Arifin Sandhi

PhD student, Dept. of Land and Water Resources Engineering

Tel: +46-8-790 6857

E-mail: asandhi(a)kth.se

Personal website

Address: KTH (Royal Institute of Technology)

Dept. of Land and Water Resources Engineering

Teknikringen 76, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden.

Education

2011- Contd.-PhD Student, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden

2011- Masters in Ecology, Stockholm University (SU), Sweden

2008- BSc in Agriculture (Hons), Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh 

Research

Project title:      Assessment of arsenic and manganese in rice of Bangladesh through groundwater and soil

Project description

Financed by:      Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)

Supervisors:      Professor Prosun Bhattacharya, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

                        Professor Maria Greger, Headmark University College, Norway

                        Professor (Emeritus) Gunnar Jacks, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Teaching

Publications

Scientific articles

Meththika Vithanage, Beata B. Dabrowska, Arun B. Mukherjee, Arifin Sandhi and Prosun Bhattacharya. Arsenic uptake by plants and possible phytoremediation applications- A brief overview. Environmental Chemistry Letters. (Accepted)

Bhattacharya, P., Sandhi, A. & Rosborg, I. COST Action 637- Meteau Abstract volume: Metals and related substances in drinking water. Stockholm, KTH. 2010. ISBN-978-91-7415-767-3

Conference participations

A. Sandhi & M. Greger. 2011. Phytoremediation of As and its species presence in Salix.-Conference Proceedings. 11th Intl. conference on the biogeochemistry of trace elements, Florence, Italy, July, 2011.

Sandhi, A., Bhattacharya, P., Ahmed, B., Ahmed, Kazi M., Hossain, M,. 2010. Arsenic levels in soil, water and rice in southeastern region of Bangladesh. — Abstract. GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, November, 2010.

Greger M., Landberg T. & Sandhi A. 2010. Speciation and silicon influence on arsenic in lettuce. — Abstract. COST Action FA905 workshop, Antalya, Turkey, November 2010. 

Maria Greger, Arifin Sandhi, Daniel Nordstrand, Claes Bergqvist. 2010. Water cleaning from toxic elements using phytofiltration with E. Canadensis.— Conference Proceedings. 4th International COST Action 637 Conference, Kristianstad, Sweden, October 2010.

M. Hossain, P. Bhattacharya, K.M. Ahmed, M.A. Hasan, M. von Brömssen, M.M. Islam, G. Jacks, M.M. Rahman, M. Rahman, A. Sandhi, S.M.A. Rashid. 2010. Sustainable Arsenic Mitigation (SASMIT): An approach for developing a color based tool for targeting arsenic-safe aquifers for drinking water supply. Conference Proceedings. 4th International COST Action 637 Conference, Kristianstad, Sweden, October 2010.

Greger M., Landberg T. & Sandhi A. 2010. Experiences in using Salix in phytoremediation. — Abstract. International Conference on Environmental pollution and clean bio/phytoremediation, Pisa, Italy, June 2010.

Reports

Report no. 40. Accumulation and speciation of As in Salix spp. clones from Arsenic contaminated site in Slovakia and non-contaminated site in Sweden. Masters Thesis (2011). Dept. of Botany. Stockholms Universitiet. Sweden