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Dr. Manoj Kumar Mondal
Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering IIT BHU.
mkmondal.che@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Environmental Chemical Engineering, Mass and Heat Transfer Processes, Modeling and Simulation, Process Optimization, Gas-liquid Equilibria, CO2 Capture and Value Addition, Desulphurization-denitrification of Waste gas Stream, Synthesis of Nano-adsorbents/composites for Wastewater Treatment, Biomass

Educational Details

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, 2004, Banaras Hindu University, India
M.E. in Chemical Engineering, First Class, Jadavpur University, India
B.E. in Chemical Engineering, First Class, Jadavpur University, India

Professional Background

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India, (2015 to present)
Associate Professor, Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India, (2010-2015)
Reader, Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India, (2007-2010)
Lecturer (Senior scale), Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India, (2004-2007)
Lecturer, Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India, (1998-2004)

 

1. Courses Offered and Designed:

UG Courses
Mass Transfer Operations I
Mass Transfer Operations II
Heat Transfer Operations
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Fluid Particles Mechanics & Mechanical Operations
Heat and Mass Transfer
Chemical Reaction Engineering I
Transport Phenomenon
Modeling, Simulation and Optimization
Industrial Pollution and Control
Energy Resources and Utilization
Unit Operations – I
Unit Operations – II

PG Courses
Process Optimization
Air Pollution Control Technology
Solid Waste Management and Utilization

2. Major Research Interests: 
Environmental Chemical Engineering, Mass and Heat Transfer Processes, Modeling and Simulation, Process Optimization, Gas-liquid Equilibria, CO2 Capture and Value Addition, Desulphurization-denitrification of Waste gas Stream, Synthesis of Nano-adsorbents/composites for Wastewater Treatment, Biomass waste to Energy and Chemicals via Anaerobic Digestion, Pyrolysis and Gasification.

Research Guidance

Post Doctorate Fellows (PDF) Guidance:
1. Dr. Devendra Singh (Institute PDF) pursued research in the area of Nano-materials Synthesis and Characterization, 2019

Ph.D. Guidance:
 

S.No. Name of Candidate Year of Completion Title of Thesis Papers published in SCI Journals
1. Dr. Mahendra Ram 2019 Awarded Study on gasification of unripe coconut husk for the production of fuel gas 03
2. Dr. Shailesh Kumar 2019 Awarded Studies on CO2 capture using aqueous blend of DEEA and diamines 04
3. Dr. Renu Bala 2020 Awarded Study on biogas production from locally available biomass 05
4. Dr. Satyansh Singh 2020 Awarded Pyrolysis of torrefied Acacia nilotica and application of biochar for removal of methylene blue dye from aqueous solution 06
5. Dr. Vaishnava Raghunath Chelluboyana 2017 Awarded Simultaneous removal of SO2 and NOx from simulated gas stream 07
6. Dr. Shalini Srivastava 2017 Awarded Removal of hexavalent chromium from wastewater using natural materials 07
7. Dr. Meghna Kapur 2015 Awarded Removal of heavy metal ions from aqueous solution 09
8. Dr. Betty Varghese Dasgupta 2013 Awarded Studies on biomethanation of organic fraction of municipal solid waste 05
9. Mr. Goutam Kishore Gupta 2020 Submitted Study on pyrolysis of Sagwan (Tectona grandis) sawdust and use of biochar for aqueous Cr (VI) removal 11
10. Mr. Anuj Kumar Prajapati 2021 Submitted Synthesis, characterization and application of nanocomposites for methylene blue, congo red and chromium (VI) adsorption 09
11. Mr. Diwakar Pandey 2021 Submitted Study of aqueous blends of (2-methylamino)ethanol +aminoethylethanolamine) and (2- (ethylamino)ethanol + aminoehtylethanolamine) for post  combustion CO2 capture 06
12. Mr. Manish Chandra Kannaujiya 2021 Submitted Development of a suitable treatment system for hazardous Leather Industry dye (Acid Yellow 2GL) removal from simulated wastewater 01
13. Ms. Nidhi Agnihotri         Ongoing Study on pyrolysis of biomass 0
14. Ashish Goutam Ongoing Study on CO2 capture using biphasic solvents 0

M.Tech. Guidance:
 

