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Glimpse of Institute Day 2-3 April 2016, IIT-BHU, Varanasi 


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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Prof. PK Mishra with the batch 2016 Chemical Engineering, IIT-BHU 



Dr. Mishra at Technex Startup Fair, 2016

Orientation program of University teachers from 9 states of India, being shown my video on rosehubTV

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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Conference: (Oral presentation): over 60



 Neha Srivastava et al., Effect of Zinc oxide nanoparticles on the production and activity
of cellulases by Aspergillus fumigatus AA001: Application in Biofuels production,
“Nanomaterials & Sustainable Synthetic Strategies”
 D. Kushwaha, P.K. Mishra, S. Dutta, Phycoremediation of copper (II) from its aqueous
solution using dried and carbonized biomass of Lyngbya majuscula, Symposium on
Biotechnology and Stress Biology of Algae and Cyanobacteria, held on Feb 24-26, 2014.
In Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Uttar
Pradesh.
 L. Kumari, D. D. Giri, P.K. Mishra, D. Tiwary, Bioremediation of synthetic Azo dye
Navy Blue 22 by Nostoc sp. Symposium on Biotechnology and Stress Biology of Algae
and Cyanobacteria, held on Feb 24-26, 2014. In Centre of Advanced Study in Botany,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Uttar Pradesh.
 D. B. Pal, Harish Kumar, Lata Kumari, P. Singh, P. K. Mishra, “Synthesis of Cu/CeO2
nanofibers by electrospinning technique” in the International conference Recent
Advances in Analytical Science on March 27-29, 2014, Department of Chemistry, Indian
Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi (U.P.) - 221005 INDIA
 L. Kumari, Harish Kumar, , D. D. Giri, P. K. Mishra, D. Tiwary “Membrane application
for removal of chromium (VI) from synthetic wastewater using ELMP technique” In the
International conference Recent Advances in Analytical Science on March 27-29, 2014,
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi (U.P.)-
221005 INDIA.
 Harish Kumar, L. Kumari, D.B. Pal, P. Singh, S. Gupta, A. Sharma , P. K. Mishra, P.N.
Tiwary, “Catalytic ammoxidation of o-Xylene to phthalonitrile in vapour phase” In the
International conference Recent Advances in Analytical Science on March 27-29, 2014,
Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi (U.P.)-
221005 INDIA.
 Shraddha Awasthi1, Dhanesh Tiwari1, P. K. Mishra2, Application of cellulose nitrate
membrane for pervaporative separation of organics from water. International Conference
on Environmental Technology and Sustainable Development Challenges & Remedies on
March 21-23, 2014. Baba Sahab Bhimrao University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
 P.K. Mishra, J.V. Tirkey, D. Nikhil Bharadwaj, Ravi Kumar Meena, Shyamsher,
Himanshu, “Production of Ethanol from Mahua Flower (Madhuca Indica) Using
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae – 3090 Through Submerged Fermentation (SMF)”,
International Conference on Alternative Fuels for I.C. Engines, 6-8 February, 2013,
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
(India)
 P K Mishra, Sughosh Madhav, Arif Ahmad, Pradeep Singh, Saurabh Sonwani & N J
Raju, “Surface Water and Ground Water Quality analysis along the Strech of Ganges in
Varanasi” International Humboldt Kolleg on Management of Water, Energy and Bioresources
in Changing Climate Regime: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges,
8-9 February, 2013, JNU, New Delhi, India.
 Gupta Kamal Kumar, Mishra Pradeep Kumar, Srivastava Pradeep, Maiti Pralay, Singh
Nand Lal, Bioceramic TiO2/PCL Nanofibre Hybrid for bone tissue Engineering,
CCMB13, National conference on Condensed Matter and Biological Systems,
Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, 11th -14th January, 2013
 Priyanka Singh, Neelam Yadav, Pradeep Kumar Mishra, Sarita Sheikh, “Effect of
supplementation of rice brawn on Blood Glucose Levels and Sirum Lipid Parameters in
NIDDM patients” Indo-US Symposium, Industry-Academia Interaction in Diabetes &
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) Drug Discovery, December 4-5, 2012, Department of
Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi.
 Priyanka Singh, Neelam Yadav, Pradeep Kumar Mishra, Sarita Sheikh, “Nutritional
and Therapeutic Importance of Rice Bran” National Conference on Integrative Approach
to Metabolic Disorders (IAMD), November 10-11, 2012, BHU, Varanasi.
 Namrata Pal, Kamal K. Gupta, P. K. Mishra, R. Tripathi , P. Maiti, P. Srivastava, 5-
Fluorouracil Loaded PLA-PCL Nanofibrous Web for Dysphagia Treatment, APA
International congress on Advances in Human Healthcare System, Healthcare India 2012,
Indian Habitate Center, New Delhi, India, 20th – 23th February, 2012.
 Kamal K. Gupta, A. Kundan, P. K. Mishra, R. Tripathi , P. Maiti, P. Srivastava,
Erythromycin drug loaded PLA- Bio-ceramic Nano-Composite scaffold, APA
International cogress on Advances in Human Healthcare System, Healthcare India 2012,
Indian Habitate Center, New Delhi, India, 20th-23th February, 2012.
 Shushil Kumar Shukla, P K Mishra, K K Srivastava, P Srivastava, Saurav Sivastava,
Optimization of Process Parameters for Biodegradation of Anaerobically Digested
Distillery Effluent in Internal Loop Airlift Bioreactor, EPBE-2009, National Conference
on Emerging Paradigms in Biochemical Engineering, 9th-10th Oct 2009,Page58 (Poster)
IT, BHU, Varanasi.
 S.K. Shukla, Ashutosh Tripathi & P.K. Mishra, “ Decolonization of Distillery
Effluent by Asperlligeous Niger”, International Conference on Water Crisis, Challenges
& Opportunity, Feb. 28-29, 2008, NEERI, Nagpur
 Manoj A Panchal, Deepti Upadhayay, P K Mishra, R S Dubey, In-vitro Corrosion Stydy
