Dr. Koushik Guha Biswas

Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur) 
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Email: kbiswas@rgipt.ac.in / koushik20may@gmail.com
Phone: +91-9775551101


Ph.D., 2010-2015, Chemical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
M.Tech., 2008-2010, Chemical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
B.Tech., 2004-2008, Chemical Engineering, Heritage Institute of Technology (West Bengal University of Technology), West Bengal, India


Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at RGIPT since 1st December 2015


Multiphase Flow, Process Intensification, Mass Transfer, Liquid-liquid Slug Flow, Fluid Mechanics, Reaction Engineering, Nano Catalysis, Petroleum Refining.

Subjects Taught

Fluid Mechanics, Chemical Process Technology, Transport Phenomena, Advance Transport Phenomena, Numerical Reservoir Simulation.


  1. Joint Secretary of APCEC 2017 organized by RGIPT on 24-25 March 2017.
  2. M.N. Rao memorial lecture by Prof. K.S. Gandhi at IIT Kharagpur, 2010
  3. Organizing committee of Chemcon at HITK, Kolkata, 2007


  1. Project Title: Investigation of Slug Flow manifested Enhanced Mass Transfer and Reaction Kinetics in Microreactors to Department of Science and Technology (SERB, EMR Scheme) as Principal Investigator (PI).
  2. Project Title: “Liquid-liquid flow through small diameter conduits – Enhanced Mass Transfer and Kinetic study to Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) as Principal Investigator (PI).
  3. Project Title: Process intensification in liquid-liquid flow using nanotechnology: Enhanced mass transfer and reaction kinetics to Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) under Young Scientist Research Award (YSRA) as Principal Investigator (PI).
  4. Design and development of an efficient closed loop solution to the problem of waste water and water contamination to Department of Science and Technology (SERB, EMR Scheme) as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI).
  5. Sent one Concept note on Waste management titled “ Advancements and challenges in waste managanement Technologies” to DST (Under Swachh Bharat Abhijan) as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI).


  • Master’s Thesis : 01 (Completed)
  • PhD Thesis : 01 (Ongoing)


Title: A continuous flow with miniature sized conduits for intensification of processes in reactors, K.Guha Biswas, J.K Basu, S.Ray, G.Das. File Number: 990/Kol/2013.

Publications in International Journals

  1. Non-lithographic copper-wire based fabrication of micro-fluidic reactors for biphasic flow applications, U. Kumar, D. Panda, K.G. Biswas*, Chemical Engineering Journal, 334 (2018) 221-227.
  2. Studies of dehydrogenation reaction over zinc-alumina catalyst, K.G. Biswas*, L. Das, J.K. Basu, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, In Press (2018).
  3. Studies on nitration of phenol over solid acid catalyst, L. Das, K.G. Biswas*, J.K. Basu, Progress In Petrochemical Science, 1 (2018) 1-6.
  4. Role of Biodiesel in Indian Renewable Energy, K.G. Biswas*, L. Das, Current sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports, (Springer), 3 (2016) 67-71.
  5. Mass transfer characteristics of liquid-liquid flow in small diameter conduits, K. G. Biswas, G. Das, S.Ray, J.K. Basu, Chemical Engineering science, 122 (2015) 562-661.
  6. Effect of flow orientation on liquid-liquid slug flow in a capillary tube, K. G. Biswas, R. Patra, G. Das, S. Ray, J.K Basu, Chemical Engineering Journal, 262 (2015) 436-446.
  7. The use of bends for enhanced mass transfer during liquid-liquid flow through milli channels, K. G. Biswas, G. Das, S. Ray, J.K. Basu, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 84 (2015) 876-892.
  8. A simple flow device for enhanced mass transfer in reduced dimensions, K. G. Biswas, S. Ray, G. Das, J.K. Basu, Chemical Engineering Journal, 279 (2015) 973–982.
  9. The influence of bends on liquid-liquid flow through reduced dimensions, K.G. Biswas, S. Majumdar, G. Das, S. Ray, Chemical Engineering Journal, 281 (2015) 995–1007

Conference Publications

  1. Liquid-Liquid Two Phase Flow Patterns in Microflow reactors, U. Kumar, D.Panda, K.G. Biswas, Chemcon 2017
  2. Treatment of phenolic effluent by photocatalytic reaction, L.Das, U. Kumar, K.G. Biswas, APCEC 2017.
  3. Efficient method to fabricate micro-fluidic reactors, U.Kumar, K.G. Biswas, D.Panda, APCEC 2017.
  4. Preparation and Characterization Titania-Zirconia Nano composite catalyst and Application for Photo Degradation of Malachite Green, L Das, K.G. Biswas, A.K. Choubey, Chemcon 2016.
  5. Photocatalytic Degradation of Malachite Green using Nano Titania Catalyst, L. Das, K.G. Biswas, T.Sharma, Chemcon 2016.
  6. Development of a novel static mixer for potential oilfield applications, K.G. Biswas, T. Sharma, L.Das, Chemcon 2016.
  7. Methanol and Dimethyl ether: Alternative to Existing Fuels, K.G. Biswas, A.K. Choubey, L.Das, Chemcon 2016.
  8. Interrogating the effect of bends on liquid-liquid slug flow in capillaries – a means for process intensification, K. Guha Biswas, J. K. Basu, S. Ray, G. Das, International Conference of Multiphase Flow (ICMF), 2013.
  9. Process intensification in liquid-liquid slug flow through capillaries, K. Guha Biswas, J. K. Basu, S. Ray, G. Das, ISHMT-ASME; Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 2013.
  10. Liquid-Liquid slug flow through helical coils - a means of process intensification, K. Guha Biswas, M. Thakur, G. Das, J.K. Basu , Chemcon 2013.
  11. Liquid-Liquid flow through tubes and tube fittings in milli channels, K. Guha Biswas, S. Majumdar, J.K. Basu, G. Das, Chemcon 2012.
  12. Hydrodynamic Investigation of Gas-Liquid flow through pipe fittings in mill channels, K. Guha Biswas, R.V. Chakradhar, J.K. Basu, G. Das, Schemcon 2012.
  13. Mass Transfer during liquid-liquid slug flow through millimeter size channels, K. Guha Biswas, S. Srivastava, S. Ray, J.K. Basu, G. Das, Chemcon 2011.


  1. Recent Trends of Process Intensification in Energy Domain, K.G. Biswas, Springer, 2018 (Accepted, Proof awaiting).
  2. Role of Biofuels/Biomass in Current Energy Scenario of India, K.G. Biswas, L. Das, Springer, 2018.( Accepted, Proof awaiting)

Talks Delivered:

  1. Delivered invited talk on “Process intensification in micro to nano channel geometries” at Fourth International Conference on Nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM 2017), Kottayam, Kerala, February 2017.

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