Dr. V.Ramsagar

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: ramsagar@nitw.ac.in

: 8332969406

Interests: CO2 Capture Technologies – Calcium Looping & Chemical Looping Combustion, Chemical Process Scheduling, Process Modelling & Simulation, Hybrid Separations, Heat Exchanger Networks

Career Profile

  • Oct 2013 -  Till Date         -         Assistant Professor, NIT Warangal
  • July 2013 - Oct 2013          -           Assistant Professor, NIT Raipur

Academic Profile

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering (2013)         -Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.
  • M.Tech., Chemical Engineering (2009)    -NIT Warangal, India.
  • B.Tech., Chemical Engineering (2006)     - JNTU College of Engineering, Anatapur, AP, India.

Research Experience 

  • Visiting researcher to Process System Engineering Group, Denmark Technical University, Lyngby, Denmark, 2017

Course Taught Previously

 Courses Handled:

  • Pollution Control in Process Industries
  • Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer
  • Mass Transfer - I
  • Mass Transfer-II
  • Pinch Technology
  • Heat Integration and Process Scheduling

Publications

Publications: 

   Refereed Journals

  1. Sikarwar, S. S., Surywanshi, G. D., Patnaikuni, V. S., Kakunuri, M., Vooradi, R., Chemical looping combustion integrated Organic Rankine Cycled biomass-fired power plant–Energy and exergy analyses. Renewable Energy, 2020, 155, 931-949.  
  2. Semal Sekhar Mummana, Vooradi, R., Heat integration and cyclic scheduling of multipurpose batch plants using three index unit-specific event based model, Chemical Engineering Communications (Accepted).
  3. Semal Sekhar Mummana, Murali Mohan Seepana, Vooradi, R., Simultaneous Scheduling and Heat Integration of Batch Plants Using Unit-Specific Event Based Modelling. Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 2020, DOI: 10.1515/cppm-2019-0070.
  4. Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant Kumar Pillai,  Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, 4-E Analyses of Chemical Looping Combustion Based Subcritical, Supercritical and Ultra-Supercritical Coal-Fired Power Plants, Energy Conversion and Management, 2019, 200, 112050.
  5. Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant Kumar Pillai,  Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Formic Acid Synthesis – A Case Study of CO2 Utilization from Coal Direct Chemical Looping Combustion Power Plant, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2019.1649325.
  6. Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant Kumar Pillai,  Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Energy and exergy analyses of Performance analysis of chemical looping combustion based 660 MWe supercritical coal fired power plant, International Journal of Exergy, 2020, 31, 14-33.
  7. B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Vooradi, R., Performance analysis of a double calcium looping integrated biomass fired power plant: exploring a carbon reduction opportunity, International Journal of Energy Research, 2019, 43, 5301-5318.
  8. Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Anjan K Tula, Mario R Eden, Rafiqul Gani, Energy and CO2 management for chemical and related industries: Issues, opportunities and challenges, BMC Chemical Engineering, 2019, 1:7, 1-17.
  9. Vooradi, R.,  Venkata S. Patnaikuni, Anjan K. Tula, Sarath B. Anne, Mario R. Eden, Rafiqul Gani, Hybrid Separation Scheme for Azeotropic Mixtures - Sustainable Design Methodology, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2018, 69, 637-642.
  10. Vooradi, R., Bertran, M.O., Frauzem, R., Anne, S. B., Gani, R. Sustainable chemical processing and energy-carbon dioxide management: Review of challenges and opportunities, Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 2018, 131, 440-464.
  11. Shaik, M.A. and Vooradi, R. Short-term Scheduling of Batch Plants: Reformulation for handling Material Transfer Occurring at Same Event, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research2017, 11175-11185.
  12. Shijaz, H. Attada, Y.  Patnaikuni, V.P. and Vooradi, R. Anne, S. B.  Analysis of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Power plant incorporating Chemical Looping Combustion for Environment-friendly Utilization of Indian CoalEnergy Conversion and Management, 2017, 151, 414-425.
  13. Seepana, M., Samudrala, S., Patnaikuni, V.P.  and Vooradi, R. Unit Cell Modeling and Simulation of All Vanadium Redox Flow Battery, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 2017, 1-13. 
  14. Shaik, M.A. and Vooradi, R. Unification of STN and RTN models for short-term scheduling of batch plants with shared resources. Chemical Engineering Science, 2013, 98, 104-124.
  15. Vooradi, R. and  Shaik, M.A. Rigorous unit-specific event-based model for short-term scheduling of batch plants with conditional sequencing and unit-wait times. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013, 52, 12950-12972.
  16. Vooradi, R. and Shaik, M.A. Improved three-index unit-specific event-based model for short-term scheduling of batch plants, Computers and Chemical Engineering2012, 43, 148-172.

