Profile-ID : 61966

  • Prof S A Abbasi

  • CSIR Emeritus Professor
  • Pondicherry University
Publications 1969 - 2018

Publications

  
  • 504
    Journal Articles
  • 1
    In Proceedings
  • 40
    Book
  • 3
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 1
    Other
  • 4
    Review
  • 2
    Conference Paper
  • 2
    Inproceedings
  • 1
    Article in Press
  • 1
    Erratum
  • 1
    Letter
  • 1
    Note
  • 6
  • 7
  • 159

Citations / H-Index

6200 Citations
45 h-index
4038 Citations

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Expertise

During a career spanning 47 years till date, I have guided MPhil/MTech/PhD thesis, published books and papers, registered patents, and have received honours/awards in the following areas: Aquatic ecology; environmental impact assessment; air, water and solid water treatment; process safety and loss prevention; accident forecasting; environmental nanotechnology; renewable energy sources; transdisciplinarity; and science-society interaction. I welcome assignments in any of the above areas.

Personal Information

Prof S A Abbasi

1950-06-06 Male
Centre for Pollution Control & Environmental Engineering Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry, India
India,Pondicherry,Pondicherry - 605014


Experience

  • CSIR Emeritus Professor

    Pondicherry University,Puducherry


Qualification

  • DSc

    Cochin University of Science and Technology

  • PhD

    Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay


Honours and Awards

2018

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradoon, November 16-17

2018 Session Chair and Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Advances in Field of Health, Safety, Fire, Environment, Allied Sciences & Engineering,

2018

Special invitee to the 9th International Occupational Health and Safety Congress, Istanbul, may 6-9, 2018. Gave a pleanary lecture.

Istanbul

2017

The UGC Member of 4 Committees to asses new universities

UGC

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2018

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradoon, November 16-17

2018 Session Chair and Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Advances in Field of Health, Safety, Fire, Environment, Allied Sciences & Engineering,

2018

Special invitee to the 9th International Occupational Health and Safety Congress, Istanbul, may 6-9, 2018. Gave a pleanary lecture.

Istanbul

2017

The UGC Member of 4 Committees to asses new universities

UGC

2015

Plenary lecture in Interational Process Safety conference

Istanbul, Turkey

2012

Academic visit abroad

King Saud University, Al-Ahsa

2008

Plenary Lecture Domino Effect

International Conference on Safety, Health, and Environment, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran

2008

Academic visit abroad

University of Tehran

2008

Academic visit abroad

University of Isfahan

2007

Plenary Lecture, Termitechnology

International Conference on Sustainable Technologies, PEC, Puducherry, 2007; R’07, Davos, Switzerland

2007

Academic visit abroad

University of Shiraz

2007

Academic visit abroad

National University of Singapore

2007

Academic visit abroad

University of Science, Malaysia

2006

- Plenary Lecture, Consequence Assessment: State-of-the-Art

International Conference on Safety, Health, and Environment, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran

2006

Chairman, Risk Assessment Session

International Conference on Safety, Health, and Environmental, Tehran

2006

Academic visit abroad

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran

2004

National Design Award in Environmental Engineering

Institution of Engineers

2004

- Plenary Lecture, Loss Prevention in Indian Process Industry – A Third World Scenario?

International Symposium on Loss Prevention, Prague, Czech Republic

2004

Academic visit abroad

Czek Institute of Chemical engineers, Prague

2002

Academic visit abroad

Regional Institute of Environmental Technology, Singapore

2001

Institution of Engineer’s Nawab Zen Yar Jung Medal

Environmental Engineering Design

2001

MAAS Best Paper Award

Journal of Hazardous Materials

2001

Academic visit abroad

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

2001

Academic visit abroad

University of Zurich

2000

IPCL Award

Safety & Hazard Management in Petroleum Industries

2000

Appointed Member, Editorial Board

Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (CSIR), and Indian Chemical Engineer (IIChE)

1999

S.K. Seth Award

The Indian Forrester

1999

Keynote Speeches, R’99 and R’02

International Congress on Resource Recovery and Recycling, Geneva

1999

Academic visit abroad

University of Geneva

1998

Gold Medal

International Energy Conference ENERGEX, Bahrain

1998

Chairman, Technical Sessions

ENERGEX –98, Bahrain

1998

Academic visit abroad

University of Bahrain

1997

Chairman, Biowaste Management Session

International Conference on Solid Waste Technology & Management, Philadelphia, USA

