65 Years of Excellence

Chemistry

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

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

Organic Chemistry

  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. Job responsibilities include teaching, demonstrating, laboratory set up and development and various other administrative works.
  2. Sr. Lecturer in Chemistry at Jagannath Institute for Technology and Management, Parlakhemundi, (Presently under Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha) for 4 years Orissa from July 2005 to June 2009. Job responsibilities include teaching, demonstrating, laboratory set up and development and various other administrative works.
  3. Asst. professor in the department of Chemistry in Centurion Institute of Technology, Jatni, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, (Presently under 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, (Presently under Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha) for one year since July 2013 to June 2014. Job responsibilities include teaching, research, demonstrating, laboratory set up and development and various other administrative works.
  5. Reader/Asst. Professor in the department of Chemistry, VSSUT Burla, Odisha, for 5 years since June 2014 to June 2019.
  6. Associate professor in in the department of Chemistry, VSSUT Burla, Odisha, since June 2019 to Till date

Graduate Level : Engineering Chemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Engg and safety,Materials Science and Engg.,Introduction to Soil Science.
Post Graduate Level : Organic Spectroscopy, Basic Organic Chemistry, Chemistry 1, Physical Chemistry II

  • Waste plastics to energy
  • pyrolysis
  • kinetics of thermal degradation
  • Catalysis
  • Bio-energy
  • Co-pyrolysis

Ph. D. Candidates : PhD: 03 awarded, 04 pursuing
M. Tech. Candidates : M.Phil: 04
M.Sc.: 16
  1. GouriSankar Sahu memorial awardby Institute of Engineers India, 2021.
  2. Best paper award on paper titled “Thermo economic and Exergetic Analysis of waste plastic oil fueled with diesel in compression ignition engine” by SOA University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in the IEEE international conference ODICON-2021.
  3. Best paper award on paper titled “Effective utilization of kitchen waste to biogas by anaerobic co-digestion process “by IIT Guwahati in the Springer international conference RECYCLE-2018.
  4. Third position in the poster presentation in ‘Energy Conclave-2010’ at IIT Kanpur, India during 8-15 January 2010.
  5. Best graduate award from Berhampur University, Odisha
  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.
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International Publications

  1. Amar Kumar Das, Saroj Kumar Rout, Achyut .K. Panda, Thermolysis of medical plastic wastes using Zeolite A catalyst-Kinetic study, experimental optimization and validation, Accepted in the special edition “Sustainable environmental processes and technologies” of Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management,to be published in March 2022.
  2. Achyut .K. Panda, Satyanarayan Patnaik, and Sachin Kumar, Pyrolysis kinetics of keyboard plastic waste using thermogravimetric analyser to assess its energy potential, Accepted in the special edition “Sustainable environmental processes and technologies” of Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, to be published in March 2022.
  3. Amar Kumar Das, DulariHansdah, Achyut .K. Panda Thermal balancing and exergetic performance evaluation of a compression ignition engine fuelled with waste plastic pyrolytic oil and different fuel additives, Energy 229 (August 2021) 120629.
  4. Amar Kumar Das; SudhansuSekharSahoo; and Achyut .K. Panda, Production of Waste Plastics Oil and Its Prospective Use in a Variable Compression CI Engine, J. Hazard. Toxic Radioact. Waste, March 2021, 25(3): 04021008 ASCE.
  5. Amrita Roy Chowdhury, Gayatri Sabat, Narayan Gouda, Achyut .K. Panda Production of hydrocarbon rich fuel from abandoned beehive by pyrolysis, Jan/Feb 2021, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy.
  6. Sthitapragyan Patnaik, Aruna Kumar Barick, Achyut K Panda, Thermo-catalytic degradation of different consumer plastic wastes by zeolite A catalyst: A kinetic approach, Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology 1-17, Nov. 2020
  7. Narayan Gouda, Achyut .K. Panda,Thermal Degradation of Different Biomass to Fuel: Optimization of Process Parameters by Response Surface Methodology, Bio interface Research in Applied Chemistry, Volume 11, Issue 2, 2021, 8931 – 8945 August 2020.
  8. Amar Kumar Das, ManasRanjanPadhi, DulariHansdah, Achyut .K. Panda, Optimization of Engine Parameters and Ethanol Fuel Additive of a Diesel Engine Fuelled with Waste Plastic Oil Blended Diesel, Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability, 1-15. DOI 10.1007/s41660-020-00134-7, August 2020.
  9. Amar Kumar Das, Saroj Kumar Rout, DulariHansdah, Achyut .K. Panda Parametric optimization of Medical Plastic wastes conversion into transportation fuel using Mamdani Fuzzy inference Systems (FIS)International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), Volume-8 Issue-6, 1438-1446, March 2020.
  10. Amar KumarDas, DulariHansdah,Alok Kumar Mohapatra, Achyut .K. Panda, Energy, exergy and emission analysis on a DI single cylinder diesel engine using pyrolytic waste plastic oil diesel blend, Journal of Energy Institute, 93 (August 2020) 1624-1633
  11. Satyanarayan Patnaik, Sachin Kumar, and Achyut .K. Panda Thermal degradation of corn starch based biodegradable plastic plates and determination of kinetic parameters by isoconversional methods using thermogravimetric analyser.Journal of Energy Institute, 93 (August 2020) 1449-1459.
  12. S.Patnaik, S.Kumar, & Achyut .K. Panda, Thermal degradation of eco-friendly alternative plastics: kinetics and thermodynamics analysis. Environ SciPollut Res 27, 14991–15000 (Feb.2020)
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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).
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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,.
  41. 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.
  42. 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
  43. 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.

