Adhidesh S Kumawat

Assistant Professor Grade-II

Chemical Engineering






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Dr. Adhidesh S Kumawat

Assistant Professor Grade-II

Chemical Engineering

Joined in Feb 2020

 Room Number: CH-21

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

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Chemical Engineering
    IIT Bombay
  2. M.Tech
    Chemical Engineering
    IIT Bombay
  3. B.E
    Chemical Engineering
    Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab


Teaching Experience
  • Chemical Process Calculations,  NIT Rourkela,  03 Aug 2020 - 20 Nov 2020
  • Material Handling Lab,  NIT Rourkela,  03 Aug 2020 - 20 Nov 2020
  • Fuels and Combustion,  NIT Rourkela,  02 Mar 2020 - 30 May 2020

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Material Research, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Interest
Catalysis and Reaction Engineering - Development and characterization catalysts, investigating role of catalysts in mechanisms , Electrochemical reduction of CO2 - Developing catalyst materials and developing process for converting CO2 into useful chemicals , Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER) - Enhancing the OER rate through catalysis , Hydrogen Evolution Reaction (HER) - Developing and modifying the catalysts for enhancing and suppressing the HER rates for different process applications , Fuel Cells - Fuel Cell research - electrodes and mechanisms


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 Continuing Education

Electrochemistry – Fundamentals and its Applications in Engineering

 Chemical Engineering


 14 Oct 2020

Short-term Course


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Total Publications: 4
A. S. Kumawat, "Employing Non-Noble Metals As Catalysts for CO2 Electroreduction", in ECS Meeting Abstracts, vol.ma2020-21, no.39, pp.1755, The Electrochemical Society, i04: renewable fuels via artificial photosynthesis or heterocatalysis 2020, 10.1149/MA2020-01391755mtgabs Inproceedings
A. S. Kumawat, "Employing Non-Noble Metals as Catalysts for CO2 Electroreduction", ECS Transactions, vol.97, no.7, The Electrochemical Society 2020, 10.1149/09707.0699ecst Article
A. S. Kumawat and Dr. A. Sarkar, "Synthesis of Catalytically Active Pb from PbS for Electroreduction of CO2 to Formate in Alkaline Medium", Advances in Energy Research, ch.30, vol.1, pp.297 - 307, Springer, Singapore, springer proceedings in energy 2020, 10.1007/978-981-15-2666-4_30 Inbook
A. S. Kumawat and Dr. A. Sarkar, "Electrochemical reduction of CO2 on Pb–Bi–Sn metal mixtures: importance of eutectics", SN Applied Sciences, vol.1, pp.317, Springer Nature, March 2019, 10.1007/s42452-019-0313-y Article

 Courses Taught

  • CH1400 : Environment and Safety Engineering {Theory}
  • CH2211 : Chemical Process Calculations {Theory}
  • CH2410 : Fuels and Combustion {Theory}
  • CH2172 : Fluid Dynamics Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH4271 : Materials Handling Laboratory {Practical}

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