Core Faculty

CESE, IIT-Bombay
Abhishek Chakraborty
 Abhishek ChakrabortyAssistant Professor
Real-time air pollution monitoring,Physicochemical characterization of aerosols,Atmospheric processing of organic aerosols,Source apportionment,Air pollution control and general environmental engineering related issues.
Amritanshu Shriwastav
 Amritanshu ShriwastavAssistant Professor
Ecology of microorganisms,Water and wastewater treatment,Algal bio-refinery for biofuel production ,Algal-bacterial photo-bioreactors ,Remediation of heavy metal contamination .
Anil Kumar Dikshit
 Anil Kumar DikshitProfessor
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.
Anurag Garg
 Anurag GargProfessor
Advanced oxidation processes (catalytic wet oxidation and Fenton) for the removal of persistent organic and inorganic compounds from industrial wastewaters,Nutrients removal from wastewater using a combination of physico-chemical and biological processes,Treatment of leachate (generated from Municipal solid waste landfill) using physico-chemical processes,Mechanical biological treatment of municipal solid waste (MSW),Energy recovery from solid recovered fuel (derived from MSW) and sludge generated from sewage treatment plants and industries .
Harish Phuleria
 Harish PhuleriaAssistant Professor
Aerosols & air quality characterization with a focus on nano/ultra-fine particles,Size-resolved outdoor PM chemical composition,Improved cook stoves efficacy, efficiency, longevity and adoption assessment,Environmental noise exposures,Exposure modelling using GIS, land use, questionnaire data.
Manoranjan Sahu
 Manoranjan SahuAssistant Professor
Aerosol and air pollution research (Indoor/Outdoor Aerosol Monitoring, Characterization and Modeling, Aerosol technology and advanced applications),Nanotechnology & Application to Environment and energy: Nanomaterials synthesis, advanced characterization and application to solve various societal problems (waste water treatment, air contaminant and other areas of application),Climate Change: CO2 capture, GHG emission and nanomaterials application for CO2 reduction to useful products,Chemical Process Research and Development: Process research and development, scale-up and technology transfer from lab scale to pilot scale to commercialization (solar energy, silicon materials, specialty polymers).
Munish Chandel
 Munish ChandelAssociate Professor
Carbon Capture and Storage,Chemical Looping Combustion,Fluidized bed combustion,Greenhouse Gas Mitigation ,Solid Waste Management.
Sanjeev Chaudhari
 Sanjeev ChaudhariProfessor
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.
Shyam R. Asolekar
 Shyam R. AsolekarProfessor
Hazardous, municipal & biomedical waste management,Eco-industrial networking,Eco-centric and low-cost wastewater treatment,Treatment of leachates and special industrial wastewaters,Environmental policy and preventive environmental management.
Subhankar Karmakar
 Subhankar KarmakarProfessor
Environmental and Water Resources Systems: development of optimization models for surface water quality management, irrigation water management, floodplain planning and management, landfill leachate contamination risk assessment, optimal design of water & wastewater conveyance systems, design & evaluation of water quality monitoring network.,Uncertainty Modeling and Decision Science for Environmental Systems: probabilistic, fuzzy and interval approaches; multi-attribute decision making,Analysis of Hydro-climatic Extremes and Flood Management: multivariate flood and drought frequency analyses, non-stationary modeling of hydro-climatic extremes, mapping vulnerability to natural and human-induced hazards using GIS (at regional- and country-scales), flood risk mapping, near-real-time flood forecasting.,Environmetrics: multivariate statistical surface water quality assessment, evaluation of trophic states, rationalization of water quality monitoring stations..
Suparna Mukherji
 Suparna MukherjiProfessor & Head mitras[at]
Biotransformation and toxicity evaluation of complex organic pollutants,Fate and transport of pollutants in aquatic and subsurface systems,Physicochemical and biological treatment processes,Hazardous waste minimization and pollution prevention,Environmental statistics and design of experiments.
Swatantra Pratap Singh
 Swatantra Pratap SinghAssistant Professor
Desalination and wastewater treatment by membranes (biofouling control by nanomaterials),Analytical environmental chemistry ,Fate & transport of organic and emerging contaminants in the environment,Environmental quantum chemical modeling ,Physico-chemical & biological treatment processes.
Venkata Sai Vamsi Botlaguduru
 Venkata Sai Vamsi BotlaguduruAssistant Professor
UV-based Advanced Redox Processes for water/wastewater treatment,Removal of emerging contaminants from water/wastewater,Air Quality Trends Analysis.
Virendra Sethi
 Virendra SethiProfessor
Aerosol and air quality,Hot gas clean-up (thermal gasification),Nano-Powder synthesis,Satellite remote sensing for air quality.


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