Satinder Kaur Brar
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Eau, Terre et Environnement, INRS-ETE) at Québec, Canada
Professor Satinder Kaur Brar is leading the research group on Bioprocessing and Nano-Enzyme Formulation Facility (BANEFF) at Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (Eau, Terre et Environnement, INRS-ETE) at Québec, Canada. Prof. Brar has experience in the development of value-added bioproducts from municipal and industrial wastewater and wastewater sludge, such as enzymes, organic acids, platform chemicals, biocontrol agents, biopesticides, biobutanol and biohydrogen. She also works on the fate of endocrine disrupter compounds, pharmaceuticals, nanoparticles and other toxic organics during value-addition of wastewater and wastewater sludge leading to suitable biological detoxification technologies. The BANEFF facility has so far trained 20 Ph. Ds, 6 M. SC’s and 10 postdoctoral fellows. She has developed various international collaborative programmes with Argentina, Spain, Chile, Switzerland, France, Vietnam, China, USA, India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia and Ivory Coast. Prof. Brar has won several national and international recognitions, including the ASCE and “YWCA women in science” excellence award. She has more than 230 research publications comprising 8 books, 45 book chapters, 135 original research papers, 60 research communications in international and national conferences and 2 patents.
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