Anirban Roy

Department of Chemical Engineering


  1. List of Publications:
  2. Kalagotla Sai Chandana, Swetha Karka, Manleen Kaur Gujral, Reddi Kamesh, and Anirban Roy. "Machine learning aided catalyst activity modelling and design for direct conversion of CO2 to lower olefins." Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 11, no. 2 (2023): 109555. (IF : 7.968)
  3. Anupam Mukherjee, Srinath Chalicheemala, Subhankar Roy, Aditi Mullick, Sirshendu De, Anirban Roy, and Siddhartha Moulik. "Design, development and performance evaluation of skid-mounted pilot wastewater treatment and resource recovery unit for mechanical scavenging vehicle." Journal of Cleaner Production 371 (2022): 133564. (IF : 11.072)
  4. Rudra Rath, Deepshika Dutta, Reddi Kamesh*, Mostafa H. Sharqawy, Siddhartha Moulik, and Anirban Roy*. "Rational design of high power density “Blue Energy Harvester” pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) membranes using artificial intelligence-based modeling and optimization." Energy Conversion and Management 253 (2022): 115160. (IF : 11.533)
  5. Anupam Mukherjee, Aravind Satish, Aditi Mullick, Jyotsna Rapolu, Siddhartha Moulik*, Anirban Roy*, and Asim K. Ghosh*. "Paradigm Shift toward Developing a Zero Liquid Discharge Strategy for Dye-Contaminated Water Streams: A Green and Sustainable Approach Using Hydrodynamic Cavitation and Vacuum Membrane Distillation." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2021). (IF : 9.224)
  6. Anupam Mukherjee, Aditi Mullick, Siddhartha Moulik*, and Anirban Roy*. "Oxidative degradation of emerging micropollutants induced by rotational hydrodynamic cavitating device: A case study with ciprofloxacin." Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (2021): 105652. (IF : 7.968)
  7. Shubham Lanjewar, Anupam Mukherjee, Priyesh Khandewal, Asim K. Ghosh*, Aditi Mullick, Siddhartha Moulik*, Anirban Roy*, "Thermodynamics of Synthesis and Separation Performance of Interfacially Polymerized "Loose" Reverse Osmosis Membrane: Benchmarking for Greywater Treatment"  (Accepted), Chemical Engineering Journal (IF : 16.744)
  8. Lubna Muzamil Rehman, Ranjan Dey, Zhiping Lai, Asim K. Ghosh, Anirban Roy*, "A Reliable & Novel approach based on Thermodynamic Property estimation of Low to High Salinities Aqueous Sodium Chloride Solutions for Water-Energy Nexus (WEN) Applications" (Accepted), Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (IF : 4.326)
  9. Arijit Chakraborty & Anirban Roy*, "Water Energy Nexus for Estuarine Systems with Seasonal Salinity Variations: A Thermodynamic Feasibility Analysis of Reverse Osmosis (RO) – Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO) Combinations" IWA- Water Supply (accepted) (IF : 1.768)
  10. Anupam Mukherjee, Aditi Mullick, Pavani Vadthya, Siddhartha Moulik*, Anirban Roy*, "Surfactant Degradation using Hydrodynamic Cavitation based Hybrid Advanced Oxidation Technology: A Techno Economic Feasibility Study" Chemical Engineering Journal (2020): (IF : 16.744)
  11. Anupam Mukherjee, Aditi Mullick, Ravi Teja, Pavani Vadthya, Anirban Roy*, Siddhartha Moulik*, "Performance and Energetic Analysis of Hydrodynamic Cavitation and Potential Integration with Existing Advanced Oxidation Processes: A Case Study for Real Life Greywater Treatment." Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (2020): 105116. (IF : 9.336)
  12. Zongyao Zhou, Dongwei Lu, Xiang Li, Lubna M Rehman, Anirban Roy, Zhiping Lai*, "Fabrication of highly permeable polyamide membranes with large “leaf-like” surface nanostructures on inorganic supports for organic solvent nanofiltration." Journal of Membrane Science (2020), 601, 117932.(IF : 10.53)
  13. Arijit Chakraborty & Anirban Roy*, "Seasonal Variations in River Water Properties and Their Impact on Mixing Energies and Pressure Retarded Osmosis." Environmental Engineering Science 35, no. 10 (2018): 1075-1086 (IF : 2.172) - won a National Award -Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - The Chemical Weekly Prize for Best Research Paper Published in a High Impact Factor International Journal by an Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Student (First prize)


