Sunil Kumar

Summary

Affiliation: National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi A special grouping of papers on landfill gas modeling and management
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Kolkata, India
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:602. 2008
  2. doi Specific model for the estimation of methane emission from municipal solid waste landfills in India
    Sunil Kumar
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Environmental Engineering Research Institute CSIR NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, India Electronic address
    Bioresour Technol 216:981-7. 2016
  3. doi Bioreactor landfill technology in municipal solid waste treatment: an overview
    Sunil Kumar
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Kolkata Zonal Laboratory, EM Bypass, Kolkata, India
    Crit Rev Biotechnol 31:77-97. 2011
  4. doi Chromium and nickel migration study through fine grained soil
    Sunil Kumar
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Kolkata Zonal Laboratory, Kolkata 700107, India
    J Hazard Mater 170:1192-6. 2009
  5. doi Assessment of the status of municipal solid waste management in metro cities, state capitals, class I cities, and class II towns in India: an insight
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, India
    Waste Manag 29:883-95. 2009
  6. doi Composting of municipal solid waste
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Zonal Laboratory I 8, Sector C, Kolkata, India
    Crit Rev Biotechnol 31:112-36. 2011
  7. ncbi Effect of heavy metals on earthworm activities during vermicomposting of municipal solid waste
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Kolkata Zonal Laboratory, 1 8, Sector C, East Kolkata, P O East Kolkata Township, Kolkata 700 107, West Bengal, India
    Water Environ Res 80:154-61. 2008
  8. ncbi Removal of aqueous nickel (II) using laterite as a low-cost adsorbent
    Somnath Mukherjee
    Civil Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Water Environ Res 78:2268-75. 2006
  9. doi Artificial neural network based modeling to evaluate methane yield from biogas in a laboratory-scale anaerobic bioreactor
    Vijay V Nair
    Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Division SHWMD, CSIR NEERI, Nagpur 440 020, India NITK, Surathkal, Mangalore 575 025, India
    Bioresour Technol 217:90-9. 2016
  10. ncbi Leachate from market refuse and biomethanation study
    S N Mukherjee
    Civil Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Environ Monit Assess 135:49-53. 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi A special grouping of papers on landfill gas modeling and management
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Kolkata, India
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:602. 2008
  2. doi Specific model for the estimation of methane emission from municipal solid waste landfills in India
    Sunil Kumar
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Environmental Engineering Research Institute CSIR NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, India Electronic address
    Bioresour Technol 216:981-7. 2016
    ..The developed model was validated for three landfill sites in India: Shillong, Kolkata, and Jaipur. The autocorrelation coefficient for the model was 0.915, while the R(2) value was 0.429. ..
  3. doi Bioreactor landfill technology in municipal solid waste treatment: an overview
    Sunil Kumar
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Kolkata Zonal Laboratory, EM Bypass, Kolkata, India
    Crit Rev Biotechnol 31:77-97. 2011
    ....
  4. doi Chromium and nickel migration study through fine grained soil
    Sunil Kumar
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Kolkata Zonal Laboratory, Kolkata 700107, India
    J Hazard Mater 170:1192-6. 2009
    ..The results showed that more than 80% of Ni and 72% of Cr were found to be sorbed by the soil. Breakthrough adsorption study also showed a good metal adsorption capacity of soil...
  5. doi Assessment of the status of municipal solid waste management in metro cities, state capitals, class I cities, and class II towns in India: an insight
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, India
    Waste Manag 29:883-95. 2009
    ..Based on this plan, municipal agencies can prepare specific action plans for their respective cities...
  6. doi Composting of municipal solid waste
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Zonal Laboratory I 8, Sector C, Kolkata, India
    Crit Rev Biotechnol 31:112-36. 2011
    ..Salient observations on microbial properties of composting are described and details of vermicomposting, as well as a detailed analysis of patents on composting of MSW, are presented...
