• Articles
    1. Wang, J., Salem, D.R., Sani, R.K. 2019. Extremophilic exopolysaccharides: A review and new perspective on engineering strategies and applications.
    2. Rathinam, N.K., Tripathi, A.K., Smirnova, A., Beyenal, H., Sani, R.K. 2018. Engineering rheology of electrolytes using agar for improving the performance of bioelectrochemical systems.
    3. David, A., Govil, T., Tripathi, A.K., McGeary, J., Farrar, K., Sani, R.K. 2018. Thermophilic anaerobic digestion: Enhanced and sustainable methane production from co-digestion of food and lignocellulosic wastes.
    4. Rathinam, N.K., Berchmans, S., Salem, D.R., Sani, R.K. 2018. Rewiring the microbe-electrode interface with biologically reduced graphene oxide for improved bioelectrocatalysis.
    5. Shrestha, N., Chilkoor, G., Vemuri, B., Rathinam, N.K., Sani, R.K., Gadhamshetty, V.R. 2018. Extremophiles for microbial-electrochemistry applications: A critical review.
    6. Dhiman, S.S., Shrestha, N., David, A., Basotra, N., Johnson, G.R., Chadha, B.S., Gadhamshetty, V., Sani, R.K. 2018. Producing methane, methanol and electricity from organic waste of fermentation reaction using novel microbes.

  • Book chapters
    1. Rathinam, N.K., Salem, D.R., Sani, R.K. 2019. Biofilm engineering for improving the performance of microbial electrochemical technologies.
    2. Wang, J., Rathinam, N.K., Salem, D.R., Sani, R.K. 2018. Integrated consolidated bioprocessing for conversion of lignocellulosic feedstock to biofuel and value-added bioproducts.
    3. Rathinam, N.K., Sani, R.K., Salem, D.R. 2018. Rewiring extremophilic electrocatalytic processes for production of biofuels and value-added compounds from lignocellulosic biomass.
    4. Govil, t., Rathinam, N.K., Salem, D.R., Sani, R.K. 2018. Taxonomical diversity of extremophiles in the deep biosphere.

  • Keynote and Invited Talks

    1. Krumholz, L., A TedX talk on “Methane” in OU. June 29, 2018.
    2. Chang, C. NanoDays. March 1, 2018.
    3. Sani, R.K. Extra-Terrestrial and Terrestrial Applications of Extremophiles and Deep Biosphere Microbes for Bioenergy Generation.  Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. January 8, 2018.
    4. Sani, R.K. Extremophilic Bioprocessing for Energy and Environment.  International Workshop on Rewiring Anaerobic Microbial Process for Energy and Environment, Madurai Kamaraj University, India. January 3, 2018.
    5. Rathinam, N.K., Bioelectrochemical Strategies for Anaerobic Microbial Processes. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. January 3, 2018. 
    6. Rathinam, N.K. Bioelectrochemical interface technologies for energy applications in space. Kalasalingam Academy for Research and Education, Krishnankoil, India. January 2, 2018.
    7. Sani, R.K. Extremophiles and Deep Biosphere Microbes for Bioenergy Applications. Presentation in the Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering at the Kalasalingam University, India. January 1, 2018.
    8. Sani, R.K. Extremophiles and Deep Biosphere Microbes for Bioenergy Applications.  National workshop on Bioprocessing Strategies for Biofuels (BPSBF). December 11-16, 2017 at Sastra University, Thanjavur, India.
    9. Sani, R.K. Extremophilic Bioprocessing for Biofuel Synthesis.  Presentation in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. December 14, 2017.
    10. Carlson, R. In silico and in vitro analysis of resource allocation in microbial consortia. University of Minnesota, St. Paul. December 5, 2017.
    11. Carlson, R. In silico and in vitro analysis of microbial biofilm consortia. Gustaveus Adolphus University, St. Peter MN. December 2, 2017.
    12. Carlson, R. In silico and in vitro analysis of resource allocation in microbial consortia. South Dakota Mines, Rapid City, SD. November 30, 2017.
    13. Rathinam, N.K. Bioelectrocatalysis and its applications. Global Initiative of Academic Networks International workshop. Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. India. August 18, 2017. 

  • Outreach

    1. High School Outreach activity was organized by South Dakota Mines.  Julie McGeary (School teacher) participated in that activity. February 10, 2018.

    2. Carlson, R. Bacteria communities, the whole is Greater than the sum of its parts. MSU Innovation Road Show. October 26, 2017.

    3. Lauchnor, E. Microbial strategies for water quality improvement. MSU Freshman Research Symposium. October 21, 2017.

    4. Fields, M. Biofilms - MSU Freshman Research Symposium. October 21, 2017.

    5. Gerlach, R. Beneficial Biofilm Technology and Biofilm Engineering. MSU Freshman Research Symposium. October 21, 2017.

    6. Peyton, B. Unseen Yellowstone: Microbial Discoveries and Biotech Applications. October 18, 2017. 

    7. Peyton, B. Broadwalk lecture. Yellowstone National Park, Mammoth hot spring. October 17, 2017.

    8. Chang, C. MSU Freshman Research Symposium. October 14, 2017.

    9. Carlson, R. MSU Freshman Research Symposium. October 14, 2017.

    10. Gerlach, R. Irving inspired - What is Engineering? Career Day at Irving Elementary School. Bozeman, MT. September 29, 2017.

    11. OU Research team, Craft a press release for BuG ReMeDEE

    12. Krumholz, L. Designed contents for summer program for College Age Native American students.
    13. Krumholz, L., Sankaranarayanan, K. Demonstrated microbiology for Oklahoma students.

  • Industrial tie-up
    1. Ajay Sensors (India) - Sani, R,K, Rathinam, N.K. (South Dakota Mines)
    2. Scripps AFM (India) - Sani, R.K., Rathinam, N.K. (South Dakota Mines)
  • Student's success
    1. Gorky, Rathinam, N.K., Sani, R.K. Genome to Phenome Relationships for Improving the Performance of Bioelectrochemical Systems, Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference. April 19, 2018.First Place

    2. Gorky, Rathinam, N.K., Sani, R.K. Biosensors for assessing the toxicity of antineoplastic agents. Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference. April 19, 2018. Third Place
    3. Shawna Pratt participated in and won MSU’s College of Engineering 3-Minute Thesis competition – Title: “High Resolution Science: Life in a Drop” March 01, 2018