Dr. Shoji D. Thottathil

Recent Publications

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

Dr. Karthik Rajendran

Recent Publications

1. 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)

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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.

Dr. Lakhveer Singh

Recent Publications

1. 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).

2. 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

3. 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.

4. 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.


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

Dr. Pankaj Pathak

Recent Publications

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.


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.

Book Chapters

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.