  7. ncbi Effect of heavy metals on earthworm activities during vermicomposting of municipal solid waste
    Sunil Kumar
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Kolkata Zonal Laboratory, 1 8, Sector C, East Kolkata, P O East Kolkata Township, Kolkata 700 107, West Bengal, India
    Water Environ Res 80:154-61. 2008
    ..Cadmium is the most toxic metal, followed by copper. Based on the investigation and observation, it was also found that earthworms should be separated from castings before the use of castings in soil amendments...
  8. ncbi Removal of aqueous nickel (II) using laterite as a low-cost adsorbent
    Somnath Mukherjee
    Civil Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Water Environ Res 78:2268-75. 2006
    ..The rate of nickel uptake by laterite with the decrease in pH value has been explained on the basis of aqueous-complex formation and the subsequent acid-base dissociation at the solid-solution interface...
  9. doi Artificial neural network based modeling to evaluate methane yield from biogas in a laboratory-scale anaerobic bioreactor
    Vijay V Nair
    Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Division SHWMD, CSIR NEERI, Nagpur 440 020, India NITK, Surathkal, Mangalore 575 025, India
    Bioresour Technol 217:90-9. 2016
    ..A target of 60-70% of CH4 fraction in biogas was set as an optimized condition. The experimental results were statistically optimized by application of ANN model using free forward back propagation in MATLAB environment. ..
  10. ncbi Leachate from market refuse and biomethanation study
    S N Mukherjee
    Civil Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Environ Monit Assess 135:49-53. 2007
    ..61. The present study also investigated the removal efficiency of chloride, ammonia, sulphide and nitrate...
  11. ncbi Breakthrough adsorption study of migratory nickel in fine-grained soil
    S Ghosh
    Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Water Environ Res 79:1023-32. 2007
    ..The breakthrough curves showed a reasonable fitting with a one-dimensional mathematical model. The breakthrough curves yielded from field test results showed good agreement with a two-dimensional mathematical model...
  12. ncbi Studies on acidification in two-phase biomethanation process of municipal solid waste
    J K Bhattacharyya
    Solid Waste Management Division, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, India
    Waste Manag 28:164-9. 2008
    ..It was also observed that treatment of MSW with sodium hydroxide yields leachate of significantly higher COD and VFA values compared to others...
  13. doi Effect of organic loading rate during anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste
    Hiya Dhar
    Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Division, CSIR National Environmental Engineering Research Institute CSIR NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, Maharashtra, India Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, West Bengal, India
    Bioresour Technol 217:56-61. 2016
    ..4mL/gVS removal in digesters 1, 2, and 3, respectively. The observed COD removal was found to be influenced on variation in CH4 production. Co-efficient of determination (R(2)) was 0.67 and 0.74 in digesters 1 and 2, respectively. ..
  14. doi Kinetic evaluation of chromium(VI) sorption by water lettuce (Pistia)
    Rupa Chakraborty
    Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, West Bengal, India
    Water Sci Technol 69:195-201. 2014
    ..The order of the reaction was also examined on the basis of uptake capacity and it was found that the second order model fitted best. ..
  15. doi Characterization of municipal solid waste in high-altitude sub-tropical regions
    Sunil Kumar
    a Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Division, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Environmental Engineering Research Institute CSIR NEERI, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
    Environ Technol 37:2627-37. 2016
    ..77%, plastic at 8.18%, glass and ceramics at 4.45% and metals at 2.71%. Statistical measures were also applied and 90% confidence interval (CI) was generated for the characterization data measuring its statistical significance. ..
  16. ncbi A study for evaluation of contaminant transport characteristics through fine-grained soil
    Sunil Kumar
    Solid Waste Management Division, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, India
    Water Environ Res 78:2261-7. 2006
    ..One-dimensional mathematical modeling was used to describe the dynamics of the process. The present investigation was carried out at an ash pond site of a thermal power plant situated in West Bengal, India...
  17. doi Effect of calcium chloride on abating inhibition due to volatile fatty acids during the start-up period in anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste
    Sunil Kumar
    a Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Division, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Environmental Engineering Research Institute CSIR NEERI, Nagpur, India
    Environ Technol 37:1501-9. 2016
    ..A comparison of the effluent characteristics revealed improvement in the overall performance of the digester R1 amended with 2.5 g/L CaCl2 over the other two digesters...