S.No. Name of Candidate Year of Completion Title of Dissertation  Papers published in SCI Journals
 1. Mr. Ayush Dave 2021 Investigation of Kinetic, Thermodynamic, Reaction mechanism analysis and Thermal degradation behavior of peanut shells using isoconversional methods for its bioenergy potential 01
 2. Mr. Akhil Kumar Gupta 2021 CO2 capture from power plants and chemical industries exit flue gases by using a suitable amine blend 0
 3. Ms. Saswati Singh 2021 Green synthesis of NiO-CuO-C and NiO-C nanocomposites using pineapple crown leaves for the adsorptive removal of toxic Congo Red dye from the aqueous solution 0
 4. Ms. Supriya Gupta 2020 Iso-conversional kinetics, thermodynamics and fixed bed pyrolysis of pistachio shell for its bioenergy potential 01
 5. Ms. Shweta Singh 2020 CO2 removal from thermal power plant exit flue gas 01
 6. Ms. Anisha Pandey 2020 Pyrolysis of peanut shell: Effect of process parameters on biofuel yield and characteristics 0
 7. Ms. Shridipta Das 2019 Removal of hexavalent chromium from wastewater using Aloe Vera waste leaves 01
 8. Ms. Shefali Gupta 2019 CO2 capture from simulated gas stream using blended amine absorbent 0
 9. Ms. Neha Shukla 2019 Pyrolysis of Almond shell: Effect of pretreatment and process parameters on biofuel yield and characteristics 0
 10. Mr. Rameshwar Prasad Meena 2019 Synthesis of magnetic biochar nanocomposite using Casuarina equisetifoliya fruits and its application for efficient removal of lead and cadmium from aqueous solution 01
 11. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Saw 2018 Enhanced extraction of Cr (VI) from aqueous solution with TEA and TOA as synergic extractant by using different diluents 01
 12. Ms. Subhi Gupta 2018 Fixed bed slow pyrolysis of H3PO4 pretreated walnut shell 01
 13. Ms. Astha Bandhu 2017 Removal of CO2 using ionic liquids 0
 14. Mr. Atul Sonal in progress Preparation of char using biomass materials 0
 15. Mr. Pushkar Verma 2017 Mass transfer controlling mechanism for adsorption of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution 0
 16. Mr. Diwakar Pandey 2016 Removal of CO2 from biogas stream 0
 17. Mr. Prateek Khatri 2016 Adsorptive removal of Cu (II) from aqueous solution 0
 18. Mr. Ravi 2016 Removal of arsenic from wastewater by adsorption 02
 19. Ms. Vaishali Gautam 2016 Pretreatment of organic fraction of MSW to produce biogas 01
 20. Ms. Swapnil 2015 COcapture using aqueous blend of N,N-diethyl ethanol amine and piperazine 0
 21. Mr. Ajay Singh Rathore 2015 Removal of  hexavalent chromium from industrial wastewater 01
 22. Mr. Goutam Kishore Gupta 2015 Bioenergy conversion from agricultural waste 0
 23. Ms. Purnima Pandey 2014 Scrubbing of acidic pollutants from waste gas stream 0
 24. Mr. Anuj Kumar Prajapati 2014 Removal of Ni from aqueous waste water 0
 25. Mr. Jaivinder Singh 2013 Studies on CO2 capture and value addition 01
 26. Mr. Sidda Rajendra 2013 Removal of SO2 from flue gas streams 01
 27. Mr. Shivam Tiwari 2013 Removal of dye from aqueous solution 0
 28. Mr. Sukesh Bawiskar 2012 Simultaneous removal of SO2 and NOx from flue gas 0
 29. Mr. Rajeev Ranjan 2012 Thermo chemical liquidization of solid waste 0
 30. Mr. Abhinav Bajpai 2012 Removal of CO2 from industrial flue gas 01
 31. Ms. Roli Saini 2011 Biodegradation kinetic studies of organic fraction in MSW 0
 32. Ms. Maheswata Lenka 2011 Removal of CO2 from a gas stream 01
 33. Mr. Hemant 2011 Absorption of CO2 using amine blend 03
 34. Ms. Garima Mishra 2010 Heavy metal removal from industrial wastewater effluent 0
 35. Mr. Meka Uma Reddy 2010 Bioconversion studies of organic fraction of municipal solid waste 01
 36. Mr. Saurabh Kumar Tiwari 2009 Studies on phenol biodegradation 0
 37. Mr. Siliveru Upendar 2009 Studies on composition and characterization of organic fraction in MSW 01
 38. Mr. Mahendra Singh 2009 Removal of SO2 and NOx from flue gas by wet scrubbing 0
 39. Mr. Rakesh Kumar Gupta 2008 Absorption of carbon dioxide in a blend of alkalies 0
 40. Mr. Jami Srinivasa Rao 2007 SO2 recovery from a gas stream 01
 41. Ms. Monal Dutta 2007 Removal of lead (II) from industrial wastewater 0
 42. Mr. Rajeev Kumar Jaiswal 2006 Studies on removal of colour from distillery wastewater 0
 43. Mr. Vivek Mani 2006 Studies on removal of Hg (II) from chlor-alkali effluent 0
 44. Mr. Mahendra Singh 2005 Removal of cadmium from wastewater using calcined phosphate 0
 45. Mr. P. Pandey 2002 Removal of dilute sulphur dioxide by using aqueous potassium carbonate solution 0
 46. Mr. Arvind Kumar Mungrey 2002 Absorption of sulphur dioxide in aqueous sodium carbonate solution 0

M.Sc. Guidance:
 

S.No. Name of Candidate Year of Completion Title of Dissertation Papers published in SCI Journals
1. Ms. Rashmi 2009 EIA of Varanasi’s municipal solid waste dumpsite 01
2. Ms. Khushbu Kumari 2012 Removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution using Cinnamomum Tamala 0
3. Ms. Babita Kumari 2012 Removal of Cu(II) from aqueous solution using Dulbergiasisso leaf 0
4. Mr. Manish Chandra Kannaujiya 2012 Removal of Cu(II) from aqueous solution using TamirindusIndica bark 0
5. Mr. Alok Tiwari 2014 Removal of arsenic from groundwater by tea waste 0
6. Mr. Nishit Ranjan 2014 Removal of arsenic from groundwater by sawdust 0

Publications in reputed SCI Journals

2021
1. Dave A, Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Study on thermal degradation characteristics, kinetics, thermodynamic, and reaction mechanism analysis of Arachis hypogaea shell pyrolysis for its bioenergy potential. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-021-01749-7. Impact Factor: 4.99

2. Singh S, Prajapati AK, Chakraborty JP, Mondal MK. Adsorption potential of biochar obtained from pyrolysis of raw and torrefied Acacia nilotica towards removal of methylene blue dye from synthetic wastewater. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-021-01645-0. Impact Factor: 4.99

3. Prajapati AK, Mondal MK. Novel green strategy for CuO–ZnO–C nanocomposites fabrication using marigold (Tagetes spp.) flower petals extract with and without CTAB treatment for adsorption of Cr(VI) and Congo red dye. Journal of Environmental Management 2021; 290: 112615. Impact Factor: 6.789

4. Kumar M, Prasad D, Mondal MK. Adsorption analysis of Zn (II) removal from aqueous solution onto Argemone maxicana biochar. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-021-01405-0. Impact Factor: 4.99

5. Pandey D, Mondal MK. Experimental data and modeling for density and viscosity of carbon dioxide (CO2)-loaded and -unloaded aqueous blend of 2-(ethylamino)ethanol (EAE) and aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA) for post-combustion CO2 capture. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2021; 330: 115678. Impact Factor: 6.165

6. Pandey D, Mondal MK. Viscosity, density, and derived thermodynamic properties of aqueous 2-(ethylamino)ethanol (EAE), aqueous aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA), and its mixture for post-combustion CO2 capture. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2021; 332: 115873. Impact Factor: 6.165

7. Pandey D, Mondal MK. Thermodynamic modeling and new experimental CO2 solubility into aqueous EAE and AEEA blend, heat of absorption, cyclic absorption capacity and desorption study for post-combustion CO2 capture. Chemical Engineering Journal 2021; 410: 128334. Impact Factor: 13.273

8. Singh S, Pandey D, Mondal MK. New experimental data on equilibrium CO2 loading into aqueous 3‑dimethyl amino-1-propanol and 1,5-diamino-2-methylpentane blend: empirical model and CO2 absorption enthalpy. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 2021; 66: 740−748. Impact Factor: 2.694

9. Prajapati AK, Mondal MK. Development of CTAB modified 3-phase α-Fe2O3-Mn2O3-Mn3O4 nanocomposite as novel super-adsorbent for Congo red dye adsorption. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 2021; 9: 104827. Impact Factor: 5.909

10. Kannaujiya MA, Prajapati AK, Mandal T, Das AK, Mondal MK. Extensive analyses of mass transfer, kinetics and toxicity for hazardous acid yellow 17 dye removal using activated carbon prepared from waste biomass of Solanum melongena. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-01160-8. Impact Factor: 4.99.
                                 

