Publications (SCI/SCIE)

Articles Accepted / In Press

Sr. No.

Title of Paper

Author(s)

Journal Name and Other Details

Impact Factor

1

Temporal deterioration in thermal performance of screen mesh wick straight heat pipe using surfactant free aqueous nanofluids

Bhupinder Singh Bhullar, Dasaroju Gangacharyulu, Sarit Kumar Das

Heat and Mass Transfer,

Accepted, February 2016.

0.946

2

Augmented Thermal Performance of Straight Heat Pipe Employing Annular Screen Mesh Wick and Surfactant Free Stable Aqueous Nanofluids

Bhupinder Singh Bhullar, Dasaroju Gangacharyulu, Sarit Kumar Das

Heat Transfer Engineering,

Accepted for publication by mail on October 18, 2015.

0.814

3

Kinetic studies on NaBH4/H2O hydrogen storage system with CoCl2 as catalyst

Arshdeep Kaur, D. Gangacharyulu, Pramod K. Bajpai

Bulgarian Chemical Communications,

Accepted for publication by mail on September 25, 2015. (ID 3895).

0.201

4

Adsorptive Removal of Biochanin A, an endocrine disrupting compound from its aqueous solution by synthesized zeolite NaA

N. Goyal,

S. Barman,

V.K. Bulasara

Desalination and Water Treatment, In Press, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1108872 (October 2015).

1.173

5

Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Characteristics of Dilute Alumina–Water Nanofluids in a Pipe at Different Power Inputs

R. Saxena,

D. Gangacharyulu, V.K. Bulasara

Heat Transfer Engineering, In Press, DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2016.1151298 (August 2015).

0.814

6

Optimization of process parameters for transalkylation of toluene to xylene using response surface methodology

Ruchika Thakur, Raj Kumar Gupta, Sanghamitra Barman

Particulate Science and Technology, DOI:10.1080/02726351.2015.1081656,

August 2015.

0.523

7

Decolorization and Degradation of Reactive Black 5 Dye by Photocatalysis: Modeling, Optimization and Kinetic Study

Alok Garg, V.K. Sangal and P.K. Bajpai

Desalination and Water Treatment, In Press (August 2015), doi: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1086697

1.173

8

Experimental investigation on heat transfer and pressure drop of conical coil heat exchanger with parameters tube diameter, fluid flow rates and cone angle

Pramod S. Purandare, Mandar M. Lele, Raj Kumar Gupta

Thermal Science,

(Accepted, November 2014)

DOI:10.2298/TSCI140802137P

1.222

 

 

 

 

 

Published Articles

Year 2016

Sr. No.

Title of Paper

Author(s)

Journal Name and Other Details

Impact Factor

1

Preparation of kaolin-based low-cost porous ceramic supports using different amounts of carbonates

H. Kaur, V.K. Bulasara, R.K. Gupta

Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 57, Issue 32, pp. 15154–15163 (March 2016).

1.173

Year 2015

Sr. No.

Title of Paper

Author(s)

Journal Name and Other Details

Impact Factor

1

Optimization and evaluation of CBSOL LE red wool dye adsorption from aqueous solution onto commercial activated carbon

 

P Kaur, A P Singh, A K Prince, J P Kushwaha

International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Volume 12, Issue 12, pp 3755-3766 (December 2015)

2.190

 

Synthesis of Poly(propylene carbonate) from Highly Active, Inexpensive Achiral SalphCo(III)X  as Initiator and Bis(Triphenyl Phosphine) Iminium as Co-initiator

Shilpa Narang, Eva Macova, Dušan Berek, S.N.Upadhyay, Rajeev Mehta

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133(12), 43099-43105.

December 2015

1.768

 

Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide and Carbon Dioxide

Shilpa Narang, Rajeev Mehta, S.Nath Upadhyay

Current Organic Chemistry, 19(24), 2344-2357.

November 2015

2.157

 

Synthesis of highly conductive Polyurethane/Graphite composites for electromagnetic interference shielding

Pooja Puri, Rajeev Mehta, Sunita Rattan

Journal of Electronic Materials, 44(11), 4255-4268.

November 2015

1.798

2

Performance of diffusion distillation column for production of fuel grade ethanol

Neetu Singh,

Ram Prasad

Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Vol. 90, Issue 10, pp. 1847–1854 (Oct 2015).

