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Atanu Kumar Paul, PhD

ABOUT
NAME: Atanu Kumar Paul, PhD

M.TECH: National Institute of Technology Durgapur

E- MAIL: atanukpaul@outlook.com

POSITION: Adhoc Faculty

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati

PHONE: +91 8011027384


AREAS OF INTEREST: Bio-energy; Biofuels; Bio-diesel; Bio-lubricant; Epoxides; Rheology; Kinetics; Multiphase flow; Artificial Neural Network; Response Surface Methodology; Genetic Algorithm

PERSONAL WEB PAGE: https://iitg.ac.in/stud/atanu.2013
PROFILE

Membership   in   Professional   Societies

  • Graduate Student Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE / Kolkata Section), Member ID: 93267582, (2014).
  • Council Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers Guwahati Regional Chapter (IIChE-GRC), (2014-2015).
  • Life Associate Member (LM-54499), Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), (2015).
  • Member of International Association of Engineers. IAENG membership number is: 204276, (2017).
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) as an SPE IIT Guwahati Chapter, Member ID: 5442331, (2022).
  • Life Member (LM-54499), Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Kolkata, (2022).


Publications

Book Chapters
  • Atanu Kumar Paul, book chapter titled as ‘Migration Studies of Biodegradable Composites’ in Biodegradable Composites for Packaging Applications, 1st Edition, Publisher: Routledge, Tayler & Francis Group (ISBN-9781032131511), 2022.
Journals
  1. Sangeeta Gope, Duyi Samyor, Atanu Kumar Paul, and Amit Baran Das. 2017, "Effect of Alcohol-acid Modification on Physicochemical, Rheological and Morphological properties of Glutinous Rice Starch." International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 93: 860-867. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.09.057.
  2. Atanu Kumar Paul, Swapan Kumar Achar, Swaroopa Rani Dasari, Venu Babu Borugadda, and Vaibhav V. Goud. 2017. “Analysis of Thermal, Oxidative and Cold Flow Properties of Methyl and Ethyl Esters Prepared from Soybean and Mustard Oils.” Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 130 (3): 1501–11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-017-6424-z.
  3. Garima Srivastava, Atanu Kumar Paul, and Vaibhav V. Goud. 2018. “Optimization of Non-Catalytic Transesterification of Microalgae Oil to Biodiesel under Supercritical Methanol Condition.” Energy Conversion and Management 156: 269–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2017.10.093.
  4. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, Machhindra S. Bhalerao, and Vaibhav V. Goud. 2018. “In Situ Epoxidation of Waste Soybean Cooking Oil for Synthesis of Biolubricant Basestock: A Process Parameter Optimization and Comparison with RSM, ANN, and GA.” The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 96 (7): 1451–61. https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.23091.
  5. Venu Babu Borugadda, Atanu Kumar Paul, Ashish J. Chaudhari, Vinayak Kulkarni, Niranjan Sahoo, and Vaibhav V. Goud. 2018. “Influence of Waste Cooking Oil Methyl Ester Biodiesel Blends on the Performance and Emissions of a Diesel Engine.” Waste and Biomass Valorization 9 (2): 283–92. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-016-9749-0.
  6. Minakshi Gohain, Khairujjaman Laskar, Atanu Kumar Paul, Niran Daimary, Mrutyunjay Maharana, Imon Kalyan Goswami, Anil Hazarika, Utpal Bora, and Dhanapati Deka, 2020. "Carica papaya Stem: A Source of Versatile Heterogeneous Catalyst for Biodiesel Production and C–C Bond Formation." Renewable Energy 147: 541–555. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.09.016.
  7. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, and Vaibhav V. Goud. 2021. “In-Situ Epoxidation of Waste Cooking Oil and Its Methyl Esters for Lubricant Applications: Characterization and Rheology.” Lubricants 9 (3): 27. https://doi.org/10.3390/lubricants9030027.
  8. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, Ali Shemshedin, Machhindra S. Bhalerao, Pankaj Tiwari, and Vaibhav V. Goud. 2021. “Comparative Study of Physicochemical and Rheological Property of Waste Cooking Oil, Castor Oil, Rubber Seed Oil, Their Methyl Esters and Blends with Mineral Diesel Fuel.” Materials Science for Energy Technologies, 4: 148–155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mset.2021.03.004.
  9. Atanu Kumar Paul, Arbind Prasad, and A. Kumar. 2022. “Review on Artificial Neural Network and its Application in the Field of Engineering.” Journal of Mechanical Engineering: PRAKASH, 1: 53-61. https://doi.org/10.56697/JMEP.2022.1107.

