List of Speakers

GUEST OF HONORS

Dr. Asit Kumar Das

Vice President, HOD-Refining R&D,

Reliance Industries LTD.

Ms. Bijal Mathkar

R&I Director

Solvay Research and Innovation Center India

Keynote Speakers

Emeritus Professor,

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

National University of Singapore

Areas of Research: Process Systems Engineering covering modeling, optimization and control of chemical and bio-systems

Professor and Interim Head

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Monash University

Areas of Research: Gasification and pyrolysis – coal, biomass and wastes for hydrogen, liquid fuel and chemicals production; Chemical Looping and Oxy-CFB combustion for easier CO 2 capture; Coal and biomass drying; Life Cycle Analysis; Platform chemicals from biomass and algae, Critical metals extraction from fly ash and e-Waste

Professor,

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Areas of Research: CFD, Micro/nano scale fluid dynamics, low-cost bio-inspired fabrication, energy-harvesting systems

Dr. S. Sampath Chair Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Area of Research: Chemical sensors, Transport and reactions, Microfluidics, Micro/ nano fabrication, Semiconductor devices

Professor,

Department of Chemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Areas of Research: Process systems engineering, control, identification and monitoring, applied signal processing

Professor,

Department of Chemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Areas of Research: Biofuels, Biological wastewater treatment, Heterogeneous catalysis, Membrane based separations, Ionic liquid based separations, Waste management

Professor,

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Firat University, Elazig, Turkey

Areas of Research: CFD, FEM, Heat Transfer, MHD