Prof. Mihir Kumar Purkait

Professor

Key Research Areas :Membrane technology; Effluent treatment and waste management; Advanced separation processes; Catalysis; Nanoparticles and nano-composites; Bio-diesel; Bio-products, vegetable and fruit juice processing; CO2 to products and liquid fuels.

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Dr. Mihir Kumar Purkait 
Dean of Alumni and External Relations
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati - 781039, Assam, India
E. Mail: mihir@iitg.ac.in ,  mihirpurkait@gmail.com
Phone: +91-361-2582262 / 2183 (O),  +91-9954248807 (Mobile)

Homepage: https://www.iitg.ac.in/chemeng/faculty_profile.php?name=mkp
Google Scholar Citation:  https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=9Z4kD-sAAAAJ&hl=en

Patents

Patents Granted

  1. B. Prem Kumar, R. Uppaluri, D.S. De, M.K. Purkait, Surfactant composition and method for enhanced oil recovery utilizing above aqueous surfactant composition. Application Number: 597/KOL/2007. Date of Filing: 18/04/2007. Indian Patent No. 245703, Granted on 04/02/2011.

  2. Vijaykumar L.  Dhadge, Chitta Ranjan Medhi and Mihir Kumar Purkait, Apparatus and method for removal of fluoride, iron, arsenic and microorganism from contaminated drinking water. Application Number: 481/KOL/2010. Date of Filing: 29/04/2010. Indian Patent No. 286481, Granted on 21/08/2017.

  3. Vijaykumar L.  Dhadge and Mihir Kumar Purkait, Production of catechins from natural sources using membrane based technology. Application Number: 240/KOL/2010. Date of Filing: 11/03/2010. Indian Patent No. 291190. Granted on 29/12/2017. 

  4. Vijaykumar L.  Dhadge and Mihir Kumar Purkait, Formulations containing Catechin flavonoids mixture produced by membrane separation technology, Application Number: 840/KOL/2010. Date of filing: 30/7/2010. Indian Patent No. 296935, Granted on 21/05/2018.

  5. P. Biswas, V.K. Chandaliya, P.K. Banerjee, C. Das, M.K. Purkait, " A fabrication process to produce defect-free inorganic ultrafiltration range ceramic membrane device, Application Number: 725/KOL/2010. Date of filing: 02/07/2010. Indian Patent No. 345860, Granted on 01/09/2020.

  6. P K Saha, M K Purkait, A B Paul, R Saikia, Anweshan, J K Deka, S K Saikia, Apparatus/System for electrolytic treatment of water, India Patent Application No. 201831027259. Date of filing: 20/07/2018. Indian Patent No. 347762, Granted on 25/09/2020.

  7. M K Purkait, Deepti, A Sinha, P. Biswas, S Sarkar,  “Separation of ions from the rejected stream of industrial wastewater”, Application Number: 201831044754. Date of filing: 27/11/2018. Patent No. 358257, Granted on 11/02/2021.
  8. A Sinha, P. Biswas, S Sarkar, M Changmai, M K Purkait, A ceramic membrane, A process of preparation and application thereof. Patent Application No: 201831041890. Date of filing: 05/11/2018. Patent No. 363544, Granted on 30/03/2021.

  9.  P Mandal, M K Purkait, Aromatic carbon coated iron aluminium nanocomposite and its green synthetic process. Patent Application No. 202031047652, Date of filing: 01/11/2020. Patent No. 385299, Granted on 28/12/2021.
  10. M K Purkait, Somnath Chanda, P Mandal, Process for preparation of high surface area activated carbon by using waste tea leaves. Patent Application No. 202131062319 (TEMP/E-1/70593/2021-KOL), Date of filing: 31/12/2021.