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Dr. Virendra Kumar Saharan

Designation:Assistant Professor
Qualifications:Ph.D.(Chemical Engineering) from Institute of Chemical Technology (Formerly UDCT)
 M.Tech.(Chemical Engineering) from Institute of Chemical Technology (Formerly UDCT)
 B.E.(Chemical Engineering) from Mumbai University
Contact Detail:Dept. of Chemical Engineering,MNIT, Jaipur-302017
Phone No.:0141-2713317
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Research Interests

Process Intensification, Wastewater Treatment, Advanced Oxidation Technique, Cavitation, Sonochemistry, Emulsification, Photcatalytic oxidation, Nanoparticle synthesis.

Brief Research Profile

1. Development of Hydrodynamic Cavitation (HC) and hybrid HC reactor for wastewater treatment. 2. Synthesis of photocatalyst: Preparation of TiO2 photocatalyst and doping of TiO2 with elements such as N2, samarium, cerium using conventional and ultrasonic assisted sol-gel method. Utilization of doped and undoped TiO2 photocatalyst for the degradation of various organic pollutants from wastewater. 3.Preparation of highly stable oil in water emulsion using acoustic and hydrodynamic cavitation for its application in foods, pharmaceuticals, etc. 4. Synthesis of a biocompatible biomaterial hydroxyapatite (HAP) of high purity from marble slurry for the defluoridation of ground water. 5. Valorisation of Waster Cooking Oil into Value added products

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