Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
2nd Floor, Annex Building
Jadavpur University
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Pin - 700 032
PH:+91-33-2457 2838 / +91-9830489464
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Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2016 Jadavpur University
M.Tech 2005 Calcutta University
B.Sc 2000 Calcutta University
B.Tech 2003 Calcutta University

Teaching Experience (2)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2009, December to Till Date
Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata Lecturer 2005, July to 2009, December
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
1. Petroleum Refinery Engineering & Petrochemicals
2. Separation Processes
3. Bio-oil extraction/Leaching
4. Biodiesel
5. Microwave assisted unit operations
Courses Taught/Teaching
1. Separation Processes I & II
2. Mechanical Operations
3. Modern Separation Processes
4. Chemical Reaction Engineering
5. Fluidization Engineering
6. Outlines of Chemical Engineering
Research Area
Mass transfer, Bio-oil extraction, Biodiesel, Separation Techniques, Microwave assisted separation processes, Process intensification.
Experience
Senior Research Fellow in a project funded by BRNS, DAE, Govt. of India in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Calcutta University, 2005.
Conference Papers Published (8)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Scale-up of a modified Soxhlet apparatus for extraction of Crotalaria juncea seed oil using dimensional analysis 66thCanadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Quebec City 2016 Author, Sarkar, U. -
Soxhlet extraction of Crotalaria Juncea oil using cylindrical and annular packed beds 5th International Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (ICCCE), Singapore 2014 Author, Sarkar, U., Mukherjee, A -
Microwave Assisted Extraction Process: Standarization of the conventional ones CHEMCON 2012 Corresponding Author, Saikat Mallik, Ujjaini Sarkar -
Extraction of Oil from Crotalaria Juncea Seeds: Analysis of Fuel Properties International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER) 2011 Author, Sarkar, U., Mukherjee, A -
Extraction of Oil from Crotalaria juncea Using a Packed Column Within a Modified Soxhlet Apparatus 60thCanadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Canada 2010 Author, Majumdar, P., Sarkar, U., Mukherjee, A. -
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Journal Papers Published (6)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Study of Transient Behaviour of Modified Soxhlet Apparatus for Extraction of a Bio-fuel oil from Crotalaria juncea seed International Journal of Green Energy 2017 First Author, U. Sarkar, A. Mukherjee DOI: 10.1080/15435075.2017.1318283-
Pseudo-kinetics of batch extraction of Crotalaria juncea (Sunn hemp) seed oil using 2-propanol Industrial Crops and Products 2016 First author, U. Sarkar, A. Mukherjee. -
Soxhlet extraction of Crotalaria juncea oil using cylindrical and annular packed beds International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications 2015 First author, U. Sarkar, A. Mukherjee. -
Process optimization for the extraction of oil from Crotalaria juncea using three phase partitioning Industrial Crops and Products 2015 First author, U. Sarkar, A. Mukherjee. -
Extraction of oil from Crotalaria Juncea seeds in a modified Soxhlet apparatus: Physical and chemical characterization of a prospective bio-fuel Fuel 2014 First author, U. Sarkar, A. Mukherjee. -
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Books Published (0)
Awards(2)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Indian Chemical Engineering Congress 2007 M H Shukla prize (First) for the best Technical Paper presented at the annual session of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress 2007 2008
Calcutta University Scholarship award for B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.) 2000
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (3)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Arunima Adak Drying charecteristics of microwave assisted vacuum drying of thompson seedless grapes 2015
Saikat Mallik Microwave assisted extraction process: standardization the conventional ones Dr. Ujjaini Sarkar 2012
Riya Chowdhury Design of distribution system for Packed beds for application in Separation process Prof. Alakananda Mukherjee 2012
Project Works (3)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Drying characteristic Principal Investigator Innovative Research 80,000 1 yr. 2015 to 2016 Complete
Microwave Assisted Extraction (MAE) of oil from Crotalaria Juncea Seed Principal Investigator Innovative Research Program of UGC XI plan Plus Special allocation (12B), JU 50,000 + 1,20,000 2 yrs. 2012 to 2014 Complete
Extraction of oil from Crotalaria juncea using packed column within Soxhlet apparatus Principal Investigator UGC Minor, JU 50,000 2 yrs. 2010 to 2012 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (2)
 
Title

Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE.)
Life member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES) (201258)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (8)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

National Workshop on - Industry input for Chemical Engineering curriculum revision Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University 2017
One seminar on - Clean Coal for Green Steel Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University 2017
Orientation Program UGC - Academic Staff College Jadavpur University 2016
Refresher course on Disaster Management UGC - Academic Staff College Jadavpur University 2016
Workshop on Materials Microstructure Characterization using Optical and Scanning Electron Microscopy TEQIP IIT Hyderabad 2015
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (4)

1. Coordinated One Day National seminar on Frontiers in Chemical process industries On September 10, 2016; Organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Funded by TEQIP Phase-II.
2. Coordinated Two Days National Workshop on Paradigm Shift in Chemical Engineering on September 8-9, 2016; Organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Funded by TEQIP Phase-II.
3. Mentor for hostel boarders of Chemical Engineering Department
4. Member of Anti-Ragging Squad of Chemical Engineering Department