on Tooth in Presence of Some Commercially Available Dentifrices and Natural Product,
Second Convention of Biotech Research Society of India, 24th-26th November 2005,
Organized by Centre for Biotechnology Centre with Potential for Excellence in
Environmental Science Anna University.
 Kamakshi Gupta, P K Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Strategies for Lovastation in
Production in Air Lift Reactor Using Aspergillus Species, Second Convention of Biotech
Research Society of India, 24th- 26th November 2005, Organized by Centre for
Biotechnology Centre with Potential for Excellence in Environmental Science Anna
University.
 Manoj A Panchal, Deepti Upadhayay, P K Mishra, R S Dubey, Oral Environment and its
Effect on Teeth: A Reviw, Second Convention of Biotech Research Society of India, 24th
– 26th November 2005, Organized by Centre for Biotechnology Centre with Potential for
Excellence in Environmental Science Anna University.
 Soumitra Shrama, P K Mishra, Treatment of Chromium Bearing Wastewater Using
Thermal Parameter Pumping, CHEMCON-2005, 16th December 2005, IIT Delhi, India.
 P K Mishra, B K Bag, K K Kaushik, Metal Removal/ Recovery from Metal Laden
Insoluble Agro-based Xanthates, TECMAC-2005, 5-6 Feb, 2005, NIT, Rourkela, India.
 Gupta Kamal Kumar, Mishra Pradeep Kumar, Srivastava Pradeep, Maiti Pralay,
TiO2/PCL Nanofibre-composite for bone tissue Engineering, International Seminar on
Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2011, Lodz, Poland, 2nd- 5th October, 2011
 Kamal Kumar Gupta, Pradeep Kumar Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Pralay Maiti,
PLLA/ TiO2 Nanocomposites Porous Scaffold: using Synthesised TiO2, The Second
International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science 2011, Centre de congrès, Lyon,
France 29th -31th May 2011
 Kamal Kumar Gupta, Pradeep Kumar Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Pralay
Maiti,Electrospun TiO2/PCL Nanofibre-composite: Using Synthesized TiO2,
International conference, Macro 2010, Indian Habitate Center, New Delhi, India, 15th -
17th December, 2010
 P.K.Mishra and K.K. Srivastva, "Effluent Treatment Using Agro-based Xanthate" Hindi
Seminar to be held at Jamshedpur, Sept 2004.
 P K Mishra, K K Srivastava, “Management of Polluted Water from Antibiotic
Industries”, Salil-2004, National Conference on “Water: Collection, Conservation and
Treatment”, 9-10th September, 2004, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur,
India
 P.K.Mishra and K.K. Srivastva, "Encironmental Management in an Anibiotic Industry",
Hindi Seminar to be held at Jamshedpur,Sept 2004.
 P.K. Mishra, Sukesh Madhav and K.K. Srivastva, “Descending Particle Flux in
Freeboard Region of Gas Fluidized Bed” International Conference on Heat and Mass
Transfer, Jan.2002, IIT Gauhati.
 P.K. Mishra, Yogesh tiwari and K.K. Srivastva, “ Solids Volume Fraction in Freeboard
of Gas Fluidized Bed”, International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer, Jan.2002,
IIT Gauhati.
 P.K. Mishra, Sachin Pandija and K.K. Srivastva, “Separation of Aqueous Organic
Mixtures Using Cellulose Nitrate Membrane”, International Conference on Heat and
Mass Transfer, Jan.2002, IIT Gauhati.
 S K Singh, Sachin, R R Narayana, P K Mishra, Separation and Treatment of Various
Organic-water Systems Using Cellulose-nitrate Membrane by Pervaporation Technique,
International Symposium on Recent Trands in Heat and Mass Transfer, 7-8 Jan2002, IIT
Guwahati, India.
 P.K. Mishra, P. Varanasi & K.B. Tewari, “Treatment of Phenolic Wastewater Using
ELMP Technique”, CHEMCON, December, 2001, Chennai.
 R.R. Narayanan, K.B. Tewari and P.K. Mishra, “Existing Sewerage System and Scope
for Further Improvements – A Case Study of Varanasi”, IPHE Convention, Puri, India,
February 8-9, 2001.
 Imtiyaz Ahmed, P.K. Mishra and P.N. Tewari, “Removal of Hexavalent Chromium
from Industrial Wastewater Using Low Cost Adsorbents”, RAWM 2001, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India, February 23-25, 2001.
 R.R. Narayanan, K.B. Tewari, P.K. Mishra and B.N. Rai, “Photocatalysis for
Environmental Pollution Control-An Overview of Photo Reactor Design”, National
Symposium on Photochemical processes on Solid Surfaces, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India,
March 8-10,2000.
 K.B. Tewari and P.K. Mishra, “Utilization and Disposal of Red Mud”, IPC-2000, IT,
BHU, Varanasi, India, Feburary 8-9, 2000.
 K. Rai, P. K. Mishra and B. N. Rai, Liquid Membranes: Principles and Applications,
National Symposium on Recent Trends in Membrane Transport, IT, BHU, March 19-
20(1998).
 Vineet Kumar, P. K. Mishra and B. N. Rai, High Purity Water through Reverse Osmosis
and Ultra-filtration Membranes, National Symposium on Recent Trends in Membrane
Transport, IT, BHU, March 19-20(1998).
 P.K. Mishra and K.K. Srivastava, “Variation of Local Heat Transfer Coefficients in the
Free Board of Gas Fluidized Bed”, Conference on Thermal Systems, IT, BHU, Varanasi,
India, January 1995.
 P.K. Mishra, Vineet Kumar and B.N. Rai, “Liquid Membrane Permeation and Its
Biomedical Applications”, Conference on Advances in Membrane Science, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India, 1995.
 P.K. Mishra and K.K. Srivastava, “Heat Transfer to Horizontal Tubes in the Free Board
of Gas Fluidized Bed”, CHEMCON 1994, IIT, Kharagpur, India, December 14-17, 1994.
 P.K. Mishra and T.P.K. Sinha, “Industrial Pollution Control by Proper Management and
Recycling”, ISM Conference, Dhanbad, India, April 15-16, 1994. (Hindi).
 P.K. Mishra, T.P.K. Sinha and K.K. Srivastava,
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Conference: (Proceeding paper): over 40
Dr. Pradeep Kuamr Mishra at IIT-BHU Institute Day 2016


