Amritanshu Shriwastav
Assistant Professor
Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
Powai, Mumbai-400076, INDIA. 
Phone: +91 22 25767858
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 Ph. D. (Civil Engineering ) - Jan 2008 -April 2014
  Indian Institute of Technology , Kanpur, India
  Thesis:Thesis title: Algal Bacterial Photo Bioreactor for Removal of Nutrients from Water
 M. Tech. (Environmental Engineering and Management) - July 2005-Dec 2007
  Indian Institute of Technology , Kanpur, India
  Thesis:Thesis title: Zoning and the Environment: A Case Study of New Delhi
 B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering ) - July 2000-June 2004
  Hindustan College of Science & Technology, Mathura Uttar Pradesh Technical University , Lucknow, India
Research Interests
Ecology of microorganisms
Water and wastewater treatment
Algal bio-refinery for biofuel production
Algal-bacterial photo-bioreactors
Remediation of heavy metal contamination
Advanced oxidation processes for degradation of emerging contaminants
Fate and transport of pollutants in natural environment
Biological nutrient removal
Current Research
Development of Sonophotolytic reactors for degradation of emerging contaminants
Photocatalytic degradation of pesticides using eco-friendly and low cost homogeneous catalysts
Smartphone based detection of different contaminants in water
  Recipient of S.D. Bokil memorial award for best M. Tech. student in Environmental Engineering and Management Programme
  IIT Kanpur
  Received the Certificate of Merit for excellence in academics
   IIT Kanpur
  Removal of Toxic Pollutants from Contaminated Environmental Matrices by Sonophotolytic Oxidation Process
  IRCC, IIT Bombay
 Ansaf Karim
Ansari, F.A.#, Shriwastav, A.#, Gupta, S.K., Rawat, I., Bux, F. , 2017. "Exploration of microalgae biorefinery by optimizing sequential extraction of major metabolites from Scenedesmus obliquus.", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research(56), 3407-3412 (2015 Impact Factor: 2.567)
Shriwastav, A., Thomas, J., Bose, P., 2017. "A comprehensive mechanistic model for simulating algal growth dynamics in photobioreactors", Bioresource Technology(233), 7-14 (2015 Impact Factor: 4.917)
Shekhar, M., Shriwastav, A., Bose, P., Shemeera, H. , 2017. "Microfiltration of algae: Impact of algal species, backwashing mode and duration of filtration cycle", Algal Research(23), 104-112 (2015 Impact Factor: 4.694)
Gupta, S.K., Ansari, F.A., Shriwastav, A., Sahoo, N.K., Rawat, I., Bux, F. , 2016. "Dual role of Chlorella sorokiniana and Scenedesmus obliquus for comprehensive wastewater treatment and biomass production for bio-fuels", Journal of Cleaner Production(2015 Impact Factor: 4.95(115), 255-264
Sharma, D., Ashaduzzaman, M., Golabi, M., Shriwastav, A., Bisetty, K., Tiwari, A, 2015. "Studies on bacterial proteins corona interaction with saponin imprinted ZnO nano-honeycombs and their toxic responses.", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces(2015 Impact Factor: 7.14(7), 23848-23856
Ansari, F.A., Shriwastav, A., Gupta, S.K., Rawat, I., Guldhe, A., Bux, F. , 2015. "Lipid extracted algae as a source for protein and reduced sugar: A step closer to the biorefinery. ", Bioresource Technology(2015 Impact Factor: 4.91(179), 559-564
Shriwastav, A., Mohmed, J., Bose, P., Shekhar, M. , 2015. "De-convoluting algal and bacterial biomass concentrations in algal-bacterial suspensions. ", Journal of Applied Phycology(2015 Impact Factor: 2.37(27), 211-222
Shriwastav, A., Bose, P. , 2015. "Algal growth in photo-bioreactors: Impact of illumination strategy and nutrient availability", Ecological Engineering(2015 Impact Factor: 2.74(77), 202-215
Ashok, V., Shriwastav, A., Bose, P. , 2014. "Nutrient removal using algal-bacterial mixed culture.", Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. (2015 Impact Factor: 1.60(174), 2827-2838
Shriwastav, A., Gupta, S.K., Ansari, F.A., Rawat, I., Bux, F. , 2014. "Adaptability of growth and nutrient uptake potential of Chlorella sorokiniana with variable nutrient loading", Bioresource Technology(2015 Impact Factor: 4.91(174), 60-66
Shriwastav, A., Sudarsan, G., Bose, P., Tare, V., 2010. "Modification of Winkler's method for determination of dissolved oxygen concentration in small sample volumes", Analytical Methods(2015 Impact Factor: 1.91(2), 1618-1622
Confernce Papers
Shriwastav, A., Bose, P., "Removal of nutrients (N and P) from water using algal photo-bioreactor. 3rd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. ",  Toronto Canada.  held on June 16-19, 2013
Shriwastav, A., Bose, P. , "Derivation of baseline principles for selecting light periodicity in algal photo bioreactors. ",  ICESE, Bali Indonesia  held on October 24-25, 2012
Shriwastav, A., Bose, P. , "Some investigations on uptake and assimilation of nitrate by algae. IWA World Congress on Water, Climate and Energ",  Dublin Ireland.  held on May 13-18, 2012
Shriwastav, A., Bose, P. , "Winkler's method of DO determination modified for small sample volume. International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Environmental Science and Engineering.",  Aligarh Muslim University India.  held on October 26-28, 2009
Shriwastav, A., Prasad, P.M. , "Zoning policies in Indian mega cities. 12th International Conference of IPHS-2006. ",  New Delhi India.  held on December 11-14, 2006
Professional Contributions
Reviewer for following journals: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Journal of Applied Phycology, Water Research, Bioresource Technology, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering.