Dr Monika Sogani

Dr Monika Sogani

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering School of Civil & Chemical Engineering

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Monika Sogani is a Associate Professor  in the Department of Civil Engineering at Faculty of Engineering, MUJ.

    She is-

    • Teaching curricular subjects and development of teaching content
    • Academic research and consultancy
    • PhD Co-ordinator of the department
    • Participates in the development of the Curriculum and Programs within the department
    • Guides students and serves as their advisor
    • Engages in scholarly and extracurricular activities

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Environmental Sciences
    Subject code
    :
    ES1101
    Year / Semester
    :
    B.Tech I & II Sem
    Subject
    :
    Environmental Engg. Lab.
    Subject code
    :
    CV1731
    Year / Semester
    :
    B.Tech VII Sem
    Subject
    :
    Microbiology
    Subject code
    :
    BT1402
    Year / Semester
    :
    B.Sc IV Sem
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Environmental Biotechnology
    Institute
    :
    University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
    Year of passing
    :
    2011
    Degree
    :
    M.Sc
    Specialisation
    :
    Biotechnology
    Institute
    :
    University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
    Year of passing
    :
    2004
    Degree
    :
    B.Sc. (Hons.)
    Specialisation
    :
    Industrial Microbiology
    Institute
    :
    University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (Maharani’s College, Jaipur)
    Year of passing
    :
    2002
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    JECRC Engineering College, Tonk Road, Jaipur
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer, Sr. Lecturer and Assistant Professor
    Role:Academic, Research, Administrative and Training & Placements
    Tenure
    :
    Feb. 2005 – June 2015 (10.5 Years)
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
    Designation
    :
    Research Scholar (Part Time)
    Role:Doctoral Research
    Tenure
    :
    July 2007 – Feb. 2011
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Monika Sogani is a Associate Professor  in the Department of Civil Engineering at Faculty of Engineering, MUJ.

    She is-

    • Teaching curricular subjects and development of teaching content
    • Academic research and consultancy
    • PhD Co-ordinator of the department
    • Participates in the development of the Curriculum and Programs within the department
    • Guides students and serves as their advisor
    • Engages in scholarly and extracurricular activities

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Environmental Sciences ES1101 B.Tech I & II Sem
    Environmental Engg. Lab. CV1731 B.Tech VII Sem
    Microbiology BT1402 B.Sc IV Sem
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Environmental Biotechnology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2011
    M.Sc Biotechnology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2004
    B.Sc. (Hons.) Industrial Microbiology University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (Maharani’s College, Jaipur) 2002
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    JECRC Engineering College, Tonk Road, Jaipur Lecturer, Sr. Lecturer and Assistant Professor Academic, Research, Administrative and Training & Placements Feb. 2005 – June 2015 (10.5 Years)
    University of Rajasthan, Jaipur Research Scholar (Part Time) Doctoral Research July 2007 – Feb. 2011
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Environmental Toxicology, Bioprocess Engineering & Biotechnology
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Wastewater Treatment, Drinking Water Quality and Micropollutants, Biological Wastes Treatment
    Areas of research
    :
    Industrial & Hospital Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Bioremediation and Biodegradation, Enzyme Immobilization Techniques, Genotoxicity and Mutagenicity
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

     

    Name of Certification

    Area of Specialization

    Name of the Institute

    Year of Passing the Certification

    Life Member

    Social, Environmental and Biological Association (SEBA), Kolkata (INDIA)

    Annual Member (2014-15)

    Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Headquartered in USA and having chapters worldwide

     

     

    Achievements in entire professional career

    • 2016 Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has sanctioned a research project of three years duration (2016-19) with a budget outlay of approx. Rs. 30 lacs to be carried out as Principal Investigator at Manipal University Jaipur.
    • 2016     Awarded with Schlumberger Foundation’s “Faculty for the Future Grant” for Post Doc Research at University of Cambridge, UK for a minimum duration of 12 months (renewable up to 36 months) having a total grant of about US $ 50,000 (per annum) to be commenced from latest by March 2017.
    • 2014    Awarded with Syngenta grant by Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), Europe for presenting paper at its 24th Annual Meeting held at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15.
    • 2014    Awarded with Financial Assistance under Travel Grant Scheme by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for attending International conferenceheld at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15.
    • 2014    Awarded with ITS grant by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST GoI for attending International conference held at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15. 
    • 2014    Awarded consolation prize for Science Slam Presentation at 24th Annual Meeting of SETAC held at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15.
    • 2011    Award for Excellence in Teaching by JECRC Foundation, Jaipur.
    • 2009    Awarded second prize for the Paper Presentation (Oral) at “National conference on New Biology and Plant Engineering” held at Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India, December 1-2. 
    • 2009    Awarded second prize for the Paper Presentation (Oral) at “National conference on Recent Trends in Environmental Toxicology and Biotechnological Approach to Conserve Environment” held at International College For Girls, Jaipur, India, January 30-31.
    • 2005    3rd position in M.Sc. (Biotechnology) at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 2002-04.
    • 2002    Awarded with D.A.A.D. Fellowship for practical training at the School of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, GERMANY
     