1. D.B. Pal1, Harish Kumar3, D.D. Giri1, P. Singh2, P.K. Mishra1 Synthesis and Characterization of
Cu/CeO2 Composite Nanofibers by Electrospinning Method on April 28-29, 2014. National
Conference on Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy Department of Applied Sciences &
Humanities Faculty of Engineering & Technology Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi-110025.
2. D.B. Pal, Harish Kumar, D. D. Giri1, Pardeep Singh, P. K. Mishra. “Cu/CeO2 nanofibers
prepared by electrospinning and their application in water gas shift reactions. 2nd International
Conference on Nanotechnology, IIChE, HIT Haldia, West Bengal, India, dated on 19-22nd
February, 2015 (Proceeding: ISBN: 978-81-927756-2-3)
3. D.B. Pal, D. D. Giri, Manda Bhargav, Pardeep Singh, P. K. Mishra. “Synthesis and
characterization of CuO nanoparticles by aqueous precipitation method”. 2nd International
Conference on Nanotechnology, IIChE, and HIT Haldia, West Bengal, India, dated on 19-
22nd February, 2015 (Proceeding: ISBN: 978-81-927756-2-3)
4. Shraddha Awasthi, D. D. Giri, D. B. Pal, Lata Kumari, Manda bhargava, Dhanesh Tiwary, P. K.
Mishra. “Synthesis and characterization of Ceria nanofibers by solution Combustion method”.
2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology, IIChE, and HIT Haldia, West Bengal, India,
dated on 19-22nd February, 2015 (Proceeding: ISBN: 978-81-927756-2-3)
5. Lata Kumari1, D. D. Giri2, Shraddha Awasthi1, Dhanesh Tiwary*1, P. K. Mishra*2 “Synthesis
and characterization of Silver nanoparticles using bacteria Micrococcus sp. BHUMC X14
isolated from dye contaminated soil”. 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology, IIChE,
and HIT Haldia, West Bengal, India, dated on 19-22nd February, 2015 (Proceeding: ISBN:
978-81-927756-2-3)
6. Shraddha Awasthi, Dhanesh Tiwari and Pradeep Kumar Mishra, Treatment of Biodigested
Distillery Effluents with the Help of Emulsified Liquid Membrane Permeation (ELMP).
International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 9, 149-54.
7. Namrata Upadhyay and P. K. Mishra, Synthesis and Characterization of Neat and Silicon-
Doped Titania Nanofibers by Electrospinning Technique, on April 28-29, 2014. National
Conference on Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy Department of Applied Sciences &
Humanities Faculty of Engineering & Technology Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi-110025.
8. Sonam Sharma and P. K. Mishra, Nanoparticles Entrapped Ultrafiltration Membrane for the
Treatment of, on April 28-29, 2014. National Conference on Nanotechnology and Renewable
Energy Department of Applied Sciences & Humanities Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi-110025.
9. Shraddha Awasthi, P.K. Mishra, D.Tiwary, Treatment of bio-digested distillery effluents with
the help of Emulsified Liquid Membrane Permeation (ELMP). 2nd International Conference on
“Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering” On Jan 4-5, 2014
in JNU, New Delhi. ISSN0973-4562.
10. Mohd. Bilal Khan, Pardeep Singh, Sughosh Madhav, Rahul, Pramod Kumar Gupta,Md. Tanweer
Ashraf, P. K. Mishra, Zishan H. Khan. An Emerging technology for environmental remediation,
on April 28-29, 2014. National Conference on Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy
Department of Applied Sciences & Humanities Faculty of Engineering & Technology Jamia
Millia Islamia New Delhi-110025.
11. Kamal K. Gupta, Akshay Kundan, P. K. Mishra, P. Srivastava, Application of Nano-TiO2 in
modern Era of BiotechnologyARTCHEM-2010, National Conference on Advanced Research
Techniques in Chemical Engineering, page 108-117, SCET, Surat, India.
12. Shushil Kumar Shukla, P K Mishra, K K Srivastava, Pratibha Singh, Dcolrization of
Anaerobically Digested Distillery Effluent by Aspergillus Niger, Energy Conservation and
Managment, 2009, International Conference on Issues and Challenges in Energy Conservation
and Managment, Page 479-487,IT, BHU, Varanasi, India, ISBN:987-81-8487-078-7
13. S K Shukla, K K Srivastava , P K Mishra, Optimization of Medium and Process Parameters
for the Decolonization of Bio-digestive Distillery Effluent, RAWM-2009, National Conference
on Recent Advances in Waste Management, page 315-320, IT, BHU,Varanasi India.
14. Sandeep Tiwari, Vimal K Gupta, P C Panday, H Singh, P K Mishra, Application of Freundlich
and Langmuir Theory for Adsorption of Emulsified Oil Using Rice Husk, ISCP-2009,
International Conference on Separation Process, Page168-181, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India,
ISBN:978-81-8424-499-1.
15. K Archana, Pratibha Singh, P K Misha, Enzymatic Extraction on Natural Dyes, ISCP-2009,
International Conference on Separation Process, Page 208-215, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India ISBN:
978-81-8424-499-1.
16. Harish C Tiwari, Pratibha Singh, P K Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Y Singh, Processes for
Extraction of Colorants from Brown Onion, ISCP-2009, International Conference on Separation
Process, 243-250, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India, ISBN:978-81-8424-499-1.
17. Kamakshi Gupta, P K Mishra, Pardeep Srivastava, Solvant Extraction of Lovastatin-A