2020

11. Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Mechanism of Cr(VI) uptake onto sagwan sawdust derived biochar and statistical optimization via response surface methodology.Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-01082-5. Impact Factor: 4.99

12. Gupta S, Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Thermal degradation characteristics, kinetics, thermodynamic and reaction mechanism analysis of pistachio shell pyrolysis for its bio-energy potential. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-01104-2. Impact Factor: 4.99

13. Singh S, Chakraborty JP, Mondal MK. Torrefaction of Acacia nilotica: Oxygen distribution and carbon densification mechanism based on in-depth analyses of solid, liquid, and gaseous products. Energy & Fuels 2020; 34: 12586–12597. Impact Factor: 3.61

14. Singh S, Chakraborty JP, Mondal MK. Intrinsic kinetics, thermodynamic parameters and reaction mechanism of non-isothermal degradation of torrefied Acacia nilotica using isoconversional methods. Fuel 2020; 259: 116263. Impact Factor: 6.61

15. Kumar S, Padhan R, Mondal MK. Equilibrium solubility measurement and modeling of CO2 absorption in aqueous blend of 2‑(diethyl amino) ethanol and ethylenediamine. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 2020; 65: 523−531. Impact Factor: 2.69

16. Kumar S, Mondal MK. Selection of efficient absorbent for CO2 capture from gases containing low CO2. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2020; 37(2): 231-239. Impact Factor: 3.31

17. Singh S, Chakraborty JP, Mondal MK. Torrefaction of woody biomass (Acacia nilotica): Investigation of fuel and flow properties to study its suitability as a good quality solid fuel, Renewable Energy 2020; 153:711-724. Impact Factor: 8.001

18. Bala R, Mondal MK. Study of biological and thermo-chemical pretreatment of organic fraction of municipal solid waste for enhanced biogas yield. Environmental Science & Pollution Research 2020; 27:27293–27304. Impact Factor: 4.223

19. Singh S, Chakraborty JP, Mondal MK. Pyrolysis of torrefied biomass: Optimization of process parameters using response surface methodology, characterization, and comparison of properties of pyrolysis oil from raw biomass, Journal of Cleaner Production 2020; 272: 122517. Impact Factor: 9.30

20. Srivastava S, Agrawal SB, Mondal MK. A fixed bed column study of natural and chemically modified Lagerstroemia speciosa bark for removal of synthetic Cr(VI) ions from aqueous solution. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 2020; 22: 1233-1241. Impact Factor: 2.57

21. Prajapati AK, Mondal MK. Comprehensive kinetic and mass transfer modeling for methylene blue dye adsorption onto CuO nanoparticles loaded on nanoporous activated carbon prepared from waste coconut shell. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2020; 307: 112949. Impact Factor: 6.17

22. Prajapati AK, Das S, Mondal MK. Exhaustive studies on toxic Cr(VI) removal mechanism from aqueous solution using activated carbon of Aloe vera waste leaves. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2020; 307: 112956. Impact Factor: 6.17

23. Pandey D, Mondal MK. Equilibrium CO2 solubility in the aqueous mixture of MAE and AEEA: Experimental study and development of modified thermodynamic model. Fluid Phase Equilibria 2020; 522: 112766. Impact Factor: 2.84

24. Ram M, Mondal MK. Conversion of unripe coconut husk into refined products using humidified air in packed bed gasification column. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2020; 10: 409–421. Impact Factor: 4.99

2019

25. Prajapati AK, Mondal MK. Hazardous As(III) removal using nanoporous activated carbon of waste garlic stem as adsorbent: Kinetic and mass transfer mechanisms. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2019; 36(11): 1900-1914. Impact Factor: 2.69

26. Singh S, Chakraborty JP, Mondal MK. Optimization of process parameters for torrefaction of Acacia nilotica using response surface methodology and characteristics of torrefied biomass as upgraded fuel. Energy 2019; 186: 115865. Impact Factor: 6.08

27. Pandey D, Mondal MK. Experimental data and modeling for viscosity and refractive index of aqueous mixtures with 2-(methylamino)ethanol (MAE) and aminoehtylethanolamine (AEEA). Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 2019; 64: 3346−3355. Impact Factor: 2.37

28. Ram M, Mondal MK. Investigation on fuel gas production from pulp and paper waste water impregnated coconut husk in fluidized bed gasifier via humidified air and CO2 gasification. Energy 2019; 178: 522-529. Impact Factor: 6.08

29. Gupta S, Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Slow pyrolysis of chemically treated walnut shell for valuable products: Effect of process parameters and in-depth product analysis. Energy 2019; 181: 665-676. Impact Factor: 6.08

30. Bala R, Gupta GK, Dasgupta BV, Mondal MK. Pretreatment optimisation and kinetics of batch anaerobic digestion of liquidised OFMSW treated with NaOH: Models verification with experimental data. Journal of Environmental Management 2019;237: 313-321. Impact Factor: 5.65

31. Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Kinetics and thermodynamic analysis of maize cob pyrolysis for its bioenergy potential using thermogravimetric analyzer. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2019; 137:1431–1441. Impact Factor: 2.73

32. Gupta GK, Gupta PK, Mondal MK. Experimental process parameters optimization and in-depth product characterizations for teak sawdust pyrolysis. Waste Management 2019; 87: 499-511. Impact Factor: 5.45

33. Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Bio-energy generation from Sagwan sawdust via pyrolysis: Product distributions, characterizations and optimization using response surface methodology. Energy 2019;170: 423-437. Impact Factor: 6.08

34. Bala R, Vaishali V, Mondal MK.  Improved biogas yield from organic fraction of municipal solid waste as preliminary step for fuel cell technology and hydrogen generation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2019; 44: 164-173. Impact Factor: 4.94

35. Srivastava S, Agrawal SB, Mondal MK. Fixed bed column adsorption of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution using nano adsorbents derived from magnetite impregnated Phaseolus vulgaris husk. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 2019;38: S68-S76. Impact Factor: 1.99

36. Dwivedi P, Mishra PK, Mondal MK, Srivastava N. Non-biodegradable polymeric waste pyrolysis for energy recovery. Heliyon 2019; 5: e02198. Impact Factor: 1.65

37. Yadav D, Kumar P, Kapur M, Mondal MK. Phosphate Removal from Aqueous Solutions by Nano-alumina for the Effective Remediation of Eutrophication. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 2019;38: S77-S85. Impact Factor: 1.99

38. Gupta GK, Mondal MK. Iso-conversional kinetic and thermodynamic studies of Indian sagwan sawdust pyrolysis for its bioenergy potential. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 2019; 38: 13131. Impact Factor: 1.596 2018

39. Saw PK, Prajapati AK, Mondal MK.  The extraction of Cr (VI) from aqueous solution with a mixture of TEA and TOA as synergic extractant by using different diluents. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2018; 269: 101-109. Impact Factor: 4.561

40. Ram M, Mondal MK. Comparative study of native and impregnated coconut husk with pulp and paper industry wastewater for fuel gas production. Energy 2018; 156: 122-131. Impact Factor: 5.537

41. Kumar S, Mondal MK. Equilibrium solubility of CO2 in aqueous binary mixture of 2-(diethylamine) ethanol and 1, 6-hexamethyldiamine. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2018; 35 (6): 1335-1340. Impact Factor: 2.476

42. Kumar S, Mondal MK. Equilibrium Solubility of CO2 in Aqueous Blend of 2-(Diethylamine) ethanol and 2-(2-aminoethylamine) ethanol. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 2018; 63 (5): 1163-1169. Impact Factor: 2.298

43. Bala R, Mondal MK. Exhaustive characterization on chemical and thermal treatment of sawdust for improved biogas production. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 2018; 8: 991–1003. Impact Factor: 2.326

44. Gupta GK, Ram M, Bala R, Kapur M, Mondal MK. Pyrolysis of chemically treated corncob for biochar production and its application in Cr(VI) removal. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 2018; 37(5): 1606-1617. Impact Factor: 1.596 2017

45. Balsora HK, Gautam P, Mondal MK. Enrichment of biogas from biodegradable solid waste- A Review. Biofuels and Bioenergy (BICE2016), 2017; 93-106.

