Dr. Parin Shah

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Professor
  • Qualification : Ph.D
  • Experience : 2 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, Waste water Treatment, Process Audit

Personal Details

  • Designation : Professor
  • Qualification : Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
  • Experience : 19 Years
  • Area Of Interest :

Green Chemistry and Technology, Mass Transfer  operations, Process Utilities and Energy Efficiency ,Separation Processes, Energy Conservation and  Energy Efficiency Studies, Environmental Audit


Educational Qualification

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Degree

University

Year

Specialization

Class

Academic Record

Ph.D.

D.D.

University, Nadiad 

January 2009 to July 2012

Chemical Engineering

Degree Awarded

M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering

NirmaUniversity

July 2006 to April 2008

Environmental Process Design (EPD)

Distinction

8.27

(CPI)

B.E. in Chemical Engg.

GujaratUniversity

1996 to 1999

Chemical Engineering

Distinction

72.60 %

Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Technical Education Board

1993 to 1996

Diploma In chemical Engineering

Distinction

75.66 %


Work Experience


Skills and Knowledge


Course Taught

SUBJESCTS TAUGHT AT U.G.LEVEL:

 

·         Mass Transfer Operation – I& II

·         Process Utilities and Energy Efficiency

·         Heat Transfer Operation

·         Process Integration

·         Environment Management

·         Advance Separation Technology

·         Environmental Pollution Control and Safety Management (EPCSM)

·         Process Equipment  Design – I

·         Instrumentation & Process Control

·         Entrepreneurship Development and Production  Management

·         Carrier Orientation 

·         Material Science and Technology  (MST)

 

SUBJESCTS TAUGHT AT P.G.LEVEL:

 

·         Energy Audit of Process utilities

·         Energy Audit

·         Environmental Management Practices I & II

·         Process Safety Management


Training and Workshop


Portfolios

WORKED AT ISTITUTE LEVEL:

 

·         Anti-Ragging Committee – Coordinator

·         Faculty in Panel for the E-Cell (Entrepreneurship-Cell)

·         Committee member for Scrutinizing the PBAS of faculty members of Institute of Pharmacy,NU

·         Coordinator for  First Year Orientation Programme-2011 and 2012

·         NITAA – Secretary and BoM  Executive member

·         ISTE – I-FEST- 08 organizing committee member

·         92nd ISC (Indian Science Congress) –  committee member

·          ISTE – I-FEST- 10 organizing committee member

·         NUiCONE committee  member

 

NATURE OF WORK HANDLED AT DEPARTMENTAL LEVEL:

 

·         UG Coordinator

·         PG Coordinator (Energy System)

·         Project and seminar coordinator

  • Centre for ContinuingEducation (CCE)
  • Academic Audit Coordinator
  • Chief Mentor

·         Environmental Audit Cell - committee member: purchase of equipments for environmental audit, carry out environmental audit and correspondence with industry.

·         Class Teacher: Counseling of students, attendance monitoring, filling SIS forms etc.

·         Faculty Advisor – ChESA : Monitoring of ChESA activities, organizing national level symposium CHEMOZALE

·         III cell coordinator: placement and industrial training of students, organizing study tour, MoU with industry and research institute related matter.

·         NITAA coordinator: Interaction with passed out students and coordinating NITAA activities

·         Examination:Conducting MSE/ BSE in the departmentand related work.

·         Web-site updation : providing data for website updation

·         SYNERGY- Annual Departmental   magazine Editor

·         CHEMFLASH – Departmental News letter:Collection and compilation of departmental information and publication of the same.

·         Sports coordinator: coordinating various sports activities in the department and representing department in Annual Sports day organized at institute level.

·         Vaudeville - Culfest - coordinator: coordinating various cultural activities in the department and representing department in Culfest organized at institute level.

·         Industrial visit –(Study tour )  / Training arrangement : Correspondence with industry and III cell to organize study tour and related work.

·         Pedagogy activity: conducting weekly pedagogy lectures on various technical topics.

·         Students counseling:counseling and motivating students for study

·         Special Learning Programme (SLP):As a Branch Coordinator played an important role for the successful conduction of SLP-05.


