Prof. Sanjeev Chaudhari
Professor & Head
Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 
Powai, Mumbai-400076, INDIA. 
Phone: +91 22 25767851/2576
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  Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering) - 1993
  IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India
  Thesis:Analysis, Evaluation and Modification of Xanthate Process for Heavy Metal Removal and Recovery from Wastewaters
 P.G. Diploma (Sanitary Engineering)
   IHE , Delft, The Netherlands
 M.Tech. (Environmental Engineering)
  Indian Institute of Technology , Kanpur, India
 B.E. (Civil Engineering)
  S.G.S.I.T.S, Indore, India
Research Interests
Arsenic removal from water
Biological nutrient removal from wastewater
Application of Natural coagulants for water and Wastewater treatment
Treatment of textile wastewater by biological and physicochemical processes
Current Research
   INSA Visiting Scientist fellowship
  Indira Gandhi Fellowship for Environmental Conserv
  EPCO, Bhopal
  Career Award for Young teachers
  AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education,
  Best Young Scientist Award
   M.P. Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal
  Offered Scheme for Young Scientist project
  Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education
Life Member - Indian Association of Environmental Management
Life Member - Institution of Engineers (India)
ndian Water Works Association
 Reshma Soman
 Shivam Kapoor
1992, Tare, V., . "Comparative evaluation of soluble and insoluble xanthate process for heavy metal removal from wastewaters", Water Science and Technology26(1/2), 237-24
Tantak, N.P., and Chaudhari, S., 2006. "Degradation of azo dyes by sequential Fenton's oxidation and aerobic biological treatment", Journal of Hazardous Materials136(3), 698-70
Bidisha, C., Sreeranjani, R., Shaik, A., Chaudhari, S., and Sumathi, S., 2006. "Bioaccumulation and biosorption of drimarene red dye by Aspergillus foetidus ", International Journal of Environment and Pollution28(3), 517-53
Sarna, P., and Chaudhari, S., 2006. "Influence of reactor configuration on reliability of activated sludge process", International Journal of Environment and Pollution26(4), 364-37
Agarwal, G.S., Bhuptawat, H.K., and Chaudhari, S., 2006. "Biosorption of aqueous chromium(VI) by Tamarindus indica seeds ", Bioresource Technology97(7), 949-95
Maas, R., and Chaudhari, S., 2005. "Adsorption and biological decolourization of azo dye Reactive Red 2 in semicontinuous anaerobic reactors", Process Biochemistry40(2), 699-70
Biswas, S., Chaudhari, S.K., and Mukherji, S., 2005. "Microbial uptake of diesel oil sorbed on soil and oil spill clean-up sorbents ", Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology80(5), 587-59
Kubsad, V., Gupta, S.K., and Chaudhari, S., 2005. "Treatment of petrochemical wastewater by rotating biological contactor", Environmental Technology26(2), 1317-1
Dash, B.P., and Chaudhari, S., 2005. "Electrochemical denitrificaton of simulated ground water", Water Research39(17), 4065-4
Mandloi, M., Chaudhari, S., and Folkard, G.K., 2004. "Evaluation of natural coagulants for direct filtration"", Environmental Technology25(4), 481-48
Kumar, P.R., Chaudhari, S., Khilar, K.C., and Mahajan, S.P., 2004. ""Removal of arsenic from water by electrocoagulation"", Chemosphere55(9), 1245-1
Kubsad, V., Chaudhari, S., and Gupta, S.K., 2004. "Model for oxygen transfer in rotating biological contactor"", Water Research38(20), 4297-4
Manu, B. and Chaudhari S., 2003. "Decolorization of indigo and azo dyes in semicontinuous reactors with long hydraulic retention time", Process Biochemistry38(8), 1213-1
Kumar, B.M., and Chaudhari, S., 2003. "Evaluation of sequencing batch reactor (SBR) and sequencing batch biofilm reactor (SBBR) for biological nutrient removal from simulated wastewater containing glucose as carbon source",  Water Science and Technology48(3), 73-79
Manu, B., and Chaudhari, S., 2003. "Decolorization of indigo and azo dyes in semicontinuous reactors with long hydraulic retention time", Process Biochemistry38(8), 1213-1
Raghuwanshi, P. K., Mandloi, M., Sharma, A. J., Malviya, H. S. and Chaudhari, S., 2002. "Improving Filtrate Quality Using Agrobased Materials as uality ResearCoagulant Aid", Water Qch Journal of Canada37(4), 745-75
Manu, B and Chaudhari, S., 2002. "Anaerobic Decolorisation of Simulated Textile Wastewater containing Azo Dyes ", Bioresource Technology82(3), 225-33
Raghuwanshi, P.K., Mandloi, M., Sharma, A.J., Malviya, H.S., and Chaudhari, S., 2002. "Improving filtrate quality using agrobased materials as coagulant aid", Water Quality Research Journal of Canada37(4),  745-75
Manu, B., and Chaudhari, S., 2002. "Anaerobic decolorisation of simulated textile wastewater containing azo dyes", Bioresource Technology82(3), 225-23
