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Shabina Khanam
Shabina Khanam Associate Professor shabifch[at] 01332-285157
Areas of Interest
  • Process Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Energy and water conservation in Sponge Iron Process, Thermal Power Plants
  • Supercritical Fluid Extraction, Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Natural Products such as Carrot seed, Turmeric root, Hemp seed
Professional Background
20072012Assistant ProfessorNIT Rourkela
20122015Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2015Till dateAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Senior Research Fellowship CSIR2002-2006
Educational Details
Ph.DChemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2007
M.TechChemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2002
B.TechChemical EngineeringA.M.U. Aligarh2000
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Design of water network to optimize water consumption in coal washeries for removal of impurities frCoal India Ltd.2018
Energy and mass integration studies on coal based sponge iron production process using process integSRIC, IIT R2016
Process Integration based modifications for the energy conservation Sponge Iron Plants CSIR, New Delhi2012
Modeling and Simulation of Energy Efficient Multiple Effect Evaporator SystemM/s. Eco Green Solution Systems (P) Ltd., Bangalore2011
  • IIChE, Life Member
  • • International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, Senior Member
  • • International Association of Engineers , Member
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Modeling and Simulation of prilling tower using ANSYSSachin Kumar
Energy and Exergy analysis of sponge iron processShubham Rathi
Water conservation in thermal power plant considering piping cost and pressure dropVishnu Dev Kushawaha
Energy analysis of chemical processesKamalkant Meghwal
Optimization of hydrogen distribution in refinery considering piping costAvijeet Kulshrestha
Simultaneous optimization of water and energy in chemical plantsGaurav Kumar Silori
Optimization of Mass Exchanger Network accounting piping cost and pressure dropShashi Shekhar Singh
Optimization of Mass Exchanger Network considering piping costDeepshikha Singh
Waste water minimization in chemical process using process integrationSanjay Dhariya
Reducing CO2 emissions using carbon constrained energy planningRavi Shankar Duggi
Water management in chemical process industriesRoja Engu
Total site integration in sponge iron production processAnchal Tyagi
Reduction of CO2, SO2 and NO2 emissions in chemical process industriesBabloo Kumar
Modeling and simulation of multiple effect evaporator systemKuldeep Singh
Optimization of heat exchanger network based on emission targetingPrashant A Nirpharake
A heat integration study considering variable physical propertiesMohd. Imran
Optimization of multiple effect evaporator system based on different configurations of vapor bleedinPratap Singh
Optimization of mass exchange networkPramod K. Singh
Modeling and simulation of rotary kiln which special emphasis on energy consumptionTapash R. Majhi
Design of heat integrated multiple effect evaporator system with zero dischargeGhoshna Jyoti
Energy management in sponge iron industryVivek Kumar
Synthesis of process networks using mathematical modelingG. Gautami
Emission targeting using pinch technologyK. R. Gota
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Vibha DeviSupercritical fluid extraction
Priyanka KatiyarSupercritical fluid extraction
B. Venakata RamanaiahEnergy conservation
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Simultaneous water and energy conservation in thermal power plantShivendra S. ChauhanO2014
Fresh water and waste water minimization through water pinch technology in coal based thermal power Shailendra SinghO2014
Supercritical fluid extraction of natural products: Modeling and OptimizationVibha DeviO2014
Energy conservation in sponge iron cluster using total site integrationB. Venakata RamanaiahO2015
Supercritical fluid extraction of turmeric root and carrot seed and its analysisPriyanka KatiyarO2013
Energy conservation in coal based sponge iron process using heat of waste gasGajendra GauravA2012
Process integration based modification for energy conservation in sponge iron plantA.K.PooniaA2010
Application of pinch technology for process integration in coal based sponge iron plantA.K.PrasadA2009
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Mechanical Operations-4 Week courseNPTEL5.2.18
Unit Operations of Particulate Matter-4 Week courseNPTEL24.7.17
Mechanical Operations-4 Week courseNPTEL5.9.2016
Maximising Energy Savings in Process Industry Using Pinch AnalysisCEC, IITR7-9Jan, 13
Pinch Analysis: A Tool for Efficient Use of Energy AICTE, NITRkl17-21Mar08
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Synthesis of mass exchange network using Supertargeting approach” Indian Chemical Engineer, Vol. 47, No. 1, January-March, 2005, pp: 8-12.
  2. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Mass Integration for Recovery of Zinc from Galvanizing and Metal Finishing Industry Using Supertargeting Approach”, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, Vol. 13, July 2006, pp. 378-385. (IF:0.513)
  3. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “A Process Integration based Approach for the Analysis of Evaporator System” Chemical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 30, Issue 12, Dec. 2007, pp. 1659-1665. (IF:2.18 )
  4. Ravindra Bhargava, Shabina Khanam, Bikash Mohanty & Amiya K Ray, Mathematical model for a multiple effect evaporator system with condensate-, feed- and product- flash and steam splitting Vol. 15, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, March 2008, pp. 118-129. (IF:0.513)
  5. R. Bhargava, S. Khanam, B. Mohanty and A.K. Ray, “Selection of optimal feed flow sequence for a multiple effect evaporator system” Computers and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 32, Issue 10, 2008, pp. 2203–2216. (IF:2.784)
  6. R. Bhargava, S. Khanam, B. Mohanty and A.K. Ray, “Simulation of flat falling film evaporator system for concentration of black liquor” Computers & Chemical Engineering, Vol. 32, Issue 12, 2008, pp. 3213–3223. (IF:2.784)
  7. B.B. Gulyani, S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “A New Approach for Shell Targeting of A Heat Exchanger Network”, Computers & Chemical Engineering, Vol. 33, Issue 9, 2009, pp. 1460-1467. (IF:2.784)
  8. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Energy reduction schemes for multiple effect evaporator systems”, Applied Energy, Vol. 87, 2010, pp. 1102-1111 (IF:6.33).
