Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Yogendra Nath Prajapati
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, M.Tech (Chemical Engineering) - Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) - BIET Jhansi
Contact Address
Permanent Address Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Local Address Department of Chemical Engineering, BIT Mesra Ranchi-835215
Phone (Office) 9695595989
Phone Residence 7652090965
Email Id ynprajapati@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 29-Jan-2020
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 3 Years

Research : 9 Years

Individual: 3 Years

  Professional Background

January 2020-present

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Birla Institute of Technology Mesra Ranchi-835215 Jharkhand

 

January 2018-January 2020

Assistant Professor (TEQIP-III)

Department of Chemical Engineering

Birla Institute of Technology Mesra Ranchi-835215 Jharkhand

  Research Areas
 

Adsorption and Heterogeneous Catalysis

Abatement of Air and Water Pollution

Synthesis of Carbon-based Nanostructures

CO2 Utilization

   Publications
 

Yogendra Nath Prajapati, Nishith Verma. Hydrodesulfurization of thiophene on activated carbon fiber supported NiMo catalysts. Energy&Fuels, 32 (2018) 2183-2196. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03407(I.F. = 3.421).

Yogendra Nath Prajapati, Nishith Verma. Fixed bed adsorptive desulfurization of thiophene over Cu/Ni dispersed carbon nanofiber. Fuel, 216 (2018) 381-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.11.132(I.F. = 5.578).

Yogendra Nath Prajapati, Nishith Verma. Adsorptive desulfurization of diesel oil using nickel nanoparticle-doped activated carbon beads with/without carbon nanofibers: Effects of adsorbate size and adsorbent texture. Fuel, 189 (2017) 186-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.10.044. (I.F. = 5.578).

Yogendra Nath Prajapati, Bhaskar Bhaduri, Harish C.Joshi, Anurag Srivastava, Nishith Verma. Aqueous phase adsorption of different sized molecules on activated carbon fibers: Effect of textural properties. Chemosphere, 155 (2016) 62-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.04.040(I.F. = 5.778).

Bhaskar Bhaduri, Yogendra Nath Prajapati, Ashutosh Sharma, Nishith Verma. CuCl2 nanoparticles dispersed in activated carbon fibers for the oxygen production step of the Cu-Cl thermochemical water splitting cycle. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 51 (2012) 15633-1564. https://doi.org/10.1021/ie302446p(I.F.= 3.573).

 

  Current Sponsored Projects
 

2019

      Project Title:          Transition Metal(s) containing Perovskite/CNFs Composite for Low Temperature CO2 Reduction

      Funding Agency:   TEQIP Collaborative Research Scheme (TEQIP-III, NPIU-MHRD)

      Budget:                   Rs. 16,58,000 (Rupees Sixteen Lakh Fifty Eight Thousand Only)

      Role:                        Principal Investigator (PI)

 

2018

      Project Title:          Photocatalytic Desulfurization of Diesel Oil by Bentonite Supported TiO2 Catalyst

      Funding Agency:  NPIU-TEQIP-III grant (New R&D Projects) under Seed money scheme 2018, BIT Mesra, Ranchi

      Budget:                  Rs. 2,00,000 (Rupees Two Lakh Only)

      Role:                       Principal Investigator (PI)