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Dr. Preeti Pal

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of Biotechnology
  • Contact Details:

    Email : pal.preiti@gmail.com

    Contact Number :8954987899

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. (Environmental Science and Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India (2014-2019) 
    • M.Tech. (Environmental Science and Technology), North Maharashtra University Jalgaon, Maharashtra.(2012-2014)
    • B. Tech. (Biotechnology), Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Modipuram, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India.(2008-2012)
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

  • 01Pal, Preeti, Anjali Pal, Kazunori Nakashima, Brijesh Kumar Yadav. 2020, Applications of Chitosan in Environmental Remediation: A Review. Chemosphere, 128934.
  • 02Xiaoyu Wang, Yadan Feng, Li Zhang, Iryna Protsak, Raiyanur Jamali, Yanxiang Shu, Preeti Pal*, Zhen Wang, Jintao Yang, Dong Zhang*, Fast-Cured UV-LED polymer materials filled with high mineral contents as wear-resistant, antibacterial coatings,  Chemical Engineering Journal, 382, 122927.
  • 03Pal, Preeti, et al. 2019, Cultivation of oily microalgae for the production of third-generation biofuels. Sustainability, 11.19 (2019), 5424.
  • 04Pal, Preeti, and Anjali Pal. 2017, Enhanced Pb2+ removal by anionic surfactant bilayer anchored on chitosan bead surface. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 248: 713-724.
  • 05Khairnar, Krishna, Preeti Pal, W. N. Paunikar. 2014, Isolation and characterization of bacteriophages infecting nocardioforms in wastewater treatment plant. Biotechnology research international 2014, 151952, 1-5.

Patent Submitted

  • 01Gaurav Pant, Divesh Kumar, Preeti Pal, Atul Bansal, Diwakar Bhardwaj, Portable water sterilizer bottle (24.01.2021).

Research articles published

  • 01Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, Kazunori Nakashima, Brijesh Kumar Yadav. 2020, Applications of Chitosan in Environmental Remediation: A Review. Chemosphere, 128934, 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128934 (IF:5.96). 
  • 02Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2019, Treatment of real wastewater: Kinetic and thermodynamic aspects of cadmium adsorption onto surfactant-modified chitosan beads, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol. 131, 1092-1100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.03.121 (ISSN: 1879-0003, SCI, IF:5.16)
  • 03Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2019, Dye removal using waste beads: Efficient utilization of lead-loaded surfactant-modified chitosan beads generated after lead adsorption process, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 31, 10082, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.100882 (ISSN: 2214-7144, SCI, IF:3.69).
  • 03Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2020, Bengal gram husk as an efficient and cost effective adsorbent for heavy metal and dye removal in single and binary system, J. Hazard. Toxic Radioact. Waste, 2020, 24(1): 04019032, 10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153- 5515.0000477 (SCI).
  • 04Pau Loke Show, Preeti Pal, Hui Yi Leong, Joon Ching Jaun, Tau Chuan Ling, 2019, A review on the advanced leachate treatment technologies and their performance comparison: an opportunity to keep the environment safe, Environ Monit Assess., 2019, 191-227, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7380-9, (ISSN: 1573-2959, SCI, IF:2.1).
  • 05Xiaoyu Wang, Yadan Feng, Li Zhang, Iryna Protsak, Raiyanur Jamali, Yanxiang Shu, Preeti Pal, Zhen Wang, Jintao Yang, Dong Zhang, 2020, Fast-Cured UV-LED Polymer Materials Filled with High Mineral Contents as Wear-Resistant, Antibacterial Coatings, Chemical Engineering Journal, 382, 2020, 122927, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.122927 (SCI, IF:10.65).
  • 06Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2018, Lead cleanup from environment using altered form of chitosan: A review, Recent Patents on Engineering, 12, 175-185. 
  • 07Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2018, Methylene Blue Removal: An approach towards sludge management after adsorption of cadmium onto surfactant-modified chitosan beads, Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 95, 357364. (SCIE, IF:0.235)
  • 08Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2017, Surfactant-modified chitosan beads for cadmium ion adsorption, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 104, 1548-1555,   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.02.042, (SCI, IF:5.16)
  • 10Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2017, Enhanced Pb2+ removal by anionic surfactant bilayer anchored on chitosan bead surface, J. of Mol. Liq., 248, 713-724, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2017.10.103. (SCI, IF:5.4)
  • 11Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2017, Modification of chitosan for cadmium removal: A short review, Journal of polymer Materials,  34, 331-341. (SCIE, IF:0.355).
  • 12Preeti Pal, Kit Wayne Chew, Hong-Wei Yen, Jun Wei Lim, Man Kee Lam, Pau Loke Show, 2019, Potential environmental impacts of oleaginous microalgae cultivation for producing third generation biofuels, Sustainability 2019, 11, 5424; doi:10.3390/su11195424, (SCIE, IF: 2.59) 
  • 13K.S. Khoo, X. Tan, PL Show, Preeti Pal, Joon Ching Jaun, Tau Chuan Ling, S.-H. Ho, T.H.P. Nguyen, Treatment for landfill leachate via physicochemical approaches: An overview, Chem. Biochem. Eng. Q., 2020, 34 (1) 1–24, https://doi.org/10.15255/CABEQ.2019.1703
  • 14Krishna Khairnar, Rajshree Chandekar, Preeti Pal, Aparna Nair, Waman N. Paunikar, 2016, Novel application of bacteriophage for controlling foaming in wastewater treatment plant- an eco-friendly approach, Bioengineered, 7, 2016, pp. 46-9. (SCIE, IF:1.544)
  • 015Preeti Pal, Krishna Khairnar, Waman N. Paunikar, 2014, Causes and Remedies for Filamentous Foaming in Activated Sludge Treatment Plant, Global NEST Journal, 16, 2014, 762-772. (ISSN: 17907632, SCIE)
  • 16Krishna Khairnar, Preeti Pal, Waman N. Paunikar, 2014, Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages infecting Nocardioforms in Wastewater Treatment Plant, Biotechnology Research International, 2014, Article ID 151952, 5 pages (ISSN:2090-3146).