1996

Appointed Member, Editorial Board

International Journal of Green Energy

1996

Academic visit abroad

Georgia Institute of Technology

1996

Academic visit abroad

Drexel University

1996

Academic visit abroad

Saudi Environmental Works, Saudi Arabia

1995

National Hydrology Award

Ministry of Water Resources, Gol

1995

International Desalination Association’s $ 2000 prize

International Desalination Association’s

1995

Member, Editorial Advisory Board

Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UN / Abu Dhabi

1995

Consultant

International Foundation for Water Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi

1995

Academic visit abroad

International Foundation for Water Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi

1994

Chairman, Environmental Assessment Session

International Conference on Recent Trends in Hydrology, New Delhi

1994

Academic visit abroad

University of Florida, Gainsville

1993

Member, Editorial Board

International Journal of Energy-Environment-Economics (USA).

1993

- Plenary Lectures, Environmental Management of Water Resources Projects

UNEP-NIH international Training Programme, Goa

1990

Chairman, Wetland Chemistry Session

International Conference on Wetland Ecology & Management, Bharatpur

1989

Lead Lecture, Bioconversion of Aquatic Weeds

Miami International Congress on Energy & Environment, USA

1989

Chairman, Biomass Energy Session

9th Miami International Congress on Energy & Environment, USA

1986

Lead Lecture, Energy from Aquatic Biomass

International Congress on Renewable Energy Sources, Madrid, Spain

1986

Plenary Lecture, Aquatic Plant Based Water Treatment Systems in Asia

International Conference on Macrophytes for Water Treatment & Resource Recovery, Orlando, USA

1986

Chairman, Plenary Session

International Congress on renewable Energy Sources, Madrid, Spain

1986

Academic visit abroad

University del Pais Vasco, Spain

1985

- Plenary Lecture, Latest Trends in Anaerobic Digestion

Miami International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, USA

1985

Chairman, Biomass-Bioconversion Session

7th Miami International Congress on Alternative Energy Sources, Miami Beach, USA

1985

Academic visit abroad

University of Miami, Coral Gables

1985

Academic visit abroad

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

1984

Academic visit abroad

University of California, Berkeley

1984

Academic visit abroad

University of Regina

1984

Academic visit abroad

California State University, Sonoma

1984

Academic visit abroad

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

1983

Plenary Lecture, Water Pollution in India - Problems and Prospects

, Inaugural Session of Environmental Engineering Training Course, Tokyo, Japan

1982

Academic visit abroad

Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2016

Gainful utilization of toxic and allelopathic weeds for the generation of biofertilizer through vermicomposting: an assessment of the fertilizer value of the resultant vermicompost

Naseer Hussain , Pondicherry Central University

2014

Use of some aquatic and terrestrial weeds in the ‘green’ synthesis of gold nanoparticles

J. Anuradha, Pondicherry Central University

2012

Exploratory studies towards development of a novel SHEFROL (SHEet-Flow ROot-Level) bioreactor

G. Ponni, Pondicherry Central University

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2016

Gainful utilization of toxic and allelopathic weeds for the generation of biofertilizer through vermicomposting: an assessment of the fertilizer value of the resultant vermicompost

Naseer Hussain , Pondicherry Central University

2014

Use of some aquatic and terrestrial weeds in the ‘green’ synthesis of gold nanoparticles

J. Anuradha, Pondicherry Central University

2012

Exploratory studies towards development of a novel SHEFROL (SHEet-Flow ROot-Level) bioreactor

G. Ponni, Pondicherry Central University

2012

Vermicomposting of solid waste: leaf litter, ipomoea, and used paper.

