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Shishir Sinha
Shishir Sinha Professor shishir[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-285648
Areas of Interest
  • Blended Polymer Composits , Polymer Surface Modification
  • :Polymer Composites, , Nano Composites
  • : Ion Exchanger, Ion Exchangers
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014to dateProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20092014Associate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20062009Assistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
20032006Assitant ProfessorThapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala
19992003LecturerThapar Institute of Engineeing and Technology, Patiala
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Best Technical Paper of the session at CHEMCON 2000Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers2000
M.Tech. Medal for first positionH.B. Technological Institute Kanpur1995
Member Board of studies H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur2009
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.Tech.ChemicalH.B. Technological Institute Kanpur1993
M.Tech.ChemicalH.B. Technological Institute Kanpur1995
Ph.D.Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur2000
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2012On GoingProfessor In Charge Guest HouseI.I.T. Roorkee
20122014Honorary SecretaryInstitution of Engineers
20062008WardenAzad Bhawan, IIT Roorkee
20082009Chief WardenAzad Bhawan, Indian institute of Technology, Roorkee
20092013Chief WardenGovind Bhawan, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20132014Chief WardenRavindra Bhawan
20092014O.C. Training and PlacementDepartment of Chemical Engineering I.I.T. Roorkee
20092014O.C. Building and MaintenanceDepartment of Chemical Engineering I.I.T. Roorkee
20012006WardenThapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala
Memberships
  • Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Life Member
  • Indian Society For Technical Education, Life Member
  • International Association of Engineers, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Chemical Engineering ThermodynamicsCHN-205B.Tech. Chemical EngineeringAutumn
Process Utilities and SafetyCHN-306B.Tech.Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Effect of Recycling on Fiber Characteristics of Agri- Residue Paper from Chemical PulpPramod KumarA2002
Development and Characterization of Rice Husk Polypropylene (RHPP) CompositesVinay KumarA2007
Synthesis of Polymer Supported Metal Catalysts and Oxidation of Organic CompoundsMs. SwetaA2008
Gas Phase Polymer Surface ModificationGagnesh SharmaA2009
Adsorption Studies Of Lead And Chromium On New/Modified AdsorbentsSunil KumarA2009
Preparation and Characterization of blended bagasse/wheat straw fiber polymer compositesVarun MittalA2013
Vapor Phase Conversion of Glycerol to 1,2-propanediol over non-Noble Metal Catalyst.Nitin Naresh PandhareA2011
Study and Preparation of Reinforced Polymer Composite of Hair Fiber.Prashant SrivastavaO2013
nano CompositesSri Nivas NaikO2015
Development of Fire Retardent Polymer CompositesMs. Jyoti JainO2016
Surface Modification of Natural Fiber Based Blended Polymer CompositesG. L. DevnaniO2016
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Futuristic approach of gas phase modification of polymeric surfaces G.L. A. Institute of Technology & management, Mathura T2007
Development of new anion exchangersThapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala T2007
Advancement in Chemical Modifications of PolymersSant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, LongowalT2007
Industry Institute Interaction- A Newer ConceptR.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore T2007
Newer Technology for Polymeric Surface Modification and in situ application to Tannery WasteUniversity of UtaI2015
Process Safety in Edible Oil ProcessingH.B. Technological Institute Kanpur I2014
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
International Conference on Challenges in Disaster Mitigation & ManagementNDMA, RGIPT15-02-2013
Annual Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee, Cognizance-2012Various Organizations2012
Recent Trends in Polymer Science and TechnologyDST & CSIRMay 6-7, 2
Annual Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee, Cognizance-2014Various Organizations2014
Industrial Safety DayInstitution of Engineers (India)11th June
Golden Jublee Workshop on Process SafetyInstitution of Engineers26-10-2010
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
E- waste management Continuing Education Center, I.I.T. Roorkee28th March
Newer Technology for Polymeric Surface Modification and in situ application to Tannery WasteDepartment of Material Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US10/7/2015
Electronic Waste-A wealth of future Continuing Education Center, I.I.T. Roorkee8th Novemb
Process Safety in Edible Oil ProcessingH.B. Technological Institute Kanpur 28/7/2013
Fire Safety a Chemical Engineering PerspectiveMoradabad Institute of Technology, Moradabad 14/11/2010
Computer WasteInstitution of Engineers (Roorkee Local center) 25/02/2009
Process Safety;G.L. A. Institute of Technology & Management, Mathura 20/10/2008
Electronic Waste a wealth of future Course on Hazardous Waste management organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institu8/11/2007
Industry Institute InteractionR.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore 5/10/2007
Development of new anion exchangersThapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala 2/2/2007
Books Authored

