Membrane based processes developed

(A) For polyphenol processing.

  1. A. Kumar, B. K. Thakur and S. De, “Selective extraction of (-)epigallocatechin gallate from green tea leaves using two stage infusion coupled with membrane separation”, Food and Bioprocess Technology, 5 (2012) 2568-2577.

(B) For steveoside processing.

  1. A. Roy and S. De, “Resistance-in-series model for flux decline and optimal conditions of Stevia extract during ultrfilatraion using novel CAP-PAN blend membranes”, Food & Bioproducts Processing, 94 (2015) 489-499.
  2. A. Roy and S. De, “Extraction of Steviol Glycosides Using Novel Cellulose Acetate Pthalate (CAP) - Polyacrylonitrile Blend Membranes”, Journal of Food Engineering, 126 (2014) 7-16.
  3. Chhaya, G. C. Majumdar, S. De, “Primary clarification of stevia extract: A comparison between centrifugation and microfiltration”, Separation Science & Technology, 48 (2013) 113-121.
  4. S. Mondal, Chhaya, S. De, “Identification of fouling mechanism during ultrafiltration of stevia extract”, Food and Bioprocess Technology, 6, (2013) 931-940.
  5. Chhaya, S. Mondal, G. C. Majumdar and S. De, “Clarification of stevia extract by ultrafiltration: Selection criteria of the membrane and effects of operating conditions”, Food and Bioproduct Processing, 90 (2012) 525-532.
  6. S. Mondal, Chhaya, S. De, “Prediction of ultrafiltration performance during clarification of stevia extract”, Journal of Membrane Science, 396 (2012) 138-148.
  7. S. Mondal, Chhaya, G. C. Majumdar, S. De, “Clarifications of stevia extract using cross flow ultrafiltration and concentration by nanofiltration”, Separation and Purification Technology, 89 (2012) 125-134.
  8. Prabhavathy and S. De, “Treatment of fatliquoring effluent from a tannery using membrane separation process: experimental and modeling”, J Hazardous Materials, 176 (2010) 434-443.

(C) For paper mill effluent treatment.

  1. S. V.Satyanarayan, P. K. Bhattacharya and S. De, " Flux decline during ultrafiltration of kraft black liquor using different flow modules: A comparative study", Separation & Purification Technology, 20, 155-167, 2000.
  2. S. De and P. K. Bhattacharya, "Recovery of water with inorganic chemicals from kraft black liquor using membrane separation processes", Tappi Journal, 79, 103-111, 1996.
  3. P. K. Bhattacharya, S. De, R. Halder and R. Thakur, "Kinetic studies of soda anthraquinone pulping on Indian mixed hardwoods", Tappi Journal, 75, 123-127, 1992.

(D) For steel effluent treatment.

  1. R. Mukherjee, M. Mondal, A. Sinha, S. Sarkar, S. De, “Application of nanofiltration membrane for treatment of chloride rich steel plant effluent”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4 (2016) 1-9.
  2. Prabhavathy and S. De, “Estimation of transport parameters during ultrafiltration of pickling effluent”, Separation Science and Technology, 45, (2010) 1-10.

(E) For tannery effluent treatment.

  1. C. Prabhavathy and S. De, “Modeling and Transport Parameters during Nanofiltration of Degreasing Effluent from a Tannery”, Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 6 (2011) 101-109.
  2. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De,” Treatment of dyeing effluent from tannery using membrane separation processes”, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 5 (2010) 354-367.
  3. C. Das, S. DasGupta, S. De and Y. T. Hung, “Quantification of transient flux decline during membrane separation of tanning effluent from tannery”, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2 (2010) 31-42.
  4. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, "Treatment of deliming-bating effluent from tannery using membrane separation processes" Journal of Environment Protection Sciences, 2 (2008) 11-24.
  5. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Selection of membrane separation processes for treatment of tannery effluent” Journal of Environment Protection Science, 1 (2007) 75-82.
  6. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Treatment of Soaking Effluent from Tannery using Membrane Separation Processes” Desalination, 216(2007) 160-173.
  7. C. Das, S. De, S. DasGupta, “Treatment of liming effluent from tannery using membrane separation processes” Separation Science and Technology, 42 (2007)517-539.
  8. S. K. Jain, M. K. Purkait, P. K. Bhattacharya and S. De, "Treatment of leather plant effluent by membrane separations and chemical processes", Separation Science and Technology, 41 (15), 3329-3348, 2006.
  9. C. Das, P. Patel, S. De and S. DasGupta, "Treatment of Tanning Effluent using Nanofiltration followed by Reverse Osmosis", Separation & Purification Technology, 50, 291-299, 2006.
  10. M. K. Purkait, P. K. Bhattacharya and S. De, “Membrane filtration of leather plant effluent: Flux decline mechanism”, Journal of Membrane Science, 258, 85-96, 2005.

