Head: Dept. of Biomass & Bioenergy
Sanjaya Lama is a Ph.D. Scholar at Applied and Analytical Chemistry (TANC), Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Belgium. His research interests include the areas of a sustainable source of biomass for food, feed, biofuel, and environmental applications. His current research focuses on the analysis of algogenic organic matter and the optimization of microalgal biomass harvesting. His work on microalgal biotechnology started since his M.S. by Research program at the Department of Biotechnology, Kathmandu University, Nepal and thesis research at KU Leuven, Campus Kulak, Belgium as an Erasmus Mundus Scholar. He obtained his undergraduate degree in B. Tech. in Biotechnology from Kathmandu University.
- Teaching and Research: B.Sc. Biotechnology, SANN International College, Chabahil, Kathmandu (2018-2019)
- Project Member: Energize Nepal Project (ENEP-RENP-II-17-17): Integrated system for sustainable production of algal fuel pellet in Nepal (2017-2019).
- Visiting Research Scholar (Erasmus Mundus): Lab Aquatic Biology, KU Leuven Kulak, Belgium (2014-2015)
- Research Assistant: Renewable Nepal Programme Project (RENP-12-06-PID-941): Study of the potentiality of several microalgae species available in Nepal as a source for biodiesel production in commercial-scale (2013-2014)