Rajesh Banu Jeyakumar

Central University of Tamil Nadu

Dr. Rajesh Banu Jeyakumar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN), Thiruvarur, India. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia. He has 18 years of teaching experience at national and international universities. He is a visiting researcher at East China Normal University, China, and a former post-doctoral fellow at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea. He is the author of 350 publications in indexed journals. He is a senior editor of e-Prime – Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Energy. He has authored and edited five books and published fifty chapters and fourteen conference proceedings. He obtained seven major grants from the Government of India and two consultancies from industries. He guided 17 Ph.D. students and 125 postgraduate engineering students in environmental engineering and science. Dr. Jeyakumar is listed among the world’s top 2% of scientists by Stanford University, USA. He received the 2018 Think of Ecology award from Hiyoshi, Japan. His research centers on converting waste to energy, value-added product recovery from waste, biological wastewater treatment, nutrient removal, membrane bioreactors, and microbial fuel cells.

Rajesh Banu Jeyakumar

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This book presents a comprehensive overview of the advanced method of converting cellulose into biofuels and value-added products. It presents detailed information about the application of cellulose in the food and packing industry. In addition, it discusses lignocellulosic-based cellulose and its uses and the application of cellulose in water desalination and wastewater treatment. This book is useful for environmental/chemical engineers, technicians, and academic researchers to gather knowledge on various applications of cellulose and the possible way of converting cellulose into biofuels and other value-added products.

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