 

National/International Conferences
  1. Biswajit Saha, Tapas Sen, Atanu Kumar Paul, and Ananta Kumar Das, A Review on Non-acceptability of Fly Ash Brick, an eco-friendly product, despite having a wide range of merits, Advanced Pollution Control Systems for Better Environmental Management, Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology and Management, Durgapur (India); Vol. 1 Issue 1 (April 2011).
  2. Atanu Kumar Paul and Kartik Chandra Ghanta, Study of Slurry Rheology with and without Additives, 66th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON-2013), Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (India), Volume: 66 (Dec. 2013).
  3. Atanu Kumar Paul and Vaibhav V. Goud, Study of Rheological Property of Waste Cooking Oil (WCO) with its Methyl Ester and Blends, Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP-15), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati (India), Volume 2 (21-22 January 2015).
  4. Garima Srivastava, Atanu Kumar Paul, Pushpita Das, and Vaibhav V. Goud, Biodiesel production from microalgae. 68th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON-2015), December 27-30, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India. (2015).
  5. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, and Vaibhav V. Goud, Study of Rheological Property of Rubber Seed Oil (RSO) with its Methyl Ester and Blends, Science, Technology and Innovation: It's Impact on Communities of N.E. India, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Assam, Volume: 1 (10-11 Sept. 2015).
  6. Garima Srivastava, Atanu Kumar Paul, Pushpita Das, and Vaibhav V. Goud, Sustainable fuel production from microorganism, Research Conclave-2016, March 18-21, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India. (2016).
  7. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, and Vaibhav V. Goud, Comparative studies on rheological behaviour of waste cooking oil, its methyl ester and their blends, International Conference on Waste Management, "Recycle-2016", 1-2 April, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India. (2016).
  8. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, Machhindra Bhalerao, and Vaibhav V. Goud, Optimization study of waste cooking oil biolubricant base stock via epoxidation by RSM, National Conference on Sustainable Advanced Technologies for Environmental Management (SATEM-2017), at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal 711103, India (2017)
  9. Atanu Kumar Paul, Venu Babu Borugadda, and Vaibhav V. Goud, Optimization of waste cooking oil lubricant base stock synthesis via epoxidation using homogeneous acidic catalyst, Fourth International Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers 2017 (ASP 2017), 8-11 January 2018, at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India.
  10. Atanu Kumar Paul and Vaibhav V. Goud, Rheology Study of Waste Cooking Oil Methyl Ester and its Epoxide, International Conference on Renewable and Alternate Energy (ICRAE-2018), 4–6 December 2018, at Assam Science and Technology University, Guwahati, Assam, India.


