Research Focus:
  • Synthesis and Evaluation Metal Organic Frameworks and other Novel Porous Solids for Adsorption
  • Gas Separation Processes based on Adsorption (PSA/TSA) and Absorption
  • Carbondioxide Capture, Natural Gas Storage, Hydrogen Storage
  • Fundamentals of Adsorption, Molecular Simulations
Education:
  • Doctor of Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA (Chemical Engineering, 2003)
  • MS, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA (Chemical Engineering, 1999)
  • B. Tech, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India (Chemical Engineering, 1996)
Work  Experience:
  • Professor, IIT Guwahati , since 2015
  • Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati , 2011 - 2015
  • Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati , 2004 - 2011
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Cleveland State University, 2003 - 2004
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee, Larsen and Toubro India Ltd., 1996 - 1997
Institute Service:
  • Convenor, JAM Academic Committee (2015)
  • Member, GATE Academic Standing Committee (2014 - 2015)
  • Chairperson, GATE-JAM,IIT Guwahati (2012 - 2013)
  • Vice-Chairperson, GATE-JAM,IIT Guwahati (2011 - 2012)
  • Department Representative, Institute Library Committee (2009 - 2014)
  • Faculty In-charge Analytical Laboratory (2004 - 2007)
  • Warden/ Associate Warden, Hostel Siang, (2005 - 2009)
Teaching Activity:
  • Process Control and Instrumentation, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Advanced Thermodynamics, Chemical Process Calculations, Catalysis, Programming in C for Engineers, Capstone Laboratory, Thermodynamics and Unit operations Laboratory, Process Control Laboratory, Chemical Engineering Seminar
Professional Membership and Service:
  • Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, International Adsorption Society and Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
  • Peer reviewer for Journal of Physical Chemistry, Langmuir, Journal of American Chemical Society, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Adsorption,Fluid Phase Equilibria, Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, Adsorption Science and Technology etc.