Dr. Sonawane Shirish Hari

Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: shirish@nitw.ac.in

: 8702462626, 870 2468626

Interests: Acoustic and hydrodynamic cavitations; Nanomaterial synthesis using various physical and chemical methods; Nanomaterials for energy storage devices; Waste water treatment using nanomaterials; Nanoemulsions and functional nanolattices • Advanced polymeric coatings and hybrid membranes • Process intensification using microreactors

 Dr Shirish Sonawane,
 Associate Professor,
Department of Chemical Engineering,
 National Institute of Technology, Warangal, TS - 506004,
 shirishsonawane09@gmail.com, shirishsonawane@rediffmail.com
 +91-0870-2462626 (office)  8702468626 (Home)

Educational Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Technology, North Maharashtra University, India, 2005
  • Master of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, S. University of Baroda, India, 1999.
  • Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering, Dr B. A. Tech. University, Lonere India, 1997.

Research Areas:

  • Acoustic and hydrodynamic cavitations
  • Nanomaterial synthesis using various physical and chemical methods
  • Nanomaterials for energy storage devices
  • Waste water treatment using nanomaterials
  • Nanoemulsions and functional nanolattices
  • Advanced polymeric coatings and hybrid membranes
  • Process intensification using micro reactors

Teaching :

  • Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Nanotechnology and Applications (B Tech)
  • Nanotechnology (B Tech)
  • Process Intesification (M.Tech)
  • Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals (B Tech)
  • Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory (B.Tech)

International Conferences Organized:

  1.  International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering India (ICCBPE-India 2013) organized at  National Institute of Technology, Warangal,  T.S, India 506004.


Mini center of excellence:

Project Cost
Funding agency
MiniCenter of Excellence on Sonoprocess Engineering for Nanomaterials
80 Lacs
NIT-MHRD funds Plan Grant

Invited Talks:

1.      Nanotechnology Applications in Chemical engineering, National workshop in Chemical Engineering College of Engineering Pravarnagar, Loni on March 15, 2007
2.      Nanoscience and Nanotechnology D.Y.Patil College of Engineering, Kolhapur on Nanotechnology on Jan 2006
3.      Nanocomposites and Applications AICTE sponsor training program on Nanotechnolog  Pravar collge of Engineering dated   31 may 2008
4.      Nanoclay and Nanocalcite particles applications in Water treatment and Automotive Industries MITCON-IRAMRA 2 days workshop on Nanotechnology : Nanoclay and Nanocalcite particles applications in Water treatment and Automotive Industries 15 -16 Jan 2006
5.      Functional nanolatex synthesis and application National conference on recent trends in Chemical Engineering and Nanotechnology  University Department of Chemical Technology, Jalgaon
6.      Nanostructure Materials Expert Lecture at KTHM College Nashik on Nanostructured materials on 30/01/2010
7.      Expert lecture at MS college in Malgeon on recent advances in chemistry on 29/01/2010
8.      Invited talk on Nanomterials synthesis using sonochemistry, Short term training program in Nanotechnology for teachers, North Maharashtra University Jalgaon 5 April 2010
9.      Lecture on Refresher course in chemistry and chemical technology Chemical Technology Department North Maharashtra University Jalgaon 19 Aug 2011
10.  Invited lecture Govt Polytechnic Nashik on Nanotechnology  15 sept 2011
11.  Invited lecture in North Maharashtra University Jalgaon for Induction Tranining program on Chemistry and Chemical Technology  Sept 2011
12.  Invited lecturer  in National conference in Recent trends in Chemistry and Nanotechnology MIT Pune 13 Jan 2011
13.  Invited talk in National seminar sponsored by UGC on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Mohite College Bharathi Vidyapeeth Pune
14.  Application of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Technology  VNIT Nagpur 19-20 Feb 2013
15.  Sonochemical Approach for Nanomaterials Production RV and JC College of Engineering Guntur
16.  Expert Lecture no Role of Electron Microscopy for Nanotechology Applications, Advances in Electron Microscopy 9th to 13th December 20013 materallegical and Material engineering department NIT Warangal.
17.  Stepping into Advanced-Flow Reactors during 25th and 26th  February, 2015 at Centre for Chemical Sciences & Technology, Institute of Science & Technology, JNTUH, Hyderabad.
18.  Seminar on Energy for Tomorrow, 13th March 2015, Functional nanomaterials for solar cells
19.  Applications of process Simulators in Chemical Engineering SGGS Nanded SGGSI&T, 8th Jan-12th Jan 2014, Nanded
20.  Key note address on nanotechnology and applications for engineers Nova Engineering College 6th March 2015 for technical event
21.  Recent trends in process intensification methods (RTPIM) 29th September 2014 Chemical Tech department Osmania University 29th Sept 2014


M.Tech/ Ph.D. Students guidance:


M.Tech Students

 S. No

 Name of students

Area of research

Current Status 

Mr. A.  Sumanth
Mr. Niraj Sikwal
Mr. Komel Ansari
 Abhijeet K
Ms. Urvashi Bivgade
On going 
 Ph.D Scholars
Mr. M. Suresh Kumar
Process Intensification
On going
Ms. Shabana Shaik
Ultrasound Assisted Emulsion Polymerization
On going
Mr. Bhaskar Bethi
Waste Water treatment
On going
Mr. Prashant Surywanshi
Microreactor Nanomaterials for Fuel Cell Applications
On going
Mr. Uday Bagale
Functional Nano Coatings
On going
M. P. Rajesh Kumar
Uitrasound Nanomaterials for Fuel Cell Applications
On going
 Mr. M. Yadagiree
On going
 Mr. D. Srinivasrao
Fuel cell process control
On going

Reviewer of Following Journals:

1.      Journal of Hazardous Material
2.      Journal of Chemical and Biotechnology
3.      Dyes and Pigments
4.      Journal of Environmental Progress
5.      Journal of Polymer Science Part B : polymer Physics
6.      Ultrasonics Sonochemistry
7.      Chemical Engineering Journal
8.      Material Science and Engineering Part B
9.      Environmental Chemistry Letters
10.  Journal of Environmental Management
11.  Journal of Polymers and the Environment
12.  Journal of material chemistry and physics
13.  Separation and Purification technology
14.  Material chemistry and physics
15.  Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research (ACS)
16.  Applied Catalysis A : Environmental (ACS)

National & International Collaborations: 

  • Professor A. B Pandit, ICT-Mumbai.
  • Professor Muthupandian. Ashok Kumar, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Professor Franz Griser, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Professor Maria Norbeta Pinho, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Professor Clara Goncalves, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal

Course Taught Previously


1. Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering (M.Tech)
2. Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals (B Tech)
3. Process Intesification (M.Tech)
4. Nanotechnology (B Tech)
5. Nanotechnology and Applications (B Tech)
6. Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering (B.Tech)
7. Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory (B.Tech)



International Journal Publications

Scopus total citations: 1487, H-Index: 23

  1. J. Fule, B. A. Bhanvase, Shirish H. Sonawane, Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer Enhancement in Helical Coil Heat Exchangers Using Water Based CuO Nanofluid, Advanced Powder Technology, 2017. Accepted.


