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  • Prof Sivakumar Uthandi

  • Professor
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Publications 1991 - 2024

Publications

  • 233
    Journal Articles
  • 28
    Book Chapter
  • 22
    Book
  • 19
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 5
    Review
  • 1
    Book-chapter
  • 1
    Preprint
  • 1
    Retracted
  • 4
    Other
  • 27
    Projects
  • 25
  • 4
  • 10
  • 39

Citations / H-Index

1713 Citations
22 h-index
1524 Citations

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Expertise

Multidisciplinary Agriculture

Biomass Conversion - Fermentation - Protein Engineering, Metabolomics, Plant Microbiome

Personal Information

Prof Sivakumar Uthandi

Male
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Lawley Road
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India - 641003


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Microbiology

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

  • Visiting Faculty

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

  • Professor

    Department of Microbiology

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Qualification

  • PDF

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

  • PhD

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

  • MSc (Ag.)

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

  • B.Sc (Hort.)

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Honours and Awards

2023

Best Poster award

National Academy of Biological Sciences, Salem

2022

Best Oral Presentation award

7th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of tropical biomass- SUTPBM, Trivandrum

2022

Best Poster award

7th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of tropical biomass- SUTPBM, Trivandrum

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2023

Best Poster award

National Academy of Biological Sciences, Salem

2022

Best Oral Presentation award

7th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of tropical biomass- SUTPBM, Trivandrum

2022

Best Poster award

7th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of tropical biomass- SUTPBM, Trivandrum

2022

Best Poster award

7thInternational Conference on Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research

2022

25 years of unblemished award

TNAU-52nd foundation day

2021

Outstanding Scientist Award

Science Father International

2021

NAAS recognition Award

NAAS, New Delhi

2021

Best Poster award

National Academy of Biological Sciences, Chennai

2020

Fellow of Royal Society of Biology

Royal Society of Biology, London

2020

Fellow of Academy of Microbiological Sciences

Association of Microbiologists of India

2020

Educator Excellence Award

Vednant Foundations

2020

AMI-Prof.B.N.JOHRI award

Association of Microbiologists of India

2020

TNASA award –Agricultural Science

Tamil Nadu Government

2020

Senior Scientist Award

Science City, Government of Tamil Nadu

2020

Best Paper award –first palce (Microbiology) in 5th National Conference on Agricultural Scientific Tamil 9-10th Oct, 2020

Agricultural Scientific Society, New Delhi

2020

Best poster award in 7th International Conference ‘Phytopathology in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals. At ICAR-IARI, New Delhi 16-20, Jan- 2020

Indian Phytopathology Society

2019

Grants appreciation award- 4- MHRD FAST

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Grants appreciation award- 3- BIRAC-DBT

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Grants appreciation award- 2- DBT-Biocare

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Grants appreciation award- 1- Indo-Russia

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Adjunct Faculty

The University of Tokyo Japan

2019

Best Researcher Award

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Life Time Achievement Awards in Science by

Marina Labs., Chennai 2019

2019

Scientist Award

B. Vasantharaj David Foundation, Chennai

2019

Excellence and Innovation Award

Dr. B. Vasantharaj David Foundation, Chennai

2019

Recognition and citation for externally funded projects

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Grants appreciation award- 6-DBT Biodiesel

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2019

Grants appreciation award- 5- ICAR-BC

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2010

Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Florida

2008

Visiting Professor

University of Florida

2008

Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Florida

2008

DST Young Scientist Award

Ministry of Science and Technology, Governement of India, New Delhi

2008

DBT Overseas Associate Award

Ministry of Science and Technology, Governemnt of India, New Delhi

2000

American Biographical Research Board advisor

Research Board of Advisors

1991

ICAR Junior Research Fellowship

Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of India

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2021

Microbial volatile organic compounds induced defense response against pathogens of rice and tomato

