School of Engineering and Technology
Centre for Energy Engineering

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Sachin Kumar

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.
M. Tech. in Fuel Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India.
B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from I. E. T., M. J. P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India.

Assistant Professor
Centre for Energy Engineering

Cell: +919861298930
E-Mail sachin.kumar.01@cuj.ac.in

Area of Specialization   Liquid Fuels from Waste Plastics and Biomass, Alternate Fuels for I.C. Engines, Catalysis
Awards and Achievements  
  1. Qualified GATE exam conducted by MHRD for pursuing Master’s Degree in Engineering.
  2. Got the MHRD scholarship for pursuing PhD.
  3. Got the best paper award in an international conference (RACET 2011) held from 10-12 March 2011 at Cochin, India organized by IIChE Kochi Chapter.
Patent  
  1. R. K. Singh, Sachin Kumar, ‘Catalytic conversion of waste high density polyethylene to liquid fuel’ applied for Indian patent, Application No.- 8/KOL/2013 publication date 08/03/2013 Journal No.- 10/2013.
Papers Published
 
  1. Sachin Kumar, Achyut K. Panda, R. K. Singh, A review on tertiary recycling of high density polyethylene to fuel, Resources, Conservation & Recycling 55 (2011) 893-910.
  2. Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Recovery of hydrocarbon liquids from waste high density poly ethylene by thermal pyrolysis’ Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 28 (04) (2011) 659 - 667.
  3. Sachin Kumar, Ankit Agrawalla, R. K. Singh, ‘Thermogravimetric analysis of groundnut cake’ International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications, 02 (04) (2011) 268-271.
  4. Ankit Agrawalla, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Pyrolysis of groundnut de-oiled cake and characterization of the liquid product’ Bioresource Technology, 102 (2011) 10711–10716.
  5. Saswat Rath, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Performance & emission analysis of blends of karanja methyl ester with diesel in a compression ignition engine’ International Journal of Ambient Energy, 32 (03) (2011), 161–166.
  6. Niraj K. Nayan, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Characterization of the liquid product obtained by thermal pyrolysis of karanja seed’ Bioresource Technology, 124 (2012) 186-189.
  7. Niraj K. Nayan, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Production of the liquid fuel by thermal pyrolysis of neem seed’ Fuel, 103 (2013) 437-443.
  8. Bijayani Biswal, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Production of hydrocarbon liquid by thermal pyrolysis of paper cup waste’ Journal of Waste Management, Volume 2013 (2013) Article ID 731858, 7 pages
  9. Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Thermolysis of high-density polyethylene to petroleum products’ Journal of Petroleum Engineering, Volume 2013 (2013) Article ID 987568, 7 pages.
  10. R. K. Singh, Bijayani Biswal, Sachin Kumar, ‘Determination of activation energy from pyrolysis of paper cup waste using thermogravimetric analysis’ Research Journal of Recent Sciences, Vol. 2 (ISC-2012), (2013) 177-182.
  11. Sachin Kumar, Achyut K. Panda, R. K. Singh, ‘Preparation and characterization of acid and alkali treated kaolin clay’ Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 8 (1) (2013) 61-69.
  12. Sachin Kumar, R. Prakash, S. Murugan, R. K. Singh, ‘Performance and emission analysis of blends of waste plastic oil obtained by catalytic pyrolysis of waste HDPE with diesel in a CI engine’ Energy Conversion and Management, 74 (2013) 323-331.
  13. Sachin Kumar, R. Prakash, S. Murugan, R. K. Singh, ‘Performance and emission analysis of blends of waste plastic oil obtained by catalytic pyrolysis of waste HDPE with diesel in a CI engine’ Energy Conversion and Management, 74 (2013) 323-331.
  14. Rahul Sinha, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Production of bio-fuel and bio-char by thermal pyrolysis of linseed seed’ Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 3 (4) 2013, 327-335.
  15. Rahul Sinha, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Determination of activation energy of linseed pyrolysis using thermogravimetry’ International Journal of Ambient Energy, 34 (4) (2013) 195-199.
  16. V. K. Singh, A. B. Soni, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Pyrolysis of sal seed to liquid product’ Bioresource Technology, 151 (2014) 432-435.
  17. Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Optimization of process parameters by response surface methodology (RSM) for catalytic pyrolysis of waste high-density polyethylene to liquid fuel’ Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2 (1) (2014) 115-122.
  18. Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, ‘Pyrolysis kinetics of waste high-density polyethylene using thermogravimetric analysis’ International Journal of ChemTech Research, 6 (1) (2014) 131-137.
  19. Sachin Kumar, Niraj K. Nayan, R. K. Singh, ‘Kinetics of pyrolysis and combustion characteristics of non-edible oilseeds (karanja and neem seed) using thermogravimetric analysis’ accepted in Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (DOI:10.1080/15567036.2012.748106).
Papers in Conferences:  
  1. Achyut K. Panda, Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, “Thermolytic conversion of waste plastics to fuels and chemicals”, National conference on Smart materials and 25th annual seminar of Orissa Chemical Society, from 25-26 Dec. 2010, organized by Apex Institute of Technology and Management Bhubaneswar.
  2. Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, “Thermolytic conversion of waste HDPE into fuels and chemicals”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Engineering and Technology (RACET 2011) held from 10-12 March 2011 at Cochin India.
  3. R. K. Singh, Bijayani Biswal, Sachin Kumar, ‘Determination of activation energy from pyrolysis of paper cup waste using thermogravimetric analysis’ presented at 2nd International Science Congress-2012, 7-8 December, 2012 at Vrindavan, Mathura (India).
  4. Sachin Kumar, R. K. Singh, “Non-isothermal kinetic study of waste high-density polyethylene pyrolysis using thermogravimetric analysis”, 2nd International Science Congress (ISC-2012) held from 8th to 9th December 2012 at Bon Maharaj Engineering College, Raman Reti, Vrindavan (Mathura), UP, India.
Reviewer of International Journals:  
  1. British Journal of Environment and Climate Change
  2. African Journal of Plant Science
  3. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
  4. Bioresource Technology
  5. Fuel
  6. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy
  7. Chemical Engineering Communications
  8. Journal of Chemistry .
  9. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering
  10. International Journal of Ambient Energy
  11. Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy
Conference/Workshop Attended:  
  1. Attended a short term course on “Application of APEN Plus, G-PROMS (PSE) & MATLAB in process design, Simulation, Monitoring & Control” from 04-08 December 2010 held at NIT Rourkela (India).
  2. Participated in the National conference on “Recent Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering” (RACEE-2012) from 20-21 January 2011 held at NIT Rourkela (India).
  3. Attended a short term training program on “Bio-energy Conversion Technologies (BECT-2013)” from 24-28 December 2013 held at MANIT Bhopal (India).