Journal Publications

UrpiCabrejos-Cardeña, Gabriel Enrique De-la-Torre, Sina Dobaradaran, Selvasembian Rangabhashiyam, An ecotoxicological perspective of microplastics released by face masks, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 443, Part B, 5 February 2023, 130273

Sasidharan V., Jordana Georgin, Dison S. P. Franco, Lucas Meili, Pardeep Singh, Ali H. Jawad, Rangabhashiyam Selvasembian, Hexavalent chromium adsorption onto environmentally friendly mesquite gum-based polyurethane foam, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (2022).

Anita Sudhaik, Pankaj Raizada, Tansir Ahamad, Saad M.Alshehri, Van-Huy Nguyen, Quyet Van Le, Sourbh Thakur, Vijay Kumar Thakur, Rangabhashiyam Selvasembian, Pardeep Singh, Recent advances in cellulose supported photocatalysis for pollutant mitigation: A review, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2022.


Rangabhashiyam Selvasembian, Eric D. van Hullebusch, Joyabrata Mal, Biotechnology for Environmental Protection, Springer Singapore, 2022, 978-981-19-4936-4

S Rangabhashiyam, V Ponnusami, Pardeep Singh, Biotechnological Approaches in Waste Management, CRC Press, 2022, ISBN 1000778088, 9781000778083

Rangabhashiyam Selvasembian, Pardeep Singh, Biosorption for Wastewater Contaminants, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 2021 Print ISBN:9781119737599 |Online ISBN:9781119737629 |DOI:10.1002/9781119737629

Journal Publications

Dr Karthik Rajendran - Optimizing aeration efficiency and forecasting dissolved oxygen in brackish water aquaculture: Insights from paddle wheel aerator" in Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Q1 Journal, IF 5.7) DOI:

Ganeshan P, Rajendran K (2022) Dynamic simulation and optimization of anaerobic digestion processes using MATLAB. Bioresour Technol 351:126970.(IF:9.642) (IF: 11.88) (Link)

Gowd, S. C., Kumar, D., Lin, R., & Rajendran, K. (2022). Bioresource Technology Reports Nutrient recovery from wastewater in India: A perspective from mass and energy balance for a sustainable circular economy. Bioresource Technology Reports, 18(April), 101079. (Link)(Link)

Book Chapters

Gowd, S. C., Kumar, D., Rajendran, K. 2021. A case study on integrated systems analysis for biomethane use. Green-Economy: Systems Analysis for Sustainability, 2022, 231-242 (Elsevier). (Link)

Veluchamy, C., Loganath, R., Sharma, D., Gowd, S.C., Rajendran, K., Varma, V.S., 2021. Recovery of value-added materials from wastewater. Curr. Dev. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 175–196.(Link)

Kondusamy, D., Kaushal, M., Ahlawat, S., Rajendran, K., 2021. The role of techno-economic implications and governmental policies in accelerating the promotion of biomethane technologies. Emerg. Technol. Biol. Syst. Biogas Upgrad. 447–466.(Link)

Journal 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).

Journal Publications

Patel, L., Singh, R., Thottathil, S.D. (2023). Land use drivers of riverine methane dynamics in a tropical river basin, India. Water Research, 228: 119380.

Thottathil, S.D., Reis, PCJ., Prairie, Y.T. (2022). Variability and controls of stable carbon isotopic fractionation during aerobic methane oxidation in temperate lakes. Frontiers in Environmental Science,10:833688.

Thottathil, S.D., Reis, PCJ., Prairie, Y.T. (2022). Magnitude and drivers of oxic methane production in small temperate lakes. Environmental Science & Technology, 56 (15), 11041–11050.

Reis, P. C.J, Thottathil, S. D., & Prairie, Y. T. (2022). The role of methanotrophy in the microbial carbon metabolism of temperate lakes. Nature Communications, 13:43.

Thottathil, S. D., & Prairie, Y. T. (2021). Coupling of stable carbon isotopic signature of methane and ebullitive fluxes in northern temperate lakes. Science of The Total Environment, 777, 146117.

Journal Publications

Dar, J.A., Subashree, K, Khan, M.L., 2022. Sacred groves of Central India: Diversity status, carbon storage, and conservation strategies. Biotropica. 10.1111/btp.13157 (Wiley, IF 2.858)

Liang, J., Dar, J.A.,…. et al. 2022. Evidence of co-limitation in global forest diversity gradients. Nature Ecology and Evolution. (Nature, IF 19.1)

Dar, J.A., Subashree, K, Khan, M.L., 2022. An invasive shrub Lantana camara L. alters the flora and soils in tropical dry deciduous forests of Central India. Biotropica (Wiley, IF 2.858)

Raha, D., Dar, J.A., Kothandaraman, S., Khan, M.L., 2022. Variation in soil organic carbon stocks in three tropical dry deciduous forests of Madhya Pradesh, India. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 12(1): 1-16.

