Dr. Suresh Deka

Adviser

Faculty of Science

 

S. No.

Institution Place

Degree Awarded

Year

Field of Study

1.

Gauhati University, Guwahati

M. Sc.

1980

Botany (Microbiology Special paper)

2.

Gauhati University, Guwahati

Ph. D.

1991

Microbial Ecology

3.

University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK

Post Doc

2007

Biosurfactant

Microbiology

 

S. No.

Institution Place

Position

From

To

 

1.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Honorary Professor

October 2018

October 2020

2.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Professor-II

June 2018

Till retired Sept.2018

3.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Professor-I

June 2013

May 2018

4.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Associate Professor II

September 2007

May

2013

5.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Associate Professor I

August 2004

August

2007

6.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Assistant Professor

November 1992

July

 2004

7.

IASST, Garchuk,

Guwahati 35

Project Fellow

March 1991

October 1992

8.

Dudhnoi College, Goalpara

Lecturer

October 1985

February 1991

9.

Central Silk Board, Boko, Kamrup

Senor Research Assistant

May

 1985

October 1985

10.

Assam Agro Industry Dev. Corpn. Guwahati

Assistant Microbiologist

July

1983

April

1985

Publications

 

  1.  Isolation of a novel rhizobacteria having multiple plant growth promoting traits and antifungal activity against certain phytopathogens.  Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2020). Microbial Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micres.2020.126516  IF 3.70.

 

  1. Rhamnolipid exhibits anti-biofilm activity against the dermatophytic fungi Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes. S. Sen, S.N. Borah, A. Bora, S. Deka (2020). Biotechnology Report, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.btre.2020.e00516 IF 4.47.

 

  1. Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria—alleviators of abiotic stresses in soil: A review. Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2020). Pedosphere 30(1):40-61 IF 3.188.

 

  1.  Sophorolipid biosurfactant can control cutaneous dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes.  S. Sen, S.N. Borah, R. Kandimalla, A. Bora, S. Deka (2020). Frontiers in microbiology 11:329 IF 4.259

 

  1. Rice based distillers dried grains with solubles as a low-cost substrate for the production of a novel rhamnolipid biosurfactant having anti-biofilm activity against Candida tropicalis. S.N. Borah, S.Sen, L. Goswami, A. Bora, K. Pakshirajan, and S. Deka (2019). Colloids and surfaces B: Biointerfaces 182: 110358. IF 3.973

 

  1. A cost-effective and environmentally sustainable process for phycoremediation of oil field formation water for its safe disposal and reuse. Bhaskar Das and Suresh Deka (2019). Scientific Reports, Nature Research 9: 15232, IF 4. 525.

 

  1. Recycling of Bakery Waste as an Alternative Carbon Source for Rhamnolipid Biosurfactant Production. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Rupshikha Patowary,. Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2019). Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, 22 / 373–384 IF 1.654.

 

  1. Efficacy of a rhamnolipid biosurfactant to inhibit Trichophyton rubrum in vitro and in a mice model of dermatophytosis. Suparna Sen, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Arijit Bora, Suresh Deka (2019). Experimental Dermatology, 28/601-608 IF 3.368.

 

  1. Biosurfactant production by a rhizosphere bacteria Bacillus altitudinis MS16 and its promising emulsification and antifungal activity. Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2019). Colloids and Surfaces: B Biointerfaces, 178/285-296, IF 3.973.

 

  1. Application of biosurfactant in enhancement of bioremediation process of crude oil contaminated soil. Rupshikha Patowary, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2017). International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 98:120-126. IF 3.562   

 

  1. Production, Characterization, and Antifungal Activity of a Biosurfactant Produced by Rhodotorula babjevae YS3Suparna Sen, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Arijit Bora, Suresh Deka (2017). Microbial Cell Factories, DOI 10.1186/s12934-017-0711-z IF. 3.681

 

  1. Novel approaches for application of biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa for biocontrol of Colletotrichum capsici responsible for anthracnose disease. Jiumoni Lahkar,Debahuti Goswami,Suresh Deka,Giasuddin Ahmed (2017). European Journal of Plant pathology, DOI 10.1007/s10658-017-1252-3 IF 1.478

 

  1. Uptake of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) by Oryza sativa L. Grown in Soil Contaminated with Crude Oil R. Patowary, K. Patowary, A. Devi, M. C. Kalita S. Deka (2016). Bull Environ Cont.Toxicol. 98:120–126. IF 1.19

 

  1. Characterization of biosurfactant produced during degradation of hydrocarbons using crude oil as sole source of carbon. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Rupshikha Patowary,. Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2017). Front. Microbiol. | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.00279  IF 4.164

 

  1. Rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14 causes complete suppression of wilt by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. pisi in Pisum sativum. Siddhartha N. Borah, Debahuti Goswami, Hridip K. Sarma, Swaranjit S. Cameotra and Suresh Deka (2016): Front. Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01505. IF 4.164

 

  1. Development of an Efficient Bacterial Consortium for the Potential Remediation of Hydrocarbons from Contaminated Sites. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Rupshikha Patowary, Mohan C. Kalita and Suresh Deka (2016). Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01092. IF 4.164

 

