Dr. Hiralal Pramanik

Professor
Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, IIT BHU
Phone No(s): 7309323425
Email: hpramanik.che@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Fuel cell –DAFC, PEMFC, URFC & Microfluidic Fuel cell •Electrochemical Engineering •Energy Engineering• Petroleum Refinery Engg, Biodiesel & Pyrolysis

Education:

  • Ph.D., in Chemical Engineering - IIT Delhi
  • M.E in Chemical Engineering - Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • B.E. in Chemical Engineering- Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor, IIT(BHU), 2020-Present
  • Associate Professor, IIT(BHU), 2015-2020
  • Assistant Professor, IIT (BHU), 2005-2015
  • Assistant Professor, UPES, Dehradun, 2005

 
 
Research Interests:
 

  • Fuel cell –DAFC, PEMFC, URFC & Microfluidic Fuel cell
  • Electrochemical Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Biodiesel & Pyrolysis

Ph.D Supervision:

1.  Ali Abd Al-Hussein Jazie, “Studies on Production of Biodiesel Using Heterogeneous Catalysts from Some Common Oils” Registration Year-2011 (Degree Awarded 2013). 

2.  Amit Kr.  Rathoure, “Development of Air Breathing Microfluidic Fuel Cell”   Registration Year-  2012 ( Degree Awarded 2017)

3.  Pramendra Gaurh, “Studies on Production of Benzene Toluene Xylene and Ethyl   benzene using Pyrolysis of Waste Plastics” Registration Year-  2013 (Degree Awarded 2019).

4. Uday Kumar Gupta, “Development of Alkaline membrane for direct alcohol fuel cell” Registration Year 2014 (Degree Awarded 2020).  

5.  Abhay Kr. Choudhary, “ Synthesis of catalyst for fuel cell” Registration Year 2015 (Degree Awarded 2022)  

6. Deoshish Panjiara, “Development of air breathing Y-shaped microfluidic fuel cell” Registration Year 2015 (Degree Awarded 2022). 

7. Anjali Verma, “Studies on Production of Valuable Aromatics Benzene, Toluene and Ethyl benzene Using Multiphase Catalytic Pyrolysis of Waste Expanded Polystyrene" Registration Year 2017 (Thesis Submitted on 30 September 2022).

8. Abhay Pratap Singh “ Development of cathode catalysts for Fuel Cell” Registration Year 2017 (On going)

9. Neeraj Kumar Yadav " Synthesis of alkaline membrane for PEMFC" Registration Year 2019 (On going)

10.  Mr. Subham Singh " Pyrolysis of Waste plastics" Registration 2021 (On going)

 

M.Tech Supervision

1.       R. Pneumestha., “Studies on Dry Beneficiation of coal” (2008).
 
2.       R. Gupta., “Studies on process parameters of a Unitized Regenerative Fuel Cell”   (2009).
 
3.       R. Khatal “Development of Metal Air Fuel Cell” (2010)
 
4.       V. Rai “Synthesis and characterization of TiO2 nanoparticles” (2010)
 
5.       R.K. Dubey “Studies on process parameters of Alkaline Fuel Cell” (2011).
 
6.       A.Yadav “Fabrication and preliminary testing of microfluidic fuel cell” (2012).
 
7.       L.N.S. Mulleti “Preparation of BaSO4 nanoparticles in a microreactor by precipitation reaction” (2012).
 
8.       V.N Pandey “Study of lump coal agglomeration in a non- pressurized reactor” (2012).
 
9.       P. Gaurh “Pyrolysis of municipal plastic wastes for recovery of liquid hydrocarbons” (2013).
 
10.     S. S. Rahut “Electrooxidation study of aliphatic alcohols in Y-shaped laminar flow-based membraneless fuel cells” (2013).
 
