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Significant R&D Achievements in the Group


  1. P. Goswami, L. Konwar, Swapnali Harzarika,  N.N. Dutta, A.K. Hararika, A. Goswami  and B.K. Gogoi, “A  Process for Asymmetric Synthesis of a Chiral Glycerol       Derivatives Useful for the Production of Optically Pure Cardiovascular Drugs”, Grant Date: 20/01/2006, Patent No.: 193956
  2. Swapnali Hazarika, D Konwar, H J Borah, S Borthakur, P Barkakati, M M Bora, R N Das,  “A novel Proces for Extraction and Separation of Oxyresveratrol” Patent App No. 2853/DEL/2014 and PCT/IN2015/050129.
  3. Swapnali Hazarika, P Bharali, Indumoni Das, H J Borah, D Konwar, S Borthakur, M M bora,An Improved membrane for CO2 Separation, Patent Applied 008NF2016.

Publication in SCI Journal:

  1. Swapnali Hazarika, P. Goswami, N.N. Dutta and A.K. Hazarika,“Ehtyl oleate synthesis by Porcine pancreatic lipase in organic solvents”, Chem. Eng. J., 54 (2002) 61-68.
  2. L. Kanwar, Swapnali Hazarika,   P. Goswami,   N. N. Dutta      “Novel   Lipase    isolated    from    a    Pseudomonas    Strain     and   its  application in  the   synthesis     of      S(+)-2-o-benzylglycerol-1-acetate,    J.  Chem. Tech. Biotechnol.   77   (2002), 898-902.
  3. Swapnali Hazarika, P.Goswami, N.N. Dutta, , “Lipase catalyzed  transesterfication      of       2- O-benzylglycerol       with     vinyl  acetate: Slovent effect”, Chem. Eng. J., (2003), 94, 1-10.
  4. Swapnali Hazarika,  A Dutta  and N N Dutta, “Pervaporation Aided Esterification of Carboxylic Acids with ethanol using Porcine pancreatic  Lipase”, Biocatal. and Biotransf., (2003), 21(3) 101-113.
  5. Swapnali Hazarika, and N N Dutta,  “transesterfication of 2- o-benzylglycerol with vinyl acetate by immobilized lipase from Pseudomonas Cepacia: Reaction and deactivation kinetics”,  Org. Proc. Res. And Dev., (2004), 8, 229-237.  
  6. S. Gogoi, Swapnali Hazarika and NN Dutta, “Esterification of lauric acid with lauryl alcohol using cross linked enzyme crystal: Solvent and kinetic study” Biocatal. and  Biotransf., (2006), 24(5) 343-351.
  7. Swapnali Hazarika,  N.N. Dutta and P.G. Rao, “A Quantitative Structure Activity Relationship study on Permeation of Amino acids in Enantioselective Membranes” Appl. Mem. Sc. & Technol. Vol. 2 (2006) 13-29.
  8. Swapnali Hazarika*, Enantioselective  Permeation  of     Racemic    alcohol   through       Polymeric Membrane, J. Memb. Sci., 310 (2008) 174-183.
  9. Swapnali Hazarika*,  S Dutta and  P G Rao,  “Synthesis of chiral polymer by Mukaiyama  aldol  polymerization and its characterization”,  J Poly. Material, 25 (2008) 387-398.
  10. Swapnali Hazarika*, S. Borthakur,  N. N. Dutta  and  P.G. Rao  “A  Novel  Method  for Synthesis of Chiral Polymer useful for Membrane Application”, Polymer J.  43, 12, 1067-1075 (2009).
  11. P. Gogoi, Swapnali Hazarika, N. N. Dutta  and P.G. Rao, “Laccase  Catalysed Conjugation for Catechin with poly (allylamine): Solvent Effect, Chemical Engineering Journal, 155, 810-815, 2009)
  12. P. Gogoi, Swapnali Hazarika, N. N. Dutta and P.G. Rao, “Kinetics and mechanism on laccase catalyzed synthesis of poly (allylamine) catechin conjugate”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 163 86–92 (2010).
  13. Kundan Baruah, Swapnali Hazarika*, S Borthakur and N N Dutta, Preparation and  characterization of Polysulfone-Cyclodextrin  Composite   NF   Membrane :  Solvent  Effect,  J.  Applied  Polymer Science, 125(5), 3388-3898, (2012).
  14. Swapnali Hazarika*, N N Dutta and P G Rao, Dissolution of Lignocellulose in Ionic Liquids and its Recovery by Nanofiltration Membrane, Sep. and Purif. Technol. 97,  123–129, (2012).
  15. Kundan Baruah and Swapnali Hazarika, “Separation of Acetic acid from Dilute Aqueous Solution by Nanofiltration Membrane”, J. Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/app. 40537 (2014).
  16. Hirokjyoti Bora and Swapnali Hazarika, Adsorption of Racemic Compound on chiral polymer: Enantioselectivity Prediction and Interpretation from Molecular Orbital Theory, Journal of Chemical Science and Technology, 3(2) 2014.
  17. Swapnali Hazarika, D Konwar and M J Bora, Semi-Empirical Computation on the Mechanism of Imidazolines and Benzimidazoles Synthesis and Their QSAR Studies, Asian Journal of Chemistry, 26(16) 2014.
  18. Kundan Boruah, S Sinha, Swapnali Hazarika, P K Bhattacharyya, QM/MM Studies on Cyclodextrin Alcohol Interaction, J. Macromolecular Science Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry, 52: 1, 64-68, 2014.
  19. Kundan Baruah, P K Bhattacharyya and Swapnali Hazarika, Adsorption of Dilute Alcohols onto Cyclodextrine-Polysulfone Membrane : Experimental and Theoretical Analysis, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 2015, 60 (9), pp 2549–2558.
  20. Diganta Baruah, Ram Nath Das, Swapnali Hazarika, Dilip Konwar, Biogenic synthesis of cellulose supported Pd(0) nanoparticles using hearth wood extract of Artocarpus lakoocha Roxb - A green, efficient and versatile catalyst for Suzuki and Heck coupling in water under microwave heating, Catalysis Communications, 72:73-80, 2015.
  21. Hirok Jyoti Borah and Swapnali Hazarika, Extraction of Resveratrol: Optimization of Process Parameters using Response Surface Analysis, Canadian Journal of pure and Applied Science, 10(2): 1715-9997, 2016.
  22. Dipankar Neog, PG Rao, ML Das and Pranab Barkakati, An Investigation of Heat Transfer in Vertical Shaft Kiln Process of Cement Manufacture: Part I –Convection, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology, 3(VII) 180-88, 2015
  23. Pranab Barkakati, Modeling of ginsenoside adsorption onto Amberlite XAD-7 with residence time-concentration distribution, International Journal of Chemical and, Environmental Engineering, 6(3) 167-73, 2015
  24. Pallavi Dowarah, Paranjoli Boruah, Tridip Goswami, Pranab Barkakati,  Xylanase production from Phanerochaete chrysosporium using response surface methodology and its validation in a bioreactor, International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research, 3(8) 142-47, 2015
  25. Dipankar Neog, PG Rao, ML Das and Pranab Barkakati, An Investigation of Heat Transfer in Vertical Shaft Kiln Process of Cement Manufacture: Part II – Conduction and Radiation,     International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology,  3(VIII) 420-26 (2015)
  26. Dipankar Neog, PG Rao, ML Das and Pranab Barkakati, Interpretation of Mass Transfer in Vertical Shaft Kiln (VSK) Process of Cement Manufacture using TGA/DTG Study,  International Journal of Science and Applied Research, II(9), 13-17, 2015.
  27. Ashma Begum, Jahnabi Sarma, Preetismita Borah, Pinky Moni Bhuyan, Ruprekha Saikia, Tobiul Hussain Ahmed, Susma Karki, Jyoti Rupa Dowarah, Priti Gupta, Ritika R Khanna, Luna Rai, Judy Lalhmangaihzuali, Aradhana Goswami and Pritish Chowdhury, Microwave (MW) Energy in Enzyme Deactivation: Stabilization of Rice Bran from Few Widely Consumed Indigenous Rice Cultivars (Oryza sativa L.) from Eastern Himalayan Range. Current Nutrition & Food Science, 2015, 11, 240-245.
  28. Paranjoli Boruah, Pallavi Dowarah, Pranab Barkakati, Archana Yadav, Rupjyoti Hazarika  and Tridip Goswami, Xylanase from Penicillium meleagrinum var. viridiflavum – a potential source for bamboo pulp bleaching, Journal of Cleaner Production, 116, 259-67, 2016.