  International / National Conference Proceedings

  1. Shailesh Singh Sikarwar, Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Manohar Kakunuri, Vooradi. R., Interaction between Coal-Ash and Iron-Ore in Chemical Looping Combustion, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Green Technology 2019 (SEGT 2019), Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 11-14, 2019.
  2. Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Vooradi. R., Sarath Babu Anne, Energetic and Exergetic Analysis of Chemical Looping Combustion integrated Coal-fired Power plant using different Oxygen carriers, International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Green Technology 2019 (SEGT 2019), Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 11-14, 2019.
  3. Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Analysis of Chemical Looping and Calcium Looping Combustion Integrated Power Plant for Hydrogen and Power Co-generation, 11th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-11), Chennai, India, July 14-18, 2019.
  4. B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Vooradi, R., Integration of NGCC power plant with dry reforming of natural gas for dimethyl ether production: CO2 utilization approach, 11th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-11), Chennai, India, July 14-18, 2019.
  5. B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Vooradi, R.,  Energy and exergy analysis of a natural gas fired combined cycle power plant integrated with calcium looping for CO2 capture in Indian climatic conditions, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE-2019), NIT Warngal, Feb 15-16, 2019.
  6. Surywanshi Gajanan D., B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Chemical Looping Combustion based Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Coal Fired Power Plant, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE-2019), NIT Warngal, Feb 15-16, 2019
  7. S. S. Sikarwar, Surywanshi Gajanan D., B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Vooradi, R., Heat Integration of Chemical Looping Combustion based Biomass-Fired Power Plant, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE-2019), NIT Warngal, Feb 15-16, 2019.
  8. Surywanshi Gajanan Dattarao, B. Basant K. Pillai, M. Maheshwari, K. Venkatesh, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni,  Synthesis of Formic Acid – A Case Study of CO2 Utilization from Coal Direct Chemical Looping Combustion Power Plant, International Conference on Advances and Challenges for Sustainable Ecosystems (ICACSE 2018), NIT Tiruchirappalli, India, Dec 6-8, 2018.
  9. S. S. Sikarwar, Surywanshi Gajanan D., B. Basant K. Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Vooradi, R., Thermodynamic Analysis of Chemical Looping Combustion Integrated Sugarcane Bagasse based Biomass Power Plant, International Conference on Advances and Challenges for Sustainable Ecosystems (ICACSE 2018), NIT Tiruchirappalli, India, Dec 6-8, 2018.
  10. Vooradi, R., Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Review of energy usage and carbon dioxide management, 2nd International Conference on Functional Materials and Chemical Engineering (ICFMCE 2018),  Abu Dhabi, Nov 20-22, 2018.
  11. B. Basant Kumar Pillai, Venkata Suresh Patnaikuni, Sarath Babu Anne, Vooradi, R., Integration of a Calcium looping system for CO2 capture in an Indian natural gas fired combined cycle power plant : A feasibility study, 2nd International Conference on Functional Materials and Chemical Engineering (ICFMCE 2018),  Abu Dhabi, Nov 20-22, 2018.
