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Education

20082010

M.Tech.  (Environmental Science and Engineering)

IIT Bombay


20042008

B.Tech.  (Biotechnology)

UIET, Kurukshetra University

Professional Experience

Jan 2013Present

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 2012Dec 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 2011Jan 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 2010Dec 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