11.     Rupak Kumar Singh, “Development of F-Shaped Microfluidic Fuel Cell for Portable Power” (2013).
 
12.     Kartikeya Shukla, “Development of PEM Electrolyzer for Hydrogen   Production”   (2014).
 
13.     Abhinov Majumdar, ”Conversion of Plastic Wastes into Lighter Hydrocarbons” (2014).
 
14.     Mayuri Khairnar, “Electrooxidation study of methanol and glucose in a proton exchange membrane (PEM) based fuel cell” (2015).
 
15.     Praveen Kumar Surohse, “Pyrolysis of biomass for the recovery of char and pyrolysis oil” (2015).
 
16.     Uday Bhushan, “Study on direct alcohol fuel cell for the direct use of fuel mixtures” (2015).
 
17.     Vaishali Sharma, ” Studies on different parameters of DEFC at high temperature” (2016).
 
18.     Vhupeder Giri, “Development of air breathing cathode for the membraneless laminar flow microfluidic fuel” (2016) .
 
19.     Vishal Kamboj “Electrooxidation study of glycerol in a microfluidic fuel cell” (2016).
 
20.      Aayush  Aryan, “Development of fuel cell- based breath alcohol sensor” (2017).
 
21.     Abhay Pratap  Singh, “Synthesis of catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction in a    low temperature fuel cell”  (2017).

22.     Abhinit Tiwari, “Synthesis of non noble metal based electrocatalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction of fuel cell cathode” (2018).

23.     Neeraj Kumar Yadav “Electrooxidation study of NaBH4 in a PEM based fuel cell “ (2018).

24.     Prateek Shukla “Pyrolysis of waste lube oil for the production of valuable hydrocarbons” (2019).

25.     Sumit Gupta “Production of BTX from a mixture of waste polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyethylene material using pyrolysis” (2019).

26.     Thanmayee Shastry” Development of Zinc based air breathing fuel cell” (2019).

27.    Dhrub Singh"Studies on high temperature alkaline methanol fuel cell" (2020).

28.   Surbhi"Pyrolysis of  mixed waste plastics" (2020).  

29.    Jaffer Alam "Studies on high temperature PEM based fuel cell" (2020). 

30.   Anshuman J Mahakul "Studies on flow channel of PEMFC" ( 2021). 
 
31. Manish Kumar "Synthesis of SPEEK based membrane for high temperature hydrogen fuel cell.( 2021).  

32. Chaitnya Bansal " Pyrolysis of polyethylene and tetra pack mixture for the recovery of fuel range hydrocarbon."  (2021).   

33.   Ishty Malhotra “Synthesis of composite membrane electrolyte for proton        exchange       membrane fuel cell (PEMFC)” (2022).

34.     Dhiraj Virendra Laha  “Synthesis of electrocatalyst for glycerol based fuel cell”      (2022).

35.     Khushbu Siddiqui “Development of an anode for electrooxidation of multi-fuel in         fuel     cell” (Ongoing) 2022-23.

36.     Javed Mukhtar Khan “Fuel cell catalysis”  (Ongoing) 2022-23.

 

Journal Publications:

1. Singh A P, Sharma S, Pramanik, H., “Studies on the Effect of Solvent for the Synthesis of Low Cost and Efficient Pt-Co/CAB Cathode Electrocatalyst to Enhance the Performance of a hydrogen based PEMFC” Canadian J of Chemical Engineering, ; https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.24793 (2022 ).

2. Verma A, Sharma S , Pramanik, H., "Synthesis and efficient use of low-cost natural red clay catalyst for the production of upgraded fuel oil using pyrolysis of waste expanded polystyrene and in situ vapour phase hydrogenation" International J of Energy Research, DOI: 10.1002/er.8246; (2022).

3. Choudhary Ak, Pramanik, H., “Optimization and validation of process parameters via RSM for minimizing use of resources to generate electricity from a DEFC” International J of Energy Research, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/er.7126; (2021).