2.349

 

Development of nitrogen enriched nanostructured carbon adsorbents for CO2 capture

Chitrakshi Goel, H. Bhunia,

P.K. Bajpai

Journal of Environmental Management, 162, 20-29.

October 2015

2.732

 

Status of the Reactive Extraction as a Method of Separation

Dipaloy Datta, S. Kumar, H. Uslu

Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 1-16.

September 2015

0.361

3

Optimization of Photocatalytic Process Parameters for the Degradation of Acrylonitrile Using Box Behnken Design

Priyanka Singh, Amit Dhir, V. K. Sangal

Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 55, Issue 6, pp. 1501-1508 (July 2015).

1.173

4

Experimental investigation on heat transfer analysis of conical coil heat exchanger with 90° cone angle

P.S. Purandare, Mandar M. Lele, Raj Kumar Gupta

Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 51, Issue 3, pp 373-379 (March 2015)

 

0.946

5

Adsorption characteristics of jackfruit leaf powder for the removal of Amido black 10B dye

A.K. Ojha, V.K. Bulasara

Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Vol. 34 (2), p. 461–470 (Mar 2015)

1.403

6

Simulation of a Plant Scale Reactive Distillation Column for Esterification of Acetic Acid

Damandeep Singh, Raj Kumar Gupta, and Vineet Kumar

Computers & Chemical Engineering, Volume 73, Pages 70-81 (February 2015)

2.452

7

Preparation of low-cost microfiltration membranes from fly ash

G. Singh, V.K. Bulasara

Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 53 (5), p. 1204–1212 (Feb 2015)

1.173

8

Experimental Investigation on Adsorption of Amido Black 10B Dye onto Zeolite Synthesized from Fly Ash

A. Garg, M. Mainrai, V.K. Bulasara, S. Barman

Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol. 202 (1), p. 123–130 (Jan 2015)

1.104

9

A review on sugar industry wastewater: sources, treatment technologies and reuse

J. P. Kushwaha

Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 309-318 (Jan 2015).

1.173

10

Discontinuity analysis for the treatment of nonlinear lumped-parameter systems for singular input

S.K. Ahuja

Theoretical Foundations of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 49(5), p. 612–621 (2015).

0.576

11

Modeling and evaluation of electro-oxidation of dye wastewater using artificial neural networks

P Kaur, V K Sangal, J P Kushwaha

RSC Advances;

2015; 5; 34663-34671.

3.840

12

Effect of ply orientation on strength and failure mode of pin jointed unidirectional glass-epoxy nanoclay laminate

Singh M., Bhunia H., Saini J. S.

Defence Science Journal,  65 (6), 489-499, 2015

0.292

 

Resorcinol–formaldehyde based nanostructured carbons for CO2 adsorption: kinetics, isotherm and thermodynamic studies

C. Goel, H. Bhunia, P.K. Bajpai

RSC Advances, 5 (113), 93563-93578 (2015).

 

3.840

 

Mechanical and wear testing of hybrid epoxy nanocomposites

Thind K. S., Saini J. S., Singh J., Bhunia H.

Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, 22 (4), 421-428 2015.

 

0.413

 

Pristine and amino functionalized carbon nanotubes reinforced glass fiber epoxy composites

Mohit Garg, Shruti Sharma, Rajeev Mehta

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 76, 92-101 (2015).

 

3.071

Year 2014

Sr. No.

Title of Paper

Author(s)

Journal Name and Other Details

Impact Factor

1

Mechanical and Morphological Properties of High Density Polyethylene and Polylactide Blends

Gaurav Madhu, Haripada Bhunia, Pramod K Bajpai, Veena Choudhary

Journal of Polymer Engineering Volume 34, Issue 9, Pages 813–821 (Dec 2014)

 

0.465

2

Silver ion beam irradiation effects on poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA)/Clay nanocomposites

Manpreet Kaur, Surinder Singh, Rajeev Mehta

Applied Physics A, Volume 117, Issue 4, pp 2241-2249 (December 2014)

1.704

3

Investigation of Physico-Mechanical Properties and Biodegradability of High Density Polyethylene/ Polylactide Blends

Gaurav Madhu, Haripada Bhunia, Pramod K Bajpai

Journal of Polymer Materials, Vol. 31 (4), pp. 381-395 (Oct-Dec 2014)

