People

The Boss


Prof. Jayant K. Singh

Dean of Resources and Alumni (DORA)
Professor and Mr. and Mrs. Gian Singh Bindra Chair
B.Tech. Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 1997.
M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2002.
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2004.
Research Scientist General Motors India Science Laboratory, 2004-2005.

469, Faculty Building (FB),
IIT Kanpur, UP - 208016
Phone: 91-512-259 6141 (office)
Fax: 91-512-259 0104
Email: jayantks@iitk.ac.in
  • Resume
  • Project Scientist


    Dr. Debabrata Pramanik debabratapramanik@gmail.com
    Senior Project Scientist Aug 2019 -present
    Ph.D. IISc Bengaluru, 2010 - 2017
    M.Sc. IIT Madras, 2008-10
    Research Topic: Understanding complex rare event systems using enhanced sampling techniques
    Dr. Jyoti Sahu jsahu1986@gmail.com
    Senior Project Scientist May 2019 -present
    Ph.D. IIT Bombay, 2011 - 2018
    M.Tech. IIT Bombay, 2009-11
    B.Tech. HBTI Kanpur, 2005-09
    Research Topic: Interfacial the behavior of the oil-water-electrolyte system on substrates in the presence of surfactants and nanoparticles
    Dr. Showkat Hassan mirshowkat07@gmail.com
    Senior Project Scientist January 2018 - Present.
    Ph.D. Central University of Gujarat, 2014-17
    M.Phil. Central University of Gujarat, 2012-14
    M.Sc. Phys. University of Kashmir, 2009-11
    Research Topic: Thermo-electric properties of layered materials
    Dr. Shruti Mishra shrutim@iitk.ac.in
    DST Young Scientist December 2017 - Present.
    Ph.D. Banasthali University, 2014-17
    M.Sc. Banasthali University, 2010-12
    B.Sc. Banasthali University, 2007-10
    Research Topic: Nano-composites for water remediation

    Ph. D. Scholar

    Manish Maurya manishmm@iitk.ac.in
    Ph.D. Scholar 2013-present.
    B.Tech. Kanpur University.
    Thesis Topic: CO2 adsorption study.
    Shubham Tiwari subhamt@iitk.ac.in
    Ph.D. Scholar 2015-present.
    M.Tech. HBTI Kanpur.
    B.Tech. AITH Kanpur.
    Thesis Topic: Spreading mechanism of liquid on solid surfaces
    Prosun Halder halderp@iitk.ac.in
    Ph.D. Scholar 2016-present.
    M. Tech. IIT Kanpur.
    B.Tech. Jadavpur University
    Thesis Topic: Adsorption study of nano-porous materials
    Amrita Goswami amritag@iitk.a.in
    Ph.D. Scholar 2016-present.
    B.Tech. HBTI Kanpur
    Thesis Topic: Ice Nucleation
    Mangesh Bhendale mbhendle@iitk.ac.in
    Ph.D. Scholar 2018-present.
    B.Tech. VNIT Nagpur
    Sourima Chakraborty sourima@gmail.com
    Ph.D. Scholar 2018-present
    B.Tech. NIT Durgapur

    M.Tech /Dual Degree

    Prantar Dutta prantar@iitk.ac.in
    M.Tech. 2018-present
    B.Tech. Jadavpur University
    Ashar Ahmad ashara@gmail.com
    B.Tech-M.Tech. Dual Degree 2019-Present, IIT Kanpur
    Thesis Topic: Soil Testing Device, CO2 adsorption on MOFs

