Professor, Department of Water Resource Engineering
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Curriculum Vita

Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2006 Jadavpur University
M.E. 2002 Jadavpur University
B.E. 1997 NIT Silchar

Teaching Experience (5)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Director 2019 to Till Date
Jadavpur University Dean 2019 to Till Date
Jadavpur University Professor 2017 to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2014 to 2017
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2006 to 2014
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulics - Hydrology - Environmental - Water Quality Modeling
Courses Taught/Teaching
Principle of Water Resources Engineering
Aquatic Ecology & Environment
Free Surface Flow
Hydraulic Structure & Hydropower Engineering
Water Resource Management
Design of Water Resource System
Groundwater Dynamics
Research Area
Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Climate Change and its impact on Water Resources Engineering, Surface Water Pollution and its mitigation, Groundwater Dynamics, Watershed Technology and Management, Forest Hydrology, Water Conservation Technology, Hydro-Geological Investigation, Surface and Ground Water Interaction, Solid Waste Management, Hydrological and Environmental Modelling, Environmental Monitoring, Water and Waste Water Characteristics, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Anti Bacteriological Studies in Surface and Ground Water, Hydraulic Structure and Hydel Power Engineering.
Experience
Industrial: 2 years
Teaching and Research:15 years and onwards
Research guidance: Ph.D. level- 28 scholars (12 awarded)
PG level- 110 scholars (awarded)
Project completed: Twenty (20)
Consultancy- Thirty (30)
Project on-going: Four(4)
Publications: Journal- 46 (National), 87 (International)
Books/Monographs/Edited: Thirteen (13)
Lecture delivered as invited speaker: Twelve (12)
Refresher/Training courses/Seminar/Workshop organised/attended: Fifteen (15)
Member of Learned Societies and /Professional Bodies: Ten (10)
Project undertaken (Project Investigator and co-Investigator): Forty eight (48)
Conference Papers Published (25)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Water to Wastewater -Use, Reuse and Management from Perspective of Water Quality International Conference of Energy and Sustainable Development 2020 (ICESD 2020) 2020 Second Author -385-388
Changing Nature of Land-use land cover and its impact on water Quality Using GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques in Sagar Island,West Bengal ,India International Conference of Energy and Sustainable Development 2020 (ICESD 2020) 2020 Fourth Author -355-358
Surface water source estimation for sustainable management using Remote Sensing and GIS International Conference of Energy and Sustainable Development 2020 (ICESD 2020) 2020 Fifth Author -365-368
Availability of Water in a Sustainable manner comparative Case Study from different part of West Bengal International Conference of Energy and Sustainable Development 2020 (ICESD 2020) 2020 Third Author -
Development of low cost arsenic removal method by using rusted nails in a single column gravity filter International Conference of Energy and Sustainable Development 2020 (ICESD 2020) 2020 Second Author -359-361
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Journal Papers Published (84)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Graphene oxide-coated pyrolysed biochar from waste sawdust and its application for treatment of cadmium-containing solution: batch, fixed-bed column, regeneration, and mathematical modelling Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2021 V. Chakraborty, P. Das, & P.K. Roy DOI: 10.1007/s13399-020-01153-7-
Synthesis and application of various metal oxide-/biomaterial-coated carbonaceous nanomaterials derived from waste biomass for removal of Cr present in solution Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2021 V. Chakraborty, P. Das, & P.K. Roy -1-14
Assessing the nature of seasonal meteorological change in people s dependency on wetland: a case study of Bhagirathi-Hooghly floodplain system Environment Development and Sustainability 2021 First Author DOI:10.1007/s10668-021-01419-8-
Lanthanum oxide-graphene oxide coated functionalized pyrolyzed biomass from sawdust and its application for dye removal present in solution Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2021 Third Author DOI:10.1007/s13399-021-01507-9-
Desalination and Water Treatment Assessment of water quality of River Ganga during COVID-19 lockdown Desalination and Water Treatment 2021 Third Author DOI:10.5004/dwt.2021.27155-
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Books Published (9)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Advances in Water Resources Management for Sustainable Use Springer International Publication 2021
Study of Water Quality of Packaged and Municipal Supply Drinking Water with Performance Evaluation of Stand-Alone Filters Elsevier 2019 First Author
A Decentralized Integrated Approach Of Water And Waste Water Management In Rural West Bengal, Handbook Of Environmental Material Management Springer International Publication 2018 First Author
Development Of An Environmentally Sustainable Approach For Safe Disposal Of Arsenic Rich Sludge, Handbook Of Environmental Material Management Springer International Publication 2018 First Author
Water Resources Engineering (3rd Edition) APH publisher-ISBN 9780273785910 2013 Second Author
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Awards(4)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Institution of Engineers (India), Government of India IEI Young Engineers Award 2010
Hydraulic Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy Summer Internship supported by a scholarship established by a council of the Master Course in Hydraulic, Transportation & Territory Engineering 2008
All India Council for Technical Education 1st National Doctoral Fellow in Jadavpur University 2004
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Senior Research Fellow 2004
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (30)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Bishal Ghosh Development of strategy for abatement of river pollution from waste water with special emphasis on emerging pollutants Ongoing 2021
Sudipa Halder Exchange process of surface and sub-surface water assessment for safe and sustainable water security plan Dr. Malabika Biswas Roy Ongoing 2019
Debashis Karmakar Study on porous pavement for water management including use of piezoelectricity Dr. Manish Pal, Dr. Kaberi Mazumder Ongoing 2019
Saurabh Kumar Basak Performance evaluation of arsenic and iron removal plants with reject management strategy through sustainable technology development for hazardous sludge in west bengal Prof. Arunabha Majumder Ongoing 2019
Swetasree Nag Hydrological studies: An Eco-environmental Significance of an important eastern river basin in India Dr. Malabika Biswas Roy Ongoing 2019
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (1)
Name Of The Scholar Thesis Name Co-Superviser Year

