Rakshit

Sudipta Rakshit
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Office: 113 Agricultural Biotechnology Building
Lab: 228 Agricultural Biotechnology Building
Phone: 615-963-6058/6016
Email: srakshit@tnstate.edu

Research Areas
Fate of Emerging Contaminants: Pharmaceuticals and metalloids (antimony)
Nutrient Cycling (nitrogen and phosphorus)
Redox Biogeochemistry of Humic Substances
Environmental Remediation

Publications
Rakshit, S., C.J. Matocha, M.S. Coyne, and D. Sarkar. 2016. Nitrite reduction by Fe (II) associated with kaolinite. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13762-016-0971-x (Published online: 7 March 2016).

Deng, Y., C. Morris, S. Rakshit, E. Landa, P. Punamiya, and D. Sarkar. 2016. Water treatment residuals and scrap tire rubber as green sorbents for removal of stormwater metals. Water Environment Research. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143016X14504669768697 (Published online: 9 February, 2016).

Punamiya, P., D. Sarkar, S. Rakshit, E.J. Elzinga, R. Datta. 2015. Immobilization of tetracyclines in manure and manure-amended soils using aluminum-based drinking water treatment residuals. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-11.

Punamiya, P., D Sarkar, S Rakshit, R Datta. 2015.  Effect of solution properties, competing ligands, and complexing metal on sorption of tetracyclines on Al-based drinking water treatment residuals. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22 (10):7508-7518.

Rakshit, S., D. Sarkar, and R. Datta. 2015. Surface Complexation of Antimony on Kaolinite. Chemosphere 119:349-354.

Rakshit, S., D. Sarkar, E.J. Elzinga, P. Punamiya, and R. Datta. 2014. Surface complexation of oxytetracycline by magnetite: Effect of solution properties. Vadose Zone J. 13 (2):147.

Rakshit, S., D. Sarkar, E.J. Elzinga, P. Punamiya, and R. Datta. 2013. Mechanisms of ciprofloxacin removal by nano-sized magnetite. J. Hazard. Mater. 246-247:221-226.

Rakshit, S., E. J. Elzinga, D. Sarkar, and R. Datta. 2013. In Situ ATR-FTIR study of oxytetracycline sorption on nano-magnetite. J. Environ. Qual. 42:822–827

Rakshit, S., D. Sarkar, P. Punamiya, R. Datta. 2013. Kinetics and thermodynamics of oxytetracycline sorption on magnetite. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13762-013-0317-x

Punamiya, P., D. Sarkar, S. Rakshit, and R. Datta. 2013. Effectiveness of Al- based drinking water treatment residual as a novel sorbent to remove tetracyclines from aqueous medium. J. Enviorn. Qual. 42:1449-1459

Woli, P., S. Rakshit, J. P. Lundvall, J.E. Sawyer, and D.W. Barker. 2013. Liquid Swine Manure Application to Soybean and Residual-Year Nitrogen Supply to Corn. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. doi:10.2136/sssaj2013.05.0161.

Woli, P., S. Rakshit, J. P. Lundvall, J.E. Sawyer, and D.W. Barker. 2013. On-farm evaluation of liquid swine manure as a nitrogen source for corn production. Agron. J. 105:248–262.

Rakshit, S., D. Sarkar, P. Punamiya, and R. Datta, and. 2011. Antimony sorption at gibbsite-water interface.  Chemosphere. 84:480-48

Rakshit, S., M. Uchimiya, and G. Sposito. 2009. Enhancement of Fe(III) bioreduction in soils in the presence of added humic substances. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73:65-71.

Rakshit, S., C.J. Matocha, and M. S. Coyne. 2008. Nitrite reduction by siderite. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 72:1070-1077.
Matocha, C.J., A.D. Karathanasis, S. Rakshit, and K.M. Wagner. 2005. Reduction of copper(II) by iron(II). J. Environ. Qual. 34:1539-1546.

Rakshit, S., C.J. Matocha, and G.R. Haszler. 2005. Nitrate reduction in the presence of wüstite. J. Environ. Qual. 34:1286-1292.

Education
Ph.D. (2006)  Environmental Soil Chemistry, University of Kentucky
M.S. (2002)  Soil Science, Iowa State University
M.Sc (1999) Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, University of Calcutta, India
B.Sc. (1997) Chemistry (Honors), University of Calcutta, India

Date Joined TSU
December 1, 2013






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