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Dr. Ajay Kalamdhad
Associate Professor

Tel: +91-361-258 2431 (O);
                    258 4431 (R);

Fax: +91-361-258 2440

Email: kajay@ iitg.ernet.in, kalamdhad@gmail.com


 

 

Ph.D. (2008) Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India


M.Tech. (2003) Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India


BE (2001) Civil Engineering, Govt. Engineering College, Jabalpur, India
 

Professional Experience
 

Since Dec 2014 Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati

 

June 2009-Dec 2014 Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati


Sept 2008-June 2009 Lecturer, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur


Jan 2004-Jan 2005 Research Intern, Regional Research Laboratory, Bhopal, India


July 2003-Jan 2004 Project Assistant, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, India.
 

Research Interest


Specialization: Environmental Engineering

Area of Interest:

  • Solid waste management

  • Mechanical composting and vermicomposting

  • Anaerobic digestion

  • Analysis of solid wastes

  • Microbiology of composting

  • Biosorption

  • Water & wastewater Treatment

Honors/Awards/Medals

  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Environmental Science, Integrated Publishing Association.

  • Member, Advisory Board, Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Grace and Peace Welfare Society, India.

  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Environmental Engineering Research (IJEER), Research Publishing Group, India.

  • Recipient of “ISTE- GSITS national award for best research by young teachers (below 35 years) of engineering colleges for the year 2012” from Indian Society for Technical Education India.

  • Recipient of "IEI Young Engineers Award 2011-2012” in Environmental Engineering discipline from Institute of Engineers India.

  • CSIR financial assistance for paper presentation in International Conference at Hong Kong.

  • Doctoral fellowship by MHRD, Government of India from Feb 2005-Aug 2008.

  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering) Scholarship by MHRD, Government of India from April 2001- January 2003.

  • RTSE (Rural Talent Search Examination) scholarship from 1992-1996.

  • Reviewer – International Journal of Environment and Waste Management (16)

  • Reviewer – Journal of Hazardous Materials (2)

  • Reviewer – Bioresource Technology (2)

  • Reviewer – Waste Management (5)

  • Reviewer – Journal of Environmental Management (1)

  • Reviewer – Journal of Indian Water Resources Society (1)

  • Reviewer – Environmental Technology (2)

  • Reviewer – Dynamic Soil, Dynamic Plants (10)

  • Reviewer – Journal of Ecology and Natural Environment (1)

  • Reviewer – African Journal of Agricultural Research (1)

  • Reviewer – Agricultural Research Journal (1)

  • Reviewer – International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (1)

  • Reviewer – Environmental Engineering and management Journal (1)

  • Reviewer – International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture (1)

  • Reviewer – Ecological Engineering (2)

  • Reviewer – Waste Management and Research (1)

  • Reviewer – Chemosphere (1)

  • Reviewer – Indian journal of experimental biology (1)

  • Reviewer – International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management (1)

  • Reviewer –Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (1)

  • Reviewer – Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (1)

  • Reviewer – International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management (1)

  • Reviewer – The Philippine Agricultural Scientist (1)

  • Reviewer – Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A (1)

  • Reviewer – The Philippine Agricultural Scientist (1)

  • Reviewer – International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture (IRWA)

  • Reviewer – Chemical Speciation & Bioavailability

Professional Membership
 

1) Life Associate Member, Indian Public Health Engineers, India (LAM-695)

2) Member, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (200068)

3) Life Member, National Solid Waste Association of India (NSWAI)

4) Individual Member, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA-11-1176)

5) Member, Indian Water Works Association (ME 0011451)

 

Referred Journals:

  1. Vijay, R., Gupta, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., Devotta, S., 2005. Estimation and allocation of solid waste to bin through geographical information. Waste Management & Research, 23(5), 479-484.

  2. Vijay, R., Gautam, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., Gupta, A, Devotta, S., 2008. GIS-based locational analysis of collection bins in municipal solid waste management systems. Journal of Environmental Engineering and science (NRC), 7(1), 39-43.

  3. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. Mixed organic waste composting using rotary drum composter. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 2(1/2), 24-36.

  4. Kalamdhad, A.S., Pasha, M., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. Stability evaluation of compost by respiration techniques in a rotary drum composter. Resource, Conservation and Recycling, 52, 829-834.

  5. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Effects of turning frequency on compost stability and some chemical characteristics during rotary drum composting. Chemosphere, 74, 1327-1334.

  6. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Rotary drum composting of different organic wastes mixtures. Waste Management & Research, 27(2), 129-137.

  7. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Effects of C/N ratio on mixed organic waste composting in a rotary drum composter. International Journal of Environment Engineering, 1(2), 187-207.

  8. Singh, Y.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., Ali, M., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Maturation of primary stabilized compost from rotary drum composter. Resource, Conservation and Recycling, 53, 386-392.

  9. Kalamdhad, A.S., Ali, M., Singh, Y.K., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Organic matter transformation during rotary drum composting. Dynamic Soil & Dynamic Plants, 3(1), 93-98.

  10. Kalamdhad, A.S., Ali, M., Singh, Y.K., Khwairakpam, M., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Rotary drum composting of vegetable waste and tree leaves. Bioresource Technology, 100, 6442-6450.

  11. Kalamdhad, A.S., Ali, M., Khwairakpam, M., 2010. Thermal analysis of rotary drum composting of different waste combinations. International journal of Environmental Science and Engineering Research (IJESER), 1(1), 38-44.  

  12. Kumar, B., Kumar, P., Kalamdhad, A., Singh, L.B., 2011. Sustainable Energy Planning for India, Construction India, 16(1), 104-112. 

  13. Das, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Evaluation of water hyacinth compost stability using respirometric technique. International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment (IJRCE), 1(1), 109-113.

  14. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Effects of heavy metals on soil, plants, human health and aquatic life. International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment (IJRCE), 1(2), 15-21.

  15. Khwairakpam M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Vermicomposting of vegetable wastes amended with cattle manure. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences (RJCS), 1(8), 1-7.

  16. Kalamdhad, A.S., Khwairakpam, M., Kazmi, A.A., 2012. Drum composting of municipal solid waste (MSW). Environmental Technology, 33(3), 299-306.

  17. Dhal, G.S., Singh, W.R., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Composting of water hyacinth using saw dust/rice straw as a bulking agent. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2(3), 1223-1238.

  18. Ali, M., Duba, K.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., Bhatia, A., Khursheed, A.  Kazmi, A.A., Ahmed, N., 2012. High rate composting of herbal pharmaceutical industry solid waste. Water Science and Technology 65(10), 1817-1825.

  19. Singh, W.R., Das, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Composting of water hyacinth using pilot scale rotary drum composter. Environmental Engineering Research, 17(2), 69-75.

  20. Singh, W.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Utilisation of Phumdi Biomass of Loktak Lake. Global Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 2(2), 135-143.

  21. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Concentration and Speciation of heavy metals during water hyacinth 
    composting. Bioresource Technology, 124, 169-179.
  22. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Reduction of heavy metals during composting- a review. International Journal of Environmental Protection, 2(9), 36-43.

  23. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Assessment of bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during rotary drum composting of green waste (water hyacinth). Ecological Engineering, 52, 59-69.

  24. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during water hyacinth composting. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability, 25(1), 1-14.

  25. Prasad, R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Assessment of nutrients and stability parameters during composting of water hyacinth mixed with cattle manure and sawdust. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences (RJCS), 3(4), 70-77.

  26. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013.Effects of lime on bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during agitated pile composting of water hyacinth. Bioresource Technology, 128, 148-155.

  27. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Chemical speciation of heavy metals in compost and compost amended soil- A review. International Journal of Environmental Engineering Research, 2(2), 27-37.

  28. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during composting- A review. International Research Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2(4), 59-94.

