Dr. Tarak Mondal

Assistant Professor
Deparment of Chemical Engineering
tarakmondal@iitrpr.ac.in
Office: Room No. 325
Tel: +91-1881-242269
Fax: +91-1881-223395

Biography

Ph.D (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi); Research interest: Catalysis (Heterogeneous), Reaction Kinetics and Modeling, Hydrogen Production, Biomass Conversion Processes, Renewable Energy etc.

Areas of Research

Catalysis (Heterogeneous)
Reaction Kinetics and Modeling
Hydrogen Production
Biomass Conversion Processes
Renewable Energy

Education

Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
M. Tech in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from University Colleges of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta
B. Sc in Chemistry (Hons.) from Asutosh College, University of Calcutta

Work Experience

Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology Jalandhar

Selected Publications/Patents

• Tarak Mondal, Kamal K. Pant, and Ajay K. Dalai, “Catalytic oxidative steam reforming of bio-ethanol for hydrogen production over Rh promoted Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 catalyst”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40(6)(2015) 2529-2544.
• Tarak Mondal, Kamal K. Pant, and Ajay K. Dalai, “Oxidative and non-oxidative steam reforming of crude bio-ethanol for hydrogen production over Rh promoted Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 catalyst”, Applied Catalysis A: General 499 (2015)19-31.
• Tarak Mondal, Kamal K. Pant, and Ajay K. Dalai, “Mechanistic kinetic modeling of oxidative steam reforming of bio-ethanol for hydrogen production over Rh-Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 catalyst”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 55 (1) (2016) 86-98.
• Tarak Mondal, Nidhi Kaul, Ritesh Mittal, and Kamal K. Pant, “Catalytic steam reforming of model oxygenates of bio-oil for hydrogen production over La modified Ni/CeO2-ZrO2 catalyst”, Topics in Catalysis, 59 (15) (2016) 1343-53.