Our Collaborators

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Introduction

With the mission to create social awareness about clean drinking water and sanitation and to benefit the marginalized and the needy, the Water Quality Centre of Excellence was established on 14th June, 2018 in collaboration with Wilo Foundation, Germany.

The Centre is well equipped with sophisticated instruments to measure the physical, chemical, and biological parameters of water. Established with a grant from Wilo Foundation Germany, the Centre has been at the forefront of research in water treatment and purification which will catalyse transformation in the domain of water and sanitation.



Vision

To become a premier hub for water experts and enthusiasts for carrying out innovative research and bring into practice for fulfilling SDGs.

Mission

● To promote transformational research in water treatment, purification and create the much needed social awareness about clean drinking water.
● To develop innovative solutions for water-related aspects
● To have collaborative research with industries for bringing innovative, affordable and scalable solutions to the grassroots level.
● To make people water sensitive.

Objectives

● Awareness and sensitization
● Policy and advocacy
● Innovative technology development, adaptation and proliferation
● Facilitation in terms of assistance in water quality measurement
● Socialization of best practices and innovations
● Collaboration and networking towards SDG 6

Our Team

Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Prof. Dr. Dhananjay Bhatkhande
Director
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Prof. Dr. Shraddha Khamparia
Deputy Director
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Prof. Pranav Dhaneshwer
Member
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
 

Prof. Sandip Kulkarni
Member

Activities

Avenues for collaboration

Industrial Projects

Educational Projects

Social Projects

 
The Centre is well equipped with all kinds of latest instruments utilized for testing water quality. All physical, chemical and biological tests are carried out in the centre and results are provided to the customers.
    • Hot Air Oven
    • Micro Balance
    • pH Meter
    • Turbidity Meter
    • Kejaldhals Apparatus
    • Muffle Furnace
    • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
    • Analytical Balance
    • Biological Incubator
    • E-coli Test Kit
    • Magnetic stirrer with Hot Plate
    • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
    • Centrifuge
    • HPLC
    • Flame Photometer
    • Colony Counter
    • Filtration Unit
    • Multi Ion Meter
    • Water Bath
    • Heating Mantle
    • Multi-Electrode Meter
    • BOD Incubator
    • Autoclave
    • Ultrapure Water Unit
    • Distilled Water Unit
    • Automatic titration unit
    • Fluoride meter
    • TOC
    • Autoclave for waste disposal
    • ICP-OES
    • pH
    • Turbidity
    • Conductivity
    • Total Dissolved Solids
    • Total Suspended Solids
    • Hardness
    • Alkalinity
    • Dissolved Oxygen
    • Chemical Oxygen Demand
    • Biological Oxygen Demand
    • E.Coli Detection
    • Coliform Detection
    • Fecal matter Detection
    • Flouride Detection
    • Proximate Analysis
    • Cation and Anion Detection
    • Metal Detection
    • Insecticides Identification
    • Pesticides Identification

Events

Internships offered
and completed

20+
Winter and Summer
Internships
10+
Semester Long
Internships

Call for Applications to join
multidisciplinary projects as

Interns at
Wilo-Vishwakarma
University Water Quality
Centre of Excellence

To be released soon

Collaborations

wilo

Water Quality Center of Excellence at
Vishwakarma University,
Pune (India)

To be released soon

Services offered

  • Water Quality for Potable water, Groundwater and Irrigation water
  • Water Quality for Construction water and Cooling tower
  • water Chemical and Elemental Analysis of Water samples
  • Water Quality for Effluent from various industries
  • Method Development for wastewater the treatment plants
  • Consultation for Water treatment
  • Consultation for Effluent treatment
  • Training Facility for sample collection
  • Project Guidance

Research & Development

a) A.Current research areas

  • Water Testing
  • Water and WasteWater Treatment
  • Technological advancements in Wastewater treatment
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Process Intensification
  • Software Development

c) Consultancy Projects

  • Project in association with Wilo
  • Project in association with Philips
  • Projects in association with Accurate Gauging

b) Research projects with funding or without funding

  • Wilo Safe Water Hut Project at VU Campus
  • Cartridge development for Fluoride (Material developed)
  • Cartridge development for Arsenic (Started)
  • Cartridge development for Aluminum
  • Cartridge development for Manganese
  • Improve Efficiency (ion exchange resin completed)
  • Business Model Development For Wilo
  • Sewage Treatment Plant

d) Student projects

Projects

Research projects with funding or without funding

  • Wilo Safe Water Hut Project at VU Campus
  • Cartridge development for Fluoride (Material developed)
  • Cartridge development for Arsenic (Started)
  • Cartridge development for Aluminum
  • Wilo Safe Water Hut Project at VU Campus
  • Cartridge development for Fluoride (Material developed)
  • Cartridge development for Arsenic (Started)
  • Cartridge development for Aluminum

Consultancy Projects

  • Project in association with Wilo
  • Project in association with Philips
  • Projects in association with Accurate Gauging

Student projects

Publications/Patents

Performance Evaluation of Reverse Osmosis Technology for the Retention and Rejection of Cations. Journal of Water Pollution & Purification Research. 2020; 7(2): 17–26p

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Contact Us

Prof. Dr. Dhananjay Bhatkhande

Director, Wilo – VU Water Quality Centre of Excellence

dhananjay.bhatkhande@vupune.ac.in

Prof. Dr. Shraddha Khamparia

Deputy Director, Wilo-VU Water Quality Centre of Excellence

shraddha.khamparia@vupune.ac.in

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