 

Book chapters published

  • 01Preeti Pal, Asmaa Benettayab, Anjali Pal, 2019, Environmentally safe biosorbents for crystal violet removal from wastewater. Nova Science publishers, Inc., NY, USA.
  • 02Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, 2018, Role of surfactants in enhancing the biosorption capacity of chitosan, book: Chitosan-based adsorbents for wastewater treatment, Materials Research Forum, 34, 218-229.

 

Book published

  • 01Krishna Khairnar, Preeti Pal, Waman N. Paunikar, 2014, Bacteriophage against Filamentous Bacteria in wastewater, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISSN No. 978-3-659-54885-7, 2014.

Research articles under review/preparation

  • 01Preeti Pal, Bidhi Kundu, Gaurav Pant, Anurag Priyadarshi, Heavy metal detection using various methods and their comparison in terms of efficiency and cost effectiveness (Under preparation with the target Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry IF: 5.27)
  • 02Preeti Pal, Gaurav Pant, Anjali Pal, Rishi Karan Singh, Lalit Goswami, Brijesh Kumar Yadav, Micropollutants in environment and their management using nanomaterials (Under preparation with the target Environmental Pollution journal)
  • 03Preeti Pal, Bidhi Kundu, A Review on mushroom cultivation, popularity in India. (Under preparation)

