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Achievements

Faculty and staff members have received accolades in various National and International platforms:

Sanjay Patel

WAAH Science Senior Laureate Award-2022

11 Jan 2023

Sanjay Patel

Best Ph.D. Thesis guided

01 Feb 2023

Sanjay Patel

Indian Patent on “A novel process for preparing perovskite catalysts by reactive grinding”

21 Feb 2023

Milind Joshipura

Best Paper Award at International Conference "Energy Summit 2022"

24 Nov 2022

Neha Patni

RESEARCH CONSULTANCY AWARD UNDER THE SCHEME OF FACULTY AWARDS & INCENTIVES FOR 2020-2021

03 Oct 2022

Sanjay Patel

Indian Patent on "An improved Planetary Ball Mill"

17 May 2022

Amita Chaudhary

SICI-Lectureship Grant award

01 Feb 2021

Sanjay Patel

Appointed as Nirma Limited Chair Professor in Chemical Technology

01 Dec 2021

Milind Joshipura

An Indian Patent Granted on A Novel Production Process of Biodiesel to Institute of Technology

02 Nov 2021

Amita Chaudhary

Indian Patent Granted

09 Sep 2021

Milind Joshipura

Dr M H Joshipura received Best Paper Award at International Conference ADCHE-2020 Dehradun February 2020

07 Feb 2020

Jayesh Ruparelia

Dr Jayesh Ruparelia was awarded with Charutar Vidya Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar Gujarat Award for Best Engineering College Teacher on 29th November 2019.

29 Nov 2019

Jayesh Ruparelia

Member of Expert Appraisal Committee constituted by MoEFCC, Government of India

01 Feb 2019

Jayesh Ruparelia

ISTE-IPCL National Award for guiding Best M Tech Thesis in Chemical Engineering 2018

29 Jan 2019

Jayesh Ruparelia

ISTE-IPCL National Award for guiding Best M Tech Thesis in Chemical Engineering 2017

08 Jan 2018

Neha Patni

Best Paper Award for the paper presented on “Comparative study of electrolytes used in the synthesis of cocktail dye based dye sensitised solar cell” in International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management ICEIM, on 15-16 February 2018 organised by School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University.

16 Feb 2018

Amita Chaudhary

Best Paper Award

11 Jun 2018

Shibu Pillai

Best Paper Award at International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management ICEIM, PDPU Gandhinagar, 18-19 February 2016

19 Feb 2016

Narasimha Reddy Ravuru

Nilesh Khalse and Narasimha Reddy Ravuru won first prize (Certificate of merit and 2000.00Rs Cash) for poster presentation at VNIT, Nagpur

03 Apr 2016

Narasimha Reddy Ravuru

won first prize (Certificate of merit and 2000.00Rs Cash) for paper presentation at VNIT, Nagpur

02 Apr 2016

Neha Patni

Best Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Department for teaching methodology for the year 2015 awarded by Nirma University

01 Jan 2016

Neha Patni

Best Paper Award for the paper presented on "Recent Advances in the Fabrication of Polymer based organic Solar cell" in International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management (ICEIM), on 18-19 February 2016 organised by School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroluem University, Gujarat.

19 Feb 2016

Shibu Pillai

Editorial Board Member in Journals

20 Mar 2014

Milind Joshipura

ISTE-IPCL award for Guiding M.Tech Thesis entitled "Design and Simulation of Cryogenic Columns in Air Separation Unit" in year 2014

01 Nov 2014

Neha Patni

Authored technical article on “Polymer solar cell as energy option” received First position in  competition organised by Nandini Chemical Journal organised at National Level in December 2013

31 Dec 2013

Amita Chaudhary

JRF-NET(CSIR-UGC)-Chemical Sciences

01 Oct 2012

Sanjay Patel

ECMA's Learning Initiative Project Award for guiding PhD Student

15 Sep 2012

Sanjay Patel

Best Engineering-College-Teacher Award (Gujarat State) by ISTE

10 Nov 2012

Shibu Pillai

Certificate of participation for Earthian initiative (Earthian-2012) by Wipro

16 May 2012

Amita Chaudhary

GATE-2010 (Chemical Sciences)

14 Jan 2011

Sanjay Patel

Best Research Paper published by UG Student in High Impact Factor International Journal by IIChE

24 Dec 2011

Sanjay Patel

ISTE’s Kerala Government Best Design Project National Award 2010

10 Dec 2010

Sanjay Patel

INAE’s Innovative Student Project National Awards 2009 and 2010

26 Nov 2010

Shibu Pillai

Biographical-Note with photograph published in Asian Admirable Achievers, (2010) Vol. IV, page no. 351, published by Rifacimento International (Publisher of Reference Books in the Genre of Who's Who and Business Directories)

