2002 Graduate Aptitude Test for Intelligence (GATE): 96.8 percentile.
2004-2007 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Fellow 2007 Institute Fellowship Grant: Institute fellowship for Ph.D, IIT kharagpur.
Developed a successful DOT project proposal entitled "Development of An Efficient Hydrothermal Conversion for Concomitant Production of Valuable Polysaccharides and Biofuel from Algal Biomass" - DOT Western Sun grant (Awarded for two years).
Helped my Supervisor to write a collaborative proposal entitled "for Algal Fuel in Cold Climate CAFCC): Integrating Innovative Technologies to Develop Algal Fuel Systems for the Northern States"- DOE- BDRI.
Part of an Indo-US proposal development team which successfully submitted a proposal entitled US-India Consortium for Hydrocarbon Biofuels (UICHB) Producing Lipids from Biomass: Advancing Economically Viable Hydrocarbon Biofuels" to US-India joint clean energy research and development center.
Co-PI of 5 million Dollar consortium project entitled 'Realization of Algal Potential (REAP)' submitted to EERE-DOE in collaboration with New Mexico State University, Los Alamos Laboratory, two industrial partners from USA (Phycal and Algenol) and one from Australia (Pan Pacific).
Served as a Reviewer: Journal of Bio based Material and Bioenergy: Publisher: Elsevier Energy and Fuels, Publisher: American Chemical Society Biomass and Bioenergy, Publisher: Elsevier Patent Filled: Chakraborty M, Chao M, Chen S.
2012) Sequential Hydrothermal Liquefaction SEQHTL) for extraction of superior quality bio-oil and other organic compounds from oleaginous biomass (PCT Application No.
Technology Licensing Associate10/2013 to CurrentOffice of Commercialization at Washington State University
Managing a portfolio comprising gamut of technologies, this includes plant biotechnology, organic chemistry related to drug development, diagnostic kits, bio-based products, and clean technologies.
Interacts with scientist to solicit invention disclosures; draft, develop, review, negotiate execute and manage wide variety of agreements including CDAs, MTAs IIA, research option agreements and licenses; developed out-licensing opportunities for reactive sulfur species detection kits; drafted an option agreement for anaerobic digestion based technology.
Till date generates $12000 from the given portfolio; to minimize the patent prosecution cost, works in close association with in-house attorney and helps in drafting patents; already drafted a non-provisional and two provisional applications.
Currently, working with the business development personnel in identifying technologies suitable for gap funding Biological Systems Engineering at Washington State University.
Research Associate01/2010 to 10/2013
Postdoctoral career reflects 5 years of research experience in developing chemical extraction and analytical methods related to the field of food science and biofuel and bio-products.
As a postdoctoral fellow garnered wide array of knowledge in different aspect of bio-chemical sciences, which include but not limited to chemical engineering, mathematical modeling and molecular biology.
Adept in orchestration of projects and program management planning, identifying resources, leading team of 4-5 graduate students.
As a postdoctoral research associate, mentored graduate students for their masters and PhD thesis and developed several collaborations with industry and different laboratories to conduct effective collaborative research.
While working in a big multilingual and multicultural group, comprising 20-30 people developed a strong interpersonal and communicative skill.
Postdoctoral fellow08/2008 to 01/2009Washington State University
Worked at Washington state university extension unit at Prosser on wine chemistry and antioxidant.
profiling of berries; developed GC-MS method for wine aroma analysis.
Ph.D: Agricultural and Food Engineering8 2009Indian Institute of Technology Visva Bharati UniversityKharagpur, IndiaAgricultural and Food Engineering Department Agricultural and Food Engineering
B.S: Life Sciences Botany7 2000Life Sciences Botany
M.S: Life Sciences Biochemistry and Plant physiology6 2002Life Sciences Biochemistry and Plant physiology
Miao C, Chakraborty M, Chen S. Characterization of bio oil produced by the hydrothermal conversion of yeast grown in acetic acid (accepted) Chakraborty M, A.G. Mcdonald, C. Nindo, Chen S. An a-glucan isolated as a co-product of biofuel by hydrothermal liquefaction of Chlorella sorokiniana biomass. Algal Research accepted). Miao C*, Chakraborty M*, Chen S. (2012) Impact of different hydrothermal condition on the product yield of sequential hydrothermal liquefaction of heterotrophically grown Chlorella sorokiniana biomass. Bioresource Technology (*both the authors contributed equally) 110: 617- 627. Chakraborty M, Miao C, A.G. Mcdonald Chen S. (2012) Concomitant extraction of bio- oil and value added polysaccharides from algae using a unique sequential hydrothermal extraction technology. Fuel. 95: 63-70. Chen S, Chi Z, J.V. O'Fallon, Zheng Y, Chakraborty M, Laskar D. (2010) System Integration for Producing Microalgae as Biofuel Feedstock. Biofuels J. 1: 889-910. Chakraborty M, Ringer K. (2010) Impact of a novel radiant zone drying method on the nutritional profile of blueberry liquid products J. Agric. Food. Chem. 58: 324-330. Chakraborty M, Mitra A. (2009) Accumulation of phenylpropanoid-derivatives in chitosan-induced cell suspension culture of Cocos nucifera. J. Plant Physiol. 166: 63-71 Chakraborty M, Mitra A. (2007) The antioxidant and antimicrobial property of the methanolic extract from cocos nucifera mesocarp Food Chem. 104: 993-999. Chakraborty M, Dey G, Das K, Mitra A. (2006) Unusually high quantity of 4- hydroxybenzoic acid accumulation in the cell wall of palm mesocarps. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 34: 509-513. Dey G, Chakraborty M, Mitra A. (2005) Profiling C6- C3 and C6- C1 phenolic metabolites in Cocos nucifera. J. Plant Physiol. 162: 375-380 Conference Presentations: Chakraborty M, Wensel P, Li T, Zheng Y, and Chen S. (2013) Integrated Algal Biorefinery Taking Advantages of Mixtrophic Growth 35th Symposium on biotechnology for fuels and chemical (Oral presentation) Chakraborty M, A.G. Mcdonald, Chen S. (2012) Characterization of an a glucan isolated as a co product of bio-oil produced by two step hydrothermal liquefaction of Chlorella sorokiniana biomass. 2nd International conference on algal biomass, biofuel and bio-products (Oral Presentation) Chakraborty M, Chao M, Chen S. (2011) Evaluating the Industrial Application of Algal polysaccharide Isolated as a by-product of bio oil extraction by a unique multistep hydrothermal technology. 1st International conference on algal biomass, biofuel and bio-products (Oral Presentation) Chakraborty M, Chao M, Chen S. (2011) Concomitant Production of Value-added polysaccharides and Bio-oil from Algal Feedstock. 33rd Symposium on biotechnology for fuels and chemical (Oral Presentation) Miao C, Chakraborty M, Chen S. (2011) A Novel Sequential Hydrothermal Liquefaction Technique to Simultaneous Extract Bio-Oil and Value-Added Polysaccharide From Algae.11th Annual Meeting of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (Poster Presentation). Wu H, Chakraborty M, Ringer K. (2011) Evaluation of Rapid Zone DryingTM (RZDTM) and Freeze Drying Strawberry Puree to Produce Nutrient-rich, Value-added Powder. Berry Health Benefits symposium((Oral Presentation) Chakraborty M, Dey G, Das K, Mitra A. (2004) Unusually high content of p- hydroxybenzoic acid accumulation in palm mesocarps. National Seminar on Plant Physiology. University of Pune. (Oral Presentation).
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