Sudhagar Mani, Ph.D.

Professor

SEC University Faculty Scholar

Education
  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2005
  • M. Tech, Dairy and Food Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India, 2000
  • B.E., Agricultural Engineering, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India, 1998
Professional Appointments
  • Professor, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2018 – present
  • Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2013 – 2018
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Georgia, 2007 – 2013
  • Lecturer and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, 2005 – 2006
Areas of Expertise
  • Biological and chemical process modeling, simulation & optimization
  • Sustainable biomass feedstock supply logistics system
  • Novel biomass densification, torrefaction and thermal conversion technologies
  • Techno-Economic Analysis (TEA) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Novel routes to produce nano-size cellulose, chemicals & biocomposites
Publications
Patents
  • Nitric oxide-releasing packaging membranes
    U.S. Patent 10,494,493
  • Torrefaction reduction of coke formation on catalysts used in esterification and cracking of biofuels from pyrolysed lignocellulosic feedstocks
    U.S. Patent 9,175,235
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