Prof Bas Baskaran

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Dean, International and Partnerships

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

Faculty Office

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

bas.baskaran@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72827

Publications

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2020

Natural organic matter removal and fouling resistance properties of a boron nitride nanosheet-functionalized thin film nanocomposite membrane and its impact on permeate chlorine demand

S Abdikheibari, L Dume, V Jegatheesan, Z Mustafa, P Le-Clech, W Lei, K Baskaran

(2020), Vol. 34, pp. 1-13, Journal of water process engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2019

Novel thin film nanocomposite membranes decorated with few-layered boron nitride nanosheets for simultaneously enhanced water flux and organic fouling resistance

S Abdikheibari, W Lei, L Dume, A Barlow, K Baskaran

(2019), Vol. 488, pp. 565-577, Applied surface science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2018

Community-based water supplies in Cikarang, Indonesia: are they sustainable?

R Roekmi, K Baskaran, L Chua

(2018), Vol. 42, pp. 108-122, Natural resources forum, London, Eng., C1

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Thin film nanocomposite nanofiltration membranes from amine functionalized-boron nitride/polypiperazine amide with enhanced flux and fouling resistance

S Abdikheibari, W Lei, L Dume, N Milne, K Baskaran

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 12066-12081, Journal of materials chemistry a, London, Eng., C1

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Analysing piped water service provider performance based on consumer perceptions

R Roekmi, L Chua, K Baskaran

(2018), Vol. 55, pp. 79-89, Utilities policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Assessment of rainwater harvesting as an alternative water source for rural Indonesia

Raden Ajeng Koesoemo Roekmi, L Chua, K Baskaran

(2018), pp. 629-637, IAHRAPD 2018 : Multi-perspective water for sustainable development : Proceedings of the 21st Congress of International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), Asia Pacific Division (APD), in conjuction with 6th Regional Conference on Natural Disaster (RCND), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, E1

conference
2015

Effect of multiple cations in the feed solution on the performance of forward osmosis

L Shu, I Obagbemi, V Jegatheesan, S Liyanaarachchi, K Baskaran

(2015), Vol. 54, pp. 845-852, Desalination and water treatment, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2014

A preliminary study on the volume reduction of pre-treatment sludge in seawater desalination by forward osmosis

S Liyanaarachchi, V Jegatheesan, L Shu, S Muthukumaran, K Baskaran

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 556-563, Desalination and water treatment, Hopkinton, Mass., C1

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Comparison of fouling mechanisms in low-pressure membrane (MF/UF) filtration of secondary effluent

S Muthukumaran, J Jegatheesan, K Baskaran

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 650-662, Desalination and water treatment, Hopkinton, Mass., C1

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Comparison of the performance of ceramic microfiltration and ultrafiltration membranes in the reclamation and reuse of secondary wastewater

S Muthukumaran, K Baskaran

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 670-677, Desalination and water treatment, Hopkinton, Mass., C1

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Performance of reverse osmosis (RO) for water recovery from permeates of membrane bio-reactor (MBR)

S Pandey, V Jegatheesan, K Baskaran, L Shu, S Muthukumaran

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 600-611, Desalination and water treatment, Hopkinton, Mass., C1

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Problems in seawater industrial desalination processes and potential sustainable solutions: a review

S Liyanaarachchi, L Shu, S Muthukumaran, V Jegatheesan, K Baskaran

(2014), Vol. 13, pp. 203-214, Reviews in environmental science and biotechnology, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal
2013

Reduction of sodium strengths in wastewater streams from food and beverage industries

S Muthukumaran, C Subramaniam, K Baskaran

(2013), pp. 271-291, Solutions to environmental challenges through innovations in research, New Delhi, India, B1

chapter

Pre-treatment technologies for reverse osmosis (RO) during water recovery

S Pandey, V Jegatheesan, K Baskaran, S Muthukumaran

(2013), pp. 143-194, Solutions to environmental challenges through innovations in research, New Delhi, India, B1

chapter

Organic and nutrient reduction in a fish processing facility - A case study

S Muthukumaran, K Baskaran

(2013), Vol. 85, pp. 563-570, International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, C1

journal
2012

Model development and parameter estimation for a hybrid submerged membrane bioreactor treating Ametryn

