Shabina Khanam - Department of Chemical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Shabina Khanam
Shabina Khanam Associate professor 01332-285157
Areas of Interest
  • Process Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Energy and water conservation in Sponge Iron Process, Thermal Power Plants, Coal Washeries, Supercritical Fluid Extraction, Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Natural Products such as Carrot seed, Turmeric root, Hemp seed
Professional Background
2007-01-015 years Assistant ProfessorNIT Rourkela
2012-01-013 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2015-01-01OngoingAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Amongst the top 15 faculties in IIT Roorkee for Outstanding Teacher Award in UG categoryIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2019
Best Paper Award in ICRAES-2020, AMU Aligarh, Jan 11-12, 2020AMU Aligarh2020
Senior Research Fellowship CSIR2006
Educational Details
Ph.DChemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2007
M.TechChemical EngineeringIIT Roorkee2002
B.TechChemical EngineeringA.M.U. Aligarh2000
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Design of water network to optimize water consumption in coal washeries for removal of impurities frCoal India Ltd.2018-01Ongoing
Energy and mass integration studies on coal based sponge iron production process using process integSRIC, IIT R2016-014 years 7 months
Process Integration based modifications for the energy conservation Sponge Iron Plants CSIR, New Delhi2012-018 years 7 months
Modeling and Simulation of Energy Efficient Multiple Effect Evaporator SystemM/s. Eco Green Solution Systems (P) Ltd., Bangalore2011-019 years 7 months
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Advances in Chemical and Petrochemical EngineeringAMU AligarhAMU Aligarh2020-08
  • IIChE, Life Member
  • • International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology, Senior Member
  • • International Association of Engineers , Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Process Equipment DesignCHN-305UGAutumn
Equipment DesignCHN-291UGSpring
Process Utilities, Economics and Plant DesignCHN-310UGSpring
Mechanical OperationsCHN-203UGAutumn
Process IntegrationCHN-563PGAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Modeling and Simulation of prilling tower using ANSYSSachin Kumar
Design of waste heat recovery systems for chemical ProcessesNeeraj Sharma
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
Sandeep SinghModeling and Simulation
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Simultaneous water and energy conservation in thermal power plantShivendra S. ChauhanO2014-01
Simulation of Propylene carbonate process using Aspen PlusSandeep SinghO2019-01
Supercritical fluid extraction of natural products: Modeling and OptimizationVibha DeviO2014-01
Energy conservation in sponge iron cluster using total site integrationB. Venakata RamanaiahO2015-01
Supercritical fluid extraction of turmeric root and carrot seed and its analysisPriyanka KatiyarO2013-01
Energy conservation in coal based sponge iron process using heat of waste gasGajendra GauravO2012-01
Process integration based modification for energy conservation in sponge iron plantA.K.PooniaO2010-01
Application of pinch technology for process integration in coal based sponge iron plantA.K.PrasadO2009-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Environmental Management in Tanneries (including ZLD, Chrome Recovery), Sponge Iron Plants, SlaughteCPCB2020-08
Mechanical Operations-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Unit Operations of Particulate Matter-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Equipment Design: Mechanical Aspects-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
System thinking and environmental engineering for sustainable decision makingTEQIP2020-08
Unit Operations of Particulate Matter-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Equipment Design: Mechanical Aspects-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Mechanical Operations-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Unit Operations of Particulate Matter-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Mechanical Operations-4 Week courseNPTEL2020-08
Maximising Energy Savings in Process Industry Using Pinch AnalysisCEC, IITR2020-08
Pinch Analysis: A Tool for Efficient Use of Energy AICTE, NITRkl2020-08
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Synthesis of mass exchange network using Supertargeting approach” Indian Chemical Engineer, 47 (2005) 8-12. (IF:0.68)
  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, 13 (2006) 378-385. (IF:0.614)
  3. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “A Process Integration based Approach for the Analysis of Evaporator System”, Chemical Engineering and Technology, 30 (2007)1659-1665. (IF:2.418)
  4. R. Bhargava, S. Khanam, B. Mohanty and A.K. Ray, “Mathematical model for a multiple effect evaporator system with condensate-, feed- and product- flash and steam splitting”, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 15 (2008) 118-129. (IF:0.514)
  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, 32 (2008) 2203–2216. (IF:3.334)
  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, 32 (2008) 3213–3223. (IF:3.334)
  7. B.B. Gulyani, S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “A New Approach for Shell Targeting of A Heat Exchanger Network”, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 33 (2009) 1460-1467. (IF:3.334)
  8. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Energy reduction schemes for multiple effect evaporator systems”, Applied Energy, 87 (2010) 1102-1111 (IF:8.426).
