Anil Kumar Dikshit
Professor & Head
 
 
Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
Powai, Mumbai-400076, INDIA. 
Phone: 91-22-25767851/52
Fax: 91-22-25764650
Email: dikshit@iitb.ac.in
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Education
 Ph.D. (Environmental Systems Engg) - 1994
  Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.
  Thesis:
 M.Tech. (Civil Engg) - 1987
  I I T, Kanpur, India
  Thesis:
 B.Tech. (Civil Engg) - 1985
  H B T I, Kanpur, India
  Thesis:
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Research Interests
Water Supply; and Water & Wastewater Treatment
Urban and Industrial Solid Waste Management
Environmental Management; and Environmental Systems Modelling & Optimization
GIS for Environment
Industrial Effluent and Sludge Management
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Current Research
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Awards
1985
  Chairman, Board of Governors Gold Medal
 
1985
  Prof. K.K. Nigam Memorial Gold Medal
 
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Projects
2008
  Collobrative Research and Technical Advice on Elffuent Management
  Agave Industry (India) Pvt Limited, Mumbai
 
2007
  Removal of BOD, COD and TSS from Wastewater by Means of Mechanical Treatment
  Hans Huber A.G., Berching, Germany
 
2006
  Environmental Improvement of Mithi River and Its Bank
  MMRDA, Mumbai
 
2005
  Pilot Scale and Field Scale Studies on Removal of Arsenic from Drinking Water including Sludge Management
  DST, New Delhi
 
2005
  Assessing Environmental Impacts of Regional Urban Air Pollution using GIS
  IRCC, IIT Bombay
 
2005
  Formulation of Environmentally Sensitive Action Plan for Mine Closure Planning and Rehabilitation of Ecologically Degraded Areas of Korba and Environs
  SAC, Ahmedabad
 
2003
  Design of Infrastructural Facilities for the Proposed Agro Food Processing Park at Manipur
  Reisang Keisingh MATA foundation, New Delhi.
 
2003
  Guidelines for Appropriate Design of a Water Treatment Plant for a Municipality
  A.K. Mukherjee Engineers & Contractors, Nagpur
 
2002
  Tertiary Treatment of Treated Distillery Effluent for Further Reduction of BOD and Colou
  IFB Agro Industries Limited, West Bengal
 
2002
  Rainwater Harvesting-cum-Artificial Groundwater Research for Sustainable Water Resources Management
  MHRD, New Delhi
 
2001
  Removal of Obsolescence and Modernization of Environmental Laboratory
  MHRD, New Delhi
 
2001
  Study of Technical and Vocation Needs for Rwanda
  African Development Bank and Ministry of Education
 
2000
  Generation of Environmental Quality Data for NH-6 in West Bengal
  Intercontinental Consultants And Technocrats Pvt.
 
2000
  Design of Oxidation Ditch for Domestic Sewage Treatment in TELCO Township, Jamshedpur
  TELCO, Jamshedpur
 
1999
  River Under-bed Water Exploration Work of Damodar and Ajoy Rivers for ICPL Project, Oregram, Barddhaman
  Indian Pulp and Paper Limited, Calcutta
 
1996
  Geophysical and Hydrological Studies of Rishikulya River for Locating Collector Wells for Supplying Water to Mini Steel Project
  Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, Bihar
 
1995
  Geophysical-Hydrological Study on Kangsabati River for the Design of Collector Well
  PHE Directorate, West Bengal
 
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Affiliations
Member, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, Geneva
Life Member, Eco-Ethics International Union, Germany
Life Member, American Society of Civil Engineers - India Section, India
Life Member, Indian Association for Air Pollution Control, India
Life Member, National Ecology and Environment Foundation, India
Life Member, Indian Society of Life Cycle Assessment, India
Life Member, Indian Environmental Association, India
Life Member, Indian Association for Environmental Management, India
Member, Science Advisory Board, United States
Life Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)
Life Fellow, Indian Water Works Association
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Students
 Amar Shinde
 Nagabhushan
 M.A.Shabiimam
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Publications
Dikshit, AK. and Sunil K. Choukiker, 2008. "Global Water Scenario: The Changing Statistics, in the Book 'Sustainable Groundwater Management'", Book edited by Icfai University Press, Ahmedabad-(-), In pre
 
Kapoor, Deepak and Dikshit, A.K., 2008. "Montreal Protocol as a Tool for Regulating Ozone Depletion ", Journal of Indian Public Health Engineers-(-), In pre
 
