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Sudeep Popat

Sudeep Popat

Associate Research Scientist, Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute

Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology
Arizona State University
1001 S McAllister Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281


  • Associate Research Scientist, Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute


  • PhD, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Riverside, 2010
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Sardar Patel University, 2006

Journal Articles


Lusk, B. G., I. Peraza, G. Albai, A. K. Marcus, S. C. Popat and C. I. Torres. 2018. pH dependency in anode biofilms of Thermincola ferriacetica suggests a proton-dependent electrochemical response. Journal of the American Chemical Society 140(16):5527-5534. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b01734. (link )


Delgado, A. G., D. Fajardo-Williams, S. C. Popat, C. I. Torres and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2014. Successful operation of continuous reactors at short retention times results in high-density, fast-rate Dehalococcoides dechlorinating cultures. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 98(6):2729-2737. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-013-5263-5. (link )

Delgado, A. G., D. Kang, K. G. Nelson, D. Fajardo-Williams, J. F. Miceli III, H. Y. Done, S. C. Popat and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2014. Selective enrichment yields robust ethene-producing dechlorinating cultures from microcosms stalled at cis'dichloroethene. PLOS One 9(6):e100654. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100654. (link )


Ziv-El, M., S. C. Popat, K. Cai, R. U. Halden, R. Krajmalnik-Brown and B. E. Rittmann. 2012. Managing methanogens and homoacetogens to promote reductive dechlorination of trichloroethene with direct delivery of H2 in a membrane biofilm reactor. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109(9):2200-2210. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24487. (link )

Ziv-El, M., S. C. Popat, P. Parameswaran, D. Kang, A. Polasko, R. U. Halden, B. E. Rittmann and R. Krajmalnik-Brown. 2012. Using electron balances and molecular techniques to assess trichoroethene-induced shifts to a dechlorinating microbial community. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109(9):2230-2239. DOI: 10.1002/bit.24504. (link )