Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Email: Arul.M.Varman@asu.edu
Phone: 480.965.5109
Office: GWC 570 (Map)

Bio

Arul Mozhy Varman is an assistant professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.  He then worked as a Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biomass Science and Conversion Technologies at Sandia National Laboratories, California. 

Education

Ph.D., Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

M.S., Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

M.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Pondicherry University, India

Research Interests

Metabolic engineering and synthetic biology for the sustainable production of chemicals, fuels, and pharmaceuticals from renewable resources.

Honors and Awards

Graduate Student Research Award, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012

MAGEEP Travel Grant, 4th International Symposium on Energy and Environment, India, 2012

Student Travel Grant, the 111th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, 2011

James M. McKelvey fellowship, 2008-2009

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Fellowship, 2004 – 2006