 

  • Polymeric Systems and Applications (2010) Published by Studium Press LLC. (ISBN No. 9789380012100)
  • Biodiesel, Past, Present and Future (2009), Published by Quality Improvement Programme, I.I.T. Roorkee.
  • Advances in  Polymer Science,(2011)  edited book series published by Studium Press India(ISBN No. 9789380012285)
  • Compendium on Nanotechnology (edited) -A twelve volume set. Published by Studium Press LLC. (2013).  (ISBN No. 1626330107)
  • Electronic Waste Management, Manuscript approved for publication.
Refereed Journal Papers

(i) Lakshya Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, M.S. Bhatti and V. K. Gupta, Mixer Design Optimization with Fractured Surface Topography of MechanicalProperties of Polymer Biocomposites, paper accepted in Journal of Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. (2017). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtice.2017.02.007) (Impact factor=2.848)

(ii) Prashant Srivastava and  Shishir Sinha, "Effect of alkali treatment on hair fiber as reinforcement of HDPE composites: Mechanical properties and water absorption behavior, paper accepted Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater.(2016). (Impact factor=0.59)

(iii) Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Natural fiber-mediated epoxy composites- A Review, Composites Part B  99 pp425-435 (2016)(Impact Factor 2.983)

(iv) Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal  and Shishir Sinha, Hybridization effect of coir fiber on physico-mechanical properties of polyethylene-banana/coir fiber hybrid composites. paper accepted Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater. DOI: 10.1515/secm-2015-0446, (2016). (Impact factor=0.59)

(v) Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal  and Shishir Sinha, Thermal degradation of coir fiber reinforced low-density polyethylene composites paper accepted Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater.  DOI: 10.1515/secm-2015-0422 (2016). (Impact factor=0.59)

(vi) Pandhare, Nitin; Pudi, Satyanarayana; Biswas, Prakash and Sinha, Shishir, Selective hydrogenolysis of glycerol to 1,2-propanediol over highly active and stable Cu/MgO catalyst in vapor phase, accepted for publication Organic Process Research & Development

(vii) Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Effect of chemical treatment on thermal properties of bagasse fiber-reinforced epoxy composite, Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater., (DOI 10.1515/secm-2014-0434) (2016). (Impact factor= 0.59)

(viii) Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Study the effect of fiber loading and alkali treatment on mechanical and water absorption properties of wheat straw fiber reinforced epoxy composites, Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater., (DOI 10.1515/secm-2015-0441) (2016). (Impact factor= 0.59)

(ix) Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Effect of alkali treatment on the thermal properties of wheat straw fiber reinforced epoxy composites, J. Compos. Mater., (DOI 10.1177/0021998316646168) (2016). (Impact factor= 1.17)

(x) Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal  and Shishir Sinha, Banana Fiber Reinforced Low-density Polyethylene Composites: Effect of Chemical Treatment and Compatibilizer, Iranian Polymer Journal 25, 229-241,(2016).

(xi) Sunil Kumar Yadav, Shishir Sinha and Dhruv Kumar Singh, Modified date palm trunk for the effective removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution and industrial wastewater, Environ. Progress and Sustainable Energy, 34,452–460 (2015)  (Impact Factor  1.403)

(xii) Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal  and Shishir Sinha, Physico-Mechanical Properties of Coir Fiber/LDPE Composites: Effect of Chemical Treatment and Compatibilizer, Korean J. Chem. Eng., 32(12),2534-2541 (2015) (Impact Factor  1.166)

(xiii) Arnab Roy, Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, "Dynamic Failure Assessment of an Ammonia Storage Unit: A Case Study” Process Safety and Environmental Protection vol 94, 385-401 (2015) (Impact Factor 1.912)

(xiv) Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, “Effect of chemical treatment on  mechanical and water absorption properties of bagasse fiber-reinforced epoxy composite” paper accepted for publication Journal of Polymer Engineering, vol. 35 issue 6, pp545-550 (2015) (Impact factor 0.493).

(xv) Arnab Roy, Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, “Risk and Reliability Assessment in Chemical Process Industries Using Bayesian Methods, Reviews in Chem. Engg. Vol 30, Issue 5, Pages 479–499(2014) (Impact factor 1.676).

(xvi) Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha, "Adsorptive Removal of Hg(II) from Synthetic and Real Aqueous Solutions using Modified Papaya Seed" paper accepted for publication Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology(2014) (DOI: 10.1080/01932691.2014.930713) (Impact Factor 0.795).