    Lab Assistant

    Collaborators


    Peter Cummings Associate Dean for Research
    John R. Hall Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    Vanderbilt University
    Email: peter.cummings@vanderbilt.edu
    Florian Muller-Plathe Professor
    Theoretical Physical Chemistry
    Technische Universität Darmstadt
    Email: f.mueller-plathe@theo.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de
    Maria Natália Dias Soeiro Cordeiro Professora Associada
    Computational Chemistry Group
    University of Porto
    Email: ncordeir@fc.up.pt
    Ashutosh Sharma Institute Chair Professor &
    Ranjit Singh Endowed Chair Professor &
    Coordinator, DST Unit on Nanoscience
    Indain Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    Email: ashutos@iitk.ac.in
    Kwak Sang Kyu Assistant Professor
    School of Nano-Bioscience and Chemical Engineering
    Ulsan National Institutue of Science and Technology (UNIST), Korea
    Email: skkwak@unist.ac.kr
    Jhumpa Adhikari Associate Professor
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
    Email: adhikari@che.iitb.ac.in
    Shantanu Bhattacharya Assistant Professor
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    Email: bhattacs@iitk.ac.in

    Alumni

    Project Scientist

    Dr. Praveen Sappidi praveenche@gmail.com
    Current Position: Postdoctoral scholar, University of Albama
    Project Scientist: Aug 2017 - Oct 2019
    Research Topic: Molecular Dynamic Simulations
    Dr. Arun K. Singh aruniitr09@gmail.com
    Current Position: Assistant Professor
    Research Associate: Aug 2016 - Aug 2019.
    Research Topic: Oil water seperation and Interfacial Science
    Dr. Rima Biswas biswasrima622@gmail.com
    Current Position: Postdoctoral scholar, National Taiwan University
    Project Scientist: December 2018 - May 2019
    Research Topic: Carbon Dioxide Absorption by using Ionic Liquid
    Dr. Preeti preeti@iitk.ac.in
    Current Position: Assistant Professor
    Research Associate: September 2017 - March 2019.
    Research Topic: Adsorption and desorption behavior of nanoparticles on polymeric surface
    Dr. Vivek Singh vivekchem@gmail.com
    Current Position: Postdoctoral scholar
    Project Scientist: Aug 2017 - Oct 2019
    Research Topic: Molecular Dynamic Simulations
    PhD Scholars

    Dr. Debdip Bhandary debdip.bhandary@gmail.com
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, IIT (BHU), Varanasi
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2010-16
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2008-10
    Research Topic: Nanoparticle induced supression of dewetting
    Atanu K. Metya atanumta@iitk.ac.in
    Current Position: Postdoctoral scholar, University of Utah
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2010-12
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2012-18
    Thesis Topic: Study of ice nucleation in presence of foreign substances
    Parul Katiyar parulk@iitk.ac.in
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, MNNIT Allahbad
    Ph.D.IIT Kanpur, 2013-18
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2011-13
    Thesis Topic: Behavior of Nanopartiecles at interfaces: Structure Dynamics and Thermodynamics
    Anitha Kommu Current Position: Post Doc. at Univ. of Texas, USA
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2011-17
    Thesis Topic: Removal of Heavy Metal ions and Organic Pollutants from Industrial Wastewater using Nanomaterials
    Sadanandam Namsani Current Position: Post Doc at UCL London, UK
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2011-17
    Thesis Topic: Force field development and prediction of thermal conductivity of nanocomposites
    Chandan Kumar Das Current Position: Assistant Professor, BITS Misra
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2008-14
    Thesis Topic: Study of the Effects of Confinement on Melting Transition of Lennard-Jones and Dipolar Fluids
    Tarak Kumar Patra Current Position: Assistant Professor, IIT Madras
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2008-14
    Thesis Topic: Coarse-grained molecular simulations of polymers and nanocomposites: Structure, dynamics and phase behavior
    Sandip Khan Current Position: Assistant Professor, IIT Patna
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2006-12
    Thesis Topic: On The Phase Transitions of Hydrogen Bonded Fluids on Chemically and Physically Modified Surfaces
    Prathima Gajbhiye Current Position: Assistant Professor, ISM Dhanbad
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2005-11
    Thesis Topic: Synthesis of Benzimidazole group modified grafted PVA based Membranes for Applications in Direct Methanol Fuel Cell
    Sudhir Kumar Singh Current Position: Assistant Professor, Thapar University
    Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 2004-10
    Thesis Topic: Phase Equilibria and Interfacial Properties of Confined fluids
    M. Tech. Scholars