Hypocholesterolemic, ISCP-2009, International Conference on Separation Process, Page 300-
305, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India, ISBN:978-81-8424-499-1.
18. Prerna Chandna, Nandlal Singh, Kamal K Gupta, Pratibha Singh, Pradeep Srivastava, P K
Mishra, Status and Challenges in Extraction and Application of natural Dyes, ISCP-2009,
International Conference on Separation Process, Page 316-329, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India,
ISBN:978-81-8424-499-1.
19. Harish C Tiwari, Pratibha Singh, P K Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Ultrasound Assisted
Extraction of Natural Dye from Dhalia Variabilis, ISCP-2009, International Conference on
Separation Process, Page 330-338, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India, ISBN:978-81-8424-499-1.
20. Shushil Kumar Shukla, P K Mishra, K K Srivastava, Decolorization of Anaerobically Digested
Distillery Effluent by Phanerochaete Chrysosporium, ISCP-2009, International Conference on
Separation Process, Page 505-514, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India. ISBN:978-81-8424-499-1.
21. Sanjukta Behera, Bhawana Verma, P K Mishra, Pyrolysis of Polypropylene- A Review, BSEC-
2004, National Seminar on Biomass as Source of Energy and Chemicals, Page 62-72, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India.
22. Desai Meghal A, P K Mishra, Identification of Limonoid Aglycones form Orange Peels, BSEC-
2004, National Seminar on Biomass as Source of Energy and Chemicals, Page 62-72, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India.
23. Desai Meghal A, P K Mishra, Limonoid GLUCOSIDES Nature’s Gift to Combat Cancer,
BSEC-2004, National Seminar on Biomass as Source of Energy and Chemicals, Page 141-147,
IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
24. K K Kaushik, Gavrav , P K Mishra, Insoluble Agro-Based Xanthates: A Utilization of Biomass
in water Purification, , BSEC-2004, National Seminar on Biomass as Source of Energy and
Chemicals, Page 182-187, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
25. D B Mantri, D M Nanagere, P K Mishra, Target Organophilic Separation by Pervaporation,
SPI-2003, National Conference on Separation in Process Industries, Page 31-36, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India.
26. D Prakesh, M Yadav, P K Mishra, Treatment of Pharmaceutical Waste by Pervaporation Using
PTFE membrane, SPI-2003, National Conference on Separation in Process Industries, Page 37-
44, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
27. P K Mishra, Rajani Kumari, Patanjali V, Treatment of Hexavelent Chromium Using ELPM
Technique, SPI-2003, National Conference on Separation in Process Industries, Page 52-55, IT,
BHU, Varanasi, India.
28. J P Chaturvedi, P K Mishra, P Mishra, Synthesis & Purification of Thymol, SPI-2003, National
Conference on Separation in Process Industries, Page 114-117, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
29. D M Nanagra, D B Mantri, P K Mishra, Treatment of Synthetically prepaired Chromium
Bearing Wastewater using Thermal Parametric Pumping, SPI-2003, National Conference on
Separation in Process Industries, Page 219-228, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
30. P K Mishra, Gavrav Bose, Treatment of Synthetically Prepared Pharmaceutical Waste by
Pervaporation Technique, International Conference on Indo-Italian Workshop on Emerging
Technologies for Industrial Wastewater and Environment -2002, Page 305-310, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India.
31. Patanjal V, P K Mishra, Removal of Hexavalent Chromium form Industrial Effulent Using Low
Cost Adsorbents, , International Conference on Indo-Italian Workshop on Emerging
Technologies for Industrial Wastewater and Environment -2002, Page 293-299, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India.
32. P K Mishra, Patanjally V, B N Rai, R R Narayanan, Characterization of Cellulose Nitrate
Membrane for Separation of Various Aqueous Organic Mixtures Through Pervaporation,
International Conference on Indo-Italian Workshop on Emerging Technologies for Industrial
Wastewater and Environment -2002, Page 311-316, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
33. Manoj Kumar, R.R. Narayanan, B.N. Rai and P.K. Mishra, Disposal and Utilization of Red
Mud, Rawm-2001, IAEM National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste management, Page
71-74, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.
34. R K Upadhyay, R R Narayanan, P K Mishra, B N Rai, Flyash and Utilization, Rawm-2001,
IAEM National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste management, Page 75-78, IT, BHU,
Varanasi, India.
35. Awastbi Dbirendra, R R Narayanan, P K mishra, B N Rai, Recycling of Poly Urethane, Rawm-
2001, IAEM National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste management, Page 79-84, IT,
BHU, Varanasi, India.
36. R R Narayanan, M K Chaudhary, B N Rai, B N rai, P K Mishra, Treatment of Phenolic Waste
water: An Insight into Different Process, Rawm-2001, IAEM National Conference on Recent
Advances in Waste management, Page 275-280, IT, BHU, Varanasi, India.


