Educational Qualification

PhD (1989-1996): Deptt. of Chemical Engineering, IIT, Delhi.
M.E.(1987-1989): Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Technology(now Dr. SSBUICET), Panjab University, Chandigarh.
B.E.(1983-1987): Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Technology(now Dr. SSBUICET), Panjab University, Chandigarh.


1. Have Teaching and Research experience of more than 21 years at Shaheed Bhagat State Technical Campus, Ferozepur and Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Tech., Longowal
2. Have administrative experience at above-mentioned colleges as HOD, Chief Counsellor, Chairperson House Allotment, Chief Exam Coordinator, Warden etc.
3. Have experience of developing all core labs of UG and PG level of Chemical Engg. discipline.
4. Organized National Conference on “Waste Management & Recycling-2011″ as a resource person.
5.Guided 34 B.Tech.(projects), 9 M.Tech (thesis) and 3 PhD dissertations.

Book authored

1. The chapter on “Characterization of Agro-residues for Thermochemical Applications”, “WasteEng12″, 2012, for the publisher, Mines d’ Albi, France, ISBN: 979-10-91526-00-5.
2.The chapter on” Biodiesel-Research and Future Trends”, “Advances in Chemical Engineering”, Macmillan Press, 2011, ISBN No.:CORP-000185.
3.The chapter on.” Thermo-Chemical Characterization of Agro-Residues for its Effective Utilization as a Source of Renewable Energy”, “Advanced Renewable Energy Sources”, 2010, ISBN No.:13978-81-909984-0-6
4.The chapter on.”Application of Rice-husk for Phenol Removal from Coke Oven Effluents”, “Separation Processes: Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Developments”, 2009, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., ISBN No.: 978-81-8424-499-1.
5.The chapter on “Pyrolysis and Adsorption Studies on Rice Husk”, ” Recent Advances in Biomass Gasification and Combustion”, Under the aegis of Ministry of Nonconventional Energy Sources, New Delhi, 1993, Interline Publisher, ISBN:81-7296-012-3

Professional Membership

1. Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
2. Life member of Indian society of Technical Education.


1. Delivered expert talk on “Thermochemical Characterization of Biomass-A Renewable Source of Energy” in Short Term Course on Renewable Energy Sources, during July 06-11, 2009 organised by Dept. of Chem. Tech., SLIET, Longowal
2. Delivered expert talk on “Briquetting Technology” in TEQIP sponsored Short Term Training Programme on Recent Advances in Energy Technology, organised by the Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT, Jalandhar from June 02-06, 2014.
3.Delivered expert lecture on”Application of Biomass as Adsorbents for Removal of Phenol from Effluents.” In ICRM 2018 at Kottayam, Kerela.
4. Chaired technical session on “Sustainable Management of Environment; Wastewater, Solids, Hazardous Waste” in International Conference on Environment at USM, organised at Malaysia on 14th Dec.2010.
5. Chaired technical session on “Novel Separation” in CHEMCON 2012 on 27 th Dec. 2012 at International co-organized by Deptt. Of Chemical Engg, NIT, Jalandhar
6. Chaired technical session on “Process Development” in CHEMCON 2012 on 30 th Dec. 2012 at International conference organized by Deptt. Of Chemical Engg, NIT, Jalandhar
7.Chaired technical session on” Recycling of Polymer Blend” and Biomedical Applications at ICMR18, Kottayam, Kerela.


