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.She is Member of 'International Association for Water, Environment, Energy, and Society', 'Asian Council of Science Editors', 'The Institution of Engineers'- Environmental Engineering. She is engaged as Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Environmental Nanotechnology Journal, Frontiers.

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. Patra, P., Roy, A., Ghosh, A., & Malik, P. (2022). ‘Socio-Economic impact on availability of basic amenities: A comparative analysis of villages of Hilly States, India’, DOI (10.1108/MEQ-12-2021-0283). Management of Environmental Quality: an International Journal, Emerald, Cite score- 6.7,  Q1 SCOPUS & Web of Science indexed, ABDC- C listed.
  2. Jamwal, D., Saini, P., Tomar, P. C., & Ghosh, A. (2022). ‘Perspectives on the potential of Mangiferin as a nutraceutical: a review.’ DOI (10.1108/NFS-01-2022-0013), Nutrition and Food Science, Emerald. Cite score-  2.7, Web of Science indexed, .
  3. Ilame, T., & Ghosh, A. (2022). The promising applications of nanoparticles for synthetic dyes removal from wastewater: Recent review. Management of Environmental Quality, Emerald. (2), 451–477. Cite score- 6.7,  https://doi.org/10.1108/MEQ-07-2021-0179 Q1 SCOPUS & Web of Science indexed, ABDC- C listed
  4. Ghosh, A. (2021). Application of Cocos nucifera’s husk to remove malachite green dye and response surface modelling, Bulgarian. Chemical Communications, 44.  SCOPUS indexed Journal.
  5. Tomar, P. C., Chapalgaonkar, 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.
  6. Panchal, V., Ghosh, A.,  Tomar, P. C., & Chapalgaonkar, S.  (2020). Removal of contaminants from Yamuna water using peanut hull in packed bed reactor.. Journal of Rasayan Chemistry, 13(2), 949–954. SCOPUS indexed Journal.
  7. 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 Environment. 13(4), 276–284. SCOPUS & SCI, https://doi.org/10.5572/ajae.2019.13.4.276
  8. Ghosh, A., & Manchanda, N. (2019). Phytoremediation of heavy metals from water of Yamuna River by Tagetes patula, Bassica scoparia, Portulaca grandiflora. Asian Plant Research, 1-14.
  9. 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. https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2017.167. SCI, Impact factor 2.430
  10. 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2016.1192225, Impact factor 3.247
  11. Ghosh, A., Ghosh Dastidar, M., & Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2017). Bioremediation of Cr complex dyes and treatment of sludge generated during the process. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 119 (pp. 448–460). Elsevier. SCI. Expanded, Q1 Scopus and Web of Science, Impact factor, 4.320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2016.08.013
  12. 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 and Technology (Wiley), 39(9), 1636–1644. SCI Expanded, Scopus and Web of Science, I.F. 3.2. https://doi.org/10.1002/ceat.201500515
  13. Ghosh, A., Ghosh Dastidar, M., & Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2016). Recent advances in bioremediation of heavy metals and metal complex dyes: Review. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 142(9). SCI, ISSN1943-7870, I.F, C4015003. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000965, American Society of Civil Engineers journal, Web of Science indexed
  14. Das Ghosh, A. (2015). OPTIMIZATION OF REDUCTION OF COPPER USING Stenotrophomonas maltophilia PD2 BIOMASS AND ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK MODELING. (Saha), P, and Sinha, K. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal (IASI), 14(1), 37–44.SCI Expanded & Scopus, I.F. 1.186. http://eemj.eu/index.php/EEMJ/article/view/2155
  15. 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, 18(4), 1–9, ISSN: 2153-5515. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000230, American Society of Civil Engineers journal, Web of Science indexed
  16. Ghosh, A., & 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, Cite score- 1.8
  17. Ghosh, A., Das, P., & 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, Impact factor 4.8
  18. Ghosh, A., Sinha, K., & 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2013.792452, Impact factor 1.8
  19. Ghosh, A., & Saha, P. D. (2013). Optimization of copper bioremediation by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia PD2. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. Elsevier, 1(3), ISSN 2213-3437, 159–163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2013.04.012, Q1 scopus, Impact factor : 7.9
  20. Ghosh, A., & 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2012.719324, Impact factor 1.8

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Ghosh, A. (2022). Importance of waste to wealth and renewable energy towards sustainable development, handbook of green and sustainable nanotechnology – accepted article. Springer,
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., & Sreekrishnan, T. R. (2018). Bioremediation of chromium complex dye by GrowingAspergillus flavus. In Water Science and Technology Library V. Singh, S. Yadav & R. Yadava (Eds.). Springer, 79, 81–92. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5795-3_8
  5. Singh, A., Ghosh, A., & Dastidar, M. G. (2018). Decolorization of reactive Yellow 17 dye using Aspergillus tamarii. In Water Science and Technology Library V. Singh, S. Yadav & R. Yadava (Eds.). Springer, 77, 309–316. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5792-2_25

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCES

  1. Ghosh, A., Sharma, P (2022), “Impact of Climate Change and Covid 19 on Tourism: A Recent Review” during the SCMS Human Resource Management International Conference (SHRIC 2022) organized by Department of MBA, SCMS Schoolof TechnologyandManagement,Kochi, 20th- 21st May 2022.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  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)