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Chapters in Books: 07

1. P.K. Mishra B.N. Rai and S.N. Upadhayay, “Biological Reactors” Concise Encyclopedia of
Bioresource Technology, (Ed. A. Pandey), Haworth Press, NY, USA, 2004, Pages: 71-81.
ISBN:1-56022-980-2, Click here to download pdf version of book
2. S.N. Upadhayay, P.K. Mishra and B.N. Rai, “Rotating Biological Contactors” Concise
Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology, (Ed. A. Pandey), Haworth Press, NY, USA, 2004,
Pages: 92-101. ISBN:1-56022-980-2
3. B.N. Rai, P.K. Mishra, and S.N. Upadhayay, “Trickling Filters” Concise Encyclopedia of
Bioresource Technology, (Ed. A. Pandey), Haworth Press, NY, USA, 2004, Pages: 102-112.
ISBN:1-56022-980-2
4. P.K. Mishra, B.N. Rai and S.N. Upadhayay, “Waste Stabilization Ponds” Concise
Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology, (Ed. A. Pandey), Haworth Press, NY, USA, 2004,
Pages: 113-122. ISBN:1-56022-980-2
5. P. K. Mishra, “Entrepreneurship” Dynamics of Entrepreneurship Development in Agriculture
Basics to Advances,2008, (Ed. Dipak De, Basavaprabhu Jirli), Ganga Kaveri Publishing House,
Varanasi, India, Page: 75-80, ISBN:81-85694-58-3
6. DD Giri, DB Pal, P. Singh, L. Kumari , A. Kumar, P K Mishra. 2013 Methylotrophs plant
interaction In: Microbe and Sustainable agriculture Problems and Prospects. Lambert Academic
Publisher, Germany
7. DD Giri, et al., “Methylotropic bacteria in relation to soil and plant health. In: Microbes in the
soil and their agricultural prospects”. Nova science publishers USA, 2015 ISBN- 978-1-63482-
824-6

Books Published/Edited: 06

1. Proceedings of RAWM-2001, Edited by S.N. Upadhyay, B.N. Rai and P.K. Mishra.
2. Proceedings of SPI – 2003, Edited by P.K. Mishra, B.N. Rai, K.K. Srivastvs & S,N,
Upadhayay.
3. BIOMASS- Thermo-Chemical Characteristics (in Hindi), Published by CAS, Chem. Engg. &
Tech., BHU, Varanasi (2004), Edited by P.K. Mishra, B.N. Rai & S.N. Upadhayay.
4. Proceedings of BSEC–2004, Edited by S.N. Upadhayay, S. Kumar, P.K. Mishra.
5. Development of Renewable Energy Resources: Indian effort (in Hindi), Published by CAS,
Chem. Engg. & Tech., BHU, Varanasi (2004), Edited by P.K. Mishra, B.N. Rai & S.N.
Upadhayay.
6. Proceeding of ICSP 2009, Edited by P K Mishra, M K Mondal, P Srivastava.



