311, Solid and Liquid Waste Research Laboratory (SLWRL), ESED-DESE Building

Contact Information


  • +91-22-25767861


  • a [dot] garg [at] iitb [dot] ac [dot] in

Prof. Anurag Garg

Core Faculty



  1.  PhD (Environmental Engineering)

    2005Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

    Thesis: Treatment of black liquor using thermochemical precipitation followed by wet oxidation

  2. M.E. (Industrial Pollution Abatement)  

    1999 University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India

    Thesis: Vehicular pollution control - removal of CO

  3.  B.E. (Civil)  

    1995  University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India

Professional Appointments

  1. Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA), USA (2008-2009)
  2. The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), UK (2007- 2010)
  3. International Water Association (IWA), UK
  4. National Solid Waste Association of India (NSWAI), INDIA
  5. Indian Water Works Association (IWWA), INDIA

Awards & Fellowships

  • May-June 2012,  Nomination for INSA-RSE Bilateral Exchange Programme for Scientists  University of West of the Scotland at Paisley, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 23-24 August 2013,  "Best paper award" in an International Conference on "Technologies for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries",   Guntur, India.

  • 2013, Nawab Zain Yar Jung Bahadur Memorial PrizeInstitution of Engineers (India) for a paper published in the Series A Journal of IEI

  • 2010-2012,  Honorary Research Fellow, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa


  • 2008,  Research funding under Young Scientist scheme,   DST, New Delhi

  • 2005, Cranfield University, UK,  Postdoctoral fellowship

  • 2005,   Research funding under Young Scientist scheme,   DST, New Delhi

2012-2015,  Improvement in biodegradability of cresylic spent caustic waste stream (Generated from petroleum refinery) using catalytic wet oxidation in combination with adsorption process (on-going)

2009-2010,  Oxidative treatment of industrial wastewater: Development of novel catalysts and technology evaluation (Completed),  MAGEEP Programme, USA

2008-2011,  Development of two-step treatment strategy for effluent generated from agro based pulp and paper mills, DST, New Delhi

2008-2011, Wastewater minimization in batch plants through on-site treatment, reuse and recycle processes,   DST, New Delhi

2008-2011,   Simultaneous nitrification/ denitrification of nitrogen fertilizer wastewater using sequencing batch bioreactor with mixed biomass containing Thiospha,  DBT, New Delhi

2008-2011, Energy recovery options from municipal solid waste and control/treatment measures of carbon emissions from landfills,   DST, New Delhi

2007-2011, Removal of toxic organic pollutants from wastewater using catalytic wet oxidation process,   IRCC, IIT Bombay

2005,  Development of treatment package for effluent from small agro pulp and paper mills DST, New Delhi