Goutam Deo

PhD (Lehigh University)

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, Lehigh University
    Thesis Supervisor:Prof. Israel E. Wach
  • M.S., University of Iowa
  • B.Tech, IIT Kharagpur



  • "Promotional Effects in Alumina and Silica Supported Bimetallic Ni-Fe Catalysts during CO2 Hydrogenation", D. Pandey and G. Deo, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, 382 (2014) 23-30.

  • "Effect of calcination temperature during the synthesis of alumina supported cobalt catalyst", T. Das, S. Sengupta and G. Deo, Reaction Kinetics, Mechanism and Catalysis, 110 (2013), 147-162.

  • "Effects of metal loading and support for supported cobalt catalyst", T. Das and G. Deo, Catalysis Today, 198 (2012), 116-124.

  • "Promotion of Alumina Supported Cobalt Catalysts by Iron", T. Das and G. Deo, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 (2012), 20812-20819

  • "Synthesis, Characterization and In-Situ DRIFTS during the CO2 hydrogenation reaction over Supported Cobalt catalysts", T. Das and G. Deo, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, 350 (2011), 75.

  • First Prize for the poster on "Catalytic Ozone Decomposition Using Supported Metal Oxide Catalysts" by P. Dasawani, S.C. Nayak and G. Deo, at the Chemcon-2013, IIChE Annual Meeting, December, 2013

  • Poster award for the poster on "Catalytic activity of alumina supported Ni-based bimetallic catalysts", by K. Ray, S. Sengupta and G. Deo, at the Materials for Energy 2013 conference (ENMAT II), Karlsruhe, Germany, May, 2013.

  • Awarded the Indian Oil Corporation Chair, 2011 to present.

  • TOP25 Hottest Articles - downloaded during July, August and September, 2010 - within the Journal of Catalysis for "Characterization and reactivity of sol-gel synthesized TiO2-Al2O3 supported vanadium oxide catalysts"

  • M H Shukla 2nd Prize, IIChE for the best Technical Paper presented in CHEMCON 2008. Title of paper "Hydrogenation of CO2: Effect of Support (Al2O3, SiO2, Al2O3-SiO2, TiO2 and Nb2O5) on Nickel Catalyst", by Sunil Kumar, Shashanka S. Muduli and G. Deo.


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IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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Email: goutam[AT]iitk.ac.in


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