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Dr. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei

Designation: Guest Faculty

Specialization: Environmental Biotechnology

Contact:

Email: maibam.meitei [AT] yahoo.in


Dr. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei

Designation: Guest Faculty

Department: Forestry & Environmental Science

Specialization: Environmental Biotechnology

Research Areas: Habitat Ecology; Conservation Ecology; Bioresource Management

Email: maibam.meitei[AT]yahoo.in

 

Courses taught: Ecosystem Analysis; Environmental Laws; Environmental Biotechnology; Ecotoxicology; Environmental Planning; Disaster management

 

 

Research Publications:

 

1. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2016. Metal bioavailability in phoomdi compost from Loktak lake, Manipur, northeast India. In. J. Rinklebe, A.S. Knox, M. Peller (Eds). Trace elements in temporary waterlogged soils and sediments. CRC press – Taylor and Francis group, pp. 341-351.

 

2. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2016. Bioaccumulation of nutrients and metals in sediment, water and phoomdi from Loktak lake (Ramsar site), northeast India: Phytoremediation options and risk assessment. Environmental monitoring and Assessment 188 (6): 1-17.

 

3. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2015. Phoomdi – a unique plant biosystem of Loktak lake, Manipur, north-east India: Traditional and Ecological Knowledge. Plant Biosystems. 149 (4): 777-787.

 

4. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2014. Adsorption of Cu (II), Mn (II) and Zn (II) by Spirodela polyrhiza (L.) Schleiden: Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic studies. Ecological Engineering. 71: 308-317.

 

5. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Abhay Kumar, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad, P. Malec, A. Waloszek, G. Maleva, K. Strzalka. 2014. Photosynthetic pigments and pigment protein complexes of aquatic plants under heavy metal stress. In. Golovko, T.K, Gruszecki, W.I, Prasad, M.N.V. and Strzalka, K (Eds). Photosynthetic pigments: chemical structure, biological functions and ecology. Omi Scientific centre of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Syktyvkar, pp. 319-334.

 

6. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2013. Phytotechnological applications of phoomdi, Loktak lake, Manipur, north-east India. Current Science. 105: 569-570.

 

7. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2013. Lead (II) and cadmium (II) biosorption on Spirodela polyrhiza (L.) Schleiden biomass. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 1 (3): 200-207.

 

 

 

Awards / Honors:

 

1. Best Poster Award in 2nd Indian Biodiversity Congress (2012), Bengaluru for the poster; “Ecosystem services of Phoomdi (floating islands, Loktak lake, Manipur, India”.

 

3. Gold Medal (Kumari Late Darsita Sanasam Memorial) for the Highest score in all the Honours subjects Graduation Examination (2008) - Manipur University.

 

4. Gold Medal (Late Y. Ibempishak Devi Memorial) for First Class First in Botany Honours Graduation Examination (2008) - Manipur University.

 

5. Second Topper (RK Sanatombi Devi Integrated Trust cash Award) in Manipuri – 82 for the state (2005), Manipur (XIIth Examination COHSEM).

 

 

 

Papers presented in seminars/conferences/workshops:

 

1. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. Metals in sediment, water and phoomdi of Loktak lake, India: Health risk assessment & Opportunities for Phytoremediation. In. 105th Indian Science Congress. 16-20th March 2018. Manipur University, Imphal, India.

 

2. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2015. Metals in sediment, water and phoomdi of Loktak lake, India: Health risk assessment and opportunities for phytoremediation. In. 13th International conference on the Biogeochemistry of trace elements (ICOBTE). 12-16th July, Fukuoka, Japan.

 

3. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2014. Compost production from phoomdi (floating islands) of Loktak lake (Ramsar site), Manipur, northeast India - pros and cons. In. APAS Golden Jubilee Science Congress. 13-15th November. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India.

 

4. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2014. Compost production from phoomdi (floating islands) of Loktak lake (Ramsar site), Manipur, northeast India - pros and cons. In. IMETE Summer school program. 8-13th September. Ghent, Belgium.

5 Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2014. Phoomdi a unique plant biosystem of Loktak lake, Manipur: Traditional Knowledge. In. 6th Plant Science Colloquium. 7th March. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.

 

6. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2013. Phytotechnological applications of Spirodela polyrhiza (L.) Schleiden, a phoomdi species of Loktak lake, Manipur, India. In. National Conference on Heavy metals in Environment. 28-30th November. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India.

 

7. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2013. Phoomdi of Loktak lake, Manipur, northeast India - Ecosystem services. In. 5th International symposium on WETPOL. 13-17th October, Nantes, France.

 

8. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2012. Ecosystem services of phoomdi (floating islands), Loktak lake, Manipur, India. In. 2nd Indian Biodiversity Congress. 9-12th December. Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru, India.

 

9. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei, Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad. 2009. Iconic report on the ecology and environment of Loktak lake, Manipur. In. National symposium on role of ecology and biotechnology in conservation of biodiversity and sustainable development. 22-24th December. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, India.