Dr. Susant Padhi | Department of Civil


Dr. Susant
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
Block-C, Shiv Nadar University
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh
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Educational Qualifications 
IIT Guwahati
M. Tech.
Sambalpur University
B. Tech.
BPUT, Odisha
Work Experience 
Assistant Professor,
Shiv Nadar University,
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
I currently work here
Assistant Professor,
Amity University,
Project Scientist,
New Delhi
Assistant Professor,
MITS, Rayagada,
Teaching & Research Interests: 
  • Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering
  • Biological Treatment of Wastewater and Waste Gas
  • Membrane Technology for Wastewater treatment
  • Air Pollution Control
Conferences (Select): 

Padhi, S. K. and Balakrishnan M. (2018). High critical flux ceramic membrane for use in anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR). Indo-Eu workshop on the recent developments in microbial fuel cell and membrane bioreactor technology, 02-03 Feb 2018 IIT Kharagpur. 

Padhi, S. K. and Gokhale, S. (2016). Performance of rotating biological filter treating mixture of xylene and toluene from waste gas streams. Asia-Pacific conference on biotechnology for waste conversion, 6-8 December 2016, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

Padhi, S. K. and Gokhale, S. (2016). Performance of rotating biological filter on removal of xylene from waste gas streams. RECYCLE 2016, April 1-2 2016, IIT Guwahati, India. (Best paper award)

Padhi, S. K. and Gokhale, S. (2015). A hybrid rotating biological filters to control VOC from waste gas streams. Int. Conf. CHEMCON 2015, 27-30 December 2015, IIT Guwahati, India.

Padhi, S. K. and Gokhale, S. (2015). Optimization and modelling of growth kinetics during benzene biodegradation in batch reactors. Int. Conf. on New Horizons in Biotechnology, 22-25 November 2015, Trivandrum, India.

Padhi, S. K. and Gokhale, S. (2015). Biodegradation of an indigenous microorganism in a batch reactor. Bio Tech 2015., Int. Conf. on Advances in Biotechnology, IIT Kanpur, 13-15 March 2015

Scholarly Activity

Padhi, S.K., Gokhale, S., 2017. Treatment of gaseous volatile organic compounds using a rotating biological filter. Bioresource Technology 244, 270-280. (IF: 5.8)

Dikshit, P.K, Padhi, S.K., Moholkar, V.S., Process optimization and analysis of product inhibition kinetics of crude glycerol fermentation for 1,3–dihydroxyacetone production, Bioresource Technology 244, 362-370 (IF: 5.8)

Padhi, S. K., Gokhale, S., 2017. Benzene biodegradation by indigenous mixed microbial culture: Kinetic modeling and process optimization. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 119, 511-519. (IF: 3.5)

Padhi, S.K., Gokhale, S., 2016. Benzene control from waste gas streams with a sponge-medium based rotating biological contactor. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 109, 93–103. (IF: 3.5)

Padhi, S.K., Gokhale, S., 2014. Biological oxidation of gaseous VOCs–rotating biological contactor a promising and eco-friendly technique. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2, 2085–2102. (IF: 1.4)

Padhi, S.K., Sahu, S.K., Kumari, A., Bharati, S., Ansari, S., 2012. Phytoremediation as an Alternative for Treatment of Paper Industry Effluent by Using Water Hyacinth (Eicchornia crassipes)-A Polishing Treatment. INT Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment 2, 95-99.