Faculty Profile

ARPITA GHOSH

Environmental Management

Assistant Professor

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 Email: arpita.ghosh[at]iimsirmaur[dot]ac[dot]in

Dr. Arpita Ghosh completed Ph.D (full time) in the broad field of wastewater and sludge treatment from Centre for Energy Studies, IIT Delhi in December, 2017. Before joining Ph.D, she had completed M.Tech (Environmental science and technology) from NIT Durgapur and B.Tech from West Bengal University of Technology (new name: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology). Dr. Ghosh served as an Assistant Professor at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies for more than 1.5 years and taught subjects like Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Studies to UG and PG Students. She was involved in research position around 2 years at IIM Sirmaur. She conducted several events (webinars, round table seminars and summer school) in the field of Sustainability and Environment at IIM Sirmaur. She is serving as CSEM co-ordinator at the institute. She has several publications in journals, conferences and she serves as reviewer for different peer reviewed journals of Elsevier.

Assistant Professor- Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Studies, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies [July, 2017- January, 2019]

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

  1. Tomar, P. C., Chapadgaonkar, S. S., Panchal, V., & Ghosh, A. (2020) Heavy metal phytoremediation: Potential and advancement. ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 28(4), 81-93. SCOPUS Journal.
  2.   Panchal, V., Ghosh, A., Tomar, P. C., & Chapadgaonkar, S. S. (2020). Decolourization of Yamuna water using peanut hull in packed bed reactor. Rasayan Journal of Chemistry13, 949-954. SCOPUS Journal.
  3. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., Sreekrishnan, T. R., & Patra, P. (2019). Bioremediation of Binary System of Reactive Red 120 Dye and Cr (III) Using Aspergillus tamari and Statistical Validation of Response. Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment13(4), 276-284. SCOPUS, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Web of Science.
  4. Ghosh, A., Pandey K., Nigam, A., Mishra, S., BIOSORPTION OF A TEXTILE DYE (MALACHITE GREEN) USING COCONUT HUSK" to Manav Rachna Internatioal Journal, Accepted.
  5. Ghosh, A., Manchanda N., Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals from Water of Yamuna River by Tagetes patula, Bassica scoparia, Portulaca grandiflora. Asian Plant Research Journal, Manuscript no: 2019/APRJ/46767, Accepted on 14.2.2019.
  6. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2017).Response surface modeling of bioremediation of acid black 52 dye using Aspergillus flavus. Water Science and Technology (IWA), 75 (12): 2864-2874. SCI Expanded, I.F. 1.624,https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2017.167
  7. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2017). Response surface optimization of bioremediation of Acid black 52 (Cr complex dye) using Aspergillus tamarii. Environmental Technology (Taylor & Francis), 38(3), 326-336.SCI, I.F. 1.666, https://doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2016.1192225
  8. Ghosh, A., Ghosh Dastidar, M., Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2017). Bioremediation of Cr complex dyes and treatment of sludge generated during the process. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation (Elsevier), 119, 448-460. SCI Expanded, Scopus and Web of Science, I.F. 3.841, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.08.013
  9. Ghosh, A., Ghosh Dastidar, M., Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2016). Bioremediation of a Chromium Complex Dye (Navilan yellow RL) using Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus tamarii. Chemical Engineering & Technology (Wiley), 39(9), 1636-1644.SCI Expanded, Scopus and Web of Science, I.F. 2.418, https://doi.org/10.1002/ceat.201500515
  10. Ghosh, A., Ghosh Dastidar, M., Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2015). Recent Advances in Bioremediation of Heavy Metals and Metal Complex Dyes: Review. Journal of Environmental Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers), C4015003, 142(9), 1-14. SCI,ISSN1943-7870, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000965
  11. Ghosh, A., Das (Saha), P., and Sinha, K. (2015). OPTIMIZATION OF REDUCTION OF COPPER USING Stenotrophomonas maltophilia PD2 BIOMASS AND ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK MODELING. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal (IASI), 14(1), 37-44.SCI Expanded & Scopus, I.F. 1.334, http://eemj.eu/index.php/EEMJ/article/view/2155
