DEPARTMENTS
Dr. Praveen Kumar G
Dr. Praveen Kumar G

Assistant Professor

Office Address:

Room No. 206-B, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala-673601.

Contact no:

0495-2285414

Home Address:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering), College of Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

  • Master of Technology (Energy Engineering), National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.

  • Ph.D. (Bio-Fuels and Chemical Reaction Engg.), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.

  • Educational Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering), College of Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

    • Master of Technology (Energy Engineering), National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.

    • Ph.D. (Bio-Fuels and Chemical Reaction Engg.), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.

    Professional Experience

    • Assistant Professor (SG) , July 2015 - March 2020, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

    Conference

     

    1. K V S R Reddy, et al., "INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF PROCESS PARAMETERS OF BIOMASS GASIFICATION FOR PRODU CING H2-RICH SYNGAS USING ASPEN PLUS", International Conference on Advances in Chemical and Material Sciences (ACMS-2022), Organized by IIChE, during April 14-16, 2022.
    2. Vishal Reddy and Praveen Ghodke, "INVESTIGATION OF MASS TRANSFER COEFFICIENT FOR ABSORPTION COLUMN IN CARBON SEQUE STRATION STUDIES",  International Conference on Advances in Chemical and Material Sciences (ACMS-2022), Organized by IIChE, during April 14-16, 2022.
    3. Praveen G, Vishal R, Krishna M, Amit K, "Comparative assessment on the production of  transportation fuels from mixed plastic waste and virgin plastics", Int. Conf. on Advances & Invovations in Recycling Engineering", organized by UPES-Dehradun, during October 21-22, 2021.
    4. Amancha Sucharitha, Reddy PS, Ghodke PK. “A Review on Environmental Impacts of landfill gas (LFG) emissions from Municipal Solid Waste”, 2nd Int. Conf. Chem. BIO Environ. Eng., organized by Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab during August 20-22, 2021.
    5. Vishal Reddy and Praveen Kumar Ghodke, “CFD analysis absorption column for carbon sequestration,” in International Conference on Recent Development on Materials, Reliability, Safety and Environmental Issues IMRSE-2021, organized by Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab during June 25-27, 2021.
    6. M V Pavan, Modugu Sai Karthik, Patta Praveen Sai Kumar, K Sai, Srikrishna Chaitanya, and Praveen Kumar Ghodke, “Pyrolysis of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Estimation of Kinetic Parameters,” in 73rd Annual Session of Indian Chemical Engineers, CHEMCON 2020, jointly organized by IIChE Headquarters and Hyderabad Regional Centre during December 27-29, 2020.
    7. Ganta Venkata Aditya, Tullibilli Geethika, S Siri Chandana, and Praveen kumar, “Modelling of Chromatographic Reactor for Esterification of Acetic Acid,” in 73rd Annual Session of Indian Chemical Engineers, CHEMCON 2020, jointly organized by IIChE Headquarters and Hyderabad Regional Centre during December 27-29, 2020.
    8. K. Moorthy, V. Chintala, A. Sharma, and P. Ghodke, “CFD simulations on effect of plate spacing for better performance of parallel plate column for Carbon dioxide absorption,” in 1st International Conference on Clean and Renewable Energy, organized by NIT, Durgapur, 10-12th, July 2019.
    9. D. Kashyap, R. Ratnam, and P. Ghodke, “Management of solid waste and their impacts,” in 2nd International conference on advances in the field of health, safety, fire, environment, and allied sciences (HSFEA 2018), organized by UPES, November 16-17th, 2018.
    10. R. Dogra, S. Gupta, M. Singh, A. Arya, and P. Ghodke, “Safety aspects of bio-fuel production reactor from municipal solid waste,” in 2nd International Conference on advances in the field of Health, Safety, Fire, Environment, and Allied sciences (HSFEA 2018), organized by UPES, November 16-17th, 2018.
    11. P. Ghodke and M. R. Naidu, “Modeling of Chromatographic reactor for esterification of Pyrolysis oil,” in 69th Annual session of Indian Institute of Chemical engineers, CHEMCON 2016, organized by IIT Chennai, 27-30th December 2016.
    12. P. Ghodke, V. L. Ch, A. Ganesh, and S. Mahajani, “Upgradation of fast pyrolysis oil derived from wood through reactive chromatography,” in 21st International congress of Chemical and Process Engineering chisa’ Prague, Czech Republic, 23-27th August 2014.

