Faculty Profile


Name :

Dr. Sangeeta Kanakraj


Email :

sangeeta.kanakraj@krmangalam.edu.in


Designation :

Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D (Organic Chemistry),2011-2015 from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal (M.P.)
  • M.Sc (Organic chemistry),2003-2005 from Barkatullah University Bhopal (M.P)
  • B.Sc. 2000-2003 from Barkatullah University Bhopal (M.P)
Work Experience

  • 11 July 2016- 24 Sep 2017 :- Assistant Professor at Regional institute of Education (RIE) Bhopal (M.P)
  • 20 March 2015- 30 June 2016 :- Assistant Professor at Radharaman Engineering College, Bhopal (M.P)
  • 6 Jan 2010 - 31 Dec 2010 :- Assistant Professor at Maulana Azad National  Institute of Technology (MANIT)  Bhopal (M.P)
  • 1 Jan 2009 – 30 Dec 2009 :- Lecturer at Chanakya College, Bhopal (M.P)
Biography

Prior to joining K.R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon, Dr. Sangeeta Kanakraj has worked with Regional institute of Education (RIE), Bhopal (M.P) as Assistant Professor in Department of Education in Science and Mathematics.  She has over 4 years teaching experience with different organisations; RIE, Bhopal, Radharaman Engineering College Bhopal, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (Bhopal) and Chanakya College, Bhopal as Assistant Professor.

Dr. Kanakraj has completed Ph.D (2015) in Applied chemistry in the area of Biodiesel from NIT, Bhopal (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology) under the Supervision of Prof. Savita Dixit, Department of Chemistry, MANIT Bhopal and Prof. A. Rehman. Department of Mechanical Engineering, MANIT Bhopal.

She has published 7 Research Publications in reputed International Journals with high impact factor and SCI/Scopus indexed.

She has awarded “Fellowship for training of Young Scientist (2013-14) of M.P. Council of Science and Technology based on her Research Paper presented in Chemical Sciences discipline at the 28th M.P. Young Scientist Congress held at Vigyan Bhawan, Bhopal.

She has been delivered talks on; (i) “Training of Higher Secondary Chemistry teachers of the state of M.P & CG on Micro Scale Chemistry Laboratory” conducted by (RIE) Bhopal (M.P) (ii) “Training on practical skills in science using science kit for Secondary School” conducted by (RIE) Bhopal (M.P) as a Resource Person(RP) in 2017.

She has reviewed Two Research Papers for International Journals;

  1. Biofuels (Taylors & Francis) 
  2. International Journal of Physical Science as a Reviewer.

Dr. Kanakraj has been actively involved in “Pre-Internship Orientation Program” and “Core Training Program” in RIE, Bhopal as one of the Faculty Members of the program.

Interest Area(s)

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Engineering chemistry
  • Green chemistry
  • Fuel
Research

  • Investigation, Production & Performance evaluation of Degummed bio-diesel from Linseed oil
  • Experimental investigation on the combustion and exhaust emission characteristics of linseed biodiesel/ diesel blends in Compression ignition engine.
Conferences/ Symposiums

International conferences (paper presented)

  1. Fuel properties of degummed Linum usitatissimum seed oil use as diesel fuel Extender” II International Science Congress (ISC-2012) December 8th- 9th -2012 SOUVENIR, Bon Maharaj Engineering College Vrindavan, Mathura, UP, India.
  2. Kinematic viscosity and cold flow properties of biodiesel and its blends with kerosene and diesel”. International conference on Green Chemistry (ICGC-2011), December 7th - 9th, 2011, Department of Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy Central University Rajasthan (CURAJ).
  3.  “Performance of Biodiesel blends and its optimization”. ICC International Conference, Bangkok, June 11-15, 2011.

Seminar paper presented /attended

  1. Paper presented in National seminar on “Education for sustainable Development”  paper title ; A review on biofuel from biomass as an alternative transportation fuel October 21th -23th, 2016, Regional Institute of Education, Shyamla Hills, Bhopal, M.P.
  2. National seminar on “Recent trends in alternative automotive fuels” Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, 4th -5th October 2013.
  3. National seminar on “Energy Environment & Sustainability”, Department of Energy 1-2 March 2012. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (M.P).
  4. Seminar on Gas Chromatography Techniques, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (M.P), 18th April 2012.
  5. National seminar on “Recent Trends in industrial pollution and Energy Management” Department of Chemical, Engineering MANIT Bhopal, May 09-13, 2011. 

