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Department of Applied Chemistry

Dr (Mrs.) Sumita Nair

Associate Professor

Dr. Mrs. Sumita Nair is currently working as an Associate Professor in Deptt. of Applied Chemistry. In terms of academics, Dr. Nair attained her B. Sc. in 1996 from A. P. S. University, Rewa, M.P., M.Sc. in Chemistry with a discipline in Inorganic Chemistry in the year 1998 from A. P. S. University, Rewa, M.P., and was awarded Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry with her disciple in Environmental Science in the year 2004 from Pt. R. S. S. University, Raipur, C. G. and Gold medalist in M. B. A. (part time) in 2013 from C. S. V. T. U. Bhilai. In terms of experience, Dr. Nair has more than 17 years of teaching and 19 years of research experience. Dr. Nair has published 19 scientific papers in International/ National Indexed journals, 12 full length papers in International/National conferences and Presented 35 Scientific papers in National/ International Conferences. She has undertaken one research project from CCOST, Raipur and presently guiding 3 Ph. D. scholars (C. S. V. T. U. Bhilai).

Dr (Mrs.) Sumita Nair

Department Applied Chemistry
Designation Associate Professor
Educational Qualification M.Sc. Ph.D.
E-Mail drsumitanair@yahoo.in
Contact Number 94252-45135
Areas of Interest

Research Areas: Carbon foot printing, toxicant analysis and removal methods, water quality Specification and analysis, air and water pollution study.

Publications

    (a). Research Papers Published (National/ International Journal)

    1. Sumita Nair, Ruchi Tamrakar , A review on heavy metal contamination of surface water and their health effect with SWOT analysis of removal methods available,  Res. J. Chem. Sci., Volume 7, Issue (6), Pages 13-17, June, 2017.
    2. Sumita Nair, Sukhpreet Kaur Bhatia, Water quality models: A review, International journal of research-Granthalaya, Vol. 5 Issue 1, 395-398, January 2017.
    3. Sumita Nair, Madhu Chandrakar., A Review on Household’s Carbon Dioxide Emission of Municipalities, Universal Journal of Environmental Research and Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 3, 111-118, June 2016.
    4. Sumita Nair, Madhu Chandrakar, Preeti Nandkumar, A review on methods available for removal of Cadmium: With special reference to Electroplating Industrial Waste water, Int. research journal of Environment Sciences, Vol. 5(10), 61-66, October, 2016.
    5. Status of atmospheric carbonaceous matter in various location of India, Asian journal of Chemistry, Vol. 28, No. 6, 1261-1266., 2016.
    6. Preeti Nandkumar, Sumita Nair , Alkaline pulping and the pulp and paper making characteristics of Ipomoea Crnea, Journal of science and emerging education, CCET, Vol. 1, Page no. 34 – 38, 2016.
    7. Preeti Nandkumar, Sumita Nair, Separation and characterization of vanillin based on the analysis of soda lignin from Ipomoea Carnea, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Vol. 5, Issue 7, Page no. 419-422, 2015.
    8. Preeti Nandkumar, Sumita Nair, Nano Cellulose: A Bio nano Material from Ligno-cellulosic Biomass, Emerging trends in Chemical Engineering, STM journals, Vol. 2, issue 2, Page no. 15 – 21, 2015.
    9. Sumita Nair, P. K. Pandey, A study on trace elemental contamination and correlation of surface and subsurface water system in parts of central – east India, Environmental Science, an Indian Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 7, Page no. 239 – 248. 2015.
    10. Nair S., Pandey P. K , The ANOVA and adsorption isotherm study of arsenic removal using a coagulant of plant origin with ferric chloride, Journal of Harmonized Research, volume 1 (3), page no. 106-117, 2013.
    11. Sumita Nair , A study on household carbon dioxide emission from a small town of central India, IJSER, Vol. 4, Issue 10, page no. 1217-1222, October, 2013.
    12. Sumita Nair, Preeti Nandkumar, Rajesh Nair, Environmental carbon trading scenario in India: A global issue of 21st century: A Review, IJoART, Vol.2, Issue 9, September, page no. 110-118, 2013.
    13. Nair S., Pandey P. K., Pandey M., Study on Arsenic release from the contaminated sediment of some selected Central East Indian locations, Vasundhara- The Earth, Volume 3(1), Page 49-54, 2009.
    14. Upadhyay S. R., Roy S., Pandey P. K., Mishra N., Nair S., Yadav S., Studies on heamato-biochemical changes during bovine fluorosis, Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Volume 25. no. 1, Page 19-23., 2005.
    15. Pandey, P. K.; Yadav, S.; Nair, S.; Pandey, M., Sampling and preservation artifacts in arsenic analysis: Implications for public health issue in the developing country, Current Science,  volume 86 no. 10, page 1426-1432, 2004.
    16. Pandey, P. K.; Nair, S.; Bhui, A, Sediment contamination by arsenic in parts of central east India and the analytical studies on its mobilization,.; Pandey, M. Current Science, volume 86, no. 1, Page 190-197, 2004.
    17. Binayake, P.; Pandey P. K.; Yadav, S.; Nair, S.; Chronic arsenic poisoning-unfolding crisis in Chhattisgarh state, JAPI, Journal of Association of physician of India, Volume 50, Page 1545-1547, 2002 
    18. Arsenic contamination of the environment: A new perspective from central east India, Environment International, Page 235-245, Volume 28, Number 4, September, 2002.