46. Mondal MK, Garg R. A comprehensive review on removal of arsenic using activated carbon prepared from easily available waste materials. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2017; 24: 13295–13306. Impact Factor: 2.914

47. Rathore AS, Gupta GK, Kapur M, Mondal MK. Study on mass transfer characteristics for Cr (VI) removal by adsorption onto residual black toner ink. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 2017; 36 (4): 1022-1029. Impact Factor: 1.596

48. Mondal MK, Raghunath CV. New experimental results of combined SO2 and NO removal from simulated gas stream by NaClO as low-cost absorbent. Chemical Engineering Journal 2017; 314: 537–547. Impact Factor: 8.335

49. Raghunath CV, Pandey P, Saini R, Mondal MK. Absorption of SO2 and NO through an integrative process with a cost-effective aqueous oxidant. Perspectives in Science 2016; 8: 699-701.

50. Saini R, Mondal MK, Kumar P. Fenton oxidation of pesticide methyl parathion in aqueous solution: Kinetic study of the degradation. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 2017; 36: 420–427. Impact Factor: 1.596

51. Srivastava S, S.B. Agrawal SB, Mondal MK. Synthesis, characterization and application of Lagerstroemia speciosa embedded magnetic nanoparticle for Cr (VI) adsorption from aqueous solution. Journal of Environmental Sciences 2017; 55: 283–293. Impact Factor: 3.5562016

52. S. Srivastava, S.B. Agrawal, M.K. Mondal, 2016. Animal wastes An alternative adsorbent for removal of toxic heavy metals from industrial wastewater, Journal of Scientific Research, 60, 65-72.

53. Meghna Kapur, Rishabh Gupta, M.K. Mondal, 2016. Parametric Optimization of Cu (II) and Ni (II) Adsorption onto Coal Dust and Magnetized Sawdust Using Box-Behnken Design of Experiments, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 35, 1597–1604.

54. S. Rajendra, C.V. Raghunath, M.K. Mondal, 2016. New experimental data for absorption of SO2 into DMA solution, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 35, 1298–1304.

55. C.V. Raghunath, M.K. Mondal, 2016. Reactive absorption of NO and SO2 into aqueous NaClO in a counter current spray column, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 11, 88-97, Wiley.

56. S. Srivastava, S.B. Agrawal, M.K. Mondal, 2015. Biosorption isotherms and kinetics on removal of Cr(VI) using thermally and chemically modified Lagerstroemia speciosa bark, Ecological Engineering, 85, 56-66, Elsevier B.V.

57. D. Yadav, M. Kapur, P. Kumar, M.K. Mondal, 2015. Adsorptive removal of phosphate from aqueous solution using rice husk and fruit juice residue, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 94, 402-409, Elsevier B.V.

58. Meghna Kapur, M.K. Mondal, 2016. Design and model parameters estimation for fixed–bed column adsorption of Cu (II) and Ni (II) ions using magnetized saw dust, Desalination and water treatment, 57, 12192-12203, Taylor & Francis.

59. Meghna Kapur, M.K. Mondal, 2016. Magnetized sawdust for removal of Cu (II) and Ni (II) from aqueous solutions, Desalination and water treatment, 57, 12620-12631, Taylor & Francis.

60. R. Narayan, R.P. Meena, A.K. Patel, A.K. Prajapati, S. Srivastava, M.K. Mondal, 2016.  Characterization and application of biomass gasifier waste material for adsorptive removal of Cr (VI) from aqueous solution, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 35, 95-102.

61. S. Srivastava, S.B. Agrawal, M.K. Mondal, 2016. Characterization, isotherm and kinetic study of Phaseolus vulgaris husk as an innovative adsorbent for Cr(VI) removal, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 33, 567-575, Springer, US. 2015

62. S. Srivastava, S.B. Agrawal, M.K. Mondal, 2015. A review on progress of heavy metal removal using adsorbents of microbial and plant origin, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22, 15386-15415, Springer, US.

63. M.K. Mondal, Aparna Banerjee, 2015. Parametric evaluation of digestability of organic fraction of municipal solid waste for biogas production, Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 3, 416-424.

64. M. K. Mondal, Garima Mishra and Pradeep Kumar, 2015. Adsorption of cadmium (II) and chromium (VI) from aqueous solution by waste Marigold Flowers, Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 3, 405-415.

65. Saurabh K. Tiwari, M.K. Mondal, 2015. Biodegradation of henol by Candida tropicalis NCIM 3118: Equilibrium and rate studies, International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 6, 22-26.

66. R. Saini, M.K. Mondal, P. Kumar, 2015. Kinetic study on biodegradation of kitchen waste using anaerobic digestion, International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 6, 69-72.

67. Ravi S. Singh, Pradeep Kumar, M.K. Mondal, 2015. Intra-particle diffusion during adsorption of Cr (VI) on carbon slurry and Parthenium Hysterophorous, International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 6, 15-21. 2014

68. M. Kapur, M.K. Mondal, 2014. Competitive sorption of Cu (II) and Ni (II) ions from aqueous solutions: Kinetics, thermodynamics and desorption studies, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 45, 1803–1813, Elsevier B.V.

69. M.K. Mondal, Jaivinder Singh, Dishant Khatri, 2014. Equilibrium CO2 Capture in Aqueous Blend of Trisodium Phosphate and Piperazine, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 59, 1175−1180, ACS, Washington, DC.

70. P. Kumar, H. Singh, M. Kapur, M.K. Mondal, 2014. Comparative study of malathion removal from aqueous solution by agricultural and commercial adsorbents, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 3, 67-73, Elsevier B.V.

71. J. Phillips, M.K. Mondal, 2014. Determining the sustainability of options for municipal solid waste disposal in Varanasi, India, Sustainable Cities and Society, 10, 11–21, Elsevier B.V.

72. Vaishnava Raghunath Chelluboyana, M.K. Mondal, 2014. Removal of SO2 and NO by complex absorbent using wet scrubbing, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 9, 345-350.

73. Poornima Pandey, M.K. Mondal, 2014. SO2 absorption in aqueous sodium perborate, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 9, 285-290.