(F) Micellar Enhanced UF.

  1. S. Mondal, S. Ghosh, S. De, “Atomistic level molecular dynamics simulation on the solubilization mechanism of aromatic molecules in anionic micelle”, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 104493-104501.
  2. S. Mondal, S. Ghosh and S. De, “A molecular simulation based assessment of binding of metal ions on micelles”, Langmuir, 28 (31) (2012) 11329-11336.
  3. Goswami, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Erucic Acid Production using Porcine Pancreas Lipase: Enhancement by Mixed Surfactants”, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 16 (2011) 327-336.
  4. Goswami, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Surfactant enhanced ricinoleic acid production using candida rugosa lipase”, Bioresource Technology, 101 (2010) 6-13.
  5. D. Goswami, J.K. Basu, Raj Sekhar, M. K. Purkait and S. De, “Micellar enhanced base catalyzed hydrolysis of ethyl acetate using TTAB”, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Analysis, S2 (2009) 1-18.
  6. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Precipitation of cetyl (hexadecyl) pyridineum chloride using mono and divalent oxyanions”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 160 (2008) 502-507.
  7. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Separation of cation-anion mixture using micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration in a mixed micellar system”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 144 (2008) 45-51.
  8. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Prediction of permeate flux and counterion binding during cross flow micellar enhanced ultrafiltration”, Journal of Colloids & Surfaces A: Physicochemical Aspects, 318 (2008) 125-133.
  9. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, ”Simultaneous separation of mixture of metal ions and aromatic alcohol using cross flow micellar enhanced ultrafiltration and recovery of surfactant”, accepted in Separation Science and Technology, 43(1) (2008) 71-92.
  10. C. Das, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Quantification of gel layer resistance during single and multi component micellar enhanced cross flow ultrafiltration” Indian Chemical Engineer, 49 (2007) 341-350.
  11. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta, S. De," Micellar enhanced ultrafiltration of eosin dye using hexadecyl pyridinium chloride ", Journal of Hazardous Materials, 136, 972-977, 2006.
  12. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta, S. De, “Simultaneous separation of two oxyanions from their mixture using micellar enhanced ultrafiltration”, Separation Science & Technology, 40, 1439-1460, 2005.
  13. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta, S. De, “Micellar enhanced ultrafiltration of phenolic derivatives from their mixture”, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 285, 395-402, 2005.
  14. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Separation of aromatic alcohols using Micellar enhanced ultrafiltration and recovery of surfactant”, Journal of Membrane Science, 250, 47-59, 2005.
  15. M.K.Purkait, S DasGupta, S. De, "Resistance in series model for micellar enhanced ultrafiltration of eosin dye" Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 270, 496-506, 2004.
  16. M.K.Purkait, S DasGupta, S. De," Removal of dye from wastewater using micellar enhanced ultrafiltration and regeneration of surfactant", Separation & Purification Technology, 37, 81-92, 2004.
  17. M. Syamal, S. De and P. K. Bhattacharya, "Phenol consumption by cetyl pyridinium chloride micelles in micellar enhanced ultrafiltration", Journal of Membrane Science, 137, 99-107, 1997.

(G) Electric Field enhanced Ultrafiltration.

