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     Soumya Pandit

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Prof.Debabrata Das (Biotechnology) Prof.MM Ghangrekar (Civil Engineering)
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Tech.West Bengal Institute of TechnologyBiotechnology2006
M.Tech.West Bengal Institute of TechnologyLeather Technology2008

Research Areas
  • Microbial Fuel Cell
  • Biohydrogen
  • Bioenegy

Teaching Experience
  • Bioprocess Engineering Lab(P) at Department of Biotechnology,Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009 - till today (4 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Foreign Travel Grant by Department of Science and Technology (CSIR)
  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) from 1st April 2012 to till date
  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from project entitled Design and development of Microbial Fuel Cell (BRNS) from April 2012 to 31st March 2012
  • Junior research fellowship award on July 27th, 2009 from BRNS, DAE project
  • Senior Research fellowship (equivalent) on September 1st, 2008, from DRDO project

Papers Published in Journals
  • Performance of electron acceptors in catholyte of a two-chambered microbial fuel cell using anion exchange membrane by Pandit S., Sengupta A., Kale S., and Das D Bioresour. Technol. 102 (2011)
  • Performance of an anion exchange membrane in association with cathodic parameters in a dual chamber microbial fuel cell by Pandit, S., Ghosh, S., Ghangrekar, M.M., Das, D International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (2012)
  • Microbial carbon capture cell using cyanobacteria for simultaneous power generation, carbon dioxide sequestration and wastewater treatment by Pandit, S., Nayak, B.K., Das, D Bioresource Technology 107 (2012)
  • Graphene supported MnO2 nanotubes as cathode catalyst for improved power generation and wastewater treatment in single-chambered microbial fuel cells by Khilari, S., Pandit, S., Ghangrekar, M.M., Das, D., Pradhan, D RSC Advances 3 (2013)
  • Graphene oxide impregnated PVA-STA composite polymer electrolyte membrane separator for power generation in single chambered Microbial Fuel Cell by Pandit, S.Khilari, S., Ghangrekar, M.M., Das, D., Pradhan, D Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research ACS Publications 52 (2013)
  • Wastewater as anolyte for bioelectricity generation in graphite granule anode single chambered microbial fuel cell- effect of current collector by Pandit, S., Patel,V., Ghangrekar,MM., Debabrata Das . International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, Inderscience Publication 4 (2013)

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