(xvii) Satyanarayana Murty Pudi, Tarak Mondal, Prakash Biswas, Shalini Biswas and  Shishir Sinha, "Conversion of Glycerol into Value- Added Products Over Cu-Ni Catalysts Supported on γ-Al2O3 and Activated Carbon,  Inter. J. of Chem. Rect. Engg. 12(1), 1-12, (2014) (Impact Factor 0.739)

(xviii) Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha, "Chemical Carbonization of Papaya seed Originated Charcoal for Sorption of Pb(II) from Aqueous Solution" J. of Environmental Chemical Engineering" 2, 9-19, (2014).

(xix) Shishir Sinha, Shri Chand  and Sweta, Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Polymer Anchored Metal Complex for Oxidation of Cyclohexane,  J. Appl. Polym. Sci. Vol 130(3), 2127-2135 (2013) (Impact factor 1.289).

(xx) Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha, Adsorption Study of Pb(II) onto Xanthated Date Palm Trunk: Kinetics,  Isotherm and Mechanism, Desalination and Water Treatment 51(34-36), 6798-6807, (2013) (Impact Factor 0.852)

(xxi) Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha,  Removal of Lead(II) from Aqueous Solution using Papaya Seed Carbon: Characteristics and Kinetics Study, International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Vol 4(2), 127-136, (2013).

(xxii) Shishir Sinha, Sweta Sharma and Shri Chand*, Polymer Anchored Catalysts for Oxidation of Styrene Using TBHP and Molecular Oxygen, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. Vol.51(26). pp 8806-8814, (2012)  (Impact factor 2.206).

(xxiii) Shishir Sinha*, Sweta Sharma, Prakash Biswas, Mannar R Maurya and Shri Chand,  Oxidation of Styrene over Polymer and Nonpolymer-Anchored Cu(II) and MN(II) Complex Catalysts, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. Vol 127(5) 3424-3434 (2013)  (Impact factor 1.289).

(xxiv) Shishir Sinha*, Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini and B.K. Kanungo, Effect of Various Additives on Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk Polypropylene (RHPP) Composites, J. Polym. Engg. Vol. 32(3), pp 163-166, (2012). (Impact factor 0.493).

(xxv) Shishir Sinha* and Abhimanyu Kumar, Steady State Modeling And Simulation Of Hydrocracking Reactor, Petroleum and Coal. Vol. 54(1), pp 59-64, (2012).

(xxvi) Shishir Sinha, Lalit Tyagi       and Vinay Kumar, Wood flour – reinforced plastic composites: a review,  Reviews in Chemical Engineering Vol. 27, Issue 1-2, pp 253-264, 2011. (Impact factor 1.676).

(xxvii) Shishir Sinha, Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini and B.K. Kanungo, Effect of Titanate Coupling Agent on Mechanical Prperties of Rice Husk Polypropylene Composites, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 23(2), 681-683, 2011

(xxviii) Shishir Sinha, Vinay Kumar and Manohar Singh Saini,  Effect of Process Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk Poly Propylene Composites, International Polymer Processing vol. 4, pp 311-314, 2010 (Impact factor 0.427).

(xxix) Shishir Sinha, Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini and B.K. Kanungo, Kaolin as Additive in Rice Husk Poly Propylene (RHPP) Composites, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 5, Issue8, pp. 1404-1408, 2010

(xxx) Shishir Sinha, Supriya Agrawal and Prakash Biswas, Modeling and Simulation for Pressure Swing Adsorption system for Hydrogen Purification,  Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Q. Journal 24 (4) 409–414, 2010. (Impact factor 0.689).

(xxxi) Shishir Sinha, Vinay Kumar, Prakash Biswas and Manohar Singh Saini, Rice Husk as Reinforcing Filler in Polypropylene Composites,  Reviews in Chemical Engineering Vol. 26, Issue 1-2, pp 41–53, 2010 (Impact factor 1.676).

(xxxii) Shishir Sinha, Sunil Kumar and Vijay Kumar Koratiya Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of FCC Downer Reactor, Petroleum and Coal, Petroleum & Coal 52 (3) 183-192, 2010

(xxxiii) Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch. Strategic Estimation of Kinetic Parameters in VGO Cracking, Computers Materials and Continua, vol.9(1), pp 1-10, 2009 (Impact factor 1.695)

(xxxiv) Shishir Sinha and Shalini Sinha, Studies on the Production of Acid Protease by Submerged Fermentation, International Journal of Food Engineering vol 5(1), art. 5. 2009 (Impact factor 0.568)

(xxxv) Shishir Sinha, Alak K. Singh  and Karunakar Singh, Study On Β-Galactosidase Isolation, Purification And Optimization Of Lactose Hydrolysis In Whey For Production Of Instant Energy Drink, International Journal of Food Engineering vol 5(2), art. 5. 2009. (Impact factor 0.568)

(xxxvi) Shishir Sinha and Vinay Kumar, Effect of gas phase nitration on PMMA based ion exchange resin, Fluid Dynamics and Material Processing vol 5(3), pp297-312, 2009. (Impact factor 0.88)

(xxxvii) Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch. Effect of Pressure on Height of Regenerator Dense  Bed in an FCCU, Petroleum & Coal Journal. Vol 51(2), 124-135, 2009.