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Journal (International/National): 40




 DB Pal, Harish Kumar, DD Giri, Pardeep Singh, PK Mishra. Enhanced H2 and reduced CO
level by use of electrospun CuO/CuO2 catalyst in water gas shift reaction Adv Sci lett
Accepted:2015-05-29
 S.K. Srikar, D.D. Giri, C. Upadhyay, P. K. Mishra, S.N. Upadhyay, Green Synthesis of
Silver Nanoparticles using Prunus Amygdalus Extract and Their Anti-microbial Activity,
Advanced Materials Research, Vol 1119 (2015) pp 165-169
 Neha Srivastava et al., Application of cellulase in biofuels industries: an overview,
Journal of Biofuels, Springer (Under revision)
 Neha Srivastava et al., Improved production of reducing sugars from rice straw using
crude cellulose activated with Fe3O4/Alginate nanocomposite, Bioresource Technology,
February, 2015
 Lata Kumari, Dhanesh Tiwary & P K Mishra, Biodegradation of CI Acid Red1 by
indigenous bacteria Stenotrophomonas sp. BHUSSp X2 isolated from dye contaminated
soil, Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR-D-14-04152R1)
 Lata Kumari et al., Biodegradation of Navy N5RL1 carpet dye by Staphylococcus
saprophyticus strain BHUSS X3, 3Biotech (DOI 1.1007/s13205-015-0276-7)
 Pardeep Singh, et al., “Assessment of ground and surface water quality along the river
Varuna, Varanasi, India” Environ Monit Assess (2015) 187:170
 Dean Dayal Giri, et al., Temperature Dependent Decline in Soil Methane Oxidizing
Bacterial Population in Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest Ecosystems, International Journal
of Scientific and Technology Research, Volume 3, Issue 9, September (2014).
 D.B. Pal et al., “Synthesis and Characterization of Cu/CeO2 Composite Nanofibers by
Electrospinning Method”. Adv. Sci. Lett. 20, 1582-1584 (2014)
 Pardeep Singh et al., An Assessment of Surface Water Quality of Varuna River in
Varanasi: Using multivariate Statistical Technique; Envirogeochemica ACTA Vol.1
Issue 1 ISSN 2348-7259, (2014)
 S. B. Mishra et al., Preparation and characterization of PPEES-TiO2 composite micro
porous UF membrane for oily water treatment; Procedia Materials Science 5 (2014) 123-
129.
 Ashish K Pandey, P. K. Mishra, K K Srivastava, experimental investigation of pressure
drop inside a vertical helically coiled tube of curvature ratio= 0.012, IJESR/ 2014/ Vol-
4/Issue-7/398-401.
 Ashish K Pandey, P. K. Mishra, K K Srivastava, A critical review on fluid flow and heat
transfer in circular helically coiled tube heat exchanger for laminar flow, IJESR, 2014/
Vol-4/Issue-7/436-445.
 K. K. Gupta et al., Effect of Anatase/Rutile TiO2 Phase Composition on Arsenic
Adsorption , Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, vol. 34 , issue 8, 1043-1052
(2013) (Impact Factor: 00.61)
 Nand Lal Singh et al., Impact of River Water Quality on the Ground Water of Varanasi
District, Indian Journal of Scientific Research, 4(1):179-182, 2013 ISSN:0976-2876
(ISSN:2250-0138-Online),
 Nand Lal Singh, P. K. Mishra, Sughosh Madhav, Investigation of groundwater quality in
vicinity of carpet cluster of Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh, India, International Journal of
Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnolgy, ISSN: 0974-1712. (2013)
 Nand Lal Singh, Neha Singh, Sujeet Kumar and P.K. Mishra, Defluoridation of
groundwater using natural adsorbent, Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Vol. 19
Issue 04, 2013.
 Kamal K. Gupta et al., Polycaprolactone composites with TiO2 for Potential
Nanobiomaterials: Tunable properties using different phases, Physical Chemistry &
Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 12844–12853(Impact Factor: 03.659)
 Kamal K. Gupta et al., Hydrothermal In-situ preparation of TiO2 particles onto poly(lactic
acid) electrospun nanofibres, Applied Surface Science, 2013, 264, 375-382(Impact
Factor: 02.1)
 Somprakas Basu et al., Role of nicotine in gallbladder carcinoma: A preliminary report,
Journal of Digestive Diseases, 2012; 13; 536-540 (Impact Factor: 1.589)
 P. Agarwal, P. K. Mishra, P. Srivastava, Statistical optimization of the electrospinning
process for chitosan/polylactide nanofabrication using response surface methodology,
Journal of Material Science, 2012,47, 4262-4269. (Impact Factor: 2.015)
 P K Mishra et al., Extraction of natural dye from Dhalia variabilis using ultrasound,
Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research, 2012, 37, 83-86
 Ruhi Dixit et al., Association of Mustard Oil as Cooking Media with Carcinoma of the
Gallbladder, Journal of Gastrointest Cancer, 2012, DOI10.1007/s12029-012-9458-2
 Sujeet Kumar et al., Water Quality of River Varuna in Varanasi City, Uttar Pradesh,
India, Asian Journal of Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2012, 2, 231-240. (
ISSN: 2231-2560)
 Pooja Agarwal, Ankita Mondal, P. K. Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, A predictive model for
the synthesis of polylactide from lactic acid by response surface methodology, e-
