Faculty Department

Dr.Nilanjana Banerjee

Dr. Nilanjana Banerjee

Cluster Head and Assistant Professor

Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) – Chemical Engineering - Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, USA (2012 – 2016)

Master’s Degree – Chemical Engineering - Institute of Chemical Technology (Formerly known as UDCT/UICT), Mumbai, India (2008 – 2010)

Bachelor’s Degree – Chemical Engineering - Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India (2004 – 2008)

Area of Specialization:

Polymer Physics, Modeling and Simulation, PEM fuel cells, Polymer composite solar cells.

Career Graph:

  • Senior consultant – RUSA, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai 2017 – 2018
  • Research Assistant – Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA, 2016 – 2017
  • Lecturer – Dept. of Chemical Engineering, MS University, Vadodara, 2010 – 2012

Honours and Achievements:

  • Six Sigma White Belt certificate of achievement, certified by Aveta Business Institute, on 6th March 2015

Research Interest:

  • Alternate Energy Resources; Biomass to Biofuel Conversion; Household-Air pollution; Sustainability

Recent Publications:

  • Banerjee N., “Predictive model development and simulation of photobioreactors for algal biomass growth estimation”, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (IJCRE), 19 2, 139-153 (2021) [SCI IF: 1.5, De Gruyter publications], doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijcre-2020-0218
  • Banerjee N., Sukhichandran P., Kumar R.*, Thakur A. K., Chaudhari P., “Energy Analysis and Feasibility Studies for Algal Biomass and Biofuels”, Materials Today Proceedings, (2021) [Scopus IF: 1.34, Elsevier publications], doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.11.223
  • Chaudhari P., Thakur A. K., Kumar R., Banerjee N.*, Kumar A. “Comparison of NSGA III with NSGA II for multi-objective optimization of adiabatic styrene reactor”, Materials Today Proceedings, (2021) [Scopus IF: 1.34, Elsevier publications]
  • Kumar R.*, Thakur A. K., Banerjee N., Chaudhari P., “A critical review on the particle generation and other applications of rapid expansion of supercritical solution”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, (2021) [SCI IF: 5.875, Elsevier publications], doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2021.121089
  • Kumar R., Thakur A. K., Banerjee N., Chaudhari P.*, “Investigation on Crystallization Phenomena with Supercritical Carbon dioxide (CO2) as the Antisolvent”, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (IJCRE), (2021) [SCI IF: 1.5, De Gruyter publications], doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijcre-2020-0189
  • Kumar R., Thakur A. K.*, Chaudhari P., Banerjee N., “Particle Size Reduction Techniques of Pharmaceutical Compounds for the Enhancement of Their Dissolution Rate and Bioavailability”, Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, (2021) [SCI IF: 2.29, Springer publications], doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12247-020-09530-5
  • Thakur A. K., Kumar R., Banerjee N., Chaudhari P.*, “Multi-objective optimization of an industrial slurry phase ethylene polymerization reactor”, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (IJCRE), (2021) [SCI IF: 1.5, De Gruyter publications], doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijcre-2021-0196
  • Kumar R., Rawat D. S., Thakur A. K.*, Chaudhari P., Banerjee N., “Experimental measurement and thermodynamic modelling of solubility of flufenamic acid in different pure solvents”, Materials Today Proceedings, (2021) [Scopus IF: 1.34, Elsevier publications]
  • Thakur A. K., Kumar R., Banerjee N., Chaudhari P.*, Kumar A., “Simulation of Ethylene polymerization in continuous slurry reactors”, Materials Today Proceedings, (2021) [Scopus IF: 1.34, Elsevier publications], doi: 10.1016/j.matpr.2021.11.235
  • Thakur A. K., Kumar R.*, Banerjee N., Chaudhari P., “Advanced oxidation processes for removal of refractory pollutants from wastewater”, Wastewater Treatment Plants and Removal Refractory Pollutants, Ed. Maulin Shah, Innovative Trends - Springer Publications, (2021) Submitted

Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Personal interests:

  • Reading, Music, Trekking