M. Makhiji, Pondicherry Central University

2011

Studies in process safety and environmental protection –with special

S. M. Tauseef , Pondicherry Central University

2010

Domino effect in chemical process industries

B. Abdulhamid Zadeh, Pondicherry Central University

2008

Some applications of bioprocess engineering in solid waste management

P. Sankar Ganesh , Pondicherry Central University

2007

Studies on the treatment of low-strength wastewaters withupflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) Reactor

R. Sanjeevi , Pondicherry Central University

2003

Development of methods for the treatment and reuse of municipal and agricultural solid waste

S. Gajalakshmi , Pondicherry Central University

2003

Application of GIS and remote sensing in the environmental assessment of two wetlands of peninsular India

K. B. Chari , Pondicherry Central University

2001

Environmental impact assessment of water resources projects

Richa Sharma , Pondicherry Central University

1998

Biowaste treatment with anaerobic reactors

E. V. Ramasamy, Pondicherry Central University

1998

Development of methodologies for computer aided risk analysis in chemical process industries

F.I. Khan, Pondicherry Central University

1997

Studies on environmental impact assessment

S. Vinithan , Pondicherry Central University

1996

Development of methodologies and software packages for EIA

Dhyan Singh Arya , Pondicherry Central University

1996

Investigations on phytochemistry and bioenergy potential of some South Indian plants

P. Krishna Kumary, Madras Institute of Technology

1991

Studies on bioenergy

P. C. Nipaney, University of Calicut

1991

Impact of chromium on aquatic organisms

R. Soni, University of Calicut

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2002

National Academy of Sciences

Fellow

2000

Institute of Chemical Engineers

Fellow

1994

Institution of Environmental Engineers

Fellow

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2002

National Academy of Sciences

Fellow

2000

Institute of Chemical Engineers

Fellow

1994

Institution of Environmental Engineers

Fellow

1994

Institution of Engineers

Fellow

1991

Indian Association of Hydrologists

Fellow

1986

Institution of Public Health Engineers

Fellow

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Membership In Committees

2017

The UGC Member/Chairman of 3 committees to assess new universities

UGC Member/chairman

2013

The UGC Member/Chairman of 5 committees to assess new universities

UGC Member/Chairman

2009

Banaras Hindu University

Member of the Court

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2017

The UGC Member/Chairman of 3 committees to assess new universities

UGC Member/chairman

2013

The UGC Member/Chairman of 5 committees to assess new universities

UGC Member/Chairman

2009

Banaras Hindu University

Member of the Court

2008

IIT Roorkee

Member, Board of Governors

2006

International Conference on Health, Safety, & Environment, Tehran

Member, Expert Committee

2005

Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India

Indian National Committee on Hydrology

2005

International Congress on Resource Recycling & Recovery: Toronto 2000, Geneva 2001, Beijing

Member, Technical Committee

2000

International Energy Conference ENERGEX 2000, Las Vegas, USA

Member, Organizing Committee

1997

Workshop on Renewable Energy Sources

Workshop

1996

Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India

Technical Advisory Committee

1996

International Conference on Mutagens, Madras

Member, Organizing Committee

1995

UGC – ASC

UGC – ASC Refresher Course on Environmental Education

1994

Pollution and its Control

Industry-oriented Training Programme

1994

Environmental Impact Assessment

Hands-on Training Programme

1993

Pondicherry University

Member, Court

1993

Renewable Energy Congress, Kiev

Member, International Organizing Committee

1993

Clean Water

National Conference

1993

Computer-Aided Environmental Management

Training Programmes

1992

Government of Pondicherry

State Environment Committee

1992

Pondicherry University

Member, Academic Council

1992

Urban-rural Alternative Energy Management

National Seminar

1991

Aquatic Ecology

Expert Panel

1991

Pondicherry University

Member, Executive Council

1991

Plants and Environment

National Workshop

1990

Department of Science & Technology, Government of India

PAC sub-committee

1990

Pondicherry University

Chair, Board of Studies

1990

Cairo International Conference on Renewable Energy

Member, Organizing Committee

1989

Bengal Engineering and Science University

Faculty selection committees

1989

Gauhati University

Faculty selection committees

1989

University of Madurai

Faculty selection committees

1989

Gandhigram University

Faculty selection committees

1989

University of Roorkee

Faculty selection committees

1989

MS University

Faculty selection committees

1989

CSIR

Faculty selection committees

1989

BRAM University

Faculty selection committees

1989

Miami International Congress on Energy & Environment, USA

Member, Organizing Committee

1989

Futurology

National Workshop-cum-Seminar

1989

Pollution Control

National Seminar

1987

Miami International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources USA

