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    Pramod K Pandey- MS, PhD
    Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
    Population Health & Reproduction

    Vet Med 3B
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 0615
    pkpandey@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Controlling microbial pathogens in animal waste, food, water, and environment.

    Education

    2000 B. Tech Agricultural Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi Gramodya University, Chitrakoot, India
    2003 M.Tech Aquacultural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Inda
    2007 MS Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
    2011 Graduate Ceertificate - GIS Geographic Information System , Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
    2012 PhD Agricultural Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

    Honors and Awards

    2013 Peer Research Award. Graduate and Professional Student Senate, Iowa State University
    2012 Rev. P.T. Taiganides Award. The Award of Outstanding PhD Student in Agricultural Engineering. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University
    2010 Alpha Epsilon. Agriculture Honorary Award, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    2004 Best M. Tech Research Award. Students Innovative Project at Master's Level in Engineering. Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Dehli, India.

    Licenses

    Advanced Soil & Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Workshop, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
    Taxonomy and Biochemistry of Microalgae with Commercial Potential, UTEX Culture Collection of Algae, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Rapid Sample Preparation for Pathogen Detection Training, Biodefense world summit, Bethesda, MD, USA.
    MS Based Metabolomics Analysis, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. India.
    Compete GC and GC-MS advance training course, The Open University, UK.
    Bioinformatics for Principal Investigator, EMBL-EBI, Welcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK.
    Hands-on Data Analysis for Metabolic Profiling Course, Imperial International Phenome Training Center, Imperial College London, UK.

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Improving the composting efficiencies on poultry carcasses attached pathogen inactivation, (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Assessment of emerging contaminants (water quality) and pesticides in Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, (Principal Investigator), Division of Boating and Waterways, Government of California, California

    Principal Investigator, Technical Assistance Workshops for the Alternative Manure Management Program , (Principal Investigator), Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation, Department of Food and Agriculture, Government of Ca

    Principal Investigator, SMART Innovation grant for developing sensor for predicting dairy cow health, (Principal Investigator), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

    Principal Investigator, California Dairy Digester Review 2018 to support implementation of California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) program, (Principal Investigator), Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation, Department of Food and Agriculture, Government of Ca

    Principal Investigator, Determining particle attached contaminant residue deposition in the bed sediment of Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, (Principal Investigator), Division of Environmental Services, Department of Water Resource, Government of California, Californ

    Principal Investigator, Evaluation of Herbicides [Fluridone, 2,4 D, Glyphosate] in water column of Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, (Principal Investigator), Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, Government of California, Cal

    Principal Investigator, Rapid and bio-secure method to handle poultry mortality in avian influenza emergency events, (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH), UC Davis Veterinary Medicine

    Principal Investigator, A reconnaissance study on antibiotic resistance genes in California Central Valley dairy farms for dairy manure management extension research, (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH), UC Davis Veterinary Medicine.

    Principal Investigator, Prevalence and levels of pathogens in raw manure in different geographic locations, (Principal Investigator),

