Faculty Profile
Name: Dr. Sushmita Sen Gupta
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Chemistry
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Qualifications: M.Sc., Ph.D

Research Activities:

(1) Publication in Journal

Sl. No

Name of authors

Title of articles

Name of Journal

National/

International

Year

Vol. No.

Page no.

Impact factor/ ISSN No.

1.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta, G.K. Sarma

Kinetics, equilibrium isotherms and thermodynamics of adsorption of Congo Red onto natural and acid-treated kaolinite and montmorillonite

Desalination and Water Treatment (in press)

International

2013

-

-

IF: 0.852

2.

D. Chakrabortty, S. Sen Gupta

Decolourization of Metanil Yellow by visible light photocatalysis with N-doped TiO2 nanoparticles: influence of system parameters and kinetic study

Desalination and Water Treatment (in press)

International

2013

 

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IF: 0.852

3.

D. Chakrabortty, S. Sen Gupta

Photo-catalytic decolourisation of toxic dye with N-doped titania: a case study with Acid Blue 25

Journal of Environmental Science

International

2013

25

1034–1043

IF: 1.773

4.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Aqueous kaolinite suspension as the medium for phosphate removal

Adsorption Science & Technology

International

2012

30

533-547

IF: 0.559

5.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Adsorption of heavy metals on kaolinite and montmorillonite: a review

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

International

2012

14

6698-6723

IF: 3.829

6.

G.K. Sarma, S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

 

Treatment of water contaminated with toxic anionic dye by natural and modified clays: a case study with Congo Red

Journal of Assam Science  Society

National

2011

52 (Special Issue)

146-152

ISSN No: 0587-1921

7.

G.K.  Sarma, S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Methylene blue adsorption on natural and modified clays

Separation Science and Technology

International

2011

46

1602 - 1614

IF: 1.16

 

8.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Removal of Cu(II) by natural and acid-activated clays: an insight of adsorption isotherm, kinetic and thermodynamics

Desalination

International

2011

272

66–75

IF: 3.041

9.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Kinetics of adsorption of metal ions on inorganic materials: a review

Advances in Colloid and Interface Science

International

2011

162

39–58

IF: 6.169

10.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Treatment of water contaminated with Pb(II) and Cd(II) by adsorption on kaolinite, montmorillonite and their acid-activated forms

Indian Journal of Chemical Technology

National

2009

16

457 − 470

IF: 0.628

11.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Calcined tetrabutylammonium kaolinite and montmorillonite and adsorption of Fe(II), Co(II) and Ni(II) from solution

Applied Clay Science

International

2009

46

216–221

IF: 2.342

12.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Adsorptive accumulation of Cd(II), Co(II), Cu(II), Pb(II) and Ni(II) from water on kaolinite: Influence of acid activation

Adsorption Science & Technology

International

2009

27

47-68

IF: 0.559

13.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Uptake of Ni(II) ions from aqueous solution by kaolinite and montmorillonite: Influence of acid activation of the clays

Separation Science and Technology

International

2008

43

3221–3250

IF: 1.16

 

14.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Kaolinite and montmorillonite as adsorbents for Fe(III), Co(II) and Ni(II) in aqueous medium

Applied Clay Science

International

2008

41

1–9

IF: 2.342

15.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Adsorption of a few heavy metals on natural and modified kaolinite and montmorillonite: a review

Advances in Colloid and Interface Science

International

2008

140

114–131

IF: 6.169

16.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S.Sen Gupta

Adsorption of Fe(III), Co(II) and Ni(II) on ZrO-kaolinite and ZrO-montmorillonite surfaces in aqueous medium

Colloids and Surfaces A : Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

International

2008

317

71–79

IF: 2.108

 

17.

S Sen Gupta, K.G Bhattacharyya.