  9. A. Kumar, G. Gautami and S. Khanam, “Hydrogen distribution in the refinery using mathematical modeling”, Energy, 35 (2010) 3763-3772. (IF:5.537)
  10. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Placement of condensate flash tanks in a multiple effect evaporator system”, Desalination, 262 (2010) 64-71. (IF: 6.035)
  11. S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Development of a new model for multiple effect evaporator system”, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 35 (2011)1983-1993. (IF:3.334)
  12. A.K Prasad, R.K. Prasad and S. Khanam, “Development of energy conservations scenarios for sponge iron industry using process integration”, Energy Efficiency, 4 (2011) 321-333. (IF:1.961)
  13. A.K. Prasad, R.K. Prasad and S. Khanam, "Design Modifications for Energy Conservation of Sponge Iron Plants”, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 3 (2011) 015001-1 to 015001-11. (IF:1.115)
  14. G. Gautami and S.Khanam, “Selection of optimum configuration for multiple effect evaporator system”, Desalination, 288 (2012)16-23. (IF:6.035)
  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, 56 (2012) 19–28. (IF:3.031)
  16. G. Jyoti and S.Khanam, “Simulation of Heat Integrated Multiple Effect Evaporator System”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 76 (2014) 110-117. (IF:3.488)
  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, 6 (2014) 95-98.
  18. N. Jhaveri, B. Mohanty and S. Khanam, "Mathematical modeling and optimization of hydrogen distribution network used in refinery", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014) 339-348. (IF: 4.084)
  19. A.Banerjee, D.Mohanty and S.Khanam, "Modeling of a glass tank furnace using artificial neural network", International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, IJEDRCP1404001 (2014) 1-7. (IF: 7.37)
  20. G.K. Gaurav and S. Khanam, "2 D Model of sponge iron rotary kiln developed using CFD ", International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, IJEDRCP1404002 (2014) 8-13.(IF: 7.37)
  21. Priyanka and S. Khanam, “Supercritical fluid extraction of natural products: a review”,International Journal of Engineering Development and Research, IJEDRCP1404003 (2014) 14-17. (IF: 7.37)
  22. R. Wadhwani, B. Mohanty and S. Khanam, "Optimization of amount of chemical dosage to improve the performance of Dissolved Air Flotation unit", Separation Science and Technology, 50 (2015) 1038–1049. (IF:1.354)
  23. R. D Souza, S. Khanam and B. Mohanty, “Synthesis of heat exchanger network considering pressure drop and layout of equipment exchanging heat”, Energy, 101 (2016)484-495. (IF: 5.537)
  24. G.K. Gaurav and S.Khanam, “Analysis of temperature profile and % metallization in rotary kiln of sponge iron process through CFD”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 63 (2016) 473-481.(IF: 3.834)
  25. G.K. Gaurav and S. Khanam, “Computational fluid dynamics analysis of sponge iron rotary kiln”, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 9 (2017) 14–27.
  26. G.K. Gaurav and S. Khanam, “Profitability analysis of power generation using waste heat of sponge iron process”, Energy, 141 (2017)333-347. (IF: 5.537)
  27. V. Ramanaiah and S. Khanam, “Modified approach of total site integration for energy conservation: A case study of sponge iron cluster”, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 133 (2018)142-154. (IF: 3.073)
  28. G.K. Silori and S. 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, 136 (2018)417-430. (IF: 3.073)
  29. Priyanka and S. Khanam, “Influence of operating parameters on supercritical fluid extraction of essential oil from turmeric root”, Journal of Cleaner Production,  188 (2018)816-824.(IF: 6.395)
  30. Priyanka and S. Khanam, “Selection of suitable model for different matrices of raw materials used in supercritical fluid extraction process", Separation Science and Technology, 53 (2018) 71-96. (IF: 1.354)
  31. V. Ramanaiah and S. Khanam, Analyses of different modifications proposed for sponge iron process for best utilization of waste heat”, Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability, 2 (2018) 365–381.
  32. S.S. Chauhan and S. Khanam, “Energy integration in boiler section of thermal power plant”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 202 (2018) 601-615. (IF: 6.395)
  33. V. Devi and S. Khanam, “Study of ω-6 linoleic and ω-3 α-linolenic acids of hemp (Cannabis sativa) seed oil extracted by supercritical CO2 extraction: CCD optimization”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 7 (2019) 102818.
  34. V.Devi and S. Khanam, “Comparative study of different extraction processes for hemp (Cannabis sativa) seed oil considering physical, chemical and industrial-scale economic aspects”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 207 (2019) 645-657. (IF: 6.395)
  35. S.S. Chauhan and S. Khanam, “Enhancement of efficiency for steam cycle of thermal power plants using process integration”, Energy, 173 (2019) 364-373. (IF: 5.537)
  36. Priyanka and S. Khanam, Selection of suitable model for the supercritical fluid extraction of carrot seed oil: A parametric study”, LWT - Food Science and Technology, 119 (2020) 108815. (IF: 3.714)
  37. Priyanka and S. Khanam, “Supercritical CO2 extraction of carrot seed oil: screening, optimization and economic analysis”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 17 (2019) 2311-2324.
  38. V. Devi and S. Khanam, “Development of generalized and simplified models for supercritical fluid extraction: Case study of papaya (Carica papaya) seed oil”, Chemical Engineering Research and Design,150 (2019) 341-358. (IF: 3.073)
  39. V. Devi and S. Khanam, “Optimization of the ratio of ω-6 linoleic and ω-3 α-linolenic fatty acids of hemp seed oil with Jackknife and Bootstrap resampling”, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 20190028 (2019) 1-10.
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