Ajikumar Parayil | AIChE

Ajikumar Parayil

Founder & CEO
Manus Bio

Ajikumar (Aji) is an entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in technological innovation and commercialization. He invented Manus Bio’s core technology platform at MIT and co-founded Manus Bio in 2011.

Aji has more than 60 U.S. & international patents issued and/or filed and have co-authored more than 50 publications in the area of biotechnology and chemical biology. He currently serves as the founder & CEO at Manus Bio Inc. and co-founder of Mirakel Technologies Inc. Aji obtained his PhD from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and carried out his post-doctoral research at Singapore-MIT Alliance, Singapore and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests lie in engineering chemistry using biology for biomanufacturing of natural products.