Educational Qualification

M.E., Chemical Engineering
B.Tech. Chemical and Bio Engineering
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering

Experience

21.5 years

Publications

1) Anil Kumar and Avinash Thakur, Parametric optimization of green synergistic reactive extraction of lactic acid using trioctylamine, Aliquat336, and butan-2-ol in sunflower oil by response surface methodology, Chemical Engineering Communications, Published online: 31 Dec 2018, https://doi.org/10.1080/00986445.2018.1544898
2) Anil Kumar, Avinash Thakur & Parmjit Singh Panesar, “A comparative study on experimental and response surface optimization of lactic acid synergistic extraction using green emulsion liquid membrane” Separation and Purification Technology, 211 (2019) 54-62
3) Anil Kumar, Avinash Thakur & Parmjit Singh Panesar, “Extraction of hexavalent chromium by environmentally benign green emulsion liquid membrane using tridodecyamine as an extractant” Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry,
70 (2019) 394-401
4) Anil Kumar, Avinash Thakur & Parmjit Singh Panesar, “Lactic acid extraction using environmentally benign Green emulsion ionic liquid membrane” Journal of Cleaner Production Vol. 181 (2018) 574-583
5) Anil Kumar, Avinash Thakur & Parmjit Singh Panesar, Stability analysis of environmentally benign green emulsion liquid membrane. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 2018; 39 (10): 1510–1517.
6) Anil Kumar,
Avinash Thakur, Parmjit Singh Panesar. Statistical optimization of lactic acid extraction using Green Emulsion Ionic Liquid Membrane (GEILM). Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 2018; 6:1855-1864.
7) Avinash Thakur, Parmjit Singh Panesar and Manohar Singh Saini, “L(+)-Lactic Acid Production by Immobilized Lactobacillus casei Using Low Cost Agro-Industrial Waste as Carbon and Nitrogen Sources”. Waste and Biomass Valorization. 2017, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-017-0129-1.
8) Avinash Thakur, Parmjit Singh Panesar and Manohar Singh Saini. “Continuous Production of Lactic Acid in a Two Stage Process Using Immobilized Lactobacillus casei MTCC 1423 Cells” International Journal of Food Engineering . 2018; 4 (3): 216-222.
9) Avinash Thakur, Parmjit Singh Panesar and Manohar Singh Saini. “Parametric Optimization of Lactic Acid Production by Immobilized Lactobacillus casei Using Box-Behnken Design”. Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering. (2018); 62 (3): 274-285.
10) Avinash Thakur, Parmjit Singh Panesar, Manohar Singh Saini “Optimization of process parameters and estimation of kinetic parameters for lactic acid production by Lactobacillus casei MTCC1423” Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, Available online Accepted on 31 October 2018. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-018-0347-1
11. Avinash Thakur, Parmjit Singh Panesar, Manohar Singh Saini Statistical Optimization of Lactic Acid Extraction from Fermentation Broth using Emulsion Liquid Membrane Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering: Select Proceedings of ICACE 2015, pp 21-33.

Research

MHRD- MODROB Project (Period w. e. f. 01.04.2005 to 31.03.2006) entitled “Modernization of Chemical Reaction Engg. & Thermodynamics Lab” Amount sanctioned: Rs.10/- Lacs