Shishir Sinha Head Of Department shishir[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-285648
Areas of Interest
- Blended Polymer Composits , Polymer Surface Modification
- :Polymer Composites, , Nano Composites
- : Ion Exchanger, Ion Exchangers
|2014||to date||Professor||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|2009||2014||Associate Professor||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|2006||2009||Assistant Professor||Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee|
|2003||2006||Assitant Professor||Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala|
|1999||2003||Lecturer||Thapar Institute of Engineeing and Technology, Patiala|
Honors and Awards
|Best Technical Paper of the session at CHEMCON 2000||Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers||2000|
|M.Tech. Medal for first position||H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur||1995|
|Member Board of studies||H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur||2009|
|Member Research Degree Committe||Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow||2016|
|Member Board of Studies Chemical Engineering||Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow||2016|
|Member Academic Council||H.B. Technical University Kanpur||2017|
|B.Tech.||Chemical||H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur||1993|
|M.Tech.||Chemical||H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur||1995|
|Ph.D.||Chemical Engineering||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur||2000|
|2018||todate||Head of Department||I.I.T Roorkee|
|2012||On Going||Professor In Charge Guest House||I.I.T. Roorkee|
|2015||2017||Chairman Departmental Research Committee||Chemical Engineering Department|
|2008||2009||Chief Warden||Azad Bhawan, Indian institute of Technology, Roorkee|
|2013||2014||Chief Warden||Ravindra Bhawan|
|2009||2013||Chief Warden||Govind Bhawan, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|2009||2014||O.C. Training and Placement||Department of Chemical Engineering I.I.T. Roorkee|
|2006||2008||Warden||Azad Bhawan, IIT Roorkee|
|2009||2014||O.C. Building and Maintenance||Department of Chemical Engineering I.I.T. Roorkee|
|2008||2013||O.C. Training and Placement||I.I.T. Roorkee|
|2012||2014||Honorary Secretary||Institution of Engineers|
|2001||2006||Warden||Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala|
- Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow
- Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Life Member
- Indian Society For Technical Education, Life Member
- International Association of Engineers, Member
- Asian Polymer Association, Life Member
- Indian Desalination Association, Life Member
|Title||Course Code||Class Name||Semester|
|Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics||CHN-205||B.Tech. Chemical Engineering||Autumn|
|Process Utilities and Safety||CHN-306||B.Tech.||Spring|
Research Scholar Groups
|G L Devnani||Polymer Surface Modification|
|Kanti Lal Chauhan||Methane reform9ing|
|Jyoti Jain||Fire Retardent Polymeric Systems|
|Sri Nivas||Nano Composites|
|Devendra Rai||Tannery Waste Water Treatment|
|Kajal Mishra||Natural Fiber Based Composites|
|Priyanka Soni||Fire Retardent Composites|
|Brijesh Kumar Yadav||Rheology of Polymer Composites|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Year|
|Effect of Recycling on Fiber Characteristics of Agri- Residue Paper from Chemical Pulp||Pramod Kumar||A||2002|
|Development and Characterization of Rice Husk Polypropylene (RHPP) Composites||Vinay Kumar||A||2007|
|Synthesis of Polymer Supported Metal Catalysts and Oxidation of Organic Compounds||Ms. Sweta||A||2008|
|Gas Phase Polymer Surface Modification||Gagnesh Sharma||A||2009|
|Adsorption Studies Of Lead And Chromium On New/Modified Adsorbents||Sunil Kumar||A||2009|
|Structural studies on MurA and type II chorismate mutase||Aditya Dev||A||2008|
|Preparation and Characterization of blended bagasse/wheat straw fiber polymer composites||Varun Mittal||A||2013|
|Vapor Phase Conversion of Glycerol to 1,2-propanediol over non-Noble Metal Catalyst.||Nitin Naresh Pandhare||A||2011|
|Fabrication and Characterization of Hybrid Composites of Recycled polymer and Natural Fibers||Lakshya Agarwal||A||2014|
|Preparation and Characterization of Coir and Banana Fiber Reinforced LDPE Composites.||Nirupama||A||2013|
|Study and Preparation of Reinforced Polymer Composite of Hair Fiber.||Prashant Srivastava||A||2013|
|Reforming of Acetone-Butanol-Ethanol Mixture for Hydrogen Production: Thermodynamic and Exergy Analy||Brijesh Kumar||A||2015|
|nano Composites||Sri Nivas Naik||O||2015|
|Development of Fire Retardent Polymer Composites||Ms. Jyoti Jain||O||2016|
|Surface Modification of Natural Fiber Based Blended Polymer Composites||G. L. Devnani||A||2016|
|Methanol Reforming||Kanti Lal Chauhan||O||2016|
|Tannery Waste Water Treatment through Electorcoagulation||Devendra Rai||O||2017|
|Membrane Separation||Kajal Mishra||O||2018|
|Polymeric Systems||Brijesh Kumar Yadav||O||2018|
|Fire Retartdent Polymeric Composites||Priyanka Soni||O||2018|
