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Dr. Sourja Ghosh
Senior Scientist and Assistant Professor (AcSIR)

Ceramic Membrane Division

Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3462)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: sourja@cgcri.res.in

B.E (Chemical Engineering), R.E College, Durgapur
M.E (Chemical Engineering), Jadavpur University
Ph.D (Chemical Engineering), IIT, Kharagpur

Dr. Ghosh joined CGCRI on 21.04.2005

Research Interest
Separation Science and Technology with special references to ceramic membrane applications, pressure driven membrane processes, membrane bioreactor and photobioreactor, membrane contactor, wastewater treatment, CO2 sequestration, biomass and biofuel generation.

Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: In SCI Journals: 36; In Conference Proceedings: 73;
Selected papers:
  1. Treatment of cosmetic effluent in different configurations of ceramic UF membrane based bioreactor: toxicity evaluation of the untreated and treated wastewater using catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis), P. Banerjee, T. K. Dey, S. Sarkar, S. Swarnakar, A. Mukhopadhyay, S. Ghosh*, Chemosphere (Elsevier), Accepted (2015).
  2. Anabaena sp. mediated bio-oxidation of arsenite to arsenate in synthetic arsenic (III) solution: Process optimization by response surface methodology. A. Jana, P. Bhattacharya, S. Swarnakar, S. Majumdar, S. Ghosh*, Chemosphere (Elsevier), (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.07.055. Volume 138, Pages 682–690.
  3. Recycling of tannery effluent from common effluent treatment plant using ceramic membrane based filtration process: A closed loop approach using pilot scale study, P. Bhattacharya, S. Majumdar, S. Bandyopadhyay, S. Ghosh*, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy (Wiley), Accepted (2015).
  4. Green synthesis of α-Fe2O3 nanoparticles for arsenic (V) remediation with a novel aspect for sludge management, D. Mukherjee, S. Ghosh*, S. Majumdar, K. Annapurna, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (Elsevier) (2015) (Accepted).
  5. Tannery effluent treatment by microfiltration through ceramic membrane for water reuse: assessment of environmental impacts, P. Bhattacharya, S. Ghosh *, S. Swarnakar, A. Mukhopadhyay, CLEAN Soil Air Water (Wiley), 43 (5), 633–644, (2015) DOI: 10.1002/clen.201300199.

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Development of ecofriendly process using low cost ceramic membranes for treatment and recycling of toxic and hazardous industrial effluents.
  • Carbon dioxide sequestration using ceramic membrane based contactor process.

PhD Supervision
Summary: Four (4): 1-submitted, 3-on-going (AcSIR-IMP:2)
                M.Tech. Supervision: Two: completed (2)

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