  29. Nayak, A.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Composting of sewage sludge based on different C/N ratios. Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences, 3(3), 2251-2268.

  30. Nayak, A.K., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Effects of various C/N ratios during vermicomposting of sewage sludge using Eisenia Fetida. Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology, 6(2), 63-78.

  31. Sonowal, P., Dhamodharan, K., Khwairkpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Feasibility of vermicomposting of dewatered sludge from paper mill using perionyx excavatus. European Journal of Environmental Sciences, 3(1), 17-26.

  32. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Composting of municipal solid waste (MSW) mixed with cattle manure. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 3(6), 2068-2079.

  33. Singh, J., Prasad, R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Effects of on bioavailabiity and leachability of heavy metals during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 17(8), 26-34.

  34. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Speciation of heavy metals during vermicomposting of water hyacinth. Ecological Engineering, 60, 214-223.

  35. Singh, J., Prasad, R., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Estimation of compost stability during rotary drum composting of municipal solid waste. Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 1(1), 1-7.

  36. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Effect of rotary drum on speciation of heavy metals during water hyacinth composting. Environmental Engineering Research, 18(3), 177-189.

  37. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Reduction of bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during vermicomposting of water hyacinth. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20, 8974-8985.

  38. Nayak, A.K., Dhamodharan, K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Stability and kinetic analysis during vermicomposting of sewage sludge. International Journal of Agricultural, Biosystems Science and Engineering 7(10), 388-396.

  39. Sonowal, P., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Stability analysis of dewatered sludge of pulp and paper mill during vermicomposting. Waste and Biomass Valorization 5, 19-26.

  40. Nayak, A.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Feasibility of composting combinations of sewage sludge, cattle manure and sawdust in a rotary drum reactor. Environmental Engineering Research 19(1), 1-11.

  41. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Effects of leachate during vegetable waste composting using rotary drum composter. Environmental Engineering Research 19(1), 1-7.

  42. Singh, W.R., Shasi, P., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Evaluation of bioavailability of heavy metals and nutrients during agitated pile composting of green Phumdi. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment 18(4), 37-48.

  43. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Stability and microbial community analysis during rotary drumcomposting of vegetable waste. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 3:52.

  44. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Effect of carbide sludge (lime) on bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability 26(2), 65-75.

  45. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Influences of natural zeolite on speciation of heavy metals during rotary drum composting of green waste. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability 26(2), 76-84.

  46. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Effects of natural zeolite on speciation of heavy metals during agitated pile composting of water hyacinth. International Journal Of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 3:55.

  47. Singh, W.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Potential for composting of green phumdi biomass of loktak lake. Ecological Engineering 67, 119-126.

  48. Nayak, A.K., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Stability and kinetic analysis of sewage sludge composting. International journal of Environmental Science and Engineering Research (IJESER) 5(1), 1-11.

  49. Varma, V.S., Chatuphale, M. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Effects of bulking agent in composting of vegetable waste and leachate control using rotary drum composter. Sustainable Environmental Research 24(4), 245-256.

  50. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Uptake of heavy metals by natural zeolite during agitated pile composting of water hyacinth. International Journal of Environmental Science 5(1), 1-15.

  51. Singh, W.R., Pankaj, S.K., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Evaluation of bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during vermicomposting of phumdi biomass of Loktak Lake using Eisenia fetida. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability 26(3), 158-166.

  52. Dhamodharan K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Pre-treatment and anaerobic digestion of food waste for high rate methane production - A Review. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2, 1821-1830.

  53. Sarika, D., Singh, J., Prasad, R., Vishan, I., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Study of physico-chemical and biochemical parameters during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 3:63.

  54. Vishan, I., Kanekar, H., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Microbial population, stability and maturity analysis of rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Biologia 69(10), 1303-1313.

  55. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Bio-conversion of organic waste using composting technologies – a review. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management 17(6), 483-507.

  56. Devi, R.R., Dhar, P., Kalamdhad, A., Katiyar, V., 2015. Fabrication of cellulose nanocrystals from agricultural compost. Compost Science and Utilization 23(2), 104-116.

  57. Sonowal, P., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Vermicomposting of dewatered sludge from pulp and paper mill. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management 15(1), 24-38.

  58. Varma, V.S., K. Ramu, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Effects of waste lime sludge on nitrogen dynamics and stability of mixed organic waste using rotary drum composter. International Journal of Environmental Research 9(1), 395-404.

  59. Sonowal, P., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Vermicomposting of solid pulp and paper mill sludge (SPPMS) using Eudrilus Eugeniae earthworm. International Journal of Environmental Sciences 5(3), 502-514.

  60. Dhamodharan K., Kumar, K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Effects of different livestock dung as inoculum in food waste anaerobic digestion and its kinetics. Bioresource Technology 180, 237-241.

  61. Singh, W.R., Pankaj, S.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Reduction of bioavailability and leachability of heavy metals during agitated pile composting of Salvinia natans weed of Loktak lake. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 4, 143-156.

  62. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Evolution of chemical and biological characterization during thermophilic composting of vegetable waste using rotary drum composter. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 12, 2015-2024.

  63. Varma, V.S., Yadav, J., Das, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Potential of waste carbide sludge addition on earthworm growth and organic matter degradation during vermicomposting of agricultural wastes. Ecological Engineering 83, 90-95.

  64. Sayed, A. Singh R.K., Kalamdhad A.S., 2015. Water quality analysis of Disposal site and its adjacent area of Guwahati Assam, India. International Research Journal of Environment Sciences, 4(5), 12-17.

  65. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Carbon decomposition by inoculating Phanerochaete chrysosporium during drum composting of agricultural waste. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22, 7851-7858.

  66. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., Lee, B.K., 2015.Reduction of eco-toxicity risk of heavy metals in the rotary drum composting of water hyacinth: Waste lime application and mechanisms. Environmental Engineering Research 20(3), 212-222.

  67. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015.Assessment of compost quality in agitated pile composting of water hyacinth collected from different sources. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 4, 175-183.

  68. Nayak, A.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Sewage sludge composting in a rotary drum reactor: Stability and kinetic analysis. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 4, 249-259.

  69. Deb, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Use of algae as a bio-indicator to determine water quality (A case study). South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology 5(6), 235-243.

  70. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Effect of lime on speciation of heavy metals during agitated pile composting of water hyacinth. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering 10(1), 93-102.

  71. Singh, W.R., Singh, J. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. The preferential composting of water fern and a reduction of the mobility of potential toxic elements in a rotary drum reactor. Process Safety and Environmental Protection 102, 485-494.

  72. Varma, V.S., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Feasibility of Eisenia fetida, Eudrilus eugeniae and Perionyx excavatus in vermicomposting of water hyacinth. Ecological Engineering 94, 127-235.

  73. Barua, V.B., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Water hyacinth to biogas: a review. Pollution Research 35(2), 63-73.

  74. Dhamodharan K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Studies on the optimum C/N ratio and its kinetics during anaerobic batch digestion of food waste. Pollution Research 35(2), 89-94.

  75. Singh, W.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Transformation of nutrients and heavy metals during vermicomposting of the invasive green weed Salvinia natans using Eisenia fetida. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 5, 205-220.

  76. Vishan, I., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Heavy metal removal through bacterial biomass isolated from various contaminated sites. International Journal of Environmental Sciences 7(1), 1-18.

  77. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Efficiency of rotary drum composting for stabilizing vegetable waste during pre-composting and vermicomposting. Environmental Processes 3(4), 829-84

  78. Kumar, V., Goud, V.V., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. An alternative for the daily household fuel needs for cooking through biogas with a special reference to Tripura. International Journal of Management and Applied Science 2(10), 52-57.