Papers Published in National or International Journals/Papers presented in National or International Conferences:
1.” Study of biodiesel from waste soya bean oil ” (page Nos.: 1134-1139), Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Volume: 03; No.:04; April-June 2009ISSN No.:0973-6921.
2.”Selection Criteria of Agro-Residues for Various Thermo-Chemical Processes” (page Nos: 228-235), Journal of Biofuels; Volume:1; Issue:2, July-December 2010, ISSN No.:0976-3015.
3.”Potential of Rice-Husk as an adsorbent for Phenol Removal from Aqueous Solutions” (page Nos:421-425), Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Volume:05; No:02; October-December 2010, ISSN No.:0973-6921.
4.”Application of Rice-Straw as raw material fo the production of handmade paper”(page Nos.:145-148) in International Journal of the Indian Pulp and Paper Technical Association(IPPTA), 23(2), 2011, ISSN No.: 0379-5462.
5.” Rice-Husk as an Adsorbent for Phenol Removal” (page Nos:593-596), International Journal of Science and Nature VOL.2(3), 2011; ISSN No.:0973-3140.
6.” Briquetting of Saw Dust”, (page nos:1758-1761) in Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.110-116, 2011 ISSN No.:1662-7482.
7.”Application of steam assisted gravity drainage process in heavy oil recovery”, (Page Nos.:11-20), in Journal of Ultra Chemistry, Volume 8(1), 2012, ISSN No.:0973-3450.
8.”Biomass characterization for various thermo-chemical Applications”, (pp 59-63), International Journal of Current Engineering & Scientific Research, Vol 2, Issue 2, 2015 ISSN No.:2394-0697.
9.”Adsorption of Phenol by a Biomass (Acacia Nilotica Branches) Based Activated Carbon for Water Purification”, (pp 1361-1372), Vol.:6, Issue:4, 2015, Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences.
10. “Batch Adsorption of Phenol by Improved Activated Acacia Nilotica branches char: Equilibrium, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies”, (pp 269-279), vol: 12, issue: 8, 2015, International Journal of Chemical Technology.
11. “Application of agro-residues for removal of oil spill from sea surface”, (pp 5-10), vol 2, issue 1, 2016, International Journal of Chemical Separation Technology.
12.”Application of Acid-Treated Carbon Derived from Biomass(Lantana camera) for Removal of Phenol from Aqueous Solutions”, (pp1-8), vol3, issue1, 2017, International Journal of Environmental Chemistry.
13.” Study of Esterification of Waste Cooking Oil using Solid Acid Catalyst Derived from Coconut Coir”, pp363-366, vol 7(3), 2017, International Journal of Engineering and Management Research.
14.” Biodiesel production using waste cooking oil selecting solid acid catalyst derived from activated coconut coir” International Journal of Energy Production & Management, vol 3(2), August 2018.
15.”Application of Rice-Husk for Treatment of Industrial Effluents for Phenolic Wastes”, (pp.137-143), Proceedings of National Seminar on Science and Technology in Present Perspective, Organized by: SBSCET, Ferozepur on October 26, 2002.
16.Paper presented on”Application of Agro-Residues for Removal of Phenolic Wastes from Disposable water”, in National Seminar on Energy Conservation & Environmental Management for Sustainable Development of Process Industries held during 25-26, Feb.2006 organized by Institute of Technology, organisedGuru Ghasidas UniversityBilaspur, Chattisgarh.
17.Paper presented on “Application of Rice-Husk as an Adsorbent” in Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, in Chemcon, 27-30 organized by Deptt. Of Chemical Engg. and Tech., Punjab University, Chandigarh.
18.Paper presented on “Design and Fabrication of Briquetting Machine for Saw Dust”, in International Conference on Environment, USM, Malaysia, held during 13-15 Dec.2010, organized by University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
19.Paper presented “Briquetting Technology for Effective Utilization of Agro-Residues as a Source of Renewable Energy”, in Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, Chemcon 27-29 Dec.2010 organized by Deptt. Of Chemical Engg., Annamalai University, AndharaAnnamalai Nagar.
20.Paper presented in “Briquetting of Saw Dust”, International Conference on Energy and Power, held during 29-31, July, 2011, IACSIT, Bankok, Thailand.
21. Paper presented on “Application of Babool for Phenol Removal from Effluents”, in Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, Chemcon held during 27-29 Dec.2011 at Bangalore.
22.Paper presented on”Application of Agro-residues for phenol removal from effluents”, in Role of Green Technologies for Sustainable Development, 30-31st March 2012, Ibrahim Andhra Pradesh.
23.Paper presented on”Characterization of Agro-residues for Thermochemical Applications”, in WASTENG 12 during 10-13 Sep. 2012 held at Porto, Portugal.
24.Paper presented on ” Study of Biodiesel from Waste Soya Bean Oil” in CHEMCON 2013 held during 27-30 December 2013 at Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
25. Paper presented on “Adsorption of Phenol by a Biomass (Acacia Nilotica Branches) Based Activated Carbon for Water Purification ” in CHEMCON 2015 held during 27-30 December 2015 at Deptt. of Chemical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
26. Paper presented on “Biodiesel production from waste cooking selecting a solid catalyst derived from activated coconut coir” in Energy Quest 2018 at New Forest, United Kingdom.