R B Thorat

Dr. R.B.Thorat

Senior Principal Scientist

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Dr. R.B.Thorat

Senior Principal Scientist


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Pretopost COVID19 lockdown and their environmental impacts on Ghoghla beach and Somnath beach, India.

Tarini Prasad Sahoo, Sonpal Vasavdutta, Amit Chanchpara, Nosad Sahu, Indirapriyatharsini Thiyagarajan,

Sanak Ray, Shruti Chatterjee, Ravikumar Bhagawan Thorat, Soumya Haldar, Anil Kumar Madhava

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2022, Impact Factor: 4.223]

Accepted: 16 June 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-21586-zHealth Risk

Impact of 2nd wave of COVID19related lockdown on coastal water quality at Diu, western coast of India and role of total alkalinity on bacterial loads

Atanu Kumar Panja, Sonpal Vasavdutta, Tarini Prasad Sahoo, Ambika H. Shinde,Ravikumar Bhagawan Thorat, Shruti Chatterjee, Sanak Ray, Anil Kumar Madhava, Soumya Haldar.

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2022

Accepted: 7 February 2022, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-19168-0

New normal baseline data during nationwide lock down due to Covid 19 pandemic in world largest ship recycling yard at Alang, India

Amit Chanchpara, Vasavdutta Sonpal,Gauravkumar Mehta, Tarini Prasad Sahoo, Ravikumar Bhagwan Thorat, Sanak Ray, Soumya Haldar*

Environment Sci. & Pollution Research, 2020, Springer Journals Editorial Office

Accepted: 8 Feb. 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-12885-y

Assessment and Characteristics of toxic trace metals in the ambient air of the Special Investment Region (Dholera SIR), Gujarat, India"

Sangita Ghatge Goel; Shaik Basha; Ravi Thorat; Krushnakant Baxi; Manali Rathod; Paras Dayma; Yasmin Khambhaty,

Submission ID: AECT-D-19-00164

Springer Journals Editorial Office

Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Nanocellulose for biosorption of chlorpyrifos from water: chemometric optimization, kinetics and equilibrium.

Pareshkumar G. Moradeeya, Madhava Anil Kumar, Ravikumar B. Thorat, Manali Rathod, Yasmin Khambhaty, Shaik Basha.

Cellulose (2017) 24:1319–1332, DOI:10.1007/s10570-017-1197-x, (Impact Factor: 3.195)

Occurrence and distribution of selected heavy metals and boron in ground water of Gulf of Khambhat region, Gujarat, India.

Devang Upadhyaya, Mayur D Survaiya, Shaik Basha*, Subir Mandal,,R. B. Thorat, Soumya Haldar, Sangita Goel, Himal Dave, Krushnakant Baxi, Rohit H Trivedi & Kalpana Mody

Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer publication, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp 3880-3890,  (2014), DOI:  10.1007/s11356-013-2376-4

Water pollution of Sabarmati River- A Harbinger to Potential Disaster.

Soumya Haldar*, Subir Kumar Mandal*, R. B. Thorat, Sangita Goel*, Krushnakant Baxi, Navalsang Parmer, Vipul Patel, S. Basha, & K.H. Mody*

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer publication, Vol. 186, No. 4, (April 2014),  pp 2231-2242, DOI:10.1007/s10661-013-3532-5

Assessment of heavy metal content in suspended particulate matter of coastal industrial town, Mithapur, Gujarat, India. 

S. Basha*, Jayaraj Jhala, R. B. Thorat, Sangita Goel, R. H. Trivedi, Kunal Shah, Gopalkrishnan Menon, P. M. Gaur, K. H. Mody & B. Jha. 

Atmospheric Research (Elsevier) Vol. 97, (2010), 257-265. IF: 1.592

Substitution of trans ligands in μ-oxo-bis(μ-acetato)diruthenium(III)  complexes: Synthesis and kinetic studies .

A. Hussain*, A. K. Bhatt, D. Krishna Kumar, R. B. Thorat, H. J. Padhiyar  & R. S. Shukla. 

 Inorganica Chimica Acta, Vol. 362, Issue 4, (2009), 1101-1108.  IF: 2.322

Heavy Metal Content of Suspended Particulate Matter at World’s Largest  Ship-Breaking Yard, Alang-Sosiya, India. 

S. Basha*, P. M. Gaur, R. B. Thorat, R. H. Trivedi, S. K. Mukhopadhyay, Nisha Anand, S. H. Desai, K. H. Mody & B. Jha.

Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, Springer publication, 178 (2007), 373-384.  IF: 1.224

A novel effective hydration of carbon monoxide in liquid phase by water-soluble ruthenium complex catalyst at moderate pressures in aqueous medium. 

R. S. Shukla*, S. D. Bhatt,  R. B. Thorat & R. V.  Jasra,

Applied Catalysis A: General 294 (2005) 111-118.     IF: 2.728

Ru(III) Analogue of model Methane Monooxygenase in the effective catalytic oxidation of cyclohexane by molecular oxygen.  

A. Hussain, R. S. Shukla*, R. B. Thorat, H. J. Padhiyar & K. N. Bhatt. 

J. Mol. Catalysis A: Chemical 193, 1-2, (2003), 1-12.

Diruthenium(III) m-oxo-complex with amino acid bridges and its oxidative deamination in presence of oxygen.

M. M. Taqui Khan*, Amjad Hussain, M. A. Moiz, D. Chaterjee and R. B.  Thorat. Polyhedron, 12, (1993), 1437.

List of patents filed :

  1. Patent No. :657/DEL/97/ dt. 17-3-1997 Title of patent:An improved process for preparation of bromine. Patentee’s :Dr. Amjad Hussain, Dr. S. D. Gomkale, Dr. R. S. Shukla, Mr. H. J. Padhiyar, Dr. R. B. Thorat, Dr. A. S. Mehta
  2. Patent No. :NF 74/2001 Title of patent:A process for preparation of formic acid by catalyzed hydration of carbon monoxide. Patentee’s :Dr. R. S. Shukla, Dr. R. B. Thorat, Dr. S. D. Bhatt, Dr. Amjad Hussain, Mr. H. J. Padhiyar, Dr. R. V. Jasra.


AAQM (Ambient Air Quality Monitoring), Chemical analysis of seawater, Environmental audit and Marine Environment Impact Assessment of the industries, Base line studies

Marine Environmental Impact Assessment (MEIA) of industries