Dr. Kaizar Hossain
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Dr. Kaizar Hossain

Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Science, Asutosh College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Gitam University, India

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Dr. Kaizar Hossain, working as Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Asutosh College (Estd. 1916)- Calcutta University, Kolkata, India. He also worked at PACE Institute of Technology and Sciences, Ongole and and GITAM University; Hyderabad Campus, India.

Dr. Kaizar Hossain, an ardent and dynamic personality, completed his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Environment and Water Management from Burdwan University, West Bengal and Master of Science (M.Sc) in Environmental Studies from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh. He is a doctorate with his Ph.D in Environmental Sciences from GITAM University collaboration with ILU-6, RTDD/BARC/ DAE, Mumbai, and has awarded as Post-Doctoral Fellow by USM- TWAS Italy. He has published number of research paper in various reputed ISI/Scopus indexed journals and participated in national and international conferences. He is an editorial board member of various reputed indexed national and international journals. He was the Member of International Steering Committee of 2nd 3rd & 4th International Conference on Sustainable Development, ICSD-2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Rome, Italy. He is National Panel of Expert of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) – India and Life member of National Association for Application of Radio-isotopes and Radiation in Industry (NAARRI) Mumbai. His area of interest includes Remediation Technology for pollution mitigation (water & soil) and Climate change and its effect on water resource and agriculture. He has been highly regarded as a popular teacher by the students, who is firm but at the same time friendly. As an ardent learner and a stern leader he steers his career towards unprecedented heights.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Environmental Biotechnology
Air Pollution
Microbial Biotechnlogy

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Sharma, J., G. Pant, K. Hossain, A. Ahmad and M.A. Bakht et al., 2022. Chromium toxicity in the Yamuna river ecosystem at Brij Region - Uttar Pradesh, India. Desalin. Water Treat., 267: 13-25.
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  2. Hossain, K., M.T. Anees, A.F.B.A. Baker, M.M.A. Khan and A.E. Khalil et al., 2022. Application of geo-electrical methods for estimating water infiltration in soils. Nat. Environ. Pollut. Technol., 21: 1279-1288.
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  3. Yadav, D.P., A.S. Jalal, D. Garlapati, K. Hossain, A. Goyal and G. Pant, 2020. Deep learning-based resnext model in phycological studies for future. Algal Res., Vol. 50. 10.1016/j.algal.2020.102018.
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  4. Pant, G., Alka, D. Garlapati, A. Gaur, K. Hossain, S.V. Singh and A.K. Gupta, 2020. Air quality assessment among populous sites of major metropolitan cities in India during COVID-19 pandemic confinement. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 27: 44629-44636.
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  5. Hakeem, K.R. and T.B. Pirzadah, 2020. Nanobiotechnology in Agriculture 1st Springer International Publishing Switzerland 1.
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  6. Quaik, S., A. Embrandiri, B. Ravindran, K. Hossain, N.A. Al-Dhabi, M.V. Arasu, S. Ignacimuthu and N. Ismail, 2019. Veterinary antibiotics in animal manure and manure laden soil: Scenario and challenges in Asian countries. J. King Saud Uni. Sci., 32: 1300-1305.
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  7. Pant, G., A. Singh, M. Panchpuri, R.G. Prasuna, K. Hossain, S.Z. Abbas, A. Ahmad, N. Ismail and M. Rafatullah, 2019. Enhancement of biosorption capacity of cyanobacterial strain to remediate heavy metals. Desalin. Water Treat., 165: 244-252.
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  8. Oyekanmi, A.A., Ab.A.Abd. Latiff, Z. Daud, R.M.S.R. Mohamed, N. Ismail, A.Ab. Aziz, M. Rafatullah, K. Hossain, A. Ahmad and A.K. Abiodun, 2019. Adsorption of cadmium and lead from palm oil mill effluent using bone-composite: optimisation and isotherm studies. Int. J. Environ. Anal. Chem., 99: 707-725.
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  9. Oyekanmi, A.A., Ab.A.A. Latiff, Z. Daud, R.M.S.R. Mohamed, N.A.Ab. Aziz, N. Ismail, M. Rafatullah, A. Ahmad and K. Hossain, 2019. Adsorption of pollutants from palm oil mill effluent using natural adsorbents: optimization and isotherm studies. Desalin. Water Treat., 169: 181-190.
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  10. Oyekanmi, A.A., A. Ahmad, K. Hossain and M. Rafatullah, 2019. Adsorption of Rhodamine B dye from aqueous solution onto acid treated banana peel: Response surface methodology, kinetics and isotherm studies. PLoS ONE, 10.1371/journal.pone.0216878.
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  11. Aliyu, M.K., A.T.Abd. Karim, C.M. Chan, A.A. Oyekanmi, K. Hossain and N. Ismail, 2019. Mobility of copper and its micro‐structure characteristics in contaminated river sediment through stabilization by using cement and rice husk ash. Water Environ. J., 10.1111/wej.12521.
