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Dr. Achyut Kumar Panda  [Chemistry]

Achyut Kumar Panda
Name : Dr. Achyut Kumar Panda
Designation : Associate Professor
Phone No. : +91-9437132916
Email Id : akpanda_chem@vssut.ac.in, achyut.panda@gmail.com
Date of Birth : 01.05.1976
Date of Joining : 04-06-2014
  • Qualification

    M.Sc (Organic Chemistry)
    M.Phil, Ph.D in Chemical Engineering (NIT Rourkela)
  • Specialization

    Organic Chemistry
  • Experience

    1. Lecturer in Chemistry at Jagannath Institute for Technology and Management, Parlakhemundi, (Presently Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha) for 6 years 6 months Orissa from December 1998 to June 2005.
    2. Sr. Lecturer in Chemistry at Jagannath Institute for Technology and Management, Parlakhemundi, (Presently under Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha) for 3 years Orissa from July 2005 to June 2009.
    3. Asst. professor in the Department of Chemistry in School of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha for  4 years from July 2009 to July 2013.
    4. Asst. professor in the Department of Chemistry in School of Engineering and Technology, Parlakhemundi, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha) since July 2013 to June 2014.
    5. Reader/Assistant Professor in the department of Chemistry, VSSUT Burla, Odisha, since 04 June 2014 to till date
  • Subject Teaching

    Graduate Level

    : Engineering Chemistry, Environmental engineering

    Post Graduate Level

    : Environmental Science, Basic Organic Chemistry I and II, Spectroscopy II, Chemistry of Industrial Materials, Organic reaction mechanism.
  • Research Area

    1. Waste plastics to energy
    2. Bio-energy
    3. Supercritical fluid extraction
  • Research Guidance

    Ph. D. Candidates

    : 04 Nos (continuing)

    M. Tech. Candidates

    : NIL
  • Awards & Honours

    1.Best graduate award from Berhampur University, Odisha
  • Members of Professional Bodies

    1. Life member of Orissa Chemical Society (OCS) from 2005.
    2. Member in International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) from 2010.
    3. Member in Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES) from 2010.
  • Sponsored Projects & Consultancy

  • Publications (
    International Publications:

    International Publications

    1.Achyut K. Panda1 . Abdullah Alotaibi2,3 . Ivan V. Kozhevnikov2 . N. Raveendran Shiju4Pyrolysis of Plastics to Liquid Fuel Using Sulphated Zirconium Hydroxide Catalyst, Waste and Biomass Valorization, 1-9, 2019
    2.Narayan Gouda, Achyut Kumar Panda Determination of kinetic and thermodynamic parameters of thermal degradation of different biomasses for pyrolysis, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology Volume 21, September 2019, 101315
    3.Satyanarayan Patnaik, Sachin Kumar, and Achyut K. Panda Kinetics of Thermal Degradation of Non-Woven Plastics: Model-Free Kinetic Approach, Chemistry Select 2019, 4, 8054 –8060
    4.Narayan Gouda, Raghubansh K. Singh, Amar K. Das, Achyut K. Panda Performance, emission, energy, and exergy analysis of CI engine using Kaner seed pyrolysis oil blended diesel, Environ Prog Sustainable Energy. 2019;1–10, DOI:10.1002/ep.13269.
    5.Gouda Narayan, Achyut K Panda., R. K Singh., S. K. Ratha, Pyrolytic conversion of protein rich microalgae Arthrospira platensis to bio-oil, Accepted in Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, Vol. 22 (12) December, 2018
    6.Achyut Kumar Panda,Thermo-catalytic degradation of different plastics to drop in liquid fuel using calcium bentonite catalyst, International Journal of Industrial Chemistry (2018), 9(2), 167-176  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40090-018-0147-2
    7.Narayan Gouda,S.N. Meher,Achyut Kumar Panda, Kinetic study of thermal degradation of microalgae Arthrospira Platensis by isoconversional methods, Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 22(2), 2018.SCOPUS UGC 10451, ISSN: 09720626
    8.S. Parida, Achyut Kumar Panda, Surface Activation of Calcium Bentonite by Acid Treatment, International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment, Volume 7 Issue 3, July 2017, Pages: 54-60.
    9.Narayan Gouda,R.K. Singh, S.N. Meher, Achyut K. PandaProduction and characterization of bio oil and bio char from flax seed residue obtained from supercritical fluid extraction industry, Journal of the Energy Institute Volume 90, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages 265-275.
    10.Achyut Kumar Panda, Pyrolysis: a sustainable approach for energy recovery from waste plastics and tyres, Journal of sustainable planet, vol.7. No. 2 September 2016.
    11.Sarat Chandra Patra, M. Vijay & Achyut K. Panda, Production and characterization of Bio oil from Gold Mohar (DelonixRegia) seed through pyrolysis process, pages 1-6, Aug 2016, doi=10.1080/01430750.2016.1222958, International Journal of Ambient Energy.
    12.SibaSankarSethi, Sachin Kumar, Achyut K. Panda& R.K. Singh, Valorization of Jatropha seed to fuel and chemical feedstock using a thermochemical conversion process Biofuels, Volume 7, 2016 - Issue 5, 429-435.
    13.Achyut K. Panda,S.Murugan, R.K.Singh,Performance and emission characteristics of diesel fuel produced from waste plastic oil obtained by catalytic pyrolysis of waste polypropylene, Energy Sources A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Volume 38, Issue 4, 568-576, Feb. 2016.
    14.N.R. Parida, R.K.Patel, A.K. Panda, Effects Coal-based sponge iron industries on the Physico-chemical parameters of water in and around Kuarmunda area of Sundargarh District, Odisha, Volume II, Issue XI, November 2015 IJRSI ISSN 2321 – 2705.
    15.Debashis Das, Achyut K. Panda, Supercritical CO2 Extraction of Active Components of Fenugreek (Trigonellafoenum-graecum L.) Seed International Journal of Pharma Research & Review, July 2015; 4(7):1-9ISSN: 2278-6074
    16.Narayan Gouda, R. K. Singh, R.K.Patel, Achyut K. Panda, Fast pyrolysis of Kaner (Thevetiaperuviana) Seed to Fuel and Chemicals, International Journal of Applied and Analytical Chemistry Vol. 1: Issue 1, 2015, 7-20.
    17.Achyut K. Panda, S.N. Meher, Thermal Degradation of Waste Acrylic Laboratory Ware to Fuel and Chemicals,International Journal on Research Methodologies in Physics and Chemistry (IJRPC), Volume: 2 Issue: 2, 2015, 1-6.Feb 2015.
    18.Suprabhat Seal, Achyut K. Panda, Sachin Kumar,R.K.Singh,Production and characterization of bio oil from cotton seed, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Volume 34, Issue 2, pages 542–547, March/April 2015.
    19.Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh, Conversion of waste polypropylene to liquid fuel using acid-activated kaolin, Waste management and research. Oct;32(10) 2014):997-1004.
    20.Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh,Thermo-catalytic degradation of low density polyethylene to liquid fuel over kaolin catalyst, Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management (IJEWM), Inderscience publications Vol. 13, No. 1, 2014 104-114.SCOPUS
    21.Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh,Optimization of Process Parameters in the Catalytic degradation of polypropylene to liquid fuel by Taguchi Method, Advanced Chemical Engineering Research(ACER)., Vol:2, Issue: 4, PP.106-112,Science and Engineering Publishing Company 2013
    22.Saroj. K Padhi, Achyut K. Panda, R. K. Singh, Value Added Derivatives Of Glycerol Obtained From Biodiesel Industry: A Review, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 2(8), August – 2013.
    23.Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh, Experimental Optimization of Process for the Thermo-Catalytic Degradation of Waste Polypropylene to Liquid Fuel, Advances in energy engineering (AEE), Science and Engineering Publishing Company. 1 (3), July 2013.
    24.Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh, Optimization of Process Parameters by Taguchi Method: Catalytic degradation of polypropylene to liquid fuel, International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Research (IJMCR) July-August: 2013.
    25.Sachin Kumar, Achyut K. Panda, R. K. Singh,‘Preparation and characterization of acid and alkaline treated kaolin clay’ Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 8 (1): 61-69, (2013).
    26.Achyut K. Panda, R.K. Singh, and D.K. Mishra, Thermo-Catalytic Degradation of Thermocol Waste to Value Added Liquid Products, Asian Journal of Chemistry; Vol. 24, Issue No. 12, 5539 - 5542  (2012.
    27.Sachin Kumar, Achyut K. Panda and R.K.Singh, A review on Tertiary recycling of high density polyethylene to fuel, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 55 (2011) 893– 910, Elsevier publications.
    28.Achyut K. Pandaand R. K. Singh, Catalytic performances of kaoline and silica alumina in the thermal degradation of polypropylene,Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 39(3), 2011, 198-202,.
    29.Achyut K. Panda, D. K. Mishra, B.G.Mishra and R. K. Singh, Effect of Sulphuric acid treatment on the physicochemical characteristics of Kaolin clay, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Volume 363, Issues 1-3, 20 June 2010, Pages 98-104.
    30.Gaurav Kumar, Achyut K.Panda, R.K.Singh, Optimization of process for the production of bio oil from eucalyptus wood, International journal –Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology Vol.2, 2010, 162–167
    31.Achyut K. Panda,R.K.Singh, D.K.Mishra, “Thermolysis of waste plastics to liquid fuel A suitable method for plastic waste management and production of value added products- A World prospective” Renewable and sustainable energy Reviews, 14 (1) 2010, 233-248.