  1. Previous work (before joining BITS Pilani)


  1. Sourav Mondal, Anirban Roy, Raka Mukherjee, Mrinmoy Mondal, Sankha Karmakar, Somak Chatterjee, Munmun Mukherjee, Saikat Bhattacharjee, Sirshendu De, “A socio-economic study along with impact assessment for laterite based technology demonstration for arsenic mitigation”, Science of the Total Environment (IF – 10.753)
  2. Anirban Roy, Sirshendu De “State-of-the-art materials and spinning technology for hemodialyzer membranes”, Separation and Purification Reviews (IF – 7.889)
  3. Anirban Roy, Prasenjit Bhunia, Sirshendu De (2017) "Solvent Effect and Macrovoid formation in cellulose acetate phthalate (CAP) – polyacrylonitrile (PAN) Blend Hollow Fiber Membranes" Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Accepted) DOI: 10.1002/app.44366 (IF – 3.057)
  4. Anirban Roy, Prabhash Dadhich, Santanu Dhara, Sirshendu De (2016) “Understanding and Tuning of Polymer Surfaces for Dialysis Applications”. Polymers for Advanced Technologies (Accepted) DOI: 10.1002/pat.3872.  (IF – 3.348)
  5. Anirban Roy, Lloyd Vincent, Sirshendu De (2016), “Ultra low cost technology for spinning of hemodialysis hollow fibers”, British Medical Journal- Innovation, 2(2), 84-92.
  6. Anirban Roy, Prabhash Dadhich, Santanu Dhara, Sirshendu De (2015) “In Vitro Cytocompatibility and Blood Compatibility for Polysulfone blend, surface modified polysulfone and Polyacrylonitrile membranes for hemodialysis” RSC Advances, 5 , 7023 - 7034 (IF – 4.036)
  7. Anirban Roy, Siddhartha Moulik, Sundergopal Sridhar, Sirshendu De (2015) “Potential of extraction of Steviol glycosides using CAP-PAN blend hollow fiber membranes” Journal of Food Science and Technology (Accepted) DOI: 10.1007/s13197-015-1865-5 (IF – 3.117)
  8. Anirban Roy, Sirshendu De (2015) “Resistance-in-series model for flux decline and optimal conditions of Stevia extract during ultrafiltration using novel CAP-PAN blend membranes” Food and Bioproducts Processing, 94, 489-499. (IF – 5.105)
  9. Anirban Roy, Sirshendu De (2014) “Extraction of steviol glycosides using novel cellulose acetate pthalate - polyacrylonitrile blend membranes” Journal of Food Engineering, 126, 7-16. (IF – 6.203)
  10. Debasish Sarkar, Ankur Sarkar, Anirban Roy, Chiranjib Bhattacharjee (2012) “Performance characterization and design evaluation of Spinning Basket Membrane (SBM) module using computational fluid dynamics (CFD)” Separation and Purification Technology, 94, 23-33. (IF – 9.136)
  11. Ankur Sarkar, Siddhartha Moulik, Debasish Sarkar, Anirban Roy, Chiranjib Bhattacharjee (2012) “Performance characterization and CFD analysis of a novel shear enhanced membrane module in ultrafiltration of Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA)” , Desalination, 292, 53–63 (IF – 11.211)
  12. Angelo Lucia, Brian M. Bonk, Richard R. Waterman, Anirban Roy (2012) “A multi-scale framework for multi-phase equilibrium flash”, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 36, 79– 98 (IF – 4.13)
  13. Dwaipayan Sen, Anirban Roy, Apratim Bhattacharya, Debadrito Banerjee, Chiranjib Bhattacharjee (2011) “Development of a knowledge based hybrid neural network (KBHNN) for studying the effect of diafiltration during ultrafiltration of whey.”, Desalination, 273, 168–178 (IF – 11.211)