Faculty At Civil Department



Abdur Rahman Quaff
Abdur Rahman Quaff
Assistant Professor
Basic Information Research Interest:-Water and Wastewater Treatment Through Biological Process, Physicochemical Process, Ozonation
Email :- arquaff@nitp.ac.in
Phone :-

Subjects Teaching in Department
  1. Environmental Engineering II
  2. Material Science &Technology
  3. Environmental Sanitation
  4. Air And Noise Pollution
  5. Ground Water Engineering
  6. Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics
  7. Environmental Chemistry & Microbiology
  8. Environmental Engineering-I
Educational Qualification
  1. Ph.D - IIT Kanpur - 2009
  2. M. Tech - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 2003
  3. B.Tech - BIT Sindri, Dhanbad - 1998
    Memberships & Society
    1. Indian Society for Technical Education - LM96275
    2. The Institution of Engineers (India) - IEIM141070-3
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. Procurement Coordinator-TEQIP II,
      2. Departmental Course Coordinator PG
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. Assistant Professor In-charge Library
        2. Hostel Warden
        3. DPGC
          Work Experiences
          1. Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department NIT Patna, Sept 2011- Till now
          2. Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department MNNIT Allahabad, March 2009-Sept 2011
          3. Lecturer MIT Muzaffarpur, March 1999-August 2001
            Journals
            1. A. R. Quaff, S. Venkatesh , N D Pandey , Treatment of Textile Dye Wastewater by Iinnovative Combined Treatment Technology”. Journal of Applied Research and Technology. Accepted, March - 2017,.
            2. Smita Venkatesh, A.R.Quaff , N. D. Pandey , K. Venkatesh, Decolorization and mineralization of C.I. direct red 28 azo dye by ozonation. Desalination and Water Treatment (Taylor and Francis). 57(9), December - 2016,4135-4145, | DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2014.992047 .
            3. S. Venkatesh, A. R. Quaff, N. D. Pandey,, €Impact of Ozonation on Decolorization and Mineralization of Azo Dyes: Biodegradability Enhancement, By-Products Formation, Required Energy and Cost”. Jr. of Ozone: Science & Engineering. Taylor & Francis. 37 ( 5) - 2015,420-430, ISSN: 0191-9512 print / 1547-6545 .
            4. S. Venkatesh, A. R. Quaff, N. D. Pandey , Advanced Oxidation and Anaerobic Biodegradation Treatment for Removal of Dye Acid Red 14. Science & Technology . 1 (4) - 2015,209-214, DOI:=10.1080/19443994.2014.992047.
            5. Smita Venkatesh, A.R.Quaff , N. D. Pandey , Ttreatment and Degradation of Synthetic Azo Dye Solution containing Acid red 14 by Ozone. . Journal of Innovative Research And Solution (JIRAS). 02 - 2014 ,1-5, .
            6. Abdur Rahman Quaff, Sisir Mondal, Ashish Tiwari, Sewage Treatment Using Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactor in India. International Journal of Advanced Research . 02(04), 05 - 2014,777-781, ISSN 2320-5407.
            7. A R Quaff & Saumyen Guha , Evaluation of Mixing and Performance of Lab-Scale UASB Reactors Treating Domestic Wastewater . Journal of Environmental Engineering (ASCE) . Volume 137(05), May - 2011,322-330, .
            8. A R Quaff & M.M.Ashhar , A Comparative Study on Removal of Arsenic (III) by Activated Tea Waste & Activated Charcoal. Journal of Indian Water Works Association . 37(01), Jan - 2005,63-69, .
            9. A R Quaff & M.M.Ashhar Vol. No. 4; , A Comparative Study on Removal of Arsenic (III) by Ferric Chloride & Alum . Journal of IPHE India . 04, Oct - 2003,40-43, .
            10. Smita Venkatesh, N. D. Pandey, A.R.Quaff, Decolorization of Synthetic Dye Solution Containing Congo Red By Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP). International Science and Research (ISR) Journal, . 02(01) - 2014 ,10-15, .
            11. A R Quaff & Bhumika Singh , Health effect of Air pollution: A Case Study of Allahabad City in India.. International Journal of Environmental Pollution and Remediation, (IJEPR) Avestia Publication, Canada. ISSN:1929-2732.
              International Conferences
              1. S. Venkatesh, A.R.Quaff, N. D. Pandey (2014) , “The use of ozonation and biological processes for treatment of textile azo dye wastewater”, National Conference on “Water Resources Management – Achievements & Challenges (WRM-AC 2014) .  Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India, ,March 22nd - 2014, .
              2. Smita Venkatesh, A R Quaff and N D Pandey , Treatment and Reuse of Dye Wastewater from the Textile Industry: A Review of Advanced Treatment Technologies, International Conference IWW-2013 Efficient Water management: Challenges and Opportunities.   Vigyan Bhawan Delhi, India.,8-14 April - 2013, .
              3. Smita Venkatesh, A R Quaff and N D Pandey , Treatment of Dye wastewater through combination of Biological and Advanced Oxidation Processes, International Conference on Chemistry frontiers and challenges .  A.M.U., Aligarh, India,2-3 March - 2013, .
              4. A R Quaff and Bhumika Singh , Health Effect of Air Pollution: A case study of Allahabad City, India, 3rd International Conference on Environmental Pollution and .  Toronto, Canada,July 15-17 - 2013, .
              5. Abdur Rahman Quaff, Sisir Mondal , Effect of Upflow Velocity on Mixing in the UASB Reactor Treating Low Strength Wastewater, International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment.  Z.H.College of Engineering & Technology, A.M.U., Aligarh INDIA in Collaboration with La Sierra University, U.S.A. and Asia Pacific University, Thailand,29-30 Octobe - 2010, .
              6. A. R. Quaff, Vibha.J.A., Richa.P., Saumyen Guha, C.S.Harendranath (2008) , Enhanced Granulation Using Natural Polymers in UASB Reactors Treating Domestic Wastewater, International Water work Association (IWWA) Conference .  Vienna, Austria,7-12 Septemb - 2008, .
              7. A. R.Quaff, Vibha.J.A., Saumyen Guha, C.S.Harendranath, Stability of Granules in UASB Reactor Testing Low Strength Waste Water, International conference .   Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur India. ,11-14 Jan - 2007, .
              National Conferences
              1. Ashish Tiwari, A.R.Quaff., R.P. Tiwari , Chitosan Cryogel as polymeric filter media and adsorbent , National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2013).  NIT Patna, India,13-14 June - 2013, .
              2. A R Quaff and Smita Venkatesh , Degradation and Mineralization of Azo Dyes Textile Effluent using Biological and Advanced Oxidation Processes - National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2013) , National Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2013).  NIT Patna, India,13-14 June - 2013, .
              Projects
              1. Degradation of Dyes Wastewater through Combination of Ozonation and Anaerobic Biodegradation.Sponsored by DST India, Mentor of Project
              2. CSIR, Submitted
              Phd Students
              1. Mr. Ashish Tiwari - Enhancement of Granulation in UASB-PFM System for Complete Treatment of Low Strength Wastewater ( 2009 - Continue ).
              2. Ms. Smita Venkatesh - Degradation of Dyes Wastewater through Combination of Ozonation and Anaerobic Biodegradation ( 2010 - Continue ).