Assistant Professor

Dr. Pankaj Pathak

Department of Environmental Science


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



DAVV Indore


DAVV Indore


IIT Bombay


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


  • International Association of Geochemistry


  • 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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