    International / National Journals Publications 

    Title

    Name of Journals

    Descriptions

    Co-Authors Details

    Monitoring hospital wastewaters for their probable genotoxicity and mutagenicity

    Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

    Ø  Year - 2015

    Ø  Vol: 187(1):4180

    Ø  DOI:10.1007/s10661-014-4180-0

    Ø  Impact factor – 1.68

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Pradeep Bhatnagar

    4. Ruchika Atri

    5. S. Pareek

    Acetamide hydrolyzing activity of Bacillus megaterium F-8 with bioremediation potential: optimization of production and reaction conditions

    Environmental Science and Pollution Research

    Ø  Year - 2014

    Ø  Vol.: 21(14):8822-30

    Ø  DOI:10.1007/s11356-014-2818-7

    Ø  Impact factor - 2.83      

    1. Prakash P. Bakre

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Pratibha Sharma

    4. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

     

    Health care industries: potential generators of genotoxic waste

    Environmental Science and Pollution Research

    Ø  Year - 2013

    Ø  Vol.: 20(8):5160-7

    Ø  DOI: 10.1007/s11356-013-1500-9

    Ø  Impact factor - 2.83      

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. M. Kumar

    3. Nupur Mathur

    4. Anuradha Singh

    5. Pradeep Bhatnagar

    Biotransformation of amide using Bacillus sp.: isolation strategy, strain characteristics and enzyme immobilization

    International Journal of Environment Science and Technology

    Ø  Year - 2011

    Ø  Vol.: 9(1):119-127

    Ø  DOI: 10.1007/s13762-011-0005-7

    Ø  Impact factor - 2.19      

    1. Nupur Mathur

    2. Pratibha Sharma

    3. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

    Efficiency Analysis of a Hospital Effluent Treatment Plant in Reducing Genotoxicity and Cytotoxicity of Hospital Wastewaters

    International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research

    Ø  Year - 2014

    Ø  Vol.: 5(3):371-380

     

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Anuradha Singh

    4. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

     

    Use of Short Term Microbial Bioassays to Evaluate Toxicity of Hospital Wastewaters

    Jounal of Environment and Sociobiology

    Ø  Year - 2013

    Ø  Vol.: 10(2):115-126

     

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Anuradha Singh

    4. Pradeep Bhatnagar

    Comparison of immobilized whole resting cells in different matrices vis-a-vis free cells of Bacillus megaterium for acyltransferase activity

    Journal of Environmental Research and Development

    Ø  Year - 2012

    Ø  Vol.: 6(3A):695-701

     

    1. Nupur Mathur

    2. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

    Batch and Fed-batch mode production of acetohydroxamic acid using acyltransferase activity of alginate gel entrapped resting cells of Rhodococcus rhodochrous NHB-2

    Journal of Plant Science and Research

    Ø  Year - 2004

    Ø  Vol.: 20:49-52

     

    1. Duni Chand

  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Environmental Toxicology, Bioprocess Engineering & Biotechnology
    Areas of expertise Wastewater Treatment, Drinking Water Quality and Micropollutants, Biological Wastes Treatment
    Areas of research Industrial & Hospital Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Bioremediation and Biodegradation, Enzyme Immobilization Techniques, Genotoxicity and Mutagenicity
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

     

    Name of Certification

    Area of Specialization

    Name of the Institute

    Year of Passing the Certification

    Life Member

    Social, Environmental and Biological Association (SEBA), Kolkata (INDIA)

    Annual Member (2014-15)

    Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Headquartered in USA and having chapters worldwide

     

     

