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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Research Projects

Sponsored

Title : Innovative Algae Platform for Industrial Wastewater Valorization (InWAP), Indo-Danish Research and Innovation Cooperation in the area of Water
Duration : 2019-2022
Funding agency : DBT
Status : Ongoing


Title : Integrated solar-photocatalytic and biological treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater
Duration : 2018-2021
Funding agency : IMPRINT II (MHRD)
Status : Ongoing


Title : Mass Cultivation of Microalgae for the Production of High Value Bio-Fuel Fractions through Hydro-Thermal Liquefaction (HTL)
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : IMPRINT I (MHRD)
Status : Ongoing


Title : Low-cost Process Development for the Production of Xylitol from Waste Agricultural Biomass with Special Focus on Delignification and Downstream Processing
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : DBT
Status : Ongoing


Title : Development of Ceramic Membrane based process for treatment and recycling of textile effluent towards zero discharge concept
Duration : 2016-2019
Funding agency : DST (TSDP)
Status : Completed


Title : Development of Sustainable Cost Effective Process for the Removal of Nitrogen and Phosphorous from Wastewater using Microalgae coupled with Carbon Dioxide Sequestration
Duration : 2016-2019
Funding agency : Research Project funded by CSIR
Status : Completed


Title : Dispersion and Dissolution of Coal in Ionic Liquids: Theoretical Predictions and Experimentation
Duration : 2013-2016
Funding agency : CSIR
Status : Completed


Title : Assessment of Microbial communities and their biodegradation potentials in petroleum contaminated environments in Assam
Duration : 2012-2015
Funding agency : DBT
Status : Completed


Title : Algal Route to CO2 Capture
Duration : 2012-2015
Funding agency : CSIR
Status : Completed


Title : Novel Supported Ionic Liquid Membrane for the Extraction of Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals from Aqueous Solutions
Duration : 2010-2013
Funding agency : DST
Status : Completed


Title : Optimized Production of Bioethanol and Biohydrogen from Lignocellulosic Biomass in A Fluidized-Bed Reactor
Duration : 2010-2013
Funding agency : CSIR
Status : Completed


Title : Concentration of Biogas Slurry to Preserve Microorganisms in the Inoculum by Novel Separation Techniques
Duration : 2010-2011
Funding agency : Defence Research Laboratory (DRDO)
Status : Completed


Consultancy

Title : Adequacy study of the ETP of Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL)
Duration : 2019-2019
Funding agency : NRL
Status : Completed


Title : Quantitative analysis of wastewater for Nonylphenol and baby products for Bisphenol-A
Duration : 2018-2018
Funding agency : Consultancy Project funded by Toxics Link
Status : Completed


Title : Study on Environmentally Safe Drilling Practices in ONGC’s Assam & Assam Arakan Basin
Duration : 2010-2010
Funding agency : Consultancy Project funded by ONGC
Status : Completed