Prof. Pushpito K. Ghosh

K. V. Mariwala-J. B. Joshi Distinguished Professor

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Interdisciplinary Research and Innovations in Chemical Science and Technology; R&D Direction.

Name :Prof. Pushpito K. Ghosh

Designation K. V. Mariwala-J. B. Joshi Distinguished Professor

Department :Chemical Engineering

Date of Joining :15/04/2015


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Degree/Diploma Description year subject
1 PDF   under Professor A. J. Bard, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, U. S. A. 1982 Electrochemistry
2 PDF   under Dr. Norman Sutin, Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, U. S. A. 1980 Redox Processes
3 Ph.D.   Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, U. S. A. 1980 Chemistry
4 M.Sc.   Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur 1976 Chemistry
5 B.Sc.   Department of Chemistry, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University 1974 Chemistry
6 FASC   Chemical Science 0
Innovations in Chemical Technology, Renewable Energy Sources, Industrial Engineering Chemistry, Diploma Course in Safety
1 Research Project Sanctioned Quick Survey of Marathwada region to mitigate water crisis during drought season, Funded by DST Water Technology Initiative, GoI      2016      

2 Research Project Sanctioned Project Leader of 3 projects under TEQIP Innovation Networking Project in the areas of pneumatically driven membrane-based water purification, commercially important applications of forward osmosis, and recycle and reuse of waste water and detergent fro household washing machines (3 patent applications have been filed and an international conference paper accepted)      2016      

3 B.Tech Project Guided Design A Plant To Manufacture 3 TPD of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester from Dried Jatropha Fruit (Home Paper - Ashwin Kane)      2016      

4 B.Tech Project Guided Design a plant to manufacture 100 m2/D of high performance anion exchange mebrane (Home Paper - Rishabh Kothari)      2016      

5 B.Tech Project Guided Design a Plant to manufacture 1 TPD of Agarose from G.Dura Seaweed (Home Paper - Suyash Bhagwat)      2016      

6 B.Tech Project Guided Setting up of plant for manufacture of Tetrabromobisphenol A (Home Paper)      2016      

7 B.Tech Project Guided Design a plant to regenerate acid and alkali from by-product salts of Industries (Home Paper - Aniruddha Pawaskar)      2015      

8 B.Tech Project Guided Design of a 75 TPD pure magnesia plant (Home Paper - Ankit Vohra)      2015      

9 B.Tech Project Guided Manufacture of 3 TPD of Potassium Nitrate (Home Paper - Atmin Parekh)      2015      

10 B.Tech Project Guided Design a Plant to manufactur 100 TPA bromine + 30 TPA green (Home Paper - Pinaki Ranadive)      2015      

