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Book Chapters    

  • Kannan D C and Pattarkine V M. “Recovery of Lipids from Algae.” In “Algal Refineries, Vol 1.” Bajpai R K, Prokop A, and Zappi M, Eds. Dordrecht, Springer, 2014.
  • Pattarkine M V and Pattarkine V M. “Nanotechnology for Algal Biofuels.” In “The Science of Algal Fuels: Phycology, Geology, Biophotonics, Genomics and Nanotechnology.” Gordon R and Seckbach J, Eds. Dordrecht, Springer, 2012.
  • Kannan D C and Pattarkine V M. “From Algae to Biofuel – Engineering Aspects.” In Gordon R and Seckbach J, Eds. The Science of Algal Fuels: Phycology, Geology, Biophotonics, Genomics and Nanotechnology. Dordrecht, Springer, 2012.

Manuals    

  • Member, Task Force. “Moving Toward Resource Recovery Facilities.” A Special Publication of Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2014.
  • Member, Task Force. “Manual of Practice No. 34 (MOP 34): Nutrient Removal.” Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2010.
  • Member, Task Force.  “Manual of Practice No. 8 (MOP 8): Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants.” Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2009.
  • Member, Task Force. “Manual of Practice No. 32 (MOP 32): Energy Conservation in Wastewater Treatment Facilities.” Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2009.
  • Ballance R, Biswas B, Pant B D, and Pattarkine V M. “Handbook on Environment Statistics.” Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, 2002.
  • Member, Task Force. “Biological and Chemical Systems for Nutrient Removal.” A Special Publication of Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 1998.

