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B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (BUET), M.Sc. (Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany), PhD (Saga University, Japan), Postdoc Fellow (Saga University, Japan)
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering

Adsorption, Water security, Waste management, Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)

A) Articles in peer reviewed journals:
1. K. Inoue, H. Harada, K.N. Ghimire, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, Environmentally benign adsorption materials for removing arsenic from aquatic environment, Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, 8 (2018) 51 – 70. https://doi.org/10.4236/ampc.2018.81005
2. K. Inoue, D. Parajuli, K.N. Ghimire, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, T. Oshima, K. Ohto, Biosorbents for removing hazardous metals and metalloids, Materials, 10 (2017) 857. doi:10.3390/ma10080857
3. B.K. Biswas, M.A. Halim, S. Parvin, B.H. Mandal, M.W. Rahman, M.J. Alam, K.M.S. Islam, Experimental study of the operational parameters on low-cost single-basin solar still in Jessore, Bangladesh, Journal of Chemical Engineering, IEB, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2014.
4. H. Tsuchioka, A. Hashimoto, K. Akagi, Y. Katayama, B.K. Biswas, H. Harada, Extraction of extracellular polymer in the Ariake Sea (Kyushu, Japan) tidal flat sediments and effects of the polymers on sedimentation aggregation, Journal of Environment, 4 (2015) 25 – 30.
5. A. Koutarou, U. Seigo, H. Harada, S. Oura, B.K. Biswas, T. Watari, Y. Mitoma, Simultaneous solidification of potassium and phosphorus using rice straw charcoal and saturated phosphorus adsorbent, International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, 4 (2015) 67 – 72. DOI: 10.1007/s40093-015-0086-2
6. B.K. Biswas, B.H. Mandal, Construction and evaluation of rainwater harvesting system for domestic use in a remote and rural area of Khulna, Bangladesh, International Scholarly Research Notices, Volume 2014, Article ID 751952, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/751952
7. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Harada, H. Kawakita, Preparation of metal immobilized orange waste gel for arsenic(V) removal from water, Aceh International Journal of Science and Technology, 3 (2014) 53 – 60. doi: 10.13170/AIJST.0302.01.
8. M.J. Alam, B.C. Das, M.W. Rahman, B.K. Biswas, M.M.R. Khan, Removal of dark blue-GL from waste water using water hyacinth: a study of equilibrium adsorption isotherm, Desalination and Water Treatment, (2014) 1 – 6. doi: 10.1080/19443994.2014.950996.
9. S. Yamaguchi, S. Ohura, H. Harada, K. Akagi, M. Yoshiharu, H. Kawakita, B.K. Biswas, Simultaneous crystallization of phosphate and potassium as magnesium potassium phosphate using bubble column reactor with draught tube, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1 (2013) 1154 – 1158.
10. W. Shan, Z. Zhao, D. Fang, Z. Lou, J. Xu, S. Yue, B.K. Biswas, Y. Xiong, Investigation on the selective adsorption of Mo(VI) by using modified rice husk and corn straw, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 4 (2013) 385 – 393.
11. S. Ohura, H. Harada, M. Shiki, H. Kawakita, B.K. Biswas, Decoloration of Acid Red 88 using synthetic-zeolite-based iron as a heterogeneous Photo-Fenton catalyst, Environment and Pollution, 2 (2013) 36 – 45.
12. H. Harada, T. Shiomichi, Y. Ueshima, S. Oura, H. Kawakita, B.K. Biswas, Decolorization of secondary effluent from piggery wastewater by Fenton reaction using iron powder, Environment and Pollution, 2 (2013) 103 – 109.
13. W-j. Shan, D-w. Fang, Y. Shuang, Y-x. Kong, Z-y. Zhao, Z-q. Xing, B.K. Biswas, Y. Xiong, Equilibrium, kinetics and thermodynamics studies on the recovery of rhenium(VII) and molybdenum(VI) from industrial wastewater by chemically modified waste paper gel, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 57 (2012) 290-297.
14. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, M. Matsueda, R. Suzuki, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, B.K. Biswas, S. Alam, Adsorption behavior of fluoride ions on zirconium(IV)-loaded orange waste gel from aqueous solution, Separation Science and Technology, 47 (2012) 96 – 103.
15. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada, B.K. Biswas, S. Alam, Optimization of an adsorption process for tetrafluoroborate removal by zirconium(IV)-loaded orange waste gel from aqueous solution, Environmental Technology, 33 (2012) 845-850.
16. K. Khunathai, Y. Xiong, B.K. Biswas, B.B. Adhikari, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue, H. Kato, M. Kurata, K. Atsumi, Selective recovery of gold by simultaneous adsorption-reduction using microalgal residues generated from biofuel conversion processes, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 87 (2012) 393 – 401.