4. Panjiara D, Pramanik, H., "Study on the effect of calcium hypochlorite and air as mixed oxidant and a synthesized low cost Pd-Ni/C anode electrocatalyst for electrooxidation of glycerol in an air breathing microfluidic fuel cell" Canadian J of Chemical Engineering, DOI: 10.1002/cjce.24107; (2021)

5. Verma A, Sharma S , Pramanik, H., Pyrolysis of waste expanded polystyrene and reduction of styrene via in-situ multiphase pyrolysis of product oil for the production of fuel range hydrocarbons, " Waste Management, 120, 330–339 (2021).

6. Panjiara D, Pramanik, H., “Synthesis of Pd and Pt Based Low Cost Bimetallic Anode Electrocatalyst for Glycerol Electrooxidation in Membraneless Air        Breathing        Microfluidic Fuel Cell” J of Electrochemical Science & Tech, 12(1) 38-57 (2021).

7. Choudhary Ak, Pramanik, H., “Addition of rhenium (Re) to Pt-Ru/f-MWCNT anode electrocatalysts for enhancement of ethanol electrooxidation in half cell and single direct ethanol fuel cellInt J of Hydrogen Energy, 45(24) 13300- 13321  (2020).

8. Panjiara D, Pramanik, H., “Optimization of Process Parameters Using Response   Surface Methodology (RSM) for Power Generation via Electrooxidation of Glycerol in T-Shaped Air Breathing Microfluidic Fuel Cell (MFC)”  Int J of Hydrogen Energy , 45(58) 33968-33979(2020)

9. Panjiara D, Pramanik, H., “Synthesis of Pd and Pt Based Low Cost Bimetallic Anode Electrocatalyst for Glycerol Electrooxidation in Membraneless Air        Breathing        Microfluidic Fuel CellJ of Electrochemical Science & Tech. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.33961/jecst.2020.01102   (2020)

10. Gaurh P.Pramanik H.,Performance and reusability assessment of  ZSM-5 for  the production of lighter aromatics via pyrolysis of waste polystyrene”  Indian J  Chemical Tech. , (27) XX-XX (2020)(In-press, 2020).  

11. Gaurh P.,  Pramanik H. " In-situ production of valuable aromatics via   pyrolysis of hazardous waste polypropylene using commercial catalyst ZSM-5Indian J Chemical Tech. 27(2)144-152 (2020).

12. Choudhary Ak, Pramanik, H., “Enhancement of ethanol electrooxidation  in half cell and single direct ethanol fuel cell (DEFC) using post-treated polyol synthesized Pt-Ru nano electrocatalysts supported on HNO3-functionalized      acetylene black carbonInt J Hydrogen Energy, 45 (1) 574-594 (2020).

13. Panjiara D, Pramanik, H., "Electrooxidation Study of Glycerol on Synthesized Anode Electrocatalyst Pd/C and Pt-Pd/C in a Y shape Membraneless Air Breathing       Microfluidic Fuel Cell for Power Generation" Int J of Ionics,  (26) 2435-2452 (2020).

14. Choudnary AK, Pramanik, H., “Synthesis of low-cost HNO3-functionalized acetylene black carbon supported Pt-Ru/CAB nano electrocatalysts for the application    in direct ethanol fuel cell (DEFC)Korean J Chemical Engg.   36(10)1688-1707 (2019).

15. Singh AP, Pramanik, H., “Solvothermal synthesis of Pt-Co/C cathode  electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in low temperature fuel cells”  Indian J Chemical Tech. 26(4) 312-320(2019).

16. Gupta, UK., Pramanik, H., “A Study on Synthesis of Chemical Crosslinked Polyvinyl Alcohol-Based Alkaline Membrane for the Use in Low-Temperature  Alkaline   Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell” J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor. 16(4) (2019)  041001-11.  

17. Gupta, UK., Pramanik, H., “Electrooxidation study of pure ethanol/methanol and their mixture for the application in direct alcohol alkaline fuel   cells(DAAFCs)”   Int.  J of Hydrogen Energy, 44 (2019) 421-435.
 