     

    Conference Proceeding

    1. Panchal A, Raghuvanshi V, Ramanjaneyulu B, Ghodke P. Biomass gasification of carbonaceous feedstock for syngas production: A Review. J Phys Conf Ser 2021;2070:012062. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2070/1/012062.
    2. Praveen Ghodke, Naithani A, Vaishnav S, Mishra S. Synthesis of Pillared Clay Catalyst for the Production Hydrocarbon Fuel From Plastic Waste. SSRN Electron J 2020. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3721583.
    3. Saxena N, Bontha A, Singh C, Ramanjaneylu B, Kumar S, Ghodke P. Stabilization of Pyrolysis Oil Obtained From Macro Algae Using Reactive Chromatography Technique. SSRN Electron J 2020. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3707541.
    4. Pal S, Chintala V, Sharma AKAK, Ghodke P, Kumar S, Kumar P, et al. Effect of injection timing on performance and emission characteristics of single cylinder diesel engine running on blends of diesel and waste plastic fuels. Mater Today Proc 2019;17:209–15. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1074/1/012041.
    5. Ghodke P, Reddy BRM, Krishna SV. Advances in Health and Environment Safety. Singapore: Springer Singapore; 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7122-5.
    6. Ghodke P, Krishna SV. Effect of Heterogeneous Catalyst on Esterification of Pyrolysis Oil. springer proceeding in Energy, 2018, p. 219–29. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63085-4_30.
    7. Arora M, Sharma M, Ghodke PK. Nano Based Synthesis of PV Panels for Minimizing E-Waste, 2018, p. 67–72. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63085-4_10.
    8. Sarkar A, Praveen G. Utilization of Waste Biomass into Useful Forms of Energy, 2017, p. 117–32. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47257-7_12.

    Journals

     

    1. S Pal, A Kumar, AK Sharma, PK Ghodke, S Pandey, "Recent Advances in Catalytic Pyrolysis of Municipal Plastic Waste for the Production of Hydrocarbon Fuels", Processes, 2022.

    2. K. B. Kota, et al. Biomass torrefaction: An overview of process and technology assessment based on global readiness level, Fuel, Volume 324, Part B, 15 September 2022, 124663.

    3. Sharma, A.K., Ghodke, P., Sharma, P.K. et al. Holistic utilization of Chlorella pyrenoidosa microalgae for extraction of renewable fuels and value-added biochar through in situ transesterification and pyrolysis reaction process. Biomass Conv. Bioref. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-022-02713-9

    4. Praveen G, Kumar A, Pandey JK, Chen W, Patel A, Ashokkumar V. Pyrolysis of sewage sludge for sustainable biofuels and value-added biochar production. Journal of Environ Management 2021;298:113450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113450.

    5. Praveen Kumar Ghodke, "High-quality hydrocarbon fuel production from municipal mixed plastic waste using a locally available low-cost catalyst" Fuel communication, Vol 8, p, 100022.

    6. A K Sharma, Praveen Kumar Ghodke, Suvendu M, Wei-Hsin Chen, "Emerging technologies for sustainable production of biohydrogen production from microalgae: A state-of-the-art review of upstream and downstream processes", Bioresource Technology, Dec 2021. 126057, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2021.126057.

    7. R. N. Mandapati and P. K. Ghodke, “Kinetics of pyrolysis of cotton stalk using model-fitting and model-free methods,” Fuel, vol. 303, p. 121285, Nov. 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2021.121285.

    8. P. K. Ghodke, B. Ramanjaneylu, and S. Kumar, “Stabilization of bio-oil derived from macroalgae biomass using reactive chromatography,” Biomass Convers. Biorefinery, Apr. 2021, doi: 10.1007/s13399-021-01533-7.

    9. V. Ponnam, P. Ghodke, S. Tondepu, and R. N. Mandapati, “Thermal behaviour kinetic modeling of capsicum annuum waste biomass using an iso-conversion method,” J. Therm. Eng., vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 18–29, 2021.