1 Selective extraction of potassium chloride from schoenite end liquor employing tartaric acid as safe, benign and recyclable extractant, Maiti, Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,540,248 B2    JAN  2017      
2 National Journal Understanding the factors influencing quality of writing and wiping for chalk and board system Rajendra S. Thakur*, Jignesh J. Shukla, Girish R. Desale, Pushpito K. Ghosh* Curr. Sci. (in press)      2017      
3 International Journal Tube-net farming and devise for efficient tissue segregation for industrially important agarophyte Gracilaria edulis (Rhodophyta), V.A. Mantri*, K.S. Ashok, T. Mohammad Musamila, M. Gobalkrishnan, K.R. Saminathan,D.P.Behra, V. Veeragurunathan, K. Eswaran, S. Thiruppathi, J.K. Pothal, P. K. Ghosh*, Aquaculture Engineering (in press)      2017      
4 A process for lowering fresh water and fresh detergent consumption in household laundry washing machines, P. K. Ghosh et al., Indian Patent Application No. 201721009791    MAR  2017      
5 Pneumatic pressure driven ultrafiltration system especially suitable for rural households, P. K. Ghosh et al., Indian Patent Application No. 201721009805    MAR  2017      
6 Spontaneous dewatering of incoming feed with outgoing spent feed for mutual gains in solar salt and cane sugar production processes, P. K. Ghosh et al., Indian Patent application no 201721011893    MAR  2017      
7 Magnetic graphene-carrageenan-iron oxide composite for absorption of oils with recycle and reuse, S. Some, D. Pethsangave, P. K. Ghosh, Indian Patent Application (Provisional)      2016      
8 International Journal Effect of phenol functionality on characteristic features and performance of fully aromatic polyester thin film composite nanofiltration membranes Anupam Bera, Dixit V. Bhalani, Suresh K. Jewrajka* and Pushpito K. Ghosh* RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 99867.      2016      
9 Process for conducting organic reactions in a standalone and affordable laboratory scale solar photo thermochemical reactor, Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,409,143 B2    AUG  2016      
10 International Journal In situ manipulation of properties and performance of polyethyleneimine nanofiltration membranes by polyethylenimine-dextran conjugate A. Bera, J. S. Trivedi, S. K. Jewrajka,* and Pushpito K. Ghosh* J. Membr. Sci. 2016, 519, 64      2016      
11 International Journal Illustrations of efficient solar driven organic reactions, M. Dinda, S. Maiti, S. Samanta and Pushpito K. Ghosh*, Curr. Org. Synth. 2016, 13, 372-384.      2016      
12 International Journal Practical and sustainable household seawater desalination using an improved solar still. S. Maiti,* C. Bhatt, P. Patel, P. K. Ghosh* Desalin. Water Treat. Desalin. Water Treat. 2016, 57, 3358.      2016      
13 Process for improved seaweed biomass conversion for fuel intermediates, agricultural nutrients and fresh water Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,452,993 B2    SEPT  2016      
14 Desalination unit for the production of potable water from subsoil brine Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,227,853 B2    JAN  2016      
15 International Journal Sustainable synthesis of a high performance inter-polymer anion exchange membrane employing concentrated solar radiation in a crucial functionalization step. M. Dinda, U. Chatterjee, V. Kulshrestha, S. Sharma, S. Ghosh,* V. K. Shahi, B. S. Makwana, P. D. Maru, V. Bhadja, S. Maiti,* and P. K. Ghosh* J. Membr. Sci. 2015, 493, 373–381      2015      
16 International Journal Correlation of filtration behavior of chiral and racemic Mg(tartrate) suspensions with morphological differences and observation of cross structure in a metal organic framework. K. K. Ghara, P. Maiti,* P. K. Ghosh* Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54, 3320-3325.      2015      
17 International Journal 7. Four-fold concentration of sucrose in sugarcane juice through energy efficient forward osmosis using sea bittern having high osmotic coefficient as draw solution. D. Mondal, S. K. Nataraj,* A. V. R. Reddy, K. K. Ghara, P. Maiti, S. C. Upadhyay, P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 17872.      2015      
18 International Journal Seaweed-derived polymeric materials for multi-applications including marine algal cultivation. J. Prakash, D. Chejara, R. Meena,* P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 19426-19431.      2015      
19 International Journal Microbial Synthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoate using seaweed-derived crude levulinic acid as co-nutrient. A. Bera, S. Dubey, K. Bhayani, D. Mondal, S. Mishra,* P. K. Ghosh* Int. J. Biol. Macromol 2015, 72, 487–494.      2015      
20 International Journal Elimination of gibberellin from Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed sap foliar spray enhances corn stover production without compromising the grain yield advantage. D. Mondal, A. Ghosh,* K. Prasad, S. Singh, N. Bhatt, S. T. Zodape, J. P. Chaudhary, J. Chaudhury, P. Chatterjee, A. Seth, P. K. Ghosh* Plant Growth Regul 2015 75, 657–666.      2015      
