Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Anand Bharti
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Technology
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) - Indian Institute Of Technology Guwahati, B. E. (Chemical Engg.) - BIT Sindri
Contact Address
Permanent Address Professors' Colony, Forbesganj, Dist. Araria, Bihar-854318
Local Address Flat No. 601, Block-2, Sector-4, National Games Housing Complex, Khelgaon, Hotwar, Ranchi, Jharkhand-835217
Phone (Office) 8011097281
Phone Residence 0651-2270267
Email Id abharti@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 28-Jan-2020
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 3.5 Years

Research : 3.5 Years

  Professional Background

Academic Experience:

1. Assistant Professor (January 2020 – Present)

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand

2. Assistant Professor (TEQIP-III) (January 2018 - January 2020)

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand

 

Industrial Experience:

1. Senior Process Engineer (Jan 2011 - Dec 2012)

    Haldia Refinery, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

2. Process Engineer (May 2008-Dec 2010)

    Haldia Refinery, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

3. Engineer (Nov 2007-May 2008)

    Mathura Refinery, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

  Research Areas
 

Research Themes:
1. Separations.
2. Energy and Environmental Engineering.
3. Thermodynamics.
4. Quantum Chemsitry and Molecular Simulation.
5. Machine Learning.
6. Materials.
7. Reaction Engineering and Catalysis.


These are the research topics that we are currently working on:
1. Electrolytes for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices. 
2. Plastic waste to material and fuel.
3. Recycling of E-waste. 
4. Biomass conversion to Fuels.
5. Machine learning for solubility and property predictions.

 

Students:

 

Current Students:

1. Rupesh Kumar Khutey (External PhD student)

Research Topic: Deep Eutectic Solvents as Electrolyte for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study

Year of Joining: 2021

Supervisor: Dr. C. R. Matawale, Dean Faculty of Engineering, Shri Rawatpura Sarkar University Raipur Chhattisgarh.

 

Past Students:

1. Aditya Sinha (M.Tech.)

Research Topic: Thermodynamic Modeling of Solid Solubility in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

Year: 2020-2021

External Guide: Dr. Pradip Munshi, Assistant Vice President (R&D), Lead Scientist (Organic), Reliance Technology Group, Reliance Industries Limited, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Current Position: Technology Research Analyst, Signicent Information Solutions LLP

  Award and Honours
 
1. All India Rank-2 in 12th National Certification Examination for Energy Managers and Energy Auditors (2011) conducted by BEE, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India.
   Publications
 

7. Kishant Kumar, Anand Bharti, Rudra Kumar. Molecular Insights into Structure and Dynamics of LiTf2N/Deep Eutectic Solvent: An Electrolyte for Li-ion Batteries. (Accepted). Molecular Simulation. 2021 (I.F. = 2.178).

6. Rupesh Verma, Pyari mohan Dehury, Anand Bharti, Tamal Banerjee. Liquid-liquid extraction, COSMO-SAC predictions and process flow sheeting of 1-butanol enhancement using mesitylene and oleyl alcohol. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 265, 2018, 824-839. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2018.06.088. (I.F. = 5.065).

Publications during PhD (AT IIT Guwahati):

5. Anand Bharti, Rupesh Verma, Prerna, Sarvesh Namdeo, Abhigyan Malviya, Tamal Banerjee, Stanley I. Sandler. Liquid-liquid equilibria and COSMO-SAC modeling of organic solvent/ionic liquid - hydroxyacetone - water mixtures. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 462, 2018, 73-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2018.01.026. (I.F. = 2.838).

4. Anand Bharti, Tamal Banerjee. Reactive Force Field Simulation studies on the Combustion Behavior of n-Octanol. Fuel Processing Technology, 152, 2016, 132-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuproc.2016.06.027. (I.F. = 4.982).

3. Anand Bharti, Prerna, Tamal Banerjee. Applicability of Cuckoo Search Algorithm for the Prediction of Multicomponent Liquid-Liquid Equilibria for Imidazolium and Phosphonium Based Ionic Liquids. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, 2015, 12393-12407. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03449. (I.F. = 3.573).

2. Anand Bharti, Tamal Banerjee. Solubility prediction of bio-oil derived chemicals in aqueous media by Localized Molecular Orbital-Energy Decomposition Analysis (LMO-EDA) and COSMO-RS predictions. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1067, 2015, 48-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comptc.2015.05.019. (I.F. = 1.605).

1. Anand Bharti, Tamal Banerjee. Enhancement of Bio-Oil Derived Chemicals in Aqueous Phase using Ionic Liquids: Experimental and COSMO-SAC Predictions using a Modified Hydrogen Bonding Expression. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 400, 2015, 27-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2015.04.029. (I.F. = 2.838).

  Text and Reference Books
 

Books:

1. Anand Bharti, Debashis Kundu, Dharamashi Rabari, Tamal Banerjee. Phase Equilibria in Ionic Liquid Facilitated Liquid-Liquid Extractions. ISBN: 9781498769488. CRC Press. Web link