Dr. Manjunath's research focuses on identifying and harnessing the latent potential of microorganisms in natural and engineered systems towards a bioprocess development that is robust, environmentally friendly, sustainable, and caters to the next generation.
Specific research areas include:
Aerobic granular sludge for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment,
Microbial biofiltration systems for wastewater treatment,
Antifungal compounds and probiotic potential of bacteria.