21 Method of recycling of by-products for the production of soda ash and ammonium sulphate, Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,193,601 B2      2015      
22 A process for integrated production of ethanol and seaweed sap from Kappaphycus alvarezii Modi, Ghosh et al. EP Patent 2,475,776 B1      2015      
23 International Journal Transient performance and emission characteristics of a heavy-duty diesel engine fuelled with microalga Chlorella variabilis and Jatropha curcas biodiesels, D. Singh S.K. Singal, M.O. Garg, P. Maiti, S. Mishra, P. K. Ghosh Energy Conversion and Management 2015, 106, 892–900      2015      
24 Manually operated continuous flow type drinking water disinfector using concentrated solar radiation Rajan, Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,156,713 B2    OCT  2015      
25 Production of high purity salt with reduced levels of impurities, Ghosh et al. US Patent 9,090,478 B2    JULY  2015      
26 International Journal Solar Driven Uphill Conversion of Dicyclopentadiene to Cyclopentadiene: an Important Synthon for Energy Systems and Fine Chemicals. M. Dinda, S. Chakraborty, M. K. Si, S. Samanta, B. Ganguly, S. Maiti,* P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 54558.      2014      
27 International Journal Mitigating Environmental Uncertainties in Conventional Potash Production from Sea Bittern: Demonstration of a Viable Scheme for Selective Extraction with Tartaric Acid. K. K. Ghara, N. Korat, D. Bhalodiya, J. Solanki, P. Maiti,* P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 34706.      2014      
28 International Journal Surfactant-induced coagulation of agarose from aqueous extract of Gracilaria dura seaweed as an energy-efficient alternative to the conventional freeze-thaw process. J. P. Chaudharya, R. Meena*, P. K. Agarwal, P. Maiti, S. Chatterjee, P. Agarwal, K. Prasad, A. K. Siddhanta, P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 28093.      2014      
29 International Journal Safer route for preparation of anion exchange membrane from inter-polymer film and evaluation in electrodialytic application. S. Sharma,* M. Dinda, P. K. Ghosh* J. Membrane Sci. 2014, 459, 122.      2014      
30 International Journal Solar photo-thermochemical syntheses of 4-bromo-2,5-substituted oxazoles from N-arylethylamides. M. Dinda, S. Samanta, S. Eringathodi, P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 12252.      2014      
31 International Journal Unconventional Electrode Material Prepared from Coir Fibre through Sputter Coating of Gold: A Study towards Value Addition of Natural Biopolymer. D. Srivastava,* D. Mondal; M. Perween and P. K. Ghosh* ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2014, 2, 348.      2014      
32 International Journal An improved protocol for electrodialytic desalination yielding mineral-balanced potable water. A. K. Thakur, N. Srivastava, T. Chakrabarty, B. Rebary, R. Patidar, R. J. Sanghavi, V. K. Shahi,* P. K. Ghosh* Desalination 2014, 335, 96.      2014      
33 International Journal Feasibility Study of Jatropha Shell Gasification for Captive Power Generation in Biodiesel Production Process from Whole Dry Fruits. S. Maiti,* P. Bapat, P. Das, P. K. Ghosh* Fuel 2014, 121,126–132.      2014      
34 Engine worthy fatty acid methyl ester (biodiesel) from naturally occurring marine microalgal mats and marine microalgae cultured in open salt pans together with value addition of Co-products Mishra, Ghosh et al. EP Patent 2,718,453      2014      
35 Process for simultaneous production of potassium sulphate, ammonium sulphate, magnesium hydroxide and/or magnesia from kainite mixed salt and ammonia Ghosh et al. US Patent 8,721,999      2014      
36 Integrated process for the production of jatropha methyl ester and by products Ghosh et al. EP 2,475,754      2014      
37 International Journal Bromide-bromate couple of varying ratios for bromination, vicinal functionalisation and oxidation in clean manner. S. Adimurthy, B. C. Ranu, G. Ramachandraiah, B. Ganguly, P. K. Ghosh* Current Org. Syn. 2013, 10, 864-884      2013      
38 International Journal Fuel intermediates, agricultural nutrients and pure water from Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed. D. Mondal, M. Sharma, P. Maiti, K. Prasad, R. Meena, A. K. Siddhanta, P. Bhatt, S. Ijardar, V. P. Mohandas, A. Ghosh, K. Eswaran, B. G. Shah, P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 17989.      2013      
39 International Journal Solar photo-thermochemical reaction and supercritical CO2 work up for a fully green process of preparation of pure p-nitrobenzyl bromide. M. Dinda, S. Chakraborty, S. Samanta, C. Bhatt, S. Maiti,* S. Roy, Y. Kadam, P. K. Ghosh* Env. Sci & Technol. 2013, 47, 10535.      2013      
40 International Journal Use of 2,4,6-pyridinetricarboxylic acid chloride as a novel co-monomer for the preparation of thin film composite polyamide membrane with improved bacterial resistance. S. K. Jewrajka,* A. V. R. Reddy, H. Rana, S. Mandal,* S. Khullar, S. Haldar, P. K. Ghosh* J. Membrane Sci. 2013, 439, 87.      2013      