  1. V. Ganesh, A. Maiti, S. Bhattacharjee and S. De, “Electric field assisted Cross flow Micellar Enhanced Ultrafiltration for removal of Naphthenic acid”, Separation & Purification Technology, 98 (2012) 36-45.
  2. B. Sarkar and S. De, “A combined complete pore blocking and cake filtration model for steady state electric field assisted ultrafiltration” AIChE Journal, 58 (5) (2012) 1453-1446.
  3. B. Sarkar and S. De, “Prediction of permeate flux for turbulent flow in cross flow electric field assisted ultrafiltration”, Journal of Membrane Science, 369 (2011) 77-87.
  4. B. Sarkar and S. De, Electric field enhanced gel controlled cross-flow ultrafiltration under turbulent flow conditions, Separation and Purification Technology, 74 (2010) 73-82.
  5. A. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Electric field enhanced fractionation of protein mixture using ultrafiltration”, Journal of Membrane Science, 341 (2009) 11-20.
  6. B. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Flux decline during electric field assisted cross flow ultrafiltration of mosambi (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice” Journal of Membrane Science, 331 (2009) 75-83.
  7. B. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Application of external electric field to enhance the permeate flux during micellar enhanced ultrafiltration” Separation and Purification Technology, 66 (2009) 263-272.
  8. B. Sarkar, S. De and S. DasGupta, “Pulsed-electric field enhanced ultrafiltration of synthetic and fruit juice”, Separation and Purification Technology, 63 (2008) 582-591.
  9. B. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Cross-flow electro-ultrafiltration of mosambi (Citrus Sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice”, Journal of Food Engineering, 89 (2008), 241-245.
  10. B. Sarkar, S. Pal, T. B. Ghosh, S. DasGupta and S. De, “A study of electric field enhanced ultrafiltration of synthetic fruit juice and optical quantification of gel deposition”, Journal of Membrane Science, 311 (2008) 112-120.
  11. B. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Prediction of permeate flux during osmotic pressure controlled electric field enhanced cross flow ultrafiltration”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 319 (2008) 236-246.
  12. B. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Effect of electric field during gel-layer controlled ultrafiltration of synthetic and fruit juice”, Journal of Membrane Science, 307 (2) (2008) 268-276.
  13. V. Karthik, S. DasGupta and S. De, Modeling and simulation of osmotic pressure controlled electro-ultrafiltration in a cross flow system”, Journal of Membrane Science, 199, 29-40, 2002.

(H) Juice Clarification for Enhanced shelf life.

