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Research Output 2011 2020

2020
2 Citations (Scopus)

A compressive review on the effects of alcohols and nanoparticles as an oxygenated enhancer in compression ignition engine

Nanthagopal, K., Kishna, R. S., Atabani, A. E., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Kumar, G. & Ashok, B., 2020 Jan 1, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 203, 112244.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ignition
Alcohols
Nanoparticles
Engines
Biodiesel
2019
4 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review on thermochemical, biological, biochemical and hybrid conversion methods of bio-derived lignocellulosic molecules into renewable fuels

Kumar, G., Dharmaraja, J., Arvindnarayan, S., Shoban, S., Bakonyi, P., Saratale, G. D., Nemestóthy, N., Bélafi-Bakó, K., Yoon, JJ. J. & Kim, SH. H., 2019 Sep 1, In : Fuel. 251, p. 352-367 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Molecules
Lignin
Cellulose
Biofuels
12 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic membrane bioreactors for wastewater treatment: Novel configurations, fouling control and energy considerations

Maaz, M., Yasin, M., Aslam, M., Kumar, G., Atabani, A. E., Idrees, M., Anjum, F., Jamil, F., Ahmad, R., Khan, A. L., Lesage, G., Heran, M. & Kim, J., 2019 Jul, In : Bioresource technology. 283, p. 358-372 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fouling
Bioreactors
fouling
Wastewater treatment
bioreactor
1 Citation (Scopus)

Anaerobic membrane bioreactor towards biowaste biorefinery and chemical energy harvest: Recent progress, membrane fouling and future perspectives

Zhen, G., Pan, Y., Lu, X., Li, Y. Y., Zhang, Z., Niu, C., Kumar, G., Kobayashi, T., Zhao, Y. & Xu, K., 2019 Nov, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 115, 109392.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Membrane fouling
Bioreactors
Membranes
Methane
Phosphorus
9 Citations (Scopus)

A perspective on galactose-based fermentative hydrogen production from macroalgal biomass: Trends and opportunities

Kim, S. H., Mudhoo, A., Pugazhendhi, A., Saratale, R. G., Surroop, D., Jeetah, P., Park, J. H., Saratale, G. D. & Kumar, G., 2019 May, In : Bioresource technology. 280, p. 447-458 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hydrogen production
Galactose
Fermentation
fermentation
Detoxification
16 Citations (Scopus)

Application of nanotechnology (nanoparticles) in dark fermentative hydrogen production

Pugazhendhi, A., Shobana, S., Nguyen, D. D., Banu, J. R., Sivagurunathan, P., Chang, S. W., Ponnusamy, V. K. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jan 15, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 3, p. 1431-1440 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

hydrogen production
Hydrogen production
nanotechnology
Nanotechnology
Nanoparticles
7 Citations (Scopus)

Application of nanotechnology in dark fermentation for enhanced biohydrogen production using inorganic nanoparticles

Kumar, G., Mathimani, T., Rene, E. R. & Pugazhendhi, A., 2019 May 21, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 26, p. 13106-13113 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

fermentation
nanotechnology
Nanotechnology
Fermentation
Nanoparticles
7 Citations (Scopus)

A review on biopolymer production via lignin valorization

Rajesh Banu, J., Kavitha, S., Yukesh Kannah, R., Poornima Devi, T., Gunasekaran, M., Kim, S. H. & Kumar, G., 2019 Oct, In : Bioresource technology. 290, 121790.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biopolymers
Lignin
lignin
Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Depolymerization
36 Citations (Scopus)

A review on lignin structure, pretreatments, fermentation reactions and biorefinery potential

Ponnusamy, V. K., Nguyen, D. D., Dharmaraja, J., Shobana, S., Banu, J. R., Saratale, R. G., Chang, S. W. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jan, In : Bioresource technology. 271, p. 462-472 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Lignin
Fermentation
lignin
fermentation
Biofuels
7 Citations (Scopus)

