Dr. Suman Koner,

Civil Engineering


Dr. Suman Koner

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email Id.: suman.koner@gmail.com

Subjects Taught


[1] Water Supply Engineering
[2] Wastewater Engineering
[3] Fluid Mechanics
[4] Building Materials and Construction
[5] Highway and Transportation Engineering

Research Interest


Water treatment; Removal of trace contaminants from water environment; Wastewater treatment (Environmental Engineering)

Educational Qualification


DoctoratePh.D. from B.E.S.U.S. (presently known as IIEST, Shibpur)
Post GraduationM.E. in Civil Engineering from Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur
GraduationB.E. in Civil Engineering from North Bengal University
Other Academic QualificationsPost Doctorate in Environmental Engineering from Lehigh University, USA

Memberships


Associate Member of The Institute of Engineers (India)

Previous Work Experiences


Assistant Professor from 21.04.2016 till date at Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College; Consulting Engineer at M N Dastur and Co. (P) Ltd., Kolkata for 2 years

Awards and Honours


1.Raman Fellowship from University Grants Commission, New Delhi in 2014 to visit United States (Lehigh University of Pennsylvania) for the Post-Doctoral Research work for a period of seven months.
2.ShrimatiSaromaSanyal Memorial Prize” for the best paper titled “Fixed Bed Column Study for Adsolubilization of 2, 4-D Herbicide on Surfactant Modified Silica Gel Waste” (published in the Series ‘A Journal of IEI, Vol. 93, Issue 3) by the Institute of Engineers (India) in December 2013.
3.IEI Young Engineers Award” from The Institute of Engineers (India) in 2013 for outstanding achievements / contributions made in engineering research, excellence in engineering technology development and technology transfer.
4.Institute Post Graduate Fellowship based on GATE performance.
5.National Scholarship during 1994-1996 on Madhyamik Examination.
6.A group of four students won First prize with my assistance in a competition named Green Canvas on Control of Lake Eutrophication held at Megalith, 2016 at IIT-Kharagpur.

Career Development Program/Seminar Attended


Sl. No. From To Sponsored by Industry/Institute Name of Coarse
1. 16/09/2013 27/09/2013 MHRD, Govt. of India NITTTR-Kolkata Institutional Development
2. 19/03/2012 29/03/2012 MHRD, Govt. of India NITTTR-Kolkata Academic Management for Technical Institutions
3. 11/07/2011 22/07/2011 MHRD, Govt. of India NITTTR-Kolkata Testing of Pavement Materials
4. 17/01/2011 21/01/2011 AICTE IIT-Guwahati Infrastructure Development and Construction Management
5. 12/11/2010 19/11/2010 AICTE IIT-Kharagpur Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
6. 04/08/2008 08/08/2008 TEQIP Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College Application of Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic & Genetic Algorithm in Engineering
7. 28/07/2008 03/08/2008 TEQIP Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College The Pedagogy and Teaching Methodology
8. 22/08/2008 28/08/2008 TEQIP Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College The Pedagogy and Teaching Methodology
9. 21/02/2008 22/02/2008 TEQIP Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College Alternative Fuels in I.C. Engines and GIS Application in Highway and Transportation Engineering
10. 07/08/2007 12/08/2007 NRRDA, MRD, Govt. of India Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College Training Program for Engineers on Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
11. 07/08/2006 12/08/2006 NRRDA, MRD, Govt. of India Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College Training Program for Engineers on Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
12. 07/11/2005 11/11/2005 M. N. Dastur & Co (Pvt.) Ltd., Kolkata BESU, Shibpur Advanced Bioprocess in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

International Journal Publications


(i) In SCI/Scopus

Sl. No. Title of Paper(s) with Volume, Year and Page Nos. Name of the Author(s) Name of the Journal(s)
1 Aluminum-Cycle Ion Exchange Process for Hardness Removal: A New Approach for Sustainable Softening
(Under Review) - Li, J.; Koner, S.; German, M.; SenGupta, A. K., -Environmental Science and Technology
2 Degradation of 2,4-D by UV 253.7 and UV-H2O2: Reaction kinetics and effects of interfering substances (Under Review) - Das, I; Mondal, Koner, S; Datta, P; Blaney, L; Adak, A. - Journal of Hazardous Material
3 Application of silica gel factory waste for methyl orange dye removal,13(1), 2014, pp. 37-49 -Koner, S. and Pal, A. and Adak, A -International Journal of Environment & Waste Management
4 Adsorption of 2,4-D Herbicide from Water Environment on Modified Silica Gel Waste, 85(11), 2013, pp 2147-2156 -Koner, S. and Pal, A. and Adak, A -Water Environment Research
5 Use of surface modified silica gel factory waste for removal of 2,4-D pesticide from agricultural wastewater: a case study, 6(4), 2012, pp. 995-1006 - Koner, S. and Pal, A. and Adak, A - International Journal of Environmental Research
6 Utilization of Silica Gel Waste for Adsorption of Cationic Surfactant and Adsolubilization of Organics from Textile Wastewater: A Case Study, 276(1-3), 2011, pp. 142-147 - Koner, S. and Pal, A. and Adak, A - Desalination
7 Modelling of Fixed Bed Column Adsorption of Cationic Surfactant on Silica Gel and Use of Exhausted Adsorbent for Adsolubilization of Organics, 8(2), 2011 pp. 71-76 - Koner, S. and Adak, A - Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution
8 Cationic surfactant adsorption on silica gel and its application for wastewater treatment, 22(1-3), 2010, pp. 1-8 - Koner, S. and Pal, A. and Adak, A - Desalination and Water Treatment


(ii) In Other Than SCI/Scopus

Sl. No. Title of Paper(s) with Volume, Year and Page Nos. Name of the Author(s) Name of the Journal(s)
1 Fixed Bed Column Study for Adsolubilization of 2, 4-D Herbicide on Surfactant Modified Silica Gel Waste, 93(3), 2013, pp. 187-191 - Koner, S. and Adak, A. - Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A
2 Adsorption kinetics and mechanism of methyl orange dye on modified silica gel factory waste, 3(6), 2011, pp. 128-133 - Koner, S., Saha, B. K., Kumar, R. and Adak, A. - International Journal of Current Research

International Conference Attended


Sl. No. Title of Paper(s) Name of the Author(s) Name of the Conference Year
1 Surfactant removal by metal oxides and adsolubilization of organics in exhausted materials Koner, S. ,Pal, A. and Adak, A. 8th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Austin , Texas, USA June, 2016
2 Degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by advance oxidation process Das, A., Mandal, B., Koner, S. and Adak A. Recycle -2016, IIT-Guwahati April, 2016

3 Methyl Orange Dye Removal Using Surfactant Modified Silica Gel Waste – a Fixed Bed Column Study Koner, S. and Adak. A International Conference on Recent Trends and Challenges in Civil Engineering, MNNIT Allahabad December 12-14, 2014
4 Adsorption of Cationic Surfactant and Subsequent Adsolubilization of Organics on Silica Gel Waste Koner, S. and Adak, A. Conference on Technological Advancements in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan, India March, 2012



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