0.253

4

Synthesis of xylene over cerium modified large pore zeolite: A kinetic study

Ruchika Thakur, Sanghamitra Barman, and Raj Kumar Gupta

Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, Vol. 21 (5-6), pp. 379-385, (November 2014)

0.513

5

Synthesis and mechanical properties of Polyurethane/Clay nanocomposites

Pooja Puri, Rajeev Mehta, Sunita Rattan

Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials

(Publisher: National Institute of Optoelectronics), 16(10):1126-1130 (Sep 2014)

0.563

6

Blends of high density polyethylene and poly(L-lactic acid): Mechanical and thermal properties

G. Madhu, H. Bhunia, P.K. Bajpai

Polymer Engineering & Science,

Vol. 54(9), pp. 2155−2160 (September 2014)

1.441

7

The effect of O6+ and Si7+ ion beam irradiations on poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (50:50) copolymer

Manpreet Kaur, Rajeev Mehta, Surinder Singh

Polymer Science Series B,

Volume 56, Issue 5, pp 657-663 (Sep 2014)

0.577

8

Improvement in Regeneration Properties and Multi-cycle Stability for K2CO3/Al2O3 Adsorbents for CO2 Removal from Flue Gas

Surajit Sengupta, S. A. Reddy, R. Dongara, A. K. Das, H. Bhunia, P.K. Bajpai

Energy & Fuels, Vol. 28 (8), pp. 5354–5362 (August 2014)

2.853

9

Biodegradation Kinetics of Polypropylene / Polylactide Blends

Kimi Jain, G. Madhu, H. Bhunia, P.K.Bajpai, and M.S.Reddy

Journal of Polymer Materials: An International Journal. MD Publishers, India.

Vol. 31(1), pp. 63–76 (July 2014)

0.253

10

Microwave Assisted In-situ Ring-opening Polymerization of Polylactide/Clay Nanocomposites: Effect of Clay Loading

P. Singla, R. Mehta, S.N. Upadhyay

Applied Clay Science, Vol. 95, pp. 67–73 (June 2014)

2.342

11

Experimental Studies of Industrial-Scale Reactive Distillation Finishing Column Producing Ethyl Acetate

D. Singh D., Raj Kumar Gupta, Vineet Kumar

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Vol. 53 (25), pp. 10448−10456 (May 2014)

2.235

12

Tannic acid adsorption/ desorption study onto/from commercial activated carbon

Singh S., Kushwaha J.P.

Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 52, Issue 16-18, pp 3301–3311 (April 2014)

0.852

13

Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide in a Monomode Microwave using Stannous Octoate and Dibutyltin Dimethoxide Catalysts

P. Singla, R. Mehta, D. Berek, S.N. Upadhyay

Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry

Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp 350-361. (March 2014)

0.887

14

Simulation Studies on Variable Cluster Size in FCC Riser Reactor

Divyanshu Arya and Raj Kumar Gupta

Particulate Science and Technology, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp 144–150 (January 2014)

0.435

15

Process parametric optimization of a divided wall distillation column

V. K. Sangal, V. Kumar, I. M. Mishra

Chemical Engineering Communications, 201(1), 72-87 (January 2014)

0.913

Year 2013

1

Optimization Studies for hybrid and storage designs for parabolic solar trough systems with the System Advisor Model

A. Jain, P.N.B.V. C. Rao, P. Choudhury, R. Mehta, S.K. Mittal

Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Vol. 32, Issue 4, pp 1247–1254, (December 2013)

0.865

2

Electrochemical treatment of RB5 textile wastewater: optimization, kinetics, and disposal study

Bansal S, Kushwaha JP, Sangal VK

Water Environment Research (December 2013)

Volume 85, Number 12, pp. 2294-2306

0.883

3

Optimising the Cost and Performance of Parabolic Trough Solar Plants with Thermal Energy Storage in India

A. Jain, Tuyet Vu, R. Mehta and S.K. Mittal

Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp 824–829, (October 2013)

0.865

4

TiO2 – assisted photocatalytic degradation of diazo dye reactive red 120: decolorization kinetics and mineralization investigations

S.K. Sharma, H. Bhunia and P.K. Bajpai

Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies (July 2013)

Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp 306–313

0.806

5

Parametric and multiple response optimization for the electrochemical treatment of textile printing dye-bath effluent.