D Navaratna, L Shu, K Baskaran, V Jegatheesan

(2012), Vol. 113, pp. 191-200, Bioresource Technology, C1

journal

Impact of herbicide Ametryn on microbial communities in mixed liquor of a membrane bioreactor (MBR)

D Navaratna, J Elliman, A Cooper, L Shu, K Baskaran, V Jegatheesan

(2012), Vol. 113, pp. 181-190, Bioresource Technology, C1

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Fouling in reverse osmosis (RO) membrane in water recovery from secondary effluent: A review

S Pandey, V Jegatheesan, K Baskaran, L Shu

(2012), Vol. 11, pp. 125-145, Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, C1

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Treatment of ametryn in wastewater by a hybrid MBR system: A lab-scale study

D Navaratna, L Shu, K Baskaran, V Jegatheesan

(2012), Vol. 66, pp. 1317-1324, Water Science and Technology, C1

journal
2011

Evaluating the performance of horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands using natural zeolite (escott)

N Shuib, K Baskaran, V Jegatheesan

(2011), Vol. 2, pp. 311-315, International journal of environmental science and development, Singapore, Singapore, C1

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Performance evaluation of different ultrafiltration membranes for the reclamation and reuse of secondary effluent

S Muthukumaran, D Nguyen, K Baskaran

(2011), Vol. 279, pp. 383-389, Desalination, C1

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Quantification of potable water savings by residential water conservation and reuse - A case study

S Muthukumaran, K Baskaran, N Sexton

(2011), Vol. 55, pp. 945-952, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, C1

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Effects of different substrates and hydraulic retention time (HRT) on the removal of total nitrogen and organic matter in a sub-surface horizontal flow constructed wetland

N Shuib, K Baskaran

(2011), Vol. 7, pp. 227-241, International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, C1

journal
2008

Demonstrating residential water conservation and reuse in regional Victoria

S Muthukumaran, K Baskaran, N Patterson

(2008), pp. 259-266, AWA/EHA 2008 : Coming clean : sustainable backyards & beyond! : Proceedings of Onsite and Decentralised Sewerage & Recycling Conference 2008, Benalla, Victoria, E1

conference
2005

Sodium adsorption using activated alumina for application in the dairy industry

M Wang, L Palmowski, K Baskaran

(2005), IWA-ASPIRE 2005 : Wastewater management and environmental protection in Asia, selected proceedings of ASPIRE 2005, the 1st International Water Association - Asia Pacific Group conference & exhibition, Singapore, E1

conference
2004

Engineering education down under : distance teaching at Deakin University, Australia

J Long, K Baskaran

(2004), pp. 1-12, Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Coriference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, E1

conference

Biosorption of zinc from aqueous solutions using biosolids

L Norton, K Baskaran, T McKenzie

(2004), Vol. 8, pp. 629-635, Advances in environmental research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2003

Wastewater reuse and treatment options for the dairy industry

K Baskaran, L Palmowski, B Watson

(2003), Vol. 3, pp. 85-91, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, C1

journal

Review of greywater reuse practices in Victoria

M Khalife, K Baskaran, R Dyall

(2003), pp. 209-216, On-site '03 : proceedings of On-Site '03 Conference : future directions for on-site systems, best management practice, held at University of New England, 30th September-2nd October 2003, Armidale, NSW, Australia, E1

conference

Scale effects on reuse of stormwater in semi-arid zones of Australia

M Ghafouri, S Heng, K Baskaran

(2003), pp. 1-9, Ozwater Convention and Exhibition : innovations in water : Proceedings of the 20th Australian Water Association Convention 2003, Perth, W.A., E1

conference
2002

'Green' treatment of acid mine drainage - a step towards sustainability

L Norton, K Baskaran, T McKenzie

(2002), pp. 241-244, Green processing 2002: International conference on the sustainable processing of minerals - proceedings, Cairns, Queensland, E1

conference
2001

Innovative approach to nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment lagoons