A review on the conversion of volatile fatty acids to polyhydroxyalkanoates using dark fermentative effluents from hydrogen production

Kumar, G., Ponnusamy, V. K., Bhosale, R. R., Shobana, S., Yoon, J. J., Bhatia, S. K., Rajesh Banu, J. & Kim, S. H., 2019 Sep, In : Bioresource technology. 287, 121427.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Volatile fatty acids
Volatile Fatty Acids
Hydrogen production
Effluents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Biobutanol as a promising liquid fuel for the future - recent updates and perspectives

Pugazhendhi, A., Mathimani, T., Varjani, S., Rene, E. R., Kumar, G., Kim, S. H., Ponnusamy, V. K. & Yoon, J. J., 2019 Oct 1, In : Fuel. 253, p. 637-646 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid fuels
Butanols
Butenes
Fermentation
Clostridium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiesel Potentiality of Microalgae Species: evaluation Using Various Nitrogen Sources

Vadivel, M., Arvindnarayan, S., Kumar, G., Shobana, S., Dharmaraja, J., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W. & Prabhu, K. K. S., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Waste and Biomass Valorization.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiesel
fatty acid
lipid
Nitrogen
Lipids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bioenergy production and metallic iron (Fe) conversion from Botryococcus sp. cultivated in domestic wastewater: Algal biorefinery concept

Ashokkumar, V., Chen, W. H., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Kumar, G., Sathishkumar, P., Pandian, S., Ani, F. N. & Ngamcharussrivichai, C., 2019 Sep 15, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 196, p. 1326-1334 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Wastewater
Biodiesel
Iron
Lipids
12 Citations (Scopus)

Biofouling of membranes in microbial electrochemical technologies: Causes, characterization methods and mitigation strategies

Koók, L., Bakonyi, P., Harnisch, F., Kretzschmar, J., Chae, K. J., Zhen, G., Kumar, G., Rózsenberszki, T., Tóth, G., Nemestóthy, N. & Bélafi-Bakó, K., 2019 May, In : Bioresource technology. 279, p. 327-338 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofouling
biofouling
mitigation
membrane
Membranes
17 Citations (Scopus)

Biohydrogen production from rice straw: Effect of combinative pretreatment, modelling assessment and energy balance consideration

Yukesh Kannah, R., Kavitha, S., Sivashanmugham, P., Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W. & Rajesh Banu, J., 2019 Jan 22, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. p. 2203-2215 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
Straw
disintegration
rice
Energy balance
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biohydrogen production from seagrass via novel energetically efficient ozone coupled rotor stator homogenization

Kannah, R. Y., Kavitha, S., Gunasekaran, M., Kumar, G., Banu, J. R. & Zhen, G., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stators
homogenizing
Ozone
Stators
ozone
11 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon dioxide capture and bioenergy production using biological system – A review

Bhatia, S. K., Bhatia, R. K., Jeon, J. M., Kumar, G. & Yang, Y. H., 2019 Aug, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 110, p. 143-158 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biological systems
Feedstocks
Carbon dioxide
Enzymes
Carbonic anhydrase
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cost effective sludge reduction using synergetic effect of dark fenton and disperser treatment

Rajesh Banu, J., Godvin Sharmila, V., Gayathri devi, M., Adish Kumar, S., Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D. & Dattatraya Saratale, G., 2019 Jan 10, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 207, p. 261-270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sludge
cost
Costs
Chemical oxygen demand
Profitability

Cultivation of microalgae Chlorella sp. in municipal sewage for biofuel production and utilization of biochar derived from residue for the conversion of hematite iron ore (Fe2O3) to iron (Fe) – Integrated algal biorefinery

Ashokkumar, V., Chen, W. H., Kamyab, H., Kumar, G., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H. & Ngamcharussrivichai, C., 2019 Dec 15, In : Energy. 189, 116128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematite
Iron ores
Biofuels
Sewage
Lipids
10 Citations (Scopus)

