Faculty At Civil Department



Abdur Rahman Quaff
Abdur Rahman Quaff
Associate Professor (Civil Engg Dept)
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 Water Work Association
    2. Indian Society for Technical Education - LM96275
    3. The Institution of Engineers (India) - IEIM141070-3
      Current Administrative Responsibility
      1. Procurement Coordinator TEQIP III
      2. Departmental Academic Audit Coordinator
        Past Administrative Responsibility
        1. Departmental Post Graduate Coordinator
        2. Procurement coordinator TEQIP II (2013-17)
        3. Assistant Professor In-charge Library
        4. Hostel Warden
        5. DPGC
          Work Experiences
          1. Associate Professor Civil Engineering Department NIT Patna, August 2018 to till date
          2. Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department NIT Patna, Sept 2011- July 2018
          3. Assistant Professor Civil Engineering Department MNNIT Allahabad, March 2009-Sept 2011
          4. Lecturer MIT Muzaffarpur, March 1999-August 2001
            Journals
            1. I Kumar & A R Quaff , Comparative study on the effectiveness of natural coagulant aids and commercial coagulant: removal of arsenic from water.. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (Springer). , 06 september - 2018,10.1007/s13762-018-1980-8.
            2. A. R. Quaff, S. Venkatesh , N D Pandey , Treatment of Textile Dye Wastewater by Iinnovative Combined Treatment Technology”. Journal of Applied Research and Technology. Published, March - 2017,.
            3. 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 .
            4. 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 .
            5. 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.
            6. 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, .
            7. 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.
            8. 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, .
            9. 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, .
            10. 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, .
            11. 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, .
            12. 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 - 2017 ).
              2. Ms. Smita Venkatesh - Degradation of Dyes Wastewater through Combination of Ozonation and Anaerobic Biodegradation ( 2010 - 2015 ).