Recent Publications


1. Paula C.J. Reis, Shoji D. Thottathil, Clara Ruiz-Gonzalez, Yves T. Prairie (2020). Niche separation within aerobic methanotrophic bacteria across lakes and its link to methane oxidation rates. Environmental Microbiology. 22(2):738-751

2. Rajendran, K., Mahapatra, D., Venkatraman, A. V., Muthuswamy, S., & Pugazhendhi, A. (2020). Advancing anaerobic digestion through two-stage processes: Current developments and future trends. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 123, 109746. (IF-10.556)

3. Toor, M., Kumar, S. S., Malyan, S. K., Bishnoi, N. R., Mathimani, T., Rajendran, K., & Pugazhendhi, A. (2020). An overview on bioethanol production from lignocellulosic feedstocks. Chemosphere, 242, 125080. (IF-5.108)

4. Lakhveer Singh*, Supriyanka Rana, Sveta Thakur, Deepak Pant, (2020), Bioelectrofuel synthesis by nanoenzyme: A novel alternative to conventional enzymes. Trends in Biotechnology Journal. (I.F. 13.74).

5. Luguang Wang, Ye Chen, Fei Long, Lakhveer Singh, Stephani Trujillo, Xiang Xiao, Hong Liu. (2020). Breaking the Loop: Tackling Homoacetogenesis by Chloroform to Halt Hydrogen Production-Consumption Loop in Single Chamber Microbial Electrolysis Cells. Chemical Engineering Journal. 389.124436. I.F. 8.35

6. Zaied Bin Khalid, Zularisam, Lakhveer Singh, Md. Nurul Islam Siddique, Mohd Nasrullah*, Santhana Krishnan (2020), Co-digestion of Palm Oil Mill Effluent for Enhanced Biogas Production in Solar Assisted Bioreactor: Supplementation of Ammonium Bicarbonate. Science of the Total Environment. 706, 136095. I.F.5.58.

7. Zaied, B. K., Mamunur Rashid, Mohd Nasrullah, A. W. Zularisam, Deepak Pant, and Lakhveer Singh*. (2020) "A comprehensive review on contaminants removal from pharmaceutical wastewater by electrocoagulation process." Science of The Total Environment. 138095. I.F.5.58.

8. K. Chabhadiya, P. Pathak*, R.R. Srivastava (2020) “Growth projections against set-target of renewable energy and resultant impact on emissions reduction in India”, Environmental Engg. Res. In print.


9. Bose, A., Lin, R., Rajendran, K., O'Shea, R., Xia, A., & Murphy, J. D. (2019). How to optimise photosynthetic biogas upgrading: a perspective on system design and microalgae selection. Biotechnology advances, 107444. (IF-12.831)

10. Awasthi, M. K., Sarsaiya, S., Wainaina, S., Rajendran, K., Kumar, S., Quan, W., ... & Zhang, Z. (2019). A critical review of organic manure biorefinery models toward sustainable circular bioeconomy: Technological challenges, advancements, innovations, and future perspectives. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 111, 115-131. (IF-10.556)

11. McDonagh, S., Deane, P., Rajendran, K., & Murphy, J. D. (2019). Are electrofuels a sustainable transport fuel? Analysis of the effect of controls on carbon, curtailment, and cost of hydrogen. Applied Energy, 247, 716-730. (IF-8.426)

12. Dhamodharan, K., Varma, V. S., Veluchamy, C., Pugazhendhi, A., & Rajendran, K. (2019). Emission of volatile organic compounds from composting: A review on assessment, treatment and perspectives. Science of The Total Environment, 133725. (IF-5.589)

13. Rajendran, K., & Murthy, G. S. (2019). Techno-economic and life cycle assessments of anaerobic digestion–A review. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 101207.

Book Chapters

1. Dhamodharan, K., Ahlawat, S., Kaushal, M., & Rajendran, K. (2020). Economics and cost analysis of waste biorefineries. In Refining Biomass Residues for Sustainable Energy and Bioproducts (pp. 545-565). Academic Press.

2. Rajendran, K., Lin, R., Wall, D. M., & Murphy, J. D. (2019). Influential Aspects in Waste Management Practices. In Sustainable Resource Recovery and Zero Waste Approaches (pp. 65-78). Elsevier.

3. J. Govani, H. Patel, Y. Pujara, K. Chabhadiya, P. Pathak* (2020) Technological Upgradation and Advancement for Treatment of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries. In: Hussain C. (eds) Handbook of Environmental Materials Management. Springer, Cham, ISBN 978-3-319-58538-3.

4. N. Koshi*, P. Pathak (2020). “Removal of strontium by physico-chemical adsorptions and ion exchange methods”, Chapter 10, Strontium Contamination in the Environment” volume series 88, P. 185-202, Springer Nature Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-030-15314-4.

5. P. Pathak*, R.R. Srivastava, G. Keceli, S. Mishra (2020). “Assessment of alkaline earth metals (Ca, Sr, Ba) and its associated health impact”, Chapter 12, Strontium Contamination in the Environment” volume series 88, P. 227-243, Springer Nature Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-030-15314-4.

6. R.R. Srivastava, P. Pathak*, M. Perveen (2020). “Environmental and health impact due to Uranium Mining, Chapter 3, Uranium in plants and the environment", P. 69-89, Springer Nature Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-030-14960-4.

7. R.R. Srivastava, P. Pathak*, (2020). Policy issues for efficient management of E-waste in developing countries”, Chapter 4, Handbook of Electronic Waste management, P. 81-99, Elsevier, ISBN 9780128170304.


1. Lakhveer Singh*, Abu Yousuf, Durga Mahapatra (2020).“Bioreactors: Sustainable design and industrial applications in mitigation of GHG emissions. Publisher Elsevier” ISBN: 9780128212646

2. P. Pathak, D. K. Gupta (2020). “Strontium Contamination in the Environment” volume series 88, Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Springer Nature Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-030-15314-4.