Dr. Pranab Kumar Ghosh
 

Professor

Tel: +91-361-258 2418 (O)
258 4418 (R)

Fax: +91-361-2582440, 2690762

E-mail: pkghosh[at]iitg.ernet.in


Education :

· Ph.D – Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (Aug 1998 - Oct 2002)

· M.Tech (Environmental Engineering) – Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (1998)

· BSc.Engg. (Civil)– BCE Bhagalpur (T. M. Bhagalpur University)

 

Professional Experience

Designation

Duration employed

Employer

Professor April 2015 - Till date IIT Guwahati (IITG), India

Associate Professor

April 2011 - April 2015

IIT Guwahati (IITG), India

Assistant Professor

Dec. 2004 - April 2011

IIT Guwahati (IITG), India

Lecturer

July 2004 – Nov. 2004

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India

Senior Lecturer

June 2003 – July 2004

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, India

Research Engineer

Oct. 2002 – June 2003 

Thapar Centre for Industrial Research and Development (TCIRD), Patiala, India

Lecturer

Jan 1998 – May 1998

Indian Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IIME), Dhanbad, India

Work Experience Abroad

DST, India, funded collaborative research work under BOYSCAST (2008-09) scheme, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan, USA, for a period of 12 months during June 2009 to June 2010.

Research Interest

· Biological water and wastewater treatment using mixed microbial culture; Adsorption and ion-exchange and electromembrane processes of water and wastewater treatment.

 

Fellowship/ Scholarship

         BOYSCAST 2008-09 fellowship

         Institute Research Scholarship during Ph.D. program (August 1998- October 2002)

         GATE scholarship during M. Tech. (1996-1997)

         State merit scholarship (on the basis of metric result) during I. Sc. (1986-1988)

 

Professional Membership

         Member of International Water Association (IWA): Year 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

         Member of International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE): Year 2012

         Member of Asia Pacific Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES)

         Member Science and Engineering Institute (SCIEI)

Publications:

Book/ Book chapter

 

         Ghosh, A., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014). “Bioremediation of perchlorate contaminated environment”, a chapter of the book “Biological Remediation of Explosive Residues”. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-01082-3.

         Sahoo, N. K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2012). “Design of Bioreactor for bioremediation of Industrial Wastewater”. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-26091-9.

 

International Journal

 

         Ranga Rao Pandu, Ngullie N., Golder, A. K. and Ghosh P. K. (2015). Arsenic Removal from Contaminated Water by Various Physicochemical Processes. International Journal of Environmental Science & Development. 6(5), 357-362. (http://www.ijesd.org/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=show&catid=59&id=965)

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014). Evaluation of 4-bromophenol biodegradation in mixed pollutants system by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in an upflow packed bed reactor. Biodegradation. (Springer). 25(5), 705-718. doi: 10.1007/s10532-014-9693-2. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10532-014-9693-2/fulltext.html)

         Sahoo, N. K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014). Biodegradation of 4-Bromophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in batch shake flasks and in a continuously operated packed bed reactor. Biodegradation. 25(2), 265-276. (Springer).DOI 10.1007/s10532-013-9658-x. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10532-013-9658-x#)

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K., Ghosh, P. K. and Ghosh, A. (2011). Biodegradation of 4-chlorophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6: Effect of culture conditions and degradation kinetics. Biodegradation. 22(2), 275-286. (Springer). doi: 10.1007/s10532-010-9396-2. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10532-010-9396-2)

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K., Ghosh, P. K. (2011). Biodegradation of p-nitrophenol using Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in a novel upflow packed bed reactor. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 190, 729-737. (Elsevier). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389411004225)

         Ghosh, A., Pakshirajan, K., Ghosh, P. K. and Sahoo, N. K. (2011). “Perchlorate degradation by an indigenous microbial consortium predominantly Burkholderia sp.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 187, 133-139. (Elsevier). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389411000203)

         Ghosh, P. K. (2009). Hexavalent Chromium [Cr(VI)] removal by acid modified waste activated carbons. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 171, 116–122. (Elsevier). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389409008826)

         Ghosh, P. K., Balagurunathan, S. and Basa, C. A. (2012). Electrochemical migration of nickel ion (Ni2+) in contaminated sludge. Journal of hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste. 16(3): 201-206.(ASCE). (http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29HZ.2153-5515.0000115).