  1. Utilization of paneer whey waste for cost effective production of rhamnolipid biosurfactant. Rupshikha Patowary, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2016). Appl Biochem Biotechnol. DOI 10.1007/s12010-016-2105-9. IF 1.7

 

  1. First Report of Fusarium verticillioides Causing Stalk Rot of Maize in Assam, India

S. N. Borah, S. Deka & H. K. Sarma (2016). Plant Disease (American Phyto-pathological Society), DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0074-PDN. IF 3.02

 

  1. Phytoremediation of crude oil-contaminated soil employing Crotalaria pallida Aiton Plabita Baruah, Suresh Deka & Partha Pratim Baruah (2016). Environ Sci. Pollut Res. 23:10595–10603, IF 2.828

 

  1. Biosurfactant of Pseudomonas aeruginosa JS29 against Alternaria solani: the causal organism of early blight of tomato. Lahkar J, Borah SN, Deka S, Ahmed G (2015). BioControl. (Springer) 60:401–411. IF 1.6

 

  1. Rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14 causes complete suppression of wilt by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. pisi in Pisum sativum. Borah SN, Goswami D, Lahkar J, Sarma HK, Khan MR, Deka S (2015). BioControl. (Springer) 60:375–385. IF1.6

 

  1. Antifungal properties of rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa DS9 against Colletotrichum falcatum. Debahuti Goswami, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Jiumoni Lahkar, Pratap Jyoti Handique & Suresh Deka (2015). Journal of Basic Microbiology (Wiley) 55 (11): 1265-1274. IF 1.8

 

  1. Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) employing biosurfactant producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa KS3. K. Patowary, M C Kalita & Suresh Deka (2015). Indian journal of Biotechnology (NISCAIR) 14: 208-215. IF 0.386

 

  1. Effect of crude oil contamination on the chlorophyll content and morpho-anatomy of Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb) Hassk. Plabita Baruah, Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Partha Pratim Baruah and Suresh Deka. (2014). Environ Sci Pollut Res. 21:12530–12538. IF 2.828

 

  1. Degradation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons employing biosurfactant-producing Bacillus pumilus KS2. Kaustuvmani Patowary & Rashmi Rekha Saikia & Mohan Chandra Kalita & Suresh Deka.  (2014). Ann Microbiol/Claudia Sorlini, Germany.  65:225–234. IF 0.998

 

  1. Rhamnolipid biosurfactant against Fusarium sacchari – the   causal organism of pokkah boeng disease of sugarcane. Debahuti Goswami, Pratap Jyoti Handique and Suresh Deka (2014).  Journal of Basic Microbiology/Erika Kothe, Germany. 54: 548–557. IF 1.8

 

  1. Achieving highest glycolipid biosurfactant by selecting proper carbon nitrogen ratio. Rashmi Rekha Saikia,. Hemen Deka, Debahuti Goswami, Jiumoni Lahkar, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Plabita Baruah, Suresh Deka (2014) Journal of Surfactant and Detergent/Jean L. Salager. USA. 17:563-571. IF 1.853

 

  1. Removal of Hydrocarbon from Refinery Tank Bottom Sludge Employing Microbial Culture. Rashmi Rekha Saikia and Suresh Deka (2013). Environ. Sci Pollu. Res/ Environ Sci Pollut Res/Philippe Garrigues,USA. 20:9026–9033. IF 2.828

 

  1. Isolation of potent biosurfactant producing bacterial strain from hydrocarbon contaminated soil of Assam. Jiumoni Lahkar, Giyasuddin Ahmed and Suresh Deka (2013). Research Journal of Contemporary concerns/ P.K. Baruah/India. 8:63-69.

 

  1. Removal of Hydrocarbon from Crude oil Contaminated Soil by Cyperus bravifolius. Plabita B., P. P.Baruah and S. Deka. (2013).  Bull. Environ. Pharmacol. Life Sci/India, 2(6):123-130.

 

  1. Vermicomposting of water hyacinth [Eichhornia crassipies Mart. (Solms)] employing native and exotic earthworm species. Deka H, Deka S, Baruah CK, Sarmah P and Das J (2012):  Journal of Research in Biology/India.  2(8): 716-725.

 

  1. Vermicompost assisted phytoremediation for abatement of crude oil contaminated soil. Suresh Deka and Hemen Deka (2012).  The Ecoscan/M. P. Sinha, India. Special issue, Vol 1: 131-136.

 

  1. Isolation of Biosurfactant Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29 from Oil-Contaminated Soil and Evaluation of Different Nitrogen Sources in Biosurfactant Production. R.R. Saikia, S. Deka, M. Deka, I.M. Banat (2012):  Annals of Microbiology/ Claudia Sorlini, Germany. 62:753-763. IF 0.998

 

  1. Optimization of environmental factors for improved production of biosurfactants by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29 on glycerol. R. R. Saikia, S. Deka, M. Deka and H. Sarma (2012): Journal of Basic Microbiology/ Erika Kothe, Germany 52: 446-457. IF 1.8

 

  1. Vermicomposting potentiality of Perionyx excavatus for recycling of waste biomass of java citronella - an aromatic oil yielding plant. Deka, H., Deka, S., Baruah, C.K., Das, J., Hoque, S., Sarma, H., Sarma, N.S. (2011). Bioresource Technology/A. Pandey, UK, Bioresource Technology 102:  11212–11217. IF 4.494