 

Training and course attended

  1. Training of Higher Secondary Chemistry teachers of the state of M.P & CG on Micro Scale Chemistry Laboratory” conducted by (RIE) Bhopal (M.P) as a Resource Person(RP) in  6th-10th Feb. 2017.
  2. Training on practical skills in science using science kit for Secondary School” conducted by (RIE) Bhopal (M.P) as a Resource Person (RP) in 21st -23rd Sep. 2017.
  3. One week Short term course on “Advancement In Materials” 22nd-27th May 2015, Department of Mechanical and chemical Engineering , Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  4. Short term training program on “Advances in Heat and Mass Transfer”, July 3th – 7th August 2013. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
  5. Short term training programme on “Research Techniques and Applications of SPSS”, July 29th – 2nd August 2013.
  6. One week short Term Training Programme on “Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Trends and challenges, from 16th -20th Jan. 2012, Department of Electrical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, M.P.
  7. Four days training programme on “Advanced Instrumentation Methods”, 26th-29th June 2012. M.P. Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal, M.P
  8. Three days training programme on “High Performance Thin layer Chromatography (HPTLC) based quantitative qualitative Estimation of Secondary Metabolites”, 11th-13th September 2012. M.P. Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal, M.P.
  9. One month Training course on “Production & Characterization of Biodiesel from vegetable oil”, May 24th-23th  June 2011, Central institute of Agriculture Engineering (ICAR), Bhopal.

 

 

Workshop attended

  1. Workshop on “Development of tools to study the effectiveness of ICT integrated training material on achievement in secondary level”. 15th -16th Feb 2017.Conducted by Regional Institute of Education, Shyamla Hills, Bhopal, M.P.
  2. Workshop on “Engineering thermodynamics” 11th-21th December 2012. Conducted by IIT Bombay.
  3.  Short term course on “Recent Trends in Industrial Pollution and Energy Management” May 9th-10th 2011, Department of Mechanical and chemical Engineering , Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, M.P
  4. Workshop on “Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation”, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, 8th- 9th August 2011.
  5. “Workshop on Patent Drafting” IPR CELL ORGANISED, May 11th -12th, February 2011. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
  6. A national workshop on “Recent Trends in Renewable Energy”, 9th -10th November 2011, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
  7. A National Workshop on “Write Science Right- writing skill in Research”, 16th November, 2010, Department of Microbiology, Career College Bhopal.
Professional Projects / Professional Achievements

  1. Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in NIT, Bhopal (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology), 2011- 2014.
  2. Fellowship awarded for training of Young Scientist (2013-14) of M.P. Council of Science and Technology based on her Research Paper presented in Chemical Sciences discipline at the 28th M.P. Young Scientist Congress held at Vigyan Bhawan, Bhopal.
Publications

International Publications:

  1. Linseed oil as a potential resource for bio-diesel: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16 (7), (2012), 4415-4421. ISSN: 1364-0321 (Impact factor- 8.05, SCI, Elsevier).
  2. A comprehensive review on degummed biodiesel.  Biofuels, Taylor & Francis, 7(5); 2016, 537-548, ISSN: 1759-7269. DOI:10.1080/17597269.2016.1168021 (Scopus/ESCI).
  3. CI engine performance characteristics and exhaust emissions with enzymatic degummed linseed methyl esters and their diesel blends. Biofuels, Taylor & Francis, (2016) VOL. 8, NO. 3, 347–357 .http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17597269.2016.1231953. ISSN: 1759-7277 (Scopus/ ESCI).
  4. Optimization of degummed Linum usitatissimum methyl ester from methanolysis, as a potential resource for diesel engine. Electronic Journal of Energy & Environment. 1(2), 2013.  21-36, ISSN: 0719-269X (Impact factor- 2.68).
  5. Development of blends of degummed Linum usitatissimum seed oil with diesel: as a potential resource for diesel engine, International Journal of Advanced Research. 1(2), 2013, 43-48. ISSN 2320-5407. (Thomson Reuters, Impact factor-6.1).
  6. Biofuel derived from enzymatic degummed linum usitatissimum seed oil: as a potential resource for diesel engine. Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res. 49(1), 13-24, 2014. ISSN 0304-9809. (Thomson Reuters, Zoological Record).

National Publication:

  1. Enzymatic degumming of Feedstock’s (vegetable oil) for bio-diesel – A review; Journal of Engineering, Science and Management Education, (3)57-59 ,2010. ISSN 0976-0121. (ISI, Impact Factor-0.412).