Developments in biochar application for pesticide remediation: Current knowledge and future research directions

Varjani, S., Kumar, G. & Rene, E. R., 2019 Feb 15, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 232, p. 505-513 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pesticides
Remediation
remediation
pesticide
agricultural performance
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersion aided tenside disintegration of seagrass Syringodium isoetifolium: Towards biomethanation, kinetics, energy exploration and evaluation

Rajesh Banu, J., Tamilarasan, K., Uma Rani, R., Gunasekaran, M., Cho, S. K., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H. & Kumar, G., 2019 Apr, In : Bioresource technology. 277, p. 62-67 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
seagrass
Surface-Active Agents
Kinetic energy
kinetic energy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of light intensity on biomass, carbohydrate and fatty acid compositions of three different mixed consortia from natural ecological water bodies

Kumar, G., Nguyen, D. D., Huy, M., Sivagurunathan, P., Bakonyi, P., Zhen, G., Kobayashi, T., Xu, K. Q., Nemestóthy, N. & Chang, S. W., 2019 Jan 15, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 230, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbohydrates
Fatty acids
light intensity
carbohydrate
Biomass
13 Citations (Scopus)

Energetically efficient microwave disintegration of waste activated sludge for biofuel production by zeolite: Quantification of energy and biodegradability modelling

Rajesh Banu, J., Parvathy Eswari, A., Kavitha, S., Yukesh Kannah, R., Kumar, G., Jamal, M. T., Saratale, G. D., Nguyen, D. D., Lee, D. G. & Chang, S. W., 2019 Jan 22, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. p. 2274-2288 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

activated sludge
biodegradability
Disintegration
Biodegradability
liquefaction
7 Citations (Scopus)

Engine performance, emission and bio characteristics of rice bran oil derived biodiesel blends

Dharmaraja, J., Nguyen, D. D., Shobana, S., Saratale, G. D., Arvindnarayan, S., Atabani, A. E., Chang, S. W. & Kumar, G., 2019 Mar 1, In : Fuel. 239, p. 153-161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Engines
Engine cylinders
Fueling
2 Citations (Scopus)
hexoses
algae
Algae
Feedstocks
beds
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fuels properties, characterizations and engine and emission performance analyses of ternary waste cooking oil biodiesel–diesel–propanol blends

Bencheikh, K., Atabani, A. E., Shobana, S., Mohammed, M. N., Uğuz, G., Arpa, O., Kumar, G., Ayanoğlu, A. & Bokhari, A., 2019 Oct, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 35, p. 321-334 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooking
Propanol
Biodiesel
Engines
Fatty acids

Fuel stability of biodiesel from waste cooking oil: A comparative evaluation with various antioxidants using FT-IR and DSC techniques

Uğuz, G., Atabani, A. E., Mohammed, M. N., Shobana, S., Uğuz, S., Kumar, G. & Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., 2019 Sep, In : Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 21, 101283.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cooking fats and oils
Biofuels
Cooking
Differential Scanning Calorimetry
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy

Impact of pretreatment on food waste for biohydrogen production: A review

Rajesh Banu, J., Merrylin, J., Mohamed Usman, T. M., Yukesh Kannah, R., Gunasekaran, M., Kim, S. H. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food
pretreatment
Waste incineration
Fermentation
Energy efficiency
Fermentation
fermentation
Methane
methane
hydrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Integrated valorization of Moringa oleifera and waste Phoenix dactylifera L. dates as potential feedstocks for biofuels production from Algerian Sahara: An experimental perspective

Boulal, A., Atabani, A. E., Mohammed, M. N., Khelafi, M., Uguz, G., Shobana, S., Bokhari, A. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jul, In : Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 20, 101234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Moringa oleifera
Northern Africa
Phoenix dactylifera
Bioethanol
Biofuels
12 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated valorization of waste cooking oil and spent coffee grounds for biodiesel production: Blending with higher alcohols, FT–IR, TGA, DSC and NMR characterizations