 

  1. Accumulation of heavy metals in selected medicinal plants. Hemen Sarma, Suresh Deka, Hemen Deka, Rashmi Rekha Saikia (2011). Review of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology/ George W. Ware, USA.  214: 63-86. IF 3.744

 

  1. Vermicomposting of distillation waste of citronella plant (Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt.) employing Eudrilus eugeniae. H. Deka, S. Deka, C. K. Baruah, J. Das, S. Hoque, N. S. Sarma (2011). Bioresource Technology / A. Pandey, UK. 102 (13): 6944-6950. IF 4.494

 

  1. Impact of paper mill effluent on growth and development of certain agricultural crops. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka (2011).  J. Env. Biol./ Dr. R.C. Dalela, India 32: 185-188. IF 0.656

 

  1. Evalution of Water Quality Index at Goalpara Town and its surrounding Areas in Assam, India. A. K. Talukdar, S. Deka and Abul Hussain (2010). Nature Environment and Pollution Technology/P.K. Goel, India. 9 (3): 615-620.

 

  1. Studies on Edaphic Factors and Rhizosphere Mycoflora Associated with Gramineae Family of Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve Forest of Assam. Das K, Saikia R, Deka S, Sarma S, Azad P (2010). Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany. / Sudhakar Reddy, C. India. 34(4):863-868.

 

  1. Agro- potentiality of lime sludge waste from paper industry. Utpal Jyoti Medhi, Anup Kumar Talukdar and Suresh Deka (2009). Current Science./P.Balaram, India. 97 (10): 1416-1418. IF 0.926

 

  1. Application of vermicompost of native earthworm Perioonyx sp. for cultivation of rice (Oryza sativa L.). H. Deka and S. Deka (2008). J. Advanced Pl. Sc./ Prof. C. M. Sarma, India. 4 (1&2) 33-37.

 

  1. Effect of pulp and paper mill effluent on germination and seedling growth of mustard, pea and rice. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka (2008). Poll Res./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India. 27(3): 437-442.

 

  1. Study on efficiency of native verms for production of Vermicompost. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Baruah (2008). Environment & Ecology/Prof. S. K. Konar, India. 26(4): 1509-1512.

 

  1. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbons from refinery sludge contaminated soil. P. K. Sarma; S. Deka and K. G. Bhattacharyya (2006). J. Appl. Biosci. Biotech/Prof. M. C. Kalita,India.  2(2): 21-25.

 

  1. Utilization of lime sludge waste of paper mill for fish culture. Deka, S.; Yasmin, S. (2006).  Current Science/ P. Balaram, India.  90(8): 1126-1130. IF 0.926

 

  1. Pseudomonas aeruginosa – a potential hydrocarbon degrading bacterial strain isolated from petroleum-contaminated soil of Assam. S. Deka (2006). Assian Jr. Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India 8(1): 87-90.

 

  1. Impact of lime sludge waste of Jagiroad paper mill on growth and development of Planktons. Shabeena Yasmin, Ankur Bordoloi and S. Deka (2005). Ecol. Env & Cons./India. 11(2): 31-36.
  2. Physico-chemical characteristics of lime sludge waste of paper mill and its impact on growth and production of rice. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka (2005). J. Indu. Poll. Cont./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India.21 (1): 51-58.

 

  1. Degradation of hydrocarbon of refinery sludge. S. Deka, P. K. Sarma and K. G. Bhattacharyya (2005). IJEP/ India. 25(11): 1029-1032.

 

  1. Status and prospects of soil microbial diversity of Dibru-Saikhowa biosphere reserve. R. Saikia, K. Das, S. Deka and P. Azad (2004). Himalayan Biosphere Reserves/India. Vol. 6 (1&2): 61-63.

 

  1. Impact of oil exploration on Physico-chemical properties of rice field soil at Moran oil field of upper Assam. Deka, S.;Devi, A.; Barthakur, H. P. and Kagti, L. C. (2004). IJEP/ India. 24 (4): 273-276.

 

  1. Impact of oil exploration on the Microflora in the rice filed soil of Assam. Deka, S.;Devi, A.; Barthakur, H. P. and Kagti, L. C. (2001). Asian Jr. Microbiol.Biotech.& Env. Sc./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India. 3(3):217-222.

 

  1. Bacterial strains isolated from crude oil polluted soil of Assam. Deka, S. (2000). Pollution Research/ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India.20 (4):517-521.

 

  1. Crude oil utilization by Azotobacter chroococcum. Deka, S. (1998). Proc. Acad. Env. Biol./India. 7 (2):189-192

 

  1. Studies on the impact of crude oil pollution on physico-chemical properties, nature of micro-organisms          and growth of rice plants in soil . Deka, S , Devi , A ; Barthakur , H.  P. and Kagti, L. C. (1997). J. Env. Biol./ Dr. R.C. Dalela, India 18(2):167-17.