    Tek Chand tekchand@iitk.ac.in
    Current Position: Software Development Engineer, ZeMoSo Technologies
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2018-19
    B.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2014-18
    Thesis Topic: Development of portable device for simultaneous determination of soil nutreints
    Prerna prerpd@iitk.ac.in
    Current Position: PG Engg. Trainee, Sterlite Technologies
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur
    Thesis Topic: Ice nucleation and water dynamics study
    Ankit Srivastava Current Position: GET, NFL(National Feertilizer Limited)
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2017-18
    B.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2013-17
    Thesis Topic: Development of sol-gel membrane for sensing nitrate ions
    Sauradeep Majumdar Current Position: PhD scholar, EPFl
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2016-18
    Thesis Topic: Adsorptive separation of CO2 from multicomponent gas mixtures in nanoporous materials
    Chandra Shekar Sahu M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2016-18
    Thesis Topic: Development of Handheld Device for Measurement of Micro and Macro Nutrients Concentration in Soil
    Ketan Kumar Current Position: MBA, IIM Kolkata
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2015-17
    Thesis Topic: Simple and green fabrication of recyclable highly hydrophobic/superoleophilic magnetic sorbents and filter paper for removal of oils and organic solvents from water
    Sandeep Charan M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2014-16
    Thesis Topic: A Molecular Simulation Study of CO2 Adsorption using Functionalized and Non – functionalized CNTs
    Naveen Rangera M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2014-16
    Thesis Topic: Effect of Different Surfactants on the Interfacial Behavior of n-Hexane-Water System in Presence of Silica, Titania and ZnO Nanoparticles
    Nisha Masawan M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2013-15
    Thesis Topic: Adsorption of silica nanoparticles on cellulose surface
    Akshay Bansal M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2013-15
    Thesis Topic: A Density Functional Study of Inhomogeneous Fluids
    Aman Sharma M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2012-14
    Thesis Topic: Molecular Simulations of Shale Gas Adsorption and Diffusion in Inorganic Nanopores
    Pooja Sahu Current Position: Scientist, BARC
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2011-13
    Thesis Topic: Design, screening of ligands and fixing on a solid matrix to be used for isotope separation in chromatographic mode using advanced computation and experimental validation
    Utsav Kumar M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2011-13
    Thesis Topic: Predicting Health of Lithium-ion Battery Using Multiscale Modeling
    Haritha Banothu Current Position: Assistant Professor, RGUKT Basar
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2011-13
    Thesis Topic: Screening solvents for the removal of alkali metal ions from aqueous-organic system using molecular simulation
    Rakesh Kandiboina M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2009-11
    Thesis Topic: Structural and Transport properties of imidazolium based ionic liuids as electrolytes in Li-ion battries
    Abhiram Hens Current Position: Assistant Professor, NIT Durgapur
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2008-10
    Thesis Topic: Vapor - liquid phase transition of sodium and 2D polymeric fluids
    Ravi Chandra Dutta Current Position: PhD, Univ. of Queensland
    M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2008-10
    Thesis Topic: Wetting Properties of Water on Smooth and Textured Surfaces: A Molecular Dynamics Study
    Vishwa PS Marthi M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2008-10
    Thesis Topic: Vapor-liquid phase transition of associating fluids under slit-pore confinement
    Naresh DJ M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2007-09
    Thesis Topic: Virial Equation of States of simple, associating and Colloidal fluids: A Monte Carlo study
    Subimal Jana M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2008-10
    Thesis Topic: Phase behavior of square-well fluids in slit pores
    Rohan Awasthi M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2006-08
    Thesis Topic: Simulation of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC)
    Naresh A Kumar M.Tech. IIT Kanpur, 2006-08
    Thesis Topic: Well fluids and one-site associating fluids in repulsive porous media
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