Arvind Kumar

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Chemical Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2268 , 3268

 arvindkumar[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

23

Publications       

3

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

5

Doctoral Students

4

Continuing Education

14

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Arvind Kumar

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Chemical Engineering

Joined in Sep 2007

 Room Number:

 Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D. (IIT Roorkee), Assistant Professor

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Interest
Industrial Pollution Abatement, Disaster Management, Petroleum Refining

 Projects

Nano zerovalent Iron-Graphene oxide composite for enhanced biodegradation wastewater A novel strategy for boosting biogas production.

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Recovery of Chromium from the Tannery Wastewater.

 Model Exims (INDIA) Pvt. ltd

 Principal Investigator

 12 months

 Running

Sponsored

Development of cost effective and high uptake capacitysurface modifiedadsorbents forarsenic removal utilizing industrial waste.

 CSIR

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

GIAN course on Process Safety Engineering

 Chemical Engineering

 Coordinator

 28 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018

Short-term Course

Industrial and Municipal Waste Management (I&MWM)

 Mechanical Engineering

 Coordinator

 24 Jan 2017 - 25 Jan 2017

Short-term Course

Industrial Safety And Hazards Management (ISHM – 2016)

 Civil Engineering

 Coordinator

 03 Oct 2016 - 04 Oct 2016

Short-term Course

Short Term Course On Industrial Safety & Hazards Management (ISHM) [STATUS: CANCELLED]

 Chemical Engineering

 Coordinator

 04 Nov 2013 - 07 Nov 2013

Short-term Course

 Publications

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Total Publications: 23
S. S. Mohanty and A. Kumar, "Optimization and kinetic studies on decolorization of Vat Green XBN by a newly isolated bacterial strain Proteus mirabilis PMS", Journal of Water Process Engineering, vol.37, pp.101529, Elsevier, July 2020, 10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101529 Article
B. Munshi, S. Panda, and A. Kumar, "Modelling and simulation study of CO2 capturing process in coal fired power plant using various amine solvents", in WEENTECH Proceedings in Energy, pp.136-152, WEENTECH, October 2019 Inproceedings
S. S. Mohanty and A. Kumar, "Response surface methodology mediated optimization of Indanthrene Blue RS by a novel isolated bacterial strain Bacillus flexus TS8", Water Environment Research, vol.92, pp.569-578, Water Environment Federation, September 2019, 10.1002/wer.1246 Article
M. K. Mahapatra and A. Kumar, "Water hyacinth (eichornia crassipes) as an effective biosorbent for sorption of phenol.", Journal of Agriculture and Development, vol.1, pp.20-28, Trade Science, June 2018 Article
L. S. Yadav, B. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, "Adsorption of phenol from aqueous solutions by bael furit shell activated carbon: kinetic, equilibrium, and mass transfer studies", Theoretical Foundations of Chemical Engineering,, vol.53, no.1, pp.122-131, Pleiades Publishing 2018, 10.1134/S0040579519010184 Article

