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Sponsored Projects at Department of Chemical Engineering

Ongoing Research Projects:

 

S.No.

Project Name

Principal

Investigator

Funding

Agency

Aprox. Amount

(in lakhs)

Start Date & Duration

1

Treatment of Nitrogenous Waste using Microalgae and its Utilization for Production of Biofuels and Other Value Added Products 

 

Dr. Asma Ahmed

 

BITS-Pilani

45

Feb’2014

(36 months)

2

Biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass waste: Biosolubilization and biomethanation of lignin

 

Dr. Asma Ahmed

 

DST

27.18

July 2014

(36 months)

3

Nano-scale Characterization of Human Hair Fibres by using Indentation Technique

 

Dr. Ramesh Babu Adusumalli

 

DST

29.89

August 2014

(36 months)

4

Studies on CO2 Capture from Flue Gases using Regenerable Solid   Adsorbents 

 

Prof. Srikanta Dinda

 

CSIR

23

Oct 2015

(36 months)

  

Completed Research Projects in last 5 years:

 

Sl. No.

Project Name

Principal

Investigator

Funding

Agency

Aprox. Amount

(in lakhs)

Start Date & Duration

1

Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

Dr. Balaji

Krishnamurthy

Aditya Birla group

(BITS-Pilani)

12

2011-2014

2

Development of Synthetic Resin Product

Prof. Srikanta

Dinda

DST

22

Aug. 2013

(36 months)

3

          

 

Increase in productivity of monoclonal antibody by upstream process optimization  

 

Dr. Asma Ahmed

Aryogen Biopharma, Iran

 4.05

2013

(12 months)

4

3-D Printer Filaments  that are Biomaterial-Based and Eco-Friendly

Dr. Karthik

Chethan V.

BIRAC

34

June 2014

(18 months)

5            

Bioconversion of Coal Rejects to Biogas and Humic Acid
 

Dr. Asma Ahmed
(Ardee Hi-tech Pvt Ltd, Vizag) 
 

 BIRAC

 1.8

July 2015
(12 months)
 

6

Characterization of Fibre / Matrix interface in Advanced Composites

Dr. Ramesh Adusumalli,  

ASL (DRDO)

 9.96

Aug 2015

(12 months

  

Research Scholar details:

  

Sl.No.

Name 

Category

Supervisor

Topic of Research

1

Mr. B Sreenivasulu

(2012PHXF526H) 

Doctoral Student

Prof. I. Sreedhar

Kinetics and Engineering of Carbon Capture by Chemical Looping Combustion

2

Mr. U. Appala Naidu
(2013PHXF005H) 

Doctoral Student

Prof. Srikanta Dinda

Polymerization and Kinetic studies of Ketonic resin synthesized by Environmentally friendly method

3

      

 

Mrs. Lakshmi Sirisha P (2013PHXF600H) 

Doctoral Student

Dr. Asma Ahmed

Development of an environmental friendly process for the production of biofuels and  value added products from Lignocellulosic biomass residues

4

Mrs. K. Chandrakala

(2014PHXF404H) 

Doctoral Student

Dr. Ramesh

Adusumalli

Mechanical Characterization of uman Hair Fibers

5

Mrs. Madhavi 

(2014PHXF408H) 

Doctoral Student

Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy

Modelling of capacity fading in lithium ion batteries & statistical analysis of performance degradation in fuel cells

6

Ms. S. Aparna

(2015PHXF003H) 

Doctoral Student

Dr. D. Purnima

Study on Carbon Fibre reinforced Nylon and Nylon blend based Composites

7

Mrs. S N Manasa Dhakshayani

(2015PHXF402H) 

Doctoral Student

Dr. Karthik

Chethan. V

Development and Characterization of Electrospun Nanocomposites

8

         

 

Mr. Premanath

(2016PHXP003H) 

Doctoral Student

Prof. Srikanta Dinda

Studies on CO2 Capture from Flue Gases using Regenerable Solid Adsorbents

9

         

 

 Mrs. P. Madhuri

(2013PHXF101H)

Doctoral Student

Dr. Ramesh

Adusumalli

Study of Pulp Characteristics after Cooking and Bleaching for optimization of Process parameters 

10

     

 

Mr. Pathi Suresh

(2013PHXF511H) 

Doctoral Student

Prof. I. Sreedhar

Experimental and Modeling Studies of Continuous Wet Granulation

11     

Mr.Venkata Surendra

(2016PHXP105H)

Doctoral Student

Dr. Vikranth Surasani

Process system Engineering

12         

Mr. Sundaraiah Konda

(2016PHXP103H) 

Doctoral Student

Prof. Srikanta Dinda

Development of Endothermic fuel

13         

Mrs. M. Vasavi

(2016PHXP104H) 

Doctoral Student

Dr. Karthik Chethan. V

Electrospinning nanofibers for purification applications

 

Project Fellow Details

 

S.No.

Name 

Category

Supervisor

Topic of Research

1

Ms. N. Jyothi

(2014RSTEMP022H)

&

Mrs. Ankita Khemka

Project

Fellow 

Dr. Asma Ahmed

Treatment of Nitrogenous Waste using Microalgae and its utilization for Production of Biofuels and other value added products

2

Ms. Anima Sharma

(2015RSTEMP001H)

Project

Fellow  

Dr. Asma Ahmed

Evaluation of  anaerobic digestion as a technique for conversion of lignin and its derivatives  to biogas and humic acid 

 

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