  12. Deepika, Ghosh, A., Ghosh Dastidar, M. (2016). Decolorization and Degradation Studies on Dye Contaminated Effluent from Textile Industry using Aspergillus sp. Elixir Pollution, 95, 40679-40684.ISSN 2229-712X.
  13. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2014). Biosorption and Biodegradation of Chromium Complex Dye Using Aspergillus Species. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (American Society of Civil Engineers), 18(4), 1-9. Scopus, ISSN: 2153-5515,https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000230
  14. Ghosh, A., and Das, P. (2014). Optimization of Copper Adsorption by Soil of Polluted Wasteland using Response Surface Methodology. Indian Chemical Engineer (Taylor & Francis),56(1), 29-42.Emerging SCI &  Scopus, ISSN 0975-007X, https://doi.org/10.1080/00194506.2014.883728
  15. Ghosh, A., Das, P., and Sinha, K. (2014). Modeling of biosorption of Cu (II) by alkali-modified spent tea leaves using response surface methodology (RSM) and artificial neural network (ANN). Applied Water Science (Springer), 5(2), 191-199.Emerging SCI & Web of Science, ISSN: 2190-5495, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13201-014-0180-z
  16. Ghosh, A., Sinha, K., and Saha, P. D. (2013). Central composite design optimization and artificial neural network modeling of copper removal by chemically modified orange peel. Desalination and Water Treatment (Taylor & Francis), 51(40-42), 7791-7799.SCI Expanded & Web of Science, I.F. 1.631,https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2013.792452
  17. Ghosh, A., and Saha, P. D. (2013). Optimization of copper bioremediation by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia PD2. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering(Elsevier), 1(3), 159-163.Emerging SCI, I.F. 1.198, ISSN2213-3437,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2013.04.012
  18. Ghosh, A., and Saha, P. D. (2013). Optimization of copper reduction from solution using Bacillus pumilus PD3 isolated from Sea-water. Elixir Pollution (Photonics),55, 12910-12914. ISSN 2229-712X.
  19. Ghosh, A., and Saha, P. D. (2012). Optimization of copper adsorption by chemically modified fly ash using response surface methodology modeling. Desalination and Water Treatment (Taylor & Francis), 49(1-3), 218-226.SCI Expanded & Web of Science, I.F. 1.631,https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2012.719324
  20. Ghosh, A., and Saha, P. D. (2012). Bioremediation of Copper present in waste water using isolated Micro-organism Stenotrophomonas sp. PD2 from Soil of Dhapa, Kolkata, Elixir Pollution (Photonics),47, 8921-8923.ISSN 2229-712X.
  21. Ghosh, A., and Saha, P. D. (2012). Batch studies of copper bioremediation using Bacillus pumilus strain PD3 isolated from marine water. Elixir Pollution (Photonics), 50, 10325-10327.ISSN 2229-712X.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Saroha, A., & Ghosh, A. (2020). Biosorption of Safranine O Dye by SawDust. In Advances in Water Pollution Monitoring and Control (pp. 97-105). Springer, Singapore.
  2. Panchal, V., & Ghosh, A. (2020). Biosorption of Safranin-O Dye by Shell of Arachis Hypogaea. In Advances in Water Pollution Monitoring and Control (pp. 141-149). Springer, Singapore.
  3. Ghosh A., Dastidar M.G., Sreekrishnan T.R. (2018). Bioremediation of Chromium Complex Dye by GrowingAspergillus flavus. In: Singh V., Yadav S., Yadava R. (eds) Water Quality Management. Water Science and Technology Library, vol 79, Page 81-92. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5795-3_8
  4. Singh A., Ghosh A., Dastidar M.G. (2018). Decolorization of Reactive Yellow 17 Dye Using Aspergillus tamarii. In: Singh V., Yadav S., Yadava R. (eds) Environmental Pollution. Water Science and Technology Library, vol 77, Page 309-316. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5792-2_25
  1. Panchal, V., Chapalgaonkar, S., Ghosh, A., A Comparative Study on Decolorization of Yamuna Water by Using Different Agro-Waste Biosorbents, Accepted in  IGWC 2019 – International Ground Water Conference On Sustainable Management of Soil-Water Resources during 21-24th Oct 2019 at IIT Roorkee
  2. Panchal, V., Ghosh, A., Tomar, P.C., Chapalgaonkar, S., ‘Removal of contaminants from yamuna water using peanut hull in packed bed reactor' in 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Environmental Management-2019 (STEM 2019) during March 25-26, 2019 at Delhi Technological University.
  3. Verma, M., Ghosh, A., Shourie A., ‘A recent review on microplastic contamination in surface water’ reactor' in  National Conference on Groundwater sustainability at MRIIRS during March 26-28, 2019.
