Faculty Profile
 

Purnendu Bose
Professor

B.Tech. (Civil Engineering), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 1986
M.Tech. (Environmental Engineering), IIT Kanpur, 1988
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts,Amherst,USA, 1994 

Room: 304 Western Laboratory Extension
Phone: (91-512) 259 7403
eMail: pbose[AT]iitk.ac.in

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Physico-chemical processes for water and wastewater treatment
  • Abiotic remediation of groundwater resources
  • Advanced oxidation processes for water and wastewater treatment

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS 

  • Mention in IIT Kanpur academic senate minutes for outstanding performanceas tutor in Engineering Graphics (TA101N) course in 2002-03 First Semester.
  • Mention in IIT Kanpur academic senate minutes for outstanding performanceas instructor in Physico-Chemical Principles and Processes (EEM 602) in 2005-06 First Semester and 2006-07 First Semester.
  • Mention in IIT Kanpur academic senate minutes for outstanding performanceas instructor in Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems (EEM 611) in2005-06 Second Semester.
  • Rosen Memorial Award, for International ozone Association for the best paper published in the Journal of Ozone Science and Engineering for the years 1993-94.

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Khare, U. K., Bose P. and Vankar, P. S.,  Impact of Ozonation of Subsequent Treatability of Azo Dye Solutions.  In Press, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 2007.
  • Sinha, R. and Bose, P.,  Interaction of 2-Chloronaphthalene with High Carbon Iron Filings (HCIF): Adsorption, Dehalogenation and Mass Transfer Limitations.  In Press, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2007.
  • Bose, P. and Reckhow, D. A.,  Effect of Ozonation on Natural Matter Removal by Alum Coagulation.  Water Research, 41, 2007, pp.1516-1524.
  • Tiwari, G. and Bose, P., Determination of Ozone Mass Transfer Coefficient in a Tall Continuous Flow Counter-Current Bubble Contactor. Chemical Engineering Journal, 132, 2007, pp.215-225.
  • Biswas, P., Bose, P. and Tare, V.,  Optimal Choice of Wastewater Treatment Train by Multi-Objective Optimization.  Engineering Optimization, 39, 2007, pp.125-145.
  • Sharma, B. and Bose, P.,  Arsenic Sequestration by Metallic Iron under Strongly Reducing Conditions.  Current Science, 91, 2006, pp.204-208.
  • Sinha, A., and Bose, P.,  Reductive Dechlorination of 2-Chloronapthalene by Cast Iron.  Water, Air & Soil Pollution, 172, 2006, pp.375-390.
  • Lavania, A. and Bose, P., Effect of Porous Media Composition on End-Product Distribution during Metallic Iron Assisted Autotrophic Denitrification.  Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 132(9), 2006, pp.994-1000.
  • Saroj, D. P. Kumar, A., Bose, P., and Tare, V.,  Enhancement in Mineralization of Some Natural Refractory Organic Compounds by Ozonation-Aerobic Biodegradation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 81, 2006, pp.115-127.
  • Srivastava, S., Bose, P., and Tare, V.,  Enhancement of COD and Color Removal of Distillery Spent-Wash by Ozonation.  Water Environment Research. 78(4), 2006, pp.409-420.

 

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