Faculty Department

Dr. Bhawna Yadav Lamba

Dr. Bhawna Yadav Lamba

Professor (DOJ - 01.07.2004, Regular)

B.Sc. (CBZ), H.N.B. Garhwal University

M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry), H.N.B. Garhwal University

GATE Qualified

M.E. (Polymer Technology), Delhi College of Engineering

Ph.D., H.N.B. Garhwal University

Area of Specialization:

Biofuels, Polymers

Research & Publications:


  • Biodiesel: An Alternate Sustainable Energy Source Bhawna Yadav & Himmat Singh Paper published in International Edition of Oil Asia Journal, July- August 2006 Vol. 26, NO.4
  • R. P. Badoni, Shailey Singhal, Bhawna Yadav Lamba, S. K. Pokhriyal & R.  S. Kaushik, Studies on Shelf Life of Polymers Based Chemicals using Simple Physico-Chemical Properties (Proceedings of Petrotech’2009).
  • Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Curcus & Pongamia Pinnata Oils - A Comparative Study, Bhawna Yadav Lamba, Himmat Singh & M.S.M Rawat, Paper published in International Edition of DEW, May 2009, Vol. 18, NO.7
  • Bio-fuels/Bio-diesel Production Technologies –an analysis Bhawna Yadav Lamba, Himmat Singh & M.S.M Rawat Paper published in International Edition of Oil Asia Journal, March-April 2009 Vol. 29, NO.2
  • Preparation and Characterization of Biodiesel-diesel fuels blends-experimental Investigations Part I - Blending Components: Their Preparation and Characterization Published in ERDÖLERD GAS KOHLE 125, 10/2009, pp. 374–378.
  • Preparation and Characterization of Biodiesel-diesel fuels blends-experimental investigations Part II - Blends preparation and experimental findings, Published in ERDÖLERD GAS KOHLE 126. Jg. 2010.
  • Oxidation Stability of Methyl Esters & Diesel Fuel Blends Bhawna Y. Lamba, Himmat Singh and M. S. M. Rawat Published in Jan 2011 in ERDÖLERD GAS KOHLE. 127. Jg. 2011.
  • Evaluation of Additive Effects on Oxidation Stability of Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel Blends with Conventional Diesel Sold at Retail outlets, Girdhar Joshi, Bhawna Yadav Lamba, Devendra S. Rawat, Sudesh Mallick, and K. S. R. Murthy, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52, 7586−7592.
  • “Effect of antioxidants on physicochemical properties of EURO-III HSD (high speed diesel) and Jatropha biodiesel blends” Bhawna Yadav Lamba*, Girdhar Joshi, Avanish K. Tiwari, Devendra Singh Rawat, Sudesh Mallick,, Energy 60 (2013) 222e229
  • Impact of additives on the storage stability of Karanja (Pongamia Pinnata) biodiesel blends with conventional diesel sold at retail outlets, Devendra S. Rawat, Girdhar Joshi, Bhawna Y. Lamba, Avanish K. Tiwari, Sudesh Mallick, Fuel 120 (2014) 30–37
  • Modification in the Surface Chemistry of the PolyTetrafluoro Ethylene through Chemical Graft Copolymerization for Potential Oil Contamination Control Rishi Dewan, Neeraj Kumar, Bhawna Yadav, Vandana Yadav, Abhijit Biswas, Parag Diwan & Rajeev Gupta, Particulate Science and Technology: An International Journal   DOI:  10.1080/02726351.2013.850459
  • All Solid State Chromium(III) Selective Potentiometric Sensor Based on 2-(1-(2-((3-(2-Hydroxyphenyl)-1H-pyrozol-1-yl)methyl)benzyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-yl)phenol, Pankaj Kumar*, Sanjeev Kumar, Sapna Jain, Bhawna Y. Lamba, Girdhar Joshi and Shefali Arora, Electroanalysis  DOI: 10.1002/elan.201400163


  • “Preparation and Characterization of Biodiesel” by Lambert Publishing House, Germany-2011

Projects Completed:

  • Worked as a team member on a project entitled: Estimation of shelf life of polymer-based chemical for drilling & production of Hydrocarbon sponsored by KDMIPE of ONGC Ltd, Dehradun
  • Worked as a Co-PI on a project entitled: “Installation, Commissioning &  Demonstration of Integrated Biodiesel Plant in the state of Uttaranchal” DST File No. ST(UTR)/DP/2K6/450 Sanction Letter No – 100/IFD/1513/2006-2007.
  • Worked as PI in a  DST sponsored project entitled “ Analysis & Improvement of the oxidation behavior of biodiesel) letter NO.  DST/TSG/AF/2011/104


  • Fuel Testing sponsored by Maruti Udyog
  • Analysis of oxidation behavior of diesel samples- sponsored by Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Pvt. Ltd.