Debjani Bhattacharya Review of Environmental Impact Assessment: A Case Study of Hydro-power Plant Project 2012
MASTER Thesis Guidance (65)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Sanjib Das Development of Groundwater Quality Indices in KMC Area, West Bengal, India Prof Arunabha Majumder 2014
Pramita Deb Sarkar Study of Impact on Developed Ground Water System Around Flow Fields By Using Numerical Approach In Purulia District Prof Asis Mazumdar 2014
Maruf ur Rahman Hydro-geological Studies For Ground Water Development And Management Using Ground Water Modeling in two Block Adhaura And Meskaur of Kaimur and Nawada District Of Bihar. Dr Asoke Kumar Ghosh 2014
Subrata Halder Quantitative And Qualitative Simulation Of Groundwater By Conceptual Models In Aquifer Using MODFLOW And MT3D Package Of Groundwater Modeling System (GMS) Software Prof Asis Mazumdar 2014
Nil Sadhan Mandal Arsenic Removal By Electrocoagulation and Co-Precipitation Prof Arunabha Majumder 2014
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Project Works (25)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Study on Improving Benefit Transfer for Wetland Valuation: Water Environment and Economic Value of Ecosystem Services through People Participation in Bhagirathi-Hooghly Basin Co-Investigator UGC, Govt. of India 3 lakhs  to  Complete
Effect of Climate Change on Water Resources of Some Important River Basins in Eastern India Co-Investigator Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India  to  Complete
Development of Cost-Effective Technology for Recharging in Over-Exploited Groundwater Resources in Rural Areas in West Bengal Co-Investigator DST, WTI, Govt. of India 39 lakhs  to  Complete
Study To Develop Appropriate Methods For Safe Disposal Of Arsenic-Rich Sludge Principal Investigator DST (Govt. of West Bengal) 10.5 lakh 3 Years  to  Ongoing
Development of Strategy for Sustainable Drinking Water Source Creation through Natural Recharge for the Mitigation of Fluoride Contamination in Hydro-Geologically Critical Area of West Bengal Coordinator RUSA 2.0 Jadavpur University Under MHRD, Govt. of India 24.50 lakh 1 year  to  Complete
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Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (1)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Development of Arsenic Removal Unit using Panasonic TiO2 photocatalyst and cost effective Adsorption Media through experimentation and validation at Laboratory scale (SWRE, JU Water Analysis Laboratory) as well as at the field level) Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. 2013
InviteLectures (30)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Short term course on Waste to Wealth-The current scenario and sustainable technology- WTW-2020 NIT Durgapur 2020
The Challenges Facing Social Justice In And Of Higher Education Vivekananda Hall, Subarnajayanti Bhavan, Jadavpur University 2020
7th International Congress Of The Society For Ethnopharmacology, India (Sfec 2020) School Of Pharmaceutical Education And Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi 2020
Shatabarsher Aloye Gandhi-Saralar Samparka: Ekti Punarekshan 2020
Recent Trends Of Pollution Control Strategies For Wastewater Treatment Jadavpur University 2020
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Membership Of Learned Societies (5)
 
Title

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH
FORUM OF SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS & TECHNOLOGISTS (FOSET)
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION NCE Bengal & Jadavpur University
Society of Civil Engineer
Institution of Engineers (India)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (14)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

RUSA 2.0 sponsored One Day Workshop on Issues Related to Water Crisis, Mitigation and Conservation Techniques under Changed Climate Scenario (Mass Awareness Program of Natural Water Conservation through Performing Arts) Gandhi Bhavan Auditorium Jadavpur University 2020
International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management under Changed Climate School of water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University under RUSA 2.0 funded in collaboration with Womens College Calcutta, Department of Geography & NIT Durgapur Gandhi Bhavan Auditorium Jadavpur University 2020
Training program on Rural Engineering Issues for Nirman Sahayaks from Gram Panchayats & for Block Level Junior Engineers School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University 2020
Seminar on Water, Environment, WASH Issues or Managing the cyclone Bulbul / Natural Disasters Jadavpur University 2019
UGC Refresher Course on Disaster Management: Water and Environmental Sanitation School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University 2019
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (13)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