Atabani, A. E., Shobana, S., Mohammed, M. N., Uğuz, G., Kumar, G., Arvindnarayan, S., Aslam, M. & Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., 2019 May 15, In : Fuel. 244, p. 419-430 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Biofuels
Cooking
Biodiesel
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

Leachate valorization in anaerobic biosystems: Towards the realization of waste-to-energy concept via biohydrogen, biogas and bioelectrochemical processes

Bakonyi, P., Dharmaraja, J., Shobana, S., Koók, L., Rózsenberszki, T., Nemestóthy, N., Banu J, R., Bélafi-Bakó, K. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jun 28, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 32, p. 17278-17296 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deuterium fluorides
Biogas
Environmental protection
Land fill
Feedstocks
2 Citations (Scopus)

Microbiome involved in anaerobic hydrogen producing granules: A mini review

Pugazhendhi, A., Kumar, G. & Sivagurunathan, P., 2019 Mar, In : Biotechnology Reports. 21, e00301.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Microbiota
Hydrogen
Fermentation
Technology
3 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoparticle induced biological disintegration: A new phase separated pretreatment strategy on microalgal biomass for profitable biomethane recovery

Kavitha, S., Schikaran, M., Yukesh Kannah, R., Gunasekaran, M., Kumar, G. & Rajesh Banu, J., 2019 Oct, In : Bioresource technology. 289, 121624.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
Biomass
Nanoparticles
Recovery
nickel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of soaking in aqueous ammonia pretreatment for anaerobic digestion of African maize bran

Cayetano, R. D. A., Oliwit, A. T., Kumar, G., Kim, J. S. & Kim, S. H., 2019 Oct 1, In : Fuel. 253, p. 552-560 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Methane
Ammonia
Liquids
Productivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Polyhydroxy butyrate production by Acinetobacter junii BP25, Aeromonas hydrophila ATCC 7966, and their co-culture using a feast and famine strategy

Anburajan, P., Naresh Kumar, A., Sabapathy, P. C., Kim, G. B., Cayetano, R. D., Yoon, J. J., Kumar, G. & Kim, S. H., 2019 Dec, In : Bioresource technology. 293, 122062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

famine
Butyrates
Carbon
Nitrates
carbon
5 Citations (Scopus)

Pretreatment of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) biomass feedstock for polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production and characterization

Saratale, R. G., Saratale, G. D., Cho, S. K., Kim, D. S., Ghodake, G. S., Kadam, A., Kumar, G., Bharagava, R. N., Banu, R. & Shin, H. S., 2019 Jun, In : Bioresource technology. 282, p. 75-80 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feedstocks
Biomass
biomass
Sugars
sugar
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recent trends and prospects in biohythane research: An overview

Lay, C. H., Kumar, G., Mudhoo, A., Lin, C. Y., Leu, H. J., Shobana, S. & Thi Nguyen, M. L., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trends
bioreactors
production engineering
biomass
Biofuels
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rhamnolipid induced deagglomeration of anaerobic granular biosolids for energetically feasible ultrasonic homogenization and profitable biohydrogen

S, K., Kannah R, Y., M, G., Banu J, R. & Kumar, G., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
homogenizing
ultrasonics
Ultrasonics
crack opening displacement
1 Citation (Scopus)

Transesterification and fuel characterization of rice bran oil: A biorefinery path

Nguyen, D. D., Dharmaraja, J., Shobana, S., Sundaram, A., Chang, S. W., Kumar, G., Shin, H. S., Saratale, R. G. & Saratale, G. D., 2019 Oct 1, In : Fuel. 253, p. 975-987 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Transesterification
Biodiesel
Oils
Ignition
5 Citations (Scopus)

