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Dr. Alok Garg

Assistant Professor (Gr-I)

Dr. Alok Garg is currently serving as Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering Department of National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, India. He received B.E. in Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur CG, India, in June 2005, M.Tech. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Thapar University, Patiala, India, in July 2012 and April 2017 respectively. He has 10 years of teaching and research experience in the Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. Prior, he has worked as a faculty member for 2 years at FET, RBS College Agra, U.P., India. He is an active researcher in the field of wastewater treatment, photocatalysis and anti-cancer activity with the specialization of Modeling and optimization using Artificial Neural Network and Response Surface Methodology. He has published a couple of research articles in reputed journals and conference proceeding. He is the reviewer of several reputed SCI journals. He has guided 2 master’s students and guiding one Ph.D. student.

Name : Dr. Alok Garg
Designation : Assistant Professor (Gr-I)
Department : Chemical Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Phone : 254882
Email ID : alok.garg@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Dr. Alok Garg
Designation : Assistant Professor (Gr-I)
Department : Chemical Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Date of Birth : 19/11/1982
Date of joining : 06/06/2019

Contact Details

Phone : 254882
Email ID : alok.garg@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D. 2017 Thapar University (Now Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology), Patiala, Punjab
M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) 2012 Thapar University (Now Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology), Patiala, Punjab
BE (Chemical Engineering) 2005 Guru Ghasidas University (Now Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya) Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year

Research Experience



Research Interests : Wastewater Treatment
Brief Research Statement : My research work is based on wastewater treatment using Photocatalysis. It included the synthesis of the photocatalyst as well as immobilization if photocatalyst on solid supports. Artificial Neural Network and Response Surface Methodology have been used as modelling and optimization tools.

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2019 Alok Garg, Tejasvi Singhania, Ashutosh Singh, Shilpa Sharma, Sonam Rani, Ananya Neogy, Shri Ram Yadav, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Neha Garg Photocatalytic degradation of bisphenol-a using N, Co codoped TiO 2 catalyst under solar light Vol (9:765) Scientific reports-Nature SCI
2018 Steffi Talwar, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Anoop Verma, Parminder Kaur, Alok Garg Modeling, Optimization and Kinetic Study for Photocatalytic Treatment of Ornidazole Using Slurry and Fixed-Bed Approach (Vol 43) Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering SCI
2018 Shivani Agnihotri, Parminder Kaur, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Alok Garg, Anoop Verma Parametric study for the treatment of simulated cetirizine wastewater using electrochemical methods: Optimization and cost analysis (Vol 165) Journal of The Electrochemical Society SCI
2017 Alok Garg, Vikas K Sangal, Pramod K Bajpai Photocatalytic Treatment of Binary Mixture of Dyes using UV/TiO2 Process: Calibration, Modeling, Optimization and Mineralization Study (Vol 15) International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering SCI
2017 Alok Garg, Ashutosh Singh, Vikas K Sangal, Pramod K Bajpai, Neha Garg Synthesis, characterization and anticancer activities of metal ions Fe and Cu doped and co-doped TiO2 (Vol 41) New Journal of Chemistry SCI
2015 Alok Garg, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Pramod Kumar Bajpai Decolorization and degradation of Reactive Black 5 dye by photocatalysis: Modeling, optimization and kinetic study 57 (2016) 18003-18015 Desalination and Water Treatment SCI
2019 Alok Garg, Gaganpreet Kaur, Vikas K Sangal, Pramod K Bajpai, Sushant Upadhyay Optimization methodology based on neural networks and box-behnken design applied to photocatalysis of acid red 114 dye Environmental Engineering Research SCI
2021 Vipin Soni, Varun Goel, Paramvir Singh, Alok Garg Abatement of formaldehyde with photocatalytic and catalytic oxidation: a review International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering SCI
2021 Sonam Rani, Alok Garg, Neetu Singh Photocatalytic Degradation and Mineralization of Amoxicillin and Ofloxacin Using TiO2-SiO2 Composites Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry SCI
2022 Sonam Rani, Alok Garg, Neetu Singh Highly Efficient Photo-degradation of Cetirizine Antihistamine with TiO2-SiO2 Photocatalyst under Ultraviolet Irradiation International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering SCI
2022 Sonam Rani, Alok Garg, Neetu Singh Efficient Degradation of Doxycycline and Ofloxacin in an Aqueous Environment using Fe and Cu doped TiO2-SiO2 Photocatalyst under Sunlight Environmental Engineering Research SCI
2011 Alok Garg, PK Bajpai, VK Sangal, Pooja Agrawal Oxidative degradation of phenol in waste water with the synergetic effect of UV light & H2O2 IEEE Web of Science

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
PI Research Photocatalytic degradation of textile dye effluent using doped TiO2 catalyst UGC 01/04/2012 31/03/2014 97000 Completed None 42-1041/2013 (SR) 25/03/2013

