Dharminder Singh | Department of Chemical Engineering


PhD Research Scholar
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
B-304, Shiv Nadar University
Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh
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Profile Summary 

Dharminder Singh is presently working in SNU in Dept. of Chemical Engineering of School of Engineering as PhD Research Scholar. He is currently working under guidance of Dr. Sanjeev Yadav and Dr. Pravakar Mohanty. His areas of interest include Biomass conversion by Torrefaction and Gasification process, Packed/Fixed bed gasifier and Bubbling Fluidization bed gasifier – Performance, Process and Energy analysis. His areas of expertise include Lignocellouse, physical and chemical compositions analysis of biomass and biogas (syngas) with different standard methods (ASTM, TAPPI, NERAL (LAP) and different instruments X-ray diffraction (XRD), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) and DTGA, Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis or UV/Vis) spectrophotometry, Gas chromatography (GC).

Educational Qualifications 
M. Tech in Energy Engineering
Punjab Technical University
B.Tech in Electronic and Communication
Punjab Technical University
Polytechnic Diploma in Electronic and Communication Engineering
Punjab State Board of Technical Education And Industrial Traning
Work Experience 
Senior Executive,
Assistant Professor,
Mata Gujri College (Punjabi University),
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab)
RF Engineer,
BTS Installation Engineer,
Trilok Communication and Networking,
Teaching & Research Interests: 

Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publication:

  • Singh D., Yadav S. “Steam gasification with torrefaction as pretreatment to enhance syngas production from kitchen food waste.” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering.  2020. (under review).
  • Singh D., Yadav S., Mohanty P. “Processing of kitchen food waste using pyrolysis and gasification to produce syngas: A case study.” Biomass conversion and biorefinery, 2020. (Submitted).
  • Dharminder Singh, Sanjeev Yadav, Nitish Bharadwaj, Rishabh Verma, “Low Temperature Steam Gasification to Produce Hydrogen Rich Gas from Kitchen Food Waste: Influence of Steam Flow Rate and Temperature”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.05.168
  • Singh, Dharminder and Sanjeev Yadav. "Evaluation of the physico-chemical development of kitchen food waste through torrefaction - a biodiversity case study." Biomass Conv. Bioref. (2019): (1-10). DOI: 10.1007/s13399-019-00526-x
  • Singh, Dharminder, Sanjeev Yadav, V. M. Rajesh, and Pravakar Mohanty. "Groundnut shell gasification performance in a fluidized bed gasifier with bubbling air as gasification medium." Environmental technology (2018): 1-13.  DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2018.1476592
  • Makwana, J. P., Asim Kumar Joshi, Gaurav Athawale, Dharminder Singh, and Pravakar Mohanty. "Air gasification of rice husk in bubbling fluidized bed reactor with bed heating by conventional charcoal." Bioresource technology 178 (2015): 45-52. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.09.111

Conference Proceedings:

  • Dharminder Singh, Sanjeev Yadav, "Low Temperature Steam Gasification of Kitchen Food Waste in A Fixed Bed Reactor", CHEM-CONFLUX20, International Conference on ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, February 14-16, 2020.
  • Avikar Saberwal, Dharminder Singh, Sanjeev Yadav, “Development of Activated Carbon from Raw, Torrefied and Pyrolyzed Kitchen Food waste and its Utilization in Wastewater Treatment”, CHEMCON–2019, ADVANCES IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS, 72nd Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, December 16 – 19, 2019, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi & Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (Northern Regional Centre).
  • Sanjeev Yadav, Avikar Saberwal, Shanjana Ashok Kumar, Dharminder Singh, Pravakar Mohanty,”Evaluation of the physiochemical development of house hold wastes through torrefaction – a biodiversity case study”, PETROTECH-2019, 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition, New Delhi-NCR,India.
  • Dharminder Singh, Avikar Saberwal, Shanjana Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Yadav, “Change in physio-chemical properties of food waste during torrefaction in a fixed bed reactor,” Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research (5), issue 4, 2018, pp 341, TECHNOVA-2018.
  • Dharminder Singh, Sanjeev Yadav, Pravakar Mohanty, "Gasification of groundnut shell in an air bubbling fluidized bed gasifier," International conference on sustainable development for energy and environment (ICSDEE) - 2017.
  • Dharminder Singh, Sanjeev Yadav, Pravakar Mohanty, "Study of temperature profile in an air bubbling fluidized bed gasifier for rice husk gasification with conventional charcoal as heating medium", International Conference on Advances in Petroleum, Chemical and Energy Challenges (APCEC)-2017.