24 Aug 2010

Milind Joshipura

Best Paper in Journal of Indian Chemical Engineer (Tailor and Francis) in year 2010 for the paper titled "Development of Compound Specific Cohesion Function Relationship for SRK Equation of State"

29 Dec 2010

Sanjay Patel

Consultancy Research Fellowship for the year 2009-2010 by Consultancy Development Center of Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to the B.Tech. Project

09 Apr 2009

Sanjay Patel

IIChE’s Achary P C Ray Best Design Project Natioanl Award

19 Dec 2009

Sanjay Patel

Best Project Mentor Award by NirmaLabs

17 Apr 2009

Sanjay Patel

Dr A V Rama Rao Best Ph.D. Thesis and Research National Award by IIChE

18 Dec 2009

Nimish Shah

Best Polytechnic Teacher for Gujarat State for year 2009

30 Dec 2009

Neha Patni

Best Paper Award for the paper presented on “Biofuel (Ethanol & Biodiesel):Applications as sustainable fuel for Internal Combustion Engine” in National Conference on 8 February 2008, organised by Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology (SKIT), Jaipur.

10 Feb 2008

Shibu Pillai

Second best poster presentation at National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Supramolecular Research, Department of Chemistry, Gujarat University; 30-31 March 2007

31 Mar 2007

Milind Joshipura

Dr M H Joshipura is selected as a Moderator for the web page Introduction to Chemical Engineering | CACHE.

Amita Chaudhary

Best Paper Award

Neha Patni

BEST COORDINATOR AWARD FOR RIO+25 UN (2019-2020)

Neha Patni

Best Oral Presentation Award for the paper presented on “Fabrication of efficient dye sensitized solar cell grounded on doped polyaniline and indium free charge collector “ in the Virtual International Conference on Advances in Sustainable Research for Energy and Environmental Management (ASREEM 2021) organised by SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat, India during August 06-08, 2021

Neha Patni

Best Paper Award presented on “Indium free approach to increase the efficiency of dye sensitized solar cell grounded on ruthenium dye sensitizer” in International Conference on Green technologies for sustainable development GTSD 2021 during 9 to 11 March 2021 organised by Dharmsinh Desai University, Gujarat.

2024

Avadhi Jain, Heli Modi and Uchitesh Shettyan won Best paper award at International Conference

Roll No : 21BCH007,21BCH031,21BCH060
Student Name : Avadhi Jain , Heli Modi and Uchitesh Shettyan
Event Type : International

Avadhi Jain, Heli Modi and Uchitesh Shettyan  received Best Paper Award in 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Science & Devices 2023 Organised by Research Plateau Publishers in association with Sat Kabir Institute of Technology & Management Bahadurgarh, Haryana. They were  mentored by  Dr. Nimish Shah.

2023

Meet Shah and Utkarsh Thumar won Inter Institute Volleyball Tournament

Roll No : 20BCH032, 20BCH065
Student Name : Meet Shah and Utkarsh Thumar
Event Type : University Level

 

 

Celebrating the Chemical Engineering Department’s Triumph in Volleyball

In a recent Inter-Institute Volleyball Competition, two of our students, Utkarsh Thumar and Meet Shah, demonstrated exceptional skills. Utkarsh, as a spiker, showcased flawless precision, while Meet’s relentless play kept the opposition on their toes.

 

2023

Shruti Mishra emerged as a National Level Badminton Champion.

Roll No : 21BCH061
Student Name : Shruti Mishra
Event Type : National

 

Shruti Mishra had the opportunity to represent the Institute of Technology, Nirma University at a National level sports competition organized by BITS Pilani, during 21st to 28th September and emerged as the winner of the tournament.

2023

Aaryan Anand won the 1st Place in Battle of Wits, Debate competion

Roll No : 20BCH005
Student Name : Aaryan Anand
Event Type : Battle of Wits(Debate)

On 3rd February 2023, Aryan Anand(Roll Number: 20BCH005), a student of Semester-VI, from the Department of Chemical Engineering, IT-NU, participated and won the 1st Place in Battle of Wits(Debate) held under “Elysian-5.0-National Fest” organised by the Institute of Commerce, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

2023
Roll No : 22BCH012
Student Name : Gunjan Rathi
Event Type : University Level

 

 

Gunjan Rathi 22BCH012 along with Palak Rathod 22BEI043 (Doubles – Winner) displayed outstanding performance in the Inter-Institute Carrom Tournament, which was held on November 3, 2023.

