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Dr. Pradeep Kumar
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, IIT(BHU).Varanasi.
pkumar.che@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Industrial Pollution Abatment, Catalytic Themal Treatment, Coagulation-Flocculation, Adsoption

Course of Study Year University/Institute
B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) 1993 Amravati University, Maharashtra
M. Tech (Chemical Engineering) 2002 I.I.T. Roorkee
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) 2007 I.I.T. Roorkee
Post-Doctoral Fellow 04-Sept-09 to 03-Sept-2010 University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

SCI Journals:           

  1. Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar, Sumit Kumar Hira, Partha Pratim Manna “Evaluation of carbofuran-mediated toxicity against human lymphocytes and red blood cells in simulated wastewater degraded by coagulation-flocculation” Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24 (2017) 15315-15324.
  2. Roli Saini. M.K. Mondal, Pradeep Kumar “Fenton oxidation of pesticide methyl parathion in aqueous solution: Kinetic study of the degradation” Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 36(2) (2017) 420-427.
  3. Pattem Hemanth Kumar, Vinay Kumar Singh, Pradeep Kumar, Gaurav Yadav and R.K. Chaturvedi, “Effect of Al2O3 on leucite based bioactive glass ceramic composite for dental veneering” Ceramics International 42 (2016) 3591–3597.
  4. Pattem Hemanth Kumar, Vinay Kumar Singh, Pradeep Kumar “Mechanochemically synthesized kalsilite based bioactive glass-ceramic composite for dental vaneering” Applied Nanoscience ISSN 2190-5509 DOI 10.1007/s13204-015-0491-x
  5. Pattem Hemanth Kumar, Vinay Kumar Singh, Abhinav Srivastava, Sumit Kumar Hira Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, and Partha Pratim Manna “Mechanochemically synthesized leucite based bioactive glass ceramic composite for dental veneering” Ceramics International 41(2015) 11161-11168.
  6. Pattem Kumar, Vinay Kumar Singh, Sumit Hira, Partha Manna and Pradeep Kumar “In vitro Cytotoxicity, Apoptotic and Hemolysis Assay of Kalsilite-Based Glass Ceramics for Dental Veneering Application” Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Technol., (2015) 1–10.
  7. P. H. Kumar, A. Srivastava, V. Kumar, H. Singh, S. Sharma, P. Kumar and V. K. Singh, “Role of CaF2 on mechanochemically synthesized leucite as dental veneering glass ceramics”, Advances in Applied Ceramics (2015) 114 (2) 107-113.
  8. Deepak  Yadav, Meghna Kapur, Pradeep Kumar, Monoj Kumar Mondal “Adsorptive removal of phosphate from aqueous solution using rice husk and fruit juice residue” Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 94 (2015) 402- 409.
  9. Pattem Hemanth Kumar, Abhinav Srivastava, Vijay Kumar, Nandani Jaiswal, Pradeep Kumar, and Vinay Kumar Singh “Role of MgF2 addition on high energy ball milled kalsilite: Implementation as dental porcelain with low temperature frit” Journal of Advanced Ceramics (2014) 3(4): 332–338 (ISSN 2226-4108).
  10. Pattem Hemanth Kumar, Abhinav Srivastava, Vijay Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, and Vinay Kumar Singh “Effect of High-Energy Ball Milling and Silica Fume Addition in BaCO3–Al2O3.Part I: Formation of Cementing Phases” Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2014) 1–9.