17. S. Ohura, H. Harada, B.K. Biswas, M. Kondo, S. Ishikawa, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue, Phosphorus recovery from secondary effluent and side-stream liquid in a sewage treatment plant using zirconium-loaded saponified orange waste, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 13 (2011) 293 – 297.
18. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, A. Hoshino, Silver recovery from waste plasma TV monitors through leaching and coagulation precipitation technique, Prime University Journal of Multidisciplinary Quest, 5 (2011) 87 – 96.
19. S. Ohura, B.K. Biswas, H. Harada, M. Kondo, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Phosphorus recovery as Potassium-Magnesium-Phosphate from effluent of piggery wastewater using Zr(IV)-loaded saponified orange juice residue, Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 44 (2011) 708 – 712.
20. K. Khunathai, M. Matsueda, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada, K. Inoue, M. Funaoka, S. Alam, Adsorption behaviors of lignophenol compounds and their dimethylamine derivatives prepared from rice and wheat straws for precious metal ion, Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 44 (2011) 781 – 787.
21. Y. Xiong, C. Chen, X. Gu, B.K. Biswas, W. Shan, Z. Lou, D. Fang, S. Zang, Investigation on the removal of Mo(VI) from Mo-Re containing wastewater by chemically modified persimmon residua, Bioresource Technology, 102 (2011) 6857 – 6862.
22. Y. Xiong, H. Wang, Z. Lou, W. Shan, Z. Xing, G. Deng, D. Wu, D. Fang, B.K. Biswas, Selective adsorption of molybdenum(VI) from Mo-Re bearing effluent by chemically modified astringent persimmon, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 186 (2011) 1855 – 1861.
23. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, H. Harada, K. Ohto, S. Alam, Study of ZrIV-loaded orange waste gel for selenate adsorption, Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 8 (2010) 313 – 320.
24. B.K. Biswas, J. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue, Effective removal and recovery of antimony using metal-loaded saponified orange waste, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 172 (2009) 721 – 728.
25. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Leaching of phosphorus from incinerated sewage sludge ash by means of acid extraction followed by adsorption on orange waste gel. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 21 (2009) 1753 – 1760.
26. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K.N. Ghimire, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Removal and recovery of phosphorus from water by means of adsorption onto orange waste gel loaded with zirconium. Bioresource Technology, 99 (2008) 8685 – 8690.
27. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K.N. Ghimire, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada, Effective removal of arsenic with lanthanum(III)- and cerium(III)-loaded orange waste gels, Separation Science and Technology, 43 (2008) 2144 – 2165.
28. B.K. Biswas, J. Inoue, K. Inoue, K.N. Ghimire, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Adsorptive removal of As(V) and As(III) from water by a Zr(IV)-loaded orange waste gel, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 154 (2008) 1066 – 1074.
29. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K.N. Ghimire, S. Ohta, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, The adsorption of phosphate from an aquatic environment using metal-loaded orange waste, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 312 (2007) 214 – 223.
30. B.K. Biswas, K.N. Ghimire, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Adsorptive separation of arsenic and phosphorus from an aquatic environment using metal-loaded orange waste, Journal of Ion Exchange, 18 (2007) 428 – 433.
31. H. Harada, M. Kondo, B.K. Biswas, S. Ohura, K. Inoue, S. Ishikawa, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, Phosphorus recovery using zirconium-loaded saponified orange juice residue, Journal of Environmental Conservation Engineering (Kankyo Gijutsu), 40 (2011) 240 – 246, (in Japanese with English abstract).
32. M. Kondo, H. Harada, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, S. Ishikawa, Preparation of phosphate-ion adsorbent from orange juice waste and its application to sewage plant. Environmental Solution Technology (Kankyo Jyoka Gijutsu), 9 (2010) 24 – 27 (in Japanese).
33. J. Inoue, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada, K. Inoue, Removal and recovery of phosphorus from water by means of adsorption onto orange waste gel and pectic acid gel loaded with zirconium. Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu, 35 (2009) 30 – 35, (in Japanese with English abstract).