Valorization of spent coffee grounds into biofuels and value-added products: Pathway towards integrated bio-refinery

Atabani, A. E., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H., Kumar, G., Saratale, G. D., Aslam, M., Khan, H. A., Said, Z. & Mahmoud, E., 2019 Oct 15, In : Fuel. 254, 115640.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Biofuels
Recycling
Membrane technology
Bioethanol
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wheat straw extracted lignin in silver nanoparticles synthesis: Expanding its prophecy towards antineoplastic potency and hydrogen peroxide sensing ability

Saratale, R. G., Saratale, G. D., Ghodake, G., Cho, S. K., Kadam, A., Kumar, G., Jeon, B. H., Pant, D., Bhatnagar, A. & Shin, H. S., 2019 May 1, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 128, p. 391-400 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Straw
Silver
Hydrogen peroxide
Antineoplastic Agents
2018
45 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review on green nanomaterials using biological systems: Recent perception and their future applications

Saratale, R. G., Karuppusamy, I., Saratale, G. D., Pugazhendhi, A., Kumar, G., Park, Y., Ghodake, G. S., Bharagava, R. N., Banu, J. R. & Shin, H. S., 2018 Oct 1, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 170, p. 20-35 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nanostructures
Biological systems
Nanostructured materials
Reducing Agents
synthesis
7 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive review on two-stage integrative schemes for the valorization of dark fermentative effluents

Sivagurunathan, P., Kuppam, C., Mudhoo, A., Saratale, G. D., Kadier, A., Zhen, G., Chatellard, L., Trably, E. & Kumar, G., 2018 Aug 18, In : Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 38, 6, p. 868-882 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fermentation
Electricity
Volatile Fatty Acids
Butyrates
Digestion
38 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review on anaerobic digestion of microalgae and macroalgae and co-digestion of biomass for enhanced methane generation

Ganesh Saratale, R., Kumar, G., Banu, R., Xia, A., Periyasamy, S. & Dattatraya Saratale, G., 2018 Aug, In : Bioresource technology. 262, p. 319-332 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anaerobic digestion
Methane
digestion
Biomass
methane
10 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid constructed wetland for organic-material and nutrient removal from sewage: Process performance and multi-kinetic models

Nguyen, X. C., Chang, S. W., Nguyen, T. L., Ngo, H. H., Kumar, G., Banu, J. R., Vu, M. C., Le, H. S. & Nguyen, D. D., 2018 Sep 15, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 222, p. 378-384 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
Sewage
constructed wetland
Nutrients
sewage
17 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic membrane bioreactors for biohydrogen production: Recent developments, challenges and perspectives

Aslam, M., Ahmad, R., Yasin, M., Khan, A. L., Shahid, M. K., Hossain, S., Khan, Z., Jamil, F., Rafiq, S., Bilad, M. R., Kim, J. & Kumar, G., 2018 Dec, In : Bioresource technology. 269, p. 452-464 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bioreactors
bioreactor
membrane
Membranes
Hydrogen production
20 Citations (Scopus)

Architectural engineering of bioelectrochemical systems from the perspective of polymeric membrane separators: A comprehensive update on recent progress and future prospects

Bakonyi, P., Koók, L., Kumar, G., Tóth, G., Rózsenberszki, T., Nguyen, D. D., Chang, S. W., Zhen, G., Bélafi-Bakó, K. & Nemestóthy, N., 2018 Oct 15, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 564, p. 508-522 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Polymeric membranes
separators
Separators
engineering
membranes
5 Citations (Scopus)

A review of research trends in the enhancement of biomass-to-hydrogen conversion

Mudhoo, A., Torres-Mayanga, P. C., Forster-Carneiro, T., Sivagurunathan, P., Kumar, G., Komilis, D. & Sánchez, A., 2018 Sep, In : Waste Management. 79, p. 580-594 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

hydrogen
biomass
fermentation
immobilization
trend