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FACULTY PROFILE

1. Name : KURIAN JOSEPH

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39409 -01.03.1965 Dr. Kurian Joseph Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Centre for Environmental Studies Anna University, Chennai-600 025, India. Flat No : 9, B block, Vembuli Apartments 43 (Old No.10), South Lock Street, Kottur Chennai - 600 085, India. +91-44-2220 3192, +91-44-22301283 +91-44-24471667 +91-44-22354717 [email protected]

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E-mail I.D. Qualification Course / Degree B.Tech. Subjects Studied Civil Engineering Environmental Engineering Name of University

Name of Institute Regional Engg. College Calicut College of Engg. Trivandrum Indira Gandhi National Open University Centre for Environmental Studies :

Year of Passing 1986

% of Marks 82.1

Class / Division I Class Honours I Class Distinctio n "B" Grade

University of Calicut University of Kerala Indira Gandhi National Open University Anna University Chennai.

M.Tech

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Diploma in Management

Management Civil Engg. (Environmenta l Engineering)

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Area of specialization

Main areas of his interest are Environmental Engineering and Environmental management, especially Municipal Solid Waste Management, Industrial and Hazardous Waste Treatment, Landfills and Dumpsite Rehabilitation, Environmental Management Systems, Cleaner Production, and Environmental Impact Assessment. Offers Environmental Engineering and Management related courses to Post Graduate and Graduate programmes of Anna University and actively involved in number of Consultancy works. Investigator of the Asian Regional Research Project on " Sustainable Landfill Management in Asia" and organizes several training programmes and seminars for the benefit of practicing Engineers and Professionals.

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Research Projects Sl. No. 1. Funding Agency Swedish International Development cooperation agency (SIDA), Sweden ­ Coordinated by Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi Swedish International Development cooperation agency (SIDA), Sweden ­ Coordinated by Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok

: Amount Swedish Kroner 8,69,000 ( Rs.4.5 million) Name of the project Asian Regional Research Programme on "Rehabilitation of Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsites Status 2001 - 2003 Project completed

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Rs.16,66,000/-

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Swedish Kroner 1,188,925 (Rs. 7.2 million)

Management of Total Dissolved Solids in exhausted reactive dye bath from knitted cotton dyeing units Asian Regional Research Programme on "Sustainable Landfill Management in Asia"

2004 ­ 2007 Completed

January 2004 ­ June 2008 In progress

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Teaching Experience

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Period of Employment 05.01.2002 to till date 04.01.1993 to 04.01.2002

Designation Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Lecturer in Environmental Engineering

Name of Institute / Company Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025. Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025.

Nature of Duties Teaching Subjects in Environmental Engg/ Management. to M.E (Env.Engg / Env.Mgmnt) / M.Sc (Env.Sci. and B.E. (Civil) Degree programmes.

Academic Teaching Teaching subjects in Environmental Engineering/Management such as Industrial Pollution Prevention, Environmental Management Systems, Solid and Hazardous waste management, Industrial Waste Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Unit Operations and Process in water and wastewater treatment, Transport of water and wastewater etc., to students of M.E (Environmental Engineering/Management), M.Sc (Environmental Science), B.E. (Civil) and B.Arch. Degree programmes. Involved in the establishment and operation of an Environmental Information Library, Unit Operations and Process Engineering Laboratory and Sewage Treatment demonstration plant at Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai Professor in Charge of the M.E. Environmental Management (Full Time and Part Time) programmes of Anna University, Chennai since 2004.

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Research Guidance (a) Ph.D. programme Sl. No. 1. 2. 5. 3. 4. 6. 7

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Area of Research Category Landfill Mining and Dumpsite Rehabilitation Recovery and Reuse of Reactive Dyebath using Nanofiltration Fate of Hazardous Organics in Landfill Bioreactors Hydrogen from Solid Phase Anaerobic Digestion of Food Wastes Shock loads in Membrane Bioreactors Nitrogen solubilisation and management in Landfill Bioreactors Management of Oily Sludge from Refineries

Internal / External status Internal - Awarded Internal - Completed Internal - Completed External ­In progress Internal ­ In Progress Internal ­ In Progress External ­In progress

(b) M.E. / M.Sc. Programmes Sl. No. 1. Area of Research Category Year of completion 2007