    10. R. Naidu and P. Kumar, “Kinetic modeling of Indian lignites pyrolysis in the context of underground coal gasification ( UCG ),” Fuel, vol. 283, no. December 2021, p. 118939, 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2020.118939.

    11. K. Moorthy Rajendran, V. Chintala, A. Sharma, S. Pal, J. K. Pandey, and P. Ghodke, “Review of catalyst materials in achieving the liquid hydrocarbon fuels from municipal mixed plastic waste (MMPW),” Mater. Today Commun., vol. 24, no. January, p. 100982, Sep. 2020.

    12. Mandapati RN, Ghodke P. Modeling of gasification process of Indian coal in perspective of underground coal gasification (UCG). Environ Dev Sustain 2020;22:6171–86. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-019-00469-3.

    13. V. Chintala, D. Benaerjee, P. K. Ghodke, and E. Porpatham, “Hydrogen rich exhaust gas recirculation (H2EGR) for performance improvement and emissions reduction of a compression ignition engine,” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, vol. 44, no. 33, pp. 18545–18558, 2019.

    14. P. Ghodke and R. N. Mandapati, “Investigation of particle level kinetic modeling for babul wood pyrolysis,” Fuel, vol. 236, no. July 2018, pp. 1008–1017, 2019.

    15. S. Collins and P. Ghodke, “Kinetic parameter evaluation of groundnut shell pyrolysis through use of thermogravimetric analysis,” J. Environ. Chem. Eng., vol. 6, no. 4, 2018.

    16. V. Chintala, P. Ghodke, S. Phadtare, M. Tadpatrikar, J. K. Pandey, And S. Kumar, “A Comparative Assessment of Single Cylinder Diesel Engine Characteristics with Plasto-Oils derived from Municipal Mixed Plastic Waste,” Energy Convers. Manag., Vol. 166, No. April, Pp. 579–589, 2018.

    17. P. Ghodke And R. N. Mandapati, “Kinetic Modeling Of Indian Rice Husk Pyrolysis,” Int. J. Chem. React. Eng., Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 1–15, 2017.

    18. G. Praveen, V. L. Ch, A. Ganesh, and S. Mahajani, “Stabilization of Pyrolysis Oil: Comparison of Reactive Distillation and Reactive Chromatography,” Chem. Eng. Process: Process Intensif., Vol. 95, Pp. 327–338, Sep. 2015.

    19. P. Ghodke, A. Ganesh, and S. Mahajani, “Stabilization of Fast Pyrolysis Oil Derived From Wood through Esterification,” Int. J. Chem. React. Eng., Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 323–334, 2015.

     

    1. Expert Lecture on "Chemical kinetics of plastic waste pyrolysis" during a Five-day ATAL sponsored FDP on "Redemption from plastic pollution (Indian Railways)", organised by NRTI-Vadodara, Gujarat, held from 17th to 21st Jan 2022.
    2. Expert Lecture on "Biomass to bio-oil and upgradation technologies" during a Five-day ATAL sponsored FDP on "Recent advancements in sustainable energy storage and conversion", organised by MIT, Manipal, Karnataka, held from 25th to 29th October 2021.
    3. Expert Lecture on "Back to basics of plastics and challenges in recycling of plastics" during a Five-day ATAL sponsored FDP on "Redemption from plastic pollution (Indian Railways)", organised by NRTI-Vadodara, Gujarat, held from 5th to 9th July 2021.
    4. Resource person in "Webinar-Biotechinar" organized by Department of Biotechnology, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka. Lecture Topic: "Biomass to Biofuels and Thermodynamics". 5th June 2021.
    5. Expert Lecture on "Catalytic pyrolysis for bio-oil production" during a Five-day online workshop on “Recent Trends in Clean Energy” organised by MANIT Bhopal, held from 08th to 12th March 2021.

    1. Awarded with “Dronacharya Award” in National Project Competition NAVARACHANNA-2018 for Novel project based on the Theme “SWACHH BHARAT”.
    2. Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NITI Aayog (Planning Commission), in area of Energy for Future.
    3. Elected as Associate Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers (AMIChemE) by Engineering Council UK (IChemE membership number is 100201067).
    4. Awarded Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering (IIChE) by Kolkata chapter, India(Membership no. is LAM-61736).
    5. Member of the IAENG Society of Chemical Engineering, Hong Kong.

