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K.K. Pant
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Heterogeneous Green Catalysis and Reaction Kinetics, Artificial Photosynthesis through photochemical and photoelectrochemical process, Hydrocarbon Conversion Processes, Biomass Conversion and Biofuel Production, CO2 conversion technologies Green Technologies for Sustainable Energy and Environment, Renewable fuels and chemicals production, Fuel from Waste Biomass and Waste plastic, Metal Recovery from electronic waste, Water Treatment and Residue Upgradation
Educational Details
IIT Kanpur
PhD, Chemical Engineering
IIT Kanpur
M. Tech, Chemical Engineering
HBTI Kanpur
B. Tech, Chemical Engineering


    1. A. Preetam, P. Jadhao, K. K. Pant , S. N. Naik, V. Kumar, Supercritical Fluid Technology- An Eco-friendly Approach for Resource Recovery from E-waste and Plastic waste: A Review, Sep. Purf. Tech., (Just accepted)
    2. Sunali, J. Mago,A. Negi,K. K. Pant , S.Fatima, Development of natural rubber-bamboo biochar composites for vibration and noise control applications, J. Cleaner Prod., 373, 133760.
    3. F. Naaz, M. Mathur, N. Hans, A. Malik, K. K. Pant , S. N Naik, Valorization of microalgal biomass to value-added products using integrated supercritical CO2 extraction and sub-critical hydrothermal liquefaction, J. Cleaner Prod., 373, 133925.
    4. D. Mishra, A. Modak, K. K. Pant , G.X.S. Zhao, Improved benzene selectivity from methane dehydroaromatization via modifying the zeotic pores by dual-templating approach, Microporous Mesoporous Mater.,2022, 322, 112172.
    5. T. Nandkumar, U. Dwivedi, K. K. Pant , S. Kumar, E. Balaraman, Wheat straw/HDPE co-reaction synergy and enriched production of aromatics and light olefins via catalytic co-pyrolysis over Mn, Ni, and Zn metal modified HZSM-5, Cat. Today, 2022, 420, 2, 138032.
    6. A. Modak, A. Bohre, V. R. Chourasia, K. Sharma, P. Jadhao, K. K. Pant , Recent advances in supported ionic liquid catalysts for sustainable biomass valorisation to high-value chemicals and fuels, Chem. Eng. J., 2022, 420, 2, 138032.
    7. S.A. Khan, M. Jain, A. Pandey, Z.M. Ziora, A.A.T. Blaskovich, K. K. Pant , N.P. Shetti, T.M. Aminabhavi, Leveraging the potential of silver nanoparticles-based materials towards sustainable water treatment, J. Environ. Manage., 2022, 319, 115675.
    8. L. Kumar, S. Asthana, K. K. Pant , Selective tolunene methylation to p-xylene: current status & future perspective, Catal Rev., 2022.
    9. D. Mishra, S. Mishra, A. Modak, K. K. Pant , G.X.S. Zhao, Hierarchically modified Mo/HZSM-5 via alkali treatment for improved activity in methane dehydroaromatization, Fuel Process. Techno, 2022, 235, 107387.
    10. K.A. Ahmad, M.H. Siddiqui, K. K. Pant , K.D.P. Nigam, N.P. Shetti, T.M. Aminabhavi, E. Ahmad, A critical review on suitability and catalytic production of butyl levulinate as a blending molecule for green diesel, Chem. Eng. J., 2022, 447, 137550.
    11. S. Gupta, K. K. Pant , G. Corder, An environmentally benign closed-loop process for the selective recovery of valuable metals from industrial end-of-life lithium-ion batteries, Chem. Eng. J., 2022, 446, 5, 137397.
    12. A. Preetam, S. Mishra, K. K. Pant , S. N. Naik, A sustainable Approach for Material and Metal recovery from E-waste using Subcritical to Supercritical Methanol, Waste Manag., 2022, 145, 29.
    13. S Pathak, A.K. Sakhiya, A. Anand, K. K. Pant , P. Kaushal, A state-of-the-art review of various adsorption media employed for the removal of toxic Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): An approach towards a cleaner environment, J. Water Process. Eng., 2022, 47, 102674.
    14. N. Kushwaha, D. Banerjee, K.A. Ahmad, N.P. Shetti, T.M. Aminabhavi, K. K. Pant , Catalytic production and application of bio-renewable butyl butyrate as jet fuel blend-A review, J. Env. Manag., 2022, 310, 114772.
    15. S.C. Tiwari, A. Bhardwaj, K.D.P. Nigam, K. K. Pant , S Upadhyayula, A Strategy of Development and Selection of Absorbent for Efficient CO2 Capture: An Overview Of Properties And Performance, Process Saf Environ Prot, 2022, 163, 244.
    16. M. Jain, S. Khan, K. K. Pant, Z. Ziora, M. Blaskovich, Statistical evaluation of cow-dung derived activated biochar for phenol adsorption: Adsorption isotherms, kinetics, and thermodynamic studies, Bioresour. Techol., 2022, 351, 127030.
    17. V. R.Chourasia, M. Bisht, K. K. Pant , R. J.Henry, Unveiling the potential of water as a co-solvent in microwave-assisted delignification of sugarcane bagasse using ternary deep eutectic solvents, Bioresour. Techol., 2022, 351, 127005.
    18. P. R. Jadhao, E. Ahmad, K. K. Pant , K. D. P. Nigam, Advancement in the Field of Electronic Waste Recycling: Critical Assessment of Chemical Route for Generation of Energy and Valuable Products Coupled with Metal Recovery, Sep. Pur. Techol., 2021, 12073.
    19. S. Asthana, K. Tripathi, K. K. Pant , Impact of La engineered stable phase mixed precursors on physico-chemical features of Cu- based catalysts for conversion of CO2 rich syngas to methanol, Cat. Today. (Just Accepted)
    20. R. Singh, K. Tripathi, K. K. Pant , J. K. Parikh, Unravelling synergetic interaction over tandem Cu-ZnO-ZrO2/hierarchical ZSM5 catalyst for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol and DME, Fuel, 2022, 318, 123641
    21. K. Tripathi, V. Gupta, K. K. Pant , S. Upadhyayula, Deciphering Mn modulated structure-activity interplay and rational statistical analysis for CO2 rich syngas hydrogenation to clean methanol, J. Clean. Prod., 2022, 340, 130794
    22. S. Asthana, C. Samanta, B. Saha, R. Voolapalli, K. K. Pant , Steering the aspects of MgO induced structure-sensitivity in Cu-based catalysts for CO2 rich syngas conversion to DME: Cu/Zn ratio and lattice parameters, Energy & Fuels. Energy & Fuel, 2022, 36, 2673