A.P.Sridharan, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Studies on the interaction of non – rhizobial Endophytic yeast and rhizobia in root nodules of Blackgram; colonization, signal molecules, Nodulation, plant growth and drought tolerance

A.Brundha, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2020

PGPM induced moisture stress alleviation in rice: metabolomics, and transcriptomic analysis

N.Shobana, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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2021

Microbial volatile organic compounds induced defense response against pathogens of rice and tomato

A.P.Sridharan, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Studies on the interaction of non – rhizobial Endophytic yeast and rhizobia in root nodules of Blackgram; colonization, signal molecules, Nodulation, plant growth and drought tolerance

A.Brundha, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2020

PGPM induced moisture stress alleviation in rice: metabolomics, and transcriptomic analysis

N.Shobana, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2020

Design and development of a reactor and upscaling biodiesel production from sago waste water

T.Kiruthika, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2019

Apoplast microbiome mediated drought tolerance in rice

S. Punitha, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2018

Microbial Calcite dissolution: Identifying efficient microbes to remediate degraded calcareous sodic and saline-sodic soils

S .M. Tamil Selvi, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2021

All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA)

Life Member

2020

National Academy of Biological Sciences

Member

2020

Royal Society of Biology, London

Member

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2021

All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA)

Life Member

2020

National Academy of Biological Sciences

Member

2020

Royal Society of Biology, London

Member

2020

Association of Microbiologists of India

CC member,

2019

Entomological Society of India

Member

2016

Asian PGPR Society for Sustainable Agriculture, India Chapter

Member

2015

Biomass Refinery Network,UK

Member

2012

American Society of Microbiology

Life member

2008

Centre for Fuels and Chemicals, University of Florida, USA

Member

2000

Indian Society of Soil Biology and Ecology, Bangaluru

Member

2000

Indian Society for Agricultural Resource Management, Coimbatore

Life Member

1995

Madras Agrl. Students’ Union (MASU)

Life Member

1995

Association of Microbiologists of India

Life member

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Membership In Committees

2020

Valarum Velanmai, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Editor

2020

Indian Journal of Microbiology, Springer-Verlog

Editor

2019

Board of Studies, ANGRAU, Andhrapradesh

Member

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2020

Valarum Velanmai, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Editor

2020

Indian Journal of Microbiology, Springer-Verlog

Editor

2019

Board of Studies, ANGRAU, Andhrapradesh

Member

2018

Academic Council, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Member

2018

School of Post Graduate Studies, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

Dean of Faculty

2018

UG Education, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-2018, 2019

Member Board of Studies

2018

Post Graduate Board of Studies, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Chairman

2018

Madras Agricultural Journal

Chief Editor

2016

Madras Agricultural Student's Union

Secretary.

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Research Projects

Bioprocessing of Natural Fibres and Agro residues for Production of Oligosaccharides and Starch

Funding Agency : Indian Council for Agricultural Research

Nano-formulation of plant probiotic, Bacillus altitudinis FD8 and their metabolites for induced drought protection, plant defense and enhanced productivity in rice

Funding Agency : GOI SERB CRG

Development of process for simultaneous laccase production by Hexagonia hirta MSF2 using coconut industry wastes and recovery of biochemicals

Funding Agency : GOI SERB EEQ

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Bioprocessing of Natural Fibres and Agro residues for Production of Oligosaccharides and Starch

Funding Agency : Indian Council for Agricultural Research

Nano-formulation of plant probiotic, Bacillus altitudinis FD8 and their metabolites for induced drought protection, plant defense and enhanced productivity in rice

Funding Agency : GOI SERB CRG

Development of process for simultaneous laccase production by Hexagonia hirta MSF2 using coconut industry wastes and recovery of biochemicals

Funding Agency : GOI SERB EEQ

Production of functional supplementary poultry feed enriched with hypocholesterolemic compounds of probiotic origin using agro-industrial waste cassava bagasse

