CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Name of the department Chemical Engineering
Course BE & ME
Year of starting 1994 (BE)
2010 (ME)
Level UG & PG
1st year of approval by council 1994 F-700/41/GJ/(1)/RC/94,11/7/1994 (BE)
Year Wise Sanctioned Intake 60 (BE)
18 (ME)
Name of the department Chemical Engineering
Course BE & ME
Year of starting 1994 (BE)
2010 (ME)
Level UG & PG
1st year of approval by council 1994 F-700/41/GJ/(1)/RC/94,11/7/1994 (BE)
Year Wise Sanctioned Intake 60 (BE)
18 (ME)
Vision To foster vibrant environment for creating professional chemical engineers with integrity and ethics.
Mission 1. To develop open access laboratories and infrastructure for conducive learning.
2. To enhance the professional engineering skills along with entrepreneurship, innovativeness and management.
3. To strengthen linkages with industries, alumni and professional bodies.
4. To undertake industry collaborative projects and research.
5. To inculcate professional ethics and make socially responsible engineers.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) 1. To prepare graduates who will be skilled in fundamental concepts of chemical engineering.
2. To prepare graduates who will be capable of obtaining position in Industrial, Research, Government, Academic, Entrepreneur or other organizations, which use their technical knowledge and professional skills.
3. To prepare graduates who will have proficiency in execution of real time Chemical Engineering projects.
4. To prepare graduates who will contribute to the socio-economic environment of their communities.
Program Specific Outcome (PSOs) Curriculum of Chemical Engineering is designed to prepare graduates to attain the following program specific outcomes: 1. An ability to grasp and apply chemical engineering fundamentals considering the impact of environment, safety, economics and sustainability.
2. An ability to design, synthesize, model, simulate, control and optimize chemical engineering processes.
3. An ability to comprehend new frontiers in chemical engineering, for addressing future challenges faced by society and industry.
4. An ability to develop soft-skills and leadership attitude to work on industrial and professional arena.
Name Prof. Femina Jitendra Patel
desgination Professor
Qualification Ph.D.
Email address femina.patel@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Heterogeneous Catalysis, Automotive Emission Control Technology, Waste Water Treatment Technology
Name Prof. Suchen Thakore
desgination Associate Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address sbthakore@yahoo.co.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Process Equipment Design, Process Engineering,Envornment Audit,Cleaner Production etc.
Name prof. Narendra M.Patel
desgination Associate Professor and Head
Qualification Ph.D.
Email address prof.nmpatel@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Optimization Simulation & Modelling
publication Publication :
  • N. Patel and N. Padhiyar, "Modified genetic algorithm using Box Complex method: Application to optimal control problems," Journal of Process Control, vol. 26, no. 0, pp. 35 - 50, 2015.
  • N. Patel and N. Padhiyar, "Alien Genetic Algorithm for Exploration of Search Space," AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1298, no. 1, pp. 325-330, 2010.
Name Prof. Dolly Rajnikant Gandhi
desgination Associate Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address drgandhi@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Petroleum Refining Engineering, Process Calculation
publication Publication :
  • Gandhi D.R., Bhagchandani C.G.Solar Air Conitioning,pp:75-79,Procceeding of National level Conference on Smart Energy -Generation,Promotion and conservation-2010,Jan 15-16,2010,ISBN:81-85266778,ISBN:97-88185266770
Name prof. Dharmendra D. Mandaliya
desgination Associate Professor
Qualification Ph.D.
Email address ddmandaliya@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Generic Reactors Modelling and Simulations, Conservation Equations, Partial Differential Equations and Numerical Algorithms, Abstraction and Object Oriented Programming
publication Publication :
International Journals:
  • Mandaliya, D.D., Moharir, A.S., Gudi, R.D., 2013. An improved Green's function method for isothermal effectiveness factor determination in one- and two-dimensional catalyst geometries. Chemical Engineering Science, 91 , 197-211.
International Conferences:
  • Mandaliya, D.D., Moharir, A.S., Gudi, R.D., 2012. Generic Reactor Modeling and Simulation Framework for Industrial Reactors, AIChE Annual Conference 2012, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. - Presented on October 30, 2012.
National Conferences:
  • Mandaliya, D.D., 2006. Solution of Reaction - Diffusion Equation for Monolithic Channels, CHEMCON 2006, Bharuch.
  • Mandaliya, D.D., 2005. Analysis of Hydrodynamics and Reaction Kinetics in Monolithic Reactors, PGCHEMEET, SVNIT, Surat.
  • Mandaliya, D.D., 2005. Multiphase Monolithic Reactors: A Review and Potential, CHEMCON 2005, Delhi.
  • Nath, K., Mandaliya, D.D., 2001. Modeling of a Trans-Membrane Competitive Facilitated Transport with Two Permeants and One Carrier, CHEMCON 2001, December 19-22, 2001, CLRI, Chennai.
Name Prof. Painter Zoher Zoebbhai
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E
Email address zzpainter@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Environmental engineering, Cleaner Production, Energy Technology, thermodynamics
Name Prof. Nayak Milap G.
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address Milapnayak0510@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Biodiesel, Plasma pyrolysis
publication Publication :
  • Nayak M.G. et al. "Hydrogen Production by Catalytic cracking of plasma pyrolyzed gas from vacuum residue," All India seminar on Bottomless refinery concepts by Institute of Engineers(India), Gujarat state, Proceedings , march-2014.
Achievement Achievement
  • Gold medal for securing first rank in M.E. Chemical
Name Prof. Srivastava Mansi S.
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address srivastava.mansi15@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Process Equipment Design, Process Simulation & Optimization, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
publication Publication :
  • Algae Oil: a source of bio diesel", in "International Journal of Advances in Management, Technology and Engineering Sciences, (ISSN : 2249-4755) ,Vol. II, Issue 9(III), June 2013".
  • "Reduction of C.O.D from Spent Acid", at "CHEMCON-2012" (Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Energy and Environment in Process Industries and Indo-US Joint International Conference on Energy and Environment), held during 27th -30th Dec. 2012 at NIT, Jalandar, Punjab.
  • "Modelling & Simulation for S.S. ReRolling Mills Waste Treatment" at "CHEMCON-2009", held during 27th-30th Dec. 2009, at Andhra University, Vishakapatnam.
  • "Separation of Azeotropic Mixtures", at "National Level Symposium", held during 4th-5th Feb, 2011.
Name Prof. Jalpa A. Shah
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address jalpa6019@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals Process Heat Transfer Mechanical Operation Energy Technology Environment and Safety Management
