Renisha Karki | Student

PhD Student

renisha@umich.edu

 

Degrees

M.S. in Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI (­2021)

B.Tech. in Biotechnology (Pre-master’s course), Kathmandu University (2016)

B.S. in Microbiology, Tribhuvan University (2014)

 

Areas of Interest

Resource recovery, Environmental microbiology, Metagenomics

 

Professional Experience

Graduate research assistant, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI (2019-2021)

 

Research Project

For my master’s project, my research was focused on the evaluation of process stability during anaerobic co-digestion of agricultural wastes and cattle manure. The focus of my current research is understanding the microbial communities and their interactions towards the optimization of engineered systems. 

 

Publications

Karki, R., Chuenchart, W., Surendra, K.C., Shrestha, S., Raskin, L., Sung, S., Hashimoto, A., and Khanal, S.K. (2021). Anaerobic co-digestion: Current status and perspectives. Bioresource Technology 330, 125001.

Chuenchart, W., Karki, R., Shitanaka, T., Marcelino, K.R., Lu, H., and Khanal, S.K. (2021). Nanobubble technology in anaerobic digestion: A review. Bioresource Technology 329, 124916.

 

Awards

Outstanding poster award, International Conference on Sustainable Biowaste Management, Hong Kong SAR, P.R. China (April, 2021)

 

Other Interests
Sudoku, cooking, hiking  

 

Contact Information

1351 Beal Avenue,
7 EWRE
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
Email: renisha@umich.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/renisha-karki-9679ba120/