Research Projects


Publications

RESEARCH PUBLICATION:

 

PUBLICATION IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL:

 

  1. Shah Parin D. and Kavathia Sagar,Development and application of hybrid materials in coagulation and flocculation of wastewater’ , Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 9 No. 04, April-June 2015, P-1218-1224,E-ISSN : 2319-5983
  2. Parin Shah& Nishant Tailor, ‘Merkel’s Method for Designing Induced Draft Cooling Tower’ International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology (IJARET), ISSN 0976 –6480 (Print), ISSN 0976 – 6499 (Online), Volume 6, Issue 2, February (2015), pp. 63-70. 
  3. Parin Shah and Tejas P. Sagar ‘Adsorptive Removal of Hazardous Waste Materials using Metal-Organic Frameworks’ ‘International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI)’ Volume I, Issue VIII, November-2014,469-471, ISSN: 2321 – 2705, Impact Factor: 0.709 (IIFS), presented in International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Practice (ICMRP-2014), 30th November 2014 at Ahmedabad Management Association, ATIRA Campus.

4.      Parin Shahand Samagata Sen‘Application of Nano-scale Zero-Valent Iron for Wastewater Treatment’‘International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI)’ Volume I, Issue VII, November-2014,342-344,ISSN: 2321 – 2705, Impact Factor: 0.709 (IIFS), presented in International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Practice (ICMRP-2014), 30th November 2014 at Ahmedabad Management Association, ATIRA Campus.

  1. Parin Shah‘Application of green chemistry principles in organo-grignard reactions’, International Journal of Advance Research in Science & Engineering, Volume (03),Issue (01),454-458, Sept. (2014). ISSN 2319-8354(E)
  2. Parin D Shah and Shreya Sahajpal, Resource Conservation through Thermal Design of Evaporative Condensers,Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Vol. 8 No. 2, October-December 2013, Impact Factor 0.607,ISSN :2319-5983
  3. Parin D.Shah, Ecofriendly RO 13 Dye Decolorization by newly isolated  Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1 using Lignocellulosic Agriculture Waste, Research Journal of Biotechnology, ISSN0973-6263, Volume 8 (7), Pages 29-34, July (2013), Impact Factor:  0.294
  4. Parin D. Shah,Shreya Sahajpal,   Thermal Design and Performance Comparison of Water and Air-cooled Ammonia Condensers for Refrigeration Systems, Indian Journal of Applied Research, July (2013), Impact Factor: 0.8215, Volume-3,Issue7, Pages 218-220,July 2013, ISSN - 2249-555X,
  5. Shah, P.D., Dave, S.R., Rao, M.S., 2012. Enzymatic degradation of textile dye Reactive Orange 13 by newly isolated bacterial strain Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 69, 41–50, 2012,Impact Factor:  2.442,  ISSN: 0964-8305
  6. Shah, P.D., Rao M.S., Galani D., 2012. Phycoremediation of industrial wastewater containing azo compounds. Nirma University Journal of Engineering and Technology (NUJET) vol-3, 2013, (ISSN 2231- 2870).
  7. Shah, P.D., Rao, M.S., Systematic Evaluation of Algal Dye Decolorization Mechanism by Scendesmus Abundans. Journal of Research in Technology and Management 1,23,2012.  (ISSN  2278 – 3121)
  8. Shah, P.D., Rao, M.S., A Batch Decolorization and Kinetic Study of Reactive Dye RO-13 by Novel Bacterial Strain Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1, Nirma University Journal of Engineering and Technology (NUJET) vol-3, 2013, (ISSN 2231- 2870).
  9. Parin D. Shah,Shreya Sahajpal,  Thermal Design of Ammonia Desuperheater-Condenser and Comparative Study with HTRI, Procedia Engineering 51 (2013) 375 – 379, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of 3rd Nirma University International Conference (NUiCONE 2012)

PUBLICATION OF DNA SEQUENCE ON NCBI, EMBL AND DDBJ:

Publication of sequence: Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1 with NCBI accession number GenBank ID: JF297973 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/JF297973

               1. NationalCenter for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), USA

    (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/JF297973)

               2. European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Europe

               3. DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ)

 