Funding Agency : BIG-BIRAC DBT

Exploiting Plant- Microbial interactions to unlock the fixed nutrients in calcareous soils for increasing the crop productivity and soil fertility

Funding Agency : DBT

Enzymatic production of xylitol from corncob biomass: a cost economic approach for biorefineries

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Multifunctional Bacillus altitudinis FD48 for drought protection, plant growth promotion and productivity

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Centre of Excellence in Frontier areas of Science and technology (FAST) on MICROBES TO FEED THE WORLD: Plant- Microbe interactions to boost Agricultural Production

Funding Agency : MHRD-GOI, New Delhi

Functional feed for quality chicken meat and eggs: Production of poultry feed with hypocholesterolemic compounds of probiotic origin from cassava bagasse (CB)

Funding Agency : UIC BIRAC

HpaG, a harpin protein-based defense priming for Bacterial Leaf Blight resistance in rice and its mechanistic basis

Funding Agency : Univ-PDF Centre of Excellence in Innovations

COE-Millets-Univ PDF: Dissecting the phytobiome and their metabolites: Unravel underlying mechanisms to enhance fitness of fingermillet under System of Finger millet Intensification (SFI)

Funding Agency : Univ-PDF Centre of Excellence in Millets

Novel biocatalysts for biomass valorization: functional analysis and engineering of glycosyl hydrolases and laccases from thermal springs and Haloferax volcanii

Funding Agency : DBT BIOCARE, GOI, New Delhi

Bacterial cellulose production from natural waste materials

Funding Agency : ICAR CRP

Bio diesel Production: Sago Processing Industrial Wastewaters as Feedstock for the Microbial Production of Oils and derived Co- Products’

Funding Agency : DBT, GOI, New Delhi

Indo-Russia Joint project -Development of integrated (biotechnological and nanocatalytic) biorefinery for fuels and platform chemicals production from lignocellulosic biomass (crop/wood residues)

Funding Agency : Indo- Russia, DBT, GOI, New Delhi

Indo-US Consortium for development of sustainable advanced lignocellulosic biofuel systems (SALBS)

Funding Agency : IUSTEF, US-INDIA

17th International Tamil Internet Conference July 6, 2018 to July 8, 2018

Funding Agency : Tamil Internet Conference University- ICAR Dev grant

17th International Tamil Internet Conference July 6, 2018 to July 8, 2018

Funding Agency : Tamil Internet Conference TN

5th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Plant Biomass: Bioproducts, Biocatalysts, and Biorefinery (SutB4) 17 Nov, 2016 & 18 Nov,2016

Funding Agency : SutB4-CSIR

5th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Plant Biomass: Bioproducts, Biocatalysts, and Biorefinery (SutB4) 17 Nov, 2016 & 18 Nov,2016

Funding Agency : SutB4-SERB

5th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Plant Biomass: Bioproducts,Biocatalysts, and Biorefinery (SutB4) 17 Nov, 2016 & 18 Nov,2016

Funding Agency : SutB4- MNRE

5th International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Plant Biomass: Bioproducts, Biocatalysts, and Biorefinery (SutB4) 17 Nov, 2016 & 18 Nov,2016

Funding Agency : SutB4-UGC

Bio-remediation of degraded Calcareous Sodic and Saline-Sodic soils

Funding Agency : DBT, GOI, New Delhi

DNA Fingerprinting of Lignocellulose Degrading Microbes Isolated from Protected Forest Areas of Assam and Mizoram

Funding Agency : DBT, GOI, New Delhi

Microbial transformation to enhance formation of humic polymer

Funding Agency : DBT, GOI, New Delhi

Lytic bacteriophages as a biorationalbiocontrol agent against the bacterial wilt disease of brinjal

Funding Agency : DBT, GOI, New Delhi

Development of Process for delignification cum saccharification and fuel ethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass

Funding Agency : DBT, GOI, New Delhi

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