41 Iodized salt and a process for its preparation Ghosh et al. US Patent 8440252      2013      
42 Photocatalytic auto-cleaning process of stains Ghosh et al. US Patent 8343282      2013      
43 International Journal Use of Solar Thermal Energy in the Hydrodistillation of Essential Oil. S. Maiti,* C. Bhatt, P. Patel, P. K. Ghosh* J. Renew. Sustain. Ener. 2012, 4, 063106.      2012      
44 International Journal On the Temperature Invariance of NaCl Solubility in Water: Inferences from Salt-Water Cluster Behaviour of NaCl, KCl and NH4Cl. P. Bharmoria, H. Gupta, V. P. Mohandas, P. K. Ghosh,* A. Kumar* J. Phys. Chem. B 2012, 116, 11712.      2012      
45 International Journal Clean synthesis of crystalline p-nitrobenzyl bromide from p-nitrotoluene with zero organic discharge. M. Dinda, M. K. Agrawal, M. R. Gandhi, S. C. Upadhyay, S. Adimurthy, S. Chakraborty, P. K. Ghosh* RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 6645.      2012      
46 International Journal Oxidative Esterification of Benzaldehyde and Deactivated Aromatic Aldehydes with N-Bromosuccinimide-Pyridine. M. K. Agrawal, S. Adimurthy, P. K. Ghosh* Synthetic Commun. 2012, 42, 2931.      2012      
47 International Journal Case Study: A wealth to waste initiative. V. P. Mohandas, A. U. Hamidani, M. R. Gandhi, A. M. Bhatt, A. Kumar, U. P. Saraiya, R. J. Sanghvi and P. K. Ghosh* Chem. Engg. World, February, 2012, 80-81.      2012      
48 International Journal Kappaphycus alvarezii as a source of bioethanol. Y. Khambhaty, K. Mody*, M. R. Gandhi*, S. K. Thampy, P. Maiti, H. Brahmbhatt, K. Eswaran, P. K. Ghosh*, Bioresource Technol., 2012, 103, 180.      2012      
49 Cost-Effective Process for the Preparation of Solar Salt Having High Purity and Whiteness. Mukhopadhyay, Ghosh et al. US Patent 8282690      2012      
50 Method for the preparation of refreshing drink and use thereof. Ghosh et al. US Patent 8252359      2012      
51 Process for the Preparation of Stable Iodate-Exchanged Synthetic Hydrotalcite with Zero Effluent Discharge. Ghosh et al. US Patent 8241483      2012      
52 Process for the recovery of sulphate of potash (SOP) from sulphate rich bittern. US Patent 8182784      2012      
53 International Journal Development of a hybrid electrodialysis-reverse osmosis domestic desalination unit for high recovery of product water. S. K. Thampy, G. R. Desale, V. K. Shahi, B. S. Makwana, P. K. Ghosh,* Desalination 2011, 282, 104.      2011      
54 International Journal Performance evaluation of a small scale indirect solar dryer with static reflectors during non-summer months in the Saurashtra region of western India. S. Maiti,* P. Patel, K. Vyas, P. K. Ghosh,* Solar Energy 2011, 85, 2686.      2011      
55 International Journal Self-regulation of Photovoltaic Module Temperature in V-trough using a Metal-wax Composite Phase Change. S. Maiti,* S. Banerjee, K. Vyas, P. Patel, P. K. Ghosh,* Solar Energy, 2011, 85, 1805.      2011      
56 International Journal Recent Innovations in Common Salt Production and Product Attributes. P. K. Ghosh,* A. Kumar, Chemical Industry Digest 2011 (April), 76.      2011      
57 Antitubercular extracts of Salicornia brachiata. US Patent 7989004      2011      
58 Process for the preparation of magnesia (MgO). US Patent 7811535      2011      
59 International Journal Crystallization of Sodium Chloride of Nearly Spherical Morphology without Any Habit Modifier. I. Mukhopadhyay,* V. P. Mohandas, G. R. Desale, A. Chaudary, P. K. Ghosh,* Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010, 49, 12197-12203.      2010      
60 International Journal Performance of a silicon photovoltaic module under enhanced illumination and selective filtration of incoming radiation with simultaneous cooling. S. Maiti,* K. Vyas, P. K. Ghosh,* Solar Energy 2010, 84, 1439.      2010      
61 International Journal Determination of iodide and iodate in edible salt by ion chromatography with integrated amperometric detection. B. Rebary, P. Paul, P. K. Ghosh,* Food Chemistry 2010, 123, 529.      2010      
62 International Journal Detection and quantification of some plant growth regulators in a seaweed-based foliar spray employing a mass spectrometric technique sans chromatographic separation. Kamalesh Prasad*, A. K. Das, M. D. Oza, H. Brahmbhatt, A. K. Siddhanta,* R. Meena, K. Eswaran, M. R Rajyaguru, P. K. Ghosh,* J. Agric. Food Chem., 2010, 58, 4594.      2010      
63 International Journal Making Full Use of the Oxidizing Equivalents in Bromate in the Selective Oxidation of Thiols, Sulfides and Benzylic/Secondary Alcohols into Disulfides, Sulphoxides and Aldehydes/Ketones. G. Joshi, S. Bhadra, S. Ghosh, M. K. Agrawal, B. Ganguly, S. Adimurthy,* P. K. Ghosh,* B. C. Ranu,* Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010, 49, 1236.      2010      
64 Process for the preparation of magnesia (MgO). US Patent 7811535      2010      
65 Process for the preparation of magnesia (MgO) from crude Mg (OH)2 US Patent 7771682      2010      
66 Iodizing agent and process for preparation thereof. US Patent 7695707      2010      