Correlation of Electric Conductivity and Total Dissolved Solids in Solutions of Natural and Industrial Origin Evaluation of Conventional and Membrane Bio Reactor Treatment for 2007 2. Tannery Effluent Conversion of Refinery Oily Sludge in to Fuel Pellets 2007 3. Studies on Reuse and Recycle of Plastic Wastes 2007 4. Bioliquefaction and Municipal Solid Waste By Rumen Fluid 2007 5. Rehabilitation Plan for Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsites in Tamil Nadu 2007 6. Characterisation of Poultry Litter and Evaluation of its Biochemical Methane 2007 7. Potential Degradation of Carbofuran by Ozonation 2007 8. Environmental Management in Garment Washing Units 2006 9. Reuse of Exhausted Low Salt Reactive Dye Baths After Ozonation and 2006 10. Adsorption Performance Evaluation of a Biomethanation Plant for Vegetable Wastes 2006 11. Electronic Waste Management Plan for a Metro City 2006 12. Waste Management Plan for a Stone Processing Industry 2006 13. Studies on Ecoprofile of Indian Leather 2005 14. Evaluation of Zero Discharge Treatment Systems for Hosiery Dyeing Units 2005 15. Evaluation of Waste Minimisation options in Hosiery Dyeing Units 2004 16. 17. Water and Waste Audit of Pharmaceutical Laboratory 2004 Ozonation of Secondary Treated Tannery Effluents 2004 18. Removal of Pathogen Indicators in a Decentralised Wastewater Treatment 2004 19. System Pretreatment of Secondary Treated Tannery Effluents for Reverse Osmosis 2003 20. Evaluation of Anaerobic Filters using Gravel and Slag as Media 2003 21. Phytorehabilitation of Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsites 2002 22. Vermicomposting of Municipal Solid Waste from Dumpsite 2002 23. Solid State Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste 2002 24. Strategic Planning of Solid Waste Management in a Municipal Area 2001 25. Composting of Food wastes from Anna University Campus 2001 26. Utilization of Biogas Slurry as Feed in Aquaculture 2001 27. Reuse of Reactive dye baths decolourised by Ozonation. 2000 28. Rehabilitation and performance evaluation of a waste stabilization pond 2000 29. Studies on Ozonation of reactive Dyeing effluents 1999 30. 31. Management of Sludge from Hosiery Dyeing Effluent Treatment Plants 1999 Decolourisation of secondary treated distillery effluent by chemical treatment 1998 32. Coagulation studies on Textile Dyeing effluent for colour removal 1997 33. Monitoring of Ground water quality around a solid waste Dumping site in 1996 34. Madras and Characterization of leachate from a simulated solid waste dump Treatability studies on Wastewater from Automobile Service Station 1995 35. Adsorption pdf writer that produces quality PDF files with 36. pdfMachine - is astudies on Multisolute systems containing phenol, Cadmium andease! 1995 Get yours now! "Thank you very much! I can use Acrobat Distiller or the Acrobat PDFWriter but I consider your product a lot easier to use and much preferable to Adobe's" A.Sarras - USA

Page 4 of 12 37. 14. Publications Nickel Air quality impact study for a Coal fired thermal power plant : 1994

(a) International Journals

Kurian Joseph and C.Visvanathan (2001), Sewage reclamation meets industrial water demands of Chennai, Water lines, International Journal of appropriate Technologies for water supply and sanitation, Vol.19, No.4, pp 6-10. R. Nagendran, Kurian Joseph, S. Esakku, C. Visvanathan and Tenzin Norbu (2006), Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsites to Sustainable Landfills, Development INSIGHT, Nepal, IS 1726-7501, Issue 5, October-December 2006, pp 65-68. S. Esakku, A. Selvam, Kurian Joseph and K. Palanivelu (2005), "Assessment of Heavy Metal Species in Decomposed Municipal Solid Waste", Chemical Speciation and Bioavailabilty Journal (CSBJ), vol. 17 (3), 95-103. Kurian Joseph (2005), Reclaimed City Sewage as Industrial Cooling Water, ET4Thai Environmental Technologies for Thai Industries, Mar-Apr 2005, pp 48-52 S. Esakku, A. Selvam, K. Palanivelu, R.Nagendran and Kurian Joseph (2006), Leachate Quality of Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsites at Chennai, India, Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, Vol3, No.1, pp 69-76 Kurian Joseph (2006), Stakeholder Participation in Municipal solid waste management, Habitat International, Elsever Publications,vol 30, pp 863-871 R. Nagendran, A.Selvam, Kurian Joseph, Chart Chiemchaisri (2006), "Phytoremediation and rehabilitation of municipal solid waste landfills and dumpsites: A brief review", Waste Management 26 (2006) 1357­1369 M. Sundrarajan, G. Vishnu, Kurian Joseph (2007), "Ozonation of light-shaded exhausted reactive dye bath for reuse", Dyes and pigments, Elsever Publications, vol75, pp 273-278 Sundrarajan M, G. Vishnu, K. Joseph(2007), Decolorisation of exhausted reactive dye bath using ozonator for reuse, Int. J. Environ. Sci. Tech., 4 (2): 263-270, 2007 Kurian Joseph, Esakku S., and Nagendran R. (2007), "Mining of compost from dumpsites and bioreactor landfills", International Journal of Environmental Management and Technology, Vol. 7, 3/7, 317-325 Yogalakshmi K N, Kurian Joseph and C.Visvanathan (2007), "Response of membrane bioreactor to feed starvation shock load ", Asian Jounal of Water, Environment and Pollution, Vol.4, No.2, pp 81-86. Obuli p.Karthikeyan, M.Swati, R.Nagendran and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Performance of bioreactor landfill with waste mined from a dumpsite", Environ. Monit. Assess., 135: pp 141-151 Swati and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Settlement analysis of fresh and partially stabilized municipal solid waste in simulated controlled dumps and bioreactor landfills", Journal of Waste Management, Accepted 4 June 2007, available online, www.elsevier.com/locate/wasman G. Vishnu and Kurian Joseph (2007), Decolorization of Reactive Dyebath Containing High Exhaust and Low Salt Dyes by Nanofiltration and its Reuse, Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com). G. Vishnu , S. Palanisamy , Kurian Joseph (2007), Assessment of fieldscale zero liquid discharge treatment systems for recovery of water and salt from textile effluents, Journal of Cleaner Production , available online http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jclepro Obuli P. Karthikeyan and Kurian Joseph (2008), "Chemical Precipitation Of Ammonia-N As Struvite (Map) from Landfill Leachate--Effect Of Molar Ratio Upon Recovery", Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management Volume 34, No. 1 February 2008, pp 20-26

