Dr. Achlesh Daverey

Dr. Achlesh Daverey, Associate Professor

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  • Education: M. Tech. (ICT, Mumbai), Ph.D. (IIT Guwahati)
  • Email: ach15may@gmail.com, achlesh.senr@doonuniversity.ac.in
  • Phone: 0135-2533103
  • Area of Specialization/Interest: Biological Wastewater Treatment; Biological Nitrogen Removal (Anammox Process); Biosurfactants; Bioprocess Design, optimization and Kinetics; Biomass to Energy
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Awards & Honours:
  1. Awarded with “Hiyoshi Environmental Award 2022” by Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan for the outstanding contribution for the fundamental research on Environmental Conservation and Protection in India (November, 2022).
  2. Received the “Excellence in Research of the Year-2022” award from the Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Technical Education & Forest (Uttarakhand) on behalf of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand (5th September 2022).
  3. Enlisted in the top 2% Scientists of the World (single year 2020) prepared by Stanford University, 2021.
  4. Received the “Best Researcher of the Year 2021 Award” from the Vice Chancellor, Doon University, Dehradun, India.
  5. Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (Jun 2011-Feb, 2014).
  6. Awarded the Best Poster Award under young scientist category in the 5th CESE conference held during 9-13th Sep, 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
  7. Awarded with full financial support (Twice) under the “ITS” scheme by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India, for presenting research work in the “CESE” Conference held at Kunming, China, in Nov 2017 and “BioMicroWorld” Conference held at Lisbon, Portugal, in Dec 2009.
  8. Selected for Outstanding Post-Doctoral Researchers from China and India (Selected to pursue postdoc at Tel Aviv University but fellowship not availed) in 2015 from Planning and Budgeting Committee, Council for Higher Education in Israel.
  9. Member (Lifetime Full Member), International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), Japan (2021-)
  10. Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), U.K. (2020 -)
Best Five publications in last five years:
  1. S. Manori, V. Shah, V. Soni, K. Dutta, A. Daverey (2021). Phytoremediation of cadmium contaminated soil by Bidens pilosa: Impact of pine biochar amendment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 28, 58872–58884 (IF: 5.19).
  2. D. Negi, S. Verma, S. Singh, A. Daverey, J.G. Lin (2022) Nitrogen Removal via Anammox process in Constructed Wetland - A comprehensive review. Chemical Engineering Journal, 473(2), 135434. (IF: 16.74).
  3. D. Pandey, A. Daverey, K. Dutta, K. Arunachalam (2022) Bioremoval of toxic malachite green from water through simultaneous decolorization and degradation using laccase immobilized biochar. Chemosphere, 297, 134126. (IF: 8.94).
  4. S. Verma, A. Daverey, J.G. Lin (2021) Successful start-up of anammox process from activated sludge and anaerobic sludge in a sequencing batch reactor using an unconventional strategy. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 156, 105132. (IF: 4.9).
  5. V. Shah, A. Daverey (2021) Effects of sophorolipids augmentation on the plant growth and phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soil. Journal of Cleaner Production, 280 (1) 124406. (IF: 11.07).
Ongoing Projects:
  1. Studies on Biosurfactant Induced Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil. 2018- 2021 (38.68 Lakh, Sponsored by SERB). Role: PI
  2. Consultancy Project: Organizing International Exchange Workshop on SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring in Wastewater systems. (MGC/2021/GIZ/03) funded by GIZ under the Indo German Development Cooperation project “Support to Ganga Rejuvenation” (SGR). Role: Associate Expert & Resource Person
  3. National Mission on Himalayan Studies Fellowship Projects (2.39 Crore, Sponsored by MoEF&CC, Govt. of India) Role: PI of four JRFs projects (Total 10 JRF and 03 RA)
  4. Consultancy Project: “Training and holding for CSP Preparation, Uttarakhand.” Support to the National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP)-II (Project. No. 2013.2110.8-001.00) funded by GIZ. Role: Trainer
  5. Enrichment of anammox bacteria and start-up of Simultaneous Partial Nitrification, Anammox and Denitrification (SNAD) process from non-acclimated sludge. 2017-2020 (10.0 Lakh, Sponsored by UGC). Role: PI