Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Room No. CH-ANX-304
2nd Floor, Annex Building
Jadavpur University
188, Raja S.C. Mallick Road
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Pin - 700032
PH:+919830828569 / +913324572701
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Ph.D. 2012 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
M.E. 2007 Jadavpur University
B.E. 2005 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (0)
Industrial Experience (1)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
Corporate Research & Development Centre, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Postdoctoral Fellow July, 2011 to July, 2012
Field of Specialization
1. Waste Water Treatment
2. Environmental Pollution Control
3. Biofuel Synthesis
4. Advanced Oxidation
5. Energy
6. Refinery Catalyst Development
Courses Taught/Teaching
UG Level
1. Chemical Technology-I (Chem. Engg. UG III)
2. Chemical Technology II (UG-III)
3. Process Heat Transfer (Chem. Engg. UG III)
4. Environmental Science & Engineering (Chem. Engg. UG IV)
5. Fluidization Engineering (Chem. Eng. UG IV)
6. Industrial Pollution Control Engineering (Chem. Eng. UG IV)
7. Catalytic Processes for Green Energy (Chem. Eng. UG IV)

PG Level
1. Bioenergetics & Bioprocess Engineering (Chem. Eng. PG-I)

Research Area
1. Waste Water Treatment
2. Environmental Pollution Control
3. Advanced Oxidation
4. Biofuel Synthesis
5. Refinery Catalyst Development
6. Energy
7. Nano Catalytic Materials
8. Heat and Mass Transfer
9. Advanced Materials
Conference Papers Published (16)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Treatment of industrial wastewater by catalytic wet air oxidation on alumina supported platinum catalyst ICESD 2020, Jadavpur University, Kolakta, India 2020 Author -
Biosorption of methylene blue using citric acid modified arjun bark powder. AIChE Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA 2019 Author -
Comparative study for pretreatment of lingnocellulosic biomass using inorganic salt The 9th International Conference on Sustainable Waste Management towards Circular Economy, KIIT University, India 2019 Author -
Deconstruction of crystalline cellulose using ammonia and ammonia salt pretreatment method for biofuel production International seminar on Sustainable 2-G Biorefinery Platforms, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2019 Author -
Heterogeneous Catalysts Development for Benzene Saturation in Diesel AIChE Annual Conference 2018, Pittsburg, PA, USA 2018 First and Corresponding Author -144940
Journal Papers Published (15)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Ionic Liquid-Based Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Bioconversion: a Critical Review BioEnergy Research [Springer, Impact Factor: 3.852] 2022 First & Corresponding Author DOI:10.1007/s12155-022-10425-1-
Selective CO2 reduction to methane catalyzed by mesoporous Ru-Fe3O4/CeOx-SiO2 in a fixed bed flow reactor Molecular Catalysis [Elsevier, Impact Factor: 5.089] 2022 First & Corresponding Author 528-112486
Enhancement of Li+ion kinetics in boehmite nanofiber coated polypropylene separator in LiFePO4 cells Journal of Solid State Chemistry [Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.656] 2022 Author 312-123214
Parametric Optimization and Kinetics Study of Effective Removal of Methylene Blue by Citric Acid Modified Arjun Bark Powder Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery [Springer, Impact Factor: 4.050] 2022 First & Corresponding Author DOI: 10.1007/s13399-022-02590-2-
Kinetics study of catalytic wet oxidation of phenol over novel ceria promoted mesoporous silica supported Ru-Fe3O4 catalyst Chemical Engineering Research and Design [Elsevier, Impact Factor: 4.119] 2022 First & Corresponding Author 182-120-132
Books Published (6)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Pretreatment Methods of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Production [ISBN 9781032066929] CRC Press (Taylor & Francis) 2021 First Author
Cellulose Dissolution with Ionic Liquids for Biofuel Production [ISBN: 9786200102454] Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany 2019 First Author
Green Diesel Production from Catalytic Hydrogenation of Brown Grease [ISBN: 978-620-0-30764-4] Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany 2019 First Author
Study on Metal Catalysts for Liquid Phase Hydrogenation of Aromatic Compounds in Diesel Fuel [ISBN:978-1-53616-713-9] NOVA Science Publishers, New York, USA 2019 First Author
Bioeconomic and Policy Aspects of Future Sustainable Biofuel Production [ISBN: 978-1-53616-136-6] NOVA Science Publishers, New York, USA 2019 First Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