(b) National Journals Kurian Joseph and V. Rajendiran (1995), Activated Carbon from Acidic sludge of a Petrochemical Complex, Indian Journal of Environmental Health Vol.37, pp.172-178. Kurian Joseph and K. Natarajan (1997), Studies on wastewater from Automobile Service Stations, Indian Journal of Environmental Health, Vol. 39, No.1, 37-43. Kurian Joseph, CETPs for Pollution control in SSIs, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India),Vol. 80, Aug. pp 1-4. (1999). Kurian Joseph and Jaiprakash Narain G.B (2000), An integrated approach for management of total dissolved solids in hosiery dyeing effluents, Journal IAEM,vol.27, pp.203-207 Girija Devi G. and Kurian Joseph (2004), Solid Phase Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste, Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management, Vol. 31, No.2, pp 147-152 pdfMachine - is a pdfVisvanathan (2005), Membrane Bioreactor: Solution ease! Kurian Joseph and C. writer that produces quality PDF files with to Decentralised Get yours now! "Thank you very much! I can use Acrobat Distiller or the Acrobat PDFWriter but I consider your product a lot easier to use and much preferable to Adobe's" A.Sarras - USA

Page 5 of 12 Wastewater Reclamation, Everything About Water, New Delhi.,May June 2005, pp 36-42 S. Shantha Kumar and Kurian Joseph (2005), Evaluation of waste minimization options in Hosiery dyeing units, Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management, Vol. 32, pp 122-130

Jayalakshmi S and Kurian Joseph (2005)," Solid Phase digestion of kitchen Waste", Indian J.Environmental protection, Vol.25,no.7,July 2005, , pp 612-616 S.Shobana and Kurian Joseph (2006), Water conservation and waste minimization in a research and development laboratory, Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management, Vol. 33, pp 24-29 S.Vaidyanathan and Kurian Joseph (2006), " Design and evaluation of Aeration using submersible pump" Journal of Indian water works association, Vol XXXVIII, No.2, pp 59-63 Shobana Ramesh and Kurian Joseph (2006), " Electronic waste generation and management in an Indian city", Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management, Vol. 33, No.2, pp 100-105 Kurian Joseph (2006), Decentralised wastewater treatment systems, Everything About Water, New Delhi.,October 2006, pp 68-70 S.Shantha Kumar and Kurian Joseph (2006) "Waste minimization in hosiery textile dyeing- a case study", Jr.of Industrial Pollution Control, Vol.22, No.2,pp-345-352 M.Sundararajan, G.Vishnu and Kurian Joseph (2006)," Ozonation of Exhausted Dark shade reactive dyebath for Reuse", Journal of Environmental science and Engg., Vol.48,No.4, pp 285-292, October 2006. Swati. M, O. P. Karthikeyan, Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2007), "Landfill Bioreactor ­ A biotechnological solution for waste management", Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol 66, 670-674. E. Selina Kavitha and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Biomethanation of Vegetable Wastes", Journal of the IPHE,India, Vol.2007-08, No.3,pp 9-12 G.Vishnu and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Dye Rejection and salt passage in Nanofiltration of Reactive dye bath", Journal of the IPHE,India, Vol.2007-08, No.3,pp ,21-26 S.Jayalakshmi, Kurian Joseph and V.Sukumaran (2007), "Methane production from Kitchen waste using Escherichia coli.", Journal of Environmental science and Engg., Vol.49,No.2, pp 99-102, April 2007.

15. Conferences (a) International Conferences / Seminars Kurian Joseph and K.R. Ranganathan (1996) " Anaerobic Waste Treatment Technology in India ­A Profile", Proceedings of the international seminar on Anaerobic Technology for Waste and Wastewater Management at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 9-13, Dec 1996. Kurian Joseph and G.B. Jaiprakash Narain (1999) " Solid Waste Management practices in India and Research proposals" presented at the Asian Regional Workshop on Environmental Technologies organised by AIT Bangkok on 27-29 January (1999). Kurian Joseph (1999) "Siting of a Centralised Hazardous Waste Treatment Disposal facility (CHWTDF)" First International Seminar on Safety and Fire Engineering, Cochin, India November 24-26, 1999. Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2000), "Siting of Centralised Hazardous waste incineration facility" presented at Intl. Conference on Hazardous waste management, CES, Anna University, Chennai,during 27-29 January 2000. Kurian Joseph (2000), "Upgradation of Municipal Solid Waste Dumps" Proposal on environmentally sustainable Solidwaste landfill management in asia, presented at the Asian Regional Workshop II on Environmental Technologies organised by AIT Bangkok on 13-14 July 2000. Schindler F.,Nagendran R and Kurian Joseph (2001) , " Economics of membrane Technologies for water and wastewater reclamation", Procs. Seminar on Membrane Technologies for Water and wastewater Reclamation, CES, Anna University, 15-16 February 2001 Kurian Joseph, R.Nagendran, K.Palanivelu and S.Thayumanavan (2001), "Landfill Mining", presented at Seminar on Solid Waste Management, organized by University of Peradeniya, 27th August 2001, Colombo, SriLanka Kurian Joseph, R. Nagendran, Chart Chiemchaisri and C.Visvanathan (2002),"Energy from Sustainable Landfills", presented at the International conference on Techno-Commercial Aspects in Waste to Energy, at MREC, Jaipur during March 1-3,2002 Kurian Joseph, S. Esakku, K. Palanivelu and A.Selvam (2003), Studies on landfill mining at solid waste dumpsites in India, Presented in Sardinia 2003, ­ IX International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium Sardinia, Italy, October 2003. This paper was selected for the "Kriton Curi" award for the best paper in waste management from developing countries. pdfMachine J.Tränkler, B.F.A.Basnayake, C.Chiemchaisri, Kurian Josephfiles with ease! C.Visvanathan, - is a pdf writer that produces quality PDF and Z. Gongming (2003), Landfill Get yours now! "Thank you very much! I can use Acrobat Distiller or the Acrobat PDFWriter but I consider your product a lot easier to use and much preferable to Adobe's" A.Sarras - USA