Chaudhari, S. and Tare, V., 1999. "Heavy Metal -Soluble Starch Xanthate Interaction in Aqueous Environment ", Jour. Appl .Poly. Sci71(8), 1325-1
Chaudhari, S., and Tare, V., 1999. "Heavy Metal-Soluble Starch Xanthate Interactions in Aqueous Environments", Journal of Applied Polymer Science71(8), 1325-1
Chaudhari, S. and Tare, V., 1996. "Analysis and Evaluation of Heavy Metal Uptake and Release by Insoluble Starch Xanthate in Aqueous Environment ", Water Science and Technology34(10), 161-16
Chaudhari, S. and Tare, V., 1996. "Analysis and evaluation of heavy metal uptake and release by insoluble starch xanthate in aqueous environment", Water Science and Technology34(10), 161-16
Chaudhari, S., 1993. "Treatment of Metal Finishing Wastewaters - Effect of Cleaners ", Environmental Management Div. SAIL(), 169-17
Tare, V, Jawed, M. and Chaudhari, S,, 1993. "Novel Technique for Evaluation of Advanced Anaerobic Reactors ", Jour. of Env. Engg. Div., ASCE119(5), 980-98
Chaudhari, S. and Tare, V., 1993. "Comment on an Integrated Expression for Settling Velocity of Particles in Water", Water Research27(8), 1393-1
Bhaskar, P.U., Chaudhari, S. and Jawed, M., 1993. "Type II Sedimentation: Removal Efficiency from Column Settling Test - A Discussion ", Jour. of Env. Engg. Div. ASCE119(4), 757
Tare, V., Jawed, M., and Chaudhari, S., 1993. "Novel technique for evaluation of advanced anaerobic reactors", Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE119(5), 980-98
Chaudhari, S., Tare, V., Bhargava, D.S., and Rajagopal, K., 1993. "Comment on 'An integrated expression for settling velocity of particles in water", Water Research27(8), 1393-1
Tare, V., Chaudhari, S. and Jawed, M., 1992. "Comparative Evaluation of Soluble and Insoluble Xanthate Process for Heavy Metal Removal from Wastewaters ", Wat. Sci. Tech.26(1-2), 237-24
Tare, V. and Chaudhari, S., 1987. "Evaluation of Soluble and Insoluble Xanthate Process for Removal and Recovery of Heavy Metals from Simulated Wastewaters ", Water Research21(9), 1109-1
Tare, V., and Chaudhari, S., 1987. "Evaluation of soluble and insoluble xanthate process for the removal of heavy metals from wastewaters ", Water Research21(9), 1109-1
Confernce Papers
Sarna, P. and Chaudhari, S., "Reliability Assessment of Suspended Growth Bioreactor using Statistical Techniques",  Proceedings of the International Conference on Water and Environment  held on December 15, 2003
Bhuptawat, H. K., Folkard, G., Chaudhari, S. and Gupta, S. K., "Enhanced primary wastewater treatment with Moringa Olifera seeds ",  Proceedings of the International Conference on Water and Environment, Bhopal  held on December 15, 2003
Sarna, P. and Chaudhari, S., "Reliability Assessment of Activated Sludge Process for Treatment of Municipal Wastewaters using Statistical Techniques,Proceedings of the IIT-Bombay National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Engineering",   held on December 8, 2003
Raghuvanshi, P. K., Bhuptawat, H. K., and Chaudhari, S., "ntegrated Evaluation of Few natural Coagulants for Water Treatment, Proceedings of the IIT-Bombay National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Engineering",   held on December 8, 2003
Manu, B. and Chaudhari, S., "Anaerobic and Hydrogen Peroxide Decolourization of Azo Dyes: A Comparative Evaluation",  Proceedings of the 28th WEDC International Conference on Sustainable Environmental Sanitation and Wa  held on November 18, 2002
Najir S. K. and Chaudhari S., "Innovative Method for Domestic Defluoridation of Water, Proceedings of International Workshop on Fluoride in Drinking Water: Strategies,Management and Mitigation",  Bhopal  held on January 22, 2001
Chaudhari, S., "Techniques of Effluent Management: Heavy Metal Pollution Control",  Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Management in Metallurgical Industries  held on December 14, 2000
Raghuwanshi, P. K., Mandloi, M., Sharma, A. J., Malviya, H. S. and Chaudhari, S., "Integrated Evaluation of Natural Polyelectrolytes as coagulant aid ",  Proceedings of EnviroVision 99  held on January 1, 1999
Pal, R., and Chaudhari, S., "Dairy Wastewater Treatment by Innovative Biological Attached Growth Suspended System",  Proc of the International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development, Roorkee  held on Febuary 13, 1997
Professional Contributions
Reviewer, Water Research, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Environmental Technology
Member, Editorial Board,International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (IJESD)
Member, Editorial Board,The International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (IJSHE)
Designed water and wastewater treatment plants for industry and municipal Corporations