CONGRATULATION to Vivek Patil for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation titled 'Stabilization Strategies for Preventing Secondary Reactions During Lignin Depolymerization and Valorization' at Auburn University.

Dr. Vivek Patil says,
“I feel humbled, blessed, and grateful to have had the opportunity to work with and learn from some incredible people over the last few years. Special thanks to my advisor, Dr. Sushil Adhikari, and my dissertation committee members, Dr. Oladiran Fasina, Dr. Brian Via, and Dr. Zhihua Jiang for their help and guidance throughout my doctoral research journey. Also, thanks to my wife Mrunmayee for her constant support and both of my parents for their blessings.
I am also thankful to the numerous people in my life who made this journey wonderful with their help and encouragement!

Dr. Vivek Patil :