Dr. Deepika Dave’s Research Profile

deepika for researcher profile  Dr. Deepika Dave‌

  Research Scientist

  Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development
  Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  St. John’s, NL, Canada A1C 5R3
  Deepika.Dave@mi.mun.ca
  709-757-0732 (W)

EDUCATION

Ph.D (2009): Environmental Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai, Maharastra, India

M.Eng (1999): Environmental Engineering, B.V.M. Engineering College, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University, Gujarat, India

B.Eng (1995): Environmental Engineering, L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat University, Gujarat, India

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Bioprocessing, Biotechnology and Waste Utilization

  • Process control and optimization
  • Process kinetics
  • Drying techniques
  • Upstream and downstream bioprocessing
  • Integrated biorefinery approach for marine wastes
  • Recovery of high-value compounds (e.g. chitin/chitosan, astaxanthin, high value nutraceuticals (omega-3 fatty acids), pharmaceuticals, collagenase, enzyme inhibitors, anticoagulants, high value proteins and meal) from marine wastes
  • Conversion of marine wastes into higher-value products (e.g. proteins, amino acids, oils, biofuel and fermentation products)

Environmental Engineering

  • Waste characterization and management (reduction, recycling, reuse and treatment)
  • Waste utilization (production of value added products)
  • Bioremediation of contaminated air, water and soil
  • Industrial effluent treatment and sludge management and disposal

Energy Production and Management

  • Characterization and size reduction of biomass
  • Production of biogas, bioethanol and biodiesel
POSITIONS HELD
YearPosition
2012-Present Research Scientist, Marine Institute, St. John’s, NL, Canada
2009-2012 Research Associate and Project Coordinator, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
1999-2008 Civil Engineering Lecturer, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Gujarat, India
2004-2008 Graduate Assistant (PhD), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT B), Mumbai, India
1998-1999 Environmental Engineer, Vaibhav Environ Consultant, Gujarat, India

 

