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Dr. Sushmita Banerjee

Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences

sushmita.banerjee@sharda.ac.in

About

I have completed my B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Environmental Science) from University of Allahabad. Then, I had join doctoral program from the same university under supervision of Prof. M.C. Chattopadhyaya. My D.Phil research work was based on synthesis of nanoparticles and its application in water purification studies. After  completing my D.Phil. in 2016, I joined Prof. Y.C. Sharmas research group as a institute post doctoral fellow at IIT(BHU), Varanasi. My Postdoctoral research was focused on synthesis and application of bimetallic nanoparticles as a potential catalyst for wastewater treatment and biodiesel production. On 1st of August 2018 I had joined Sharda University. Presently Im guiding two M.Tech students and one PhD student on topic related to water and wastewater treatment.

Experience
  • 1 year 8 months as a post doctoral fellow
Qualification
  • Ph.D. (University of Allahabad)
  • Post-Doc. (IIT-BHU).
  • MSc (University of Allahabad)
Award & Recognition

  • Prof. Gopalarao Centenary Young Scientist Award for best paper presentation in 48th Annual Convention of Chemists, 2011 organized by Indian Chemical Society.
  • Prof. A. K. Dey Memorial Award for best paper presentation in 50th Annual Convention of Chemists, 2013 organized by Indian Chemical Society.
  • NASI-Swarna Jayanti Award, for best poster presentation, in 84th Annual session of the academy in the field of physical sciences 2014.
  • NASI-Swarna Jayanti Award, for best poster presentation in 85th Annual session of the academy in the field of physical sciences, 2015.
  • CSIR-JRF 29th rank (Earth Sciences) in 2011.
  • UGC-NET-LS (Environmental Sciences) in 2009.
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) NET in 2012.

Research

  • 32 research publication in various Scopus Index journals and 05 book chapters. 

Area of Interest

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Biodiesel production