Dr. Sudhagar Mani

University of Georgia

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University of Georgia


Dr. Sudhagar Mani is a Professor of Biochemical Engineering in the School of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA), USA.  He received his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research expertise and interests are in sustainable feedstock supply logistics systems, Forest biomass pre-processing (Drying, Pelleting, Granulation, and Torrefaction) and thermochemical conversion technologies (Gasification, Pyrolysis & Liquefaction) and development of thermally stable Cellulose NanoFibrils (CNFs) for food/biomedical packaging. Dr. Mani has authored and co-authored more than 75 journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports, presented more than 100 conference presentations, invited talks, and workshops. He is a member of TAPPI since 2012 and has actively contributed to the Biorefinery Technical Committee and the organization of International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference (IBBC). He is also serving as an Associate Editor for the Transactions of ASABE and Journal of Alternative Energy Sources and Technologies Journals.


University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ph.D., 2005
Chemical and Biological Engineering

Job History

University of Georgia
Athens, GA, United States
July 2018 - present

University of Georgia
Associate Professor of Engineering
Athens, GA, United States
July 2012 - June 2018

University of Georgia
Assistant Professor
January 2007 - June 2012