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Vimal Chandra Srivastava
Vimal Chandra Srivastava Associate Professor vimalfch[at] +91-1332-285889
Areas of Interest
  • Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Energy & Fuels., Separation, Catalysis, Pollution Abatement, CO2 utilization, Fuels, Nano-materials, Desulfurization.
Professional Background
20062007Assistant ProfessorInstitute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (now IIT-BHU)
20072014Assistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2014ContinuingAssociate ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Researcher Award 2010 - First Runner-up PrizeSCOPUS, United Nations University and International Bureau of the BMBF2010
"INSA Medal for Young Scientist" in 'Engineering & Technology' categoryIndian National Science Academy (INSA)2012
INAE Young Engineer AwardIndian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)2012
IEI Young Engineer AwardInstitution of Engineers India (IEI)2013
INAE Young AssociateIndian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) 2013
Amar Dye-Chem AwardIndian Institution of Chemical Engineers (IIChE)2013
MemberThe National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)2014
Outstanding Young Faculty Award (with Institute Research Fellowship).IIT Roorkee2018
Educational Details
B.E.Chemical EngineeringCCS University, Meerut2001
M.Tech.Chemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2003
PhDChemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2006
Administrative Background
20112013WardenKhosla International House
2012ContinuingMemberIPR Cell
2012ContinuingMember, Executive CommitteeThe Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Centre
2014ContinuingO.C., Training and Placement Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
Sept. 2016ContinuingMemberDepartment Administrative Committee
2009ContinuingO.C., Annual, BOG, Convocation and other related reportsDept. of Chemical Engg., IIT Roorkee
Dec. 2013ContinuingO.C., Pollution Abatement Research LaboratoryDept. of Chemical Engg., IIT Roorkee
July, 2013April,2015Superintendent, ExaminationDept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee
20092014Faculty Advisor, ChESS (Chemical Engineering Students Society)Dept. of Chemical Engg., IIT Roorkee
20112014Faculty Advisor, IIChE Student ChapterDept. of Chemical Engg., IIT Roorkee
20092014O.C., Mass Transfer Undergraduate LaboratoryDept. of Chemical Engg., IIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Engineering aspects of methanol and carbon-di-oxide conversion to dimethyl carbonate.DST-SERB2018
Determination of fluorinated aromatic carboxylic acids in aqueous reservoir fluids.ONGC2018
High ash coal gasification and associated upstream and downstream processes (Coal to Chemicals- CTC)Coal India Limited.2017
Catalytic oxidation of nitrogenous aromatic compounds bearing wastewater.Department of Science & Technology, GoI2014
Oxidative Desulfurization of Liquid FuelsIndian National Science Academy (INSA)2012
Electrochemical treatment of textile industry wastewater.Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. 2009
Treatment of petroleum refinery wastewater in sequencing batch reactor.Ministry of Environment and Forest, GoI2009
Ultra Deep-Desulfurization of DieselIIT Roorkee, FIG Grant2008
  • Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Associate Member (Awarded by INAE))
  • International Congress of Chemistry & Environment, Fellow Member
  • The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Life Member
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Member (by Invitation for 2015-2018)
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Life Member
  • The Indian Science Congress Association, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Electro-Analytical Chemistry (ISEAC), Life Member
  • Institution of Engineers, India, Associate Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Multicomponent adsorption of phenolic compounds from aqueous solution.S. SureshA2007
Dairy wastewater treatment by physico-chemical methods and sequential batch reactor.Jai Prakash KushwahaA2008
Studies on the development of zirconia based adsorbents/catalysts for liquid fuel desulfurization.Sachin KumarA2008
Catalytic wet peroxidation of nitrogenous aromatic compounds.V. SubbaramaiahA2010
Electrochemical treatment of textile industry wastewater.Seema SinghA2010
Synthesis and characterization of catalysts for dimethyl carbonate production.Praveen KumarA2010
Fire and explosion analysis during handling of LPG and LNG.Nilamber BariahA2010
Removal of nitrogenous heterocyclic compounds from aqueous solution.Hivarkar Ajay DevidasA2011
Studies on solvent extractive desulfurization of gas oil.Sunil KumarA2011
Adsorptive desulfurization and denitrogenation by metal impregnated activated carbon.Thaligari Sandeep KumarA2011
Thermo-chemical modifications of teff straw for chromium removal from aqueous solution.Abrham Bayeh WassieA2012
Synthesis of alkyl carbonates using mixed-oxide catalysts.Kartikeya ShuklaA2014
Valorization of waste biomass by thermal-degradation for various applications.Tanveer RasoolA2015
Synthesis and utilization of metal impregnated graphene oxides.Vijay AlweraO2014
Preparation of composite materials for various applications.Navneet KumarO2015
Utilization of industrial wastes for various applications.Vikas SinghO2016
Treatment of refractory organic wastewater by electrochemical method.Rohit ChauhanO2017
Conversion of waste gases into chemicals.Shailesh PandeyO2017
Desulfurization of liquid fuels.Naushad KhanO2017
Treatment of toxic industrial wastewaters by combined advanced oxidation technologies.Ritesh PatidarO2018
Nanoparticle synthesis for environmental & biomedical applications.Garima JainO2018
Engineering aspects of methanol and carbon-di-oxide conversion to dimethyl carbonate.Surbhi DahiyaO2018
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Operation and maintenance of sophisticated instruments like GC-MS/GC, HPLC, CHNS and AOX analyzerCentral Pollution Control Board15-02-2010
Hazardous waste, battery waste & E-waste managementAICTE11-06-2012
Monitoring & analysis of VOCs in water & wastewater, ambient air and emissionsCentral Pollution Control Board28-01-2013
Environmental health and safety management in process industriesCentral Pollution Control Board27-11-2014
Nanotechnology: basics and applications in chemical engineeringAICTE22-06-2015
Recent trends in environmental monitoring & control in petroleum & petrochemical industriesCentral Pollution Control Board26-11-2015
Green chemistry for cleaner technologyAICTE09-01-2017
Cleaner Production Technologies – Practical AspectsCentral Pollution Control Board15-02-2017
Nanotechnology: basics and bio-chemical applicationsAICTE21-05-2018
Books Authored