|Futuristic approach of gas phase modification of polymeric surfaces||G.L. A. Institute of Technology & management, Mathura||T||2007|
|Development of new anion exchangers||Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala||T||2007|
|Advancement in Chemical Modifications of Polymers||Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal||T||2007|
|Industry Institute Interaction- A Newer Concept||R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore||T||2007|
|Newer Technology for Polymeric Surface Modification and in situ application to Tannery Waste||University of Uta||I||2015|
|Process Safety in Edible Oil Processing||H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur||I||2014|
Courses or Conferences Organised
|Conference Name||Sponsored By||Date|
|Annual Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee, Cognizance-2016||Various Organisations||March 2016|
|Annual Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee, Cognizance-2015||Various Organisations||March 2015|
|Annual Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee, Cognizance-2014||Various Organizations||2014|
|International Conference on Challenges in Disaster Mitigation & Management||NDMA, RGIPT||15-02-2013|
|Annual Technical Festival of IIT Roorkee, Cognizance-2012||Various Organizations||2012|
|Golden Jublee Workshop on Process Safety||Institution of Engineers||26-10-2010|
|Industrial Safety Day||Institution of Engineers (India)||June 2009|
|Recent Trends in Polymer Science and Technology||DST & CSIR||May 2005|
Special Lectures Delivered
|E- waste management||Continuing Education Center, I.I.T. Roorkee||28th March|
|Newer Technology for Polymeric Surface Modification and in situ application to Tannery Waste||Department of Material Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US||10/7/2015|
|Electronic Waste-A wealth of future||Continuing Education Center, I.I.T. Roorkee||8th Novemb|
|Process Safety in Edible Oil Processing||H.B. Technological Institute Kanpur||28/7/2013|
|Fire Safety a Chemical Engineering Perspective||Moradabad Institute of Technology, Moradabad||14/11/2010|
|Computer Waste||Institution of Engineers (Roorkee Local center)||25/02/2009|
|Process Safety;||G.L. A. Institute of Technology & Management, Mathura||20/10/2008|
|Electronic Waste a wealth of future||Course on Hazardous Waste management organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institu||8/11/2007|
|Industry Institute Interaction||R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore||5/10/2007|
|Development of new anion exchangers||Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala||2/2/2007|
- Polymeric Systems and Applications (2010) Published by Studium Press LLC. (ISBN No. 9789380012100)
- Biodiesel, Past, Present and Future (2009), Published by Quality Improvement Programme, I.I.T. Roorkee.
- Advances in Polymer Science,(2011) edited book series published by Studium Press India(ISBN No. 9789380012285)
- Compendium on Nanotechnology (edited) -A twelve volume set. Published by Studium Press LLC. (2013). (ISBN No. 1626330107)
- Electronic Waste Management, Manuscript approved for publication.
Refereed Journal Papers
- Kantilal Chouhan, Shishir Sinha, Shashi Kumar and Surendra Kumar, Utilization of Biogas from different Substrates for SOFC feed via Steam Reforming: Thermodynamic and Exergy Analyses, paper accepted in Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2019.103018 )(2019)
- G L Devnani and Shishir Sinha, Extraction, characterization and thermal degradation kinetics with activation energy of untreated and alkali treated Saccharum spontaneum (Kans grass) fiber Composites Part B: Engineering. vol 166 pp 436-445 (2019)
- G L Devnani and Shishir Sinha, Epoxy-based composites reinforced with African teff straw (Eragrostis tef) for lightweight applications, paper accepted in Polymer and polymer composites, (https://doi.org/10.1177/0967391118822269) (2019)
- Jyoti Jain, Shorab Jain and Shishir Sinha, Characterization and Thermal Kinetic Analysis of Pineapple Leaf Fibers and its Reinforcement in Epoxy, Journal of Elastomers and Plastics. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095244318783024 (2018)
- G L Devnani and Shishir Sinha , African Teff Straw as a Potential Reinforcement in Polymer Composites for Light Weight Applications: Mechanical, Thermal, Physical and Chemical Characterization before and after alkali treatment. Paper accepted in Journal of Natural fibers. (2018) (https://doi.org/10.1080/15440478.2018.1546640)
- Brajesh Kumar, Shashi Kumar, Shishir Sinha and Surendra Kumar, Utilization of acetone-butanol-ethanol-water mixture obtained from biomass fermentation as renewable feedstock for hydrogen production via steam reforming: Thermodynamic and energy analyses, Bioresource Technology 261, 385-393, (2018)
- Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, Effect of surface treatment on hair fiber as reinforcement of HDPE composites: Mechanical properties and water absorption kinetics, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. Vol 35(5) pp 1209-1218 (2018).
- Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal and Shishir Sinha, Hybridization effect of coir fiber on physico-mechanical properties of polyethylene-banana/coir fiber hybrid composites. Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater. Vol 25(1) pp 133-141, (2018).
- Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal and Shishir Sinha, Thermal degradation of coir fiber reinforced low-density polyethylene composites, Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater. Vol 25(2), pp 363-372 (2018) .
- Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, Effect of chemical treatment on thermal properties of hair fiber based reinforcement of HF/HDPE composites, Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater. Vol 25(4) pp 807-815 (2018).
- Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, "Effect of alkali treatment on hair fiber as reinforcement of HDPE composites: Mechanical properties and water absorption behavior, paper accepted Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater. Vol. 25(3) pp 571-578 (2018).
- G L Devnani, V. Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Mathematical modelling of water absorption behavior of bagasse fiber reinforced epoxy composite material Materials Today: Proceedings 5 (9), pp 16912-16918 , (2018)
- Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Mechanical, thermal and water absorption properties of wheat straw/bagasse reinforced epoxy blended composites, Advances in Polymer Technology Vol 37(7) pp 2497-2503 .(2018).
- Lakshya Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, M.S. Bhatti and V. K. Gupta, Mixer Design Optimization with Fractured Surface Topography of Mechanical Properties of Polymer Biocomposites, Journal of Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers.74, pp 272-280, (2017).
- Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Effect of chemical treatment on thermal properties of bagasse fiber-reinforced epoxy composite, Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater., vol 24(2) pp 237-244 (2017).
- Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Study the effect of fiber loading and alkali treatment on mechanical and water absorption properties of wheat straw fiber reinforced epoxy composites, Sci. Eng. Compos. Mater., vol 24(5) pp 731-738 (2017).
- Varun Mittal, Rajat Saini and Shishir Sinha, Natural fiber-mediated epoxy composites- A Review, Composites Part B 99 pp425-435 (2016)
- Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, Effect of alkali treatment on the thermal properties of wheat straw fiber reinforced epoxy composites, J. Compos. Mater., Vol. 51(3), 323-331, (2017).
- Nitin Naresh Pandhare; Pudi, Satyanarayana; Prakash Biswas and Shishir Sinha, Selective hydrogenolysis of glycerol to 1,2-propanediol over highly active and stable Cu/MgO catalyst in vapor phase, Organic Process Research & Development 20(6), pp1059-1067. (2016).
- Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal and Shishir Sinha, Banana Fiber
Reinforced Low-density Polyethylene Composites: Effect of Chemical
Treatment and Compatibilizer, Iranian Polymer Journal 25, 229-241,
- Sunil Kumar Yadav, Shishir Sinha and Dhruv Kumar Singh, Modified date palm trunk for the effective removal of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution and industrial wastewater, Environ. Progress and Sustainable Energy, 34,452–460 (2015)
- Nirupama Prasad, V.K. Agarwal and Shishir Sinha, Physico-Mechanical Properties of Coir Fiber/LDPE Composites: Effect of Chemical Treatment and Compatibilizer, Korean J. Chem. Eng., 32(12),2534-2541 (2015)
- Arnab Roy, Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, "Dynamic Failure Assessment of an Ammonia Storage Unit: A Case Study” Process Safety and Environmental Protection vol 94, 385-401 (2015)
- Varun Mittal and Shishir Sinha, “Effect of chemical treatment on mechanical and water absorption properties of bagasse fiber-reinforced epoxy composite” paper accepted for publication Journal of Polymer Engineering, vol. 35 issue 6, pp545-550 (2015)
- Arnab Roy, Prashant Srivastava and Shishir Sinha, “Risk and Reliability Assessment in Chemical Process Industries Using Bayesian Methods, Reviews in Chem. Engg. Vol 30, Issue 5, Pages 479–499(2014)
- Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha, "Adsorptive Removal of Hg(II) from Synthetic and Real Aqueous Solutions using Modified Papaya Seed" Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology vol 37 pp 1612-1622 (2016) .