Papers      

  • Pattarkine V M and Bhadkamkar V. “Biological Wastewater Treatment – An Overview.” Invited paper for Water Today, June 2015.
  • Subject Area Expert. “Evaluating the Impacts of Cold and Wet Weather Events on Biological Nutrient Removal in Water Resource Recovery Facilities.” Water Environment Research Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 2015
  • Spano T T, Bott C B, and Pattarkine V M. “Real World Wastewater Technologies Workshop: Advancing the World We Live In – Exploring Cutting Edge Wastewater Treatment Technologies.” Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) STAC Publication 13-003, Chesapeake Bay Program, Edgewater, Maryland, USA, September 2013 (http://www.chesapeake.org/pubs/303_Spano2013.pdf)
  • Jahan K, Hoque S, Ahmed T, Türkdoan L, Arslankaya E, and Pattarkine V. “Activated Sludge and Other Aerobic Suspended Culture Processes.” Water Environment Research, 83(10), 1092-1149, 2011.
  • Member, Energy Task Force, Sustainability Community of Practice. “Renewable Energy Generation from Wastewater.” Position Statement by Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, October 2011 (http://www.wef.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=11331).
  • Acharya S, Pattarkine V M, and Knud-Hansen C F. “Lake and Reservoir Management.” Water Environment Research, 82(10), 1767-1836, 2010.
  • Schmit C G, Jahan K, Schmit K H, Debik E, and Pattarkine V. “Activated Sludge and Other Aerobic Suspended Culture Processes.” Water Environment Research, 82(10), 1073-1123, 2010.
  • Eckelberry T R and Pattarkine V M. “The Next Generation Biofuel Feedstock.” Invited paper for Biomass Products and Technology, February 2010.
  • Member, Sustainability Community of Practice. “Protocols for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Municipal Wastewater Sources – Technical Practice Update.” Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, October 2009.
  • Shrikhande P, Srinivas D S R K, and Pattarkine V M. “Water Audit.” Invited paper for Water Today, March 2009.
  • Mulholland M R, Love N G, Bronk D A, Pattarkine V, Pramanik A, and Stensel H D. “Establishing a Research Agenda for Assessing the Bioavailability of Wastewater Treatment Plant Derived Effluent Organic Nitrogen in Treatment Systems and Receiving Waters.” Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Report 09-002, Chesapeake Bay Program, Edgewater, Maryland, USA, February 2009 (http://www.chesapeake.org/stac/Pubs/eonreport.pdf).
  • Schmit C G, Jahan K, Debik E, and Pattarkine V M. “Activated Sludge and Other Aerobic Suspended Culture Processes.” Water Environment Research, 80(10), 1036-1077, 2008.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Enhanced Natural Wastewater Treatment Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Flexible Fixed-Film Media.” Invited paper for Water Today, October 2008.
  • Mahendraker V and Pattarkine V M. “Barrier Boost – Microbial Population Research Promoting Use of Membrane Technology.” Editorial for Water and Wastes Digest, Fall 2008.
  • Jenkins T E, Pattarkine V M, and Stenstrom M K. “Optimizing Aeration Energy in Wastewater Treatment.” World Water and Environmental Engineering, 31(3), 25-27, 2008.
  • Schmit C G, Jahan K, Mahendraker V, Pattarkine V M, Debik E, and Ferguson J. “Activated Sludge and Other Aerobic Suspended Culture Processes.” Water Environment Research, 79(10), 1297-1362, 2007.
  • Member, Microconstituents Community of Practice. “Effects of Wastewater Treatment on Microconstituents – Technical Practice Update.” Technical Practice Committee, Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, May 2007.
  • Mulholland M R, Love N G, Pattarkine V M, Bronk D A, and Canuel E. “Bioavailability of Organic Nitrogen from Treated Wastewater.” Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Publication 07-001, Chesapeake Bay Program, Edgewater, Maryland, USA, February 2007 (http://www.chesapeake.org/stac/Pubs/OrganicNitrogenReport.pdf).
  • Schmit C G, Debik E, Jahan K, Mahendraker V, and Pattarkine V M. “Activated Sludge and Other Aerobic Suspended Culture Processes.” Water Environment Research, 78(10), 1261-1323, 2006.
  • Pattarkine V M, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Advanced Lagoon Treatment Technologies for Paper Industry Wastewater Treatment.” Proceedings of International Technical Conference on Energy, Environment, and Competitiveness, PAPEREX 2005, New Delhi, India, December 2005.
  • Pattarkine V M, John A V, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration Systems for Wastewater Treatment.” Everything About Water (trade journal published by EA Water, New Delhi, India), May-June 2005.
  • Pattarkine V M, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “A Low-Cost Energy-Efficient Solution for Nitrification and Denitrification in Lagoons.” Proceedings of South Carolina Environmental Conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA, March 2005.
  • Pattarkine V M, John A, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration Systems for Paper Industry Effluent Treatment.” Proceedings of International Technical Conference on Energy, Environment, and Competitiveness, PAPEREX 2003, New Delhi, India, December 2003.
  • Biswas B and Pattarkine V M. “Compendium of Environment Statistics for Developing Member Countries of the Asian Development Bank.” Proceedings of Inception Workshop on Institutional Strengthening and Collection of Environment Statistics in Selected Developing Member Countries – Phase II (held at Samarkand, Uzbekistan), Asian Development Bank, April 2000.
  • Biswas B and Pattarkine V M. “Environmental Indicators for Developing Member Countries of the Asian Development Bank.” Proceedings of Inception Workshop on Institutional Strengthening and Collection of Environment Statistics in Selected Developing Member Countries – Phase II (held at Samarkand, Uzbekistan), Asian Development Bank, April 2000.
  • Pattarkine V M and Randall C W. “The Requirement of Metal Cations for Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal by Activated Sludge.” Water Science and Technology, 40(2), 159-165, 1999.
  • Biswas B, Rao N, Dasgupta S, and Pattarkine V M. “Medical Waste Management.” Process and Plant Engineering, April-June 1999.
  • Biswas B and Pattarkine V M. “Accomplishments of RETA 5555 – An Overview.” Proceedings of Concluding Workshop on Institutional Strengthening and Collection of Environment Statistics in Selected Developing Member Countries, Asian Development Bank, May 1998.
  • McClintock S A, Randall C W, and Pattarkine V M. “Effects of Temperature and Mean Cell Residence Time on Biological Nutrient Removal Processes.” Water Environment Research, 65(2), 110-118, 1993.
  • Kukrety N, Pattarkine V M, Saksena S, Joshi V, and Sridharan P V. “Performance of Coal-Based Fuels in Domestic Cooking Fuels.” Fuel Science & Technology, 12(3&4), 71-82, 1993.
  • Randall C W, Brannan K P, McClintock S A, and Pattarkine V M. “The Case for Anaerobic Reduction of Oxygen Requirements in Biological Phosphorus Removal Systems.” Water Environment Research, 64(6), 824-833, 1992.
  • Pattarkine V M and Sherrard J H. “Stoichiometric Modelling of Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment.” Solar Energy Society of India (SESI) Journal, 2(1), 19-31, 1992.
  • McClintock S A, Pattarkine V M, and Randall C W. “Comparison of Yields and Decay Rates for a Biological Nutrient Removal Process and a Conventional Activated Sludge Process.” Water Science and Technology, 26(9-11), 2195-2198, 1992.
  • Randall C W, Pattarkine V M, and McClintock S A. “Nitrification Kinetics in Single-Sludge Biological Nutrient Removal Activated Sludge Systems.” Water Science and Technology, 25(6), 195-214, 1992.
  • McClintock S A, Randall C W, and Pattarkine V M. “Effects of Temperature and Mean Cell Residence Time on Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal.” Proceedings ASCE Annual Conference on Environmental Engineering, Reno, Nevada, 319-324, 1991 (Presenter: S A McClintock).
  • Pattarkine V M, McClintock S A, and Randall C W. “The Role of Metals in Biological Phosphorus Removal.” Proceedings ASCE Annual Conference on Environmental Engineering, Arlington, Virginia, 337-343, 1990 (Presenter: V M Pattarkine).

Conference and Workshop Presentations
  • Pattarkine V M. “Way forward for water reclamation…Sustainability with green technology” At Sustainable Wastewater Initiative For Tomorrow (SWIFT) Workshop on Constructed Wetlands, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India, February 2019.
  • Brown D and Pattarkine V M. “Easton Pennsylvania Wastewater Technology and Education Center.” At WWEMA 42nd Washington Forum - Where’s the Funding? Making the Most of New Opportunities, Washington, DC, USA, April 2015.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Blowers - How Much Air and Energy Are Needed? Or How to Optimize Energy Costs At A Municipal Resource Recovery Facility?” At At WEFTEC 2014, The 87th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 2014.
  • Leavitt A, Brown D, Colosi J, Kney A, and Pattarkine V M.  “Development of an Advanced Wastewater Treatment Research and Education Center at the City of Easton Wastewater Treatment Plant.” At At PENNTEC 2014, the annual conference of Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, June 2014.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Energy Conservation through Aeration Systems Optimization.” At Operator Training Session – “Energy Management” organized by the Water Environment Federation in cooperation with the Mississippi Water Environment Association and the Harrison County Utility Authority, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA, March 2013.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Sustainable Lake Water Quality Restoration Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At a workshop on JICA-funded Hussain Sagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project in Hyderabad, India, January 2013.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae Biofuel Industry and POTWs: A Promising Partnership.” At WEFTEC 2012, The 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, September 2012.
  • Childs R W and Pattarkine V M. “Energy Spectrum – Types and Options.” At 2012 Annual Seminar: Uncovering the secrets behind: Energy Options & Savings Education Financing, Asian Indian Americans of Central Pennsylvania, April 2012.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Wastewater Treatment: Liability or Opportunity?” Valedictory Lecture at ICER-11, Surat, India, December 2011.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Aeration System Design Optimization to Save Energy and Cost.” At WEFTEC 2011, The 84th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, Los Angeles, California, USA, October 2011.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae – The Most Promising Biofuel Feedstock.” At the BioEnergy Summit: Innovative Technologies for an Energized Future.” Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, March 2011.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae – A Unique Opportunity.” At “Algues: filières du future!” Romainville, France, November 2010.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae to Biofuel.” At the Sustainable Energy & Infrastructure Forum, The Resnick Institute and Parsons Corporation, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA, September 2010.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae to Biofuel: Opportunities and Challenges.” At Algae and Energy in the Northeast, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA, March 2010.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae: The Future of Bio-energy.” At BioEnergy Day 2009, Scotia Capital, Toronto, Canada, November 2009.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Potential Energy Savings in Biological Processes and Aeration.” At WEFTEC 2009, The 82nd Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, Orlando, Florida, USA, October 2009.
  • Pattarkine V M and Eckelberry, R. “Algae Productivity Model.” At the National Algae Association Conference, Houston, Texas, USA, September 2009.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Algae for Fuel: Promises and Challenges.” At Algae World 09, Rotterdam, Netherlands, April 2009.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Wastewater Treatment and Renewable Energy – Technology Options.” At the ADB-DMC Sanitation Dialogue, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, March 2009.
  • Haque S E and Pattarkine V M. “Utilization of Waste to Energy (WTE) as Final Option for Waste Disposal.” At a workshop organized by Jeddah Municipality, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, January 2009.
  • Kaldate A, Holst T, Pattarkine V, and Pickering M. “MBBR Pilot Study for Tertiary Nitrification of HPOAS (high-purity oxygen activated sludge) Wastewater at Harrisburg AWTF (Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility).” At WEFTEC 2008, The 81st Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, Chicago, Illinois USA, October 2008.
  • Hudnell H K, Knud-Hansen C, and Pattarkine, V M. “Sustainable Lake Water Quality Restoration by Inhibiting Harmful Algal Blooms Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At a Workshop on Sustainability of Lake Remediation and Interventions, Hyderabad, India, July 2008.
  • Pattarkine, V M. “Wastewater Treatment Energy Efficiency and Resource Recovery.” At Middle East Waste and Water Congress, Dubai, UAE, May 2008.
  • Sen D, Murthy S, Phillips H, Copithorn R R, Randall C W, Schwinn S, Pattarkine V M, and Banerjee S. “Minimizing Aerobic and Post-Anoxic Volume Requirements in Tertiary Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) and Moving Bed Biological Reactor (MBBR) Systems Using the Aquifas Model.” At WEFTEC 2007, The 80th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, San Diego, California, USA, October 2007.
  • Jenkins T, Pattarkine V M, and Stenstrom M K. “Energy Conservation by Optimizing Aeration Systems.” At WEFTEC 2007, The 80th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, San Diego, California, USA, October 2007.
  • Srinivas D S R K, Clevenger T E, Chann R C, and Pattarkine V M. “Cold Weather Nitrification in Lagoons Using Fixed-Film Media.” Poster accepted for presentation at Engineering Sustainability SSEE2007, the international conference of the Society for Sustainability and Environmental Engineering, Perth, Australia, October 2007.
  • Zeller S N and Pattarkine V M. “Nutrient Removal Through Constructed Wetlands – A Sustainable Alternative.” Poster accepted for presentation at Engineering Sustainability SSEE2007, the international conference of the Society for Sustainability and Environmental Engineering, Perth, Australia, October 2007.
  • Pattarkine V M, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Advanced Lagoon Treatment Technologies for Wastewater Treatment.” At WEFTEC 2006, The 79th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, Dallas, Texas, USA, October 2006.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Enhanced Wastewater Treatment Through Lagoons.” At PENNTEC 2006, the annual conference of Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, July 2006.
  • Pattarkine V M and Zeller S N. “Environmental Audit (EA) and Pollution Prevention - Energy Efficiency (P2E2) – What? Why? How?” At Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry 2006 Environmental Laws and Regulations Annual Conference and Exhibit, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, April 2006.
  • Pattarkine V M, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Enhanced Treatment in Lagoons Using Advanced Technology Lagoon Aeration System - Internal Separator (ATLAS-IS).” At AsiaWater 2006 Technical Symposium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2006.
  • Pattarkine V M, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Enhanced Treatment in Lagoons Using Advanced Technology Lagoon Aeration System – Internal Separator (ATLAS-IS).” Poster presented at WEFTEC 2005, The 78th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation, Washington, District of Columbia, USA, November 2005.
  • Pattarkine V M, Salmi M W, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Innovative Process for Year-Round Nitrification in Lagoons.” 69th Annual Indiana Water Environment Association Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, November 2005 (Presenter: M W Salmi).
  • Pattarkine V M. “Enhanced Lagoon Wastewater Treatment for Developing Countries.” Poster presented at Workshop on Sanitation and Wastewater Management – The Way Forward, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, September 2005.
  • Pattarkine V M, Chann R C, and Tharp C E. “Innovative Process for Enhanced Treatment in Lagoons.” Poster presented at The 1st International Water Association (IWA) - Asia Pacific Regional Group (ASPIRE) Conference and Exhibition, Singapore, July 2005.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Nitrification in Lagoons – A Year-Round Solution.” At PENNTEC 2004, the annual conference of Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, June 2004.
  • Pattarkine V M. “Biological Treatment of Wastewater.” Second All India Environment Congress, Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi, India, December 1991.
  • McClintock S A, Randall C W, and Pattarkine V M. “Effects of Temperature and Mean Cell Residence Time on Biological Nutrient Removal Processes.” Water Pollution Control Federation 64th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, October 1991 (Presenter: S A McClintock).
  • McClintock S A, Pattarkine V M, and Randall C W. “Effects of Temperature and Mean Cell Residence Time on Biological Nutrient Removal Processes.” Virginia Water Pollution Control Association Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA, April 1991 (Presenter: V M Pattarkine).
  • Seminars (Partial list)  
  • “Water Quality Management Using Solar Power.” At the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers November 2012 Susquehanna Section Meeting, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, Pennsylvania, USA, November 2012.
  • “Wastewater and Bioenergy – Is This the Future?” At Larsen & Toubro, Chennai, India, August 2012.
  • “Wastewater and Bioenergy – A Unique Opportunity.” At the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA, July 2012.
  • “Wastewater and Bioenergy – A Unique Opportunity.” At MWH Global, Denver, Colorado, USA, July 2012.
  • “Algae – The Most Promising Renewable Energy Feedstock.” At the Princeton Environmental Film Festival, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, January 2011.
  • “Algae – The Most Promising Renewable Energy Feedstock.” At the Princeton Environmental Film Festival, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, January 2011.
  • “Algae – A Unique Opportunity.” At Ankleshwar Research and Analytical Infrastructure Limited, Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India, November 2010.
  • “Water Quality Management Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Fixed Film Media.” At Ankleshwar Research and Analytical Infrastructure Limited, Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India, November 2010.
  • “Sustainable Lake Restoration Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai, India, July 2010.
  • “Sustainable Lake Restoration Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur, India, July 2010.
  • “Sustainable Lake Restoration Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At Surat Municipal Corporation, Surat, India, May 2010.
  • “Sustainable Lake Restoration Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority, Hyderabad, India, May 2010.
  • “Wastewater Treatment and Renewable Energy – Technology options.” At Asia Infrastructure Project Development Company and National University of Singapore Environmental Research Institute, Singapore, March 2009.
  • “Algae Goes Clean and Green…Algae for Wastewater Treatment and Alternative Energy.” At Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, March 2009.
  • “Solar-Powered Technology for Enhancing Natural Water Purification.” At Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Bangalore, India, January 2009.
  • “Waste to Energy – An Overview.” At Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Bangalore, India, January 2009.
  • “Sustainable Lake Restoration Using Solar-Powered Technology.” At Bangalore Development Authority, Bangalore, India, January 2009.
  • “Alternative Biofuel from Algae.” At Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, November 2008.
  • “Solar-Powered Technology for Enhancing Natural Water Purification.” At Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, November 2008.
  • “Enhancing Natural Purification of Water Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Fixed-Film Media.” At Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, Chesapeake Bay Program, Ashburn, Virginia, USA, September 2008.
  • “Water Quality Management Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Flexible Fixed-Film Media.” At Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur University, Nagpur, India, August 2008.
  • “Water Quality Management Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Flexible Fixed-Film Media.” At National Environmental Engineering and Research Institute, Nagpur, India, August 2008.
  • “Water Quality Management Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Flexible Fixed-Film Media.” At Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Mumbai, India, August 2008.
  • “Water Quality Management Using Solar-Powered Water Circulation and Flexible Fixed-Film Media.” At Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, August 2008.
  • “Solar-Powered Technology for Water Quality Management.” At Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Bangalore, India, July 2008.
  • “Biological Nutrient Removal from Wastewater – An Overview.” At Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, Pennsylvania, USA, March 2008.
  • “Enhanced Wastewater Treatment Through Lagoons.” At SolarBee, Dickinson, North Dakota, USA, March 2008.
  • “Wastewater Treatment - An Overview.” At International Finance Corporation, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 2008.
  • “Biological Nutrient Removal from Wastewater - An Overview.” At Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, USA, October 2007.
  • “Enhanced Wastewater Treatment Through Lagoons.” At National Engineering Services of Pakistan (NESPAK), Lahore, Pakistan, September 2007.
  • “Advanced Lagoon Treatment Technologies for Wastewater Treatment.”  At University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA, March 2007.
  • “Biological Nutrient Removal.” At Beijing and Shenyang, China, March 2006.
  • “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration for Wastewater Treatment.” At Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 2005.
  • “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration for Wastewater Treatment.” At Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, September 2005.
  • “Innovative Process for Advanced Treatment in Lagoons.” At Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, July 2005.
  • “Advanced Biological Wastewater Treatment Technologies.” At Wastewater Management Authority, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2005.
  • “Advanced Biological Wastewater Treatment.” At Jinan, Weihai, Taian, Jining, Chengdu, and Chongqing, China, March 2005.
  • “Nitrification in Lagoons – A Year-Round Solution.” At Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA, November 2004.
  • “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration Systems for Wastewater Treatment.” At Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Nebraska, USA, April 2004.
  • “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration Systems for Effluent Treatment.” At Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Ankleshwar Regional Center, Gujarat, India, December 2003.
  • “Energy-Efficient Diffused Aeration Systems for Effluent Treatment.” At Vidarbha Industries Association, organized by LIT Old Students’ Association (LITOSA), Nagpur, India, December 2003.
  • “Energy-Efficient Aeration Technologies for Wastewater Treatment.” At Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Ankleshwar Regional Center, Gujarat, India, December 2003
  • “Biological Nutrient Removal from Wastewater – An Overview.” At Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA, November 2003.
  • “The Requirement of Metal Cations for Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal by Activated Sludge.” At Chemical and Process Engineering Department, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, July 2001.
  • “The Role of Environmental Assessment in Development – An International Perspective.” At Environmental Pollution Control Program, Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, Middletown, Pennsylvania, USA, September 2000.
  • “Environmental Management Systems.” At Annual Seminar of Tata Council for Community Initiatives, Tata Management Training Centre, Pune, India, September 1997.
  • “The Role of Metals in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater.” At Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, March 1991.
  • “The Role of Metals in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater.” At Department of Environmental Engineering Technology, Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, Middletown, Pennsylvania, USA, October 1990.
  • “The Role of Metals in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater.” At The Charles E Via, Jr, Department of Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, February 1990.
  • “The Biochemical Mechanisms of Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater.” At Clemson-UNC-VPI Triangular Research Conference, Department of Environmental Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, February 1987.