74. Meghna Kapur, M.K. Mondal, 2014. Adsorption kinetics and isotherms for Cu (II) and Ni (II) ions removal from electroplating industrial wastewater, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 9, 47-52. 2013

75. A. Bajpai, M.K. Mondal, 2013. Study on Equilibrium Solubility of CO2 in Aqueous Mixtures of DEA and AEEA, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 58, 1490-1495, ACS, Washington, DC.

76. P. Kumar, R. Agnihotri, M.K. Mondal, 2013. Catalytic treatment of synthetic dye wastewater: COD and colour reduction, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1, 440-447, Elsevier B.V.

77. M.K. Mondal, V.R. Chelluboyana, J.S. Rao, 2013. Solubility of SO2 in aqueous blend of sodium citrate and sodium hydroxide, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 349, 56–60, Elsevier B.V.

78. M.K. Mondal, V.R. Chelluboyana, 2013. New experimental results of combined SO2 and NO removal from simulated gas stream by NaClO as low-cost absorbent, Chemical Engineering Journal, 217, 48-53, Elsevier B.V.

79. M. Kapur, M.K. Mondal, 2013. Mass transfer and related phenomena for Cr (VI) adsorption from aqueous solutions onto Mangifera indica sawdust, Chemical Engineering Journal, 218, 138-146, Elsevier B.V.

80. B. Dasgupta, V.L. Yadav, M. K. Mondal, 2013. Seasonal characterization and present status of municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Varanasi, India, Advances in Environmental Research, 2, 51-60. 2012

81. M.K. Mondal, H.K. Balsora, P. Varshney, 2012. Progress and trends in CO2 capture/separation technologies: A review, Energy, 46, 431-441, Elsevier B.V.

82. M.K. Mondal, Maheswata Lenka, 2012. Solubility of CO2 in aqueous strontium hydroxide, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 336, 59-62, Elsevier B.V.

83. M.K. Mondal, H.K. Balsora, 2012. Solubility of CO2 in aqueous TSP, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 328, 21-24, Elsevier B.V.

84. M.K. Mondal, Ravi S. Singh, 2012. Kinetics, thermodynamic and equilibrium study of Cr (VI) adsorption from aqueous solutions by NCL coal dust, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 29(12), 1782-1787, Springer, US.

85. B. V. Dasgupta, M. K. Mondal, 2012. Bio energy conversion of organic fraction of Varanasis municipal solid waste, Energy Procedia, 14, 1931 – 1938, Elsevier B.V.

86. M. K. Mondal, B. V. Dasgupta, 2012. Municipal solid waste generation and management practices in Varanasi, India, A Glance at the World, Waste Management, 32, 1045 – 1046, Elsevier B.V. 2011

87. M.K. Mondal, S. Upender, B. Dasgupta, 2011. Composition and characterization of simulated putrescible garbage, Biomass and Bioenergy, 35, 4376-4380, Elsevier B.V.

88. H.K. Balsora, M.K. Mondal, 2011. Solubility of CO2 in an Aqueous Blend of Diethanolamine and Trisodium Phosphate, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 56, 4691-4695, Washington, DC.

89. M.K. Mondal, Ravi S. Singh, A. Kumar, B.M. Prasad, 2011. Removal of Acid Red-94 from Aqueous Solution using Sugar Cane Dust: An Agro-industry Waste, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 28 (6), 1386-1392, Springer, US. 2010

90. M. K. Mondal, Rashmi, B.V. Dasgupta, 2010. EIA of Municipal solid waste disposal site in Varanasi using RIAM analysis, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 54 (9), 541-546, Elsevier B. V.

91. M.K. Mondal, 2010, Removal of Pb (II) from aqueous solution by adsorption using activated tea waste, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 27 (1), 144-151, Springer, US.

92. M.K. Mondal, S. Singh, B. Dasgupta, M. Umareddy, 2010. Removal of Orange G from aqueous solution by hematite: Isotherm and mass transfer studies, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 27 (6), 1811-1815, Springer, US.

93. M.K. Mondal, 2010. Absorption of carbon dioxide into a mixed aqueous solution of diethanolamine and piperazine, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 17, 431-435. 2002-2009

94. M.K. Mondal, 2009. Solubility of Carbon Dioxide in an Aqueous blend of Diethanolamine and Piperazine, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 54, 2381-2385, Washington, DC.

95. M.K. Mondal, 2009. Removal of Pb(II) ions from aqueous solution using activated tea waste: Adsorption on a fixed-bed column, Journal of Environmental Management, 90: 3266-3271, Elsevier B.V.

96. M.K. Mondal, 2008. Removal of Pb(II) from industrial wastewater by using various natural materials–A Review, International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, UK, 3(4): 377-393.

97. M.K. Mondal, 2008. Mathematical modeling of wet magnesia flue gas desulphurization process, Modeling and Simulation in Engineering, doi:10.1155/2008/871479: 1-6, New York, USA.

98. M.K. Mondal, 2007. Absorption Equilibria of dilute SO2 in Mg(OH)2 slurry, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 262: 111-120, Elsevier B.V.

99. M.K. Mondal, 2007. Experimental determination of dissociation constant, Henry’s constant, heat of reactions, SO2 absorbed and gas bubble-liquid interfacial area for dilute SO2 absorption into water, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 253: 98-107, Elsevier B.V.

100. M.K. Mondal, Surendra Kumar, 2005. Removal of aqueous sulphur dioxide by magnesium oxide, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 25(2): 119-125.

101. M.K. Mondal, Surendra Kumar, 2002. Absorption of dilute SO2 into water in a bubbling reactor, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 22(6): 624-642.

102. M.K. Mondal, Surendra Kumar, 2002. Absorption of dilute SO2 into aqueous slurries of magnesium oxide in a bubbling reactor, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 22(12): 1321-1330.

Papers in Conferences:

1. S. Kumar, M.K. Mondal, 2018. Equilibrium solubility of CO2 in aqueous blend of 2-(diethylamine) ethanol and ethylene diamine. International conference on bio-innovation for environmental and health sustainable developments-2018, November 27-28, 2018, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow.

2. A.K. Prajapati, M.K. Mondal, 2018. Highly effective adsorption of methylene blue from synthetic water using CuO nanoparticles loaded on garlic shell powder. International conference on bio-innovation for environmental and health sustainable developments-2018, November 27-28, 2018, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow.

3. G.K. Gupta, M.K. Mondal, 2018. Study of thermal behaviour, kinetics and product characterization of coconut husk pyrolysis for bio-energy generation. International conference on bio-innovation for environmental and health sustainable developments-2018, November 27-28, 2018, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow.

4. D. Pandey, M.K. Mondal, 2018. Study of CO2 solubility into the aqueous blend of diethylethanolamine and trisodiumphasphate. CHEMCON-2018 (International Conference), 27 - 30 December 2018, Dr. B.R.A.N.I.T. Jalandhar, Punjab.

