IITHyderabad Researchers are developing an algae-based sewage treatment systems that can reduce the cost of treatment & produce recyclable #water & #biodiesel. This system will help #rural communities in the long-run while the immediate intended beneficiaries of the research are gated urban communities that have in-house plants for treating sewage
The research team comprised Dr. Debraj Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, and research students, Ms. Anjana Babu, Ms. Keerthi Katam, Mr. Marttin Gundupalli, Ms. Aishwarya Pandey, Mr. Raj Kumar Oruganti, and Mr. Vinod Vadithya from the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad.
The results of this socially relevant work have been published in the past couple of years in reputed peer-review journals such as Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Water Environment Research, and Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
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