Book Chapters

Subashree K.,Dar, J.A., Bhat, N.A., Sundarapandian S., Khan M.L. 2022. Tree Plantation: A Silver Bullet to Achieve Carbon Neutrality? In: Panwar, P., Shukla, G., Bhat, J.A., Chakravarty, S. (eds) Land Degradation Neutrality: Achieving SDG 15 by Forest Management. Springer, Singapore.

Journal Publications

Dr Deep Raj- "Microplastics in Indian aquatic systems and its effects on plants, aquatic organisms and humans, and its methods of remediation" in Chemistry and Ecology (Q2 Journal, IF 2.5)

Singh, S., Maiti, S.K. and Raj, D., 2023. An approach to quantify heavy metals and their source apportionment in coal mine soil: a study through PMF model. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 195(2), 306.

Kumar, A., Raj, D., Maiti, S.K., Maleva, M. and Borisova, G., 2022. Soil Pollution and Plant Efficiency Indices for Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal (loid) s: Two-Decade Study (2002–2021). Metals, 12(8), 1330.

Raj, D., Kumar, A. and Maiti, S.K., 2022. Health Risk Assessment of Children Exposed to the Soil Containing Potentially Toxic Elements: A Case Study from Coal Mining Areas. Metals, 12(11), 1795.

Book Chapters

Deep Raj, PS Paul and SK Maiti (2017). Chapter: Improvements in Fertility of Reclaimed Coalmine Dumps Due to Afforestation –A Case Study from North Karanpura Area, CCL, India. Sustainable Mining Practices. Page: 45-54, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi. (Editors: AK Gorai and DS Nimaje).

Journal Publications

Dr Kousik Das - "Groundwater Salinity Across India: Predicting Occurrences and Controls by Field-Observations and Machine Learning Modeling" in Environmental Science & Technology (Q1 Journal, IF 11.4)

Influence of hydrology and sanitation on groundwater coliform contamination in parts of Western Bengal Basin: Implication to safe drinking water - Dey, U., Sarkar, S., Duttagupta, S., Bhattacharya, A., Das, K., Saha, S., Mukherjee, A. Frontiers in Water 84, (2022).

Shallow and deep submarine groundwater discharge to a tropical sea: Implications to coastal hydrodynamics and aquifer vulnerability - Das, K., Debnth, P., Layek, M.K., Sarkar, S., Ghosal, S., Mishra, A.K., Choudhury, K., Agrahari, S., Sengupta, P., Lane, J., Mukherjee, A. Journal of Hydrology (605), 127335 (2022).

Observing tidal and storm generated wave height impact on groundwater levels in a tropical delta (the Sundarbans) - Das, K., Sarkar, S., Mukherjee, A., Das, P., Pathak, A. Journal of Hydrology 603, 126813 (2021).

Book Chapter

Potential Impact of Climate Change on Surface Water and Groundwater Interactions in lower reaches of Ganges river, India. Groundwater of South Asia - Hossain, S.A., Das, K., Bhanja, S. Mukherjee, A. Chapter 34, pp 583-591 (2017).

Journal Publications

Dr Deblina Dutt - "Safeguarding drinking water: A brief insight on characteristics, treatments, and risk assessment of contamination" in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Q1 Journal, IF 3) DOI:

An insight on sampling, identification, quantification and characteristics of microplastics in solid wastes – P. Samanta, S. Dey, D. Kundu, D. Dutta, R. Jambulkar, R. Mishra, A.R. Ghosh, S. Kumar - Trends in Environmental Analytical Chemistry 36, e00181 (2022)

Greenhouse-temperature induced manure driven low carbon footprint in aquaculture mesocosm- D. Dutta, D. Kundu, B.B. Jana, S. Lahiri, J.N. Bhakta - Carbon Research 1(1), 1-12 (2022)

Greenhouse-temperature induced manure driven low carbon footprint in aquaculture mesocosm- D. Dutta, D. Kundu, B.B. Jana, S. Lahiri, J.N. Bhakta - Carbon Research 1(1), 1-12 (2022)

A review on recovery processes of metals from E-waste: A green perspective - D. Dutta, R. Rautela, L.K.S. Gujjala, D. Kundu, P. Sharma, M. Tembhare, S. Kumar - Science of the Total Environment 859(2), 160391 (2022)

Journal Publications

Dr Debajyoti Kundu - "Safeguarding drinking water: A brief insight on characteristics, treatments, and risk assessment of contamination" in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Q1 Journal, IF 3) DOI:

Dutta D, Kundu D, Jana BB, Lahiri S and Bhakta JN (2022) Greenhouse-temperature induced manure driven low carbon footprint in aquaculture mesocosm. Carbon Research. 1, 18.

Dutta D, Kundu D, Jana BB, Lahiri S and Bhakta JN (2022) Greenhouse-temperature induced manure driven low carbon footprint in aquaculture mesocosm. Carbon Research. 1, 18.