Immobilization of Pb(II), Cd(II) and Ni(II) ions on kaolinite and montmorillonite surfaces from aqueous medium

Journal of Environmental Management

International

2008

87

46–58

IF: 3.057

18.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Influence of acid activation on adsorption of Ni(II) and Cu(II) on kaolinite and montmori-llonite : kinetic and thermodynamic study

Chemical Engineering Journal

International

2008

136

1–13

IF: 3.473

 

19.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Adsorption of Co(II) from aqueous medium on natural and acid activated kaolinite and montmorillonite

Separation Science and Technology

International

2007

42

3391–3418

IF: 1.16

 

20.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Influence of acid activation of kaolinite and montmorillonite on adsorptive removal of Cd(II) from water

Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research

International

2007

46

3734–3742

IF: 2.206

21.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Adsorptive accumulation of Cd(II), Co(II), Cu(II), Pb(II) and Ni(II) from water on montmorillonite: Influence of acid activation

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

International

2007

310

411–424

IF: 3.172

22.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Adsorption of Fe(III) from water by natural and acid activated clays: studies on equilibrium isotherm, kinetics and thermodynamics of interactions

Adsorption

International

2006

12

185–204

IF: 1.553

23.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S.Sen Gupta

Adsorption of Cr(VI) from water by clays

Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research

International

2006

45

7232–7240

IF: 2.206

24.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Kaolinite, montmorillonite, and their modified derivatives as adsorbents for removal of Cu(II) from aqueous solution

Separation and Purification Technology

International

2006

50

388–397

IF: 1.16

 

25.

K.G. Bhattacharyya, S. Sen Gupta

Pb(II) uptake by kaolinite and montmorillonite in aqueous medium: Influence of acid activation of the clays

Colloids and Surfaces A : Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

International

2006

277

191–200

IF: 2.108

 

26.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Removal of Cd(II) from aqueous solution by kaolinite, montmorillonite and their poly(oxo zirconium) and tetrabutylammonium derivatives

Journal of Hazardous Materials

International

2006

B128

247–257

IF: 3.925

27.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Adsorption of Ni(II) on clays

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

International

2006

295

21–32

IF: 3.172

28.

S. Sen Gupta, K.G. Bhattacharyya

Interaction of metal ions with clays: I. A case study with Pb(II)

Applied Clay Science

International

2005

30

199–208

IF: 2.342

 

(2) Publication in Conference/Seminar/Workshop Proceeding (Abstract will not be considered)

Sl. No

Title of articles

Name of Conference/Seminar/

Workshop Proceeding

National/

International

Year

1.

Adsorptive accumulation of Rhodamine B from water onto montmorillonite: influence of acid activation

National Conference on Hydrology and Water Quality Management

National

2012

(Sep 20-22)

2.

Adsorptive accumulation of Rhodamine B dye on natural and activated kaolinite

National seminar on Biological Diversity & Environment

National

2012

(June 27-28)

3.

Removal of phosphate from water by natural and modified kaolinite

International Conference on Sustainable Water Resource Management and Treatment Technologies – Water – 2011

International

2011

(Jan 19-21)

4.

Treatment of water spiked with Pb(II) by using natural as well as acid activated kaolinite and montmorillonite

National Seminar on Toxicity of Chemicals and Their Hazards with Special Reference to Heavy Metals

National

2008

(Oct. 23-24)

5.

Treatment of water spiked with Cu(II) and Ni(II) by using natural as well as acid activated kaolinite and montmorillonite

5th IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition

International

2006

(Sep. 10–14)

6.

Removal of Ni(II) from aqueous solution by adsorption on kaolinite, montmorillonite and their poly(oxo zirconium) and tetrabutylammonium derivatives

2nd International Congress of Chemistry and Environment – 2005 (ICCE–2005)

International

2005

(Dec. 24–26)

7.

Utilization of natural clays and their derivatives for treating water contaminated with Cu(II)

Proceeding for National Seminar on Pollution in Urban Industrial Environment (NSPUIE-2005)

National

2005

(Dec. 10 –11)

8.

Removal of heavy metals from aqueous solution by clay adsorbents – a study with respect to Pb(II), Cd(II) and Ni(II)

Proceeding for National Seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development

National

2005

(Sep. 10–11)

9.

Interaction of metal ions with clays – a case study with Pb(II)

Proceeding for National Seminar on Pollution in Urban Industrial Environment (NSPUIE-2004)

National

2004

(Dec. 2–3)

 (3) Publication of Book/Chapter

Sl. No

Title of Book

Title of the Chapter

 

Name of the Publisher

National/

International

ISBN No.

Year

1.

Interaction of Metal with Kaolinite and Montmorillonite in Aqueous Suspensions

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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany

International

978-3-659-13779-2

2012

2.

Application of Adsorbents for Water Pollution Control (e-book)

(Ed, Amit Bhatnagar)

Natural and treated montmorillo-nite as scavengers of toxic metals from water

Bentham Science Publishers

International

978-1-60805-538-8

2012

3.

