IIT Gandhinagar: 10 Years of ExcellenceNews


Chinmay Ghoroi

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Chinmay Ghoroi

B. S. Gelot Chair Professor, Chemical Engineering

  • BSc (Hons.): Calcutta University, 1995
    (Ramakrishna Mission, Narendrapur)
  • BTech.: Calcutta University, 1998
  • ME: Jadavpur University, 2000
  • PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2007

Email: chinmayg -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://sites.google.com/a/iitgn.ac.in/dryprotechlab/

Office: 4/405
VOIP: 2405


  • Work Experience

    • Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Feb 2020 to present)
    • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Nov 2015 to Feb 2020)
    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Jun 2009 - Nov 2015)
    • Visiting Scholar, Mary Kay O'connor Process Safety Center, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA (May 2013 - July 2013)
    • Research Associates, New Jersey Center for Engineered Particulates (NJCEP), Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), NJ, USA (Jan 2010 - Dec 2010)
    • Senior Development Engineer, Thermodynamics Group, SimSci-Esscor (Simulation Sciences Inc.), Invensys Process System, Hyderabad, India (Jun 2007 - Jun 2009)
    • Engineer, Oswal Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd., Orissa, India (Apr 2000 - Sep 2002)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Valerino, M, Bergin, M., Ghoroi, C., Ratnaparkhi, A. and Smested, G.; "Low-Cost Solar PV Soiling Sensor Validation and Size Resolved Soiling Impacts: A Comprehensive Field Study in Western India", Solar Energy, 204, 307-315 (2020) [Impact Factor 4.674]

    2. Maiti, S. C.; Ghoroi, C., "Nano-TiO2 promoted CaO-based high-temperature CO2 sorbent: Role of crystal level properties on efficiency of the CO2 sorption", Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, DOI: 10.1039/D0RE00124D (2020) [Impact Factor 3.935]

    3. Varghese, S., Chaudhary, J.P. and Ghoroi, C., "One-step dry synthesis of an iron-based nano-biocomposite for controlled release of drug", RSC Advances, 23 (2020) [Impact Factor 3.049]

    4. Dixit, D., Ghoroi, C., "Role of randomly distributed nanoscale roughness for designing highly hydrophobic particle surface without using low surface energy coating", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 564 (2020) [Impact Factor 6.361

    5. Dixit, D.; Soppina, V.; Ghoroi, C., "A non-electric and affordable surface engineered particle (SEP) based Point-of-use (POU) water disinfection system", Nature Scientific Reports, 9, 18245 (2019) [Impact Factor 4.525]

    6. Bergin, M.H.; Ghoroi, C; Dixit, D.; Schauer, J.J.; Shindell D. T.; "Large reductions in solar energy production due to dust and particulate air pollution", Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 4 (8), 339–344 (2017) [Impact Factor 6.394]

    7. Maiti, S. C, Ghoroi, C.; "Influence of catalytic nano-additive for stabilization of β-dicalcium silicate and its hydration rate with different electrolytes", Cement and Concrete Research, 98, 111-121 (2017) [Impact Factor 5.618]

  • Awards

    • B. S. Gelot Faculty Chair, IIT Gandhinagar, 2019
    • The Excellence in Research Award, IIT Gandhinagar, 2016
    • The Excellence in Institute Building Award, IIT Gandhinagar, 2013
    • R. G. Manudhane PhD student Excellence award (Best PhD Thesis Prize), IIT Bombay, 2008