Prof. Surendra Singh Suthar

Prof. Surendra Singh Suthar, Professor, Dean & HOD

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  • Education: M. Sc. (J.N.V. University, Jodhpur), Ph.D. (J.N.V. University, Jodhpur)
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  • Phone: 9410707882
  • Area of Specialization/Interest: Solid Waste Management, Ecotoxicology, Constructed Wetlands, Micro Plastic Pollution, Phytoremediation, Contamination Hydrology, Waste-to-Energy, Emerging Pollutants
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Awards & Honours:
  1. Appointed Member-Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Switzerland (2009 – 2012, May 2013 – 2016, June 2016 - 2021)
  2. Enlisted in top 2 % Scientist of the World by Stanford University, USA, 2nd in India and 220 Global Ranking in Environmental Science disciplines
  3. Medal for Excellence in Science, Technology and Education, 2013, Szent Istvan University, Hungary
  4. Fast-track Young Scientist Award, 2011. Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
  5. Biography has been included in ‘Who’s Who Emerging Leaders in the World’, 2007 edition, (Marques, U.S.A.)
  6. Elected member of Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Honour Society (Established in 1886 at Cornell University, USA) in 2021
  7. NUFFIC Fellowship - Govt. of Netherlands (July 2011)
  8. Elected Fellow of Linnean Society London (1st April 2021).
Best Five publications in last five years:
  1. Rai, R., Raj K. Singh, Suthar, S., 2021. Production of compost with biopesticide property from toxic weed Lantana: Quantification of alkaloids in compost and bacterial pathogen suppression. Journal of Hazardous Materials 401, 123332 (Elsevier, USA) (IF= 10.588)
  2. Gusain, R., Suthar, S., 2020. Vermicomposting of duckweed (Spirodela polyrhiza) by employing Eisenia fetida: Changes in nutrient contents, microbial enzyme activities and earthworm biodynamics. Bioresource Technology 311, 123585. (Elsevier, USA) (IF= 9.642).
  3. Singh, V., Suthar, S., 2021. Occurrence, seasonal variations, ecological risk of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in River Ganges at two holy cities of India. Chemosphere 268, 129331, (Elsevier), [IF = 7.086]
  4. Chauhan, M., Saini, V.K., Suthar, S., 2020. Enhancement in selective adsorption and removal efficiency of natural clay by intercalation of Zr-pillars into its layered nanostructure. Journal of Cleaner Production, 258, 120686. (Elsevier, USA) (IF= 9.297).
  5. Ahada, C.P.S., Suthar, S., 2018. Assessment of human health risk associated with high groundwater fluoride intake in southern districts of Punjab, India, Exposure & Health (Springer) [IF = 11.422].