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Sonam Rani Photocatalytic degradation of pharmaceutical compounds in waste water using doped TiO2-SiO2 photocatalyst Ongoing 2021 Dr. Neetu Singh

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Assistant Professor (Gr - 1) Department of Chemical Engineering, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY HAMIRPUR 06/06/2019 31/12/2021 Continue
Lecturer and Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering, THAPAR INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY PATIALA 08/06/2009 05/06/2019 10 Years
Lecturer Department of Chemical Engineering, FET RBS COLLEGE AGRA 20/09/2007 06/06/2009 1 year 8 Months

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Faculty Incharge (Students Scholarships & Mediclaim) National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 15/07/2019
Member (Senate Doctoral Program Committee (SDPC)) National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 13/01/2021
Member (Departmental Master Programme Committee (DMPC) Department of Material Science & Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 22/08/2019 21/08/2022
Convener (Departmental Doctoral Programme Committee (DDPC) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 13/01/2021
OIC (Process Dynamics and Control Lab) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
OIC (Library) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
Coordinator IPR Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
OIC (Industrial Tour) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
OIC (IPA Lab) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 17/03/2020
OIC (Infrastrucutre) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 17/03/2020
OIC (Research Lab) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 17/03/2020
Warden National Institute of Technology, (Himgiri Hostel) 02/03/2022

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Book Advanced Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation of Water Springer Nature Swapnila Roy Alok Garg Shivani Garg Tien Anh Tran 978-3-030-83813-3 2022
Book Chapter Advanced Treatment Technologies for Industrial Wastewater Springer Nature Alok Garg, Pratibha Gautam, Darshan Salunke 978-3-030-83813-3 2022
Book Chapter Biological Treatment of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) Before Discharging to Environment Springer Nature Monica Simon, Ajay Kumar, Alok Garg, Manisha 978-981-15-6564-9 2021

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event
Solid Waste Management in Smart Cities Department of Chemical Engineering, IPS Academy, Institute of Engineering and Science, Indore 2021 “Techno– Economic Solution for Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Management for Development of Smart Cities in India (Phase III)” Sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi on 05
Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants using Functional Nanomaterials Department of Chemical Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur 2021 AICTE sponsored ATAL FDP, "Advances in Pollution Control Technologies and Sustainable Development", held from 02-06 August 2021

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description
1 Oxidative degradation of phenol in waste water with the synergetic effect of UV light & H2O2 Defense Science and Research and Expo Singapore (Aug 3-5, 2011)

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
conference National First National Conference on Advanced Oxidation Processes AOP-2013 Department of Chemical Engineering, Thapar University, Patiala 21/11/2013 23/11/2013 Organizing Secretary

Profile Summary

Last Update: 07/03/2022 03:18pm
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Name : Dr. Alok Garg
Designation : Assistant Professor (Gr-I)
Department : Chemical Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D.
Phone : 254882
Email ID : alok.garg@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/dr-alok-garg
Date of Birth : 19/11/1982
Date of Joining : 06/06/2019

Specialization

Wastewater Treatment, ANN

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D. 2017 Thapar University (Now Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology), Patiala, Punjab
M.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) 2012 Thapar University (Now Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology), Patiala, Punjab
BE (Chemical Engineering) 2005 Guru Ghasidas University (Now Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya) Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Assistant Professor (Gr - 1) Department of Chemical Engineering, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY HAMIRPUR 06/06/2019 31/12/2021 Continue
Lecturer and Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering, THAPAR INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY PATIALA 08/06/2009 05/06/2019 10 Years
Lecturer Department of Chemical Engineering, FET RBS COLLEGE AGRA 20/09/2007 06/06/2009 1 year 8 Months

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Faculty Incharge (Students Scholarships & Mediclaim) National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 15/07/2019
Member (Senate Doctoral Program Committee (SDPC)) National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 13/01/2021
Member (Departmental Master Programme Committee (DMPC) Department of Material Science & Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 22/08/2019 21/08/2022
Convener (Departmental Doctoral Programme Committee (DDPC) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 13/01/2021
OIC (Process Dynamics and Control Lab) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
OIC (Library) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
Coordinator IPR Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
OIC (Industrial Tour) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 19/08/2019 17/03/2020
OIC (IPA Lab) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 17/03/2020
OIC (Infrastrucutre) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 17/03/2020
OIC (Research Lab) Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 17/03/2020
Warden National Institute of Technology, (Himgiri Hostel) 02/03/2022

Research Experience

Research Interests : Wastewater Treatment
Brief Research Statement : My research work is based on wastewater treatment using Photocatalysis. It included the synthesis of the photocatalyst as well as immobilization if photocatalyst on solid supports. Artificial Neural Network and Response Surface Methodology have been used as modelling and optimization tools.

