Microalgae for Wastewater Treatment: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. Mohammed Yusuf Chisti
Dr. Yusuf Chisti is Professor of Biochemical Engineering in the School of Engineering, Massey University, New Zealand. Professor Chisti holds a MSc (Biochemical Engineering) degree from University of London, England, and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada. He is a Chartered Engineer, CEng, and Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE), UK. His previous appointments were with the University of Almería, Spain; Chembiomed Ltd, Edmonton, Canada; University of Waterloo, Canada; and The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria. Professor Chisti has produced nearly 300 publications.His research publications have received more than 46,000 citations and his Hirsch-index is 85 (Google Scholar, 2021). He has lectured at nearly 200 conferences and other events worldwide. His research focuses on sustainable production of chemicals, materials and fuels through biotechnology. His research areas include bioreactor design, downstream bioseparations, microbial fermentations, enzyme technology, animal cell culture, bioremediation and bioconversion of wastes, and transport phenomena.