Prof Siddh Nath Upadhyay | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

Honorary Adjuct Professor at RGIPT Amethi Uttarpadesh India

Prof. S. N. Upadhyay, born in 1946, is a distinguished academician and researcher with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Joining BHU in 1967, he progressed to become a Professor in 1984. Throughout his career, he has supervised numerous M.Tech., M.Sc., and Ph.D. dissertations across various disciplines.

 

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Education:

  • Graduated from Banaras Hindu University in 1964
  • Ph.D. (Chem. Eng.) from Banaras Hindu University in 1969

🏆 Awards:

  • Anna University National Award (2003)
  • UP Ratan Award (2005)
  • Sir C.V. Raman Award (2009)
  • Distinguished Aluminous Award, IIT(BHU) Varanasi (2013)
  • Life-time Achievement Awards from various organizations

👥 Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow of various prestigious academies and societies
  • Member of research councils and editorial boards
  • Chairman of Varanasi Local Center, Institution of Engineers (India)

👨‍🏫 Academic Career:

  • Joined IIT-BHU Varanasi (formerly IT BHU) in 1967 as a Lecturer
  • Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering & Tech.
  • Director, Institute of Technology, B.H.U.
  • Director, Academic Staff College, BHU
  • DAE-Raja Ramanna Emeritus Fellow
  • Emeritus Professor, IIT(BHU) Varanasi
  • Honorary Research Professor, IIT(BHU) Varanasi
  • Honorary Adjunct Professor, Rajeev Gandhi Petroleum Technology Institute
  • Advisor, Jharkhand University of Technology

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Prof. S.N. Upadhyay’s research revolves around the transformative utilization of biomass, with a keen focus on pyrolysis processes. His investigations include the impact of hot water extraction on the pyrolysis of tender coconut fruit biomass, exploring kinetic and thermodynamic parameters. Additionally, his work extends to the thermal degradation behavior of various biomass sources, such as litchi seeds and green coconut trash. With expertise in parametric modeling and optimization techniques, he has contributed significantly to the development of Cr(vi) adsorbents and the kinetic analysis of pyrolysis in different waste streams. 🌱🔥

Citations:

  • Citations: 6,629 citations received by the researcher’s work.
  • Documents: The researcher has contributed to 160 documents.
  • h-index: The h-index is a measure of both the productivity and citation impact of a researcher’s publications. The h-index of 42 indicates that the researcher has 42 papers, each of which has been cited at least 42 times.

 

Publications Top Notes:

1. Title: Effect of hot water extraction on pyrolysis of tender coconut fruit biomass: kinetic and thermodynamic parameters

  • Authors: Gupta, T.; Kumar, M.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.; Jaiswal, A.K.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2023, 13(13), pp. 11703–11725

Abstract: This study investigates the impact of hot water extraction on the pyrolysis of tender coconut fruit biomass. The research delves into the kinetic and thermodynamic parameters involved in this process.

2. Title: Effect of chemical treatment on thermal degradation behavior of litchi seed biomass

  • Authors: Kumar, M.; Yadav, R.; Patel, A.K.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.
  • Journal: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2023, 148(14), pp. 6927–6944

Abstract: Examining the thermal degradation behavior of litchi seed biomass, this article explores the influence of chemical treatment on the process. The authors analyze the results with a focus on understanding the underlying mechanisms.

3. Title: Excellent Cr(vi) adsorbent made from pyrolyzed green coconut trash with parametric modelling and optimization using RSM and experimental data

  • Authors: Kumar, A.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.; Mondal, M.K.
  • Journal: New Journal of Chemistry, 2023, 47(21), pp. 10078–10089

Abstract: This article presents the development of a highly effective Cr(vi) adsorbent derived from pyrolyzed green coconut trash. The study involves parametric modeling, optimization using RSM (Response Surface Methodology), and experimental data analysis.

4. Title: Recent developments in photocatalytic degradation of insecticides and pesticides

  • Authors: Singh, S.K.; Mishra, P.K.; Upadhyay, S.N.
  • Journal: Reviews in Chemical Engineering, 2023, 39(2), pp. 225–270

Abstract: A comprehensive review of recent advancements in the photocatalytic degradation of insecticides and pesticides. The article provides insights into the emerging technologies and methodologies in this crucial environmental research area.

5. Title: Kinetic analysis of the slow pyrolysis of paper wastes

  • Authors: Bhardwaj, G.; Kumar, M.; Mishra, P.K.; Upadhyay, S.N.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2023, 13(4), pp. 3087–3100

Abstract: The study focuses on the kinetic analysis of the slow pyrolysis of paper wastes. The authors delve into the intricacies of the pyrolysis process and analyze the obtained kinetic data.

6. Title: Thermal degradation of dry kitchen waste: kinetics and pyrolysis products

  • Authors: Kumar, M.; Srivastava, N.; Upadhyay, S.N.; Mishra, P.K.
  • Journal: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2023, 13(4), pp. 2779–2796

Abstract: Exploring the thermal degradation of dry kitchen waste, this article investigates the kinetics and pyrolysis products. The research contributes valuable insights into waste management and energy recovery from kitchen waste.

 

 

Siddh Nath Upadhyay | Innovation | Best Researcher Award

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