Editorial Board

Editor in chief

Prof. Francis Verpoort
Ghent University, St-Pietersnieuwstraat, 25 B-9000, Gent, Belgium
E-mail : francis.verpoort@ugent.be
Ghent University Global Campus, Songdo, Korea
E-mail: francis.verpoort@Ghent.ac.kr
Scopus ID: 7004225244

Honorary Patron

Dr. Khaleel M. Al-Thagafi, B.Sc., M.Sci., Ph.D.
Ph. D. Pollution and Environmental Control, University of, Manchester, UK President of meteorology and Environment Protection Agency, Saudi Arabia 

Managing Editors

[Assistant Professor]
[Faculty, ISTAR (EST)]
[M.Sc. (Zoology); Ph.D. (Environmental Science)] P.G. Department of Environmental Science & Technology (EST) Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research (ISTAR), Gujarat (India)
Email: drhirenbsoni@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 14051141200

Dr. M. Rafatullah
Senior Lecturer
Division of Environmental Technology
School of Industrial Technology
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 Penang,MALAYSIA
Email: mohd_rafatullah@yahoo.co.in
Scopus ID: 15050908200

Dr. Gopal Krishan

Scientist-C National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee  Ex-Researcher-IGB Groundwater Project (Oct 1, 2014 to July 13, 2015)
British Geological Survey, United Kingdom (NERC) NG12 5GG Roorkee-247 667 (Uttarakhand), India

Email: drgopal.krishan@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 55963370200


Associate Editors

Dr. Rebecca Jordan
Professor, Citizen Science and Environmental Education
Departments of Human Ecology & Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Program in Science Learning, Director
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Email: rebeccacjordan@yahoo.com
Scopus ID: 56233963100

Dr.S. K. Dash
Emeritus Professor and Formerly Head
Centre for Atmospheric Sciences
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas
New Delhi, India – 110016
Email: skdash@cas.iitd.ernet.in
Scopus ID: 57191294058
Dr. Omar K M Ouda,
P.Eng., LEED AP., PMP College of Engineering Prince, Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) P.O. Box 1664
AlKhobar 31952, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Email: oouda@pmu.edu.sa
Scopus ID: 55806123700

Dr. Devendra P. Saroj
PhD, CEnv, MSEE, FHEA Lecturer, Water and

Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental, Engineering Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
Email: d.saroj@surrey.ac.uk
Scopus ID: 8617835400


Dr. Mohammad Rehan
BEng (Hons) PhD AMIChemE (UK)

Assistant Professor, Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies (CEES),King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Email: dr.mohammad_rehan@yahoo.co.uk



Editorial cum Advisory Board


Dr. Akil Ahmad
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Howard College Campus, University of
KwaZulu- Natal, Durban-4041, South Africa,
Email: ahmada@ukzn.ac.za

Dr. Imran Ali
FRSC, C Chem, London (UK)

Department of Chemistry
Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University)
Jamia Nagar, New Delhi – 110025, India
Email : drimran_ali@yahoo.com
Scopus ID: 7102015737
Dr. Rachid TOUZANI
University Mohammed The First
Faculty Multydisciplinary Nador BP300, Selouane 62702 Nador, Morocco
Faculty of Sciences Oujda, Morocco

Dr. Prof. Attilio Naccarato
Italian National Research Council
Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research
c/o University of Calabria, Polifunzionale
I-87036, Rende (CS) – Italy
Email: attilio.naccarato@iia.cnr.it
Scopus ID: 35726033800
Prof. Dr. Matthias Maier
Stadtwerke Karlsruhe GmbH
University of Applied Sciences
Moltkestraße 30 76133 Karlsruhe
Email: Matthias.Maier@stadtwerke-karlsruhe.de
Prof. Yosihiro NATUHARA
Graduate School of Environmental Studies
Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601
Email: natuhara@nagoya-u.jp
Dr. Heng Liang
Professor of Municipal Engineering
School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) China
Email: hitliangheng@163.com
Chamhuri Siwar
Emeritus Professor
Institute for Environment and Development(LESTARI)
National University of Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia
Email: csiwar@ukm.edu.my
Dr. Anil Raj Kizha., PhD
Assistant Professor of Forest Operations, School of Forest Resources, 5755 Nutting Hall, Room 217, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
Email: anil.kizha@maine.edu

Dr. Amit Kumar
M.Tech, Ph.D  AHEC,  IIT Roorkee
Roorkee-247667,  Uttrakhand, India

Email: amit.agl09@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 7408039923

Dr. G. Ramakrishna Naidu, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Dept. of Environmental Sciences
S.V.University, Tirupati -517 502. (A.P), India
Email: naidugrk@gmail.com