Book published

  1. Kinetics and Mechanism of Lipase catalysed Reaction, Swapnali Hazarika, N N Dutta, published in 2011, Publisher VDM Publisher, Germany

Book Chapter

  1. Tea polyphenols: Technological Perspectives, P. Gogoi, Swapnali Hazarika, N. N. Dutta and P.G. Rao, 2013, NOVA SCIENCE PUBLISHERS, INC.400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, NY 11788-3619
  2. Role of Ionic Liquid in Membrane Technology,  Swapnali Hazarika,   Gayatri Gogoi,  2015. NOVA SCIENCE PUBLISHERS, INC.400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, NY, Chapter ID: 32762, Book ID: 7202. Name of Book: Lignocellulose: Biotechnology, Chemical Composition and Future Prospects'' ISBN: 978-1-63482-887-1

No. of PhD: 8 Nos. (declared), 5 Nos. ongoing

Awards and achievements received by the group members

  1. Received National VICAL Award in Chemical Engineering from IIChE, 2015.
  2. Received Best Oral Presentation Award in SCHEMCON – 2014 under the Session Eco-friendly Catalyst and Green, Chemistry at  Haldia Refinery, West Bengal
  3. Received Fullbright Fellowship 2013, under  ‘Woman in Science’ program
  4. Received CSIR-NEIST Appreciation certificate for Best performing Women Scientist for the year 2007-2008, 2011-2012, 2013-2014