in the National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh from august 2018 to May 2019.
  •          Faculty Coordinator for 3rd Year B.Tech, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh from July 2019 to June 2020.
  •           Anti-Ragging Committee Member National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh from July 2019 to June 2020.
  •          Served as Hostel warden for 3rd-year girls National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh from July 2019 to June 2020.
  •          Faculty Coordinator for 4th Year B.Tech, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh from August 2020 to till date.

4. Conferences 

  • Oral Presentation in International Conference on Emerging Biotechnology” (28-30 January 2016), organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India.
  • Oral Presentation in “International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environment Engineering (INCEEE- 2015)” (20-21 March 2015), organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana, India.
  • Poster Presentation in “International Conference on Environment and Energy (ICEE- 2014)”, (15-17 December 2014), held at Institute of Science and Technology and JNTUH College of Engineering Hyderabad, India.
  • Participated and co-authored a poster in the “International Conference on the Biomolecular Forms and Functions” (8-11 January 2013), held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • Poster Presentation in “International Interdisciplinary Science Conference (I-ISC, 2011) On Bioinformatics: An interface between Computer Science and Biology”, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), India.
  • Poster Presentation inBIOSATUM-2010, A National Level Students Symposium on emerging areas in Biotechnology”, Department of Biotechnology, Bapuji Institute of Engineering & Technology, Davangere, India. 
  • Presented a paper in “BIOTANTRA-2010”, Technical Fest conducted by Dept. of Biotechnology, NMAMIT, India. 

5.  Achievements

  •  GATE qualified in 2010
  • Received Fellowship for pursuing M.Tech from IIT-Kharagpur (2010-2012).  
  • Received scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, for pursuing a Ph.D. Program in Department of Biotechnology, NIT Warangal
  • Won 1st place in the Intra-collage Biotechnology Quiz in NMAMIT, Nitte, India.
  • Won 2nd place in Poster Presentation in “BIOSATUM-10, A National Level Students Symposium on Emerging areas in Biotechnology”, Dept of Biotechnology, Bapuji Institute of Engineering & Technology, Davangere, India.
  • Won 3rd place in Poster Presentation in “BIOTANTRA-2010”, Technical Fest conducted by Dept. of Biotechnology, NMAMIT, India.

6. Workshop

  • Attended one-day ‘Indo-EU Workshop on Microbial Electrochemical Technologies for Sustainability: Fuels, Chemicals and RemediationmetSUS2017’ held at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad on 28th February 2017.
  • Attended Five day’s short-term Training program on “Computational Modelling of Biomolecules and Bioprocesses” Organized by Department of Biotechnology, NIT Warangal on 14-18 December 2015.
  • Participated in a pre-conference workshop on “Drinking water purification and industrial wastewater treatment” on 19th March 2015 conducted in connection with the INCEEE-2015 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal, India.
  • Workshop in “Tissue Culture” at the Division of Biotechnology, Manipal Life Sciences Center, Manipal University, Manipal, India.
  • Worked as a volunteer in PARICHAY, Technical Fest conducted by Dept. of Biotechnology, NMAMIT, India