Final Programme Schedule for CHEMCON 2017

Day: 1 27th December 2017 (Wednesday)
8.00 - 9.30 AM Registration & Breakfast
9.30 - 11.30 AM Inaugural Session &IIChE Award Giving Ceremony ( S. N. Bose Auditorium )
11.30 - 11.50 AM High Tea
11.50 - 12.30 PM Dr H L Roy Memorial Lecture sponsored by M/s. Jacobs by Dr. Asoke Dey Sarkar
Chairman PfP Industries LLC, USA:
Convergence in Education & Entrepreneurship in Work
12.30 - 1.10 PM Prof. N R Kamath& Mrs. RuzenaKamath Memorial Lecture sponsored by M/s. Aker Powergas Prof. Sadhan C. Jana, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron:
Changing Landscape in Polymer Research: Role of Chemical Engineers
1.10 - 2.10 PM Lunch Break
2. 20 - 2.50 PM C K Murthy Memorial Lecture sponsored by M/s. Inventaa Chemicals by Ms. Sheela
Dy. Chief Executive , Nuclear Fuel Corporation, Hyderabad :
Role of chemical engineers in AtomicEnergy to Serve Society
2.50 - 4.20 PM CDS Lectures ( S. N. Bose Auditorium )
2.50 - 3.20 PM Ashland Bharat Ratna Prof. C N R Rao Medal & CDS lecture by Professor D.D. Sarma :
Brighter side of semiconductornanocrystals : Engineering at the nanoscale for exciting optical properties.
3.20- 3.50 PM NCL’s Prof. K VenkataramanChemcon Distinguished Speaker Award& CDS lecture by Professor SaikatMaitra:
Big Data in Chemical Process Industries.
3.50 -4.20 PM RPG Life Science Prof. M. M Sharma Medal & CDS lecture by Professor Yogesh Joshi:
Modelling Yield Stress Fluids Goingbeyond Bingham Model.
4.20 – 4.30 PM Inauguration of Indo - Canadian Symposium
4.30 – 5.00 PM Deepak Group’s Padma Bhushan Prof L K DoraiswamyChemcon Distinguished Speaker Award and & CDSlecture by Padmashri Prof. G.D. Yadav:
Valorization of Waste into Chemicals, Materials and Energy for SustainableIndustry.
5.0 - 5.15 PM B.P Godrej Life Time Award lecture: Mr. D.P Misra, Director, DCPL, Ex Dy. Managing Director Jacobs Engg. , Ex Director TCE and Past President IIChE
5 .15 - 5.30 PM Tea Break
3.0 – 6.00 PM Parallel Oral Session 1
5.15 – 6.30 PM Interactive Session / Business Meet
(Topic : Food Processing Industry - a New Rejuvenation)
6.30 - 8.30 PM Cultural Program
(S.N. Bose Auditorium)
8.30 PM Onwards Dinner


Day: 2 28th December 2017 (Thursday)
8.00 - 9.00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9.00 - 11.00 AM DhirubhaiAmbani Commemoration Day Celebration (S.N. Bose Auditorium) Orator : Dr. Baldev Raj, Director, NIAS, Bangalore:
Energy Sustainability in India: Challenges and Opportunities
11.00 - 11.15 AM High Tea
CDS Lecture: ( S. N. Bose Auditorium )
11.15 – 11.45 PM Asian Paints Padma VibhushanDr R A Mashelkar Medal and Chemcon Distinguished Speaker: Dr. ArunimaAcharya:
Do’s and Don’ts for Women Engineers & Technologists in Men’s World
11.45 - 12.15 PM CHEMCON NEERI Distinguished Speaker: Dr. SomnathBasu :
Challenges in Treatment of Effluents fromChemical, Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Industries
12.15 – 12.30 PM Inauguration of Special Jt. Symposium Session ( S. N. Bose Auditorium )
12.30 - 01.00 PM Invited Speaker : Prof. B. K.Dutta :
Chemical Reduction of Cr (VI) in Contaminated Soil
01.00 - 1.30 PM Invited Speaker : Dr. K. Nandakumar :
Enabling Process Innovation through Computation: challenges & opportunities.
1.30 - 2.15 PM Lunch Break
2.15 -5.00 PM CDS Lectures ( S. N. Bose Auditorium )
2.15 - 2.45 PM HikalChemcon Distinguished Speaker Mr. SoumyaChakrabarty, Chief Operating Officer. OPAL India:
Changing Technology selection in Indian Petrochemicals Manufacturing Process.
2.45 - 3.15 PM IICT-Avon PadmashriDr G S SidhuChemcon Distinguished Speaker: Prof. B.N. Thorat:
Role of Chemical Engineer in Development of Sustainable Technologies: Solar Dryers.
3.15 - 3.45 PM LAB India Professor R. Kumar Chemcin distinguished speaker, Prof. S. Mahajani:
Chemical Engineering solutions for Socially relevant problems.
3.45 - 4.15 PM Chemical Weekly’s PadmashriDr G P Kane Chemcon Distinguished Speaker: Professor Xiao Dong Chen :
Bio- inspired Chemical Engineering and‘Ultimate Horizon’ of Food Engineering.
4.15 - 4.45 PM Sartorius India Chemcon Distinguished Speaker (for biotechnology): Prof. G K Suraishkumar:
Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems: Perspectives from Research and Teaching.
4.45 – 5.15 PM DOST Professor S K Sharma Medal and Chemcon Distinguished Speaker: Dr. SadhanaRayalu, CSIR NEERI
2.30 – 4.30 PM Indo Canadian Symposium Continue
(MBA Seminar Hall)
2.30 - 3.00 PM Dr. Rajender Gupta, University of Alberta :
A review of High Efficiency and Low Emission Technologies for Coal to Power
3.00 - 3.30 PM Prof. SibdasBandopadhya, Scientist , CGCRI :
Enrichment of BF Top Gas using SAPO34 Membrane
4.00 - 4.30 PM Dr. Sonil Nanda, York University, Canada :
Catalytic gasification of fructose in supercritical water for hydrogen-rich synthesis gas production
4.30 - 5.00 PM Prof. Subir Kundu, Senior Professor IIT BHU :
Biomass Utilization for Sustainable Development and Environmental Control
2.30 - 6.0 PM Parallel Oral Session 2
5.0 - 5.15 PM Tea Break
5.00 - 6.30 PM IIChE AGM (MBA Seminar Hall)
5.00 - 6.30 PM Poster Session -I
6.30 - 8.15 PM Cultural Program (S.N. Bose Auditorium)
8.15 PM Onwards Dinner