Mondal B,Srivastava VC, Kushwaha JP,Bhatnagar R, Singh S.,Mall ID

Separation and Purification Technology

Vol. 109, pp 135–143

(May 2013)

2.921

6

Polyethylene Glycol and Montmorillonite Clay Anchored Schiff Base Ligand-Metal Complexes

Shilpa Narang, Rajeev Mehta , S.N. Upadhyay

Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (March 2013)

Vol. 52, Issue 11, pp 3967–3973

2.237

7

Electrocoagulation of Soluble Oil
Wastewater: Parametric and Kinetic Study

V. K. Sangal, I. M. Mishra, J.P. Kushwaha

Separation Science and Technology (March 2013)

Vol. 48, Issue 7, pp 1062–1072

 1.088

8

Optimization of a Divided Wall Column For The Separation of C4-C6 Normal Paraffin Mixture Using Box-Behnken Design

V. K. Sangal, V. Kumar, I. M. Mishra

Chemical Industry & Chemical
Engineering Quarterly (March 2013)

Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp 107–119

 0.610

9

Importance of Pressure Drop in Divided Wall Distillation Column

V. K. Sangal, V. Kumar, I. M. Mishra

Asia Pacific J. of Chemical Engineering (February 2013),

Vol. 8, pp 85–92

 0.758

10

A comparative study of critical temperature estimation of atomic fluid and chain molecules using fourth-order Binder cumulant and simplified scaling laws

S.K. Singh and J.K. Singh

Molecular Simulation,

Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp 154–159 (February 2013)

1.328

Year 2012

1

Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Poly(Lactic acid) and its Characterization using Size Exclusion Chromatography

P. Singla, R.Mehta, D. Berek, S.N. Upadhyay

Journal of Macromolecular Science – PAC , A49, 11, 2012

0.887

2

Quinoline adsorption onto granular activated carbon and bagasse fly ash

Rameshraja, D.,Srivastava, V.C., Kushwaha, J.P., Mall, I.D.

Chemical Engineering Journal, 181-182: 343- 351 (2012)

3.461

3

Thermal degradation and physical ageing of linear low density polyethylene & poly (L-lactic acid) blends

Gursewak Singh, Haripada Bhunia,  Pramod K. Bajpai, Veena Choudhary

Journal of Polymer Engineering
Vol.32, Issue 1, pp 59-66 (2012)

0.397

4

Degradation Behaviors of Linear Low-Density Polyethylene and Poly(L-lactic acid) Blends

Gursewak Singh, Navleen Kaur, Haripada Bhunia, Pramod K. Bajpai, Uttam K. Mandal

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.124, Issue 3, pp 1993-1998 (2012)

1.289

5

Photocatalytic decolorization kinetics and adsorption isotherms of a mixture of two anionic dyes: reactive red 120 and reactive black 5

S. K. Sharma, H. Bhunia and P. K. Bajpai

Desalination and water treatment

Vol. 44, pp 261-268 (2012)

0.614

6

Photocatalytic decolorization kinetics and mineralization of reactive black 5 aqueous solution by UV/TiO2 nanoparticles

S. K. Sharma, H. Bhunia and P. K. Bajpai

CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water

Vol. 40 (11), pp 1290–1296

(November 2012)

2.177

7

Preparation and Characterization of Polylactic Acid-Based Biodegradable Blends Processed Under Microwave Radiation

Ritika Singla & Rajeev Mehta

Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering
Vol. 51(10), pp 1014-1017 (2012)

1.279

8

Optimization of Structural and Operational Variables for the Energy Efficiency of a Divided Wall Distillation Column

V. K. Sangal, V. Kumar, I. M. Mishra

Computer & Chemical Engineering, 40 (2012), 33-40

2.320

9

Divided Wall Distillation Column:
Rationalization of Degree of Freedom Analysis

V. K. Sangal, V. Kumar, I. M. Mishra

 Theoretical Foundations of
Chemical Engineering (2012)
Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 319–328

0.242

Year 2011

1

Simultaneous removal of Cu, Ni and Zn metal ions using bulk liquid membrane system

R. Singh, R. Mehta and V. Kumar

Desalination (2011), 272, 170-173

2.590

2

Kinetic Parameters Estimation Of Ring-Opening Poly(Lactic Acid) Polymerization By Modeling and Simulation