- Satyanarayana Murty Pudi, Tarak Mondal, Prakash Biswas, Shalini Biswas and Shishir Sinha, "Conversion of Glycerol into Value- Added Products Over Cu-Ni Catalysts Supported on γ-Al2O3 and Activated Carbon, Inter. J. of Chem. Rect. Engg. 12(1), 151-162, (2014)
- Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha, "Chemical Carbonization of Papaya seed Originated Charcoal for Sorption of Pb(II) from Aqueous Solution" J. of Environmental Chemical Engineering" 2, 9-19, (2014).
- Sweta, Shri Chand and Shishir Sinha, Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Polymer Anchored Metal Complex for Oxidation of Cyclohexane, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. Vol 130(3), 2127-2135 (2013)
- Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini B.K. Kanungo and Shishir Sinha, Study of Thermal Properties of Rice Husk Polypropylene (RHPP) Composites, Advanced Composite Letters, 22(6), 125-130 (2013)
- Sunil Kumar Yadav, Dhruv Kumar Singh and Shishir Sinha, Adsorption Study of Pb(II) onto Xanthated Date Palm Trunk: Kinetics, Isotherm and Mechanism, Desalination and Water Treatment 51(34-36), 6798-6807, (2013)
- Sunil Kumar Yadav, Shishir Sinha and Dhruv Kumar Singh, Removal of Lead(II) from Aqueous Solution using Papaya Seed Carbon: Characteristics and Kinetics Study, International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Vol 4(2), 127-136, (2013).
- Sweta Sharma, Shishir Sinha and Shri Chand*, Polymer Anchored Catalysts for Oxidation of Styrene Using TBHP and Molecular Oxygen, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. Vol.51(26). pp 8806-8814, (2012).
- Sweta Sharma, Shishir Sinha*, , Prakash Biswas, Mannar R Maurya and Shri Chand, Oxidation of Styrene over Polymer and Nonpolymer-Anchored Cu(II) and MN(II) Complex Catalysts, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. Vol 127(5) 3424-3434 (2013).
- Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini, B.K. Kanungo and Shishir Sinha*, Effect of Various Additives on Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk Polypropylene (RHPP) Composites, J. Polym. Engg. Vol. 32(3), pp 163-166, (2012). .
- Abhimanyu Kumar and Shishir Sinha*, Steady State Modeling And Simulation Of Hydrocracking Reactor, Petroleum and Coal. Vol. 54(1), pp 59-64, (2012).
- Vinay Kumar, Lalit Tyagi and Shishir Sinha, Wood flour – reinforced plastic composites: a review, Reviews in Chemical Engineering Vol. 27, Issue 1-2, pp 253-264, 2011.
- Shishir Sinha, Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini and B.K. Kanungo, Effect of Titanate Coupling Agent on Mechanical Prperties of Rice Husk Polypropylene Composites, Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 23(2), 681-683, 2011
- Vinay Kumar, Shishir Sinha, Manohar Singh Saini, and B. K. Kanungo Effect of Process Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Rice Husk Poly Propylene Composites, International Polymer Processing vol. 4, pp 311-314, 2010
- Shishir Sinha, Vinay Kumar, Manohar Singh Saini and B.K. Kanungo, Kaolin as Additive in Rice Husk Poly Propylene (RHPP) Composites, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 5, Issue8, pp. 1404-1408, 2010
- Prakash Biswas, Supriya Agrawal and Shishir Sinha, Modeling and Simulation for Pressure Swing Adsorption system for Hydrogen Purification, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Q. Journal 24 (4) 409–414, 2010.
- Vinay Kumar, Shishir Sinha*, Prakash Biswas and Manohar Singh Saini, Rice Husk as Reinforcing Filler in Polypropylene Composites, Reviews in Chemical Engineering Vol. 26, Issue 1-2, pp 41–53, 2010.
- Vijay Kumar Koratiya, Sunil Kumar and Shishir Sinha* Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of FCC Downer Reactor, Petroleum and Coal, Petroleum & Coal 52 (3) 183-192, 2010
- Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch. Strategic Estimation of Kinetic Parameters in VGO Cracking, Computers Materials and Continua, vol.9(1), pp 1-10, 2009.
- Shishir Sinha and Shalini Sinha, Studies on the Production of Acid Protease by Submerged Fermentation, International Journal of Food Engineering vol 5(1), art. 5. 2009 .
