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Dinesh Kumar R

Dr. Dinesh kumar R

Senior Scientist

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (Bioprocess Technology), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2017., M.Tech (Biotechnology), Anna University Chennai, 2011., B.Tech (Biotechnology), Anna University Chennai, 2008.

Contact Details

Dr. Dinesh kumar R

Senior Scientist

dineshkumar@csmcri.res.in

/ 0278-2567760 (Extn: 6132)

Recent Publications:

  1. Dineshkumar R & Sen R (2020). A sustainable perspective of microalgal biorefinery for co-production and recovery of high-value carotenoid and biofuel with CO2 valorization. Biofpr Journal (Wiley publications), 14 (4), 879-897.
  2. Nayak M, Dhanarajan G, Dineshkumar R, Sen R (2018). Artificial intelligence driven process optimization for cleaner production of biomass with co-valorization of wastewater and flue gas in an algal biorefinery. Journal of Cleaner Production. 201, 1092-1100.
  3. Mookherjee A, Dineshkumar R, Kutty NN, Agarwal T, Sen R, Mitra A, Maiti TK, Maiti MK (2018). Quorum sensing inhibitory activity of the metabolome from endophytic Kwoniella sp. PY016: characterization and hybrid model-based optimization. Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology. 102 (17), 7389-7406.
  4. Dineshkumar R, Paul A, Gangopadhyay M, Singh N.D.P & Sen R (2017). Smart and reusable biopolymer nanocomposite for simultaneous microalgal biomass harvesting and disruption: An integrated downstream processing for sustainable biorefinery. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 5, 852-861. 
  5. Bhattacharya S, Dineshkumar R, Dhanarajan G, Sen R & Mishra S (2017). Improvement of ε-polylysine production by marine bacterium Bacillus licheniformis using artificial neural network modeling and particle swarm optimization technique. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 126, 8-15.
  6. Dineshkumar R, Subramanian G, Dash S.K & Sen R (2016). Development of an optimal light-feeding strategy coupled with semi-continuous reactor operation for simultaneous improvement of microalgal photosynthetic efficiency, lutein production and CO2 sequestration. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 113 47-56.
  7. Chopra J, Dineshkumar R, Bhaumik M, Dhanarajan G, Kumar RR & Sen R (2016). Integrated in situ transesterification for improved biodiesel production from oleaginous yeast: a value proposition for possible industrial implication. RSC Advances. 6, 70364-70373.
  8. Subramanian G, Dineshkumar R & Sen R (2016). Modeling of oxygen-evolving-complex ionization dynamics for energy-efficient production of microalgal biomass, pigment and lipid with carbon capture: an engineering vision for a biorefinery. RSC Advances. 6 (57), 51941-51956.
  9. Dineshkumar R, Dash S.K & Sen R (2015). Process integration for microalgal lutein and biodiesel production with concomitant flue gas CO2 sequestration: A biorefinery model for healthcare, energy and environment. RSC Advances. 5 (90), 73381-73394.
  10. Dineshkumar R, Dhanarajan G, Dash S. K & Sen R (2015). An advanced hybrid medium optimization strategy for the enhanced productivity of lutein in Chlorella minutissimaAlgal Research. 7, 24-32.


  1. Nanda P, Sen R, Dineshkumar R (2018) Biotransformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to Bioenergy: Prospects and Potentials. In: Ghosh S. (eds) Utilization and Management of Bioresources. Springer, Singapore.
  2. Karemore A, Dineshkumar R, Yadav G, Subramanian G, Sen R. (2015) Photobioreactors for Improved Algal Biomass Production: Analysis and Design Considerations. In: Das D. (eds) Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach. Springer, Cham.

Biochemical Engineering, Microalgal Biotechnology, Microbial biorefinery for biofuels & carotenoids production, CO2 bio-sequestration, Bio-separation Technology

Biochemical Engineering, Microalgal Biotechnology, Microbial biorefinery for biofuels & carotenoids production, CO2 bio-sequestration, Bio-separation Technology