Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Shelly Biswas
Assistant Professor, Space Engineering and Rocketry
Ph.D (IIT Delhi)
Contact Address
Permanent Address E-350, Sector 2, HEC Colony, Ranchi-834004
Local Address Space Engineering and Rocketry, BIT Mesra, Ranchi
Phone (Office) 9958067120
Phone Residence 9534108947
Email Id shellybiswas@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 23-Jun-2016
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 6 Years

Research : 9 Years

Individual: 6 Years

  Professional Background

Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, Vel Tech Technical University, Avadi, Chennai from 3rd March, 2014 to 3rd March, 2015.

Assistant Professor in Department of Space Engineering and Rocketry at BIT Mesra, Ranchi from 24th June 2016 to till date.

  Research Areas
 
  • Fuels
  • Biofuels
  • Combustion
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Catalytic Cracking
  • Co-cracking
  • Green Propellants
  Award and Honours
 

1. Awarded Certificate of Merit for being among the Top 0.1% of successful candidates of All India Secondary School Examination 1997 in Mathematics from Central Board of Secondary Education

2. Awarded Certificate of Merit and scholarship in Mathematics from National Scholarship Scheme (1997).

3. Awarded Merit Certificate from National Mathematics Olympiad Contest (B-level) in 1996.

4. Best Research Award from Science Father International Research Awards on New Science Inventions, NESIN 2020 Awards.

5. Guest speaker for the Webinar on Fuels from Co-processing of Waste Plastics held on 4th August 2020, organized by New Horizon College of Engineering, Bangalore.

6. Guest lecture on “Green Fuels” held on 29th April, 2021, Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity University.

7. Invited lecture in Workshop entitled “Advanced Skills in Research and protection of IPR”, 7 to 11 June, 2021, Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity University.

5. Certificate of Outstanding Contribution to Reviewing for Fuel, 2016

6. Certificate of Outstanding Contribution to Reviewing for Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2017

7. Certificate of Outstanding Contribution to Reviewing for Fuel, 2018

8. Reviewer of Chemical Engineering Communications

9. Reviewer of International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

10. Reviewer of Energy Conversion Management

11. Reviewer of Fuel

12. Reviewer of Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects

   Publications
 

International Journal Papers:

  1. Shelly Biswas and D. K. Sharma, “Synergistic co-processing/co-cracking of Jatropha oil, petroleum vacuum residue, and high density polyethylene”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 2012; 4(043112): 1-11. (IMPACT FACTOR -1.575)
  2. Shelly Biswas, Pravakar Mohanty and D. K. Sharma, “Studies on synergism in the cracking and co-cracking of Jatropha oil, vacuum residue and high density polyethylene: kinetics analysis”, Fuel Processing Technology, 2013; 106: 673-683.  (IMPACT FACTOR -4.982)
  3. Shelly Biswas and D. K. Sharma, “Studies on cracking of Jatropha oil”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2013; 99: 122-129. (IMPACT FACTOR -3.905)
  4. Shelly Biswas and D. K. Sharma, “Co-cracking of Jatropha oil, vacuum residue and HDPE and characterization of liquid, gaseous and char products obtained”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2013; 101: 17-27. (IMPACT FACTOR -3.905)
  5. Shelly Biswas, Pravakar Mohanty and D. K. Sharma, “Studies on Co-cracking of Jatropha Oil with Bagasse to Obtain Liquid, Gaseous Product and Char”, Renewable Energy, 2014; 63: 308-316. (IMPACT FACTOR -6.274)
  6. Shelly Biswas, Sachchit Majhi, Pravakar Mohanty, K. K. Pant and D. K. Sharma, “Effect of different catalyst on the co-cracking of Jatropha oil, vacuum residue and high density polyethylene”, Fuel, 2014; 133: 96-105. (IMPACT FACTOR -5.578)
  7. Shelly Biswas and D.K. Sharma, Effect of different catalyst on the cracking of Jatropha oil, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2014; 110: 346–352.  (IMPACT FACTOR -3.905)
  8. Shelly Biswas, D. K. Sharma and Rajiv Kumar, Effect of ZSM-5 Catalyst on Co-cracking of Jatropha Oil with Bagasse, Carbon – Sci. Tech. 2016; 8(3) 46-51. (0.24)
  9. Pratim Kumar, P. C. Joshi, Rajiv Kumar and Shelly Biswas, Catalytic Effects of Cu-Co* on the Thermal Decomposition of AN and AN/KDN Based Green Oxidizer and Propellant Samples, Defence Technology, 2018; 14: 250-260. (IMPACT FACTOR: 2.637)
  10. Uma Vellaisamy, Puran Chandra Joshi, Shelly Biswas, Regression rate and combustion characteristics of shellac based hybrid fuel, Annual Technical Volume of Aerospace Engineering Division Board, Vol –III, 2019, 72-74.
  11. Pragya Berwal and Shelly Biswas, Experimental Investigation on Combustion Characteristics of Hybrid Rocket Fuels with Multi-Angle Diverging Injector, Int. J. Turbomach. Propuls. Power 2020, 5, 12; doi:10.3390/ijtpp5020012. (IMPACT FACTOR- 2.690)
  12. Uma Vellaisamy and Shelly Biswas, Effect of Metal Additives on Neutralization and Characteristics of AP/HTPB Solid Propellants, Combustion and Flame 2020; 221: 326-337. (IMPACT FACTOR- 4.570)
  13. Shelly Biswas and D. K. Sharma, A Review on the Co-processing of Biomass with other Fuels Sources, International Journal of Green Energy, 2021; 18(8): 793-811. https://doi.org/10.1080/15435075.2021.1880914.

