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Education
    • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (2015)
    • M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (2011)
    • B.E., Jadavpur University, Kolkata (2009)

Professional Experience
    • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, IISER Bhopal (2015 - Present)
    • Head-in-Charge, Chemical Engineering, IISER Bhopal (June 2016 - March 2019)
    • Faculty Advisor (Sports), IISER Bhopal (January 2017 - December 2019)
    • Advanced Oxidation Processes
    • Sonochemistry
    • Cavitation Bubble Dynamics
    • Desulfurization of Liquid fuels
    • Wastewater treatment
    • Biofuels Synthesis
Authors Title of Article Journal Year
Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Intensification of wastewater treatment using sono–hybrid processes: an overview of mechanistic synergism
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Indian Chemical Engineer 2015
Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Investigation in mechanistic issues of sonocatalysis and sonophotocatalysis using pure and doped photocatalysts
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2015
JB Bhasarkar,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Investigations in physical mechanism of phase transfer agent assisted oxidative desulfurization process
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2015
Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Investigations in synergism of hybrid advanced oxidation processes with combinations of sonolysis + Fenton Process + UV for degradation of Bisphenol–A
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ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2014
R Malani,S Khanna,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Mechanistic insight into sono-enzymatic degradation of organic pollutants with kinetic and thermodynamic analysis
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2014
HA Choudhury,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Mechanistic insight into sonochemical biodiesel synthesis using heterogeneous base catalyst
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2014
Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Physical mechanism of Sono-Fenton process
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AIChE Journal 2013
PP Goswami,HA Choudhury,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Sonochemical synthesis and characterization of manganese ferrite nanoparticles
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ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2013
PP Goswami,HA Choudhury,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Sonochemical synthesis of cobalt ferrite nanoparticles
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International Journal of Chemical Engineering 2013
JB Bhasarkar,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Mechanistic features of oxidative desulfurization using Sono-Fenton-Peracetic acid (Ultrasound/Fe2+-CH3COOH-H2O2) system
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ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2013
B. Buragohain,Sankar Chakma,P Kumar,P Mahanta,VS Moholkar Comparative evaluation of kinetic, equilibrium and semi-equilibrium models for biomass gasification
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International Journal of Energy and Environment 2013
S Khanna,Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Phase diagrams for dual frequency sonic processors using organic liquid medium
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Chemical Engineering Science 2013
Sankar Chakma,VS Moholkar Mechanistic features of ultrasonic desorption of aromatic pollutants
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Chemical Engineering Journal 2011
Bablu Alawa,Sankar Chakma Investigation in compression ignition engine performance using alternative fuels produced from waste packaging materials
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Resources, Conservation & Recycling Advances 2022
I Mukherjee,UK Singh,S Chakma Evaluation of groundwater quality for irrigation water supply using multi-criteria decision-making techniques and GIS in an agroeconomic tract of lower Ganga basin, India
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Journal of Environmental Management 2022
AS Giri,AK Golder,S Chakma Kinetics, degradation mechanisms and antibiotic activity reduction of chloramphenicol in aqueous solution by UV/H2O2 process
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Water Science & Technology 2021
S Chakrabarty, P Upadhyay,Sankar Chakma Experimental and theoretical study of deep oxidative desulfurization of dibenzothiophene using oxalate-based catalyst
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2021
R Chauhan,GK Dinesh,B Alawa,S Chakma A critical analysis of sono-hybrid advanced oxidation process of ferrioxalate system for degradation of recalcitrant pollutants
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Chemosphere 2021
GK Dinesh,M Pramod,S Chakma Sonochemical synthesis of amphoteric Cu0-nanoparticles using Hibiscus rosa-sinensis extract and their applications for degradation of 5-fluorouracil and lovastatin drugs
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Journal of Hazardous Materials 2020
S. Chakma,PK Dikshit,M Nagar Galodiya,AS Giri,VS Moholkar The role of ultrasound in enzymatic degradation mechanism
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Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 2020
D Kundu,S Chakma,G Pugazenthi,T Banerjee Effect of thiocyanate based ionic liquids on the dehydrogenation of amine boranes: experimental and molecular modeling studies
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Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering 2019
GK Dinesh,S Chakma Degradation kinetic study of cholesterol lowering statin drug using sono-hybrid techniques initiated by metal-free polymeric catalyst
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Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 2019
D Kundu,S Chakma,G Pugazhenthi,T Banerjee Reactive insights into the hydrogen production from ammonia borane facilitated by phosphonium based ionic liquid
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Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 2019
D Kundu,S Chakma,S Saikrishnan,G Pugazhenthi,T Banerjee Molecular modeling and experimental insights for the dehydrogenation of ethylene diamine bisborane using hydrogen sulfate based ionic liquid
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Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2019
GK Dinesh,S Chakma Mechanistic investigation in degradation mechanism of 5-Fluorouracil using graphitic carbon nitride
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2019
GK Dinesh,R Chauhan,S Chakma Influence and strategies for enhanced biohydrogen production from food waste
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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2018
D Kundu,S Chakma,G Pugazhenthi,T Banerjee Ionic liquid facilitated dehydrogenation of tert-butylamine borane
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ACS Omega 2018
J Das,V S Moholkar,S Chakma Structural, magnetic and optical properties of sonochemically synthesized Zr-ferrite nanoparticles
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Powder Technology 2018
D Kundu,S Chakma,G Pugazhenthi,T Banerjee Theoretical and experimental pathways on the dehydrogenation of ethylene diamine bisborane by an ammonium based ionic liquid
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Journal of Solution Chemistry 2017
R S Malani,S Patil, K Roy,S Chakma,A Goyal,V S Moholkar Mechanistic analysis of ultrasound-assisted biodiesel synthesis with Cu2O Catalyst and mixed oil feedstock using continuous (packed bed) and batch (slurry) reactors
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Chemical Engineering Science 2017
S Chakma,Sai Praneeth,V S Moholkar Mechanistic investigations in sono-hybrid (ultrasound/Fe2+/UVC) techniques of persulfate activation for degradation of azorubine
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Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2017
S Chakma,V S Moholkar Synthesis of bi-metallic oxides nanotubes for fast removal of dye using adsorption and sonocatalysis process
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Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2016
S Chakma,V S Moholkar Mechanistic analysis of hybrid sono-photo-ferrioxalate system for decolorization of azo dye
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Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 2016
S Chakma,V S Moholkar Mechanistic analysis of sono-photolysis degradation of carmoisine
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Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2016
S Chakma,L Das,V S Moholkar Dye decolorization with hybrid advanced oxidation processes comprising sonolysis/Fenton-like/photo-ferrioxalate systems: A mechanistic investigation
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Separation and Purification Technology 2015