5. D. Pandey, M.K. Mondal, 2019. Absorption of CO2 into the aqueous blend of diethylethanolamine and 2-ethyl amino ethanol. RTCEEP (National conference), 30th March 2019, B.I.E.T. Jhansi, U.P.

6. R. Bala, M.K. Mondal, 2018. Study of biological and thermochemical pretreatment of OFMSW and optimization of thermochemical pretreatment by RSM for enhanced biogas yield. International conference on bio-innovation for environmental and health sustainable developments-2018, November 27-28, 2018, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow.

7. S. Srivastava, M.K. Mondal, S.B Agrawal, 2017. Low cost agricultural waste derived biosorbent for Cr (VI) contaminated wastewater treatment and recycling. International Conference on sustainable natural resource management from science to practice (SNRMSP), January 12 to 23, Institute of Agricultural Science, BHU, India.

8. S. Srivastava, M.K. Mondal, S.B Agrawal, 2016. Application of magnetic nanoarticles and biologically modified magnetic nanoarticles for toxic Cr (VI) remediation from aqueous solution using adsorption technique. Indo-US International Conference on Nanotechnology: Science and Application in advanced materials and beyond (NSAAMB-2016), December 19 to 22, Institute of Science, BHU, India.

9. Mahendra Ram, Goutam Kishore Gupta, M. K. Mondal*, Fuel gas production in updraft biomass gasifier from coconut husk, CHEMCON 2016, December 27-30, Chennai, India.

10. Shailesh Kumar and M.K. Mondal, Experimental study of solubility of carbon dioxide in aqueous blend of N, N-diethylethanolamine and N-(2-aminoethyl) ethanolamine, CHEMCON 2016, December 27-30, Chennai, India.

11. Satyansh Singh, Goutam Kishore Gupta, Monoj Kumar Mondal and Jyoti Prasad Chakraborty, Gasification of Torrefied Biomass, CHEMCON 2016, December 27-30, Chennai, India.

12. S. Srivastava, M.K. Mondal, S.B Agrawal, 2016. Black gram husk modified magnetic nanoarticle: An efficient adsorbent for the Cr (VI) adsortion from aqueous solution. SWWEM 2016: International Conference on sustainable water, wastewater and energy management, August 17 to 19, Bengaluru, India.

13. Hemant Kumar Balsora*a, Enrichment of biogas from biodegradable solid waste- A Review, Biofuels and Bioenergy: International conference and Exhibition, February 23-25, 2016 MANIT Bhopal, India.

14. M. Kapur, M. K. Mondal, 2014. Removal of Cu(II) and Ni(II) ions using magnetized sawdust from electroplating industrial wastewater, International Conference on Harnessing Engineering, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development, September 19 to 20, Punjab University, Chandigarh.

15. S. Srivastava, M.K. Mondal, S.B Agrawal, 2013. Black gram husk as low cost adsorbent for the removal of Cr (VI) from aqueous medium. HME 2013: National Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment, November 28 to 30.

16. M.C. Kannaujiya, B. Kumari, M.K. Mondal, 2013. Biosorption of Copper from aqueous solution by Tamirindus indica Bark and Dulbergia sisso leaves. The 66th Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Congress: CHEMCON 2013, December 27 to 30, ICT, Mumbai.

17. M.K. Mondal, 2012. SO2 absorption for thermal power plant stack gases, 15th International Symposium on Solubility Phenomena and Related Equilibrium Processes, July 23 to 27, Xining, P.R. of China.

18. M.K. Mondal, 2012. , 15th International Symposium on Solubility Phenomena and Related Equilibrium Processes, July 23 to 27, Xining, P.R. of China.

19. M.K. Mondal, A. Banerjee, B. Dasgupta, 2012. Alkaline pretreatment of organic fraction of municipal solid waste at Varanasi, India, Proceedings of the 99th Session of the Indian Science Congress, January 3 to 7, Bhubaneswar, India, 168-169.

20. M. K. Mondal, Roli Saini, 2011. Biodegradation Parameter and Kinetic Study of Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Exhibition, November 09 to 11, Kolkata, India (ISBN: 81-86862- 41 - 2); 529-533.

21. M.K. Mondal, 2011. Present status of various options for electronic waste recycling, Second International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials, August 5 to 7, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

22. M.K. Mondal, B.V. Dasgupta, 2011. Effect of ferrous sulphate on biomethanation and acceleration of biogas production from organic fraction of municipal solid waste, Proceedings of the International Conference on Solid Waste 2011- Moving Towards Sustainable Resource Management, May 2 to 6, Hong Kong SAR, P.R. China, (); 426-429.

23. M.K. Mondal, H.K. Balsora, R.K. Gupta, M. Lenka, 2011. Carbon dioxide absorption in blend of alkalies, Proceedings of International Conference on Innovative Science & Engineering Technology (); 540-542.

24. M.K. Mondal, B.V. Dasgupta and S. Upendar, 2009. Separation of various fractions present in MSW at Varanasi, Proceedings of International Conference on Separation Processes (); 422-428.

25. M.K. Mondal, Ravi S. Singh, Y.C. Sharma, P.N. Tiwari, V.K. Singh, M.P. Singh, 2009. Carbon slurry as an adsorbent for the removal of molybdenum (VI), Proceedings of International Conference on Separation Processes (); 70-79.

26. M.K. Mondal, G. Mishra, B.V. Dasgupta, 2009. Agricultural waste as low cost adsorbent for heavy metal removal- A Review, Proceedings of International Conference on Separation Processes (); 28-34.

27. M.K. Mondal, M. Singh, 2009. Removal of cadmium from aqueous solution using calcined phosphate, Proceedings of International Conference on Separation Processes (); 152-167.

28. M.K. Mondal, P. Singh, P.K. Mishra, P. Srivastava, K. Archana, 2009. Enzymatic extraction of natural dyes, Proceedings of International Conference on Separation Processes (ISBN: 978-81-8424-499-1); 208-215.

29. M.K. Mondal, S.K. Tiwari, 2009. Biodegradation kinetics of phenol using Candida Tropicalis NCIM 3118, Proceedings of International Conference on Separation Processes (); 152-167.

30. M.K. Mondal, 2009. A new perspective about CO2 capture in fossil-fueled power plants, Proceedings of International conference on Energy and Environment (); 55-59.

31. M.K. Mondal, S.K. Tiwari, 2009. Phenol biodegradation: A review, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste Management RAWM 2009: 308-314.

32. M.K. Mondal, M. Singh, S. Srivastava, . Simultaneous removal of SO2 and NOx from flue gases: A literature review, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Waste Management RAWM 2009: 425-432.

33. M.K. Mondal, 2008. Environmental impact assessment of municipal solid waste dumpsite, International conference on Recent Trends in Environmental Impact Assessment, November 23 to 25, NEERI, Nagpur.

34. M.K. Mondal, 2008. Integrated approach for wastewater treatment: An overview, Proceedings of Indo- Italian International Conference on Green and Clean Environment: GCE 2008: 273-276.