publication Publication :
  • Shah J.A and Thakore S.B "Experimental Investigation of Reaction Kinetics and Mass Transfer Data for Hydrolysis of Penicillin", International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER ISSN 2229-5518),Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2012.
  • Shah J.A and Thakore S.B "Cleaner Production by Using Recent Type of Reactors in Chemical Reactions ", International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research (IJSER ISSN 2229-5518), Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2012.
  • Shah J.A and Morabia Y.J "Modeling & Simulation of Water Gas Shift Reactor", International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (IJSER ISSN: 2277-1581), Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2012, pg:106-110.
  • Shah J.A and Williams"Rate Based Distillation", International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (IJSER ISSN: 2277-1581), Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2012, pg: 21-23.
Achievement Achievement
  • Secured 1st position in Essay Competition "Effect of Ozone on Environment" at Government Engineering College.
Name Prof. Yogesh Morabiya
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address yjmgecv@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Essential oil extraction, Waste water treatment and Energy Engineering.
publication Publication :
  • Morabiya Y.J and Shah J.A “Modeling & Simulation of Water Gas Shift Reactor, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Technology (IJSER ISSN: 2277-1581), Volume 1, Issue 3, July 2012, pg:106-110.
  • Sheikh T.A and Morabiya Y.J “Review of solar Absorption Refrigeration System using LiBr-Water and Simulate the Performance of the System” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Studies (E-ISSN2249-8974)
  • Shaikh T.A and Morabiya Y.J Mathematical Modelling and Analysis of Solar Absorption Refrigeration System International Journal of Emerging Treands in Engineering and Development (ISSN 2249-6149) Issue 3, Vol.2 (May 2013)
  • Manufacturing of Silicon softener Non toxic, Non Hazardous and Eco-riendly, National Science Day Celebration & National Symposium on Science for National Building (NSDC – 2015) at GCET, V.V. Nagar.
Achievement Achievement
  • Secured 1st position in National Science Day Celebration & National Symposium on Science for National Building (NSDC – 2015) at GCET, V.V. Nagar.
Name Prof. Kamlesh Gurjar
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.Sc.
Email address gurjar.kamlesh@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Green Chemistry, Cu Mediated C-N coupling, Bio-active molecules
publication Publication :
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh K and Sharma Rajendra.K. "Green synthesis of Phenyl amines by Cu-mediated Ullmann Goldberg C-N coupling of ammonia surrogates and aryl halides," National Conference on green chemistry Dausa, Proceedings 15-16 December, 2014.
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh"Dyes sensitized solar cell." Research fair, GTU-2011
Achievement Achievement
  • Junior Research fellow(CSIR), NET-2004,2011 & 2012
Name Prof. S. N. Prajapati
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address sahilmsu@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Advanced Separation Techniques, Waste Water Treatment, Waste to Wealth
publication Publication :
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh K and Sharma Rajendra.K. "Green synthesis of Phenyl amines by Cu-mediated Ullmann Goldberg C-N coupling of ammonia surrogates and aryl halides," National Conference on green chemistry Dausa, Proceedings 15-16 December, 2014.
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh"Dyes sensitized solar cell." Research fair, GTU-2011
Achievement Achievement
  • Junior Research fellow(CSIR), NET-2004,2011 & 2012
Name Prof. S. R. Patel
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address Sunilpatel.juet@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : advanced processes for wastewater treatment, removal of dye from wastewater by electro coagulation , adsorption, heavy metal removal from wastewater
publication Publication :
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh K and Sharma Rajendra.K. "Green synthesis of Phenyl amines by Cu-mediated Ullmann Goldberg C-N coupling of ammonia surrogates and aryl halides," National Conference on green chemistry Dausa, Proceedings 15-16 December, 2014.
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh"Dyes sensitized solar cell." Research fair, GTU-2011
Achievement Achievement
  • Junior Research fellow(CSIR), NET-2004,2011 & 2012
Name Prof. N. M. Sharma
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph.D.
Email address nkj1000@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Corrosion and its inhibition, surface phenomenon, organic synthesis
publication Publication :
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh K and Sharma Rajendra.K. "Green synthesis of Phenyl amines by Cu-mediated Ullmann Goldberg C-N coupling of ammonia surrogates and aryl halides," National Conference on green chemistry Dausa, Proceedings 15-16 December, 2014.
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh"Dyes sensitized solar cell." Research fair, GTU-2011
Achievement Achievement
  • Junior Research fellow(CSIR), NET-2004,2011 & 2012
Name Prof. Jay Trivedi
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address trivedijai34@yahoo.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Equipment Design, Waste Water Treatment
publication Publication :
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh K and Sharma Rajendra.K. "Green synthesis of Phenyl amines by Cu-mediated Ullmann Goldberg C-N coupling of ammonia surrogates and aryl halides," National Conference on green chemistry Dausa, Proceedings 15-16 December, 2014.
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh"Dyes sensitized solar cell." Research fair, GTU-2011
Achievement Achievement
  • Junior Research fellow(CSIR), NET-2004,2011 & 2012
Name Prof. Ujvala P. Christian
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E.
Email address upc@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Mass Transfer, Waste Water Treatment Technology, Polymer Synthesis and Characterization
Name Prof. R R Merchant
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification B.E.
Email address rrm@vgecg.ac.in
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals, Energy Technology, Environment and Safety Management Waste Water Treatment Chemical process Industries, Process Calculation
publication Publication :
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh K and Sharma Rajendra.K. "Green synthesis of Phenyl amines by Cu-mediated Ullmann Goldberg C-N coupling of ammonia surrogates and aryl halides," National Conference on green chemistry Dausa, Proceedings 15-16 December, 2014.
  • Gurjar, Kamlesh"Dyes sensitized solar cell." Research fair, GTU-2011
Achievement Achievement
  • Junior Research fellow(CSIR), NET-2004,2011 & 2012
Name Prof. Rupal Patel
desgination Lecturer
Qualification B.E.
Email address rupalridhima@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Waste Water Treatment Chemical process Industries Mechanical Operation