67 Process for the preparation of fatty acid methyl ester from triglyceride oil by transesterification. US Patent 7666234      2010      
68 International Journal Comparative study of the vicinal functionalization of olefins with 2:1 bromide/bromate and iodide/iodate. M. K. Agrawal, S. Adimurthy, B. Ganguly, and P. K. Ghosh,* Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 2791.      2009      
69 Process for recovery of palladium from spent catalyst. US Patent 7473406      2009      
70 International Journal An alternative method for the stereoselective bromination of alkenes. alkynes, toluene derivatives and ketones using a bromide/bromate couple. S. Adimurthy,* S. Ghosh, P. U. Patoliya, G. Ramachandraiah, M. Agrawal, M. R. Gandhi, S. C. Upadhyay, P. K. Ghosh,* B. C. Ranu,* Green Chem., 2008, 10, 232.      2008      
71 Process for preparation of non-hazardous brominating agent. US Patent 7459139      2008      
72 Herbal extracts of Salicornia species, process of preparation thereof, use thereof against tuberculosis. US Patent 7442393      2008      
73 Animal powered mechanical device for water desalination US Patent 7387728      2008      
74 International Journal Recovery of Palladium from Palladium Phthalocyanine Complex Adsorbed on Silica. A. B. Boricha, H. C. Bajaj, P. K. Ghosh,*. R. V. Jasra,* Hydrometallurgy, 2007, 87, 140.      2007      
75 International Journal Prospect of Jatropha Methyl Ester (Biodiesel) in India, A.Ghosh, D. R. Chaudhary, M. P. Reddy, S. N. Rao, J. Chikara, J. B. Pandya, J.S. Patolia,* M. R. Gandhi,* S. Adimurthy, Nilesh Vaghela, M. R. Rathod, A. R Prakash, B. D. Shethia, H. M. Bhuva, S. Upadhyay, V. Balakrishna, P. K. Ghosh,* Int. J. Environ. Stud., 2007, 64, 659.      2007      
76 Catalytic process for the preparation of epoxides from alkenes US Patent 7235676      2007      
77 Process for the production of glycine enriched NaCl crystals with improved flow US Patent 7220435      2007      
78 Low sodium salt of botanic origin US Patent 7208189      2007      
79 International Journal P. Agnihotri, S. Patra, E. Suresh, P. Paul*, P. K. Ghosh,* Selective Precipitation of Alkaline Earth Metal Cations with Dipicrylamine Anion: Structure-Selectivity Correlation. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 4938.      2006      
80 International Journal Eco-friendly and Versatile Brominating Reagent Prepared from Liquid Bromine Precursor. S. Adimurthy, G. Ramachandraiah*, A. V. Bedekar, S. Ghosh, B. C. Ranu,* P. K. Ghosh,* Green. Chem. 2006, 8, 916.      2006      
81 International Journal Synthesis, Crystal Structures, Cation Binding Property and Effect of Intramolecular C-H…O Interactions on Complexation of a Family of p-tert-butylcalix[4]arene-crown-5 Compounds. P. Agnihotri, Suresh E., P. Paul,* P. K. Ghosh,* Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2006, 3369.      2006      
82 International Journal A practical approach to produce near spherical common salt crystals with better flow characteristics. A. Ballabh, D. R. Trivedi, P. Dastidar,* P. K. Ghosh,* A. Pramanik, and V. G. Kumar, Cryst. Growth & Des., 2006, 6, 1591.      2006      
83 International Journal Efficient Recovery of Potassium Chloride from Liquid Effluent Generated during Preparation of Schoenite from Kainite Mixed Salt and its Reuse in Production of Potassium Sulfate. R. H. Dave, P. K. Ghosh,* Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (ACS), 2006, 45, 1551-1556.      2006      
84 International Journal Probing the structural variations of thin film composite RO membranes obtained by coating polyamide over polysulfone membranes of different pore dimensions. P. S. Singh,* S. V. Joshi, J. J. Trivedi, C. V. Devmurari, A. Prakash Rao, P. K. Ghosh,* J. Membr. Sci. 2006, 278, 19.      2006      
85 Process for the recovery of palladium from spent silica US Patent 7108839      2006      
86 Process of preparation of biodegradable films from semi refined kappa carrageenan. US Patent7067568      2006      
87 Process for recovery of sulphate of potash US Patent 7041268      2006      
88 Process for preparing hydrotalcite and brucite type positive charged layers US Patent 7022302      2006      
89 Simultaneous recovery of potassium chloride and KCl enriched edible salt US Patent 7014832      2006      
90 International Journal Enrichment of Bromine in Sea-bittern with Recovery of Other Marine Chemicals. R. Dave, P. K. Ghosh,* Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2005, 44, 2903.      2005      
91 International Journal Crystallographic Studies of Self-Assemblies of Alkali Metal Ions with Dipicrylamine Anion: Structure-Selectivity Correlations. E. Suresh E., P. Agnihotri, B. Ganguly, P. Bhatt, P. S. Subramanian, P. Paul,* and P. K. Ghosh,* Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2005, 2198.      2005      
92 International Journal On the properties of agar gel containing ionic and nonionic surfactants. K. Prasad, A. K. Siddhanta,* A. K. Rakshit, A. Bhattacharya and P. K. Ghosh,* Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 2005, 35, 135.      2005      