         Basha, C. A., Ghosh, P. K. and Gajalakshmi, G. (2008). Total Dissolved solids removal by electrochemical ion exchange (EIX) process. Electrochimica Acta. 54(2), 474-483. (Elsevier). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468608009158)

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2010). Enhancing the biodegradation of 4-chlorophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 via medium development.  International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 64(6), 474-480. (Elsevier). DOI 10.1007/s10532-010-9396-2. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0964830510000843)

         Sahoo, N.K., Ghosh, P. K. and Pakshirajan, K. (2014). Treatment of Refinery Wastewater Using Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in an Upflow Packed Bed Reactor. Desalination and Water Treatment. (Taylor & Francis). doi: 10.1080/19443994.2014.930798. (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/19443994.2014.930798) (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19443994.2014.930798)

         Brahmacharimayum, B. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014). Sulfate Bioreduction and elemental sulfur formation in a packed bed reactor. Journal of Environment and Chemical Engineering. 2(3), 1287-1293.(Elsevier).DOI:10.1016/j.jece.2014.05.018. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213343714001110)

         Dharnaik, A. S. and  Ghosh, P. K. (2014). Hexavalent Chromium [Cr(VI)] removal by Electrochemical Ion-exchange Process. Environmental Technology. 38(18) 2272-2279. (Taylor & Francis). DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2014.902108. (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09593330.2014.902108)

         Sahoo, N. K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2011). Batch biodegradation of para-Nitrophenol Using Arthrobacter Chlorophenolicus A6. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 165(7-8):1587-96. (Springer). (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12010-011-9379-8)

         Sahoo, N. K., Ghosh, P. K. and Pakshirajan, K. (2013) Biodegradation of 4-Bromophenol using Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in a newly designed packed bed reactor. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 115(2), 182-188. (Elsevier). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389172312003684)

         Bharati B. and Ghosh, P. K. (2012). A study on efficiency of five different carbon sources on Sulfate Reduction. Journal of Environmental and Research Development. 7(1): 416-420. (JERAD).

         Sahoo, N. K., Ghosh, P. K. and Pakshirajan, K. and (2011). Kinetics of 4-bromophenol degradation using calcium alginate immobilized Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering. 4(6), 663-668.

         Ghosh, P. K. and Philip, L. (2004) “Atrazine degradation in anaerobic environment by a mixed microbial consortium”. Water Research. 38(9), 2277–2284. (Elsevier). (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043135404000867)

         Ghosh, P. K. and Philip, L. (2006). Environmental Significance of Atrazine in Aqueous Systems and its Removal by Biological Processes: An Overview. GLOBAL NEST: the International Journal. 8(2), 159-178. (GNEST). (http://journal.gnest.org/sites/default/files/Journal%20Papers/159-178_GHOSH_306_8-2.pdf)

         Ghosh, P. K. and Philip, L. (2005). “Performance evaluation of waste activated carbon on atrazine removal from contaminated water”. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B:  B40(3), 425-441 (Taylor and Francis). (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1081/PFC-200047576)

         Ghosh, P. K., Philip, L. and Bandyopadhyay, M. (2005). Management of Atrazine Bearing Wastewater Using an Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactor–Adsorption System. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste. 9(2), 112-121. (ASCE). (http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%291090-025X%282005%299%3A2%28112%29)

         Gupta, S., Pal, A., Ghosh, P. K. and Bandyopadhyay, M. (2003). Performance of waste activated carbon a low-cost adsorbent for the removal of anionic surfactant from aquatic environment. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A.  Vol. A38(2), 381 – 397. (Taylor and Francis). (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1081/ESE-120016902)

         Ghosh, P. K., Philip, L. and Bandyopadhyay, M. (2001). "Anaerobic Treatment of Atrazine Bearing Wastewater", Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. Vol. B36(3), 301-316. (Taylor and Francis). (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1081/PFC-100103571)

 

Conference/ workshop/ symposium

 

         Brahmacharimayum, B. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014) Sulfate Reduction in a Fixed Film Anaerobic Reactor under Shock Loading Conditions. International Conference on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. Paris, France. September 15-16, 2014.

