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V.K. Agarwal
Retired Faculty
vijay.agarwal[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285718
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Research Interests
Modelling and Simulation,CAD,process control and heat transfer, Process Modelling & Simulation, CAD, Process Control & Heat Transfer , CFD, Gasification of Biomass, coal in Fluidized Bed and Circulating Fluidized Bed
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Educational Details
University of Roorkee
1977
B.E., Chemical Engg.
University of Roorkee
1979
M.E., Chemical Engineering
University of Roorkee
1993
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering
Professional Background
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 1990 - 01 Jan 2003
IIT Roorkee
Research
Publications

REFEREED RESEARCH PAPERS

(In last five years)

  1. Refereed Journals:                                                  

 

 

 

  1. Umesh Kumar and Vijay K Agarwal, “ Biomass gasification in fluidized reactor and heat transfer studies”, Numerical heat transfer part A. doi/full/10.1080/10407782.2016.1177340,(2017).
  2. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Hybridization effect of coir fiber on physico-mechanical properties of polyethylene-banana/coir fiber hybrid composites”,Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/secm-2015-0446, (2016).
  3. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Thermal degradation of coir fiber reinforced low-density polyethylene (LDPE) composites”, Science and engineering of composite materials, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/secm-2015-0422, (2016).
  4. Nirupama Prasad, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha., “Banana Fiber Reinforced Low-density Polyethylene Composites: Effect of Chemical Treatment and Compatibilizer”, Iranian Polymer Journal, 25, 229-241, (2016).
  5. AmbikaBehl, Prof Satish Chandra, Prof V.K Aggarwal, Dr. S. Gangopadhyay, “Durability and Performance Characteristics of Warm Asphalt Mixes”, Journal  of Indian Road Congress,  pp 101-106,(2016).
  6. Umesh Kumar and Vijay K Agarwal, “Simulation of 3D gas-solid fluidzed bed reactor hydrodynamics”, Particulate science and Technology, DOI:10.1080/02726351.2015.1119227, (2016).
  7. Nirupama Prasad, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha,“Physico-mechanical properties of coir fiber/LDPE composites: Effect of chemical treatment and compatibilizer”,  Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 32, 2534-2541, (2015).
  8. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, S. Gangopadhyay, “Zero Shear Viscosity of Bitumen-Filler Mastics of Warm Mix Binders”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering of ASCE (SCI) ISSN 0899-1561/04014260(6), (2015).
  9. Vishal Mishra, ChandrajitBalomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Biological removal of heavy metal zinc from industrial effluent byzinc sequestering bacterium VMSDCM”,  Clean Technologies and Environmental Policies, 16: 555-568,(2014).
  10. Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Optimization of physical parameters for batch mode Zn (II) ion removal from liquid phase: A potential biosorption study”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy (AIChE), Doi: 10.1002/ep.10637, (2014), (IF = 1.6).
  11. Vishal Mishra, ChandrajitBalomajumder,  Vijay Kumar Agarwal,“Dynamic, Mechanistic and Thermodynamic modeling of Zn (II) ion biosorption onto Zinc sequestering bacterium”, Clean Soil Air Water, 41: 1-7,(2013).
  12. Vishal Mishra, ChandrajitBalomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Simultaneous adsorption cum bioaccumulation: A study on continuous mass transfer in column reactor”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 32: 605-614,(2013).
  13. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, “Rheological Characterization of Bituminous Binder containing Wax based Warm mix asphalt additive”, Journal of Mechanical & Civil Engineering, ISSN 2278-1684,(2013).
  14. N. Gupta, ChandrajitBalomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Adsorptive Treatment of Cyanide-Bearing Wastewater: A Prospect for Sugar Industry Waste”, Chemical Engineering Communications, 200 (7) pp 993-1007,(2013).
  15. Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Kinetics, mechanistic and thermodynamics of Zn (II) ion sorption: A modeling approach”,   CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water, doi: 10.1002/clen.201100093, (2013),(IF = 2.1).
  16. , Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Design and optimization of simultaneous biosorption and bioaccumulation (SBB) system: A potential method for removal of Zn (II) ion from liquid phase”,  Desalination and Water Treatment, doi: 10.1080/19443994.2012.749027 , (2012)(IF = 0.75).
  17. Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Sorption of Zn (II) ion onto surface of activated carbon derived from eucalyptus bark saw dust from industrial wastewater: Isotherm, kinetics, mechanistic modeling and thermodynamics”.Desalination and Water Treatment, vol 46, pp. 332 – 352, (2012), (IF = 0.75).