R. Mehta, V. Kumar and S.N. Upadhyay

Journal of Polymer Engineering (2011), 31, 251-252

 0.397

3

Role of important Parameters In Ring Opening Polymerization of Polylactide

P. Kaur, R.Mehta and S.N. Upadhyay

Journal of Polymer Engineering (2011), 31, 243-249

 0.397

4

Modeling impact of solar radiation on site selection for solar PV Power Plants in India”, International journal of green energy

A. Jain, R. Mehta and S. Mittal

International journal of green energy (2011), 8, 486-498

1.188

5

Synthesis of Polylactide; Effect of Dispersion of the Initiator

P. Kaur, R.Mehta, D. Berek and S.N. Upadhyay

Journal of macromolecular science Part A (2011), 48, 840-845

 0.887

6

Phase transition behavior of silicone based liquid crystalline polymers

R. N. Jana, H. Bhunia and Chan Im

e-polymers, No. 026 ISSN 1618-7229 (2011)

0.515

7

Thermal properties and degradation characteristics of  polylactide, linear low density polyethylene, and their blends

Gursewak Singh, H. Bhunia, Anita Rajor and V. Choudhary

Polymer Bulletin (2011), 66, 939–953

1.532

8

Effects of initial discontinuities on nonlinear systems represented by differential equations with terms containing differentials of the input function

S. Ahuja

Chem. Eng. Commun. (2011), 198, 760-782

0.946

9

A kinetic model of alkali catalyzed phenol-furfural novalac resinification

S. Ahuja and D. Singh

Polymers and Polymer Composites (2011), 19, 581-586

 0.326

Year 2010

1

Solving the problems of recycled fiber processing with enzymes

P.K. Bajpai

BioResources (2010), 5(2), 1311-1325

1.328

2

Modeling of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Riser Reactor: A Review

Raj Kumar Gupta, Vineet Kumar, and V. K. Srivastava

International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (2010), Vol. 8: 1

 0.790

3

Mechanical properties and morphology of polylactide, linear low density polyethylene and their blends

Gursewak Singh, H. Bhunia, Anita Rajor, R. N. Jana and V. Choudhary

J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (2010), 118, 496-502

1.289

4

Accelerated hygrothermal and UV aging of thermoplastic urethanes

R. N. Jana and H. Bhunia

High Performance Polymers
Vol.22, Issue 1, pp 3-15 (2010)

0.884

5

Second-order numerator-dynamics systems: Effects of initial discontinuities

S. Ahuja

Teoreticheskie Osnovy Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii (Theoretical Foundations of Chemical Engineering), (2010), 44, 300-308

0.242

Books/ Monographs

  1. P.K. Bajpai and H. Bhunia, "Bioplastics in the Waste Stream", Intertech Pira USA (2012)
  2. P. K. Bajpai, “Water Recovery in Pulp and Paper Making”, PIRA International, U.K. (2008)
  3. V. K. Sangal, ‘’Environmental Studies’’, Krishna Prakashan Media (P) Ltd., India (2005)

Chapters Contributed

  1. Neetu Singh, U.C. Sharma and Sadhana Sachan, Chapter 1: “Fundamentals of Bio-Nano Imaging”/Nanotechnology Vol. 12: Bio-Imaging/PP 1-25/2014/Studium Press LLC USA / ISBN: 1-62699-012.
  2. Neetu Singh, U.C. Sharma, Chapter 1: “Introduction to Nano-Biomaterials”/ Nanotechnology Vol. 11: Biomaterials /PP 1-12/2013/Studium Press LLC USA/ ISBN: 1-62699-011-5.
  3. U.C. Sharma, Neetu Singh and Sadhana Sachan, 2013, Chapter 1: “Nano Biosensors: Fundamental Concepts and Applications”/Nanotechnology Vol. 10: Recent developments in Bio Technology/ PP 1-31/2013/ Studium Press, LLC USA/ ISBN: 1-62699-09.
  4. U.C. Sharma, Neetu Singh, 2015, “Biogreases for Environment Friendly Lubrication” Vol. 6: Environment Series/ (In Press)/ Studium Press, LLC USA.
  5. R. Mehta, P. Singla, V. Kumar and S. N. Upadhyay, “Synthesis of poly(lactic acid): a review”, Book Chapter in Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, to be published by Taylor and Francis (2013).