Dr. Nihal Anwar Siddiqui

Professor

B.Sc. (Chemistry), Lucknow University
M.Sc. (Environmental Science), Lucknow University.
Ph.D. (Environmental Biology), Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa.
Certificates viz NEBOSH- IDip, NEBOSH – IGC, IOSH Managing Safely, Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001, Internal Auditor ISO 14001etc.


Area of Specialization:


Environmental Science; Environmental Biology; Industrial safety; Environmental Impact Assessment; Safety Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Pollution, Env. Monitoring and control techniques.

 

Research & Publications:
Publications

[1] B. K. Deoli, A. Shefali, S. Madhuben, and S. N. Anwar, “Assessment of soil quality using physiochemical parameter of soil in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand,” Int. J. Sci. Technol. Res., vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 1580–1590, 2020.
[2] S. Mishra, S. Health N.A.S., and A. Gautam, “Emerging environment health and safety indicators and criteria to establishsustainability index for cement industry,” Int. J. Sci. Technol. Res., vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 818–823, 2019.
[3] A. Nandan, N. A. Siddiqui, and P. Kumar, “Assessment of environmental and ergonomic hazard associated to printing and photocopying: a review,” Environ. Geochem. Health, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 1187–1211, 2019.
[4] V. Sharma, Taksh, K. Srivastav, Priyam, and N. A. Siddiqui, “A Critical Study on Role of Sensor-Based Electronic System for Toxic Gas Identification in the Mining (Coal) Industry,” Adv. Intell. Syst. Comput., vol. 624, pp. 1511–1521, 2018.
[5] N. Siddiqui and D. M. Kumar, “Risks associated to blowout in oil and gas exploration facilities,” Pollut. Res., vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 858–862, 2017.
[6] Y. D. Bafna, R. H. Kakade, and Nihalsiddiqui, “Study of indoor air quality with respect to CO2 in plastic industry,” Pollut. Res., vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 905–907, 2017.
[7] R. H. Kakade, Y. D. Bafna, and N. Siddiqui, “Study of fire load assessment in finished goods storages in plastic processing industry,” Pollut. Res., vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 870–872, 2017.
[8] S. P. Penkey, N. Siddiqui, and D. K. Gupta, “Influence of inherent human factors at work place safety in oil & gas (Upstream),” Pollut. Res., vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 897–904, 2017.
[9] G. Unnikrishnan, N. Siddiqui, and S. Honwad, “Monitoring probability of failure on demand of safety instrumented systems by Bayesian updating,” Int. J. Appl. Eng. Res., vol. 10, no. 15, pp. 35774–35777, 2015.
[10] G. Unnikrishnan, N. Siddiqui, and S. Honwad, “Understanding oil & gas pipeline failures and mitigation measures using Bayesian approach,” Int. J. Appl. Eng. Res., vol. 10, no. 11, pp. 29595–29608, 2015.
[11] G. Unnikrishnan, N. Siddiqui, and Shrihari, “Applicationof bayesian methods for risk assessmentof oil & gas separator,” Int. J. Appl. Eng. Res., vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 22959–22968, 2015.
[12] S. B. Aanandh, C. Kar, and N. Siddiqui, “Communication systems design of cooperative safety systems in broadband public safety communications network,” in 2014 20th Annual International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications, ADCOM 2014 - Proceedings, 2014, pp. 32–34.
[13] G. Unnikrishnan, F. Al-Zalzalah, Shrihari, and N. Siddiqui, “Risk management in the process industry-new directions with Bayesian approach,” in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and Environment 2014: The Journey Continues, 2014, vol. 2, pp. 964–983.
[14] S. Nair and N. Siddiqui, “Safety culture and basic risk management principles,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 193–197, 2013.
[15] T. Yogeswara, N. A. Siddiqui, R. S. Hamsagar, and R. N. Muenster, “A study of Environment, Health and Ehs (Ehs)-culture evaluation and developing improvement plan for industries through a technical study,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 267–280, 2013.
