Jayita Chopra

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Biochemical / Bioprocess Engineering, biofuels from biomass, Hydrothermal liquefaction, life cycle assessment of biofuel/ bioproduct production


  • J Chopra, V Rangarajan, SK Rathnasamy and P Dey. Life cycle assessment as a key decision tool for emerging pretreatment technologies of biomass-to-biofuel: Unveiling challenges, advances, and future potential. BioEnergy Research (2024) (IF- 3.6)
  • Chopra, J. (2024). Sustainability Assessment of Liquid Biofuel Production Technologies- Challenges and Prospects. In: Shah, M., Deka, D. (eds) Emerging Sustainable Technologies for Biofuel Production. Environmental Science and Engineering. Springer, Cham. (Book chapter)
  • J Chopra, V. Rangarajan and R. Sen. Recent developments in oleaginous yeast feedstock based biorefinery for production and life cycle assessment of biofuels and value added products. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 53 (2022), pp. 102621 (IF- 8)
  • J Chopra, B.R. Tiwari, B. K. Dubey and R. Sen. Environmental impact analysis of oleaginous yeast based biodiesel and bio-crude production by life cycle assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 271, 122349. (IF- 11.1)
  • J Chopra, D. Mahesh, A. Yerrayya, R. Vinu, R. Kumar and R. Sen. Performance enhancement of hydrothermal liquefaction for strategic and sustainable valorization of de-oiled yeast biomass into green bio-crude. Journal of Cleaner Production, 227 (2019), 292-301 (IF- 11.1)
  • J Chopra and R. Sen. Process optimization involving critical evaluation of oxygen transfer, oxygen uptake and nitrogen limitation for enhanced biomass and lipid production by oleaginous yeast for biofuel application. Bioprocess & Biosystems Engineering Journal, 41 (2018), pp. 1103-1113 (IF-3.8)
  • J Chopra, R. Dineshkumar, M. Bhaumik, G. Dhanarajan, R. Kumar & R. Sen. Integrated in situ transesterification for improved biodiesel production from oleaginous yeast: A value proposition for possible industrial implication. RSC Advances, 6 (2016), pp. 70364-70373 (IF- 3.9)
  • R. Kumar, G. Dhanarajan, M. Bhaumik, J. Chopra and R. Sen. Performance evaluation of a yeast biorefinery as a sustainable model for co-production of biomass, bioemulsifier, lipid, biodiesel and animal feed components using inexpensive raw materials. Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 923-931 (IF- 5.6)
  • Bhaumik, G. Dhanarajan, J. Chopra, R. Kumar, C. Hazra and R.Sen. Production, partial purification and characterization of a proteoglycan bioemulsifier from an oleaginous yeast. Bioprocess & Biosystems Engineering Journal. (IF-3.8)
  • Chopra, J., Sen, R. Improving In-Situ Lipid Extraction Efficiency from Oleaginous Yeast in a Lipid Extractor for Biofuel Application. (2018) Pg:1066 - 1070, ISBN: 978-88-89407-18-9, Paper DOI: 10.5071/26thEUBCE2018-3AV.5.3. European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings.