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     Basant Kumar Sahoo

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Chemical Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. B. C. Meikap and Prof. S. De
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: Completed in 2014
AddressJC Bose Hall of residence,C-102,IIT, Kharagpur
Phone08986880083
Email07ch9702@iitkgp.ac.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
BEUtkal University/IGIT SarangChemical Engg.2002
M.Tech.NIT RourkelaChemical Engg.2005

Research Areas
  • Mineral Beneficiation and slurry transport

Awards
  • Best paper Award 2012 for Improvement of grinding characteristics of Indian coal by microwave pre-treatment in recognition of valuable contributions by RDCIS, SAIL, Ranchi.

Experience
  • Senior Research Fellow (CSIR, New Delhi Project), IIT-Kharagpur (05.01.2007-05.10.2008).
  • R and D Activities,Teaching and other academic jobs, GIET,GUNUPUR,ORISSA (10.07.2005-02.01.2007).

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • CSIR, New Delhi Fellowship
  • MHRD Fellowship for qualifying GATE (2002)
  • Membership-Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE/LAM-33543)
  • Membership-Indian Institute of Metals (IIM/R-01-LM02-44025)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Improvement of grinding characteristics of Indian coal by microwave pre-treatment by Sahoo, B. K., De, S. and Meikap, B. C. Fuel Processing Technology 92 (10), 1920-1928 (2011)
  • Rheological Characteristics of Coal-Water Slurry using Microwave Pretreatment-A Statistical Approach, by Sahoo, B. K., De, S., Carsky, M. and Meikap, B. C., Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 17 (1), 62-70, (2011)
  • Iron Ore Grindability Improvement by Microwave Pre-Treatment, by Kumar, P., Sahoo, B. K., De, S., Kar, D. D., Chakroborty, S. and Meikap, B. C., Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 16 (5), 805-812, (2010)
  • Enhancement of Rheological Behavior of Indian High Ash Coal-Water Suspension by using Microwave Pre-Treatment, by Sahoo, B. K., De, S., Carsky, M. and Meikap, B. C., Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (6), 3015-3021 (2010)
  • An investigation into the influence of microwave energy on iron ore-water slurry rheology by Sahoo, B. K., De, S. and Meikap, B. C. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, (in press) (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Beneficiation of High Ash Coal Using Microwave Pre-Treatment, International Conference on Beneficiation of Fines and its Technology, by Sahoo, B. K., Prakash, R. and Meikap, B. C., ICBeneFiT-2007, Tata Steel Ltd., Jamshedpur, P.P. 42-48, (2007)
  • Improvement of Grinding Characteristics of Indian Iron Ore by Microwave Pretreatment, by Sahoo, B. K., De, S. and Meikap, B. C., National Conference on RACE-2010, GIET, Gunupur, Orissa, P.P. 5-12, (2010)

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