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Projects

Ongoing

  • Title: Performance Evaluation of a floating Bio-gas Plant by Integrated Semi-transparent photo-voltaic Thermal (SPVT) collectors (Bi-SPVT). Funding Agency: PCRA, India, Budget ~25 lakhs, Period: 3 years, PI: Prof. A. S. K. Sinha
  • Title: Development of Electrodes and Design of a porotype for the Hard/Sea Water Electrolysis with RGIPT. Funding Agency: NTPC-NETRA, India, Budget ~98 lakhs, Period: 2 years, PI: Prof. A. S. K. Sinha, CoPI: Dr. Milan Kumar, Dr. MS Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Enhanced para xylene separation from xylene isomers by reverse osmosis based Membrane Assisted Crystallization. Funding Agency: CSIR, India, Budget ~4.5 lakhs, Period: 2 years, PI: Dr. V. S. Sistla
  • Title: Membrane Solvent Extraction Processes For Extracting Lanthanum and Cerium Metals From Leach Solutions of Monazite Sands and Recyclable Consumer Products. Funding Agency: SERB, India, Budget ~40 lakhs, Period: 3 years , P.I.: Dr. Gunjan K. Agrahari
  • Title: Liquid-liquid flow through small diameter conduits – Enhanced Mass Transfer and Kinetic study. Funding Agency: CSIR, India, Budget ~18 lakhs, Period: 3 years, P.I.: Dr. Koushik Guha Biswas
  • Title: A study on hydrogen industry competitiveness in India: Role of North Eastern States. Funding Agency: OIL, India, Budget ~9 lakhs, Period:1 year, CoP.I.: Dr. M. S. Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Flue gas decarbonisation using novel green solvents. Funding agency: CST, UP, Budget ~12 lakhs, Period: 3 years, PI: Dr. Rakesh Kumar, CoPI: Dr. MS Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Modelling of a Technique for Conversion of Industrial wastewater to commercial products. Funding Agency: M/S Siddheswari Cotton Mill, Kolkata, Budget ~7.5 lakhs, Period: 1 year, Co P.I.: Dr. G. K. Agrahari
  • Title: Metal-Organic Frameworks- derived nanomaterials for electrocatalysis. Funding Agency: CSIR, India, Budget ~19 lakhs, Period: 3 years, CoPI: Dr. Milan Kumar
  • Title: Hybrid Digester based efficient biogas production from agricultural waste. Funding Agency: Institute Research Grant, RGIPT, Budget 3.50 lakhs, Period: 3 years, P.I.: Dr. Koushik Guha Biswas
  • Title: Metal-organic frameworks, covalent organic frameworks and their derived materials for electrochemical CO2 reduction into fuels. Funding Agency: RGIPT, Budget 3 lakhs, Period: 3 year, Co P.I.: Dr. Milan Kumar, Dr. M. S. Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Thermochemical Conversion of Rice-Straw Biomass to Hydrogen and Syngas. Funding Agency: SERB, India, Budget ~10 lakhs, Period: 1 years , P.I.: Dr. Gunjan K. Agrahari, CoP.I.: Dr V. S. Sistla
  • Title: Exploring Atomic and Electronic Structure of Small Atomic Clusters of Transition Metal Atoms Impregnated g-C3N4 FOR Multifarious Photo and Electro Catalytic Applications. Funding Agency: Institute Research Grant, RGIPT, Budget ~9 lakhs, Period: 03 years, CoP.I.: Dr. M. S. Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Study of bitumen-water interface phase behavior to understand emulsion stability. Funding Agency: Faculty Research Seed Grant, RGIPT, Budget 10 lakhs, Period: 2 years, P.I.: Dr. Shweta
  • Title: Biofuel Formation from Vegetable Oil using Hydroprocessing Method. Funding Agency: Institute Research Grant, RGIPT, Budget ~13 lakhs, Period: 03 years, P.I.: Dr. Shweta, CoPI: Prof. A. S. K. Sinha, Dr. MS Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Corrosion induced failure of Ni alloys in oil and gas industries: Mechanistic approach for corrosion mitigation. Funding Agency: Faculty Research Seed Grant, RGIPT, Budget 17 lakhs, Period: 2 years, PI: Dr. Deepak Dwivedi

Completed

  • Title: The role of pulsation and channel geometry for biphasic flow systems in cost-effective fabricated micro-reactors. Funding Agency: RGIPT, Budget ~6 lakhs, Period: 02 years (completed in 2020), P.I.: Dr. Koushik Guha Biswas
  • Title: Studies on three dimensional fracturing due to hydrostatic pressure generated under point loading in viscoelastic media for fabrication of functional mesoporous materials. Funding Agency: SERB, India, Budget ~ 24 lakhs, Period: 03 years (completed in 2015), P.I.: Dr. Amit Ranjan
  • Title: Development of New Polymeric Materials with Potential Applications in Various Areas of Petroleum Engineering. Funding Agency: SERB, India, Budget ~ 26 lakhs, Period: 03 years (completed in 2015), CoP.I.: Dr. Amit Ranjan
  • Title: New nano-porous materials for natural gas storage application. Funding Agency: DST, India and NRF, Republic of South Korea under the Indo-Korea Bilateral Research Programme, Budget ~ 23 lakhs, Period: 03 years (completed in 2016), P.I.: Dr. MS Balathanigaimani
  • Title: Energy storage/production using vanadium redox flow batteries: experimental and computational studies. Funding Agency: DST and SERB, India (Young Scientist Startup), Budget ~22 lakhs, Period: 03 years (completed in 2020), P.I.: Dr. Milan Kumar
  • Title: Design, fabrication and testing of flow channels for even distribution of electrolyte. Funding Agency: RGIPT, India, Budget ~5 lakhs, Period: 03 years (completed in 2021), P.I.: Dr. Milan Kumar
  • Title: CO2 capture using ionic liquids: experiments and molecular modeling. Funding Agency: DST India, Budget ~ 26 lakhs, Period: 04 years (completed in 2017), P.I.: Dr. Rakesh Kumar
  • Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Deep Eutectic Solvents for CO2 Capture. Funding Agency: RGIPT, Budget ~5 lakhs, Period: 02 years (completed in 2020), P.I.: Dr. Rakesh Kumar
  • Title: Development of hybrid crystallization and filtration process for p-xylene separation from xylene isomer mixture (a product stream from Heavy Naphtha). Funding Agency: RGIPT, Budget ~ 7 lakhs, Period: 2 years (completed in 2020), P.I.: Dr. V. S. Sistla
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