  1. Nareshyadav, K. Anand kishore, Bhaskar Bethi, Shirish H. Sonawane, D. Bhagawan,  ZnO nanophotocatalysts coupled with ceramic membrane method for treatment of Rhodamine-B dye waste water, Environmental Development & Sustainability, DOI: 10.1007/s10668-017-9977-x.


  1. Barman Ghanshyam, Sonawane Shriram S, Wasewar Kailas L, Rathod Ajit P, Parate Vishal R, Sonawane Shirish H, Shimpi Navin G. Improvement in thermal stability, thermomechanical and oxygen permeability of PA6 by ODA modified Ca3 (PO4)2 nanofiller, Res. J. Chem. Environ., 21 (6) (2017) 38 - 44.


  1. D. Jolhe, B. A. Bhanvase, V. S. Patil, S. H. Sonawane, Ultrasound Assisted Synthesis of Performic Acid in a Continuous Flow Microstructured Reactor, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 39 (2017) 153�??159.


  1. Bhaskar Bethi, Shirish H. Sonawane, Bharat A. Bhanvase, Irina Potoroko, Shriram S. Sonawane, Novel Hybrid System Based on Hydrodynamic Cavitation for treatment of Dye Waste Water: A First report on bench scale study, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 5 (2017) 1874�??1884.


  1. Uday D. Bagale, H. Sonawane,  B.A. Bhanvase , R.D.Kulkarni, P.R. Gogate, Green Synthesis of nanocapsules for self-healing anticorrosion coating using ultrasound assisted approach, Journal of Green processing synthesis, Accepted.


  1. Uday D. Bagale, Rhushikesh Desale, Shirish H. Sonawane, Ravindra D.Kulkarni, An active corrosion inhibition coating of two pack epoxy polyamide system using halloysite nanocontainer, Journal of  Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Accepted (published in N1 2018)


  1. R. Shirsath, S.S. Sable, S.G. Gaikwad, S.H. Sonawane, D.R. Saini, P.R. Gogate, Intensification of extraction of curcumin from Curcuma amadausing ultrasound assisted approach: Effect of different operating parameters, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 38 (2017) 437�??445.


  1. Prashant L. Suryawanshi, Shirish H. Sonawane, Bharat A. Bhanvase, Muthupandian Ashokkumar, Makarand S. Pimplapure, Parag R. Gogate, Synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles in a continuous flow spiral microreactor and Corning® advanced flowTMreactor (AFRTM), Green Processing and Synthesis, 2017, DOI 10.1515/gps-2016-0138.


  1. Sarita J Charde, Shriram S. Sonawane, Ajit P. Rathod, Shirish H. Sonawane, Navin G. Shimpi, Vishal R. Parate, Copper-Doped Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: Influence on Thermal, Thermo Mechanical, and Tribological Properties of Polycarbonate, Polymer Composites 2017, DOI 10.1002/pc.24315.


  1. M. Gaikwad, P.D. Jolhe, B.A. Bhanvase, A. Kulkarni, V. S. Patil, M. S. Pimplapure, S. Srinath, S. H. Sonawane, Process Intensification for Continuous Synthesis of Performic Acid Using Corning® Advanced-Flow TM Reactors, Green Processing & Synthesis, Accepted, IF: 1.291


  1. Yadagiri Maralla, Shirish Sonawane, Dhurke Kashinath, Makarand Pimplapure, Banoth paplal, Process Intensification of Tetrazole reaction through tritylation of 5-[4�??-(Methyl) Biphenyl-2-Yl] using microreactors, Chemical Engineeing and Processing: Process Intensification 112 (2017) 9�??17. IF:2.156


  1. Swapnil Adsul, T. Shiva, S. Sathiyanarayanan, Shirish H. Sonawane, R Subasri, Self-Healing Ability of Nanoclay-based Hybrid Sol-Gel Coatings on Magnesium Alloy AZ91D, Surface and Coatings Technology, 309, (2017), 609-620. IF:2.139


  1. A. Bhanvase, Trupti Shinde, Shirish H. Sonawane, A review on graphene-TiO2 and doped graphene-TiO2 nanocomposite photocatalyst for water and wastewater treatment, Environmental Technology Reviews, 2016. VOL. 6, NO. 1, 1�??14.


  1. Shabana, S.H. Sonawane, V. Ranganathan, P.H. Pujjalwar, D.V. Pinjari, B.A. Bhanvase, P.R. Gogate, Muthupandian Ashokkumar, Improved synthesis of aluminium nanoparticles using ultrasound assisted approach and subsequent dispersion studies in di-octyl adipate, Ultrsonics Sonochemistry, 36, (2017), 59�??69. IF:4.556


  1. R. Shirsath, B.A. Bhanvase, S.H. Sonawane, P.R. Gogate, A.B. Pandit, A novel approach for continuous synthesis of calcium carbonate using sequential operation of two sonochemical reactors, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 35 (2017) 124�??133.


