Dr. Chandrakant  Thakur

Department Chemical Engineering
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification Ph.D (IIT Roorkee)
E-Mail ctthakur.che@nitrr.ac.in
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Areas of Interest

Environmental Engineering, Industrial Pollution Abatement

Publications
Research Publication in Journals:
  1. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Electrochemical treatment of a distillery wastewater: Parametric and residue disposal study”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 148 (2009) 496–505.
  2. Thakur C., Dembla A., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Removal of 4-chlorophenol in sequencing batch reactor with and without granular-activated carbon”, Desalination and Water Treatment. Doi: 10.1080/19443994.2013.803684.
  3. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Effect of hydraulic retention time and filling time on simultaneous biodegradation of phenol, resorcinol and catechol in a sequencing batch reactor”, Archives of Environmental Protection, 39(2) (2013) 69-80.
  4. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Competitive adsorption of phenol and resorcinol onto rice husk ash”, Theoretical Foundation of Chemical Engineering, 48(1) (2014) 66–76.
  5. Prateek, Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Comparative studies on nitrophenol removal by adsorption and simultaneous adsorption-biodegradation processes”, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering 11(1) (2013) 1–13.
  6. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Aerobic degradation of actual petroleum refinery wastewater in sequential batch reactor”, Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 49(12) (2014) 1436-44.
  7. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., Hiwarkar A.D., “Modelling of binary Isotherm behavior for the adsorption of catechol with phenol and resorcinol onto Rice Husk Ash”, Indian Chemical Engineers, 2016. DOI:10.1080/00194506.2017.1281770
  8. Hiwarkar A.D., Singh S., Srivastava V.C., Thakur C., Mall I.D., Lo S.-L. “Electro-chemical mineralization of recalcitrant indole by platinum-coated titanium electrode: multi-response optimization, mechanistic and sludge disposal study”, International Journal of Environment and Science Technology, 2017. DOI 10.1007/s13762-017-1391-2 

 

Research Publication in Conference:

  1. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Adsorption study on removal of phenolic compounds by rice husk ash”, RACEE-2012_Abstract_79, NIT Rourkela, (2012), 127.
  2. Thakur C., Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Adsorption study on removal of phenolic compounds by baggase fly ash”, 7th Uttarakhand State Science & Technology Congress, 5, (2012), 160.
  3. Thakur C., Prateek, Srivastava V.C., Mall I.D., “Adsorption of ternary mixture of phenol, catechol and resorcinol from aqueous solution by rice husk ash”, ICACE 2013, NIT Raipur.
  4. Mall I.D., Taneja N., Thakur C., “Treatment of indigo carmine dye bearing wastewater by electrocoagulation”, Proceeding of 2nd ICEEME-13, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, (2013)
  5. Thakur C., Thakur T., Mazumdar B., Anandkumar J., Chaudhari P.K., “Adsorption of phenolic compounds using low cost adsorbent”, International journal of arts and sciences, University of London, UK, (2016)
  6. Sahu S., Thakur C., Mazumdar B., “Adsorption of Auromine ‘O’ by green synthesized graphene sand composite”, 6th International Science Congress organized by International Science Community Association, Pune, MH, (2016)
  7. Sahu S., Thakur C., Victoria S.N., Green synthesis and characterization of zero valent iron nano particles from the peel extract of musaceae (banana), International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, Vol 5(4), ISSN 2349-4476 (2017)

 

Other Info.

Work Experience (Teaching / Research / Industrial):

  1. Assistant Professor, NIT Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
  2. Assistant Professor, MANIT Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  3. Engineer, Pyramid Consulting & Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Thane, Maharashtra

 

Book Chapters:

  1. Rajani Bharti, Chandrakant Thakur, S. Suresh, Nanomaterials and food processing wastewater, chapter, In: Nanotechnology in Food industry book series (Multi-volume), Elsevier, Revised, 2015.

Awards:

  1. Young Faculty Awards, Venus International Foundation, Chennai, 2015

 

Training/Workshop Organised:

  1. A short term course on “Advance Wastewater Treatment Technologies” Sponsored by TEQIP Phase-II, during 15 Feb, 2016 to 19 Feb, 2016 at NIT Raipur.


Training/Workshop Attended:

  1. Participation in a Training Programme on “Hazardous Waste Management, Batteries Management & E-Waste Management” sponsored by MoEF & organized by IIT Roorkee, 2007.
  2. Participation in a Training Programme on “Recent Trends in Environmental Management Strategies in Petroleum, Petrochemical and Fertilizer Industries” sponsored by CBCP, Delhi and organized by IIT Roorkee, 2008.
  3. Participation in a Training Programme on “Pollution Control Techniques for Distillery Waste” sponsored by CBCP, Delhi and organized by IIT Roorkee, 2008.
  4. Participation in a Training Programme on “Recent Trends in Environmental Monitoring and Control Strategies in Petroleum and Petrochemical Industry” sponsored by CBCP, Delhi and organized by IIT Roorkee, 2010.
  5. Participation in a Training Programme on “Operation and Maintenance of Sophisticated Instruments like GC-MS/GC, HPLC, CHNS, and AOX Analyzer” sponsored by CBCP, Delhi and organized by IIT Roorkee, 2010.
  6. Participation in a workshop on “Aspen Software” organized by Chemical Engineering Association, IIT Bombay, 2009.

 

Membership of Professional Society

  1. Associate Member of IEI, Membership No. AM153120-7.
  2. Life Member of IIChe, Membership No. LM54395.