Dr. Niraj T. Sheth
Ph.D., Gujarat Vidyapith. (2009)
- Ph.D. : Gujarati Vidyapith, Ahmedabad, 2009
- M.Phil.: Gujarati Vidyapith, 2004
- M.Sc.: School of Science, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, 1997
- B.Sc.: Gujarat Science College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, 1995
- M.Sc. Dissertations (Microbiology) : 18 Students
- Bioremediation of Textile Reactive Dyes containing wastes
- Liquid and carrier based Bio-fertilizers
- Assessing natural, semi-synthetic and other synthetic compounds for antimicrobial activity
“Microbial Treatment of Reactive dyes containing waste”
As a Principal Investigator
- “Metabolic Characterization of Reactive Dye Decolourizing Bacterial Flora of an on going Fixed Film Down Flow Bioreactor”, Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), 17,500 Rs., 2011 (1 Year : Completed)
“Valorization of Vegetable and Fruit Market Waste by Bioconversion (Multi-Institutional)”, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM) Research Support Scheme 2018-19, Rs. 53,49,674.00, 2019 (3 Yrs : Ongoing)
As a Co-Investigator
- “Exploring Bioremediation Strategies for Treatment of Chromophore Linked Contaminated Wastewater Using Sequential Anaerobic-Microaerophilic Reactors”, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM-FAP-2014), Rs. 18.81 Lakhs, 2014 (2 Yrs : Completed)
- “Degradation of Tannery waste & phenolic compounds by novel anaerobic tannin degrading bacterial isolate in pure & mixed culture”, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM-FAP-2011), Rs. 14.50 Lakhs, 2011 (2 Yrs : Completed)
RESEARCH PUBLICATION IN JOURNALS
- Sheth Niraj T. (2016). Reactive dye decolorization by alkalophilic bacteria isolated from bentonite mines. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research (ISSN: 0976-3031) 7(4), 10038- 10043. SJ Impact Factor: 5.971.
- Sheth Niraj T., Desai Jigeesha K., Patodiya Mehula M., Bhatt Nikhil S. and Duggirala Srinivas M. (2015). Field scale comparitive study on application of DAP, Urea and Humic acid on soil flora and crop productivity. Vidyapith, -4, October – December – 2015, 17-31. (ISSN: 0976-5794).
- Patel Bhumi, Sheth Niraj T., Duggirala Srinivas M. and Bhatt Nikhil S. (2015). Vermiconversion of potato waste by Eisenia foetida and its application on the growth of Vigna radiata and Trigonella foenumgraecum. Vidyapith, -4, October – December – 2015, 48-64. (ISSN: 0976-5794).
- Sheth Niraj T., Bhimani Bhumika M., Pansuriya Hirenkumar G., Bhatt Nikhil S. and Duggirala Srinivas M. (2015). Study on reactive dye decolourization by anaerobic bacteria. Vidyapith, -4, October – December – 2015, 65-81. (ISSN: 0976-5794).
- Sheth Niraj T. (2014) Optimization for Enhanced Biodegradation of Textile Dye Reactive Violet 5R by Pseudomonas aeruginosa VIDYAPITH, Vol. -૩, July – September – 2014, 71-88. (ISSN: 0976-5794.)
- Duggirala Srinivas M., Sheth Niraj T., Pawar Ashruti U. And Bhatt Nikhil S. (2013) Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria from Dye Wastewater Treating Down Flow Fixed Film Reactor (DFFR). International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) Vol. 2 (10), 3270-3280. (ISSN: 2278-0181). Impact Factor: 1.76.
- Duggirala Srinivas M., Sheth Niraj T., Bhatt Nikhil S., and Vanjani Unnati .N (2013) Remediation of Textile Reactive Dyes Using Anaerobic Rumen Consortium. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research (ISSN: 0976-3031) 4(9), 1400- 1405. SJ Impact Factor: 3.908.
- Sheth Niraj T. and Dave S. R. (2010) Enhanced biodegradation of Reactive Violet 5R manufacturing wastewater using down flow fixed film bioreactor. Bioresource Technology 101 (2010) 8627–8631. (ISSN: 0960-8524). 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.330.
- Sheth Niraj T. and Dave S. R. (2009) Optimization for enhanced decolourization and degradation of Reactive Red BS C.I. 111 by Pseudomonas aeruginosa NGKCTS. Biodegradation (2009) 20: 827–836. (ISSN: 1572-9729). Impact Factor: 2.492.
WORKSHOP/TRAINING PROGRAMS ATTENDED
- ‘Training Programme on Disaster Management’ – Organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD): 27th-29th October, 2010.
- ‘Training of Trainers on Social Harmony and National unity Programme’– Organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) in collaboration with NSS Regional Centre, Ahmedabad: 19th-23rd July, 2010.
- Symposium on Appropriate Technology: 18th-20th November, 2009.
- ‘BIOLOG Training Programme’ – Organized by the Department of Microbiology, School of Sciences, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad: 16th-25th May, 2005.
PAPER AND POSTER PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL CONFERENCE
- Hirpara P., Dave S., Sheth N., and Bhatt N. (2013) A study on biodegradation of Phenol. International Conference on Integrating Basic and Traditional Research in Modern Biology. 27-28 December, 2013. Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Centre, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda, Gujarat, India.
- Sheth Niraj T. and Dave S. R. (2010) Decolourization of Textile dye Reactive Violet 5R by Pseudomonas aeruginosa NGKCTS. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Current Trends in Microbiological Sciences’. Ahmedabad 23rd-24th January, 2010.
ORAL PAPER PRESENTED IN NATIONAL and REGIONAL CONFERENCE
- Aghera Payal, Balapure Kshama, D. Srinivas, Sheth N., and Bhatt Nikhil (2015) Exploring the potential of enriched bacterial consortium KN to degrade chromophore linked azo dye. ‘Advances in Environmental Sciences and Technology:A Way Forward to Clean and Green Environment.’ Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand. 28th February, 2015.
- Sheth Niraj T. and Dave S. R. (2009) Decolourization of Reactive Red BS C.I. 111 by Pseudomonas aeruginosa NGKCTS. Regional Conference on ‘Microbial Technology for Sustainable Environment.’ Ahmedabad, 2nd-3rd March, 2009.
- Part of NSS activity popularization of Biogas technology and Non conventional
- Creating awareness amongst rural people, school children and farmers regarding health and sanitation, organic farming and drinking water, through padyatra.
- Organized and conducted health check up camp and blood donation camp, through NSS program.
- Participated in social forestation activity, through NSS program.
- Life Member of – Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI)
- Life Member of – The Biotech Research Society, India (BRSI)