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L. S. Yadav, B. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, "Batch and column studies for phenol removal from aqueous solutions using laboratory prepared low-cost activated carbon as an adsorbent", Chemical Technology: An Indian Journal, vol.12, no.2, pp.1-32, Trade Science, September 2017 Article
P. B. Pravinchandra and A. Kumar, "Biodegradation and co-metabolism of monochlorophenols and 2,4-dichlorophenol by microbial consortium", Clean: Soil Air Water, vol.45, no.9, pp.1-7, Wiley, September 2017, 10.1002/clen.201700329 Article
P. B. Pravinchandra and A. Kumar, "Biodegradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol in packed- bed biofilm reactor: effect of hydraulic retention time, biogenic substrate, and loading rate", Water Environment Research, vol.88, no.12, pp.2191-2197, Wiley, December 2016, 10.2175/106143016X14733681695726 Article
P. B. Pravinchandra and A. Kumar, "Biodegradation of 4-chlorophenol in an airlift inner loop bioreactor with mixed consortium: effect of HRT, loading rate and biogenic substrate", 3 Biotech, vol.6, pp.117, Spinger, December 2016, 10.1007/s13205-016-0435-5 Article
P. B. Pravinchandra and A. Kumar, "Multi-substrate biodegradation of chlorophenols by defined microbial consortium", 3 Biotech, vol.6, pp.191, Springer, December 2016, 10.1007/s13205-016-0511-x Article
P. B. Pravinchandra and A. Kumar, "Optimization study for maximizing 2, 4-dichlorophenol degradation by Kocuria rhizophila strain using response surface methodology and kinetic study.", Desalination and Water Treatment, vol.57, no.39, pp.18314-18325, Taylor & Francis 2016, 10.1080/19443994.2015.1091988 Article
P. B. Pravinchandra and A. Kumar, "Biodegradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol by Bacillus endophyticus strain: optimization of experimental parameters using response surface methodology and kinetic study", Desalination and Water Treatment, vol.57, no.34, pp.15932-15940, Taylor & Francis, August 2015, 10.1080/19443994.2015.1076351 Article
L. S. Yadav, B. K. Mishra, and A. Kumar, "Removal of phenol from aqueous solution by Mahua seed activated carbon: Kinetic, isotherm, mass transfer and isosteric heat of adsorption studies", Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly, vol.22, no.3, pp.263-273, National Library of Serbia, January 2015, 10.2298/CICEQ150327040S Article
A. Kumar, L. Singh, B. K. Mishra, and K. Karar, "Arsenic removal using bagasse fly ash-iron coated and sponge iron char", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, vol.2, no.3, pp.1467 – 1473, Elsevier, September 2014, 10.1016/j.jece.2014.06.019 Article
A. Kumar, B. Prasad, and I., "Adsorption of acrylonitrile from aqueous solution using bagasse fly ash", Journal of Water Process Engineering, vol.2, pp.129-133, Elsevier, June 2014, 10.1016/j.jwpe.2014.05.003 Article
G. Barman, A. Kumar, and P. Khare, "Removal of congo red by carbonized low-cost adsorbents: Process parameter optimization using a Taguchi experimental design", Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, vol.56, no.11, pp.4102-4108, American Chemical Society, October 2011, 10.1021/je200554z Article
A. Kumar, P. B, and S. I. M, "Isotherm and kinetics study for acrylic acid removal using powdered activated carbon", Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol.176, no.1-3, pp.774-783, Elsevier 2010, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2009.11.102 Article
T. P, S. V. C, and A. Kumar, "Optimization of an azo dye batch adsorption parameters using Box-Behnken design", Desalination, vol.249, no.3, pp.1273-1279, Elsevier, December 2009, 10.1016/j.desal.2009.03.010 Article
T. Korumilli, A. Kumar, G., and S. V. K, "Statistical optimization of process parameters for Cr (VI) biosorption onto mixed cultures of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus subtilis", Clean - Soil, Air, Water, vol.37, no.4-5, pp.319-327, Wiley, April 2009, 10.1002/clen.200900033 Article
A. Kumar, P. B, and S. I. M, "Optimization of acrylonitrile removal by activated carbon-granular using response surface methodology", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol.87, no.4, pp.637-643, Wiley 2009, 10.1002/cjce.20189 Article
A. Kumar, P. B, and S. I. M, "Adsorptive removal of acrylonitrile by commercial grade activated carbon: Kinetics, equilibrium and thermodynamics", Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol.152, no.2, pp.589-600, Elservier, April 2008, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2007.07.048 Article
A. Kumar, P. B, and S. I. M, "Optimization of process parameters for acrylonitrile removal by a low-cost adsorbent using Box-Behnken design", Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol.150, no.1, pp.174-182, Elsevier 2008, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2007.09.043 Article
A. Kumar, P. B, and S. I. M, "Process parametric study for ethene carboxylic acid removal onto powder activated carbon using Box-Behnken design", Chemical Engineering and Technology, vol.30, no.7, pp.932-937, Wiley, July 2007, 10.1002/ceat.200700084 Article

