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Dr. Ganesh Shankarrao Bajad

Assistant Professor

Contact No.: +91 79-30514213
Email: ganesh.bajad@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D.: 2017 – Chemical Engineering (NIT-Nagpur, Polymer nanocomposites & Nanomaterial Synthesis)
  • Post Graduation:2012 – Chemical Engineering (SGB Amravati University)
  • Graduation: 2004 – Chemical Engineering (SGB Amravati University)
  • Work Experience: Academic 4 Years and Industrial 5 years
    • Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded
    • University Institute of Chemical Technology, NMU, Jalgaon
    • Reliance Industries Ltd., Patalganga Complex
    • Aarti Drugs Ltd, Boiser, Thane

Current Research Interest and Area Working On

  1. Nanomaterial synthesis.
  2. Pyrolysis of waste plastic to fuel oil and carbon nanotubes.
  3. Applications of CNTs in Polymers and wastewater treatment.
  4. Construction and operation of microbial fuel cell for electricity generation and wastewater treatment.

IPR / Patents

Ganesh S. Bajad, Ajay G. Gupta, Vijayakumar R. P., “Multi-core reactor design for the production of liquid hydrocarbons, CNTs and hydrogen-rich gases from waste plastic”. Indian Patent Application No. 201621018395, Publication Date: 17/06/2016, Journal No. – 25/2016.

Latest Publications

  1. Ganesh S. Bajad, Ajay G. Gupta, Vijayakumar R. P., “Production of liquid hydrocarbons, carbon nanotubes and hydrogen rich gases from waste plastic in a multi-core reactor”, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Elsevier, Vol 125, pp 83-90, 2017.
  2. Ganesh Bajad, Rajat Jain, Warun Harhare, Vijayakumar R. P. & Suryasarathi Bose, “Synthesis of fuel oil and carbon nanotubes in an autoclave using plastic waste as precursor”, Materials and manufacturing processes, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 495-500, 2017.
  3. Ganesh Bajad, Vijayakumar R. P., Prajwal Rakhunde, Amit Hete, Mahesh Bhade, “Processing of mixed-plastic waste to fuel oil, carbon nanotubes and hydrogen using multi-core reactor”, Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification, Vol. 121, pp 205-214, 2017.
  4. Ganesh S. Bajad, Venkanna Guguloth, R. P. Vijayakumar, Suryasarathi Bose, “Conversion of plastic waste into CNTs using Ni/Mo/MgO catalyst – An optimization approach by mixture experiment”, Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, Taylor & Francis, Vol. 24, pp. 162-169, 2016.
  5. Ganesh S. Bajad, Saurabh K. Tiwari, R. P. Vijayakumar, “Synthesis and characterization of CNTs using polypropylene waste as precursor” Materials Science and Engineering B Elsevier, Vol. 194, pp. 68–77, 2015.

Awards & Achievements

  1. 7th National Award for Technology Innovation 2016-17 organized by Ministry of Petrochemical and CIEPT, India, in the category of Innovation in Polymer Waste Management & Recycling Technology for the Innovation in “Production of Liquid Hydrocarbons, Carbon Nanotubes and Hydrogen Rich Gases from Waste Plastic in a Multi-Core Reactor.
  2. Excellent Paper Award by IISC Bangalore, “Pyrolysis of waste plastic to fuel oil and carbon nanotubes” 5th International Conference on Solid Waste Management, November 25-27, 2015.

Additional Information

  1. Book Chapters: Sahithi Ravulri, Mansi Khandewal, Harshit Bajpai, G. S. Bajad and R. P. Vijayakumar, “Novel Applications in Polymers and waste management”, Chapter 10, 2018, ISBN 978-1- 77188-475-4, Publisher -CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.
  2. Reviewer for journals from Elsevier and Springer Publications.

Courses Taught at UG / PG / Ph.D.

  1. Mass Transfer
  2. Chemical Reaction Engineering
  3. Heat Transfer
  4. Fluid Mechanics
  5. Mathematics-1

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