Day: 3 29th December 2017 (Friday)
8.0 - 9.00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9.30 - 11.00 PM (Awardee Lectures) at S. N. Bose Auditorium
9.30- 10.0 AM United Phosphorus Chemcon Distinguished Speaker Professor P.K. Ghosh , Former Director, CSMCR Bhavnagar:
Illustrations of Process and Application Innovations with an Eye on GreenTechnology and Utilization of Wasted Resources
10.00 – 10.30 AM CSMCRI CHEMCON Distinguished Speaker, Akkihebbal K. Suresh:
Solid-solid reactions – a neglected chapter in Chemical Reaction Engineering?
10.30 - 11.00 AM Hetero Drugs Prof G S LaddhaChemcon Distinguished Speaker: Dr. BasuSaha:
Greener and sustainable approach for the production of commercially important epoxide building blocks
10.00 - 1.00 PM Parallel Oral Session 3
11.00 -11.15 AM Tea Break
11.15 - 1.15 PM Special Joint Symposium Continue (CDS /Invited talk ) at S.N. Bose Auditorium
11.0 - 11.30 PM Alberto N. Conejo, Professor at the Metallurgy department of Morelia Technological Institute (ITM).
11.30 – 12.00 AM Prof. Vincent Gomes, University of Sydney , Austrelia :
Doped 5ouston5nanocomposite as high sitivity multispecies sensor inadvanced food analytics.
12.00 -12.30 PM Prof. Chiranjib Bhattacharya, Dean, Jadavpur University:
Advanced technologies for wastewater treatment leading to zero-discharge concept: A case study on dairy waste.
12.30 - 1.00 PM Dr. A. Banerjee , Scientist, National University of Singapore:
Fabrication of Room-Temperature Terahertz Microbolometer Arrays for Biomedical Imaging Applications.
1.00 - 1.30 PM Dr. Abhishek Dutta, Departement Materiaalkunde, KU Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44 bus 2450, B-3001 Heverlee-Leuven, Belgium:
Population Balances in process systems.
10.30 AM IIChE 1st Council Meeting : (HIT Conference Room)
1.15 - 2.15 PM Lunch Break
2.00 - 5.00 PM Parallel Oral Session 4
4.00 - 5.30 PM Panel Discussion II (MBA Seminar Hall )
(Topic : Review on Chemical Engineering Curricula and Syllabi in the Present Scenario)
5.30 - 6.30 PM IIChE Meeting With Regional Centers (MBA Seminar Hall)
5.00 - 6.30 PM Poster Session - 2
5.0 - 5.15 PM Tea Break
6. 30 - 8.15 PM Cultural Program (S.N. Bose Auditorium)
8.15 PM onwards Dinner


Day: 4 30th December 2017 (Saturday)
8.0 - 9.30 AM Registration & Breakfast
10.00 - 1.00 PM CDS/Invited Lecture (S.N. Bose Auditorium)
10.00 – 10.30 AM Dr. Haresh G. Manyar, Queen's University Belfast, UK:
Sustainability through Catalysis: Establishing Rational Design Criteria
10.30 – 11.00 AM CLRI Dr. Y NayudammaChemcon Distinguished Speaker , Mr. C.K. Tewari , ED, IOCL, Haldia
11.00 – 11.30 AM Dr. DebasishKuila, , University of North Carolina, USA:
Nanocatalyst for Syngas conversion to higher hydrocarbon and Hydrogen production via steam reforming of Glycerol.
11.30 – 12.00 PM Prof. Sirshendu De, IIT Kharagpur:
Ultra Low Cost Laterite Based Filter for Arsenic Removal from Groundwater.
12.00 – 12.30 PM Dr. ShekarViswanathan, National University, San Diego, CALIFORNIA:
Innovative and Novel ‘Game Design’ Methodology for STEM Program
12.30 – 1.00 PM Sanjib Kumar Jana, Head-HSE Dept., OCL Bengal Cement Woks (Dalmia Cement), PaschimMedinipur:
Accident Investigation, Prevention methods and Onsite/offsite Emergency plan
1.00 - 2.00 PM Lunch Break
Valedictory Function (S.N. Bose Auditorium)
3.30 PM High Tea

* 26th December ( Tuesday) : 6th Council Meeting’2017 at 4.0 PM onwards ( HIT Conference Room).
** Final Programme may be slightly changed as per the availability of CDS/ Invited Speaker.