Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700032
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Teaching Experience (5)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2016 November to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2013 November to 2016 November
University of Calcutta Assistant Professor 2013 May to 2013 November
National Institute of Technology - Durgapur Assistant Professor 2007 October to 2013 May
ITME - Sarisha Lecturer 2005 to 2007
Industrial Experience (1)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
nplant training at IPCL, Nagothane, Maharashtra  to 
Field of Specialization
Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering,
Courses Taught/Teaching
Chemical Thermodynamics; Kinetics & Bioreaction Engineering,Modelling & Simulation of Bioprocess Engineering, Renewable Energy Technology; Advanced Environment Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering; Marine Biotechnology; Separation Technology; Chemical Process Calculation, Bioseparation Technology
Research Area
Wastewater Treatment; Water Quality Assessment & Management; Bioremediation; Natural Dye; Nano Technology; Landfill Liner; Modelling & Simulation
14 years
Conference Papers Published (23)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

GO-TiO2 nanocomposite for treatment of textile effluent Abstract book of international conference on Current Trends in Materials Science and Engineering (CTMSE 2018) 2018 Banerjee, P., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Das, P. -105
Bioremediation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): Optimization with Response Surface Methodology and toxicity analysis of treated products National Seminar on Recent Trends in Environmental Research 2017 Barman, S.R., Banerjee, P., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Das, P. -5
Ternary dye effluent treatment by integrated biodegradation-adsorption approach: optimization and toxicity analysis UGC sponsored national level seminar on Recent Advances In Biological Sciences 2017 Banerjee, P., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Das, P. -60
Biodegradation of textile dye using isolated novel bacterial species: Acinetobacter sp. Abstract book of RUSA-Funded International Level Seminar on Recent Trends in Microbiology held in Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math 2017 Roy, U., Das, P. -175
Evaluation of integrated biosorption - biodegradation approach for azo dye removal Abstract book of Workshop titled Connecting People to Nature to celebrate the spirit of World Environment Day, 2017 2017 Banerjee, P., Das, P. and Mukhopadhyay, A. -19
Journal Papers Published (132)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Graphene oxide-nanobentonite composite sieves for enhanced desalination and dye removal Desalination 2019 Priya Banerjee, Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, Papita Das 451-231-240
Role of Manglicolous fungi isolated from Indian Sundarban mangrove forest for the treatment of metal containing solution: Batch and optimization using response surface methodology Environment Technology and Innovation, Elsevier Publication 2019 P Das, S Mohanty, A Ganguli, P Das, P Chaudhuri 13-166-178
Integral approach of Sorption coupled with Bio-degradation for treatment of azo dye using Pseudomonas sp.: Batch, Toxicity, Artificial neural network 3-Biotech 2018 Uttariya Roy, Shubhalakshmi Sengupta, Papita Das, Avijit Bhowal, Siddhartha Datta 8-192
Treatment of textile effluent using bacteria-immobilized graphene oxide nanocomposites: evaluation of effluent detoxification Journal: Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy 2018 Priya Banerjee, Papita Das, Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay DOI: 10.1007/s10098-018-1602-7-
A comparative study of liquid-liquid extraction in different rotating bed contactors Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification 2018 Sudhanya Karmakar, Avijit Bhowal, Papita Das 132-187-193
Books Published (13)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Membrane technology. In: Carbon Nanotubes for Clean Water by Banerjee, P., Das, R., Das, P., and Mukhopadhyay, A. Ed: R. Das, Springer Nature [ISBN: 978-3-319-95602-2] 2018
Nanomaterial for CO2 Sequestration by Banerjee, P., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Das, P Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials. Eds: M.A. Maleque, E. Bayraktar, I. Choudhury, D. Grau, J. Haider, S. Hashmi, M. Hashmi, G. Majumdar, H. Metselaar, Z. Qamar, M. Roy, Elsevier [DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-813195-4.11031-4] 2018
Biodegradation Behaviour of Cellulose-Reinforced PMMA Composites in Pond Water by Sengupta S., Das P., Datta S., Sain S., Mukhopadhyay A., Ray D. Ghosh S. (eds) Utilization and Management of Bioresources. Springer, Singapore 2018
Shamik Chowdhury, Rajasekhar Balasubramanian, Papita Das, Novel Carbon-Based Nanoadsorbents for Removal of Synthetic Textile Dyes from Wastewaters, In book: GREEN CHEMISTRY FOR DYES REMOVAL FROM WASTE WATER - Research Trends and Applications John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey, and Scrivener Publishing LLC, Salem, Massachusetts, Editors: Sanjay K. Sharma 2015
Aisha Zaman, Papita Das, Priya Banerjee, Biosorption of Dye Molecules, Book: Toxicity and Waste Management Using Bioremediation Edited by Ashok K. Rathoure & Vinod K. Dhatwalia - IGI Global 2015
Awarded By Award Name Year