  18. doi Artificial neural network modeling in competitive adsorption of phenol and resorcinol from water environment using some carbonaceous adsorbents
    R M Aghav
    Civil Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, West Bengal, India
    J Hazard Mater 188:67-77. 2011
    ..The comparison of the removal efficiencies of pollutants using ANN model and experimental results showed that ANN modeling in competitive adsorption of phenolic compounds reasonably corroborated with the experimental results...
  19. ncbi Arsenic reduction from aqueous environment by water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes L.)
    Arindam Basu
    Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 700 032, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Environ Health 45:143-50. 2003
    ..01 mg/g for Freundlich isotherm. The removal efficiency was, however, noted to be maximum (87.5%) at pH 6.5. The effect of biomass quantity has also been investigated along with some metabolic parameters...
  20. doi Biochemical changes in plant leaves as a biomarker of pollution due to anthropogenic activity
    P R Thawale
    National Environmental Engineering Research Institute NEERI, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Nehru Marg, Nagpur 440 020, India
    Environ Monit Assess 177:527-35. 2011
    ..The changes in air pollution tolerance index of plants was also estimated which revealed that these plants can be used as a biomarker of air pollution...
  21. ncbi Feasibility of landfill gas as a liquefied natural gas fuel source for refuse trucks
    Josias Zietsman
    Center for Air Quality Studies, Texas Transportation Institute, The Texas A and M University System, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:613-9. 2008
    ..The analysis showed that converting LFG to LNG to fuel refuse trucks proved to be the most feasible option and that the methodology can be applied for any landfill that considers this option...
  22. ncbi Methane oxidation in compost-based landfill cover with vegetation during wet and dry conditions in the tropics
    Nathiya Tanthachoon
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:603-12. 2008
    ..A high MOR of 12 mol CH4/m3 x day was achieved when using compost cover with P. repens during wet and dry seasons when leachate irrigation was practiced. In dry conditions, a lower MOR of 8 mol CH4/m3 x day was observed for 80 days...
  23. ncbi Nitrate reductase, arginine deaminase, urease and dehydrogenase activities in natural soil (ridges with forest) and in cotton soil after acetamiprid treatments
    Dileep K Singh
    Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007, India
    Chemosphere 71:412-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, it can be attributed that agricultural practices, weather conditions and use of acetamiprid might be responsible for the different level of enzyme activities in soil...
  24. ncbi Applying Fuzzy logic and the point count system to select landfill sites
    C S P Ojha
    IIT Roorkee, Department of Civil Engineering, Roorkee, Uttaranchal, India
    Environ Monit Assess 135:99-106. 2007
    ..The results appear to be encouraging and indicate that the present classifier can be used as a substitute for the fuzzy-based ranking of landfill sites...
  25. ncbi Solid waste characteristics and their relationship to gas production in tropical landfill
    C Chiemchaisri
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, 50 Phaholyothin Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand
    Environ Monit Assess 135:41-8. 2007
    ..05 and 0.89 l kg(-1) volatile solids day(-1). Average emission rate of methane through the final cover soil layer was estimated as 23.95 g(-2)day(-1) and 1.17 g(-2)day(-1) during the dry and rainy seasons, respectively...
  26. ncbi Biosorption of Cr(III) from aqueous solution using algal biomass spirogyra spp
    Narsi R Bishnoi
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
    J Hazard Mater 145:142-7. 2007
    ..The high values of correlation coefficient (r(2)<0.90) indicate equilibrium data of treated and untreated form of algal biomass well fitted in Freundlich than Langmuir isotherms model equations...
  27. ncbi Semen quality of industrial workers occupationally exposed to chromium
    Sunil Kumar
    Reproductive Toxicology and Histochemistry Division, National Institute of Occupational Health ICMR, Ahmedabad, India
    J Occup Health 47:424-30. 2005
    ..301) was observed between percentages of abnormal sperm morphology and blood chromium levels (p=0.016) after pooling all the data of the control and exposure groups...
  28. ncbi Blunt laryngotracheal injury following accidental strangulation
    Baljit Singh
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi 110001, India
    Injury 34:937-9. 2003