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
  • Area of Specialization/Interest: Biological Wastewater Treatment; Anammox Process; Bioremediation/Phytoremediation; Constructed Wetland; Waste valorisation; Biochar; Bioprocess Design, optimization and Kinetics
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Awards & Honours:
  1. Awarded the Best Poster Award under young scientist category in the 5th CESE conference held during 9-13th Sep, 2012, Melbourne, Australia
  2. Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (Jun 2011-Feb, 2014)
  3. Editorial Board Member: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation (Elsevier) (2021 – 2023); Environmental Management (Springer) (November 2023 – till date); SN Applied Sciences (Springer) (2018- till date); Environmental Quality Management (Wiley) (Jan 2023 - till date); Industrial Biotechnology (Mary Ann Liberty) (October 2022- till date)
  4. Associate Editor: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation (Elsevier) (November 2023 – till date); Applied Water Science (Springer) (March 2024 – till date), Water Practice & Technology (IWA) (April 2022- till date)
  5. Received “Governor’s Research Award 2021” for the Best Research Work in Science & Technology for the year 2021 from Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand (21st April 2023)
  6. 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)
  7. Received the “Best Researcher of the Year 2021 Award” from the Vice Chancellor, Doon University, Dehradun, India (December 2021)
  8. Awarded with “Hiyoshi Environmental Award 2022” by Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan for outstanding contribution to the fundamental research on Environmental Conservation and Protection in India (November, 2022)
  9. Enlisted in the top 2% Scientists of the World prepared by Stanford University (2021 & 2023)
Best Five publications in last five years:
  1. Verma, S., Daverey, A.* (2024). Nitrogen removal from urea effluent in an anammox sequencing batch biofilm reactor with valorised dishwashing scrubber as biocarrier. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. 105502. (IF: 5.7) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2024.105502
  2. P. Verma, A. Daverey*, K. Arunachalam* (2023) Development and characterization of novel low-cost engineered pine needle biochar and montmorillonite clay based proton exchange membrane for microbial fuel cell. Journal of Water Process Engineering, July, 53, 103750. (IF: 7.0)
  3. 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)
  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. 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)
Ongoing Projects:
  1. Development of an Anammox-based integrated constructed wetland-MFC system for the efficient treatment of chemical fertilizer effluent. 2023-2026. (CRG/2022/004139; 38.6 Lakhs, Sponsored by SERB, Govt. of India). Role: PI
  2. Reclamation of paper and pulp mill wastewater through two-stage Microbial Fuel Cell-Constructed Wetland System. 2024-2026. (Ref. No: 2023RPMS00000256; 12.0 Lakhs, Sponsored by CM Higher Education Research Encouragement Scheme). Role: PI