2023

CH/ITNU students win best Paper Award

Roll No : 21 BCH073, 21BCH072 and 21BCH003
Student Name : Himandri Zala, Mahek Vyas and Romil Amipara
Event Type : International

 

The International Conference on Material for Sustainable Energy, Environment, and Health (IMSEEH) took place at Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) on December 8–9, 2023. Eight students from V semester Chemical Engineering under guidance of Dr. Narasimha Reddy Ravuru attended the conference.  Himandri Zala, Mahek Vyas and Romil Amipara presented a paper on “An energy efficient and renewable hydrogen production from glycerol over nickel based catalyst doped with different promoters on alumina.” and they have been awarded for the best oral presentation at the IMSEEH 2023 conference.

2023

Ananya Singh and Uchitesh Shettyan bagged 1st price in Synopsis, Paper Presentation Competition

Roll No : 21BCH004 and 21BCH060
Student Name : Ananya Singh and Uchitesh Shettyan
Event Type : National

On 5th March 2023, Ananya Singh (21BCH004) and Uchitesh Shettyan (21BCH060), students of Semester- IV under the guidance of Dr.J.P.Ruparelia , from Department of Chemical Engineering , IT-NU, participated and won the 1st place in Synopsis (Paper Presentation), held under “Footprints’2023 ” organized by Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda.

2023

Dhruvik and Het achieved 3rd Rank in IIT Bombay Azeotropy 23

Roll No : 21BCH502, 20BCH043
Student Name : Dhruvik Shah , Het Patel
Event Type : National

Dhruvik and Het participated in the Chemathon competition organized by IIT Bombay and represented Nirma university and secured the 3rd rank in the competition.

2023

Kunjan Pandya and Avni Nathani bagged 1st prize in poster competition held during the 14th Open House at the Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (SPRERI), Anand, Gujarat.

Roll No : 19BCH023 and 19BCH034
Student Name : Kunjan Pandya and Avni Nathani
Event Type : National

On 24th January,2023, the students of Institute of Technology (Chemical Engineering Department), Nirma University had participated in the poster competition in the 14th Open House at the Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (SPRERI), Anand, Gujarat.

The purpose was to create awareness of different renewable energy technologies among students, faculties, and the community. A poster presentation was organized on the theme “Renewable energy technologies for green India.”

 

Kunjan Pandya and Avni Nathani under the guidance of Dr. Jayesh Ruparelia won the first prize in the poster competition. The poster was on the title: Production of Green hydrogen by electrolysis of water using solar energy.

2022

Vruti Shah, Satyajeetsinh Vaghela and Yuvrajsinh Rajput acquired 2nd position in Chemfluence- The Chemical Challenge

Roll No : 21BCH058,21BCH067,21BCH051
Student Name : Vruti Shah, Satyajeetsinh Vaghela, Yuvrajsinh Rajput
Event Type : National
On 13th November Vruti Shah, Satyajeetsinh Vaghela and Yuvrajsinh Rajput presented Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering Department, Nirma University in PDEU SPF 2022 FEST in which they acquired 2nd position in Chemfluence- The Chemical Challenge.
2022

ISSN International Research Award 2022 bagged by Parin Shah

Roll No : 17BCH033
Student Name : Parin Shah
Event Type : International

The research paper “Process optimization & reactive extrusion of high-molecular weight Poly(butylene-adipate-co-terephthalate) (PBAT) polymer for film blowing application” published by Narasimha Reddy Ravuru and Parin Shah was selected for ISSN International Science & Technology Awards and Congress (IISTAC-2022) in association with World Research Council in the fascinating ceremony on 3rd November, 2022 at Grandeur Hall, Breeze Residency, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, under the title, “INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD”. It also provides an opportunity to get life time membership of world Research Council along with article writing and publishing in Times of Research for a year and one full page profile showcase in Z24 News.

2022

Team CHEMO-TRI from Chemical Engineering Department won National level Event

Roll No : 20BCH007, 20BCH004, 20BCH030
Student Name : Jayvirsinh Atodariya , Ansh Harendra Singh, Manav Rajubhai Agrawal
Event Type : National

Team CHEMO – TRI had won the 2nd position at National Level Competition – QUMICON – CHEM-BLAZE on 13th of November organized by IIChE VIT& IIChE RGIPT. They went through 3 rounds:  Round 1.) Prelims: Online Chemical Engineering Quiz (Ended with 2nd Position) Round 2.) Elimination: Online Spontaneous Speech on Natural/Chemical Phenomenon (Ended with 1st Position) Round 3.) Finals: Online Case (Industrial Disaster) Study Round (Ended with 2nd Position).