Book Chapters

Author Editors Title Publisher Year
P.L. Suryawanshi
P. Upadhyay
B. Bethi
V.S. Moholkar
S. Chakma
B.A. Bhanvase
S.H. Sonawane
V. Pawade
A.B. Pandit
Fenton with zero-valent iron nanoparticles (nZVI) Elsevier 2021
P. Upadhyay
V.S. Moholkar
S. Chakma
B.A. Bhanvase
S.H. Sonawane
V. Pawade
A.B. Pandit
Magnetic nanomaterials based photocatalyst for was Elsevier 2021
Prachi Upadhyay
Sankar Chakma
Inamuddin Inamuddin
Mohd Imran Ahamed
Rajender Boddula
Tauseef Ahmad Rangreez
Photocatalytic Water Disinfection Wiley 2021
S Chakma
GK Dinesh
S Chakraborty
VS Moholkar
Inamuddin
A M Asiri
E Lichtfouse
Investigation in sono-photocatalysis process using Springer 2020
Sankar Chakma
A S Giri
Inamuddin
A.M. Asiri
Green synthesis of nanoparticles and their applica Springer 2020
Sankar Chakma
P Upadhyay
B Alawa
Inamuddin Inamuddin
MI Ahamed
E Lichtfouse
Degradation mechanism of pollutants using sono-hyb Springer 2020

    • 'IEI Young Engineers Award 2018-19' by The Institution of Engineers (India) for outstanding contributions in the field of engineering research and excellence in engineering technology development
    • "Hiyoshi Young Leaf Award" for outstanding contribution to research, design & methodology development and application of science & technology for the protection and conservation of the environment (2017)
    • Selected as an Associate of The Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (2017)
    • Early Career Research Award from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India (2016-2019)
    • Ambuja's Young Researcher's Award from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) (2011)