  79. Barua, V.B., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Effect of various types of thermal pretreatment techniques on the hydrolysis, compositional analysis and characterization of water hyacinth. Bioresource Technology 227, 147-154.

  80. Varma, V.S., Kumar, B., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Optimization of waste combinations during In-vessel composting of agricultural waste. Waste Management and Research 35(1), 101-109.

  81. Veluchamy, C., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Biochemical methane potential test for pulp and paper mill sludge with different food/microorganisms ratios and its kinetics. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 117, 197-204.

  82. Varma, V.S., Nashine, S., Sastri, C. V., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Influence of carbide sludge on microbial diversity and degradation of lignocellulose during In-vessel composting of agricultural waste. Ecological Engineering 101, 155-161.

  83. Hazarika, J., Ghosh, U., Kalamdhad, A.S., Khwairakpam, M., Singh, J., 2017. Transformation of elemental toxic metals into immobile fractions in paper mill sludge through rotary drum composting. Ecological Engineering 101, 185-192.

  84. Sharma, D., Yadav, K. D., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Evolution of chemical and biological characterization during agitated pile composting of flower waste. International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 6, 89-98.

  85. Veluchamy, C., Raju, V.W., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Prerequisite - an Electrohydrolysis pretreatment for anaerobic digestion of lignocellulose waste material. Bioresource Technology 235, 274-280.

  86. Vishan, I., Laha, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Biosorption of Pb (II) by Bacillus badius AK strain originating from rotary drum compost of water hyacinth. Water Science and Technology 75(5), 1071-1083.

  87. Barua, V.B., Raju, V. W., Lippold, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Electrohydrolysis Pretreatment of Water Hyacinth for Enhanced Hydrolysis. Bioresource Technology 238, 733-737.

  88. Akbary, N., Kalamdhad, A.S., Koch, M., 2017. Anaerobic Digestion of Dewatered Primary Sludge (DPMS) from the Nagaon Paper Mill Morigaon Assam. Pollution Research 36(2), 159-167.

  89. Goel, G., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. An investigation on use of paper mill sludge in brick manufacturing. Construction & Building Materials 148, 334-343.

  90. Veluchamy, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Enhanced methane production and its kinetics model of thermally pretreated lignocellulose waste material. Bioresource Technology 241, 1-9.

  91. Goswami, L., Nath, A., Sutradhar, S., Bhattacharya, S.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., Vellingiri, K., Kim, K., 2017. Application of drum compost and vermicompost to improve soil health, growth, and yield parameters for tomato and cabbage plants. Journal of Environmental Management 200, 243-252.

  92. Vishan, I., Senthilkumar, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Biosorption of lead using Bacillus badius AK strain isolated from compost of green waste (water hyacinth). Environmental Technology 38, 1812-1822.

  93. Veluchamy, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. A mass diffusion model on the effect of moisture content for solid-state anaerobic digestion. Journal of Cleaner Production 162, 371-379.

  94. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S. Koduru, J.R., 2017. Potential degradation of hyzardous dye Congo red by nano-metallic particals synthesized from automobile shredder residue. Nanotechnology for Environmental Engineers 2:10.

  95. Goel, G., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Degraded municipal solid waste as partial substitute for manufacturing fired bricks. Construction & Building Materials 155, 259-266.

  96. Barua, V.B., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Biochemical methane potential test of untreated and hot air oven pretreated water hyacinth: A comparative study. Journal of Cleaner Production 166, 273-284.

  97. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Effects of aeration during pile composting of water hyacinth operated at agitated, passive and forced aerated condition. Waste and Biomass Valorization (Online).

  98. Varma, V.S., Das, S., Sastri, C. V., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Microbial degradation of lignocellulosic fractions during drum composting of mixed organic waste. Sustainable Environment Research (Online).

  99. Akbary, N., Koch, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Analysis of the biochemical methane potential (bmp) and batch reactor studies of primary sludge from a paper mill. Journal of Thai Interdisciplinary Research (Accepted).

  100. Vishan, I., Senthilkumar, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Isolation and Identification of bacteria during rotary drum composting of green waste (Water hyacinth). International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture (Online).

  101. Veluchamy, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Influence of pretreatment techniques on anaerobic digestion of pulp and paper mill sludge: A review. Bioresource Technology (Accepted).

  102. Veluchamy, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Enhancement of hydrolysis of lignocellulose waste pulp and paper mill sludge through different heating processes on thermal pretreatment. Journal of Cleaner Production (Accepted).

Conference Proceedings :
 

International

  1. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2007. Effects of C/N Ratio on Mixed Organic Waste Composting in a Rotary Drum Composter. Proc. International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste management, 5-7 September, Chennai (India).

  2. Singh, Y.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., Tyagi, V.K., Kazmi, A.A., 2007. Wastewater Characterization of Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants in India. Fifth International Symposium Southeast Asian Water Environment, 7-9 Nov., Chiang Mai (Thailand).

  3. Kalamdhad, A.S., Pasha, M., Kazmi, A.A., 2007. Assessing the stability of compost in a rotary drum composter. Proc. International congress of Environmental Research, 27-30 Dec, Bhopal.

  4. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. A study on influence of waste composition in rotary drum, Proc. International Conference on Waste Engineering and Management, 28-30 May, Hong Kong.

  5. Kalamdhad, A.S., Singh, Y.K., Ali, M., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. Assessing the stability of compost in a rotary drum composter. Proc. International congress of Environmental Research, 18-20 Dec, Goa, India.

  6. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2009. Composting of MSW amended with cattle manure and tree leaves in a rotary drum composter. Proc. 4th International Congress of Chemistry and Environment (ICCE-2009), 21-23 Jan, Ubonratchathani, Thailand.

  7. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2010. Evaluation of compost stability in a rotary drum. Proc. 3rd  International Congress of Environmental Research, 16-18 September, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius.

  8. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2010. Feasibility studies on compost stability. Proc. International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment, 29-30 October, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

  9. Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., Singh, L.B., 2010. Public private partnership (PPP)-An option for management of municipal solid waste in India, Proc. International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment, 29-30 October, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

  10. Dhal, G.C., Singh, W.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Agitated pile composting of water hyacinth. Proc. 2011 International Conference on Environmental Science and Development, 7-9 January, Mumbai, India (IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1115M-PRT, ISBN: 978-1-4244-9235-0)

  11. Ali, M., Duba, K.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., Bhatia, A., Khursheed, A., Kazmi, A.A., Ahmed, N., 2011. High rate composting of herbal pharmaceutical industry solid waste. Proc.  8th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries (Agro 2011), 22-24 June, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Çesme-Ilıca, Izmir, Turkey.

  12. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Decentralized composting of institutional; wastes. Proc. ISWA World Congress (ISWA 2011), 17-20 Oct., Exco, Daegu, Korea.

  13. Singh, W.R., Das, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Evaluating compost stability of water hyacinth:  Agitated pile verses rotary drum composting.  Proc. 2nd international conference on Solid Waste Management (IconSWM 2011), 9-11 Nov., Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

  14. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Effects of heavy metals on the environment by utilization of urban waste compost for land application: A review. Proc. International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystem (ENSURE 2012), 24-26 Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  15. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Decentralized composting of institutional wastes. Symposium Proc. on “Sustain UBE”, 29-31 Oct., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.

  16. Singh, W.R., Das, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Role of urban local bodies and opportunities in municipal solid waste management. Proc. International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystem (ENSURE 2012), 24-26 Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  17. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Estimation of bioavailability and speciation of Zinc, Copper, Cadmium and Lead during water hyacinth composting. Proc. International Science Congress (ICS-2012), 8-9 Dec., Bon Maharaj Enginnering College, Mathura, India.

  18. Nayak, A.K, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Stability analysis of sewage sludge compost. Proc. International Science Congress (ICS-2012), 8-9 Dec., Bon Maharaj Enginnering College, Mathura, India.

