Assistant Professor

Dr. Pankaj Pathak

Department of Environmental Science

Interests

  1. Solid Waste Management
  2. Waste to Energy
  3. Geochemistry

Education

2005

DAVV Indore
India
B.Sc.

2007

DAVV Indore
India
M.Sc.

2014

IIT Bombay
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • 2015-2020, Assistant Professor | Marwadi Education Foundation Groups of Institutions Gujarat

Research Interest

  • Municipal solid waste management & waste to energy
  • Circular economy on Industrial by-products
  • E-waste recycling and metal recovery
  • Synthesis and characterization of bioplastics
  • Treatment of Textile effluents: silicate removal
  • Environmental issues on soil contamination and remediation techniques

Memberships

  • International Association of Geochemistry

Publications

  • Review on Indian Municipal Solid Waste Management Practices for Reduction of Environmental Impacts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals - Y. Pujara, P. Pathak*, A. Sharma, J. Govani, Journal of Environmental Management, 248, 109238 (2019).
  • Sorption Isotherms, Kinetics, and Thermodynamics of Contaminants in Indian Soils - P. Pathak*, S. Sharma, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 144(10), 1-9 (2018).
  • Identification of personal exposure to air pollutants from bonfire during winter season of rural area of Gujarat, India - S. Gautam*, A. Talatiya, M. Patel, K. Chabhadiya, P. Pathak*, Exposure and Health, 1, 1-9 (2018).
  • Assessment of legislation and practices for the sustainable management of WEEE in India - P. Pathak*, R.R. Srivastava, Ojasvi, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 78, 220-232 (2017).
  • An assessment of strontium sorption onto bentonite buffer material in waste repository - P. Pathak*, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24, 8825-8836 (2017).
  • Guidelines for Quantification of Geomaterial-Contaminant Interaction- P. Pathak, D.N. Singh*, G.G. Pandit, R.R. Rakesh, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 20(1), 1-10 (2016).
  • Statistical Analysis for Prediction of Distribution Coefficient (kd) of Soil-contaminant System - P. Pathak, D.N. Singh*, P.R. Apte, G.G. Pandit, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 142 (1), 1-11 (2016).
  • Establishing Sensitivity of Distribution Coefficient on Various Attributes of Soil-contaminant System - P. Pathak, D.N. Singh, G.G. Pandit, P.R. Apte, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 18(1), 64-75 (2014).
  • Determination of Distribution Coefficient: A Critical Review - P. Pathak, D.N. Singh, G.G. Pandit, R.R. Rakesh, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 14, 27-64 (2014).
  • Characterization of Aeolian Sands from Indian desert - G.P. Padmakumar, K. Srinivas, K.V. Uday, K.R Iyer, P. Pathak, S.M. Keshava, D.N. Singh, Engineering Geology, 139-140, 38-49 (2012).
  • Solvent mediated interaction for the selective recovery of Cadmium from Ni-Cd Spent battery - A. Agrawal, P. Pathak, D. Mishra, K.K. Sahu, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 173, 77-84 (2012).

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