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  12. Hossain, K., Y.A. Maruthi, N.L. Das, K.P. Rawat and K.S.S. Sarma, 2018. Irradiation of wastewater with electron beam is a key to sustainable smart/green cities: a review. Appl. Water Sci., 10.1007/s13201-018-0645-6.
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  13. Bala, J.D., J. Lalung, A.A.S. Al-Gheethi, H. Kaizar and N. Ismail, 2018. Reduction of organic load and biodegradation of palm oil mill effluent by aerobic indigenous mixed microbial consortium isolated from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME). Water Conserv. Sci. Eng., 3: 139-156.
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  14. Singh, M., G. Pant, K. Hossain and A.K. Bhatia, 2016. Green remediation. Tool for safe and sustainable environment: A review. Applied Water Sci. 10.1007/s13201-016-0461-9.
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  15. Jiao, W., M. Rafatullah, N. Morad, K. Hossain and T.T. Tow, 2016. Extraction of toxic rhodamine b dye by using organic solvent: A statistical analysis. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 10: 152-158.
  16. Hussain, A., E.B.B. Ong, P.S.C. Phei, K. Hossain, P. Balaram, A. Ismail and P.K. Kien, 2016. Role of TolC in Virulence of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 10: 887-896.
  17. Hossain, K., S. Yadav, S. Quaik, G. Pant, A.Y. Maruthi and N. Ismail, 2016. Vulnerabilities of macrophytes distribution due to climate change. Theoret. Applied Climatol., (In Press). 10.1007/s00704-016-1837-3.
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  18. Hossain, K., S. Quaik, N. Ismail, M. Rafatullah, A. Maruthi and S. Rameeja, 2016. Bioremediation of textile wastewater with membrane bioreactor using the white-rot fungus and reuse of wastewater. Iran. J. Biotechnol., 14: e124-e16.
  19. Hossain, K., S. Quaik, N. Ismail, M. Rafatullah and I. Ali et al., 2016. Climate change-perceived impacts on agriculture, vulnerability and response strategies for improving adaptation practice in developing countries (South Asian Region). Int. J. Agric. Res., 11: 1-12.
  20. Nasir, M., O. Sulaiman, R. Hashim, K. Hossain, A. Gupta and M. Asim, 2015. Rubberwood fiber treatment by laccase enzyme and its application in medium density fiberboard. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 9: 2095-2100.
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  21. Hossain, K., N. Ismail, M. Rafatullah, S. Quaik, M. Nasir, A.Y. Maruthi and R. Shaik, 2015. Bioremediation of textile effluent with membrane bioreactor using the white-rot fungus Coriolus versicolor. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 9: 1979-1987.
  22. Hossain, K., G. Pant, S. Yadav, Y.A. Maruthi and S. Quaik et al., 2015. Arsenic contamination of groundwater and its effect on soil-crop systems. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 9: 231-240.
  23. Hossain, K. and S. Rameeja, 2015. Importance of nanotechnology in civil engineering. J. Sustain. Dev., 4: 161-166.
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  24. Hossain, K. and N. Ismail, 2015. Bioremediation and detoxification of pulp and paper mill effluent: A review. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 9: 113-134.
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  25. Sreenivasulu, K., K. Hossain and T. Daoodharam, 2014. Seasonal variations in water quality and major threats to nellore cheruvu (tank), Nellore district, India. Int. J. Environ., 3: 28-35.
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  26. Sreenivasulu, K., K. Hossain and T. Daoodharam, 2014. Physico-chemical characteristics of freshwater of Ramanna tank (Cheruvu), Nellore district, India. Adv. Applied Sci. Res., 5: 59-65.
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  27. Sreenivasulu, K., K. Hossain and T. Damodharam, 2014. A preliminary limnological study on Kotha Cheruvu (Tank), Nellore district, India. Int. J. Bio-Pharma Res., 3: 237-242.
  28. Hossain, K. and A.R. Rao, 2014. Environmental change and it's affect. Eur. J. Sustain. Dev., 3: 89-96.
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  29. Shaik, R. and K. Hossain, 2013. Vulnerability Analysis of Ambient Air Quality in Industrial Zone. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.
  30. Maruthi, Y.A., N.L. Das, K. Hossain, K.P. Rawat, K.S.S. Sarma and S. Sabharwal, 2013. Appliance of electron beam technology for disinfection of sewage water to minimize public health risks. Eur. J. Sustain. Dev., 2: 31-42.
  31. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain, S.R. Rao and Y.S. Kumar, 2013. Sewage microflora is potential indicator of effective sewage treatment. Ecoscan, 3: 35-39.
  32. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain and S. Thakre, 2013. Aspergillus flavus: A potential Bioremediator for oil contaminated soils. Eur. J. Sustain. Dev., 2: 57-66.
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  33. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain and B.S. Hari, 2013. Potential health problems in workers of Parlors due to exposure in handling and using LPG, electric and biomass fuel based stoves. Pharm. Biol. Sci. 1: 4-6.