 

  1. Impact of gas flaring on physico chemical properties and occurrence of microflora in rice field soil at Rudrasagar oil field of Assam. Deka, S., Devi, A., Barthakur H. P.,and Kagti L. C., (1994). Environ and  Ecology./ Prof. S. K. Konar, India 12(3): :527-531

 

  1. Impact of flaring of Groups Gathering Station (GGS) on physico-chemical properties of rice field soil at Lakowa oil field of Assam. Deka S and Devi A., (1994). Pollution Research/. / Dr. R. K. Trivedy. India. 13(2): 101-105.

 

  1. Effect of aeration factor on the growth of Rhizobium. Deka, S., Baruah, C. K., (1993). J. Assam. Sc. Soc./Prof. H. K. Baruah, India. 35(3): 180-183.

 

  1. Studies on the impact of oil pollution on the micro flora of rice field soil of Moran (Assam). Deka, S., Devi, A., Kagti, L. C and Barthakur, H.P. (1993). Environment &Ecology/ Prof. S. K. Konar, India. 11(3): 543-547.

 

  1. Studies on the storage efficiency of different carrier materials for Rhizobium culture. Deka, S.and Baruah, C.K. 1992. Environ. and Ecol./ Prof. S. K. Konar, India. 10 (4): 857-860.

 

  1. Impact of crude oil on the growth of soil Micro-organism in the rice field soil of Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam. Deka, S., Devi, A. and Azad, P. (1992). J. Indus. Pollu. Cont. / Dr. R. K. Trivedy. India. 7(1):11-14.

 

 

Publications in proceedings/ souvenir etc.

 

  1.  Talukdar, A. K. Deka, S. & Hussain, A. (2007):  A Study on Drinking Water Quality of South Bank of Extreme Lower Part of Assam. Proceeding of the National Seminar on Environmental Degradation and Remedial Measures, Nabajyoti College, Kolgacia, Barpeta, Assam, India. 53-58.
  2. Deka, S., Deka, H. & Sarma, N. S. (2009): Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil of oil field situated at Lakowa, Upper Assam, India. Proceeding of the International symposium on Envionmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health, Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati. 79-84.
  3. Deka, H., Deka, S. & Baruah, C. K. (1009):  Biomanagement of water hyacinth (Eichhorina crassipes) through vermicomposting by native earthworm Perionyx sp. Proceedings of the International symposium on Envionmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health, Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati. 53-55.
  4. Deka, H. Deka, S., & Baruah, C. K. (2010): Vermiconversion of wastes of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) by native earth worm Perionyx sp.Proceedings of the 19th. All India Congress of Zoology on Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India. 377-382.
  5. Deka, S., Deka, H & Saikia, R. R. (2011): Cyperus Bravifolius a Potent Herb for Remediation of Hydrocarbon from Contaminated Soil. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 68 (1-8).
  6. Saikia, R. R. Deka, S. Deka, M., & Deka, H. (2011): Isolation of Potential Biosurfactant Producing Bacterial Strain from Crude Oil Contaminated Soil. Proceedings of the National Conference on Plant Resource Management and Conservation Strategies in N.E. Region, Cotton College, Guwahati, India 311-320

 

 

Published chapter in edited book

 

  1. Deka, S (1996):- Hydrocarbon degrading micro-organism and its prospective to control problem of Environmental pollution. In “Sustainable Developmental Strategy” (Eds. S.P. Sukla and N. Sharma) Mittal Publications New Delhi, pp. 111-117.
  2. Deka, S. and Barua, C. K. (1999): - Screening of carrier materials for the Rhizobium Biofertilizer. In “Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology” Published by the Society for promotion and utilization of resources and technology, 10149, East Park Road, Karl Bagh, New Delhi (Eds. A. K. Jadav, M. R. Motsara and S. Ray Choudhury) pp. 416-418.
  3. S. Deka, (2007): “Phytoremediation of heavy metals: A new strategy for environmental decontamination” published in the book “Biodiversity and Environmental Biotechnology” (Eds. Dwivedi et al) Scientific Publishers (India) Jodhpur, Chapter 16, pp. 337-354.
  4. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka (2008): Effect of pulp and paper mill effluent on seed germination and seedling growth of pea (Pisum sativum), mustard (Brassica niger) and rice (Oryza sativa) In “Environmental Science and Technology in India” (Eds. A. Kumar and R. K. Somashekar) 154-160, Daya Publishing House, New Delhi-35 (India) ISBN10-81-7035-541-9  
  5. Shabeena Yasmine and S. Deka (2008): Lime sludge waste of paper mill as an alternative source of liming material for fish culture. In “Environmental Science and Technology in India” (Eds. A. Kumar and R. K. Somashekar) pp. 342-347, Daya Publishing House, New Delhi-35 (India) ISBN10-81-7035-541-9  
  6. D. Goswami, P.J. Handique and S. Deka (2012): Biosurfactant as a biopesticides to control redrot of  sugarcane. In the book Agro-Biotech (Ed. Das et al)  140-156 Global Publishing House (India). ISBN: 978-93-81563-15-1
  7. H. Sarma, S. Deka, A. Sarma, H. Deka and R. R. Saikia (2012): Solanum Nigrum L., Harbal Medicine or Invasive Weed. In the book  Agro-Biotech (Ed. Das et al) 363-382 Global Publishing House (India) ISBN: 978-93-81563-15-1
  8. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Baruah (2015):- Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Value Addition: Mechanism of Action, In “Plant – Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Medicinal Plants” (Eds. Dilfuza Egamberdieva, Smriti Shrivastava and Ajit Varma), Soil Biology Series 42: 305-321(Springer).
  9.  R. Patowary, K. Patowary, M. C. Kalita S. Deka (2017): Role of biosurfactant producing micro-organisms in sustainable agriculture.In “Alternative Approaches in Agriculture” (Ed. K. Choudhury) Purbayan Publication, Satmile, Near Gauhati University, Guwahati -14, ISBN: 978-81-92955-55-1, January 2017, pp. 15-22.

