Dr. Ananta Kumar Das
Department of Environmental Science
PhD from University of Calcutta
M. Tech from University of Calcutta
B. Tech from University of Calcutta
About Dr. Ananta Kumar Das
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION: Chartered Engineer, IE(I)
PROFESSOR, Department of Environmental Science, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, WB (Oct2019- onwards)
REGISTRAR, MCKV Institute of Engineering (NAAC-A accredited College), Liluah, Howrah (Aug2018- Oct2019)
PROFESSOR & HEAD: Department of Chemical Engineering & DEAN (Academic and Planning),Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology and Management (July2012-July2018)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & HEAD: Department of Chemical Engineering; DEAN (Academic and Planning), Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology and Management (July2009-June2012)
RESIDENT MANAGER, DC Industrial Plant Services Pvt. Ltd. (A concern of DCPL) (2004-2009)
WORKS MANAGER, Pulver Ash Projects Ltd. (WBSIDC) (1993-2004)
SUPERINTENDENT-OTR, Dunlop India Ltd. (1991-1993)
PLANT OFFICER, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (1985-1991)
“Studies on Utilization of Fly ash in relation to its interaction with lime”, for the degree of PhD (Tech), Department of Chemical Technology at the University of Calcutta, awarded on April 2006.
PUBLICATIONS & OTHERS
JOURNAL PAPER: International -12; National-6.
CONFERENCE PAPER: International-8 ; National-22
LECTURE DELIVERED: 14
SEMINAR /WORKSHOP ATTENDED :15
SHORT TERM COURSES:5
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME:2
1. Environmental Engineering
2. Engineering Thermodynamics
3. Fluid Dynamics
4. Project Engineering
5. Instrumentation & Process Control
6. Petrochemical &Petroleum Refinery Engineering
FIELD OF RESEARCH WORK: Waste Management
RESEARCH GUIDANCE: Ongoing PhD research (two)
BOOK PUBLISHED: An introduction to Thermal Power Engineering and Operations-for professionals
1. Life-Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.LM-07935
2. Fellow, The Institution of Engineers (India).F-121407-8
3. Life-Member, Coal Ash Institute of India. CAII/L/01/240
4. Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG) No.125008
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRIBUTIONS
Departmental Service at DIATM
Founder President, IIChE Student Chapter, DIATM.
Organizer, Seminar on Water Treatment in plants –Role of Chemical Engineers, 29 Sep, 2009, DIATM.
Organizer, Seminar on Role of Engineers in Power Sectors,18 Feb, 2011
Organizer, Seminar on Water Resource Development & Management,2011
Convener, Seminar & workshop on Fire & safety management in chemical, steel & manufacturing industries, DIATM, 21Feb, 2015
College Service at DIATM
Director (acting), DIATM, 14 - 30 Apr, 2012
EDC-Plan Grant of Rs.4,00,000/- from AICTE,India for the Financial year 2012-13& 2013-14.
Session Chair in National Seminar on Recent Trends in Applied Sciences & Humanities, DIATM, 30-31 Oct,2013.
Coordinator, Seminar Committee, Scimantek’10, 28-31 Oct,2010.
Organizing Secretary, National Conference (APCS-EM, 2011), 9-10 Apr, 2011.
Coordinator, 3-Day Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp, 17-19 Aug, 2011 sponsored by DST, WB.
Secretary,Organizing Committee, Scimantek13,8-10 Mar,2013.
Secretary, Organizing Committee,Scimantek14,28-30 Jan, 2014.
Convener, National seminar on ‘Water and waste water Management and treatment technologies-challenges and opportunities’,DIATM.27Feb2016.
Coordinator,Internal Research Conference April 6, 2018
Coordinator, Workshop on Human Rights Commission Feb10,2018
Session Chair, All India Seminar on Sustainable Development in Manufacturing Process & Impact on Environment, SDMPIE 2018,May 3-4,2018,DIATM.
Session Chair,Characteristics of water and its treatment technologies for Thermal Power Plant’, All India Seminar on Sustainable Development in Manufacturing Process & Impact on Environment, SDMPIE 2018,May3-4,2018,DIATM.
Member of Board of Studies, WBUT (2010– present), Syllabus committee for Chemical Engineering (UG) students of MAKAUT.
Coordinator, UG Chemical Engg Syllabus(New)2018.
Doctoral Expert in University of Calcutta and National Institute of Technology, Durgapur.
External Examiner for Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Calcutta.
Chairperson, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Energy and Environment/Indo-US joint International Conference on Energy and Environment, CHEMCON2012,IIChE, Doaba regional Centre&NIT, Jalandhar,27-30 Dec,2012
Invitee Member of Executive Committee, Calcutta Regional Centre, IIChE, Kolkata,WB, India.
Advisory Committee Member, IE (I),Durgapur Local Centre.
External Examiner for B.Tech. 3rd year students of Ceramic Engineering, GCECT,Kolkata
External Examiner for B.Tech. 3rd year students of Chemical Engineering,CU for Project work dt.2015
Guest faculty for M.Sc.(Biochemistry) Sem-III students(2016) to take paper on Environmental Science
External Examiner for B.Tech. 3rd year students of Chemical Engineering,CU for Mechanical Operation Lab dt.15-16Feb2016.
External Examiner for M.Tech (final year) students of Dept. of Chemical Engg.,NIT Durgapur for Project Viva-voce dt.17May2016.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Best paper presentation award of SCHEMCON2011 (Gouri Dutta Award), 23-24 Sep, 2011 on my paper.
Certificate of Appreciation as Mentor,NPTEL Courses