Prof. Kaustubha Mohanty


Key Research Areas :Biofuels, Biomass pyrolysis, Biological wastewater treatment, Heterogeneous catalysis, Microalgae biorefinery, Membrane based separations, Ionic liquid based separations, Waste management.

Prof. Kaustubha Mohanty
Department of Chemical Engineering
IIT Guwahati
Assam 781039
Phone No: +91 361 258 2267

Data Regarding Research
  • Total no. of papers in Referred Journals: 140
  • Books (co-authored/co-edited): 03
  • Book Chapters: 18
  • Ph.D Supervision (Completed+Thesis Submitted): 12
  • Ph.D Supervision (Undergoing): 16
  • M.Tech/MS Supervision (Completed): 28
  • M.Tech/MS Supervision (Undergoing): 02
  • B.Tech Supervision (Completed): 27
  • B.Tech Supervision (Undergoing): 02
  • h-index*: 32
  • i10-index*: 81
  • Total Citations received*: 4275

(*Source: Google Scholar, as on 21-09-2020)
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Awards & Recognitions

Member of the Professional Organizations
  • Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK
  • Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, India
  • LMIIChE - Life Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Life Member, Biological Research Society of India
  • MSIC - Member of Society of Chemical Industry, London, UK
  • MCIC - Member of Chemical Institute of Canada
  • MCSChE - Member of Canadian Society for Chemical Engineers
  • LMEEIU - Life Member of Eco-Ethics International Union, Germany
Academic/Professional Honors
  • Editor, Environmental Chemistry Division, Journal of Chemistry
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series ‘E’
  • Review Editor, Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuel
  • Editorial Board Member, Research Journal of Environmental Sciences
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Green Chemistry
  • Editorial Board Member, Advances in Environmental Chemistry
  • Editorial Board Member, Biotechnology Journal
  • Editorial Board Member, Indian Journal of Materials Science
  • Editorial Board Member, Scientific Journal of Environmental Sciences
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology
  • Editorial Board Member, Nanotechnology Series, Studium Press, Texas, USA
  • Guest Editor of the Special Issue of International Journal of Chemical Sciences featuring the selected proceedings of the National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering, Dec. 2007.
Reviewer of Journals

Chemical Eng. Sci., Chem. Eng. Journal, J. Hazardous Materials, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Env. Eng. Science, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., J. Colloids Interface Sci., Chem. Eng. Communications, Water Research, Biotechnology Journal, Chemical, and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, Chemical Engineering & Technology, Energy & Fuels, Bioresource Technology, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, Sep. Purif. Technol., Applied Surface Science, Biomass & Bioenergy, J. Membrane Science, Colloids & Surfaces: B, Desalination, Bioprocess & Biosystems Eng., Hydrometallurgy, Sep. Sci. Technol., Fuel, Applied Energy, Int. J. Chemical Reactor Eng., Applied Clay Science, Energy, Canadian J. Chem. Engg., Renewable Energy, Analytical Methods, J. Env. Management, CLEAN, Water Sci. & Technology, J. Colloid & Interfacial Sci., Applied Surface Sci., Chemosphere, J. Sci. & Ind. Res., Desalination & Water Treatment, Env. Progress & Sust. Energy, Int. J. Green Energy, American J. Biomass & Bioenergy, J. of Chemistry, Energy Conversion & Management, Chem. Ind. & Chem. Eng. Quarterly, Scientific Res. & Essays., Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, African Journal of Microbiology Research, Energy.

Events Organized
  • Faculty Coordinator, REFLUX 4.0, the Annual Chemical Engineering Symposium,  25-27 March 2016.
  • Faculty Coordinator, REFLUX 3.0, the Annual Chemical Engineering Symposium,  27-29 March 2015.
  • Faculty Coordinator, REFLUX 2.0, the Annual Chemical Engineering Symposium, 29-30 March 2014.
  • Organizing Secretary of the "National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering (NCFCE-2007)" held from 12th - 14th December 2007 at IIT Guwahati.
  • Offered QIP Short Term Courses on "Advances in Membrane Separations Technology" during December 2007 and on "Advances in Biofuel Research", November 2010.
  • Organizing Secretary of the "1st National Conference of Research Scholars and Young Scientists in Chemical Engineering (CRSYS-2004)" held during 25th - 27th September 2004 at IIT Kharagpur.