Conference Paper

  1. Shelly Biswas and D. K. Sharma, Higher heating values of chars obtained from co-processing of vacuum residue with coal, biomass and waste plastic, 31st October-3rd November, PETROTECH-2010, New Delhi, 2010.
  2. Shelly Biswas, D. K. Sharma and Rajiv Kumar, Effect of ZSM-5 Catalyst on Co-cracking of Jatropha Oil with Bagasse, International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, ICAES-2016, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, 29th Jan to 30th Jan 2016.
  3. Shelly Biswas, D. K. Sharma and Rajiv Kumar, Response surface modeling for optimization of co-cracking of jatropha oil, International Conference on Chemical Engineering and Advanced Polymeric Material, ICEAPM 2016, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, 18th Aug to 20th Aug, 2016.
  4. Pragya and Shelly Biswas, Investigating the effect of injector type on the regression rate of the hybrid rocket, 11th International High Energy Materials Conference & Exhibits, HEMCE-2017, Pune, India, 23rd Nov to 25th Nov, 2017.
  5. Uma Vellaisamy, Puran Chandra Joshi, Shelly Biswas, Regression rate and combustion characteristics of shellac based hybrid fuel, 32nd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers & National Seminar on Advances in Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, 27th October to 28th  October, 2018.
  6. Pragya and Shelly Biswas, Study the Effect of Axi-swirl Injector on the Regression Rate of the Hybrid Rocket, 33rd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers and National Conference on “Emerging Technologies in  Aerospace Structures, Materials and Propulsion Systems”, IEI, Pune Local Centre, Pune. 16th to 17th November, 2019.
  7. Uma Vellaisamy and Shelly Biswas, Reduction of HCL Concentration in Combustion Products of AP based Solid Propellant using Metal Additives, 12th International High Energy Materials Conference & Exhibit, HEMCE-2019, IIT Madras, Chennai, 16th December to 18th December, 2019.

 

  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Development of Catalyst System for Stable Combustion of HAN Green Propellants, under ARDB (Aeronautics Research and Development Board), DRDO. Sanctioned: May 2021

Development of catalyst and thruster for HAN based green propellants, Seed Money Scheme, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi (2016-2018, 0.80 Lakh).

  Text and Reference Books
 

Shelly Biswas, Cracking and synergistic co-cracking of Jatropha oil with plastics, petroleum vacuum residue and bagasse. In “Recent Developments in Jatropha Research”, Editor-Juan Francisco García Martín, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2021