Shahana Shirin

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Shahana Shirin
Research Assistant
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I work as a Research Assistant in ATREE Water and Soil with Dr Priyanka Jamwal. I am involved in the Scottish Govt. funded project ‘Decentralised Wastewater Treatment – Global innovation for sustainable rural communities’ and 'BES for treating of wastewater and monitoring of effluent quality'. My research work includes sample collection from Berambadi decentralised wastewater treatment system and BES System. I carry out microbiological analysis of water and soil samples. I also carry out E. Coli, Total coliform and Fecal Coliform tests using Idexx method.

When I am free I like to read novels and watch movies.


  • Master’s Degree in Microbiology from the University of Mysore, Karnataka.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology from St. Philomena’s College affiliated to University of Mysore, Karnataka.