Dr. Indrani Ghosh

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, School of Basic & Applied Sciences

E-mail: indrani.ghosh@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • PhD , Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Sc. in Environmental Science, Asutosh College, University of Calcutta
  • Sc. in Chemistry (Hons.), Bethune College, University of Calcutta

Research Key Areas:

  • Environmental microbiology
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Bioremediation
  • Waste to wealth
  • Sustainable innovation

Research Highlights:

  • Recipient of Best Student Poster award at IWA WWMST, 2013


  • Assistant Professor, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Adamas University, India, 2017- present
  • Visiting Faculty, (School of Science), Adamas University, India, 2016-2017
  • Institute Research Associate (RA), IIT-Bombay, July-November, 2015
  • Doctoral Research Scholar, IIT-Bombay, 2008-2015

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International refereed journals: 03
  • Number of research papers published in International peer-reviewed Scopus Proceedings: 02
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 02

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Selected Publication (s):

  1. Indrani Ghosh and Suparna Mukherji “Substrate interaction effects during pyrene biodegradation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS1”. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 5, 1791-1800 (Impact factor:7.968), 2017
  2. Indrani Ghosh and Suparna Mukherji “Diverse Effect of Three Surfactants on Biodegradation of Pyrene by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS1”. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 108, 67-75 (Impact factor: 4.907), 2016
  3. Indrani Ghosh, Jublee Jasmine, Suparna Mukherji. “Biodegradation of Pyrene by a Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain RS1 Isolated from Refinery Sludge” Bioresource Technology, 166, 548-558 (Impact factor: 11.889). 2014
  4. Indrani Ghosh, Mamta Kamat and Suparna Mukherji “Degradation of a Synthetic NAPL Containing Aliphatic Hydrocarbons and PAHs by Two Pure Bacterial Isolates” Kalyan Adhikari, Surabhi Chaudhuri, Sushmita Dutta, R. N. Saha (Editors), Environment: Pollution and Protection, ISBN: 978-81-8487-410-5, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi India, 2015 
  5. Suparna Mukherji and  Indrani Ghosh,  “Bacterial  Degradation  of  High Molecular  Weight Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons” S. N. Singh (ed.),  Microbial Degradation of Xenobiotics, Environmental Science and Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23789-8_7, Springer-VerlagBerlin Heidelberg 2012

Research Projects:

  1. “Evaluating the potential of algae collected from East Kolkata wetland for biofuel production and waste water treatment”, INR 200000, funded by Adamas University SEED Grant , 2021-2022

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Post Graduate Thesis Advisor / Supervisor: 1 (Awarded)

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Invited as Session Chair at the 7th GoGreen Summit organized by International Society of Environmental Relationship and Sustainability (ISERS), 14-15th October (Hybrid mode), Manila, Philippines
  • Participated in Bizcon’21, Innovation Competition, organized by Marubeni Corporation, Japan, where we were selected for the final 30 applicants. Topic: Promoting vehicle engine decarbonization (diesel/petrol) and efficient use of carbon generated.
  • Ghosh and S.  Mukherji,  “Micellar Solubilization  of  Pyrene  in  Triton  X-100  Hinders Pyrene Degradation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.” IWA Regional Conference on Waste and Wastewater Management, Science and Technology (WWMST 2013), Limassol, Cyprus, paper published in conference proceedings on CD (Received Best Poster award)
  • Recipient of travel grant from Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India for attending IWA WWMST’13 held in Limassol, Cyprus from 26th-28th June, 2013