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Dr.Biswajit Ruj did his M.Sc in Chemistry from Kalyani University, M.Tech from NIT, Durgapur and Ph.D from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and advanced research carried out at McMaster University, Canada. Currently he is a Senior Principal Scientist & Head, Environmental Engineering Group of CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur.

Dr. Biswajit Ruj has 25 years of research experience and significantly contributed in the field of Environmental Sciences. He has developed process for removal of excess iron, arsenic & fluoride from groundwater, plastic waste disposal & energy recovery through pyrolysis & plasma pyrolysis route. He did research on groundwater pollution, flyash utilization, arsenic sludge disposal system and many other aspects of environmental sciences.

Dr. Ruj received many prestigious awards. To site a few Raman Research Fellowship Award by CSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, CSIR Technology Award-2017 under Innovation category for the work “Development of Community Level Iron Removal Plant & Their Implementation in Rural Areas to Supply Iron Free Drinking water”, Scientist of the Year Award-2015 by National Environmental Science Academy, Environment Excellence Award 2017, Best Paper Awards in the year 2007, 2013 and 2014 awarded by the different National and International conference committee. He has published/presented more than 70 research papers in reputed National and International journals/Conferences, filed 13 nos. patent/copyright and delivered invited lectures. He is also editorial board member of different reputed journals, Expert Committee Member of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India in Biofuel Sector. He has handled 15 nos. highly challenging and societal environmental science related research projects funded by different sponsoring agency viz: Ministry of Drinking Water& Sanitation, PCRA, Ministry of Petroleum, Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal, Flyash Mission-DST, Pollution Control Board, DST-Govt. of West Bengal, CSIR, New Delhi etc. He has also handled 2 international projects and delivered lectures in abroad: Poland, Czech Republic, Canada, Italy and USA.

Phone : 9434022914(Office) +919474372196(Mobile)

E-mail :bruj[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in