The major thrust of current research is directed towards Green House Gas Control under industrial Steel Plant environment. The following Themes are/have been actively pursued which spell out the research directions.
LIST OF ONGOING COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS:
1. CO2 Abatement in Iron & Steel Production by Process Optimization
(MINISTRY OF STEEL, NEW DELHI & SAIL PLANTS)
2. Feasibility of Sequestration of Carbon-Di-Oxide from industrial systems
(NATIONAL INSITUTE OF OCEAN TECHNOLOGY, CHENNAI, RINL, SAIL, ESSAR STEEL)
3. Environmental Challenges in Metal Industry with special reference to CO2 emissions- Iron & Steel, Aluminum
(GENERIC PROJECT, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF METAL, IRON & STEEL INDUSTRY)
4. Hydrogen rich gas production from Blast Furnace Gas
(TATA STEEL LIMITED)
In pursuance of the research thrusts, the following national assignments have been performed.
1.Selected as a Panel Judge in Prime Minister?s trophy for steel plant during 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,& 2016.
2.Chairman of DSIR appointed committee for overseeing Magnesium nugget production for desulfurization at ARDEE, Rourkela 2015
3.Standing Committee Member, Ministry of Earth Sciences, 2009 onwards.
4.Member of Indian Rare Earth Research Council since 2012 for spelling out directions of research to be undertaken by IREL.
Estimation of Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Rotary Hearth Furnace Using a Thermodynamic Model by Kumar B., Mishra S. , Roy G. G., Sen P. K. Steel Research International 87 1-15 (2016)
Optimization of Top Gas Recycle Blast Furnace Emissions with Implications of Downstream Energy by Sahu R. K., Halder C. , Sen P. K. Steel Research International 87 1190-1202 (2016)
Study of reduction behaviour of prefabricated iron ore-graphite/coal composite pellets in rotary hearth furnace by M.K.Sharma, V.Solanki, G.G.Roy and P.K.Sen Ironmaking and Steelmaking - (2013)
Optimisation of coal rate and carbon dioxide emissions in Corex process by P. Sen, C. Biswas, P. Das and G. G. Roy Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (Trans. Inst. Min Metall. C) - (2015)
Applicability of Top Gas Recycle Blast Furnace with Downstream Integration and Sequestration in an Integrated Steel Plant by Rajeev Kumar Sahu, Sanat Kumar Roy, and Prodip Kumar Sen Steel Research International 86(5), 502-516 (2015)
Book review: EPD Congress 2012 by P.K.Sen Materials and Manufacturing processes 30: 140-141 (2015)
Book Review: T.T. Chen Honorary Symposium on Hydrometallurgy, Electrometallurgy, and Material Characterization by P.K.Sen Materials and Manufacturing processes 30: 1051-1052 (2015)
Optimization of Top Gas Recycle Blast Furnace Emissions with Implications of Downstream Energy by Rajeev Kumar Sahu, Chandan Halder, and Prodip Kumar Sen Steel Research international, - (2015)
Multi‐Objective Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming Models for Minimizing Input Carbon Rates in a Blast Furnace Compared with a Conventional Analytic Approach by Rajesh Jha, P.K.Sen and N. Chakraborti Steel Research International 85(2), 219-232 (2014)
CO2 Minimization in blast furnace and development of a CCS scheme by S.Paul,S.K.Roy,P.K.Sen LAP LAMBERT - (2013)
A Novel Approach of Making Green Belite Cement From Electric Arc Furnace Steel Making Slag Ministry of Steel
Development of Rotary Hearth Furnace Technology for Treating Off Grade Iron Ore Fines of Indian Origin Including Magnetite Ore MHRD
Development of steady state model for melter-gasifier of the COREX process ESSAR STEEL LTD. Gujrat
EVALUATION OF MANGANESE NODULES EXTRATION PROCESSES FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE, A NEW APPROACH, PHASE II. MOES
Area of Research: Thermodynamic analysis and heat transfer for Iron production in RHA using iron ore coal composite pellets