    1. P. R. Jadhao, A. Vuppaladadiyam, A. Prakash, K. K. Pant , Co-pyrolysis characteristics and kinetics of e-waste and macroalgae: A synergy study based on thermogravimetric analysis, Algal Res., 2021, 61, 102601
    2. A. Sahoo, K. Saini, S. Negi, J. Kumar, K. K. Pant , T. Bhaskar, Inspecting the bioenergy potential of noxious Vachellia nilotica weed via pyrolysis: Thermo-kinetic study, neural network modeling and response surface optimization, Renew. Energy, 2021.
    3. G.Velvizhi, C.Goswami, N. P.Shetti, E.Ahmad, K. K. Pant,T. M. Aminabhavi, Valorisation of lignocellulosic biomass to value-added products: Paving the pathway towards low-carbon footprint, Fuel, 2021, 6, 122678.
    4. A. R. Mankar, A. Modak, K K. Pant, Recent advances in the valorization of lignin: A key focus on pretreatment, characterization, and catalytic depolymerization strategies for future biorefineries, Adv. Sustain. Syst., 2021, 6, 3, 2100299
    5. M. Jain, S. Khan, K. Sharma, P. Jadhao, K. K. Pant, Z. Ziora, M. Blaskovich, Current perspective of innovative strategies for bioremediation of organic pollutants from wastewater,Bioresour. Technol., 2021, 6, 126305.
    6. G.Velvizhi, K.Balakumar, N. P.Shetti, E.Ahmad, K. K. Pant,T. M. Aminabhavi, Integrated biorefinery processes for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to value added materials: Paving a path towards circular economy,Bioresour. Technol., 2021, 343, 126151.
    7. V. Narisetty, R. Cox, R. R. R. Bommareddy, D. Agrawal, E. Ahmad, K. K. Pant, A. K. Chandel, S. K. Bhatia, D. Kumar, B. Parameswaran, V Gupta and V. Kumar . Valorisation of Xylose to Renewable Fuels and Chemicals, an Essential Step in Augmenting the Commercial Viability of Lignocellulosic Biorefineries, Sustain. Energy Fuels.2022,6, 29-65
    8. S. K. Gupta, Rachna, B. Singh, A. K. Mungray, R. Bharti, A. K. Nemaa, K.K.Pant, S. I. Mulla, Bioelectrochemical technologies for removal of xenobiotics from wastewater,Sustain. Energy Technol. Assess., 2021, 49, 101652.
    9. M. Bhatt, S. Wagh, A. G. Chakinala, K. K. Pant, T. Sharma, J. B. Joshi, K. Shah, A. Sharma, Conversion of refuse derived fuel from municipal solid waste into valuable chemicals using advanced thermo-chemical process, J. Clean. Prod., 2021, 329, 129653.
    10. S. Singh, R. Punia, K K. Pant, P. Biswas, Effect of work-function and morphology of heterostructure components on CO2 reduction photo-catalytic activity of MoS2−Cu2O heterostructure, Chem. Eng. J., 2021, 433, 132709.
    11. A. Sahoo, K. Saini, M. Jindal, T. Bhaskar, & K K. Pant, Co-Hydrothermal Liquefaction of algal and lignocellulosic biomass: Status and perspectives,Bioresour. Technol., 2021, 342, 125948.
    12. V. Narisetty, E. Castro, S. Durgapal, F. Coulon, S. Jacob,D. Kumar, M. K Awasthi, K K. Pant, B. Parameswaran, V. Kumar, High level xylitol production by Pichia fermentans using non-detoxified xylose-rich sugarcane bagasse and olive pits hydrolysates, Bioresour. Technol., 2021, 342, 126005
    13. A Modak, A Ghosh, A R. Mankar, A Pandey, M Selvaj, K K. Pant, B. Chowdhury, A. Bhaumik, Cross-Linked Porous Polymers as Heterogeneous Organocatalysts for Task-Specific Applications in Biomass Transformations, CO2 Fixation, and Asymmetric Reactions, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2021, 9, 37, 12431–12460
    14. A. R. Mankar, E. Ahmad, K K. Pant, Insights into Reductive Depolymerization of Kraft Lignin to Produce Aromatics in the Presence of Pt/HZSM-23 Catalyst, Mater. Sci. Technol., 2021, 4, 341-348.
    15. F. Naaz, A. Bhattacharya, M. Mathur, F. Bano, K K. Pant, A. Malik, Exploration of heavy metal uptake potential of three algal strains/consortia in suspended and attached growth systems, J. Water Process. Eng., 2021, 43, 102315.
    16. U. Dwivedi, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik. High-Quality Liquid Fuel Production from Waste Plastics via Two-step Cracking Route in a Bottom-up Approach using Bi-functional Fe/HZSM-5 Catalyst, J. Waste Manag., 2021, 132, 151-161
    17. U. Dwivedi, S. N. Naik, K. K. Pant. Controlling Liquid Hydrocarbon Composition in Valorization of Plastic Waste Via Tuning Zeolite Framework and SiO2/Al2O3 Ratio, J. Environ. Manag, 2021, 297, 113288
    18. S. Singh, A. Modak, K. K. Pant.,A. Sinhamahapatra, P. Biswas. MoS2-Nanosheets Based Catalysts for Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction: A Review, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2021, 4, 9, 8644–8667
    19. V. R. Chourasia, A. Pandey, K. K. Pant, R. J. Henry. mproving Enzymatic Digestibility of Sugarcane Bagasse from Different Varieties of Sugarcane using Deep Eutectic Solvent Pretreatment, Bioresour. Technol., 2021, 337, 125480
    20. P. R. Jadhao, A. Pandey, K. K. Pant, K.D.P. Nigam.Efficient recovery of Cu and Ni from WPCB via alkali leaching approach, J. Environ. Manag, 2021, 296, 113154
    21. M. Jain, S. A. Khan, A. Pandey, K. K. Pant, Z. M. Ziora, and M. AT Blaskovich.Instructive analysis of engineered carbon materials for potential application in water and wastewater treatment, Sci. Total Environ., 2021, 793, 148583
    22. D. Chakraborty, T. Dam, A. Modak, K. K. Pant, B. K. Chandra, A. Majee, A. Ghosh, A. Bhaumik. Novel crystalline nanoporous iron phosphonate based metalorganic framework as an efficient anode material for lithium ion batteries, New J. Chem., 2021
    23. R. Singh, K. Tripathi, K. K. Pant. Investigating the role of oxygen vaccines and basic site density in tuning methanol selectivity over Cu/CeO2 catalyst during CO2 hydrogenation, Fuel,2021,303, 121289.
    24. A. R. Mankar, A. Pandey, A. Modak, K. K. Pant. Microwave mediated enhanced production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using choline chloride-based eutectic mixture as sustainable catalyst, Renew. Energy, 2021, 177, 643-651.
    25. R. Panda, K. K. Pant, T. Bhaskar. Efficient extraction of metals from thermally treated waste printed circuit boards using solid state chlorination: Statistical modeling and optimizing, J. Clean. Prod., 2021, 313, 127950.
    26. A. Modak, A. R. Mankar, K. K. Pant, A. Bhaumik. Mesoporous Porphyrin-Silica Nanocomposite as Solid Acid Catalyst for High Yield Synthesis of HMF in Water, Molecules, 2021, 26, 2519.
    27. A. R. Mankar, A. Pandey, A. Modak, K. K. Pant. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass: A review on recent advances, Bioresour. Technol., 2021, 334, 125235.
    28. K. Tripathi, S. Asthana, R. Singh and K. K. Pant. Origin of Cu0 /Cu+ surface active centres for CO2 containing syngas conversion to DME via tandem catalysis, Sustain. Energy Fuels.
    29. A. Mankar, A. Modak and K. K. Pant. High yield synthesis of Hexitols and ethylene glycol through one-pot hydrolytic hydrogenation of cellulose, Fuel Process. Technol., 2021, 218, 106847.
    30. K. R. Parmar, K. K. Pant and S. Roy. Blue hydrogen and carbon nanotube production via direct catalytic decomposition of methane in fluidized bed reactor: Capture and extraction of carbon in the form of CNTs. Energy Convers. Manag. 2021, 232, 113893.
    31. S. Singh, A. Modak, K. K. Pant. CO2 Reduction to Methanol Using a Conjugated Organic–Inorganic Hybrid TiO2–C3N4 Nano-assembly. Trans. Indian Natl. Acad. Eng. 2021.
    32. S. Balyan, S. Saini, T. S. Khan, K. K. Pant, P. Gupta, S. Bhattacharya, M. A. Haider. Unraveling the Reactivity of Metastable Molybdenum Carbide Nanoclusters in the C-H Bond Activation of Methane, Ethane, and Ethylene. Nanoscale. 2021.
    33. R. Panda, K. K. Pant, T. Bhaskar, S. N. Naik. Dissolution of brominated epoxy resin for environment friendly recovery of copper as cupric oxide nanoparticles from waste printed circuit boards using ammonium chloride roasting, J. Clean. Prod., 2021, 291, 125928.
    34. K. Tripathi, R. Singh, K. K. Pant. Tailoring the physicochemical properties of Mg promoted catalysts via one pot non-ionic surfactant assisted co-precipitation route for CO2 co-feeding syngas to methanol. Top Catal . 2021, 64.
    35. F. Naaz, A. Bhattacharya, K. K. Pant, A. Malik. Impact of Heavy Metal Laden Algal Biomass on Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Biorefinery Approach. Process Saf Environ Prot. 2021, 145, 141.
    36. M. Bhatt, A. G. Chakinala, J. B. Joshi, A. Sharma, K. K. Pant, K. Shah, A. Sharma. Valorization of solid waste using advanced thermo-chemical process: A Review. J. Environ. Chem. Eng.. 2021, 9, 4, 105434.
    37. K. Adlak, R. Chandra, V. K. Vijay, K. K. Pant, Physicochemical Activation and Palletisation of Azadirachta indica Wood Carbons for Increased Biomethane Adsorbed Energy Storage. J Anal Appl Pyrolysis.. 2021, 155, 105102.
    38. P. Mishra, Z. A. Wahid, A. Karim, K. K. Pant, P. Ghosh, D. Kumar, L. Singh, Chronological perspective on fermentative-hydrogen from hypothesis in early 19th century to recent developments: A review, Biomass Convers. Biorefin.. 2021.
    39. G. Shah, E. Ahmad, K. K. Pant, V. K. Vijay, Comprehending the Contemporary State of Art in Biogas Enrichment and CO2 Capture Technologies via Swing Adsorption. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy. 2021, 46, 6588-6612.