  1. Shabana, Uday D. Bagale, Shirish H. Sonawane, Muthupandian Ashokkumar, Preparation of Fe2O3nanoparticles by acoustic & hydrodynamic cavitation techniques and corrosion inhibition release studies using its nanocontainers, Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, 2016. Accepted. IF:0.6


  1. Bhaskar Bethi, Shirish H. sonawane, Bharat A. Bhanvase, Sarang P Gumfekar �??Nanomaterials- based advanced oxidation processes for wastewater treatment: A review�?? Chemical Engineeing and Processing: Process Intensification, 109, (2016), 178-189. IF:2.156


  1. K. Labhane, L.B. Patle, V.R. Huse, G.H. Sonawane, S.H. Sonawane �??Synthesis of reduced graphene oxide sheets decorated by zinc oxide nanoparticles: Crystallographic, optical, morphological and photocatalytic study�??, Chemical Physics Letters, 661, (2016), 13�??19. IF:1.860


  1. Sandip P. Patil, Rahul P. Patil, Vilas K. Mahajan, G. H. Sonawane, V. S. Shrivastava, Shirish Sonawane �??Facile sonochemical synthesis of BiOBr-graphene oxide nanocomposite with enhanced photocatalytic activity for the degradation of Direct green�?? Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 52, (2016), 55�??61, IF:2.264