 

Paper presented in Seminar /Conference etc. since 1995.

  1. Deka, S. Microbiological Method(s) for cleanup Hydrocarbonaceous pollutants.  “East Conference”. held at RRL, Jorhat on  October, 18-20, 1995 Abstract p. 33
  2. Deka S.; Devi, A. Barthakur, H.P. and Kagti LC. Effect of formation water on germination and growth of certain pluses and cereal seed. Abstract. p 76 Ann Tech. Scs. Assam.Sci Soc. (1995).
  3. Deka, S. Biotechnology in relation to control environmental pollution. Paper presented in young scientist’s session of DST Govt. of India at Osmania University on the ocassion of 85th India science Congress Association held on January 3, 1998.
  4. Medhi, U., Devi, A., Deka,S.and Boishya,N.K. Agropotenciality study of Jagiroad Paper Mill Waste. Abstract C-7,Ann.Tech.Ses.Assam Sci.Soc. Dec.19, 1997
  5.  Sharma, P., Devi, A., Deka, S. and Bhattacharyya K. G. Physico-chemical    characterization of refinery sludge. .Abstract C-8 Ann.Tech.Ses.Assam Sci.Soc. Dec.19, 1997
  6. Sharma, P. Devi, A. and Deka, S.: “Concentration of heavy metals in the drinking water of Guwahati Refinery”. Abstact, C- 7 Ann. Tech. Ses. Assam. Sci. Soc. Dec.19, 1998
  7. S. U. Ahmed, M. C. Kalita, M. Deka, S. Deka, S. Hazarika and B. Medhi : Distributional pattern of blue green algae in rice field soil of Nagaon sub - division Nagaon in the state of Assam. .Abstract B-1 Annual Tech. Ses. Assam Sci. Soc. Dec.19, 1998.
  8. S. U. Ahmed, M.C.Kalita, M.Deka, S.Deka, S.Hazarika and B. Medhi: Nitrogen fixing potentials of Cyanobacteria isolated from Nagaon sub-division, Nagaon, in the state of Assam. Abstract. p.39, North Easern Regional Conference on Biofertilizer. Jan. 22-23,1999
  9. Deka, S. and Azad, P: Impact of Petroleum production on Ecosystem of N.E. Region. Paper presented in UGC sponsored Seminar organised by Dudhnoi Collage, Dudhnoi on       Nov. 17-18.1999
  10. P. K. Sharma, Devi, A. Deka, S. and Bhattacharyyee: Studies on biodegradation of refinery sludge and its impact on plant growth. : National Conference on Industry and       Environment held at Karad, Maharastra on 28 - 30 December, 1999.
  11. Deka, S.: Terrestrial biomass a conventional source of energy.  Workshop on the role of coupling processes between earth near - earth parameters and biosphere (WOCEB - 2K) held on 16 - 18 January 2000 at Department of Physics, G. U.
  12. S. Deka, A. Devi, L.C. Kagti, and H. P. Barthakur: Impact of oil exploration on physicochemical properties in rice field’s soil at Moran Assam. National Conference on Environmental Biology. 17 – 18th. October 2002, Saurastra University, Rajkot (Gujrat).
  13. Deliver a talk on “Biofertilizer and Environmental Pollution” Organised by Regional Biofertilizer Development Corporation, Imphal on September 24 & 26, 2003.
  14. U. J. Medhi, A. K., Talukdar, and S. Deka: Effect of Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Pea, Mustard and Rice. Paper presented in the National Seminar on New Horizons in Environmental Sciences and Engineering in India held at Bangalore University on November 17-18,2004
  15.  Shabeena Yasmin and S. Deka: Lime Sludge Waste of Paper Mill as an Alternative Source of Liming Material for Fish Culture. Paper presented in the National Seminar on New Horizons in Environmental Sciences and Engineering in India held at Bangalore University on November 17-18, 2004 and published in the abstract p.56.
  16. Shabeena Yasmin, Jagannath Bhuyan and S. Deka: Probability of Use of Lime Sludge Waste of Paper Mill in Fisheries in Assam. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP-A18 p. 20.
  17. P. K. Sarma, S. Deka and K. G. Bhattacharyya: Inoculated Bacterial Degradation Study of Guwahati Refinery sludge. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP – C5 p. 38
  18. Jagannath Bhuyan and S. Deka: Physico-chemical Characteristics of Water and Soil Samples of Some Selected Fisheries of Lakshimpur District of Assam. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP – C27, p. 60.
  19. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukder and S. Deka: Physico-chemical Characteristics of Paper Mill Effluent and Its Impact on Growth and Production of Rice, Mustered and Pea. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP – C31, p. 64.
  20. P. K. Sarma, S. Deka and K. G. Bhattacharyya: Phytoremediation of Guwahati refinery sludge contaminated soil. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Future Concern, June 17-18, 2005, Gauhati University, Guwahati – 14.
  21. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka: Impact of paper mill effluent on production of certain agricultural crops of Assam. Paper presented in the National seminar on challenging frontiers in applied zoology held at Rangia College, Rangia Assam, during August 25-26, 2006.
  22.  H. Deka and S. Deka: A Study of Efficacy of Native Verms for Production of Vermicompost. Paper presented in the National Seminar on challenging frontiers in applied zoology held at Rangia College, Rangia , Assam, during August 25-26, 2006.
  23.  A. Hussain, S. Deka and A. K. Talukdar: A Study on Drinking Water Quality of South Bank of Extreme Lower Part of Assam. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Environmental Degradation and Remedial Measures Held at Nabajyoti College, Kolgacia, Barpeta, Assam, during February 16-17, 2007
  24. Shabeena Yasmin, Suresh Deka and Amalesh Datta: Impact of lime sludge waste of paper mill on water quality and fish growth. Paper presented in the “Workshop on sustainability of Indian aquaculture industry” held at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal on September 28-29, 2007.
