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Naveen Kumar Singh, PhD, AMIChemE, AMRSC

Naveen Kumar Singh, PhD, AMIChemE, AMRSC

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Email: naveen.singh@nd.edu

Phone: 614-615-9070

Office: 152, McCourtney Hall


Ph.D., Jacobs University Bremen, 2016

M.Sc., Jaipur National University, 2009

B.Sc., Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2007


Professional and research experience

  1. Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA (Feb. 2017 – Present)
  2. Research Associate (Postdoc), Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany (May 2016 – Oct. 2016)
  3. Research Associate (Downstream Processing), Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany (Jun. 2011 – Jan. 2016)
  4. Trainee and Executive Trainee, Wockhardt Ltd, Aurangabad (M.S.), India (Jul. 2010 – Jan. 2011)


  1. N.K. Singh, R.N. Dsouza, V. Yelemane, N. Nentwig, M. Grasselli, M. Fernandez-Lahore, pDNA Capture using Grafted Adsorbents“, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 93 (2018) pp. 1975-1979. doi:10.1002/jctb.5671.

  2. N. K. Singh, R. N. Dsouza, M. L. Sánchez, S. Verma, E. Achilli, R. R. Vennapusa, M. Grasselli, and M. Fernández-Lahore, “Preparation and Characterization of Grafted Cellulosic Fibers and their Applications in Protein Purification“, Sep. Purif. Technol., 143 (2015) pp. 177–183.
  3. N. K. Singh, R. N. Dsouza, N. S. Bibi, and M. Fernández-Lahore, “Direct Capture of His6-tagged Proteins Using Megaporous Cryogels Developed for Metal-ion Affinity Chromatography“, inAffinity Chromatography (Ed.: S. Reichelt), Springer, New York, USA, Methods in Molecular Biology, 1286 (2015) pp. 201–212.
  4. N. K. Singh, R. N. Dsouza, M. Grasselli, and M. Fernández-Lahore, “Gamma ray mediated functionalization of monolithic cryogels for macro-biomolecule purification“, N. Biotechnol., 31, Supplement (2014) pp. S127.
  5. N. K. Singh, R. N. Dsouza, M. Grasselli, and M. Fernández-Lahore, “High capacity cryogel-type adsorbents for protein purification“, J. Chromatogr. A, 1355 (2014) pp. 143–148.
  6. N. S. Bibi, N. K. Singh, R. N. Dsouza, M. Aasim, and M. Fernández-Lahore, “Synthesis and performance of megaporous immobilized metal-ion affinity cryogels for recombinant protein capture and purification“, J. Chromatogr. A, 1272 (2013) pp. 145–149.

Summary of Activities/Interests


  • Processes Journal
  • Biotechnology Progress
  • Separation & Purification Reviews


Professional Activities

  • Associate Member (AMRSC), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
  • Associate Member (AMIChemE), Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).
  • Post Doc Member, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).
  • Post Doc Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) | Process Development Divisions | Separations Divisions.
  • Member, American Chemical Society (ACS) | ACS BIOT (Biochemical Technology Division of the ACS)
  • Member, California Separation Science Society
  • Affiliate member, National Postdoctoral Association
  • Member, European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences


Conferences and Workshops


Talks at Conferences

  1. 2012 5th Monolith Summer School & Symposium – MSS2012, Slovenia.
  2. 2007 Modern Approaches and Innovations in Biotechnology and Biodiversity conservation, India.


Posters at Conferences

  1. 2016 European Society for Biochemical Engineering Sciences (ESBES) 2016, Ireland.
  2. 2014 16th European Congress on Biotechnology, Scotland.



  1. 2016 “QbD Related Modelling and Control Strategies” at the ESBES 2016, Ireland.
  2. 2012 “Purification of biomolecules and scale-up” at the MSS2012, Slovenia.


Blog Articles

  1. What are Cryogels?


Social Profiles

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