Dutta D, Kundu D, Jana BB, Lahiri S and Bhakta JN (2022) Growth dependent carbon sequestration proficiency of algal consortium grown in carbon dioxide enriched simulated greenhouse. Bioresource Technology Reports. 18, 101090

Book Chapters

Samanta P, Dey S, Kundu D and Ghosh AR. (2023) Effect of Co-Digestion and Pretreatment on the Bio-Hythane Production (S Kumar, R Rena eds) In: Biofuels, CRC Press, Boca Raton. eBook ISBN: 9781003197737.

Kundu D, Das M, Mahle R, Biswas P, Karmakar S and Banerjee R. (2019) Citrus fruits (C Galanakis ed) In: Valorization of fruit processing by-products, Academic Press, Elsevier. Academic Press, USA. pp. 145-166. ISBN: 9780128171066.

Journal Publications

Liang, J… Kothandaraman, S., et al. 2022. Co-limitation towards lower latitudes shapes global forest diversity gradients. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 6, 1423–1437.

Dar, J.A., Kothandaraman, S., Khare, P.K., Khan, M.L. 2022. Sacred groves of Central India: diversity status, carbon storage and conservation strategies. Biotropica, 13157.

Book Chapters

Kothandaraman, S., Bhat, N.A., Sundarapandian, S., Khan, M.L. Tree plantation: a silver bullet to achieve carbon neutrality? In: Panwar, P., Shukla, G., Bhat, J.A., Chakravarty, S. (Eds.) Land Degradation Neutrality: Achieving SDG 15 by Forest Management, Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 205-227.

Dar J.A., Kothandaraman, S., Bhat, N.A., Sundarapandian S., Xu, M., Saikia P., Kumar A., Kumar A., Khare P.K., Khan M.L. 2020. Role of Major Forest Biomes in Climate Change Mitigation: An Eco-Biological Perspective. In: Roy, N., Roychoudhury, S., Nautiyal, S., Agarwal, S.K., Baksi, S. (Eds.) Socio-economic and Eco-biological Dimensions in Resource use and Conservation: Strategies for Sustainability. Springer Nature, Switzerland, pp. 483-526.

Journal Publications

Dr Saikat Sinha Ray, - "Leveraging ChatGPT and Bard: What does it convey for water treatment/desalination and harvesting sectors?" in Desalination (Q1 Journal, IF 9.9) DOI:

Saikat Sinha Ray, Rohit Kumar Verma, Ashutosh Singh, Mahesh Ganesapillai, and Young-Nam Kwon. “A Holistic review on how artificial intelligence has redefined water treatment and seawater desalination Processes.” Desalination 546 (2023): 116221.

Saikat Sinha Ray, Pranav RT Peddinti, Ritesh Soni, Byungmin Kim, You-In Park, In-Chul Kim, Chang Young Lee, and Young-Nam Kwon. “Effectiveness of nanoparticles-based ultrahydrophobic coating for concrete Materials.” Journal of Building Engineering (2023): 105799.

Saikat Sinha Ray, Ritesh Soni, Dao Thi Thanh Huyen, Srinath Ravi, Suwan Myung, Chang Young Lee, and Young‐Nam Kwon. “Chemical engineering of electrospun nanofibrous‐based three‐layered nonwoven Polymeric protective mask for enhanced performance.” Journal of Applied Polymer Science: (2022) E53584.

Saikat Sinha Ray, Ritesh Soni, In-Chul Kim, You-In Park, Chang Young Lee, and Young-Nam Kwon. “Surface Innovation for fabrication of superhydrophobic sand grains with improved water holding capacity for Various environmental applications.” Environmental Technology & Innovation 28 (2022): 102849.

Journal Publications

Dr Nirav P. Raval - "Heavy metal pollution in indoor dust of residential, commercial, and industrial areas: a review of evolutionary trends" in Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health (Q2 Journal, IF 5.1) DOI:

Silori, R., Zang, J., Raval, N.P., Giri, B.S., Mahlknecht, J., Mora, A., Dueñas-Moreno, J., Tauseef, S.M., Kumar, M., 2023. Bioresour. Technol. 387, 129537. (SCI-IF: 11.4).

Book Chapters

Raval, N. P. & Kumar, M. (2020) An Overview of Big Data Analytics: A State-of-the-Art Platform for Water Resources Management. In: Kumar M, Munoz-Arriola F, Furumai H, Chaminda T, (eds.) Resilience, Response, and Risk in Water Systems: Shifting Management and Natural Forcings Paradigms. Springer Nature. 43–56. ISBN: 9789811546686. (Citation: 02)

Shah, P. U., Raval, N. P. & Solanki, H. (2020) Removal of Copper (II) from aqueous solution by using CSCMQ In: Arya A, (eds.) Environment at Crossroads: Challenges and Green Solutions. Scientific Publishers India. 191. ISBN: 9789389184938.