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Nirav Raval


Nirav Raval

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Earth Sciences

  • BSc: Gujarat University, 2010
  • MSc: Gujarat University, 2012
  • PhD: Gujarat University, 2017

Email: nirav.raval -AT- iitgn.ac.in

  • Work experience

    • Post-Doctoral Fellow , Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Oct 2018 to present).
    • Visiting Lecturer , Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (Nov 2017 to Sep 2018).
    • Newton-Bhabha Fellow , University of Manchester, UK (Jun 2017 to Oct 2017).
    • Inspire Junior and Senior Research Fellow , Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (2013 to 2017).

  • Selected Publications

    1. Raval, N. P., Shah, P. U. & Shah, N. K. Malachite Green "A Cationic Dye" and its removal from aqueous solution by adsorption: A review. Applied Water Sci. 7, 3407-3445 (2017). Doi: 10.1007/s13201-016-0512-2.
    2. Raval, N. P., et al. Synthesis, Characterization and Adsorption significance of Novel Composite (Chitosan beads loaded nickel-oxide nanoparticles). Desalination Water Treat. 62, 387-402 (2017). Doi: 10.5004/dwt.2017.0308.
    3. Raval, N. P., Shah, P. U., Ladha, D. G., Wadhwani, P. M. & Shah, N. K. Comparative study of chitin and chitosan beads for the adsorption of hazardous anionic azo dye Congo Red from wastewater. Desalination Water Treat. 57, 9247-9262 (2016). Doi: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1027959.
    4. Raval, N. P., Shah, P. U. & Shah, N. K. Nanoparticles Loaded Biopolymer as Effective Adsorbent for Adsorptive Removal of Malachite Green from Aqueous Solution. Water Conserv. Sci. Eng. 1, 69-81 (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s41101-016-0004-0.
    5. Raval, N. P., Shah, P. U. & Shah, N. K. Adsorptive removal of nickel(II) ions from aqueous environment: A review. J. Environ. Manage. 179, 1-20 (2016). Doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.04.045.
    6. Raval, N. P., Shah, P. U. & Shah, N. K. Adsorptive amputation of hazardous azo dye Congo red from wastewater: a critical review. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 23, 14810-14853 (2016). Doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-6970-0.