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Dr. Anjali Gopakumar

Assistant Professor

Employee ID50567
Educational details
DegreePassed out yearSpecializationInstitute/University/ College
PhD2018Environmental EngineeringVIT University, Chennai
M.Tech2010Energy and Environmental EngineeringVIT University Vellore
B.E./B.Tech2007Biotechnology and Biochemical EngineeringKerala University
Research Details
Areas of SpecializationWater and wastewater treatment, Biological nutrient removal in wastewater, Solid waste management,
ORCID ID0000-0002-1729-4936,
Scopus ID54880542300
H-index (scopus)3
Google Scholar ID


i10 index3
Completed Consultancy Project Details   
Completed Consultancy Project TitleFunding Agency
Water Quality analysisUniqcore LTd
Water Quality analysisSMK Forma Institute of Technology
Water quality AnalysisLennox Hyfra Project Testing
Drinking water Quality analysisVIT University, Chennai
Wastewater Quality analysisVIT University, Chennai
Book / Book Chapter Published Details   
Evaluation of Conventional Red Bricks with Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks as Alternate Sustainable Building Materials in Indian Context (Chapter 17) . In: Kanwar, V.S., Sharma, S.K., Prakasam, C. (eds) Proceedings of International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Clean and Sustainable Development (ICITCSD – 2021).Springer2022
Diversity and versatility of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria, Development in Wastewater Treatment Research and Processes: Microbial Ecology, Diversity, and Functions of Ammonia Oxidizing Bacteria edited by Maulin P. Shah and Susana Rodriguez-CoutoElsevier2022
Feasibility of Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation in the Presence of Bicarbonate. Materials, Energy and Environment Engineering,Springer2017
Evidence of heterotrophic anoxic nitrification using seed biomass from Activated Sludge Process, Southeast Asian Water EnvironmentInternational Water Association (IWA)2014
Awards & Recognition Details
Name of the award, awarding agency, year of award
1.      Awarded “Metrong Young Chemist award 2018”. The award was for the publications produced from the PhD titled Evaluation of bioreactors for simultaneous removal of NH4-N and COD from wastewaters. The Award include Rs 2,00,000/ as cash prize and a shield.
2.      Awarded ‘German water partnership award 2016’. The award carried citation, a medal and 150 euro as a research contribution.
3.      Awarded ‘Young Professional in Water Research 2011’ for the paper ‘Evidence of Heterotrophic Anoxic Nitrification in Wastewater’ at the 9th Southeast Asian Water Environment Conference at Bangkok, Thailand in December 2011. The award carried citation, a medal and sponsored trip to attend 10th international symposium on Southeast Asian Water environment held in Vietnam during Nov 8th to 10th 2012.

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