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Sailesh Adhikari

Ph.D. Candidate, Sustainable Biomaterials

Academic Background:

B.E. Industrial Engineering. Institute of Engineering, TEC, 2010

M.S. Eastern Illinois University, 2016



Graduate Research Assistant –  Virginia Tech; Jan 2017- to date

Graduate Research Assistant – Eastern Illinois University; August 2014- May 2016                

Waste Water Treatment Plant, Charleston, IL - Project Analyst Intern; May 2015- August 2015

Assistant Lecturer- Thapathali Engineering College, Nepal 

Quality Assurance Officer; Nepal Cylinder Pvt. Ltd, KTM, Nepal; Sep 2011- July 2012

Industrial Engineer; Intern; Laxmi Steel Pvt. Ltd-Butwal; Aug 2010-Nov 2010


Research Interest:

Wood science and engineering 

Life Cycle Analysis 

Renewable energy 

Biomass and biomass gasification 

Lean, Six Sigma, SPC and Continuous Improvements

Supply chain management




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