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PUBLICATIONS (up to December 2021)
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FEW PAPERS IN DIFFERENT RESEARCH AREAS
 Alternative Fuel (Organic Carbonate) Synthesis
Kumar P, Srivastava VC, Mishra IM. Dimethyl carbonate synthesis by transesterification of propylene carbonate with methanol: Comparative assessment of Ce-M (M=Co, Fe, Cu and Zn) catalysts. Renewable Energy 88 (2016) 457–464.
Shukla K, Srivastava VC. Diethyl carbonate synthesis by ethanolysis of urea using Ce-Zn oxide catalysts. Fuel Processing and Technology 161 (2017) 116–124.
Kumar P, Srivastava VC, Mishra IM. Synthesis and characterization of Ce–La oxides for formation of dimethyl carbonate by transesterification of propylene carbonate. Catalysis Communications 60 (2015) 27–31.
Yasir A, Shukla K, Srivastava VC. Synthesis of propylene carbonate from propane-1,2-diol and urea using hydrotalcite-derived catalysts. Energy & Fuels 31 (2017) 9890−9897.
Shukla K, Srivastava VC. Efficient synthesis of diethyl carbonate from propylene carbonate and ethanol using Mg-La catalysts: Characterization, parametric and thermodynamic analysis. Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research 57(38) (2018) 12726–12735.
Kumar P, Matoha L, Srivastava VC, Štangar UL. Synthesis of zinc/ferrocyanide nano-composite catalysts having a high activity for transesterification reaction. Renewable Energy 148 (2020) 946-952.
 Desulfurization of Liquid Fuels
Srivastav A, Srivastava VC. Adsorptive desulfurization by activated alumina. Journal of Hazardous Materials 170 (2009) 1133-1140.
Srivastava VC. An evaluation of desulfurization technologies for sulfur removal from liquid fuels. RSC Advances 2 (2012) 759–783.
Kumar S, Srivastava VC, Badoni RP. Oxidative desulfurization by chromium promoted sulfated zirconia. Fuel Processing and Technology 93 (2012) 18–25.
Kumar S, Srivastava VC, Nanoti SM, Kumar A. Solvent evaluation for desulfurization and denitrification of gas oil using performance and industrial usability indices. AIChE Journal 61(7) (2015) 2257-2267.
Kumar S, Srivastava VC, Raghuvanshi R, Nanoti SM, Sudhir N. Removal of refractive sulfur and aromatic compounds from straight run, FCC and coker gas oil using N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) in batch and packed bed extractor. Energy & Fuels 29(7) (2015) 4634–4643.
 Multi-component Adsorption
Srivastava VC, Mall ID, Mishra IM. Multi-component adsorption study of metal ions onto bagasse fly ash using Taguchi’s design of experimental methodology. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 46 (2007) 5697-5706.
Srivastava VC, Mall ID, Mishra IM. Antagonistic competitive equilibrium modeling for the adsorption of ternary metal ions mixtures onto bagasse fly ash. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 47(9) (2008) 3129-3137.
Jadhav AJ, Srivastava VC, Adsorbed solution theory based modeling of binary adsorption of nitrobenzene, aniline and phenol onto granulated activated carbon. Chemical Engineering Journal 229 (2013) 450–459.
Jadhav AJ, Srivastava VC. Multicomponent adsorption isotherm modeling using thermodynamically inconsistent and consistent models. AIChE Journal 65(11) (2019) e16727.
Midda MO, Srivastava VC, Kushwaha JP. Optimizing experimental binary adsorption of aniline–nitrobenzene onto granular activated carbon packed bed by Taguchi’s methodology. Journal of Water Process Engineering 34 (2020) 101045.
Suresh S, Srivastava VC, Mishra IM, Pratap-Singh A. Multicomponent column optimization of ternary adsorption based removal of phenolic compounds using modified activated carbon. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9 (2021) 104843.