[16] T. Yogeswara, N. A. Siddiqui, R. S. Hamsagar, and R. N. Muenster, “Industrial noise pollution and its effects on the hearing capabilities of workers: A research study of noise reduction from long product mill,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 175–181, 2013.
[17] A. K. Singh, A. Gautam, and N. A. Siddiqui, “Needs for man made disaster management program for infrastructure projects,” Pollut. Res., vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 421–424, 2013.
[18] A. Kansal, N. A. Siddiqui, and A. Gautam, “Assessment of heavy metals and their interrelationships with some physicochemical parameters in eco-efficient rivers of Himalayan region,” Environ. Monit. Assess., vol. 185, no. 3, pp. 2553–2563, 2013.
[19] A. Pandey, S. Panwar, N. A. Siddiqui, and N. Endlay, “Adsorbable Organichalide (AOX) level and their reduction by chemical treatment of bleach plant effluent of agro and wood based pulp and paper mills,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 165–170, 2012.
[20] A. Pandey, S. Panwar, N. A. Siddiqui, and N. Endlay, “Release of adsorbable organic halide (aox) in bleach plant effluent of wood and agro based pulp and paper mills,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 109–114, 2012.
[21] N. A. Siddiqui, R. T. Selvan, and A. Ziauddin, “Risk assessment - A tool to minimize the accidents,” Pollut. Res., vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 77–82, 2012.
[22] N. A. Siddiqui, T. Selvan, A. Kumar, and A. Ziauddin, “Trends of noise level of a developing city,” Pollut. Res., vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 51–56, 2012.
[23] N. A. Siddiqui and A. Ziauddin, “Emission of non-condensable gases from a pulp and paper mill - A case study,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 93–96, 2011.
[24] N. A. Siddiqui, R. N. Shukla, and A. Ziauddin, “Impact of cement industry on the ground water quality -A case study,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 133–137, 2011.
[25] G. Kaushik, S. N. Naik, and N. A. Siddiqui, Effect of storage on pesticide residue dissipation in food grains: A review. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2011.
[26] A. Kansal, N. Siddiqui, and A. Gautam, “Wastewater treatment of pulp and paper industry: a review.,” J. Environ. Sci. Eng., vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 203–218, 2011.
[27] N. A. Siddiqui, A. Kumar, R. T. Selvan, and A. Ziauddin, “Assessment of soil quality near a cement industry,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 205–210, 2010.
[28] N. A. Siddiqui, R. N. Shukla, and A. Ziauddin, “Environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a water resource project,” Ecol. Environ. Conserv., vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 707–711, 2008.
[29] A. Ziauddin and N. A. Siddiqui, “Ground water quality of a coastal area - A case study,” Ecol. Environ. Conserv., vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 645–648, 2007.
[30] A. Ziauddin, R. S. Bahel, and N. A. Siddiqui, “Noise pollution levels in the city of Dehradun,” Ecol. Environ. Conserv., vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 891–893, 2007.
[31] A. Ziauddin and N. A. Siddiqui, “Air Quality Index (AQI) - A tool to determine ambient air quality,” Pollut. Res., vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 167–169, 2007.
[32] A. Ziauddin and N. A. Siddiqui, “Air Quality Index (AQI) - A tool to determine ambient air quality,” Pollut. Res., vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 885–887, 2006.
[33] K. Singh, V. K. Mohindru, N. A. Siddiqui, B. K. Jena, and A. G. Kulkarni, “Determination of particle size distribution in flue gases using image analysis-some experiences,” Ecol. Environ. Conserv., vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 79–84, 2003.
[34] K. Singh, N. A. Siddiqui, B. K. Jena, and V. K. Mohindru, “A study of toxicity of zinc in sludge from two paper mills,” J. Ind. Pollut. Control, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 159–166, 2002.
[35] V. K. Mohindru, B. K. Jena, N. A. Siddiqui, K. Singh, and A. G. Kulkarni, “Comparison of 5 - Year micro meteorological data over a paper industry and its role in environmental quality representation,” Indian J. Environ. Prot., vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 1395–1400, 2002.

