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     Harapriya Pradhan

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Civil Engineering Department
Supervisor(s)  Prof. M. M. Ghangrekar
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: In progress
AddressRLB Hall of Residence
Phone8001616456
Emailharapriya.pradhan@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West BengalEnvironmental Engineering2010
B.Tech.Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, Talcher, OdishaCivil Engineering2005
12Council for Higher Secondary EducationScience2000
10Board of Secondary Education, OdishaMathematics, Science, Social Science, Oriya, English, Sanskrit1998

Research Areas
  • Bio-energy recovery during wastewater treatment
  • Microbial Desalination Cell
  • Industrial wastewater treatment and metal recovery

Teaching Experience
  • Engineering Mechanics, Concrete Technolgy, Building Materials and Construction(L) at Sikkim Manipal Istitute of Technology, Majitar, Sikkim 1 (1 terms)
  • Fluid Mechanics, Construction Technology, Building Materials(L) at Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, Talcher, Odisha 2 (2 terms)
  • Engineering Drawing, Survey(P) at Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology 2 (2 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Scholar

Papers Published in Journals
  • Organic matter and dissolved salts removal in a microbial desalination cell with different orientation of ion exchange membranes by Harapriya Pradhan, M. M. Ghangrekar Desalination and Water Treatment In Press (2014)
  • Enhancing Activity of Electrogenic Bacteria in Microbial Fuel Cell by 2-Bromoethanesulphonate Dosing. by A. N. Ghadge, Harapriya Pradhan, Sriranjani Prasad, and M. M. Ghangrekar International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology 2(5), 1086-1091 (2013)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Waste to energy approach for decentralized wastewater treatment system by microbial desalination cell. by Harapriya Pradhan and M. M. ghangrekar Indo-Mexican Workshop on Sustainable Water and Wastewater Management, Organized by CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur, India July 25-26, 2013 (2013)
  • A novel microbial desalination cell for simultaneous wastewater treatment, energy production, and desalination. by Harapriya Pradhan and M. M. Ghangrekar International Symposium on New Horizons in Bioenergy Research, IIT Kharagpur, India January 14-16 (2013)
  • imultaneous wastewater treatment and salt removal in a novel microbial desalination cell. by Pradhan, H., Noori, Md. T., Ghangrekar, M.M. International Conference on Advances in Biological Hydrogen Production and Applications (ICABHPA-2012) Organized by JNTU, Hyderabad, India December 14-15 (2012)
  • Enhancing activity of electrogenic bacteria in microbial fuel cell by 2-Bromoethane sulphonate (BES) dosing. by Ghadge, A., Prasad, S., Pradhan, H., Ghangrekar, M.M. International Conference on Advances in Biological Hydrogen Production and Applications (ICABHPA-2012) Organized by JNTU, Hyderabad, India December 14-15 (2012)
  • Microbial desalination cell a novel technology for simultaneous organic matter and salt removal. by Harapriya Pradhan and M. M. Ghangrekar IWA Leading Edge Conference to be held on Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates May 26-30 (2014)

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