  34. Maruthi, Y.A., A.S. Dadhich, K. Hossain and A. Jyothsna, 2013. Nirmali seed as a natural biosorbent; evaluation of its potential for iron (II) removal from steel plant effluents and sewage disinfecting capacity. Eur. J. Sustain. Dev., 2: 77-84.
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  35. Naik, D.R., S.A. Rahiman and K. Hossain, 2012. Vulnerable endangered, threatened and rare species categories in the submergence area of Polavaram area. Eur. J. Exp. Biol., 2: 288-296.
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  36. Maruthi, Y.A., K.A. Lakshmi, S.R. Rao, D.A. Chaitanya and K. Hossain, 2012. Prevalence of keratinophilic fungi on feather, leather antiques and paintings of some museums of andhra Pradesh, India. Comprehensive J. Environ. Earth Sci., 1: 1-10.
  37. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain, D.H. Priya and B. Tejaswi, 2012. Prevalence of Keratinophilic fungi from Sewage sludge at some wastewater out lets along the coast of Visakhapatnam: A case study. Adv. Applied Sci. Res., 3: 605-610.
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  38. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain and M. Sultana, 2012. Optimization studies on pollution abatement: Biodegradation of nitroso dye effluents by two fungi (Phanerochaete chrysosporium & Trametes hirsute) under static conditions. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 4: 262-267.
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  39. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain and D.A. Chaitanya, 2012. Incidence of dermatophytes school soils of Visakhapatnam: A case study Asian J. Plant Sci. Res., 2: 534-538.
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  40. Maruthi, Y.A., K. Hossain and A. Goswami, 2012. Assessment of drinking water quality in some selected primary schools in Visakhapatnam. Der Chemia, 3: 1071-1074.
  41. Maruthi, Y.A., D.A. Chaitanya, K. Hossain, A. Sravani and S. Jagadish, 2012. The occurrence of keratiophilic fungi and related dermatophytes from sewage water discharge points. Euro. J. Exp. Bio., 2: 13-16.
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  42. Maruthi, Y.A., N.L. Das, K. Hossain, K.P. Rawat, K.S.S. Sarma and S. Sabharwal, 2011. Disinfection and reduction of organic load of sewage water by electron beam radiation. Applied Water Sci., 1: 49-56.
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  43. Maruthi, Y.A., N.L. Das, K. Hossain, K.P. Rawat, K.S.S. Sarma and S. Sabharwal, 2011. Application of electron beam technology to improve sewage water quality: An advance technique. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 57: 545-552.
  44. Maruthi, Y.A., N.L. Das, K. Hossain, K.P. Rawat, K.S.S. Sarma and S. Sabarwal, 2011. Advance oxidation of sewage water, reclamation and hygienization by radiation technology. Hydrol. Curr. Res., Vol. 2. .
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  45. Satyanarayana, C., S.R. Rao and K. Hossain, 2010. Assessment of water quality along the coast of Andhra Pradesh. Nature Environ. Poll. Technol., 9: 19-23.
  46. Maruti, Y.A., B.F. Rodrigues, S. Ramakrishna Rao, K. Hossain and V. Divya Rao, 2010. Distribution of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae (AM) in some selected soils of Visakhapatnam: A case study. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 12: 315-322.
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  47. Maruthi, Y.A., S.R. Rao, D.A. Chaitayna, K. Hossain, R.S. Kumar, M. Sitaratnam and R. Tulshirao, 2010. Evaluation of water quality in the vicinity of some saltpans, Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh. Bioscan, 3: 665-672.
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  48. Maruthi, Y.A., B.F. Rodrigues, Ramakrishnarao, K. Hossain and V. Divyarao, 2010. Distribution of arbuscular mycorrhizae (am) in some selected soil of Visakhapatnam: A case study. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 12: 315-322.
  49. Maruthi, Y.A., A.S. Dadhich, D.A. Chaitnya, K. Hossain and M.B.S.R. Avanthi, 2010. Biosorption of iron (II & III) by Thiobacillus ferrooxidans and Aspergillus niger-fungi isolated from soil in the vicinity of steel plant. J. Ind. Poll. Control, 26: 211-216.
  50. Maruthi, Y.A., K.A. Lakshmi, S.R. Rao, K. Hossain, D.A. Chaitanya and Pavani, 2009. Role of traditional wood preservative in preventing biodeterioration of fishing boats: A case study. J. Ecotech., 1: 134-139.
  51. Avasn, M.Y., H. Kaizar, P.B. Priya, R.L. Neelakanta, T. Srinivas and R.S. Rao, 2009. Dust pollution: A case study in old town area, Visakhapatnam. Res. J. Chem. Environ., 13: 96-98.
  52. Maruthi, Y.A., K.A. Lakshmi, S.R. Rao, K. Hossain, D.A. Chaitanya and K. Karuna, 2007. Dermatophytes and other fungi associated with hair-scalp of Primary school children in Visakhapatnam, India: A case study and literature review. Int. J. Microbiol., Vol. 5. .
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