Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jadavpur University, Kolkata: 700032
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Curriculum Vita


Ph.D. 2001 IIT-Kharagpur, India
M.Tech 1991 IIT-Kharagpur, India
B.E. 1989 Bengal Engineering College (Calcutta University)

Teaching Experience (4)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University Professor 2008 to till date
Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University Reader 2001 to April, 2008
Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University Lecturer, (Senior scale) 1998 to 2001
Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University Lecturer 1991 to Sep, 1998
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Thermal Engineering
Courses Taught/Teaching
Thermal Engineering Subjects
Research Area
* Sustainable Energy
* Energy and exergy analyses
* Clean coal technology
* Energy conservation
Teaching Experience of more than 20 years at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Conference Papers Published (25)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A CCGT based polygeneration using rice straw: simulation by Aspen Plus ASME Gas Turbine India Conference 2014 Corresponding author Paper no. GTINDIA2014-8257-
Intelligent biogas fuelled distributed energy conversion technologies: overview of a pilot study in Norway ASME Gas Turbine India Conference 2014 Co-author Paper no. GTINDIA2014-8231-
Biomass based net CO2-negative cogeneration - Performance study using ASPEN Plus IVth International Conference on Advances in Energy Research at I.I.T., Bombay 2013 Corresponding author Paper no. 98-
Entropy generation minimization of a single pressure unfired HRSG by optimum design and operation IVth International Conference on Advances in Energy Research at I.I.T., Bombay 2013 Corresponding author Paper No. 25-
Biomass integrated gasification combined cogeneration using sugarcane bagasse - performance estimation and sensitivity analysis 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference at I.I.T, Kharagpur 2013 Corresponding author Paper no. HMTC1300193-
Journal Papers Published (39)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Integration of poly-3-(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) production by Haloferax mediterranei through utilization of stillage from rice-based ethanol manufacture in India and its techno-economic analysis. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (Springer) 2015 Co-author (DOI: 10.1007/s11274-015-1823-4)-
Co-production of power and urea from coal with CO2 capture - performance assessment Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (Springer) 2015 Corresponding author -
Techno-economic evaluation of a polygeneration – a case study for an Indian district Bioresource Technology (Elsevier) 2015 Corresponding author 181-163–173
Polygeneration using agricultural waste: Thermodynamic and economic feasibility study Renewable Energy (Elsevier) 2015 Corresponding author 74-648-660
Estimation of performance variation of future generation IGCC with coal quality and gasification process - simulation results of EU H2-IGCC project Applied Energy (Elsevier) 2014 Co-author 113-452-462
Books Published (0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (7)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Energy and exergy analyses of combined heat and power generation employing clean coal technology Principal Investigator DST, India 9/1/2002 to 8/1/2005 Complete
Development of ANN simulation and condition monitoring tools for coal based power and cogeneration plants of India Principal Investigator Swedish Research Council 1/1/2007 to 12/1/2007 Complete
Modeling of biomass gasification fuel cell / gas engine integrated CHP system. Principal Investigator DST, India 1/1/2010 to 12/1/2013 Complete
Indian-European Multi-Level Climate Governance Research Network Academic Activities Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR, India), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Germany), and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 1/1/2013 to 12/1/2015 Ongoing
E-QUAL (Enhancing Quality, Access and Governance of Undergraduate Education in India) Academic Activities Eurorean Union (EU) 1/1/2014 to 12/1/2017 Ongoing
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (14)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Future of Undergraduate Education in India Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida 2015
Decentralized polygeneration using biomass: a sustainable energy solution Visva Bharati University Visva Bharati, India 2015
Sustainable Multi-Generation: Performance Evaluation and Two Case Studies International Society for Energy Environment and Sustainability (ISEES) Jadavpur university, India 2015
Water-Energy Nexus: Searching the Dots The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi India Habitat Center, New Delhi 2014
Sustainable Energy: Some Facts Some Confusion Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Hotel ITC Sonar, Kolkata, India 2014
Membership Of Learned Societies (0)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (10)

Member, Project Management cum Technical Coordination Committee of MSME Technology Facilitation Centre of Government of West Bengal and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India.
Invited Indian Expert in Round Table on "Applying Energy - Food-Water Nexus Thinking" on 13th November 2013 of Research Council UK-India (RCUK-India) in New Delhi.
Member of the Core Group of the Jadavpur University for Indo - European Interactions on Higher Education (responsible for "sustainable energy") coordinated by British Council.
Expert member of West Bengal Board of Boiler Operation Engineers under the Directorate of the Boiler, Government of West Bengal.
Expert Member of High Power Committee of Kolkata Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) for saving of energy in public utilities.
Senior research fellow of "Indian-European Multi-Level Climate Governance Research Network" (
Editorial advisory board member of "Sustainable Energy Developments" of the CRC Press (
Academic partner from India of consortium "Explore Energy" of Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden (
Member of the Technical Committee of Energy and Power Systems of IASTED (International Association of Science and Technology for Development), Canada during 2005-2008
National expert of "Alternate Technology/Clean Technology" in the database of Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India