    1. R. Kumar, K. K. Pant, Hydrotalcite-derived Ni-Zn-Mg-Al catalyst for Tri-reforming of methane: Effect of divalent to trivalent metal ratio and Ni loading. Fuel Process. Technol., 2020, 210, 106559.
    2. P. J. Jadhao, E. Ahmad, K. K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Environmentally Friendly Approach for the Recovery of Metallic Fraction from Waste Printed Circuit Boards using Pyrolysis and Ultrasonication. J. Waste Manag., 2020, 118, 150.
    3. H. Dhawan, R. Kumar, S. Upadhyayula, K. K. Pant, D. K. Sharma. Fractionation of Coal through Organo-Separative Refining for Enhancing its Potential for the CO2-Gasification. Int. J. Coal Sci. Technol. 7 (2020) 504-515.
    4. G. Richhariya, D. T. K. Dora, K. R. Parmar, K. K. Pant, N. Singhal, K. Lal, P. P. Kundu. Development of Self-Healing Cement Slurry through the Incorporation of Dual-Encapsulated Polyacrylamide for the Prevention of Water Ingress in Oil Well. Materials, 2020, 13, 2921.
    5. E. Ahmad, T. S. Khan, M. I. Alam, K. K. Pant, M. A. Haider. Understanding Reaction Kinetics, Deprotonation and Solvation of Brønsted Acidic Protons in Heteropolyacid Catalyzed Synthesis of Biorenewable Alkyl Levulinates. Chem. Eng. J., 2020, 400, 125916.
    6. S. Quereshi, K. K. Pant, S. Dutta, T. K. Naiya. Unfolding the Role of Molybdenum Disulfide as a Catalyst to Produce Platform Chemicals from Biorenewable Resource. Biomass Convers. Biorefin., 2020.
    7. S. Mishra, M. A Haider, K. K. Pant, Controlling the Evolution of Active Molybdenum Carbide by moderating the Acidity of Mo/HMCM-22 Catalyst in Methane Dehydroaromatization. Catal. Lett., 2020.
    8. D. Gupta, R. Kumar, K. K. Pant, Hydrotalcite Supported Bimetallic (Ni-Cu) Catalyst: A Smart Choice for One-Pot Conversion of Biomass-Derived Platform Chemicals to Hydrogenated Biofuels. Fuel, 2020, 277, 118111.
    9. Sonal, K. K. Pant, S. Upadhyayula. An Insight into the Promotional Effect on Fe-Co Bimetallic Catalyst in the Fischer Tropsch Reaction: A DRIFTS Study. Fuel, 2020, 276, 118044.
    10. R. Panda, P. R. Jadhao, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik, T. Bhaskar. Eco-friendly Recovery of Metals from Waste Mobile Printed Circuit Boards using Low-Temperature Roasting. J. Hazard. Mater., 2020, 122, 122642.
    11. P. Choudhary, P. P. Assemany, F. Naaz, A. Bhattacharya, J. S. Castro, E. de- A. Couto, M. L. Calijuri, K. K. Pant, A. Malik. A Review of Biochemical and Thermochemical Energy Conversion Routes of Wastewater Grown Algal Biomass. Sci. Total Environ., 2020, 726, 137961.
    12. S. Balyan, M. A. Haider, T. S. Khan, K. K. Pant, Boric Acid Treated HZSM-5 for Improved Catalyst Activity in Non-oxidative Methane Dehydroaromatization. Catal. Sci. Technol., 2020, 10, 3857.
    13. R. Kumar, K. K. Pant. Promotional Effects of Cu and Zn in Hydrotalcite-Derived Methane Tri-Reforming Catalyst. Appl. Surf. Sci., 2020, 515, 146010.
    14. P. Choudhary, A. Malik, K. K. Pant. Exploration of a Novel Biorefinery Based on Sequential Hydropyrolysis and Anaerobic Digestion of Algal Biofilm: A Comprehensive Characterization of Products for Energy and Chemical Production. Sustain. Energy Fuels, 2020, 4, 1481.
    15. R. Kumar, K. Kumar, K. K. Pant, N. V. Choudhary. Tuning the Metal-Support Interaction of Methane Tri-Reforming Catalysts for Flue Gas Utilization. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 2020, 45, 1911.
    16. S. Quereshi, E. Ahmad, S. Dutta, K. K. Pant. Insights into Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of 5-Ethoxymethylfurfural and Ethyl Levulinate using Tungsten Disulfide as Catalyst. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2020, 8, 4, 1721.
    17. D. Gupta, C. Mukesh, K. K. Pant. Topotactic Transformation of Homogenous Phosphotungastomolybdic Acid Materials to a Heterogeneous Solid Acid Catalyst for Carbohydrate Conversion to Alkyl Methyl Furfural and Alkyl Levulinate. RSC Adv., 2020, 10, 705.


