Current Group Members
Avni obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Chemistry(2017) from Saurashtra University, India and currently she is in her first year of PhD at the School of Petroleum Technology, PDPU. While working for Norway based European Mud Company (EMCAS) her main research interest lies in the direction of Drilling fluids and additives used in Oil & Gas Industry. Her doctoral research investigates the use of nanotechnology to develop drilling fluids under the guidance of Dr Rohit Shrivastava.
Sneha Sandeep Lavate
Sneha is working as JRF on Shell Energy India Private Limited (SEIPL) funded project and persuing Ph.D. She earned integrated M.Sc. (Nano Science and Technology) from School of Nano Science and Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She is currently involved to design and developed of advance Nano-hybrid material as electro/photocatalyst for Hydrogen production and CO2 reduction into green fuels. She was awarded SHODH fellowship by DST government of Gujarat.
Hari Pavan Yalamati
Hari Pavan obtained Bachelor's (B.Tech) in Mechanical engineering from Bonam Venkata Chalamayya Engineering college Andra Pradesh and Masters (M.Tech) in Pipeline Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada. His current research focus on design and development of Hydrogen based fuel cell and low cost electrolyzer system for green hydrogen production.
Anuj Jain obtained M.Sc. from IIT Mandi. His current research focus on development of low cost electrocatalyst for green hydrogen generation from sea water.
Neha obtained her bachelor's degree from Jamshedpur Womens College, Affiliated to Kolhan University, and Master's degree from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore. Currently, she is enrolled as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) with Dr. Rohit Srivastava in the Project titled "Design and Development of Highly Efficient Electrolyzer System for Green Hydrogen Generation" funded by the United States -India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF).
Kanchan Rathore: Kanchan completed Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Petrochemical Engineering from Samrat Ashok Technological Institute,Vidisha (M.P.) in the year 2020 . She is currently pursuing Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Petroleum Engineering. Her dissertation topic focuses on "Machine learning approach for eludicidating/predicting the role of photo/electro catalysts in hydrogen generation process". Her area of research interest is Machine learning approach, Green Hydrogen generation and CO2 reduction.
National & International Collaborations
Dr. Bishnu Bastakoti, North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, USA.