Amar Mohanty

Amar Mohanty

Amar Mohanty is Professor and Premier's Research Chair in Biomaterials and Transportation at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Canada. He is an internationally renowned and recognized research leader in the field of bioplastics, biomaterials and biorefinery. An accomplished researcher, his passion for implementable innovation and understanding trends in materials science and market needs makes him a trailblazer in sustainable green technology. He was the holder of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany and received the Andrew Chase Forest Products Division Award from the Forest Products Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Professor Mohanty has published more than 400 publications, including 185 peer-reviewed journal papers, 2 edited books, 11 book chapters and 12 awarded US patents.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Premier's Research Chair in Biomaterials and Transportation and Director, Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre (BDDC), School of Engineering, University of Guelph