    1. Sonal, E. Ahmad, S. Upadhyayula, K. K. Pant. Biomass-Derived CO2 Rich Syngas Conversion to Higher Hydrocarbon via Fischer-Tropsch Process over Fe–Co Bimetallic Catalyst. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 2019, 44, 27741.
    2. O. Salim. K. A. Mahmoud, K. K. Pant, R. K. Joshi. Introduction to MXenes: Synthesis and Characteristics. Mater. Today Chem., 2019, 14, 100191.
    3. K. K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam, Preface for the Special Issue on Bio renewable Energy and Chemicals. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2019, 58, 15721.
    4. F. Naaz, A. Bhattacharya, A. Malik,K. K. Pant. Investigations on Energy Efficiency of Biomethane/Biocrude Production from Pilot Scale Wastewater Grown Algal Biomass. Appl. Energy, 2019, 254, 113656.
    5. S. Quereshi, E. Ahmad, K. K. Pant, S. Dutta. Synthesis and Characterization of Zirconia Supported Silicotungstic Acid for Ethyl Levulinate Production. Indus. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2019, 58, 16045.
    6. E. Ahmad, M. I. Alam,K. K. Pant, M. A. Haider. Insights into the Synthesis of Ethyl Levulinate under Microwave and Non-microwave Heating Conditions. Indus. & Eng. Chem. Res., 2019, 58, 16055.
    7. K. R. Parmar, D. T. K. Dora,K. K. Pant, S. Roy. An Ultra-light Flexible Aerogel-based on Methane Derived CNTs as a Reinforcing Agent in Silica-CMC Matrix for Efficient Oil Adsorption. J. Haz. Mater., 2019, 375, 206.
    8. R. Kumar, K. Kumar, N. V. Choudhary, K. K. Pant. Effect of Support Materials on the Performance of Ni-based Catalysts in Tri-reforming of Methane. Fuel Process. Technol., 2019, 186, 40.
    9. B. K. Srinivas, K. K. Pant, S. K. Gupta, D. N. Saraf, I. R. Choudhury, M. Sau. A Carbon-number Lump Based Model for Simulation of Industrial Hydrotreaters: Vacuum gas oil (VGO). Chem. Eng. J., 2019, 358, 504.
    10. Sonal, K. K. Pant, S. Upadhyayula. Detailed Kinetics of Fischer Tropsch Synthesis over Fe-Co Bimetallic Catalyst Considering Chain Length Dependent Olefin Desorption. Fuel, 2019, 236, 1263.


    1. S. K. Das, Sonal, K. K. Pant. Investigations on the Effect of Reaction Parameters over Fe/Cu/K Catalyst for the Production of Selective Range of Liquid Hydrocarbon. J. Chem. Sci., 2018, 130, 64.
    2. T. S. Khan, S. Balyan, S. Mishra, K. K. Pant, M. A. Haider. Mechanistic Insights into the Activity of Mo-Carbide Clusters for Methane Dehydrogenation and Carbon-Carbon Coupling Reactions to Form Ethylene in Methane Dehydroaromatization. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 11754.
    3. D. Kumar, N. Anand, K. K. Pant. Glycerol Conversion over Palladium-and Alumina-Impregnated KIT-6 for the Production of Gasoline Range Hydrocarbons. Clean Technol. Envir., 2018, 20, 751.
    4. R. Saikia, B. Baruah, D. Kalita, K. K. Pant, N. Gogoi, R. Kataki. Pyrolysis and Kinetic Analyses of a Perennial Grass (Saccharumravannae L.) from North-east India: Optimization through Response Surface Methodology and Product Characterization. Bioresour. Technol., 2018, 253, 304.
    5. G. Chauhan, P. R. Jadhao,K. K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Novel Technologies and Conventional Processes for Recovery of Metals from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment: Challenges & Opportunities–A Review.J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 2018, 6, 1288.
    6. E. Ahmad, N. Jager, A. Apfelbacher, R. Daschner, A. Hornung, P. Mohanty,K. K. Pant. Integrated Thermo-catalytic Reforming of Residual Sugarcane Bagasse in a Laboratory Scale Reactor.Fuel Process. Technol., 2018, 171, 277.


    1. S. A. K. Kumar, M. John, S. M. Pai, S. Ghosh, B. L. Newalkar, K. K. Pant. Selective Hydroalkylation of Benzene over Palladium Supported Y-Zeolite: Effect of Metal Acid Balance. Molecular Catalysis, 2017, 442, 27.
    2. Sonal, K. K. Pant, S. Upadhyayula. Efficient Utilization of Bimetallic Catalyst in Low H2/CO Environment Syngas for Liquid Fuel Production. J. Chem. Sci., 2017, 129, 1747.
    3. S. Mishra, S. Balyan, K. K. Pant, M. A. Haider. Non-oxidative Conversion of Methane into Higher Hydrocarbons over Mo/MCM-22 Catalyst. J. Chem. Sci., 2017, 129, 1705.
    4. R. Saikia, R. Goswami, N. Bordoloi, K. K. Senapati, K. K. Pant. M. Kumar, R. Kataki. Removal of Arsenic and Fluoride from Aqueous Solution by Biomass-based Activated Biochar: Optimization through Response Surface Methodology. J. Envion. Chem. Eng., 2017, 5, 5528.
    5. Sonal, K. Kondamudi, S. Upadhyayula, K. K. Pant. Synergistic Effect of Fe-Co Bimetallic Catalyst on FTS and WGS Activity in the Fischer-Tropsch Process: A Kinetic Study. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56, 4659.
    6. B. K. Srinivas, K. K. Pant, S. K. Gupta, D. N. Saraf, I. R. Choudhury, M. Sau. A Molecular Lump-based Model for Simulation of Industrial Naphtha Hydrotreators. Fuel Process. Technol., 2017, 166, 146.
    7. S. Quereshi, E. Ahmad, K. K. Pant, S. Dutt. Insights into the Metal Salt Catalyzed Ethyl Levulinate Synthesis from Biorenewable Feedstocks. Catalysis Today, 2017, 291, 187.
    8. S. Kassaye, K. K. Pant, S. Jain. Hydrolysis of Cellulosic Bamboo Biomass into Reducing Sugars via a Combined Alkaline Solution and Ionic Liquid Pretreatment Steps. Renew. Energy, 2017, 104, 177.
    9. Sonal, K. K. Pant, S. Upadhyayula. Synthesis of C5+ Hydrocarbons from Low H2/CO Ratio Syngas over Silica Supported Bimetallic Fe-Co Catalyst. Catalysis Today, 2017, 291, 133.
    10. D. Gupta,K. K. Pant, B. Saha. Titania Nanoparticles Embedded in Functionalized Carbon for the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Mol. Catal., 2017, 435, 182.
    11. P. Choudhary, A. Malik,K. K. Pant, Mass-Scale Algal Biomass Production Using Algal Biofilm Reactor and Conversion to Energy and Chemical Precursors by Hydropyrolysis. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 2017, 5, 4234.
    12. P. Choudhary, S. K. Prajapati, P. Kumar, A. Malik, and K. K. Pant, Development and Performance Evaluation of an Algal Biofilm Reactor for Treatment of Multiple Wastewaters and Characterization of Biomass for Diverse Applications. Bioresour. Technol., 2017, 224, 276.
    13. D. Gupta, E. Ahmad,K. K. Pant, B. Saha, Efficient Utilization of Potash Alum as a Green Catalyst for Production of Furfural, 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and Levulinic Acid from Mono-Sugars.RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 41973-41979.
    14. S. Sharma, D. P. Tiwari, K. K. Pant. Model-fitting Approach for Methylene Blue Dye Adsorption on Camelina and Sapindus Seeds-derived Adsorbents. Adsorpt. Sci. Technol., 2017, 34, 565.