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date
PI Research Photocatalytic degradation of textile dye effluent using doped TiO2 catalyst UGC 01/04/2012 31/03/2014 97000 Completed None 42-1041/2013 (SR) 25/03/2013

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2019 Alok Garg, Tejasvi Singhania, Ashutosh Singh, Shilpa Sharma, Sonam Rani, Ananya Neogy, Shri Ram Yadav, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Neha Garg Scientific reports-Nature Photocatalytic degradation of bisphenol-a using N, Co codoped TiO 2 catalyst under solar light Vol (9:765) SCI
2018 Steffi Talwar, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Anoop Verma, Parminder Kaur, Alok Garg Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering Modeling, Optimization and Kinetic Study for Photocatalytic Treatment of Ornidazole Using Slurry and Fixed-Bed Approach (Vol 43) SCI
2018 Shivani Agnihotri, Parminder Kaur, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Alok Garg, Anoop Verma Journal of The Electrochemical Society Parametric study for the treatment of simulated cetirizine wastewater using electrochemical methods: Optimization and cost analysis (Vol 165) SCI
2017 Alok Garg, Vikas K Sangal, Pramod K Bajpai International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering Photocatalytic Treatment of Binary Mixture of Dyes using UV/TiO2 Process: Calibration, Modeling, Optimization and Mineralization Study (Vol 15) SCI
2017 Alok Garg, Ashutosh Singh, Vikas K Sangal, Pramod K Bajpai, Neha Garg New Journal of Chemistry Synthesis, characterization and anticancer activities of metal ions Fe and Cu doped and co-doped TiO2 (Vol 41) SCI
2015 Alok Garg, Vikas Kumar Sangal, Pramod Kumar Bajpai Desalination and Water Treatment Decolorization and degradation of Reactive Black 5 dye by photocatalysis: Modeling, optimization and kinetic study 57 (2016) 18003-18015 SCI
2019 Alok Garg, Gaganpreet Kaur, Vikas K Sangal, Pramod K Bajpai, Sushant Upadhyay Environmental Engineering Research Optimization methodology based on neural networks and box-behnken design applied to photocatalysis of acid red 114 dye SCI
2021 Vipin Soni, Varun Goel, Paramvir Singh, Alok Garg International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering Abatement of formaldehyde with photocatalytic and catalytic oxidation: a review SCI
2021 Sonam Rani, Alok Garg, Neetu Singh Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry Photocatalytic Degradation and Mineralization of Amoxicillin and Ofloxacin Using TiO2-SiO2 Composites SCI
2022 Sonam Rani, Alok Garg, Neetu Singh International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering Highly Efficient Photo-degradation of Cetirizine Antihistamine with TiO2-SiO2 Photocatalyst under Ultraviolet Irradiation SCI
2022 Sonam Rani, Alok Garg, Neetu Singh Environmental Engineering Research Efficient Degradation of Doxycycline and Ofloxacin in an Aqueous Environment using Fe and Cu doped TiO2-SiO2 Photocatalyst under Sunlight SCI
2011 Alok Garg, PK Bajpai, VK Sangal, Pooja Agrawal IEEE Oxidative degradation of phenol in waste water with the synergetic effect of UV light & H2O2 Web of Science

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Book Swapnila Roy Alok Garg Shivani Garg Tien Anh Tran Advanced Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation of Water Springer Nature 978-3-030-83813-3 2022
Book Chapter Alok Garg, Pratibha Gautam, Darshan Salunke Advanced Treatment Technologies for Industrial Wastewater Springer Nature 978-3-030-83813-3 2022
Book Chapter Monica Simon, Ajay Kumar, Alok Garg, Manisha Biological Treatment of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) Before Discharging to Environment Springer Nature 978-981-15-6564-9 2021

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Sonam Rani Photocatalytic degradation of pharmaceutical compounds in waste water using doped TiO2-SiO2 photocatalyst Ongoing 2021 Dr. Neetu Singh

Patents


Name Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation
conference National First National Conference on Advanced Oxidation Processes AOP-2013 Department of Chemical Engineering, Thapar University, Patiala 21/11/2013 23/11/2013 Organizing Secretary

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event
Solid Waste Management in Smart Cities Department of Chemical Engineering, IPS Academy, Institute of Engineering and Science, Indore 2021 “Techno– Economic Solution for Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Management for Development of Smart Cities in India (Phase III)” Sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi on 05
Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants using Functional Nanomaterials Department of Chemical Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur 2021 AICTE sponsored ATAL FDP, "Advances in Pollution Control Technologies and Sustainable Development", held from 02-06 August 2021

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description
1 Oxidative degradation of phenol in waste water with the synergetic effect of UV light & H2O2 Defense Science and Research and Expo Singapore (Aug 3-5, 2011)

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year