IIChE Kuloor Memorial Award for the Best Technical Paper published in the Institute Journal Indian Chemical Engineer in its issues for 2018 2019
IIChE IIChE NRC Award for Best Paper in Indian Chemical Engineer in its issues for 2018 2019
IIChE Chemical Weekly Award for the Best Paper published in the Indian Chemical Engineer in its issues for 2018 2019
UGC (Raman Fellow) Post Doctoral Research at Rutgers University, USA 2016
Washington University, USA Post Doctoral Research at Washington University, USA 2013
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (4)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Aritra Das [B.Tech, Gold Medalist(WBUT); ME, Gold Medalist(JU); DST-INSPIRE Fellow] A novel approach to biomethane synthesis after pretreatment of agricultural wastes through catalytic anaerobic digestion. Dr. C. Mondal Complete 2022
Puspendu Barman [BE(JU); ME(JU); GATE] Removal of Toxic Carboxylic Acid in Industrial Effluent by Advanced Oxidation Method ----- Ongoing 2022
Dilip Kumar Mondal [BE(JU); M.Tech(IIT-Guwahati); GATE] Development of silica mesoporous material supported Ru catalyst for oxidation of phenol. ----- Complete 2021
Sourav Nag [B.Tech(CU); GATE] Studies on high voltage cathode materials for advanced lithium ion battery. [Thesis Submitted, June 2022] Dr. S. Mahanty Ongoing 2015
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (5)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Ishita Saha Novel pretreatment method for biofuel production 2021
Rupam Das Waste water treatment by advance oxidation method 2020
Mekhala Mitra Removalof highly toxic organic compounds from industrial effluent using advance oxidation method 2019
Monidipa Bose Advance pretreatment of lignocellulosic agriculturaI residues for biofuel production 2019
Sneha Eshore Integrated cellulosic biomass pretreatment and catalytic upgrading processes for advanced biofuel production Dr. C. Mondal 2016
Project Works (4)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation of Toxic Organic Waste in Industrial Effluent and Catalyst Deactivation Study. Principal Investigator 8.00 lakhs 1  to  Complete
Development of Novel Multi-functional Hybrid Materials for Applications in Sustainable Catalytic Conversions and Energy Storage Devices. Principal Investigator 7.184 lakhs 1  to  Complete
Sustainable production of platform chemicals and fuel additives from lignocellulosic agro-industry wastes. Co-Investigator 14.98 lakhs 3  to  Complete
Development of ruthenium catalyst for catalytic wet air oxidation of phenol. Principal Investigator 0.5 lakhs 1  to  Complete
Patents (2)
Patent Name Year

(1) Preparation of Bifunctional Ru-Fe/CeO2-SBA-15 Catalyst for the Production of Hydrocarbon Fuels from Industrial Effluents (Filed; Application No. 202211020754; Collaborative Research with DMSRDE, DRDO) 2022
(2) Gamma radiation composite and its preparation Thereof (Granted; Patent No. 347680; Collaborative Research with DMSRDE, DRDO) 2020
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

IET(Membership Number:1100373332)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (4)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

UGC Sponsored Faculty Induction Programme (Guru Dakshta) Jadavpur University HRDC, Jadavpur University 2020
Participated in Refresher Course on 'Interdisciplinary Research using Nanoscience and Nanotechnology ' UGC - Academic Staff College, JU School of Material Science & Nanotechnology, Jadavpur University 2015
Participated in Refreshers Course on Management for a Better Societal Environmental-A Socio Technical Approach UGC - Academic Staff College, JU Civil Engineering Department, JU 2015
Participated in Petrotech Summer School on Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals Indian Oil-R&D, IiPM and Petrotech Indian Oil Institute of Petroleum Management (IiPM), Gurgaon 2015
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (16)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

One day Webinar on Clean Energy Technologies IIT-ISM Dhanbad Chemical Engineering Department 2021 Participant
National Workshop on Solid Waste Management IIT-Delhi & Delhi S&T Cluster (DRIIV) Chemical Engineering Department 2021 Participant
UGC-SAP Sponsored national seminar on Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Applications Jadavpur University Chemical Engineering Department 2020 Participant
SERB DST Sponsored Online National Workshop on Recent trends of pollution control strategies for waste water treatment Jadavpur University Chemical Engineering Department 2020 Participant
DST, India sponsored International Workshop on Hybrid Technologies for Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuel Jadavpur University Chemical Engineering Department 2019 Participant
Session chaired (1)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

ACMS-2022 ACE-OP IIChE HIT-Kolkata 2022
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Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (3)


1. Catalytic Processes for Green Energy (UG IV)


1. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Elsevier
2. ACS Catalysis, American Chemical Society
3. Applied Catalysis A: General, Elsevier
4. RSC Advances, Royal Society of Chemistry
5. Chemical Engineering Communications, Taylor & Francis
6. ACS Omega, American Chemical Society
7. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Wiley
8. Journal of Water Process Engineering, Elsevier
9. The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E, Springer
10. Reviewer for DST major projects
11. Materials Today Chemistry, Elsevier
12. Renewable Energy, Elsevier


1. IOCL, Haldia Refinery, West Bengal, India
2. IOCL, Panipat Refinery, Haryana, India
3. R&D, IOCL, Faridabad, Haryana, India
4. R&D, BPCL, Noida, UP, India
5. BASF Catalysis, Iselin, New Jersey, USA