35. M.K. Mondal, 2008. Anaerobic Digestion (AD): A modern waste disposal option for municipal solid waste, Proceedings of Indo- Italian International Conference on Green and Clean Environment: GCE 2008: 377-387.

36. M.K. Mondal, 2007. Renewable energy as green energy to active sustainability: Indian Perspective, Proceedings of International Conference on Cleaner Technologies and Environmental Management (ISBN: 81-8424-107-0); 270-274.

37. M.K. Mondal, M. Dutta, 2007. E-waste Management – A sustainable solution by reduce, reuse and recycles, International Conference on E-waste Management in India – A Sustainable Solution (18th May, 2007).
 
38. M.K. Mondal, 2006. Indian scenario of renewable energy for sustainable development. The 59th Annual session of Chemical Engineering Congress: December 27 to 30.
 
(B) Book Chapter:

  • G.K. Gupta and M.K. Mondal, 2019. Chapter: Bio-energy generation from agricultural wastes and enrichment of end products, Refining Biomass Residues for Sustainable Energy and Bioproducts, ELSEVIER (On production).
  • M.C. Kannaujiya, T. Mandal, D.D. Mandal and M.K. Mondal, 2019. Chapter: Treatment of leather industry wastewater and recovery of valuable substances to solve waste management problem in Environment, Environmental Contaminants: Ecological Implications and Management, Springer Nature, Singapore (On production).
  • Shalini Srivastava, S.B. Agrawal and M.K. Mondal, Chapter 4: Chromium (VI) pollution in hydrosphere: its impact on human beings and remediation by adsorption, pp 79-93, 2015, Physical, chemical and biological treatment processes for water & wastewater, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, NY 11788-3619, USA (ISBN 978-1-63483-405-6).
  • Shailesh Kumar and M. K. Mondal, Mass transfer and kinetics of CO2 absorption into alkanolamines, pp 51-67, 2016, Carbon Dioxide Capture: Processes, Technology and Environmental Implications, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, NY 11788-3619, USA (ISBN 978-1-63485-334-7).

(C) Book Edited:
Separation Processes, 2009; ISBN: 978-81-8424-499-1; published by Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
 

Sponsored Projects Ongoing/Completed

Government Funded R&D Projects as P.I.:

1. "Novel integrated engineering approach for effective tar decomposition and its last-minute removal to fuel gas reforming in biomass pyro-gasification", SERB, Government of India, New Delhi, India (Total Outlay: Rs 3562685/-) 2020 (Ongoing)

2. "Novel integrated engineering approach for effective carbon dioxide removal using biphasic amine blends for coal-based thermal power plant", SERB, Government of India, New Delhi, India (Total Outlay: Rs 8810904/-) (Submitted 2021)

3. "Muticomponent acidic gas absorption from coal fired thermal power plant stack gases", AICTE, Government of India, New Delhi, India (Total Outlay:Rs 1545000/-), 2019 (Ongoing) as Co-P.I.

4. “Characterization and anaerobic digestion of putrescible fractions in municipal solid waste”, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, New Delhi, India (Total Outlay: Rs 1890000/-), 2007-2010 (Completed).

5. “Removal of SO2 and NOx from coal-fired thermal power plant stack gases”, Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF), Government of India, New Delhi, India (Total Outlay: Rs 2573280/-), 2010-2013 (Completed).

6. “Municipal solid waste treatment and utilization” under Sprouting Grant for Faculty (SGF) scheme, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, India (Total Outlay: Rs 2000000/-), 2014-2015 (Completed)

7. “Thermochemical conversion of waste biomass and its utilization” under Institute Research Project (for Individual Faculty) Scheme, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, India (Total Outlay: Rs 1500000/-), 2017-2019 (Completed)

8. "Proposal for R&D Lab grant entitled Biomass to Energy", Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, India (Total Outlay: Rs 5000000/-), 2018 (Completed) 

DIH Projects completed:                                                                        

  1. Treatment of bio-digester effluent (IIT(BHU)/DIH/14-15/DPR/059)
  2. Absorption of SO2 and NOx from coal fired thermal power plant stack gases (IIT(BHU)/DIH/14-15/DPR/EXP/027)
  3. Removal of CO2 from biogas stream (IIT(BHU)/DIH/14-15/DPR/060)

Consultancy Projects as P.I.:

1. Reliance Energy consultancy “Chemical Analysis of Water for Chitrangi Thermal Power Project Limited” (Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group, Reliance Energy, India) (Total Outlay: Rs 446000/-), 2010-2011 (Completed)  

  • World ranking of top 2% scientists from India in the field Chemical Engineering, Stanford University USA, October16, 2020 (PLOS BIOLOGY)
  • Academic Editor, Adsorption Science & Technology (Impact Factor: 4.232 SCI)
  • Nominated Member, Advisory Committee of UP state Disaster Management, India 
  • Nominated Member, Joint Committee in Honorable NGT matter for environmental compensation, Central Pollution Control Board, India
  • Member Advisory Committee, Guru Ghasidas University, India
  • Fellow, The Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Member, Board of Governors, Rajkiya Engineering College, Azamgarh, India
  • Member, Board of Governors, Rajkiya Engineering College, Banda, India
  • Member, Board of Studies, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Rama University, Kanpur, India
  • Technical Expert, Upgradation of IICT Bhadohi Laboratories to International Standards, Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, 2020.
  • Review-team member SPARC, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, 2019.
  • Member Scientific Advisory Board, 14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), October 1-6, 2019, Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Member Advisory Board, TEQIP-III Sponsored Workshop on Role of Chemical Engineer in Environmental Protection (RCEEP-2018), October 5-6, 2018, BIT Sindri, Dhanbad, India
  • Member committee, International Conference on New Energy and Future Energy System, August 19-22, 2016, Beijing, China.
  • 2014 Publication award, IIT BHU Global Alumni Association.
  • Best M. Tech. thesis Award in Chemical Engineering 2014 under my Supervision from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, India.
  • “Progress and trends in CO2 capture/separation technologies: A review” Science Direct Top 25 hottest articles: Environmental Science ˃ Energy [October to December 2013]
  • Certificate of appreciation for valuable contribution and dedicated service in the peer review of manuscripts submitted to ACS journals for the year 2011.
  • Invitee Member for valuable contribution in meeting of the group on “Carbon capture and value addition” as a part of National Mission on Clean Coal Technologies, 2010, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • Invitee Member for joint proposal to pursue future research in the field of Energy and Environment, 2010, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, IUSSTF.
  • Best M. Tech. thesis Award in Chemical Engineering 2009 under my Supervision from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, India.
  • "Young Scientist Project" awarded by DST under SERC Fast Track scheme in 2007.
  • Reviewer for Evaluation of projects under National Priority Research Program, Qatar National Research Fund, Government of Qatar.
  • Author Rewards for article published in ACS Journals from American Chemical Society.