(xxxviii) Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch.  Novel Method for Estimation of  Kinetic parameters in VGO Cracking, Petroleum & Coal Journal. Vol 51(3), 183-187, 2009

(xxxix) Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch. Optimization of Industrial Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit having Five Lump Kinetic Scheme using Genetic Algorithm, Comp.  Model. in Engg. and Sci. vol 32(2), pp 85-101 (2008) (Impact factor 4.785)

(xl)   Shishir Sinha and Gopal S. Mishra, Solvent-free single-pot oxidation (O2) of cyclohexane catalyzed by SiO2 supported palladium catalysts, Catalysis Letters Vol 125, pp 139-144  (2008). (Impact factor 2.244)

(xli) Shishir Sinha, Renu Ahlawat, V.C. Srivastava and I.D. Mall, Investigation of Electrocoagulation Treatment of Cotton Blue Dye Solution using Aluminium Electrodes, Clean- Soil, Air, Water. Vol 36(10-11), pp 863-869, 2008. (Impact factor 2.046)

(xlii) Shishir Sinha, Parmod Kumar and Anil K. Saroha, Effect of Cationic Starch and Long fibered Bamboo Pulp on the Double fold of Recycled Bagasse Paper, IPPTA Journal 20(3), pp 179-184, 2008

(xliii) Shishir Sinha, Parmod Kumar and Anil K. Saroha, Effect of Cationic Starch and long fiber pulp in the development of burst and tear index of recycled bagasse paper, IPPTA Journal 20(4), pp 159-166, 2008

(xliv) Shishir Sinha, Parmod Kumar and Anil K. Saroha, Improvement in Strength Properties of Recycled Bagasse Paper by Blending with Long Fibre Pulp and Retention Aids, In Paper International, 10 (2) 21 (2008)

(xlv) Shishir Sinha, Parmod Kumar and Anil K. Saroha, Effect of Cationic Starch and Long Fiber Pulp in the Breaking Length of Recycled Bagasse Paper, Paper India,  10(4), pp 22-25, 2007

(xlvi) Shishir Sinha,  Roshan G. Shaikh, Anupam Shukla, Jitendra Kumar and Anil Kumar Preparation of bipolar zeolite exchangers by gas-phase modification using NOx Chemical Engineering Science Volume 59, (3), pp 661-670, 2004, (Impact factor 2.386)

(xlvii) Shishir Sinha, Namita Jayaswal and Anil Kumar, Preparation of high capacity weak base poly(methyl methacrylate)-ethylene glycol dimethylacrylate copolymer anion exchange resin by modification using NOx, J. Appl. Poly. Sci pp.1991-1999,vol 89(7) ,2003. (Impact factor 1.289)

(xlviii) Shishir Sinha and Anil Kumar, Preparation of High Capacity Chloroethylated   Strong Base Anion Exchange Resin Using NOx., Seperation Sci. and Tech. pp895-919, vol 37(4), 2002, (Impact factor 1.203)

(xlix) Shishir Sinha, Namita Jayaswal and Anil Kumar, Effect of Chemical    Modifications upon Exchange Capacity of Surface Aminated Macroporous Styrene-Divinyl Benezene copolymer Anion Exchange Resin. , J. Appl. Poly. Sci pp.1735-1748,vol 79(10) ,2001. (Impact factor 1.289)

(l) Shishir Sinha, V.K.Tyagi and A.K.Vashishtha, Evaluation of Blended Frying Oils in Deep-Fat Frying. J.O.T.A.I. p.36-48  Jan-Mar. 1998.

(li) Shishir Sinha and R.P.Singh, Effective Safety Management in Solvent Extraction Industry. C.E.W., xxxi no.10, October,1996.

(lii) Shishir Sinha and R.P.Singh, Energy Saving in Edible Oil Processing Industries- A Profile, C.E.W., xxxi no.4, April, 1996.

(liii) Shishir Sinha, Vegetable Oil as Diesel Fuel Substitute, C.E.W. xxxii,no.10, October,1997.