NameDr. NEERAJ JAIN
Date of Birth24.11.1969
E-mailneerajest@rediffmail.com
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionEnvironmental Science & Technology
NeerajJain

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.Sc.Zoology. Botany, ChemistryMeerut UniversityIndia1988
M.Sc.BioscienceUniversity of RoorkeeIndia1990
Ph.D.ChemistryUniversity of RoorkeeIndia1995

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationEnvironmental Chemistry/gypsum and gypsum products
b) Sub-area of SpecializationUtilization of Industrial solid wastes like fly ash, slag, fluorogypsum, phosphogypsum

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

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Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
  1. Mridul Garg, Neeraj Jain and Manjit Singh Development of Alpha Plaster from Phosphogypsum for Cementitious BinderConstruction & Building Materials, 23 (10), 2009, 3138-3143
  2. Mridul Garg and Neeraj Jain Utilization of by- Product Gypsum and Chalk for Making Value Added Building Materials, Civil Engineering and Construction Review, Feb. 2010, 55-64Jan 2010
  3. Mridul Garg and Neeraj Jain Waste Gypsum from Intermediate Dye Industries for Production of Building MaterialsConstruction & Building Materials, 2010 -accepted
  4. Mridul Garg and Neeraj Jain Development of Masonry Cement from Waste Chalk and Phosphogypsum, New Building Materials and Construction World, 2010- Accepted.
  • Publications previous to 2009: 25 Nos.
  1. Neeraj Jain, S.K. Srivastava and A.K. Shrivastava Optimization of Culture Parameters for Degradation of Black Liquor byPseudomonas Putida. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 2, 1993, 705-710.
  2. Neeraj Jain, S.K. Srivastava and A.K. Shrivastava Effect of Culture Parameters for Degradation of Black Liquor byAcinetobacter calcoaceticus. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 3, 1994, 499-504
  3. S.K. Srivastava, A.K. Shrivastava and Neeraj Jain Degradation of Black Liquor, a Pulp Mill Effluent by Bacterial StrainPseudomonas Putida. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 33, 1995, 962-966
  4. N. Jain, A.K. Shrivastava and S.K. Srivastava Treatment of Black Liquor by Pseudomonas putida and Acinetobacter calcoaceticus in a Continuous Reactor. Environmental Technology, 17, 1996, 903-907
  5. Neeraj Jain, A.K. Shrivastava and S.K. Srivastava Optimization of Culture Parameters for Degradation of Black Liquor byAeromonas formicans. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 5, 1996, 213-220
  6. Neeraj Jain, S.K. Srivastava and A.K Shrivastava Degradation of Black Liquor, a Pulp Mill Effluent by Bacterial StrainAcinetobactor calcoaceticus. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 35, 1997, 139-143.
  7. Neeraj Jain, S.K. Srivastava and A.K Shrivastava Degradation of Black Liquor, a Pulp Mill Effluent in Batch and Continuous Process by Aeromonas formicans. IPPTA Journal, 9, 1997, 33-39.
  8. A.K. Handa, H.B.D. Pasrija, A.K. Shrivastava and Neeraj Jain Ecological Studies on Sukhana Lake. Indian J. Environmental and Ecology, 15, 1997, 370-373.
  9. A.K. Shrivastava, H.S. Dhull and Neeraj Jain Physico-chemical Treatment of Reclaimed Rubber Plant Wastewater. Chemical & Environmental Research, 6, 1997, 21-27.
  10. A.K. Shrivastava, Deepak Rastogi and Neeraj Jain Coagulation Studies on Wastewater from Vanaspati Manufacturing Plant.Indian J. Environmental Protection, 17, 1997, 189-192.
  11. N. Jain, S.N. Rai and A.K. Shrivastava Development of Portable Filters for Forward Areas. Indian J. Env. Prot., 18, 1998, 189-193.
  12. Nanjunda Swami, Neeraj Jain, Pradeep Kumar and A.K. Shrivastava Effect of Culture Parameters on Degradation of Distillery Wastewater by Activated Sludge Microorganisms. Advances in Food Science, 20, 1998, 59-63.