18. Gaurh, P., Pramanik, H., “Production of benzene/toluene/ethyl  benzene/xylene (BTEX) via multiphase catalytic pyrolysis of hazardous waste polyethylene using low cost fly ash synthesized natural catalyst” Waste  Management, 77 (2018) 114–130.

 

19.Gaurh, P., Pramanik, H.,”A novel approach of solid waste management via aromatization using multiphase catalytic pyrolysis of waste polyethylene”   Waste Management, 71 (2018) 86–96.

 

20. Gupta, UK., Pramanik, H., “Physically Crosslinked KOH Impregnated Polyvinyl alcohol Based Alkaline Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell” Canadian. J.  Chem. Eng. 9999:1–8 (2018); DOI 10.1002/cjce.23233. 

 

21. Gaurh, P., Pramanik, H., “Production and characterization of pyrolysis oil using waste polyethylene in a semi batch reactor” Indian J  Chemical Technology, 25 (4) (2018) 336-344.

 

22. Pramanik, H., Rathoure, A.K., “Electrooxidation study of NaBH4 in a membraneless microfluidic fuel cell with air breathing cathode for portable  power application”  Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy,  42(2017)5340-5350.

 

23.  Rathoure, A.K., Pramanik, H., “Electrooxidation study of methanol using H2O2 and air as mixed oxidant at cathode in air breathing microfluidic fuel cell” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(2016) 15287-15294.

 

24.  Pawankumar, S. , Pardhikar,S., Pramanik, H., “Electrooxidation Study of Acetic Acid at Low Temperature in Membraneless Microfluidic Fuel Cell for Portable Power Application” J of Modern Chemistry & Chemical Tech., 7(1) (2016) 58-66.

 

25.  Suroshe, P., Pramanik, H.,  “Recovery of Valuable Bio-oil and Char via Pyrolysis of Sugarcane Bagasse” Int. Journal of Chemical and Environmental  Engineering, 6(3) (2015) 137-141.

 

26. Pramanik, H., Rathoure, A.K., “Electrooxidation Study of Ethanol in  Air Breathing Microfluidic Fuel Cell at Low Loading of Electrode-catalyst” International   Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 6(2) (2015) 90-94.

 

27. Pramanik, H., Rathoure, A.K., Jain, V., Srikanth, P.V.K., “Electrooxidation Study of Methanol in a Laminar Flow Membraneless Microfluidic  Fuel  Cell-A Review”, ICONCE-2014, IEEE ;2014, p-220-223, DOI:10.1109/ICONCE.2014.6808723.

 

28. Jazie Ali A., Pramanik H., Sinha A. S. K. “ Transesterification of peanut   and    rapesheed oils using waste of animal bone as cost effective catalyst” Mater Renew  Sutain Energy (2013) 2:1, DOI 10.1007/s40243-013-0011-4.

 

29. Jazie Ali A., Pramanik H., Sinha A. S. K., “Egg shell waste-catalyzed transesterific-ation of mustard oil: optimization using response  surface methodology  (RSM),” 2012 2nd International Conference on Power and  Energy Systems (ICPES 2012), DOI: 10.7763/IPCSIT.2012.V56.10, IPCSIT vol. 56 (2012) ©   IACSIT Press, Singapore, 2012.

30.Jazie Ali A., Pramanik H., Sinha A. S. K.,” Egg shell as eco-friendly  catalyst for transesterification of rapeseed oil: optimization for biodiesel production,” Int J of Sustainable Development and Green Economics,  2 (1) (2013) 2315 – 4721. 

 

31.  Jazie Ali A., Sinha A. S. K., Pramanik H.,” Optimization of biodiesel production from peanut and rapeseed oils using response surface methodology,” International       Journal of Biomass and Renewables,1(2)(2012) 2289– 1492.

 

32.  Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Cyclic Voltammetry of Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR) using Pt based electrocatalysts on a Nafion-bonded  Carbon Electrode for Direct  Ethanol Fuel cell”, Indian Chemical Engineer  53(3) (2011)124-135.