  11. Pradeep Kumar, Ramamohan Rao, Shri Chand, Sushil Kumar , K.L.Wasewar & Chang Kyoo Yoo “Adsorption of lead from aqueous solution onto coir-pith activated carbon” Desalination and Water Treatment 51 (2013) 2529–2535.
  12. Pradeep Kumar, Ruchika Agnihotri, Kailas L. Wasewar, Hasan Uslu and Chang Kyoo Yoo., “Status of Adsorptive Removal of Dye from Textile Industry Effluent” Desalination and Water Treatment., 50 (2012) 226–244.
  13. Loh Wai Man, Pradeep Kumar, Tjoon Tow Teng, Kailas L. Wasewar., “Design of experiments for malachite green dye removal from wastewater using thermolysis – coagulation - flocculation” Desalination and Water Treatment, 40 (2012) 260-271.
  14. Fong Moi Pang, Pradeep Kumar, Tjoon Tow Teng, A.K. Mohd. Omar, Kailas L. Wasewar “Removal of Lead, Zinc and Iron by Coagulation – Flocculation” Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 42, (2011) 59-72.
  15. Pradeep Kumar, Tjoon Tow Teng, Shri Chand, Kailas L. Wasewar., “Fenton oxidation of carpet dyeing wastewater for removal of COD and color” Desalination and Water Treatment, 28 (2011) 260–264.
  16. Pradeep Kumar, Kailas L. Wasewar, Shri Chand, Padmini B.N. and Tjoon Tow Teng “Adsorption of Cadmium ions from Aqueous Solution using Granular Activated Carbon and Activated Clay” Clean soil air water, 38(7) (2010) 649-656.
  17. Pradeep Kumar, Sudha S., Chand S., Srivastava V.C., “Phosphate Removal from Aqueous Solution Using Coir-Pith Activated Carbon”, Journal of Separation Science and Technology, 45(2010) 1463-1470.
  18. Arun Kumar Kondru, Pradeep Kumar, Chand S., “Catalytic wet peroxide oxidation of azo dye (Congo red) using modified Y zeolite as catalyst”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 166 (2009) 342–347.
  19. Pradeep Kumar, B. Prasad, Chand S., “Treatment of Desizing Wastewater by Catalytic Thermal Treatment and Coagulation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 163 (2009) 433–440.
  20. Pradeep Kumar, Prasad B., Mishra I.M., Chand S., “Decolorization and COD Reduction of Dyeing Wastewater from a Cotton Textile Mill Using Thermolysis and Coagulation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 153 (2008) 635-645.
  21. Pradeep Kumar, Prasad B., Mishra I.M., Chand S., “Treatment of Composite Wastewater of a Cotton Textile Mill by Thermolysis and Coagulation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 151 (2008) 770–779.
  22. Pradeep Kumar, Prasad B., Mishra I.M., Chand S., “Catalytic Thermal Treatment of Desizing Wastewaters”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 149 (2007) 26–34.
  23. Pradeep Kumar, Raghvendra P.V.K. and Chand S., “Catalytic wet air oxidation of carboxylic acid present in wastewater” Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, Vol. 65, Oct 2006, 838-842.
  24. Chaudhary R., Pradeep Kumar and Chand, S., “Catalytic wet air oxidation of toxic nitrogen containing compounds (pyridine) from wastewater”, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, Vol. 65, September 2006, 757-759.
  25. Chaudhari P. K., Pradeep Kumar and Chand S., “Comparative Performance of Ion-exchanged ZSM-5 and Y-Zeolite Catalysts for Toluene Disproportionation Reaction”, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, Vol. 61, Oct. 2002, 810-816.