  1. Prashant L. Suryawanshi, Sarang P. Gumfekar, P. Rajesh Kumar, Bharat B. Kale, Shirish H. Sonawane �??Synthesis of ultra-small platinum nanoparticles in a continuous flow microreactor�?? Colloid and Interface Science Communications, 13, (2016), 6�??9.
  2. D. Jolhe, B.A.Bhanvase, V.S. Patil, S.H. Sonawane �??Green Route for Silver Nanoparticles Synthesis by Raphanus Sativus Extract in a Continuous Flow Tubular Microreactor�?? International Journal of Nanoscience, 15 5, (2016), 1650019 (1-11),
  3. Sharada, Prashant L. suryawanshi, P. Rajesh Kumar, Sarang P. Gumfekar, T. Balanarsaiah, Shirish H. Sonawane �??Synthesis of Palladium Nanoparticles using Continuous Flow Microreactor�?? Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 498, (2016), 297�??304, IF: 2.760
  4. Sunita Raut-Jadhav, Mandar P. Badve, Dipak V. Pinjari, Daulat R. Saini, Shirish H. Sonawane, Aniruddha B. Pandit �??Treatment of the pesticide industry effluent using hydrodynamic cavitation and its combination with process intensifying additives (H2O2 and Ozone)�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 295, (2016), 326�??335, IF:5.310
  5. A. Bhanvase, S.D. Kamath, U.P. Patil, H.A. Patil, A.B. Pandit, S.H. Sonawane �??Intensi�?cation of heat transfer using PANI nanoparticles and PANI-CuO nanocomposite based nano�?uids�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 104, (2016), 172�??180, IF:2.154
  6. Vilas K. Mahajan, Sandip P. Patil, Shirish H. Sonawane, Gunvant H. Sonawane, Ultrasonic, photocatalytic and sonophotocatalytic degradation of Basic Red-2 by using Nb2O5 nano catalyst, AIMS Biophysics, 3(3), (2016), 415-430.
  7. Sandip P. Patil, Bhaskar Bethi, G.H. Sonawane, V.S. Shrivastava, Shirish Sonawane �??Efficient adsorption and photocatalytic degradation of Rhodamine B dye over Bi2O3-bentonite nanocomposites: A kinetic study�?? Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 34, (2016), 356�??363, IF: 179
  8. Bhaskar Bethi, S.H. Sonawane, G.S. Rohit, C.R. Holkar, D.V. Pinjari, B.A. Bhanvase, A.B. Pandit �??Investigation of TiO2 photocatalyst performance for decolorization in the presence of hydrodynamic cavitation as hybrid AOP�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 28, (2016), 150�??160, IF:4.556
  9. A. Bhanvase, M. A. Patel, S. H. Sonawane, A. B. Pandit �??Intensification of Ultrasound-Assisted Process for the Preparation of Spindle-Shape Sodium Zinc Molybdate Nanoparticles�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 28, (2016), 311�??318, IF:4.556
  10. Sunita Raut-Jadhav, Dipak V. Pinjari, Daulat R. Saini, Shirish H. Sonawane, Aniruddha B. Pandit �??Intensification of degradation of methomyl (carbamate group pesticide) by using the combination of ultrasonic cavitation and process intensifying additives�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 31, (2016), 135-142, IF:4.556
  11. Shailesh Adinath Ghodke, Shirish Hari Sonawane, Bharat Apparao Bhanvase, Satyendra Mishra, Kalpana Shrikant Joshi �??Studies on Fragrance Delivery from Inorganic Nanocontainers:Encapsulation, Release and Modeling Studies�?? Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E, 96 (1), (2015), 45-53
  12. R. Jadhav, D. Saini, S. H. Sonawane, A. B. Pandit �??Effect of process intensifying parameters on the hydrodynamic cavitation based degradation of commercial pesticide (methomyl) in the aqueous solution�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 28, (2015), 283-293, IF:4.556
  13. Sandip P. Patil, V.S. Shrivastava, S H Sonawane, G.H. Sonawane �??Synthesis of novel Bi2O3�??montmorillonite nanocomposite with enhanced photocatalytic performance in dye degradation�?? Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 3, (2015), 2597-2603
  14. Shirish H. Sonawane, Mahendra L. Bari, Prashant L. Suryawanshi, Jitendra S. Narkhede, Satyendra Mishra, B.A. Bhanvase �??Effect of Process Parameters on Properties of Colloids in a Continuous-Flow Microreactor System�?? Chemical Engineering & Technology, 38 (10), (2015), 1765�??1773, IF: 442
  15. A. Bhanvase, S.H. Sonawane �??Effect of type and loading of surfactant on ultrasound-assisted synthesis of CaZn2(PO4)2 nanoparticles by chemical precipitation�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 95, (2015), 347-352, IF:2.154
  16. Prasad Gurav, Srinu Naik, B. A. Bhanvase, D. V. Pinjari, S. H Sonawane, M. Ashokkumar �??Heat  transfer  intensification  using  polyaniline  based  nanofluids: Preparation  and application�?? Chemical  Engineering  and  Processing: Process Intensification,  95,  (2015),  195�??201, IF:2.154
  17. P. Badgujar, Y. E. Bhoge, T. D. Deshpande, Bharat A Bhanvase, Parag Gogate, Shirish H Sonawane, Ravindra D Kulkarni �??Ultrasound assisted organic pigment dispersion: advantages of ultrasound method over conventional method�?? Pigment & Resin Technology, 44, (2015), 214-223
  18. R. Shirsath,, A.P. Patil, B.A. Bhanvase, S.H. Sonawane �??Ultrasonically Prepared Poly(acrylamide)-Kaolin Composite Hydrogel for Removal of Crystal Violet Dye from Wastewater�?? Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 3, (2015), 1152�??1162
  19. H Sonawane, A. Terrien, A. S. Figueiredo, M. Clara Gonçalves and M. N. De Pinho �??The Role of Silver Nanoparticles on Mixed Matrix Ag/Cellulose Acetate Asymmetric Membranes�?? Polymer Composites, 2015, IF: 2.004
  20. Prashant Jolhe, Shirish H Sonawane, Bharat A Bhanvase, V. S. Patil �??Sonochemical synthesis of peracetic acid in a continuous flow micro-structured reactor�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 276, (2015), 91-96, IF: 310
  21. Sumanth, B. A. Bhanvase, Vikas Mittal, Shirish H Sonawane �??Process Intensification of Copper Chromite (CuCr2O4) Nanoparticle Production Using Continuous Flow Microreactor�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 89,( 2015), 28-34, IF:2.154
  22. I. Bhagawat, Dipak Pinjari, Bharat A Bhanvase V. S. Patil, B. B. Kale, S. H. Sonawane, M. Ashokkumar �??Sonoprocessing of LiFePO4 nanoparticles and nanocomposite for cathode material for Lithium  Ion Batteries�?? Polymer Composites, (2015), DOI:10.1002/pc.23363, IF: 2.004
  23. Sammit Karekar, B. A. Bhanvase, Dipak Pinajari, Shirish H Sonawane, A. B. Pandit �??Synthesis of Zinc Molybdate and Zinc Phosphomolybdate Nanopigments by an Ultrasound Assisted Route: Advantage over Conventional Method�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 87, (2015), 51-59, IF:2.1.54
  24. A. Bhanvase, N. S. Darda, N. C. Veerkar, A. S. Shende, S. R. Satpute, S. H. Sonawane �??Ultrasound assisted synthesis of PANI/ZnMoO4 nanocomposite for simultaneous improvement in anticorrosion, physico-chemical properties and its application in gas sensing�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 24, (2015), 87-97, IF:4.556
  25. J. Jadhav, S. E. Karekar, D. V. Pinjari, Y. G. Datar, B. A. Bhanvase, S. H. Sonawane and A. B. Pandit �??Devlopment of Smart Nanocontainers With A Zinc Phosphate Core and A pH-Responsive Shell for Controlled Release of Immidazole�?? Hybrid Materials, 2 (1), (2015), 2299-3940
  26. R. Shirsath, S.H. Sonawane, D.R. Saini, A.B. Pandit, Continuous precipitation of calcium carbonate using sonochemical reactor, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 24 (2015) 132�??139, IF:4.556
  27. Bharat A Bhanvase, Shirish H Sonawane �??Ultrasound Assisted In-Situ Emulsion Polymerization for Polymer Nanocomposite: A Review�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 85, (2014), 86-107, IF:2.3
  28. A. Kapole, B. A. Bhanvase, D. V. Pinjari, P. R. Gogate, R. D. Kulkarni, S. H. Sonawane and A. B. Pandit �??Investigation of corrosion inhibition performance of ultrasonically prepared sodium zinc molybdate nanopigment in two-pack epoxy-polyamide coating�?? Composite Interfaces, 21 (9), (2014), 833-852, IF:1.046
  29. A. Bhanvase, S. H. Sonawane, D. V. Pinjari, P. R. Gogate, A. B. Pandit �??Kinetic studies of Semibatch Emulsion Copolymerization of Methyl Methacrylate and Styrene in the presence High Intensity Ultrasound and Initiator�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 85, (2014), 168-177, IF:2.154
  30. A. Bhanvase, M. A. Patel, S. H. Sonawane �??Kinetic Properties of Layer-By-Layer Assembled Cerium Zinc Molybdate Nanocontainers during Corrosion Inhibition�?? Corrosion Science, 88, (2014), 170-177, IF: 5.154
  31. A. Bhanvase, M. R. Sarode, L. A. Putterwar, K. A. Abdullah, M. P. Deosarkar, S. H. Sonawane �??Intensi�?cation of convective heat transfer in water/ethylene glycol based nano�?uids containing TiO2 nanoparticles�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 82, (2014), 123-131, IF: 2.154
  32. A. Kapole, B. A. Bhanvase, D. V. Pinjari, R. D. Kulkarni, U. D. Patil, P. R. Gogate, S. H. Sonawane, A. B. Pandit �??Intensification of corrosion resistance of 2 K epoxy coating by encapsulation of liquid inhibitor in nanocontainer core of sodium zinc molybdate and iron oxide�?? Composite Interfaces, 21 (6), (2014), 469-486, IF:1.046
  33. Prasad Gurav, S. Srinu Naik, Komel Ansari, S. Srinath, K. Anand Kishore, Y. Pydi Setty, Shirish H Sonawane �??Stable Colloidal Copper Nano Particles for a Nanofluid: Production and Application�?? Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 441, (2014), 589-597, IF: 760
  34. R. Jadhav, V. K. Saharan, D. V. Pinjari, Shirish H Sonawane, D. Saini, A. B. Pandit �??Intensification of degradation of imidacloprid in aqueous solutions by combination of hydrodynamic cavitation with various advanced oxidation processes (AOPs)�?? Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 1 (4), (2013), 850-857
  35. Sunita Raut- Jadhav , Virendra Kumar Saharan , Dipak V Pinjari, Shirish H Sonawane, Daulat Saini, Aniruddha B Pandit �??Synergetic effect of combination of AOP�??s (hydrodynamic cavitation and H2O2) on the degradation of neonicotinoid class of insecticide�?? Journal of Hazardous Materials, 261, (2013), 139-147, IF: 836
  36. A. Bhanvase, Y. Kutbuddin, R. N. Borse, N. R. Selokar, D. V. Pinjari, P. R. Gogate, S. H. Sonawane, and A. B. Pandit �??Ultrasound Assisted Synthesis of Calcium Zinc Phosphate Pigment and its Application in Nanocontainer for Active Anticorrosion Coatings�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 231, (2013), 345-354, IF: 5.310
  37. S. Barkade, D. V. Pinjari, U. T. Nakate, A. K. Singh, P. R. Gogate, J. B. Naik, S. H. Sonawane and A. B. Pandit �??Ultrasound assisted synthesis of Polythiophene/SnO2 Hybrid nanolatex particles for LPG Sensing�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 74, (2013), 115-123, IF: 2.154
  38. S. Barkade, D. V. Pinjari, A. K. Singh, P. R. Gogate, J. B. Naik, S. H. Sonawane, A. B. Pandit, M. Ashokkumar �??Ultrasound assisted miniemulsion polymerization for preparation of polypyrrole zinc oxide (PPy/ZnO) functional latex for LPG sensing�?? Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, 52, (2013), 7704-7712, IF: 2.567
  39. P. Deosarkar, S. M. Pawar, S. H. Sonawane, B. A. Bhanvase �??Process Intensification of Uniform Loading of SnO2 Nanoparticles on Graphene Oxide Nanosheets using a Novel Ultrasound Assisted In-Situ Chemical Precipitation Method�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 70, (2013), 48-54, IF: 2.154