Research articles published

  • 01Participated in AICTE sponsored Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) short-term course on "Applied Solute Transport Modelling for Management of Polluted Land Sites" organized via online mode during 15-03-2021 to 19-03-2021 by the Department of Hydrology & Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  • 02Attended “National Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development”, 10-12 Nov, 2020
  • 03Author Workshop, organized by Digital Library, Central Library between 07-03-2018 and 09-03-2018
  • 044th International Chitin and Chitosan Conference (14th ICCC) & 12th Asia-Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium (12th APCCS), Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, 27-30 August, 2018; Paper presented: Treatment of real wastewater: Kinetic and thermodynamic aspects of cadmium adsorption onto surfactant-modified chitosan beads
  • 058th International Colloids Conference 2018, Shanghai, China, June 10-13, 2018;  Paper presented: Dye removal using waste beads: Efficient utilization of lead-loaded surfactant-modified chitosan beads generated after lead adsorption process.
  • 06International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology for Waste Conversion (ETBWC) 2017 and XIV Annual Convention of “The Biotech Research Society (BRSI)”, India, Organized by CSIRNational Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur Maharashtra (October 8-10, 2017) Paper presented: Bengal gram husk as an efficient and cost effective adsorbent for heavy metal and dye removal in single and binary system
  • 07International conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD-2017, 19-20 Oct, 2017), Wembley, London, UK .Paper presented: Surfactant-modified chitosan beads: An efficient and cost effective material for adsorptive removal of lead from aqueous solutions
  • 08National Conference on Sustainable Advanced Technologies for Environmental Management (SATEM-2017) June 28-30, 2017
    Paper presented: Methylene Blue removal: An approach towards sludge management after adsorption of cadmium onto surfactant modified chitosan beads
  • 0911th Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium & 5th Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society Symposium 28-30th September, 2016 . Paper presented: Surfactant-modified chitosan beads for cadmium adsorption
  • 10Participated in three days? workshop on “Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Pollution and Health” from 12-14 March, 2013 held at North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, ndia.
  • 11Participated in National Symposium on “Advances in biotechnological research in Agri Horticultural crops for sustaining productivity, quality improvement & Food Security" 14-16 eptember, 2011 held at SVPUA&T, Modipuram Meerut, India.
  • 12Participated in International conference on “Issues for climate change, land use diversification and biotechnological tools for livelihood security” from 8- 10 October, 2011, held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Modipuram, Meerut, India.
  • 13Presented a Model on “Water Conservation and Harvesting” in AVISHKAR 2012 held at North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, India

CONFERENCES/EVENTS ORGANIZED

  • 01Coordinator of one day event conducted on Earth day 2021 named “Our Earth Matters”
  • 02Co-organizer of 2nd International conference on Environmental, Agricultural, Chemical, and Biological Sciences (ICEACBS) 2021 with VOICE (Voice Of Indian Concern for the Environment) group from January 24th to 26th, 2021 in virtual mode
  • 031st national Symposium on “Biotechnology- A key link to research on the prevention and control of diseases of public health importance” in collaboration with Millennium India Education Foundation on 25th Feb 2021
  • 04“Three days entrepreneurship awareness camp” by Department of Biotechnology with NewGen IEDC, GLA University (21-23rd January 2021)

PAPERS PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • 0114th International Chitin and Chitosan Conference (14th ICCC) & 12th Asia-Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium (12th APCCS), Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, 27- 30 August, 2018.
  • 028th International Colloids Conference 2018, Shanghai, China, June 10-13, 2018
  • 03International conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD-2017, 19-20 Oct, 2017), Wembley, London, UK
  • 04International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology for Waste Conversion (ETBWC) 2017 and XIV Annual Convention of “The Biotech Research Society (BRSI)”, India, at CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur Maharashtra 8-10 October, 2017.
  • 0511th Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium & 5th Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society Symposium 28-30 September, 2016 at Kochi, India

