Dr. Sandeep Mohan Ahuja

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Dr. Sandeep Mohan Ahuja




Chemical Engineering


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Educational Details

Educational Qualification

Ph.D (Chemical Engg.) IIT Delhi
M.E (Chemical) ,Panjab University, Chandigarh
(Stood first and got Distinction)
B.E.(Chemical) Panjab University, Chandigarh
Certified Energy Manager & Auditor (BEE, India)



Sept 2018- Continuing: Professor & Environmental Coordinator, Department of Chemical Engineering, SLIET, Sangrur, Punjab.
Sept 2015- Sept 2018: Professor and Head, Chemical Engineering, SLIET, Sangrur, Punjab.

April 2015- Till date: Professor, Chemical Engineering, SLIET, Sangrur, Punjab.

June 2010- March 2015: Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, SLIET, Sangrur, Punjab.

June 2007- June 2010 :   Assistant  Professor, Chemical Technology, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sangrur, Punjab.

August 1995 -June 2007: Principal Scientific Officer and Process Engineer  in Environment Consultancy Cell of Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (A Govt. of Punjab Undertaking), Sector 26, Chandigarh.

Professional Memebership

Professional Membership

Life Member Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and Punjab Science Academy



Ahmad, K., Roy Ghatak, H. & Ahuja, S.M. (2020) A review on photocatalytic remediation of environmental pollutants and H2 production through water splitting: A sustainable approach. Environmental Technology & Innovation Volume 19, August 2020, 100893

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.100893


Ahmad, K., Roy Ghatak, H. & Ahuja, S.M. Kinetics of producing vanillin and 4-hydroxy benzaldehyde from the hydrolysis residue of rice straw by photocatalysis. Reac Kinet Mech Cat 131, 383–395 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11144-020-01840-6


Designing of hammer mill for coal pulverization: Fabrication and Testing Journal name: International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) IJRAR | E-ISSN 2348-1269, P- ISSN 2349-5138.Paper I’d: IJRAR19K3673, June, 2019


G.K.Jawa, S.M.Ahuja “Study on Removal of Cd(II) from Aqueous Solution by using Arachis Hypogea as Low Cost Biosorbent”, Asian Journal of Chemistry, March 2018


G.K.Jawa, S.M.Ahuja “Removal of Cadmium(II) from Aqueous Solutions by using Chemically Modified Pods of Dalbergia Sissoo”, International Conference on Recent Innovations in Science, Agriculture, Engineering and Management’ held at Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo on Nov. 20, 2017

S.M Ahuja, “Air Pollution Control from Rice Shellers – A Case Study”. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 102, International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (2015), 9(6), 716 – 719

S.M.Ahuja, Energy Saving Opportunities in Steel Reheating Furnaces, International Research Journal of Engg. &Tech., Vol 2, issue 1, April 2015


S.M.Ahuja, Pardeep Garg, “Energy Efficient Cupola Furnace Integrated with Air Pollution Control System – A Case Study,” Journal of Punjab Academy of Sciences ,1-4,Vol.7-8,#1(&2) Dec-Jan2010-11,


Ravi Kumar, S.M Ahuja, “Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites: Review on Sugar Cane Bagasse “Journal of Punjab Academy of Sciences, # 11-12, Vol1-2,2012-13.


S.M.Ahuja, P. Sanan, “Practical Solution for Alleviating Problems of Pollution Control for Small and Medium Scale  Industries [SMEs].”133-136, March 2012, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises


S.M.Ahuja, “Retrofitting Industrial Cyclone Separators”. 768-771, Jan 2012, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology

S.M.Ahuja,  “Wetted Wall Cyclone – A Novel Concept”, Elsevier Science, Powder Technology, 204, 48–53,(2010)


S.M.Ahuja, “ Air Pollution Control Technology for Re-Rolling Mills”, 130-133,Vol5&6,#1&2,Dec-Jan(2008-09),Journal of Punjab Academy of Sciences


S.M.Ahuja, “ Air Pollution Control from Zinc Dross Industry”141-143, vol 6-7# 1&2, Jan-Dec(2009-10) Journal  of Punjab Academy of Sciences


S.M.Ahuja, “Air Pollution Control Device for Induction Furnace- A Case Study” 249-252 (2011) Advances  in Chemical Engineering by Thapar University, Patiala


S.M.Ahuja,  A Chapter  entitled “Air Pollution Control Device in Rice Shellers – a Case Study” in the book Environmental Issues in Technical Education – A publication by Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (PSCST), Chandigarh sponsored by UNESCO (December – 1998).


S.M.Ahuja,  K.K. Singla “A Sustainable Approach for Handling Solid Waste of Mandi Gobindgarh” (9-10,December,2011) during national conference  on  Waste management and Recyling,2011 SLIET, Longowal



S.M.Ahuja, “A Practical Solution for reducing Rice – Husk Consumption in the Furnaces of Rice- Shellers” (9-10,December,2011),during national conference on Waste management and Recycling, 2012  SLIET, Longowal


S.M.Ahuja, “Need for  Automation in Re-Rolling Mills” 4th National Conference on Communication & Networking organized by Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering at SLIET, Longowal, 311-313 4-5 Feb 2011


S.M.Ahuja,”Cost Effective Technology for Dust Control in Rice Shellers” during national Conference on New Horizons in Bioprocessing of Foods,(Feb 25-26,2011) Department of Food Technology ,SLIET ,Longowal


S.M.Ahuja, “Energy Conservation in Re-Heating Furnaces” (7-9, feb. 2011)14th Punjab Science Congress( National Level),  2011SLIET, Longowal


S.M.Ahuja, “Sustainable Solution for Treating Effluents from the Acid Pickling industry of Punjab” (12-13 march ,2009) Emerging Trends in Chemical Analysis & Synthesis,2009 SLIET, Longowal


S.M.Ahuja, “Air Pollution Control for Hot Mix Plants” during national Seminar on “Cleaner Production Technologies “ held on 17-18 November 2009 at NITTTR , Chandigarh. (2009-10)


S.M.Ahuja, “Cleaner Technology for Stone Crushers” during national Seminar on “Cleaner Production Technologies “ held on 17-18 November 2009 at NITTTR , Chandigarh. (2009-10)


S.M.Ahuja, “Environment-Friendly Solution for Carcass Disposal” during Chemcon-2008, (national level) conducted by Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh (2008-09).



Area of Specialization :Industrial pollution Control and Energy Conservation
# Number of research projects of applied nature were undertaken. These were funded from Agencies like DST,PCRA and PPCB and SIDBI etc.
# Provided consultancy to about 1300 SMEs in different industrial Sector.
# Visited Zurich, Switzerland in January, 2012 for presenting research paper and Chairing two technical sessions in international Conference ;New York, U.S.A., in June 2015 for presenting research papers in international conferences and Tokyo Japan in March 1999 for attending a three week training course on waste water treatment.
# Handled the work relating to Training and placement of students of the department for eight years.
# Selected as expert member in number of Committees Constituted by the Punjab Govt. from time to time for tackling pollution control problems from various categories of industries.
# Developed technologies for number of Industrial Sectors for Pollution Control and energy Conservation.
# Imparted training for six years , of six month duration every year,relating to industrial problems to students of chemical engineering , as part of curricula of undergraduate courses.
#Conducted sixteen seminars/conferences/brain storming sessions etc. for popularizing the developed technologies and enhancing interaction with industry and academic institutions.
# Delivered fifteen expert lectures in Organisations like NITTTR,Chandigarh,MGSIPA, Chandigarh,different State pollution Control Boards and during short term Courses and Conferences organized by the department.