 Industrial Wastewater Treatment
Srivastava VC, Mall ID, Mishra IM. Treatment of pulp and paper mill wastewaters with poly aluminium chloride and bagasse fly ash. Colloids and Surfaces, A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 260 (2005) 17-28.
Kushwaha JP, Srivastava VC, Mall ID. Treatment of dairy wastewater by inorganic coagulants: parametric and disposal studies. Water Research 44 (2010) 5867-5874.
Singh S, Srivastava VC, Mall ID. Mechanism of dye degradation during electrochemical treatment. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (29) (2013) 15229–15240.
Subbaramaiah V, Srivastava VC, Mall ID. Catalytic activity of Cu/SBA-15 for peroxidation of pyridine bearing wastewater at atmospheric condition. AIChE Journal 59(7) (2013) 2577-2586.
Goyal A, Srivastava VC. Treatment of highly acidic wastewater containing high energetic compounds using dimensionally stable anode. Chemical Engineering Journal 325 (2017) 289–299.
Patidar R, Srivastava VC. Mechanistic and kinetic insights of synergistic mineralization of ofloxacin using a sono-photo hybrid process. Chemical Engineering Journal 403 (2021) 125736.
Chauhan R, Srivastava VC. Superior reduction of nitrate with simultaneous oxidation of intermediates and enhanced nitrogen gas selectivity via novel electrochemical treatment. Process Safety and Environmental Protection 147 (2021) 245–258.
 Disposal and Utilization of Industrial & Agricultural Wastes
Singh S, Srivastava VC, Mandal TK, Mall ID. Synthesis of different crystallographic Al2O3 nanomaterials from solid waste for application in dye degradation. RSC Advances 4 (2014) 50801-50810.
Singh S, Srivastava VC, Mandal TK, Mall ID, Lo SL. Synthesis and application of green mixed-metal oxide nano-composite materials from solid waste for dye degradation. Journal of Environmental Management 181 (2016) 146-156.
Rasool T, Srivastava VC, Khan MNS. Utilisation of a waste biomass, walnut shells, to produce bio-products via pyrolysis: investigation using iso-conversional and neural network methods. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 8(3) (2018) 647–657.
Bageru AB, Srivastava VC. Preparation and characterisation of biosilica from teff (Eragrostis tef) straw by thermal method. Materials Letters 206 (2017) 13–17.
Singh V, Srivastava VC. Self-engineered iron oxide nanoparticle incorporated on mesoporous biochar derived from textile mill sludge for the removal of an emerging pharmaceutical pollutant. Environmental Pollution 259 (2020) 113822 (1-9).
1. Srivastava VC, Kumar N. A one pot, two-step electrochemical method for the synthesis of graphene oxide and graphene oxide metal composite. Indian Patent application no. 201911026565 dated July 03, 2019. Publication date: January 08, 2021.
2. Srivastava VC, Chauhan R. A system and method of simultaneous denitrification and oxidation of industrial wastewaters. Indian Patent application no. 201911046517 dated November 15, 2019. Publication date: May 21, 2021.
3. Srivastava VC, Kumar N. Continuous flow (pass-through) ultraviolet light illuminated disinfection system. Indian Patent application no. 202011028601 dated July 06, 2020.
4. Srivastava VC, Singh V. Magnetic biochar manufactured from industrial effluent treatment plant (ETP) sludge for the removal of pollutants. Indian Patent application no. 202011051144 dated November 24, 2020. Publication date: March 05, 2021.
5. Srivastava VC, Patidar R. Sono-electrochemical method for the degradation of the recalcitrant pollutants in wastewater. Indian Patent application no. 202011055867 dated December 22, 2020. Publication date: March 12, 2021.
6. Srivastava VC, Singh V. A method to recover sulfur from sulfur-rich industrial solid wastes. Indian Patent application no. 202111046070 dated October 09, 2021. Publication date: November 11, 2021.