National webinar on Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on our water resources Kabi Nazrul mahavidyalaya, Tripura 2021 Invited speaker
International Conference - BRICS NUs: Water Resources and Pollution Treatment [WRPT-21] NIT Durgapur & IIT Kanpur 2021 Invited speaker
107th Indian Science Congress (Awarded as Sectional Recorder for 2018-2020) University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore 2020
2nd World Congress on Climate Change Berlin, Germany 2019
Workshop on Initiatives in Outcome Based Education and NBA Accreditation Hotel Hyatt 2017
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Session chaired (2)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Climate Change and Energy, British High Commission-DFID. Possible Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology of West Bengal Institute of Environmental Studies & Wetland Management, Kolkata Kolkata 2010
Judge in District Level Student Science Seminar Water Crisis on Earth-Problems and Remedies National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India Digha Science Centre & National Science Camp and Birla Industrial & Technological Museum 2008
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Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (13)
 
Work Title Organization Name Amount Year

Project Benefit Assessment after up-gradation of sewer system in the city of Kolkata under JNNURM Kolkata Municipal Corporation, Govt. of West Bengal 12.92 2013
Assessment of the quantum of silt dredged out from the pre-identified demarcated area of Final Settling Tank and PST-II and PST-IV through pre and post measurement Assessment of the quantum of silt dredged out from the pre-identified demarcated area of Final Settling Tank and PST-II and PST-IV through pre and post measurement 3.08 2013
Hydrodynamic Study for the river front projects under KMC Kolkata Municipal Corporation, Govt. of West Bengal 7.86 2013
Evaluation of Desilting of River Ichamati along International Border with Bangladesh implemented during XIth Plan from Bornaberia (120 km) to B.S.F. Bridge at Kalachi (140.5 km) in P.S. Gaighata, Dist. North 24-Parganas Irrigation & Waterways Directorate, Govt. of West Bengal 6.72 2013
Technical Study for finding different hydrological parameters including chemical quality of groundwater to ascertain the optimum yield from groundwater source in the locality at Mouza Madurdaha, 782, Anandapur, Kolkata-107 Bengal NRI Complex Ltd, Kolkata 12.74 2012
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Other Notable Activities (14)

Monitoring of Grossly Pollution Industries (GPIs) discharging into the River Ganga and its Tributaries for compliance verification - CPCB, Govt. of India
Design Of Effluent Treatment Plant Of Capacity 0.1 MLD For Haringhata Dairy, Mohonpur, Nadia - Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) of KMC Project for utilizing KMC land on the eastern side of E.M. Bye-pass opposite Silver Spring Housing Complex - Kolkata Municipal Corporation
Appraisal of Sewerage Network of Zone-III of Gangtok town of Sikkim under National River Conservation Plan - NRCD, MoEFCC, Govt. of India
Assessment of the quantum of silt dredged out from the pre-identified demarcated area of Settling Tanks (80,000 m3) through pre and post measurement and monitoring of the measurement methodology adopted and random verification thereof. - Kolkata Municipal Corporation, IGWTP, WSD, Govt. of WB
Energy-efficient, community-based water and wastewater treatment systems for deployment tin India (Eco-India), INDIA - EU research project - Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India in collaboration with EU
School of Water Resources Engineering has also been entrusted by the National River Conservation Directorate under Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India for evaluation of DPRs for Projects sponsored by National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) related to National River Conservation Plan for the eastern and north eastern states - NGRBA, MoEF, Govt. of India
Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority and Kolkata Metropolitan Water & Sanitation Authority have been entrusted to School of Water Resources Engineering for undertaking Third Party Monitoring & Inspection for the project works carried out under National River Conservation Directorate and NGRBA.- KMDA, KMW&SA under NGRBA
Hydrodynamic Study for the River Front Development under KMC - Kolkata Municipal Corporation
Analysis of sediment transport mechanism in connection to reservoir life and dam safety under Energy, Environment and Climate Change - University with Potential for Excellence (UPE) - Phase II , UGC
Hydrogeological Study of Sub-surface Water Flow/Storage Characteristics for Creation of Sustainable Source on Rainfed River for Semi-Arid and Fluoride affected blocks in connection with comprehensive Water Security Plan for Damodar & Kangsabati River under Purulia Districts - PHED, Govt. of West Bengal
Indian-European Union Research Project Energy Efficient, community based water and wastewater treatment systems for deployment in India - DST, IMRCD, Govt. of India
Indian-European Union Research Project Energy Efficient, community based water and wastewater treatment systems for deployment in India - DST, IMRCD, Govt. of India
Appraisal of Sewerage Network of Zone-III of Gangtok town of Sikkim under National River Conservation Plan - NRCD, MoEFCC, Govt. of India