Page 6 of 12 management in Asia ­ notions about Future approaches to appropriate and sustainable solutions, SARDINIA 2003 ­ IX International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Italy, 6-10 October 2003. R. Nagendran, A. Selvam and Kurian Joseph. (2003), "Effect of MSW Floral Diversity and Plant Growth ­ A Case Study at Perungudi and Kodungaiyur Dumping Grounds, Chennai, India. Presented in ARRPET organized workshop at Kasetsart University, Thailand, October 2003

Kurian Joseph (2004), "Environmental and Health Aspects of Textile Industry", An International Roundtable on Health and Environmental Issues in Tanneries and textile Industries", January 22-24, 2004, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Kurian Joseph (2004), "Cleaner Production for Textile Industries", An International Roundtable on Health and Environmental Issues in Tanneries and textile Industries", January 22-24, 2004, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Swati M. and Kurian Joseph (2005), "Bioreactor Landfills ­ A global vista on the emerging technology for sustainable management of municipal solid waste", Prithvi 2005 ­ Global Ecomeet ­ Sustainable Land use and Waste Management, February 19-28, 2005, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Kurian Joseph, R.Nagendran and C. Visvanathan (2005), "Sustainable Approach for Management of Dumpsites in Asia", Twentieth International Conference on "Solid Waste Technology and Management", Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 3-6, 2005. Kurian Joseph, S. Esakku, R. Nagendran and C. Visvanathan (2005) "A Decision Making Tool For Dumpsite Rehabilitation In Developing Countries", Proceedings Sardinia 2005, X International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Italy. S. Esakku, Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran. (2005), "Methodological Constraints and Challenges in Sampling and Characterization for Dumpsite Rehabilitation", Proceedings Sardinia 2005, X International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Italy. M.Swati, Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2005), "Bioreactor Landfill Lysimeter Studies on Indian Urban Refuse" Proceedings Sardinia 2005, X International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Italy. C. Visvanathan, J. Trankler, P. Kuruparan, B.F.A. Basnayake, C. Chaiemchaisri, Kurian Joseph and Z. Gongming (2005), "Asian Regional Research Programme on Sustainable Solid Waste Landfill Management in Asia", Proceedings Sardinia 2005, X International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Italy. Kurian Joseph (2006) "Technological options for Waste management in Asian cities", International Interdisciplinary conference on Sustainable Technologies for Environmental protection", Coimbatore Institute of Technology, 7-9 January 2006 Shobana Ramesh and Kurian Joseph (2006), "Electronic waste management ­ Issues and Strategies", Poster presented in CWG International Workshop on Solid Waste, Health and the Millennium Development Goals, Kolkata, 1 ­ 5 Feb' 2006 Kurian Joseph (2006), "Landfill Bioreactors for Sustainable Disposal of Solid Wastes in Asia", International Workshop on Biotechnology of Anaerobic Bacteria and Archaea, Agarkar Research Institute, Pune, March 3-4, 2006 Kurian Joseph, R. Nagendran and Obuli. P. Karthikeyan (2006), "Stabilization of wastes from dumpsite in leachate reciculation and flushing bioreactors" - Procs. Asia Pacific Landfill Symposium APLAS ­ IV, Shanghai, China, November 2006. Swati. M and Kurian Joseph, (2006) "Accelerated degradation of organic fraction of solid waste in tropical environment by leachate recirculation", Proceedings of ORBIT 2006, Fifth International Conference on Biological Waste Management, Weimar, Germany, Sept 13-15, 2006, Part 4, pp 1247- 1254. Yogalakshmi.K.N. and Kurian Joseph (2006), "Effect of Sudden Hydraulic Shock Load on the Performance of Membrane Bioreactor , International Conference on Environment 2006 (ICENV 2006), 13-15 November 2006, Penang, Malaysia. Kurian Joseph, C.Visvanathan, B.F.A.Basnayake, C.Chiemchaisri and Z.Gongming (2006), "Asian Regional Research Networking for Sustainable Landfill Management", Procs. 8th Asian Academic Network for environmental safety and waste management (AANESWM), Anna University, Chennai ,11-13 December 2006 Kurian Joseph (2007) "Waste reduction, reuse and recycle initiatives in India", Procs.International symposium on recent trends in cleaner technologies and environmental management, Pondicherry Engineering College, 6 January 2007,pp -872-878 M. Swati, T. Rema and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Hazardous organic pollutants in municipal solid waste: Qualitative screening and batch studies on co-disposal of phenol", Proceedings of the International conference on cleaner technologies and environmental management, PEC, Pondicherry, India, January 4-6, pp- 264-269. Kurian Joseph and Nagendran R. (2007), "Top down and bottom up approach for sustainability of waste management in developing countries", Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, pdf October 1-5, 2007. pdfMachine - is a Italy,writer that produces quality PDF files with ease! Get yours now! "Thank you very much! I can use Acrobat Distiller or the Acrobat PDFWriter but I consider your product a lot easier to use and much preferable to Adobe's" A.Sarras - USA

