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  • DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI Centre for Career Development Email: placement@iitg.ac.in Phone: +91-361-2582175 http://www.iitg.ernet.in/ccd/


    IIT Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

  • from the Head of the Department

    Department of Chemical Engineering at IITGuwahati houses an excellent milieu of able faculty and staff members, state-of-the art laboratories & a huge number of meritorious students pursuing B.Tech, M.Tech & Ph.D programs. Our B.Tech & M.Tech students do get trained in real life work envi- ronment through summer internships in various industries and universities, both in India & abroad. The alumni of this depart- ment have proven their competence by excelling in some of the most competitive environments around the globe, be it in the industry or in academia.Continuing with the legacy, the current B.Tech, M.Tech & Ph.D batches have many innovative & enterprising minds. As the Head of Department , I proudly

    Those who have hired our students in the past are already familiar with the high standards our alumni have set. For new

    batch will catalyze the beginning of a long & prosperous relationship with IIT-Guwahati.

    Dr. Bishnupada Mandal Department of Chemical Engineering



  • From the Faculty-In-Charge of the Department

    The Chemical Engineering Department at IIT Guwahati started in the year 2002, & strives for excellence in research & high quality education. The department is a major academic host offering B. Tech, M. Tech & PhD in Chemical Engineering. Our academic programme is meticulously designed to equip students with fundamental understanding on the subjects of Chemical Engineering. We keep good balance between theoretical and laboratory based practical courses. Apart from this, the department is also engaged in various R&D and consultancy projects in various organizations.

    to impart high quality teaching and research in conventional and frontier areas of Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Petroleum Engineering. Our alumni have distinguished themselves both in academia and industry, and continue to inspire our current generation of students.


    - ducing Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Insti- tute of Technology Guwahati, India. Our 9th B.Tech and 8th M.Tech batch are ready for placement. These students are trained by world class faculty members using state-of-the-art resources and now ready to excel in the industrial, research and academic responsibilities. I am

    enhance your organization’s strength as they have been doing so far. This brochure will give you a glimpse of the breadth of talent within the batch of 2016 and provide you with concise information about the various components of their professional development. I heartily welcome both the recruiters and our graduating students to come to a common platform and get the best out of each other.

  • The core courses comprise of Fluid Mechanics, Heat & Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Process Control & Instru- mentation, Process Design and Project Engineering etc.The various electives offered are Optimization Techniques, Petrochemicals, etc. to let students be aware of present ongoing changes in Technologies & Industries.The insti- tute offer a minor degree apart from the B. Tech. major in various disciplines for the undergraduate students. Some of the students of the department are taking a minor degree in branches like Computer Science & Engineering, Mechani- cal Engineering, Design etc. In the same way students of other departments opt for a minor in Chemical Engineer- ing offered by the Department. The courses taught in CL minor degree are fundamental subjects such as Heat & Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Chemical Reaction Engineering and Process Engineering.


    The Department of Chemical Engineering offers B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering to the candidates selected through JEE (Joint Entrance Examination). The Programme imparts fundamentals of Chemical Engineering while simultaneously developing problem solving capabilities through its multi disciplinary curriculum. Students are encouraged to do Summer Internship. Students have to accomplish a Bachelor Thesis Project in their last year of the programme. The course structure provides optimal mix of core and elec- tive courses.

    Double Effect Evaporator Calandria Type Evaporator Bubble Cap Distillation

    Modi�ed Bubble Column Packed Bed Distillation Flash Equilibrium


  • M. Tech.

    The Department of Chemical Engineering offers M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering to the candidates selected through GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test In Engineering).The M.Tech. degree is offered in two specialization:Petroleum Science and Technology (PST) & Material Science and Technolo- gy (MST). The programme spans for a period of four semesters. The students are exposed to core and advanced areas of Chemical Engineering in the �rst two semester. Students devote their entire second year for the Master Thesis Project.

    Petroleum Science and Technology (PST) Advanced Transport Phenomena Advanced Thermodynamics Computational Fluid Dynamics Petroleum Reservoir & Re�nery Engineering Petrochemicals Multi phase �ow Process Dynamics Control Reaction Engineering Petroleum Laboratory



    Interfacial Rheometer


    Material Science and Technology (MST)

    Advanced Transport Phenomena Advanced Thermodynamics

    Fundamentals of Material Science & Engineering

    Characterization of Materials Molecular Simulation Fuel Cell Technology

    Membrane Technology XRD


  • Ph.D.

    Presently, we have 57 research scholars in our department exploring Chemical Engineering through ground-breaking investigation into areas such as nanotechnology, biomedical processes, molecular computation, and catalysis.

    The doctoral programme requires a minimum necessity of taking four course work for master (M. Tech.) degre holder and six course work for bachelor (B. Tech.) degree holder in the �rst two semesters. After the com- pletion of course work, the doctoral students have to appear for the Ph. D. comprehensive examination. The research scholar is further allowed to carry out his/ her research work after successful completion of the Ph.D. comprehensive examination.








    M .Tech.



    Student to Faculty Ratio

    B.Tech. - 1.84

    M.Tech. - 1.32

    Minor: 9

    Faculty: 37 Ph.D. : 57

    M.Tech : 41 B.Tech : 57


  • The department has excellent research facilities, well equipped laboratories and has many valuable developments to its credit. Major research areas include Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Process Systems Engineering, Transfer Operations, Fluid Dynamics, Re�nery Engineering, Thermodynamics, Environmental Engineering, Fuel Cells etc. More than 400 papers have been pub- lished by the students till date.

    The faculty of the department are actively involved in various sponsored and consultancy projects from the external agencies like:

    Student Achievements

    The Department of Chemical Engineering visions to impart fundamental knowledge to the graduates. It envi- sions to motivate and develop the intellectual skills in them. It strives to promote extensive research in Chemi- cal Engineering which supports the academic objec- tives, industrial needs and the socioeconomic develop- ment of our country. The aim of curriculum is to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical aspects of Chemical Engineering.

    Few of the notable achievements of Undergraduates and Postgraduates are :

    Rahul Mayank (B.Tech. 2012) has won IIChE weekly award for Best research paper in a High impact factor International journal by a Chemical Engineering undergraduate student.

    Bharath K Srikanth (B. Tech. 2013) was a member of winning team which presented BIO MOD 2012 at Wyss Institute, Harvard University.

    Abhishek Panigrahi (B. Tech. 2011) was awarded Panasonic higher study fellowship in Japan.

    Sankar Chakma (M. Tech 2011), Kelothu suresh & Debashish Kundu (M.Tech 2012) won IIChE Ambuja’s Young Researcher award for M.Tech thesis.

    Dr. B.K.Kakati (PhD) won best Paper Award in 3rd international conference on Fuel cell and Hydrogen Technology during Nov 2011.

    Prashant Kumar (B.Tech. 2011) was awarded Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal in 2011 for excellent academics & extracurricular achievements.

    Dr. Ashwin Subramani was awarded the President’s Gold Medal 2006.

    Projects Sponsoring

    Agency Faculty Member Period

    CO2-Capture by CO2-Selective Thin-�lm Composite Polymeric Membrane Containing

    Amine Carrier DST



    DBT, New Delhi







    2014- 2015

    2014 - 2017


    2014 - 2017

    Dr. Bishnupada Mandal

    Dr. M K Purkait

    Dr. Dr. Ashok Kumar Dasmahapatra

    Dr. Anugrah Singh Dr. Rajesh K Upadhyay

    Dr. Anugrah Singh Dr. Rajesh K Upadhyay

    Dr.Anil Verma Dr. Lepakshi Barbora

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