R.K. Gautam did his post graduation in Environmental Science from University of Allahabad, India in 2009. He did a post graduate diploma in Disaster Management from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi in 2010. Thereafter, he worked for one year in National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (NEERI-CSIR), Nagpur, India. He qualified for CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship. He has published 67 research papers including original research articles, reviews, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He has written 3 books. Yet, 4 research articles and 1 book are in pipeline. He is selected as a Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society and Life Member of the Indian Science Congress Association in 2013. He is a member of the editorial boards of International Journal of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, American Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science, International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Protection, and International Journal of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology. He also serves as a reviewer for more than 20 journals of international repute. Currently, he is engaged in doctoral work in the Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002, India. His areas of interests are adsorption and nanomaterials, and their analogues for water/wastewater remediation.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Magnetic nanoparticles and their functionalization and characterization, Environmental pollution, Dyes and Heavy metals removal from Water/Wastewater, Bioremediation of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)