 Courses Taught

  • CE1500 : Environment and Safety Engineering {Theory}
  • CH226 : Treatment of Industrial Effluent {Theory}
  • CH228 : Treatment of Industrial Effluents {Theory}
  • CH313 : Process Plant Safety {Theory}
  • CH3217 : Chemical Process Technology {Theory}
  • CH323 : Energy Conservation and Renewable Sources of Energy {Theory}
  • CH329 : Process Plant Safety {Theory}
  • CH412 : Disaster Management in Chemical Industries {Theory}
  • CH428 : Disaster Management in Chemical Industries {Theory}
  • CH4319 : Process Plant Safety {Theory}
  • CH4418 : Disaster Management in Chemical Industries {Theory}
  • CH613 : Environmental Management System {Theory}
  • CH617 : Fire Engineering and Explosion Control {Theory}
  • CH623 : Environmental Management System {Theory}
  • CH640 : Safety in Chemical Industry {Theory}
  • CH640 : Safety in Engineering Industry {Theory}
  • CH642 : Occupational Health and Hygiene {Theory}
  • CH644 : Legal Provision on Safety, Health and Environment {Theory}
  • CH646 : Hazards and Risk Analysis {Theory}
  • CH648 : Safety in Construction Industry {Theory}
  • CH6532 : Safety in Chemical industries {Theory}
  • CH2271 : Process Technology Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH271 : Process Technology Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH370 : Computer Aided Design Laboratory I {Practical}
  • CH470 : Process Simulation Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH473 : Computer Aided Design Laboratory II {Practical}
  • CH476 : CAD Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH6471 : Environmental Monitoring and Control Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH671 : Air Dispersion Modeling Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH671 : Safety Equipment Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH672 : Chemical Engineering Laboratory - IV {Practical}
  • CH673 : Software Laboratory – I {Practical}
  • CH680 : Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH682 : Dispersion Modelling Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH682 : Safety Equipment Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH684 : Industrial Safety Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH789 : Product Development Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [5]
Microbial Degradation Of Chlorophenol In Batch And Continuous Bioreactors: Kinetic Study And Optimization Of Process Parameters

 Patel Bhishma Pravinchandra

 Graduated  (2015)

 Supervisor

Microbial Stratergies For Decolorization Of Anthraquinone Based Dyes In Batch And Continuous Systems

 Swati Sambita Mohanty

 Graduated  (2020)

 Supervisor

Water And Wastewater Treatment

 Roshini P S

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Environmental Pollution Control

 Manoj Kumar Mahapatra

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

DEVELOPMENT OF LOW COST ADSORBENT OF PHENOL REMOVAL FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTION

 LALLAN SING YADAV

 Graduated  (2015)

 Co-Supervisors

M.Tech by Research Students [2]
Industrial Pollution Control

 Vishal Kumar Verma

 Graduated  (2021)

 Supervisor

CONGO RED REMOVAL FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTION BY COMMERCIAL AND LABORATORY PREPARED LOW COST ADSORBENTS USING ADSORPTION

 GHANSHYAM BARMAN

 Graduated  (2010)