  9. A. Kumar, G. Gautami and S. Khanam, “Hydrogen distribution in the refinery using mathematical modeling”, Energy, Vol. 35, 9, 2010, pp. 3763-3772. (IF:4.844)
  10. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Placement of condensate flash tanks in a multiple effect evaporator system”, Desalination, Vol. 262, 1-3, 2010, pp. 64-71. (IF: 3.96)
  11. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Development of a new model for multiple effect evaporator system”, Computers & Chemical Engineering, Vol. 35, 10, 2011, pp. 1983-1993. (IF:2.18)
  12. A.K Prasad, R.K. Prasad, S. Khanam, “Development of energy conservations scenarios for sponge iron industry using process integration” Energy Efficiency, Vol. 4, 4, 2011, Page 321-333. (IF:0.961)
  13. A.K Prasad, R.K. Prasad, S. Khanam, "Design Modifications for Energy Conservation of Sponge Iron Plants," Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 3, 1, 2011, pp. 015001-1 to 015001-11. (IF:0.495)
  14. G. Gautami and S.Khanam, “Selection of optimum configuration for multiple effect evaporator system” Desalination, Vol. 288, 2012, pp. 16-23. (IF:3.96)
  15. V. Kumar and S.Khanam, “Recovery and utilisation of waste heat in a coal based sponge iron process” Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Vol. 56, 2012, pp. 19–28. (IF:2.071)
  16. G. Jyoti and S.Khanam, “Simulation of Heat Integrated Multiple Effect Evaporator System”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 76, 2014, pp. 110-117. (IF:2.629)
  17. A.K. Poonia and S.Khanam, "Simulation of rotary kiln used in sponge iron process using ANN", IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, 2, 2014, pp. 95-98. (IF:0.8470)
  18. N. Jhaveri, B. Mohanty, S. Khanam, "Mathematical modeling and optimization of hydrogen distribution network used in refinery", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 39, 1, 2014, pp. 339-348. (IF: 3.313)
  19. A.Banerjee, D.Mohanty, S.Khanam, "Modeling of a glass tank furnace using artificial neural network" International Journal of Engineering Development & Research, IJEDRCP1404001, 2014, pp. 1-7. (IF: 5.7971)
  20. Gajendra Kumar Gaurav and  Shabina  Khanam, "2 D Model of sponge iron rotary kiln developed using CFD ", International Journal of Engineering Development & Research, IJEDRCP1404002, 2014, pp. 8-13.(IF: 5.7971)
  21. Priyanka and Shabina Khanam, “Supercritical fluid extraction of natural products: a review” International Journal of Engineering Development & Research, IJEDRCP1404003, 2014, pp. 14-17. (IF:5.7971)
  22. Rahul Wadhwani, Bikash Mohanty, Shabina Khanam, "Optimization of amount of chemical dosage to improve the performance of Dissolved Air Flotation unit", Separation Science and Technology, Vol. 50, 2015, pp. 1038–1049. (IF:1.294)
  23. Rachitha D Souza, Shabina Khanam, Bikash Mohanty, Synthesis of heat exchanger network considering pressure drop and layout of equipment exchanging heat, Energy, Vol. 101, 2016, pp. 484-495. (IF: 5.153)
  24. Gajendra Kumar Gaurav, Shabina Khanam, Analysis of temperature profile and % metallization in rotary kiln of sponge iron process through CFD, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 63, 2016, p. 473-481. (IF: 3.849)
  25. Gajendra Kumar Gaurav, Shabina Khanam, Computational fluid dynamics analysis of sponge iron rotary kiln, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Vol. 9, 2017, pp. 14–27.
  26. Gajendra Kumar Gaurav, Shabina Khanam, Profitability analysis of power generation using waste heat of sponge iron process, Energy, Vol. 141, 2017, pp. 333-347. (IF: 4.968)
  27. Venkata Ramanaiah, Shabina Khanam, Modified approach of total site integration for energy conservation: A case study of sponge iron cluster, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Vol. 133, 2018, pp. 142-154. (IF: 2.795)
  28. Gaurav Kumar Silori, Shabina Khanam, Performance analyses of LP and MILP solvers based on newly introduced scale: Case studies of water network problems in chemical processes, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Vol. 136, 2018, pp. 417-430. (IF: 2.795)
  29. Priyanka, Shabina Khanam, Influence of operating parameters on supercritical fluid extraction of essential oil from turmeric root, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 188, 2018, pp. 816-824. (IF: 5.651)
  30. Priyanka, Shabina Khanam, Selection of suitable model for different matrices of raw materials used in supercritical fluid extraction process, Separation Science and Technology, Vol. 53, 2018, pp. 71-96. (IF: 1.2)
  31. Venkata Ramanaiah, Shabina Khanam, Analyses of different modifications proposed for sponge iron process for best utilization of waste heat, Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability (Published online on 2.7.2018).