|Dr Pravin V Kodgire
HoD & Associate Professor
B.Tech., M.E., Ph.D
Email : Pravin.Kodgire@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest:
|Prof Syamalendu S Bandyopadhyay
Email : SS.Bandyopadhyay@pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest:
|Dr ASHISH PRABHUDAS UNNARKAT
B.Tech., M.E., Ph.D
Email : Ashish.Unnarkat@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Catalytic Oxidation of Hydrocarbons, Reaction Engineering Studies, Kinetic Modelling, Catalyst Synthesis, Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica and Mesoporous Oxides for Oxidation Applications
Brief Profile: Dr. Ashish Unnarkat, currently Assistant Professor with Chemical Engineering Deparment, School of Technology. He completed PhD from IITB-Monash Research Academy, a unique collaboration of IIT Bombay, India and Monash University, Australia and worked in Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Field. Prior to PhD, he worked for couple of years with Vedanta Resources, as Process Engineer with HZL, Dariba (Raj) and HSE Engineer with Sterlite Industries, Tuticorin (TN). he has acquired Master's Degree from BITS Pilani and Bachelor's Degree from Amravati University.
|Dr Manish Kumar Sinha
B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D
Email : Manish.Sinha@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Dr. Manish Kumar Sinha has interest in synthesis and characterization of stimuli responsive materials, designed to respond to change in pH, temperature and ionic strength and finally their application for the modification of polymeric membranes.
Brief Profile: Dr. Manish kumar Sinha has done his B.E. in Chemical Engineering form Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, Pune. Afterwards, he joined M.Tech program in Petroleum Refinery Engineering at India Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2009. He received PhD degree in 2015 from Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati. His PhD thesis title was "Preparation and Characterization of Fouling Resistant Ultra Filtration Membrane". He has published several research papers in reputed journals like Journal of Membrane Science (Elsevier), Desalination (Elsevier), RSC Advances ( Royal Society of Chemistry) etc. The total impact factor of his publication is 35.34. In 2009 and 2011, he was awarded with MHRD Govt. of India scholarship for perusing M.Tech and PhD respectively. In 2013 at CSIR-CGCRI Kolkata, during ICMA 2013, he was awarded with best poster presentation award.
|Dr Sukanta Kumar Dash, PhD,FIE
Ph.D, M.Tech., B.Tech., B.Sc
Email : SK.Dash@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS): post combustion CO2 capture from flue gas streams with activated/blended chemical/hybrid solvents. Process optimazation, process economic study, pilot plant data validation using Aspen Plus®. Energy requirement study using alternative flow sheet configurations. Modeling and simulation using Aspen Plus®.
Natural Gas Processing: Removal of acid gases, VLE and kinetics study. Thermodynamics of activated and blended amine solvents.
1. Carbon Sequestration and Clean Development Mechanism
2. Optimization and Modeling
3. Chemical Reaction Engineering
4. Computer Aided Process Engineering
5. Process Simulation (Aspen and Hysis)
Brief Profile: Dr. Sukanta Dash is now with the department of chemical engineering as an Asst. professor. Dr. Dash has 16 years of teaching and research experience. With Industry, Dr. Dash is working as a process advisor to AGTS for the development of FSRU and allied technology and as a simulation expert to Carbon Clean solutions, UK.
|Dr Swapnil Ashokrao Dharaskar
Ph.D, M.Tech., B.Tech.
Email : Swapnil.Dharaskar@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Ionic Liquids, Desulfurization Process, Nanotechnology, Water treatment, Separation technology, Membrane Technology, CO2 sequestration etc.
Brief Profile: Dr. Swapnil A. Dharaskar is currently working as Assitant Professor in Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Technology at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He has around 08 years of research and teaching experience. He has more than 30 research papers (25 in international referred journals). He has attended 22 International and 25 National Conferences within and outside of India. He has guided 08 M.Tech and more than 40 B.Tech students. He is the Life member of IIChE, ISTE, SPE, ISRD, IAENG etc. He has got awarded as OPDF in University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland from DST Govt. of India. He is the Editor and reviewer of several high repute international journals. He has recived several professional awards.
|Dr Vakamalla Teja Reddy
Ph.D, M.Tech., B.Tech.
Email : Teja.Reddy@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: CFD, Mineral Processing, Fluidization, Slurry Rheology, Mathematical modelling
Brief Profile: Dr. Teja Reddy Vakamalla is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering in PDPU, Gandhinagar. He specialized in the area of CFD in mineral processing. During PhD he worked for 3 different industrial projects (TATA Steel, Tega Industries and NMDC) apart from a DST project. His research out come is visible in terms his publications in internationally reputed peer reviewed journals (8) and conference proceedings (16). His research focus is more inclined towards solving the industrial comminution and classification problems by using CFD, DEM techniques. Currently he is the reviewer of Separation and Purification Technology, Powder Technology and Physicochemical Problem of Mineral Processing.
|Mr Anirban Dey
B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D(Pursuing)
Email : Anirban.Dey@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Absorption based carbon capture technology, Nanotechnology aided waste water treatment
Brief Profile: Mr. Anirban Dey is working as a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at PDPU, Gandhinagar since July, 2013. He has completed M.tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Guwahati and currently pursuing Phd in the area of "Carbon capture using Chemical absorption" from IIT Guwahati
|Mrs Anvita Sharma Chakraborty
B.Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D
Email : Anvita.S@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Process Control
|Mr Himanshu H Choksi
M.Tech., B.Tech., Ph.D(Pursuing)
Email : Himanshu.C@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Biofuels, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Heat Transfer & Heat Exchanger Design
Brief Profile: Life Member of following prestigious organisations:
1. Indian Society for Technical Education, 2. The Biotech Research Society India, 3. Institution of Engineers, 4. Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 5. Indian Society for Heat & Mass Transfer.
Chartered Engineer certification from Institution of Engineers, India.
Worked as Faculty Member in Reliance Industries Ltd., Jamnagar in their Extended Learning In House Training Program.
|Mrs SAINI VERMA BHARTI
B.Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D(Pursuing)
Email : Bharti.Saini@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT USING MEMBRANE BIO-REACTOR: PROCESS CONFIGURATION; MODELING AND SIMULATION, FABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MEMBRANE USING ORGANIC AND INORGANIC ADDITIVES FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT
|Mr Surendra Sasi kumar Jampa
Email : Surendra.Sasikumar@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Membrane Gas Separations, Catalysis, Biofuels, Thin film coatings
Brief Profile: Membrane based gas separations is one of the fastest growing unit operations in industrial sectors. We focus on separation of green house gas like Carbon dioxide along with constructive modelling approaches. We have also group of eminent members focusing on production of Bio-Diesel from edible and non edible oil. We synthesize and study the Oxidizing and hydrogenation catalytic aspects with new generation nano catalysts called Metal Organic Frame Works (MOFs)
|Ms Sweta Chetananand Balchandani
Email : Sweta.Balchandani@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Areas of Interest: Modeling and simulation, Carbon dioxide capture using blended solvents