Professional Experience
Associate Professor

Dr. S. S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Punjab University

Awards & Honours
Awarded for DAAD Fellow, Germany
Awarded for Visiting Scientist to SCUT, China
Nominated Visiting Scholar to Mauritius
Awarded for Visiting Faculty to the University of Waterloo, Canada
Research Paper/Articles Published
“Studies on photodegradation of two commercial dyes in aqueous phase using different photocatalysts”

Journal: Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier), 141 (2007), 581–590.

“Optimization of photocatalytic process parameters for the degradation of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol in aqueous solutions”.

Journal: Chemical Engineering Communications (Taylor & Francis), Chem. Eng. Comm., 194(2007), 787–802.

“Studies on TiO2/ZnO photocatalysed degradation of lignin”.

Journal: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 153 (2008), 412–417.

“Effluent quality at kraft/soda agro based paper mills and its treatment using heterogeneous photocatalytic systems”.

Journal: Desalination (Elsevier), 228(1-3), (2008), 183-190.

“Photocatalytic Degradation of Two Commercial Reactive Dyes in Aqueous Phase using Nanophotocatalysts”,

Journal: Nanoscale Research Letters, 4 (2009) 709-706.

“Optimization of process parameters for the photocatalytic degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol in aqueous solutions”.

Journal: International journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (Berkley Press), 7(2009) Article A6, pages 1-22.

“Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic activity of flower like cadmium sulphide nanostructure”.

Journal: Separation and Purification Technology (Elsevier), 68 (2009) 61-64.

“Studies on Photocatalytic Degradation of 2,3- Dichlorophenol using Different Oxidants in Aqueous Solutions”,

Journal: Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 98, 2009, 177-186.

“Impact of hydrothermal processing conditions on the transformation of titanate nanotubes into nanoribbons”.

Journal: Materials Letters, 63, 2009, 2615- 2618.

“Photocatalytic degradation of biebrich scarlet dye in aqueous phase using different nanophotocatalysts”.

Journal: Desalination 259, 2010, 147-155.

Area of Specialization: Environmental Sc. & Engg., Nanotechnology, Wastewater Treatment.
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