  40. Prasad, Shirish H Sonawane , Meifang Zhou, M. Ashokkumar �??Ultrasound assisted synthesis and characterization of poly(methyl methacrylate)/CaCO3 nanocomposites�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 219, (2013), 254-261, IF: 5.310
  41. P. Hage, S. R. Shirsat, P. R. Gogate, S. H. Sonawane �??Removal of Brilliant Green from wastewater using conventional and ultrasonically prepared poly(acrylic acid) hydrogel loaded with kaolin clay: A comparative study�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 20, (2013), 914-923, IF: 4.556
  42. A. Patel, B. A. Bhanvase, S. H. Sonawane �??Production of Cerium Zinc Molybdate Nano Pigment by Innovative Ultrasound-Assisted Approach�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 20, (2013), 906-913, IF: 4.556
  43. R. Shirsath, D. V. Pinjari , P. R. Gogate , S. H. Sonawane, A. B. Pandit �??Ultrasound assisted synthesis of doped TiO2 nano-particles: Characterization and comparison of effectiveness for photocatalytic oxidation of dyestuff effluent�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 20 (1), (2013), 277-286, IF: 4.556
  44. A. Patil, M. L. Bari, B. A. Bhanvase, Vivek Ganvir, S. Mishra, S. H. Sonawane, �??Continuous synthesis of functional silver nanoparticles using microreactor: Effect of surfactant and process parameters�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 62, (2012), 69-77, IF: 2.154
  45. H. Sonawane, B. A. Bhanvase, A. A. Jamali, S. K. Dubey, S. S. Kale, D. V. Pinjari, R. D. Kulkarni, P. R. Gogate and A. B. Pandit �??Improved Active Anticorrosion Coatings using Layer-By-Layer Assembled ZnO Nanocontainers with Benzotriazole�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 189-190, (2012), 464- 472, IF: 5.310
  46. A. Bhanvase, D. V. Pinjari, S. H. Sonawane and A. B. Pandit �??Synthesis of Exfoliated Poly(Styrene�??co�??Methyl Methacrylate)/MMT Nanocomposite via Ultrasound Assisted In-Situ Emulsion Copolymerization�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 181-182, (2012), 770-778, IF: 5.310
  47. R. Shirsath, S. H. Sonawane, P. R. Gogate �??Intensification of extraction of natural products using ultrasonic irradiations - A review of current status�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 53, (2012), 10-23, IF: 2.154
  48. Shirish H Sonawane, Shaliesh Ghodke, R. W. Gaikawad, K. C. Mohite �??TIO2/Nanoclay nanocomposite for phenol degradation in sonophotocatalytic reactor�?? The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 90 (5), 2012, 1153-1159.
  49. A. Bhanavase, D. V. Pinjari, S. H. Sonawane, A. B. Pandit �??Analysis of semibatch emulsion polymerization: Role of ultrasound and initiator�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 19 (1), (2012), 97-103, IF: 4.556
  50. S. Kulkarni, K. J. Kunte, S. H. Sonawane and A.B.Pandit �??Influence of activation by UV light of nano/micro porous plant precursor carbon and its application in CO2 gas Adsorption�?? International Journal of Green Nanotechnology, 3 (4), (2011), 292-301
  51. A. Bhanvase, D. V. Pinjari, S. H. Sonawane and A. B. Pandit �??Process intensification of encapsulation of functionalized CaCO3 nanoparticles using ultrasound assisted emulsion polymerization�?? Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 50 (11-12), (2011), 1160-1168, IF: 2.154
  52. R. Shirsath, A .P. Hage, M. Zhou, S. H. Sonawane, M. Ashokkumar �??Ultrasound assisted preparation of nanoclay Bentonite-FeCo nanocomposite hybrid hydrogel: A potential responsive sorbent for removal of organic pollutant from water�?? Desalination, 281, (2011), 429-437, IF: 4.412
  53. P. Gumfekar, K. J. Kunte, L. Ramjee, K. H. Kate, S. H. Sonawane �??Synthesis of CaCO3 �??P(MMA-BA ) Nanocomposite and its Application in Water based Alkyd Emulsion Coating�?? Progress in Organic Coatings, 72 (4), (2011), 632-637, IF:2.632
  54. H. Sonawane, R. Chikate, S. Nigam, R. Limaye and S. Meshram �??Photocatalytic Degradation of Phenol using ZnO Nanoclay under UV-irradiation in CSTR�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 172, (2011), 1008-1015, IF: 5.310
  55. S. Barkade, J. B. Naik, S. H. Sonawane �??Ultrasound assisted miniemulsion synthesis of PANI/Ag nanocomposite and its application for ethanol vapor sensing�?? Colloid and Surfaces: A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 378, (2011), 94-98, IF: 2.760
  56. A. Kapole, R. D. Kulkarni, S. H. Sonawane �??Performance Properties of acrylic and acrylic-polyol polyurethane based hybrid system via addition of nano-CaCO3 nanoclay�?? The Candian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 89 (6), 2011, 1590-1595
  57. H. Sonawane, B. Neppolian, B. Teo, F. Grieser and M. Ashokkumar �??Ultrasound-Assisted Preparation of Semiconductor/Polymer Photoanodes and Their Photoelectrochemical Properties, Journal of physical chemistry C, 114 ,  (2010), 5148-5153, IF: 4.509
  58. A. Bhanvase, A. Kavathekar, W. Khairdi, K. Rajamohan, S. H. Sonawane �??Preparation and Characterization of Poly (Acrylic Acid) �?? Polyethylene Glycol Hydrogels�?? International Journal of Advances in Chemical Engineering &Technology, (IJACET), 1 (1), 2010
  59. H. Sonawane, B. Teo, A. Brotchie, F. Grieser and M. Ashokkumar �??Sonochemical Synthesis of ZnO Encapsulated Functional Nanolatex and its Anticorrosive Performance�?? Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (5), (2010), 2200-2205, IF: 2.567
  60. Shirish H. Sonawane, Sarang P. Gumfekar, Kunal H. Kate, Satish P. Meshram, Kshitij J. Kunte, Laxminarayan Ramjee, Candrashekhar M. Mahajan, Madan G. Parande and Muthupandian Ashokkumar �??Hydrodynamic Cavitation-Assisted Synthesis of Nanocalcite�?? International Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2010. (2010), 1-8
  61. H. Sonawane, C. Kapadnis, S. Meshram and S. Gumfekar �??Sonochemical Formation of CaCO3 Nanoparticles with Controlled Particle Size Distribution�?? International Journal of Green Nanotechnology: Physics and Chemistry, 2 (2), 2010, 69-79
  62. A. Bhanvase and S. H. Sonawane �??New approach for simultaneous enhancement of anticorrosive and mechanical properties of coatings: Application of water repellent nano CaCO3 �?? PANI emulsion nanocomposite in alkyd resin�?? Chemical Engineering Journal, 156 (1) , (2010), 177-183, IF: 5.310
  63. Malwatkar, S. H. Sonawane and L. Waghmare �??Tuning PID controllers for higher order oscillatory systems with improved performance. ISA Transactions, 48 (3), (2009), 347-353, IF: 2.600
  64. Jawalkar, P. More, S. Damkale, R. Kumarb, B. Yadav, A. Vishwanath, S. H. Sonawane and P. Khanna �??Effect of Organic Chromophore on Nano-Sized TiO2: Optical Properties and Humidity Sensing�?? International Journal of Green Nanotechnology: Physics and Chemistry, 1 (1), (2009), 40-50
  65. Mahajan, A. Godbole, S. P. Gumfekar, S. H. Sonawane, M. Takwale �??Characterization of transparent conducting Al:ZnO thin films deposited by chemical spray pyrolysis�?? Advance Materials Research, 67, (2009), 103-108
  66. Bharath A. Bhanvase, Sarang P. Gumfekar and Shirish H. Sonawane �??Water Based PMMA-Nano-CaCO3 Nanocomposite by In-Situ Polymerization Technique: Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanical Properties�?? Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 48 (9), (2009), 939-944, IF: 511
  67. H. Sonawane, P. Khanna, S. Meshram, C. Mahajan, M. Deosarkar, S. Gumfekar �??Effect of surfactant on synthesis of calcium carbonate nanoparticles using sonochemical carbonization�?? International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 7 (47) , (2009), 1-15, IF: 0.759
  68. H. Sonawane, P. L. Chaudhari, S. A. Ghodke, M. G. Parande, V. M. Bhandari, S. Mishra, R. D. Kulkarni �??Ultrasound assisted synthesis of Polyacrylic Acid-Nanoclay nanocomposite and its application in sonosorption studies of Malachite Green dye�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 16 (3), (2009), 351-355, IF: 4.556
  69. H. Sonawane, P. Chaudhari, S. Ghodke, S. Meshram and S. Phadtare �??Investigation of Sonochemical Adsorption of dye onto bentonite Nanoclay�?? Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 68, (2009), 162-167, IF: 0.385
  70. H. Sonawane, S. Shirsath, P. Khanna, S. Pawar, C. Mahajan, V. Paithankar, V. Shinde and C. Kapadnis �??An innovative method for effective micro mixing of CO2 gas during synthesis of nano calcite crystal using sonochemical carbonization�?? Chemical Engineering Journal 143, (2008), 308-313, IF: 5.310
  71. G. Parande, S. H. Sonawane, S. P. Gumfekar and K. H. Kate �??Continuous fractional crystallization: A versatile separation technique�?? Chemical Engineering World, 43 (9), (2008), 100-102
  72. H. Sonawane, S. Kapole and R. Kulkarni �??Process Development and synthesis of nanoclay and calcite synthesis and their applications in surface coating industry�?? Paint India, 47 (5), (2008), 97-102
  73. H. Sonawane, S. Gharat, J. Dixit, K. Patil, V. Mane �??Biodiesel Synthesis from Karanja Oil using Transeterfication Reaction�?? Asian Journal of Chemistry, 20, (2008), 857-862
  74. H. Sonawane, P. Chaudhari, S. Ghodke, S. Gulig, A. Bane and A. Mirikar �??Combine Effect of ultrasound and nanoclay on adsorption of Phenol�?? Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 15, (2008), 1033-1037, IF: 4.556
  75. Satish P. Meshram, Pankaj S. Adhau, Shrikant S. Gawande, Umesh A. Wawge, Shirish H. Sonawane �??Potassium peroxydisulphate Copper (II) as novel and versatile reagent system for the synthesis of Bis (indolyl) methanes.�?? Asian Journal of Chemical and Environment Research, 2 (2), (2008)
  76. Mishra, A. Mukherji, S. H. Sonawane and D. K. Sharma �??Nonisothermal Crystallization modeling and Simulation of polypropylene / nano Ca3(PO4)2 composites with variation in wt. % of loading and reduction in nanosize�?? Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 45, (2006), 641-651, IF: 1.511
  77. Mishra, S. H. Sonawane, A. Mukherji, H. Mruthutinjaya �??Effect of nanosize CaSO4 and Ca3(PO4)2 particles on rheological behavior of polypropylene and its simulation with mathematical model�?? Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 100 (5), (2006), 4190-4196
  78. Swapnil B. Ambade, R.S. Mane, S.S. Kale, S.H. Sonawane, Arif V. Shaikh, Sung-Hwan Han �??Chemical Synthesis of P-type nanocrystalline copper selenide thin films for heterojunction solar cells�?? Applied Surface Science, 253 (4), (2006), 2123-2126, IF: 3.150
  79. Mishra, S. H. Sonawane, N. Badgujar, K. Gurav, D. Patil �??Comparative study of the mechanical and flame-retarding properties of polybutadiene rubber filled with nanoparticles and fly ash�?? Journal Applied Polymer Science, 96, (2005), 6-9
  80. Mishra, S. H. Sonawane, P. Singh �??Studies on Characterization of Nano CaCO3 Prepared by in Situ Deposition Technique and Its Application in PP-nano CaCO3 Composites�?? Journal of Polymer Science/Part B: Polymer Physics, 43 (1), (2005), 107-113, IF: 3.830
  81. Mishra, S. H. Sonawane, V. Chitodkar �??Characterization and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy -CaCO3 Nano Composites�?? Polymer-Plastics Technology & Engineering, 44, (2005), 463-473, IF: 1.511
  82. Mishra, S. H. Sonawane, R. P. Singh, A. Bendale and K. Patil �??Effect of nano-Mg(OH)2 on the mechanical and flame-retarding properties of polypropylene composites�?? Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 94 (1), (2004), 116-122