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Soyab Salim Bagwan (213CH1114), "PHOTOCATALYTIC DEGRADATION OF HAZARDOUS SAFRANIN (O) DYE BY USING SELF SYNTHESIZED TiO2 NANOPARTICLES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Abhisek Acharya (214CH2517), "DEVELOPING A SAFETY MANAGEMENT PLAN AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION AT DESPL" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Ankireddypalli Ravikumar Reddy (214CH2109), "Hazars and operability study in new coal chemical department and Risk assessment in a food processing industry" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Garimella Venkata Sainath (214CH2531), "Hazard Operability Study for Blast Furnace and Particulate Matter Dispersion Modelling for a Power Plant" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Gurujeet Mohapatra (214CH2472), "HIRA OF KALAMSERRY RAILWAY OVER BRIDGE KOCHI METRO RAIL PROJECT KC-03, L&T AND ASPECT IMPACT ANALYSIS OF FIRE HAZARD FOR CITY GAS DISTRIBUTION CENTER, GREEN GAS LIMITED, AGRA" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Khayam S Rahman (214CH2530), "Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment of New Coke Oven Battery of Steel Authority of India Limited, Rourkela And High Potential Exposure Safety Gaps and Their Risk Calculations in a Food Processing Industry" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Kruttibas Majhi (214CH2525), "Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment of New Plate Mill and Assessment of Water Quality in Scholars Avenue Zone of NIT Rourkela." - M.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Laxminarayan Nayak (214CH2553), "EHS RISK ASSESMENT OF M.R.C.S.B PROJECT, L&T, GOA (UNDER CONSTRUCTION) AND DESIGN OF CITY GAS DISTRIBUTION NETWORK BY USING TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATION INCLUDING SAFETY STANDARDS" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Malakalapalli Naveen Kumar (214CH2523), "Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment of Coke Oven Battery and Modelling of Nitrogen Oxides and Sulfur Dioxide Emissions from a Thermal Power Plant" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Satyasish Rout (214CH2473), "Hazop Study on New Coal Chemical Plant,RSP and IFFCO,Paradip" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Smruti Ranjan Sahoo (214CH2474), "Layer of Protection Analysis at Green Gas Limited And HAZOP study of blast furnace 5 processes at RSP, SAIL" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Utkal Bishal Bal (214CH2470), "Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) of New Plate Mill, Rourkela Steel Plant & Standardising Electrical Maintenance Procedure for City Gas Distribution (CGD) Industry and Safety Aspects Related to Electrical Installations" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Ajay Prakash Dumoliya (218CH3072), "Adsorption of Methylene Blue Dye On Luffa Cylindrica Fibers" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Lamba Muni Kushal Kumar (219CH3092), "Adsorption of heavy metals by pretreated biogas digestate: optimization of process parameters" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Kintali Vivek Raja (111CH0482), "Optimization of Biodiesel Production using Aspen Plus" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Sanjana Anand Choudhary (111CH0455), "Simulation analysis of a Propane Recovery Plant using ASPEN PLUS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Utkarsh (111CH0485), "Experimental studies on measuring the diffusivities of various solids with different geometries in air" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Vinay Kumar (111CH0454), "PREPARATION OF ACTIVATED CHARCOAL AND CHROMIUM REMOVAL USING ADSORPTION" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Amit Kumar Chaturvedi (112CH0397), "Comparison of various methods of Production of Dimethyl Ether using ASPEN Simulation." - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Nand Lal Sepat (112CH0028), "Adsorption of Aluminium (III) from an aqueous solution by Sugarcane Bagasse Activated Carbon" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Rathlavath Sreenu (112CH0100), "REMOVAL OF CONGO RED DYE FROM WASTEWATER USING FLYASH AS AN ADSORBENT" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016 Summer
  • Dhruv Raj Hans (113CH0074), "Adsorption of Phenol onto Banana Peels Activated Carbon" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Jashobhan Pradhan (114CH0335), "PROCESS SIMULATION OF BIODIESEL PRODUCTION FROM WASTE OIL USING REACTIVE DISTILLATION" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Nalla Saranya (114CH0319), "Aspen plus Simulation of carbon dioxide capture from coal fired power plants" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Pandrangi Swetha (114CH0561), "OPTIMIZATION OF BIODIESEL PRODUCTION BY REACTIVE DISTILLATION USING ASPEN PLUS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Snehlata Das (114CH0005), "Simulation of DWC for Methanol Recovery and Glycerol Separation in Biodiesel Production" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018 Summer
  • Sambit Kumar Maharana (115CH0538), "Styrene Plant Simulation, Optimization and Economic Analysis" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Shivendra Singh Kushwaha (115CH0630), "SEPARATION OF BENZENE AND CYCLOHEXANE BY EXTRACTIVE DISTILLATION USING ASPEN SIMULATION" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Zade Juhi Raju (115CH0149), "PRESSURE SWING DISTILLATION WITH ASPEN PLUS OF AZEOTROPIC MIXTURE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Joel Jacob Thomas (116CH0130), "Synthesis of Micro-cellulose and Modification of Sludge-Based Adsorbent for Heavy Metal Removal" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Prayas Pradhan (116CH0117), "BIODEGRADATION OF SYNTHETIC AZO DYES BY BACTERIA" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Tarash M Murmu (116CH0109), "Microbial Biodegradation of Azo-Dyes using isolated strains of Bacteria" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020 Summer
  • Angel Beck (117CH0110), "Removal of methylene blue dye using bagasse fly ash as an adsorbent" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Shubhendra Singh Chouhan (117CH0743), "Characterization and optimization of spectrophotometric colour removal from dye containing wastewater by Coagulation-Flocculation" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Sushree Abhipsa Nayak (714CH1116), "ASPEN PLUS SIMULATION ON CO2 REMOVAL FROM COAL AND GAS FIRED POWER PLANTS" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Shanigaram Bhagavan (715CH1143), "Biodegradation and Detoxification of Textile Dyes by Bacterial Consortium under Aerobic process" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Memberships / Fellowships
  • AMIE(India), IIChE, IACSIT, APCBEES, IAENG, SCIEI,