    1. S. K. Saraswat, B. Sinha, K. K. Pant, R. B. Gupta. Kinetic Study and Modeling of Homogeneous Thermo-Catalytic Decomposition of Methane over a Ni-Cu-Zn/Al2O3 Catalyst for the Production of Hydrogen and Bamboo-Shaped Carbon Nanotubes. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55, 11672.
    2. P. Choudhary, S. K. Prajapati, P. Kumar, A. Malik, K. K. Pant. Development and Performance Evaluation of an Algal Biofilm Reactor for Treatment of Multiple Wastewaters and Characterization of Biomass for Diverse Applications. Bioresour. Technol., 2016, 224, 276.
    3. E. Ahmad, M. I. Alam, K. K. Pant, M. A. Haider. Catalytic and Mechanistic Insights into the Production of Ethyl Levulinate from Biorenewable Feedstocks. Green Chem., 2016, 18, 4804.
    4. S. Kassaye, C. Pagar, K. K. Pant, S. Jain, R. Gupta. Depolymerization of Microcrystalline Cellulose to Value-Added Chemicals Using Sulfate Ion Promoted Zirconia Catalyst. Bioresour. Technol., 2016, 220, 394.
    5. S. Kassaye, K. K. Pant, S. Jain. Synergistic Effect of Ionic Liquid and Dilute Sulphuric Acid in the Hydrolysis of Microcrystalline Cellulose. Fuel Process. Technol., 2016, 148, 289.
    6. D. Kumar, K. K. Pant. Insitu Upgradation of Biocrude Vapor Generated from Non-Edible Oil Cake's Hydrothermal Conversion over Aluminated Mesoporous Catalysts. Renew. Energy, 2016, 95, 43.
    7. P. J. Kaur, V. Kardam, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik, S. Satya. Eco-friendly Preservation of Bamboo: Traditional to Modern Techniques. BioResources, 2016, 11, 10604.
    8. P. J. Kaur, V. Kardam, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik, S. Satya. Field Investigations of Selectively Treated Bamboo Species. Eur. J. Wood Prod. 2016, 74, 771.
    9. P. J. Kaur, V. Kardam, K. K. Pant, S. Satya, S. N. Naik, Bamboo: The Material of Future. Int. J. Series in Multidisciplinary, 2016, 2, 27.
    10. P. J. Kaur, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik, S. Satya, V. Kardam. Chemical Characterization and Decay Resistance Analysis of Smoke Treated Bamboo Species. Eur. J. Wood Prod., 2016, 74, 625.
    11. P. J. Kaur, S. Satya, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik. Characterization of Commercially Important Asian Bamboo Species. Eur. J. Wood Prod., 2016, 74, 137.
    12. D. Kumar, K. K. Pant. Biorefinery Solid Cake Waste to Biocrude via Hydrothermal Treatment: Optimization of Process Parameters Using Statistical Approach. Biomass Conver. Bioref., 2016, 6, 79.


    1. P. J. Kaur, S. Satya, K. K. Pant, S. N. Naik. Eco-Friendly Preservative Treated Bamboo Culm: Compressive Strength Analysis. Int. J. Chem. Nucl. Metall. Mat. Eng., 2015, 9, 43.
    2. T. Mondal, K. K. Pant, A. K. Dalai. Mechanistic Kinetic Modeling of Oxidative Steam Reforming of Bioethanol for Hydrogen Production over Rh-Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 Catalyst. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55, 86.
    3. P. Jadhao, G. Chauhan, K. K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Greener Approach for the Extraction of Copper Metal from Electronic Waste. Waste management, 2015, 57, 102.
    4. G. Chauhan, M. Stein, A. S. Morgenstern, K. K. Pant, K. D. P Nigam. The Thermodynamics and Biodegradability of Chelating Agents upon Metal Extraction. Chem. Eng. Sci., 2015, 137, 768.
    5. S. Majhi, A. K. Dalai, K.K. Pant. Methanol Assisted Methane Conversion for Higher Hydrocarbon over Bifunctional Zn-modified Mo/HZSM-5 Catalyst. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical, 2015, 398, 368.
    6. R. Saikia, R. S. Chutia, R. Kataki, K.K. Pant, Perennial Grass (Arundodonax L.) as a Feedstock for Thermo-chemical Conversion to Energy and Materials. Bioresour. Techno., 2015, 188, 265.
    7. D. Kumar, K.K. Pant, Production and Characterization of Biocrude and Biochar Obtained from Non-edible De-oiled Seed Cakes Hydrothermal Conversion. J. Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis, 2015, 15, 77.
    8. F. Tinwala, P. Mohanty, S. Parmar, A. Patel, K.K. Pant. Intermediate Pyrolysis of Agro-Industrial Biomasses in Bench-Scale Pyrolyser: Product Yields and its Characterization. Bioresour. Techno., 2015, 188, 258.
    9. G. Chauhan, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Conceptual Mechanism and Kinetic Studies of Chelating Agent Assisted Metal Extraction Process from Spent Catalyst. J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 2015, 27, 373.
    10. S. K. Parmar, K.K. Pant, M. John, K. Kumar, S. M. Pai, B. L. Newalkar. Hydro-Isomerization of Long Chain n-paraffins over Pt/ZSM-22: Influence of Si/Al ratio. Energy Fuels, 2015, 29, 1066.
    11. G. Chauhan, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Chelation Technology: A Promising Green Approach for Resource Management and Waste Minimization. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts. 2015, 17, 12.
    12. T. Mondal, K.K. Pant, A. K. Dalai. Catalytic Oxidative Steam Reforming of Bioethanol for Hydrogen Production over Rh Promoted Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 Catalyst. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2015, 40, 2529.
    13. T. Mondal, K.K. Pant, A. K. Dalai. Oxidative and Non-oxidative Steam Reforming of Crude Bioethanol for Hydrogen Production over Rh Promoted Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 Catalyst. App. Catal. A: General, 2015, 499, 19.
    14. S. Parmar, K.K. Pant, M. John, K. Kumar, S. M. Pai, B. L. Newalkar. Hydroisomerization of n-Hexadecane over Pt/ZSM-12 Framework: Effect of Divalent Cation Exchange. J. Mol. Catal. A Chemical, 2015, 404, 47.
    15. P. Mohanty, K.K. Pant, R. Mittal. Hydrogen Generation from Biomass Materials: Challenges and Opportunities. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, 2015, 4, 139.