  25. H. Deka and S. Deka: A study on suitability of different raw material for production of vermicompost by exotic earthworm Eudrilus eugeniae (Kinberg). Paper presented in the National Seminar on Environmental Issues in North East India: Past, Present and Challenges Ahead Organized by the Gargaon College, Sivasagar during May 10- 11, 2008.
  26. K. Das, S. Deka and P. Azad: Soil microbial diversity of Dibru-Saikhowa biosphere reserve with special reference to physico-chemical properties. Paper presented in the 53rd. Technical Session of the Assam Science Society held on March 15, 2008 at College of veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati – 22.
  27. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Baruah: Vermiconversion of wastes of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) by native earthworm Perionyx sp.).  Paper presented in the National Seminar on Biodiversity and Human welfare organized by Department of Zoology, Gauhati University in Association with Zoological Society of India held on 29-31 December, 2008. Abstract  p.154
  28. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Barua: Effect of Rhizosphere microflora on certain agricultural crops as influence by application of Vermicompost. Paper presented in ther National Seminar on “Explitation, Utilization and Strategy Action Plan for sustainable Management of Plant Resources” Organized by the Department of Botany, Gauhati University, Guwahati, held on February 27-28, 2009.
  29. Suresh Deka, Hemen Deka and Neelotpal Sen Sarma: Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil of oil field situated at Lakowa, Upper Assam, India. Paper presented in the International Symposium on Envionmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health. Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati, held on July 25-27, 2009.  (Abstract p. 186).
  30. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Baruah: Biomanagement of water hyacinth (Eichhorina crassipes) through vermicomposting by native earthworm Perionyx sp. Paper presented in the International symposium on Envionmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health. Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati held on July 25-27, 2009 (Abstract p. 153).
  31. Pranab Sarma, Suresh Deka and Krishnagopal Bhattachayy: Management of refinery sludge. Paper presented in the National Conference on Energy Resources of North East India, Organised by Oil India Limited, held on November 11-12, 2009 at Pragjyoti ITA cultural complex, Machkhowa, Guwahati (Abstract p.142)
  32. H. Deka, S. Deka, C. K. Baruah, J. Das and R. R. Saikia: Vermicompost assisted phytoremediation for removal of hydrocarbons from contaminated soil. Paper presented in the national seminar on ‘Plant resource management and conservation strategies in N. E. region’ held at Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India during February 18-19, 2011.
  33. R. R. Saikia, S. Deka, M. Deka and H. Deka: Isolation of potential biosurfactant producing strain from contaminated soil for bioremediation study. Paper presented in the national seminar on ‘Plant resource management and conservation strategies in N. E. region’ held at Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India during February 18-19, 2011.
  34. R. R. Saikia, S. Deka and M. Deka: Factors affecting production of biosurfactant by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29. Paper presented in The 56th Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society held at Dibrugarh University on 26th March 2011.
  35. Suresh Deka, Hemen Deka and Rashmi Rekha Saikia: Cyperus bravifolius a potent herb for remediation of hydrocarbon from contaminated soil. Paper presented in the “International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation” held on 17-19 August 2011 at Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  36.  D. Goswami, P. J. Handique and S. Deka: Application of biosurfactant for controlling Redrot of sugarcane diseases. Paper presented in the national seminar on “Prospects of biotechnological Applications for Sustainable Agriculture” held on January 30-31, 2012 at Baosi Banikanta Kakati College, Nagaon, Barpeta.
  37. Suresh Deka, Pranab Kumar Sarma and Krishna Gopal Bhattachryya: Investigation of a suitable method for removal of hydrocarbon from refinery sludge. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  38. Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Suresh Deka and Manab Deka: Production of bio-surfactant on different carbon sources by a native isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  39. Hemen Sarma, Suresh Deka and C M Sarma: Impact of aerial ammonia depositions on Camellia sinensis (l.) Kuntze in industrial area. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  40.  H. Deka, S. Deka, C. K. Baruah and J. Das: Utilization of distillation wastes of Java Citranella for vermicompost production employing exotic and local earth worm species. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  41. Suresh Deka and Hemen Deka: Vermicompost assisted phytoremediation for abatement of crude oil contaminated soil. Paper presented in the “International conference on Anthropogenic Impact on Environment & Conservation Strategy” held on November 2-4, 2012 at Ranchi.
  42. Suresh Deka,Kaustuvmani Patowary,  Dhrub Jyoti Dutta and Krishnendu Dey :

