Topics of Interest

Bioenergy / Biofuels

  • Biobutanol
  • Biodiesel
  • Bioethanol
  • Biohydrogen
  • Biogas
  • Microbial fuel cells
  • Thermo-chemical processing of biomass

Food Technology and Engineering

  • Production of food enzymes
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Food and feed production
  • Plant-microbe interaction for food production

Industrial Biotechnology

  • Algal cultivation
  • Biocatalysis and biotransformation
  • Biodegradation
  • Biorefineries
  • Production industrial enzymes (non-food), organic acids, biopolymers, etc.

Environmental Biotechnology

  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Activated sludge
  • Biological nutrients removal
  • Bioremediation
  • Biosorption of heavy metals
  • Environmental bioengineering
  • Industrial effluent treatment
  • Membrane technology
  • Solid waste treatment

Upstream & Downstream Bioprocesses

  • Bioreactor design and operation
  • Isolation and purification of microbial products
  • Kinetics and modelling
  • Process controls
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Strain improvement

Contributory papers will be considered for short oral and poster presentation