Department of Earth Science

Guide: Dr. Debjyoti Paul & Dr. Rajiv Sinha

Research Topic



  • 2010-2012 M. Tech.(Engineering Geosciences)(pursuing)Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • 2010 M.Sc. (Applied Geology ) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • 2008 B.Sc. Honors (Geology) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • 2004 XII H.M.S.I. Inter College,Etawah
  • 2002 X H.M.S.I. Inter College,Etawah



  • N. R. Peela , A. S. Sandupatla and D. Kunzru, 'Development of a Microfuel Processor: Oxidative Steam Reforming of Ethanol and Water-Gas Shift Reaction on Noble Metal Catalysts in a Microreactor', Int. J. Environ.Engg. 6, 78-90, 2014 .

  • B. Mitra , J. P. Chakraborty and D.Kunzru, 'Disproportionation of Toluene on ZSM5 Washcoated Monoliths' , AIChE J., 57(12), 3480-3495,2011.

  • N. R. Peela, A. Mubayi and D. Kunzru, 'Steam Reforming of Ethanol Over Rh/CeO2/Al2O3 Catalysts in a Microchannel Reactor', Chem. Eng. J., 167, 578-587 2011.

  • A. K. Mogalicherla and D. Kunzru, ' Effect of Gas and Liquid Superficial Velocities on the Performance of Monolithic Reactors', Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 49,1631-1641,2010.

  • J. P. Chakraborty and D. Kunzru, 'High Pressure Pyrolysis of n-Heptane: Effect of Initiators, J. Anal. Applied Pyrolysis 95, 48-55, 2012.

  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering (from January 2002)

  • Fellow, The National Academy of Sciences, India ( since Dec.2009).

  • Chevron Corporation Chair Professor, I.I.T.Kanpur ( June 1,2007-May31,2010; May 10,2011-August31, 2012).

  • Herdillia Award of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers for excellence in basic research in Chemical Engineering, 1992.

  • G. M. Abhyankar Memorial Distinguished Fellowship in Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai for 2010-2011.


Department of Earth Science.
Phone: 0512-2594608

Geochemistry Lab
Department of Earth Science
Phone: 0512-2597731

IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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  • Chemical reaction engineering; monoliths; microreactor; petroleum processing; pyrolysis; catalysis

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