K Baskaran, P Walsh, L Norton

(2001), 2001 water odyssey: AWA 19th Convention: a water odyssey., Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference

Minimisation of residual production through process optimisation and beneficial reuse

H Zumpe, K Baskaran, P Dharmabalan

(2001), Proceedings of the AWA 19th Convention. A Water Odyssey, Canberra, E1

conference

Physico-chemical treatment of dyehouse wastewater

D Roche, A Tracey, K Baskaran, R White

(2001), Proceedings of the AWA 19th convention: a water odyssey, Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference
2000

The use of algal-bacterial biofilms to enhance nitrification rates in lagoons: experience under laboratory and pilot-scale conditions

B McLean, K Baskaran, M Connor

(2000), Vol. 42, pp. 187-194, Water science and technology, London, Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Closing the Loop: A holistic approach to the management of dairy processor waste streams

Prof Bas Baskaran, Dr Grant Stanley, A/Prof Barry Meehan, Mr Lloyd Simons

GGDF Grant - Research - Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation Ltd

  • 2007: $18,793
  • 2006: $42,518

Industry and Other Funding

New industrial cleaning practices - cleaner effluent.

Prof Bas Baskaran

  • 2009: $59,539
  • 2008: $58,893
  • 2007: $185,575
  • 2006: $44,815

How to achieve 80% water savings in main stream homes.

Prof Bas Baskaran, Mrs Leanne Farago

  • 2008: $700
  • 2007: $38,854

Probac Algae Trial: Speciation and Enumeration

Prof Bas Baskaran

  • 2012: $10,850

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2020

Sara Abdi Kheibari

Thesis entitled: Natural organic matter removal from water using thin film nanocomposite membranes

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2019

. Raden Ajeng Koesoemo Roekmi

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of Kabupaten Bekasi (Indonesia) urban water management practices based on Sustainable Development Goals water targets

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2014

Sirimevan Bandara Wijekoon

Thesis entitled: Study of the Road Construction Industry in Sri Lanka: Emphasis on Improving Performance of the Industry

Doctor of Technology, School of Engineering

Santosh Pandey

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of pre-treatments for minimizing membrane fouling in water recovery

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2006

Yin Kwan Foong

Thesis entitled: Improving Contaminated Land Remediation Practices for Service Station Sites in Queensland

Doctor of Technology, School of Engineering

2005

Judy Rose Blackbeard (Wilson)

Thesis entitled: The Effect of Multi-Feeding on Trickling Filter Performance

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2004

Lisa Katrine Norton

Thesis entitled: Biosorbent Properties of Biosolids for Aqueous Zinc, Manganese and Cyanide Removal

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Heidi Wilson

Thesis entitled: Reuse and Disposal Options for Water Treatment Plant Sludges

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Associate Supervisor
2019

Yan Li

Thesis entitled: Energy Potential Visualisation and Techno-economic Assessment for Constructing Solar Photovoltaic Projects on Building Envelopes

Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture), School of Architecture and Built Environment

2018

Zhiguang Qian

Thesis entitled: Slope Stability Assessments Considering Material Inhomogeneity

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2012

Gregory Keir

Thesis entitled: Coupled modelling of hydrodynamics and mass transfer in membrane filtration

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Dimuth Navaratna

Thesis entitled: Reducing Herbicide Discharge to Sensitive Environments using Membrane Bioreactors

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

2002

Geoffrey Verhoef

Thesis entitled: An Experimental Study of Abattoir Wastewater Treatment from an Economic Perspective

Master of Science (Ecology & Environment), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2001

Joanne Puckett

Thesis entitled: Water Quality Modelling of the Barwon Water Supply System

Master of Science (Engineering), School of Engineering