  19. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Assessment of bioavailability and sceciation of zinc, copper, nickel and chrimium during water hyacinth composting. Proc. 3rd International Conference on Solid Waste Management of the Developing Countries (WasteSafe 2013), 10-12 Feb., Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Bangladesh. 

  20. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Heavy metal study during water hyacinth composting. Proc. International Conference on Waste, Wealth and Health, 15-17 Feb., Vigyan Bharti & MPCST, Bhopal, India.

  21. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Rotary drum composting of institutional organic waste. Proc. International Conference on Waste, Wealth and Health, 15-17 Feb., Vigyan Bharti & MPCST, Bhopal, India.

  22. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Chemical and microbial aspects during rotary drum composting of vegetable waste. Proc. International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries (ICTW-2013), 23-14 August, Vignan University, Guntur, India.

  23. Prasad, R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Estimation of nutrients and stability parameters during vermicomposting of water hyacinth using Eisenia fetida. Proc. International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries (ICTW-2013), 23-14 August, Vignan University, Guntur, India.

  24. Dhamodharan K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Effects of food to microorganism ratio in anaerobic digestion of institutional food waste. Proc. International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries (ICTW-2013), 23-14 August, Vignan University, Guntur, India.

  25. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Uptake of bioavailable and leachable fraction of Zn, Cu, Ni, and Cr by natural zeolite during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management and environment 2013, 26-27 August, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  26. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Decentralized composting of institutional wastes using drum composting. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management and environment 2013, 26-27 August, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  27. Dhamodharan K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Microbial dynamics during anaerobic batch digestion of mixed food waste. Proc. International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (ICABB 2013), 25-27 November, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidhyapeeth, Pune, India.

  28. Vishan, I., Kanekar, H., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Microbial community dynamics during composting of water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (ICABB 2013), 25-27 November, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidhyapeeth, Pune, India.

  29. Prasad, R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Study of physico-chemical and stability parameters during water hyacinth vermicomposting. Proc. International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends, 29-31 January, Cotton College, Guwahati, India.

  30. Gunawat, V., Meena, K.K., Meena, R.K., Meena, S.K., Handa, K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Understanding of e-waste management and handling in India along with global prospectus. Proc. International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends, 29-31 January, Cotton College, Guwahati, India.

  31. Ali, S., Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Status of heavy metals pollution in water of Bharalu River, Assam, India. Proc. International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends, 29-31 January, Cotton College, Guwahati, India.

  32. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Composting of organic waste using decentralized drum composting. Proc. International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends, 29-31 January, Cotton College, Guwahati, India.

  33. Varma, V.S., Ramu, K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Decentralized composting of mixed organic waste using in-vessel system. Proc. International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends, 29-31 January, Cotton College, Guwahati, India.

  34. Prasad, R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Study of physico-chemical parameters during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Environmental Technology and Sustainable Development: Challenges & Remedies, 21-23 Feb., Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India.

  35. Singh, W.R., Satish, R., Pankaj, S., Akbary, N., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Heavy metals during composting of Phumdi biomass. Proc. International Conference on Environmental Technology and Sustainable Development: Challenges & Remedies, 21-23 Feb., Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India.

  36. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Decentralized composting of organic waste. Proc. 6th Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, Organized by Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Germany and DST India, 22-25 May, Potsdam, Germany.

  37. Vishan, I., Senthilkumar, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Isolation and biosorption of metal during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Environment and Energy, 15-17 Dec., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, India.

  38. Dhamodharan K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Anaerobic digestion of institutional food waste with poultry dung and rhinoceros dung as inoculums. Proc. International Conference on Environment and Energy, 15-17 Dec., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, India.

  39. Varma, V.S., Ramu, K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Changes in physico-chemical parameters during pile composting of vegetable waste operated at agitated, passive and forced aerated condition. Proc. International Conference on Environment and Energy, 15-17 Dec., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, India. (Best Paper Award)

  40. Vishan, I., Laha, A., SenthilKumar, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Biosorption of Lead (Pb) by Bacillus badius AK strain (KP 216715) during rotary drum composting of Water Hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Solid Waste (ICSWHK-2015), 19-23 May, 2015, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

  41. Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S. Chang, Y.Y, 2016.Effect of waste lime on bioavailability and chemical speciation of heavy metals in rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. The 2nd 3R International Scientific Conference onMaterial Cycles and Waste Management, 21-23 May, Daejeon, Korea.

  42. Dhamodharan K, Kalamdhad A.S., 2015. Anaerobic digestion of food waste with different animal dung as inoculum. Proc. International Seminar on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, 15–17th June, Royal university of Bhutan, Thimphu. (Best student oral presentation)

  43. Hazarika, H., Ghosh, U., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad A.S., 2016. Rotary drum composting of primary paper mill sludge (PPMS). Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  44. Barua, V. B., Kalamdhad A.S., 2016. Effect of hot air pretreatment on hydrolysis of water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  45. Veluchamy, C., Kalamdhad A.S., 2016. Effect of different inoculum/substrate ratios on anaerobic digestion of pulp and paper mill sludge. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  46. Pegu, A., Barman, R., Borah, A., Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad A.S., 2016. Municipal solid waste characteristics and management in Assam Engineering College, Guwahati. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  47. Deb, S., Kalamdhad A.S., 2016. Studies on physical chemical properties of a freshwater algal bloom: Spirogyra Sp. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  48. Vishan, I., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Biosorption of Pb (II) by Bacillus Badius AK strain originating from rotary drum compost of water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India. (Best Paper Award)

  49. Boraah, N., Mitra, A., Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Municipal solid waste management in Bhubaneswar: Practices and challenges. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  50. Vyas, G., Jain, M.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Nutritional parametric of vermicompost produced by piggery waste. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  51. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Degradation of lignocellulosic fraction during drum composting of vegetable waste. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  52. Ali, S. Baruah, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Solid waste management of Tejpur town, Assam- An initiative. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  53. Saha, B., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Biosorption of Cadmium metal through bacterial (Bacillus Badius AK) dry mass. Proc. International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016), 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  54. Veluchamy, C., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Enhanced hydrolysis through different thermal pretreatment methods for pulp and paper mill sludge. Proc. International Conference on Current Trends in Biotechnology (ICCB-2016), 8-10 Dec., School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India.

  55. Hazarika, J., Lyngdoh, S., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Assessment of physicochemical and biological parameters during rotary drum composting of primary paper mill sludge. Proc. International Conference on Current Trends in Biotechnology (ICCB-2016), 8-10 Dec., School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India.

  56. Kalita, B., Gujre, N., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Insight of SBM and technology Intervention for waste management in Rural Areas in Assam. Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

  57. Barua, V.B., Kalamdhad, A. S, 2017. Optimization of the most thermal pretreatment technique for enhance biogas production from water hyacinth. Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

  58. Hazarika, H., Lyngdoh, S., Khwairapam., M, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Verm-conversion of Recalcitrant primary paper mill sludge by epigenic species Eisenia fedita. Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

  59. Saha, B., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Anaerobic digestion of Perthenium Hysterophorous. Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

  60. Goel, G., Kalamdhad, A. S., 2017. Manufacture of fired bricks using PMS and soil. Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

  61. Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Municipal solid waste dumping in Guwahati city: Case study. Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

  62. Jain, S.M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Rotary drum composting: A novel technology to treat aquatic weed (hydrilla). Proc. International Conference on Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries (CSIR-NEERI-2017), 11-12 April, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, India.

National

  1. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2005. Selection of suitable storage bin location and size using GIS, Proc. 20th MP Young Scientist Congress. 28 Feb-1 Mar, Ujjain, India.