Polymers, 2011, 068, 1-11. (Impact Factor: 0.515) (ISSN 1618-7229)
 Sandeep Tiwari et al., Adsorption of emulsified oil from spent metalworking fluid using
agro-waste of Cajanus cajan, International Journal of Environmental Technology and
Management, ISSN (Online): 2011, 1741-511X-ISSN (Print): 1466-2132.
 N. L. Singh, Ram Prasad, P. K. Mishra, Kinetics studies of product inhibition in alcoholic
fermentation, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research Kinetics studies of product
inhibition in alcoholic fermentation, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research 70, 2011,
373-378, ISSN: 0022-4456
 Sandeep Tiwari, P.C. Pandey, H. Singh, P.K. Mishra, A comparative study of the
performance behaviour of adsorbent materials used for the treatment of Spent Cutting
Fluids, International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, 13( 2),
2010, 206-220. ISSN (Online): 1741-511X - ISSN (Print): 1466-2132
 Nand Lal Singh, et al., Alcohlic Fermentation Techniques in Early Indian Tradition, Indian
Journal of History of Science, 45(2), 2010, 163-173, ISSN: 0019-5235.
 S K Shukla et al, Treatment of Anaerobically Digested Distillery Effluent by Aspergillus
niger, The IUP Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2 (2), 2010, 7-18.
 Nand Lal Singh, Pradeep Srivastava, P K Mishra, Studies on ethanol production using
immobilized cells of Kluyveromyces thermotolerans in a packed bed reactor, Journal of
Scientific & Industrial Research, 68, 2009, 617-623 (Impact Factor: 00.359) ISSN:0022-
4456
 Sandeep Tiwari et al., Adsorption Chemistry of Oil-in-Water Emulsion from Spent Oil
Based Cutting Fluids Using Sawdust of Mangifera indica, Journal of International
Environmental Application & Science, 4 (1), 2009, 99-107, (ISSN : 1307-0428).
 Meghal A Desai, P K Mishra, Limonoid Glucosides in Indian Lemon (citrus limon) Seed,
The IUP Journal of Chemical Engineering, 1 (1), 2009, 73-78.
 Kamakshi Gupta, P. K. Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Enhanced continuous production of
lovastatin using pellets and siran supported growth of Aspergillus terreus in an airlift
reactor, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 14(2), 2009, 207-212. (Impact
Factor: 1.278), ISSN: 1226-8372 (print version) ISSN: 1976-3816 (electronic version)
 Kamakshi Gupta, Bodhisatta Maiti, P K Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, Fuzzy rule-based
prediction of lovastatin productivity in continuous mode using pellets of Aspergillus
terreus in an airlift reactor, Journal of Biochemical Technology, 2(1),2009, 138-143,
(Impact Factor: 0.944), ISSN: 0974-2328.
 P K Mishra, D M Nanagre, V L Yadav, Treatment of chromium bearing wastewater using
thermal parametric pumping, Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, 66, 2007, 79-
84, 623 (Impact Factor: 00.587) ISSN:0022-4456.
 Punita Mishra, Pradeep Srivastava, P K Mishra & Subir Kundu, Recovery of
cephalosporin C from aqueous solution using polymeric adsorbent, Indian Journal of
Chemical Technology, 14, 2007, 592-596. (Impact Factor: 00.606) ISSN : 0971 -457X
 Kamakshi Gupta , P. K. Mishra , Pradeep Srivastava, A Correlative Evaluation of
Morphology and Rheology of Aspergillus terreus during Lovastatin Fermentation
Biotechnolgy Bioprocess Engineering,12( 2), 2007,140-146. (Impact Factor: 1.278),
ISSN: 1226-8372 (print version) ISSN: 1976-3816 (electronic version)
 P K Mishra, P D Sunavala, Furnace Analysis Using the Zone Method for Counter Flow
Dry Process Rotatory Cement Kiln, Indian Journal of Technology, 27, 1989, 467-472.
(ISSN: 0019-5669.
 P K Mishra, P D Sunavala, Analysis of a Batch Open-hearth furnace Using the Zone
Method, Indian Journal of Technology, 27, 1989, 467-472. ISSN: 0019-5669.
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Dr. Pradeep Kumar Mishra
Born on August 5th 1964, Prof. Mishra graduated from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (University of Roorkee) in 1986 in Chemical Engineering. He obtained M. Tech. degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai in 1988 with specialization in Petroleum & Coal. Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) degree was awarded to Prof Mishra by Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi in 1995. Prof. Mishra has briefly served the Indian industries between, 1988-1990 & 1995-1996. He joined the Department of Chemical Engineering & Technology, IT, BHU, Varanasi in 1997 as Lecturer, became Reader in 2004, Associate Professor in 2007 and Professor in 2010. Professor Mishra has supervised over 20 Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering/Environmental Science/Biotechnology/Biochemical Engineering). He has also supervised over 70 M.Tech. (Chemical/Biochemical/Mechanical Engineering), M.Sc. & M. Phil (Environmental Science) and M. S. (Surgery/Orthopedic Surgery) thesis. To promote inter-Institutional research, he is supervising masters and doctoral work of IIT Roorkee, MNNIT, Allahabad and U.P. Technical University.

