Samir Kumar Khanal, University of Hawaii, USA
Dr. Samir Kumar Khanal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. Dr. Khanal obtained Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with focus in Environmental Biotechnology from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Khanal’s research focuses on bioenergy/biobased products and environmental biotechnology. Dr. Khanal has over 70 refereed journal publications. Dr. Khanal also published two books "Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production: Principles and Applications" and “Bioenergy: Principles and Applications” (Textbook) (Wiley-Blackwell). He is recipient of Dean’s Research Excellence Award 2016 at University of Hawaii at Manoa.