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
  • Routray, W., Dave, D., S. K. Cheema, V.V Ramakrishnan and J. Pohling (2018). Biorefinery approach for sustainable production of novel astaxanthin for feed and nutraceutical industry. Biotechnology Advances. Submitted.
  • Dave,D., J. Pohling and W. Routray (2018). Marine Oil as Biodiesel. Edible Oil and Fat Products: Industrial and Nonedible Products from Oils and Fats, Bailey’s Industrial Oil and Fat Products 7th Edition. Submitted.
  • Dave,D. and W. Routray (2018). Effect of moisture reduction and harvest times on quality characteristics of salmon processing byproducts. International Food Research Journal. Submitted.
  • Dave,D. and W. Routray (2018). Current scenario of Canadian fishery and corresponding underutilized species and fishery byproducts: A potential source of omega-3 fatty acids. Journal of Cleaner Production 180: 617-641.
  • Routray, W., D. Dave, V.V Ramakrishnan and W. Murphy (2017). Production of High Quality Fish Oil by Enzymatic Protein Hydrolysis from Atlantic Cultured Salmon By-Products: Investigation on effect of Various Extraction Parameters of using Central Composite Design. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 1-12.
  • Routray, W., D. Dave, V.V Ramakrishnan and W. Murphy (2017) Study of drying kinetics of salmon processing by-products at different temperatures and the quality of extracted fish oil. Drying Technology, 35 (16):1981-1993.
  • Ramakrishnan, V.V, Routray, W. and D. Dave (2016). Bioprocessing and Biorefinery Approach for Sustainable Fisheries: In Innovations in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Apple Academic Press, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group.
  • Dave, D., V.V Ramakrishnan, S. Trenholm, H. Manuel, J. Pohling and W. Murphy. (2015). Omega-3 fatty acids from salmon processing waste produced from Newfoundland aquaculture industry. D McPhee, T Donaghy, J Duhaime, and GJ Parsons (eds). Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review 2015. Aquaculture Association of Canada Special Publication 24.
  • Dave, D., V.V Ramakrishnan, J. Pohling, S. K. Cheema, S. Trenholm, H. Manuel and W. Murphy. (2015) Investigation on oil extraction methods and its influence on omega-3 content from cultured salmon. Journal of Food processing and Technology, 5(12):1-13.
  • Dave, D., V.V Ramakrishnan, S. Trenholm, H. Manuel, J. Pohling and W. Murphy. (2014). Marine oils as potential feedstock for biodiesel production: Physicochemical characterization. Journal of Bioprocessing and Biotechniques, 4 (5): 1-12.
  • Dave, D. and A.K Dikshit. (2014). Efficacy of various biosorbents for removal of endosulfan from water environment. International Journal of Environmental Engineering 6 (3): 287-302.
  • Kumar, S., A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks, S.M. Budge and D. Dave (2013). Effectiveness of enzymatic transesterification of beef tallow using experimental Enzyme Ns88001 with methanol and hexane, Enzyme Engineering, 2(2):116.
  • Zhao, L. S. Budge, A. E. Ghaly, M. S. Brooks and D. Dave (2013). Partitioning of pepsin from the stomach of red perch (Sebastes marinus) by aqueous two phase system: Effect of PEG molecular weight and concentration, Enzyme Engineering, 2(1):1-13.
  • Ghaly, A. E., A. Yusron and D. Dave (2013). Effects of biostimulation and bioaugmentation on degradation of pyrene in soil and associated microbial population. Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation, 4(5):1-14.4.
  • Ghaly, A. E., V. Ramakrishnan, M. S. Brook, S. M. Budge and D.Dave (2013). Fish processing wastes as a potential source of proteins, amino acids and oil: A critical review. Food Processing and Technology, 5(4): 107-129.
  • Dave, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2012). Efficacy of various biosorbents for removal of endosulfan from water environment. International Journal of Environmental Engineering, In Press.
  • Ghaly, A.E. and D. Dave (2012). Kinetics of biological treatment of low level pesticide wastewater, American Journal of Environmental Sciences.8(4): 424-434.
  • Ghaly, A.E., D. Dave and B. Zhang (2012). Augmenting composting microbial community with thermophilic cellulolytic organisms for enhanced degradation of phenolic compounds in creosote treated wood waste. Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation, 3(3): 1-10.
  • Ghaly, A.E., B. Zhang and D. Dave (2012). Stability and maturity of composted creosote treated wood waste with an aerobic mixed culture augmented with the thermophilic actinomycete Thermomonospora curvata, International Journal of Environmental Protection, 7(2): 1-13.
  • Ghaly, A.E., N. Mahmoud and D. Dave (2012). Nutrient composition of dandelions and its potential as human food. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 8(2): 118-127.
  • Burdock, T.J., M.S. Brooks, A.E. Ghaly and D. Dave (2012). Changes in cell structure, morphology and activity of Streptomyces venezuelae during the growth and jadomycin production stages. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology 4(3): 63-75.
  • Ghaly, A.E., B. Zhang and D. Dave (2012). Degradation of phenolic compounds in creosote treated wood waste by a mixed microbial culture augmented with cellulolytic-thermophilic actinomaycets Thermobifida Fusca. Journal of Environmental Protection, 3:83-96.
  • Zhao, L., S.M. Budge, A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2012). Partition of pepsinogen from the stomach of red perch (sebastes marinus) by aqueous two phase systems: Effects of the salt type and concentration. Journal of Food Processing and Technology, 3(9):1-11.
  • Zhou, L., A.E. Ghaly, S.M. Budge, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2012). Extraction and purification of chymotrypsin from the intestine of red perch (Sebastes marinus) using reverse micelles: Optimization of the forward extraction step. Journal of Food Processing and Technology, 5(3):1-10.
  • Zhou, L., A.E. Ghaly, S.M. Budge, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2012). Extraction of chymotrypsin from red perch (Sebastes marinus) intestine using reverse micelles: Optimization of the backward extraction step. Journal of Food Processing and Technology, 2(3):1-10.
  • Daboor, S.M., S.M. Budge, A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2012). Isolation and activation of collagenase from fish processing waste. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 3:191-203.
  • Dave, D., R. Alharathi and A.E. Ghaly (2011). Sequential remediation processes for effective removal of oil from contaminated soils. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 7(5): 477-491.
  • Dave, D. and A.E. Ghaly (2011). Meat spoilage mechanisms and preservation techniques: A Critical Review. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 6 (4): 486-510.
  • Dave, D. and A.E. Ghaly (2011). Remediation technologies for marine oil spills: A critical review and comparative analysis. American Journal of Environmental Sciences 7(5): 424-440.
  • Dave, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2011). Effect of different exogeneous compounds on biosorption of endosulfan. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 7(3): 224-236.
