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Dr. Bhawna Verma
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Area of Interest: 
Heat Transfer In Narrow Tubes; Biodiesel; Carbon Materials/ Nanocomposites Materials For Enhanced Capacitance

PhD.  Chemical Engineering IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
M.Tech. Chemical Engineering IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
B.E. Chemical Engineering, GEC, Raipur, Pt. R.S.S.U.(now NIT, Raipur)


1. AICTE , Research promotion Scheme," Hydrodynamic and heat transfer studies in pulsating heat pipe" , 10.45 lakhs ,(2009-2012); PI

2. ITBHU, "Hydrodynamic and heat transfer studies in narrow channels", 0.5 lakhs (2008- 2012);PI

3. IIT BHU Sprouting grant, "Production and storage of hydrogen", 15 lakhs (2013); Co-PI

4. Design Innovation Hub ,IIT(BHU)" Zeolite from flyash", 0.17lakhs (2014-15); PI

5. Design Innovation Hub ,IIT(BHU)" Enzymatic Production of Biodiesel", 0.12 lakhs (2014-15); PI

6. CERD, IIT(BHU) Sponsored Project on " Hybrid glass and carbon gel based supercapacitors for energy storage",  6.5lakhs (2016-18); PI.


  • D. Kumar,T.Das, B.Giri,B.Verma, Optimization of biodiesel synthesis from nonedible oil using immobilized bio support catalysts in jacketed packed bed bioreactor by response surface methodology” Journal of Cleaner Production 244 (2020)118700 (I.F. = 6.395)
  • Zahoor Alam, Bhawna Verma and A.S.K.Sinha, “Creation of heterojunction in CdS supported on N,S-rGO for efficient charge separation and photo-reduction of water to hydrogen, International journal of Hydrogen Energy, (I.F.= 4.229)
  • Zahoor Alam, Bhawna Verma and A.S.K.Sinha, “Synthesis and characterization of MWCNT incorporated N, S-rGO supported CdS photocatalyst for dissociation of water to hydrogen by visible light, International journal of Hydrogen Energy, 45 (2020) 175-189. (I.F.= 4.229)
  • D. Kumar, T.Das, B.Giri, B.Verma ,”Preparation and characterization of novel hybrid bio-support material immobilized from Pseudomonas cepacia lipase and its application to enhance biodiesel production” Renewable Energy, 147(1) (2020), 11- 24.(I.F.= 5.439)
  • Tapas Das and B.Verma, “Polyaniline based ternary composite with enhanced electrochemical properties and its use as supercapacitor electrodes” Journal of energy storage 26 (2019), 100975 (I.F.= 3.517)
  • Tapas Das and B.Verma, “Polyaniline-Acetylene Black-Copper Cobaltite based ternary hybrid material with enhanced electrochemical properties and its use in supercapacitor electrodes”International Journal of Energy Research (2019), 1-16; doi10.1002/er.4951(I.F. = 3.343)
  • D. Kumar, T. Das, B. Giri, E.R.Eldon, BhawnaVerma,"Biodiesel production from hybrid non-edible oil using bio-support beads immobilized with lipase from Pseudomonas cepacia”, Fuel 255(2019), 115801(I.F. = 5.22)
  • Tapas Das and B.Verma, “Effect of ruthenium based catalyst loading on the electrochemical properties of carbon xerogel” Chemical Physics Letters, (I.F.=1.901)
  • Tapas Das, Bhawna Verma," Synthesis of polymer composite based on polyaniline-acetylene black copper ferrite for supercapacitor electrodes," Polymers 168 (2019), 61-69. (I.F. = 3.77)
  • Tapas Das, Bhawna Verma," High performance ternary polyaniline-acetylene blackcobalt ferrite hybrid system for supercapacitor electrodes," Synthetic Metals 251 (2019), 65-74. (I.F. = 2.87)