- Shishir Sinha, Alak K. Singh and Karunakar Singh, Study On Β-Galactosidase Isolation, Purification And Optimization Of Lactose Hydrolysis In Whey For Production Of Instant Energy Drink, International Journal of Food Engineering vol 5(2), art. 5. 2009.
- Shishir Sinha and Vinay Kumar, Effect of gas phase nitration on PMMA based ion exchange resin, Fluid Dynamics and Material Processing vol 5(3), pp297-312, 2009.
- Praveen Ch. and Shishir Sinha, Effect of Pressure on Height of Regenerator Dense Bed in an FCCU, Petroleum & Coal Journal. Vol 51(2), 124-135, 2009.
- Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch. Novel Method for Estimation of Kinetic parameters in VGO Cracking, Petroleum & Coal Journal. Vol 51(3), 183-187, 2009
- Shishir Sinha and Praveen Ch. Optimization of Industrial Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit having Five Lump Kinetic Scheme using Genetic Algorithm, Comp. Model. in Engg. and Sci. vol 32(2), pp 85-101 (2008) .
- Gopal S. Mishra and Shishir Sinha, Solvent-free single-pot oxidation (O2) of cyclohexane catalyzed by SiO2 supported palladium catalysts, Catalysis Letters Vol 125, pp 139-144 (2008).
- Renu Ahlawat, V.C. Srivastava, I.D. Mall and Shishir Sinha, Investigation of Electrocoagulation Treatment of Cotton Blue Dye Solution using Aluminium Electrodes, Clean- Soil, Air, Water. Vol 36(10-11), pp 863-869, 2008.
- Anil K. Saroha, Parmod Kumar Parag Kansal and Shishir Sinha , Effect of Cationic Starch and Long fibered Bamboo Pulp on the Double fold of Recycled Bagasse Paper, IPPTA Journal 20(3), pp 179-184, 2008
- Anil K. Saroha, Parmod Kumar and Shishir Sinha, Effect of Cationic Starch and long fiber pulp in the development of burst and tear index of recycled bagasse paper, IPPTA Journal 20(4), pp 159-166, 2008
- Anil K. Saroha, PVKK Verma, Parmod Kumar and Shishir Sinha, Improvement in Strength Properties of Recycled Bagasse Paper by Blending with Long Fibre Pulp and Retention Aids, In Paper International, 10 (2) 21 (2008)
- Anil K. Saroha, Parmod Kumar and Shishir Sinha, Effect of Cationic Starch and Long Fiber Pulp in the Breaking Length of Recycled Bagasse Paper, Paper India, 10(4), pp 22-25, 2007
- Roshan G. Shaikh, Anupam Shukla, Shishir Sinha, Jitendra Kumar and Anil Kumar Preparation of bipolar zeolite exchangers by gas-phase modification using NOx Chemical Engineering Science Volume 59, (3), pp 661-670, 2004,
- Shishir Sinha, Namita Jayaswal and Anil Kumar, Preparation of high capacity weak base poly(methyl methacrylate)-ethylene glycol dimethylacrylate copolymer anion exchange resin by modification using NOx, J. Appl. Poly. Sci pp.1991-1999,vol 89(7) ,2003.
- Shishir Sinha and Anil Kumar, Preparation of High Capacity Chloroethylated Strong Base Anion Exchange Resin Using NOx., Seperation Sci. and Tech. pp895-919, vol 37(4), 2002,
- Namita Jayaswal, Shishir Sinha and Anil Kumar, Effect of Chemical Modifications upon Exchange Capacity of Surface Aminated Macroporous Styrene-Divinyl Benezene copolymer Anion Exchange Resin. , J. Appl. Poly. Sci pp.1735-1748,vol 79(10) ,2001.
- V.K.Tyagi, A.K.Vashishtha, and Shishir Sinha, Evaluation of Blended Frying Oils in Deep-Fat Frying. J.O.T.A.I. p.36-48 Jan-Mar. 1998.
- Shishir Sinha, N. C. Mishra and R.P.Singh, Effective Safety Management in Solvent Extraction Industry. C.E.W., xxxi no.10, October,1996.
- Shishir Sinha and R.P.Singh, Energy Saving in Edible Oil Processing Industries- A Profile, C.E.W., xxxi no.4, April, 1996.
- Shishir Sinha and N. C. Mishra , Vegetable Oil as Diesel Fuel Substitute, C.E.W. xxxii,no.10, October,1997.