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Environmental engineering educator

Shankha Kumar Banerji, Indian, American Environmental engineering educator. Achievements include research in pentachlorephenol photo and biodegradation process, biofilm process for treating lagoon effluent, biofilmprocess for nitrification, biodegradation of PAH compounds and metalchelates.

Background

Banerji, Shankha Kumar was born on January 25, 1936 in Lucknow, India. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Sukumar and Kamala Banerji.

Education

Bachelor Engineering, University Calcutta, West Bengal, India, 1957. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1965.

Career

Assistant engineer, Hindustan Steel Ltd., Durgapur, India, 1957-1960; research assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1960-1965; assistant professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1965-1966; assistant professor, U. Delaware, Newark, 1966-1970; project engineer, associate, Kidde Cons., Inc., Baltimore, 1970-1975; associate professor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1975-1978; professor environmental engineering, U. Missouri, Columbia, since 1978. Consultant Shell Engineering & Association, Columbia, 1980-1992, St. Louis County Water Company, 1980-1992, City of Sugar Creek, Missouri, 1990-1994, United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1994-1995, City of Sullivan, Missouri, 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in pentachlorephenol photo and biodegradation process, biofilm process for treating lagoon effluent, biofilm process for nitrification, biodegradation of PAH compounds and metal chelates.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapter to Manual of Practice FD-9 Slude Stabilization, 1985. Editor conference proceedings in field.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman WPMG 1984), Water Environmental Federation (member sludge stabilization committee 1982-1984), American Water Works Association (member student activity committee 1990-1994), American Chemical Society, International Association Water Quality.

Connections

Married Zarrine J. Kerravala, August 7, 1964. Children: Shreela, Konu, Shireen.

father:
Sukumar Banerji

mother:
Kamala Banerji

spouse:
Zarrine J. Kerravala

children:
Shreela Banerji

Shireen Banerji

Konu Banerji