Agarwal, Vijay K - Department of Chemical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Agarwal, Vijay K
V.K. Agarwal Professor vijay.agarwal@ch.iitr.ac.in 01332-285718
Areas of Interest
  • Modelling and Simulation,CAD,process control and heat transfer, Process Modelling & Simulation, CAD, Process Control & Heat Transfer , CFD, Gasification of Biomass, coal in Fluidized Bed and Circulating Fluidized Bed
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
1990-01-0113 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2003-01-014 years Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2007-01-01OngoingProfessorIIT Roorkee
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2012-01-013 years Head of Department IIT Roorkee
2011-01-012 years Chairman, DAPCIIT Roorkee
2011-01-011 year Vice Chairman GATE-2012IIT Roorkee
2009-01-012 years Chairman, PG AdmissionIIT Roorkee
2007-01-012 years Vice Chairman, PG AdmissionIIT Roorkee
2010-01-012 years Chairman, Community DairyIIT Roorkee
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Chemical Engg.University of Roorkee1977
M.E.Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1979
Ph.D.Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1993
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
9th international Conference on Chemical and Process Engineering (ICheaP-9)Rome, ItalyAIDIC2009-01
International Conference of Heat and Mass TransferGuwahati, AssamInstitute2006-01
Memberships
  • The Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow member
  • Alumni Association, (IIT Roorkee), Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
CAD of Mass Transfer EquipmentsCHN-502M.Tech (CAPPD)Spring
Mass Transfer-ICHN-201B.Tech (Chemical) II Year Spring
Mass TransferCHN-211B.Tech (PSE) II Year Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Nucleate Pool Boiling of saturated Liquids on Horizontal Tube Surfaces coated with TeflonC.B.Vijaya VittalaO1995-01
Nucleate Pool Boiling of Saturated Liquids on PTFE coated horizontal heating tubeSri Swapan BhaumikO1999-01
Enhanced Boiling of Saturated Liquids on Copper coated heating tube surfaceLaljee PrasadO2002-01
A study of Nucleate Boiling of Saturated Liquids on Copper coated heating tube surfaceMihir Kumar DasO2000-01
Enhanced Boiling of Water- Methanol mixtures on coated surfacesMohd.Siraj AlamO2003-01
Development of Digital Control Strategy of a Continiuos Distillation COlumnSurendra Kumar SainiO2002-01
Biological Removal of Zinc from Industrial EffluentsVishal MishraO2008-01
Simultaneous Adsorption and Biodegradation of Cyanide from Industrial waste waterNeha GuptaO2008-01
Nucleate Pool Boiling of Liquids and their mixtures on coated Horizontal tubesChandra KishoreO2009-01
Performance Characteristics of warm mix AsphaltAmbika BehlO2011-01
Simulation of Biomass Gasification in a Fluidized Bed Reactor using CFDUmesh KumarO2012-01
Preparation and Characterization of Coir and Banana Fiber Reinforced LDPE compositesNirupamaO2012-01
Pool Boiling of Nano-fluidsSomesh BhambiO2013-01
CFD of Circulating Fluidized Bed GasifierVikrant SharmaO2014-01
CFD of Fixed bed reactorBaljinder Kaur RiyarO2014-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Adddis Ababa Science and Technology UniversityInstitute Representative in GATE-20182018-01-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
23rd National Convention of Chemical Engineers on Recent Trends in Chemical EngineeringIIChE2007-01
Workshop on Future Trends in Chemical Engineering Bureau of Energy Efficiency, New Delhi2012-01
International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013)TCS, ONGC, GAIL, DST, CSIR, PETRONET LNG Ltd., IOCL, RCF, Perkin Elmer, DAE2013-01
Refereed Journal Papers

REFEREED RESEARCH PAPERS

(In last five years)

  1. Refereed Journals:                                                  

 

 

 