    1.Gayatri Sabat, Achyut K Panda, Thermal degradation behavior, kinetics and thermodynamics of different grades of coals of Odisha32 Annual conference of Odisha Chemical Society and National Seminar on Recent Advances in Functional Nano Materials Organised by NIST Berhampur from 23-24 Dec 2018
    2.Satya Narayan Patnaik & Achyut Kumar Panda, Thermal degradation kinetics of Biodegradable plastics. 32 Annual conference of Odisha Chemical Society and National Seminar on Recent Advances in Functional Nano Materials Organised by NIST Berhampur from 23-24 Dec 2018.
    3.Narayan Gouda & Achyut K Panda. Determination of Kinetics and thermodynamic parameters of different biomasses for pyrolysis, International conference on bioprocess for sustainable environment and energy-2018 organised by NIT Rourkela 6-7 Dec 2018.
    4.Amar Das, Achyut K Panda, Effective utilization of Kitchen Waste Producing Biogas by Anaerobic Co-Digestion, 2nd International conference, “Recycle 2018”, IIT Guwahati, during Feb 22-24 2018
    5.Amar Das, Achyut K Panda,Energetic and Exergetic Performance Analysis of a CI Engine Fuelled with Diesel-Blended Plastic Pyrolytic Oil.1st International Conference on Energy, Materials and Information Technology (ICEMIT-2017), at Amity University, Ranchi during Dec. 23-24, 2017
    6.Satyanarayan Patnaik, Achyut Panda, Sachin Kumar, Kinetics of thermal degradation of non-woven plastic bags, National Conference on Waste to Energy, Carbon Capture, and Storage, at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, 8-11 August 2017.
    7.Achyut K. Panda, Calcium bentonite catalysed pyrolysis of different plastics, 6th IconSWM 2016, November 24-26, 2016 at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
    8.Narayan Gouda, R. K. Singh, Achyut K. Panda,Pyrolysis of kaner(Thevetiaperuviana) seed to fuel and chemical feedstock, International Conference on Innovative applications of chemistry in pharmacology and technology Feb 6-8 2015, Berhampur University.
    9.Achyut Kumar Panda, Valorisation of Calophyllum  inophyllum seeds to fuel and chemical products using thermo-chemical conversion process, National conference on Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences (RETICS – 2014), Organized by Sambalpur University from 14-15 Nov 2014
    10.Achyut Kumar Panda, R.K.Singh “Thermolytic degradation of waste Omfed milk packets to liquid fuel”. A National Seminar on frontiers of synthetic polymer science and global economy in 21st century; 21st & 22nd Sep 2013, S.K.C.G. Autonomous College, Paralakhemundi, Gajapati, Odisha
    11.Achyut K. Panda, Environmental issues pertaining to Hydroelectric power projects in Odisha, 20-22 Dec 2012, “Energy and Environment – Issues, Challenges and Potentials for Odisha” organized by Odisha Environment Congress 2012 Bhubaneswar.
    12.Narayan Gouda, Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh, Microalgae - Future Alternative Fuel, 26th annual conference of OCS and National Conference on Chemistry in Technology, December 8-9,2012. Ravenshaw University, Cuttack.
    13.Achyut K. Panda and R. K. Singh, Thermolysis of waste thermocol to value added products-2, 2010 International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology April 23-25,2010, Bangkok, Thailand, (ICEST 2010)
    14.Achyut K. Panda, Sachin Kumar, R.K.Singh, Optimization of Process Parameters by Taguchi Method: Catalytic degradation of polypropylene to liquid fuel, Recent advances in Chemical and Environmental Engg, NIT Rourkela, 20-21 January 2012
    15.Achyut K. Panda, Sachin Kumar, R.K.Singh, Thermolytic conversion of waste plastics to fuels and chemicals, National conference on Smart materials and 25th annual seminar of Orissa Chemical Society, from 25-26 Dec. 2010, organised by Apex Institute of Technology and Management Bhubaneswar.
    16.Gaurav Kumar, R.K.Singh, Achyut K. Panda, Pyrolysis of Eucalyptus wood to bio-oil, SRK-ISA-RC-24- International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society to be held during 28-30 June 2009, S. R. K. (P.G.) college, Firozabad.
    17.Achyut K. Panda, R. K. Singh, D. K. Mishra, Feed stock recycling of plastics –A Greener Approach to plastic Waste Management, SRK-ISA-RC-24- International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society to be held during 28-30 June 2009, S. R. K. (P.G.) college, Firozabad.
    18.Achyut K. Panda, R.K.Singh, D.K.Mishra, Instrumental Techniques for present Research, National seminar on New Frontiers of Chemical Analysis, Gunupur College, Gunupur, 24-25 March 2009.
    19.Achyut K. Panda, R. K. Singh, D. K. Mishra, Recycling of waste plastics to liquid fuel; a suitable method for solid waste management- An Indian and World prospective, Renewable Energy Asia 2008 – An International Conference & 4th SEE Forum Meeting at IIT Delhi”  11-13, Dec.2008.
  • Books/ Chapter Published