Indian Patents
1.      Jolhe P Shirish H. Sonanwane, Process for the preparation of L-Dopa from L-Tyrosine
3.      S. H. Sonawane, Uday D. Bagale, R. D. Kulkarni (2016) �??Improved self healing corrosion inhibition coating based on nanocapsule using sonochemical approach�?? Application No. : 201641015326 A, Publication Date: 10/06/2016.
4.      S. H. Sonawane, Shabana Shaik and S. Srinath (2015) �??Dispersion of nanoparticles into binder & plasticizer matrix and its process thereof�?? Application No.: 6001/CHE/2015 A, Publication Date: 27/11/2015
5.      S. H. Sonawane, Prashant L. Suryawanshi and P. Rajesh Kumar (2015) �??Partial replacement of Pt catalyst using non-noble functional nanomaterials�?? Application No.: 5619/CHE/2015 A, Publication Date: 19/10/2015
6.      S. H. Sonawane, Abhijeet Kulkarni and R Satish Babu (2015) �??Continuous solution phase production of beta peptide using spiral copper channel microreactor�?? Application No.: 635/CHE/2015, Publication Date: 9/02/2015
7.      S. H. Sonawane and Niraj Sikwal (2014) �??Process for production of nano size iron oxide pigment�?? Application No.: 490/CHE/2014, Publication Date: 03/02/2014
8.      S. H. Sonawane, Bharat A Bhanvase, Pydi Setty and S. Srinath (2013) �??System for preparation of nano organic pigment dispersions using cavitation reactors�?? Application No.: 233/MUM/2013 A, Publication Date: 08/03/2013
9.      S. H. Sonawane, S. A. Kapole, R. D. Kulkarni, A. B. Pandit, B. A. Bhanvase, D. V. Pinjari and P. R. Gogate (2013) �??Synthesis of corrosion inhibiting nano pigment comprising of nano pigment container for corrosion inhibitive coating�?? Application No.: 1539/MUM/2012, Publication Date: 22/06/2012
10.  S. H. Sonawane, R. D. Kulkarni, S. Mishra, A. B. Pandit, S. Gumfekar, L. Ramjee, K. J. Kunte, K.H. Kate (2011) �??Synthesis of carbonate nanoparticles by new recycle reactor using cavitation technique�?? Application No.: 3546/MUM/2011, Publication Date: 02/08/2013
11.  S. H Sonawane, K. J Kunte and S. R. Shirsath (2011) �??System for production of carbonate nanoparticles and a process for synthesis of the same using the said system�?? Application No.: 713/MUM/2011 A, Publication Date: 26/07/2013
12.  S. H. Sonawane Kalpana Joshi, S. A Ghodke and S. E Karekar (2011) �??System for encapsulation and release of fragrant molecules using nanocontainer submitted under evaluation�?? Application No.3583/MUM/2011 A, Publication Date: 10/02/2012
13.  S. H. Sonawane, S. Gumfekar, K. Kate, K. J. Kunte and L. Ramjee (2009) �??System for production of nanoparticles based on principle of hydrodynamic cavitation and synthesis procedure of nanoparticles using the same and a process thereof�?? Indian Patent No.: 700/MUM/2009
14.  S. H. Sonawane, C. Kapadnis, B. A. Bhanavase, S. Gumfekar and K. Kate (2009) �??Method of insertion of gas in ultrasound reactor and synthesis procedure of nano carbonate material using the same and a process thereof�?? Indian Patent No.: 699/MUM/2009
15.  S. H. Sonawane, M. Parande, A. Bane and S. Phadtare (2007) �??A process for making intercalated and exfoliated nanoclay and nanocomposite�?? Indian Patent No.: 2307/MUM/2007
16.  S. H. Sonawane, R. D. Kulkarni and S. Mishra (2004) �??Utilization of nano-extenders for part replacement of TiO2 for enhancement of hiding power of surface coatings�?? Indian Patent No.: 11/MUM/2004