    1. S. Biswas, S. Majhi, P. Mohanty, K.K. Pant, D. K. Sharma. Effect of Different Catalyst on the Co-Cracking of Jatropha Oil, Vacuum Residue and High-Density Polyethylene. Fuel, 2014, 133, 96.
    2. P. Kaushik, A. Mishra, A. Malik, K.K. Pant, Biosorption of Textile Dye by Aspergillus entulus Pellets: Process Optimization and Cyclic Removal in Aerated Bioreactor. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 2014, 225.
    3. P. Mohanty, K.K. Pant, S. N. Naik, J. Parikh, A. Hornung, J. N. Sahu. Synthesis of Green Fuels from Biogenic Waste through Thermochemical Route - The Role of Heterogeneous Catalyst: A Review. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev., 2014, 38, 131-153.
    4. S. Majhi, K.K. Pant, Direct Conversion of Methane with Methanol toward Higher Hydrocarbon over Ga Modified Mo/H-ZSM-5 Catalyst. J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 2014, 20, 2364.
    5. S. Parmar, K.K. Pant, M. John, K. Kumar, S. M. Pai, S. Gupta, B. L. Newalkar. Hydroisomerization of n-hexadecane over Brønsted Acid Site Tailored Pt/ZSM-12. J. Porous Mat., 2014, 21, 849.
    6. S. K. Das, P. Mohanty, S. Majhi, K.K. Pant. CO-hydrogenation of Syngas to Fuel using Silica Supported Fe-Cu-K Catalysts: Effects of Active Components. Fuel Process. Technol., 2014, 118, 82.
    7. H. Z. Akhtar, K.K. Pant. An Oxalic-Acid-Treated ZnO/CuO/H-ZSM-5 Catalyst with High Resistance to Coke Formation for the Conversion of Methanol to Hydrocarbons. J. Green Energy, 2014, 376.
    8. G. Chauhan, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Metal Recovery from Hydro-processing Spent Catalyst: A Green Chemical Engineering Approach. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2014, 52, 16724.
    9. P. J. Kaur, K.K. Pantt, S. Satya, S. N. Naik. Comparison of Decay Resistance of Bamboo Treated with Plant Extracts and Oil Cakes. Int. J. Emerg. Technol. Adv. Eng., 2014, 4, 582.


    1. M. Patel, T. K. Jindal, K.K. Pant. Kinetic Study of Steam Reforming of Ethanol on Ni-Based Ceria-Zirconia Catalyst. J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 2013, 52, 15763.
    2. P. J. Kaur, V. Kardam, K.K. Pant, S. Satya, S. N. Naik. Scientific Investigation of Traditional Water Leaching Method for Bamboo Preservation. Bamboo Science and Culture: J. Am. Bamboo Society, 2013, 23, 27.
    3. P. Mohanty, S. Nanda,K.K. Pant, S. N. Naik, J. A. Kozinski, A. K. Dalai. Evaluation of the Physiochemical Development of Biochars Obtained from Pyrolysis of Wheat straw, Timothy grass and Pinewood: Effects of Heating Rate. J. Anal. App. Pyrolysis, 2013, 104, 485.
    4. G. Chauhan, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Development of Green Technology for Extraction of Nickel from Spent Catalyst and its Optimization Using Response Surface Methodology. Green Processing and Synthesis, 2013, 2, 259.
    5. S. K. Saraswat, K.K. Pant. Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes by Thermo-Catalytic Decomposition of Methane over Cu and Zn Promoted Ni/MCM-22 Catalyst. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 2013, 1, 746.
    6. S. Anamika, K.K. Pant. Oxidative Steam Reforming of Bioethanol over Rh/CeO2-Al2O3 Catalyst for Hydrogen Production. J. Thermodyn. & Catal., 2013, 4, 1.
    7. Z. V. P. Murthy, K. Vijayaragavan, K.K. Pant. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies of Ni (II) Adsorption onto Activated Carbon of Abelmoschus manihot from Aqueous Solutions. J. Disper. Sci. Technol., 2013, 34, 923.
    8. S. K. Das, P. Mohanty, S. K. Majhi, K.K. Pant. CO-Hydrogenation over Silica Supported Iron-Based Catalysts: Influence of Potassium Loading. J. App. Energy, 2013, 111, 267.
    9. S. Majhi, P. Mohanty, H. Wang, K.K. Pant. Direct Conversion of Natural Gas to Higher Hydrocarbons: A Review. J. Energy Chem., 2013, 22, 543.
    10. S. K. Saraswat, K.K. Pant. Synthesis of Hydrogen and Carbon Nanotubes over Copper Promoted Ni/SiO2 Catalyst by Thermo-Catalytic Decomposition of Methane. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 2013, 13, 52.
    11. S. Majhi, P. Mohanty, A. K. Dalai, K.K. Pant. Statistical Optimization of Process Variables in Co-Conversion of Methane with Methanol over Zn-Mo/HZSM-5 Catalyst by Response Surface Methodology. Energy Technol., 2013, 1, 157.
    12. N. Goyal, R. Gupta, K.K. Pant. Hydrogen Production by Steam Reforming of Model Bio-oil using Structured Ni/Al2O3 Catalysts. Int. J. Hydro. Energy, 2013, 38, 921.
    13. S. Nanda, P. Mohanty, K.K. Pant, S. Naik, J. A. Kozinski, A. K. Dalai. Characterization of North American Lignocellulosic Biomass and Biochars in Terms of their Candidacy for Alternate Renewable Fuels. Bioenergy Research, 2013, 6, 663.
    14. K.K. Pant, P. Mohanty, S. Agarwal, A. K. Dalai. Steam Reforming of Acetic Acid for Hydrogen Production over Bifunctional Ni–Co Catalysts. Catalysts Today, 2013, 207, 36.