         Rao, P. R., Ngullie N., Golder, A. K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014). Arsenic Removal from contaminated water BY ion exchange, electro membrane and electrochemical ion exchange processes. International Conference in Substantial Environmental technology 2014 (ICSET 2014). Dubai, UAE. August 22-22, 2014.

         Brahmacharimayum, B., Mohanty, M. P. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014). A review on the intermediates, pathways and enzymes utilized in dissimilatory sulfate reduction. International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development-Global Trend, Guwahati, India, January 29-30,2014.

         Mohanty,M.P. and Ghosh, P. K. (2014) “A review on various Bio-kinetic models used in biological sulfate reduction.” Oral presentation at International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for sustainable development – A global trend (IHNRSD-14 ), January 29-31, 2014, Guwahati, India.

         Mohanty, M. P., Brahmacharimayum, B. and Ghosh, P.K. (2014).Simultaneous bioreduction of sulfate and nitrate in batch shake flasks .National Conference on Sustainable Development of Environmental Systems, Organized by Centre for Environment, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India, June 20-21, 2014.

         Mohanty M. P., Laskar M., Brahmacharimayum B.  and Ghosh P. K. (2013). Kinetics of Sulfate  Bioreduction and  Sulfide Oxidation by Mixed Microbial Consortia. Poster presentation in 6th International Congress of Environmental research 'ICER-2013'. December 19-21, 2013, Aurangabad, India.

         Upadhyaya, G., Ghosh, P. K., Hayes, K. and Raskin, L. (2012). Drinking Water Production Using an Anaerobic Fixed-Bed Bioreactor from Water Sources Contaminated with Nitrate and Uranium. 2012 Water Quality Technology Conference during November 4-8, 2012; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

         Abraham S. P., Sahoo, N. K., Pakshirajan K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2012) Batch and Column Study on 4-CP Removal Using Calcium Alginate Immobilized Arthrobacter  Chlorophenolicus A6. International conference International conference on future environment and energy,  ICFEE 2012, held at Singapore during February 26-28, 2012.

         Brahmacharimayum, B. and Ghosh, P. K. (2012). Biological sulfate reduction. International conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystem (ENSURE 2012) held at IIT Guwahati, India, during 27-28 February, 2012.

         Ghosh, A., Shakya, A., Kulkarni, V. V. and Ghosh, P. K. (2012). Environmental Significance of Perchlorate in Aqueous Systems and its Removal Technologies. International conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystem (ENSURE 2012) held at IIT Guwahati, India, during 27-28 February, 2012.

         Brahmacharimayum, B. and Ghosh, P. K. (2012). Acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment to remove sulfate into elemental sulfur by microaerobic process. National Conference on Forestry, Environment and climate change: Issues and Challenges 2012 held at Bilaspur, India, during January 30-31, 2012.

         Brahmacharimayum, B. and Ghosh, P. K. (2011). A study on efficiency of five different carbon sources on Sulfate Reduction. 4th International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER-11) held at Surat, India, during 15- 17 December, 2011.

         Ghosh, P. K., Upadhyaya, G., Raskin, L. and Hayes, K. F. (2011). Comparison of uranium and nitrate removal from simulated groundwater using mixed microbial consortia in the presence and absence of iron. Presented in IWA conference on “Microbes in Wastewater and Waste Treatment, Bioremediation and Energy Production, held in Goa, India during January 24-27, 2011.

