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Dr. Kulandai Arockia Rajesh Packiam

Assistant Professor

Contact:-  079-6180-4300
Email:- kulandai.packiam@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. :  Chemical Engineering (Specialization: Bioinformatics & Biochemical Engineering), Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia (2021).
  • M.Sc. : Chemical Engineering (Specialization: Biochemical Engineering), Technische Universität Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany (2009).
  • B.Tech. :  Industrial Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, India (2006).

Current Research interest and area working on

  1. Machine learning approaches in biotechnology
  2. Developing bioinformatics tools to predict recombinant protein expression

Latest Publications

  1. Packiam KAR, Ramanan RN, Ooi CW, Krishnaswamy L, Tey BT, “Stepwise optimization of recombinant protein production in Escherichia coli utilizing computational and experimental approaches”, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2020,104(8):3253-3266. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-020-10454-w
  2. Ng B-J, Musyaffa MK, Er C-C, Packiam KAR, Lee WPC, Tan L-L, Lee HW, Ooi CW, Chai S-P, “Proton-Functionalized Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Efficient Metal-Free Disinfection of Escherichia coli under Low-Power Light Irradiation”, Chemistry 2021, 27(9): 3085-3090. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202004238
  3. Lee WPC, Perix TL, Packiam KAR, Gui M-M, Ooi CW, Chai S-P, “Highly-efficient photo-catalytic disinfection of Escherichia coli by copper-doped molybdenum disulfide/bismuth sulfide under low-powered visible light irradiation”, Catal Commun. 2020, 140:106003-06. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catcom.2020.106003
  4. Show PL, Kumar AS, Siow SW, Din SS, Sundaram V, Packiam KAR “Latent Potential of Microalgal Biomass: Research Efforts and Challenges”. In: Singh L, Kalia V (eds) Waste Biomass Management – A Holistic Approach, 2017:107-119. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49595-8_5 (Book chapter)

Courses Taught at UG / PG

Bioprocess technology, Biochemistry for engineers, Bioinfomatics, Proteomics & genomics, Enzyme engineering & technology, Bioprocess principles, Computational biology, Nanobiotechnology, Bioinformatics lab, Heat and mass transfer lab, Instrumental methods of analysis lab, Bioprocess lab, Bioseparation lab


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