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Anirban Gupta

Academic Qualifications


  • B.E. (B.E.College, Calcutta University ), 1989
  • M.Tech (IIT Kanpur), 1991
  • PhD (IIT Kanpur), 1999

Research Statement


Environmental Engineering

Latest Publications


  • 1 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., Development of Arsenic Removal Unit with Electrocoagulation and Activated Alumina Sorption: Field Trial at Rural West Bengal, India, 49, 1-11, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2022
  • 2 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., Characterization and Use of Waste Plastic Char for Removal of Arsenic and COD from Aqueous Solution, Accepted for publication, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2022
  • 3 Dutta, N., Mondal, P., Gupta, A., Optimization of process parameters using response surface methodology for maximum liquid yield during thermal pyrolysis of blend of virgin and waste high-density polyethylene, 24(3), 1182–1193, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2022
  • 4 Bhattacharya, M., Bandyopadhyay, K., Gupta, A., Design of a cost-effective electrochlorination system for point-of-use water treatment, 26(5), 1-9, Environmental Engineering Research, 2021
  • 5 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., An experimental study on conversion of high-density polyethylene and polypropylene to liquid fuel, 23(7), 2213–2220, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2021
  • 6 Dutta, N., Haldar, A., Gupta, A., Electrocoagulation for Arsenic Removal: Field Trials in Rural West Bengal, 80(1), 248–258, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 2021
  • 7 Haldar A ",Gupta A, Application of electrocoagulation: issues with community-level defluoridation, International journal Environmental Science and Technology, 2019
  • 8 Azhan, A. and Gupta, A., Urine a source for struvite: nutrient recovery – A review, 507-514, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2019
  • 9 Ghosh, D., Sarkar, S., Sengupta, A. K. and Gupta, A, Investigation on the long-term storage and fate of arsenic obtained as a treatment residual: A case study., 302-310, Journal of Hazardous Material, 2014
  • 10 Sarkar S ", Greenleaf J.E ", Gupta A ", Uy D ", Sengupta A.K., Sustainable Engineered Processes to Mitigate the Global Arsenic Crisis in Drinking Water: Challenges and Progress., 497-517, Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng., 2012
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    Publications


    1 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., Development of Arsenic Removal Unit with Electrocoagulation and Activated Alumina Sorption: Field Trial at Rural West Bengal, India, 49, 1-11, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2022
  • 2 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., Characterization and Use of Waste Plastic Char for Removal of Arsenic and COD from Aqueous Solution, Accepted for publication, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2022
  • 3 Dutta, N., Mondal, P., Gupta, A., Optimization of process parameters using response surface methodology for maximum liquid yield during thermal pyrolysis of blend of virgin and waste high-density polyethylene, 24(3), 1182–1193, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2022 4 Bhattacharya, M., Bandyopadhyay, K., Gupta, A., Design of a cost-effective electrochlorination system for point-of-use water treatment, 26(5), 1-9, Environmental Engineering Research, 2021 5 Dutta, N., Gupta, A., An experimental study on conversion of high-density polyethylene and polypropylene to liquid fuel, 23(7), 2213–2220, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2021 6 Dutta, N., Haldar, A., Gupta, A., Electrocoagulation for Arsenic Removal: Field Trials in Rural West Bengal, 80(1), 248–258, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 2021
  • 7 Haldar A ",Gupta A, Application of electrocoagulation: issues with community-level defluoridation, International journal Environmental Science and Technology, 2019
  • 8 Azhan, A. and Gupta, A., Urine a source for struvite: nutrient recovery – A review, 507-514, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2019
  • 9 Ghosh, D., Sarkar, S., Sengupta, A. K. and Gupta, A, Investigation on the long-term storage and fate of arsenic obtained as a treatment residual: A case study., 302-310, Journal of Hazardous Material, 2014
  • 10 Sarkar S ", Greenleaf J.E ", Gupta A ", Uy D ", Sengupta A.K., Sustainable Engineered Processes to Mitigate the Global Arsenic Crisis in Drinking Water: Challenges and Progress., 497-517, Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng., 2012
  • 11 Ghosh D ", Gupta A., Economic justification and eco-friendly approach for regeneration of spent activated alumina for arsenic contaminated groundwater treatment., 118-124, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2012
  • 12 Majumder C ", Gupta A., Factorial Design Approach to Investigate the Effects of Groundwater Cooccurring Solutes on Arsenic Removal by Electrocoagulation., 55-61, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2011
  • 13 Majumder C ", Gupta A., Prediction of Arsenic Removal by Electrocoagulation: Model Development by Factorial Design, 48-54, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, 2011
  • 14 Sarkar S ", Greenleaf J.E ", Gupta A ", Ghosh D ", Blaney L.M ", Bandyopadhyay P ", Biswas R.K ", Dutta A.K ", SenGupta A.K, Evolution of community-based arsenic removal systems in remote villages in West Bengal, India: Assessment of decade-long operation, 5813-5822, Water Research, 2010
  • 15 Sarkar S. " Blaney L.M. " Gupta, A. " Ghosh, D." SenGupta A.K., Arsenic Removal from Groundwater and Its Safe Containment in a Rural Environment: Validation of a Sustainable Approach, 4268-4273, Environ. Sci. Technology, 2008
  • 16 Guha S " Raymahashay B.C. " Banerjee, A. " Acharyya, S. K. " Gupta, A., Collection of depth-specific groundwater samples from an arsenic contaminated aquifer in West Bengal, India, 870-881, Environmental Engineering Science, 2005
  • 17 Guha S " Raymahashay B C " Banerjee A " Acharyya S K " Gupta A, Collection of depth-specific groundwater samples from an arsenic contaminated aquifer in West Bengal, India, 870-881, Environmental Engineering Science, 2005
  • 18 Sarkar S " Gupta A, Treatment of chrome plating wastewater (Cr+ 6) using activated alumina., 73-82, Indian Journal of Envoronmental Health, 2003
  • 19 Gupta A " Chaudhuri M, Enteric virus removal/inactivation by coal-based media, 211-516, Water Research, 1995
  • 20 Chaudhuri M " Verma S.R " Gupta, A, Performance evaluation of ceramic filter candles, 1646-1651, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 1994
  • 21 Gupta A. " Chaudhuri M., Domestic water purification for developing countries, 25-30, Aqua, 1992
  • 1 Haldar A, Pal, B. and Gupta, A., Community-Based Defluoridation of Groundwater by Electrocoagulation Followed by Activated Alumina Adsorption, Grounwater Development - Issues and Sustainable (Sinha Ray, SP ed.) , Springer Nature (Singapore), 2018
  • 2 Gupta A, Community-Based Approach for Mitigation of Arsenic Problems: Case Studies in West Bengal, India, 'Water and Sanitation in the New Millennium (Nath, KJ and Sharma, VP, eds, Springer (India), 2017
  • 3 Deb A.K ", Gupta A ", Bandyopadhyay P ", Biswas R.K", Roy, S.K., Appropriate Technology for Removal of Arsenic from Drinking Water of Rural West Bengal., Providing Safe Drinking Water in Small Systems – Technology, Operations and Economics (Cotruvo, J. A., Craun, G. F. and Hearne, N. eds), Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, U. S. A, 1999
  • 4 Gupta A, Domestic Water Purification for Deveoping Countries, Encyclopedia of Environmental Control Technology Volume 9. (Cheremisinoff, P.N, ed.), Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, USA, 1995
  • Patents


