Badal C Saha
Bioenergy Research Unit
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USA
Badal Saha is a Lead Scientist, Fermentation Biotechnology Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA-ARS, Peoria, IL. He was previously a Research Scientist, Michigan Biotechnology Institute. Dr. Saha did post-doctoral research at the University of Maryland, College Park after earning M.S. (1981) and PhD (1984) in Microbial Technology from Kyushu University, Japan. He obtained his B.Sc. (Hons) and M. Sc. Degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology and Biotechnology from Osaka University, Japan. Dr. Saha has over 30 years of research experience in aerobic and anaerobic fermentation technology, and industrial enzymology. He has authored over 150 research publications that include book chapters, review articles and 6 patents, and has given over 90 meeting presentations and 45 invited seminars. Dr. Saha has edited 4 books, organized/chaired 29 symposiums/sessions at national and international meetings and served in the Scientific Advisory Committee of a number of international meetings. Currently, he serves on the Editorial Board of 12 journals and as President-elect of the Society for Industrial Microbiology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Microbial Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass, Microbial Enzymes Fermentation, Terminator Technology