Dr. Tarak Mondal

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Room & Contact: 

Office: Room No. 325
Tel: +91-1881-242269
Fax: +91-1881-223395

Research Webpage:

https://sites.google.com/iitrpr.ac.in/tarakmondal/home

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Chemical Engineering
Email: 
tarakmondal@iitrpr.ac.in
Biography: 
Dr. Tarak Mondal has joined IIT Ropar as an Assistant Professor on February 2017. Before joining this institute, he served as an assistant professor at Dr. B. R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar. He did his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and M. Tech in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He completed his Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from University Colleges of Science and Technology, University of Calcutta. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (Hons.) from Asutosh College, University of Calcutta. His research area is focused on hydrogen production from renewable sources, biomass conversion processes, waste to energy conversion, wastewater treatment, chemical kinetics and modelling.
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
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.
Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology Jalandhar