Dr. Mohammad M.R. Jahangir
Department of Soil Science
Bangladesh Agricultural University
E-mail: mmrjahangir@bau.edu.bd
Scopus ID: 37120392400


Dr. Umesh Kumar Singh
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science,
Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan-731235, West Bengal, India

Email:  umeshjnu@gmail.com

Dr. Fred Owusu-Ansah, Ph.D.
Environmental Management and Policy Expert
School of Natural Resources
University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) P. O. Box 214
Sunyani, Ghana
Email: fred.owusu-ansah@uenr.edu.gh
Dr. R. K. Somashekar
Professor and Chairman
Department of Environmental Sciences
Bangalore University
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Email: rksmadhu@rediffmail.com
Dr. Alireza Riyahi Bakhtiari
Dep. Environmental Science
Faculty of Natural Resources and Marine Science Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Email: ariyahi@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 34874480400
Dr. Ramesh C. Sharma
Professor & Head, Department of Environmental Sciences, H.N.B. Garhwal University ( A Central University ), Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
Email: drrameshcsharma@gmail.com
Dr. E. C. Kalkani
Professor Emeritus
Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.) 5, Iroon Polythechniou, Zografou 15773 Athens, Greece
Email: ekalkani@hotmail.com
Dr. Sarwoko Mangkoedihardjo
Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) Surabaya, Indonesia
Email: sarwokoits@gmail.com
Dr. L.C. Ram
Dy Director, Head, Environment Management Division, Central Fuel Research Institute, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, (India)
Email: lcramcfri@rediffmail.com
Dr. Amimul Ahsan
Department of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia.
Email: ashikcivil@yahoo.com
Dr. Priana Sudjono
Dept. Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Institute Technology in Bandung
Jalan Ganesha, Bandung, Indonesia
Email: priana.sudjono@gmail.com

Dr. Sabu Joseph
Associate Professor, Head of the Dept. of Environmental Sciences
Honorary Director of Finishing School,
University of Kerala.
Email: jsabu2000@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 7202290481

Professor Armando da Costa Duarte
Department of Chemistry & CESAM
University of Aveiro 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Email: aduarte@ua.pt
Abdul Jabbar Al-Rajab, Ph.D.
Environmental Pollution Unit
Environmental Research Center
Jazan University, Jazan,
P.O.Box: 114, KSA
Scopus ID: 24461327700
Nadeem Khalil
Department of Civil Engineering
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Email: krnadeemkhalil@gmail.com
Dr. Mahmud Rezaei
Assistant Professor
Architecture and Urban Planning Department
IAU, Dubai, UAE
Email: rezaei@iau.ae
Dr. Sandeep Sahany
Assistant Professor
Centre for Atmospheric Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016
Email: ssahany@cas.iitd.ac.in
Professor Yinguang Chen, Ph.D
State Key Lab of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University Shanghai 200092 China
Email: yg2chen@yahoo.com
Scopus ID: 8565684600
Dr. Berchie Asiedu
Department of Fisheries & Water Resources School of Natural Resources
University of Energy and Natural Resources P. O. Box 214 Sunyani, B/A, Ghana
Email: berchie.asiedu@uenr.edu.gh
Dr. K. A. Sreejith
Scientist, Forest Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation Division, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi India
Email: dr.sreejithnamboodiri@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 14527847800

Dr. Pritha Bhattacharjee,

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta Kolkata- 700019, India

E-mail: 777.pritha@gmail.com

Dr. Bhanu Prakash Mishra
Head, Department of Environmental Science
Mizoram University, Aizawl- 796 009, Mizoram, India
E-mail: mishrabp111@yahoo.com
Scopus ID: 7201368134

Dr. Kostas Chronopoulos, PhD
Agricultural University of Athens
Iera Odos 75, 118 55 Athens, Greece
Email: kchrono@aua.gr
Scopus ID: 6508276211

Dr.,Prof., Igor M. Danilin
Leading Research Scientist
Federal Research Center “Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences” ,V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Akademgorodok, 50/28, Krasnoyarsk, 660036, Russian Federation.
Email: danilin@ksc.krasn.ru
Scopus ID: 16179694000

Dr.Saravanan Pichiah Ph.D., MRSC
Associate Professor
Head, Environmental Nanotechnology Laboratory
Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, Dhanbad-826004, Jharkhand, INDIA
Email: saravananpichiah@iitism.ac.in
Scopus ID: 54949263900


Prof. Helder I. Chaminé

Laboratory of Cartography and Applied Geology, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, School of Engineering (ISEP), Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Email: hic@isep.ipp.pt
Scopus ID: 8782621900

Gholamreza Asadollahfardi
Faculty of Engineering,
Kharazmi University, Tehran,
Email: asadollahfardi@yahoo.com
Scopus ID: 23484353300