Dr. Mishra along with Prof. Rajeev Sangal, 
Director IIT-BHU (Right)
Professor Mishra is currently heading the Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology and Malviya Centre of Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (2008 onwards) at Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi and also discharging his duties as Deputy Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Study in Chemical Engineering (2012 onwards). Prof. Mishra has been appointed as Governing Council Member of NIESBUD by Ministry of MSME, New Delhi for session 2014-15 & 2015-16. He has been Coordinator, Centre for Education Technology from 2007 to 2013; Chief Coordinator, Industry Institute Partnership Cell from 2005 to 2009, President Institute Gymkhana for the session 2009-10; Proctor, Banaras Hindu University form 2005-2010; Chairman, Cultural Wing of Institute Gymkhana during 2005-06. Prof. Mishra has also contributed towards overall development of academic and other extension activities of Banaras Hindu University through active participation as convener and member of various committees such as Intellectual Property Right Cell, Technology Transfer Cell, BHU Resurgence Committee and Core Committee for development of South Campus at Barkaccha, Diploma in Entrepreneurship at South Campus etc.

Dr. Mishra at Orientation Programme for First
Year Junior Resident Doctors of IMS-BHU
Professor Mishra has also served several social and voluntary organizations such as Member, Executive Board of Children Emancipation Society of UK (www.projectmala.org), Manav Khidamat Foundation (www.villageclinic.com) at Marufpur in Chaundali District, Bankhandi Sewa Sanathan at Jaisinghpur, Sultanpur and Secretary, Manishi Parishad Kashi. Prof. Mishra has also editing a website www.kashikatha.com to highlight the cultural and religious importance of city Varanasi. Prof. Mishra is actively engaged in social & environmental awakening through ‘Manishi Parishad – Kashi’. He is also actively involved in the publication of monthly magazines – Aagraha (Social interventional Varanasi based magazine) and Parmita (Bilingual research journal).
Prof. Mishra is also serving several professional bodies in different capacities such as Life Member of Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers (IICHE), Member of Association of Institutions of Environmental Management (AIEM), and Secretary, Malviya Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, BHU Varanasi. Prof Mishra is serving the Industries mainly SMEs of the region in different capacities such as Chairman, Technical Up gradation Committee, DIC, Varanasi, Advisor for Silk, Stone and Fan Cluster of Varanasi. He has conducted Technology Gap Analysis for Carpet Cluster of Bhadohi & Mirzapur for TIFAC, DST, New Delhi. Prof Mishra has designed and improved the Effluent Treatment Plants of KEC International Limited, Jabalpur, M.P. and Lords Distillery Limited, Nandganj, Ghazipur, U. P. In addition to these he has been Advisor to number of other industries such as ALKEM Laboratories Limited, Mumbai, Vimal Organics, Gaziabad & TRCC, Gurgaon.

He is the recipient of several awards and honors. Ministry of Renewable Energy Sources awarded him the Second Prize (along with others) on the book entitled Jaiveeya Dravya: Ushma Rasayanik Guna Dharma (in Hindi) in 2006. He has been nominated as Technology Angel for Environmental Science by DSIR in 2008-09. He has been twice selected for DST-Lockheed Nomination of Indo-US Science Forum for Technology Commercialization at IC2 Institute, University of Texas-Austin for the years 2010 & 2012. Prof. Mishra is reviewer to number of reputed journals such as – ‘Separation Science & Technology, Bioresource Technology etc.

Prof. Mishra has made significant contribution in the field of separation processes especially membrane separation, extraction, waste water treatment, bioremediation, Nano-materials, biocompatible polymers, nano-fibers, bio-energy & waste utilization etc. He has authored/co-authored over 40 technical papers published in National and International Journals and over 100 technical articles presented at various national/international seminars/conferences. He has authored/edited over half a dozen books and contributed around half a dozen chapters to standard reference books. Prof. Mishra has also contributed in the development of academic activities at other institutions of the region by joining their board of studies such as Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, Agrasen Kanya PG (Autonomous) College, Varanasi and SVDV for Science, BHU. Prof. Mishra has organized over 25 National & International Seminars/Conferences and Events for the benefit of academic community. Prof. Mishra is having more than dozen industrial and scientific projects to his credits mainly from DST, DSIR, TIFAC, NSTEDB, ALKEM, Mumbai & KECIL, Jabalpur etc.


Prof. Mishra interacting with  IITians
Prof. Mishra has taken keen interest in the development of entrepreneurship activities at Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi formerly Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University by inception of Entrepreneurship Development Cell in 2004 and starting Opulence, the entrepreneurship and Management Festival at the Institute. Later Prof. Mishra started training youths of eastern Uttar Pradesh in this area in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmadabad.  Prof. Mishra coordinated Techno-Entrepreneurship Promotion Program of Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. of India from 2006-2012 for UP, Bihar, MP and Jharkhand to promote techno-entrepreneurship in grass root innovators of the region. Later on with the help of National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board of Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, Prof. Mishra established Technology Business Incubator at the Institute for supporting young minds for business creation with their studies and heading the unit since then. Four companies have already been graduated from this incubator and one of the companies being incubated was awarded with best innovative exhibit of Indian International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in 2013. Currently over a dozen companies are being incubated at TBI, IIT (BHU) Varanasi in the areas of Information Technology, Bio-Technology, Food Technology and Agriculture Value Addition. Prof. Mishra is also heading the Technology Commercialization Program of Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council, DST, Govt. of India for U.P. and neighboring region since 2010.



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