93 International Journal Dibenzo-30-crown-10 Shows High Selectivity Towards Potassium ion in Bittern: An Experimental and Theoretical study. P. Agnihotri, E. Suresh, B. Ganguly, P. Paul,* P. K. Ghosh,* Polyhedron, 2005, 24, 1023.      2005      
94 Process for eco-friendly synthesis of bromobenzene US Patent 6956142      2005      
95 Preparation of nutrient rich salt of plant origin US Patent 6929809      2005      
96 Integrated method for production of carrageenan and liquid fertilizer from fresh seaweeds US Patent 6893479      2005      
97 Process for recovery of low sodium salt from bittern US Patent 6890509      2005      
98 Device for estimation of brine density US Patent 6865942      2005      
99 Process for cultivation of algae US Patent 6858430      2005      
100 Process for preparing 2,4,4,6-tetrabromo-2,5-cycloyhexadienone US Patent 6838582      2005      
101 Process for the removal of calcium ions from the brine by marine cyanobacteria US Patent 6812011      2004      
102 Process for electrochemical oxidation of bromide to bromine. US Patent 6811679      2004      
103 Recovery of common salt and marine chemicals from brine US Patent 6776972      2004      
104 Preparation of non-hazardous brominating reagents US Patent 6740253      2004      
105 International Journal A new, environment friendly protocol for iodination of electron-rich aromatic compounds. S. Adimurthy, G. Ramachandraiah,* P. K. Ghosh,* A. V. Bedekar,* Tet. Lett., 2003, 44, 5099.      2003      
106 International Journal Selective extraction of alkali metal ions from bittern using picrate anion and crown ethers as ligand: An experimental and theoretical study. P. Agnihotri, B. Ganguly, Suresh E., P. Paul,* P. K. Ghosh,*.Ind. J. Chem., 2003, 42A, 2439.      2003      
107 Eco-friendly method of preparation of high purity tetrabromobisphenol-A US Patent 6365786      2002      
108 International Journal Understanding the Facile Photooxidation of Ru(bpy)32+ in Strongly Acidic Aqueous Solution Containing Dissolved Oxygen. A. Das, V. Joshi, D. Kotkar, V. S. Pathak, V. S.; Swayambunathan, P. V. Kamat*, P. K. Ghosh*, J. Phys. Chem. A. 2001, 105, 6945-6954.      2001      
109 International Journal Void Size Measurement in Emulsion Explosives: A Noninvasive approach using NMR Imaging. V. Mohan Rao,* P. K. Ghosh,* V. Vijayaraghavan, N. Chandrakumar, Langmuir, 2000, 16, 2985.      2000      
110 International Journal Concentrated Emulsions. 4. Freeze fracture SEM Studies of Chemically Generated Voids. V. Swayambunathan,* D. Mukesh, S. Krishnan, S.V. Chikale, P. K. Ghosh,* J. Colloid Interface Sci., 1993, 56, 66.      1993      
111 International Journal Reduction in Gravity Induced Collision Frequencies of Particles Dispersed in a Visco-Elastic Fluid. K. C. Khilar, D. V. Khakkar, P.K. Ghosh, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 1992, 153, 578.      1992      
112 International Journal Concentrated Emulsions. 3. Studies on the Influence of Continuous Phase Viscosity, volume Fraction, Droplet Size and Temperature on Emulsion Viscosity. A.K. Das, D. Mukesh, V. Swayambunathan, D. Kotkar, P.K. Ghosh,* Langmuir, 1992, 8, 2427.      1992      
113 International Journal Concentrated Emulsions. 2. Effect of Bilayer Thickness on Droplet Size and Distortion in Mono- and Bidisperse Fcc Packings. D. Mukesh, A. K. Das, P.K. Ghosh,* Langmuir, 1992, 8, 807.      1992      
114 International Journal Concentrated Emulsions. 2. Effect of Bilayer Thickness on Droplet Size and Distortion in Mono- and Bidisperse Fcc Packings. D. Mukesh, A. K. Das, P.K. Ghosh,* Langmuir, 1992, 8, 807.      1992      
115 International Journal Chiral Conducting Poly(3-Alkylthiophenes) : Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Properties. D. Kotkar, P.K. Ghosh,* A. Ray,* In Frontiers of Polymer Research, Prasad, P. N.; Nigam, J.K., ed., Plenum Press, New York, 1991.      1991      
116 International Journal Spectral Differences Between Enantiometric and Racemic Ru(bpy)32+ on Layered Clays: Probable Causes. P. V. Kamat, K. R. Gopidas, T. Mukherjee, D. Kotkar, V.S. Pathak, P.K. Ghosh,* J. Phys. Chem., 1991, 95, 10009.      1991      
117 International Journal Concentrated Emulsions. 1. Investigation of Polydispersity and Droplet Distortion and their Effect on Volume Fraction and Interfacial Area. A. K. Das, P.K. Ghosh,* Langmuir, 1990, 6, 1668.      1990      
118 International Journal Chiral Recognition through Clays. V. Joshi, D. Kotkar,; P.K. Ghosh,* Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci. (Chem. Sci.) 1990, 102, 203.      1990      
119 International Journal Spectral Evidence of Spontaneous Racemic and “Pseudo” Racemic Interaction Between Optically Active Poly(pyridyl)-metal Chelates Adsorbed on Smectite Clays. V. Joshi, P.K. Ghosh,* J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1989, 111, 5604.      1989      
120 International Journal Towards Chiral Metals : Synthesis of optically Active Thiophene and Pyrrole Derivatives. D. Kotkar, V. Joshi, P. K. Ghosh* J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 1988, 917.      1988      