    Achievements in entire professional career

    • 2016 Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has sanctioned a research project of three years duration (2016-19) with a budget outlay of approx. Rs. 30 lacs to be carried out as Principal Investigator at Manipal University Jaipur.
    • 2016     Awarded with Schlumberger Foundation’s “Faculty for the Future Grant” for Post Doc Research at University of Cambridge, UK for a minimum duration of 12 months (renewable up to 36 months) having a total grant of about US $ 50,000 (per annum) to be commenced from latest by March 2017.
    • 2014    Awarded with Syngenta grant by Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), Europe for presenting paper at its 24th Annual Meeting held at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15.
    • 2014    Awarded with Financial Assistance under Travel Grant Scheme by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for attending International conferenceheld at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15.
    • 2014    Awarded with ITS grant by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST GoI for attending International conference held at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15. 
    • 2014    Awarded consolation prize for Science Slam Presentation at 24th Annual Meeting of SETAC held at Basel (Switzerland) May 11-15.
    • 2011    Award for Excellence in Teaching by JECRC Foundation, Jaipur.
    • 2009    Awarded second prize for the Paper Presentation (Oral) at “National conference on New Biology and Plant Engineering” held at Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India, December 1-2. 
    • 2009    Awarded second prize for the Paper Presentation (Oral) at “National conference on Recent Trends in Environmental Toxicology and Biotechnological Approach to Conserve Environment” held at International College For Girls, Jaipur, India, January 30-31.
    • 2005    3rd position in M.Sc. (Biotechnology) at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 2002-04.
    • 2002    Awarded with D.A.A.D. Fellowship for practical training at the School of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, GERMANY
     
    International / National Journals Publications 

    Title

    Name of Journals

    Descriptions

    Co-Authors Details

    Monitoring hospital wastewaters for their probable genotoxicity and mutagenicity

    Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

    Ø  Year - 2015

    Ø  Vol: 187(1):4180

    Ø  DOI:10.1007/s10661-014-4180-0

    Ø  Impact factor – 1.68

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Pradeep Bhatnagar

    4. Ruchika Atri

    5. S. Pareek

    Acetamide hydrolyzing activity of Bacillus megaterium F-8 with bioremediation potential: optimization of production and reaction conditions

    Environmental Science and Pollution Research

    Ø  Year - 2014

    Ø  Vol.: 21(14):8822-30

    Ø  DOI:10.1007/s11356-014-2818-7

    Ø  Impact factor - 2.83      

    1. Prakash P. Bakre

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Pratibha Sharma

    4. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

     

    Health care industries: potential generators of genotoxic waste

    Environmental Science and Pollution Research

    Ø  Year - 2013

    Ø  Vol.: 20(8):5160-7

    Ø  DOI: 10.1007/s11356-013-1500-9

    Ø  Impact factor - 2.83      

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. M. Kumar

    3. Nupur Mathur

    4. Anuradha Singh

    5. Pradeep Bhatnagar

    Biotransformation of amide using Bacillus sp.: isolation strategy, strain characteristics and enzyme immobilization

    International Journal of Environment Science and Technology

    Ø  Year - 2011

    Ø  Vol.: 9(1):119-127

    Ø  DOI: 10.1007/s13762-011-0005-7

    Ø  Impact factor - 2.19      

    1. Nupur Mathur

    2. Pratibha Sharma

    3. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

    Efficiency Analysis of a Hospital Effluent Treatment Plant in Reducing Genotoxicity and Cytotoxicity of Hospital Wastewaters

    International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research

    Ø  Year - 2014

    Ø  Vol.: 5(3):371-380

     

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Anuradha Singh

    4. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

     

    Use of Short Term Microbial Bioassays to Evaluate Toxicity of Hospital Wastewaters

    Jounal of Environment and Sociobiology

    Ø  Year - 2013

    Ø  Vol.: 10(2):115-126

     

    1. Pratibha Sharma

    2. Nupur Mathur

    3. Anuradha Singh

    4. Pradeep Bhatnagar

    Comparison of immobilized whole resting cells in different matrices vis-a-vis free cells of Bacillus megaterium for acyltransferase activity

    Journal of Environmental Research and Development

    Ø  Year - 2012

    Ø  Vol.: 6(3A):695-701

     

    1. Nupur Mathur

    2. Pradeep Bhatnagar

     

    Batch and Fed-batch mode production of acetohydroxamic acid using acyltransferase activity of alginate gel entrapped resting cells of Rhodococcus rhodochrous NHB-2

    Journal of Plant Science and Research

    Ø  Year - 2004

    Ø  Vol.: 20:49-52

     

    1. Duni Chand