Research-Intensive Training

Delivering excellence via varied research avenues, trained faculty and innovation

Areas of Expertise

Name Qualification Designation Specialization Email ID

Amit Dhir

Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Head

Bioenergy; AOP; Air Quality

amit.dhir@thapar.edu

N.Tejo Prakash

Ph.D.

Professor

Metal Biotransformations

hsee@thapar.edu

Anita Rajor

Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Environmental Microbiology

arajor@thapar.edu

Anoop Kumar

Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

anoop.kumar@thapar.edu

K.S.Babu

M.Tech

Assistant Professor

Environmental Engineering

ksbabu@thapar.edu

Research Projects

Name of the Investigator

Title of the project and duration

Amount sanctioned (lac)

Funding Agency

Amit Dhir

Reforming of Biogas for Hydrogen Production and its Utilization in CI engine under dual fuel mode

39.8

MNRE

A.Rajor

Utilization of cement kiln dust in concrete after removal of alkalinity and metal toxicity with microbes

27.0

DST

Amit Dhir

Applications of ionizing radiation in AOP based degradation of persistent pollutants from aqueous streams

24.83

DAE

N.Tejo Prakash

Neuroprotective properties of selenoergothioneine sourced from selenium-rich mushrooms against oxidative stress and nitrosative damage in neuronal cells

23.7

DBT

N.Tejo Prakash

Biofortification  of selenium  in Edible Mushrooms  from se-rich crop Residues"

24.3

DBT

Sunil Kumar Mahla

Studies on combustion, performance and emissions characteristics of diesel engine fuelled with biodiesel and biogas

19.2

DST

N.Tejo Prakash

Neuroprotective properties of selenoergothioneine sourced from selenium-rich mushrooms against oxidative stress and nitrosative damage in cells

18.9

DBT

N.Tejo Prakash

Studies on anti-inflammatory responses as function of bioavailable selenium from selenium-rich cereal grains

18.0

CSIR

N.Tejo Prakash

Biofortification of selenium from edible mushrooms for Se-rich crop residues

19.9

DBT

A.Rajor

Influence of bacteria on compressive strength and permeability of fly ash concrete

7.6

UGC

N.Tejo Prakash

Molecular aspects of selenium tolerance by aerobic baiteria and development of bioreactor for selenate/selenit  bioremediation

4.02

JSPS

Anoop Verma

Sonophotocatalytic treatment of pesticides over TiO2 photocatalyst using immersion well reactor

4.0

DRDO

K.S.Babu

National Env. Awareness campaign,2012-13

0.15

PSCST

Bilateral/International Projects

S.No

Project Title

Research Group

Funding Agency

PI

1.

Studies on in vitro anti-inflammatory activity of dietary sources of Selenium

Dr. S. Prabhu, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Indo-US

Dr. N.Tejo Prakash

2.

Molecular mechanism of selenium reduction by microorganisms and its application to development of selenium recovery systems

Dr. H. Mihara, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Indo-Japan

Dr. N.Tejo Prakash

3.

Integrated photocatalytic and biological processes for the degradation of pharmaceuticals

Dr. A.K.Ray, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Indo-Canada Joint Research Exchange

Dr. Amit Dhir

4.

Pesticide degradation using photocatalytic approach.

Ms. Darshini Nadira,Asst. Director, Sri Lanka

INSA-CICS Exchange Program

Dr. Anoop Kumar

5.

Selenium quantification and localization in Se rich cereal grains

Dr. Anatoly Skalny, Yaroslav Univ., Russia

Indo-Russian

Dr. N.Tejo Prakash

6.

Production of biodiesel from algae collected from wastewater treatment ponds

Dr. Banu Ormeci, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Indo-Canada Joint Research Exchange

Dr. Amit Dhir

7.

Water disinfection studies using hybrid process of  photocatalysis and photo fenton in fix mode

Dr. Banu Ormeci, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Indo-Canada Joint Research Exchange

Dr. Anoop Verma

8.

Synergy of algae and encapsulated bacteria for the treatment of domestic wastewater in rural ponds

Dr. Hadas Mamane Steindel

Professor, Env. Engg.

Tel Aviv University, Israel

TIET-TAU Food Security Centre

Dr. Amit Dhir

Consultancy Projects

Name of the consultant

Name of consultancy project

Consulting Sponsoring agency with contact details

Year

 Amit Dhir

ETP Adequacy Report-1

Vishal PaperTech (India) Ltd. Derabassi (Mohali)

2018

 Amit Dhir

ETP Adequacy Report-2

Vishal PaperTech (India) Ltd.Derabassi (Mohali)

2018

Amit Dhir

Air Quality Modeling

CPTL, Mohali

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Vardhman Special Steels Ltd.

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Tisha Impex, Amritsar

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Absolute Water (P) Ltd. New Delhi

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Mr. Sumit Khanna c o R.K. Overseas, Amritsar

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

R.K. Overseas, Amritsar

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Kay Cee Processors

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Alliance Industries

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Shree Ganpati Synthetics

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Shri Tirupati Finishers

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Amritsar Textile Processors

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Amritsar Textile Processors

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Amritsar Textile Processors

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Amritsar Textile Processors

2016

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

R.K. Overseas, Amritsar

2016

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Omkar Processors

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Bajay Processors

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Vaaho Agencies Pvt. Ltd.

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Natraj Wooltex

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Sidhur Sharol Ind.

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Paras Industries

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Kochar Sung-up Acrylic Ltd.

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Sudsons Woolens Pvt. Ltd.

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Gillanders Arbuthot

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Gurdeep Singh & Sons

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Kailash Printing

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Royal Processors

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Raghav processors

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Leela Dye House

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Himalaya Processors

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Cosmos Sanjay Weaving Mills

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Woollen Processors Pvt. Ltd.

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Shivam Textile Processor

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Apollo Processors Pvt. Ltd.

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Avichal Textile Mills Ltd.

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Brij Lal Mehra & Sons

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Guru Shankar processors

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

J.P. Processors Pvt. Ltd.

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Sehgal Processors Pvt. Ltd.

2015

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Aay Bee International

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Chandu Pur Renewal Power Co. Ltd.

2015

 Amit Dhir

EIA consultancy

Eco Chem sales & Service, Surat

2015

Amit Dhir

EIA for proposed change of waste paper to agro residue based R.M.

Satia Industries Ltd., Muktsar

2015

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Kaytex Fabrics Pvt. Ltd.

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Vaaho Agencies Pvt. Ltd.

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Cosmos Sanjay Weaving

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Gurdeep Singh & Sons

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Himalaya Processes

2014

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Sehgal Processors Pvt. Ltd.

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Gillanders Arbuthnot

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Sudsons Woolens

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Saya Ram Processors

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Shankar Printing

2014

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

S.C. Processors

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Paras Industries

2014

 A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Bhawani Textiles

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

J.P. Processors

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Sangam Wooltex

2014

A.S. Reddy

Performance Evaluation of ETP STP

Hero Cycles

2014

Amit Dhir

EIA Consultant

CPTL Envirotech. Ltd., Chandigarh

2014

 Amit Dhir

EIA Consultancy

Satia Industries Ltd., Muktsar

2014

Amit Dhir

Air Quality Modeling

Satia Industries Ltd., Muktsar

2014

Amit Dhir

ETP Adequacy

Satia Industries Ltd., Muktsar

2014

Amit Dhir

EIA Consultancy

Eco Labs, Chandigarh

2014