Chemical Engineering Department

Dr.Shashikant Kumar

Assistant Professor

Membrane Separation, Waste water treatment..


Shashikant Kumar received Bachelor of Technology degree from BIT Sindri (State Government Engineering College), Jharkhand in 2011 and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Dhanbad (IIT-ISM, Dhanbad) in 2016. He has worked as Temporary Faculty at National Institute of Technology Srinagar from March 2016 to March 2018. Thereafter, He was Visiting Faculty in Department of Chemical Science and Engineering at Kathmandu University, Nepal from April 2018 to September 2018. Currently, He is working as Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering Department at National Institute of Technology, Srinagar since October 2018.


  • Ph. D., IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, 2016, Development of advanced membrane for separation of oil from oil-in-water emulsion
  • B.TECH, BIT Sindri, 2011, Chemical Engineering

Publications Journal

  • Tanveer Rasool, Shashikant Kumar, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Evaluation of Pyrolysis of Plant Biomass using TGA, Materials Today: Proceedings, , 2020
  • Aash Mohammad , Shashikant Kumar, Adsorptive and Bio Removal of Fluoride from Synthetic Waste Water by using Actinobacter Immobilized on the Surface of Sweet Lemon Peel, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY (IJERT) Volume 08, Issue 06 (June 2019), , 2019
  • Shashikant Kumar, Barun Kumar Nandi, ChandanGuria and Ajay Mandal, Oil removal from produced water by ultrafiltration using polysulfone membrane, Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 34 (2017) 583 - 596. , , 2017
  • Shashikant Kumar, Chandan Guria and Ajay Mandal, Synthesis, characterization and performance studies of polysulfone and polysulfone/polymer-grafted bentonite based ultrafiltration membranes for the efficient separation of oil field oily wastewater, Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 102 (2016) 214–228. , , 2016
  • Shashikant Kumar, Chandan Guria and Ajay Mandal, Synthesis, characterization and performance studies of polysulfone/bentonite nanoparticles mixed-matrix ultra-filtration membranes using oil field produced water, Separation and Purification Technology 2015, 150, 145-158. , , 2015
  • Shashikant Kumar, Chandan Guria and Ajay Mandal, characterization and stability analysis of crude oil- water emulsions, Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology. 2015, 5, 1-10., , 2015
  • V. K. Rajak, K.K. Relish, Shashikant Kumar and Ajay Mandal, Mechanism and Kinetics of Separation of Oil from Oil-in-Water Emulsion by Air Flotation, Petroleum Science and Technology 2015 (33) 1861-1868. , , 2015
  • AchintaBera, Shashikant Kumar, Ajay Mandal, Temperature-Dependent Phase Behavior, Particle Size, and Conductivity of Middle-Phase Microemulsion Stabililized by Ethoxyvalated Nonionic Surfactant, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 2012,57, 3623-3627. , , 2012

Publications Conference

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, E-proceedings of the third International Conference on Petroleum Science and Technology 2014 (ICPST-2014:, November 3-5, 2014, 431-436., NOV, 2014
  • National Conference on Recent Advanced in Chemical and Environmental Engineering (RACEE-2012), Chemical Engg. Department NIT Rourkela. , JAN, 2012

Books/Book chapter published

  • Nath J., Sharma K., Kumar S., Kumar V., Sehgal R. (2022) Polymer/Carbon Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications. In: Hasnain M.S., Nayak A.K., Alkahtani S. (eds) Polymeric and Natural Composites. Advances in Material Research and Technology. Springer, Cham., 2021
  • Nath J., Sharma K., Kumar S., Sharma V., Kumar V., Sehgal R. (2021) Electrospun Nanofibers for Wastewater Treatment. In: Tiwari S.K., Sharma K., Sharma V., Kumar V. (eds) Electrospun Nanofibers. Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials. Springer, Cham., 2021
  • Shashikant Kumar, ChandanGuria and Ajay Mandal, Membrane filtration for separation of oil from oil-in-water emulsion, LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING, ISBN No. 978-3-330-01547-0. , 2016