Dr. Nurun Nahar

Office:

Room 119
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
NDSU Dept. 7620
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Phone:
701-231-7140;
Fax: 701-231-1008

Dr. Nurun Nahar

Assistant Professor of Practice

Responsibilities

  • Teaching (60%)
  • Research (40%)

Curriculum Vitae

Go to Dr. Nahar's Publications

Areas of Expertise

  • Biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks
  • Biomass conversion
  • Biobased chemicals and materials
  • Process optimization

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Environmental and Conservation Science, NDSU, ND, Fargo, USA, 2017
  • M.S. in Soil Science, University of Manitoba, MB, Canada,  2006

Research Interests

  • Value addition to North Dakota crops, grain storage 
  • Biomass pretreatment and fermentation for biofuel or chemical production
  • Interaction of biomass pretreatment and densification on enzymatic hydrolysis.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor (60% Teaching, 40% Research), ABEN, NDSU, Aug 2018 - present • 
  • Research Specialist, ABEN, NDSU, May 2008 - July 2018
  • Lab Manager, Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A & M University, April 2007 - May 2008
  • Research Associate, Dept. of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University,June 2006 - Dec 2006
  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Soil Science, Univ. of Manitoba, Canada, Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
  • Project Assistant, Manitoba Agriculture and Food, Manitoba, Canada, May 2001- Dec 2001

Courses Taught

  • ABEN 263 - Biological Materials Processing (Co-Instructor)
  • ASM 323 -  Post-Harvest Technology
  • ABEN 456/656 -  Biobased Energy