  • Dave, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2011). Evaluation of kinetic parameters of endosulfan biosorbed on biosorbent prepared from Aspergillus nidulans, Journal of Microbiology Research, 1(1): 1-9.
  • Ghaly, A.E., B. Zhang and D. Dave (2011). Biodegradation of phenolic compounds in creosote treated wood waste by a composting microbial culture augmented with the fungus Thermoascus aurantiacus. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 7(2): 90-103.
  • Burdock, T.J., M.S. Brooks, A.E.Ghaly and D. Dave (2011). Effect of assay conditions on the dehydrogenase activity of Streptomyces venezuele. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology Journal, 294: 214-225.
  • Zhou, L., S.M. Budge, A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2012). Extraction, purification and characterization of fish chymotrypsin: A Review. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 7(3): 104-125.
  • Zhao, L., S.M. Budge, A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2011). Extraction, purification and characterization of fish pepsin. Journal of Food Processing and Technology, 2 (5):1-13.
  • Ghaly, A.E., D. Dave, M.S. Brooks and S. Budge (2010). Production of biodiesel by enzymatic transesterification: Review. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 6(2): 54-76.
  • Ghaly, A.E., D. Dave, S. Budge and M.S. Brooks (2010). Fish spoilage mechanisms and preservation techniques: Review, American Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(7): 846-864.
  • Daboor, S.M., S.M. Budge, A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks and D. Dave (2010). Extraction and purification of collagenase enzymes: A critical review, American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 6(4): 239-263.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
  • D.Dave (2016) Biorefinery strategy for unutilized marine resources. Aquaculture Canada & Cold Harvest, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 18-21.
  • Ramakrishnan, V.V and D. Dave (2016) Atlantic salmon Waste Resources: Perspective Source for Nutraceuticals. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), Orono, Maine, USA, Paper # NABEC-16-066, July 31-Aug 3.
  • D. Dave (2016) Newfoundland towards blue biorefinery: Sustainable utilization of marine resources. The Atlantic Biorefinery Conference: Building Businesses from Field, Forest, & Ocean May 30-June 1, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Dave. D. (2016). Biorefinery and Eco-efficiency Approach for Sustainability. Organic Opportunities Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, January 13-14.
  • Dave. D. (2015) Biorefinery Approach for Sustainable Utilization of Marine Resources, Transatlantic Science Week-Blue Future, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4-6.
  • Dave, D. (2015).Newfoundland Fisheries Towards Blue Economy. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), Newark, Delaware, USA, Paper # NABEC-15-059, July 12-15.
  • Dave, D. (2014). Bioprocessing for the Production of Value Added Products from Marine Processing Waste: A Biorefinery Approach for Sustainability Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), Kemptville, Ontario, Canada, Paper # NABEC-14-059 July 27-30.
  • Dave, D. (2014). Bioprocessing strategy for the production of value added products from marine processing waste: A Biorefinery approach for sustainability. Cold Harvest 2014, 21st Annual Conference and Trade Show, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, February 11-13.
  • Dave, D. (2013). Bioprocessing strategy for the production of biodiesel from Salmon byproducts: A Biorefinery approach for sustainability. Earth Bound Newfoundland and Labrador Organic Waste Conference September 26-27.
  • Dave, D. (2013). Bioprocessing strategy for the production of biodiesel from Salmon byproducts: A Biorefinery approach for sustainability. Cold Harvest 2013, 20th Annual Conference and Trade Show, Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, February 19-21.
  • Dave, D. (2012). Composting of creosote treated wood waste. Presented in 1st Atlantic Biorefinery Conference, Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada, June 17-19
  • Dave, D. and A.E. Ghaly (2011). Spoilage mechanisms and preservation techniques for meat and meat products. Presented in the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), South Burlington, Vermont, USA, Paper # NABEC-11-108, July 24-27
  • Dave, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2011). Biosorption of endosulfan from water. National Conference on Biological Waste Treatment for Green Environment (BWTGE2011), NIT Calicut, Paper # BWT-61, January 28-29
  • Ghaly, A.E. and D. Dave (2011). A comparative analysis of remediation technologies for marine oil spills. 2nd Annual World Congress of Petroleum Microbiology Dalian, China, April 25-27
  • Ghaly, A.E., B. Zhang and D. Dave (2011). Bioremediation of creosote treated wood waste using the fungus Thermoascus aurantiacus. 2nd Annual World Congress of Petroleum Microbiology Dalian, China, April 25-27
  • Ghaly, A.E., S. Edwards and D. Dave (2011) Remediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soils. 2nd Annual World Congress of Petroleum Microbiology Dalian, China, April 25-27
  • Dave, D., A.E. Ghaly, M.S. Brooks and S. Budge (2010). Enzymatic approach for transesterification of triglycerides. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), Geneva, New York, USA, Paper # NABEC-10-21, July 18-21
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2008). Biosorption for remediation of pesticide contaminated water. National Conference on Clean Technology and Clean Production (CTCP2008), Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal, India, May 8-9
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2008). Endosulfan removal using Bacillus magetarium biomass. International Conference on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (BSD2008), National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, January 7-9
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2007). Endosulfan removal by Rhizopus arrihzus biomass. 4th International conference on Environmental Education, CEE, Ahmedabad, India, November 24-28
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2006). Endosulfan removal by Cladosporium biomass, International Conference on Environment (ICENV2006), Penang, Malaysia, FO77 1-8, November 13-15
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2006). Endosulfan removal by Bacillus subtillus biomass”, 10th International Conference on Advances in Environmental Technology and Management. EnviroVision 2006, Goa, India, September 21-23
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2006). Endosulfan removal by adsorption on activated sludge biosorbent. 22nd National Convention on Environmental Engineering, BHU, Varanasi, India, pp. 170-175, April 7-9
  • Upadhyay, D. and A.K. Dikshit (2006). Endosulfan removal using Escherichia coli biomass, National Conference on Civil Engineering Trends, Issues and Challenges. Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, pp. 243-246, March 11-12.