Hazardous Materials and Wastewater: Treatment, Removal and Analysis

(Ed, Allison A Lewinsky)

Removal of hazardous metals from water by clays

NOVA Science Publishers, Inc., New York

International

13 978-1-60021-257-4

2007

4.

Sustainable Resource Management, (Eds, KK Singh, A Tomar, V Phogat, S Phogat)

Role of clays in keeping a clean environment: scavenging toxic metal ions from aqueous medium

M D Publications Pvt. Ltd, New Delh

National

978-81-904551-0-7

2007

(4) Conference/Seminar/Workshop attended

Sl. No

Name of Conference/Seminar/Workshop

National/ International

Organizer

Venue

Date

1.

International Conference on Harnessing natural Resources for Sustainable Development- Global Trend

International

Cotton College

Cotton College, Guwahati, India

Jan 29-31, 2014

2.

Workshop on Implementation of UGC Scheme during 11th Plan Period

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B N College, Dhubri & Chilarai College, Golakganj

B N Collehe, Dhubri

May 5, 2013

3.

International Conference on Sustainable
Water Resource Management and Treatment Technologies

International

NEERI

NEERI, Nagpur, India

Jan 19-22, 2011

 

4.

International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management

International

Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University Iasi, Romania

Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University Iasi, Romania

Sep 15-19, 2009

5.

National Seminar on Toxicity of Chemicals and Their Hazards with Special Reference to Heavy Metals

National

St. Edmund’s  College

St. Edmund’s  College, Shillong, India

Oct 23-24, 2008

6.

International Conference on Ecotoxicological and Environmental Science

International

Institute of Ecotoxicology & Environmental Sciences, Kolkata, India

Jadhavpur University

 

Jan 15-18, 2007

7.

International Congress of Environmental Research

International

Journal of Environmental Research & Development

Govt. Geetanjali Girls P.G. College, Bhopal, India

Dec 28-30, 2007

8.

5th IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition

International

World Water Congress

Beijing Int. Convention Centre, Beijing, China

Sep10-14, 2006

9.

Workshop on Chemistry Education: Past, Present and Future

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Department of chemistry, Gauhati University

Department of chemistry, Gauhati University

May 5, 2006

10.

2nd International Congress of Chemistry and Environment – 2005 (ICCE–2005)

International

Research Journal of Chemistry & Environment

The Emerald Hights International School

Indore, India

Dec 24-26, 2005

11.

National Seminar on Pollution in Urban Industrial Environment (NSPUIE-2005)

National

 

St. Xavier College

Kolkata, India

 

Dec 10-11, 2005

12..

National Seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development

National

Rangia College, Rangia

Rangia College

Rangia, India

Sep 10-11, 2005

13.

Microscale Chemistry Workshop

-

Society for Chemical Education, Assam

Department of Chemistry, Gauhati University

Mat 10, 2005

14.

50th Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society and Current Trends of Research in Science and Technology

National

Assam science Society & Department of Chemistry Gauhati University

Department of Chemistry Gauhati University, India

Feb 28-29, 2005

15.

34th National Seminar on Crystallography 

National

Department of Chemistry

Gauhati University

Department of Chemistry

Gauhati University, India

Jan 10-12, 2005

16.

National Seminar on Pollution in Urban Industrial Environment (NSPUIE-2004)

National

Regional Research Lab.

Bubaneswar & Institute of Ecotoxicology & Environmental Sciences, Kolkata

Regional Research Lab.

Bubaneswar, India

Dec 2-3, 2004

17.

National Symposium on Current Trends in Chemical Research

National

Department of Chemistry

Gauhati University

Department of Chemistry

Gauhati University, India

Feb 27-28, 2004

(5) Project work

Sl. No

Title of the project

Funding agency

Major/Minor

Completed/

On going

Period

1.

Utilization of clays and modified clays as adsorbents for hazardous and toxic dyes in water

University Grant Commission

Major

Completed

February 2009 to January 2012

2.

Synthesis and characterization of modified titania for photo-catalytic degradation of toxic dyes and phenolic compounds

University Grant Commission

Major

Completed

February 2011 to January 2014

 

(6) Whether recognised as a Ph. D Guide (If any, please mention the name of the affiliated University): Yes. Gauhati University

(7) Area of interest: Waste Water Treatment through Adsorption, Photo-Catalysis