  • Zeenat Arif, Naresh K. Sethy, Lata Kumari, P. K. Mishra, B. Verma,"Green Synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticle using Cajanus cajan extract and their Use in Controlling the Fouling of Ultrafiltration PVDF Membranes", Korean J. Chem. Eng. 36 (2019), 1148-1156.(I.F. = 2.20)
  • Zeenat Arif, Naresh K. Sethy, Lata Kumari, P. K. Mishra, B. Verma," Development of antimicrobial and antifouling nanocomposite membranes by a phase inversion technique",Journal of Polymer Engineering, (2019) , DOI 10.1515/polyeng-2019-0007​​(I.F.= 1.07)
  • Zeenat Arif, Naresh K. Sethy, Lata Kumari, P. K. Mishra, B. Verma,"Antifouling Behaviour of PVDF/TiO2 Composite Membrane: A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment", Iranian Polymer Journal, 28(2019),301-312 (I.F. = 1.70)
  • Dilip Kumar, Balendu Shekher Giri, Bhawna Verma,” Improved performance of immobilized lipase from optimized bio-support material (polyvinyl alcohol/AlgNa) and its characterization, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology(Accepted)(I.F.=0.93)
  • Zeenat Arif, Naresh K. Sethy, Lata Kumari, P. K. Mishra, B. Verma, S.N.Upadhyay, “Indian Journal of Chemical technology, (accepted)(I.F. = 0.61)
  • D. Kumar,T.Das, B.Giri,B.Verma," Characterization & compositional analysis of highly acidic karanja oil and its potential feedstock for enzymatic synthesis of biodiesel ", New Journal of Chemistry(RSC), 42 (2018), 15593-15602 (I.F. = 3.069)
  • Arun Kr. Gautam & B.Verma," Char reduction for pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass",Analytical Chemistry Letters (Taylor & Francis) 8 (4)( 2018), 475 - 485
  • Sanjeev Verma & B.Verma," Synthesis of sulphur/ phosphorus-doped graphene aerogel as a modified super capacitor electrode", Int. J. Chem. Studies 6 (2018), 111-117.
  • Z.Arif, P.K.Mishra,  B. Verma,"Correalation between silica loading & pervaporation permeability of PVA/Silica hybrid membrane for separation of an alcohol-water ",International Journal of Research in Science & Engg. 3 (2018),1-8.
  • Z.Arif, N.Shethy, P.K.Mishra, S.N.Upadhyay, B. Verma,"Investigating the influence of sol gel derived PVA/SiO2 nano composite membrane on pervaporation separation of azeotropic mixture I. Effect of Operating Condition",Journal of Porous Material 25 (2018), 1203-1211.
  • M. Kumar, V. K. Yadav, B. Verma ,K. K. Srivastava, "Experimental study of friction factor during convective heat transfer in miniature double tube Hair-pin heat exchanger", Procedia Technology, 24 (2016)669-676
  • M. Kumar, V. K. Yadav, B. Verma andK.K.Srivastava,"Experimental study of Convective Heat Transfer in Miniature Double Tube Hair Pin Heat Exchanger", International Journal of Scientific Research Engineering & Technology, 20 (2015)125-129    
  •    B. Verma, V.L.Yadav and K.K.Srivastava, "Experimental study on pulsating heat pipe with Al2O3 nano fluid"  Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 20(2) (2013) 153-163.
  •    B. Verma, V.L.Yadav and K.K.Srivastava, "Experimental studies on Thermal Performance of a Pulsating Heat Pipe with Methanol/ DI Water"  Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, 3 (2013) 27-34.
  •     K.Thella, B.Verma, V.C.Srivastava and K.K.Srivastava, "Electrocoagulation: Study for Removal of Arsenic & Chromium from Aqueous Solution" J. of Env. Sci. Health, 43 (5) (2008)  554-562.
  •    Shrivastava S. and B. Verma, "Preparation and Characterization of Chemically Deposited Cd0.7Zn0.3S:CdCl2Gd Nanocrystalline films" Crystal and Research Technology ,42 (5) (2007) 466-470.