Chauhan, M.S. and Dikshit, A.K., 2008. " Treatment of Anaerobically Digested Spent Wash by Coagulation Using Alum and Ferric Salts", Journal of Institution of Public Health Engineers India2007(4), 25-29
 
Singh, S.S. and Dikshit, A.K., 2008. "Biological Treatment of Distillery Wastewater: Various Options", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection28(3), 200-20
 
Singh, R.K., H.R. Murty, S.K. Gupta, and A.K. Dikshit, 2008. " Development and Implementation of Environmental Strategies for Steel Industry", International Journal for Environmental Technology and Management8(1), 69-86
 
Singh, R.K., H.R. Murty, S.K. Gupta, and A.K. Dikshit, 2008. " Integrated Environmental Management in Steel Industries", International Journal for Management and Decision Making9(2), 103-12
 
Yedla, Sudhakar and Dikshit, A.K., 2008. "Removal of Endosulfan From Water Using Wood Charcoal - Adsorption and Desorption", Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE134(2), 102-10
 
Barai, S.V. A.K. Dikshit and Sammer Sharma, 2007. "Neural Network Models for Air quality Prediction: A Comparative Study, in Soft Computing for Industrial Applications: Book edited by Ashraf Saad, Erel Avineri, Keshav Dahal, Muhammad Sarfraz and Rajkumar Roy", Vol. 39 of Advances in Soft Computing Series, Published by Springler Berlin Heidelburg, Germany39(-), 290-30
 
Singh, R.K., H.R. Murty, S.K. Gupta, and A.K. Dikshit, 2007. "Development of Composite Sustainability Performance Index for Steel Industry", Ecological Indicators7(3), 565-58
 
Alam, J.B., A.K. Dikshit and M. Bandyopadhyay, 2007. "Kinetic Study of Sorption of 2,4-D and Atrazine on to Runner Granules", Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology24(4), 511-51
 
Sarma, W.V.S.S. and A.K. Dikshit, 2007. "Choosing Appropriate Option for Artificial Groundwater Recharge", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection27(5), 393-40
 
Chuhan, M.S. and A.K. Dikshit, 2007. "Coagulation of Anaerobically Digested Spent Wash by Divalent Salts", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection27(6), 481-48
 
Chuhan, M.S. and A.K. Dikshit, 2007. "Treatment of Anaerobically Digested Spent Wash by Coagulation Using Ferric and Alum Salts ", Journal of Indian Public Health Engineers27(5), 481-48
 
Chauhan, M.S. and Dikshit, A.K., 2006. "Treatment Options for Decolourisation of Distillery Wastewater ", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection26(5), 400-10
 
Dikshit, A.K. and Alam, M.J.B., 2006. " Study on Rate-Limiting Step for Sorption of 2,4-D and Atrazine Using Waste Rubber Granules", Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management,33(1), 42-48
 
Ghose, M.K., Dikshit, A.K. and Sharma, S.K., 2006. "GIS Based Optimal Routing Model for Waste Disposal Transportation System of Asansol City - A Case Study ", Waste Management26(11), 1287-1
 
Alam, M.J.B., Dikshit, A.K., Banerjee, M., Reza, I. and Rahman, A.M., 2006. "Study of Sorption of 2,4-D on Outer Peristaltic Part of Waste Tire Rubber Granules ", Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology27(6), 843-84
 
Dikshit, A.K. and Chakrabortory, D., 2006. "A Techno-economic Feasibility Study on Removal of Persistant Colour and COD from Anaerobically Digested Distillery Effluent ", Clean Technology and Environmental Policy8(4), 273-28
 
Alam, J.B., Dikshit, A.K. and Khan, S.K., 2005. " Traffic Induced Noise Pollution in Sylhet City, Bangladesh", Indian Journal of Environmental Protection25(12), 1070-1
 
Alam, J.B., Dikshit, A.K. and Bandyopadhyay, M., 2005. "Evaluation of Thermodynamic Properties of Sorption of 2,4-D and Atrazine by Tire Rubber Granules ", Journal of Separation and Purification Technology42(1), 85-90
 
Kundu, Sanghamitra, Pal, Anjali and Dikshit, A. K., 2005. "UV Induced Degradation of Herbicide 2,4-D: Kinetics, Mechanism and Effect of Various Conditions on the Degradation ", Journal of Separation and Purification Technology44(2), 121-12
 