    (b). Full length paper in proc. of International / National Conferences

     

    1.  Exposure of PM2.5 and Carbonaceous matter amongst Rural Inhabitants in and around Durg district of Chhattisgarh India, 2nd International Conference on Air quality management, IIT Delhi, June 2017.
    2. A review on toxic metal contamination of surface water and their effects: in Chhattisgarh state, BITCON, 28 March, BIT Durg, 2017.
    3. A review on heavy metal contamination of surface water and their health effect with SWOT analysis of removal methods available, Research Challenges in environmental chemistry for National development, BITCON 28th March, BIT Durg., 2017.
    4. A review on the methods available for removal of cadmium: With special reference to electroplating industrial waste water, BITCON, 28-29 January, BIT Durg, 2016.
    5. Characterization of carbonaceous species in total suspended particulate matter in different locations of India: A review., National Conference, AICON, 24 -25 April’ CSIT, Bhilai, 2015.
    6. Nano Cellulose: A Bio nano Material from Lignocellulosic Biomass, National Conference, BITCON, 19-20 February, BIT, Durg, 2015.
    7. Analysis of soda lignin its separation and characterization of vanillin, International conference on Advances in chemical engineering (ICACE-2013), Deptt. Of Chemical Engg. NIT, Raipur. 4-5 April, 2013.
    8. Environmental carbon trading scenario in India: A global issue of 21st century: A Review, International Conference on Eco Friendly Technologies in Applied Chemistry for Sustainable Growth. 8-9 February, 2013.
    9. Holistic theory of arsenic mobilization in environment, 3rd International India/ Bangladesh symposia on Reducing the impact of toxic chemicals in the Bengal basin, Kolkata, India, 10-12 February, 2001, online http://www/ghosh_research/abstracts/2001/, 2001.
    10. Sar, S. k.; Bhui, A.; Nair, S.; Sharma, R.; Mishra, M.; Pandey, P. K., Acid catalysed hydrolysis of ethyl acetate in micellar media, Chemistry and Environment., page 20-22, 2005.
    11. Pandey, P. K.; Nair, S.; Pandey, M. , Heavy metal contamination of sediments in the Shivnath river catchments in central east India, chemistry and Environment., page 88-91, 2005.
    12. Pandey, Pandey, P. K.; Yadav, S.; Nair, S.; Bhui, A., Arsenic poisoning : Health impacts and epidemiological studies in central east India.; Pandey, M. Chemistry and Environment. , page 4-8, 2005.
    13. Providing water safe for drinking in an arsenic contaminated location in MP: A case study on alternatives, strategies for groundwater management in Madhya Pradesh, 29 March, 15-20, 2000.
Other Info.

