Mr. Sayanta Sikdar

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology



  • Tech. (Gold Medalist) in Environmental Science and Technology from National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal.
  • Tech in Civil Engineering from Adamas Institute of Technology under Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology, WBUT).

Research Key Areas:

  • Water treatment
  • Nanoparticle synthesis
  • Arsenic removal by using nanomaterials
  • Heavy metal removal from groundwater
  • Waste management

Research Highlights:

  • Research on MgO nanomaterial synthesis and application of MgO adsorbents for heavy metal removal.
  • Presented an abstract in “Third International Conference on Mother Earth : Environmental Crisis & Sustainable Strategies”, organised by Department of Environmental Science, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India on January 11-13, 2018 (Sikdar S., Ghosh A., and Saha R., Optimized Cost-effective synthesis of Magnesium oxide nanoparticles for Arsenic removal from groundwater. ICME III 2018, Abstract No. ICME-III/SEC-V/517).
  • Participated and Presented papers in One day National Level Conference jointly organized by Samarpan Arts and Commerce College, Gandhinagar & Grand Academic Portal (GAP), India, on Quality in Higher Education – Changing Role of IQAC in Post Pandemic Era on 11th December, 2021.
  • Having 2 paper publications in International journals.
  • Having 3 book chapter publications.


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Adamas University, West Bengal, 2020-
  • Assistant Manager, Environment (HSE) Department, Vedanta Ltd., Lanjigarh, Odisha, 2018-2020.
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Belur, West Bengal, 2015-2016.

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International journals: 2
  • Number of Book-Chapters: 3

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Selected Publication (s):

  1. Sikdar S., Ghosh A., and Saha R., (2020). Synthesis of MgO micro-rods coated with charred dextrose and its application for the adsorption of selected heavy metals from synthetic and real groundwater. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer, 27, pp. 17738-17753.
  2. Ghosh A., Biswas S., Sikdar S., and Saha R., (2019). Morphology Controlled Fabrication of Highly Permeable Carbon Coated Rod-Shaped Magnesium Oxide as a Sustainable Arsenite Adsorbent. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, ACS Publications, 58, pp. 10352-10363.
  3. Sourav Sikdar, Sayanta Sikdar, and T. Senthil Vadivel, (2021). Sustainable Waste Management Campaign at Mugberia, East Midnapore. Recent Trends in Environmental Science and Applied Ecology, Bhumi Publishing, 1st Edition, pp. 171 – 179 (ISBN: 978-93-91768-04-1).
  4. Sayanta Sikdar, T. Senthil Vadivel, and Tridib Pramanik (2022). Analyzing the Performance of Learning Management System in Student Support Progression During Pandemic. Quality Management Practices in Higher Education Institutions, Global Academic Assessment Consortium, 1st Edition, pp. 28 – 36 (ISBN: 978-93-92010-06-4).
  5. T. Senthil Vadivel, Sayanta Sikdar, and Tridib Pramanik (2022). Evaluating the Performance of Affective Domain Teaching in Virutal Learning Environment. Quality Management Practices in Higher Education Institutions, Global Academic Assessment Consortium, 1st Edition, pp. 37 – 46 (ISBN: 978-93-92010-06-4).

Research Patents:

  2. Treatment of Bamboo Fibers with Polypropylene for Use in Structural Concrete, Application No. 202231037161, Filed in The Patent Office, India, Dated 28/06/2022.
  3. Reliability Analysis of Structures with Precast Concrete Load Bearing Walls, Application No. 202231038225, Filed in The Patent Office, India, Dated 02/07/2022.

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Under Graduate Project Advisor : 2
  • Post Graduate Thesis Advisor : 2 (Under progress)

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Received Chanakya Award with Rs. 60,000 cash prize, securing runner up place in the National Education Empowerment Teacher’s Initiative – The Idea Marathon (NEETI, an initiative by MasterSoft) Paper Presentation Competition 2021 in the category of Curriculum and Innovative Teaching Learning.
  • Having Individual Annual Membership of India Chapter of American Concrete Institute.