 

33.  Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Modeling and experimental validation of overpotentials of a direct ethanol fuel cell”,Chem. Engg. and Process,  49 (2010) 635-642.

 

34. Basu, S., Agarwal, A., Pramanik, H., “Improvement in performance of a direct ethanol fuel cell: Effect of sulfuric acid and Ni-mesh” Electrochemistry Communications, 10 (2008) 1254–1257.

 

35.  Pramanik, H., Wragg, A. A., Basu, S., “Studies of some operating parameters   and cyclic voltammetry for a direct ethanol fuel cell" Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 38 (2008)1321-1328.
 

36. Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “A Study on Process Parameters of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell” Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 85   (2007) 781-785.

 

Conference Publications:

1.   Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell Performance at   Moderate   Temperature Using Low Pt-Ru Electrode-catalysts     Loading”57th Annual     session of IIChE, Chemcon 2004, Mumbai,     Dec 27-30, 2004.
 
2.  Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Development of a Direct Ethanol fuel Cell” 58th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2005, New Delhi, Dec 14-17, 2005.
 
3.  Pramanik, H., Basu, S., Direct Ethanol fuel cell ”, Can Soc Chem Eng  Conf.,    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Oct 28-31, 2007
 
4. Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Investigation of Ethanol Electro-oxidation in  Half-cell and Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell on Pt-Ru/C Anode” 60th Annual session of  IIChE, Chemcon 2007, Kolkata, Dec 27-30, 2007.
 
5.    Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Study of Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR) using Pt based electrocatalysts on a Nafion-bonded Carbon Electrode” 61th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2008, Chandigrah, Dec 27-30, 2008.
 
6.   Pramanik, H., Gupta, R., “Unitized Regenerative Fuel Cell (URFC):  Sources of Green Energy” 62nd Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2009,  Visakhapatanam, Dec 27-30, 2009.
 
7.   Pramanik, H., R.K. Dubey “ Solar Electrolysis of Water for Generation of    Hydrogen Gas and In-Situ Use in Unitized Regenerative fuel cell” National  Seminar on Renewable Energy Technologies: Issues & Prospects (RETIP-  10),  Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Sept 24-25, 2010.
 
8.  Pramanik, H., Basu, S., “Cyclic Voltammetry Study of Nafion Bonded Pt- based Electrodes to Improve the Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell Performance”  National  Seminar on Renewable Energy Technologies: Issues &  Prospects (RETIP-   10),  Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Sept 24-25,           2010.
 
9.  Pramanik, H, Khatal, R.K., Dubey, R. K., Verma, A.K., “Studies on     Process   Parameters of a Zinc-Air Fuel Cell- Promising and Clean Energy Conversion Technology” 63rd Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon  2010, Annamalainagar,Tamil Nadu, Dec 27-29, 2010.
 
10. Pramanik, H., Dubey, R.K.,  “Solar Energy Tapping: An Option to Reduce Global Energy Crisis” International Conference on Recent Advances in  Chemical Engineering and Technology , Kochi, India, March 10-12, 2011.
 
11. Pramanik, H., Dubey, R.K., “Preparation of Non-noble Metal Based Electrocatalysts (NiO)  for the electrooxidation study of Sodium Borohydride (NaBH4) in Alkaline Fuel Cell (AFC)” 64th Annual session of    IIChE, Chemcon 2011,  Bangalore,  Dec 27-30, 2011.
 
11.  Pramanik, H., Yadav, A., “Development of Microfluidic Fuel Cell:a Efficient Technology for Powering the Implantable Medical Devices”64th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2011,  Bangalore, Dec 27-30, 2011.
 
13.  Yadav, A., Pandey, V. N., Pramanik, H., “A Review on Recent Invention  in the Field of Fuel Cell: Microfluidic Fuel Cell” National Conference on  Recent Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, NIT   Rourkela,   January 20-21, 2012.

 
14.  Pandey, V.N., Pramanik, H., “A Review of Water Flooding Issues and   Mitigation Strategies in Proton Exchange Membrane” National Conference  on  Recent Advances in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, NIT Rourkela,   January 20-21, 2012.
 
