Dr Arun Kumar
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Oct 2020 – Till now
Assam Energy Institute, Sivasagar (Centre of RGIPT, Jais, Amethi)
January 2014 to December 2015
Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Jalandhar
May 2013 to January 2014
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Bhopal
Advanced Oxidation Processes
Use of carbon fibers for removing soil toxic metals and increasing micronutrient supply to plants
Indian patent No: 1103395
Filed: August 2019
Inventors: Nishith Verma, Arun Kumar
S. Shrivastava, A. Kumar, N. Verma, C.T. Chang, B.Y. Chen, Voltammetric Detection of Aqueous Glyphosate on a Copper and Poly(Pyrrole)-electromodified Activated Carbon Fiber, Electroanalysis (2020). (IF: 3.223)
A. Kumar, S. Shrivastava, N. Verma, C.C Hsueh, C.T. Chang, B.Y. Chen, Electrolyte-free electro-oxidation of aqueous glyphosate: CuPc-ACF electrode and optimization of electro-oxidation parameter, Process Safety and Environmental Protection 142 (2020) 260–271. (IF: 6.158)
A. Kumar, R.A. Omar, N. Verma, Efficient electro-oxidation of diclofenac persistent organic pollutant in wastewater using carbon film-supported Cu-rGO Electrode, Chemosphere 248 (2020) 126030. (IF: 7.086)
A. Kumar, P. Gahoi, N. Verma, Simultaneous scavenging of Cr(VI) from soil and facilitation of nutrient uptake in plant using a mixture of carbon microfibers and nanofibers, Chemosphere 239 (2020) 124760. (IF: 7.086)
A. Kumar, N. Verma, Cu-Fe bimetal-carbon nanofiberous catalytic beads for enhanced oxidation of dichlorvos pesticide and simultaneous reduction of Cr(VI) in wet air, Catalysis Today 348 (2020) 194–202. (IF: 6.766)
P. Jain, A. Kumar, N. Verma, R. K. Gupta, In-situ synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles in ACF: photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue dye under continuous flow, Solar Energy 189 (2019) 35–44. (IF: 5.742)
G. S. Gupta#, A. Kumar# and N. Verma, Bacterial homoserine lactones as a nanocomposite fertilizer and defense regulator for chickpeas, Environ. Sci.: Nano 6 (2019) 1246-1258. (#equal contribution). (IF: 8.131)
A. Kumar, N. Verma, Wet air oxidation of aqueous dichlorvos pesticide over catalytic copper carbon nanofiberous beads, Chemical Engineering Journal 351 (2018) 428–440. (IF: 13.273)
A. Kumar, Transition Metal-Carbon-based Micro-Nanocomposite Materials: An efficient electrode for electro-oxidation of emerging pollutants, 26th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS xxvi) on advances in chemistry and chemical technology, December 18-20, 2020, Indian Institute of Technology BHU Varanasi, Varanasi, India.
A. Kumar, N. Verma, Enhanced wet air oxidation of aqueous Dichlorvos pesticide with simultaneous reduction of toxic Cr(VI) to Cr(III) over catalytic Cu-Fe bimetal-carbon nanofiberous beads, International Conference on Applied Catalysis & Chemical Engineering (ACC-2019), April 8-10, 2019, Dubai, UAE.
A. Kumar, N. Verma, Copper and graphene oxide dispersed carbon film used as an electrode for the electro-oxidation of diclofenac, 9th Green Sustainable Biotechnology Symposium-2019, January 17-18, 2019, Tainan City, Taiwan.
A. Kumar, N. Verma, Carbon film supported copper-impregnated graphene oxide as an efficient electrode for the electro-oxidation of diclofenac, 4th Asia Pacific International Society of Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (AP-ISMET) meeting-2018, November 13-16, 2018, BITS Goa, India.
A. Kumar, P. Jain, N. Verma, R. K. Gupta, Photocatalytic dye degradation by TiO2 nanoparticles supported on activated carbon fiber under batch and continuous operations, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE) In-house symposium, January 20, 2018, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India.
A. Yadav, A. Kumar, N. Verma, K. Basak, Treatment of industrial wastewater using copper-doped carbon-beads in an especially configured reactor. ChEmference-2016, December 3-4, 2016, IIT Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, India.
Short Term Training Program
Short Term Course on Advances in Chemical, Biochemical and Allied Industries, November 05-09, 2020, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar, Jalandhar, India.
Specialized Training program on Chemical laboratory safety, December 26, 2017, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India.
ISTE Engineering Education Congress and National Seminar on Sustainability of Engineering Education, March 26-27, 2015, Dr. B. R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar, Jalandhar, India.
ISTE- SRM Short Term Training Program on Recent Advances in Hydrocarbon Engineering, September 11-15, 2014, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar, Jalandhar, India.
Short Term Training Program on Recent Advances in Energy Technologies, June 2-6, 2014, Dr. B. R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar, Jalandhar, India.
Short Term Training Program on Bio-Energy Conversion Technologies (BECT), December 24-28, 2013, MANIT Bhopal, Bhopal, India.
Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG) award 2018-19.
Affiliate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Membership ID: 687875).
Invited lecture on “India and Indian Culture” by Department of Foreign Language and Literature, National Ilan University, Taiwan, December 23, 2019.