Department of
Areas of Interest
Biological Treatment of Waste/Wastewater
Dr. Debraj Bhattacharyya
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Phone: +91 40 2301 7079
Doctor of Philosophy (2009) Civil Engineering from University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Master of Technology (2002) Civil Engineering (specialization in Environmental Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India.
Bachelor of Engineering (1999) Civil Engineering from Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, West Bengal, India.
Work Experience (research, teaching, and industrial experience)
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad May 2012 - Current, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering
National Institute of Technology Calicut June 2010 - April 2012, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada September 2003 - May 2010 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Apr. 2009 - May 2010)
  • Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment: A UNB-ADI Collaborative Research and Development Project.
  • Doctoral Candidate (Sept. 2003 - Dec. 2008) Degradation of Dyes and Color Removal in Advanced Bioreactor Systems.
  • Teaching Assistant/Stipend Instructor (Sept. 2003 - Dec. 2006) Worked as a teaching assistant for six terms and then as a stipend instructor for another two terms (Course - Introduction to Environmental Engineering).
  • Project Fellow (Jan. 2004 - Aug. 2004) Anaerobic Digestion as a Method of Managing Aquaculture Solids.
  • Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India May 2002 - August 2003,Project/Research Assistant
  • Chemical analysis of bed sediment of Bhopal Lake, India.
  • Performance evaluation of a two-phase UASB reactor treating low strength complex wastewater.
  • Subhash Projects & Marketing Limited, Kolkata, India July 1999 - June 2000,Graduate Engineer Trainee
  • Construction of a 11.1 mld capacity water treatment plant in Purulia, West Bengal, India.