Dr. Mawuli Dzakpasu
Research Engineer
University College Dublin · School of Civil Engineering · Centre for Water Resources Research (CWRR)
Ireland · Dublin
Email: mawuli_dzkps@yahoo.com.au
Scopus ID: 37101385100

Dr. R. K. Aggarwal
Assistant Professor,
Department of Environmental Science,
Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni (Solan) – 173 230 (HP) India
Email: rajeev1792@rediffmail.com
Scopus ID: 55547123064


Dr. Prashanthi Devi Marimuthu
Department of Environmental Management School of Environmental Science, Bharathidasan University
Thiruchirapalli 620 024, India
Email: prashanthidevi@gmail.com

Dr. Marzia Ciampittiello
Italian National Research Council
Institute of Ecosystem Study ISE
Rome, Italy
Email: m.ciampittiello@ise.cnr.it
Scopus ID: 55357613000

Ho-Wen Chen ( 陳鶴文 ), Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering Tunghai University Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District, Taichung 40704, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Email: hwchen@thu.edu.tw
Prof. N. Vasudevan
Centre for Environmental Studies
Anna University, Chennai
Dr. Tarit Roychowdhury
Associate Professor
School of Environmental Studies
Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Email: rctarit@yahoo.com
Scopus ID: 6602383876
Dr. Meshari Al-Harbi
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Technology Managment College of Life Sciences
Kuwait University Kuwait
Email: engmeshari@gmail.com
Dr. Ajay Sharma
Assistant Professor, Forestry/Natural Resources 104 Foster Hall Lincoln University Jefferson City, MO 65101
Email: SharmaA@lincolnu.edu
Dr. (Major) Shishir Basarkar
Chief Operating Officer
Marble City ‘CARE’ Hospital,
Jabalpur-482001, (MP)
Email: shishirbasarkar@yahoo.co.in
Dr. M. S. Bhatti
Associate Professor,
Department of Botanical & Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Email: mbhatti73@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 32367457100
Dr.S. Senthamilkumar
Professor& Head
Department of civil Engineering &
Director i/c, Centre for Climate Change
Periyar Maniammai University
Periyar Nagar, Vallam,
Thanjavur – 613403,
Dr. Hemant Kumar
Assistant Professor
(Forest products & NRM)
Sam Higginbottim University of Agriculture Technology & Sciences (SHUATS)
Allahabad (U.P)-211007
E-mail: hemantfri@gmail.com
Dr. J. Narayana
Dept. of Environmental Science
Kuvempu University 
Shankarghatta-577 451.Karnataka, INDIA 

Dr. P. Thangavel
Department of Environmental Science
Periyar University Salem – 636 011
Tamil Nadu, India
Email: thanvel@yahoo.com

Pr. Abdelkader ZARROUK

Mohammed First University
Faculty of Sciences, Departement of Chemistry
Laboratory of Applied Chemistry and Environment, Box: 717; 60 000 Oujda/Morocco

Bruce D. Leopold
Professor Non-Emeritus, Wildlife,
Fisheries & Aquaculture, MSU

Dr. Makoto Usami
Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy
Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
Kyoto University, Japan


Dr. David N. Pellow
Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the  Global Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Santa
Email: pellow@es.ucsb.edu
Scopus ID: 6701458630

Dr. A. P. Dimri
School of Environmental Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi, India, 110067
Email: apdimri@hotmail.com
Scopus ID: 6701757748


 Dr. Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
School of Environmental Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110 067 India
Email: umeshkulshrestha@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 7004134146


Dr. V.P. Tewari
Himalayan Forest Research Institute,
Conifer Campus, Panthaghati, Shimla 171009, India


Dr. Shivraj Sahai
Assistant Professor
Amity Institute of Environmental Sciences
Amity University Sector-125, Noida-201303, India
Email: shivraj.sahai@gmail.com
Scopus ID: 8508428500

Dr. C. P. Kumar
Scientist ‘G’
National Institute of Hydrology
Jal Vigyan Bhawan
Roorkee – 247667 (Uttarakhand)
Scopus ID: 55466569500


Professor Oktay YILDIZ

Düzce Universitesi (University),

Orman Fakultesi (Faculty of Forestry),

Konuralp Yerleşkesi, 81620, Düzce, Turkey

Email: oktayyildiz@duzce.edu.tr
Scopus ID: 56243078000

Dr. Anoop Verma
Assistant Professor
School of Energy and Environment
Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab 147004, India
Email: anoop.kumar@thapar.edu
Scopus ID: 8355554300
Prabhakar Sharma
Assistant Professor
School of Ecology and Environment Studies Nalanda University, Rajgir
Nalanda, Bihar 803116 India
Email: psharma@nalandauniv.com
Scopus ID: 24484126800

Managing Editor

Dr. Nilofar Iqbal
Barkathullah University, Bhopal, India


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