Hydrocarbon degrading potentialities of biosurfactant producing native bacterial strains.  Presented in the “5th International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia, held on November 22-24, 2012

  1. Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Hridip Kumar Sarma and Suresh Deka: Control of Gibberella monilliformis using biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management”, held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  2. Jiumoni Lahkar and Suresh Deka: Isolation and screen­ing of biosurfactant producing bacteria from different environment. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management”, held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  3. Debahuti Goswami, Suresh Deka and Pratap Jyoti Handique : Biological control of Fusarium sacchari  by Rhamnolipid Biosurfactants. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  4. H. Deka, S. Deka, C.K. Baruah, P. Sarmah and J. Das: Vermitechnology for recycling of citronella waste employing indigenous and exotic earthworm species. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  5. P. Baruah, S. Deka and P.P. Baruah: Effect of Crude oil on the leaf pigment content of Cyperus bravifolius.  Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  6. Rashmi Rekha Saikia and Suresh Deka: Production of Biosurfactant by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29 on Various Carbon Sources. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  7. Kaustuvmani Patowary and Suresh Deka: Recovery of hydrocarbon from refinery sludge by biosurfactant producing native bacterial strain. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  8. Plabita Baruah, Partha Pratim Baruah, Suresh Deka: Impact of crude oil    on chlorophyll content of Cyperus brevifolius. Presented in UGC SPONSORED “National Seminar on Bio-Resources of North East India and Their Conservation”, held at D.K.College, Mirza, Assam during March 22-23, 2013.
  9. Plabita Baruah, Partha Pratim Baruah and Suresh Deka: Phytoremediation of crude oil contaminated soil by Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt. Presented in National Seminar on “Plant Resources of NE Region and Their Bioprospecting”, held at Dept. of Botany. Gauhati University, Guwahati during March 30, 2013.
  10. Debahuti Goswami, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Jiumoni Lahkar, Suresh Deka and Pratap Jyoti Handique: Antimicrobial potential of Rhamnolipid biosurfactant. Presented in National Seminar on “Plant Resources of NE Region and Their Bioprospecting”, held at Dept. of Botany. Gauhati University, Guwahati during March 30, 2013.
  11. Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Kaustuvmoni Patowary, Manab Deka and Suresh Deka: Production kinetics of rhamnolipid biosurfactant. Presented in National Seminar on “Plant Resources of NE Region and Their Bioprospecting”, held at Dept. of Botany. Gauhati University, Guwahati during March 30, 2013.
  12. Siddhartha N. Borah, Hridip K. Sarma and Suresh Deka: Antifungal activity of Biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14 against Maize stalk and ear rot fungus Gibberella moniliformis. Presented in the “International Congress of Environmental Research” held at Aurangabad, India during December 19-21, 2013.
  13. Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Suresh Deka and Hridip Kumar Sarma: Rhamnolipid biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  14. Jiumoni Lahkar Suresh Deka and Giyasuddin Ahmed: Antifungal activity of biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa JS29 on various carbon sources. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  15. Debahuti Goswami, Suresh Deka and Pratap Jyoti Handique: Biosurfactant as biopesticide to control pokka boeing disease of sugarcane. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  16. H. Deka, S. Deka and C.K. Baruah: Vermitechnology for bio- management of water hyacinth employing indigenous earthworm species. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  17. P. Baruah, P.P. Baruah and S. Deka: Phytoremediation of crude oil contaminated soil emplying Crtotolaria anagyroides. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  18. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Suresh Deka and Mohan Chandra Kalita: Development of bacterial consortia for remediation of hydrocarbon contaminated site. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  19. Rupshikha Patowary, and Suresh Deka: Utilization of whey for cost effective production of biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain SR17. National seminar on Bioprospecting og gene pool: trends and prospects in North East India  26-27 th July, 2015,  D.K. College Mirza
  20. Vaswati Das, Rajkumari Sikha and Suresh Deka: Antifungal activity of Biosurfactant against three plant pathogenic fungi of Capsicum chinense Jacq. National seminar on Bioprospecting og gene pool: trends and prospects in North East India. 26-27 th July, 2015,  D.K. College Mirza
  21. Rupshikha Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka: Uptake of PAHs by rice (Oryza sativa) grown near Lakowa Oil Fields of Upper Assam. International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology. 22-25th November, 2015, Trivandrum, Kerala
  22. Kaustuvmani Patowary and Suresh Deka: Characterization of Biosurfactant during Crude Oil Biodegradation Employing Pseudomonas Sp. PG1. Sixth European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VI). June 29- July 2, 2015,Chania, Crete, Greece
  23. Kaustuvmani Patowary and Suresh Deka: Recovery of Petroleum hydrocarbons from refinery sludge by biosurfactant producing Bacillus pumilus KS2. Sixth European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VI). June 29- July 2, 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece.
  24. Suresh Deka, Kaustuvmoni Patowary and Mohan Chandra Kalita: Degradation of Poly Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) by biosurfactant producing bacterial Strains. The 6th World Congress on Biotechnology. October 05-07, 2015, New Delhi, India.
  25. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka: Crude Petroleum Oil Degradation Efficiency of Bacillus Cereus R2 Strain Isolated From Crude Oil Contaminated Rice Field. The 2nd Conference on Environmental Chemistry (CEC2015). December 18 to 20, 2015, Guilin, China.
  26. Rupshikha Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita, and Suresh Deka (2016): Biosurfactant Mediated Biodegradation of Petroleum Crude Oil. National Conference on “Recent Advancements in Environmental Research-2016", June 4-5, 2016 at IIT Guwahati, India.
  27. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra, Rupshikha Patowary, and Suresh Deka (2016): Biodegradation of naphthalene by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SR17 and simultaneous production of biosurfactant. International Symposium on Microbes and Biosphere: What’s New and What Next, November 24-27, 2016 at Gauhati University, Guwahati, India.
  28. Rupshikha Patowary, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita, and Suresh Deka (2016): Biosurfactant facilitated biodegradation of naphthalene by pseudomonas aeruginosa SR17, International conference on Environmental Pollution and Prevention, ICEPP, December 25-27, 2016 at Kyoto, Japan
  29. Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2016): Isolation, characterization and evaluation of antifungal activity of lipopeptide biosurfactant produced by Bacillus altitudinis MS16. International Conference on Environment and Ecology (ICEE), February 12-14, 2018 at Gauhati University, Assam
  30. Chandana Malakar, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2018): Antibacterial effect of rhamnolipid biosurfactant of SR17 against Staphylococcus aureus. 4th International Conference on Environment and Ecology (ICEE), February 12-14, 2018 at Gauhati University, Assam.
  31. Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2016): Bacillus altitudinis MS16, a beneficial Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacterium with potential biocontrol properties against broad spectrum phytopathogens. An International Conference on Innovation and Translational Dimension: Food, Health And Environmental Biotechnology, March 9-11, 2018 at NIT, Alahabad, UP.
  32. Chandana Malakar, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2018): Rhamnolipid biosurfactant of Pseudomonas aeruginosa SR17 against Staphylococcus aureus. Biosangam: An International Conference on Innovation and Translational Dimension: Food, Health And Environmental Biotechnology, March 9-11, 2018 at NIT, Alahabad, UP.