  12. Vooradi, R., Venkata S. Patnaikuni, Anjan K. Tula, Sarath B. Anne, Mario R. Eden, Rafiqul Gani, Hybrid Separation Scheme for Azeotropic Mixtures - Sustainable Design Methodology, Distillation & Absorption 2018 (DA2018), Italy, Sep 16-19, 2018.
  13. Rafiqul Gani, Vooradi, R., Sarath Babu Anne, Synthesis, design and analysis of energy efficient sustainable process alternatives, 28th European symposium on computer aided process engineering (ESCAPE-28), Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 2018, 43, 893-899.
  14. Pillai, B. B. K., Surywanshi, G. D., Patnaikuni, V. S., Anne, S. B., Vooradi, R., Energy analysis of sugarcane bagasse based biomass power plant integrated with calcium looping technology, 10th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-10), 2018, Katowice, Poland , July 1-4, 2018.
  15. Surywanshi, G. D., Pillai, B. B. K., Patnaikuni, V. S., Vooradi, R., Anne, S. B., Energy and exergy analysis of supercritical coal fired power plant integrated with chemical looping combustion, 10th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-10), 2018, Katowice, Poland, July 1-4, 2018.
  16. Nasir, H., Vooradi, R., Patnaikuni, V. S., Anne, S. B., Gani, R. Process Intensification using Hybrid Distillation Scheme - Separation of Benzene and Cyclohexane, First International Conference on Energy and Environment: Global Challenges (ICEE 2018), 2018, NIT Calicut, Kerala, India.
  17. Singh, M. K., Patnaikuni, P. V., Vooradi, R., Anne, S. B., Gani, R. Hybrid Separation Scheme for Recovery of Acetonitrile from Ethanol Ammoxidation Process, First International Conference on Energy and Environment: Global Challenges (ICEE 2018), 2018, NIT Calicut, Kerala, India.
  18. Mummana, S.S., Seepana, M.M., Vooradi, R., Direct heat integration of multipurpose batch plants using three index unit specific event based model,  First International Conference on Energy and Environment: Global Challenges (ICEE 2018), 2018, NIT Calicut, Kerala, India.
  19. Vooradi, R., Bertran, M. O., Frauzem, R., Anne, S. B.,  & Gani, R. Sustainable chemical processing and energy-carbon dioxide management: review of challenges and opportunities, International Conference on Chemical Engineering (ICChE), 2017, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  20. Vooradi, R. & Sarat Babu, A. Design of control structure for binary distillation column, International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICCCEE), 2015, London (UK). [ICCCEE Conf. Proceedings, 161-165]
  21. Shaik, M.A. & Vooradi, R. Unification of STN and RTN based Models for short-term scheduling of batch plants, 6th International conference on process systems engineering (PSE ASIA), 2013, Malaysia.
  22. Vooradi, R. & Shaik, M.A. Short-term scheduling of batch plants based on conditional sequencing of processing tasks, ICCBPE-IN-2013, NIT Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  23. Vooradi, R. & Shaik, M.A. Advanced unit-specific event-based modeling approach for short-term scheduling of batch plants, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012, Pittsburgh, USA. 
  24. Vooradi, R. & Shaik, M.A. Short-term scheduling of multipurpose batch plants with shared resources, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON), 2012, Jalandhar, India.
  25. Vooradi, R., Shaik, M.A. & Gupta, N.M. Three-index model for short-term scheduling of Westenberg-Kallrath benchmark problem, International Conference on Modeling, Optimization and Computing (ICMOC), 2010, NIT Durgapur, India. [AIP Conf. Proceedings, 1298, 380-385.]
  26. Vooradi, R. "Computer Approach for Solving McCabe-Thiele Method", FUSION-2005, The National Student Technical Symposium, JNTU Anantapur, AP, India.

