Dr. Iyman Abrar

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering

Emulsions and microemulsions, Sustainable alternative fuels Performance evaluation of IC Engine Interfacial engineering
Room No. 322, Block D
Department of Chemical Engineering
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Journal Papers

  • Puchakayala HC, Viswanathan A, and Abrar I*, Natarajan R, 2023. Maximizing the potential of biodiesel through nanoparticle assistance: A review of key factors affecting performance and emissions. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 60, 103539. DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2023.103539. Personalized URL providing free access to the article (till January 05, 2024):
  • Majji D, Abrar I*, Dutta A, 2023. Multi-criteria decision-making framework for selection of surfactant-free microemulsion fuels as a sustainable diesel alternative. Computers and Chemical Engineering 177, 108366. DOI: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2023.108366 
  • Shankar K, Agarwal S, Mishra S, Bhatnagar P, Siddiqui S, Abrar I*, 2023. A review on antimicrobial mechanism and applications of graphene-based materials. Biomaterials Advances 150, 213440. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioadv.2023.213440 
  • Abrar I*, Arora T, Khandelwal R, 2023. Bioalcohols as an alternative fuel for transportation: Cradle to grave analysis. Fuel Processing Technology 242, 107646. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2022.107646
  • Abrar I*, Bhaskarwar AN, 2023. Mitigating exhaust emissions in CI engines using butanol–diesel–water microemulsions. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 30, 30632–30643. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-022-24352-3
  • Abrar I*, Bhaskarwar AN, 2022. Effect of alcohols on water solubilization in surfactant-free diesel microemulsions. Energy reports 8(15), 504-512. DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2022.10.157
  • Abrar I, Bhaskarwar AN, 2021. Performance and emission characteristics of constant speed diesel engine fueled by surfactant-free microemulsions. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 47, 101414. DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2021.101414
  • Abrar I, Bhaskarwar AN, 2020. Effect of alcohol on the properties of water-in-diesel microemulsion fuels. Environmental progress & sustainable energy 39(5), 13422. DOI: 10.1002/ep.13422
  • Abrar I, Bhaskarwar AN, 2019. Microemulsion fuels for compression ignition engines: A review on engine performance and emission characteristics. Fuel 257, 115944. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115944
  • Abrar I, Bhaskarwar AN, 2018. Formulation and extension of diesel-based microemulsion fuels for compression ignition engines. INAE Lett. 3(1), 33–39. DOI: 10.1007/s41403-018-0037-0
  • Pal P, Abrar I, Kumar R, 2015. Managing hazardous municipal wastewater: A membrane-integrated hybrid approach for fast and effective treatment in low temperature environment. Journal of Membrane and Separation Technology 4, 53-65. DOI: 10.6000/1929-6037.2015.04.02.3

Book Chapter

  • Gada P, Dusi SK, Abrar I*, 2023. Enhanced biodiesel production from waste cooking oil using ZnO nanocatalyst. IN: Khan ZH, Jackson M, Salah NA (eds) Recent Advances in Nanotechnology. ICNOC 2022. Springer Proceedings in Materials, 28, 47-54. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-99-4685-3_7
  • Abrar I, Bhaskarwar AN, 2019. An overview of current trends and future scope for vegetable-oils based sustainable alternative fuels for compression ignition engines, IN: Basil A, Dalena F (eds) Second and third generation of feedstocks: The evolution of biofuels. Elsevier Publications. Pages 531-556. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-815162-4.00019-7