CIPET, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt of India 8th National award (2017-18) for Technology Innovation 2019
6th ICONSWM 2016 Excellent Papers Award 2016
The Biotech Research Society of India Malaviya Memoria Award (Young Faculty Category) 2015
Bio-resource & Bioprocessing Outstanding Contribution Award in recognition of excellent paper 2015
Desalination Journal Top Cited Articles Published in Desalination Journal, Elsvier 2013
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (8)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Keka Sinha Extraction and Application of Natural Dyes Complete 2016
Antara Ganguli Biodegradation coupled with Nanobioremediation for the treatment of wastewater containing aromatic hydrocarbons Ongoing 2015
Swapnila Roy Treatability study on the treatment of wastewater containing fluoride compounds by chemical method Ongoing 2015
Dolanchapa Sikdar Treatment of Fluoride containing water bodies through nanoparticles based remediation and bioremediation by Micro-organism Ongoing 2015
Uttariya Roy Decolourization of Dye effluents using integrated approach of sorption and biodegradation in bio-reactor Ongoing 2015
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (14)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Megha Srivastava Extraction of Fermentable sugars from cellulosic compounds and application of it in production of bio-ethanol/biofuel 2017
Suparna Bhattacharyya Chemical/Biochemical treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater 2017
Shalendra Kumar Removal of Dyes from Aqueous Solution Using Various Adsorbents 2013
Satarupa Bhattacharya Isolation and characterization of PAH (Acenaphthene) resistant bacteria from marine water & soil sample 2013
Dibyajyoti Halder Analysis on water Quality of Damodar River in South-Bengal Region and Teesta River in North-Bengal Region, India with an assessment of Water Quality Index 2013
Project Works (10)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Role of carbonaceous materials and cellulose nano-fibres polymeric composite for treatment of multiple pollutants present in waste water 2018 to 2021 Ongoing
Green synthesis of iron nanoparticles from manglicolous fungi of Indian Sunderban and their application in sequestration of heavy metals from contaminated water Principal Investigator DBT 2015 to 2018 Ongoing
Removal of pharmaceutical derivatives present in waste water by advanced oxidation integrating with microstructure and rotating packed bed of grapheme (G)/Graphene oxide (GO)/GO-metal nanocomposites DST 2017 to 2020 Ongoing
Assessment and modeling on decolourization of textile effluents by sorption coupled with biodegradation in a fluidized bed bioreactor and evaluation of reactor performance Principal Investigator DBT - WB 3 yrs  to  Ongoing
Bioremediation of oil spills and removal of aromatic hydrocarbons using marine microorganisms with nanoparticles: Treatment efficiency, optimization, modeling and simulation studies Principal Investigator Ministry of Earth Science 3 years 2013-14 to  Ongoing
Patents (1)
Patent Name Year

Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (2)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Emerging Trends of Waste Management and Valorization (ETWMV-2016) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology - Durgapur. Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology - Durgapur. 2016
Extraction & Application of Natural Dye International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioinformatics; D Y Patil University, Pune Le Meridian Hotel, Pune 2013
Membership Of Learned Societies (12)

Fellow member of Society of Applied Biotechnology (India),
Life member of European Federation of Biotechnology
Life Member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES).
Associate Life member of Institution of Engineers (India),
Life member of Institute of Chemical Engineers
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (3)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

National Conference on "Biotechnology and Environment". DBT, CSIR, DST, NIT-Durgapur NIT-Durgapur 2010
National Seminar on "Present Industrial Scenario of Biotechnology in India" Biotechnology Department of National Institute of Technology, Durgapur NIT-Durgapur 2008
5 days workshop on "Modeling & Simulation of Biological Processes" NIT-Durgapur NIT Durgapur 2008
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (1)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

ICABB 2013 Industrial Biotechnology D Y Patil University, Pune & BRSI, India Le Meridian Hotel, Pune 2013
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Professional Society Activity (2)
Type of Professional Activity Period

NSS 2018 to Till Now
NSS 2009 to 2011
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (2)


1. International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
2. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology
3. Journal of Ecology and Environmental Science
4. The Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Publication.


1. Journal of Hazardous Materials, Elsevier Publication.
2. Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier Publication.
3. International Journal of Physical Sciences, Academic Journal.
4. African Journal of Business Management, Academic Journal.
5. Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, Wiley Publication.
6. Bioremediation Journal, Taylor & Francis Journal.
7. Water, Air, Soil Pollution, Springer Publication.
8. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Wiley Publication.
9. Chemical Industry & Chemical Engineering Quaterly, Association of Chemical Engineering
10. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Wiley Publication
11. Taiwan Journal of Chemical Engineering, Elsevier Publication.
12. Journal of Environmental Management, Elsevier Publication.
13. Separation Science & Technology, Wiley Publications.
14. Desalination & Water Treatment, Desalination Publication.
15. Journal of Environment Engineering, ASCE Publication
16. International Journal of Water Resource & Environment Engineering, Academic Publication
17. Environmental Science & Technology, ACS Publication
18. Bioresource Technology, Elsevier Publications
19. Fuel, Elsevier Publications
20. Bioresources, NC State University journal
21. Journal International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Springer Publication
22. The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer Publication
23. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Wiley Journal
24. Basic Research Journal of Soil and Environmental Science
25. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Springer Publication.
26. Chemical Engineering Communication, Taylor & Francis Publication
27. Clean: Soil, Air, Water, Wiley Publication.
28. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Wiley Publication
29. Dyes and Pigments, Elsevier Publication
30. International Journal of Industrial Chemistry, Springer Publication
31. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Elsevier Publication
32. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer Publication

1. Editor: Editor of Heliyon, Elsevier Publications.

2. Member of State Level Expert Appraisal Committee, West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Department of Environment, West Bengal.

3. Member of No Increase in Pollution Load, West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Department of Environment, West Bengal.