15.   Gaurh, P., Pramanik, H., “Pyrolysis of Municipal plastic wastes to Valuable  liquid hydrocarbons: An Option to minimize plastic  wastes load to   Environment” 65th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon   2012 , Jalandhar,    Dec 27-30, 2012.
 
16.Pramanik, H., Rahut, S., “Studies of process parameter of a NaBH4 based   Microfluidic Fuel Cell” 65th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2012,  Jalandhar, Dec 27-30, 2012.
 
 17.   Gaurh, P.,  Pramanik, H., “Studies on Pyrolysis of Plastic Wastes Polyethylene   to  Valuable Hydrocarbons to Minimize Plastic Wastes Load to Environment”,  66th    Annual session of   IIChE, Chemcon 2013, Mumbai, Dec 27-30,    2013. 
 
18. Pramanik, H., Rathoure, A.K., Rahut, S., “Electrooxidation Study of Methanol in   a Laminar Flow Membraneless Microfluidic Fuel Cell”, 66th Annual session of     IIChE, Chemcon 2013, Mumbai, Dec 27-30, 2013.
 
19.  Majumder, A., Shukla, K., Pramanik, H., “A review on Pyrolysis of Polystyrene  for  the Production of Valuable Hydrocarbons”, 66th Annual session of    IIChE  Chemcon 2013, Mumbai, Dec 27-30, 2013.
 
 
20. Khairnar, M.,  Pramanik, H., “ Study of Electrooxidation Phenomenon of Glucose on Platinum(Pt) and Gold (Au) Surface Electrodes Using Cyclic Voltammetry” 67th Annual session of    IIChE, Chemcon2014, Chandigrah, Dec 27-30, 2014.
 
21.  Suroshe, P., Pramanik, H., “Production of Value Added Products from Sugarcane Bagasse by Thermal Pyrolysis” 67th Annual session of         IIChE, Chemcon 2014, Chandigrah, Dec 27-30, 2014.
 
22. Bhushan, U., Pramanik, H., “Synthesis of Pt-Sn/C Catalyst for Electrooxidation Study of Ethanol Using Cyclic Voltammetry” ” 67th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2014, Chandigrah,  Dec 27-30, 2014.
 
23.     Khairnar, M., Sharma, V., Pramanik, H., “Studies on Direct Glucose Fuel Cell at Low Temperature” ” 68th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2015, Guwahati, Dec 27-30, 2015.
 
24.  Giri, B., Pramanik, H., “Synthesis of Platinum Based Bi-Metallic Catalyst for Electrooxidation of Glucose Using 3-Electrode Half Cell Assembly” 68th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2015 , Guwahati, Dec 27-30, 2015.
 
25.  Shukla, K., Singh, V., and Pramanik, H., “Synthesis of Gas Diffusion Layer (GDL) forFuel Cell Applications” 68th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2015 , Guwahati, Dec 27-30, 2015.
 
26.  Gaurh, P.,  Pramanik, H., “Design Modification in Reactor for Pyrolysis of Polyethylene for Liquid Hydrocarbon Production” 68th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2015 , Guwahati, Dec 27-30, 2015.
 
27. Pramanik, H.,  Aditya, Singh, T.,  “Co-pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass and Polyethylene for Recovery of Valuable Chemicals” 68th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2015 , Guwahati, Dec 27-30, 2015.
 
28.  Pramanik, H., Bhusan, U., Rathoure, A.K., “Electrooxidation study of methanol and ethanol fuel mixture on Pt-Ru/C electrode Using Cyclic Voltammetry” in International Conference IC-CAST-2015 held on August 7-9, 2015 (BHU).
 
29.     Giri, B.,  Pramanik, H., “Electrooxidation Study of Formic Acid  Using Air Breathing Microfluidic Fuel Cell and Half Cell”  ICEFN-2016, Nainital, March 27-29, 2016.

