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Projects during 2016 - 17
Sl. No. Title of    the R&D   project Name of the OEC Project Manager Collaborator Institute/In-House
Uranium Program
1 Studies on Naturally Occurring Uranium in Sedimentary Rocks for Possible Extraction as Nuclear Fuel Dr. C. S. Sarmah University of Pune
2 In situ Leaching of Uranium Mr Veerendra Singh IIT-Kharagpur
3 Initial experiments on In-situ-leaching (ISL) process development Mr Veerendra Singh In-House
4 Development of hybrid nanozyme-bacterial hydrogels for augmentation of uranium leaching from subsurface soil Mr Veerendra Singh PSG institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore
5 Drilling, Coring and Logging of 16 Parametric Wells in Kaikalur-Lingala Mr Veerendra Singh In-House (Completed on 28.10.2016)
Hydrogen Program
6 Thermo-chemical Hydrogen generation through partially open loop S-I process involving H2S incineration; experimental studies on Bunsen Reaction and HI decomposition. Dr. C. S. Sarmah CSIR-IIP, Dehradun
7 Development of polymeric charged membranes for thermochemical hydrogen generation processes. Dr. C. S. Sarmah Central Salt and Marine research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar
8 Development of materials as alternative to Platinum as electrode materials in the Cu-Cl cycle Dr. C. S. Sarmah ICT, Mumbai
9 Continuation of Closed Loop Experimental Studies on ICT - OEC Process for Copper-Chlorine (Cu-Cl) Thermo-chemical Hydrogen Production Dr. C. S. Sarmah ICT, Mumbai
10 Prolonged Stability Tests of IIT-D Developed Catalysts for HI Decomposition Reaction of S-I Cycle Dr. C. S. Sarmah IIT, Delhi (Completed on 10.05.2016)
11 Extensive characterization of supported metallic oxide catalysts and theirs stability in sulfuric acid decomposition section of I-S cycle for Hydrogen production Dr. C. S. Sarmah IIT- Delhi (Completed on 22.06.2016)
12 Scale up of I-S, EED & ED based membrane processes for production and concentration of HI as Hydrogen source Dr. C. S. Sarmah CSIR-CSMCRI
13 Development of Ceramic Membranes for Gas Separation Applications in S-I and Cu-Cl cycles for Clean Energy Production Dr. C. S. Sarmah CSIR-CGCRI
14 Design and Development of Sulfuric acid concentrator and Internals for Bayonet Convertor Dr. C. S. Sarmah IIT, Delhi
Biotechnology Program
15 Development of Process for bioconversion of Unrecovered Oil to Methane Dr. Nimmi Singh In-House
16 Development of microbial process for in-situ generation / enhancement of methane from underground coal seams. Dr. Nimmi Singh TERI
17 Development of specialized Microbial Culture Bank for Energy Recovery from Lignite and Matured Oil Reservoirs Dr. Nimmi Singh ARI, Pune
18 Isolation and Characterization of SRB Lysing Bacteriophage for Inhibition of Petroleum field Sourcing and SRB Induced Corrosion Dr. Nimmi Singh ARI, Pune
19 Feasibility studies on production of microbial oil from Oleaginous yeast and fungi. Dr. Nimmi Singh In-House
20 Hotwiring microbial communities for enhanced unconventional gas production Dr. Nimmi Singh TERI (Indian Partner) and University of New South Wales, Australia (International Partner)
Solar Program
21 Performance Evaluation of Solar Thermal Dish Stirling Engine System Mr Uday Shankar In-House
22 Investigation  of  Properties  of  Molten  Salt  as  a  Heat Storage Medium Mr Uday Shankar ICT, Mumbai
23 Development of Solar PV and wind hybrid power plant with large scale at Kaza, Himachal Pradesh Mr Puneet Kishore Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)
24 Design and Development of a Single Cylinder Free Piston Stirling Engine (FPSE) for net 3 kWe Electrical Output Using Solar Energy and also other renewable energy as Input Mr Uday Shankar IIT, Bombay
25 R&D project on Design, Fabrication and Erection of up to 2MWe Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant based on beam down technology Mr Uday Shankar BARC, Mumbai
26 Scoping Study for Integration of GGS process system with Solar Block-Phase 2 Mr Uday Shankar Engineers India Ltd. (Completed on 14.04.2016)
27 Development of self-cleaning coatings based on super-hydrophobicity for solar panel applications Dr. Nimmi Singh PSG institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore
Geothermal
28 R&D on Geothermal Power Generation using single well concept Mr Puneet Kishore In-House
29 Project on simulation work for Single well Geothermal Mr Puneet Kishore IIT Delhi
30 Assessment of Geothermal Potential and Setting up of Geothermal Pilot Power Plant in Cambay basin, Gujarat Mr Puneet Kishore In-House
Others
31 Study on "Preparation of Technology Forecast Report on Nanotechnology Applications in Oil & Gas Exploration" Dr. Nimmi Singh National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
32 Selective Conversion of CO2 to CO using an Inexpensive Nanoporous Carbon doped oxides through plasma/photocatalysis Dr. Nimmi Singh Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal
Completed Projects
S.No Title of the R&D project Name of the OEC Project Manager Collaborator Institute/In-house Duration
1 Preliminary process analysis for copper-chlorine (Cu-Cl) thermochemical hydrogen production process Phase I Dr. D. Parvatalu Prof. G. D. Yadav, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT, Mumbai) 01.07.2007 to
31.12.2010
2 Studies on the catalytic decomposition of Sulfuric acidin the I-S process for Hydrogen production Dr. D. Parvatalu Dr. Sreedevi Upadhyayula, IIT Delhi 11.01.2008 to 11.10.2012
3 Studies onBunsen reactor for production of Sulfuric acid & HI using electrochemical cell andConcentration of HIx Solution using Electro-Electrodialysis. Dr. D. Parvatalu Anupam Shukla(IIT, Delhi) 21.01.2008 to 21.01.2012
4 Experimental data collection on oxidation of CuCl and recovery of Cu Dr. D. Parvatalu Mr P. Adaikkalam,Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI, Karaikudi) 28.04.2008 to
28.02.2009
5 Solid State lighting (LED) device Mr Uday Shankar In-House 06.05.2008-24.08.2011
6 Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Iodide (HI) into I2 and H2 Dr. D. Parvatalu Dr. Venkatesan V. Krishna (IIT-Delhi) 29.09.2008 to
30.06.2013
7 Development of Hydrogen Transport Membrane Reactors for Hydrogen Iodide decomposition followed by Hydrogen removal Dr. D. Parvatalu Dr. Venkatesan V. Krishna (IIT-Delhi) 29.09.2008 to
28.09.2011
8 Development of laboratory scale process for conversion of lignite to Methane and Humic Acid Dr. Nimmi Singh Dr. Rintu Banerjee IIT Kharagpur 18.05.2009 to 31.01.2014
9 Simulation studies on the Sulphur-Iodine (S-I cycle) closed loop thermochemical process for production of hydrogen using suitable simulation and application software Dr. D. Parvatalu Dr. Yogesh S. Mahajan, BabasahebAmbedkarUniv.Lonere, Maharashtra (BATU) 15.12.2009 to
15.12.2011
10 Studies on the electrolysis of CuCl& recovery of Cu – Energy Optimisation – Phase II Dr. D. Parvatalu Dr. J. PrabhakarRethinirajCECRI, Karaikudi 27.02.2010 to
26.11.2010
11 Electrolysis of CuCl – HCl system for the preparation ofCuCl2 & H2-A Feasibility Study Dr. D. Parvatalu N. Sathiyan CECRI, Karaikudi 05.04.2010 to
04.03.2012
12 Experimental Studies for Reaction of Metals with HI  Dr. D. Parvatalu Prof. G. D. Yadav (ICT, Mumbai) 10.01.2011 to
23.02.2011
13 Drilling, Coring and Logging of 10 Parametric wells:
(i)6 Wells in Cauvery basin, Andhra Pradesh and
(ii) 4 Wells in Krishna-Godavari Basin, Tamil Nadu
Mr O.P Srivastava In-House 01.08.2011-01.07.2012
14 Experimental Studies for Reaction of Metals with Hydroid Acid & Detailed Studies on Decomposition of Certain Transition Metal Iodides Dr. D. Parvatalu Prof. G. D. Yadav (ICT, Mumbai) 14.09.2011 to 13.02.2012
15 Techno Economic Feasibility of Open Loop Thermo-chemical S–I cycle of H2S split for Carbon-Free Hydrogen Production in Petroleum Refinery Dr. D. Parvatalu IIP Dehradun 10.01.2012 to 09.05.2012
16 Modeling of Membrane Electrolysis Cell for BunsenReaction and Electro-Electrodialysis Unit for concentration of HIx Solution Dr. D. Parvatalu AnupamShukla(IIT, Delhi) 08.02.2013 to 07.11.2013
17 Mechanistic Studies on the Catalytic Decomposition of Sulfuric Acid in the I-S Cyclefor Hydrogen Production Dr. D. Parvatalu Dr. Sreedevi Upadhyayula (IIT, Delhi) 25.02.2013 to 24.02.2014
18 ICT - OEC Process for Copper-Chlorine (Cu-Cl) Thermo-chemical Hydrogen Production – Phase-II Dr. D. Parvatalu ICT,Mumbai 23.02.2012 to 30.09.2015
19 To exploit the kinetic energy of flowing water streams for generation of electricity using hydro generators Mr Rajesh Agarwal M/s Natural Power Concepts-USA 16.04.2012 to 15.04.2015
20 Drilling, Coring and Logging of 8 Parametric Wells in Suket-Jhalawar, Rajasthan Mr O.P Srivastava In-House 15.05.2013-16.06.2014
21 Drilling, Coring and Logging of 3 Parametric Wells in Kaikalur-Lingala in K-G
basin, Andhra Pradesh
Mr Veerendra Singh In-House 23.06.2014-31.03.2015
22 Drilling, Coring and Logging of 38 Parametric wells Mr Veerendra Singh In-House 12.08.2014-07.09.2015
23 A Study of Energy Efficiency Improvement of Internal Combustion Engine Using Oxygen Enrichment Mr Uday Shankar Dr. K.A. Subramanian (IIT Delhi) 16.09.2014 to 03.03.2015
24 Scoping Study for Integration of GGS process system with Solar Block-Phase 2 Mr Uday Shankar Engineers India Ltd. 04.02.2015-14.04.2016
25 Drilling, Coring and Logging of 16 Parametric Wells in Kaikalur-Lingala Mr Veerendra Singh In-House 19.12.2015-28.10.2016
26 Extensive characterization of supported metallic oxide catalysts and theirs stability in sulfuric acid decomposition section of I-S cycle for Hydrogen production Dr. D Parvatalu, Dr. Sreedevi Upadhyayula ,IIT- Delhi 23.12.2015 -
22.06.2016
27 Prolonged Stability Tests of IIT-D Developed Catalysts for HI
Decomposition Reaction of I-S Cycle
Dr. D Parvatalu, Prof. A N Bhaskarwar, IIT- Delhi 10.11.2015 -10.05.2016