Assistant Professor of Soil Chemistry
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Office:113 Agricultural Biotechnology Building
Lab: 228 Agricultural Biotechnology Building
Fate of Emerging Contaminants: Pharmaceuticals and metalloids (antimony)
Nutrient Cycling (nitrogen and phosphorus)
Redox Biogeochemistry of Humic Substances
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.
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