B) Patent:
34. K. Inoue, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, Atsuhi Hoshino, Recovery of silver from spent of TV monitors. Japan Patent: 2011-48114, dated: 4 March 2011.
35. K. Inoue, B.K. Biswas, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Adsorption and removal method of phosphate. Japan Patent: 2009-22877, dated: 5 February 2009.

C) Book chapter:
36. K. Inoue, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, Recovery of valuable metals from flat panel displays of spent liquid crystal and plasma televisions, Accepted for publishing by Nova Publishers on 31 August 2011.

D) Published contribution to scientific conferences:
37. M.J. Alam, B.K. Biswas, M.A. Islam, Effect of external shading and window glazing on energy consumption of buildings in Bangladesh, Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical Engineering 2014, ICChE2014, 29-30 December, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
38. M.J. Alam, M.A. Islam, B.K. Biswas, Energy simulation to estimate building energy consumption using EnergyPlus, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering 2014, 25-26 December, 2014, Khulna, Bangladesh.
39. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, H. Harada, Arsenic(V) removal from aqueous solution by using chemically modified biodegradable orange waste, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation and Education 2013, ICERIE 2013, 11 - 13 January, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, pp. 619 – 625.
40. K. Inoue, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, A. Hoshino, Recovery of silver from spent plasma TV monitors, Proceedings of TMS (The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society) 2011, 140th Annual Meeting and Exhibition (Late News Proceedings), 27 February – 3 March 2011, San Diego, California, USA, pp. 229 – 237.
41. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Harada, H. Kawakita, A. Hoshino, E-waste management through silver recovery from scrap of plasma TV monitors. Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB), 4 September 2010, Kitakyushu, Japan, pp. 207 – 209.
42. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Harada, H. Kawakita, Evaluation of phosphorus removal from aqueous solution by using metal-loaded orange waste. Proceedings (CD) of the 2nd IASTED International Conference on Environmental Management and Engineering (EME 2010), 15-17 July 2010, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
43. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, H. Harada, K. Ohto, S. Alam, Study of ZrIV-loaded orange waste gel for selenate adsorption. Proceedings of Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2010), 25-26 June 2010, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 25.
44. H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, M. Matsueda, R. Suzuki, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, Adsorption behavior of Zr(IV)-loaded orange waste gel for fluoride from aqueous solution. Proceedings of Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2010), 25-26 June 2010, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 35.
45. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, B.K. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, Adsorption of tetrafluoroborate, BF4-, on zirconium(IV)-loaded orange waste gel from aqueous solution. Proceedings of Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2010), 25-26 June 2010, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 47.
46. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Harada, H. Kawakita, Application of Zr(IV)-immobilized orange waste for arsenic removal. Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Health Hazards of Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater and its Countermeasures, 21-23 May, 2010, Miyazaki, Japan, pp. 83 – 84.
47. C.R. Adhikari, B.K. Biswas, D. Parajuli, R. Chand, H.N. Luitel, K. Ohto, K. Inoue, Modified waste paper for the treatment of arsenic contaminated waters. Proceedings of International Symposium on Environment, Energy and Water in Nepal: Recent Researches and Directions for Future. 31 March – 1 April, 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal, pp. 168 – 173.
48. B.K. Biswas, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, K. Inoue, Phosphorus recovery form incinerated sewage sludge ash by means of acid extraction. Abstracts Proceedings of 12th IWA-Sludge Conference- Sustainable Management of Water & Wastewater Sludges 2009, 8-10 August 2009, Harbin, China, pp. 244 – 245.
49. B.K. Biswas, J. Inoue, K. Inoue, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Use of orange waste and pectic acid gel for arsenic removal. Abstracts of 5th International conference on Interfaces Against Pollution, 1-4 July 2008, Kyoto University, Japan, pp. 67.
50. B.K. Biswas, K.N. Ghimire, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Adsorptive separation of arsenic and phosphorus from an aquatic environment using metal-loaded orange waste. 4th International conference on ion exchange, 15-19 October 2007, Chiba University, Japan.
51. B.K. Biswas, K. Inoue, H. Harada, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, Adsorptive removal of phosphate, phosphite and hypophosphite from aqueous solution using Zr(IV)-loaded orange waste. Proceedings (CD) of 39th autumn meeting of Society of Chemical Engineers Japan, 13-15 September 2007, Hokkaido University, Japan.

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