Super Critical Extraction Unit

Super critical extraction is used in extraction and separation of essential oils, pigments and other compounds from plants.

Lambda LIIR-100 Dual-Beam Infrared Spectrophotometer

Infrared spectroscopy is one of the most powerful techniques for identifying organic substances in organic and analytical chemistry. Infrared analysis can be both qualitative and quantitative. LIIR-100 is a valuable tool in analytical laboratory. Wave number Range-4000~400 cm-1 Wave number Accuracy 4 cm-1- 2 cm-1 Wavelength Resolution 1.5 cm-1 Transmittance Accuracy 0.2%T

Elico SL-159 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

fast and routine analysis of biological, organic and inorganic samples
Range 190 to 1100 nm
Bandwidth 2 nm
Readability 0.1 nm
Accuracy � 0.5 nm
Repeatability � 0.2 nm

Gas Chromatography

High end equipment for analysis and separation of organic and biological samples.

High Pressure Autoclave

fully automatic pressure and temperature controlled reactor for research purpose

Distillation Trainer

Distillation is widely used in petroleum and synthetic chemistry industries.

Bio-Reactor

micro-organism like bacteria, cyanobacteria, algae growth, fully automatic to control various growth parameters.

CSTR

A reactor used to estimate the key unit operation variables when using a continuous agitated-tank reactor to reach a specified output.

Flame-photometer

Estimation of the various metals by flame photometry is by far its most important application in routine chemical analysis in clinical and chemical industries.

Fluid Flow Operations

Drag Coefficient Apparatus- Used to find drag coefficient which is a dimensionless quantity that is used to quantify the drag or resistance of an object in a fluid environment, such as air or water.
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