  2. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2005. Rotary drum type composting- an option for decentralized composting. Proceedings, National Seminar on Sustainable Infrastructure for National Development. April 2005. pp. 265-273, Aligarh, India. 

  3. Singh, Y.K., Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. Water pollution from coal fired thermal power plants, Proc. National conference on Environmental Degradation-Challenges and Remedies. 13-14 March, Ambala.

  4. Kalamdhad, A.S., Ali, M., Singh, Y.K., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. Rotary drum composting of municipal solid waste (MSW), Sixteenth National Symposium on Environment (NSE–16). July 16-18, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar.

  5. Kalamdhad, A.S., Ali, M., Singh, Y.K., Kazmi, A.A., 2008. Rotary drum composting of institutional wastes. 3rd Uttarakhand Young Scientist Congress. Dec. 10-12, IIT, Roorkee.

  6. Das, A., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2011. Assessment of water hyacinth compost using respirometric techniques. Proc. 4th National Conference on Health Impacts of Polluted Environment: Assessment & Solution, 25-26 February, India International Centers (Annexe), New Delhi, India.

  7. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2012. Effect of thermo-composting on vermicomposting of institutional waste. Proc. 3rd National Symposium on Earthworm ecology and Environment (NSEEE-3), 9-11 November, Tripura University, Tripura, India.

  8. Prasad, R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Composting of water hyacinth with cattle manure and sawdust. Proc. National Seminar on Environmental Issues and Challenges in the 21st Century (EICC-2013), 3-5 February, Bareilly College, Bareilly, India.

  9. Ali, S., Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Assessment of water quality in around the disposal site of Guwahati- Assam. Proc. Regional Seminar on Eco-Restoration for Development in North-East India, 22-23 April, Cotton College, Guawhati, India.

  10. Ali, S., Singh, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Assessment of water quality in around the disposal site of Guwahati- Assam. Proc. Regional Seminar on Eco-Restoration for Development in North-East India, 22-23 April, Cotton College, Guawhati, India.

  11. Sarika, D., Varma, V.S., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Biodegradation of Lignocellulose during drum composting of water hyacinth. First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers, 10-11 January, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  12. Thoudam, R.D., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Municipal waste generation and characterization – A case Study of Guwahati city. Proc. Seminar on Solid Waste Management and Disposal with Special Reference to Guwahati City, 29 March, PHE Retired Engineers Forum (PREF), Guwahati, India.

  13. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Co-composting of vegetable waste using rotary drum composer. Proc. Seminar on Solid Waste Management and Disposal with Special Reference to Guwahati City, 29 March, PHE Retired Engineers Forum (PREF), Guwahati, India.

  14. Prasad, R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Study of physico-chemical parameters during roitary drum composting. Proc. Seminar on Solid Waste Management and Disposal with Special Reference to Guwahati City, 29 March, PHE Retired Engineers Forum (PREF), Guwahati, India.

  15. Varma, V.S., Pankaj, S.K., Singh, W.R., Singh, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Evaluation of bioavalability of heavy metals and nutrients during agitated pile composting of green phumdi. Proc. National Conference on Sustainable Development of Environmental System (NCOSDOES-2014), 20-21 June, Centre for the Environment, Indian institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  16. Kanekar, H., Vishan, I., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2013. Microbial succesion, stability and maturity analysis of rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Proc. National Conference on Sustainable Development of Environmental System (NCOSDOES-2014), 20-21 June, Centre for the Environment, Indian institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  17. Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. High rate drum composting of biodegradable solid waste. 5th national Conference on “Urban & Biomedical Waste Management” August 8, H. T. Parekh Auditorium at Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad, India.

  18. Dhamodharan K., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2014. Methane production from digestion of food waste using goat and piggery dung as inoculums. Proc. 2nd Bioprocessing INDIA Conference (BPI 2014), 17-20 Dec., Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai, India.

  19. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S. 2014. Reduction of pathogens and heavy metal contamination during thermophilic composting of agricultural wastes. Proc. Emerging Micro-pollutants in the Environment: Occurrence, Transportation, Monitoring and Treatment, 11-12 Dec., IIT Guwahati.

  20. Varma V.S, Deb, S., Kalamdhad, A.S. 2014. High rate vermicomposting of vegetable market waste in combination with rotary drum composting. Proc. National conference on recent advances in biodegradation of human wastes, 16-17th Dec., Defense Research Laboratory, Tezpur, Assam.

  21. Dhamodharan K, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Anaerobic digestion of Institutional cooked food waste with different microbial consortia. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  22. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Processing of organic waste using different composting methodologies–A comparative study. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  23. Singh, W.R., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Composting of green phumdi biomass of Loktak Lake: Pile composting versus rotary drum composting. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  24. Ngullie, N., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Public private partnerships in municipal solid waste management–Case studies. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  25. Vishan, I., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Biosorption of lead by Bacillus badius AK strain isolated from water hyacinth compost. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. (Best oral presentation award)

  26. Muthu, K.R., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Life cycle assessment of guwahati waste management. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  27. Deb, S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Potentiality of Euglena as an Ideal food: An Economical and Ecofriendly source. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  28. Francis, V., Dhamodharan, K., Kalamdhad, A.S. 2015. Effect of pretreatment on Anaerobic digestion of food waste. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  29.  Hazarika, J., Khwairakpam, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Composting of paper mill dewatered primary sludge. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  30. Laha, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Biosorption of lead by Bacterial dry mass. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  31. Veluchamy, C., Barua, V.B., Kalamdhad A.S. 2015. Anaerobic digestion of biodegradable waste. Proc. Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System, 6-7th Feb., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  32. Vishan, I., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Interaction of Bacillus badius AK strain with Lead (Pb) isolated during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth. Proc. National Conference on Challenges in Environmental Research (NCOCER 2015), 4-6 June, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India

  33. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Reduction of pathogens and heavy metal contamination during thermophilic composting of agricultural wastes. Proc. Emerging Micropollutants in the Environment: Occurrence, Transportation, Monitoring and Treatment, 11-12th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.  

  34. Dhamodharan, K, Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Effect of different pretreatment techniques in anaerobic digestion of food waste. Proc. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon 2015), 27–30th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  35. Singhvi, A., Tiwari, D., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Eutrofication of lake: A case study of Dhighali Pukhari lake. Proc. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon 2015), 27–30th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  36. Borah, A., Chaudhury, K.M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. A study of groundwater and drinking water characteristics of Jyanagar, Sixmile, Beltole, Guwahati, Assam. Proc. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon 2015), 27–30th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  37. Chaudhury, K.M., Borah, A., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Performance analysis of sewage treatment plant of IIT Guwahati. Proc. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon 2015), 27–30th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  38. Vignesh, S., Albino, A.J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Treatment of effluent sewage for recreational purpose. Proc. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon 2015), 27–30th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  39. Patowari, A., Phukan, D., Mayengbam, C., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2015. Assessment of water purification systems installed in Guwahati metropolitan area. Proc. Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (Chemcon 2015), 27–30th Dec., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  40. Roy, M., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Vermicomposting of sewage sludge using Jai Gopal (Perionyx Ceylanensis) earthworm-an approach in solid waste management. Proc. All India Seminar on Tackling urban Environmental Concerns in Upcoming Small Cities of Our Country, 25-26th Oct., The Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, Guwahati, India.

  41. Das, K., Chakraborty, R., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Decentralized segregation and treatment options for effective solid waste management-an Indian perspective. Proc. All India Seminar on Tackling urban Environmental Concerns in Upcoming Small Cities of Our Country, 25-26th Oct., The Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, Guwahati, India.

  42. Chakraborty, R., Das, K., Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2016. Home composting-A smart approach to urban solid waste management. Proc. All India Seminar on Tackling urban Environmental Concerns in Upcoming Small Cities of Our Country, 25-26th Oct., The Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, Guwahati, India.