BOOK PUBLICATION

1.      Bioremediation of Industrial Wastewater - Sustainable Pollution Abatement Technology by Parin Shah, Dipti Galani, M.S.Rao, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG ISBN: 978-3-8484-0394-3  

2.      Process Safety Management in Petrochemical Industries-Think Safety - It couldn't hurt,by Parin Shah, Reema Padiyar, published by Pothi, India, February, 2015, ISBN: 978-93-5212-560-9

 

PUBLICATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

 

  1. Parin Shah, Organo-Grignard Reactions in Green Solvent 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (MTHF), CHEMCON 2013, 66th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Hosted at Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 400 019, 27-30 December 2013.
  2. Parin Shah,Reema Padiyar, Yogendra Dave, Concept of Initiating Event and Independent Protection Layers in Chemical Industry, Procedia Engineering, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Tracks of 4th  Nirma University International Conference (NUiCONE 2013)
  3. Presented paper on ‘Thermal Design of Ammonia Desuperheater-Condenser and Comparative Study with HTRI’ during 3rdInternational Conference NUiCONE 2012 organized by Institute of technology ,Nirma university during 6-8 December,2012
  4. Presented paper onA Batch Decolorization and Kinetic Study of Reactive Azo Dye RO-13 by Novel Bacterial Strain Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1during 2nd International Conference NUiCONE 2011organized by Nirma University during 8-10, December 2011 (ISBN 978-81-923049-0-8).
  5. Presented paper onSynthesis & Application of New & Alternative Green Solvent Cyclopentyl Methyl Etherduring 2nd International Conference NUiCONE 2011 organized by NirmaUniversity during 8-10, December 2011 (ISBN 978-81-923049-0-8).
  6. Presented paper onComparative Study between PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) Evaluation Techniques for Chemical Process Industriesduring 2nd International Conference NUiCONE 2011 organized by NirmaUniversity during 8-10, December 2011(ISBN 978-81-923049-0-8).
  7. Presented paper onApplication of Chemical Looping Combustion Technology for separation of CO2 from flue gasesduring International Conference NUiCONE 2010organized by NirmaUniversity during 9-11, December 2010.
  8. Presented paper onPhycoremediation of industrial wastewater containing azo compounds”during International Conference NUiCONE 2010organized by NirmaUniversity during            9-11, December 2010.
  9. Presented paper on “ 2-Methyl Tertathydrofuran (MTHF) – A green Alternative Solvent to THF in Organo-Grignard Reactions” during  International INDO-ITALIAN Conferenceon Green & Clean Environment (GCE-2008) organized by and sponsored by Embassy of Italy, New Delhi in association with MAEER’s college of  Engineering, Pune during March 20-21, 2008

10.  Presented paper on “Endorsement of Industrial Ecology through By-Product Exchange (BPX) Concept" in International Conference on Green Competitiveness for Sustainable Development organized by Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India and George Mason University, Virginia USA and Monash University Victoria, Australia at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 27-28 October 2006

 

PUBLICATION IN NATIONAL CONFERENCES / SEMINARS:

1.    Parin D.Shah, Application of Green Chemistry in Production of Vinyl Sulphone, National Seminar on “Recent Scenario in Science and Technology” on 27th February, 2016. Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat).