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K., Ghosh, P.K. (2011). Biodegradation of p-bromophenol using Ca-alginate immobilized Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 gel beads (Poster). International conference on Climate change and Water. Organized by Department of humanities science of Indian institute of Technology Guwahati During 3rd -5th January 2011

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2010) Batch biodegradation of para- Bromophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6. International conference on genomics sciences. VII Convention of BRSI, organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, India, during November 12-14.

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K.and Ghosh, P. K. (2010) Kinetics of growth and biodegradation of p-nitrophenol and p-chlorophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6.  In Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering. IIT Madras, Chennai, India during August 2-5.

         Clancy, T.; Upadhyaya, G.; Ghosh, P.; Jackson, J., Hayes, K. and Raskin, L. (2010). Biologically Active Carbon Reactors for the Removal of Arsenic and Uranium from Drinking Water. Poster presentation (by Clancy, T.) in ACE10, American Water Works Association, Chicago, Illinois, June 20-24, 2010.

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K.and Ghosh, P. K. (2010) Growth and biodegradation kinetics of p-bromophenol and p-nitrophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6. International conference on Environmental Health and Toxicity organized by IIT Kanpur, India during March 15-17.

         Sahoo, N.K., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2009) Effect of Culture Conditions and Degradation Kinetics of Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 Enhancing the Biodegradation of 4-Chlorophenol. International conference on Emerging Trend in Biotechnology. VI Convention of BRSI,  BHU,  India, during December 2-6.  

         Ghosh, A., Ghosh, P. K., Pakshirajan K. and Daverey A. (2008). Perchlorate and its environmental Effects. 2nd International Congress of Environmental Research ICER-08, held at  Goa, India during 18-20 Dec 2008.

         Ghosh, P. K. and Hemakumar, K. (2008). “Chromium(VI) removal with waste activated carbon”. International Conference on Environment 2008 (ICENV 2008) on Environmental Management and Technologies towards Sustainable Development, to be held at Penang, Malayasia, during 15th to 17th December 2008.

         Ghosh P. K. (2008). Sulfate removal by combined Electrochemical and ion-exchange (EIX) process. National Conference on Integrated Water and Wastewater Management (IWWM 2008), 45th Annual Conference of IAEM, organized by School of water resource engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. (20-22 Nov 2008).

         Ghosh, A., Ghosh P. K. and Pakshirajan K. (2008). Perchlorate degradation by Dechlorosoma KJ. National Conference on Integrated Water and Wastewater Management (IWWM 2008), 45th Annual Conference of IAEM, organized by School of water resource engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. (20-22 Nov 2008).

         Sahoo, N., Pakshirajan, K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2008). Screening of media constituents for chlorophenol biodegradation by Arthrubactor chlorophenolicus A6 employing full factorial design of experiments. ChEmference’08, organized at Department of Chemical Engineering of Indian Inistitute of Technology Kanpur during 5th-6th July 2008.

         Tanwar, P. K., Ghosh, P. K. and Nandy, T. (2005). “Enhanced Biological Nutrient Removal using Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology.” International Conference on Environment and Development: Challenges and Opportunities 2005 (ICEDCO 2005) organized by Swami Shradhanand College in University of Delhi (Venue: School of Environmental Studies) during the period 4-6 March 2005.

         Ghosh, P. K., Philip, L. and Bandyopadhyay, M. (2002). “Treatment of atrazine bearing wastewater by mixed methanogenic culture.” 28th WEDC Conference on sustainable environmental sanitation and water services co-organized by WEDC and Institution of Public Health Engineers, India (IPHE) held during 18-22 November 2002.

         Ghosh, P. K., Philip, L. and Bandyopadhyay, M. (2002). "Effects of Atrazine on Methanogenic Activity of Anaerobic Mixed Microbial Culture". International Conference conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur on Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE 2002) during the period January 3-5, 2002.

         Ghosh, P. K., Philip, L. and Bandyopadhyay, M. (2000). "Anaerobic Treatment of Atrazine Bearing Wastewaters". Ninth Annual Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Conference and Exhibition, 2nd - 6th October 2000, Trinidad and Tobago on Sustainability in Water and Waste Management in Caribbean.