  43. Dutta, T., Engti, C., Talukdar, B., Das, V., Kalamdhad, A.S., Ahamad, K.U., 2016. Surface and groundwater quality evaluation due to the effluent from Nagaon paper mill, Assam (India). Proc. All India Seminar on Tackling urban Environmental Concerns in Upcoming Small Cities of Our Country, 25-26th Oct., The Institution of Engineers (India), Assam State Centre, Guwahati, India.

  44. Kainthola, J., Kalamdhad, A.S., 2017. Enhanced biogas production from co-substrate. Proc. National Conference on Sustainable Advanced Technologies for Environmental Management (SATEM-2017), 28-30 June, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, India.

Book

 

Kalamdhad, A.S., 2010. High rate composting of municipal solid waste-An option for decentralized composting, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Dhal, G.C., Kalamdhad, A., 2014. High rate composting of water hyacinth, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Book Chpater:

  1. Kalamdhad, A.S., Kazmi, A.A., (2007) Rotary drum composting of Municipal and rural solid waste. In Rahman, Z. (ed): Umang - Rural technologies….changing lives, Wisdom Publishers, India, pp. 78-80.

  2. Kalamdhad, A.S., Singh, Y.K., Ali, M., Khwairakpam, M., Kazmi, A.A., (2009) High rate composting of institutional organic wastes. In Shukla, J.P. (ed): New technologies for rural development having potential of commercialization. Allied publishers, India, pp. 169-175.

  3. Singh, J., Kalamdhad A.S., Lee, B.K. 2016. Effects of natural zeolites on bioavailability and leachability of heavy 
    metals in the composting process of biodegradable wastes. In Belviso, C. (Ed): Zeolites-Useful Mineral, InTech. 
  4. Singh, J., Kalamdhad A.S. 2016. An application of lime for reduction of bioavailability of heavy metals in the 
    process of the composting. In: Khan et al. (eds): Global Progress in Development of Sustainable Environment, 
    Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. 
  5. Singh, R.W., Kalamdhad A.S. 2016. Role of urban local bodies and opportunities in municipal solid waste management. In: Sarma et al. (eds.): Urban Hydrology, Watershed Management and Socio-Economic Aspects, Springer International Publishing.

  6. Varma, V.S., Kalamdhad A.S. 2017. Solid waste: Environmental threats and management. In: Bharagava, R.N. (ed): 
    Environmental Pollutants and their Bioremediation Approaches, CRC press, Taylor & Francis Group.   

Technical Reports:

  1. Project report on “Rotary drum type composting of municipal solid waste”. Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.

  2. Report on Quality Assurance & Testing of Water Supplies for Jaypee Cement Grinding Unit Bhagwanpur Industrial Area, Roorkee, Haridwar (India).

  3. Report on Quality Assurance & Testing of Water Supplies for ITC, Haridwar Unit, SIDCUL, Haridwar (India)

  4. Detail project report on “Quantity and characteristics analysis of solid waste generated from guwahati city”. Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), Guwahati.

  5. Project report on “High rate composting of institutional solid waste” submitted under Start-Up grant, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

UG Courses taught/teaching
 

Fluid Mechanics-I (Theory & Laboratory) (at VNIT Nagpur)

CE 401 - Environmental Engg. II

CE 202 - Surveying Laboratory

ME 111 - Engineering Drawing Tutorial

CE 445 - Solid Waste Engineering

CE 251(M) - Ecology and Environment

 

 

PG Courses taught/teaching
 

Environmental Impact Assessment (at VNIT Nagpur)

CE 525 - Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

CE 523 - Process Chemistry for Water and Wastewater Treatment

CE 526 - Seminar

CE 527 - Coordinator: Design of Environmental System

RT 504 - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation

 

Course/Workshop Conducted

  1. National Round-table technical meet on “Hybrid Renewable Energy Sources for Public Transportation Systems” 11 - 13 October, 2010 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  2. QIP-STC Coordinator on ‘Integrated Solid Waste Management” 9-13 January 2012 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  3. Organizer “Environmental Awareness Campaign” 7-8 April, 2012 at Kendriya Vidhyalaya, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  4. Organizer, “Symposium on Solid Waste Management at IIT Guwahati (RECYCLE 2013)6th April 2013 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  5. Convener, Annual Symposium on Solid Waste Management (RECYCLE 2014)6th April 2014 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  6. Convener, “RECYCLON” An event on waste management, 4th November 2014 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.    

  7. Coordinator, TEQIP-STC on ‘Solid Waste Management- Challenges and Opportunities” 12-14 January 2015 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  8. Coordinator, “Symposium on Management and Procurement of Integrated Waste Management System” 06-07 Feb. 2015 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  9. Coordinator, TEQIP-STC on ‘Biological Treatment of Solid Waste” 8-10 February 2016 at Centre for the Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  10. Convener, “International Conference on Waste Management (Recycle 2016)01-02 April 2016 at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

Invited Lectures

  1. Invited lecture on “Municipal solid waste management in India” for AICTE sponsored QIP short term course on ‘Role of Environmental Geotechnology in Waste Management’ 2-6 November 2010, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  2. Invited lecture on “Municipal solid waste management in India” on 28 Oct. 2011, Guwahati regional Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.  

  3. Invited lecture on “Ganga-A holy river of India” for AICTE sponsored QIP short term course on ‘Large River Management: Hydraulics, Hydrology and Ecology’ 16-21 January 2012, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  4. Invited lecture on “Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of solid waste” for Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Program (RUIDP) sponsored short term training program on ‘Solid Waste Management’ 24-26 August 2012, Department of Civil Engineering, Malaviya national Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India.

  5. Invited lecture on “Collection and transportation of solid waste” for Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Program (RUIDP) sponsored short term training program on ‘Solid Waste Management’ 24-26 August 2012, Department of Civil Engineering, Malaviya national Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India.

  6. Invited lecture on “Composting of organic waste” for Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Program (RUIDP) sponsored short term training program on ‘Solid Waste Management’ 24-26 August 2012, Department of Civil Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India.

  7. Invited speaker on “Decentralized composting of institutional wastes” for “Identification of Issues for Sustainable Built-Environment (“Sustain UBE”) through Symposium of Indo-German Expert” 29-31 October 2012, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.

  8. Invited lecture on “Decentralized composting of institutional organic wastes” for CPCB sponsored Training course on “Green Chemistry and Clean Technology” 26-28 November 2012, Centre for Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  9. Invited lecture on “Route to waste utilization” for Ministry of Environment and Forests sponsored training programme on “Energy Technologies  & Waste Utilization” for the Forest Ranger Trainees of Central Academy for State Forest Service, 21-22 February 2013, organized by Centre for Energy, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  10. Invited speaker on “Characteristics of solid waste generated from guwahati city and feasibility solutions for its management” for workshop on 'Challenges of Urbanisation' with focus on Solid Waste Management and specific issues facing the eight North-eastern states. This workshop was organized by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) in Guwahati on April 29 and 30, 2013 as part of its programme on Urbanisation supported by Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

  11. Invited speaker on “Evolution of solid waste management” for AICTE sponsored Training course on “Biotechniques for Pollution Control and Resource Recovery” 1-5 July 2013, Centre for Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  12. Invited speaker on “Bio-compost production from institutional waste” for AICTE sponsored Training course on “Biotechniques for Pollution Control and Resource Recovery” 1-5 July 2013, Centre for Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

  13. Invited speaker on “Management of municipal solid waste” for celebration of 46th Engineers day on theme ‘Frugal Engineering-Achieving More with Fewer Resources’, 11 September, 2013, Senior Engineers' Forum of Greater Guwahati, Chandmari, Guwahati, India.

