@ Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

Sponsored Projects (as PI):

  1. 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
    Budget: 28 Lakhs
  2. 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
    Budget: 52 Lakhs
  3. 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
    Budget: 18 Lakhs
  4. 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
    Budget: 61 Lakhs
  5. Title: GIAN course on "Integration of Molecular Design to Process Simulation for the Development of Industrial Chemical Products and Processe. Web link
    Duration: 12-17th December 2016
    Funding agency: IMinistry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India
    Budget: 9 Lakhs
  6. 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
    Budget: 25 Lakhs
  7. Title: Ionic Liquid assisted Thermal Dehydrogentation of Ammonia Borane.
    Duration: 2013 - 2016
    Funding agency: SERB, Department of Science and Technology (DST)
    Budget: 35 Lakhs
  8. 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)
    Budget: 20 Lakhs
  9. 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)
    Budget: 17.2 Lakhs

Consultancy Projects:

  1. 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: One year (2009-2010)
    Funding agency: MHRD
    Budget: 7 Lakhs
  2. Title: Co-developer for NPTEL web course entitled "Molecular Simulation in Chemical Engineering".
    Duration: One year (2009-2010)
    Funding agency: MHRD
    Budget: 8 Lakhs
  3. Title: Investigation of Thermodynamic Properties of Kerosene Samples.
    Duration: Three Months (March 2014 -May 2014)
    Funding agency: Jyothy Labarotories, Mumbai
    Budget: Rs. 2.5 Lakh
    (Jointly with Dr. G. Pugazenthi)