2008 - 2010

M.Tech.  (Environmental Science and Engineering)

IIT Bombay

2004 - 2008

B.Tech.  (Biotechnology)

UIET, Kurukshetra University

Professional Experience

Work experience
Jan 2013 - Present

Associate Manager - Environment 

Praj Industries Ltd, Pune, Maharashtra 
  • Process Design, Proposal, and Tendering for various Wastewater Treatment Projects.
  • Having thorough understanding of various technologies, sizing calculations, BOQ, P&ID, GA, PFD, HFD etc.
  • Sourcing of new technologies for WTP, STP, ETP and WWTP
  • Value Engineering to reduce cost and time
Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

Sr. Design Engineer 

Doshion Veolia Water Solution, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 
  • Process Design, Proposal, and Tendering for various Industrial Waste water Treatment Projects.
  • Vendor drawing review and approval
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

Field Service Engineer 

GE Water and Process Technolog, Reliance, Jamnagar, Gujarat 
  • To provide technical support to site team. 
  • Conducted various pilot scale study for improvement of ETP operation
  • Was responsible for business retention and implementation of new products for wastewater treatment programme at refinery.
Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Junior Research Fellow

IIT Bombay

Worked on DST Sponsored Project “Continuous Arsenic Removal Using Zero-valent Iron Filter (ARUZIF) from Drinking Water”

Academic Achievements 

  • Scored 98 percentile in Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE – 2008) examination
  • Awarded Certificate of Merit by Board of School Education Haryana, India in Matriculation Examination, 2002

Research Topics

M. Tech. Thesis (Jan 2009 – June 2010)

Evaluation of Few Indian Natural Herbs for De-nitrification of Drinking Water

  • Analyzed suitable conventional and low cost treatment technologies for nitrate removal from ground water by use of locally available natural carbon sources
  • Designed a coupled biological – chemical system for removal of nitrate – N from ground water
  • Developed an oxidative Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) column filter system as post treatment for the removal of suspended and dissolved organic matter
  • Studied the toxicity of treated water from the reactor and filter system

B. Tech. Thesis (Jan – May 2008    )

Effect of Aloe vera & Parthenium hysterophorus on Chicken Embryo Fibroblast Cell Culture  

  • Studied effectiveness and toxicity of Aloe vera and Parthenium hysterophorus using chicken embryo fibroblast cell culture
  • Identified the beneficial effects of Aloe vera extract on human skin by proliferation of cells and the detrimental effects of Parthenium hysterophorus that causes death of cells by lysis