Scopus Journals

  1. Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar “Optimization of chlorpyrifos degradation by Fenton oxidation using CCD and ANFIS computing technique” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 4 (2016) 2952-2963.
  2. Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar “Simultaneous removal of methyl parathion and chlorpyrifos pesticides from model wastewater using coagulation/flocculation: Central composite design” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 4 (2016) 673–680.
  3. Pradeep Kumar, Harpreet Singh, Meghna Kapur and Monoj kumar Mondal “Comparative study of malathion removal from aqueous solution by agricultural and commercial adsorbents” Journal of Water Process Engineering 3(2014) 67-73.
  4. Pradeep Kumar, Ruchika Agnihotri and Monoj Kumar Mondal., “Catalytic treatment of synthetic dye wastewater: COD and colour reduction” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 1 (2013) 440-447.

Non-SCI Journals

  1. Roli Saini, Poornima Pandey, Chelluboyana Vaishnava Raghunath, Pradeep Kumar “Optimization of Fenton oxidation for the removal of methyl parathion in aqueous solution” Perspectives in Science 8 (2016) 670-672.
  2. Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar, “Modeling of coagulation process for the removal of carbofuran in aqueous solution” International journal of Chemical, Molecular, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering 10(4) (2016) 481-484.
  3. Roli Saini, M.K.Mondal and Pradeep Kumar “Kinetic study on Biodegradation of Kitchen waste using Anaerobic Digestion” International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (2015) 6(2), 69-72 (ISSN 2078-0737).
  4. Ravi S. Singha, Pradeep Kumar, M. K. Mondal “Intra-particle Diffusion during Adsorption of Cr (VI) on Carbon Slurry and Parthenium Hysterophorous” International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (2015) 6(1)15-21(ISSN 2078-0737).
  5. Pradeep Kumar, Tjoon Tow Teng, Shri Chand, Kailas L. Wasewar., “Treatment of Paper and Pulp Mill Effluent by Coagulation” International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 3:3 (2011) 222–227.
  6. Arun Kumar Kondru, Pradeep Kumar, Tjoon Tow Teng, Shri Chand, Kailas L. Wasewar., “Synthesis and characterization of Na-Y zeolite from coal fly ash and its effectiveness in removal of dye from aqueous solution by wet peroxide oxidation”, Arch. Environ. Sci., 5 (2011) 46–54.

NATIONAL PROCEEDING:

  1. Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar, “Conventional technology for removal of carbofuran from aqueous solution” Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research, 2 (1) (2014), 12-14. Print ISSN no. 2350-0077, online ISSN no. 2350-0255. 

PAPER PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:  