Conferences

  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. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
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  1. Narayan Gouda, Achyut Kumar Panda, J. Manisha, I. Siva RamakotiSustainable conversion of biomass to energy in the book titled “Waste management for sustainable ecosystem” Published by Amazon Kindle 2020
  2. Ivaturi Siva Ramakoti, Achyut Kumar Panda, Narayan Gouda, P. Tejaswini Reddy Polymer nanocomposites from waste thermoplastics in the book titled “Waste management for sustainable ecosystem” Published by Amazon Kindle 2020
  3. Amar Kumar Das, Achyut Panda, Effective Utilisation of Kitchen Waste to Biogas by Anaerobic Co-digestion, January 2020, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-0990-2_1, In book: Recent Developments in Waste Management.
  4. 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, Singapore https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2116-0_13
  5. ARTICLE IN NATIONAL MAGAZINES, from waste to energy, The Economic Times, Polymers, Vol 14, Issue 7 April-May 2014
  6. Co-author of "Materials Science and Engineering" SciTech Publications (India) Pvt. Ltd. ISBN:8187328819
  1. National Webinar on Sustainable Chemistry: Challenges and opportunities, organized by VSSUT Burla, during 19-20 Sept. 2020 as coordinator.
  2. 33rd Annual conference of Orissa Chemical Society and 5thNational Seminar on Recent Advancement in Material Sciences (RAIMS-2019) organized by VSSUT Burla, from December, 24-25, 2019, as Organizing Secretary.
  3. National Seminar on Recent Advancement in Material Sciences (RAIMS-2015) organised by VSSUT Burla, from November, 14-15, 2015, as Organising Secretary
  4. AICTE Staff Development Programme on Advancement of Energy Sector towards Global Sustainability; 4th-10th July 2011 at CIT Jatni as Convener.
  • National conference on technology for sustainable utilisation of natural resources; February 24-25, 2007 (Tech SUNR 2007) at JITM Parlakhemundi as co-convener.
  • 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)
    Patents
    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
    Amar Kumar Das and Achyut Kumar Panda, Sustainable Extraction of Oil from Medical Waste Plastics as Prospective transportation fuel, Application no:202131001150 Date of publication: 05/02/2021
    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