         Sahoo, N., Pakshirajan K. and Ghosh, P. K. (2007). “Evaluation of Actinomycetes and bacteria isolated from soil samples in biodegradation of chlorophenols”. 48th AMI conference held in IIT Madras on 18th December 2007.

         Balakumaran, K., Thamaraiselvi and Ghosh, P. K. (2004). Biological removal of Cr(VI) from wastewater. National Conference on “Development in water science and Management”, conducted on March 2004 by the Department of Civil Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

         Ghosh, P. K., Philip, L. and Bandyopadhyay M. (2001). "Effect of Atrazine on Anaerobic Treatment Process". Indian Association for Environmental Management (IAEM). Conference on Recent Advances in Waste Management (RAWM), organized jointly by Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) during February 23-25, 2001.

 

Short term courses/ seminars conducted

          Coordinator of QIP STC on “Recent Trends and Technologies in industrial waste treatment and management” organized at Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati, during 3-7 December 2007. Co-coordinator: Dr. S. B. Gokhale.

 

Teachings:

 

UG courses:

Course No.

Course Name

Instructor/Tutor/Coordinator

Remarks

ME 111

Engineering Drawing

Instructor and Tutor

 

CE 307

Environmental Engineering 1

Instructor

With laboratory

CE 401

Environmental Engineering 2

Instructor

 

CE 204

Civil Engineering Drawing

Instructor

With laboratory (Old course)

CE 312

Seminar

Coordinator

Old Course

CE 400

Introduction to Project

Coordinator

 

CE 498

Project

Coordinator

 

PG courses:

Course No.

Course Name

Instructor/Tutor/

Coordinator

Remarks

CE 521

Process Chemistry for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Instructor

With laboratory

CE 522

Physico-chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering

Instructor

 

CE 524

Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering

Instructor

 

CE 525

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

Instructor

 

CE 664

Industrial Wastewater Pollution Control

Instructor

 

CE 527

Design of Environmental Engineering Systems

Evaluator with all the group members

 

CE 554

Unit Processes and operations in water treatment

Instructor

Old course

CE 557

Water Chemistry and microbiology

Instructor

Old course

 

Guidance


Doctor of Philosophy

Name of student

Roll No.

Status

Co-Guide

Mr. Naresh Kumar Sahoo

06615204

Degree Awarded

Dr. K. Pakshirajan (Biotech.)

Ms. Atreyi Ghosh

06615203

Degree Awarded

Dr. K. Pakshirajan (Biotech.)

Ms. Bharati Brahmacharimayum

08615205

Degree Awarded

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Mr. Arvind Kumar Shakya

10610404

Continuing

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Mr. Kulkarni V. Vijaykumar

126104003

Continuing

Dr. A. K. Golder (Chemical)

Ms. Ranjeeta Bhande

146104040

Continuing

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M. Tech. Project Guidance:

 

Sl No.

Name of student

Roll No.

1.         

Naruttom Das

144104095

2.         

Ramkishor J. Kashyap

144104115

3.         

Pratik Prakash Kulkarni

134104080

4.         

Perla Harish

134104082

5.         

Dhananjay Singh Shyamal

134104095

6.         

Mohit Prakash Mohanty

124104084

7.         

Akshay Kumar

124104085

8.         

Rajesh Kumar Meena

11410489

9.         

Mahasweta Laskar

114104110

10.      

Mr. Kulkarni Vihangraj Vijaykumar

10410464

11.      

Pandu Ranga Rao B.

09410461

12.      

Sujith P. Abraham

09410453

13.      

Nzanthung Ngullie

07410452

14.      

Dharnaik Amit Shivaputra

07410449

15.      

Hema Kumar Kanipakam

06410426

16.      

