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National Conference RAFTCT-17 was organised on September 16,2017  by the Chemical Engineering Department of IT-NU. With the aim to bridge the gap between the academia and research, it also aimed for development and the use of technological innovations and advancements in Chemical technology.

Chief guest of the function Dr. Narottam Sahoo, Advisor and Member Secretary, DST, Government of Gujarat deliberated on the correlation between the science and engineering are correlated, and ask the delegates to work together on bringing innovation in order to cater the societal needs. He also congratulated to Chemical Engineering Department for celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2017 by bringing the delegates and participants together to have a technically rich experience. Dr. Ramesh Gardas from IIT Madras and Dr. Sameer Dalvi from IIT Gandhinagar also delivered the expert talks.

Dr. Shibu Pillai and Prof. Neha Patni  were the Convener, and Dr Ankur Dwivedi and Prof. Amita Chaudhary were the Organising Secretary of this conference.

Around  70 posters and 40  papers were presented in the conference. Around 200 delegates participated from pan-India.

Chemical Engineering
  • September 18, 2017

Following visit for B.Tech students were organised

Sr. No




No. of students

Accompanying Faculty


B.Tech IV sem

Nirma Ltd Bhavnagar



Prof R N Reddy

Prof Nikita Choksi


B.Tech VI sem

Nirma Ltd Savli



Prof Ronak Patel

Dr Jhansi Kishore


Chemical Engineering
  • March 08, 2017

M.Tech. Thesis entitled "Pinch Analysis and Process Integration in Petrochemical Plant" of  Ms. Ashwini D. Karlekar(14MCHN01), guided by Dr. Parin Shah received the ISTE-IPCL National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Chemical Engineering (Energy System) - 2016 (First Prize) during 46th ISTE National Annual Convention at Gulzar Group of Institutes, Khanna, Ludhiana (Punjab) on 11th February, 2017.

Chemical Engineering
  • February 10, 2017

MTech EPD IV sem student Mr Nilesh Khalse under the guidance of Prof R N Reddy got the best poster award for poster titled “Production of Hydrogen from Biodiesel Byproduct: Glycerol via Steam Reforming over Cobalt catalysts” was awarded first prize, during a National conference on Inter-Intra disciplinary blend of Chemical Engineering , VNIT, Nagpur, 2nd-3rd April 2016.

Chemical Engineering
  • April 04, 2016

Prof Parag Saxena and Dr M H Joshipura won the best paper award  in 2nd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Practice (2ICMRP-2015) organised by Research and Scientific Innovation Society on 24 Dec 2015.

Chemical Engineering
  • December 24, 2015