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Dr Abhishek Sharma


Department of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering School of Civil & Chemical Engineering




Subject Subject code Semester
Chemical Reaction Engineering - I CE1507 V
Petroleum Production technologies CE1553 V
Chemical Process Calculations CE1305 III


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Chemical Engineering Curtin University, Australia 2014
B.Tech Chemical Engineering Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal University Jaipur, India Professor Chemical Engineering August, 2020-Till Date
Manipal University Jaipur, India Associate Professor Chemical Engineering August, 2015-August, 2020
Curtin University, Australia Visiting Adjunct Research Fellow Chemical Engineering August, 2015-July, 2018
Curtin University, Australia Research Associate Chemical Engineering January, 2014-July, 2015
Engineers India Limited, India Process Engineer Process Design and Development July,2008-May 2010
Engineers India Limited, India Management Trainee Process Design and Development July,2007- June, 2008


Area of Interest

Modelling and simulation, Oil and gas, Renewable energy, Waste Valorization, Biofuels & Bioenergy

Area of Expertise

Process design and development, Multi-scale modelling

Area of Research

Biofuels, Thermo-chemical systems, Bubbling Fluidized Beds, CFD modelling

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Name of Certification

Area of Specialization

Name of the Institute

Year of Passing the Certification

Associate Member


Chemical Engineering


IChemE, UK


Life Member

Chemical Engineering


IIChE, India



Invited Talks

  • “Sustainable Waste Valorization Technologies: Current Perspective and Path Forward” in national workshop on “Frontiers in Sustainable Chemical Processes (FSCP-2021)” in NIT Hamirpur, India on 04.02.2021 
  • “Sustainable Waste Management: Integrated Technological Solution with Resource Generation” in 2021 Centre for a Waste-Free World Seminar Series in Queensland University of Technology Australia on 02.03.2021 
  • “Waste to Wealth via Advanced Technological Solutions” in 6th International Student Research Colloquium in Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai on 25.05.2021 
  • “Computer Aided Process Engineering: Integrated Platform for Plant Design and Optimization” in FDP on “Computer Aided Software for Process Intensification” in GIT, India on 27.05.2021 
  • “Waste to Energy: Global Challenges and Potential Solutions” in International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ICACES 2021) in UET, Pakistan on 09.06.2021 
  • “Conversion of agriculture residues/solid wastes into fuels with combined heat and power” in Nanyang Technological University Singapore on 12.10.2016
  • “Changing Role of Engineers in Process Intensive Industries” in Curtin University Australia on 08.06.2017
  • “Waste to Resources: Status, Challenges and Opportunities” in Curtin University Malaysia on 13.06.2018
  • “Decentralized processing of urban solid waste for value addition” in Queensland University of Technology Australia on 17.06.2019
  • “Valorization of Municipal Solid Waste through pyrolysis route into value added products” in PyroAsia in IIT Madras on 12.12.2019
  • Impact of Chemical Engineering on Economy post COVID” in national webinar on “Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Combating the Covid-19 Crisis Together”, in VJTI, India on 12.06.2020 
  • “Advanced Thermal Process for Valorization of Agricultural Residue at Distributed Scale” in PyroAsia 2020 on 12.12.2020 


Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Engineers India Limited Worked as Process Engineer for Front End Engineering Design and Detailed Engineering of Oil and Gas Projects across the world. The key responsibilities were to prepare the design packages of various onshore and offshore processing units such as gas sweetening and dehydration, dew point depression and sulphur recovery. The major such projects are for ONGC (Uran), BPCL (Lepetkata) and GSPC (Gujarat). 3 years