Anurag Mandalika

Anurag Mandalika.
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I am trained as a Biological Systems Engineer and my interests lie in engineering resilient systems using the principles of green chemistry and the concept of the integrated biorefinery. These systems include agricultural facilities (farms), industry (biomass processing refineries) and the interaction of these facilities with the environment.

My current research deals with addressing challenges faced by the Louisiana sugarcane industry with regards to improved sugarcane characterization for efficient processing, incorporation of sensor networks and IIoT (industrial internet of things) frameworks for long-term data collection of plant performance metrics and environmental sustainability, and valorization of sugarcane processing byproducts to reduce waste.

Ph.D., Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2020)

M.S., Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2012)

B.S., Biosystems Engineering (2010)

  • Mandalika, A; Bragg, D; Schuler, J; Elder, T; Groom, L, Chemical Analysis of Loblolly Pine Fractions from a Bioenergy Perspective. Wood and Fiber Science 2019, 51, (1), 26-40
  • Mandalika, A; Runge, T, Addition of corn stover arabinoxylan into hardwood during pulping for improved physical properties. TAPPI Journal 2017, 16, (9), 495-504
  • Sun, Q; Mandalika, A; Elder, T; Nair, S; Meng, X; Huang, F; Ragauskas, A, Nanocomposite Film Prepared by Depositing Xylan on Cellulose Nanowhiskers Matrix. Green Chemistry 2014, 16, (7), 3458-3462
  • ҆imkovic, I; Kelnar, I; Uhliarikov√°, I; Mendichi, R; Mandalika, A; Elder, T, Carboxymethylated-, hydroxypropylsulfonated- and quaternized xylan derivative films. Carbohydrate Polymers 2014, 110, 464-471
  • Mandalika, A; Qin, L; Sato, T; Runge, T, Integrated biorefinery model based on production of furans using open-ended high yield processes. Green Chemistry 2014, 16, (5), 2480-2489
  • Mandalika, A; Runge, T, Enabling integrated biorefineries through high-yield conversion of fractionated pentosans into furfural. Green Chemistry 2012, 14, (11), 3175-3184.
  • Joshi, H; Moser, B; Shah, S; Mandalika, A; Walker, T, Improvement of fuel properties of cottonseed oil methyl esters with commercial additives. Eu. J. Lipid Sci. Tech., 2010, 112, (7), 802-809

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