Page 7 of 12 Kurian Joseph (2007), "Electronic waste management in India ­ Issues and Strategies" Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, October 1-5, 2007. Obuli P. Karthikeyan, Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2007), "Leachate recirculation to reduce the pollution potential of waste mined from open dumpsite ­ a lysimeter study", Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, October 1-5, 2007.

S. Esakku, A. Swaminathan, Obuli. P. Karthikeyan, Kurian Joseph and K. Palanivelu (2007), "Municipal solid waste management in Chennai city, India", Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, October 1-5, 2007. Visvanathan C., Kurian Joseph, Chiemchaisri C., Zhou G., and Basnayake B.F.A. (2007), "Integrated networking for sustainable solid waste management in Asia", International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Chennai, India, September 5-7, 2007, Kurian Joseph, Nagendran R., and Thansekaran K. (2007), "Interventions for sustainable management of municipal solid wastes", International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Chennai, India, September 5-7, 2007 Swati M. and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Fate of Phenol, Diethyl Phthalate and Dibutyl Phthalate in bioreactor landfill and control dump lysimeters" International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Chennai, India, September 5-7, 2007 Obuli. P. Karthikeyan and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Municipal solid waste treatment in simulated bioreactor landfills operated with high Ammonia-n concentration", International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Chennai, India, September 5-7, 2007 S. Esakku, Obuli. P. Karthikeyan, R.Nagendran, K.Palanivelu, Kurian Joseph, K.P.M.N. Pathirana, A.K. Karunarathna and B.F.A. Basnayake (2007), "Seasonal variations in leachate characteristics from municipal solid waste dumpsite in India and Sri Lanka", International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Chennai, India, September 5-7, 2007 Kurian Joseph, (2007), "Lessons from Municipal Solid Waste Processing initiatives in India", International Symposium MBT 2007, Wasteconsult International, Germany, 22-24 May 2007 ,pp 1-11 Kurian Joseph (2007), "Current Situation and Issues on Solid waste management in India", Third Expert meeting on Solid Waste management in Asia and Pacific Islands, Okayama, Japan, 7-9, November 2007 Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2007)," Management of open dumpsites in Asia ­ Challenges and Opportunities", EcoTech 2007,6th International Conference on waste and wastewater treatment, University of Kalmar, Sweden, 26-28 November 2007, pp 291-300 Chart Chiemchaisri and Kurian Joseph (2007)," Application of Bioreactor landfill technology to municipal solid waste management : Asian Perspective ", EcoTech 2007,6th International Conference on waste and wastewater treatment, University of Kalmar, Sweden, 26-28 November 2007, pp 255-264 R.Nagendran, Kurian Joseph and L Umayal (2007)," Biopesticide effects of Compost Generated from municipal Solid waste", EcoTech 2007,6th International Conference on waste and wastewater treatment, University of Kalmar, Sweden, 26-28 November 2007, pp 121-130

(b) National Conferences / Seminars Kurian Joseph (1995), "Pollution Control in Dairy Industry" Seminar on pollution control in food and dairy Industry, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Madras on 10-10-1995. Kurian Joseph (1996), "Environmental Statement - A tool for Environmental Management": Proceedings of the National Workshop on Environmental Management of Industries in Core Sector held at KREC on may 17-18, 1996. pp.120-124. Ranganathan K.R. and Kurian Joseph " Industrial Effluent Management for Clusters of Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Units". Proceedings of the Sixth National Symposium on Environment sponsored by DAE, Govt. of India, at Coimbatore from Jan 7-9, 1997. Kurian Joseph and Jaiprakash Narain G.B. (1997), " EIA of Construction" Proceedings of the seminar on construction Engineering and Management for infrastructure development at Anna University, Chennai on 20-22, March 1997. Kurian Joseph (1998) "Economic Dimensions of International Environmental Agreements and Ecological Standards" National Seminar on Environment cost of Economic Development, University of Madras, 16-17 April 1998. Kurian Joseph and Jaiprakash Narain G.B.(1999), " Environmental Management Standards ­ ISO 14000" Presented at pdf writer that by Indian dyes and Chemicals, Tirupur on 21 March 1999. pdfMachine - is aTextech 99 organised produces quality PDF files with ease!