  13. Nanjunda Swami, Neeraj Jain, Pradeep Kumar and A.K. Shrivastava Degradation of Predigested Distillery Wastewater by Aerobic Microbial Strains. Indian J. Env. Prot., 18, 1998, 58-661.
  14. A.K. Shrivastava, H.J. Ningaraju and Neeraj Jain Coagulation Studies on Ossein Wastewater Treatment. Ind. J. Env, Hlth. 41, 1999, 90-97.
  15. A.K. Shrivastava, Jyoti Swaroop and Neeraj Jain Effect of Seed on BOD Exertion. Ind. J. Hlth., 42, 2000, 75-78.
  16. A.K. Shrivastava and Neeraj Jain Energy Production from Municipal Solid Waste. Scitech, 5, 2000, 51-56.
  17. Neeraj Jain, A.K. Minocha and C.L. Verma Biochemical Methane Potential of Municipal Solid Waste. J. Environmental Study and Policy (TERI), 3, 2000, 21-32.
  18. V.K. Gupta, A.K. Minocha and Neeraj Jain Batch and Continuous Studies on Treatment of Pulp Mill Wastewater by Bacterial Strain Aeromonas formicans. Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 76, 2001, 547-552.
  19. Neeraj Jain, A.K. Shrivastava and V.K. Gupta Biosorption of Chromium (VI) from Aqueous Solutions by Green Algae SpirogyraSpecies. Water Research, 35, 2001, 4079-4085.
  20. Neeraj Jain, A.K. Shrivastava, A.K. Minocha and C.L. Verma Air Quality Assessment Near Brick Kiln Industry. J. Ind. Association for Environmental Management, 28, 2001, 38-42.
  21. Neeraj Jain, A.K. Shrivastava, A.K. Minocha and C.L. Verma Isolation, Screening and Identification of Bacterial Strains for Degradation of Predigested Distillery Wastewater. Ind. J. Experimental Biology, 39, 2001, 90-492.
  22. A.K. Minocha, C.L. Verma, Jaswinder Singh and Neeraj Jain Environmental Aspects of Brick Industry in India. J. Ins. Public Health Engineers, Vol. 2001, No.2 (April-June), 2001, 52-64.
  23. A.K. Minocha, Jaswinder Singh, Neeraj Jain and C.L. Verma Ent Bhatto Se Paryavaran Pradushan Avam Niyantran (in Hindi). Paryavaran Patrika, NEERI, Nagpur, 1, 2001, 29-34.
  24. Neeraj Jain, S. K. Prajapati, A.K. Minocha, and C.L.Verma Batch Studies on the Degradation of Spent Wash from Distilleries.Ind. J. Env. Prot., 21, 2001, 122-126.
  25. Neeraj Jain, A.K. Minocha and C.L. Verma Degradation of Predigested Distillery Effluent by Isolated Bacterial Strains. Ind. J. Experimental Biology. 40, 2002, 101-105.
  26. A.K. Minocha, Neeraj Jain and C.L. Verma Effect of Organic Materials on the Solidification of Heavy Metal Sludge. Construction and Building Materials. 17, 200, 377-81.
  27. A.K. Minocha, Neeraj Jain and C.L. Verma Effect of Inorganic Materials on the Solidification of Heavy Metal Sludge. Cement and Concrete Research, 33, 2003, 1695-1701.
  28. C.L. Verma, A.K. Minocha and Neeraj Jain Bhawan Nirman Samagri Udyogon Se Utpan Pradhuasan Aivam Niyantran Prodyogiki (In Hindi). NCHF Bulletin, July 2003, 21-24.
  29. V. K. Gupta, Neeraj Jain and Vipin Saini Adsorption of As (III) from Aqueous Solutions by Iron-Oxide Coated Sand. Colloid and Interface Science, 288, 2005, 55-60.
  30. V. K. Gupta, V. K. Saini and Neeraj Jain Biosorption of Copper (II) from Aqueous Solutions by Spirogyra species. Colloid and Interfcae Science, 296, 2006, 50-63.
  31. Neeraj Jain and Mridul Garg Effect of Cr (VI) on the Hydration Behavior of Marble Dust Blended Cement: Solidification, Leachability and XRD Analyses. Construction and Building Materials, 22 (8), 2008, 1851-1856.
  32. Neeraj Jain and Mridul Garg Solidification and Hydration Studies of Marble Dust Blended Cement Containing hazardous Cr (VI).New Building Materials and Construction World, 14 (6), 2008, 240-248.
  • Tech. Reports: 05 Nos.
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: NIL
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted: NIL
  • Processes Developed: 02 Nos.
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL

Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Dr. R. B. Hajela Memorial AwardCBRI, RoorkeeBest Research Paper in Materials2005
Professional Experience:
15 Years