Seminar/Conferences/Symposium Attended

  • 01Participated in AICTE sponsored Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) short-term course on "Applied Solute Transport Modelling for Management of Polluted Land Sites" organized via online mode during 15-03-2021 to 19-03-2021 by the Department of Hydrology & Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  • 02Attended “National Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development”, 10-12 Nov, 2020
  • 03Author Workshop, organized by Digital Library, Central Library between 07-03-2018 and 09-03-2018
  • 044th International Chitin and Chitosan Conference (14th ICCC) & 12th Asia-Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium (12th APCCS), Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, 27-30 August, 2018; Paper presented: Treatment of real wastewater: Kinetic and thermodynamic aspects of cadmium adsorption onto surfactant-modified chitosan beads
  • 058th International Colloids Conference 2018, Shanghai, China, June 10-13, 2018;  Paper presented: Dye removal using waste beads: Efficient utilization of lead-loaded surfactant-modified chitosan beads generated after lead adsorption process.
  • 06International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology for Waste Conversion (ETBWC) 2017 and XIV Annual Convention of “The Biotech Research Society (BRSI)”, India, Organized by CSIRNational Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur Maharashtra (October 8-10, 2017) Paper presented: Bengal gram husk as an efficient and cost effective adsorbent for heavy metal and dye removal in single and binary system
  • 07International conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD-2017, 19-20 Oct, 2017), Wembley, London, UK .Paper presented: Surfactant-modified chitosan beads: An efficient and cost effective material for adsorptive removal of lead from aqueous solutions
  • 08National Conference on Sustainable Advanced Technologies for Environmental Management (SATEM-2017) June 28-30, 2017
    Paper presented: Methylene Blue removal: An approach towards sludge management after adsorption of cadmium onto surfactant modified chitosan beads
  • 0911th Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium & 5th Indian Chitin and Chitosan Society Symposium 28-30th September, 2016 . Paper presented: Surfactant-modified chitosan beads for cadmium adsorption
  • 10Participated in three days? workshop on “Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Pollution and Health” from 12-14 March, 2013 held at North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, ndia.
  • 11Participated in National Symposium on “Advances in biotechnological research in Agri Horticultural crops for sustaining productivity, quality improvement & Food Security" 14-16 eptember, 2011 held at SVPUA&T, Modipuram Meerut, India.
  • 12Participated in International conference on “Issues for climate change, land use diversification and biotechnological tools for livelihood security” from 8- 10 October, 2011, held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Modipuram, Meerut, India.
  • 13Presented a Model on “Water Conservation and Harvesting” in AVISHKAR 2012 held at North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, India

Experience

  • Assistant Professor: Dept. of Biotechnology, GLA University, India (Nov 2020-till now).
    Ongoing research:
    • Selective catalytic reduction of nitrophenol to aminophenol
    • Yeast immobilized/chemically modified gel beads/chitosan composites for wastewater treatment
    • Application of water hyacinth for bioethanol production
    • Soil remediation using chitosan composites
  • Research Scholar: IIT Kharagpur, Dec 2014-March 2020
    Thesis title: Adsorption of cadmium and lead ions from aqueous medium using surfactant-modified chitosan beads and their subsequent use for dye removal. 
  • Project Trainee: CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) Nagpur, Maharashtra, India (Aug 2013-Oct 2014)
  • Thesis title: Isolation and Characterization of bacteriophages infecting filamentous bacteria in waste water treatment plants.
  • BTP (Project Training): Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Modipuram, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh (6 months)
  • Project Title: Comparison of different DNA isolation methods for genotype of finger millet suitable for ISSR markers.

 

TECHNICAL & EXPERIMENTAL EXPERTISE Microbiology & biotechnology skills 

  • Culturing, isolation, characterization and biochemical testing of bacteria and bacteriophage
  • DNA isolation from bacteria, plant and bacteriophages
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), sequencing, sequence analysis via bioinformatics tools
  • SDS-PAGE, Gel Electrophoresis, ELISA, other microbiological techniques

Instruments handling

  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass spectroscopy (ICPMS)
  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
  • Gas Chromatography (GC), Ion Exchange Chromatography (IEC), High Performance Liquid, Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Particle Size analyzer, Total Organic Carbon (TOC)
  • X-ray Diffraction (XRD); X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), and Fluorescence microscopy

 

Other Instrumentation exposure

  • SEM, EDAX, FTIR, TEM, DSC

 

Achievements and Awards

  • Selected for “Swachhta Sarathi Fellowship-2021”
  • 3 times financial award for presenting research at conferences in London, China, and Japan
  • Research fellowship from Ministry of Human Resource and Development, India (2014-2019)
  • Gold Medalist in M.Tech. (Environmental Science and Technology)
  • Qualified Agriculture research services and National Eligibility Test, 2013
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering in Biotechnology with reasonable rank
  • Bronze Medalist in B. Tech (Biotechnology)
  • Full financial support for schooling from Ministry of Education via Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance test (2001-2008)