Norbu Sangey

04410425

Research/Consultancy Projects

Externally funded projects

 

Reference

Funding Agency

Duration

Status/start date

Investigator(s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(PI)

(CoI)

22(0672)/14/EMR-II

CSIR, India

3 yrs

January 2015-

Dr. R. Uppaluri

Dr. P. K. Ghosh

Dr. A. Golder

W.11017/44/2011-WQ

MDWS, India

3 yrs

Dec 2013 -

 Dr. P. K. Ghosh

---

22(0609)/12/EMR-II

CSIR, India

3 yrs

January 2013

 Dr. P. K. Ghosh

---

SR/FTP/ETA-24/2007

DST, India

3 yrs

Completed

 Dr. P. K. Ghosh

---

 

Consultancy Projects 

Project Title

Sponsoring Agency

         Characterisation of sludge from secondary treatment plant of Nagaon Paper mill

HPCL, Kagaznagar

         Performance study of primary clarifier of ETP in HPCL, Kagaznagar

HPCL, Kagaznagar

         Investigation of water quality for the work of proposed Brahmaputra Bridge

Gamon India Ltd.

         Construction of 1000 seater Boys hostel no 9 at IIT Guwahati- Investigation of water quality 

Ms/ Badri Rai & Co., Duliagang.

         Construction of Students centre Phase II, canteens and covered stage at IIT Guwahati campus - Investigation of water quality 

M/S Arunoday Construction Co(P) Ltd., Guwahati

         Construction of 18 units of D typw quarters in 3 blocks (Phase IV) at IITG campus – Investigation of water quality

M/S S. M. Khetawat, Nagaon

         Water characterization related to hydropower project in Lumba Distt., Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

M/s: NJC Hydropower Limited, Noida

         Suitability of water sample for construction purpose

M/S: NTPC

         Operation and maintenance services of sewage treatment plant including pumping station, rising mains and external sewerage lines at IITG campus.

M/S D. P. Traders

 
Other Activities:

Members of various committees of the Department/ Institute

 

         Lab In charge (Env. Engg. Lab), CE, IITG – 2010-12

         DUPC Secretary, Dept. of CE / IUPC member, IITG (since Sept. 2013)

         DUGCRC chairman of Dept. of CE / CUGCRC member of IITG

         Steering committee member of Green Office, IITG

         Steering Committee member of Centre for Environment, IITG

 

Invited Lecture/Guest Lectures as resource person

          Invited lecture as resource person for a workshop on “Water quality in Assam: Status and Strategies” by Water Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO), PHE of Govt. of Assam, on 12-13 Dec 2013 at PHED, Bethuchi, Guwahati. Topic: Drinking water treatment techonologies with emphasis on microbial contamination.

         Invited lectures as resource person for “QIP STC on Biotechniques for Pollution Control and Resource Recovery” organized at Centre for the Environment, IIT Guwahati during 1-5 July 2013. Topic: Biological process and privies of a conservancy system of sanitation.

         Invited lectures as resource person for “QIP STC on Biotechniques for Pollution Control and Resource Recovery” organized at Centre for the Environment, IIT Guwahati during 1-5 July 2013. Topic: Biological Sulfate reduction”.

         Invited lecture as Junior Researcher at “Indo-US Workshop on Water Quality and Sustainability”, organized at IIT Chennai during 7-11 January 2013. Topic: “Biological process on simultaneous removal of uranium and nitrate from contaminated water”.

         Invited lecture for “A day long workshop” on 4th August 2008, organized by Public Health Engineering (PHE), in the context of the International year of Sanitation, 2008 on “Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM).”

         Invited Lecture for “A two day training program” from 31.01.2008 to 01.02.2008, organized by Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI) under the sponsorship of Ministry of DoNER, Govt. of India on Urban Development issues in the North-East.

         Invited lectures as resource person for QIP-STC on “Recent Developments in Wastewater Treatment using Anaerobic Reactors”, IIT Guwahati during 25-29 Dec. 2006. Topic: Treatment of atrazine bearing wastewater by combined UASB-Adsorption system.

         Invited lecture in an “NGO meet” organized by APCB in January 2005 at Institution of Engineers building. Topic: Municipal Solid Waste Management.

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