121 International Journal Cyclodehydration of Non-aromatic Diols on Al(III)-Montmorillonite Clay : Reactivity and Mechanism. D. Kotkar, S.W. Mahajan, A. K. Mandal, P.K. Ghosh,* J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. I, 1988, 1749.      1988      
122 International Journal Phytophysical Studies of Optically Active Poly(pyridyl)-ruthenium(II) Chelates Ion-Exchanged on Na-hectorite Clay. V. Joshi, D. Kotkar, P. K. Ghosh,* Curr. Sci., 1988, 57, 567.      1988      
123 International Journal Luminescence Spectroscopy as a Probe of Binding State Differences between Enantiomeric and Racemic Poly(pyridyl)-ruthenium(II) Chelates Intercalated in Smectite Clays. V. Joshi, P. K. Ghosh,* J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1987, 789.      1987      
124 International Journal Quantitative Light-assisted Oxidation of Tris(bipyridyl)-ruthenium(II) with Molecular Oxygen and Application of the Reaction in a Photocatalysed Galvanic Cell. D. Kotkar, V. Joshi, P.K. Ghosh,* J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1987, 4.      1987      
125 International Journal Effect of pH on the Chromatographic Resolution of Carboxy Derivatives of Tris(bipyridyl)-ruthenium(II) on a Chirally Modified Montmorillonite Column. D. Kotkar, P.K. Ghosh,* Inorg. Chem., 1987, 26, 208      1987      
126 International Journal Thermal and Light-induced Reduction of (+)-Tris(bipyridyl)-ruthenium(III) in Aqueous Solution: Mechanistic inferences from Optical Rotation Studies. D. Kotkar, V. Joshi, P.K. Ghosh,* Inorg. Chem., 1986, 25, 4334.      1986      
127 International Journal Chemical, Electrochemical and Chromatographic Applications of Modified Smectite Clays. D. Kotkar, V. Joshi, P.K. Ghosh,* Proc. Ind. Nat. Sci. Acad., 1986, 52A, 736.      1986      
128 International Journal On the interaction of Poly(pyridine)-ruthenium(II) Optical Antipodes Intercalated in Montmorillonite Clay. V. Joshi, D. Kotkar, P.K. Ghosh,* J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1986, 108, 4650.      1986      
129 International Journal Cyclodehydration of Non-aromatic Diols using Aluminium(III)-exchanged Montmorillonite as a Solid Bronsted Acid Catalyst. D. Kotkar, P.K. Ghosh,* J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1986, 650.      1986      
130 International Journal Clay Modified Electrodeds. 3. Electrochemical and Electron Spin Resonance Studies of Hectorite and Montmorillonite Layers. D. Ege, P.K. Ghosh, J.R. White, J.F. Equey, A.J. Bard, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 5644.      1985      
131 International Journal Polymer Films on Electrodes. 17. The Application of Simultaneous Electrochemical and Electron Spin Resonance Techniques for the Study of Two Viologen-based Chemically Modified Electrodes. J.G. Gaudiello, P.K. Ghosh, A.J. Bard, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 3027.      1985      
132 International Journal Photochemistry of Tris(2,2’-bipyridyl)-ruthenium(II) in Colloidal Clay Suspensions. P.K. Ghosh, A.J. Bard, J. Phys. Chem. 1984, 88, 5519.      1984      
133 International Journal Thermal and Light-induced Reduction of Ru(bpy)33+ in aqueous solution. P. K. Ghosh, B.S. Bruncschwig, M. Chou,; C. Creutz, N. Sutin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1984, 106, 4772.      1984      
134 International Journal Polymer Films on Electrodes. Part XV.The Incorporation of Ru(bpy)32+ into Polymeric Films Generated by Electrochemical Polymerisation of 2,2’-Bipyrazine and Ru(bpz)32+. P.K. Ghosh, A. J. Bard, J. Electroanal. Chem. 1984, 169, 113.      1984      
135 International Journal Clay Modified Electrodes. 2. Electrocatalysis at bis(2,2’-bipyridyl)(4,4’-dicarboxy-2,2’-bipyridyl)Ru(II)-Dispersed RuO2-Hectorite Layers. P.K. Ghosh, A. W.-H. Mau, A.J. Bard, J. Electroanal. Chem., 1984, 169, 315.      1984      
136 International Journal Clay Modified Electrodes, P.K. Ghosh, A.J. Bard, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1983, 105, 5691.      1983      
137 International Journal Mechanism of Water Oxidation to Oxygen: Cobalt (IV) as an Intermediate in the Aquocobalt(II)-catalysed Reaction. B.S. Brunschwig, M. Chou, C. Creutz, P.K. Ghosh, N. Sutin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1983, 105, 4832.      1983      
138 International Journal Electroactive Coatings of Tris(bipyridyl)- and tris(o-phenanthroline)-Ruthenium(II) Attached to Electrodes via Hydrosilylation or electropolymerisation of Vinyl Derivatives. P.K. Ghosh, T.G. Spiro, J. Electrochem. Soc., 1981, 1281.      1981      
139 International Journal Photoelectrochemistry of Tris(bipyridyl)-ruthenium(II) Covalently attached to n-type SnO2. P.K. Ghosh, T.G. Spiro, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1980, 102, 5543.      1980      
140 International Journal Novel C10 Carboxylic Systems via Schmidt Fragmentation of Pentacyclo(,6.03,10.O5,9)-undecane-8,11 dione, G. Mehta, P.K. Ghosh, B. Chaudhuri, V.K. Singh, R. Usha, K.I. Varughese, Venkatesan Tet. Lett., 1977, 47, 4109.      1977      
1 Indian Desalination Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award      2015      