  4. Panchal, V., Ghosh, A., Tomar, P.C., Chapalgaonkar, S., Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals by Different Plants: A Recent Review, in National Conference on Conservation, Cultivation and Sustainable use of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants at MRIIRS during February 21-22, 2019.
  5. Saroha, A., and Ghosh, A., Biosorption of safranine o dye by saw dust. 2nd International conference on advances in the field of health, safety, fire, environment, and allied sciences (HSFEA 2018), UPES Dehradun, November 16-17, 2018.
  6. Panchal, V., and Ghosh, A., Biosorption of safranin o dye by shell of Arachis hypogaea. 2nd International conference on advances in the field of health, safety, fire, environment, and allied sciences (HSFEA 2018), UPES Dehradun, November 16-17, 2018.
  7. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M.G., and Sreekrishnan, T.R., Bioremediation of acid black 52 dye (multi-metals complex dye) using Aspergillus flavus in batch bioreactor. 2nd EWaS International Conference: Efficient & Sustainable Water Systems Management toward Worth Living Development organized by the University of Thessaly and the Technical University of Crete, Chania, Crete, Greece, June 1-4, 2016.
  8. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., and Sreekrishnan, T. R., BIOREMEDIATION OF CHROMIUM COMPLEX DYE BY GROWING ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS. International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES-2016), AISECT University, Bhopal, India, March 15 – 18, 2016
  9. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., and Sreekrishnan, T. R., Optimization of Bio sorption of Acid Orange 86 (chromium complex dye) by Aspergillus tamarii using Response Surface Methodology. BioTech 2015, IIT Kanpur, March 13-15, 2015.
  10. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., and Sreekrishnan, T. R., Bioremediation of Chromium Complex Dye (Acid Orange 86) by Aspergillus flavus. Sustainable Innovative Techniques Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, January 4-5, 2014.
  11. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., and Sreekrishnan, T. R., Bioremediation of Jokazol red dye and chromium using Aspergillus sp. Asian Congress on Biotechnology, IIT Delhi, December 15-19, 2013.
  12. Ghosh, A., and Das, P., Copper biosorption using copper-resistant bacteria isolated from soil of Dhapa. A P C Ray national Conference at Presidency University, February 17-18, 2012.
  13. Ghosh, A., and Das, P., Optimization of copper biosorption using Copper-resistant Bacteria isolated from Sea-water. International Conference on microbial, plant and animal research, Mody institute of technology, Lakhsmangarh, March 29-31, 2012.
  14. Ghosh, A., and Das, P., Copper adsorption by soil of wasteland.  International Conference on microbial, plant and animal research, Mody institute of technology, Lakhsmangarh, March 29-31, 2012.
  15. Ghosh, A., and Das, P., Biosorptioin of Copper using Copper-Resistant Bacterial Biomass Isolated from Soil of Polluted Wasteland. 52nd Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI 2011), Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, November 3-6, 2011.
  16. Ghosh, A., and Das, P., Optimisation of Biosorption of copper using copper-resistant bacteria isolated from soil of Dhapa using Central composite Design Analysis. 2nd International Conference on Solid waste Management and Exhibition (IconSWM 2011), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, November 9-11, 2011.
  • Her student Received Best paper award for 'Removal of contaminants from yamuna water using peanut hull in packed bed reactor'' in Sustainable Technologies for Environmental Management-2019 conference at Delhi Technological University, she was main supervisor in the research study
  • Her student Received Best paper award for “Biosorption of safranine o dye by saw dust” in 2nd International conference on advances in the field of health, safety, fire, environment, and allied sciences (HSFEA 2018), UPES Dehradun, she was main supervisor in the research study
  • International Research Travel Grant from IIT Delhi for presenting paper in 2nd EWaS International Conference: Efficient & Sustainable Water Systems Management toward Worth Living Development at Chania, Crete, Greece, June 1-4, 2016
  • Alumni award for OPEN HOUSE poster 2016 entitled “Bioremediation of heavy metals, dyes, metal complex dyes” at Centre for energy studies, IIT Delhi
  • Qualified All India Aptitude test GATE exam (2012) in Biotechnology
  • GenBank submission of bacterial 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence of newly isolated copper-resistant bacteria from soil of a landfill (Dhapa, Kolkata), Accession Number: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strain PD2 (pd2.sqn PD2 JQ809229) and link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/JQ809229)