  1. Umesh Kumar and Vijay K Agarwal, “ Biomass gasification in fluidized reactor and heat transfer studies”, Numerical heat transfer part A. doi/full/10.1080/10407782.2016.1177340,(2017).
  2. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Hybridization effect of coir fiber on physico-mechanical properties of polyethylene-banana/coir fiber hybrid composites”,Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/secm-2015-0446, (2016).
  3. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Thermal degradation of coir fiber reinforced low-density polyethylene (LDPE) composites”, Science and engineering of composite materials, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/secm-2015-0422, (2016).
  4. Nirupama Prasad, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha., “Banana Fiber Reinforced Low-density Polyethylene Composites: Effect of Chemical Treatment and Compatibilizer”, Iranian Polymer Journal, 25, 229-241, (2016).
  5. AmbikaBehl, Prof Satish Chandra, Prof V.K Aggarwal, Dr. S. Gangopadhyay, “Durability and Performance Characteristics of Warm Asphalt Mixes”, Journal  of Indian Road Congress,  pp 101-106,(2016).
  6. Umesh Kumar and Vijay K Agarwal, “Simulation of 3D gas-solid fluidzed bed reactor hydrodynamics”, Particulate science and Technology, DOI:10.1080/02726351.2015.1119227, (2016).
  7. Nirupama Prasad, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha,“Physico-mechanical properties of coir fiber/LDPE composites: Effect of chemical treatment and compatibilizer”,  Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 32, 2534-2541, (2015).
  8. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, S. Gangopadhyay, “Zero Shear Viscosity of Bitumen-Filler Mastics of Warm Mix Binders”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering of ASCE (SCI) ISSN 0899-1561/04014260(6), (2015).
  9. Vishal Mishra, ChandrajitBalomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Biological removal of heavy metal zinc from industrial effluent byzinc sequestering bacterium VMSDCM”,  Clean Technologies and Environmental Policies, 16: 555-568,(2014).
  10. Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Optimization of physical parameters for batch mode Zn (II) ion removal from liquid phase: A potential biosorption study”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy (AIChE), Doi: 10.1002/ep.10637, (2014), (IF = 1.6).
  11. Vishal Mishra, ChandrajitBalomajumder,  Vijay Kumar Agarwal,“Dynamic, Mechanistic and Thermodynamic modeling of Zn (II) ion biosorption onto Zinc sequestering bacterium”, Clean Soil Air Water, 41: 1-7,(2013).
  12. Vishal Mishra, ChandrajitBalomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Simultaneous adsorption cum bioaccumulation: A study on continuous mass transfer in column reactor”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 32: 605-614,(2013).
  13. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, “Rheological Characterization of Bituminous Binder containing Wax based Warm mix asphalt additive”, Journal of Mechanical & Civil Engineering, ISSN 2278-1684,(2013).
  14. N. Gupta, ChandrajitBalomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Adsorptive Treatment of Cyanide-Bearing Wastewater: A Prospect for Sugar Industry Waste”, Chemical Engineering Communications, 200 (7) pp 993-1007,(2013).
  15. Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Kinetics, mechanistic and thermodynamics of Zn (II) ion sorption: A modeling approach”,   CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water, doi: 10.1002/clen.201100093, (2013),(IF = 2.1).
  16. , Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Design and optimization of simultaneous biosorption and bioaccumulation (SBB) system: A potential method for removal of Zn (II) ion from liquid phase”,  Desalination and Water Treatment, doi: 10.1080/19443994.2012.749027 , (2012)(IF = 0.75).
  17. Vishal Mishra, Chandrajit Balomajumder, Vijay Kumar Agarwal, “Sorption of Zn (II) ion onto surface of activated carbon derived from eucalyptus bark saw dust from industrial wastewater: Isotherm, kinetics, mechanistic modeling and thermodynamics”.Desalination and Water Treatment, vol 46, pp. 332 – 352, (2012), (IF = 0.75).

 

 

 

  1. Refereed Conference

1. SomeshBhambi and Vijay K. Agarwal, “Sub atmospheric pool boiling and experimental heat transfer of alumina nano fluids”, International conference on Nano technology; Ideas, Innovations and Initiatives-2017, IIT Roorkee, 6-8 Dec. (2017).
2. SomeshBhambi and Vijay K. Agarwal, “Effect of Nanoparticles on heat transfer during sub atmospheric pool boiling of distilled water”, II International conference on condensed matter and applied physics, ICC-2017, GEC, Bikaner, 24-26 Nov.(2017).
3. Umesh Kumar and Vijay K Agarwal,“CFD analysis hydrodynamics and heat transfer in fluidized bed reactor”, 23rd National and 1st ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass transfer, ID:210, ISRO Trivandrum, 17-19 Dec.(2015).
4. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, S. Gangopadhyay, “Temperature Susceptibility of Warm Mix Bituminous Binders”, International Conference on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, IIT Mumbai, 10-12th December (2014).
5. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Effect of coir fiber incorporation in banana fiber/LDPE composites”, CHEMCON 2014, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, December 27-30, (2014).
6. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha, “Thermal characterization of coir fiber/LDPE composites”, 3rd International Conference on Recycling and Reuse of Materials (ICRM 2014), Mahatama Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, April 11-13, (2014).
7. AmbikaBehl, Satish Chandra, V.K Aggarwal, S. Gangopadhyay, “Effect of Sasobit on Viscosity and Rheology of Bituminous Binders”, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee, (2013).
8. Nirupama, Vijay K. Agarwal, Shishir Sinha,“Natural fiber based polymer composites: a review”, International conference on advances in chemical engineering, Chemical Engineering Department, I.I.T. Roorkee, Uttrakand, India, February 22-24, (2013).
9. Kumar N., Kishore C., Agarwal V. K. and Bhargava, “CFD Analysis of Nucleate Pool Boiling Over Single Heating Tube”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).
10. Kishore C. , Agarwal V. K and Bhargava R., “Nucleate Pool Boiling of Liquids and their Mixtures on Coated Horizontal Tubes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).
11. Gupta R and Agarwal V. K., “Modeling and Simulation of Soybean Meal Drying in Rotary Dryer”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).
12. Kumar U. and Agarwal V. K., “Simulation of Biomass Gasification in Fluidized Bed Reactor Using CFD”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE-2013), Feb. 22-24, (2013).

 

 
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