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Page 8 of 12 Kurian Joseph and K.R. Ranganathan (1999) "Cleaner production and institutions" first Indian Round table conference on cleaner production, national productivity council, New Delhi on 31st August, - 1st September 1999. Kurian Joseph and Jaiprakash Narain G.B. (1999) "An integrated approach for TDS Management in Hosiery dyeing effluents", IAEM Annual Conference, NEERI, Nagpur on 17- 18 December Kurian Joseph and Jaiprakash Narain G.B (2000), "TDS minimization in Hosiery dyeing effluents by Low Salt dyeing at low liquor ratio", Envirotech 2000, New delhi during 19-21 April, 2000.

Kurian Joseph and Jaiprakash Narain G.B (2000), "A Cleaner Production approach for Waste management in Hosiery Textile dyeing industry", National Workshop on " Environmental Planning framework for water resources management in Tamil Nadu, organized by WRO and World Bank Institute during 23-24 November, 2000. Kurian Joseph (2001 ) " Cleaner Production ­ Integrated production and process measures", GTZUTK workshop on Pollution Control in Textile industry", organized at Tirupur on 8-10 march 2001. Kurian Joseph and Ranganathan K.R (2001) "An approach for TDS management in Industrial Effluents" World Bank funded Training Programme at EPTRI Hyderabad, 16­20 July 2001. Kurian Joseph (2001) " Management of Total Dissolved Solids in Industrial effluents" 17th National convention of Environmental Engineers, The institution of Engineers (I), held at Trivandrum , 23-25 November 2001 Kurian Joseph, R.Nagendran, K.Palanivelu and S.Thayumanavan (2001) " Rehabilitation of municipal solid waste dumpsites" 17th National convention of Environmental Engineers, The institution of Engineers (I), held at Trivandrum , 23-25 November 2001 Kurian Joseph (2001), "Technologies for Sustainable Management of Solid Wastes", Environment Conclave 2001, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry, 21-22, November 2001, Chennai Kurian Joseph, C.Visvanathan, J.Trankler, B.F.A.Basnayake, C.Chiemchaisri and Z.Gongming (2003), Regional Networking for Sustainable Landfill Management in Asia, Proceedings of the Workshop on Sustainable Landfill Management, CES, Anna University, Chennai , 3-5 December 2003. S. Esakku, K. Palanivelu and Kurian Joseph (2003). Assessment of heavy metals in a municipal solid waste dumpsite, Proceedings of the Workshop on Sustainable Landfill Management, CES, Anna University, Chennai, 3-5 December 2003. Yogalakshmi K.N and Kurian Joseph (2003), "Membrane bioreactor for wastewater reclamation", Procs. National conference on Biological treatment of Wastewater and waste Air, Regional Research Laboratory, Thiruvananthapuram, August 28-29,2003, pp 360-373. Jayalakshmi S and Kurian Joseph (2004), "Anaerobic digestion for energy recovery from municipal solid waste", Procs. National seminar on Biodegradation of municipal and industrial wastewater, Periyar Maniammai College of Technology for Women, 07-08 May 2004, pp 20-34 Kurian Joseph (2004)"Bioreactor Landfills" Regional Workshop on "Sharing MSW Best Practices, Institutional Reforms & Financial Incentives through Methane Migration" organized by United States ­ Asia Environmental Partnership (US ­ AEP), American Consulate General, Chennai on 4th November 2004 Kurian Joseph (2005), "Educating engineers for preventive environmental management", Procs. Role of technical Education in Sustainable Development", Anna University, Chennai on 24-26 March 2005,pp 29-36 Nagendran R and Kurian Joseph (2005), "Sustainability of Technical education in India", Procs. Role of technical Education in Sustainable Development", Anna University, Chennai on 24-26 March 2005,pp 196-202 M.Swati and Kurian Joseph (2005), "Leachate recirculation as a process based approach to enhance municipal solid waste stabilisation", National Seminar on Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Strategies, Annamalai Nagar, October 22.2005 M. Swati, Obuli. P. Karthikeyan, Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2005). "Landfill bioreactor ­ a biotechnological solution for waste management", National Conference on Path to Health-Biotechnology Revolution in India", Chennai, November 24-26,2005 Kurian Joseph and R.Nagendran(2005) "Dumpsite rehabilitation and sustainable landfilling", National workshop on "Incineration and Solid Waste Management" held at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai during 29-30, April 2005 Kurian Joseph (2006), "E-Waste ­ Source and Impacts", Seminar on e-Waste, C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre, Chennai, Feb' 23, 2006 Kurian Joseph (2006) , "Remediation of existing landfill site", Workshop on Municipal solid waste management, Tamil Nadu pollution Control Board, Chennai, Feb' 25, 2006.

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Page 9 of 12 Kurian Joseph (2006) " Municipal Solid Waste Management in India ­ Current Status and emerging Trends", Procs. National Seminar on Environmental management and waste disposal, NSS College, Pandalam, Kerala, March 27-28, 2006. Kurian Joseph (2006) "Sustainable landfill management through bioreactors", Professional development programme on MSWM ­ planning, collection, handling and disposal options, Engineering staff college, Hyderabad, June 21, 2006. Obuli. P. Karthikeyan and Kurian Joseph (2006), "ANAMOX a novel process for nitrogen management in bioreactor landfill" National Seminar on Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management, 27-28 April 2006, Periyar Maniammai College of Technology, Tanjore