Member, Organizing Committee

1986

Convenor, Indian National Committee

appended to World Congress on Hazardous Wastes

1986

Congress on Renewable Energy Sources, Madrid

Member, International Committee

1985

Miami International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, USA

Member, Organizing Committee

1984

Ministry of Nonconventional Energy Sources, Government of India

Task-force on Water Hyacinth

1983

Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India

EIA panels

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Research Projects

Control of the ambphbious weed Ipomea carnea by a novel process of total utilization and disposal: an environment-friendly and global warming ameliorating technology

Funding Agency : UGC

Towards opening a new frontier in bioprocess technology: development of termite-based systems for resource recovery from ligninous and other difficult-to-biodegrade solid wastes

Funding Agency : DBT

Design and optimization of vermireactors based on experimentation and modeling

Funding Agency : DBT

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Control of the ambphbious weed Ipomea carnea by a novel process of total utilization and disposal: an environment-friendly and global warming ameliorating technology

Funding Agency : UGC

Towards opening a new frontier in bioprocess technology: development of termite-based systems for resource recovery from ligninous and other difficult-to-biodegrade solid wastes

Funding Agency : DBT

Design and optimization of vermireactors based on experimentation and modeling

Funding Agency : DBT

R&D-cum-action and Awareness Project on Rainwater Harvesting, Groundwater Recharge, and Wastewater Reuse

Funding Agency : MoWR

To develop a multi-module software package for reconnoitery as well as detailed risk assessment in chemical process industries

Funding Agency : DST

Landscape modelling and development forecasting with reference to a typical Indian city

Funding Agency : UGC

Hydrological and ecological studies in Oussudu lake

Funding Agency : MoWR

Environmental biotechnology

Funding Agency : AICTE

To develop guidelines for the EIA of water resources projects

Funding Agency : MoWR

Ecology restoration, and sustainable management of Kaliveli Wetland

Funding Agency : UGC

Development of know-how for the composting – vermicomposting of water hyacinth and its extension to villages

Funding Agency : DST

Setting up an R & D – cum Demonstration facility for solid waste Management

Funding Agency : AICTE

To set up a unit for computer-aided environmental management

Funding Agency : AICTE

Wetland restoration

Funding Agency : Govt of Pondicherry

Environmental management of energy projects-impact of afforestation with eucalyptus

Funding Agency : NLC

Design of greenbelts

Funding Agency : Govt of Pondicherry

Environmental impact assessment and sustainability studies in Manali industrial area

Funding Agency : Consortium of industries

Air quality engineering studies

Funding Agency : CSIR

Biowaste treatment with high rate digesters

Funding Agency : UGC

Risk analysis

Funding Agency : M/S Balaji Industries

Preparation of environmental management plan

Funding Agency : M/S Cutfast Abrasives

EIA and sustainability studies

Funding Agency : Govt. of Pondicherry

EIA of Chilka Lake

Funding Agency : COPDANET

Earthworm Biotechnology

Funding Agency : UGC State-of-the-art

Limnology and conservation of Oussudu Lake

Funding Agency : COPDANET

Preparation of a software package for environmental database

Funding Agency : UGC

Environmental management Plan

Funding Agency : Diamond Paper Mill

25. Studies on the suitability of Eucalyptus as ecorestoration plant

Funding Agency : NLC

Environmental impact of water resources projects in Krishna, Godavri, and Mahanadi river basins

Funding Agency : DOEn

Developing rational decision criteria for high rate bio-gas digesters on the basis of computer-aided cost-benefit analysis

Funding Agency : DNES

Utilization of trace metal contaminated water in irrigation

Funding Agency : CBIP

Studies on Pukkot lake ecosystem

Funding Agency : DOEn

Studies on water quality, sediments and aquatic organisms in Kuttiadi basi

Funding Agency : CBIP

Wastewater treatment using aquatic plants

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Reconnaissance of the ecology of Sasthamkotta lake

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Studies on the estuaries of Kerala

Funding Agency : DOD

Impact of pulp & paper effluents on Muvattupuzha river

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Assessment of the impact of coir retting and development of alternative retting technology

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Impact of pollutants on aquatic organisms

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Assessment of pollution of Chaliar river

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Generation of biogas from aquatic Weeds

Funding Agency : DNES

Environmental survey of Kuttanaad

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Pannurpuzha water quality

Funding Agency : CWRDM

Salinity intrusion and its control in Periyar river

Funding Agency : CWRDM

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