30.     Gupta, U.K., Pramanik, H., “Cyclic Voltammetry of Electrooxidation of Ethanol and Methanol Mixtures as fuel on Pt-Ru/C anode” ICEFN-2016, Nainital, March 27-29, 2016.

31. Gaurh, P.,  Pramanik, H  “Production, Characterization and Fuel Properties of  Renewable Petrochemicals From Pyrolysis Of Waste Plastic Polystyrene” 69th Annual          session of IIChE, Chemcon 2016 , Chennai, Dec 27-30, 2016.
 
32.  Gupta, U.K.,  Pramanik, H  “Physically Crosslinked KOH Impregnated Polyvinyl alcohol Based Anion Exchange Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cel” 69th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2016 , Chennai, Dec 27-30, 2016.
 
33.Panjiara, D., Pramanik, H ., “Membraneless Microfluidic fuel cell: Future  source of energy for portable devices” ” 69th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2016,  Chennai, Dec 27-30, 2016.
 
34. Choudhary, A.K. “ Catalysts for Diretc Ethanol Fuel Cell(DEFC ) : An Over View” 69th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2016, Chennai, Dec 27-30,  2016.
 
35.  Gaurh, P., Pramanik, H., “ Thermal and catalytic pyrolysis of plastic waste polypropylene for recovery of valuable petroleum range hydrocarbon, 70th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2017, Haldia, West Bengal, Dec 27-30,2017.
 
36. Kumar ,U. , Pramanik, H., “A Review on Unitized Regenerative Polymer   Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell” 70th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2017, Haldia, West Bengal, Dec 27-30,2017.
 
37.  Panjiara, D., Pramanik, H., “ Air breathing Membraneless Microfluidic fuel cell    Glycerol as fuel” 70th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2017, Haldia, West  Bengal, Dec 27-30,2017.
 
38.     Choudhary, A.K. Comparative study of influence of the synthesis method on the  properties of PtRu catalysts supported on HNO3-functionalized acetylene black  for ethanol electrooxidation70th Annual session of IIChE, Chemcon 2017, Haldia, West Bengal, Dec 27-30,2017.
 
39.   Gupta, U.K., Pramanik, H.,  “Electrooxidation Study of Pure Ethanol/ Methanol   and Their Mixture for the Application in Direct Alcohol Alkaline Fuel Cells  (DAAFCs)” Invited” Presentation in International Conference on Advanced Energy Material (AEM-2017), University of Surrey, England, Sept 11-13, 2017.  

40. Panjiara, D., Pramanik, H., "Electrooxidation Study of Glycerol on Synthesized Anode Electrocatalyst Pd/C and Pt-Pd/C in a Membraneless Air Breathing Microfluidic Fuel Cell for Power Generation" International Conference SDEWES-2018,  Novi Sad, Serbia (Europe), June 30 - July 4, 2018.

41. Ali A Jazie, Suhad A Abed, H Pramanik, DBSA-Catalyzed Biodiesel Production From    Sewage Sludge In A Micro-Reactor: Box-   Behnken Design Optimization, 2019 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy  Technologies (PGSRET),26-27 August 2019, Turkey.

42. Agarwal, M., Sonkar, S., Pramanik,H.,  “Splitting of water on IrO2 based composite  anode for efficient production of clean hydrogen fuel: An Option to control      environmental pollution” Poser presentation in ICOMS-2019, NCL Singrauli, M.P., held  on 13th -14th December, 2019.

1. Best Paper Award on paper entitled "Physically cross linked KOH impregnated poly vinyl alcohol based anion exchange membrane for direct methanol fuel cell" 
 Authored by Uday Kumar Gupta and Hiralal Pramanik**;
Presented  in the Oral session of CHEMCON 2016, held at A.C Tech, Anna University, Chennai During 27-30 , December 2016. under the Category Membrane Technology.
 