Other Responsibilities:

    University/Institutional Assignments

     

    University

    Assignment

    In Capacity

    Duration

    Board of Studies, Applied Chemistry

    Member

    2017 to till date

    Flying Squad

    Member

    2015, 2016

    Institutional

    DRC, Applied Chemistry

    Member

    2016 to till date

    Women Security Cell

    Member

    2014 to till date

    Literary Committee

    Member

    2017 – 2018

    Web Page subcommittee

    Representative (Applied Chemistry)

    2017

    Research & Development

    Departmental Representative (Applied Chemistry, Humanities)

    2017

    BITCON

    Member, Central Organizing committee

    2016, 2017

    OJAS (Technical paper Presentation)

    Departmental co-coordinator

    2015, 2017



Felowship/Awards/Other recognitions:

    Research Project Undertaken/Going on

     

    Name of Research Project

    PI / Co-Investigator

    Funding Agency/Amount

    Status

    A Study of carbon footprint of Bhilai household: A comparison of the association between household characteristics and emission from home energy and transport.

    PI

    C-COST, Raipur.

    Rs. 4,20,000/-

    completed

    Ph.D. Supervision (Awarded/Ongoing):

    S. No.

    Scholar’s Name

    Year of Regn.

    Status(Ongoing/Completed)

        1.

    Shailendra Kumar Kushwaha

    2013

    Ongoing

        2.

    Sukhpreet Kaur Bhatia

    Course work completed

    Ongoing

        3.

    Ruchi Tamrakar

    -

    Ongoing

    Invited talk/ Guest lecture delivered

    No.

    Title of

    paper

    presented

     

    Title of

    conference/seminar

    etc.

     

    Date

    of

    event

     

    Organized

    by

     

    Whether

    International/National/State/

    Regional/University or

    College level

    1.

    Environmental carbon trading: With special reference to household’s carbon foot printing.

    AICON, 2016.

    22-23 April’ 2016,

    CSIT DURG.

    National.

     

    List of Scientific papers Presented in International Conference.

    Title of the paper

    International Conference

    Year

    Exposure of PM2.5 and Carbonaceous matter amongst Rural Inhabitants in and around Durg district of Chhattisgarh India.

    2nd International Conference on Air quality management, June 2017, IIT Delhi.

    2017

    Analysis of soda lignin its separation and characterization of vanillin.

    International conference on Advances in chemical engineering (ICACE-2013), Deptt. Of Chemical Engg. NIT, Raipur. 4-5 April, 2013.

    2013

    Environmental carbon trading scenario in India: A global issue of 21st century: A Review,

    International Conference on Eco Friendly Technologies in Applied Chemistry for Sustainable Growth. 8-9 February, 2013.

     

    2013

    Arsenic contamination of the Environment: Urgent need of soil decontamination in village Kaurikasa of central east India.

    International congress of chemistry of environment, 16-18 December 2001, paper no. A-191, Abstract page no. 68.

     

    2001

    Holistic theory of arsenic mobilization in environment

    3rd International India/ Bangladesh symposia on Reducing the impact of toxic chemicals in the Bengal basin, Kolkata, India, 10-12 February, 2001, online http://www/ghosh_research/abstracts/2001/

     

     

    2001

    List of Scientific papers Presented in National Conference.

    Title of the paper

    National Conference

    Year

    Health effects of PM 2.5 particulate: A brief season wise study in Durg residential areas.

    AICON, 22 April, C. S. I. T. Durg.

    2017

    Exposure of PM2.5related carbonaceous particulates in residential areas of Durg region in India.

    National Conference on advances in environmental and chemical sciences. Pt. R. S. S. U, Raipur, C. G.

    2017

    Health effects of pm 2.5 particulates: A brief season wise study in Durg residential area.

    BITCON, 28 March, BIT Durg.

    2017

    Climate Change and Carbon foot print.

     

    BITCON, 28 March, BIT Durg.

    2017

    A review on toxic metal contamination of surface water and their effects: in Chhattisgarh state.

    BITCON, 28 March, BIT Durg.

    2017

    A review on heavy metal contamination of surface water and their health effect with SWOT analysis of removal methods available.

     

    Research Challenges in environmental chemistry for National development, BITCON 28th March, BIT Durg.