Dikshit, A.K., Dutta, A.and Ray, S., 2005. "Least Cost SO2 Emission Reduction in a Petroleum Refinery with Optimum Use of Source Reduction, Tail Gas Treatment and Flue Gas Desulphurisation ", Journal of Clean Technology and Environmental Policy7(3), 182-18
 
Dikshit, A.K., Barai, S.V.and Sharma, S., 2005. "A Study on Air Quality Prediction: An Opportunistic Neuro-Ensemble Approach ", Journal of Environmental Systems30(3), 17-31
 
Yedla, Sudhakar and Dikshit, A.K., 2005. "Abatement of Pesticide Pollution: Removal of Organo Chlorine Pesticide from Water Environment", Book published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi-(-), 119
 
Mazumder, D. and Dikshit, A.K., 2004. "Hybrid Reactor System for Wastewater Treatment-Application and Approach of Modelling", International Journal of Environment and Pollution21(2), 105-13
 
Alam, J.B., Dikshit, A.K. and Bandyopadhyay, M., 2004. "Sorption and Desorption of 2,4-D and Atrazine from Water Environment by Waste Tyre Rubber Granules and Its Management after being Exhausted ", Global Nest - the International Journal6(2), 104-11
 
Dikshit, A.K. and M. Bandyopadhyay and J.C. Saha, 2004. "Photocatalytic Removal of Arsenic from Water Environment, in Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Environment, book edited by S.N. Kaul, Lidia Szpyrkowics and Arvind Kumar ", Book Published by Daya Publishing House, DelhiI(-), 
 
Saha, J.C., A.K. Dikshit and M. Bandyopadhyay, 2001. "Comparative Studies for Selection of Technologies for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water, in Technologies for Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water, edited by M. Feroz Ahmed, M. Ashraf Ali and Zafar Adeel", Book published by United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan-(-), 76-84
 
Saha, J.C., A.K. Dikshit and M. Bandyopadhyay, 2000. "Removal of Arsenic from Water Environment, in 'Environmental Protection', the book edited by A.K. Thukral and G.S. Virk", Book published by Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur-(-), 183-19
 
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Confernce Papers
Upadhyay, Deepika and Dikshit, A.K., "Biosorption for Remediation of Pesticide Contaminated Water, National Conference on Clean Technology and Cleaner Production (CTCP 2008)",  Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal  held on May 9, 2008
 
Singh, S.S. and Dikshit, A.K., "Treatment of Distillery Effluents by Pure Micriobial Cultures, National Conference on Clean Technology and Cleaner Production (CTCP 2008) ",  Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal  held on May 9, 2008
 
Chauhan, M.S. and Dikshit, A.K., "Decolourisation of Distillery Wastewater: A Biotechnological Approach,International Conference on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (BSD2008) ",  National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune  held on January 7, 2008
 
Singh, S.S. and Dikshit, A.K., "COD and Color Removal Of Distillery Spent Wash Using Fungal Bioreactor, International Conference on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (BSD2008) ",  National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune  held on January 7, 2008
 
Upadhyay, Deepika and Dikshit, A.K., "Endosulfan Removal by Bacilus Magetarium Biomass, International Conference on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (BSD2008) ",  National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune  held on January 7, 2008
 
Shirsat, Prakash and A.K. Dikshit, "Efficacy Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management System of Greater Mumbai, India, 22nd International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management ",  Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A  held on March 18, 2007
 
Chauhan, M.S. and A.K. Dikshit, ""Decolourisation of Distillery Wastewater in India: Current Status and Future Trends", 10th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST 2007) ",  Kos, Greece  held on September 6, 2007
 
Barai, S.V., A.K. Dikshit and S. Sharma, "Self-Organizing Feature Map Model for Air Quality Prediction, Special Session on "Natural Computing in Infrastructure Engineering and Management", at the 3rd Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI 2007) ",  Pune  held on December 17, 2007
 
Dikshit, A.K., "Environment Management System: A Tool for Addressing Environmental Issues in Industries and Beyond, National Workshop on Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Issues in Industries (OSHE 2006) ",  Government Polytechnic Mayhem, Bicholim, Goa  held on November 17, 2006
 
Chauhan, M.S. and Dikshit, A.K., "Coagulation of Distillery Industry with Potash Alum ",  Kathmandu, Nepal  held on September 13, 2006
 
Chuahan, M.S. and Dikshit, A.K., "Decolourisation of Anaerobically Digested Spent Wash by Calcium Salts, 10th International Conference on Advances in Environmental Technology and Management (EnviroVision 2006) ",  Mumbai  held on September 21, 2006
 