    1. S. K. Saraswat, K.K. Pant. Thermo-Catalytic Decomposition of Methane – A Novel Approach to Cox Free Hydrogen and Carbon Nanotubes Production over Ni/SiO2 Catalyst. Energy Environ. Eng., 2012, 1, 81.
    2. A. Sinha, K.K. Pant, S. K. Khare. Studies on Mercury Bioremediation by Alginate immobilized Mercury Tolerent Bacillus Cereus Cells. Int. Bioremediation. Biodegradation, 2012, 71, 1.
    3. P. Mohanty, M. Patel,K.K. Pant, Hydrogen Production from Steam Reforming of Acetic Acid over Cu–Zn Supported Calcium Aluminate. Biores. Technol., 2012, 123, 558.
    4. G. Chauhan, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam, Extraction of Nickel from Spent Catalyst Using Biodegradable Chelating Agent EDDS. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2012, 51, 10354.
    5. P. Mohanty, S. Majhi, J. N. Sahu, K.K. Pant. Response Surface Modeling and Optimization of CO Hydrogenation for Liquid Hydrocarbons using Bi-functional Cu-Co-Cr Mixed ZSM-5 catalyst. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2012, 51, 4843.
    6. M. Khobragade, S. Majhi, K.K. Pant. Effect of K and CeO2 Promoters on the Activity of Co/SiO2 Catalyst for Liquid Fuel Production from Syngas. App. Energy, 2012, 94, 385.
    7. K. K. Sharda, A. Bhandarai, K.K. Pant, S. Jain. Deep Desulfurization of Diesel Fuel by Selective Adsorption over Ni/Al2O3 and Ni/ZSM-5 Extrudates. Fuel, 2012, 93, 86.
    8. P. Mohanty,K.K. Pant, S. K. Das, P. Vasudevan. Fuel Production from Biomass: Indian Perspective for Pyrolysis Oil. J. Scientific & Industrial Research, 2012, 70, 668.


    1. S. K. Saraswat, K.K. Pant. Ni-Cu-Zn/MCM-22 Catalysts for Simultaneous Production of Hydrogen and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes via Thermo-Catalytic Decomposition of Methane. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 2011, 36, 13352.
    2. D. Chirag, K.K. Pant. Renewable Hydrogen Generation by Steam Reforming of Glycerol over Zirconia Promoted Ceria Supported Catalyst. Renew. Energy, 2011, 36, 3195.
    3. K.K. Pant, R. Jain, S. Jain. Renewable Hydrogen Production by Steam Reforming of Glycerol over Ni/CeO2 Catalyst Prepared by Precipitation Deposition Method. Kor. J. Chem. Eng., 2011, 28, 1859.
    4. M. Pravakar, K.K. Pant, J. Parikh, D. K. Sharma. Liquid Fuel Production from Syngas Using Bifunctional CuO-CoO-Cr2O3 Catalyst Mixed with MFI Zeolites. Fuel Process. Technol., 2011, 92, 600.


    1. H. A. Zaidi, K.K. Pant. Combined Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Studies for the Conversion of Gasoline Range Hydrocarbons from Methanol over Modified HZSM-5 Catalyst. Kor. J. Chem. Eng., 2010, 27, 1404.
    2. T. O. Sachdeva, K.K. Pant. Deep Desulfurization of Diesel via Peroxide Oxidation using Phosphotungstic Acid as Phase Transfer Catalyst. Fuel Process Technol., 2010, 91, 1133-1138.
    3. K. R. Vuyyuru, K.K. Pant, V. V. Krishanan, K. D. P. Nigam. Recovery of Nickel from Spent Industrial Catalysts using Chelating agents. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2010, 49, 2014.


    1. S. Goel, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Extraction of Nickel from Spent Catalyst using Fresh and Recovered EDTA. J. Hazard. Mat., 2009, 171, 253.
    2. K.K. Pant, A. Cheraja, R. P. Verma. Hydrogen Production by Direct Decomposition of Methane over Supported Ni Catalyst. J. Petrotech Society, R & D Issue 50, 2009, 42.
    3. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Kinetic Modeling of Oxidative Steam Reforming of Methanol over Cu/ZnO/CeO2/Al2O3 Catalyst. Appl. Catalyst A, 2009, 356, 189-200.


    1. A. J. Byrd, K.K. Pant, R. B. Gupta, Hydrogen Production from Glycerol by Reforming in Supercritical Water over Ru/Al2O3.Catalyst Fuel , 2008, 87, 2956
    2. H. A. Zaidi, K.K. Pant. Activity of Oxalic Acid Treated ZnO/CuO/HZSM-5 Catalyst for the Transformation of Methanol to Gasoline Range Hydrocarbons. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2008, 47, 2970.
    3. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Effect of Preparation Condition on the Characteristics and Activity of Cu/ZnO/CeO2/Al2O3 Catalyst for Oxidative Steam Reforming of Methanol. Ind. Chem. Eng., 2008, 49, 351.
    4. Akanksha, K.K. Pant, V. K. Srivastava. Mass Transport Correlation for CO2 Absorption in Aqueous Monoethanolamine in a Continuous Film Contactor. Chem. Eng. Process., 2008, 47, 920.


    1. A. J. Byrd, K.K. Pant, R. B. Gupta. Hydrogen Production from Ethanol by Reforming in Supercritical Water using Ru/Al2O3 Catalyst. J. Energy Fuel, 2007, 21, 3541.
    2. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Oxidative Steam Reforming of Methanol using Ceria Promoted Copper Alumina Catalysis. Fuel Cell Technol., 2007, 88, 825.
    3. A. J. Byrd, K.K. Pant, R. B. Gupta. Hydrogen Production from Glucose using Ru/Al2O3 Catalyst in Supercritical Water. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2007, 46, 3574.
    4. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Experimental Study and Mechanistic Kinetic Modeling for Selective Production of Hydrogen via Catalytic Steam Reforming of Methanol. Chem. Eng. Sci., 2007, 62, 5425.
    5. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Selective Production of Hydrogen via Oxidative Steam Reforming of Methanol using Cu-Zn-Ce-Al Oxide Catalysts. Chem. Eng. Sci., 2007, 62, 5436.
    6. N. A. Pechimuthu, K.K. Pant, S. C. Dhingra. Deactivation Studies on Ni-K/CeO2-Al2O3 Catalyst for Dry Reforming of Methane. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2007, 46, 1731.
    7. K.K. Pant, V. K Srivastava. Gas Absorption with or without Chemical Reaction in a Falling Liquid Film. Polym. Plas. Technol. Eng., 2007, 46, 957.
    8. Akanksha, K. K. Pant, V. K. Srivastava. Modeling of Sulphonation of Tridecylbenzene in a Falling Film Reactor. Math. Comput. Model., 2007, 46, 1332.
    9. Akanksha, K. K. Pant, V. K. Srivastava. Carbon dioxide Absorption into Monoethanolamine in a Continuous Film Contactor. Chem. Eng. J., 2007, 133, 229.
    10. D. R. Sahoo, S. Vajpayee, S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Kinetic Modeling of Steam Reforming of Ethanol for the Production of Hydrogen over Co/Al2O3 Catalyst. Chem. Eng. J., 2007, 125, 139.


