Prof. Tamal Banerjee

Professor

Key Research Areas :Polymeric Gels, Separations with Deep Eutectic Solvents and Ionic Liquids, Thermal Fluids, Supercapacitors

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Research Projects

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Title : Sustainable, Biodegradable and Affordable Substitutes for ‘Single use Plastic’ using Castor Oil and Stubble Aggregate
Duration : 2021-2024
Funding agency : DST
Budget : 155 Lakhs
PI : Tamal Banerjee
Co-PI : Suryasarathi Bose and Kaushik Chatterjee (IISC Bangalore)
Status : Ongoing


Title : Deep Eutectic Mixtures with Graphene Functionalized Nanofluids for Indirect Solar Desalination using Multistage Flash Approach
Duration : 2020-2023
Funding agency : SERB, Department of Science and Technology (DST)
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Co-PI : Suryasarathi Bose (IISC Bangalore)
Status : Ongoing


Title : Development of Novel Deep Eutectic Solvents for the Extraction of Aromatics for Production of Food Grade Hexane and Straight run Kerosene using COSMO-SAC Screening
Duration : 2019-2021
Funding agency : Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, HP-Green
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Ongoing


Title : Hydrophobic Deep Eutectic Solvent for Remediation of Antifugal and Antiobiotics in Waste water
Duration : 2019-2021
Funding agency : Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) MHRD, Govt. of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Ongoing


Title : Nanoparticle Dispersed Deep Eutectic Solvents as Low Cost Heat Transfer fluid for Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Plant
Duration : 2017-2020
Funding agency : IMPRINT India, MHRD, Govt of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Ionic Liquid and deep eutectic solvents as electrolytes for energy efficient electrochemical double layer capacitor
Duration : 2016-2019
Funding agency : RESPOND-ISRO, Govt. of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : GIAN course on "Integration of Molecular Design to Process Simulation for the Development of Industrial Chemical Products and Processes
Duration : 2016-
Funding agency : Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Quantum Chemical Understanding of Solvent Extraction Mechanism of Metal Ions in Novel Ionic Liquid Medium
Duration : 2013-2016
Funding agency : Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Govt of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Ionic Liquid assisted Thermal Dehydrogentation of Ammonia Borane
Duration : 2013-2016
Funding agency : SERB, Department of Science and Technology (DST)
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Dispersion and Dissolution of Coal in Ionic Liquids: Theoretical Predictions and Experimental Validation
Duration : 2012-2015
Funding agency : Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Simultaneous Desulphurization and Denitrification of Diesel oil using Ionic Liquids with Quantum Chemical Prediction and Validation
Duration : 2008-2011
Funding agency : Fast Track Scheme, Department of Science and Technology (DST)
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Consultancy

Title : Conversion of Wood Chips to Wood Alcohol
Duration : 2021-2022
Funding agency : Sheenlac Paints, Chennai
PI : Tamal Banerjee
Co-PI : Vaibhav Goud
Status : Ongoing


Title : Investigation of Thermodynamic Properties of Kerosene Samples
Duration : 2014-
Funding agency : Jyothy Labarotories, Mumbai
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Co-developer for NPTEL web course entitled "Molecular Simulation in Chemical Engineering"
Duration : 2012-
Funding agency : Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed


Title : Co-developer for Course entitled "Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineering" under the project entitled "Developing suitable pedagogical methods for various classes, intellectual calibres and e-learning"
Duration : 2011-
Funding agency : Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India
PI : Prof. Tamal Banerjee
Status : Completed