  1. S. Karmakar, S. De, “Cold sterilization and process modeling of tender coconut water by hollow fibers”, Journal of Food Engineering, 200 (2017) 70-80.
  2. M. Mondal, P. P. Biswas, S. De, “Clarification and storage study of Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) juice by hollow fiber ultrafiltration”, Food & Bioproducts Processing, 100 (20016) 1-15.
  3. A. Jain, S. De, “Aqueous extraction of Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) juice and optimization of operating conditions”, Fruits, 71 (2016) 379-387.
  4. P. Biswas, M. Mondal, S. De, “Comparison between centrifugation and microfiltration as primary clarification of Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) juice”, Journal of Food Processing & Preservation, 40 (2016) 226-238.
  5. S. T. Sagu, E. J., Nso, S. Karmakar and S. De, “Ultrafiltration of banana (Musa acuminata) juice using hollow fibers for enhanced shelf life”, Food & Bioprocess Technology, 7 (2014) 2711-2722.
  6. S. T. Sagu, E. J., Nso, S. Karmakar and S. De “Primary clarification of banana juice extract by centrifugation and microfiltration “, Separation Science & Technology, 49 (2014) 1156-1169.
  7. S. T. Sagu, E. J., Nso, S. Karmakar and S. De, “Optimization of low temperature extraction of banana juice using commercial pectinase“, Food Chemistry, 151 (2014) 182-190.
  8. V. K. Jayanti, P.Rai, and S. De, “Quantification of flux decline and design of ultrafiltration system for clarification of tender coconut water”, Journal of Food Process Engineering, 33 (2010) 128-143.
  9. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, and S. De, ”Flux enhancement during of ultrafiltration of depectinized mosambi (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice”, Journal of Food Process Engineering, 33 (2010) 554-567.
  10. Chayya, P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar and S. De, “Mechanism of permeate flux decline during microfiltration of water melon (Citrullus lanatus) juice”, Food and Bioprocess Technology, 3(4) (2010) 545-553.
  11. P. Rai and S. De, “Clarification of pectin containing juice using ultrafiltration”, Current Science, 96 (2009) 1361-1371.
  12. P. Rai, C. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Storage study of ultrafiltered mosambi (Citrus sinensis [L.] Osbeck) juice”, Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 32 (2008) 923-934.
  13. Chhaya, P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Clarification of watermelon (citrullus lanatus) juice by microfiltration” Journal of Food Process Engineering, 31 (2008) 768-782.
  14. B. Sarkar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Cross-flow electro-ultrafiltration of mosambi (Citrus Sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice”, Journal of Food Engineering, 89 (2008), 241-245.
  15. S. Pal, S. K. Ghatak, S. Chakraborty, S. DasGupta and S. De, “An experimental and theoretical analysis of turbulence promoter assisted ultrafiltration of synthetic fruit juice”, Separation and Purification Technology, 62 (2008), 659-667.
  16. S. Pal, Swati, T. B. Ghosh, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Optical evaluation of deposition thickness and measurement of permeate flux enhancement of simulated fruit juice in presence of turbulence promoters”, Journal of Membrane Science, 315 (2008) 58-66.
  17. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De,”Modeling of permeate flux decline of synthetic fruit juice and mosambi juice (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) in stirred continuous ultrafiltration”, LWT Food Science and Technology, 40 (2007) 1765-1773.
  18. P. Rai, C. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Resistance in series model for ultrafiltration of mosambi (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice in a stirred continuous mode”, Journal of Membrane Science, 283, 116-122, 2006.
  19. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, G. Sharma, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Effect of various Cutoff membranes on permeate flux and quality during filtration of mosambi (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice”, Food and Byproduct Processing (Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK), 84, 213-219, 2006.
  20. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Effect of various pretreatment methods on permeate flux and quality during ultrafiltration of mosambi juice”, Journal of Food Engineering, 78, 561-568, 2007.
  21. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, V. K. Jayanti, S. DasGupta and S. De," Alternate pretreatment methods to substitute enzyme treatment for clarification of mosambi juice using ultrafiltration", Journal of Food Process Engineering, 29 (2), 202-218, 2006.
  22. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Modeling of Sucrose Permeation through a Pectin Gel during Ultrafiltration of Depectinized Mosambi (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) Juice”, Journal of Food Science, E87-94, 71(2), 2006.
  23. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De,”Quantification of flux decline of depectinized mosambi (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice using unstirred batch ultrafiltration”, Journal of Food Process Engineering, 28, 359-377, 2005.
  24. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, "Modeling the performance of batch ultrafiltration of synthetic fruit juice and mosambi juice using artificial neural network", Journal of Food Engineering, 71, 273-281, 2005.
  25. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Understanding ultrafiltration performance with mosambi juice in an unstirred batch cell”, Journal of Food Process Engineering, 28, 166-180, 2005.
  26. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Prediction of the viscosity of clarified fruit juice using artificial neural network: a combined effect of concentration and temperature”, Journal of Food Engineering, 68, 527-533, 2005.
  27. P. Rai, G. C. Majumdar, S. DasGupta and S. De, "Optimizing pectinase usage in pretreatment of mosambi juice for clarification by response surface methodology" Journal of Food Engineering, 64(3), 397-403, 2004.
  28. P.K. Bhattacharya, S. Agarwal, S. De and U.V.S. Rama Gopal, "Ultrafiltration of sugar cane juice for recovery of sugar: analysis of flux and retention", Separation & Purification Technology, 21, 247-259, 2001.

(I) Fluoride/Chloride removal.

  1. R. Mukherjee, M. Mondal, A. Sinha, S. Sarkar, S. De, “Application of nanofiltration membrane for treatment of chloride rich steel plant effluent”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4 (2016) 1-9.
  2. S. Karmakar, D. Janina, C. Janiak, S. De, “Aluminium fumarate metal-organic framework: A super adsorbent for fluoride from water”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 303 (2016) 10-20.

(J) Oil Separation and Miscellaneous:

  1. Goswami, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Effects of Process Variables and Additives on Mustard Oil Hydrolysis by Porcine Pancreas Lipase”, Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 29 (3) (2012) 449-460.
  2. Goswami, J. K. Basu, S.De, “Optimal Hydrolysis of Mustard Oil to Erucic Acid: A Biocatalytic Approach”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 181-182 (2012) 542-548.
  3. B. K. Sahoo, S. De, B. C. Meikap, “Improvement of grinding characteristics of Indian coal by microwave pre-treatment”, Fuel Processing Technology, 92 (2011) 1920-1928.
  4. B. K. Sahoo, S. De, M. Carsky, B. C. Meikap, “heological characteristics if Coal water slurry using microwave pretreatment: A statistical approach”, Journal of Engineering & Industrial Chemistry, 17 (2011) 62-70.
  5. P. Kumar, B.K. Sahoo, S. De, D.D. Kar, S. Chakraborty, B.C. Meikap, “Iron ore grindability improvement by microwave pre-treatment”, Journal of Engineering & Industrial Chemistry, 16 (2010) 805-812.
  6. B. K. Sahoo, S. De, M. Carsky, B. C. Meikap, “Enhancement of Rheological Behavior of Indian High Ash Coal−Water Suspension by Using Microwave Pretreatment”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (6) (2010) 3015-3021.
  7. Goswami, R. K. Sen, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Optimization of Process Variables in Castor Oil Hydrolysis by Candida Rugosa Lipase with Buffer as Dispersion Medium”, Biotechnology & Bioprocess Engineering, 14 (2) (2009) 220-224.
  8. Goswami, R. K. Sen, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Maximization of Bioconversion of Castor Oil into Ricinoleic Acid by Response Surface Methodology”, Bioresource Technology, 100 (2009) 4067-4073.
  9. D. Goswami, A. Patil, A. V. Patwardhan, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Hydrolysis of castor oil using lipase with oil as dispersion medium”, International Journal of Chemical Science, 5(4) (2007) 1487-1496.
  10. R. Ramasamy, D. D. Kar, S. De, “ A study on recovery of oil from sludge containing oil using froth flotation”, Journal of Environmental Management, 85 (2007) 150-154.

(K) For Drinking Water Treatment:

  1. S. Chatterjee, S. De, “Application of novel low cost laterite-based adsorbent for removal of lead from water: Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic studies”, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 51 (2016) 193-203.
  2. S. Karmakar, D. Janina, C. Janiak, S. De, “Aluminium fumarate metal-organic framework: A super adsorbent for fluoride from water”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 303 (2016) 10-20.

(L) For Industrial Wastewater Treatment:

  1. S. Karmakar, M. Mondal, S. Ghosh, S. Bandyopadhaya, S. Majumdar, S. De, “Removal of reactive dyes using a high throughput-hybrid separation process”, Desalination Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 10295-1031.
  2. R. Mukherjee, M. Mondal, A. Sinha, S. Sarkar, S. De, “Application of nanofiltration membrane for treatment of chloride rich steel plant effluent”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4 (2016) 1-9.
  3. M. Mondal, S. De, “Treatment of textile plant effluent by hollow fiber nanofiltration membrane and multi-component steady state modeling”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 285 (2016) 304-318.
  4. S. R. Panda and S. De, “Performance evaluation of two stage nanofiltration for treatment of textile effluent containing reactive dyes”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 3 (2015) 1678-1690.
  5. D. Goswami, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Lipase Application in Oil Hydrolysis with Case Study on Castor Oil: A Review”, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 33 (2013) 81-96.
  6. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Determination of thermodynamic parameters for the cloud point extraction of different dyes using TX-100 and TX-114”, Desalination, 244 (2009) 130-138.
  7. C. Das, M. Rungta, G. Arya, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Removal of dyes and their mixtures from aqueous solution using liquid emulsion membrane”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 159 (2008), 365-372.
  8. P. Banerjee, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Advanced oxidation process for removal of eosin dye”, International Journal of Reactor Engineering, 6, A69 (2008) 1-22.
  9. M. K. Purkait, A. Maiti, S. DasGupta, S. De, “Removal of congo red using activated carbon and its regeneration”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 145 (2007) 287-295.
  10. P. Banerjee, S. DasGupta and S. De, “Removal of dye from aqueous solution using a combination of advanced oxidation process and nanofiltration” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 140, 95-103, 2007.
  11. S. Pal, A. Ghosh, T. B. Ghosh, S. De and S. DasGupta, ”Optical Quantification of Fouling during Nanofiltration of Dyes”, Separation and Purification Technology, 52 (2), 372-379, 2006.
  12. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta, S. De," Performance of TX-100 and TX-114 for the separation of chrysoidine dye using cloud point extraction ", Journal of Hazardous Materials, 137, 827-835, 2006.
  13. S. Chakraborty, S. De, J. K. Basu and S. DasGupta, “Removal of reactive dyes from a textile effluent using adsorption”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, 4732-4741, 2006.
  14. M. K. Purkait, S. Banerjee, S. Mewara, S. DasGupta, S. De, "Cloud point extraction of toxic eosin dye using Triton X-100 as nonionic surfactant", Water Research, 39, 3885-3890, 2005.
  15. S. Chakraborty, S. De, S. DasGupta and J. K. Basu, "Adsorption study for the removal of a basic dye: Experimental and modeling", Chemosphere, 58(8), 1079-1086, 2005.
  16. S. Chakraborty, S. De., J. K. Basu and S. DasGupta, “Treatment of a Textile Effluent: Application of a Combination Method involving Adsorption and Nanofiltration” Desalination, 174, 73-85, 2005.
  17. M. K. Purkait, S. DasGupta and S. De, "Adsorption of eosin dye on activated charcoal and its surfactant based desorption", Journal of Environmental Management, 76, 135-142, 2005.
  18. M. K. Purkait, D. S. Gusain, S. DasGupta and S. De, "Adsorption behavior of chrysoidine dye on activated charcoal and its regeneration characteristics using different surfactants", Separation Science & Technology, 39, 2419-2440, 2004.
  19. M. K. Purkait, S. S. Vijay, S. DasGupta, S. De, "Separation of congo red by surfactant mediated cloud point extraction", Dyes & Pigments, 63, 151-159, 2004.
  20. S. Chakraborty, B. C. Bag, S. DasGupta, J.K. Basu and S. De, " Prediction of permeate flux and permeate concentration in nanofiltration of dye solution", Separation & Purification Technology, 35, 141-152, 2004.
  21. K. Pastagia, S. Chakraborty, S. DasGupta, J.K. Basu and S. De, ”Prediction of permeate flux and concentration of two component dye mixture in a batch nanofilatration", Journal of Membrane Science, 218, 195-210, 2003.
  22. S. Chakraborty, M. K. Purakait, J. K. Basu, S. De and S. DasGupta, "Nanofiltration of textile plant effluent for color removal and reduction in COD", Separations and Purification Technology, 31 (2), 141-151, 2003.
  23. S. Chakraborty, B.C.Bag, S.Dasgupta, S.De and J.K.Basu, “Separation and fractionation of dye solution by nanofiltration”, Separation Science and Technology, 38 (1), 219-235, 2003.