    # Patents Year

    Projects


    • Determination of volume flow of sewage at point and non-point sources of the East Kolkata Wetlands, the water quality and hydrological parameters at various points, Sponsored
      Ongoing
    • Low carbon option for waste water treatment and reuse: A case study in the East Kolkata Wetlands, Sponsored
      Ongoing
    • Scaling up of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Various schools, Sponsored
      Ongoing
    • Design, Installation and Demonstration of Appropriate Hand Washing Stations (HWS) for Schools, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Application of Emerging Biotechnology for Non-point Source Pollution Control of River Ganga, India, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Demonstration of child-friendly group handwashing facilities in schools, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Demonstration of Integrated Fluorosis Mitigation Approaches in Malda, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education Programme in School, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Preparation of Ganga River Basin Management Plan, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Arsenic Mitigation and Appropriate Sanitation in High Schools, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Development and Field Trial of Community-based Fluoride Removal Unit, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Arsenic Mitigation and Appropriate Sanitation in High Schools, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Field trials of household level and community based defluoridation units in selected fluoride affected habitations, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Pilot Arsenic Mitigation Filters in Villages of Uttar Pradesh, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Verification of no-safe-source (NSS) habitations and schools in fluoride-affected districts of West Bengal, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Capacity Building for Technological Solution and Training to Improve Groundwater Resources Management in Arsenic Affected Areas of Eastern India, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Removal of Arsenic from Village Water Supplies, Sponsored
      Completed
    • Household Arsenic Mitigation, Raichur, Karnataka, Sponsored
      Completed

    Awards


    • Dhirubhai Ambani Award for Outstanding Chemical Engineering Innovation for the Resource Poor People, by Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK, Year: 2008
    • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award of Merit by American Society of Civil Engineers, USA, Year: 2008
    • P3 (People, Prosperity and the Planet) Award 2007 by United States Environmental Protection Agency, USA, Year: 2007
    • Finalist at the Development Marketplace 2006, World Bank, Washington DC, Year: 2006
    • B. P. Poddar Memorial Award for Environmental Innovation by Bharat Chamber of Commerce, India, Year: 2006
    • Mondialogo Engineering Award for Project on Arsenic Removal by UNESCO and DaimlerChrysler, Berlin (Germany), Year: 2005
    • Fulbright Fellowship under Indo-American Environmental Leadership Programme, Year: 2003

    Research Groups


    Arup Sarkar
    Ph. D
    arupsarkar.rs2017@civil.iiests.ac.in

    Citations


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    Created: 23 November 2019