Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Sumit K. Jana
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Technology
PhD(Chemical Engineering) Calcutta University, M.Tech, (Chemical Engineering) Calcutta University, B.Tech(Chemical Engineering) Calcutta University, B.Sc (Chemistry Hons) Calcutta University
Contact Address
Permanent Address VILL+ PO- BARBASUDEB PUR, DIST-PURBA MEDINIPUR, W.B. PIN-721645, INDIA
Local Address Qr. No.-D1/54, BIT Campus BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECNOLOGY , MESRA, RANCHI-835215,. JHARKHAND, INDIA
Phone (Office) +91-9470522790
Phone Residence +91-9470522790
Email Id sumitkrjana@bitmesra.ac.in,sumitkrjana@yahoo.co.in
Joined Institute on : 1-Jul-2008
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 10 Years

Research : 11 Years

Individual: 10 Years

  Professional Background

Industry Experience- Total 1 year

Working with TATA CHEMICALS LIMITED at Haldia as Development Engineer in Fertilizer  Unit (D.A.P./ N.P.K./S.SP Plant) from 10 th August, 2003 to  28th  July 2004- 1 year.

Teaching Experience- Total 10years

Calcutta Institute of Technology, Uluberia, Howrah as Assistant Professor, at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Under W.B.U.T. Subject Teaching:- Petrochemical Technology, Mechanical Operation, Chemical Process Technology -1 year

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi as Assistant Professor at Department of Chemical Engineering.  Present status- date of joining 1/07/2008(9 years and Continuing)

 

 

 

                                

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Calcutta 

M. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from University of Calcutta with Ist Div.

B. Tech.  in Chemical Engineering from University of Calcutta with Ist Div.               

B. Sc.    in Chemistry Honours from Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, University of Calcutta with Ist Div.

 

  Research Areas
 
  • Multi-phase Flow
  • Taper Bubble column
  • CFD
  • ANN
  • Recycle of polymer waste to fuel
  • Solid-acid Catalyzed Etherification/ Esterification of Glycerol to potential fuel additives
  Award and Honours
 
   Publications
 

Paper published/accepted in International Peer reviewed Journals

  1. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas and Sudip Kumar Das, "Pressure drop in tapered bubble columns using non-Newtonian pseudoplastic liquid - Experimental and ANN prediction"  Can. J. Chem. Eng., 92(3), 578-584 (2014). (ISSN:1939-019X), (SCI).
  2. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas and Sudip Kumar Das, "Gas holdup in tapered bubble column using pseudoplastic non-Newtonian liquids" Korean J. Chem. Eng., 31(4), 574-581 (2014). (ISSN:1975-7220). (SCI).
  3. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas and Sudip Kumar Das, "ANN applicability in gas holdup prediction in tapered bubble columns using non-Newtonian pseudoplastic liquids” Chem. Xpress, 8(2), 102-111(2015). (ISSN:2320-1975).
  4. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas and Sudip Kumar Das, "Effect of taper angle on gas holdup in tapered bubble columns using non-Newtonian pseudoplastic liquids," Chem. Xpress, 6(4),116-120(2014). (ISSN:2320-1975).
  5. Sumit Kumar Jana and Sudip Kumar Das, " Effect of gas holdup enhancement using aqueous solutions of electrolyte in taper bubble column"Chem. Xpress,8(1), 42-47(2015). (ISSN:2320-1975).
  6. Magar subhash B. , Jadhav A. S. , Sumit Kumar Jana, G.T. Mohanraj, "Microbial production of green polymer Xanthan gum from Xanthomonas campestris" Int. J. Sci. Eng. Res., 6(8),1045-1052(2015). (ISSN:2229-5518)
  7. Magar subhash B. , Jadhav A. S. , Sumit Kumar Jana, "Sustainable production of microbial polysaccharide xanthan gum from supplemental subststrate" Int. J. Sci. Res.,4(8),473-475(2015). (ISSN:2277-8179)
  8. Sumit Kumar Jana and Sudip Kumar Das" Tapered Bubble Column using pseudoplastic non-Newtonian Liquids – Empirical correlation for pressure drop" J. Ch and Chem. Tech. 11(3) 327-332(2017). (ISSN:1996-4196)(Scopus)
  9. Sumit Kumar Jana and Sudip Kumar Das "Effect of gas hold up in tapered bubble columns with same taper angle using water: Columns diameter and liquid height " Chem. Xpress,9(6), 42-47(2016). (ISSN:2320-1967).
  10. Subhash Magar, Sumit Kamble, Govindraj Thangaraj Mohanra, Sumit Kumar Jana, and Chandrashekhar Rode “Solid Acid Catalyzed Etherification of Glycerol to potential fuel additives” Energy & Fuels,32,12272-12277 (2017). (ISSN:0887-0624).(SCI)????????????????????         
  11. Paper presented in International/National conferences
  12. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas, Sudip Kumar Das, "Development of Artificial Neural Network model to Predicted the Pressure drop  using non-Newtonian in tapered bubble columns  ", Presented in Indian Chemical Engineering Congress -2012 (Chemcon 2012), 27 – 30 December 2012 at NIT, Jalandhar, Panjab, India (International conference).
  13. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas, Sudip Kumar Das, "Prediction of Gas holdup using Artificial Neural Network using non-Newtonian liquid in Tapered Bubble Column ", Presented in Indian Chemical Engineering Congress -2011 (Chemcon 2011), 27 – 29 December 2011 at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India.
  14. Sumit Kumar Jana, Asit Baran Biswas, Sudip Kumar Das, "Studies on the Gas holdup  Charecteristics in Tapered Bubble Column using non-Newtinian liquids", Poster Presented in APC Roy National Young Scientist Conference -2012, 17 – 18 February 2012 at Presidency University, Kolkata, India.
  15. Magar subhash B, Rode C., Sumit Kumar Jana, "Synthesis and characterization of solid acid catalyst for glycerol etherification process", 7th International conference of green and sustainable chemistry-2015, 5-8 july at Tokyo, Japan.
  16. Magar subhash B, Rode C., Sumit Kumar Jana," Research review on advanced characterization techniques for heterogeneous catalyst for valorization of glycerol ", 7th International conference of green and sustainable chemistry-2015, 5-8 july at Tokyo, Japan.
  17. Magar subhash B, Rode C., Sumit Kumar Jana, Mohanraj G.T.,"Research Review on Etherification of Glycerol with tert-Butyl Alcohol by facial catalyst heteroploy acid supported on Bentonite",National Conference on Recent Advances In Testing of Material, NDT And Numerical Modeling, March 18-19, 2016 at PREC, Pune, ISBN 978-81-929744-9-1.
  18. Magar subhash  B, Mohanraj G.T.,  Rode C., Sumit Kumar Jana, "Activity comparison of supported  H3PW12O40 (HPA), an efficient and reusable catalyst for etherification of glycerol with t-Butanol", International conference ICEAPM-2016 ,18-19, August, BIT –Mesra, India.
  19. Sumit Kumar Jana and Sudip Kumar Das, " Gas holdup in tapered bubble columns using water: Effect of columns diameter with same taper angle and liquid height ", Presented in International conference ICEAPM-2016 18-19, August, BIT –Mesra, India.

 

  Member of Professional Bodies
 

 Life member of IIChE- LM 22286