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     Manaswini Behera

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Civil Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Dr. M.M. Ghangrekar
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: Completed in 2012
AddressRLB Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, 721302, India
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Emailmanaswini.iitkgp@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology, DelhiCivil Engineering2007
B.Tech.Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Orissa/ Indira Gandhi Institute of technology, SarangCivil Engineering2005
12Board of Higher Secondary Education, Orissa/ College of Basic Science and Humanities, BhubaneswarScience2001
10Board of Secondary Education, Orissa/ I.G.I.T. campus High School, SarangScience1999

Research Areas
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Bio-energy recovery during wastewater treatment
  • Microbial Fuel Cells

Teaching Experience
  • Environmental Engineering, Water resources, Building material and construction(L) at Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, Orissa August 2007- December 2007 (3 terms)
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Engineering Drawing(P) at Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, Orissa August 2007- December 2007 (3 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Research Scholar

Papers Published in Journals
  • Performance of microbial fuel cell in response to change in sludge loading rate at different anodic feed pH by Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar Bioresource Technology 100 (21), 5114-5121 (2009)
  • Performance evaluation of low cost microbial fuel cell fabricated using earthen pot with biotic and abiotic cathode by Manaswini Behera, Partha Sarathi Jana, M.M. Ghangrekar Bioresource Technology 101(4), 1183-1189 (2010)
  • Study of the effect of the cathode surface area and sonication of inoculum on the power production of the microbial fuel cell by Tanaji T. More, Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar International Journal of Anaerobic Digestion and Renewable Energy 1(1), 59-64 (2010)
  • Performance comparison of up-flow microbial fuel cells fabricated using proton exchange membrane and earthen cylinder by Partha Sarathi Jana, Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 35(11), 5681-5686 (2010)
  • Rice mill wastewater treatment in microbial fuel cells fabricated using proton exchange membrane and earthen pot at different pH by Manaswini Behera, Partha Sarathi Jana, Tanaji T.More, M.M. Ghangrekar Bioelectrochemistry 79(2), 228-233 (2010)
  • Microbial fuel cell-a technology for wastewater treatment and renewable energy by M.M. Ghangrekar, Manaswini Behera Electrical India 50(4), 78-85 (2010)
  • Effect of sulfate concentration in the wastewater on microbial fuel cell performance by M.M. Ghangrekar, S.S.R. Murthy, Manaswini Behera, N.M. Duteanu Environmetal Engineering and Management Journal 9(9), 1227-1234 (2010)
  • Effect of organic loading rate and proton exchange surface area on performance of microbial fuel cell by Partha Sarathi Jana, Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering In press (-)
  • Energy recovering wastewater treatment processes by Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar Power Genxt (e-journal-Special edition on water chemistry), 1, 10-22 (2011)
  • Effect of Operating Temperature on Performance of Microbial Fuel Cell by Manaswini Behera, S.S.R. Murthy, M.M. Ghangrekar Water Science and Technology 64(4), 917-922 (2011)
  • Electricity Generation in low cost microbial fuel cell made up of earthenware of different thickness by Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar Water Science and Technology 64(12),2468-2473 (2011)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Assessment of risk due to intake of groundwater contaminated with heavy metals at some places of West Bengal, India by Manaswini Behera, Subrata Bhattacharjee National Conference on Environmental Pollution and Health-Problems and Solutions, organized by the International Development Centre Foundation in collaboration with CPCB, Delhi and COEH - (2007)
  • Study of the effect of the cathode surface area and sonication of inoculum on the power production of the microbial fuel cell by Tanaji T. More, Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar National conference on Anaerobic Digestion and Renewable Energy through Microbes (ADREM-2009), BITS Pilani, Goa campus, India - (2009)
  • Effect of sulfate concentration in the wastewater on microbial fuel cell performance by M.M. Ghangrekar, S.S.R. Murthy, Manaswini Behera, N.M. Duteanu Journees d Electrochimie 2009, Sinaia, Romania - (2009)
  • Wastewater treatment and electricity generation in novel up-flow microbial fuel cell under different organic loading rates by Partha Sarathi Jana, Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar International Conference on Emerging Trends in Energy and Environment (ICETEE-2010), Chennai, India - (2010)
  • Electricity generation and wastewater treatment in a low cost up-flow microbial fuel cell fabricated with earthen cylinder by Manaswini Behera, Partha Sarathi Jana, M.M. Ghangrekar International Symposium on Bioenergy, IIT Kharagpur, India - (2010)
  • Electricity generation from synthetic wastewater and real sewage in an up flow dual chambered microbial fuel cell by Manaswini Behera, Partha Sarathi Jana, M.M. Ghangrekar International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER-10), University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius - (2010)
  • Rice mill wastewater treatment using microbial fuel cell by Manaswini Behera, Tanaji T. More, Partha Sarathi Jana, M.M. Ghangrekar IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition (2010), Montreal, Canada - (2010)
  • Performance and economics of low cost clay cylinder microbial fuel cell for wastewater treatment by Siva Rama Satyam B, Manaswini Behera, Makarand M. Ghangrekar World Renewable Energy Congress, Linkoping, Sweden - (2011)
  • Electricity Generation in Low Cost Microbial Fuel Cell made up of Earthenware of different Thickness by Manaswini Behera, M.M. Ghangrekar 8th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - (2011)
  • Effect of Operating Temperature on Performance of Microbial Fuel Cell by Manaswini Behera, S.S.R. Murthy, M.M. Ghangrekar IWA-MIcrobes in Wastewater and Waste Treatment, Bio-remediation and Energy Production (MWT-2011), BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, India ( - (2011)

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