 

 

 

  1. Refereed Conference

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1. SomeshBhambi and Vijay K. Agarwal, “Sub atmospheric pool boiling and experimental heat transfer of alumina nano fluids”, International conference on Nano technology; Ideas, Innovations and Initiatives-2017, IIT Roorkee, 6-8 Dec. (2017).
2. SomeshBhambi and Vijay K. Agarwal, “Effect of Nanoparticles on heat transfer during sub atmospheric pool boiling of distilled water”, II International conference on condensed matter and applied physics, ICC-2017, GEC, Bikaner, 24-26 Nov.(2017).
3. Umesh Kumar and Vijay K Agarwal,“CFD analysis hydrodynamics and heat transfer in fluidized bed reactor”, 23rd National and 1st ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass transfer, ID:210, ISRO Trivandrum, 17-19 Dec.(2015).
4. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, S. Gangopadhyay, “Temperature Susceptibility of Warm Mix Bituminous Binders”, International Conference on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, IIT Mumbai, 10-12th December (2014).
5. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Effect of coir fiber incorporation in banana fiber/LDPE composites”, CHEMCON 2014, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, December 27-30, (2014).
6. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Thermal characterization of coir fiber/LDPE composites”, 3rd International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials (ICRM 2014), Mahatama Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, April 11-13, (2014).
7. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, S. Gangopadhyay, “Effect of Sasobit on Viscosity and Rheology of Bituminous Binders”, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee, (2013).
8. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha,“Natural fiber based polymer composites: a review”, International conference on advances in chemical engineering, Chemical Engineering Department, I.I.T. Roorkee, Uttrakand, India, February 22-24, (2013).
9. Kumar N., Kishore C., Agarwal V. K. and Bhargava, “CFD Analysis of Nucleate Pool Boiling Over Single Heating Tube”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).
10. Kishore C. , Agarwal V. K and Bhargava R., “Nucleate Pool Boiling of Liquids and their Mixtures on Coated Horizontal Tubes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).
11. Gupta R and Agarwal V. K., “Modeling and Simulation of Soybean Meal Drying in Rotary Dryer”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).
12. Kumar U. and Agarwal V. K., “Simulation of Biomass Gasification in Fluidized Bed Reactor Using CFD”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).

 

 
Honors And Awards
MemberShips
The Institution of Engineers (India)
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Fellow member
Alumni Association, (IIT Roorkee)
04 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
CAD of Mass Transfer Equipments ( CHN-502 )
Spring
Mass Transfer-I ( CHN-201 )
Spring
Mass Transfer ( CHN-211 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
Nucleate Pool Boiling of saturated Liquids on Horizontal Tube Surfaces coated with Teflon
01 Jan 1995 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof.S.C.Gupta, Scholar: C.B.Vijaya Vittala
Nucleate Pool Boiling of Saturated Liquids on PTFE coated horizontal heating tube
01 Jan 1999 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof.S.C.Gupta, Scholar: Sri Swapan Bhaumik
Enhanced Boiling of Saturated Liquids on Copper coated heating tube surface
01 Jan 2002 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof.S.C.Gupta, Scholar: Laljee Prasad
A study of Nucleate Boiling of Saturated Liquids on Copper coated heating tube surface
01 Jan 2000 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof.S.C.Gupta, Scholar: Mihir Kumar Das
Enhanced Boiling of Water- Methanol mixtures on coated surfaces
01 Jan 2003 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof.S.C.Gupta, Scholar: Mohd.Siraj Alam
Development of Digital Control Strategy of a Continiuos Distillation COlumn
01 Jan 2002 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Vijay Kumar, Scholar: Surendra Kumar Saini
Biological Removal of Zinc from Industrial Effluents
01 Jan 2008 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. C.B.Majumdar, Scholar: Vishal Mishra
Simultaneous Adsorption and Biodegradation of Cyanide from Industrial waste water
01 Jan 2008 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. C.B.Majumdar, Scholar: Neha Gupta
Nucleate Pool Boiling of Liquids and their mixtures on coated Horizontal tubes
01 Jan 2009 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr. Ravindra Bhargava, Scholar: Chandra Kishore
Performance Characteristics of warm mix Asphalt
01 Jan 2011 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Satish Chandra, Dr. S. Gangopadahyay, Scholar: Ambika Behl
Simulation of Biomass Gasification in a Fluidized Bed Reactor using CFD
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Umesh Kumar
Preparation and Characterization of Coir and Banana Fiber Reinforced LDPE composites
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Shishir Sinha, Scholar: Nirupama
Pool Boiling of Nano-fluids
01 Jan 2013 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Somesh Bhambi
CFD of Circulating Fluidized Bed Gasifier
01 Jan 2014 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Vikrant Sharma
CFD of Fixed bed reactor
01 Jan 2014 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Baljinder Kaur Riyar
Miscellaneous
Events
23rd National Convention of Chemical Engineers on Recent Trends in Chemical Engineering
01 Jan 2007 - Present
IIChE
9th international Conference on Chemical and Process Engineering (ICheaP-9)
01 Jan 2009 - Present
AIDIC
Workshop on Future Trends in Chemical Engineering
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Bureau of Energy Efficiency, New Delhi
International Conference of Heat and Mass Transfer
01 Jan 2006 - Present
Institute
International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013)
01 Jan 2013 - Present
TCS, ONGC, GAIL, DST, CSIR, PETRONET LNG Ltd., IOCL, RCF, Perkin Elmer, DAE
Visits
Adddis Ababa Science and Technology University
2018-01-01
Institute Representative in GATE-2018
Administrative Positions
Head of Department
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Chairman, DAPC
01 Jan 2011 - 01 Jan 2013
IIT Roorkee
Vice Chairman GATE-2012
01 Jan 2011 - 01 Jan 2012
IIT Roorkee
Chairman, PG Admission
01 Jan 2009 - 01 Jan 2011
IIT Roorkee
Vice Chairman, PG Admission
01 Jan 2007 - 01 Jan 2009
IIT Roorkee
Chairman, Community Dairy
01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2012
IIT Roorkee