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)
Name prof. Narendra M.Patel
desgination Associate Professor and Head
Qualification M.Tech (Chemical)
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. Beena K. Sheth
desgination Associate professor
Qualification ME (Chemical)
Email address krishna2406@yahoo.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Reaction engg., Separation techniques
publication Publication :
  • B. K. Sheth, S. B. Patel, "Reduction of pollution with green technology at source with sustainability development on calcium chloride effluent" , All India seminar on hazards in chemical industry, Technology, Prevention and Remedies, 6-7, March 2014.
  • B. K. Sheth, S. K. Raval, "A review - Parameters effects on oil extraction form natural source by using supercritical fluid extraction", J. International Journal of Futuristic Trends in Multidisciplinary Research, special issue aszeotropie'14, vol. 1(02), pp. 68-74, 2014.
  • B. K. Sheth, K. D. Ajabia, "A review-Energy efficient and economic separation of binary liquid mixture via freeze crystallization", J. International Journal of Futuristic Trends in Multidisciplinary Research, special issue aszeotropie'14, vol. 1(01), pp 31-34, 2014.
  • B. K. Sheth, G. Chaudhary, " Cleaner production in vinyl sulphone industry", J. Petroleum and Gas Exploration Research (ISSN 2276-6510), Vol. 2(8), pp. 152-160, Sept. 2012.
  • B. K. Sheth et al., "Cleaner Production in Pulp and Paper Industry" , J. International Journal of Research in Information Technology (ISSN : 2277-1581), vol.1 (04), pp. 31-37, April 2013.
Name prof. Shital A. Amin
desgination Associate Professor
Qualification M.E. Chemical
Email address jashi_patel @yahoo.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Modeling & Simulation Optimization Process Calculation & CAD
publication Publication :
  • S. J. Patel, G. Padmavathi, M. G. Mandan, S. P. Mitra, K. K. Chaudhuri and S. P. Dabke, "Inferential estimation of molecular weights of polybutadiene rubber by neural networks," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 96, no. 5, pp. 1611-1618, 2005.
Achievement Achievement
  • Received ISTE-IPCL National Award for Best M Tech Thesis in Chemical Engineering (2003).
Name Prof. Dolly Rajnikant Gandhi
desgination Associate Professor
Qualification M.E. Chemical
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 M.E (Chemical Engineering)
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 (Chemical Engineering)
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. Chemical
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 (Chemical Engineering)
Qualification M.E. Chemical Engineering
B.E. Chemical Engineering
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. Chemical Engineering
B.E. Chemical Engineering
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 (Chemical Engineering)
Qualification M.E. Chemical Engineering
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 (Chemistry)
Qualification M Sc (Organic Chemistry)
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. R. Patel
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E. Chemical Engineering
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. S. N. Prajapati
desgination Assistant Professor
Qualification M.E. Chemical Engineering
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. R R Merchant
desgination Assistant Professor (Chemical Engineering)
Qualification B.E. Chemical Engineering
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 R. Patel
desgination Lecturer
Qualification BE
Email address rupalridhima@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Waste Water Treatment Chemical process Industries Mechanical Operation
Name Prof. Pandya Priyanka Rajeev
desgination Assistant Professor (Contractual)
Qualification M.E. Chemical (Environmental Management)
Email address Pandya.priancaa@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Environmental Engg, ETP, Waste to Energy, Renewable Energy, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Chemical System Modeling, Fuel Technology
publication Publication :
  • "Effect of operational and design parameters on removal efficiency of a pilot scale UASB reactor treating dairy waste water" Journal of Industrial Pollution Control (JIPC-EM International) Vol 26, issue 2, year 2011.
Name Prof. Desai Charmi Bhaveshkumar
desgination Assistant Professor (Contractual)
Qualification M.E. Chemical (CAPD)
Email address desaicharmib@gmail.com
Area of Interest Area of Interest : Optimization & Process Control
publication Publication :
  • "Batch Scheduling by Evolutionary Algorithms for Multiobjective Optimization", published in IJESIT, 2013.

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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