(A) Lectures delivered in Abroad:                                                                 

1. Key Note Lecture delivered in 3rd South East European SDEWES Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems held from June 30 - July 4, 2018 in Novi Sad, Serbia.

2. Invited Lecture delivered in International Conference on Advanced Energy Material (AEM-2017) held from 11th-13th September 2017 at University of Surrey, England.

3. Two Lectures delivered in 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Biological Processes, (ICCBP-2014), Dubai, UAE, December 19 to 21, 2014.

4. Two Lectures delivered in 1st South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems- SEE SDEWES 2014, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, Europe, June 29 to July 4, 2014.

5. Invited Lecture delivered in 15th International Symposium on Solubility Phenomena and Related Equilibrium Processes (ISSP 2012), Xining, P.R. of China, July 23 to 27, 2012.

6. Expert Lecture delivered in International Conference on Solid Waste 2011- Moving Towards Sustainable Resource Management, Hong Kong SAR, P.R. China, May 2 to 6, 2011.

(B) Lectures delivered within India:

1. Expert Lecture delivered on “Air Purification for Sustainable Living” AICTE Sponsored Faculty Development Programme (FDP) In association with AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) on Recent Developments in Sustainable Processes (On- Line Mode) 31 May - 4 June, 2021, Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Chauri Road, Bhadohi.

2. Expert Lecture delivered on Biomass conversion into valuable products, AICTE (under ATAL Academy) sponsored online Faculty Development Programme on “Waste Valorization towards a Sustainable Environment” organised by the Department of Chemical Engineering, National institute of Technology Durgapur from 14th June to 18th June, 2021.

3. Distinguished speaker “Recent trends of chemical absorption in the field of CO2 Capturein Indo Canadian Research Lecture series on “Emerging Trends in CO2 Capture and Green Technologies”, March 5-6, 2021, PDEU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

4. Expert Lecture delivered on “Sustainable energy production from waste biomass” in AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course on Waste Heat Recovery & Utilization, January 17 – 23, 2021, IIT (BHU), India.

5. Invited Lecture delivered on Combined SO2, NOx and CO2 removal from simulated thermal power plant stack gases in 57th Annual Convention of Chemists 2020 & International Conference on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences (RTCS-ENV 2020) held from December 26-29, 2020 at Indian Chemical Society Head Quarter, India.

6. Key Note Lecture delivered in AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course on Cell Processing Technology and Engineering- A New Paradigm, December 5-10, 2018, IIT (BHU), India.

7. Key Note Lecture delivered in AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course on Sustainable Energy production, November 5-6, 2018, IIT (BHU), India.

8. Key Note Lecture delivered in TEQIP-III Sponsored Workshop on Role of Chemical Engineer in Environmental Protection (RCEEP-2018), October 5-6, 2018, BIT Sindri, Dhanbad, India.     
                                                      
9. Expert Lecture delivered in AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course on Bioprocess Instrumentation, IIT (BHU), November 26 – 30, 2017.

10. Expert Lecture delivered in AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course on Recent Advances in Wastewater Treatment (RAWT-2017), IIT (BHU), June 26 – 30, 2017.

11. Expert Lecture delivered on Waste to energy in Short term program on Emerging trends of waste management and valorization (ETWMV 2016) NIT Durgapur, July 8-12, 2016.

12. Expert Lecture delivered in Summer School-cum Workshop on Water and Wastewater Treatment (SSWWT-2015), IIT (BHU), May 21-June 05, 2015.
Invited Speaker in the Second International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials (ICRM 2011), Kottayam, Kerala, August 5-7, 2011.

13. Expert Lecture delivered on Pollution Prevention and solid waste management, Indo-US Workshop on “Emerging Issues in Energy and Environment Security: Challenges and Research Opportunities,” New Delhi, India, December 12-15, 2010

14. Expert Lecture delivered in 1st Refresher course of University/College Teachers in Environmental Science & Technology, University Grant Commission–Academic Staff College, BHU, October 27-November 16, 2010.

15. Key Note Lecture delivered in Indo-Italian International Conference on Green and Clean Environment, MIT, Pune, March 20-21, 2008.

16. Expert Lecture delivered in 3rd Refresher Course of University/College Teachers in Environmental Studies, University Grant Commission–Academic Staff College, BHU, July 03-23, 2010.

17. Expert Lecture delivered in Refresher Course of University/College Teachers on Environmental Science, University Grant Commission–Academic Staff College, BHU, February 09-29, 2008.

(C) Lectures delivered in Orientation Programme for Executives of Hindalco Industries Limited (Power Division) Renusagar:
Resource Person and lectures delivered on Water Quality, Orientation Programme for Executives of Hindalco Industries Limited (Power Division) Renusagar, June 17-18, 2011.

(D) Sessions Chaired:                                                                                    
Chairperson of session “Hydrogen Energy” in International Conference on Advanced Energy Material (AEM-2017) held from 11th-13th September 2017 at University of Surrey, England.
Chairperson of session “Agrowaste/ Biomass Recycling – III” Second International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials (ICRM 2011), Kottayam, Kerala, August 5-7, 2011.
Chairperson of session “Recycling of Batteries / Polymer electrolytes” Second International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials (ICRM 2011), Kottayam, Kerala, August 5-7, 2011.
Co-Chairman of session “Land Environment and Eco-emerging Issues” Indo-Italian International Conference on Green and Clean Environment, MIT, Pune, March 20-21, 2008.
 

Country Visited Purpose of Visit Duration
Novi Sad, Serbia, Europe Key-Note Lecture June 30 - July 4, 2018
University of Surrey, England Invited Lecture September 11 to 13, 2017
Dubai, UAE Conference December 19 to 21, 2014
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, Europe Conference June 29 to July 4, 2014
Xining, P.R. of China Invited Lecture July 23 to 27, 2012
Hong Kong SAR Conference May 2 to 6, 2011
  • Convener, Local Technical Committee, 73rd OTAI International Conference 2018 organized by Dept. of Oil Technology-HBTU Kanpur, IIT (BHU), December 22 – 23, 2018.
  • Course Coordinator, AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course on Recent Advances in Wastewater Treatment (RAWT-2017), IIT (BHU), June 26 – 30, 2017.
  • Co-Convener, Summer School-cum Workshop on Water and Wastewater Treatment (SSWWT-2015), IIT (BHU), May 21-June 05, 2015.
  • Co-Convener, International Conference on Separation Processes, IT, BHU, October 20-22, 2009.
  • Treasurer, National Seminar on Fertilizer Technology: 21st Century Challenges and Options, IT, BHU, March 07-09, 2008.
  • 5. Joint Organizing Secretary, National Workshop on Environmental Pollution    and Environmental Ethics, IT, BHU, February 24-25, 2005.
  • Assistant Secretary, IPC 2000 National Conference on “Industrial Pollution and Control”, IT, BHU, 2000.