Sanak Ray

Dr. Sanak Ray


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[20] Choudhary M, Muduli M, Ray S* (2022). Comprehensive Review on Nitrate Pollution and Its Remediation: Conventional and Recent Approaches. Sustainable Water Resources Management,. [IF:] (Accepted)

[19] Sahoo TP, Vasavdutta S, Chanchpara A, Sahu N, Thiyagarajan I, Ray S, Chatterjee S, Thorat RB, Haldar S, Kumar MA (2022). Pretopost COVID19 lockdown and their environmental impacts on Ghoghla beach and Somnath beach, India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, [IF: 4.223]

[18] Muduli M, Vasavdutta S, Ray S*, Haldar S** (2022). In-depth Performance Study of an Innovative Decentralized Multistage Constructed Wetland System Treating Real Institutional Wastewater. Environmental Research, 210, 112896. [IF: 6.498]

[17] Panja A, Vasavdutta S, Sahoo TP, Shinde AH, Thorat RB, Chatterjee S, Ray S, Kumar MA, Haldar S (2022). Impact of 2nd wave of COVID-19 related lockdown on coastal water quality at Diu, western coast of India and role of total alkalinity on bacterial loads. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, [IF: 4.223]

[16] Muduli M, Ray S* (2021). Constructed Wetlands For Municipal Wastewater Treatment: A Sustainable Approach. International Journal on Environmental Sciences, 11(2),

[15] Sequeira R, Pereira M, Vaghela P, Bhayani A, Dhimmar A, Maru D, Ghosh A, Dineshkumar R, Shinde P, Ray S, Prasad K (2021). Sustainable production of quaternary ammonium seaweed polysaccharide salts and their evaluation for seed dressing in agricultural applications. ACS Agricultural Science & Technology, 1, 6, 674-683. [IF:]

[14] Chanchpara A, Vasavdutta S, Mehta G, Sahoo TP, Thorat RB, Ray S*, Haldar S* (2021). New normal baseline data during nationwide lock down due to Covid 19 pandemic in world largest ship recycling yard at Alang, India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 4, 1-13. [IF: 4.223]

[13] Ray S*, Scholz M, Haritash AK (2019). Kinetics of Carbon and Nitrogen Assimilation by Heterotrophic Microorganisms during Wastewater Treatment. . Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191:451, 1-11. [IF: 2.513]

[12] Nandakumar S, Pipil H, Ray S, Haritash AK (2019). Removal of phosphorous and nitrogen from wastewater in Brachiaria-based constructed wetland. Chemosphere, 233, 216-222. [IF: 7.086]

[11] Al-Isawi R, Ray S, Scholz M (2017). Comparative Study of Domestic Wastewater Treatment by Mature Vertical-flow Constructed Wetlands and Artificial Ponds. Ecological Engineering, 100, 8-18. [IF: 4.035]

[10] Mohanty A, Ray S, Yadav AK, RoyChaudhury G (2015). NH3 and COD removal from wastewater using biological process: Kinetics with optimization studies. Desalination and Water Treatment, 53 (3), 658-670. [IF-1.631]

[9] Mohanty A, Ray S, Yadav AK, RoyChaudhury G (2015). Kinetics with optimization studies of Nitrogen and Organic elimination from Wastewater via Heterotrophic Biomass Conversion process. Desalination and Water Treatment, 55 (6), 1542-1553. [IF-1.631]

[8] Mohanty A, Ray S*, Yadav AK, RoyChaudhury G (2014). Optimization study: Biological Removal of Inorganic Nitrogen along with Chemical Oxygen Demand from Wastewater Using Response Surface Methodology. Clean- Soil, Air, Water, 42 (11), 1583-1592. [IF-1.945]

[7] Ray S, Mohanty A, Mohanty SS, Mishra S, RoyChaudhury G (2014). Optimization of Biological Elimination of Ammonia and COD from Waste water using Response Surface Methodology.  Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 42 (12), 1744-1750. [IF-1.945]

