FACULTY MEMBERS
List of Faculty Members in Chemical Engineering Department
26
Regular Faculty
11
Professor
07
Associate Professor
08
Assistant Professor
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Anshu Anand
Associate professor
anshu.anand[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-284863
Machine Learning, Computational physics, Particle Technology, Modeling the dynamics of particulate and powder systems, Multiphase flows, Fluidization
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C. Balomajumder
Professor
chandrajit.balomajumder[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285321
Modelling and Design, Chemical Process Industry, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Pollution Abatement, Biochemical Engineering, Biological Waste Treatment, Bio Fuels, Bio conversion of Organic Materials
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Ram Prakash Bharti
Professor
rpbharti[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
Room # 117 (Office) & 301 (CFDM Lab)
01332-285304
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD): , Convective Hydrodynamics of Non-Newtonian Fluids and Bluff Bodies Flows, Microfluidics:, Electrokinetic flow in microchannels, Experiments:, Flow visualization and characterization using PIV, Complex fluid rheological measurements, Development of Computational Complex Flow Solvers:, FVM, FEM, LBM and Meshless methods
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Prakash Biswas
Head of department
prakash.biswas[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285820
Design and synthesis of nanostructured materials as shape and size selective catalyst for the conversion of CO2 and methane to hydrogen/synthesis gas, Synthesis of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) catalyst for hydrogen production and CO2 capturing, DFT (density functional theory) calculations for catalyst design, Conversion of CO2 to methanol/olefins, Conversion of biomass derived oxygenates to valuable chemicals and fuels, Kinetic modeling, for heterogeneous reaction, Green catalytic process
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Veeramani Chidambaranathan
Assistant professor
c.veeramani[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285671
Multiphase Flow Simulations, Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor
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Taraknath Das
Associate professor
taraknath.das[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332284828
Heterogeneous catalysis and spectroscopy: Supported metal/metal oxide catalysis: synthesis, characterization and activity., Nano-materials: , Nano-material synthesis and applications in catalysis, Hydrogenation reaction, Oxidation reaction: CO2 hydrogenation and value-added chemicals. Also interested on reforming reaction of hydrocarbons, In situ Spectroscopy (FTIR): In situ adsorption and reaction studies (Operando spectroscopy), Hydrogen Energy: Production, Storage and Generation
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Amit Kumar Dhiman
Professor
amit.dhiman[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285890
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Bluff Bodies, Heat Transfer, Nanofluids, Porous Media, Fire Research and Engineering, Safety
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Palas Kumar Farsoiya
Assistant professor
palas.farsoiya[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
Room 222-A, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
+91 1332 285382
Multiphase flows, Fluid-Structure Interactions, Computational Fluid Dynamics
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Sumana Ghosh
Associate professor
sumana.ghosh[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
Experimental and numerical two-phase flow, Hydrodynamic Cavitation, Double emulsion, Wave energy converter
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Prateek Kumar Jha
Associate professor
prateek.jha[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
9675363200
Molecular Simulations, Polymer Physics, Drug Delivery, Charged systems, Rheology, Computational Catalysis, Multiscale modeling
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Shabina Khanam
Associate professor
shabina.khanam[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285157
Process Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Energy and water conservation in Sponge Iron Process, Thermal Power Plants, Coal Washeries, Supercritical Fluid Extraction, Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Natural Products such as Carrot seed, Turmeric root, Hemp seed
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Shushil Kumar
Assistant professor
shushil[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-284944
Biomass conversion processes, Liquefaction of lignocellulosic biomass, Upgrading of bio-oil into advanced bio-fuels, Value added products from lignin or lignin rich feed-stocks, Development of bio-based materials and chemicals, Catalysis for green processes, Sustainable waste management, Green hydrogen from biomass
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Vimal Kumar
Professor
vimal.kumar[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
1332-285694
Computational Modelling of Multiphasic Systems; Rheology of Complex Fluids; Interfacial Phenomena; Value-aided Products from Lignocellulosic Biomass;
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Patit Paban Kundu
Professor
patit.kundu[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332244875
Fuel cells (Direct methanol fuel cell, microbial fuel cell), Waste management, Protein delivery, Catalaysts for fuel cells, Membranes for fuel cell,Polymer recycling and biodegradation, Tissue Engg
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Prasenjit Mondal
Professor
prasenjit.mondal[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+911332285181
Energy and environmental engineering, Water treatment, energy from biomass & wastes, separation processes, LCA, waste plastics management
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Deepak Kumar Ojha
Assistant professor
dojha[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332824945
Process Integration: Ammonia Synthesis, Methanol Synthesis from Coal and Biomass, Application of Separation Process, Biomass Conversion: Gassification, Torrifaction, Reactive Pyrolysis
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K.K. Pant