  1. Parin Shah, PatoliaHarshil, LavinaBabani, ‘Hybrid Materials in Coagulation / Flocculation of Wastewater’, CHEMCON 2014, organized by Chandigarh Regional Centre, IIChE Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 27-30 December 2014.
  2. Parin Shah, SagarKavathia,‘Coagulating and Flocculating Hybrid Material for Wastewater Treatment: Current Status And Future Potential’, CHEMCON 2014, organized by Chandigarh Regional Centre, IIChE Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 27-30 December 2014.
  3. Parin Shah, Neha Mulchandani, ‘Making Plastics Out of Carbon Dioxide - A Step Towards Green Environment’, CHEMCON 2014, organized by Chandigarh Regional Centre, IIChE Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 27-30 December 2014.
  4. Parin Shah, Yuvrajsinh Solanki, ‘Green Synthesis of Nano Zero Valent Iron for Oxidative Catalysis and Reduction’, CHEMCON 2014, organized by Chandigarh Regional Centre, IIChE Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 27-30 December 2014.
  5. Parin Shah, Yuvrajsinh Solanki, ‘Green Synthesis of Nano Zero Valent Iron for Oxidative Catalysis and Reduction’, CHEMCON 2014, organized by Chandigarh Regional Centre, IIChE Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 27-30 December 2014.
  6. Presented paper titled ‘Identification of Initiating Event and application of Independent Protection Layers as safety actions in Chemical Industry’ Reema Padiyar and Parin Shah, in National seminar on Hazards in Chemical Industry: Technology, Prevention and Remedies on 6-7 March, 2014 organized by Institution of Engineers (India).
  7. Presented paper titledProcess Safety Management in Chemical Industries and application of Safety Integrity Level (SIL) concept to improve Functional Safety’ Reema Padiyar and Parin Shah, in National seminar on Hazards in Chemical Industry: Technology, Prevention and Remedies on 6-7 March, 2014 organized by Institution of Engineers (India).
  8. Presented paper titled ‘Algae Photobioreactor - A Potential Carbon Dioxide Capturing Technology’  at  National Conference on ‘Carbon Dioxide Capture & Sequestration Challenges for Engineers’ during   March 6-7, 2009 organized jointly by  at Department of Chemical Engineering, G H Patel College., V.V.Nager and GUJSOST.
  9. Presented paper on “Emerging Health and Environmental Issues in Nanotechnology” during 24th National Convention of Chemical Engineers – Role of Nanotechnology and Biotechnology in Chemical Process Industries organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Gujarat state centre during September 6-7, 2008.
  10. Paper on “Ionic Liquids as Green ‘Designer’ Solvents for Organic Replacement” accepted for presentation during poster session in CHEMCON 2007 conference held at the Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata during 27-30 December, 2007 organized by Calcutta Regional Centre, IIChE.
  11. Presented paper on “2-MethylTetraHydroFuran (2-MTHF) - A Green Alternative Solvent to Tetrahydrofuran in National Conference on Current Trends in Technology  organized by Nirma University  on  November 30- December 02, 2007.
  12. Presented paper on “Dehydration of Isopropyl Alcohol Using Hybrid Separation Technique” in CHEMOZALE-2007, 8th National Level Symposium on 9th&10th March, 2007 at organized by ChESA, Chemical Engineering Department, NirmaUniversity.
  13. Presented paper on “Designing and Operability of UASB Reactor for  Wastewater Treatment” in National Conference on Current Trends in Technology  organized by Nirma University  on  November 30- December 02, 2006.

15.  Presented paper on "Treatment of Industrial waste by Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO) using Transpiring Wall Reactor (TWR)" in National Conference on Environmental Pollution and It’s Control (EPIC-06)  organized by Engineering College, Kota on 25th -26th March -2006.

16.  Presented poster on “E-Waste: A New Challenge for Waste Management in India” at  International conference on E-waste Management in India - A sustainable solution  organized  by IIChE (Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers) during diamond Jubilee year celebration on 18th May,2007.

17.  Presented paper during poster session on "Designing of Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger for heat recovery from Spray Dryer" in 59th Annual Session of Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON 2006  organized by IIChE at GNFC Ltd, Bharuch on 27-30 December -2006.

18.  Presented paper during poster session on "Depolarization of Dyestuff Industry Effluent Using Low-Cost and  Non-Conventional Chitin/Chitosan Biosorbent” in 59th Annual Session of Chemical Engineering Congress CHEMCON 2006  organized by IIChE at GNFC Ltd, Bharuch on 27-30 December -2006.


Academic projects

·   Major Research Project  proposal has been sanctioned by Green Environment Services Co-op. Soc. Ltd. - CETP, Vatva. Following are the details of the project.

     

Title of the project         :  Reduction of E-Factor in Dyes and       Pigment Industries

            Duration of the project:   2013-2018 (5 years)

        Grant Sanctioned          :   Rs 7,50,000/-

 

·   Successfully executed funded Minor Research Project on ‘Degradation of Organic compound in Industrial Wastewater using Algae’. Financial assistance of Rs 1,00,000/- received from Nirma University in the year 2010-2011. 


