Faculty and staff members have received accolades in various National and International platforms:
Indian Patent Granted
09 Sep 2122
RESEARCH CONSULTANCY AWARD UNDER THE SCHEME OF FACULTY AWARDS & INCENTIVES FOR 2020-2021
03 Oct 2022
Indian Patent on "An improved Planetary Ball Mill"
17 May 2022
SICI-Lectureship Grant award
01 Feb 2021
Appointed as Nirma Limited Chair Professor in Chemical Technology
01 Dec 2021
An Indian Patent Granted on A Novel Production Process of Biodiesel to Institute of Technology
02 Nov 2021
Dr M H Joshipura received Best Paper Award at International Conference ADCHE-2020 Dehradun February 2020
07 Feb 2020
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
Member of Expert Appraisal Committee constituted by MoEFCC, Government of India
01 Feb 2019
ISTE-IPCL National Award for guiding Best M Tech Thesis in Chemical Engineering 2018
29 Jan 2019
ISTE-IPCL National Award for guiding Best M Tech Thesis in Chemical Engineering 2017
08 Jan 2018
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
Best Paper Award
11 Jun 2018
Best Paper Award at International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management ICEIM, PDPU Gandhinagar, 18-19 February 2016
19 Feb 2016
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
won first prize (Certificate of merit and 2000.00Rs Cash) for paper presentation at VNIT, Nagpur
02 Apr 2016
Best Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Department for teaching methodology for the year 2015 awarded by Nirma University
01 Jan 2016
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
Indian Patent (Published) on “A novel process for preparing perovskite catalysts by reactive grinding”
17 Jul 2015
Editorial Board Member in Journals
20 Mar 2014
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
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
01 Oct 2012
ECMA's Learning Initiative Project Award for guiding PhD Student
15 Sep 2012
Best Engineering-College-Teacher Award (Gujarat State) by ISTE
10 Nov 2012
Certificate of participation for Earthian initiative (Earthian-2012) by Wipro
16 May 2012
GATE-2010 (Chemical Sciences)
14 Jan 2011
Best Research Paper published by UG Student in High Impact Factor International Journal by IIChE
24 Dec 2011
ISTE’s Kerala Government Best Design Project National Award 2010
10 Dec 2010
INAE’s Innovative Student Project National Awards 2009 and 2010
26 Nov 2010
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
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
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
IIChE’s Achary P C Ray Best Design Project Natioanl Award
19 Dec 2009
Best Project Mentor Award by NirmaLabs
17 Apr 2009
Dr A V Rama Rao Best Ph.D. Thesis and Research National Award by IIChE
18 Dec 2009
Best Polytechnic Teacher for Gujarat State for year 2009
30 Dec 2009
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
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
Best Paper Award at International Conference "Energy Summit 2022"
BEST COORDINATOR AWARD FOR RIO+25 UN (2019-2020)
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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)
Nayan Sharma (Team Leader)
Parin Shah (Team Leader)
Shankhesh Nahta (Team Leader)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)