PHDs Supervised

 Ph.D's Supervised: 

CandidateThesisAward Year
Mr. M. Semal Sekhar  
 Unit-Specific Event-Based Models for Scheduling of Chemical Plants
On-going
Mr. B. Basant Kumar PillaiEnergy and Exergy Analysis of Solar Integrated Coal and Gas Fired Power Plants with Post Combustion CO2 Capture Technology  

On-going

(Co-Guide)

 Mr. Shailesh Singh S.Chemical Looping Combustion of Coal

On-going

 

Workshops/Conferences

Workshops/Conferences Organized:

  • G.V.S. Nageswar Rao, P. Rathish Kuamr and V. Ramsagar. A Two day National workshop on "Eco-Friendly Structural Innovations for Sustainable Development", July 18 - 19, 2014.
  • Mr. A. Sarat Babu, Dr. Shirish Sonawane, Dr. S. Srinath and Dr. V. Ramsagar. Student workshop on Applications of Process Simulators in Chemical Engineering. At Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded. Jan 08 - 12, 2014.
  • Mr. A. Sarat Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar . Student & Faculty workshop on "Process Simulation using Aspen Plus". At NIT Tiruchirapalli, Dec 02-05, 2014.
  • Mr. A. Sarat Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar . Student workshop on "Process Simulation using Aspen Plus". At NITW, 13- March, 2015.
  • Mr. A. Sarat Babu, Dr. V. Ramsagar and P. V. Suresh. A 5-day STTP on "Applications of Process Simulators in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering" at NIT Warangal, May 30- 3 June, 2016.
  • Mr. A. Sarat Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar. Student workshop on "Process Simulation" at Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gunupur, Odisha, Sep 18-21, 2016.
  • Mr. A. Sarat Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar. Student workshop on "Process simulation using Open Source Simulator, DWSIM" at Dr. Baba Saheb Ambetkar Technological University, Lonere, Maharashtra, Oct 20-24, 2016.
  • Dr. A. Sarath Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar. GIAN course on " Computer aided simulation of chemical processes". At NIT Warangal, Nov 22-27, 2016.
  • Dr. A. Sarath Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar. A 5-day workshop on "Innovative & Sustainable Chemical Process Analysis, Design & Synthesis" Jointly organized by NITW, NITT and PSEforSpeed at NIT Tiruchirapalli. Aug 28 - Sep 1, 2017.
  • Dr. P. V. Suresh and Dr. V. Ramsagar. GIAN course on " Chemical Looping Combustion for CO2 Capture". At NIT Warangal, Nov 20-24, 2017.
  • Dr. V Ramsagar, Dr. P. V. Suresh, Dr. T. Sunil Kumar and Prof. A. Sarath Babu. Two Week Simulation Workshop on "Aspen and Ansys (CFD) for Chemical Engineering Students & Scholars (ACCESS-2018)", June 04 - 15, 2018 At  NIT Warangal
  • Prof. A. Sarath Babu and Dr. V. Ramsagar. GIAN course on "Advanced Computer Aided Modeling of Chemical & Biochemical Processes". At NIT Warangal, Sep 03-07, 2018.
  • Dr. V Ramsagar and Prof. A. Sarath Babu. GIAN course on "Exergy Analysis of Industrial Processes". At NIT Warangal, February 11-15, 2019.

Projects

 

Sponsored R & D Projects
Project TitleOrganization Amount (Rs.)YearStatus
Short-term scheduling of batch plants with storage capacity and time limitationsResearch Seed Grant (MHRD)5,00,000
2014
Completed

 

Consultancy Projects

Project TitleOrganizationAmount (Rs.)YearStatus
Steady state simulation of CO2 absorption column using MEA solventM/s S.S. Gas Lab Asia (P) Ltd., Delhi1,51,8002015Completed

 

Awards and Honors

 Awards and Honors:

  • Conference Best Paper Award for my paper entitled "Short-term scheduling of batch plants based on conditional sequencing of processing tasks" in International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering-India (ICCBPE-IN) 2013.

 

Additional Responsibility

 Additional Responsibility:

  • Faculty In-Charge for Departmental Computer Lab (July 2018-Till date)
  • Faculty In-charge for Departmental Time Table (May 2014 to July 2018).
  • Faculty In-charge for Industrial Tours/Training/Internships (13/01/2015 to till date).
  • Faculty In-charge for B.Tech Projects (01/01/2015 to July 2018).
  • Member, Department DAC-UG committee (01/07/2016 to till date)
  • Member, Departmental Purchase Committee (DPC)- Centre for Automation and Instrumentation (CAI) (24/07/2014 to till date)