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     Sushanta Kumar Behera

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Chemical Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. B.C. Meikap and Prof. Sudipto Chakraborty
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2013 :: Completed in 2016
AddressVidya Sagar (VS) Hall of residence, B-123, IIT, Kharagpur
Phone+91 8389811500
Emailskbehera@che.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
BESant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur, PunjabChemical Engineering2010
M.Tech.Indian School of Mines DhanbadPetroleum Engineering2013

Research Areas
  • Coal Beneficiation by Chemical Method/Leaching Process
  • Preparation and Modification of Solid and Liquid Fuel

Teaching Experience
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering(P) at IIT Kharagpur Six Month (1 terms)
  • Air Pollution Control(P) at IIT Kharagpur Six Month (2 terms)
  • Mass Transfer(P) at IIT Kharagpur Six Month (1 terms)
  • Fuel and Combustion(P) at IIT Kharagpur Six Month (1 terms)
  • Mass Transfer- 2 Lab(P) at IIT Kharagpur Six Month (2 terms)
  • Advanced Process Control(L) at Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha Six Months (1 terms)
  • Green Technology(L) at Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha Six Months (1 terms)
  • Chemical Technology(L) at Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha Six Months (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Fellowship for Doctoral Studies from 2013 onwards

Papers Published in Journals
  • Chemical demineralization of high ash Indian coal by using alkali and acid solutions by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B.C. Meikap Fuel 196,102-109 (2017)
  • Removal of ash from low grade Indian coal by chemical leaching technique by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B. C. Meikap Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review 39, 59-67. (2018)
  • Application of response surface methodology (RSM) for optimization of leaching parameters for ash reduction from low-grade coal by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B.C. Meikap International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 28, 621-629 (2018)
  • Demineralization mechanism and influence of parameters on high ash Indian coal by chemical leaching of acid and alkali solution by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B.C. Meikap International Journal of Coal Science and Technology 5, 142-155 (2018)
  • A Review of chemical leaching of coal by acid and alkali solution. by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Usha Kumari, B.C. Meikap Journal of Mining and Metallurgy Section A- Mining 54(1) (Accepted) (2018)
  • Removal of dyes from aqueous solution by sorption with fly ash using a hydrocyclone. by Gayatree Patra, Raja Barnwal, Sushanta Kumar Behera, , B.C. Meikap Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 6, 5204-5211 (2018)
  • Defluoridation of synthetic and industrial wastewater by using acidic activated alumina adsorbent characterization and optimization by response surface methodology by Usha Kumari, Sushanta Kumar Behera, B.C. Meikap journal of environmental science and health, part a NA (2018)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Upgradation of Low Grade Coal to High Quality Coal by Chemical Beneficiation Technique by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B.C. Meikap ASME Power and Energy, Charlotte, North Carolina,USA 1-6 (2017)
  • Demineralization Study of Low Grade Indian Coal by Aqueous Caustic Leaching by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B.C. Meikap ICACE, Surathkal (Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering, Ch-12) 99-108 (2015)
  • Demineralization study of high ash Indian coal by chemical leaching techniques by Sushanta Kumar Behera, Sudipto Chakraborty, B. C. Meikap ICCGE 2018 Conference at Paris, France 1-6 (2018)

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