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.
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
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