2. Best Paper Award on paper entitled "Production, characterization and fuel  properties of renewable petrochemicals from pyrolysis of waste plastic polystyrene";
 Authored by Pramendra Gaurh and Hiralal Pramanik**;
Presented in the Oral session of CHEMCON 2016, held at A.C Tech, Anna   University, Chennai During 27-30 , December 2016. under the Category  petroleum,Safety.
 ** Corresponding Author
 
3. Presented Invited Talk in the International Conference on Advanced Energy Material (AEM-2017) at University of Surrey, England, Held from  11th - 13th September, 2017.
 
4. Session Chair in the International Conference on Advanced  Energy Material (AEM-2017) at University of Surrey, England, Held  from   11th - 13th September, 2017.
 
5. Member of Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of SDEWES 2019 Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 1-6,2019. 
 
6.  Best Poster Presentation Award  on the paper entitled “Splitting of water on IrO2 based composite anode for efficient production of clean hydrogen fuel: An Option      to control  environmental pollution”
Authored by : Agarwal, M., Sonkar, S., Pramanik, H**, 
Poster presented  in ICOMS-2019, NCL Singrauli, M.P., held on 13th -14th December, 2019.
** Corresponding Author
 
             
7.  Member of Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of SDEWES 2020, Buneos Aires,  Argentina, February 9-12, 2020.

8.       Member of Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of SDEWES  2021, Dubrovnik,  Croatia, October 10-15, 2021.

9.    Member of Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of SDEWES  2022, Vlore,Albania,       May   22-26, 2022.

10.      Delivered invited Talk on the Topic Entitled "Renewable Chemicals Ethanol   and     Glycerol: Potential Resources of Future Power Generation via Fuel Cell         Technology", in AICTE sponsored the QIP Course OnBioenergy: A hope for       future and global      energy security”   held in IIT (BHU) Department of           Chemistry 1st-5th March      2021

11.     Member of National advisory Committee of the conference International         Conference    titled 'Covid Challenges of Energy and Environment Management for   Sustainable    Growth of Process Industries' scheduled to be held in Guru Ghasidas       Vishwavidyalaya (Central University) Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) 495009 on      September     10-11, 2021.

12.     Delivered Key Note talk on the topic “Pyrolysis and in-situ aromatization of waste plastics for the production of fuel oil: A novel approach of plastic          waste management”            in the conference ASREEM-2021 on 08/08/2021 in       Sardar             Valabhbhai National    Institute of Technology (SV-NIT), Surat, Gujarat,           India.

13.       Delivered invited Talk on the topic “A novel approach of waste to energy            recovery via in-situ aromatization and pyrolysis of waste plastics” in AICTE       sponsored   AICTE Training and Learning     (ATAL) Academy Faculty       Development Programme (FDP) on  Materials and             Techniques for the      Treatment of Wastes        (04th – 08th, October 2021) organized by Department of   Chemical Engineering,           Alagappa College of technology, Anna University,        Chennai- 600 025.

14.       Delivered Invited Talk in FDP, Department of Chemistry of Ravenshaw University,       Cuttack, Odisha on “Sustainable Energy generation from energy       materials via    Chemical         and Electrochemical route” held              between 1st November to     5th November 2021.

15.   Granted Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India)/FIE on 08th July 2021 ;          Fellow Membership No: F-1278548.

16. Deliverd Talk as Plenary Speaker on the Topic "Reusability study of catalyst for the production of valuable aromatics benzene, toluene and ethylbenzene via multiphase catalytic pyrolysis of waste expanded polystyrenein International Online Conference on Reuse, Recycling, Upcycling, Sustainable Waste Management and Circular Economy (ICRSC – 2022). September 9-11, 2022 at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

1. International Workshop Organized at  CERD, IIT(BHU) on Energy and resources Development; 16-17 May, 2015.
 
2.  Workshop InSPIRE-2017 Organized (as an Organizing Secretary)   in the   Department of Chemical Engg. IIT(BHU) ; 25th March,2017.
 
3. Workshop organized on Scientific Social Responsibility Scheme of SERB sponsored project in the Department of Chemical Engg. IIT(BHU) held on 29th  February 2020.