National Institute of Technology Rourkela

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान राउरकेला

ଜାତୀୟ ପ୍ରଯୁକ୍ତି ପ୍ରତିଷ୍ଠାନ ରାଉରକେଲା

An Institute of National Importance

Faculty Profile

EXPERTISE INFORMATION

Research Group
  • Separation and Purification, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Areas of Interest
  • Electrodialysis, Ionexchange, adsorption, Process intensification, Advanced oxidation processes, Process simulation using ASPEN PLUS, Fuel cells

Mahendra Chinthala Assistant Professor Grade-I

Chemical Engineering

chinthalam@nitrkl.ac.in

21

PUBLICATIONS

3

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

4

CONTINUING EDUCATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Mahendra Chinthala

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Chemical Engineering

Room Number: CH-000

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

2016

Ph.D.
Chemical Engineering
Homi Bhabha National Institute (IGCAR, Kalpakkam)

2010

M.Tech
Chemical Technology
Osmania University

2007

B.Tech
Chemical Engineering
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, AP

Teaching Experience
  • Chemical Engineering,  NIT Rourkela,   11 Mar 2020 - Present
  • Chemical Engineering,  M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology,   04 Aug 2016 - 28 Feb 2020
  • Chemical Engineering,  NIT Trichy,   27 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 2016

A Five-Day Short Term Course on Modeling and Simulation of Energy Transition Systems (MSETS-2023) Mechanical Engineering (Short-term Course)
Advanced Oxidation Processes for Environmental Remediation [AOPER-2022] Chemical Engineering (Workshop)
An International conference on Advances in Smart Materials, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (CHEMSMART-22) Chemical Engineering (Conference)
Advances in carbon dioxide capture and utilization for sustainable climate [ACCUSC-2022] Chemical Engineering (Workshop)

Total Publications: 21

A. Balakrishnan, G. J. Gaware, and M. Chinthala,"Heterojunction photocatalysts for the removal of nitrophenol: A systematic review", Chemosphere, vol.310, pp.136853, Elsevier 2023, 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136853       Article

A. Balakrishnan and M. Chinthala,"Effective sequestration of tetracycline from aqueous streams using metal-free chemically functionalized porous g-C3N4", Environmental Pollution, vol.333, pp.122057, Elseiver 2023, 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122057       Article

A. Balakrishnan, S. Appunni, M. Chinthala, M. M. Jacob, Dai. Viet, S. N. Reddy, and E. S. Kunnel,"Chitosan-based beads as sustainable adsorbents for wastewater remediation: A review", Environmental Chemistry Letters, vol.21, pp.1881–1905, Springer, February 2023, 10.1007/s10311-023-01563-9       Article

A. Balakrishnan and M. Chinthala,"Green synthesis of nanomaterials for photocatalytic biodegradation of pollutants in wastewater", Advances in Green and Sustainable Nanomaterials, ch.11, pp.27, Apple academic press, January 2023, https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003328322       Inbook

A. Balakrishnan and M. Chinthala,"Comprehensive review on advanced reusability of g-C3N4 based photocatalysts for the removal of organic pollutants", Chemosphere, vol.297, no.134190, Elsevier 2022, https://d10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.134190       Article

  • CH1400 : Environment and Safety Engineering {Theory}
  • CH4317 : Project Engineering {Theory}
  • CH4412 : Energy Conservation and Renewable Sources of Energy {Theory}
  • CH6301 : Modeling and Analysis of Energy Systems {Theory}
  • CH6402 : Renewable Energy Technology {Theory}
  • CH3174 : Process Equipment Design Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH3372 : Process Dynamics and Control Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH4371 : Process Plant Simulation Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH6171 : Advanced Chemical Engineering Laboratory {Practical}

Ph.D. Students [3]
Heterogenous Catalysis with potentIal applications in environmental remediation
Akash Balakrishnan
Enrolled: Sep 2020
Continuing
Supervisor
Bio-fuels
Amit Tiwari
Enrolled: Aug 2021
Continuing
Supervisor
Energy Storage
Sayan Mukherjee
Enrolled: Jul 2022
Continuing
Supervisor

Memberships / Fellowships
  • IIChE,   2021