Amar Mohanty | University of Guelph | Canada
Dr. Mohanty, Professor and Premier's Research Chair in Biomaterials and Transportation, is the Director of the Bioproducts Discovery & Development Centre (BDDC) at the University of Guelph, ON, Canada. Dr. Mohanty's research interests include natural fiber composites, bio-based and biodegradable polymers, biorefinery, biocarbon reinforcement, reactive extrusion and utilization of biofuel and biomass co-products. He has more than 600 publications to his credit, including 274 peer-reviewed journal articles (including accepted manuscripts), four edited books, 20 book chapters, and 40 patents awarded/applied. He has received distinguished awards for his work, including the “Andrew Chase Forest Product Award” from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and most recently the “Lifetime Achievement Award”, from the BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS) in the year 2015. Dr. Mohanty holds the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the Technical University, Berlin. His ResearchGate score is 44.43, higher than 97.5% of the 7 million ResearchGate members. His research impact resulted in 16,962 citations with h-index of 62 (Google Scholar, as of April 2016).