Pratham Arora - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Pratham Arora
Pratham Arora Assistant professor pratham.arora@hre.iitr.ac.in 01332284921
Areas of Interest
  • Techno-Enviro-Economic Assessment, Process Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation, CFD, Renewable Energy Systems, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Biofuels and bio-energy, Sustainable chemical and fertilizers, Carbon capture , Integrated assessment modelling
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2019-01-01OngoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2018-01-011 year Post-doctoral FellowGeorgia Tech.
2016-01-012 years Associate FellowThe Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2019-01-01OngoingFaculty In-changeSimulator Lab
2019-01-01OngoingFaculty In-changeCADIS Lab and Publications
2019-01-01OngoingFaculty In-changeInstrumentation Lab
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Processes Travel AwardMDPI Journals2019
Bioenergy-Awards for Cutting Edge Research (B-ACER) Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF)2018
Best Collaboration AwardIITB-Monash Research Academy2014
Outstanding reviewer for the Journal of Cleaner ProductionElsevier2018
Best Poster AwardSouth-Eastern Energy Conference, Atlanta2019
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Energy System Engineering / Chemical EngineeringMonash University / IIT Bombay2017
B.E (Hons)Chemical EngineeringBITS Pilani2011
Memberships
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Life member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Biomass production and utilizationAHN 536M. Tech.Autumn
Modelling, Simulation and Computer ApplicationsAH-517BM.Tech.Autumn
Renewable Energy Resources Development TechnologyIAH-302B.Tech.Spring
Waste Water Collection, Treatment and DisposalAHN-554M.Tech.Spring
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionDate
Life Cycle Assessment of Hydro-Thermal Liquefaction of AlgaeAlgenol Biofuels LLC, FL2018-01
Life Cycle Assessment for future transportation fuelsTIFAC2018-01
Multi-scale modeling for biomass based sustainable chemical productionNewton Bhabha Fund Researcher Link Workshop-IIP Dehradun2017-01
ASPEN Plus for Energy Systems ModellingProcess Modelling and Simulaion Workshop, BITS Goa2017-01
Multi-scale modelling for Sustainable Chemical ManufacturingHoneywell UOP2017-01
Application of Multi-Objective Optimization in Process ModellingReliance 2017-01
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Life Cycle Assessment of Advanced BiorefineriesGeorgia Tech.2019-01
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Integrated assessment modellingIIM Sambhalpur, CEEW
Refereed Journal Papers

Publications in SCI-indexed and Scopus-indexed Journals (Published/Communicated):

1. Arora, P., Sharma, I., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2018. Remote, small-scale, ‘greener’ routes of ammonia production, Journal of Cleaner Production, 199, 177-192. (Impact Factor: 5.651; SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.467)
2. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2017. Multi-Objective Optimization of biomass based ammonia production: Potential and perspective in different countries, Journal of Cleaner Production, 148, 363-374. (Impact Factor: 5.651; SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.467)
3. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2017. Compartment model for a dual fluidized bed biomass gasifier. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 117, 274-286. (Impact Factor: 2.795; SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.847)
4. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2016. Small scale ammonia production from biomass: A techno-economic perspective. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55(22), 6422-6434. (Impact Factor: 3.141; SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.978)
5. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2016. Multi-level Modelling of Sustainable Chemical Production; From CFD to LCA. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 38, 499-504. (SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.19)
6. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2015. Modelling and Optimisation of Dual Fluidisation Bed Gasifiers for Production of Chemicals. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 45, 1111. (SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.293)
7. Comer, B.M., Fuentes, P., Dimkpa, C.O., Liu, Y., Fernandez, C., Arora, P., Realff, M., Singh, U. P., Hatzell, M. C., Medford, A. J., 2019. Prospects and Challenges for Solar Fertilizers, Joule.

8. P. Arora, R. Chance, H. Hendrix, M. Realff, V.M.. Thomas, Y. Yuan, Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Different CO2 Supply Options for an Algal Biorefinery, J. CO2 Util. (2020), 40, 101213 .

9. P. Arora, R. Chance, T. Fishbeck, H. Hendrix, M. Realff, V.M.. Thomas, Y. Yuan, Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for an Ethanol Production Process Based on Genetically Modified Cyanobacteria: CO2 Sourcing Options, Biofuels, Bioprod. Bioprocesses. (2020), 14 (6), 1324-1334.

10. A. Bhatt, P. Arora, S.K. Prajapati, Occurrence, fates and potential treatment approaches for removal of viruses from wastewater: A review with emphasis on SARS-CoV-2, J. Environ. Chem. Eng. (2020) 104429.

11. A. Bhatt, P. Arora, S.K. Prajapati, Can Algal Derived Bioactive Metabolites Serve as Potential Therapeutics for the Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 Like Viral Infection?, Front. Microbiol. 11 (2020).

12. A.A.K. Vinay Kumar Tyagi*, Aparna Kapoor, Pratham Arora, Sukanya Das, Municipal solid waste biorefinery: Case study of 100 TPD mechanical-biological treatment plant, J. Environ. Manage. (2021), 292, 112741.

 

Book Chapter

1. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2018. Sustainability assessment of the biomass gasification process for production of ammonia. Coal and Biomass Gasification: Fundamentals, Recent Advances, and Future Challenges, Springer, 351-367.

Conference Publications

1. Sharma, I., Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2016. Greener Alternatives for Ammonia Production. In proceedings of ECOS 2016, Slovenia. 2. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2015. Residence Time Distribution Study for Bubbling Fluidised Beds using Computational Fluid Dynamics, In Proceedings of APCChE 2015 Congress and Chemeca 2015, Melboune.

3. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2014. Innovative Method of Production of Ammonia from Biomass. In Proceedings of 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 1078 – 1085, Germany.

Conference Presentations

1. Prabhudessai, V.,Arora, P., Ganguly, A.,Mutnuri, S., 2010. Biochemical Methane Potential of Agrowastes.3rd IWA Asia Pacific Young Water Professionals Conference, Singapore.

2. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2014. Innovative Method of Production of Ammonia from Biomass. 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany.

3. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2015. Ammonia Production from Biomass. South Asian Symposium on Sustainable Development, TERI University, New Delhi.
4. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2015.Modelling and Optimisation of Dual Fluidisation Bed Gasifiers for production of chemicals, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 15), Kuching, Malaysia.
5. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2015. Residence time distribution study for bubbling fluidised beds using computational fluid dynamics, APCChE 2015 Congress and Chemeca 2015, Melbourne, Australia.
6. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2015.Sustainability assessment of ammonia production from biomass feedstock, APCChE 2015 Congress and Chemeca 2015, Melbourne, Australia.
7. Arora, P., Hoadley, A. F. A., Mahajani, S., Ganesh, A., 2019, Production of Ammonia from Biomass: Multi-Level Modeling for Sustainable Chemical Production, Southeastern Energy Conference, Atlanta, US. (Best poster award)

 

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