    1. A. Nandini, K.K. Pant, S. C. Dhingra. Kinetic Study of the Catalytic Carbon dioxide Reforming of Methane to Synthesis Gas over Ni-K/CeO2-Al2O3 Catalyst. App. Catal. A: General, 2006, 308, 119.
    2. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Production of Hydrogen with Low Carbon Monoxide Formation via Catalytic Steam Reforming of Methanol. J. Fuel Cell Sci. Tech., 2006, 3, 369.
    3. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Activity and Stability Enhancement of Copper-Alumina Catalysts using Cerium and Zinc Promoters for the Selective Production of Hydrogen via Steam Reforming of Methanol. J. Power Sources, 2006, 159, 139.
    4. T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Kinetics and Mass Transfer Studies on the Adsorption of Arsenic onto Activated Alumina and Iron oxide Impregnated Activated Alumina. Water Qua. Res. J. Can., 2006, 41, 147.
    5. T. S. Singh, B. Parikh, K.K. Pant. Investigations on the Sorption of Aluminum in Drinking Water by Low Cost Adsorbents. Water SA, 2006, 32, 49.
    6. V. Sarin, T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Thermodynamic and Breakthrough Column Studies for the Selective Sorption of Chromium from Industrial Effluent on Activated Eucalyptus Bark. Bioresour. Technol, 2006, 97, 1986.
    7. V. Sarin, K.K. Pant. Removal of Chromium from Industrial Waste by using Eucalyptus Bark Bioresour. Technol., 2006, 97, 15.
    8. S. Patel, K.K. Pant. Influence of Preparation Method on Performance of Cu (Zn) (Zr)-Alumina Catalysts for the Hydrogen Production via Steam Reforming of Methanol. J. Porous Mater., 2006, 13, 373.
    9. Akansha, K.K. Pant, P. M. Pandey, V. K. Srivastava. Modeling of Gas Absorption with an Exothermic Reaction in a Falling Liquid Film. J. Chem. Eng. Japan, 2006, 39, 1229.
    10. T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Solidification/Stabilization of Arsenic Containing Solid Waste Using Portland Cement and Polymeric Materials. J. Hazard. Mater., 2006, 131, 29.
    11. T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Experimental and Modeling Studies on Fixed Bed Adsorption of As(III) ions from Aqueous Solution. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2006, 48, 288.
    12. N. A. Pechimuthu, K.K. Pant, S. C. Dhingra, R. Bhalla. Characterization and Activity of K, CeO2, and Mn Promoted Ni/Al2O3 Catalysts for Carbondioxide Reforming of Methane. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2006, 45, 7435.


    1. 141. A. Nandini, K.K. Pant, S. C. Dhingra. K-, CeO2- and Mn- Promoted Catalysts for Stable CO2 Reforming of Methane. Appl Cataly A: General. 2005, 290, 166.
    2. H. A. Zaidi, K.K. Pant. Catalytic Activity of Copper Oxide Impregnated HZSM-5 in Methanol Conversion to Liquid Hydrocarbons. Can. J. Chem. Eng., 2005, 83, 970.
    3. H. A. Zaidi, K.K. Pant. Transformation of Methanol to Gasoline Range Hydrocarbons Using HZSM-5 Catalysts Impregnated with Copper Oxide. Korean J. Chem. Eng., 2005, 22, 353.
    4. V. Agarwal, S. Patel,K.K. Pant. H2 Production by Steam Reforming of Methanol over Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts: Transient Deactivation Kinetics Modeling. App. Cataly. A: General, 2005, 279, 155.
    5. S. Ghorai, K.K. Pant. Equilibrium Kinetics and Breakthrough Studies for Adsorption of Fluoride on Activated Alumina. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2005, 42, 265.


    1. H. A. Zaidi, K.K. Pant. Catalytic Conversion of Methanol to Gasoline Range Hydrocarbons. Catal. Today, 2004, 96, 155.
    2. A. Singh, K.K. Pant, K. D. P. Nigam. Catalytic Wet Oxidation of Phenol in a Trickle Bed Reactor. Chem. Eng. J., 2004, 103, 51.
    3. S. L. Kuriakose, T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Adsorption of As(III) from Aqueous Solution onto Iron Oxide Impregnated Activated Alumina. Water Qual. Res. J. Can., 2004, 39, 258.
    4. T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Equilibrium Kinetics and Thermodynamic Studies for Adsorption of As(III) on Activated Alumina. Sep. Purif. Technol., 2004, 36, 139.
    5. V. D. Talnikar, K.K. Pant, N. P. Shukla. A field study and continuous removal of fluoride in a packed column. J. Environ. Sci. Eng., 2004, 46, 289.
    6. S. Ghorai, K.K. Pant. Investigations on the Column Performance of Fluoride Adsorption by Activated Alumina in a Fixed Bed. Chem. Eng. J., 2004, 98, 165.


    1. K. Shugi, T. S. Singh and K.K. Pant, Equilibrium and Kinetics Studies on the Removal of Arsenite by Iron Oxide Coated Activated Alumina. Ind. J. Environ. Health, 2003, 45, 151-154.
    2. O. V. Singh and K.K. Pant, Mechanistic Modeling of Catalytic Pyrolysis of Methyl Cyclohexane. Can. J. Chem. Eng., 2003, 81, 981-992.


    1. S. Kumar, K.K. Pant. Reverse-Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Method for the Analysis of Jojoba Oil. Research J. Chem. Environ., 2002, 6, 37.
    2. K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Catalytic Pyrolysis of n-Heptane on Un-promoted and Potassium Promoted Calcium Aluminates. Chem. Eng. J., 2002, 87, 219.


  1. P. Singh, T. S. Singh, K.K. Pant. Removal of Arsenic from drinking water using activated alumina. Research J. Chem. Environ., 2001, 5, 25.
  2. K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Non-catalytic and Catalytic Pyrolysis of Toluene. Can. J. Chem. Eng., 1999, 77, 150.
  3. K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Catalytic Pyrolysis of Methylcyclohexane: Kinetics and Modeling. Chem. Eng. J., 1998, 70, 47.
  4. K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Pyrolysis of Methylcyclohexane: Kinetics and Modeling. Chem. Eng. J., 1997, 67, 123.
  5. V. A. Kumar, K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Potassium-Containing Calcium Aluminate for Pyrolysis of n-Heptane. App. Cataly. A: General, 1997, 162, 193.
  6. K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Catalytic Pyrolysis of n-Heptane: Kinetic and Modeling. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 1997, 36, 2059.
  7. K.K. Pant, D. Kunzru. Pyrolysis of n-Heptane: Kinetics and Modeling. J. Anal. App. Pyrolysis, 1996, 36, 103.
Honors And Awards
HBTI, Kanpur
Distinguished Alumni Award
IIT Delhi
Prof. K. L. Chopra Applied Research Award
IIT Kanpur
Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) Award
Herdilia Award for Excellence in Basic Research in Chemical Engineering
CSIR-ICT-Avon’s Padmashri Dr G. S. Sindhu CHEMCON Distinguished Speaker Award 2019
Dr. A. V. Rama Rao Foundation’s Best Ph.D. Thesis Supervised and Research Award in Chemical Engineering/Technology
Gandhian Young Technological Innovation award for innovation of “Self Sustainable E-waste Recycling: Generating Wealth from Waste via Zero Discharge Technology”
Administrative Positions
12 Oct 2022 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Dean Faculty
01 Jan 2021 - 11 Oct 2022
IIT Delhi
Head, Department of Chemical Engineering
01 Jan 2018 - 29 Jan 2021
IIT Delhi
Professor In charge, Central Library
01 Jan 2016 - 01 Jan 2018
IIT Delhi
Chairman GATE & JAM
01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2016
IIT Delhi
Vice Chairman, GATE & JAM
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Delhi