Thrust Areas

The department has identified following thrust areas to conduct various research based activities –

  1. Green and Sustainable Chemistry
    • Synthesis and applications of green solvents
    • Green routes of chemical synthesis
    • Chemical kinetics in context with liquid phase reactions
    • Reuse and recycling of non-degradable waste products
    • Zero waste discharge in the development of new synthetic routes
  2. Thermodynamics and Computational Research
    • Phase Equilibrium of different industrial important systems
    • Phase Equilibrium Property Determination and predictions of Ionic Liquids
    • Energy and Exergy Analysis of various processes
    • Simulation studies for Energy Savings
  3. Polymer
    • Polymer based chemical sensor.
    • Inorganic and Polymeric Materials and Organic Chemistry
    • Polymer Synthesis and Modification
    • Polymers for Medical Applications
    • Polymers in Pharmaceutics
    • Smart Materials Bioplastics and Natural Materials
  4. Catalysis
    • Clean processes for fuels and chemicals from crude-oil, coal and natural gas
    • Natural Gas Conversion
    • Organometallic catalysis
    • Redox catalysis
    • Steam reforming of alcohols
    • Shape selective catalyst in refining process
    • Semiconductor catalysis
  5. Renewable Energy
    • Bioenergy technology
    • Fuel Cells, hydrogen storage, production and transportation
    • Biofuel from bio-waste
    • Solar Energy in Wastewater Treatment
  6. Wastewater Treatment
    • Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater and Wastewater
    • Innovative treatment technology for color and COD removal
    • Application of Nanotechnology
    • Adsorbents for heavy metal removal
    • Wastewater treatment by advanced oxidation processes
    • Process development for reduction of wastewater

Interdisciplinary Areas

  1. Mechanical Engineering Department.
    • Renewable Energy
  2. Civil Engineering Department
    • Wastewater Treatment

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