About The Author

Yogendra Shastri is Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Department of Chemical Engineering. His main research focus is achieving sustainable development by balancing the long-term economic, environmental and social objectives. He received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007.

Developing An Integrated Microalgal Biorefinery For Fuel Production

Concerns about climate change, primarily driven by the use of fossil fuels, have driven exploration of renewable and sustainable sources of energy. Biofuels obtained from biomass-based resources are potential options to replace gasoline and diesel as transportation fuels. Microalgae are promising biomass sources on account of their high productivity, adaptability to diverse environmental conditions, ability