 

R&D projects (Extramural)

Project completed as Principal Investigator:

 

  1. Development of microbiological method for control of hydro carbonaceous pollutants of oil fields soil of upper Assam – a feasibility study. Sponsored by the DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi. 1995-97.
  2. Utilization of lime sludge waste of Jagiroad paper mill for fish culture. Sponsored by the ICAR, New Delhi. 2001-2005
  3. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil of Assam. Sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests Govt. of India, New Delhi. 2007-2010
  4. Bio-surfactant and its uses for recovery of hydrocarbons from refinery sludge – a feasibility study. Sponsored by the DBT, Govt. of India, New Delhi. 2008-2011
  5. Antifungal properties of biosurfactants produced by the native bacterial strains and their application to control certain fungal diseases of field crops of Assam”. Sponsored by DBT, Govt. of India. 2012 to 2015.
  6. Biosurfactant Enhanced Bioremediation of PAHs Contaminated Soil of oil field situated at upper Assam. Sponsored by DBT, Govt. of India. 2013 to 2017.

 

Completed project as Co-Principal Investigator (Extramural):

 

  1. Studies on native VAM fungi and their combined application with selected strains of Rhizobia for improvement of pulse production in N. E. region. Sponsored by the DBT, Govt. of India.2003-2006.
  2. Micrbial diversity of Dibru – Saikhowa and Manas biosphere reserves of Assam. Sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India. 2004-1007.

 

Completed In-house Project as supervisor:

  1. Biodegradability study of refinery sludge. 1998 -2002.
  2. Utilization of Paper mill effluent for management of Acid soil of Assam. 2002-2006.
  3. Utilization of bio- waste for production of vermicomposting. 2006-2010.
  4. Evaluation of possible candidate species of Phytoremediation of Vanadium and Chromium.2011-2013
  5. Virulence factors & antibiotic resistance profile of biosurfactant producing strains of Pseudomonas aeroginosa.12012-2015.
  6. Plant assisted bioremediation for decontamination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon. 2012-14.

Ongoing project as Principal Investigator:

  1. . Application of Glycolipid Biosurfactant for general welfare of Economically Important Crops with special reference to Management of Phytopathogenic Fungi. Sponsored by DBT, Govt. of India. 2017 to 2020.

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Awards/Fellowship:

(1) DBT, Govt. of India Overseas Fellowship in 2006-07

(2) A certificate of appreciation is awarded by the IASST in recognition of commitment to a standard of excellence in scientific research during the year 2011-2012

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