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Visiting Faculty/Research Assistance
  1. Dr. Young Sun Mok, Senior Lecturer, Cheju National University, Cheju, Korea (1st Aug-31st Aug, 2001)
  2. Prof. Kazuo Shimizu, Assoc. Professor, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan (Feb 2005)
  3. Dr. Sankarsan Mohapatro, IISc Research Associate, 2011-12
  4. Dr. Anusuya Bhattacharyya, IISc Research Associate, 2015-16
  5. Dr. Apeksha Madhukar, IISc Research Associate, 2018-19


  1. V. Ravi, “Electric Discharge Plasma Technique for Removal of Nitrogen Oxides from Simulated Gas/Engine Exhausts,” 2003.

  2. A D Srinivasan, “Electric Discharge Plasma Promoted Adsorption/Catalysis for Removal of NOx, HC and CO from an Actual Diesel Engine Exhaust,” 2005.

  3. Jayan, “Modeling of Dust Loaded Electrical Characteristics and Collection Efficiency of Industrial Electrostatic Precipitators,” 2009.

  4. Sankarshan Mohapatro, "Dielectric Barrier Discharge Initiated NOx Abatement in Diesel Engine Exhaust: Towards Achieving Higher Removal Efficency," 2011.
  5. Anusuya Bhattacharyya, "Discharge plasma based NOx abatement in engine exhaust assisted by industry wastes: A parametric evaluation with diesel fuels and corona electrodes" 2015.
  6. Apeksha Madhukar, " Stationary diesel exhaust treatment by blending dicharge plasma/ozone with industrial wastes: a study on abatement of NOx and THC," 2018 (the work was honoured with NRDC budding innovators award-2018).
  7. Dipanwita Sinha M, " Estimating the variation of NOx in diesel exhaust treated with discharge-plasma/Ozone injection: a case study on modelling with ANN & Dimensional analysis," 2019.
  8. Katam Nishanth, "Plasma catalysis of diesel exhaust using industrial wastes: a study on NOx and THC removal," 2021.
  9. Apoorva Sahu (on role: joined in Jan 2022)

M.Sc (Engg)/Mtech (Res)

  1. Satyabrata Rout “Application of Pulsed Discharges for Removal of Nitric Oxide from Simulated Flue/Exhaust Gases,” Dec-2000.

  2. N Thirumaran “A Modified Approach to Predict Voltage-Current Characteristics of an Electrostatic Precipitator,” Dec-2000.

  3. V Ravi “Pulsed Electrical Discharges Assisted by Catalysts for Diesel Engine Exhaust Treatment,” Aug-2001.

  4. S V Nakhe “Energy Deposition Studies in Copper Vapor Laser Under Different Pulse Excitation Scheme,” Jan-2002.

  5. Devarakonda V S Sarma “Application of R-Functions for Modeling the Pre-Breakdown V-I Characteristics of a Duct-Type Electrostatic Precipitator” Feb-2002.

  6. Subhankar Das “Engine Exhaust Treatment by Electric Discharge Plasma: A more realistic case,” June 2004.

  7. B R Sushma “N-radical injection for augmenting the NOX removal by electric discharges in the diesel engine exhaust,” July 2005.

  8. Dipanwita Sinha “Towards achieving better NOx removal in discharge plasma treatment of diesel engine exhaust,” Dec-2007.

  9. Bijendra Kumar “NO/NOx removal in diesel engine exhaust under different energizations and reactor configurations,” Jan-2008.

  10. Sankarshan Mohapatro “ Solar powered high voltage energization for vehicular exhaust cleaning: A step towards possible retrofitting in vehicles,” March 2008.

  11. Anusuya Bhattacharyya "DeNOx Studies in Diesel Exhaust under AC/Pulse Energizations," Sep-2012.
  12. Ann G Sarah "Discharge Plasma Supported Mariculture and Lignite Waste for NOx Cleaning in Biodiesel Exhaust: Direct and Indirect Methods," 2016.

ME Projects

  • N Siva Rama Krishna Reddy “Laser Beam Method of Measurement of HV in an Air Medium: A feasibility Study,” Jan-2000

  • Prem Prakash “An Interactive Model for Prediction and Analysis of V-I Characteristics of an Electrostatic Precipitator,” Jan-2001

  • P K Srinivas Kumar “Combined NOx, CO and THC Removal in Diesel Exhaust Using Hybrid Plasma Reactor,” Jan-2002

  • Arya Nandini “Electric Discharge Assisted Adsorption Process for Diesel Exhaust Cleaning: A New Aftertreatment Technique,” Jan-2003

  • Mahadev Kumar “Further Studies on Current density Distribution in a wire-duct ESP under Clean/Simulated Dust Conditions,” June 2005

  • Mathew Johnson “Studies on NOx Control using Plasma based aftertreatment Technique,” June 2005

  • Somasundaram “An improved model of human body to understand ESD,” June 2006

  • Emmanuel “Abatement of Nitrogen Oxides by Plasma Assisted Adsorption and Desorption,” June 2007

  • Samuel Babu "Discharge based Vehicular Exhaust Cleaning. Can we realize it ?," June 2012
  • Sarath Kumar "Study of performance of different Dielectric barrier discharge reactors for NOx abatement of diesel exhaust," June 2013
  • Anil C S, "A study on DBD reactors used in NOx control," June 2014
  • Jasmine  "Prediction of NOx removal efficiency in Plasma Treated Exhaust: A dimensional analysis approach," 2015
  • Gulshan Kishor "Prediction of ozone generation by dielectric barrier discharge: A dimensional analysis approach" 2016
  • Hemanth Jindal "THC control in diesel engine exhaust: A preliminary study with discharge plasma", 2017
  • Katam Nishanth " Estimation of Ozone Generation in DBD Plasma Reactor Using Response Surface Methodology & Fuzzy Logic Models," 2019
  • Deepak Tomer  "Surface discharge reactor configuration for ozone generation", 2020