PHDs Supervised



Workshops Organized:

  1. Organized 5 Day workshop on New Frontiers in Membrane Technology: Waste water and industrial effluent treatment sponsored by MHRD, Government of India under Global Initiative Academic Networks at National Institute of Technology during 14th -18th March, 2016.
  2. Organized 5 Day workshop on Sonoprocess Engineering sponsored by MHRD, Government of India under Global Initiative Academic Networks at National Institute of Technology during 22nd -26th February, 2016.
  3. Three day short term training program (STTP) on Advanced separation processes at National Institute of Technology, Warangal during 5th -7th February, 2016.
  4. Three day short term training program (STTP) on Process Intensification  at National Institute of Technology, Warangal during 18th - 20th December, 2015.
  5. Workshop on  Process Intensification by Advance Flow Reactor at Chemical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, on  27 Feb 2015.
  6.  Applications of process Simulators in Chemical Engineering, at SGGS, Nanded, SGGSI&T, during  8 Jan-12 Jan, 2014.
  7. Sono Process Engineering and Reactors for Nanomaterials  (23 - 24 Feb 2013) at Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal.
  8. Workshop on Advance Flow Reactor at Chemical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, TS, India, on 4th Oct 2013.
  9. One Week Refreshers Course for Chemical Engineers and Technologist at University Institute of Chemical Technology, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Nov 2011
  10. Two Days Workshop on Water treatment and Processes for Industries, FICCI-MOEF, Pune, March 12-15, 2010.
  11. Two Days workshop on Batch to Batch Optimization, VIT- Chemical Engineering Dept, during Feb 10-12, 2009.

International Conferences Organized:

  1.  International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering India (ICCBPE-India 2013) organized at  National Institute of Technology, Warangal,  T.S, India 506004.