    2017

    Status of toxic metal contamination in Rivers of Chhattisgarh State: A Review.

     

    Advanced Material Science and Engineering, Technologia 2017, 8- 9 March.

    2017

    Status of surface water quality of some selected Rivers of Chhattisgarh State.

     

    BITCON, 28-29 January, BIT Durg.

    2016

    A review on the methods available for removal of cadmium: With special reference to electroplating industrial waste water.

    BITCON, 28-29 January, BIT Durg.

    2016

    Exposure assessment for atmospheric carbonaceous aerosols at different micro environment in Durg district of Chhattisgarh, India.

    AICON, 22-23 April, CSIT, Bhilai

    2016

    A review on status of river water quality in Chhattisgarh state: With special reference to Hasdeo and Kharoon river.

    National Conference, AICON, 24 -25 April’ CSIT, Bhilai, 2015.

     

    2015

    Characterization of carbonaceous species in total suspended particulate matter in different locations of India: A review.

    National Conference, AICON, 24 -25 April’ CSIT, Bhilai, 2015.

     

    2015

    Nano Cellulose: A Bio nano Material from Lignocellulosic Biomass.

    National Conference, BITCON, 19-20 February, BIT, Durg, 2015.

    2015

    Kyoto Protocol: A Sustainable Solution to Global Warming.

    National Conference, AICON, 20-21 January, CSIT, Bhilai 2012.

     

    2012

    Integrated solid waste management practices.

    National Conference, TECHNOLOGIA, 1-2 March, C. C. E. T. Bhilai, 2012

    2012

     

    Role of Carbon dioxide in Energy Balance and Global Warming of the earth surface.

    National Seminar, BITCON, 8-9 January, 2009.

     

    2009

    Study on arsenic release from the contaminated sediment of some selected Central East Indian Locations.

    Presented in National level Technical Conference, BITCON, 7-8 November, 2008.

     

     

    2008

    Heavy metal contamination of sediments in the Sheonath river catchment in Central  East India, Nair S.; Pandey P. K.; Pandey M.,

    Presented in National level technical conference, SSCET, Bhilai, 26 & 27 October 2007.

     

    2007

    Epiderniological status of arsenic in ruminants of Central East India.

    Presented in BITCON 2007, National Conference, 16-17 March, 2007.

     

    2007

    Trace elemental contamination of surface water in Central East India,

     

    Presented in national seminar on environmental pollution, BITCON, 6-7 October 2004.

     

    2004

    Arsenic contamination of soil in Central Eastern India- a case study of Kaurikasa.

    Presented in national seminar on environmental pollution, BITCON, 6-7 October 2004.

    2004

    Identification of …….contaminated soils.

    Presented in national seminar on environmental pollution, BITCON, 6-7 October, 2004.

     

    2004

    Arsenic poisoning: health impacts and epidemiological studies in Central East Indian location.

    Presented in national seminar on environmental pollution, BITCON, 6-7 October 2004.

     

    2004

    Arsenic removal from drinking water using a natural coagulant and iron.

    Presented in national seminar on environmental pollution, BITCON, 6-7 October, 2004.

     

    2004

    Sediment contamination by arsenic in parts of Central east India The analytical studies on its mobilization.

    Presented in national seminar on environmental pollution, BITCON, 6-7 October, 2004.

    2004

    Arsenic contamination of surface water in Chattisgarh Rjnandgaon Durg region. 

     

    Pandey, P. K.; Nair, S.; Yadav, S.; Bhui, A,. presented in national seminar on chemistry of environmental pollution,

    Govt. Digvijay college, Rajnandgaon, 6-7 October, 2001.

    2001

    Arsenic it’s effect and prevention of adverse effects.

    Yadav, S.; Nair, S. House journal BITM, volume 1, 2001, 6-11.

    2001

    Providing water safe for drinking in an arsenic contaminated location in MP: A case study on alternatives

    Workshop on strategies for groundwater management in Madhya Pradesh, 29 March, 2000, Page (T-6) Fifteen-20.

     

    2000

    Membership:     

    • Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi, India.
    • PhD supervisor of Government Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, INDIA.

    Member board of studies, Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai, C.G. India