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425. Prof S. A. Abbasi

Senior Professor and Head,
Centre for Pollution Control and
Environmental Engineering (CPEE),
Pondicherry University. 
Dr. S. A. Abbasi has taken PhD (IIT Bombay) and DSc(Cochin University of Science & Technology) and had hispost-doctoral training at Japan, specializing in environmental engineering, and energy systems. He has been elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, and Institution of Engineers.

Beginning his professional career in 1970, Prof Abbasi has taught at IIT Bomaby, BITS Pilani, and Bhopal University before joining Centre for Water Resources, Kozhikode. There he headed Water Quality & Environment Division for eight years (1979-87). In 1984 he was honoured with Visiting Professorship of California State University, USA, and held that position till 1987. In 1987 Prof Abbasi moved to a professorial chair at Pondicherry (Central) University where he continues till now, becoming Senior Professor in 1997. Prof Abbasi has been consultant, International Foundation for Water Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi (1995-97), Saudi Environmental Works, Saudi Arabia (1997 onwards) and Centre for Process Safety, Tehran (2004-present). He has also been consultant to a large number of industries in India including Neyveli lignite Corporation, Madras Refineries Limited, HOCL, TPL, Balmer-Lawrie, SPIC, Cutfast Abrasives etc and to Governments of India, Tamil Nadu, and Pondicherry. 

Prof Abbasi has been chairman / member of numerous national and international expert committees and has been session chairman of international conferences at USA, Europe, Asia and Africa on several occasions since 1984. He has been Member, Editorial BoardInternational Journal of Energy-Environment-Economics, and International Journal of Green Energy published from the USA, Indian Chemical Engineer, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, Chemical and Environmental Research, etc.He is on the panel of referees of over 15 prestigious international journals including Trans IChemEJournal of Hazardous Materials, Environmental Monitoring & Assessment and Water Research, and is frequently called upon to assess R&D projects for national/international funding agencies. 

Prof Abbasi was conferred National Hydrology Award instituted by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India in 1994, a $2000 Prize for Contributions to Environmental Education by International Desalination Association (USA), in 1996, and a Gold Medal by International Energy Conference in 1998. He has also received the S.K Seth Prize, the S. K. Mitra Memorial Award and the IPCL Award of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers; the Zen Yar Jang Medal of the Institution of Engineers. Recently he has been conferred the National Design Award in Environmental Engineering. 

Prof Abbasi has published over 380 research papers in reputed international journals and has authored 35 books published by Oxford University Press, Prentice-Hall, Orient Longman, etc. His Hirsch Index score of 21 (SCOPUS) is among the highest in the field of environmental engineering.
  1. Won National Hydrology Award given by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, for contributions in the field of environmental hydrology; 1994.
  2. Won International Desalination Association’s $ 2000 prize on environmental impact assessment methodologies, 1995.
  3. Received Gold Medal and citation at the International Energy Conference ENERGEX ’98 held at Manama, Bahrain, 1998.
  4. Won Institute of Chemical Engineers’ S.K. Mitra Memorial Award (for the best technical paper published in 1997), 1998.
  5. Won the IPCL Award (a citation and Rs 10,000/-) for Safety & Hazard Management in Petroleum Industries, 2000.
  6. Won the S.K. Seth Award for the best paper published in The Indian Forrester during 1999 (awarded in 2000).
  7. Awarded by the Institution of Engineers, India, Nawab Zen Yar Jung Bahadur Medalfor the Best Paper in Environmental Engineering, 2001.
  8. Given the MAAS Best Paper Award for the year 2001 on the work on greenbelt design published in the Journal of Hazardous Materials.
  9. Received the National Design Award in Environmental Engineering from the Institution of Engineers, India, 2004.
  10. Appointed Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Green Energy, published by Marcel Dekker, the USA.
  11. Appointed Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (CSIR), andIndian Chemical Engineer (IIChE).
  12. Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Energy-Environment-Economics (USA).
  13. Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UN / Abu Dhabi, 1995 – present.
  14. Consultant, International Foundation for Water Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi, 1995 - 1996.
  15. Listed in several international `who’s who’ and `man of achievement’ compendiums.

IIT Roorkee
Member, Band of Governors 2008 – 2011 

Banaras Hindu University,
Member of Court                                   : 2009-2012

Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India
Technical Advisory Committee                : 1996-99
Indian National Committee on Hydrology : 2005 – 2008 

Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India 
EIA panels                                         : 1983, 1984, 1985

Ministry of Nonconventional Energy Sources, Government of India
Task-force on Water Hyacinth           : 1984-86 

Department of Science & Technology, Government of India
PAC sub-committee                          : 1990
Expert Panel on Aquatic Ecology       : 1991 

Gauhati University
University of Madurai
Gandhigram University
University of Roorkee
MS University
BRAM University

Faculty selection committees              : 1989 - present

Government of Pondicherry
State Environment Committee            : 1992 - 1999 

Pondicherry University
Member, Academic Council              : 1992 - 95
Member, Court                                 : 1993 - 96
Member, Executive Council               : 1991-93; 1995 - 98
Chair, Board of Studies                     : 1990 - 95

  • Member, Organizing Committee, Miami International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, USA, 1985
  • Convenor, Indian National Committee, appended to World Congress on Hazardous Wastes, 1986
  • Member, International Committee, Congress on Renewable Energy Sources, Madrid, 1986
  • Member, Organizing Committee, Miami International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources USA, 1987
  • Member, Organizing Committee, Miami International Congress on Energy & Environment, USA, 1989
  • Member, Organizing Committee, Cairo International Conference on Renewable Energy, 1990
  • Member, International Organizing Committee, Renewable Energy Congress, Kiev, 1993
  • Member, Organizing Committee, International Conference on Mutagens, Madras, 1996.
  • Member, Organizing Committee, International Energy Conference ENERGEX 2000, Las Vegas, USA, 2000.
  • Member, Technical Committee, International Congress on Resource Recycling & Recovery: Toronto 2000, Geneva 2001, Beijing 2005.
  • Member, Expert Committee, International Conference on Health, Safety, & Environment, Tehran, 2006; 2008, 2010.

  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers
  • Fellow, Institution of Environmental Engineers
  • Fellow, Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Fellow, Institution of Public Health Engineers
  • Fellow, Indian Association of Hydrologists
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