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Research in Department of Chemical Engineering

The Department has initiated fundamental and applied research in several thrust areas in Chemical Engineering through the constant efforts of faculty. The Department has been successful in securing grants to the tune of approximately Rs. 6,00,00,000/- till date from several Government and private funding agencies like DST, MNRE, Ministry of Fertilizers, GAIL (India) Ltd., Thermax Limited, Aditya Birla Group, etc..

Faculty are involved in research that covers a large spectrum of Chemical Engineering including material science, carbon dioxide capture, fuel cells, process intensification, coke reduction and mitigation in reactor systems, unmixed combustion and separation technologies with focus on environment.. Faculty members have significant publications in national and international journals and have participated in several national and international seminars.The Department also encourages student level participation in projects under the supervision of faculty at various levels during the academic programme.

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Thrust areas

Faculty in the Department are involved in research in the following areas:

1. Process System Engineering
2. Material Science and Nanotechnology
3. Reaction Engineering and Catalysis
4. Energy and Environmental Engineering
5. Separation Processes
6. Thermodynamics and Phase equilibrium
7. Interfacial Science and Engineering
8. Biochemical Engineering

Research Collaboration with Industry & Academia

  • An MOU has been signed between JSW Jindal Steel and BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa for 'Advanced research on coal, coke and iron & steel making'.

Awards & Achievements: Research Scholar

Mr. G. Surendran and Prof. Saroj Sundar Baral have won Best Paper under the category “Adsorption” for paper titled "Process technology for removal of chromium by using sludge from pig iron industry " at 69th Annual Session of IIChE, CHEMCON 2016 held at Chennai, India.

Mr. G. Surendran and Prof. Saroj Sundar Baral have won 'Best Poster Award "Kinetics, Isotherm and Mechanism Study for Treatment of Cr(VI) Contaminated waste water using Sorghastrum Nutans(L) Nash- Natural grass" at 11th SDEWES Conference, Lisbon Portugal September 4-9, 2016.

Ms. Mouna H M has receivedIIChE VICAL Award and1st Prize for the best Technical Paper presentation in SCHEMCON 2016 organized by IIChE.
Ms. Mouna H M has received 'Best Paper award' for paper titled “Bioleaching of Nickel from spent Fluid catalytic cracking catalyst by Aspergillus niger” at SCHEMCON, Pune, 12th -13th September 2015.
Ms. Mouna H M has received 'Late Lakshmi Nandakumar Award' for the best paper presentation in SCHEMCON 2015 by a Lady Student.

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