  1. Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar, “Modeling of coagulation process for the removal of carbofuran in aqueous solution” in the 18th International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology (ICREET-2016), organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology on 28th -29th July at London, UK.
  2. Pradeep Kumar, Shashi Bhushan kumar, Poornima Pandey, Roli Saini “Recovery of  Copper from Waste Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) using Electrowinning Process’’ in The Eighth International conference on Environmental Science and Technology, American Academy of Sciences held on June 6th -10th , 2016 at Houston, Texas, USA.
  3. Roli Saini, Poornima Pandey, Chelluboyana Vaishnava Raghunath, Pradeep Kumar “Optimization of Fenton oxidation for the removal of methyl parathion in aqueous solution” in International conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences (ICEMS-2016), held on March 17-19, 2016 at Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India.
  4. Poornima Pandey, Roli Saini, Chelluboyana Vaishnava Raghunath, Pradeep Kumar “Chemical characterization of transformer oils and motor oil” in International conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences (ICEMS-2016), held on March 17-19, 2016 at Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India.
  5. Ranvijay Mahato, Roli Saini, Pradeep Kumar “Degradation of methyl parathion using fenton oxidation as an advanced oxidation process” in International conference on new frontiers in chemical, energy and environmental engineering held on March 20-21, 2015 at Department of Chemical Engineering National Institute of Technology Warangal, Warangal, Telangana, India. ISBN: 978-81-928314-1-1.
  6. Roli Saini, Ranvijay, Pradeep Kumar “Feasibility of Fenton Process for the Degradation of Carbofuran from Waste Water” in International Conference on Energy Technology & Ecological Concerns: A Contemporary Approach held on November 1-2, 2014 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, organized by Krishi Sanskriti.  ISBN: 978-81-93024-71-3.
  7. Garima Mishra, Pradeep Kumar, and Manoj Kumar Mondal “Adsorption process and mechanism of Cd (II) and Cr (VI) removal from aqueous solution by waste marigold flowers” in 1st South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems SEE SDEWES, held on 29 June -04 July, 2014 at Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia.
  8. Ruchika Agnihotri and Pradeep Kumar, “Catalytic Thermolysis as a pretreatment for Color and COD reduction in textile wastewater” in International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering ACE-2013, held on February 22-24, 2013 at Department of Chemical Engineering, I.I.T Roorkee, India.
  9. Ruchika Agnihotri and Pradeep Kumar, “Color and Cod reduction of Synthetic Reactive Dye Wastewater Using Thermolysis” Proceeding’s of the “6th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, American Academy of Sciences” held on June 25th -29th, 2012 at Houston, Texas, USA.
  10. Pradeep Kumar, Tjoon Tow Teng & Shri Chand “Removal of Dye from Aqueous solution by Wet Peroxide oxidation” Proceeding’s of the “5th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, American Academy of Sciences’’ held on July 12th -16th ,2010 at Houston, Texas, USA.
  11. Pradeep Kumar, Arvind Kumar, T.T. Teng and Yusri Bin Yusup., “Optimization of Process Parameters for Acrylic Acid Removal” Proceeding’s of the “2nd  International Conference on Environmental Research and Technology’’ held on June 2nd-4th, 2010 at Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  12. Pradeep Kumar, Chand S., “Treatment of Cotton Textile Mill Wastewater by Chemical Coagulation and Fenton Process”, Proceeding’s of the International Conference on “Environmental Management : Scenario and Strategies to 2020” held on December 26-27, 2007 at Ujjain Engineering College, Ujjain, M.P.
PAPER PRESENTED IN NATIONAL SEMINARS/CONFERENCE
  1. Harpreet Singh and Pradeep Kumar, “Treatment of synthetic Malathion wastewater using adsorbent” in National Conference on Environmental Sustainability and Society the Growing Paradigm Shift ESS-2013, held on March 30-31, 2013 at Department of Civil Engineering, Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Guna (M.P).
  2.  Ruchika Agnihotri and Pradeep Kumar, “Reactive Pink MB Dye removal using Thermolysis from Synthetic wastewater” in National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical & Environmental Engineering RACEE-2012, held on January 20-21, 2012 at Department of Chemical Engineering, N.I.T Rourkela, Orissa, India. (Win Best Paper Award).
  3. Karamveer, Arvind Kr Saini and Pradeep Kumar, “Need of Entrepreneurship Development in Rural India” in National seminar on Management of Technologies for Advancing Rural India, held on February 5-6, 2011 at S. D. College of Engineering & Technology, Muzaffarnagar.
  4. Vivek Gupta, Pradeep Kumar and R. A. Singh, “Kinetics and Mechanistic Aspect of Oxidation of Trimethylene Glycol with Os(VIII) in Alkaline and Bromoacetamide” in National Seminar on Recent Strategies of Management, Technology and Environmental Control held on February 9-10, 2008 at S. D. College of Engineering  & Technology, Muzaffarnagar.
  5. Pradeep Kumar and Chand S., “Treatment of Cotton Textile Mill Wastewater by Fenton Process – An Environmental Necessity” in National Seminar on Recent Strategies of Management, Technology and Environmental Control held on February 9-10, 2008 at S. D. College of Engineering & Technology, Muzaffarnagar.
  6. Pradeep Kumar, Ramamohan Rao L. and Chand S., “Removal of Lead (II) from Wastewater Using Coconut Jute Activated Carbon and Commercial Activated Carbon as Adsorbents” in 23rd National Convention of Chemical Engineers on Recent Trends in Chemical Engineering, held on October 5-7, 2007 at Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  7. Vikas Sangal and Pradeep Kumar, “Electrocoagulation – Technology, Developments and Applications” in National seminar on Public Participation for Environmental Control, held on April 7, 2007 at S. D. College of Engineering & Technology, Muzaffarnagar.
  8. Rama Rao V., Sridharan R., Pradeep Kumar and Chand, S., “Biofiltration as an economical alternative for air pollution control”, in National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Science and Technology & its Application” held on 7-8 January 2006 at S.D. College of Engineering & Technology, Muzaffarnagar.
  9. Pradeep Kumar, Chaudhary R. and Chand S., “Removal of Nitrogen Containing Toxic Organics from Wastewater through Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation” in proceeding of the seminar on “Environmental Degradation: Problems & Preventions” held on 17th September 2005 at   S. D. College of Engineering & Technology, Muzaffarnagar.
  10. Pradeep Kumar, Chaudhari, P. K. and Chand, S., “Thermal treatment of Distillery waste water in the presence of catalysts”, Proceeding’s of the conference / workshop an “Environmental Pollution: Perspectives & Practices” held on 30th April 2004 at I.E.T., Lucknow.
  11. Chaudhari, P. K., Pradeep Kumar, and Chand, S., “Toluene Disproportionation over Ion-exchanged ZSM-5 and Y-Zeolite Catalysts” in National Symposium in Feb, 2002, organized by Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, IT(BHU), Varanasi.