  1. Srivastava VC, Suresh S, Mishra IM. Oxygen mass transfer in bioreactors. In “Comprehensive Biotechnology: 2nd Edition” Murray Moo-Young (Editor). “Volume 2: Engineering Fundamentals in Biotechnology” Volume Editor: Colin Webb. Published by Elsevier (2011) pp. 947–956.
  2. Potti PR, Srivastava VC. Effect of dopants on ZnO mediated photocatalysis of dye bearing wastewater: A Review. In “Engineering Applications of Nanoscience and Nanomaterials” Materials Science Forum Vol. 757 (2013) pp. 165-174. Published by Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
  3. Srivastava VC, Mall I.D. Cleaner technologies for chemical process industries. In “Environmental Science and Engineering: Selected Topics” S.N. Kaul, B.N. Rai, D.R. Saini, Y.C. Sharma (Editors). (2013) Published by Daya Publishing House, Delhi, India. (ISBN: 9788170358114)
  4. Singh S, Srivastava VC, Lo SL. Surface modification or doping of WO3 for enhancing the photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutant containing wastewaters: A Review. In “Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-IV” Materials Science Forum, Vol. 855 (2016) pp. 105-126. Published by Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
  5. Das S, Srivastava VC. Microfluidic-based photocatalytic microreactor for environmental application: A review of fabrication substrates and techniques, and operating parameters. In “Photocatalytic Materials & Surfaces for Environmental Cleanup-IV” Materials Science Forum, Vol. 855 (2016) pp. 156-167. Published by Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
  6. Suresh S, Srivastava VC, Sakthivel S, Arisutha S. Kinetic Modeling of Ethanol Production for Substrate–Microbe System. In “Biorefining of Biomass to Biofuels”. S. Kumar and R. K. Sani (Editors). Published by Springer International Publishing in the Series “Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies” (2018), 4, 361-372.
Refereed Journal Papers

PUBLICATIONS (as on February, 2018)

Book Chapters:                        05
SCI (International) Journals:     152
Non-SCI Referred Journals:        11
International Conference:           27
National Conference:                 65
    TOTAL                               260

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