Books Published:

1. Advances in Health and Environment Safety published by SPRINGER. ISBN 978-981-10-7122-5
2. Advances in Fire and Process Safety published by SPRINGER. ISBN 978-981-10-7280-2
3. Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinder testing published by LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING. ISBN 978-3-659-55708-8.
4. Gap Analysis of Environmental health & safety management systems- Highway Projects published by LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING. ISBN 978-3-659-60992-3.
5. Industrial Safety Audit of a Major Oil refinery published by LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING. ISBN 978-3-659-60729-5.
6. A Handbook on the International certificate in Fire Safety & Risk management. ISBN 978-8-1925017-5-8.
7. A Handbook on The International General certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. ISBN 978-8-1925017-6-5.
8. Environmental Impact Assessment of Doon City published by LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING. ISBN 978-3659412561.
9. Study of release of hydrocarbon and its impacts on occupational health published by LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING. ISBN 978-659805370.
10. Natural Resources & Environmental Management published by KHANNA PUBLICATIONS, NEW DELHI.
11. Agricultural sustainability by cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plant published by IJESM. ISSN 2320-0294.
12. Advances in Water Pollution Monitoring and Control published by SPRINGER. ISBN 978-981-329-956-6.
13. Advances in Air Pollution Profiling and Control published by SPRINGER. ISBN 978-981-15-0954-4

Conference and Seminars Attended:

1. Participated in the National Seminar on "Waste Management" held at Lucknow University. Lucknow, India
2. Participated in the Seminar on the "Environment Conservation" as a speaker held at Lucknow University, Lucknow, India.3- Participated in the Seminar on "Environment Education "held at PicnicSpot Lucknow.
3. Participated in the National Seminar on “Environmental Impact Assessment" held at the Center for Environment Education-North.
4. Participated in the seminar on biotechnological Application In Pulp and Paper Industry." held at Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur
5. Participated in the Workshop on "Cleaner Production For Sustainable Development Of Pulp and Paper Industry" organized by Indian Pulp and paper Technical Association held at Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur
6. Participated in the Workshop on "Effluent Operation and Maintenance of Boilers" organized by National Productivity Council, Kanpur and Directorate of Boilers., held at the Institute of Paper Technology, Saharanpur.
7. Participated in the Workshop on "Utilization of Jute Fibers, Jute Stalks and whole Jute Stalk for Newsprint and paper making" organized by Ministry of Textiles N. Delhi held at Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur
8. Participated in the Workshop on "solid waste management" organized by State Pollution Control Board, Dehradun (Uttranchal).
9. Participated in the Seminar on "Corrosion technology” organized by ONGC, Dehradun.
10. Participated in “International Workshop on Sustainability & Water Quality”. UCOST Dehradun selected three Faculty from the entire Uttrakhand for representing the delegates from Uttrakhand. The entire workshop expenditures were sponsored by UCOST Dehradun.

Projects:

1. Status of air pollution in pulp and paper industry, its impact, abatement and management.
d) Funding Agency: CPPRI
e) Project Duration: 05 years
f) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 3500000

2. Utilization of lime sludge and fly ash for value added products and productivity enhancement of lime kiln
a) Funding Agency: CPPRI
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 13000000

3. Solid waste reduction and utilization in pulp and paper industry
a) Funding Agency: CPPRI
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 3800000

4. Revision of Comprehensive Industrial Document for large paper mills
a) Funding Agency: CPCB
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 4000000

5. Revision of Comprehensive Industrial Document for Small paper mills
a) Funding Agency: CPCB
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 2500000

6. Life cycle assessment in the pulp and paper industry
a) Funding Agency: World Bank
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 1500000

7. Determination and quantification of odorous emission from pulp and paper industry its reduction and elimination
a) Funding Agency: CPPRI
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 3100000

8. Study for developing industrial statistics - Indian pulp & paper industry
a) Funding Agency: CPPRI
b) Project Duration: 05 years
c) Total approved cost of the project (INR): 2100000.