Upadhyay, Deepika and Dikshit, A.K., "Endosulfan Removal by Bacillus Subtillus Biomass, 10th International Conference on Advances in Environmental Technology and Management (EnviroVision 2006) ",  Mumbai  held on September 21, 2006
 
Upadhyay, Deepika and Dikshit, A.K., "Endosulfan Removal Using Escheria Coli Biomass, National Conference on Civil Engineering - Trends, Issues and Challenges ",  M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda  held on March 11, 2006
 
Dikshit, A.K., "Landfill Site Selection using GIS, 32nd National Convention on Environmental Engineering ",  BHU, Varanasi  held on April 7, 2006
 
Upadhyay, Deepika and Dikshit, A.K., "Endosulfan Removal Using Activated Sludge Biomass, National Convention of Environmental Engineering ",  BHU, Varanasi  held on April 7, 2006
 
Chauhan, M.S. and Dikshit, A.K., "Decolourisation of Anaerobically Digested Spent Wash by Coagulation with Alum, National Convention of Environmental Engineering ",  BHU, Varanasi  held on April 7, 2006
 
Dikshit , A.K. and Krishnarao, P.V., "A GIS Based Water Supply Information System for an Urban Area, 20th International Conference on Environmental Informatics (EnviroInfo2006) ",  Graz, Austria  held on September 6, 2006
 
Alam, J.B., Dikshit, A.K. and Bandyopadhyay, M, "Removal of Atrazine from Aqueous Phase, International Symposium on Environmental Sustainability (ISES 2006) ",  BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh  held on Febuary 7, 2006
 
Barai, S.V., A.K. Dikshit and S. Sharma, "Neural Network Models for Air Quality Prediction: A Comparative Study, 11th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications (WSC11) ",  USA  held on October 1, 2006
 
Chauhan, M.S. and A.K. Dikshit, "Managing the Wastewater from Distillery Industry: An Indian Perspective, International Conference on Environment (ICENV2006) ",  Penag, Malaysia  held on November 13, 2006
 
Upadhyay, Deepika and A.K. Dikshit, "Endosulfan Removal by Cladosporium Biomass, International Conference on Environment (ICENV2006) ",  Penag, Malaysia  held on November 13, 2006
 
Dikshit, A.K.,, "Solid Waste Management Plan for A City: A Case Study, National Workshop on Green Technologies for Waste Management (GTWM06) ",  Goa Engineering College, Goa  held on November 17, 2006
 
Singh, R. K., H. R. Murty, S.K. Gupta, and A.K. Dikshit, "Development of Environmental Performance Indicators based Environmental Management Systems for Steel Industry, Second International Conference Sustainable Development Indicators in the Minerals Industry (SDIMI 2005) ",  RWTH Aachen University, Germany  held on May 19, 2005
 
Dikshit, A.K. and P. Rama Mohan, "Simulation of Regional Air Quality as A Tool For Planning and Management, Modeling Tools for Environment and Resources Management (MTERM) International Conference ",  AIT Bangkok, Thailand  held on June 8, 2005
 
Dikshit, A.K., "Modelling Water Quality of Mahanadi River System, International Conference on Advanced Modeling Techniques for Sustainable Management of Water Resources (AMTSWM 2004) ",  National Institute of Technology, Warangal  held on January 28, 2004
 
Dikshit, A.K., "How is our Household Waste Managed? National Workshop on Environment, Pollution and Public Awareness ",  M.A. Sidiqqui College of Engineering, Mumbai  held on August 12, 2004
 
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Professional Contributions
Holding Patent on "A Process for Preparing an Adorbent for Water Arsenic Treatment", The Patent Office, Govenment of India,2008
Guided 7 Ph.D., 25 M.Tech. and 7 B.Tech. Students
Presently Guiding 4 Ph.D. and 1 M.Tech. Scholars
Reviewer for Many International and National Journals on Environment
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A,Publishers: Taylor and Francis,2007
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Clean Technology and Environmental Policy,Publishers: Spinger Verlag, USA,2007
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering,Publishers: NEERI, Nagpur, INDIA,2008
Examiner for Many Ph.D.s from Other IITs and NITs
@ Organised QIP course on "Advanced Waste Minimization and Management Technologies,2000
@@ Technical Consultant to Many Industries and Municipalities
@ Organised Executive Development Program on,2001
@ Organised CEP course on "Methodologies for Assessing Environmental Impacts of Projects",2003
@ Organised QIP-cum-CEP course on ,2004
@ Organised CEP course on ,2005
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@ Organised CEP course on ,2007
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