2 MRSI Silver Jubilee Medal      2014      

3 2010 VASVIK Award, Chemical Science & Technology      2013      

4 CIPET National Award (team award)      2012      

5 Lifetime Achievement Award, Indian Chemical Council      2009      

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1 Chairman, Water Technology Initiative, Department of Science & Technology, GoI (constituted in 2015)
2 Chairman, Committee for Drafting of Techno-vision 2035 (Water), TIFAC, GoI
3 Board of Directors, Barefoot College, Tilonia, Rajasthan
4 Member, Green Chemistry Task Force, Office of PSA to GoI
5 Chairman, CII-GITA Programme Evaluation Committee for Bilateral Projects in Clean Tech Sector
6 Vice President, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)
7 Member, Asian Paints Technology Council
8 Co-chairman, CSIR Mission Mode Project on "Catalysis for Sustainable Development" (March 2017)
9 Member, CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award (CDJTA) (constituted on 17 March 2017)
10 Member, Appraisal Committee, 12th Plan Schemes & Programmes, Department of Biotechnology (March2017
11 Chairman, Steering Committee,CSIR-NMITLI Project on Seaweed Based Formulations (Feb 2017)
12 NRDC National Prize Award Committee (16 March 2016 to 30th June, 2018)
13 Member, Indian Academy of Sciences
14 Honorary Fellow, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers