National Institute of Technology Manipur
Imphal-795004, India

Dr. P. Albino Kumar
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering
Email : albino@nitmanipur.ac.in
 
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Dr.P. Albino Kumar

Head & Associate Dean (Acdemic Affairs)

Department of Civil Engineering

 

Research Interest

  • Removal of recalcitrant compounds from waste water
  • Removal of heavy metals from wastewater
  • Drinking Water treatment
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Optimization on design of Sewage treatment plant
  • Optimization on design of Effluent treatment plant
  • Biological Process for secondary treatment Units
Academic Information

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (IIT Guwahati)
  • M.Tech Environmental Engineering (Aligarh Muslim University)
  • B.E. Civil Engineering (Madras University)

 Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor from 30th July 2010 to 16th April 2014 at Delhi Technological University Delhi (formerly Delhi College of Engineerng) in Civil & Environmental Engineering Department.
  • Assistant Professor from 10th September 2009 to 30th July 2010 at Galgotias Colleg of Engineering & Technology at Greater Noida, NCR Delhii in Civil Engineering Department.
Paper Published

International Journals 

  1. Bhumika Kaushik, Ajay Singh, Vaishali, P. Albino Kumar (2013). “ Evaluation of Environmental sustainable rating for DTU Campus- A Case study”. International Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol 3(5), 1-3.
  2. Shefali Narang, Ashish Kumar Choudhary, Munish Chhabra, P. Albino Kumar, (2013). “Soil Stabilization for roads using low cost materials- A Review.” International Journal of Civil Engineering and Applications, Vol 3(7), 64-66.
  3. Shashi Tiwari, P. Albino Kumar (2013). “Comparative Studies between physical and chemical based adsorbent for carbon dioxide uptake- A literature review”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 8 No. 5, 2013.
  4. Neha Narwal, Vishakha Kaushik, P. Albino Kumar, “Identification of factors affecting biogas production from STPs of Delhi”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 8 No. 9, 2013.
  5. Ashna Sharma, Komal, Prateek Mishra, P. Albino Kumar (2012). “Study on Assessment of biomedical and hazardous waste and its management - Current Practise in Delhi, International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, 3 (1) 1- 4. 
  6. Purbi Jain, Sanchit Gupta, Shreya Utkarsh, P. Albino Kumar (2012). “Study on functional groups in biomaterials for removal of heavy metal from industrial effluent”, International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, 3 (1) 5- 8. 
  7. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray (2009). Adsorption behaviour of trivalent chromium on amine based polymer aniline formaldehyde condensate, Chemical Engineering Journal, 149 (2009) 343-347. 
  8. Potsangbam Albino Kumar and Saswati Chakraborty (2009), Fixed bed column study for hexavalent chromium removal and recovery by short chain polyaniline synthesized on jute fiber, Journal of Hazardous Materials 162 (2009) 1086-1098.
  9. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty and Manabendra Ray, Removal and recovery of chromium from wastewater using short chain polyaniline synthesized on jute fiber, Chemical Engineering Journal, 141 (1-3), 130-140 (2008).
  10. Rik Rani Koner, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray,(2008) Synthesis of Morphologically Different, Metal Absorbing Aniline-Formaldehyde Polymers Including Micron-Sized Sphere Using Simple Alcohols as Morphology Modifier, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, (2008) 1158, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  11. P.A. Kumar, M. Ray, S. Chakraborty, Hexavalent chromium removal from wastewater using aniline formaldehyde condensate coated silica gel, Journal of Hazardous Material, 143 (2007) 24-32, Elsevier Publication.
  12. G.P. Kumar, P.A. Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray (2007). Uptake and desorption of copper ion using functionalized polymer coated silica gel in aqueous environment. Separation and Purification Technology 57: 47-56, Elsevier Publication.
  13. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, Potentials of waste biomaterials to remove, reduce and recover hexavalent chromium from aqueous solution, International Journal of Chemical Sciences, 5(4), 2007, 1678-1690

  International/ National Conference 

  1. Charu Sharma, Sarbari Dutt, T. Vijay Kumar, P.Albino Kumar, “Comparative study of Common Effluent Treatment Plants at Delhi- A Case Study”, 27th Indian Engineering Congress, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 13th -16th, Dec. 2012 
  2. Siddarth Kairon. P. Albino Kumar, “Electricity production from precipitation- An approach towards self sustainability”, 27th Indian Engineering Congress on "Engineering for Sustainable Development for Inclusive Growth: Vision 2025" at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi,- December 13th -16th,  2012.
  3. Archana Kushwaha, Seema Meena Ramhari, P. Albino Kumar, “Study on diffusion of ions through kinetic modelling”, 11th Biennial conference of ISIAM, hosted by the Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, 15th -16th.Dec, 2012.
  4. Nisha Lamba, Anuj S. Saxena, P. Albino Kumar, “Optimization of three linear Lagmuir’s isotherm model for application in wastewater treatment”, 11th Biennial conference of ISIAM, hosted by the Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, 15th -16th.Dec, 2012.
  5. Siddarth Kairon, Anuj S. Saxena, P. Albino Kumar, “Analysis on ‘Bed Depth Service Time’ model equation for designing prototype model”, 11th Biennial conference of ISIAM, hosted by the Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, 15th -16th.Dec, 2012.
  6. Neha Narwal, Anuj S. Saxena, P. Albino Kumar, “Prediction of maximum monolayer coverage of ions on adsorbent through linear and non linear isotherm models”,  11th Biennial conference of ISIAM, hosted by the Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, 15th -16th.Dec, 2012.
  7. Vipul Jain, Archana Kushwaha, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Pilot Plant Down Hanging Sponge (DHS) Biotower - An emerging design for removing COD and Coliforms from wastewater”, TRACE 2012 - National Conference On Trends & Recent Advances In Civil Engineering, at AMITY Noida, 27th September 2012.
  8. P. Jain, S. Gupta, S. Utkarsh, P. A. Kumar (2012). “Study on functional groups in biomaterials for removal of heavy metal from industrial effluent”, National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Engineering, Technologies & Sciences for Sustainable Development” (ETETSSD – 2012) held on 05th and 06th June 2012 at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  9. Ashna Sharma, Komal, Prateek Mishra, P. Albino Kumar (2012). “Study on Assessment of biomedical and hazardous waste and its management - Current Practise in Delhi, National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Engineering, Technologies & Sciences for Sustainable Development” (ETETSSD – 2012)  held on 05th and 06th June 2012 at Jawaharlal Nehru University,New Delhi.
  10. Nandita Ahuja, Ishita Kumar, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Assessment of Solid Waste Management and its Associated Occupational Hazards- A Case Study of Delhi, National Conference on Environment and Biodiversity of India, on 30th- 31st Dec, 2011 at Jamia Milia University, New Delhi.
  11. Ishita Kumar, Nandita Ahuja, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Study on Contamination of Groundwater in Delhi with Fluoride due to Industrialization and its Removal by Waste Materials, National Conference on Environment and Biodiversity of India, on 30th- 31st Dec, 2011 at Jamia Milia University, New Delhi.
  12. Mohd. Tariq, Abhishek, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Performance evaluation of 1 MLD Pilot plant Biotower for removal of coliforms –A case study, ICER, International Congress of Environmental Research, at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, December 15-17, 2011.
  13. Sameer Arora, Ritika Singh and Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Assessment of solid waste management in Delhi, ICER, International Congress of Environmental Research, at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, December 15th-17 th, 2011.
  14. Shivani Pandey, Abhik Tayal, Karishma Singh, P. Albino Kumar, Zero waste water discharge - a sustainable solution for combating water crises, National seminar on sustainable and innovative solutions for water woes, 28th march, 2011 at Delhi Technological University.
  15. Ritika Singh, Sameer Arora, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Study on management of hazardous waste in India, National Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Frontier Areas of Environmental Science and Engineering (MAFAESE – 2011), at Hisar, Haryana, 4th - 5th March, 2011.
  16. Deepti Kapil, Pankaj Saxena, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Recovery of chromium salt for reuse from industrial wastewater, National Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Frontier Areas of Environmental Science and Engineering (MAFAESE – 2011), at Hisar, Haryana, 4th - 5th March, 2011.
  17. Devendra Singh Chawda, Vijay Sukeriya, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, E-waste - environmental pollution and its management, National Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Frontier Areas of Environmental Science and Engineering (MAFAESE – 2011), at Hisar, Haryana, 4th - 5th March, 2011.
  18. Abhishek Singh, Diksha Gupta, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Assessment of Solid Waste in Delhi, National Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Frontier Areas of Environmental Science and Engineering (MAFAESE – 2011), at Hisar, Haryana, 4th - 5th March, 2011.
  19. Ishita Kumar and Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Climate change due to anthropogenic activities”, National Conference on ‘Call of Time: United Natures’, 29th – 30th January 2011 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi
  20. Ishita Kumar, Nandita Ahuja, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Comparative Study between Emerging and Conventional Technique for Sewage Treatment”, National Conference on Innovations in Engineering, Delhi, Technological University, 1st – 2nd November 2010. 
  21. Neha Aggarwal, Anchal Jain, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Evaluation of Compliance Rate for Solid Waste Management in India”, International Conference on Concurrent Techno and Enviro Search, 4th - 5th December 2010 Bhopal. M.P. (India).
  22. Sameer Arora, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Performance Evaluation of Land Filling and Composting Processes for Solid Waste Management at Delhi”, International Conference on Concurrent Techno And Enviro Search, 4th - 5th December 2010 Bhopal. M.P. (India).
  23. Nandita Ahuja, Ishita Kumar, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, “Onsite Identification Of Operational Problems Responsible For Decreasing The Efficiency Of Sewage Treatment Plant Based On Activated Sludge Process - A Case Study”, International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment, 29th- 30th October 2010, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  24. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Assessment Of Resinous And Non Resinous Amine Based Polymers Towards Removal And Recovery Of Toxic Hexavalent Chromium Ions From Wastewater”, International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment, 29th- 30th October 2010, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  25. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Comparison between amine base polymer aniline formaldehyde condensate and polyaniline on removal of toxic hexavalent chromium”, ENVIROENERGY 2009: International Conference on Energy and Environment, Taj Chandigarh, Chandigarh INDIA, March 19 - 21, 2009.
  26. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, G. Pramod Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Removal of heavy metals by aniline formaldehyde condensate: Mechanisms and competitions between metal ions”, International Congress of Environmental Research, 18th – 20th December, 2008, BITS – Pilani, Goa Campus, Goa, India.
  27. Jonali Saikia, P. Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty and Manabendra Ray, Poster presentation on “Comparison Of Lead Ions Removal By Aniline Formaldehyde Condensate Coated On Silica Gel, Sand And Egg Shell”, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering, NCFCE-2007, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Chemical Engineering Department, 12th - 14th December, 2007.
  28. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray, “Potentials Of Waste Biomaterials To Remove, Reduce And Recover Hexavalent Chromium From Aqueous Solution”, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering, NCFCE-2007, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Chemical Engineering Department, 12th - 14th December, 2007.
  29. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray, “Adsorption of cationic and anionic metal ions: Versatility of functionalized polymer”, Indian Association for Environmental Management, November 30th – 2nd December 2007, Ankleshwar, Gujarat.
  30. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray, “Effect of solution pH and kinetics on removal of trivalent chromium by aniline formaldehyde condensate coated silica gel” 2nd International symposium on environment August 2-3, 2007, Athens, Greece.

 

 Publication as a Chapter in Books

  1. Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Effect of Solution pH and Kinetics on Removal of Trivalent Chromium by Aniline Formaldehyde Condensate Coated Silica Gel”, A contributed chapter in Environmental Awareness and Management, Edited by Michael Theophanides & Theophile Theophanides, Published by ATINER in 2008, ISBN: 978-960-6672-39-2.
Project Information

Research Project Sanctioned:

 Title: Development of amine based polymer adsorbent for defluoridization of drinking water

 Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Sanction order No. DST/WTI/2K12/08 (G) dated   08.10.2012

Duration of Research: 3 Years (Three Years)

 

M.Tech Student Guided 

  1. Shashi Tiwari, 2013-2014: Batch mode adsorption of Methylene blue dye by polyanline polymer from industrial waste water.
  2. Arpita Anand, 2013- 2014: Removal of Dyes from industrial waste water through Continuous column operation.
  3. Shashank Shekhar Singh, 2013- 2014: Assessment of Yamuna river water quality in Delhi.
  4. Abhishek Kumar Singh, 2012-2012, Assessment of nitrate contamination in groundwater of Delhi using mathematical modelling.
  5. Sarbari Dutta, 2012-2013, Design of Grey water recycling plant for DTU Campus. 
Other Activity Information

One day Seminar Organised

Organized a National Seminar on “SUSTAINABLE AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR WATER WOES”, on 28th March, 2011 at Delhi Technological University. The Seminar was conducted on collaboration with Green Research Institute Development (GRID) Delhi and sponsored by Ministry of water resources. No of Participant were 30 from academic Institute.

 

Short Term Course Orgnized

A five day short term course on

“Water sector training and capacity building programme for the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India”

It was organized at Delhi Technological University (DTU) (formerly Delhi College of Engineering) from 11th March- 15th March 2013 at seminar room, Library, DTU. The programme is organized by Department of Environmental Engineering, Delhi Technological University (DTU) Delhi, (India), in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and “Ma My Anchor” foundation, Delhi. The programme is supported by Temasek Foundation, Singapore.

The Programme were conducted in four phase of 5 days each.

The details of programme are

[1]   1st Phase: 11th March - 15th March 2013

[2]   2nd Phase: 12th August – 17th August 2013

[3]   3rd Phase: 16th September – 20th September 2013.

[4]   4th Phase: 07th October – 11th October 2013.