  14. Invited speaker on “High Rate Composting of Institutional Wastes” for ‘First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers’, 10-11 January 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  15.  Invited speaker on “Rapid Composting of Organic Wastes” for ‘National Symposium on Sustanable Chemistry: Frontiers & Challenges (SCFC-2014)’ 27 Feb. - 1 March 2014, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India.

  16. Invited speaker on “High rate Composting of Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste” for ‘National Conference on Sustainable Development of Environmental System (NCOSDOES-2014)’ 20-21 June, Centre for the Environment, Indian institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

  1. Invited speaker on “Solid Waste Management & Disposal Strategies” for ‘A Seminar on Impact of Unplanned Construction Activities in Urban Areas with Special Reference to Guwahati’ 1 November 2014, Department of Civil Engineering, Royal School of Engineering and Technology Guwahati.

  2. Invited speaker on “Solid Waste Management – An Integrated Approach” for QIP-STC on ‘Challenges and Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering Research and Practices (CAGERP)’, 9-13 March 2015, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati.

  3. Invited speaker on “Energy from Waste” for QIP short-term course on ‘Recent Advances in Energy Research’ 23-27 March 2015, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati.

  4. Invited speaker on “Decentralized treatment of solid waste: Segregation & Disposal system in the context of Environmental issues” for Two days State Level Workshop on ‘Policy Framework on SLWM (Solid Liquid Waste Management)’, 29-30 June 2015, Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, Guwahati.

  5. Invited speaker on “Waste to wealth: Utilizing Waste from Piggery” for Model Training Course on ‘Integrated Pig farming for Sustainability and Socioeconomic upliftment of Tribal Population of North-Eastern Region’ 5-12 Jan. 2016, ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig (ICAR), Rani, Guwahati.

  6. Invited speaker on “Solid Waste Management & ISWM” for National level Workshop on ‘Challenges of Solid Waste Management and Citizens Responsibility for Successful Management’ 22 Jan. 2016, WSSO and PHED Assam, Guwahati.

  7. Invited speaker on “Biological Treatment of Solid Waste” for QIP-STC on ‘Waste Management’, 9-14 May 2016, Department of Energy and Environment, national Institute of Technology Trichy (Tamilnadu).

  8. Invited Lecture on “Wastewater Treatment and Solid Waste Management” for BTech students, 22 May 2016, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Mizoram.

  9. Invited speaker on “Composting – An Resourceful Option for Waste Management” for Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) sponsored training programme on “Training on Biogas and Vermicomposting” for the Sakarr Sewa Samiti, 3-7 October 2016, organized by Centre for Energy, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. 

  10. Invited Key note speaker on “Evolution of Solid Waste Management & ISWM” for ‘Conference on Aedificatoria 2016-Reuse, Reduce and Recycle’ 20-22 October 2016, Royal School of Architecture Guwahati.

  11. Invited speaker on “Waste to Wealth: Utilizing Waste from Piggery” for DAC sponsored Model Training Course on ‘Value Addition and Post-Harvest management of Pork for Ensuring Hygienic pork Production’ 1-8 Nov. 2016, ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig (ICAR), Rani, Guwahati.

  12. Invited speaker on “Technology Options for Treatment of Solid Waste” for 3 Day National Workshop on ‘Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE -2017)’ 2-3 March 2017, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, India.

  13. Invited speaker on “Status of SWM in Guwahati/Assam and Its Impact on Water Management” for Workshop on ‘Development of New Water Supply Strategies and Vulnerability Assessment for Guwahati in relation to the Brahmaputra Watershed Management under the Climate Change Regime’ 30 March 2017, Department of Environmental Science, Tejpur University Assam.

  14. Invited speaker on “Technology, Skill Building and Market Linkage in Agribusiness” for Round Table on Ease of Doing Agribusiness in Mizoram’ 22 April 2017, organized by Innovative Change Collaborative (ICCo) India, Hotel Floria, Aizawl, Mizoram, India.

  15. Invited speaker on “High Rate Composting of Biodegradable Wastes using Rotary Drum” for ‘National Workshop on Urban Environmental management-Solution for Sustainability’ 17-18 August 2017, organized by CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Institute (NEERI), Hyderabad Zonal Centre, Uppal Road, Hyderabad.

  16. Invited speaker on “Evolution of Solid Waste Management” for ‘A Two Days Workshop on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices’ 31 Aug.-01 Sept. 2017, organized by Assam Engineering College, Guwahati.

  17. Invited speaker on “Biological Treatment of Solid Waste” for ‘A Two Days Workshop on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices’ 31 Aug.-01 Sept. 2017, organized by Assam Engineering College, Guwahati.

 

 

Research/Consultancy Projects

 

Title of the Project

Duration of the Project

Sponsoring Agency

Value of the Project Rs. (in lakhs)

Other Investigators/ Co-Investigators

High Rate Composting of Institutional Organic Waste

2 Years

(2009-2011)

 

IIT Guwahati

(Start-up grant)

5 Lakhs

 

--

 

Preparation of “Ganga River Basin Management Plan”

5 Years

(2010-2015)

 

National River Conservation Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India, New Delhi,

 

--

 

Joint Project of 7 IITs, Web: http://gangapedia.in

 

Quantity and characteristics analysis of solid waste generated from Guwahati city

06 Months

(April 2011-Suptember 2011)

 

Guwahati Municipal Corporation Guwahati

 

9.8 Lakhs

Co-PI: Dr. Chivukula V. Sastri,  Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry , IITG

Potential of aerobic digestion (composting) and anaerobic digestion of kitchen waste

 

3 Years

(2012-2015)

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India

21 Lakhs

--

Composting of water hyacinth using different composting technologies

 

3 Years

(2012-2015)

Department of Science and Technology (SERC), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

 

17 Lakhs

--

Bio-processing of Phumdi weeds of Loktak Lake Manipur through composting

 

3 Years

(2012-2015)

Council of Scientific and Industrial research, Government of India

16.7 Lakhs

Co-PI: Mr. W. Roshan Singh, Environmental Engineer,  Manipur Pollution Control Board, Imphal, Manipur

Biodegradation  of pulp and paper mill waste using different composting techniques

3 Years

(2014-2017)

 

Department of Science and Technology (SERB) Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

 

32.93 Lakhs

PI: Dr. Meena Khwairakpam, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

 

Project Guidance
 

 

Ph.D. Guidance - Guided: 05, Ongoing: 10

 

Sr. No

Name of the Student

Month and Year of Joining & completing

Co-Supervisors (if any)

Title

1

Mr. Roshan Singh (Part Time)

Dec. 2009 & October 2015

Nil

Composting of Floating Biomass (Phumdi and Salvinia Natans) of Loktak Lake (Manipur, India)

2

Mr. Jiwan Singh

July 2010 & July 2013

Nil

Chemical bioavailability and speciation of heavy metal during water hyacinth composting

3

Mr. Damodharan K.

Dec. 2011 & Aug. 2016

Nil

Anaerobic digestion of food waste

4

Mr. Nzanthung Ngullie (Part Time)

July 2012

Dr. Boeing Singh

Developing best practice framework for implementing public private partnership in solid waste management

5

Ms. Isha Vishan

July 2012 & July 2017

Dr. S. Senthilkumar

Biosorption of Pb(II) by bacterial strain Bacillus badius AK isolated from rotary drum compost of water hyacinth

6

Mr. Sudarshan Verma

Dec. 2012 & August 2015

Nil

Composting of vegetable waste through different

composting techniques

7

Mr. Veluchamy C.