Kurian Joseph , G.Vishnu and S.Palanisamy (2006), "Membrane based zero liquid discharge treatment systems for recovery of water and salt from textile effluents", Technical meet on Advanced membrane Technology, FICCI- Resource conservation and management services, September 1-2, 2006, Chennai. Kurian Joseph (2006) " Sources of pollution and waste minimization in Textile Industries" and `Treatment and Reuse of Dyeing Effluent", Seminar on Industrial wastewater treatment and reuse, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, 9 December 2006, Tirupur. Obuli P. Karthikeyan and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Anaerobic Ammonium Oxidation (ANAMMOX) process for nitrogen removal ­ A review", Proceedings of Biological methods of waste treatment and management in South India symposium, Chennai, TN, India, February 15, 2007. Obuli P. Karthikeyan and Kurian Joseph (2007), "Bioreactor landfills for sustainable solid waste management", Proceedings of National Conference on Sustainable Energy and Waste Management, Coimbatore, India, April 27 ­ 28 2007.

16. Awards

"Kriton Curi" award for the best paper in waste management from developing countries awarded to the paper titled "Studies on landfill mining at solid waste dumpsites in India" authored by Kurian Joseph, S. Esakku, K. Palanivelu and A.Selvam, pPresented in Sardinia 2003, - IX International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium Sardinia, Italy, October 2003.

17. Books / Patents :

Gilbert M. Masters, Kurian Joseph and R.Nagendran (2007), "Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science", Second Edition, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt.Ltd, Delhi Kurian Joseph and R. Nagendran (2004), Essentials of Environmental Studies, Pearson Education, Singapore Kurian Joseph, R. Nagendran , K. Palanivelu , K. Thanasekaran and C. Visvanathan (2004), Dumpsite Rehabilitation and Landfill Mining , CES, Anna University, Chennai, India under ARRPET. C.Visvanathan, Josef Trankler, Zhou Gongming, Kurian Joseph, B.F.A. Basnakake, Chart Chiemchaisri (2004), Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia, AIT, Bangkok under ARRPET M. Narayana Rao, V. Kothandaraman, V.N. Rayudu, Kurian Joseph and E.S.M Suresh, Environmental Engineering Laboratory Manual for Water Analysis, TTTI, Chennai under CIICP, Project (1998). Kurian Joseph, Monograph on Environmental Impact Assessment Practices in India, AU/CES-110 published by ENVIS-05 Centre at CES, Anna University, for the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. New Delhi.(1998).

18. Social Activities

:

(a) Organization of Training programmes and Seminars for professionals

Two day training programme on "Environmental Audit for Cement Industries" sponsored by MoEF, Government of India conducted at CES, Anna University on 28 & 29 August 1995. Ten day refresher course on "Water Supply Distribution Network Analysis using computers" sponsored by CPHEEO and conducted by CES on 14-24 February 1995, 13-23 February 1996 and 12-22 February 1997. pdfMachine - ais a pdf seminar on "Anaerobic Technologies PDF filesTreatment" at CES, Anna Organization of National writer that produces quality for Waste with ease! Get yours now! "Thank you very much! I can use Acrobat Distiller or the Acrobat PDFWriter but I consider your product a lot easier to use and much preferable to Adobe's" A.Sarras - USA

Page 10 of 12 University on 11-12, December 1997. Organization of National Seminar on "TDS removal from Textile Effluent" at CES, Anna University on 26 March, 1998. Training Programme on "Hazardous Waste Management" for Officials of PCB and Ports and Harbour sponsored by CPCB at CES on 20-21 March 1998. Training programme on "Environmental Audit and Waste Minimisation in Tannery sector" organised by ETI, TNPCB, October, 1998. Training programme on "Operation and Maintenance of CETPs for small scale textile Industry" conducted on 6 ­ 10 December 1999 at CES, Anna University, Chennai Seminar on "Environmental Management Systems" conducted at CES, Anna University, Chennai on 18 February 2000.

Seminar on "Industrial Wastewater Reclamation" organized by IEA at CES, Anna University, Chennai on 8 May 2000. Seminar on "Membrane technologies for water and wastewater reclamation" at CES, Anna University, Chennai on 15-16 February 2001. Seminar on " Natural and Decentralised Waste Treatment systems" organized by IEA and CES, Anna University, Chennai on 15 March 2002 Workshop on "Sustainable Landfill Management" organized by Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai-600 025 during December 3-5, 2003 Training Programme on Environmental Management in Electroplating Industries, at Madurai on 31 July 2004 and at CES, Anna university, Chennai, 29th September 2004 Training Programme on Environmental Management in Electroplating Industries, at Coimbatore on 25 February 2005 Policy workshop and Training Programme on Municipal solid waste management, CES, Anna University on 21-25 August 2006. Training the Trainer Programme on Municipal solid waste management, CES, Anna University on 1822 December 2006. International Conference on "Sustainable Solid Waste Management" organized by Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai-600 025 during September 8-10, 2007