Professor
kkpant[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285500
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
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B. Prasad
Professor
basheshwer.prasad[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285323
Biomass Energy, Pyrolysis and Gasification, Integrated Energy Systems, Hybrid Energy Systems, Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Petrochemicals, Dairy and Resin industries, Biochemical Energy Conversion, Fuel Alcohol Production and Usage in IC engines, Bio CNG, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Sequestration
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N.Siva Mohan Reddy
Associate professor
n.reddy[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-284833
Biomass Conversions- Biofuels, Catalytic Gasification/Partial oxidation/hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass, Nanocatalysts and H2 , Green Synthesis of nanomaterials for biological applications, Therapeutics (CHIKV, Influenza & respiratory viruses), Sanitizers & Cleansing agents, Air Purifiers, Supercritical Fluid Technology, Adsorption/Extractions of Nutraceuticals in SCCO2, Hydrothermal Flame Oxidation of complex molecuels
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Gaurav Sharma
Associate professor
gaurav.sharma[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
Fluid Mechanics, Hydrodynamic instability, interfacial flows, microfluidics
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Ashwini Kumar Sharma
Assistant professor
ashwini[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-284926
Mathematical modeling, Transport phenomena (e.g., fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer), Energy systems, Electrochemical energy storage, Fuel cells, Batteries, Flow batteries, Mathematical analysis, Differential equations, Analytical and numerical solution, Nondimensionalization, Scaling analysis
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Shishir Sinha
Professor
shishir[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
Director General, Central Institute of Petrochemical Engineering and Technology (CIPET) , Government of India
01332-285648
Blended Polymer Composits , Polymer Surface Modification, Nano Composites, Fire Retardant Composites, Ion Exchangers, Effluent treatment for tannery and textile wastewater
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V.C. Srivastava
Professor
vimal.srivastava[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285889
Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Energy & Fuels, Separation, Catalysis, Pollution Abatement, Wastewater Treatment, Carbon-dioxide utilization, Nano-materials, Desulfurization.
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Komal Tripathi
Assistant professor
komal.tripathi[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
222, Chemical Engg. Dept.
01332-28-5205
Catalysis (Carbon Capture; CO2 to Fuels/Chemicals; Biomass to Green Hydrogen/Syngas; Coal to Chemicals; Methane Upgradation; Renewable Energy driven thermal/non-thermal Plasma catalysis), Reaction Engineering (Reaction Kinetics, Reactor Design), Machine Learning (Descriptor Engineering; Catalyst Property Prediction; Reaction Mechanism Prediction; Data-Driven Catalysis; Feature Engineering; Active Site Identification), Electrochemistry (Electrochemical CO2 Reduction (CO2 RR); Green Hydrogen Production; Tailoring of Catalyst-Electrolyte Microenvironments), Green Engineering
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Hari Prakash Veluswamy
Assistant professor
hariprakashv[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-284930
Applications of gas hydrates - Gas storage, Energy recovery, Gas separation/enrichment, Carbon dioxide capture and sequestration, Water treatment/Desalination, Kinetics, phase equilibrium and morphology studies on hydrates, Air Pollution; Gas cleanup, Flue gas desulphurization, Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle
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Ashish Yadav
Assistant professor
ashish[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285265
Renewable Energy, Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion, Sustainable Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, Electrochemical and Chemiresistive Sensors, Carbon Nanomaterials, Microbial Electrochemical Systems, Wastewater Treatment
Retired Faculty
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Shashi
Retired faculty
sashifch[at]iitr.ac.in
01332-285672
Modelling and Simulation of Chemical Processes, Membrane Reactors, Fuel Cells, Wastewater Treatment, Physiological and Biological Treatment of Wastewater, Transfer Processes, Membrane separation process
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Ravindra Bhargava
Retired faculty
ravibfch[at]iitr.ac.in
01332-285382(O)
Simulation,optimization and CAD, Process Simulation, Optimization, Design & Control
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Surendra Kumar
Retired faculty
skumar[at]iitr.ac.in
01332-285714
Modeling of Chemical and Biochemical Engg. Systems, Reaction Engg. Separation Processes, Waste-to-E, Modeling of Chemical and Biochemical Engg. Systems, Reaction Engg. Separation Processes, Waste-to-En
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Shri Chand
Retired faculty
schanfch[at]iitr.ac.in
01332-285383
Catalysis,pollution abatement,mass transfer, Catalysis,pollution abatement,mass transfer
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Bikash Mohanty
Emeritus professor
bmohanty[at]iitr.ac.in
01332-5710
Control Instrumentation andModelling and Simulation, Heat Transfer, Process Integration Simulation, Process Int. & Control
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V.K. Agarwal
Retired faculty
vijay.agarwal[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
01332-285718
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
Ex Faculty
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Ishan Bajaj
Ex faculty
ishan.bajaj[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285516
Process systems engineering, Nonlinear optimization, Technoeconomic and life-cycle analyses, Energy system modeling, Operations research
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Kumari Priti Sinha
Ex faculty
priti.sinha[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285452
Bio-microfluidics, Biophysics, Electrohydrodynamics.