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सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय काँच एवं सिरामिक अनुसंधान संस्थान

CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute

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Scientists ▸ Dr. Ganesh C. Sahoo
Dr. Ganesh C. Sahoo

Dr. Ganesh C. Sahoo

Principal Scientist

Membrane and Separation Technology Division

Contact Information:

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

Dr. Ganesh C. Sahoo

Dr. Sahoo joined CSIR-CGCRI on 21st April, 2005

Professional Career

Institution Position Period
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata Principal Scientist 2018 - till date
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata Senior Scientist 2013 - 2018
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata Scientist 2009 - 2013
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata Junior Scientist 2005 – 2009
Darjeeling Govt. College Lecturer 2001 - 2002
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata Research Associate (CSIR) 2000 – 2005


Degree Discipline University; Year
B.Sc. Chemistry Hons. Vidyasagar University
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry Vidyasagar University
Ph.D. Science Dibrugarh University

Patent Filed / Granted: 3.

  • RBGV Swaika Memorial Award of Oil Technologists’ Association of India (OTAI) – 2015.
  • Best Technology Award of CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata, 2013-14.
  • Best Developmental Project Award of CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata, 2015-16.
  • Award for presentations in national & International conferences: 3 nos.
  • Awarded Junior & Senior Research Fellowship (NET-CSIR)
  • Qualified research fellowship (GATE)
  • Awarded Research Associateship (CSIR)
  • Invited lecturers: 3 nos.
  • Member of scientific/technology society: 3 nos.

    Research Interest

    Ceramic / Composite membrane development and membrane based Separation Science & Technology:

    • Microporous membrane development using Titania, zirconia, mixed-oxide, bentonite, apatite, carbon, Manganese oxide and Copper oxide over ceramic porous supports.

    • Ceramic – polymer composite membrane for membrane contactor, pervaporation, membrane distillation applications.

    • Membrane applications in drinking water, food clarification and wastewater treatment.

    Landmark Research Contribution

    Development of zirconia and alumina powder coated ultrafiltration membranes over single channel and 19-channel low cost clay-alumina support of 200 mm length.

    In SCI journals: 20.
    Conference proceedings: 30.
    Book chapter: 1.

    Selected papers

    • Preparation of ceramic ultrafiltration membrane using green synthesized CuO nanoparticles for chromium (VI) removal and optimization by response surface methodology; Piyali Roy Choudhury, Priyanka Mondal, Swachchha Majumdar, Sudeshna Saha, Ganesh C. Sahoo; Journal of Cleaner Production, (2018) 203, 511-520.
    • Performance investigation of Pb(II) removal by synthesized hydroxyapatite based ceramic ultrafiltration membrane: Bench scale study, Piyali RoyChoudhury, Swachchha Majumdar, Subhendu Sarkar, Biswanath Kundu, Ganesh C. Sahoo; Chemical Engineering Journal, (2019) 355, 510-519.
    • High pressure ultrafiltration CuO/hydroxyethyl cellulose composite ceramic membrane for separation of Cr (VI) and Pb (II) from contaminated water; P. Roy Choudhury, S. Majumdar, Ganesh C. Sahoo, Sudeshna Saha, Priyanka Mondal; Chemical Engineering Journal, (2018) 336, 570–578.
    • Preparation and Characterization of Microfiltration Apatite Membrane over Low Cost Clay-alumina Support for decolorization of dye solution; G C Sahoo, R Halder, I Jedidi, A Oun, H Nasri, P Roychoudhury, S Majumdar, S Bandyopadhyay, R Ben Amar; Desalination and Water Treatment, (2016) 57(57) 27700-09.
    • Degumming, dewaxing and deacidification of rice bran oil-Hexane miscella using ceramic membrane: pilot plant Study, Biswajit Roy, Somendra N. Roy, Surajit Dey, Ganesh C. Sahoo, Sibdas Bandyopadhyay; Journal of American Oil Chemists’ Society, (2014) 91(8) 1453–1460.

    As(III) oxidation by MnO2 coated PEEK-WC capsules; A. Criscuoli, S. Majumdar, A. Figoli, P. Bafaro, S. Bandyopadhyay, G. C. Sahoo, E. Drioli; Journal of Hazardous Materials, (2012) 211-212, 281-287.

    Research / trainee guidance

    Ph.D. supervision: 6; Awarded – 1, On-going – 5.

    Trainee : 10

    Last Updated on July 1, 2021