(b) Contribution in Major Consultancy Projects in the field of specialization

Completely involved in the Detailed Engineering of the cooling water circulation, makeup water treatment and contaminated water treatment systems of continuous casting plant under Durgapur Steel Plant modernization. Activities included process design, development of process control philosophy for the automation controlled by PLC, procurement assistance including preparation of operation & maintenance manual, co-ordination among the in-house department such as civil, instrumentation, piping and electrical, consultants and client. (1989-92) Involved in the Detailed Engineering of Ballast Water treatment plant for 2nd Oil Jetty of Halida Dock Complex, Calcutta Port Trust. Activities include process design, development of process flow diagrams and control philosophy, general arrangement drawings, technical specification and coordination among the in house disciplines, consultants and client. (1991-92) Involved in the Basic Engineering of Floor Wash Water treatment plant for Mahul Refinery of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Bombay and Sewage Treatment Plant for TISCO. Activities included basic design, preparation of Layout, process flow diagrams, process Control Philosophy, Hydraulic flow diagrams, technical specification etc. (1992) Completely involved in the execution / supervision of Civil Works for the Effluent treatment plant for Nilambur Chilling Plant, Kerala. (1992). Design of water transmission and Distribution System for Madras City. Activities included collection of basic data, analysis using computer package and report preparation for water distribution system for four zones. (1994-95) Environmental Impact Assessment of Hyundai Car Project near Sriperumbudur, near Chennai. Activity included noise impact assessment of the project, (1996) Environmental and Social Assessment of Tirupur Area Development Project. Activities included analysis of Project alternatives for Industrial effluent management under the project. (1996) Preparation of Manual for "Environmental Audit of Sugar Industries" for Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India. This involves Environmental Audit of three typical Sugar industries and preparation of a manual that can guide the industries for conduct of Environmental Audit. (1996-97). pdfMachine - the a pdf writer guidelines on "Identification, Characterization and analysis of Involved in is preparation of that produces quality PDF files with ease! Get yours now! "Thank you very much! I can use Acrobat Distiller or the Acrobat PDFWriter but I consider your product a lot easier to use and much preferable to Adobe's" A.Sarras - USA

Page 11 of 12 Hazardous Wastes" sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India (1997-98). Performance evaluation of Mechanical Surface aerators, for M/s Pure Tech Engineering Private Limited Chennai (1998). Project Leader, in the "Environmental Impact Assessment of Hazardous Waste incineration facility" at Manali, near Chennai (1999). Involved in the feasibility studies on Modernisation of the Effluent Treatment Plant for M/s. Tamilnadu Co-operative Textile Processing Mills Ltd., Erode.(1999) Involved in the Technical Appraisal of the Detailed Project Reports for Chennai City Waterways Improvement under NRCD for MoEF, New Delhi (2000) Project Leader in Environmental Impact Assessment of a Diesel Power Plant Expansion Project (2000)

Project Leader in Technical evaluation of Common Effluent Treatment (CETP) project for small scale industrial clusters in Tamil Nadu. (1996-2001) Project Leader in Pollution Load Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment of a Linear Alkyl Benzene Plant (2003). Project Leader in the Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment of a Hazardous Sludge Disposal Facility for the CETPs in Tirupur (2003). Project leader in the Carrying Capacity Assessment of M.S ingots, Chlor Alkali and Ferro Alloy industries in Pondicherry" sponsored by the Directorate of industries, Pondicherry (2003) Project leader for the "Ecological and Environmental damage assessment of Noyyal and Amaravathy River Basin due to Pollution by Industries", sponsored by the Loss of Ecology Authority, Chennai (2004). Facilitator for establishing and running of Five Waste Minimisation Circles for the Textile industry in Tirupur (2004) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Development of microbiological quality standards for disposal of urban wastewater", sponsored by the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi (2004). Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment of a Pharmaceutical Industry", sponsored by M/s Shasun Chemicals, Pondicherry (2005) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Studies of chemical units located in SIDCO Industrial Estate, Mettur Dam, Salem District" sponsored by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (2005) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Environmental Assessment of a Complex Fertiliser Industry", sponsored by M/s Coramandel, Fertilisers Ltd, Ennore (2005). Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Expert opinion on the management of total dissolved solids and hazardous wastes at M/s Madura coats private limited, Ambasamudram" (2005) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Environmental Assessment of Caterpiller India Pvt Ltd, Thiruvallur (2005). Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Evaluation of the Landfill Cell-1" of M/s Sterlite Industries (I) Ltd, Tuticorin" (2006). Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Environmental and Safety Audit of the existing Carbon Black Factory of M/s. Hi-Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi, Thiruvallur (2006). Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Pollution Load Assessment of M/s. Tagros Chemicals, Cuddalore (2006) Team Member in the consultancy work on the evaluation of "Zero Liquid treatment systems for the Common Effluent Plants for the textile industries" in Tirupur (2007) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Pollution Load Assessment" of M/s. Tanfac Industries Ltd., Cuddalore (2007) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Study to estimate methane emanated from the Poultry litter" for M/s. Subhashri Bio Energies P. Ltd., Tiruchengode (2007) Project Leader for the consultancy work on "Study of pollution potential of zinc sulphate manufacturing industry" for Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Chennai (2007) Retainer consultant for M/s. Global Envirotech, Chennai (2007) Project leader for the consultancy work on "Study of pollution load assessment due to product change" of M/s. Shasun Chemicals & Drugs Ltd., Cuddalore (2007).

(c) Membership of Professional Associations

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Page 12 of 12 Indian Association for Environmental Management (LM-797). Indian Society for Technical Education (LM-13996). Institution of Public Health Engineers (India) LM-1083). National Solid Waste Association of India. Indian Environmental Association (IEA)

Date : 23.01.2008

( KURIAN JOSEPH )

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