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.
Exergy estimations for sponge iron production in a rotary hearth furnace by Kumar B., Roy G. G., Sen P. K. 9th International Symposium on high temperature metallurgical processing - (2018)
Modeling MIDREX Based Process Configurations for Energy and Emission Analysis by Sarkar S., Bhattachyarya R. , Roy G. G., Sen P. K. Steel Research International 89 - (2018)
Modification of oxide inclusions in calcium-treated Al-killed high sulphur steels by Gollapalli V., Rao M. V., Roy G. G., Sen P. K. Ironmaking & Steelmaking - (2018)
Deep-Sea Mining Resource Potential, Technical and Environmental Considerations by Sen P. K. Sustainable Processing of Deep-Sea Polymetallic Nodules 395-422 (2017)
Exergy and its efficiency estimation for sponge iron production in a rotary hearth furnace by Kumar B., Roy G. G., Sen P. K. 3rd International Conference on science & technology of ironmaking & steelmaking - (2017)
Integration of Midrex based Process configurations in steel plant for emissions and energy analysis by Sen P. K. 3rd International Conference on science & technology of ironmaking & steelmaking Ironmaking &Steelmaking - (2017)
A focus on the emission reduction possibilities in steel plants by R., Sen P. K. Steel Tech vol10, no.2 85-94 (2016)
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 Int. 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)
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)
EVALUATION OF MANGANESE NODULES EXTRATION PROCESSES FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE, A NEW APPROACH, PHASE II. MOES
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
Area of Research: Thermodynamic analysis and heat transfer for Iron production in RHA using iron ore coal composite pellets