Patent Filed

Nil

Professional Institution Membership

PROFESSIONAL BODIESMEMBERSHIPS

  • Life Member, D.D.I.T. Alumni Association, D.D.I.T., Nadiad.
  • Life member of Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni Association.
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi. LM-40356
  • Life Member,Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers(IIChE) LM-35799
  • Life Member, Society of Energy Engineers and Managers (SEEM)

Expert Lectures

DELIVERED LECTURES AS RESOURCE PERSON

  1.  Delivered an expert lecture under the seminar TALAASH-2016 on topic "Essential traits to be successful Engineer" organized by Aditya Silver Oak Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad on 26th February 2016, Friday.
  2. Delivered expert lecture at Gujarat Industrial and Technical Consultancy Organisation Limited (GITCO) on topic ‘Stack Monitoring- Material and Methodology for Isokinetic sampling on 5th December,2015.
  3. Delivered lecture under the pedagogy activity at department level on Solvent Recovery from Industrial Waste water - Experience Sharing’ on 7th February 2015.
  4. Delivered expert lecture on topic ‘Water Management for Efficient Operation of Boiler during Training Programme for Boiler Operators for Energy Efficiency in Textile sector at Ahmedabad promoted by GEDA (Gujarat Energy Development Agency, Gandhinagar)on 29th January, 2015.  
  5. Delivered expert lecture on topic ‘Mass Transfer (Liquid-Liquid Extraction)’ at Government Polytechnic Gandhinagar on 28thJanuary, 2015.
  6. Delivered expert lecture on topic ‘Versatile Technologies for Wastewater Treatment’ during Workshop on Cleaner Production and Wastewater Treatment jointly  organized by M/S Palsana Enviro Protection Ltd.(PEPL), FETR, Bardoli & Nodal Institute – N. G. Patel Polytechnic on Wednesday 5th June, 2013
  7. Delivered expert lecture on topic ‘Advances in Wastewater Treatment Technologies’ at the National Seminar  jointly organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Venus International College of Technology  and Indian Geo Technical Society, Ahmedabad Chapter  on Water And Ground Pollution: Prediction, Prevention and  Control, supported by Gujarat Council on Science  and Technology on Saturday May 4, 2013.
  8. Delivered ISTE expert lecture at Institute level on the topic ‘Trans Fat - Your Enemy in the Plate’ on September17, 2012 at Institute of Technology, Nirma University.
  9. Delivered Expert lectures on topics ‘Combustion’ during Anchor Institute GPCB courseon "Stoichiometry for Process Industries”, during February 6-10, 2012.
  10. Delivered lecture on topic ‘Stream Engineering Principles’, ‘Energy Conservation Opportunities in Steam Generation , Utilization and Condensate Recovery Systems- I & II’ during  ISTE approved Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on ‘Resource Conservation through Process design and Integration’ during 27th June-1st July ,2011 at Chemical Engineering Department , Nirma University.
  11. Delivered expert lecture on topic ‘STACK MONITORING – MATERIAL AND METHODOLOGY FOR ISOKINETIC SAMPLING’ during ISTE approved Short Term Training Programme “Environmental Monitoring and Analysis” on 22nd June 2010 organized by  Chemical Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University.
  12. Delivered Expert lectures on topics ‘Energy Performance Assessment of Furnace’ and ‘Performance Assessment of Cooling tower’ during course on ‘Energy Conservation’ jointly organized by GSFC and Anchor Institute-DDU during August 25-28, 2010 at GSFC, Training Institute, Vadodara.
  13. Delivered expert lecture during training on‘Distillation- Types and Techniques’ for employees of Excel Crop Care Ltd, Bhavnagar, during 29-30, May, 2008.
  14. Delivered expert lecture on ‘Energy Efficient Cooling Tower Systems’ for VII students of Institute of Diploma Studies, Nirma University on 5/10/2010.
  15. Delivered expert lecture on ‘Sustainable Development and Carbon Footprint’ on 8/10/2010 during School event ‘Propulsion’ organized by Chemical Engineering Students’ Association (ChESA), Nirma University.
  16. Delivered lecture on ‘Mass Transfer’ on 21st December 2011 during ‘Refresher Course’ organized by chemical engineering department, Nirma University.
  17. Delivered lecture on ‘Process Utilities and Energy efficiency’ on 24th December 2011 during ‘Refresher Course’ organized by chemical engineering department, Nirma University.