POSTER PRESENTATION:

  1. Roli Saini and Pradeep Kumar, “Comparative study for the removal of Carbofuran using batch process by adsorption” in International Conference on Harnessing Engineering, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development HETIS-2014, held on September 19-20, 2014 at Dr. S.S.B. University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  2. Deepak Yadav and Pradeep Kumar, “Adsorptive Removal of Phosphate from Aqueous Solutions Using Rice Huck” Proceedings of the “International Humboldt Kolleg on Management of Water, Energy and Bio-resources in Changing Climate Regime: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges” held on February 8-9, 2013 at School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, India.

 Mono-Graph

  1. “Treatment of Textile Industries Waste Water”, Published by VDM Verlag Dr. Mϋller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Germany
  2. “Removal of Phosphate from wastewater by Adsorption”, Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Republic of Moldova  

 

 
 

Name

Title of Thesis

Year of Completion

Supervisor/

Co-Supervisor

Roli Saini
(2012)
Removal of Pesticides from Simulated Wastewater Awarded Supervisor
Pattem Hemanth Kumar (2013)
 
Synthesis and Characterization of Bioactive glass ceramic for dental application Awarded Co-Supervisor
Purnima Pandey (2014) Characterization  and recovery of Spent Oil On Going Supervisor
Bineeta singh (2016) Treatment of  Petroleum industry wastewater On Going Supervisor
Naresh k. Sethy
(2016)
Synthesis and Characterization of polymeric membrane for separation process On Going Co-Supervisor
  1. Sanggar Award-2010 University, Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  2.  Ruchika Agnihotri and Pradeep Kumar, “Reactive Pink MB Dye removal using Thermolysis from Synthetic wastewater” in National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical & Environmental Engineering RACEE-2012, held on January 20-21, 2012 at Department of Chemical Engineering, N.I.T Rourkela, Orissa, India. (Best Paper Award)
  3. “Training Programme on Safety of Handling Chemicals” at NTPC Limited, Vindhyachal.
  4. “Fire Safety” at Sir Chhotu Ram Institute of Engineering and Technology, CCS University Campus, Meerut.

Principal Investigator

Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency

Outlay

(Rs. in Lakh)

Status

Dr. P. Kumar

 

Catalytic Thermal Treatment of Synthetic Reactive dye Wastewater Faculty Development Program, IT-BHU through Special Fund-I.T. Development (2008-2011) 0.5 Completed

Dr. V.K. Singh (PI),

Dr. P. Kumar (Co-PI)

To Develop Technology for Low Cost Manufacturing of a series of Veneering Porcelain Powder and Liquid Products for Metal-Ceramic Frame Work, Used on mass Scale in the Dental Field of Medical, Especially for Rural Area DST, India (2012 – 2015) 50.0 Completed

Dr. P. Kumar

Dechlorination of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) from various matrices Institute Research Project (for individual faculty), IIT(BHU), Varanasi (2016-2017) 14.95 Completed

Dr. M.K. Mondal (PI),

Dr. P. Kumar (Co-PI)

Municipal solid waste treatment and utilization Sprouting grant (2016-2019) 20.0 In progress
 
 

Consultancy Project
 

Co- Investigator

Principal Investigator

Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency

Outlay

(Rs. in Lakh)

Status

Dr. P. Kumar

Dr. M.K. Mondal

Water Sampling & testing Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, Chitrangi Power project, Snigrauli 4.46 Complete
  1. Attended short-term courses on “Advances in Hydrocarbon Engineering” from 23rd June 2003 to 4th July 2003 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee.
  2. Attended short-term courses on “CAD of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers” from 18th June 2007 to 22nd June 2007 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT, Roorkee and Institution of Engineers (I).
  3. Attended 51th Orientation courses at UGC Academic Staff College Banaras Hindu University Varanasi” from June 16, 2009 to July 13, 2009.
  4. Attended short-term courses on “Environment Monitoring and Guidelines for Environment Impact Assessment Studies” from 1st July 2011 to 5th July 2011 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee and AICTE. New Delhi.