Doctoral Thesis   

  • “The Role of Metals in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater.” Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, 1991. Advisor: Dr Clifford W Randall.

Master’s Thesis   

  • “Water Quality Studies near Koradi Thermal Power Station.” Nagpur University, Nagpur, India, 1984. Advisor: Dr J R Giradkar.

Technical Reports

  • Over 75 technical reports for national and international clients
 
Dr Mrunalini Pattarkine's Publications and Presentations
 
Papers
  • Pattarkine M V, Tanner J J, Bottoms C A, Lee Y-H, Wall J D. “Desulfovibrio desulfuricans G20 tetraheme cytochrome structure at 1.5 Ǻ and cytochrome interaction with metal complexes.”  J Mol Biol, 358(5), 1314-1327, 2006
  • Kumar A, Pattarkine M, Bhadbhade M, Mandale A B, Ganesh K N, Datar S S, Dharmadhikari C V, Sastry M. “Linear Superclusters of Colloidal Gold Particles by Electrostatic Assembly on DNA Templates / Colloidal particles / DNA / Electrostatic assembly / Gold / Supercluster /.”  Adv Mater, 13, No. 5, 341-344, 2001
  • Sastry M, Ramakrishnan V, Pattarkine M V, Ganesh K N. "Studies on the formation of DNA-cationic lipid composite films and DNA hybridization in the composites."  J Physical Chemistry (Biol), May, 2001
  • Sastry M, Kumar A, Pattarkine M V, Ganesh K N.  "Hybridization of phase transferred DNA at hexane-water interfaces." J Chem Soc, Chem Comm, 2001
  • Sastry M, Ramakrishnan V, Pattarkine M V, Gole A, Ganesh K N. "Hybridization of DNA by sequential immobilization of oligonucleotides at the air-water interface." Langmuir, 16(24), 2000
  • Pattarkine M V, Ganesh K N.  "DNA-Surfactant Interaction: Cooperativity of Ligand Binding Leads to Duplex Stabilization." Biochem Biophys Res Commn, 263(1), 41, 1999
  • Singh A K, Kapil M M.  "Blue-Purple Transition in Bacteriorhodopsin by Anions."  J Photosci, 3(2), 71, 1996
  • Kapil M M, Singh A K.  "Formation, Protonation, and Stability of Retinylidine Schiff Bases in Phosphotidylcholine Reverse Micelles." J Chem Soc, P T II, 1785, 1991
  • Singh A K, Roy M, Sonar S, Kapil M M.  "Bioorganic Investigations on Bacteriorhodopsin."  J Biosci, 13(6), 55, 1988