Consultancy projects (completed and ongoing):

Cost (In Lakhs)
Funding agency


Feasibility analysis of hybrid waste water treatment system



Megafine specialty chemical Pvt Ltd, Ahmadabad


Development of  inorganic nano pigments



Jason specialty chemicals, Nagpur


Development of antiscalent polymer membrane


Krishna Water Treatment and Chemicals, Surat


Nano iron oxide pilot scale reactor


Felix Industries


Nano aragonite pilot scale reactor



Felix Industries


Process development of superfine calcite particles


Roha Carbonates


Synthesis PVC-nano CaCO3 dispersion


Calchem Industries


Development of lithium ion batteries



AJ Organica


Development of paint using nano CaCO3 as additives



Viral Floor Care


Development of additives for diesel



Mulye and Associates, USA


Development of chemical Engineering equipment



S.P. Engineers, Pune


Rheological behavior of wet grinded CaCO3 slurry



Aquapharm India


Synthesis of nanoclay for polypropylene using Indian Bentonite clay



Roxy Chemicals


Research Projects Undertaken:





Funding agency

Process development and synthesis of organically modified nanoclay (nano-adsorbents) for waste water treatment


3 Lacs


University of Pune

Process development of nano  CaCO3 synthesis using sonochemical carbonization method & its assistant effect on TiO2 dispersion


6.90 Lacs


Fast Track Young Scientist award,

Government of India

Process control of polymerization reactors


1.50 Lacs


University of Pune

Ultrasound synthesis of functional nano latex


5 Lacs


BOYSCAST award, Government of India

Anticorrosive properties of nanocontainers using nanoparticles


10 Lacs


Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Experimental and theoretical investigation of nanoparticle formation by ultrasound atomization process


3.33 Lacs


Ministry of Human Resource Development

Development of dispersion process of high solid containing propellant slurry with Al nanoparticles


10.40 Lacs


Indian Space Research Organization

Synthesis of nanohydrogel, and development of hybrid waste water treatment technique using cavitation technique and hydrogel


58 Lacs


Ministry of Environment and Forests

Prototype development of fuel cell


104 Lacs


Department of Information and Technology, Government of India

Development of hybrid,self-healing coating using ultrasound assisted encapsulation approach for anticorrosion performance


34 Lacs


Extramural Research & Intellectual Property Rights, Defense Research and Development Organization, India

Designing and assessment of a dynamic perfusion bioreactor for polymer guided bone regeneration by using mesenchymal stem cells (Co Investigator)


11.1 Lacs


Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

Development of  cellulose acetate based membranes containing nanoparticles for fluoride  removal from drinking water  (Co investigator)


10 Lacs


Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India

Crystallization and Drying (Pedagogy IIT Kharagpur)


8 Lacs


Ministry of Human Resource Development

Development of hybrid waste water treatment system using ceramic membrane and Hydrodynamic cavitation (Prime minister Fellowship)


7.2 Lacs

(Prime minister Fellowship) DST-CII and K Pack systems Pvt Ltd, Bangalore

Development of Pickling and polishing chemicals for coins


3.4 Lacs

India Govt. Mint, Hyderabad -Co investigator

Development of starch based polyurethane nano-coatings for packaging application by sonochemical approach


15 Lac

Indo-Tunisia Bilateral Project sponsored by DST, Govt. of India

Ultrasonic crystallization of biopolymer for food and dairy industry


15 Lac

Indo-Russia bilateral project sponsored Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Development of nanostructure electrodes and its applications


9.8 Lacs

Telangana State Council of Science and Technology (TSCOST), Hyderabad, Telangana State

A Novel Hybrid System for Textile Dye Waste Water Treatment


15 Lac

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)-SRISTI- GYTI Award,

A Government of India Enterprise

Awards and Honors


Honors, Awards and Achievements





Name of the Body







University of Dortmund, Germany

Graduate School Fellowship




 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Senior Research

CSIR-SRF Fellowship (all India rank 2)




DST, Government of India

Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science & Technology (BOYSCAST) Fellowship,



Erasmus Mundus Program (European commission)

Heritage Fellowship





National Science Day, North Maharashtra University

Best Research Paper Presentation Award



Conference on Recent Trends in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Best Research Paper Award



DST, Government of India

Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists award



International Conference on Polymer Materials, Jalgaon, Maharashtra.

Best Research Paper Award



Maharashtra Academy of Sciences

Young Associate Fellow




V.N.M.M award [for the innovative and creative work in the field of Chemical Engineering through patent applications]



Institution of Engineers India

Institution of Engineers India award [for excellence in academics]



Maharashtra Academy of Sciences

Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences award [for the significant contributions to Engineering and Technology]



Telangana Academy of Sciences

Telangana Academy of Sciences award



National Innovation Foundation(NIF), India & SRISTI

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award (Project Guide/Team Leader): Under BIRAC-SRISTI-GYTI Category of More from Less for Many (MLM).





Anson Marston distinguished emeritus professor, the Iowa State University

Work appreciation letter by Padmabhushan Prof. L.K. Doraiswamy



Second International Conference on Electrochemical Science and Technology (ICONEST-2017) held at IISc, Bengaluru, INDIA

Best poster of the conference



Reaction Box Engineering Pvt. Ltd.�?? Plot No.S65, Lakadganj Ejaz Nagar, Near Masjid, Kamptee, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, 441002.

Technical Mentor  



FLOWRHEX Technologies, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Technical Mentor


Additional Responsibility


Leadership and Volunteer Activities

·         National advisory committee member SCHEMCON-2016 organized by the students chapter of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE).

·         Resource Person for one week STTP on �??Advances in Drinking Water Technology & Solar Energy�?? 20th �?? 25th  December 2016 organized by Department of Chemical Engineering, SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vishnupuri, Nanded, 431606 (MS).

·         Member of board of studies, Chemical Engineering, University of Pune

·         Member of board of studies, chemical Technology, North Maharashtra University

·         Member academic board Vishwakarma Institute of Technology Pune

·         Academic coordinator to Board of College and University Development, University of Pune

  • Editorial board member of the international journal - Advances in Nanoparticles, ISSN: 2169-0510

  • Editorial board member of the International Journal of Biotechnology, Chemical & Environmental Engineering, ISSN: 2278 �?? 0696

  • Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Program Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting Coordinator, VIT Pune 2010

  • BOS Member Chemical Engineering, JNTU Hyderabad

  • BOS Member Nanotechnology, JNTU Hyderabad 

  • BOS Member Biotechnology, JNTU Kakinada 

  • Member of advisory committee of Chemical Engineering Program, Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College (JNEC), Aurangabad.

·         Proposed and executing a mini center on �??Sonoprocess Engineering for Nanomaterials�??, funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (Fund: 40 Lacs/ $66,666)

·         Advisory Committee member for 6th National conference on �??Recent Advances in Polymer Technology (RAPT-2017)�?? sponsored by TEQIP-II, UICT, NMU, Jalgoan, Maharashtra during 27th -28th January 2017.

·         Member of the committee constituted by AICTE New Delhi for drafting model curriculum for PG courses in Engineering & Technology.

·         Central Advisory Board member for the CHEMTECH - BioPharma South World Expo 2017.

·         Chief Editor of Scientific Journal of Bulletin of the SUS University Series -Food and Biotechnology