Amritanshu Shriwastav
Assistant Professor
 
 
Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
Powai, Mumbai-400076, INDIA. 
Phone: +91 22 25767858
Email: amritan@iitb.ac.in
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Education
 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
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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
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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
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Awards
2008
  Recipient of S.D. Bokil memorial award for best M. Tech. student in Environmental Engineering and Management Programme
  IIT Kanpur
 
2005-06
  Received the Certificate of Merit for excellence in academics
   IIT Kanpur
 
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Projects
2017-2019
  Removal of Toxic Pollutants from Contaminated Environmental Matrices by Sonophotolytic Oxidation Process
  IRCC, IIT Bombay
 
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Affiliations
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Students
 Ansaf Karim
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Publications
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
 
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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
 
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Professional Contributions
Reviewer for following journals: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Journal of Applied Phycology, Water Research, Bioresource Technology, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering.
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