Ph.D, M. Tech., B. E.
Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, Separation Processes, Thermodynamics of Phase Equilibria, Control of Separation Systems
4/1175 R-12, Syed Colony,New Sir Syed Nagar,Aligarh 202001
Obtained Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from University of Roorkee and Master of Technology and Doctor of Philosophy from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Joined the Department of Chemical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh as Lecturer in December 1988. Promoted to Lecturer Selection Grade in December 1998 and to Reader in June 2004. Placed as Associate Professor on January 1, 2006. Promoted as Professor on August 1, 20144. Major areas of research interests include Transfer Operations, Separation Processes, Modeling Simulation and Optimization, Thermodynamics of Phase Equilibria, Control of Separation Processes. About Thirty two years of teaching and research experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Taught about fifteen different theory courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Supervised more about twenty M. Tech. Dissertations and one PhD thesis, few are under progress. Attended many national and international conferences. Published the research papers in reputed international journals like Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Fluid Phase Equilibria and International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Separation and Purification Technology, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. Reviewer of various reputed Journals. Expert member of NBA accreditation.
- Key Publications
- Asma Iqbal, Muhammad Abdul Qyyum, Ojasvi, Abdul-Sattar Nizami, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Moonyong Lee, Energy-efficient and cost-effective alternative separation techniques for 2-methoxyethanol–toluene azeotropic mixture: Design and control studies, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 163, 108376 (2021)
- Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Modeling and Simulation of a Distillation Column to Separate an Automotive Fuel, Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 93-98 (2021)
Kudsiya Firdous, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Reactive Extraction of Valeric acid with Tri Butyl Phosphate + Diluent System, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 65 (11), 5096-5100 (2020) doi: 10.1021/acs.jced.0c00086
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Ojasvi, Strategies for separating pressure sensitive binary azeotropes, Journal of King Saud University-Engineering Sciences, (2020) (In Press) doi: 10.1016/j.jksues.2020.08.001
Sofia Anjum Ahmed, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, modelling of heat integrated reactive distillation column (r-HIDiC): Simulation studies of MTBE synthesis, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 27(3), (2020) 210-218
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Process Control Studies for Treatment of Industrial Effluents, AIP Conference Proceedings (2019) 2200 (1), 020028
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Non–Linear Dynamic Studies in Distillation Columns: A Case Study of Industrial Effluent, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (2019) 577 (1), 012109
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Heat integrated process design for pressure swing distillation columns, Indian Journal of Chemical Technology, 26(5), (2019) 449-453, doi:10.1063/1.5095037
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Ojasvi, “Design and Control of an Energy-efficient alternative process for separation of Dichloromethane-Methanol binary azeotropic mixture”, Separation and Purification Technology, 219 (2019) 137-149.
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Ojasvi, “Appropriate selections of distillation column control variable to improve integrating material recycle response” Journal of King Saud University – Engineering Sciences, 31, (2019) 106-113.
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Heat Transfer Studies for the Design and Optimization of a Distillation Column to Separate an Automotive Fuel, Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2019) 1240 (1), 012092
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Ojasvi, “Entrainer based economical design and plantwide control study for Tetrahydrofuran/Water separation process” Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 130, (2018) 274–283, doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2017.12.031.
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, Separating Iso-Propanol-Toluene Mixture by Azeotropic Distillation, AIP Conference Proceedings (2018) 1953 (1), 030016
Asma Iqbal, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, “Pressure Swing Distillation of Azeotropic mixture- A Simulation study” Perspective in Science, 8, (2016) 4-6. doi.org/10.1016/j.pisc.2016.01.001.
Ranjan Kumar Sahoo, Tamal Banerjee, Syed Akhlaq Ahmad, and A. Khanna, “Improved Binary Parameters using GA for Multi-Component Aromatic Extraction: NRTL Model without and with Closure Equations”, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 239 (2006) 107-119.
S. A. Ahmad, R. S. Tanwar, R. K. Gupta and A. Khanna, “Interaction Parameters for Multicomponent Aromatic Extraction with Sulfolane”, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 220 (2004) 189-198.
S. A. Ahmad and A Khanna., “Closure equations in the estimation of binary interaction parameters”, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 20 (2003) 736-744.