    1. Core committee member of “Nano for Energy and Water” an International conference conducted in UPES, Dehradun, 2017.
    2. Core committee member of “10th Uttarakhand State Science & Technology Congress 2015-16” conducted by UCOST, Vigyam Dham, Dehradun.
    3. Session Chair "International Conference on Green Energy for Environmental Sustainability, ICGEES2020" 5 - 6 August 2020.
    4. Organizing committee member "SERB-DST Sponsored 5 days Online STTP on “Electrochemical Technology for the Environmental Treatment and Clean Energy Conversion” (ETCEC-2020) from November 16-20, 2020".
    5. Reviewer for Fuel, RSER, JECE, Energy Conversion and Management, (Elsevier), International Journal of Coal Science & Technology, Environment, Development and Sustainability, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (Springer), Chemical Engineering Communications (Taylor & Francis), Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering (Wiley).

    1. G Praveen Kumar, "A catalyst for pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste and a method of pyrolysis thereof", Indian Patent. No. 346952, Granted on 17 September 2020.

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    1. Faculty Adviser of Class 2017-2021 for B2-Batch.
    2. Department Library In-Charge 2020-21.
    3. Faculty Adviser of Class 2021-2025 for B1-Batch.

    Theory

    CH2001D: Chemical Technology

    EC3014D: Environmental Studies for Electronics Engineers

    CH4023D: Environment impact assessment and Clean technology

    CH4034D: Project Engineering

     

    Laboratory

    CH2091D: Chemical Analysis Lab

    MT2092D: Fluid flow and Heat transfer lab

    University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

    Assistant Professor (SG) , July 2015 - March 2020

    A novel approach for the production of biojet-fuels from agroforestry residue to solve energy problems

    Sponsoring Agency: NIT Calicut, Role: PI, Amount: 5 lakhs, Duration 2022-2024.

     

    Solar pre-heated thermochemical conversion of municipal mixed solid waste to high quality plasto- fuels for transportation and industrial heating applications.

    Sponsoring Agency: Technology Development & Transfer (TDT) Division, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, New Delhi

     

    Role: Co-P.I. Amount of Grant: 2.61 Crore, Duration: September 2020 To September 2023

     

    Development of a Novel Technology for Production of Hydrocarbon Fuels from Mixed Plastic Waste

    Sponsoring Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (Department of Science and Technology), Government of India, New Delhi

    Role: P.I. Amount of Grant: 39.90 Lac, Duration: June 2017 To June 2020

     

    Upgradation of Fast Pyrolysis-oil derived from Agricultural Residue

    Sponsoring Agency: University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

    Role: P.I. Amount of Grant: 5.0 Lac. Duration: Aug 2016 to Aug 2017

    1. Vaishnavi, M., Gopinath, K.P., Ghodke, P.K. (2022). Recent Advances in Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Microalgae. In: Verma, P. (eds) Micro-algae: Next-generation Feedstock for Biorefineries . Clean Energy Production Technologies. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0680-0_5.
    2. Computational study of Retort processing, Advanced Computational Techniques for Heat and Mass Transfer in Food Processing, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
    3. S. S., C. Antony, and P. K. Ghodke, “Plant disease identification using IoT and deep learning algorithms,” in Artificial Intelligence for Signal Processing and Wireless Communication, De Gruyter, 2022, pp. 11–46.
    4. Amit Kumar Sharma, Venkateswarlu Chintala, Praveen Ghodke, Parteek Prasher, Alok Patel, “Extraction and Purification of PUFA from Microbial Biomass,” in Nutraceutical Fatty Acids from Oleaginous Microalgae, A. K. Patel and L. Matsakas, Eds. Wiley, 2020.
    5. Kumar S. et al. (2020) Catalytic Approach for Production of Hydrocarbon Rich Bio-Oil from a Red Seaweed Species. In: Kumar N. (eds) Biotechnology for Biofuels: A Sustainable Green Energy Solution. Springer, Singapore.