(M) For Heavy Metals Removal:

  1. S. Mondal, A. Roy, R. Mukherjee, M. Mondal, S. Karmakar, S. Chatterjee, S. Bhattacharjee, M. Mukherjee, S. De, “A socio-economic study along with impact assessment for laterite based technology demonstration for arsenic mitigation”, accepted in Science of The Total Environment.
  2. S. Chatterjee, S. De, “Application of novel low cost laterite-based adsorbent for removof lead from water: Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic studies”, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 51 (2016) 193-203.
  3. S. Karmakar, D. Janina, C. Janiak, S. De, “Aluminium fumarate metal-organic framework: A super adsorbent for fluoride from water”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 303 (2016) 10-20.
  4. A. Maiti, B. K. Thakur, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Comparison of treated laterite as arsenic adsorbent from different locations and performance of best filter under field conditions”, Journal Hazardous Materials, 262 (2013) 1176-1186.
  5. A. Maiti, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Experimental and kinetic modeling of As(V) and As(III) adsorption on treated laterite using synthetic and contaminated groundwater: Effects of Phosphate, Silicate and Carbonate ions”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 191 (2012) 1-12.
  6. A. Maiti, V. Agarwal, J. K. Basu and S. De, Removal of As(V) using iron oxide impregnated carbon prepared from tamarind hull, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 45 (2010) 1203-1212.
  7. A. Maiti, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Development of a treated laterite for arsenic adsorption: Effects of treatment parameters”, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (10) (2010) 4873-4886.
  8. A. Maiti, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Removal of arsenic from synthetic and natural groundwater using acid activated laterite”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 29 (2010) 457-470.
  9. Maiti, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Desorption kinetics and leaching study of arsenic from arsenite/arsenate loaded natural laterite”, International Journal of Environmental Technology & Management, 12 (2010) 294-307.
  10. A. Maiti, S. DasGupta, J. K. Basu, S. De “Batch and column study : Adsorption of arsenate using untreated laterite as adsorbent”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 47 (2008) 1620-1629.
  11. A.Maiti, S. DasGupta, J. K. Basu and S. De, “Adsorption of arsenite using natural laterite as adsorbent” Separation and Purification Technology, 55 (2007) 350-359.