2021

Best Presentation Award bagged by Parin Shah

Roll No : 17BCH032
Student Name : Parin Shah
Parin Shah (alumni: 2017-2021 batch) received the first prize for the ‘Best Presentation Award’ in the International Conference on Condensed Matter and Device Physics, ICCMDP-2021 (http://sot.pdpu.ac.in/iccmdp.htmlfor presenting his research titled ‘Ultrafine titanium-dioxide (rutile) based nano-crystalline dispersions as a pigment for waterborne coatings’. He was awarded a merit certificate along with the cash prize for his extraordinary achievement.
The three-day conference was held from September 9-11, 2021, and involved the participation of over 100 faculties, scientists, and research scholars from different nations and disciplines of science and engineering. It was organized by the Department of Physics, Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) and supported by GUJCOST, DST, Govt. of Gujarat and DRDO, Govt. of India
2020

Chemical Engineering students bag all the three positions in National Level Industrial Problem Solving competition

The Storm Case Challenge “Industrial Problem Solving” competitions organized by the Thermax Global Pvt. Ltd. for Chemical Engineering Students across India. The challenge involved a real-life industrial problem.The top five teams, selected from across India, proceeded into the final round. The Department takes immense pride as all the Three Prizes 1st, 2nd and 3rd were bagged by students from Chemical Engineering Department. The winning teams received cash prizes of Rs. 50,000/-, Rs. 30,000/- and Rs. 20,000 respectively.

Date of Winners Announced:

10th  February, 2020

Names of student winners (team wise)

1st Position:

Nayan Sharma (Team Leader)

Stuti Vora

C Divya

Shikruti Mardaraj

Naimish Mavadiya

2nd Position:

Parin Shah (Team Leader)

Bhavya Mehta

Vikram Kataria

Jay Asalaliya

Sahil Bhimani

3rd Position

Shankhesh Nahta (Team Leader)

Ruchit Patel

Urvish Mehta

Hunny Kukdeja

Poorvesh Sanghavi

2020

Dhananjay Dileep receives CBE Graduate Fellowship

Roll No : 16BCH013
Student Name : Dhananjay Dileep
Event Type : Scholarship

Dhananjay Dileep, an alumnus of the department now, received “Graduate Research Initiative Fellowship” and the “James Katzer Energy Fellowship”  as a graduate student at Iowa State University

2019

ISTE-IPCL Best M Tech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering

Roll No : 16MCHE01
Student Name : Shivangi Goswami
Event Type : Academic Achievement

Ms Shivangi Goswami, a student of MTech (EPD), won the first position in ISTE-IPCL Best M Tech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering for the thesis titled, “An Environment Friendly Approach : In-Vessel Composting and Anaerobic Digestion for Methane Gas Generation from Secondary Sludge of GESCSL, CETP-Vatva, Ahmedabad” (January 2019)

2018

First prize during “Chem Expo” at Chemo Confluence

  • Mr Vatsal Dave and Mr Shobhit Sharma, students of BTech Semester VII, won third prize in Student Outreach Program CHEMTECH World Expo 2018 (January 2018). They also won the first prize during “Chem Expo” at Chemo Confluence 2018, Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Chandkheda (February 2018)
2017

ISTE-IPCL Best M Tech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering

Ms Parwathi Pillai, a student of MTech (EPD), won the second position in ISTE-IPCL Best MTech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering for the thesis titled, “Instantaneous Generation of Sodium Hypochlorite Disinfectant by Electrochemical Method”(December 2017)

2017

ISTE-IPCL Best M Tech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering

Ms Darshana Poshiya, a student of MTech (EPD), won the first position in ISTE-IPCL Best MTech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering for the thesis titled, “Affordable Pd Doped Perovskite based Catalytic Converter for Abating Automotive Emission” (December 2017)

2017

Best paper award in the National Youth Summit

Mr Rushabh Patel and Mr Meet Shah, students of BTech Semester VI,  won the best paper award in the National Youth Summit for their paper titled, “Solar Photoreactors: A Comprehensive Review” held at B.K. School of Management (January 2017)

2016

ISTE-IPCL Best M Tech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering

Ms Ashwini Karlekar, a student of MTech (ES), won the first position in ISTE-IPCL Best MTech Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering for the thesis titled, “Pinch Analysis and Process Integration in Petrochemical Plant” (February 2016)