Dec. 2014

Nil

Anaerobic digestion of pulp and paper mill sludge

8

Ms. Visva Bharti Barua

 

Dec. 2014

Nil

Anaerobic digestion of water hyacinth

9

Mr. Kunwar Raghvendra Singh

 

July 2015

Dr. Bimlesh Kumar

Not decided

10

Mr. Mayur Jain

 

July 2015

Nil

Not decided

11

Ms. Sasvati Ray

 

July 2015

Dr. Anil Mishra (Main Guide)

Not decided

12

Ms. Jyoti Kainthola

July 2016

Nil

Not decided

13

Mr. Gaurav Goel

July 2016

Nil

Not decided

14

Mr. Biswanath Saha

July 2016

Dr. Meena Khwairakpam

Not decided

15

Ms. Payal Muzumder July 2016 Dr. Meena Khwairakpam

Not decided

 

 

M. Tech. Project Guidance - Guided: 23, Ongoing: 3

 

Sr. No

Name of the Student

 On-going/ year of Completion

Title

1

Mr. Ganesh Dhal

2010

High rate composting of water hyacinth

2

Mr. Kunwar Raghvendra Singh

2011

Stability evaluation of water hyacinth compost

3

Mr. Ayan Das

2011

Effect of Boragaon landfill site on surface and ground water

4

Ms. Pushpanjali Sonowal

2012

Vermicomposting of dewatered sludge from pulp and paper mill

5

Mr. Ashish Kumar Nayak

2012

Composting of sewage sludge  with different techniques

6

Ms. D. Sarika

2013

Evaluation of biochemical and humic substances during drum composting of water hyacinth

7

Mr. Chatuphale Mayur Nandkumar

2013

Composting of vegetable waste using different composting techniques

8

Ms. Hiranmayee Dilip Kanekar

 

2014

Microbial analysis during drum composting of water hyacinth

9

Mr. Vikas Kumar

 

2014

Anaerobic digestion of food waste with different inoculums addition

10

Mr. Ramu Kamma

 

2014

Composting of vegetable waste using different composting techniques

11

Mr. Shashi Kumar Pankaj

 

2014

Bioavailability of heavy metal during composting of Phumdi biomass

12

Mr. Vivek Francis

2015

Effects of pretreatment on AD of food waste

13

Mr. Avishek Laha

2015

Biosorption of  heavy metals through bacterial dry mass

14

Mr. Kiran Chandra Muthu PM

2015

Life cycle assessment of SWM system of Guwahati city

15

Mr. Utpal Ghosh

 

2016

Bioavailability of heavy metals and maturity assessment during rotary drum composting of paper mill sludge

16

Ms. Sagarika Panigrahi

 

2016

Biosorption of Cr(VI) through dry bacterial biomass Bacillus badius AK

17

Mr. Vivian Kharshiing

 

2016

Life cycle assessment of municipal solid waste management system for Shillong city

18 Mr. Ankit Pratim Goswami 2017 Assessment of water quality of Brahmaputra and its tributaries using WQI and mutivariate statistical
19 Mr. Mohit  Daga 2017 Composting of different waste and its physical parametric study
20 Ms. Nidhi  Bharti 2017 Assessment of surface water quality using multivariate statistical techniques: a case study of North Guwahati, Assam (India)
21 Mr. Velugu Wilson Raju 2017 Pretreatment of lignocellulose waste through electrohydrolysis followed by anaerobic digestion
22 Mr. Abhishek Narayana Srivastava 2017 Rotary drum composting of paper mill sludge amended with nitrogenous waste
23 Mr. Vikas Kumar 2017 Biogas Potential Analysis of a Modified Anaerobic Digestion Process for Bacterially Pretreated Rice Straw
24      
25      
26      

 

 

B. Tech. Project Guidance - Guided: 17, Ongoing: 03

 

Sr. No

Name of the Student

 On-going/ year of Completion

Co-Supervisors (if any)

Title

1

Mr. Ajit Choudhary

2010

Nil

Allocation of dustbin using geographic information system (GIS)

2

Mr. Shobhanand Anil Kumar

2010

Nil

Solid waste management at IIT Guwahati

3

Mr. Kakula Siva Krishna

2011

Nil

Cost-benefit analysis on feasibility of solid waste segregation in an Indian city

4

Mr. Anirudh Kumar

2011

Nil

Utilization of fly ash in composting

5

Mr. H. Ratholu

2013

Dr. Boeing Singh

Solid waste management through public private partnership (PPP)

6

Mr. Pavuluri Yeswanth Kumar

2013

Nil

Removal of coliform from treated sewage

7

Mr. Saurabh Kumar

2013

Dr. Chivukula V. Sastri (Main supervisor)

Spectroscopic analysis of vermicomposting of water hyacinth as raw material

8

Mr. Shreyas Nangalia

2013

Dr. Chivukula V. Sastri (Main supervisor)

Spectroscopic analysis of composting during agitated pile and rotary drum composting

9

Ms. Suminakshi Das

2014

Dr. Chivukula V. Sastri (Main supervisor)

Biochemical analysis during rotary drum composting of vegetable waste

10

Mr. Sidharth Thakur

2014

Dr. Chivukula V. Sastri (Main supervisor)

Rotary drum composting of solid vegetable waste by inoculating it wit White Rot Fungi

11

Mr. Shubham Nashine

2014

Dr. Chivukula V. Sastri (Main supervisor)

Effect of lime amendment on rotary drum composting of vegetable waste

12

Mr. Ankit Raghav

2014

Nil

Vermicomposting of waste paper cups

13

Mr. Deepak Kumar

2015

Nil

Modeling of anaerobic digestion of food waste

14

Mr. Sumit Dewda

2015

Nil

Life cycle assessment of waste collection system of Guwahati city

15 Muddunuru Rakshith Kumar 2016 Nil

Energy production from agricultural waste using Anaerobic digestion

16 Polimera Vinod Kumar Reddy 2016 Nil

Anaerobic digestion of

agriculture residue

17 Rekulwar Shubham 2016 Nil

Anaerobic digestion of organic residue to produce energy

 

Project Staff

 

Sr. No

Name of the Student

 Project

Position

1

Ms. Karabi Pathak

MoEF

Junior Research Fellow

2

Mr. Sayed Ali

MoEF

Junior Research Fellow

3

Mr. Sudarshan Verma

MDW&S

Senior Research Fellow

4

Mr. Ravi Prasad

DST

Junior Research Fellow

5

Ms. Sangeeta Nepram

CSIR

Junior Research Fellow

6

Mr. Nayan Moni Das

MDW&S

Laboratory Attendant

8

Mr. Khushal das

DST

Laboratory Attendant

 


Other Activities:

 

Member, Departmental Library Committee,

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 2009-2010

 

Member, DUPC (Departmental Undergraduate Programme Committee)

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati during 2010-2012

 

Lab in-charges, (Environmental Engg.),

Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati from 2012

 

Member, Steering Committee of Green Office, IIT Guwahati

 

Member, CPPC (Centre Postgraduate Programme Committee)

   Centre for the Environment, IIT Guwahati

 

Short term course attended/assisted


1) Participated in a Training Course on “Water and Wastewater Quality Analysis”, organized by IIT, Roorkee, 14-16 Dec, 2008.
2) Participated in ‘UMANG 07’ a national level workshop on ‘Rural Technologies’, organized by IIT, Roorkee, 18 Mar, 2007.
3) Participated in a Special Training Course on “Analytical Procedure for Water and Wastewater Quality”, organized by IIT, Roorkee, 15-19 Dec, 2006.
4) Participated in a Training Program on “Basics of Sewage Treatment”, organized by IIT, Roorkee, 17 Jan-01 Feb, 2006.
5) Assisted in Short Term course on “Physical, Chemical and Biological Phenomenon for Wastewater Treatment”, organized by IIT, Roorkee, 16-20 Nov, 2005.
6) Participated in Training course on “Role of Mathematical Modeling in Groundwater Resources Management”, organized by NGRI, Hyderabad, 13-23 Dec, 2004.
7) Participated and assisted in National Conference on “Pollution Prevention and Control in India”, organized by VRCE (Now VNIT) Nagpur, 2-3 Mar, 2002.

 

   
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