[6] Ray S, Mohanty A, Mohanty SS, Mishra S, RoyChaudhury C (2014). Removal of nitrate and COD from wastewater using denitrification process: kinetic, optimization and statistical studies. Clean Technologies and Environmental policy, 16 (2), 291-301. [IF-3.636]

[5] Jena J, Ray S, Pandey S, Das T (2013). Effect of COD/N ratio on simultaneous removal of nutrients and COD from synthetic high strength waste water under anoxic conditions. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 72, 127-131. [IF-1.056] 

[4] Ray S, Mohanty A, Ramulu TS, RoyChaudhury G (2013). Emission of nitrous oxide and methane from alluvial soil through incubation.  Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 21 (3), 224-232. [IF-2.733]

[3] Jena J, Ray S, Srichandan H, Das A, Das T (2013). Role of Microorganisms in Emission of Nitrous Oxide and Methane in Pulse Cultivated Soil Under Laboratory Incubation Condition. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 53 (1), 92-99. [IF-2.461]

[2] Mahapatra PS, Ray S, Das N, Mohanty A, Ramulu TS, Das T, RoyChaudhury G, Das SN (2013). Urban air-quality and source apportionment studies for Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 112 (1), 243-251. [IF-3.179].

[1] Ray S, Mohanty A, RoyChaudhury G (2012). A Comparative study of N2O emission from alluvial soil as well as microorganisms isolated from soil. . Journal of Environmental Research and Development, 7(2), 652-659.

[1] A Decentralized Multistage Constructed Wetland System for Sewage Treatment. Sanak Ray*, Soumya Haldar, Amit Chanchpara, Shruti Chatterjee. Application Number: IN 202111001294.  Date of Filing: 11/01/2021.


[6] Enhanced biological phosphate removal process for wastewater treatment: a sustainable approach (Chapter-12). Monali Muduli, Vasavdutta Sonpal, Krutika Trivedi, Soumya Haldar, Madhava Anil Kumar, Sanak Ray*. Wastewater Treatment Reactors (1st Edition), Elsevier. ISBN 9780128239919. May 12, 2021.

[5] Modelling microbial communities: Consensual among experimentalist and theorist (Chapter-13). Darshita Ketan Pandya, Chandarana, Helly, Muthulingam Seenuvasan, Sanak Ray, Madhava Anil Kumar. Wastewater Treatment Reactors (1st Edition), Elsevier. ISBN 9780128239919. May 12, 2021.

[4] Constructed Wetlands: A sustainable system for domestic wastewater treatment. Sanak Ray*; pp152-160; 34th National Convention of Environmental Engineers & National Seminar on “Environmental Pollution and Climate Change”, August 10-11, 2018, New Delhi. Organised by The Institution of Engineers (India), Delhi State Centre in association with Department of Environmental Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi. (ISBN: 978-81-936149-9-0).

[3] Solar Bio-hydrogen Generation: An Overview (Chapter-6). Asheesh Kumar Yadav, Sanak Ray, Pratiksha Srivastava and  Naresh Kumar. Solar Fuel Generation, (1st Edition), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 9781498725514 - CAT# K25781. 2017.

[2] Study of N2O emission through biological waste water treatment. Sanak Ray*, Ayusman Mohanty, G. Roy Chaudhury; pp 184-190; Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National seminar held on 25/02/2012 & 26/02/2012 organized by Botany dept., P.N. Autonomous college, Khorda, Odisha, India.

[1] Ambient air quality and soil incubation studies at Bhubaneswar. Sanak Ray*, Trupti Das, Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN-978-3-8465-1634-8. 2011

Constructed wetlands for water purification; Coastal Water; Contamination Studies; Abatement processes; Environmental Impact Assessment

Constructed wetlands; Biological wastewater treatment; Greenhouse gas emission study; Environmental monitoring & assessment; Ambient air quality study; Soil incubation study; Bio-statistics.