    1.Das A.K., Panda A.K., Hansdah D. (2019) Energetic and Exergetic Performance Analysis of a CI Engine Fuelled with Diesel-Blended Plastic Pyrolytic Oil. In: Chattopadhyay J., Singh R., Prakash O. (eds) Renewable Energy and its Innovative Technologies. Springer, Singaporehttps:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2116-0_13
    2.ARTICLE IN NATIONAL MAGAZINES, from waste to energy, The Economic Times, Polymers, Vol 14, Issue 7 April-May 2014
    3.Co-author of "Materials Science and Engineering" SciTech Publications (India) Pvt. Ltd. ISBN:8187328819
  • Seminar/ Symposia/ Short term Course organized

    1. National conference on technology for sustainable utilisation of natural resources; February 24-25, 2007 (Tech SUNR 2007) at JITM Parlakhemundi as co-convener.
    2. AICTE Staff Development Programme on Advancement of Energy Sector towards Global Sustainability; 4th-10th July 2011 at CIT Jatni as Convener.
    3. 3. National Seminar on Recent Advancement in Material Sciences (RAIMS-2015) organised by VSSUT Burla, from November, 14-15, 2015, as Organising Secretary
  • Extra Responsibility

    At Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha
    1. HOD Department of Chemical Engg from August 2019.
    2. Examination Section In-charge (From 2002 to 2006)
    3. Student Batch Coordinator (From 2007 to 2008)
    4. Hostel Superintendent (From 2009 to 2011)
    5. Dean, Student Affairs (From 2013-2014)

    VSSUT, Burla
    1. Warden, Marichi Hall of Residence (From 2014)
    2. Vice- President, Samavesh, Annual Techno-Management fest of VSSUT (for 2014-15)
  • Other Informations

    R. K. Singh, A.K. Panda, ‘Catalytic conversion of waste polypropylene to liquid fuel’ Application no 674/KOL/2011 publication date 24/06/2011 Journal No. - 25/2011.Patent Number: 278742, 30/12/2016
  • Address for Communication

    Present Address : 
    Department of Chemistry VSS University of Technology Burla At/Po: Burla, Dist: Sambalpur, Odisha, India 768018
      Permanent Address : 
    Kabichandra Street, Parlakhemundi Gajapati Dist., Odisha, India, PIN 761200
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