Dr. VIKESH GURUDAS LADE (Ph. D. Chemical Engineering)
Mobile No.: +91-860*******
Current Address Personal Details
Room No. 5401, Hostel Date of Birth: 1st May,
No. 5, 1984
ICT, Matunga, Mumbai, Marital status: Unmarried
Languages: English, Hindi,
. Ph. D. (Tech) in Chemical Engineering (August 2009- March 2014)
From Institute of Chemical Technology (previously known as UDCT), Deemed
University, Mumbai, India
Thesis Title: Hydrodynamics and Mass transfer Studies in Pulsed Sieve-
plate Extraction Column and Mixer-settler
. Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Technology Management (PGD-CTM) (March
2011-January 2013) From Institute of Chemical Technology, Deemed
University, Mumbai, India.
. Master of Chemical Engineering (June 2006- June 2009) from Mumbai
University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India
Research Topic: Purification of Natural Products by Adsorption
. B. Tech. (Chemical Engineering) (July 2002-June 2006)
From Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University Lonere, Dist:
INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (4 YEARS)
. Research work on the Project of National Importance: PUREX process
(Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing), IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Chennai and BARC, Mumbai
COMPUTER AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
. Programming with FORTRAN, ASPEN PLUS Simulation software
. Analytical techniques such as HPLC, HPTLC, GC, Spectrophotometer, FTIR
. Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., Bhattacharya, S., Manohar, S., Wattal, P.K.,
2012. Comparison of normal phase operation and phase reversal studies in
a pulsed sieve plate extraction column. Chemical Engineering Research and
Design, 91 (6), 1133-1144.
. Lade, V.G., Pakhare, A.D., Rathod, V.K., 2014. Mass Transfer Studies in
Pulsed Sieve Plate Extraction Column for the Removal of Tributyl
Phosphate from the Aqueous Nitric Acid. Industrial & Engineering
Chemistry Research. DOI: 10.1021/ie401384j.
. Vetal, M.D., Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., 2012. Extraction of ursolic acid
from Ocimum sanctum leaves: Kinetics and modeling. Food and Bioproducts
Processing, 90, 793-798.
. Vetal, M.D., Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., 2013. Extraction of ursolic acid
from Ocimum sanctum by ultrasound: Process intensification and kinetic
studies. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification,
. Panadare D.C., Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., 2013. Adsorptive removal of
copper(II) from aqueous solution onto the waste sweet lime peels (SLP):
equilibrium, kinetics and thermodynamics studies. Desalination and Water
Treatment DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2013.831789
. Kuperkar, V.V., Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., 2014. Synthesis of isobutyl
propionate using immobilized lipase Novozyme 435 in a solvent free
system: optimization and kinetic studies. Forwarded to Journal of
Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 99, 143-149.
. Lade, V.G., Wankhede P.C., Rathod, V.K., Kinetics of Extraction of
Tributyl phosphate (TBP) from Aqueous Feed in Single Stage Air-sparged
Mixing Unit. Forwarded to Chemical Engineering and Technology.
. Lade, V.G., Wankhede P.C., Rathod, V.K., Pilot scale mass transfer
studies for the removal of tri-n-butyl phosphate (TBP) from aqueous
stream in a Combined Air-Lift Mixer-Settler Unit (CAL-MSU), Forwarded to
The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.
. Lade, V.G., Gaddamedi, Parasuram, Rathod, V.K., Experimental studies and
correlations for the drop size and dispersed phase holdup in pulsed sieve
plate extraction column. Forwarded to Brazilian Journal of Chemical
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PARTICIPATION
. Participated in "Three Day National Young Researchers' Conference/Young
Innovators' Competition" jointly organized by Dr. BATU Lonere and ICT
Mumbai during 29th -31st March 2007.
. Somkuwar, N.C., Kolhe, N.S., Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., Pandey, N.K.,
Kamachi Mudali, U., Natarajan, R., poster entitled "Drop size and holdup
studies in pulsed sieve plate column" presented at 2nd International
Conference on ASIAN NUCLEAR PROSPECTS 2010 (ANUP-2010) organized by
IGCAR, Kalpakkam and The Indian Nuclear Society at Maallapuram, Chennai,
India(11-13 October 2010)
. Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., presented a poster entitled "Hydrodynamic
Studies in Pulsed Sieve-plate Extraction" in A Two day seminar on
"Challenges and Opportunities for Education and research for Development
of Sustainable Chemical and Allied Industries" held at ICT Mumbai during
May 11-12, 2011.
. Vetal, M.D., Lade, V.G., Rathod, V.K., presented a poster entitled
"Optimization and Kinetics of Ursolic Acid extraction from Ocimum
sanctum" in International Conference on NEW HORIZONS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
. Lade V.G., Pakhare A.D., Rathod V.K. presented a paper (oral) entitled
"Mass transfer studies for the removal of TBP in pulsed sieve plate
extraction column" in 65th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical
Engineers CHEMCON-2012 held at NIT Jalandhar.
. Lade V.G., Pakhare A.D., Rathod V.K. presented paper titled "Removal of
Tributyl phosphate (TBP) in pulsed sieve plate extraction column" in
'Electica' (Paper presentation Event) of 6th YOUNG RESEARCHER'S
CONFERENCE organized by ICT Mumbai, held during 12th to 13th January 2013
(BEST PAPER AWARD) Souvenir pp-26
. Lade, V.G., Parasuram Gaddamedi, Rathod, V.K. presented a paper
"Correlations for the drop size and dispersed phase hold-up in pulsed
sieve plate extraction column" in International Conference on Advances in
Chemical Engineering (ACE 2013) held at IIT Roorkee.
. Active participation in organizing conferences, Workshop, training
program and discussion meets.
. Co-ordinator of Exhibition Committee, Abhiyan Vasant (2006) at Dr. BATU,
. Participated in Regional Level Exhibition (02-04 October, 2000) at J.N.V.
. Active participation in Blood donation Camp, Marathon
. Life Member of UDCT Alumni Association
Dr. V. K. Rathod Prof. V. G. Gaikar Dr. Sujay Chattopadhyay
Associate Prof. of BPCL Prof. of Chem. Associate Professor,
Chem. Engg. Engg. Department of Pulp and
Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering Paper Technology (SRE
Dept. Dept. Campus)
ICT, Matunga, ICT, Matunga, Mumbai IIT Roorkee,
Mumbai-400019 ( +91-22-241***** ext. Uttarakhand, India
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