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Pramod K Pandey: Correction to: Escherichia coli persistence kinetics in dairy manure at moderate, mesophilic, and thermophilic temperatures under aerobic and anaerobic environments 2018 Pandey PK, Biswas S, Vaddella V, Soupir ML Correction to: Escherichia coli persistence kinetics in dairy manure at moderate, mesophilic, and thermophilic temperatures under aerobic and anaerobic environments Bioprocess Biosystem Engineering ,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Sub-lethal effects of herbicides penoxsulam, imazamox, fluridone and glyphosate on Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) 2018 Jin J, Kurobe T, Ramírez-Duarte WF, Bolotaolo MB, Lam CH, Pandey PK, Hung TC, Stillway ME, Zweig L, Caudill J, Lin L, Teh SJ Sub-lethal effects of herbicides penoxsulam, imazamox, fluridone and glyphosate on Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) Aquatic Toxicology,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Assessment of Pathogen Inactivation under Sub-composting Temperature in Lab-scale Compost Piles 2018 Vaddella V, Pandey PK, Cao W, Biswas S, Chiu C, Zhang Y, Wu T, Ghanem N, Buyuksonmez F Assessment of Pathogen Inactivation under Sub-composting Temperature in Lab-scale Compost Piles Journal of Food Research,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Effect of dairy manrue storage conditions on the survival of 0157:H7 and Listeria 2018 Biswas S, Niu M, Pandey P, Appuhamy J, Leytem AB, Kebreab E, Dungan RS Effect of dairy manrue storage conditions on the survival of 0157:H7 and Listeria Journal of Environmental Quality,
    • Pramod K Pandey: 16S rRNA analysis of diversity of manure microbial community in dairy farm environment 2018 Pandey PK, Chiu C, Miao M, Wang Y, Settles M, Silva del Rio N, Castillo A, Souza A, Pereira R, Jeannotte R 16S rRNA analysis of diversity of manure microbial community in dairy farm environment PLoS ONE ,
    • Pramod K Pandey: The relative efficacy of thermal and acidification stresses on the survival of E. coli O157: H7, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes in ground beef 2017 Biswas S, Pandey P The relative efficacy of thermal and acidification stresses on the survival of E. coli O157: H7, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes in ground beef Journal of Food Research,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Colostrum immunoglobulin G concentration of multiparous Jersey cows at first and second milking is associated with parity, colostrum yield, and time of first milking, and can be estimated with Brix refractometry 2017 Silva-del-Rio N, Rolle D, Garcia-Munoz A, Jimenez SR, Valldecabres A, Lago A, Pandey P Colostrum immunoglobulin G concentration of multiparous Jersey cows at first and second milking is associated with parity, colostrum yield, and time of first milking, and can be estimated with Brix refractometry J Dairy Sci,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Assessing nutrient removal kinetics in flushed manure using chlorella vulgaris biomas production 2017 Pandey PK, Shi J Assessing nutrient removal kinetics in flushed manure using chlorella vulgaris biomas production Front Bioeng Biotechnol,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Assessing the impacts of temperature and storage on Escherichia coli, Salmonella and L. monocytogenes decay in dairy manure. 2016 Biswas S, Pandey PK, Farver T Assessing the impacts of temperature and storage on Escherichia coli, Salmonella and L. monocytogenes decay in dairy manure. Bioprocess Biosystem Engineering,
    • Pramod K Pandey: Sediment E. coli as a source of stream impairment 2016 Soupir M, Pandey P Sediment E. coli as a source of stream impairment Resources: Engineering and Technology for a Sustainable World,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2017 Wang, Y., Pandey, P. : The efficacy of anaerobic digestion in inactivating pathogen indicator E. coli levels in flushed dairy manure. Annual Meeting of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. July 16-19, 2017. doi:10.13031/aim.201700600. pp, , . 1-7.

    2017 Wang, Y., Pandey, P.K. : Waterborne E. coli 0157:H7 inactivation under sediment and non-sediment environment at low and high mesophilic temperature conditions., , Asian Conference on Water and Land Management for Food and Livelihood Security, January 20-22, 2017. pp. 558-562.

    2017 Cao, W., Vaddella, V., Biswas, S., Chiu, C., Pandey, P.K. : Improved composting system for converting food waste into soil amendment. , , Asian Conference on Water and Land Management for Food and Livelihood Security, January 20-22, 2017. pp. 563-569.

    2017 Wang, Y., Pandey, P. : Mesophilic anaerobic digestion of animal waste and E. coli reduction. , , Engineering & Technology Innovations. 169-171.

    2017 Pandey, P.K., Abdel-Shafy, Pandey, V., Panda, S. : Drought, weather change, and sustainable agriculture: Building resilience. , , XI World Aqua Congress [WAC 2017]: pp 1- 14. . .