Awards

AWARDS

 

  • Received Gold Medal for ‘Best M.Tech. Student’ award byNirmaUniversity for year 2006-2008 batch on 3rd November 2008.
  • As a part of Ph.D. work - 16S DNA sequence of pure bacterial cultural  ‘Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1’ published with accession number JF297973 on National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) USA, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Europe and DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ).

·         M.Tech. Thesis entitled “Pinch Analysis and Process Integration in Petrochemical Plant” of Ms. Ashwini D. Karlekar? (M.TechEnery System - Chemical), guided by Dr. Parin Shah received prestigious ISTE – IPCL National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis Award in Chemical Engineering for year 2016 on10th February 2017.

  • M.Tech. Thesis entitled "Energy Efficiency Improvement in MSME Sector in Gujarat" of  Mr. Nainesh Patel, guided by Dr. Parin Shah received the ISTE-IPCL National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Chemical Engineering (Energy System) -2015 (Second Prize) during 45thIndian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)National Annual Convention at Amravati on 10th January, 2016. 

·         B.Tech project awarded Prestigious Acharya P.C. Ray Award - Best Design Project Report - Second Prize by IIChE (Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers) for the year 2013.

  • B.Tech. project awarded 1stprize for the Best B.Tech. Project titled ‘Design and Performance Evaluation of cooling tower’ in B.Tech Chemical Engineering, semester VIII (Nishant Tailor and Deepak Modi) in the project Exhibition cum competition organized by Institute of Technology , Nirma University on April 22, 2013.
  • M.Tech. project awardedOutstanding Young Chemical Engineers Award - 2011(7th- OYCE)competition conducted by IIChE, Mumbai Regional Centre and won 1st prize for Research Paper Presentation on the topic, “Biodegradation and decolorization of cyanuric chloride based diazo dye Reactive Yellow-145 by a novel bacterial strain Alcaligenes faecalis PMS-1” by M.Tech. student Dipti Galani on April 16, 2011.
  • Felicitated by management of NirmaUniversity for academic achievement during year 2007,2008,2009,2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 on 3rd October - Annual Day of Institute of Technology, NirmaUniversity.
  • M.Tech. Project awarded 1st prize for the BEST PROJECT titled ‘Bioremediation of Industrial Waste Water' in M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering (EPD) in the Project Exhibition competition organized by Institute of Technology, Nirma University on April 19, 2011.
  • B.Tech project awarded FIRST PRIZE in 9th Outstanding Young Chemical Engineers Award - 2013 (OYCE) Competition organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) Mumbai Regional Centre held on 17th April, 2013. Ms.Pooja Dalwani won Undergraduates-Blast Carboblocks Trophy for her B.Tech project on ‘Versatile Enzymatic Interesterification Technology for Production of Low Trans Fat Vegetable Oil’.
  • B.Tech. poster titled ‘Process development for separation of Dichlorobenzene isomers using scraped surface crystallizer’ (Piyush Singhal and Shivam Pandit) awarded2nd prize in Outstanding Young Chemical Engineers Award – 2014 (10th- OYCE)organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Mumbai Regional Centre held on 8th March, 2014.
  • B.Tech project awarded SECOND PRIZE in Outstanding Young Chemical Engineers Award - 2015 (OYCE)competition organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) Mumbai Regional Centre held on 13th& 14th March, 2015. Abhishek Bulchandani and Priya Tyagi secured 2nd position in UG- Oral category in technical paper presentation on Greener and Efficient methods for Synthesis of H-Acid’.
  • Received ACTI Award (The Association of Chemical Technologist (India)for  'Innovative Research in Dye stuff by an Institution and Industry in Gujarat' on 26th May 2018. This work is a part of my Industry sponsored project.  My student MrJimmet Patel worked along with me.