Workshop & Training

  1. Participated in "National School on Sustainable Polymers and First Symposium on Advances in Sustainable Polymers (ASP-14)" held during January 6-11, 2014 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam.
  2. Participated in "Technical Writing Workshop" held on 9th March 2014, during Reflux 2.0 - Annual Chemical Engineering Symposium, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam.
  3. Participated in "National Workshop on Molecular Modeling and Simulation of Sustainable Polymers and Nanocomposites (MSSP-14)" held during August 4-8, 2014 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam.
  4. Participated in "IUCr Workshop on X-Ray diffraction systems and related applications" held during 11-12 September, 2014 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India).
  5. Participated in the Nation Workshop on "Technical Writing" conducted under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) sponsored by MHRD held on 6-7 December, 2014 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India).
  6. Participated in the short term course on "Transport Processes and Optimization Techniques in Polymers" conducted by Department of Chemical Engineering and Knowledge Incubation Cell under the TEQIP (MHRD), held during December, 15-20, 2014 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India).
  7. Participated in the "IITG-KIT Joint Symposium on Biobased Materials" held on January 20, 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India).
  8. Participated in the National Symposium on "IPR in Innovation and Entrepreneurship" conducted under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, held on 16th March, 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India).
  9. Attended and Participated in the short term course on "Recent Advances in Energy Research (RAER)" held at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, organised by the Department of Chemical Engineering during 23rd to 27th March, 2015.
  10. Participated in "3D-Printing workshop" organised by AerotriX on 21st to 22nd March, 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati during SEISMECH’ 15.
  11. Participated in the "Research Conclave 2015" from 23rd to 26th March, 2015 organised by the PhD Council of the Students’ Academic Board (SAB) at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  12. Participated in "EXHIBITION" held during Reflux 2015 – Annual Symposium organised by Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati on 27th to 29th March 2015.
  13. Participated in the IEEE Workshop on "Amateur Radio Session" held on 19th to 20th December, 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  14. Participated in "7th DAE-BRNS BIENNIAL SYMPOSIUM" jointly organised by Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS) and Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati held on 17th to 20th May, 2016 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  15. Attended the full agenda of "ACS on Campus" organised by American Chemical Society on 16th January 2017 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  16. Participated in the Indo-Japan Bilateral Symposium on "Future Perspective of Bioresource Utilization in North-East India" held on 1st to 4th February 2018, jointly organised by Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India and Gifu University, Japan at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  17. Conducted a workshop on "ImageJ" held on 9th March, 2018 during Research Conclave 2018, organised by Students’ Academic Board, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  18. Participated in the Industry-Academia Interface Seminar titled "Upstream Petroleum Engineering" held on 10th November, 2018 organised by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers–Guwahati Regional Centre and the Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati at Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam.
  19. Attended the online seminar on "Basics of Rheology and Particle Characterizarion" organised by Anton Paar India Pvt. Ltd. on 8th April 2020 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  20. Attended ACS Webinars on "Fundamentals of Effective Scientific Writing: Manuscripts and Grants" organised by American Chemical Society - ACS Publications - ACS.org on 9th June 2020.
  21. Attended the TEQIP sponsored six days online National Seminar on "Advances in Manufacturing, Materials and Modelling Process (AMMMP-2020)" organised by Mechanical Engineereing Department, Katihar Engineering College, Katrihar, Bihar-854109, India on 17-22 August, 2020.
  22. Participated in the 3-Day online workshop on "Basic Oil and Gas Fieldm Development Lifecycle" jointly organised by Department of Petroleum Engineering, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Durgapur and Department of Chemical Engineering, GMRIT, Rajam during 24-26 August, 2020.
  23. Attended the TEQIP sponsored six days online National Seminar on "Advances in Manufacturing and Characterization Process (AMCP-2020)" organised by Mechanical Engineereing Department, Katihar Engineering College, Katrihar, Bihar-854109, India on 24-29 August, 2020.
  24. Attended the TEQIP sponsored six days online National workshop on "Academia to Industry: Challenges & Opportunities (AICO-2020)" organised by Mechanical Engineereing Department, Katihar Engineering College, Katrihar, Bihar-854109, India on 31 August- 5 September, 2020.
  25. Attended the online webinar on "Particle Size & Zeta Potential Measurement by Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) & Electrophoretic Light Scattering (ELS) Techniques" organised by Anton Paar India Pvt. Ltd. on 15th March 2021 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  26. Attended the online webinar on " Latest techniques on BET surface area analysis: Gas Physisorption and Chemisorption" organised by Anton Paar India Pvt. Ltd. on 20th May 2021 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  27. Attended the online webinar on "Full Agenda of ACS on Campus - Graduate Student Summit" organized by American Chemical Society on 14th July 2021.
  28. Attended the online webinar on "In-situ Electrochemical Studies with Bruker FT-IR Spectrometer" organized by Bruker India Scientific Pvt. Ltd. on 15th July 2021 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  29. Attended the online webinar on “Sustainable Energy Technologies – Part I” organised by the School of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Guwahati on 7th January 2022 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  30. Attended the online webinar on “Sustainable Energy Technologies – Part II” organised by the School of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Guwahati on 18th February 2022 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.


Extra-curricular Activities

  • Take Part in "Scimantek-2010, Health & Education Fair" On 28th To 31st October, 2010 (Displayed Static Model of Bio Diesel Production Plant), Rahul Foundation, Durgapur-713212.
  • Participated in "RuNIT- mini marathon" held on 16th Feb. 2013 an initiative of PRAKRITI - The Environmental Club of National Institute of Technology Durgapur.
  • Worked as a Class Representative of our M. Tech. batch and PG (M. Tech.) representative of Chemical Engineering Student's Society (ChESS) during 2011–2013 at National Institute of Technology Durgapur.
  • Participated in "Advaya - PG Student's Annual Cultural Festival of IIT Guwahati", as a Event Manager during 14th March 2014 to 16th March 2014, at IIT Guwahati, Assam.
  • Participated in SPARDHA ’15, the Inter Hostel Sports Competition as a player of Cricket team of Brahmaputra Hostel head at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati during February 2015.
  • A member of core committee and Head of Hospitality team of "Advaya 2015 - PG Student's Annual Cultural Festival of IIT Guwahati" held during 20th to 22nd March 2015.
  • Actor and Production Manager of our IIT Guwahati based Bengali drama group “LUBDHAK”.
  • A part of the organising team for the event “CHESS TOURNAMENT” conducted in the Brahmaputra Hostel during 11th and 12th August 2015 at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • Participated in the 21 km Glory Run event of the 8th Guwahati Half Marathon on 28th August 2016 an event of Techniche, The annual Techno-Management Festival of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • Participated and written a Hindi Poem in Matribhasha Diwas 2016 held at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • Served the Mess Management Committee of Brahmaputra Hostel, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati as a member during academic year 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
  • Participated and successfully completed the Cross Country Race organised on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, 2016 in Boys category held at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.
  • Participated in "INDIA FILM PROJECT 2016" in Amateur Category and successfully made a film in 50 hours along with our team PETRICHOR PRODUCTIONS.


Contact Details

Permanent Address: 3D/34 S. N. BANERJEE ROAD, A ZONE, DURGAPUR-4, SAIL STEEL TOWNSHIP, DURGAPUR, PASCHIM BARDHAMAN, WEST BENGAL, INDIA, PIN- 713204.
Mobile: +91 8011027384

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