Prof. Kaustubha Mohanty

Professor

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
Email:        kmohanty@iitg.ac.in


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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Education

  • Ph.D.  in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2006
  • M.Tech.  in Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2002
  • B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Bangalore University, 1997

Research Interest

  • Biological Wastewater Treatment (Biosorption, Biodegradation, Bioremediation)
  • Membrane Based Separations (Membrane preparation and applications)
  • Biofuels (Bio-H2, Bio-Ethanol and Bio-Diesel)
  • Microalgae based biofuels and other value added chemicals
  • Pyrolysis of Biomass towards valued added products such as Bio-oil & Bio-chemicals
  • Ionic Liquids (Applications in Separation of Pollutants & Bio-products)
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis (Development of catalysts from wastes for various applications)

Courses Tought

UG Classes
  • Introduction to Bioprocess Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Membranes Advanced Separations Technology
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Mass Transfer
  • Heat Transfer
PG Classes
  • Advanced Separations Technology
  • Membranes
  • Characterization of Materials