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Sponsored Projects at Department of Chemical Engineering

Ongoing Research Projects:

 

S.No.

Project Name

PI & ( Co-PI )

Funding

Agency

Aprox. Amount

(in lakhs)

Start Date & Duration

1

Biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass waste:
Biosolubilization and biomethanation of lignin

Dr. Asma Ahmed

 

DST

27.2

 
July 2014 (will be ended in January 2018)



2

Studies on CO2 Capture from Flue Gases using Regenerable Solid Adsorbents



Dr. Srikanta Dinda & (Dr. Sounak Ray

 

CSIR

23.8

October 2015,

(3 Years)

3

Composition of phenolic resin from two sources for their properties



Dr. Karthik C. V & ( Dr. Ramesbabu A.)



ASL(DRDO)

9.792

        April 2018,

         (1 Year)

4

Reactive transport modeling & simulation of CO2 sequestration in deccan volcanic province
Dr. Vikranth K. surasani & (Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy)

 

DST

21.736

April 2018,

(3 Years)

 5Cracking of hydrocarbon fuel for a possible heat sink application
Dr. Srikanta Dinda
DRDO
~ 40.65* (20.65 lakhs + setup of around 20 lakhs)
 
June 2018,
  (2 years)
 

  

Completed Research Projects in last 5 years:

 

Sl. No.

Project Name

PI & ( Co-PI )

Funding

Agency

Aprox. Amount

(in lakhs)

Start Date & Duration

1

Increase in productivity of monoclonal antibody by upstream process optimization  

Dr. Asma Ahmed

Aryoge Biopharma, Iran

4.05

2013

(12 months)

2

Development of Synthetic Resin Product

Prof. Srikanta

Dinda

DST

22

Aug. 2013

(36 months)

3

3-D Printer Filaments  that are Biomaterial-Based and Eco-Friendly

Dr. Karthik

Chethan V.

BIRAC

34

June 2014

(18 months)

4Characterization of Fibre / Matrix interface in Advanced Composites
Dr. Ramesh B. A, & (Dr. Karthik C.V.  & Dr. Jalaiah N)
 
 ASL (DRDO)        9.96  Aug 2015

(12 months)

5           

Bioconversion of Coal Rejects to Biogas and Humic Acid
 

 

Dr. Asma Ahmed
(Ardee Hi-tech Pvt Ltd, Vizag) 
 

 BIRAC

 1.8

July 2015
(12 months)
 

6

Treatment of Nitrogenous Waste using Microalgae & its Utilization for Production of Biofuels….

Dr. Asma Ahmed


 

BITS-PILANI

 45

Feb. 2014

(36 months)

 7Nano-scale Characterization of Human Hair Fibres by using Indentation Technique Dr. Ramesh B. Adusumalli DST 29.9

August 2014

(36 months) 

  

Research Scholar details:

  

Sl.No.

Name 

Category

Supervisor

Topic of Research

1

Mr. B Sreenivasulu

 

Full time

Prof. I. Sreedhar

Kinetics and Engineering of Carbon Capture by Chemical Looping Combustion

2

Mr. U. Appala Naidu

Full time

Prof. Srikanta Dinda

Polymerization and Kinetic studies of Ketonic resin synthesized by Environmentally friendly method

3

      

 

Mrs. Lakshmi Sirisha P  

Full time

   Dr. Asma Ahmed

Development of an environmental friendly process for the production of biofuels and  value added products from Lignocellulosic biomass residues

4

Mrs. K. Chandrakala

 

Full time

Dr. Ramesh B. Adusumalli & Dr. Karthik Chetha.V

Mechanical Characterization of uman Hair Fibers

5

Mrs. Madhavi 

 

Full time

Dr. Balaji &   Dr. Vikranth K. Surasani

Modelling of Fuel cells

6

Ms. S. Aparna

 

Full time

Dr. D.Purnima &

Dr. Ramesh B. Adusumalli

Polymer blends and Composites

7

Mrs. S N Manasa Dhakshayani

 

Full time

Dr. Karthik Chethan. V & Dr. Vamsi Krishna .V

Development and Characterization of Electro spun Nanocomposites

8

         

 

Mr. Premanath

 

Full time


Prof. Srikanta Dinda & Dr. Sounak Roy

Studies on CO2 Capture from Flue Gases using Regenerable Solid Adsorbents

9Y.Varun       Full timeDr.Satyapaul A.Singh & Prof. I SreedharDevelopment of advanced nanomaterials for waste to energy applications 
10Nithin Bharadwaj.K       Full time Dr. Angan Sengupta & Dr. Srikanta Dinda.Thermo-chemical studies of CO2 capture from environmental point of view

11

         

 

 Mrs. P. Madhuri


Full time

Dr. Ramesh babu Adusumalli & Dr.Asma Ahmed

Study of Pulp Characteristics after Cooking and Bleaching for optimization of Process parameters 

12

     

 

Mr. Pathi Suresh

 

Full time

Prof. I. Sreedhar & Dr. Vikranth K. Surasani

Experimental and Modeling Studies of Continuous Wet Granulation

13         

Mr. Sundaraiah Konda


Full time

Prof. Srikanta Dinda

Development of Endothermic fuel

 

 

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